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Maxwell Performs “Lake by the Ocean” at the 2016 BET Awards [VIDEO]
June 26, 2016
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Maxwell Performs “Lake by the Ocean” at the 2016 BET Awards [VIDEO]

Beyoncé wasn’t the only one to get the stage wet and wild at the BET Awards. Smooth crooner Maxwell came in with a late-broadcast performance of “Lake by the Ocean,” emerging with an umbrella as rain crashed down on him. The singer, dressed to the nines in a dapper three-piece suit, stripped off his jacket and sunglasses...

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Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson and Tori Kelly Pay Tribute to Prince at the 2016 BET Awards [VIDEO]
June 26, 2016
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Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson and Tori Kelly Pay Tribute to Prince at the 2016 BET Awards [VIDEO]

The Prince tributes were numerous and strong at the BET Awards, first with Erykah Badu, Bilal, and The Roots and followed by Stevie Wonder with Tori Kelly, plus Jennifer Hudson. The former unlikely duo ran through an impassioned rendition of Prince and the Revolution’s “Take Me With U,” a cut off of the Purple One’s...

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Alicia Keys Performs “In Common” at the 2016 BET Awards [VIDEO]
June 26, 2016
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Alicia Keys Performs “In Common” at the 2016 BET Awards [VIDEO]

Alicia Keys put on her musical hat for a one-woman performance of her new single “In Common” during Sunday’s BET Awards. “Microphone check,” she repeated into the numerous mics around the front of the stage, surrounding a setup that included three keyboards and an acoustic guitar. Rocking a head wrap and sunglasses,...

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The Roots, Erykah Badu and Bilal Pay Tribute to Prince at the 2016 BET Awards [VIDEO]
June 26, 2016
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The Roots, Erykah Badu and Bilal Pay Tribute to Prince at the 2016 BET Awards [VIDEO]

The Roots, Erykah Badu and Bilal paid tribute to the late, great Prince during the 2016 BET Awards, running through a medley of some of his classic cuts. With a touching introduction from comedian Dave Chappelle, the performance set off with Fat Belly Bella rocking an opulent fur, beret, and tight leather pants to sing...

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Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar Perform “Freedom” at the 2016 BET Awards [VIDEO]
June 26, 2016
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Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar Perform “Freedom” at the 2016 BET Awards [VIDEO]

Beyoncé set off the 2016 BET Awards with a powerful message about black rights, kicking off the show with a dynamic, and very wet, performance, debuting a new remix of “Freedom” with special guest Kendrick Lamar. As her backup dancers strutted through the aisles to the sound of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a...

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Mary J. Blige Talks Kanye West Collaboration
June 22, 2016
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Mary J. Blige Talks Kanye West Collaboration

Mary J. Blige and Kanye West are about to make us “flip.” The duo has collaborated on an “incredible” song for MJB’s next album, though its title remains a mystery. “I don’t want to give up the name of the song yet, but the album is mostly complete,” the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul told The Hollywood Reporter. “But...

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Kelly Rowland’s “Chasing Destiny” Group Covers Drake’s “Hotline Bling” [VIDEO]
May 20, 2016
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Kelly Rowland’s “Chasing Destiny” Group Covers Drake’s “Hotline Bling” [VIDEO]

Kelly Rowland has made the band. During last night’s episode of her BET docu-series“Chasing Destiny,” five girls—Ashley, Brienna, Gabby, Kristal, and Shyann—were selected and today, the newly-formed group debuts its “Hotline Bling” cover. The a cappella rendition of Drake’s Views bonus cut allows each of the...

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Beyoncé Announces Additional Dates To The “Formation World Tour”
May 09, 2016
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Beyoncé Announces Additional Dates To The “Formation World Tour”

Hold up. Beyoncé has just announced additional dates for the “Formation World Tour.” On Thursday (May 5), Live Nation and Parkwood Entertainment confirmed that the new dates are meant to meet a demand for more U.S. shows following the European leg of her run. The new list of concerts, set for fall, includes a makeup date...

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Stream Prince’s Classic Music
April 22, 2016
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Stream Prince’s Classic Music

As fans, friends, and family members mourn Prince’s passing today, many are also celebrating the iconic musician’s influential career. It’s a career that, since the 1970s, earned him four Billboard 200 No. 1s, 20 gold, platinum, and multiplatinum plaques, and several No. 1 singles, including “When Doves Cry,”...

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Beyoncé is Set to Premiere “LEMONADE” on HBO [VIDEO]
April 17, 2016
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Beyoncé is Set to Premiere “LEMONADE” on HBO [VIDEO]

While the world awaits Beyoncé’s new album, Queen Bey is serving up some LEMONADE. On Saturday morning (Apr. 16), the superstar dropped a teaser video for a mysterious project, which is set to premiere on HBO. While it’s unclear exactly what it consists of, it looks like it may be a film to go along with her upcoming...

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