Archive for April 5th, 2010
the.LIFE Files ran into one of Young Money Records newest rising stars Shanell, who has been working behind the scenes in the entertainment industry as a songwriter and dancer. Shanell who worked closely with Lil’ Wayne on his Rebirth album talks about the baby rumors, how it feels to be on one of the hottest labels on the scene, what the crew thinks of groupies making internet videos, talking to Lil’ Wayne while in jail at Rikers Island and the best advice she got from her sister D. Woods formerly of Danity Kane. Adrienne also finds out the inspirations for Shanell’s very unique style….
Teairra Mari explains the true meaning of a Sponsor, and working with Soulja Boy, who she calls a mini mogul. She also explains why she’s not a “gold-digger” and why she’s not interested in sponsoring anyone. Teairra reveals details about her upcoming album, “At That Point” coming out in June and dealing with the criticism from blogs and media. She opens up about some of the struggles to be an artist and touches on being in a good place while letting go of past issues with Rocafella. Teairra mentions her new comedy with Bow Wow, called the Lottery Ticket, and her burgeoning acting career. She also explains why she’s not, high-maintenance, or bossy as many people would believe. An exclusive interview with Teairra Mari!
Those waiting to see Alicia Keys’ colorful collaboration with Beyoncé will have to wait a little longer. The R&B songbird has put the eagerly-awaited video on the back burner while she readies a new single and video.
The Melina-directed visuals for “Put It in a Love Song,” filmed in Brazil in early February, have been delayed while Keys preps a video for “Un-thinkable (I’m Ready),” the new single from her Element of Freedom album, featuring vocals from co-writer Drake.
Producer, singer, and songwriter, Ryan Leslie, visits Miami and hosts Headliner Thursdays at Mia Lounge in Downtown Miami. Ryan Leslie also graces the stage with several performances such as “Diamond Girl” and “Addiction”.
BONUS FOOTAGE: Neyo, also in attendance, performs “Miss Independent”
[Brought to you in part by Headliner Market Group, 103.5 The Beat, and Mia Lounge]
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Trigga, king of the R&B freestyle is back! This time jumping on his homie Drake’s single, “Over”. As usual he kills it. Check it out and enjoy! Soooonnggzz
Here is the full video for Aloe Blacc’s hit song, “I Need A Dollar”. This record became popular due to it being the theme song to HBO’s new show, How To Make It In America. Check it out!