R&B singer/songwriter and new star Miguel spoke with GoWhereHipHop before his show at The Shrine in Chicago. He speaks eloquently on a variety of topics, including winning “Best New Artist” at the recent Soul Train Awards, his thoughts and frustrations about his recent Grammy nomination snub, his upcoming sophomore album, and a glimpse inside the mind about songwriting and dealing with fame. The visual also features clips of his performance at The Shrine last night.
Archive for December 9th, 2011
Chris Brown makes his return to the big screen Screen Gems’ Think Like A Man, the film adaptation of Steve Harvey’s book. The ensemble cast includes Taraji P. Henson, Morris Chestnut, Michael Ealy, Kevin Hart, Meagan Good, and Gabrielle Union.
In the romantic comedy, four men have their love lives turned upside down when their ladies buy Harvey’s book and start taking his advice. But they decide to take matters into their own hands, shifting the tables on the women.
The “Deuces” singer plays the boyfriend of Good. Also look for a cameo from Keri Hilson in the movie, which hits theaters nationwide on March 9.
Ruben Studdard makes his return with a remake of Bobby Brown’s classic “Rock Witcha.” The ‘American Idol’ alum puts his spin on the 1989 Don’t Be Cruel single, turning the song into a soulful duet with K. Michelle handling background vocals. The remake serves as the lead single from his upcoming album Letters From Birmingham, due March 11 on Shanachie Records.
Check it out! What do you think?
The homie DJ Smallz returns with the latest volume of his Southern Smoke Radio R&B edition. The seventh installment is hosted by singer/songwriter Kevin Cossom, and features plenty of hot new music, including Anthony Hamilton, Keri Hilson, Pleasure P, Bobby V, Tyrese, Lloyd and many more.
Follow the jump for the stream and download link.
Robin Thicke sexed up The Today Show with a performance of his latest album’s title track “Love After War.” The soulful crooner flirted with hosts Kathie Lee & Hoda Kotb while talking about his family and father Alan Thicke.
Pitbull touches down all over the globe in the video for his club anthem “International Love” off his latest album Planet Pit. Mr. Worldwide teams up with Chris Brown in the green screen visuals, making his way from city to city as he parties with exotic women.
Mary J. Blige was the calm before the storm on “The X Factor.” While tears were shed on last night’s elimination episode, the R&B songstress soothed with an acoustic performance of her My Life II cut “Need Someone.” After leaving the stage, Mary tweeted her support to booted contestant Rachel Crow. “Keep your head up!!!!!!!!” she told the 13-year-old singer.
You already know it’s that time of year, everyone and their mother putting out Christmas songs. In the mix of many up and coming artists, here is a stand out remake of “This Christmas” from rising singer/songwriter Sketch Carey. This Bahamian singer moved to NYC early this year to further his musical career and has already worked with amazing artists, songwriters and producers such as Keri Hilson, Jerry Wonda, Carvin & Ivan and more. Check out his version of “This Christmas” now.