After much drama and rumors, R&B singer and reality TV star, Olivia has landed a new home. The singer-songwriter, who has been struggling to pursue her next record deal, but has found success thanks to VH1′s hit reality show ‘Love & Hip-Hop,’ has signed a new deal with Jerry Wonda’s ‘Wonda Music’ imprint.
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What happens when Usher and Diplo collaborate? The result is “Climax,” one of the hottest and most addictive tracks today. Take Usher’s smooth vocal and Diplo’s track to the next level by showing off your own personal style. Enter the contest to download the stems and get started.
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Phyllis Linda Hyman was a actress/singer, born in Philadelphia, raised in Pittsburgh. The popular, six-foot soul and jazz beauty, was signed to Arista, where she released her self titled album “Phyllis Hyman,” which produced the hit single “Somewhere in My Lifetime.” Her further hits included “The Answer is You,” “Meet Me On The Moon,” “Living All Alone” and “Don’t Want To Change The World.” In 1986, she signed with the Philadelphia International label, recorded albums “Living All Alone” (1986), “Prime of My Life” (1991) and appeared in the Spike Lee film “School Daze” (1988). Into the early ’90s, she was performing live shows at large urban theaters such as Harlem’s ‘Apollo,’ Oakland’s ‘Paramount’ and ‘Fox Theatre’ in St. Louis.
On the afternoon of June 30, 1995, Hyman committed suicide by overdosing on pentobarbital and secobarbital in her New York City apartment. She was 45.
FUN FACT: Phyllis was the cousin of actor Earle Hyman (best known for his recurring role on TV’s The Cosby Show as Cliff’s father, Russell Huxtable).
Rihanna continued the promo for her role in the upcoming movie Battleship at the Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Saturday. She paraded around with castmates Brooklyn Decker, Taylor Kitsch, and Alexander Skarsgard while posing for photos at the historic site where the action-packed film was shot.
The filmed has already grossed over $100 million overseas and attacks U.S. theaters shortly on May 18.
A few of R&B’s biggest stars got the chance to mingle with the President at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington, D.C. on Saturday night. Alicia Keys was in attendance with her husband Swizz Beatz, who attended as guests of Bloomberg. Other attendees included Mary J. Blige, Jimmy Kimmel, Steven Spielberg and John Legend who arrived with his beautiful fiancé, Christine Teigen.
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Last night our world was spun around, as we were some of the lucky few to witness a literally historic performance, from one of R&B’s greatest entertainers … Usher Raymond. While we were at the event, but not allowed to film or take pictures, Rolling Stone’s Steven Horowitz did a great job of summing up the extravagant evening.
Read their summary below… we are still in shock … It Was Incredible!
Mig Money is back!! As promised the flourishing R&B artist has just released the third and final installment to his buzzed about and critically acclaimed micro-EP series “Art Dealer Chic.” As like the first two, the set contains 3 brand new, original and creative new audio treats, from Miguel, right to you for free!
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Word, well lookie what we have here. Sammie has recruited Lloyd for a brand new duet entitled “She Ain’t The One.” The two ladies men share a story of a new girl that the R&B prince has recently fell for, but Lloyd is the wiser, and has to let Sammie know he better just stop and think about it…
This was cool, good joint … so check it out now!