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Exclusive: George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic Rock B.B. Kings in NYC

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No one under the sun does it better than George Clinton!

We had the pleasure of attending the legendary artists latest concert at B.B. Kings in NYC on Tuesday night, and the show was nothing short of another legendary performance. At 74-years-old George can still hang with the best of them, but the spectacle that is Parliament-Funkadelic haven’t lost a beat, and the full band of 15+ rocked the house for well over an hour non-stop.

If you’ve never attended one of their shows, it’s an all out jam session party, with songs lasting 10-15 minutes long, extended musician solos, and energy levels blinking red the entire time.  The packed house never stopped dancing along to favorite after favorite, but of course it was the big classics like “Flash Light,” “Aqua Boogie” and “Atomic Dog” that had everyone turned all the way up.

George is a living legend, dressed like an old-school gangster on stage, he had the crowd on his every word and movement, at times jumping up and down, rapping, grinding on a female audience member, and even smoking a joint that came up from the crowd.

Check out our exclusive photo gallery from the show below!

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Thirst Trap Alert: Tinashe Sizzles On February Complex Cover

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Good Lord! Tinashe got us again!

Landing her first magazine cover of 2016, underground favorite turned R&B vixen, Tinashe, is heating up the pages of Complex for their February/March 2016 issue.

“This is definitely a racy photo shoot,” the singer told the magazine. “This is probably one of my racier ones. The only other one that could rival this shoot is my Playboy shoot but I think this one’s actually hotter.”

Tinashe, who’s readying her sophomore album Joyride, whets appetites with the eye-popping pics—she sips from a crazy straw (while showing underboob), drifts in a punch bowl, and climbs out of a glass of ice water.

“With this cover in particular, as opposed to others that I’ve done in the past, I definitely had a little bit more fun, which was cool,” she said. “We got to shoot some stuff that was really colorful and lighthearted. I had a little bit more creative control than I normally have so I had a really, really great time on this shoot.”

See more sizzling hot pics and read excerpts from the interview below.

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Kehlani Covers ILY Magazine, Talks Love, Relationship with Kyrie Irving & More

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With a big year ahead of her in 2016, buzzing artist Kehlani lands her first cover of the year with new publication ILY, a digital magazine dedicated to love.

The 20-year-old Bay Area native is all about love, through her music and mostly through her personality Kehlani expresses a passionate love for everything from creativity and uniqueness to family, friendships, and actual lovers. She makes the perfect candidate for the first digital cover of ILY.

In her conversation with founder Erika Ramirez, the singer opens up about many aspects of love, her new relationship with Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving, being emotional on social media, and much more.

Read some excerpts from the interview and see more photos below.

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Exclusive: Teedra Moses Performs in Paris at Bizz’art

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This past week the incomparable Teedra Moses brought her ‘Cognac & Conversation’ to France, literally, for her first ever show in Paris at the Bizz’art Club.

The Lioness rocked long braids and black leather as she dazzled the intimate crowd with her soul-stirring vocals and raw, fun-filled personality.

Backed by her band, Teedra delivered a stellar performance of her classics like “Be Your Girl,” “Backstroke” and “You’ll Never Find (A Better Woman).” A handful of tracks from her new album including the title track “Cognac & Conversation,” “That One” and “All I Ever Wanted.” Along with underground fan favorites and freestyles like “R U 4 Real,” “Flashing Lights” and her remake of Drake’s “Hotline Bling.”

In the later portion of the show Teedra made sure she kept it loose, sipping on her favorite cognac on stage.

Check out our exclusive photos below, and some great live footage.

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Sneak Peek: Beyoncé Shoots Secret New Video in L.A.

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It’s not exactly a secret, but as we have been expecting, Beyoncé is getting back to work, with the campaign for her next album.

Based on rumors and inside information, Bey has completed her much-anticipated sixth studio LP, which is slated to hit our ears this year. Adding fuel to the fire the superstar was spotted on Tuesday filming an upcoming video in Los Angeles.

Wearing a baggy black zip hoodie over a sheer black gown, Beyoncé performed on a large stage for a single camera man. At one point she is seen practicing a high descent from a crane, which may or may not be part of her entrance for the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show.

Check out the photos below, and speculate in the comments section.

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Monica Gives Sexy Glam for UPTOWN Magazine

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With her brand new album Code Red in stores now, Monica graces the pages of UPTOWN Magazine’s first 2016 issue.

The Grammy Award winning R&B star strikes bold, beautiful confidence in the cover story photo shoot by Drexina Nelson. Looking gorgeous in each black-and-white pic, Mo dons goods by Stella McCartney, Smythe, Donna Karen, Giuseppe Zanotti and more.

In the interview feature, the mother of three opens up about her new music, marriage, motherhood, tough upbringing, early start in music, the origin of the Miss Thang title, friendship with Whitney Houston, and much more.

Check out more photos from her shoot below, and read the full story here.

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Chris Brown Shares First Look at New ‘Black Pyramid’ Clothing Line

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Over the past few years Chris Brown has released limited pieces of men’s wear under his “Black Pyramid” label, but 2016 looks to be the year that he fully launches it as a brand.

With his seventh studio album Royalty in stores now, a tour on the way, and a much more mature outlook on life – now that he is a father – the R&B superstar is expanding his own business with a full line of threads, expected to be on sale soon.

His store website has a message that reads, “We’ll Be Back. Stay tuned for the new Black Pyramid website coming mid January. We appreciate your support over the years!”

Early Wednesday morning, Brown gave fans a sneak peek at the first pieces in the line, which includes T-Shirts, Jerseys, Jackets, Polos, Pants and more.

Check out his new Black Pyramid apparel below.

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Kelly Rowland and Son Titan Cover ‘Parents’ Magazine

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Kelly Rowland has been absolutely loving every minute of motherhood, and now she has shared some of the moments, and motherly advise for the cover story of Parents Magazine.

Posing with her adorable 1-year-old son, Titan, the R&B singer and her baby boy will win over your heart, and maybe even help you if you are a soon-to-be parent.

In the interview, Kelly shares her experiences with being a new mother, as well as some new-motherly advice on how to regain your pre-baby figure.

“I was nervous that I didn’t have the patience to be a good mom because before Titan I had zero. But now I am very patient. The Bible verse ‘love is patient’ is real! I am much more laid-back now. I don’t make the little things into big issues like I once did,” she said.

Regarding her svelte post-baby bod, Kelly explains that she kept her workout routine throughout her pregnancy, causing her to snap back easier. But her advice to new moms is to avoid putting pressure on yourself. “It takes about a year to get the weight off. Don’t beat yourself up if it takes even longer.”

Check out some of the photos below, and read the full story here.

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