Posts Tagged ‘Marsha Ambrosius’

Floetry To Set Out On U.S. Summer Tour

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Over the last year, we’ve gotten taken back to our past many times. From the return of jelly shoes, Jodeci, and thankfully, the beautiful Tamia, we’ve been able to feel more than just a bit of nostalgia these days.

Included in that swamp of good things was the reunion of British duo, Floetry, last December. Making a few appearances since then, the beautiful ladies have now announced that they will indeed be going through with a summer tour together.

Following their performance at Atlanta’s Funk Fest last weekend, Marsha Ambrosius took to her Instagram account to announce she and Natalie “The Floacist” Stewart will kick their tour off on June 17 in Cleveland, Ohio. Hitting St. Louis, Cali, and Texas before making their way to the Essence Festival in July, the talented songbirds are ready to bring that old thang back for fans to enjoy.

Closing out their summer tour on August 8 at the Spirit Festival in Maryland, we’re hoping that this tour is just the preparation for the long awaited follow-up album to 2005’s Flo’Ology.

Check out the dates of the tour below and purchase tickets here.

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Natalie Stewart Talks Floetry Reunion and Upcoming Tour After 8 Year Split

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Marsha Ambrosius and Natalie Stewart (The Floacist) shocked fans back in December when they reunited on stage together in London, for their first performance as Floetry in 9 years.

With word that an official reunion tour is on the way via Marsha, her partner-in-crime recently sat down with DJ Smallz in Atlanta, and shared some details about their plans. In addition to talking about how the reunion performance happened, she spoke about how their relationship has been over the years, and what was the split originally over.

Floetry has already been announced as one of the many performers at the upcoming ESSENCE Music Festival this July, but fans may be able to see them on the road together as early as spring.

Check out the interview below.

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ThisisRnB Presents: The Top 20 R&B Albums of 2014

Top 20 R&B Albums of 2014

Better late than never right?? 2014 may be over and done, but that doesn’t mean we can’t bask in it a bit more. While the year brought about many disappointments and frustrations, it also brought with it a few blessings in the form of R&B.

Whether you were waiting on your favorite artist to drop another album, or you were introduced to the sounds of someone different, there’s no denying the talent that moved through our ears and speakers last year. From Mary J. Blige’s commendable trip across the pond to K. Michelle’s anticipated sophomore effort to Chris Brown yet again finding favor in the hearts of many for his music, some damn good audible treats surfaced during 2014.

Although the above may be true, unfortunately some artists didn’t receive the shine that they deserved for their obviously noted underrated albums. That however, has never stopped us from giving them their well-deserved props and doing our part to help everyone discover their greatness.

So, even if you preferred to be “Dancing In The Dark” over getting “2 On,” there’s no way that anyone can say that this past year didn’t help with moving R&B back to the top of the charts! Gone are the days of R&B being looked at as “tarnished,” “washed,” or “unappreciated,” because there were truly some classic and timeless pieces of art dropped throughout last year.

So, without further adieu, give yourself one more look back with “The 20 Best R&B Albums of 2014″ below!

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Marsha Ambrosius Talks Floetry Reunion, Influence on Today’s UK Stars

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Marsha Ambrosius completely shocked the ish outta fans during her show at The Claphand Grand in London the week prior to Christmas, when she closed the show by bringing out her ex-partner in Floetry (Natalie Stewart aka The Floacist) for their first performance in 9 years.

The moment was very special for those in attendance and exciting for fans of the duo who had previously broken up on negative terms. So, the question everyone was then asking, is there a full on reunion in the works? Following her set that night, Marsha sat down for an interview with Sope Soetan of YourMusicMyWorld and shared some details on the surprise reunion, as well as potential plans for more.

In addition to talking about Floetry’s future, Marsha spoke about remaining relevant in today’s music, R&B specifically, and her thoughts on the current success of UK stars such as Sam Smith and Adele.

Hear about it all below:

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Marsha Ambrosius & The Floacist (Floetry) Reunite in London, 8 Years Later

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In a highly unexpected moment, Marsha Ambrosius and Natalie Stewart (The Floacist) have reunited after breaking up from their duo, Floetry, 8 years ago!

While performing in London this week at The Claphand Grand, Marsha surprised the audience, and now fans everywhere, by bringing out Natalie for a reunion performance!

Performing the title track from their 2002 debut album, Floetic, the ladies had the crowd going wild and surely left many crossing their fingers for an official comeback.

Watch the footage of their surprise reunion below!

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Watch: Ne-Yo, Tank, Joe & More Talk About Their First Jobs

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In honor of Labor Day, New York radio station Radio103.9 caught up with multiple R&B stars to ask them about their first jobs.

Joining in the conversation are Ne-Yo, Tank, Marsha Ambrosius, Joe, Dave Hollister and more.

From Joe’s landscaping work to Marsha’s nerdy librarian gig to multiple positions at McDonald’s, many of your favorite singers started out working the same teen jobs as you, but hopefully today you have your feet up and you’re enjoying the holiday.

Check out the clip below:

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Marsha Ambrosius Talks Sex & Music on ‘The Breakfast Club’

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Marsha Ambrosius got some primetime radio love on Wednesday morning as she visited Power105.1 for an interview with ‘The Breakfast Club.’

With her brand new album Friends & Lovers in stores now the soulful songstress joked with Angela about having some of both in common and the real story behind the concept of the title. Admitting to being the side chick by choice in a past relationship, Marsha was brutally honest about her personal life as always.

She shared another story about when she almost hooked up with a male fan in Chicago, but chose to fall back. With Charlamagne’s provoking Marsha spoke about her love for 69 and the song she wrote about it. She talked about the breakup of Floetry, her transition to being a solo artist, weigh gain and loss and much more.

Check out the full interview below!

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Marsha Ambrosius Performs “Run” on ‘Conan’

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With her must-have sophomore album Friends & Lovers in stores now, Marsha Ambrosius landed a late night TV performance as she graced the stage of ‘Conan’ on Tuesday night.

The multi-talented singer/songwriter showed off her powerful pipes and emotional delivery while performing the albums lead single “Run.”

Another stunning performance from the British native, who received strong praise from Conan afterward.

Check out the video clip below!

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