Posts Tagged ‘Tyrese’

Watch: India.Arie & Tyrese Tribute Roberta Flack at 2017 Black Girls Rock! Awards


On Tuesday night (Aug. 22), Grammy Award winner India.Arie serenaded the legendary Roberta Flack at the 2017 Black Girls Rock! Awards.

India performed Flack’s 1972 international hit “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” which garnered her the Grammy for “Record “and “Song of the Year.”

Next, India was joined by Tyrese Gibson to perform “Where Is The Love.” The song is one of Flack’s timeless love songs which she performed with the late Donnie Hathaway. The duet won them the Grammy Award for “Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals” in 1973.

India.Arie released her new project, SongVersation: Medicine on June 30. The 8-song EP is an extension of her 2013 release SongVersation, and inspired by many of today’s turbulent issues.

Watch the soulful tribute performance below.

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Contest: Win Tickets To ‘Mother’s Day Good Music Fest’ in NYC with Brandy, Tyrese, Anthony Hamilton, KEM & More

NYC, it’s contest time once again! Mother’s Day is coming up and what better way to give the mother in your life a special night out with a soul-fulfilling night of great R&B music!

ThisisRnB has teamed up with Brandy to give some lucky fans the chance to win tickets to the upcoming “Mother’s Day Good Music Fest” coming to the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York on Friday, May 12.

For one night only, the arena will be turned into a magical celebration of music and mothers featuring performances from Brandy, Tyrese, Anthony Hamilton, KEM, and rising artist, Major.

For those of you in the NYC area, we have 2 pairs of tickets available to the May 12 show, and they could be yours!

See the rules and regulations for your chance to win below!

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Tyrese Reveals Valentine’s Day Marriage!

Ladies, Tyrese is officially off the market.

In a surprising announcement on Tuesday evening (Feb. 28), the singer/actor revealed that he and a previously unknown fiancé said their “I do’s” on Valentine’s Day.

Sharing 3 posts on Instagram to his over 7M followers, the multi-talented star first shared a photo from an older post of his at home spa, which he claims he built for his future wife, and in the post he shared his prayer to God to bring him a “classy, sophisticated women with an angel heart” to be his wife.

The second post was his big reveal with a short video compilation of photos from the wedding day and personal messages. “Mark 10:8 And the two will become #OneFlesh Mr & Mrs Gibson… #MyBlackQueen #GrownManSeason,” he wrote with the video.

The third post is a close up of his wife’s engagement ring and wedding band, with a longer message about love.

“So many people give a lot of power to The Ring as a man I had to wait till I truly truly felt like my WORDS and my FEET would walk in the same direction as my HEART,” he wrote. “Not to worry I won’t be updating you guys on every detail and every aspect of our life. We tried to keep this all a secret and it somehow got out there so we just wanted to share the blessed news ourselves… Our way.”

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TLC, Missy Elliot, Ne-Yo, Tyrese & More Perform on ‘Taraji’s White Hot Holidays’

Taraji P. Henson ushered in the holidays with her annual Fox special, “Taraji’s White Hot Holidays,” featuring some of the biggest names in music.

Teaming up for a throwback performance of “Sleigh Ride,” TLC’s Chilli and T-Boz brought their holiday classic to life. Then, as a special surprise, Missy Elliott emerged from behind Christmas presents to perform Left Eye’s spirited verse.

The track was pulled from A La Face Family Christmas, the 1993 album that famously also spawned OutKast’s classic “Player’s Ball.”

The show also featured other performances, Taye Diggs, Tyrese, and Ne-Yo also showed up in matching white suits for a revamped version of The Temptations’ take on “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” Keeping the “Empire” love rolling, Jussie Smollett also decked the halls with a stomp-filled performance of “Little Drummer Boy.”

Check it out below.

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Watch The 2016 Soul Train Award Performances

Teddy Riley, Bobby Brown

The 2016 Soul Train Awards are officially in the books, and what a night of celebrating Peace, Love, and Soul it was! Filmed Nov. 6 in Las Vegas at the Oracle Arena, and aired on BET and CENTRIC on Sunday night (Nov. 27), the annual event honoring the best in soul and R&B music featured moving performances by Brandy, Anderson .Paak, Bobby Brown, D.R.A.M., Dru Hill, Doug E Fresh, India.Arie, BJ The Chicago Kid, Guy, Carl Thomas, Eric Benét, Ro James, and more.

The godmother of soul, Erykah Badu, returned to the stage as host with her eccentric humor and legendary style. GRAMMY award-winning, multi-platinum singer Brandy was presented with the second annual Lady of Soul Award, while multi-platinum and three-time GRAMMY award-winning producer, singer and songwriter Teddy Riley was honored with the night’s highly coveted Legend Award. Beyoncé led the night’s award winners dominating in top categories including Video of the Year, Album/Mixtape of the Year, Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, and Song of the Year.

To kick off the show, Dru Hill got the party started with an amazing medley of 90s R&B jams including “Tell Me,” “In My Bed,” and “Beauty.” Dru Hill lead singer Sisqó then performed his mega-hit “Thong Song,” getting the entire crowd up out of their seats – including Teyana Taylor who knew every word!

Erykah Badu made her grand entrance during a glow-in-the-dark performance followed by her opening monologue where she touched on everything from Trump to alien life. The Queen of Soul revealed her recent time traveling adventures, saying “The future is black; forget the Jetsons, it’ll be more like the Jeffersons.” In addition to her hosting duties, Erykah also hit the stage to perform. First with singer/rapper D.R.A.M., performing their recently released duet, “WiFi” and later bringing out her “sister of soul”, India Arie, to sing the spirited, message-driven song “Breathe.”

Rising stars Anderson .Paak and BJ the Chicago Kid performed “Waters,” while Ro James debuted a stunning stage set for “Already Knew That” and his No. 1 hit “Permission.”

For the second year, the awards unveiled a powerful “Soul Cypher” featuring a mix of legendary and contemporary R&B and soul singers coming together. Badu DJed the cypher while Tyrese, Ne-Yo, Angie Stone and the Empress of Soul, Gladys Knight performed raw versions of their songs.

Brandy was presented with the Lady of Soul Award following a heartfelt speech from 2015 honoree Jill Scott and a special tribute video from industry’s top executives and artists such as Kenny “BabyFace” Edmonds, Jazmine Sullivan, Jhene Aiko and more, who spoke to Brandy’s dedication, creativity and vocal prowess. Brandy then blew the crowd away with a full dance and stunning vocal performance of her most beloved hits including “Almost Doesn’t Count,” “What About Us,” “Full Moon,” “I Wanna Be Down,” “The Boy Is Mine,” “Baby,” “Talk About Our Love,” “Have You Ever,” and “Sitting On Top Of The World,” joined by MA$E.

Cedric ‘The Entertainer’ presented Teddy Riley with the night’s highly regarded Legend Award honoring the prolific singer-songwriter and producer for his tremendous influence in soul culture and music. Teddy Riley was welcomed to the stage with a standing ovation and roaring round of applause. He celebrated with R&B and soul superstars Bobby Brown, Doug E. Fresh, Guy, Wreckx-N-Effect, V. Bozeman and Tito Jackson.

Check out the performances below.

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Jill Scott, Tyrese, and Anthony Hamilton Rock The Stage at Soul Train Weekend

On Friday night (Nov. 4), the Soul Train Weekend continued with Jill Scott, Tyrese, Anthony Hamilton and Tish Hyman as part of the “Soul Train Music Festival” at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

Rising singer/songwriter Tish Hyman kicked off the festivities with her smooth hits such as “Subway Art” and “Four Letter Word”. Next up was Anthony Hamilton, who had the crowd singing along to his soul-stirring vocals.

The energetic audience exploded with screams when singer and actor Tyrese took over the mic. Flashing his dazzling smile, he kept the party going as he performed a medley of his classics hits.

Last but not least was three-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Jill Scott, who shut down the Mandalay Bay Events Center with her epic rifts and powerful vocals.

The 2016 Soul Train Awards will take place at the Orleans Area in Las Vegas on Sunday, Nov. 6. The show will air across CENTRIC and BET Networks on Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. ET.

Check out the photos from the “Soul Train Music Festival” below.

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Jill Scott, Tyrese, Monica, Jazmine Sullivan & More to Perform at Soul Train Weekend 2016


SOUL TRAIN is coming back to Las Vegas!!

This November 3-6 the Soul Train Awards Weekend will be taking over the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino with 4 days of intimate performances, electrifying concerts, an outdoor day party and exclusive late night parties – all leading up to the 2016 Soul Train Awards on Sunday, November 6.

BET revealed the first talent confirmed for the experiences includes Jill Scott, Tyrese, Monica, Anthony Hamilton, Jazmine Sullivan, Bell Biv DeVoe, Yuna, Tish Hyman, Kid Capri and a special night of comedy with the cast of BET’s The Comedy Get Down with Cedric ‘The Entertainer,’ D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, Eddie Griffin and Charlie Murphy.

Erykah Badu will be returning as a producer on the awards show as well, writing show content and live comedy sketches.

Additional events and talent for Soul Train Weekend 2016 and the Soul Train Awards will be announced in the coming weeks. Four-day and general tickets for all events throughout Soul Train Weekend will go on sale Sept. 30. More information can be found at

Check out the full weekend schedule below.

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New Music: Chris Brown feat. Tyrese, R. Kelly, Usher & Tank – Back To Sleep (Secret Garden Remix)

Chris Brown Tyrese Back To Sleep Remix

And it don’t stop!

This past spring, Chris Brown surprised fans everywhere by releasing 3 all-star remixes to his hit single “Back To Sleep.” However, there was one person who seemed to be curiously missing, after it was announced that he would appear on one of them.  That person was the Vision Implementor himself, Tyrese.

Well, the multi-talented singer/actor has now surprised us early Friday morning (July 15), with a mega remix featuring himself, along with the previously released verses by R. Kelly, Usher, and Tank.

Titled, “Secret Garden Remix,” Tyrese comes in strong with a provocative verse, singing, “Sh*t’s so hard I had to do a remix / Girl you got my sh*t so hard, p**sy got me in my feelings.”  Continuing, “You gon’ get this chocolate / Capricorn in this bed / Girl I don’t really do a lot of talkin’, but watch me back up every word that I said.”

Welp, ok. I know many of you are just getting your day started, but Tyrese, Chris, Kellz, Usher, and Tank have plans for you to stay in bed this Friday morning.

Take a listen to the latest “Back To Sleep” remix below!

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