Category Archives: Urban Music

  • Taraji P. Henson Addresses Mo’Nique’s ‘Empire’ Claim in Retweet

    Mar 2, 15 by Cherie Saunders 7 Comments

    *It was revealed last week that Mo’Nique’s “Precious” director Lee Daniels initially offered her the role of Cookie Lyon on “Empire,” but his plans were thwarted by Fox execs who said she was too “difficult” to work with. The role went to Taraji P. Henson, and the rest, boo-boo kitty, is history. But Twitter was left […]

  • ESPN Annihilates Iggy Azalea; BF Nick Young Claps Back (Watch)

    Mar 2, 15 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *So this happened earlier today on ESPN’s “Sports Center”… Out of the blue, anchor Robert Flores fired a shot at Iggy Azalea by way of her boyfriend, Los Angeles Lakers star Nick Young. Commenting on Iggy’s “Nick is scared of dolphins” tweet last month – which was followed by Swagy P telling reporters, “A dolphin tried […]

  • Kanye West Reveals New Album Title ‘So Help Me God’ (Photo)

    Mar 2, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Kanye West continues the religious theme of his album titles, following “Yeezus” with his upcoming effort, “So Help Me God.” Ye revealed the title in a tweet sent Saturday night, along with what may be the cover art. So Help Me God — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) March 1, 2015 Fans have pointed out that […]

  • Big Sean Talks Controversial Kanye, Beck & Getting Serious with Ariana Grande

    Feb 28, 15 by Deron Dalton 4 Comments

    *Big Sean opened up to Larry King about both his professional and personal lives — including his relationship with Ariana Grande and his mentor Kanye West‘s controversial remarks, according to “Larry King Now.” Sean came to West’s defense after the Beck and other controversies — calling the rap legend an opinionated, respectable boss and mentor. […]

  • Lionel Richie Rips Kanye West’s N-Word Use During Brit Awards

    Feb 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 19 Comments

    *Madonna’s backwards tumble down the stairs wasn’t the only buzzy thing from the Brit Awards this week. The look on Lionel Richie’s face says it all. *The former Commodores frontman later said he was appalled by Kanye West’s repeated use of the N-Word (39 times) during his energetic performance of “All Day.” Viewers at home heard only […]

  • John Legend Criticized for Taking Gig in Bahrain

    Feb 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Human rights organization Amnesty International is coming to the defense of John Legend after groups blasted his decision to perform in Bahrain despite the nation’s record on torture. Hot off of his Oscar win for “Glory,” the singer is booked to play a festival in the Middle Eastern nation on Monday, March 2, amid allegations […]