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Christina Aguilera Premieres "Your Body" Music Video

Christina Aguilera takes it vintage with the release of her new video for "Your Body". The cut is the first single lifted from her upcoming album "Lotus" which will be released this Winter. The song has managed to only debuted at #34 on Billboard's Hot 100 & is also stalling at #42 on the iTunes chart.

Some comeback...The vintage video was directed by Melina Matsoukas and Christina play the bad ass, car exploding, self assured woman who walks the walk and talk the talk. The video premiered on her VEVO channel just minutes ago. Check it out here.

16-Year Old Kills Mom, Dumps Body on the Street

Yesterday morning in the Bronx, New York, a gruesome discovery was made when a man stumble upon a tan tote with the body of a woman stuffed inside. She had a gunshot wound to the back of the head. Police say that they believed it was the work of her 16-year old son.

Darwin Jackson is his name and he was called to identify the body of the woman who was 34-year old Tihesha Savage, his mother. Witnesses say he blanted saw "Eww that's my mom.", he then spat on the ground  and walk out as he appeared angry even before seeing the body. Check out the full report below.

Brandy Unveils New "Two Eleven" Promo Shots

With the release of her album just a few short weeks away, Brandy has unmasked new promo photos for "Two Eleven". The album is set to be released on Oct. 16th and is proceeded by the singles "Put It Down" which features Chris Brown and the classy sounding "Wildest Dreams".

The Breezy assisted single has moved up to the top 5 on Billboards R&B Charts and looks like it will continue to climb. Below, you can check out a few more sizzling snaps of the singer as she glams it up for the camera.

Chris Brown Premieres "Don't Judge Me" Video

Chris Brown premiered the video for his newes single called "Don't Judge Me". The track is lifed from his latest album "Fortune" which was released back in July and peaked at #1 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It was produced by The Messengers and co-written by Breezy himself.

This marks the 5th single from the project and will possibly be the final one that he delivers as he's just began to announce tour dates for his upcoming shows in London. The video was directed by Colin Tilley who's directed many other of Brown's videos. Check out the visual after the break.

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Fresh Music: Rihanna - "Diamonds"

Earlier today saw the premiere of Rihanna's new single "Diamonds". The song serves as her official first single from her upcoming album which is rumored to be called "7" and has a release November release date. The song debuted today and it's peaked at #4 on the iTunes Charts.

The song was produced by Stargate and Benny Blanco. It was penned by Australian singer Sia. The song has garnered over 400,000 plays on her official SoundCloud page and will only go higher. With strong impressions on radio that track she early score a positon in the top 10 next week. Listen below.

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Fresh Music: Whitney Houston - "I Look To You" (With R. Kelly) + New Greatest Hits Album

We may have lost one of the most legendary people of our time back in February but the voice will continue to live on. Whitney Houston passed away and left behind countless of hit records with her power house vocals attached to them.

Come November 13th, her label is releasing a greatest hits compilation album called "I Will Always Love You-The Best of Whitney Houston. It will feature remastered version of hits like "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" & "I Have Nothing". It will also contain the unreleased "Never Give Up" and a newer version of "I Look To You" which features R. Kelly who performed the track about her funeral earlier this year.

Above is the official album artwork and below, you can check out the newly arranged song which features a different set of vocals from the late diva. Also you can check out the track listing to see if any of your favorite Whitney songs made the cut.

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Fresh Music: Ke$ha - "Die Young"

The poppy trash pumpkin Ke$ha is back in action. Her new single "Die Young" has premiered and I suggest you listen to it before it's ripped away from the net. The track is lifted from her upcoming album "Warrior" which is due out in December.

Give it a go and vote below and peep the official album cover.

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Rihanna Unveils "Diamonds" Single Cover

With the premiere of her new single "Diamonds" just days away, Rihanna has gifted her fans a glimpse of the official single cover. Her new album is rumored to be out this November. Home girl is wrapping a diamond filled blunt and doesn't give a damn about what you think. 

This will easily cause some controversy, but I can see where the idea came from. This song is described as been a happy, hipster, and free. Hipsters are normally associated with smoking pot so this was their perfect vision for a single cover. What do you think?

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Pooch Hall is Back in "The Game"

A few months back, reports surfaced that Pooch Hall wouldn't be reprising his role for season six of the hit BET show The Game. Neither Tia Mowry for that matter, and they were both the stars of the show. Things we're mum, no one talked about it much and no reason was given why. We've since learned of replacement characters as well.

Well now, it looks like Derwin Davis is back in the game. Pooch paid a visit to 106th & Park where he set the record straight and confirmed to the world the he will indeed be making a return to the new season as Derwin Davis. He made it clear that he wasn't not fired, nor did he walk off the show. He simply said his contract was up. But things are looking good. Peep the clip below.

Fresh Music: Leona Lewis - "Stop the Clocks" & "Glassheart"

With her album, "Glassheart", less than one month away, Leona Lewis is keeping her mojo flowing with her music. This song "Stop the Clocks" will be featured on the album which hits stores October 15th in the United Kingdom.

The song was written by the talented Emeli Sande who also co-wrote her hit "Trouble" which features Childish Gambino and serves as the projects lead single. Below, you can also take a listen to a previous released song called "Glassheart".

Rihanna 's "7" Album?

If you type in "Rihanna", it will bring you to a site displaying the above content. Rihanna just announced her new single "Diamonds" which premieres in just four days and the above logo displays her infamous "R" with lyrics creating the letter.

So it looks like her team is ready to launch the promotion for the new album which many believe is simply titled "7", marking her 7th studio album. Eight if you count "Good Girl Gone Bad: RELOADED"...but I digress. This music making machine won't stop. Keep it locked as news develops.

New Destiny's Child Album "Playlist" Due Out Next Month

A few months ago, I told you that a new Destiny's Child album was due out in November...well I was wrong. It looks like it will be out in October. The 9th of October to be exact. The compilation will be titled "Playlist" and will feature nothing but hits from the former girl group.

The album's release marks a 15 year anniversary since the girls had their first #1 single with "No, No, No Pt. II". Mathew Knowles indicated that two albums would be out, and one will feature unheard songs. Below you can check out the track list for this compilation.

Alicia Keys Talks "Put It In A Love Song" Single & Video

A few years ago, music fans we're sent into a frenzy when it was announced that Alicia Keys and Beyoncé we're going to do a song together. They damn near died when they found out that it was going to be a single along with a video. The duo flew down to Rio to film the clip for "Put It In A Love Song" but it never saw the light of day.

No one spoke anything of it. It was like it never happened and fan we're disappointed. They wanted to know why. Well, speaking to Essence magazine, Alicia vaguely tells the world the reasoning behind it's shelving. She also doesn't give any word on if the fans will actually EVER see it surface on a DVD compilation or anything. Check it out below.

Another Year, Another Rihanna Album; Announces "Diamonds" Single

Well hot digggety damn! I thought the year was going to fly buy with no new album form Rihanna, but I guess I was dead wrong. About a month or so ago, the singer announced her new "2013 Diamonds" world tour and no one knew what it was for. Some speculated that i was for her "Talk That Talk" era but it's not looking that way.

A brand new single has been announced and it's called "Diamonds". The track was laced together by Stargate, Sia, and Benny Blanco and is already a certified hit. The song is expected to premiere as early as Monday. While the Rihanna and her camp has been rather quiet about the new material, the producers are spilling all of the juice.

Nothing has been confirmed just yet, it's all speculation but I think we'll see more of Rihanna for the next year or so. God help us all. I love her to death, but someone needs to tell her ass to have a seat. The funny thing is once the single comes out, I'll probably be all over it, because I love her music. I wouldn't be mad at her if she took a year or two off though...

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Tulisa unveils album artwork + defends the flop of 'Live It Up'

 Primark value Tulisa presses ahead with her quest to be a solo superstar by releasing the atrociously sub-standard artwork for her solo debut simply entitled, Tulisa.

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Jennifair Does New Photoshoot

The beautifully talented Jennifair debuted a few new photos on her official Facebook page yesterday. The shots were taken by Joel Raphael Photography and he captured an essence of beauty with these photos.

There's no word on what the Mogul Media Records starlet has up her sleeve as of yet, but it's refreshing to see her always jumping into something new. The woman looks good right? Check out another photo after the break!

Ke$ha Reveals "Die Young" Cover + Preview

Ke$ha ruled the charts back in 2010 with her hit song "TiK ToK" and 2011 with "Blah Blah Blah" and "We Are Who We Are". Well I told you about a week ago that she was ready to make her return to the music scene by announcing her brand new single "Die Young" which was produced by Dr. Luke.

The song will see a release in a matter of days. Above is the official art work for the single and yesterday a preview of the song hit the net. It featured her in Tokyo on one of the public transportation trains singing her out very randomly and loudly. Check it out below.

Fresh Music: Missy Elliott - "9th Inning" & "Triple Threat" (feat. Timbaland)

The wait is finally over. Hip-Hop heavy weight Missy Elliott has made her return to the music game. After announcing her return with two new singles, they each saw their premiere yesterday. They both are lifted from her long awaited album "The Block Party" which was been delayed year after year.

The entire album is being helmed by Timbaland who is also featured on both of these singles. They are called "Triple Threat" and "9th Inning". Listen to the dynamic duo embark on their return to the music game below.

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Rita Ora Debuts "Roc the Life" Music Video

Rita Ora is quickly making a name for herself in this business. The Roc Nation singer has just released the video for her latest single "Roc the Life". The track was written and produced by The-Dream and is lifted from her debut album "Ora".

The video features a compilation of various concerts she's done around the U.K. as well as backstage footage of her showing off her bigger than life personality. She was all smiles and one can see that she is definitely in love with what she's doing right now. Check out the visual after the break.

Usher Talks Marriage, Divorce, Cheating and More With Oprah

Usher had a nice long sit down with Oprah on her "Next Chapter" show. It was the singers first and last time addressing his personal life openly with the world. He recently won a long three year custody battle against his ex-wife Tameka Foster and decided to let the big O invade his mind.

Inside they chat about a wide range of topics including his career of course, the marriage, the public hatred, the fall out with his mother and the demise of his marriage. She also bombarded him with question that he dodged directly answering such as the infidelity rumors.

Later, the two we're joined by his mother where she gave her side of the story about the decisions she and Usher made throughout his time in the industry. It was a very in depth interview, though I do feel that I didn't witness a genuine Usher. Check it out below.

Watch: The X-Factor - Season 2 Episode 2

The second episode of The X-Factor aired just a day after the premiere. Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid took to a few more cities to search for more hopefuls. They encountered some more great talents, and more not so great.

Instead of me doing a full recap like I did, last time, I'm just going to post the show in full and point out    a few of the highlights that I thought we're interesting. This was another great episode and I can't wait to see some of the contestants in action. Check out the episode below.

Nicki Minaj Officially Joins Mariah Carey, Keith Urban & Randy Jackson As American Idol Judge

Get used to these four faces, as they will be coming to your television stations in January as the 12th season of the singing competition that started it all "American Idol" returns. It was announced today that Nicki Minaj would be joining the likes of Mariah Carey, Keith Urban & Randy Jackson as official judges on the show.

Not only will this be easy promotion for the new judges, but an easy phat check. Mariah scored a whopping $18 million deal, Nicki snagged a cool $8 million while Keith settled for $4 million. None of which compared to Simon Cowell's last season on idol which made him $35 million richer. Below you can check out a few photos from the new judges.

Chris Brown's "Fortune" Album Boycotted in London

Poor Chris Brown, this nightmare will haunt him for the rest of his life. His latest album "Fortune", which reached #1 in the U.S. and U.K. when it was released in July, has been slapped with a warning sticker in local HMV stores across the pond according to Sandra Rose.

The sticker reads, "WARNING DO NOT BUY THIS ALBUM! THIS MAN BEATS WOMEN". It's a shame because this man has done his time. He has been working hard to rebuild what he had left of a career and the world is still taunting him.

why would the store even allow that? Why carry a product if you don't want people to buy it? It's a waste of money and revenue. SMH...Things like this makes me feel sorry for him. He can't move on from that dark and scary night because the world won't let him.

Leona Lewis Premieres "Trouble" Video

The beautifully talented Leona Lewis has premiered the video for her new single "Trouble". The track features Childish Gambino, but not the video. It's the first single lifted her her album "Glassheart" which is due out next month.

The video sees a once happy relationship hit a sour note as jealousy emerges, and slaps are given. Leona pushed to envelope with this video as it is something a bit different for her. The clip also stars Teen Wolf actor Colton Haynes. Check it out below.

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Fresh Music: Nicki Minaj - "The Boys" (feat. Cassie)

Nicki Minaj promised that her new single "The Boys" was dropping soon. That it did, yesterday to be exact. This is said to be the first single from the new album "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded: The Re-Up" which is due out this November.

The project will feature five to eight brand new songs and this is one of them. It features starving artist Cassie who can't seem to figure out her life. So it looks as if it's up to Nicki to bring her back into the music scene the right way. Give the track a go below.

Ciara Premieres "Sorry" Video

Yesterday, Ciara unleashed her new video on BET's 106th & Park. It was the debut of her new single "Sorry" which is lifted from her upcoming album "One Woman Army". The project is slated to hit stores on December 4th.

The clip shows her bringing back the slow jams and sexy dances. She opened up her heart and poured it out on the song. She also tried some different things vocally which definitely stood out. At the very end she had a special message for that someone. Check out the video below.

X-Factor Season 2 Premiere: Recap

Last night saw the premiere of the second season of the X-Factor. The night was filled with awesome and awful auditions and also the world saw pop superstars Britney Spears and Demi Lovato make their judging debuts. Sitting along side Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid, the two definitely held their own.

The show kicked off with great introduction and appearances making it's big and primary focus on miss Spears. She was the star. This will be a recap of the premiere and there will be more to come as I'm officially tuning in for the second season.

Below you can check out some of the good and the bad audition as well as comments that were off the wall from the judges and contestants. Just be sure to tune in next week, if not, I'll have a recap here waiting for you. I'll follow the season from start to finish.

Christina Aguilera Reveals Album Title, Release Date & Single Cover

Another washed up act is attempting to make a comeback. She' in the same lane as Mariah Carey as far as I'm concerned. Christina Aguilera will premiere her new single "Your Body" within the next few days and today during a Q&A with fans on Twitter, she released the single's artwork.

She also revealed the album's title which is "Lotus" and release date of November. Of course the release will collide with the return of her show "The Voice" which means free promotion for her. Too bad it won't help much.

Jennifer Hudson & Oprah Talk Family Murders, Weight Loss & More

If you missed Sunday's Episode of Oprah's next Chapter with Jennifer Hudson then you an catch the episode right here. The Grammy award winning singer invited Oprah into her home in Chicago where the two opened up about her life as a star, her marriage to wrestler David Otunga, weight loss and more.

In the interview, we heard from David himself and was also joined by Julia Hudson during the segment of talking about the family murders that happened over four years ago. That's where things got emotional and the tears started to flow. Watch the interview below.

Rita Ora Performs "Shine Your Light" on Jimmy Kimmel Live

With her debut album "Ora" (which is pretty good by the way) topping the charts in the U.K., Rita Ora is desperate to crack the charts in the states. To help her do so, she took to the stage of Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote the new album.

She performed her hits "How We Do (Party)" and her newest single "Shine Your Light". She set the stage on fire as the audience was loving every moment of her. The album will see a release in the U.S. on September 25th. In the meantime, just check out the performance below.

Ciara's New "Sorry" Video Preview, Stills, Album Release, Dual Single Release & More

Over the past few days, news about Ciara's new album "One Woman Army" and her single "Sorry" has been dominating the internet. Where have I been you asked? Working like a mad man. So I've been keeping up, just haven't had the time to post anything about this extravagant news. 

Needless to say, a release date has been given for the new album. It will drop December 4th. Her video and single "Sorry" will premiere tomorrow on BET's 106th & Park. She stated to Essence magazine that the song is about someone she used to love. That could be A'mare, 50 Cent or Bow Wow. Who knows.

In the mist of all that she announced that another single will be released as a dual and it's called "Got Me Good" which will hit radio stations on October 8th. It looks like Epic Records is pulling out all the stops to make this an official come back. Check out more photos and the clip for her new video below.

Fresh Music: Carly Rae Jepsen - "This Kiss" + Background Info

As you may know, I never fell into the Carly Rae Jepsen "Here's my number, so call me maybe" craze, I've only posted one story about her and it was when she performed at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. Her song was an instant smash it and shot to #1 making it one of the most popular songs of the summer. Now that the hype is over, it's time to move on to single number two.

This new song is called "This Kiss" and it is the official second single from her upcoming album called "Kiss" and will hit stores September 18th. The question is will this song match the success of the first single or will she go down as a one hit wonder? You be the judge and listen to the new song below.

Fresh Music: P!nk - "Try"

Just after hitting the stage on the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards last night, P!nk unleashed her official second single from the upcoming album "The Truth About Love" which drops Sept. 18th. The track was written by Busbee and Ben West while the production was helmed by Greg Kurstin.

The song is titled "Try" and it serves as an emotional and encouraging a rock ballad. Her gritty vocals definitely make the song one of a kind and labels it as your typical P!nk smash. I think she has a hit on her hands. You be the judge and listen to it below.

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Nicki Minaj Confirms New Album For November & New Single

Just when you thought she was done, Nicki Minaj pulls a fast one and confirms that she's re-releasing her "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" album this November. She revealed exclusively to E! News that the project will be called "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded: The Re-Up" and will featured a ton of new songs.

She also stated that she releasing a brand new single this month. She didn't state if it was from the current album's era or if it will be from the upcoming release but she insisted that we will love it. Check out the short interview on the red carpet at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards below.

President Obama's Democratic National Convention Speech

I know I wasn't the only one who felt that the MTV Video Music Awards aired on an unusual Thursday night. It was the same night of President Barack Obama speech held at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

The 40-minute long video was that of our President formally accepting his democratic nomination for another round of presidency in America. The election will come this November and will see him face off with the republican nominee Mitt Romney.

All eyes were on Obama last night and over the past few weeks, news and social media outlets have been lit up with news surrounding these two candidates. Each of which have their own unique vision  of what and how America should be ran. So if you missed it last night, check out the clip below and be sure to vote when the time comes.
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