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Social Media Sounds off on Miguel Sexual Assault Allegation

R&B singer Miguel has been accused of sexually assaulting a female fan and the Internet is talking. Known for his sensually explicit music and intimate performances, a woman who identified herself as Xian Bass, took to Instagram to share her experience after meeting the Wildheart entertainer following a club appearance. Bass states in a video

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[BEST OF 2015] The Weeknd, Miguel + Erykah Badu Ruled R&B

Adele has my tear ducts and Future’s got my bop and dreams of trapping, but R&B has my soul. So while other year-end lists speak to a more wide-ranged look at 2015 musically, I wanted to specifically focus on what’s proven to be another great year for R&B. You can debate amongst yourselves over sales

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[BLACK POP DAILY]Frank Ocean Claps Back at Miguel

Frank Ocean Calls Miguel’s Music “Sloppy” Looks like we’ve got a full on war of words between Frank Ocean and Miguel. The Odd Future crooner clapped back after the Cali-born singer said his own music is better. Taking to his Tumblr page, Ocean posted some lyrics that don’t name names, but are pointed directly at

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[BLACK POP DAILY] Kelly Rowland Joins ‘Empire’

Kelly Rowland to Play Terrence Howard’s Mom on Empire Empire’s celebrity guest list seems to be nowhere near capacity. Kelly Rowland will be making a cameo in season two of the wildly successful Fox show. The 34-year-old Destiny’s Child alum will play Luscious’s mom in a flashback scene. It won’t be her first foray in

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R&B Beef Is Pointless in 2015

As much as I love and enjoy music, my views on R&B (or whatever this may be called today in 2015) is a tad skewed. From my childhood in the early ’90s, I’ve casually grooved to the sounds of R. Kelly, Jodeci, Tevin Campbell, etc., but I’m no die-hard fan. I may not know lyrics

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Miguel Soars on Ode to (Straight!) Sex

Earlier in the year, Mark Pitts, the president of urban music at RCA and CEO of ByStorm Entertainment (a joint venture with RCA) made me somewhat worried about Miguel’s third album. In an interview with Billboard, Pitts spoke of Miguel’s vision of the album, and part of that vision seem centered on correcting suspicions about

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[BLACK POP DAILY] Kendrick Visits High School ‘Butterfly’ Class

Kendrick Lamar Visits New Jersey High School Where To Pimp a Butterfly Is Taught Before the release of Kendrick Lamar’s brilliant To Pimp a Butterfly, the Compton lyricist told Rolling Stone he believed the album would “be taught in college courses.” He had the right idea. Brian Mooney, a teacher at High Tech High School

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Smokey Robinson Duets with John Legend + More [INTERVIEW]

With lyrics like, “My smile is my makeup I wear since my breakup” and “I know flowers grow through rain/But how can love grow from pain?,” it can be argued that William “Smokey” Robinson belongs on the Mount Rushmore of great Black poets along with Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou and Nikki Giovanni. His phrases, verses

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[BLACK POP DAILY] Rihanna and Eminem Launch Summer Tour

Brandy and Ryan Press Split Confirmed? The old saying goes: “Move in with your significant other before you wed, otherwise you’re heading for divorce”… or something like that. Whatever the case, Brandy and her manager Ryan Press just proved that old adage holds weight—allegedly. Rumors exploded that the two called their engagement off after the

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[BLACK POP DAILY] Miguel Goes DUI in L.A.

Miguel Jailed for DUI Miguel must think he’s a superhero or something. First he’s smashing innocent fans in the head attempting Spider-Man stunts. Now he’s getting bodied then speeding through the streets like he owns a Batmobile. The cape-wearing singer hit the slammer yesterday morning after failing a breathalyzer given by L.A. officers. The cops

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Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj Win at the 2013 BET Awards

Who won video of the year again? The BET Awards were barely about the actual awards as wild performances stole the night. They also didn’t present the top honor Sunday. Janelle Monae ended the three and a half hour-plus event with a top notch performance of Q.U.E.E.N. alongside Erykah Badu, who brought a white poodle onstage.


Black Celeb Style: EBONY Mavericks on the Move

This week in Black Celeb Style, your favorite celebs were on the move, of course in the top fashions. First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama were spotted side by side in Berlin, attending dinner. Beyoncé supported her hubby Jay-Z, this week, as she celebrated his 10th anniversary at 40/40 rocking Roberto Cavalli. Serena Williams headed out

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