Wednesday, October 28, 2009
So last nite the BET network premiered the first episode of a new series called "Still Standing". The show is a reality show for R&B singer Monica Arnold. Monica is a 29 year old singer from Atlanta Georgia's College Park area. She has a career that has lasted for 15 years! Throughout that time she has seen many ups & downs both professionally & personally. Monica has been hard at work on her 5th studio albu for quite some time now and things are beginning to gel together and she is in the final stages of putting the album together. The show showcases the trials and tribulations of life in the music industry and just how much work is put into putting together a album. It also sheds lite on her personal life shows her relationship with her fiance Rocko and three kids. The first episode was very interesting. I LOVED it! Monica is SO country and I absolutely adore it. If you missed it don't shed a tear! I have the FULL episode here thanks to Mr World Premiere
The show is named after a song Monica recorded a while ago(over a year) and it features Ludacris if you havent heard it before check it out:
This song NEVER gets old to me! Monica revealed lastnite via twitter(twitter.com/monicamylife) that she was in NYC for a important meeting with J Records. She later revealed that she has chosen not one but TWO singles for her new album. The singles are both produced by Polow Da Don. One is a ballad written by Ester Dean and it is titled "Here I Am". The other is a up-tempo song featuring T-Pain titled "Nothing Like". The new album will also be titled "Still Standing" And it is expected to drop in the first quarter of next year. Some sources have been saying Jan.12.2010. Im excited! Monica's debut was the first cd I ever got and that was 15 years ago! I have since purchased EVERY Monica album since then! A lot of females have come and go in the music industry but Mo is one of the few who after so long are Still Standing...
Yesterday Rihanna released the cover art for forthcoming album "Rated R" which will drop in LESS than a month! Monday Nov 23 to be exact! Take a look:
When I first saw the picture I thought it was fake! But I do actaually like the cover. It is VERY dark. The covering of the eye and all the black only adds to the mystery and the dark nature. I am getting more and more excited for the new album! Im a BIG Rihanna fan so Im anticipating it very much, although I know it will be a good album because, I enjoy all of other albums! The Wait Is OVA! 11.23.09 :-)
So Yesterday Chris Brown released his video for one of his new singles. The Song is called "I Can Transform Ya" and it features Swizz Beatz & Lil Wayne. The song is pretty dope check out the video:
The video is pretty cool. Chris Brown's choreagraphy was HOT as usual!(Secretly, I wish I could dance like him!) The whole Transformers theme was cool. Im mad that one of the video girls looked like Nicki Minaj! I actually thought it was her....Tyrese's cameo at the end was very unexpected and irrelevant! Anyway, Chris Brown will release is third album "Graffiti" on Dec. 8th.
Monday, October 19, 2009
"Gettin' Money, Divas gettin money!!"-Beyoncé : Diva
Beyoncé is truly "gettin money". Since The 2008 release of her latest album I Am...Sasha Fierce which recieved a Regular AND Deluxe edition release on the same day. She rereleased the album in June of 2009 and changed the title to Above And Beyoncé.This was a US release only. This Edition was just a bunch of Dance mixes along with music videos to all her singles. In Sep. of 09 she released it again but this was outside the US. It was titled I Am...Sasha Fierce Platinum Edition. It had all the album tracks including Ego ft. Kanye West, Why Dont You Love Me, And Honesty(A Billy Joel cover). Now on Nov. 24th She will be going up against Rihanna & Lady Gaga When she rereleases her album yet again! I Am...Sasha Fierce DELUXE edition will have the SAME songs as the first Deluxe edition along with a "new" song called Poison. It even has the same cover as the first cd only in color. Beyoncé had a four night gig in Las Vegas back 0n July 30th. that went until August 2nd. The series of concerts was COMPLETELY different from her I Am...World Tour. This was I Am...Yours. It was held at the Wynn Hotel in the Encore Theater. Along with the rerelease of her I Am...Sasha Fierce album Beyoncé will also be releasing the I Am...Yours Live DVD/CD. It was a VERY intimate show with only 1,500 seats. It was the first time Beyoncé ever had a show like it. It has a completely different setlist and the songs were ALL performed acousticly! This show is her version a MTV Unplugged gig. In fact it may be better! With me being a Beyoncé FANATIC I already know Ill be purchasing both items! Geez louise, thats gonna hurt my little pockets! Live DVD. Live CD. Deluxe edition PLUS Rihanna's NEW album!!! I Better start saving...
Incase you dont already have them go and pick ALL the other versions of I Am...Sasha Fierce for yourself!
I Am...Sasha Fierce(regular edition)
I Am...Sasha Fierce(deluxe edition)
Above and Beyoncé
I Am...Sasha Fierce(platinum edition, only sold overseas so u have to order it!)
I Am...Sasha Fierce(deluxe edition)
Beyoncé I Am...Yours
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
THE WAIT IS OVA...well almost! Robyn "Rihanna" Fenty is putting the FINAL touches on her 4th studio album which is slated to drop November 23,2009. It has also been confirmed that on the same day 11.23.09 RihRih will be performing live in NYC on Good Morning America. I am SO excited! Rihanna released her last album "Good Girl Gone Bad" On June 5th 2007 and has since sold OVER 1,276,347 copies world wide!! I know the reception for the new single and album will be HUGE so Rihanna better make sure everything is on point, because this will either do extremely well or absolutely terrible!