Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly declared he will beat cancer and do all he can to help the team stay in Buffalo.
May 16 2014, 2:17am CDT
At the end of last year, Robin Thicke took a lot of heat for both the lyrics of his song, “Blurred Lines,” and the accompanying video. The latter is a transparent instance of a very common strategy for making men look cool: surround them with beautiful and preferably naked women.
It seems especially effective if the men in question act unimpressed and unaffected by, or even disinterested in, the women around them. It’s as if they are trying to say, “I am so accustomed to having ...
Full article at: Miller-McCune
3 days ago, 4:00pm CDT
Source: Chicago Public Radio
In response to R. Kelly headlining the Fashion Meets Music Festival in Columbus on Labor Day weekend, Ohio’s musical community is having the spirited public debate about separating the art from the artist that Chicago never had when the controversial R&B superstar topped the bill at the Pitchfork festival in 2013.Andy Downing, a reporter at ColumbusAlive.com and a former music contributor to The Chicago Tribun ...
Full article at: Chicago Public Radio
5 days ago, 8:22am CDT
Source: Channel News Asia
SINGAPORE: Celebrities and sports personalities worldwide have on Friday (July 18) taken to social media platforms in light of the devastating crash of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in East Ukraine on Thursday.298 people were on board the Kuala Lumpur-bound Boeing 777 airliner from Amsterdam.
Ukrainians hold candles and place flower tributes outside the Dutch embassy to commemorate vic ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia
Jul 18 2014, 2:40am CDT
Source: The Rumpus
Welcome back to Sound & Vision, the Rumpus profile series that spotlights the creative talents of those working behind the scenes in the music industry. This time I’m talking with Gail Ann Dorsey, a top session bassist and singer-songwriter who’s worked with David Bowie, Bryan Ferry, Dar Williams, Tears For Fears, the Indigo Girls, Gwen Stefani, Lenny Kravitz, and many more.Though Dorsey may be best known for her work with Bowie—she’s been a member of his touring band since 19 ...
Full article at: The Rumpus
Jul 11 2014, 2:01am CDT
Source: Oh No They Didn't!
We've said it before, and we'll say it again: There's something special about '90s R&B. It's difficult to pinpoint why, exactly. It's not like it was new. The genre, which was given a name in 1948 by Jerry Wexler, who wanted to call it something other than "race music," has been in practice since at least the '30s. So what made the stuff of '90s so noteworthy? Perhaps it was the collision of rap, new jack swing, gospel, and ...
Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!
Jul 10 2014, 1:49pm CDT
Source: Splice Today
From the barely concealed carnal metaphors of the blues to the directness of Marvin Gaye on through Prince and R. Kelly, R&B singers have always played a crucial role in steaming up pop. Right now, there is no dominant male R&B singer with a lock on charts and hearts, so all the boys are looking for any edge they can find in a competitive market, meaning that injecting increasing levels of sexuality into their music plays an increasingly important role. That’s not onl ...
Full article at: Splice Today
Jul 10 2014, 5:51am CDT
Does R.Kelly support his transsexual daughter??
Andrea Kelly Says Ex-Hubby R. Kelly Needs To Support Transsexual Daughter
R. Kelly and “Hollywood Exes” Star Andrea Kelly’s youngest daughter has come forward with her decision to transition from female to male. Internet rumors had been bubbling about the 13-year-old for a number of weeks after she was seen wearing men’s clothing on social media sites. ...
Full article at: Bossip.com
Jul 3 2014, 3:36pm CDT