From jamming with funk forefathers to helping break New Jack Swing and cofounding legendary '90s R&B label LaFace Records with partner Antonio "L.A." Reid, the man known as Babyface has spent three decades creating and shaping pop music. Now 53, Kenneth Edmonds is working on a new album by Are ... More >>
Got your "I Love JIG" tees? Well, looking deliver on their promise of an "an all the way live weekend," Jazz in the Gardens and mayor Oliver Gilbert have just added human "Stress Reliever" and pop-hop loverboy Ne-Yo as well as R&B diva Monica (AKA "Miss Thang") to JIG's 2013 lineup. Check the ... More >>
Back in the 90s, boy bands were a dime a dozen. We would flip on MTV to see who made the cut on Total Request Live, only to find that 90 percent of the videos featured three to five pouty-lipped Ken Dolls with frosted tips. Now that enough time has past and shrieking tweens have downsized the objec ... More >>
Bobby Brown has a bad reputation. He's been labeled a drug addict, spouse abuser, and poor father by the media, friends, and family alike. When his ex-wife, Whitney Houston, died earlier this year, her family requested that he not show his face at the funeral. Naturally, he rejected their wishes ... More >>
Drug addiction, alleged spousal abuse... That's all behind him. Ever since Whitney Houston drowned in a Los Angeles bathtub, Bad Bobby Brown's been able to focus on the important stuff like fighting a DUI charge in California and hitting the road with his Boston-bred R&B group, New Edition. ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezBobby Brown breakin' it down at the Hennessy Artistry bash back in September 2010.Right now, if we were to play a game of pop-culture free association beginning with the ever-infamous name Bobby Brown, our minds would probably wander off in the following direction: Whi ... More >>
Bobby Brown gonna get jazzy.Last month, Crossfade reported the massive news that Ms. Lauryn Hill would be headlining the two-day Jazz in the Gardens festival at Sun Life Stadium -- and only a few months after the former Fugees frontwoman laid down one of Miami's best concerts of 2010 as part of U ... More >>
Marta Xochilt PerezQ-Tip rips it real quick. Check out the full Hennessy Artistry slideshow. Q-Tip and the Roots With D-Nice, Daniel Merriweather, Kat DeLuna, secret guest Eve, and supa secret guest Bobby Brown Saturday, September 25, 2010 Ice Palace Better than: A bottle of Hennessy all to you ... More >>
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