“I want to be remembered by how good I was able to make someone feel about themselves—whether by knowing me personally or through my music. I love making people happy, just as much as I love making music.” – Bridget Kelly
For BRIDGET KELLY, it started at Madison Square Garden singing her hometown’s newest anthem, “Empire State of Mind” alongside JAY Z. Next was the global BP3 tour, on to “Street Dreamin’” with Kendrick Lamar which led to the “Liberation” tour with Mary J. Blige. BRIDGET KELLY has received further co-sign of musical peers as a Grammy Award winning songwriter for fellow recording artists including Kelly Clarkson.
On her debut EP, Every Girl and follow-up Cut to…Bridget Kelly project, BRIDGET KELLY laces her musical stories with elements that define her individualism – love, style, confidence. The distinctive and powerful voice of BRIDGET KELLY delivers a confidence in the artist she has triumphed to become with a splash of New York toughness that can not be taught—as heard on such fan favorites as, “Special Delivery”, “Coca1n3 Heartbreak” and “I Won’t Cry”. On the forthcoming All or Nothing, due in 2015, BRIDGET KELLY continues the conversation with her fans who identify with and sing along to her brand of musical illustration of life and love. Recently, We caught up with our friend Bridget to discuss it all and how her journey as an independent artist since departing from Jay Z’s Roc Nation. Also – Listen closely as Bridget teases an upcoming tour with Elle Varner & Tiara Thomas – Check it out !
Rapper/Actor, Bryshere Gray aka Yazz The Greatest is currently making a great name for himself as “Hakeem Lyons” on the new hit television show – “Empire”. Hakeem is the the youngest child of a Hip-Hop mogul played by Terrence Howard. Though Bryshere and his character have only two similarities: fashion style and rap skills, they are otherwise different from each other. We had the opportunity to speak with Gray about his successful with his debut acting career and how the experience has been. Not only does he have the pleasure of working with Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard, on the musical side his working with music producer – Timbaland and songwriter – Jim Beanz. Check out our exclusive interview below and leave your thoughts of course.
Only the best in club parties and full concerts comes from Tampa, Florida’s own – Neal Carter. Neal Carter is the CEO/Founder of VYBE Nation, which specializing concert and club promotion and bookings. VYBE Nation has successful booked the music industries a-lister such as Diddy, Rick Ross, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Fabolous, Kid Ink, Wale, and many others. Being the fastest growing entertainment company in Florida, VYBE Nation has not only had concert and after parties in Tampa but in other cities such New York City, Atlanta, Georgia, and New Orleans. Recently, Neal was named as of one of Baller Alert’s Top Promoters and has major plans this year to hold that title. In the month of February if you’re gonna be partying with All Star & CIAA Weekend, then make sure y’all party with our friends VYBE Nation. We would proudly like to send a huge congratulations to Neal (As his a personal friend of our for years). You keep letting the world know who the Prince Of Entertainment is.
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Multi-Platinum, Grammy-nominated Singer & Actor Mario launches his long-awaited single, “Fireball,” which will be gifted to his fans as a free download for what Mario calls “their genuine support while I transitioned into the artist and businessman I was meant to be.” His new single, “Fireball,” is a self-described song “for the turn up.” Mario states “I will also release other songs from this project which will appeal to my highly diverse following.” Mario will kick off his “Fireball Tour” Grammy Weekend and will continue throughout the U.S. until early April 2015. This tour will give him an opportunity to share his personal and professional evolution with his loyal fans.
The well-known singer of “Let Me Love You,” and other hits, has also been instrumental in the launch of a digital entertainment company, Rivers Media Group (RMG). RMG is an innovative digital solution to connect consumers with music & entertainers. His new label is made up of a powerhouse team dedicated to streamlining the process of bringing artists from the development stage to the main stage while giving them the opportunity to bring all of their creative ideas and energy to a project. We’re very excited to have this exclusive interview with Mario as he discusses his departure from RCA Records, new music, and his new ventures as an independent artist. Check it out exclusively with us now !!!!!
Gospel Recording Artist – Ricky Dillard has been busy with promoting his recent Grammy Awards nominated album “Amazing”. The album’s leaded off single “Amazing” was named the Longest Running #1 Song at Gospel Radio earlier this year. With all this blessings happening for Ricky & New G, we were eager to interview with him about the success of the album. And we had a great conversation with him and even talked about his excitement for this year Grammy Awards. Take a listen to our exclusive interview with Ricky and leave your comments below.
Originally from Tehran, Roosh Williams had an affinity for poetry and freestyle rap since his childhood. After years of honing his craft and the debut his first album Common Struggles of a Modern Man in 2011, the Houston MC released his most fully recognized work, deja Roo: Times Have Changed. Inspired from real world experiences, the album had garnered praise from Complex as “one of the top ten Houston Rap Projects of 2013″and Houston Press hailed him “Artist of The Week”. Roosh has achieved mentions from HipHop DX, Pigeon and Planes, and XXL with nods from Houston music vets Scarface and Devin the Dude. Checkout our latest interview with Roosh here !
You might be familiar with Tahj Mowry from “Full House” & “Smart Guy” but today in 2015 he is breaking out as an recording artist. Our very own – David Duane recently talked to Tahj to discuss his brand new single, “Bossy”, which serves a teaser record from upcoming debut album. Tahj has share his love for family – like spending time with his two nephews. He also shared his excitement for his sister – Tamera, who just recently announced that she’s pregnant and has a baby girl. Take a listen to our interview and share your thoughts below !
Goapele just released her new album “Strong As Glass” on October 21st, 2014 featuring her latest singles: ‘Hey Boy’ & ‘Strong As Glass’. Produced by Keith Harris, known for hits like “Meet Me Halfway” (Black Eyed Peas) and “American Boy” (Estelle) and a collaborative songwriting process, which included Estelle, Hey Boy is a fun, summer track with an up-tempo, flirty retro vibe that makes you want to dance. The new album Strong As Glass is being released on BMG Primary Wave / Skyblaze Recordings, and will be Goapele’s fourth studio album. She worked closely with executive producer Keith Harris, who helped push the songstress creatively, which you hear throughout the dynamic project. She also worked with R&B veteran Eric Benet and producer Demonte Posey to finish this genre-bending record. There are upbeat tracks mixed with powerful ballads, hard-hitting drums, classic Goapele vocals and even a duet with one of R&B’s top artists. In this interview, Goapele gives an exclusive insider on the recording process with our very own – David Duane. Take a listen to this brand new as Goapele also discusses her decision to work with Eric Benet and how the experience is being signed to his new record label.
3D Na’Tee was born Samantha James in the notoriously rough city of New Orleans, Louisiana. Having to deal with extreme hardship and tragedy in her home, Na’Tee turned to poetry and music at an early age as a way to release tension and gain a sense of inner calm amidst the chaos and confusion that surrounded her. Na’Tee knows the turmoil of the street life all too well. She is the oldest child and the only girl of parents who sold drugs, and later fell victim to the same fate as many of the people they sold to over the years. Her mother and father became addicted to drugs when Na’Tee was just a child. Checkout our latest interview with Na’Tee discuss signing Russell Simmon’s All Def Digital, New Music, & More.
Like their name suggests, IM5 is an exciting new musical act comprised of five very different boys sharing a love of entertaining. Brought together by showbiz vets Simon Fuller, Jamie King and Perez Hilton, IM5 has been a band for over a year now, undergoing intensive vocal and dance training. They are currently working on their debut album and fine-tuning their performance skills at events like this one. Listen to our interview to hear what IM5 is currently working on.