The three-night Lifetime series, “Surviving R. Kelly,” aired last night and social media was ablaze with reactions.
The detailed documentary, which addresses allegations of abuse & sexual misconduct against R&B artist R, Kelly, brings together Kelly’s accusers and inner circle to detail the artist’s life that the network described as “riddled with rumors of abuse, predatory behavior, and pedophilia.”
[FLASHBACK: Quick Quotes: R. Kelly Says He Can’t Be Muted… (VIDEO)]
Singer John Legend was not only a participant in the documentary, but was also one of the viewers who hit twitter with reactions, stating in part, “These survivors deserved to be lifted up and heard. I hope it gets them closer to some kind of justice.”
More details + in case you missed it, watch part 1 & 2 of ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ below: Continue Reading…
Clifford ‘T.I.’ Harris
is in for quite an eventful Summer! Not only is he featured in the upcoming Roots remake (click HERE
if you missed that) but he’s also prepping for his latest album and recently released what many feel is Summer ’16’s new anthem with the Dr. Dre-produced single ‘DOPE.’
The track, which borrows heavily from a sample of Aaliyah’s 2001 single “Rock the Boat,” is the latest cut off Tip’s upcoming 10th album ‘Dime Trap’ and he’s also unveiled a cameo-filled video for your viewing pleasure.
The video takes place in Los Angeles in the year 2020, and it was director Jesse Terrero’s vision to recreate the Leviticus scene from Empire.
Check out T.I.’s newest single below and share your thoughts… Continue Reading…
Rap Mogul Dame Dash is in the news this week after sharing his feelings about on ‘The Real’ about how he could have saved his late girlfriend, Aaliyah from her boarding the plane that caused her death.
[Flashback: Watch ‘Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B’ (FULL VIDEO)]
The music world was shaken after the popular singer’s untimely demise in a plane crash in August 2001. Dash, who was dating the superstar at the time of her death, says that he could have saved her, stating:
There’s no chance that if I was there, we would’ve been on the plane.
It would have never happened that way. Aaliyah and I was in Miami. She was shooting a video in Miami and I was in Miami with State Property. She was gonna do a record with Freeway.
More details + video of Dash’s interview below… Continue Reading…
OK, so R. Kelly is trying this whole ‘interview’ thing once again and this time, being that it’s in print, he has no fears about being ambushed.
As you know, Kellz last interview ended a bit earlier than expected when he as asked a few tough questions that he wasn’t willing to answer…
[READ: R. Kelly Storms Out of LIVE Huffington Post Interview… (FULL VIDEO)]
Now he’s back with a PRINTED interview where he tackles a few shocking ‘confessions’ with GQ magazine.
In a newly released exposè, Robert Kelly opens up about a number of controversial topics. From Bill Cosby’s sexual assault scandal to Aaliyah, it seems nothing is off limits this time. Kelly even speaks about being the victim of sexual abuse at the hands of a female relative.
Excerpts + video of R. Kelly’s GQ ‘confessions’ below… Continue Reading…
Actress Keke Palmer decided to dress as the late, great songstress Aaliyah as her Halloween costume for 2015 and she totally nailed it!
Palmer chose Aaliyah’s 2001 music video, ‘Try Again’ as her inspiration and re-created Aaliyah’s outfit, hair and makeup.
[Sidebar: KeKe shoulda been the first choice for Aaliyah in that Lifetime movie. She would have rocked it!]
The actress shared several images with the caption, “#HappyHalloween #ForeverMissingYouAaliyah” and she even recreated a snipped of video as of herself mimicking Aaliyah’s dance moves.
More photos + check out Keke’s video below… Continue Reading…
Welp… the ‘highly anticipated’ Aaliyah biopic was a total fail… at least in the eyes of the twitterverse!
‘Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B’ aired last night (November 15, 2014) on LifetimeTV and the television network’s treatment of the life & times of Aaliyah Haughton was not exactly as bad as they say, but it was bad enough to be totally hilarious.
The film was terribly cast, horribly written and being that Aaliyah’s family was dead set against it (click HERE if you missed that), there was no Aaliyah music anywhere in the flick.
Lifetime also tiptoed around Aaliyah’s scandelous relationship with R. Kelly, to whom she married when she was 15 (he was 27), treating it as a love story gone awry. One scene even included a heart-to-heart between the pair where Aaliyah (played by Alexandra Shipp) states, “Eighteen feels like an eternity from now.” *sigh*
Read more about the online reactions to Aaliyah’s biopic + in case you missed it (and need a laugh today), watch the full ‘Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B’ movie below… Continue Reading…