Adrienne Bailon

Nov
19
Fabolous Celebrates ‘Great Fabsby’ Birthday with Ne-Yo, Meek Mill, & Emily B

Emily B. and Fabolous

Fabolous went all out while celebrating his 36th birthday with a “Great Gatsby”-themed party at Jazz Room at The General in New York last night. Clad in a tuxedo, the dapper rapper arrived in style in a vintage Rolls-Royce with his girlfriend Emily B. He made his way inside and partied with his loved ones including his mother and pals Adrienne Bailon, Swizz Beatz, Meek Mill, and DJ Clue, who all dressed up for the ’20s-themed bash.

“Celebrating Life with my King! Happy Birthday,” tweeted Emily.

Vintage jazz band Honey & Vinyl entertained the crowd, who toasted the birthday boy and serenaded him with “Happy Birthday.” Meek Mill got on the mic and performed “Levels,” while Ne-Yo and Fab teamed up for “Make You Better.”

The Brooklyn rapper has been in the studio working on his Soul Tape 3 mixtape, which will include a song for the “slim thick girls” featuring Jeremih.

Check out more pics from “The Great Fabsby” birthday extravaganza below.

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Aug
30
Ne-Yo, Melanie Fiona, & Swizz Beatz Honor Michael Jackson at BAD25 Concert

Melanie Fiona

On what would have been his 54th birthday, some of the artists Michael Jackson inspired gathered to celebrate his birthday and the 25th anniversary of his iconic album Bad. Melanie Fiona, Ne-Yo, and Swizz Beatz were among those who paid tribute to the King of Pop by covering his Bad classics at the BAD25 Pepsi & Billboard Summer Beats Celebration at Gotham Hall in New York City on Wednesday night.

“Is the world ready to celebrate Michael Jackson?” asked Melanie Fiona, who served up a soulful set of her own hits plus covers of “Dirty Diana” and “Bad.”

Ne-Yo channeled his idol on “Smooth Criminal” and “The Way You Make Me Feel,” and dueted with his artist RaVaughn Brown on “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You.” “You try Michael Jackson songs and hope that it works, so with that said I hope I made Mike proud just now,” said the R&B gent, who also performed new material off his upcoming album R.E.D., due in November.

A 25th anniversary edition of Bad featuring remixes, remastered hits, and unreleased demos will be released on September 18.

If you missed the live stream, you can watch some of the highlights below.

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Apr
5
Keri Hilson, John Legend, Adrienne Bailon, & Astro Attend ‘Think Like a Man’ Premiere

Keri Hilson

Keri Hilson kept it classy, yet sexy in a cleavage-baring black pantsuit with yellow nails at the New York premiere of Think Like a Man on Wednesday.

“Acting like a lady, thinking like a man,” tweeted Miss Keri, who appears briefly in Steve Harvey’s romantic comedy. She also contributed the song “Freedom Ride” to the soundtrack.

Other celebrities who came out to support the film included John Legend and his fiancée Chrissy Teigen, a red-hot Adrienne Bailon, “X Factor” contestant Astro, and Chrisette Michele, who looked patriotic in red, white, and blue.

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Sep
22
New Music: Daddy Yankee f/ Adrienne Bailon – ‘Come With Me (Remix)’

Adrienne Bailon and Daddy Yankee

Adrienne Bailon spices up the remix to Puerto Rican superstar Daddy Yankee’s single “Come With Me (Ven Conmigo).” The bilingual reggaeton tune, co-penned by Ne-Yo, also features Prince Royce and Elijah King. The former 3LW member, who is working on her Latin-influenced solo debut, coats the track with her syrupy vocals. ¡Aye que rico!

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Aug
6
Adrienne Bailon Records Daddy Yankee Remix with Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo and Adrienne Bailon

Adrienne Bailon fired up the studio with Ne-Yo to record a remix to Daddy Yankee’s Spanish hit “Ven Conmigo.” The former 3LW member, who is now managed by the same team as Ne-Yo, has also been working on material for her Island Def Jam debut.

“I refuse to put out anything that’s not going to be perfect and not be a good representation of me,” the Latina bombshell told Rap-Up.com of the reason behind the album’s delay.

She also hinted at her new direction. “Ever since the 3LW days, I’ve always wanted to do something with a Latin influence,” she explained. “We’re going in a completely different direction and I’m much happier with it. I’m actually even more excited about these songs because I’m more in my own lane now. It’s really very me. I don’t want to be just another R&B girl.”

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Apr
25
Adrienne Bailon Finds Her Own Lane: ‘I Don’t Want to Be Another R&B Girl’

Adrienne Bailon

Adrienne Bailon is singing a new tune. After attempting to go solo, the former Cheetah Girl is switching up her sound and revamping her debut album.

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Mar
23
Adrienne Bailon Developing Talk Show: ‘I Wanna Be Like Oprah’

Adrienne Bailon

Adrienne Bailon may be best known as a member of R&B group 3LW and a star on Disney Channel’s “The Cheetah Girls,” but she has even bigger aspirations. The singer-actress exclusively tells Rap-Up.com that she wants to be the next Oprah Winfrey.

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