New Music: Consequence f/ Ameriie – ‘Got Me Trippin”

Consequence and Ameriie

Consequence gets busy on his new joint “Got Me Trippin’,” produced by his cousin Q-Tip and boasting a sample from Ameriie’s hit “1 Thing.” With the high-potent sample flipped into a creamy hip-hop confection, Cons looks inward as he copes with romantic afflictions, speaking to his girl and assuring her that he’s been faithful. Listen to the joint, which comes off his sophomore album Cons TV, and coast into the weekend to the smooth sounds of G.O.O.D. Music.

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Ameriie Goes Blonde: ‘I Just Went for It!’


Not only did Ameriie throw an extra “i” in her name to switch things up a bit, but the “1 Thing” singer took her image overhaul one step further. She recently debuted her new look at a Grey Goose event in Dallas, Texas, dying her luscious dark locks platinum blonde.

“I’ve always wanted to go platinum blonde, and I figured I’d finally just do it,” Ameriie exclusively tells of her new ’do. “One of the things that inspired me are photos I’ve seen of children in the Solomon Islands. They are very brown-skinned, and a lot of them grow white-blonde hair naturally. The contrast in dark skin tone and extremely light hair is really beautiful to me. So I just went for it!”

The Grammy nominee is currently in the studio recording Cymatika Vol. 1, the follow-up to last year’s In Love & War, which will showcase a more “international, worldly” sound.

Photo by DJ M Knight

Ameriie and Fiancé Party in Cannes

Lenny Nicholson and Ameriie

The beautiful Ameriie, who recently added an I to her name, jetted off to Cannes, France, where she partied with her fiancé Lenny Nicholson and clubgoers at Club Palm Beach and St. Tropez VIP in the French Riviera. She hosted as DJ Felix da Housecat worked the ones and twos.

Amerie’s 2007 single “Gotta Work” is featured in a promo for the new season of AMC’s Emmy-winning series “Mad Men.” Watch here.

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Exclusive: Amerie Reveals Name Change


If you see Amerie’s name spelled with two Is from now on, that’s not a typo. The “1 Thing” singer has officially changed the spelling of her name.

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Rap-Up TV: Amerie and Electrik Red’s Binkie Interview Each Other

After the champagne was poured and the cupcakes were eaten, we handed the mic to Binkie, who took over reporter duties for Rap-Up TV at Rap-Up’s Pre-BET Awards Lounge at The London West Hollywood. The Electrik Red singer interviewed Amerie about her new album Cymatica Vol. 1 and then the tables were turned when Amerie questioned her about Electrik Red’s sophomore effort How to Be a Lady: Volume 2.

Binkie used to be a dancer for Amerie. “She was an amazing, amazing boss,” shared Binkie. “Even when I starved you guys ’cause I said that you missed a step?” joked A. Watch the old friends catch up.

New Music: Amerie – ‘Who’s Gonna Love You’


Amerie is back on her A-game. The singer, who recently got engaged to her longtime manager, drops The Inkredibles-produced single “Who’s Gonna Love You,” boasting her distinctive funk-pop sound and brash energy.

The bride-to-be exclusively revealed to that the follow-up to last year’s In Love & War will be titled Cymatica Vol. 1. Cymatics, derived from the Greek word wave, means the study of visible sound and vibration.

No release date has been set, but A did previously tell us that she wants to incorporate her newly-acquired guitar skills on the project. Watch her in action!

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Video: Amerie Is a Little Bit Rock ‘N’ Roll

Amerie tore the roof off the Key Club in West Hollywood earlier this week with an electric set. The singer debuted her guitar-playing skills during a rock-tinged version of “Why R U.” She tells that she recently started learning the instrument and hopes to showcase it more on her next album.

Plus, Rap-Up TV brings you her performances of “Higher” and “Pretty Brown” live from the Sunset Strip.

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