Beyoncé

Nov
21
Video: Beyoncé – ‘7/11’

Beyoncé

Smack that. After her two new songs leaked online, Beyoncé surprised her legions of fans by dropping the video for her ratchet banger “7/11″ on Friday night. In the fun and playful clip, Queen Bey dances on her balcony while wearing a “Kale” sweatshirt and white robe, and then takes the dance party to the bathroom, bedroom, and hallway of her Beverly Hills hotel suite.

She rolls dice on her dancer’s booty and flexes while getting her hair blown. The surprises don’t stop there. ‘Yoncé gets into the holiday spirit, popping out of a box in front of a Christmas tree, and even makes a phone call on her foot!

The song, produced by Detail and Bobby Johnson, can be found on the 2 CD/2 DVD BEYONCÉ: Platinum Edition, which arrives Monday featuring “Ring Off,” four new remixes, 10 live performances, and 17 music videos.

Now this is how you break the Internet.

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Nov
21
New Music: Beyoncé – ‘7/11’ + ‘Ring Off’

Beyoncé

It’s been nearly a year since Beyoncé surprised the world and released her self-titled album. Since then, BEYONCÉ has gone double platinum and spawned several hits. To commemorate the milestone, Bey will release the Platinum Edition Box Set on Monday featuring two new songs, “7/11″ and “Ring Off.”

On the R&B banger “7/11,” produced by Bobby Johnson and Detail, Bey gets to flexin’.

“Smack that, clap that … like you don’t care,” she commands over the rattling bassline.

On the Mike Caren-produced “Ring Off,” Bey sings about a painful breakup, but turns it into a celebration about finding new love (“It’s your time to put your love on top”). Her own mother Tina Knowles, who inspired the song, also shares her words of wisdom.

“You took that ring off / So tired of the lies and trying, crying, fighting / Took that ring off,” sings Bey. “Oh, and now the fun begins / Dust yourself off and you love again / You found a new man, now you shine and you’re fine like it’s my time.”

In addition to the two new tracks, the 2 CD/2 DVD set includes four unreleased remixes featuring Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Pharrell Williams, and Mr. Vegas.

The full songs have leaked, but you can listen to the official 90-second snippets below.

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Nov
19
New Music: Beyoncé – ‘7/11’ [Snippet]

Beyoncé

Five days before her Platinum Edition Box Set hits stores, a 30-second snippet of a new Beyoncé song called “7/11″ has hit the net—and it’s a slapper. On the ratchet R&B banger, Queen Bey puts her foot down and her hands up.

“Smack that, clap that … like you don’t care,” she commands over the rattling bassline.

Due Monday, the 2 CD/2 DVD Platinum Edition also features another new song called “Ring Off,” plus remixes with Pharrell, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, and Jay Z.

Listen to Bey flex below.

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Nov
16
Solange Knowles Marries Alan Ferguson

Solange

Solange Knowles is a married woman. The singer tied the knot with music video director Alan Ferguson in New Orleans on Sunday.

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Nov
12
Beyoncé Gets Her Own Category on ‘Jeopardy!’

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Bey-mania has reached new heights. During last night’s episode of “Jeopardy!” Beyoncé was honored with her very own category.

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Nov
10
August Alsina Opens Up About Coma, Meeting Beyoncé on ‘The Breakfast Club’

August Alsina

In September, August Alsina passed out onstage during his “Testimony Live” tour in New York. The “No Love” singer was in a three-day coma and had “over 10 seizures.”

The day before he collapsed, he paid a visit to Power 105.1′s “The Breakfast Club.” After taking some time off, a rested August, who is currently on tour with Usher, returned to the show on Monday in his first interview since the incident.

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Nov
10
Beyoncé, Jay Z, & Pharrell Celebrate Big Jon’s Birthday

Beyoncé and Jay Z

The stars came out to celebrate the 50th birthday of veteran publishing executive “Big” Jon Platt at Mastro’s Steakhouse in Beverly Hills on Sunday night.

Mr. and Mrs. Carter were both in the house. Jay Z toasted his longtime friend, who signed him to EMI Publishing in 1996, with a heartfelt speech, while Beyoncé sang “Happy Birthday.”

The intimate dinner also brought out Pharrell, Diddy, Jermaine Dupri, and Mary Mary. Celebs took to the photo booth to snap memories, while DJ D-Nice worked the turntables.

Prior to joining Warner/Chappell Music in 2012, Platt spent 17 years at EMI, signing artists such as Kanye West, Drake, and Usher.

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