Cassie

May
20
Behind the Video: Cassie f/ Fabolous – ‘I Love It’

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After her collaborations with Rick Ross and Wiz Khalifa, Cassie links up with Fabolous on “I Love It,” the latest release off her mixtape RockaByeBaby. The Bad Girl, or “Cassilina” as Loso calls her, takes us behind the scenes as she shoots in an underground club in the Chris Latouche-directed clip.

Over the weekend, Fab brought out Cassie to perform “Diced Pineapples” with him and Trey Songz at his L.A. show at Club Nokia.

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May
18
Fabolous Brings Out Cassie, Trey Songz, & The-Dream at L.A. Show

Fabolous and Pusha T’s “The Life Is So Exciting” tour rolled through L.A.’s Club Nokia on Friday night with some special guests. Following Pusha’s set, Loso brought out Cassie and Trey Songz for the remix to “Diced Pineapples,” which appears on his mixtape Soul Tape 2. He was later joined onstage by The-Dream for “Throw It in the Bag” and the remix.

He explained the true meaning of the song. “‘Throw It in the Bag’ wasn’t about trickin’ on no hos. Fuck them hos,” said the Brooklyn MC. “It was about making sure you take care of your lady. If that’s your lady, make sure you take care of her ’cause I promise you if you won’t, somebody else will.”

Watch Loso and friends light up L.A.

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Apr
12
Cassie Stars in Forever 21 Summer Campaign

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Cassie is returning to her model roots. Fresh off the release of her mixtape RockaByeBaby, the Bad Boy hottie has been announced as the face of Forever 21’s Summer 2013 Forever L.A. collection.

Grazia Daily has revealed the first photos of the fashionista, who models vibrant colors and ’90s-inspired prints in the national campaign. The collection includes crop tops, leopard print trews, overall jumpers, and patterned sunglasses.

Cassie got her start modeling for Delia’s and has since appeared in campaigns for Calvin Klein One, adidas, ASOS, Dimepiece Clothing, and Clean and Clear.

Check out more of Cassie’s street chic looks below.

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Apr
11
New Music: Cassie – ‘RockaByeBaby’ [Mixtape]

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It’s been over six years since Cassie released her debut. While fans await her sophomore album, she makes up for lost time with her mixtape RockaByeBaby.

Inspired by New Jack City, the 13 tracks feature appearances from Meek Mill, Wiz Khalifa, Pusha T, French Montana, Too $hort, Fabolous, Jeremih, and Ester Dean, plus production from Mike WiLL Made It, James Fauntleroy, Rob Holladay, Da Internz, and Young Chop.

“Ultimately I wanted to make something to give back to people who have been waiting for so long,” Cassie tells Rap-Up.com. “After this long, if I didn’t come hard with it and come with features and do all the things I needed to do, it would have meant nothing.”

Download and stream her free gift below.

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Apr
10
Cassie Brings ‘RockaByeBaby’ to ’106 & Park’

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In anticipation of RockaByeBaby’s release on Thursday, Cassie stopped by “106 & Park” during her trip to New York. The fashionista debuted the videos for her mixtape cuts “Numb” with Rick Ross and “Paradise” featuring Wiz Khalifa.

She chatted about collaborating with Rozay, taking inspiration New Jack City (“It’s more about Keisha and girl power”), working with Wiz (“He’s always so happy”), and her second album.

Backstage, she dished on her fashion idol Kate Moss and her idea of paradise.

Watch her stylish visit to the set.

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Apr
9
Video: Cassie f/ Wiz Khalifa – ‘Paradise’

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Cassie takes us to “Paradise” in her new video featuring Wiz Khalifa. The Bad Boy babe hangs out in her new home of L.A. with the Taylor Gang leader and her friends in the Alex Nazari-directed clip. She rides through the city in an old-school Impala with Karrueche Tran, chills on a stoop with Jeremih and Problem, and swings by the local liquor store, looking fly every step of the way.

“Working with Wiz is so much fun every time. He’s always smiling,” Cassie told Rap-Up.com. “I just want it to feel like our age. I want it to feel like us and our generation and not be forced.”

Cassie’s mixtape RockaByeBaby drops Thursday featuring Wiz, Meek Mill, Rick Ross, Pusha T, French Montana, Fabolous, and more.

Watch the video below and catch up with Cassie in our exclusive interview.

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Apr
8
Exclusive Q&A: Cassie Talks ‘RockaByeBaby,’ Diddy’s Influence, & Finding Her Freedom

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It’s been over six years since Cassie released her self-titled debut. But the 26-year-old singer makes up for her extended absence with her free mixtape, RockaByeBaby, due April 11. The star-studded set serves as a thank you to her loyal supporters, boasting appearances from Wiz Khalifa, Meek Mill, Pusha T, French Montana, Fabolous, and Rick Ross, who appears in the video for “Numb.”

Her Bad Boy boss and boyfriend Diddy helped oversee the project and come up with the title, which was inspired by Mario Van Peebles’s 1991 crime thriller New Jack City.

“Ultimately I wanted to make something to give back to people who have been waiting for so long,” Cassie tells Rap-Up.com. “After this long, if I didn’t come hard with it and come with features and do all the things I needed to do, it would have meant nothing.”

She has simultaneously been working on her sophomore album with will.i.am, Da Internz, and Toby Gad, and hopes to put that out before the end of the year.

Find out all about Cassie’s new sound, friendship with Nicki Minaj and LoLa Monroe, and how Diddy helped her get in the zone in our exclusive interview.

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