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Nov
4
Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monáe, Eve, & Sevyn Streeter Perform at ‘Black Girls Rock!’

Sevyn Streeter and Kelly Rowland

BET celebrated beautiful, powerful, and talented women during its annual “Black Girls Rock!” special, which aired on Sunday night. Hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King, the star-studded evening featured musical tributes from R&B’s leading ladies including Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Hudson, and Janelle Monáe.

Janelle kicked things off with a high-energy performance of “Electric Lady” followed by Jennifer Hudson, who performed her new single “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel)” for the first time.

Following an introduction from her fellow Destiny’s Child diva Michelle Williams, Kelly Rowland teamed up with Eve and Sevyn Streeter for a remix to her Talk a Good Game single “Gone.” She danced her way into the venue as Eve rapped from the balcony and Sevyn dueted with her on the ladies’ anthem.

Mariah Carey honored her godmother Patti LaBelle with the Living Legend Award, while Jennifer Hudson bestowed praise on Queen Latifah while presenting her with the Rock Star Award.

See these soulful salutes plus performances from Patti, Ledisi, and Amber Riley below.

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Oct
27
Mariah Carey, Kelly Rowland, & Jennifer Hudson Honor Women at ‘Black Girls Rock!’

Mariah Carey and Patti LaBelle

It was ladies’ night as BET taped its “Black Girls Rock!” special at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark on Saturday. Hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King, the star-studded evening celebrated the positive images of women of color.

This year’s performers included Janelle Monáe, Patti LaBelle, Ledisi, Alice Smith, and Kelly Rowland, who was joined by Sevyn Streeter and Eve on a remix to her latest single “Gone.”

“@kellyrowland def the big sis I never had! She murdered BGR tonight!” tweeted Sevyn, who penned “Gone.”

Jennifer Hudson debuted a new short ‘do while performing her Pharrell-produced single “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel).”

Mariah Carey, who recently recovered from a painful injury, ditched her sling and bared her midriff while presenting her godmother Patti LaBelle with the Living Legend Award.

See all these moments and more when “Black Girls Rock!” airs on Sunday, November 3, at 7 p.m.

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Sep
13
Eve Performs with Dawn Richard at NYC Show

Dawn Richard and Eve

E-V-E touched down in NYC on the second to last stop of her “Lip Lock” tour last night. During her show at Gramercy Theatre, Ruff Ryder’s First Lady brought out Dawn Richard to perform their collaboration “Keep Me From You” off her first album in over a decade, Lip Lock.

“Thank u again sooo much for being here tonight!! You are amazing!! So humble,” a grateful Eve told Dawn.

In her interview with Rap-Up TV, Eve said that she is debating between “Keep Me From You” and the Snoop Dogg-assisted “Mama in the Kitchen” as the next Lip Lock single.

Plus, watch her discuss her next album, Nicki Minaj’s “I Be On Dat” verse, and her love for Lil’ Kim in our exclusive interview.

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Sep
12
Rap-Up TV: Eve Talks Next Album, Nicki Minaj Lyric, & Love for Lil’ Kim

Eve is currently traveling across the country on her first tour in over a decade. Rap-Up TV caught up with the hip-hop icon before she hit the stage at The Roxy in L.A. last week. She chatted about her next album, working with Lil’ Kim and Missy Elliott, and Nicki Minaj’s lyric on “I Be On Dat.”

While she’s enjoying the positive feedback she’s received from her latest album Lip Lock, she’s already thinking about her next project.

“I am happy that this album is so different ’cause now I can do what I want,” said Eve, who stars in the post-apocalyptic thriller Bounty Killer. “I’m ready to get back in the studio.”

She has developed a friendship with Lil’ Kim and wants to work with her more. “I love Kim. I’ve always been a Kim fan since I was in high school. I was smoking a lot of blunts listening to Kim. I would love to get with her on another record.”

Nicki Minaj raised some eyebrows when she rapped about Eve on Meek Mill’s “I Be On Dat” (“It’s a Ruff ride, E-V-E”). So how did Eve react to the verse?

“I think it’s cool. As long as it’s not derogatory, I’m fine with it. I fucks with her,” she said. “As long as we keep it in peace, it’s fine.”

She also issued a message to those who try to pit them against one another: “It needs to stop, seriously.”

Plus, find out what she thinks of Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” verse and up-and-coming femcee Angel Haze.

Eve’s “Lip Lock” tour continues tonight at New York’s Gramercy Theatre before wrapping on Friday at Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C.

Sep
11
Eve Shares ‘Lip Lock’ Tour Diary

Eve

Eve has been traveling across the country on her “Lip Lock” tour. As the trek comes to an end this week, she shares some footage from the road. During a stop in Aspen, Eve gets out at the gas station and raps to French Montana’s “Ain’t Worried About Nothin.” She makes her way to L.A.’s famed Roxy and performs “Let Me Blow Ya Mind” with a violinist during another stop.

On Thursday, she will play New York’s Gramercy Theatre and close things out on Friday at Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C.

Catch up with E-V-E on her comeback tour.

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Sep
6
Eve Rips the Stage at The Roxy

Eve touched down at The Roxy in L.A. for her “Lip Lock” tour on Thursday. Following opener Nacho, the pit bull in a skirt tore through hit after hit including “Who’s That Girl?,” “Let Me Blow Ya Mind,” and her anti-domestic violence anthem “Love Is Blind.”

She also performed new material off her first album in over a decade, Lip Lock. During the hour-long show, she rapped over Rihanna’s “Pour It Up” and spit her verses from Gwen Stefani’s “Rich Girl” and Ludacris’ “My Chick Bad.”

Fans broke into a twerking session during the reggae-tinged “Give It to You” and shook their tambourines during the closing number.

The “Lip Lock” tour continues tonight in Oakland and wraps Sept. 8 in Aspen.

Check out more footage from last night’s show below.

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Jul
23
Eve Announces U.S. ‘Lip Lock’ Tour

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Eve is hitting the road in support of her first album in over a decade. The Philly rapper has announced dates for her “Lip Lock” tour.

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