Melanie Fiona

Oct
25
New Music: Gyptian f/ Melanie Fiona – ‘One More Time’

Sex, Love, & Reggae

Melanie Fiona taps into her West Indian roots for her latest collaboration. The Canadian songbird duets with dancehall star Gyptian on the sensual “One More Time,” produced by Jerry Wonda.

“Naturally I am a big fan of Melanie, so getting to work with her on this song was a real honor,” Gyptian told Fuse. “Once we got in Jerry Wonda’s studio together, the vibes were right. It was pure magic.”

Last night in Atlanta, Melanie kicked off her five-date college tour with Bridget Kelly and Elijah Blake. After leaving Universal Motown earlier this year, she is currently a free agent.

Gyptian’s album Love, Sex, & Reggae is due October 29 featuring additional appearances from Estelle and Major Lazer.

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Oct
18
Melanie Fiona Announces College Tour with Bridget Kelly, Elijah Blake

Melanie Fiona

Melanie Fiona is bringing her soulful sound to a campus near you. The R&B songstress has announced a college tour.

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Oct
17
Video: Melanie Fiona – ‘Cold Piece’

Melanie Fiona

Melanie Fiona serves up the sweet visuals for “Cold Piece,” produced by Pepsi Pulse. The Grammy-winning singer rides through Brooklyn in an ice cream truck while passing out frozen treats.

She drives by her friends including Mateo, Luke James, and Ro James before stopping in a local neighborhood. Pepsi cups are passed around as folks dance in the street.

“This is the coolest, coolest video I’ve ever shot,” said Melanie. “I’m so appreciative of being in this place in my career as an artist for my fans.”

Come and get a taste of her “Cold Piece.”

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Sep
13
Nas Celebrates 40th Birthday with Mariah Carey, Daughter Destiny

Mariah Carey and Nas

Nas kicked off his 40th birthday celebration with some of his closest friends and family in New York City. The hip-hop icon was dapper in a pink tux as he arrived at the black-tie affair, which was held at Avenue on Thursday night. His daughter Destiny and father Olu Dara were among those who joined him at the dinner table.

Mariah Carey, who collaborated with Nas on the remix to “Thank God I Found You,” rocked a sparkly sling over her injured arm as she toasted the birthday boy, while other guests included Pusha T, Melanie Fiona, Jermaine Dupri, Tyson Beckford, and Maino.

“#LifeIsGood right about now. Celebrating my 40th all night with my people,” tweeted Nas, who turns 40 on Saturday.

Guests sipped Hennessy and dined on lobster and strawberry shortcake, while DJ M.O.S. worked the turntables. The Queens MC received some fancy gifts including a Hublot watch and bottle of Hennessy Paradis Imperial.

See more pics from Nas’ festive 40th below.

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Jul
28
Rick Ross, Maxwell, & Melanie Fiona Attend Art for Life Gala

Rick Ross and Maxwell

The stars flocked to the Hamptons for Russell Simmons’ 14th Annual Art for Life Gala: A Field of Dreams on Saturday. Moguls, musicians, and philanthropists rubbed shoulders at the fundraiser dedicated to exposing inner-city youth to the arts.

Tyler Perry, Anne Pasternak, Walter Mosley, Sam Englebardt, and William D. Johnson were among the honorees, while Rick Ross, Maxwell, Doug E. Fresh, and Estelle entertained the star-studded crowd.

Fresh off making his acting debut on Starz’ “Magic City,” Rozay performed his street anthems, while a dapper Maxwell had the ladies swooning during his smooth set.

In an interview with L.A. Leakers, Ross said that’s been working with Timbaland on his upcoming album Mastermind. “We got in the studio and recorded a few records,” he said.

Check out some of the star sightings below.

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Jun
28
New Music: Melanie Fiona – ‘Cold Piece’

Cold Piece

Melanie Fiona channels her emotions into her new song “Cold Piece,” the first taste off her upcoming third album. On the raw record, the Canadian songbird shares her pain over a rough breakup.

“I just can’t believe how someone could be such a cold piece of work at heart,” sings a brokenhearted Melanie, who melts the track with her sultry vocals.

She will open for Beyoncé tonight during the first show of her U.S. tour at L.A.’s Staples Center.

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Jun
24
Melanie Fiona Previews New Song ‘Cold Piece’

Cold Piece

Melanie Fiona has been back in the lab recording a follow-up to The MF Life. The Canadian songstress shares some footage from a recent studio session of her recording a song called “Cold Piece,” and previews 30 seconds of the raw track.

“And now my summers feel like winter/ And all I’m left with are these splintered memories/ I never dreamed you’d leave/ Oh how so very silly of me/ I just can’t believe how someone could be such a cold piece of work at heart,” she sings.

Melanie will open for Beyoncé during her L.A. show at Staples Center for the BET Experience on Friday.

Watch her record “Cold Piece” below.

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