Ray J

Jan
16
Ray J Celebrates 30th Birthday with Brandy, Snoop Dogg

Ray J and Brandy

Ray J’s family and friends gathered in Las Vegas to celebrate his 30th birthday on Saturday night (Jan. 15). The ladies’ man popped bottles at PURE Nightclub at Caesars Palace with his girlfriend Brittany Pena, Snoop Dogg, Floyd Mayweather Jr., and his freshly-inked sister, rocking a music-inspired foot tattoo. “WARNING: Never get a tattoo on your foot!! This ish HURTS!!!” tweeted Brandy, who serenaded her lil’ bro with “Happy Birthday.”

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Jan
10
Video: Ray J – ‘Celebration’

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Ray J goes international in the Chris Strikes-directed video for “Celebration,” the Ludacris-assisted cut off the R&B singer’s upcoming album Raydiation 2. Using footage shot while on tour in Japan, the Norwood family’s youngest member performs to packed crowds and walks through the colorful streets, partying it up with scantily-clad girls on his tour bus. Looks like Ray J knows how to celebrate in style.

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Dec
6
Video: Ray J – ‘Last Wish’

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Fresh off the Season 2 premiere of VH1’s “Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business,” Ray J unleashes the video for “Last Wish,” the first single from his 2011 album Raydiation 2. The TAJ-directed clip sees the younger Norwood perched at the piano as he reflects on his tattered relationship with a girlfriend, reminiscing on everything from steamy love sessions to fights. But the couple’s demise isn’t what you’d think—watch the video below to see his girl’s final undoing.

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Dec
1
Episode 1: ‘Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business’ (Season 2)

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The Norwood family is at it again. Ahead of its Sunday premiere date, VH1 has posted the first full episode of the second season of their reality show “Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business,” airing December 5 at 11 p.m.

On this season of the show, the siblings are hard at work on their solo albums without the help of their mother Sonja. The cameras follow Brandy as she puts in work on her sixth album, competes on “Dancing with the Stars,” and gets back on the dating scene, while Ray J balances a new relationship and recording his LP with guest appearances from Ludacris and Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins.

Watch the first episode of the second season below and see what sort of drama is in store for the Norwoods.

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Nov
24
New Music: Brandy, Ray J, & Willie Norwood – ‘Talk to Me’

Talk to Me

It’s a family affair for the Norwoods on their first commercial collaboration as a family. On the ’80s-tinged ballad, Brandy, Ray J, and their gospel singer pops Willie Norwood Sr. take turns crooning uplifting lyrics over silky instrumentation. “I remember times we had/ Just the two of us, you know it takes me back,” sings Willie to Brandy, who responds, “Now that, daddy you’ve shown me what a man is supposed to be/ I couldn’t make it without you, daddy.” In the spirit of Thanksgiving, get together with the Norwoods below.

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Oct
16
Video: Gucci Mane f/ Ray J – ‘Remember When’

Gucci Mane and Ray J

Gucci Mane reminisces about the good and the bad times with his girl in the video for “Remember When,” the second single from his latest album The Appeal: Georgia’s Most Wanted. Ray J helps narrate the story with his smooth vocals as we see a pre-fame Gucci getting his new apartment and dealing with relationship drama.

“‘Remember When’ is a song reminiscing about the nostalgia of having a previous relationship with someone and then seeing them later on and we’re rekindling the flame,” explained the Southern rapper.

Go back in Gucci time below.

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Oct
11
New Music: Ray J – ‘Last Wish’

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Ray J has just one “Last Wish” on the smooth sequel to his 2005 hit “One Wish.” Brandy’s brother hopes for a final chance at true love with the object of his affection, seducing her with his silky falsetto stylings and crisp, sensual instrumentation. Catch a case of déjà vu by listening to the new single from Ray’s fifth album below.

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