Kelly Rowland celebrated the release of her fourth solo album Talk a Good Game with a full day of promo. She kicked off her day with a visit to Hot 97 followed by an appearance on “106 & Park.”
Later in the evening, she attended an album signing at Best Buy in New York. Fans of all ages lined up to get a chance to meet the Destiny’s Child singer and have her autograph their CD.
“I would like to send a HUGE thank you to all of my #RowlandStones that came to the #TalkAGoodGame album signing at @BestBuy in NYC today!” tweeted Kelly.
J. Cole, whose album Born Sinner also dropped today, coincidentally showed up to the store and ran into Kelly. “Accidentally walked into kelly rowland album signing to cop Born Sinner. Support her album!” he tweeted.
Drake scores his third cover for GQ. In anticipation of his upcoming album Nothing Was the Same, hip-hop’s heartthrob gets decked out in designer fashions including a Tom Ford belt, Ralph Lauren Black Label denim, and leather jacket by Alexander Wang for the July issue. The men’s magazine visited him at his $7.7 million mansion in the San Fernando Valley, which his friends refer to as Disneyland.
In the interview, the 26-year-old superstar opens up about his beef with Chris Brown, advice from Will Smith, putting his work before sex, and making $250 million by the time he turns 29.
The issue hits newsstands everywhere on June 25. Check out more photos and highlights below.
Jay-Z has a lot to celebrate. In addition to his upcoming album Magna Carta Holy Grail and lucrative deal with Samsung Mobile, the hip-hop mogul toasted the 10th anniversary of his 40/40 Club in New York on Monday night. Some of his famous friends in the music and sports industry dressed up and turned out to the star-studded bash.
Jay looked sharp in a grey suit, while his boo Beyoncé stunned in a white Roberto Cavalli dress with a plunging neckline.
T.I. and Tiny held court with Mr. and Mrs. Carter in VIP and Amar’e Stoudemire and Roc Nation Sports’ own Robinson Cano were in the building.
Guests including Maxwell, Kylie Minogue, Fabolous, Busta Rhymes, Meek Mill, Adrienne Bailon, and RaVaughn Brown sipped D’Usse cocktails as DJ FirstChoice and DJ Big Jeff provided the evening’s soundtrack.
Check out more photos from the 10th anniversary celebration below.
Dads don’t always get their dues, but in honor of Father’s Day, some of music’s biggest stars took time out to celebrate the men that made a difference in their lives.
While Kanye West is enjoying his first Father’s Day, Nas celebrated 19 years of being a dad to his daughter Destiny.
Alicia Keys honored all the dads including her husband, Swizz Beatz. “Fathers are so special! One of ones! I wish all of the beautiful fathers out there a special celebrated day! WE Cherish you!!!” she wrote. “And to my spectacular Husband!! Happy happy #FathersDay my love! Thank you for the best Gift of ALL!!!!”
The Game celebrated with “the three most important pieces of my HEART,” while Lil Wayne shouted out his four kids. “Nae Nae,Tuney,Killa,& Meatball’s dad…no more no less,” he tweeted.
Diddy’s six kids threw him a surprise royal brunch, where he was king for the day, and Mariah toasted her hubby Nick Cannon.
Check out our photo gallery of 15 fathers behind stars including Drake, Ludacris, Jennifer Lopez, Ashanti, Chris Brown, JoJo, and more.
The stars flocked to Manchester, Tennessee, for the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival over the weekend. From Björk to Wu-Tang Clan to R. Kelly, the four-day music extravaganza featured a diverse lineup of talent.
Solange sported braids and shades while rocking the stage on Day 3. She had the crowd singing and dancing along to her hits including “Sandcastle Disco” and “Losing You” off her EP True.
Nas took festivalgoers on a journey of his legendary career, beginning with Illmatic and culminating with Life Is Good.
R. Kelly closed out Saturday’s festivities with a headlining set and shared the stage with Jim James, Billy Idol, Brittany Howard, and John Oates for Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come.”
“@Bonnaroo #superjam with @jimjames @JohnOates … Epic night,” tweeted Kellz.
Check out more pics and stream Nas’ entire set below.
Robin Thicke is putting his worries aside and celebrating with his most upbeat and fun album yet. On July 30, the R&B crooner will release his sixth album Blurred Lines featuring his No. 1 hit with Pharrell and T.I. and the romantic ballad “For the Rest of My Life.”
The 11 tracks also include an appearance from Kendrick Lamar on “Give It 2 U,” produced by Dr. Luke and co-written by will.i.am.
“This is the least personal album I’ve ever made by far,” he told Hot 97. “I really always tried to be a serious, brooding artist and dig deep and talk about my pain and insecurities, and this time I didn’t want there to be any of that negativity. There’s still some depth on it, but it’s much more fun.”
All eyes on Teyana Taylor. The 22-year-old Harlem hottie flaunted her toned abs and glistening body in a black bikini while soaking up the sun in Miami. In the sexy pics, which she shared on Instagram, she posed for a selfie before curling up alongside her male co-star on a lounge chair by the pool.
Teyana has started work on her G.O.O.D. Music debut. She recently posted a Vine video of herself in the studio recording a new song.
She is also collaborating with adidas on her second Harlem GLC sneaker, which will be available on November 29 aka Black Friday. The first one, released in February, sold out immediately online and fetched upwards of $1000 on eBay.
Myspace gathered some of its famous friends and celebrated its relaunch with a star-studded party at El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday night.
Looking sharp in a black-and-blue tuxedo, Pharrell entertained the crowd of celebrities and techies with his hits and new material including “Happy.” He brought out Robin Thicke to perform their No. 1 hit “Blurred Lines” as Leah LaBelle and Miley Cyrus danced onstage.
“Big bro killed it tonight @Pharrell,” tweeted Miley, who worked with Pharrell on her upcoming album.
Tyler, the Creator also joined his idol onstage, tweeting about the moment. “WOW TODAY WAS SO AWESOME OMG,” he said.
Myspace co-owner Justin Timberlake grabbed a front row seat to watch the festivities, showing love to his peers. “Shout out to @robinthicke for playing tonight!” he said, adding, “@fucktyler I LOVE this kid.”
Other stars in attendance included JoJo, Melody Thornton, and Asher Roth.