TV Appearances

T.I. Performs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’


Turn it. A week before his album release, T.I. hit the outdoor stage in Hollywood for a performance on Monday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” The Hustle Gang boss performed his hit “No Mediocre” and showed off his moves during “About the Money.” He also participated in a funny skit called “Texts From Your Mom,” where he read some real and random texts from mothers aloud.

T.I.’s ninth album Paperwork is now available to stream in its entirety featuring Usher, Chris Brown, Pharrell, Jeezy, Boosie, Rick Ross, and more.

Tune in to tonight’s BET Hip-Hop Awards to catch Tip performing “About the Money” with Young Thug.

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Jhené Aiko Performs ‘The Pressure’ on ‘Wendy’

Jhené Aiko

After wrapping the “King of the Fall” tour with The Weeknd in San Francisco on Saturday, Jhené Aiko brought her soulful sound to “The Wendy Williams Show” on Monday. The Souled Out songstress hit the stage to perform an acoustic version of her single “The Pressure” off her debut album, which entered the charts at No. 3.

She also helped the talk show host announce the nominations for the Soul Train Awards 2014, and discovered that she was nominated for four awards including Best New Artist and Video of the Year for “The Worst.”

Watch Jhené celebrate her nods with a stripped-down set.

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Bobby Shmurda Drops New Single ‘Bobby Bitch,’ Performs on ‘Tonight Show’

Bobby Bitch

Shmoney fever is sweeping the nation. Bobby Shmurda made his network TV debut on Friday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” where he performed his ubiquitous anthem “Hot Boy” aka “Hot Ni**a” with some help from The Roots.

In honor of reaching 100,000 followers on Twitter, the Brooklyn rapper released the follow-up single “Bobby Bitch.” He hopes to repeat his “Hot” streak on the catchy street record, on which he declares, “They call me Bobby bitch, and I’m down to catch a body, bitch.”

You can also see Bobby doing the Shmoney Dance at the 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards on Tuesday.

Watch Shmurda take over your television and the airwaves.

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Jessie J Performs ‘Burnin’ Up’ on ‘GMA’

Jessie J

Jessie J brought some heat to “Good Morning America’s” Fall Concert Series on Friday. The British sensation jumpstarted the morning with an electrifying performance of her single “Burnin’ Up” off her upcoming album Sweet Talker, which drops Tuesday.

Prior to her performance, she revealed that Mariah Carey, Lauryn Hill, and Whitney Houston were among her idols growing up.

On the eve of her album release, Jessie will guest judge on “Dancing With the Stars.” Last night, she performed at the Gramercy Theatre in New York and will play another show on her album release day in L.A.

Watch her blaze the stage and check out her acoustic performance of “Ain’t Been Done” below.

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Tinashe and ScHoolboy Q Get ’2 On’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

ScHoolboy Q and Tinashe

Tinashe celebrated the release of Aquarius with an appearance on Thursday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Sporting blue leather sweatpants and a halter top, the L.A. singer showed out with her moves while performing her DJ Mustard-produced single “2 On.” TDE’s ScHoolboy Q joined her to spit his verse on the top 25 hit.

Q’s mother also got some camera time by participating in Kimmel’s recurring “Words From Your Mother” skit. She read the explicit lyrics to his hit “Collard Greens” before proudly declaring, “That’s my baby.”

Later in the evening, Q brought out Tinashe during his show at the Hollywood Bowl.

Watch them get “2 On” below.

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Keyshia Cole Performs ‘Remember (Part 2)’ on ‘Queen Latifah’

Keyshia Cole

With her album Point of No Return in stores, Keyshia Cole paid a visit to “The Queen Latifah Show” this week. Rocking bold red hair, the Oakland songstress hit the stage to perform her heartfelt ballad “Remember (Part 2)” and sit down for an interview.

She told Queen Latifah that she shot videos for 13 songs off the album, but wasn’t able to film a video for “On Demand” because August Alsina was in the hospital. She was also much more involved in writing this time around.

“I freestyled six songs off this album and co-wrote a few of ‘em, and got a few from songwriters,” said Keyshia, who recently wrapped filming on her BET reality show.

Watch Keyshia’s powerful performance below.

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Macklemore and Fences Perform ‘Arrows’ on ‘Ellen’


Macklemore has been laying low while he records a new album, but the Seattle rapper made a special appearance on Wednesday’s “Ellen DeGeneres Show.” Dressed in a fringe vest and wide-brimmed hat, the Grammy-winning MC joined his friend Fences to perform their collaboration “Arrows.”

The song will appear on Fences’ upcoming debut Lesser Oceans, which hits stores on January 13.

Catch their energetic set below.

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