TV Appearances

Apr
2
August Alsina Performs on ‘Arsenio’

August Alsina

The ladies were in the house when August Alsina made his late-night debut on Tuesday’s “Arsenio.” But it took a lot of hard work and perseverance‎ to get there. The self-made singer shared his remarkable story, coming from the streets of New Orleans, to making his dreams a reality.

“It’s a blessing to be here ’cause I knew where I came from,” said August, who was once homeless.

He also hit the stage to perform a medley of “Make It Home” and “I Luv This Shit” off his full-length debut Testimony, which arrives April 15 featuring Rick Ross, Pusha T, and Fabolous.

See August share his Testimony with the world.

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Apr
1
Ashanti Performs ‘I Got It’ on ‘Good Day NY’

Ashanti

While in town for her show at B.B. King, Ashanti stopped by “Good Day NY” on Tuesday. Following her Christmas performance in November, the R&B diva graced the stage once again, performing her latest single “I Got It” off her album Braveheart.

“It is extremely personal,” said Ashanti of her latest work. “The past two years of my life are definitely a mirror of the album. Everything that I’ve gone through personally in my career with the public is definitely in Braveheart.”

In honor of April Fools’ Day, the hosts also presented her with a mysterious box, but she was too scared to open it.

In addition to promoting her album, Ashanti has been writing music for the upcoming Tupac biopic, to be released in 2015.

Catch Ashanti’s sizzling set below.

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Apr
1
Wiz Khalifa Cooks Stoney S’mores, Performs ‘We Dem Boyz’ on ‘Arsenio’

Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa set the stage ablaze during his appearance on Monday’s “Arsenio.” The superstar stoner sat down to discuss his new music, his wife Amber Rose, and their son Sebastian.

“I just look at everything differently,” said the new dad, who plays music for his one-year-old. “He loves rap, that’s what he’s into.”

Wiz’ upcoming album Blacc Hollywood is due later this year featuring Miley Cyrus, who apparently smokes so much it even shocked the weed aficionado.

“She smokes a ton,” said Wiz of the pop star. “She’s just blowin’ like a train.”

Wiz also cooked up some s’mores, with a dash of weed, and hit the stage to perform his latest single “We Dem Boyz.”

Plus, watch the Golden Sisters’ hilarious reinterpretation of his hit “Young, Wild, & Free.”

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Mar
31
Rico Love Performs ‘They Don’t Know’ on ‘Queen Latifah Show’

Rico Love and Queen Latifah

Rico Love made his daytime debut on Monday’s “Queen Latifah Show.” Following his appearance on “Arsenio” last month, the Division1 hitmaker performed his Discrete Luxury single “They Don’t Know.” Clad in a red-and-black TTLO jacket, Rico put a fresh spin on his hit with some help from his band.

On April 8, he will release a physical edition of his six-track EP to Best Buy including his newest single “Bitches Be Like.”

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Mar
28
John Legend Performs ‘All of Me’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

John Legend

In between dates on his “All of Me” tour, John Legend graced the stage on Thursday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Seated at the piano, the R&B crooner was joined by a string quartet as he performed his Love in the Future ballad “All of Me,” which moves up to No. 2 this week and becomes his first top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Watch him serenade the audience with his biggest hit yet.

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Mar
28
Rick Ross Talks 50 Cent, Weed, and Wingstop on ‘Chelsea Lately’

Rick Ross and Chelsea Handler

Rick Ross received a very warm welcome during his return visit to “Chelsea Lately” on Thursday. The Maybach Music boss was once again in the hot seat, discussing his beef with 50 Cent, his love for weed, and his Wingstop franchise.

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Mar
27
Janelle Monáe Performs ‘What Is Love’ on ‘American Idol’

Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe brought Brazilian Carnaval to “American Idol” during her dazzling performance on Thursday’s live results show. Following an introduction from the “Idol” judges, the 28-year-old singer had the audience on its feet with her funky single “What Is Love” off the soundtrack to the animated film Rio 2.

“Wow. we just performed @americanidol. Thank you to #rio & #brazil for being an inspiration for my song for #rio2!!” tweeted Janelle, who was joined by a team of dancers and musicians.

The soundtrack (stream it here) also features appearances from Bruno Mars, Ester Dean, B.o.B., and Philip Lawrence.

Watch the Electric Lady light up the stage below.

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