Kelly Rowland Airs Dirty Laundry

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Kelly Rowland serves it up while airing her “Dirty Laundry”.

I’m ecstatic about the woman our girl is becoming. Kelly is like an unofficial big sister to me. Seriously, Destiny’s Child was the music version of Sex and The City. Hell! I quoted lyrics earlier today.

Back to the single… I caught word of “Dirty Laundry” on a friend’s Facebook page. After sharing it there and listening to it more than a handful of times, I had to share it here. Kelly confesses some serious business.

Check out the single below.

What’s Hot In L.A.? It’s RaVaughn!

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Do you remember belting out feel good R&B songs by Mary J. Blige, Lauryn Hill and TLC? I do and I also recall not having a real clue what the lyrics meant but you couldn’t tell me that. Recently, I’ve been vibing to a few songs that take me back to those days, except I now know the passion behind them all to well.

Talented and gorgeous Los Angeles born and bred R&B song bird RaVaughn is set to drop her first album Love Always this summer, but it’s sure to take you back to the 90s with its soulful story-telling tracks. If the rest of the album continues in the path of the album sampler you will not want to ride in my car summer 2013.

RaVaughn, also known as Ne-Yo’s protege, is signed to CompoundU/Columbia Records. Most people think that she is new to the game but I know otherwise. When I met her about 10 years ago she and music had a full on love affair in progress. Her consistent dedication is paying off and she is receiving well-deserved recognition.

Listen to the Love Always album sampler below and check out the video for RaVaughn’s first official single ‘Better Be Good’ featuring Wale.

Rihanna Naked (Official Stay Video)

You can’t make it disappear, stop or go away… Love is pure and honest. Most people have a hard time grasping that concept.

We can’t seem to learn that as much as we don’t want an individual to be with another, we can’t control that. We try driving a wedge between them and it usually causes them to draw closer and adopt the “it’s us against the world” mentality.

How do I know? I’ve been on both sides. As hard as it may be, we have to let people make mistakes and learn for themselves. If you give a person a little space, they can realize that just because you love someone it does not mean that you are meant to be together forever.

Bashing a person causes them to jump into protective mode. When asked for your opinion offer advice free of judgement. Don’t lie, be honest. If you can’t handle the situation, politely distance yourself.

I  said all of that to say that if we get off of RiRi’s head she can look at her life objectively. Hearing that Rihanna & Chris are the new Whitney & Bobby or Tina & Ike is ugh… (insert sad face).

As with most things I am very optimistic about this situation. And I like what i’m reading between the lines in Stay. She is naked literally and figuratively.

Watch the official video here: Rihanna – Stay ft. Mikky Ekko (

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Justin Timberlake & Destiny’s Child?

Justin Timberlake & Destiny’s Child? Yes, please!

In a open letter to fans, JT announced that he will release a new album titled The 20/20 Experience, this year. Justin has been secretly working on the album since last June. My ears are open and ready to listen. After hearing the new single “Suit & Tie’ featuring Jay Z, it is safe to say that sexy is back & he’s all grown up.

Speaking of grown ups, the ladies of Destiny’s Child are now gorgeous women. My big sisters (in my head) are reuniting for the first time since 2005. They will release Love Songs, a compilation of some of my fav previously recorded tracks & ‘Nuclear’, their new single. The best news is that they will be performing during the halftime show at Super Bowl, YES (doing my happy dance)!

Check out the singles below.

For more info on Justin Timberlake visit: http://countdown.justintimberlake.com/

For more info on Destiny’s Child visit:  http://www.destinyschild.com/

Alicia Keys Caught On Fire

Just like any other kid I thought celebrities were super human. I assumed they were immune to problems of everyday life. Guess what? I thought wrong. No matter how high they, the media or fans place them on a pedestal they are still humans. Celebrities just happen to live in the spotlight because they possess an extraordinary talent (I use that term loosely). Well, I guess it is an extraordinary talent to be famous for nothing but, I digress.

When I heard Brand New Me by my new BFF (in my head) Alicia Keys, it reminded me that she faces some of the same issues that I do. Did I mention that I love that song?

(Breaks out in song)…

It took a long long time to get here
It took a brave, brave girl to try
It took one too many excuses, one too many lies
Don’t be surprised, don’t be surprised

Anyway, I’ve listened to the Girl On Fire album a few times now and I really like it. To clarify, that means that I can listen to more than half of the songs on repeat. I can appreciate the entire artistic expression (voice, lyrics, melody, instrumentals & style). My favorite tracks are:

1. De Novo Adagio (Intro)
2. Brand New Me
3. When It’s All Over
5. New Day
6. Girl On Fire (Inferno Version) f. Nicki Minaj
10. That’s When I Knew
12. One Thing
13. 101

I’m pretty sure AK made the album based off of our girl talk. Or she peirced through my soul and grabbed the thoughts from my head. Check out Brand New Me below.

Tomorrow (Nov. 29),  Alicia Keys will perform on The X Factor (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed).

She’s just a girl and she’s on fire…