Posts Tagged: national anthem

Brandy

Brandy Rocks the House Singing National Anthem

Brandy tore the house down, singing “The Star Spangled Banner” at the NFC Championship game between the LA Rams and the San Fransisco 49ers.  After her performance Kelly Rowland tweeted “Amen Brandy” and Snoop Dogg also gave her props on her rendition of the National Anthem, but it was her Red and White Prada Track… Read more »

Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan Blasted for National Anthem Performance

Chaka Khan performed the National Anthem at Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game.  The internet had opinions. Many of them were negative.  One person tweeted, “Chaka Khan singing like your drunk aunt at Christmas.” Another person wrote, “Just woke up to Chaka Khan screaming my house down.”  Chaka’s performance drew comparisons to Fergie’s tragic Star-Spangled Banner at… Read more »

Jay Z and Beyonce

Jay Z on Why He and Beyonce Sat During the National Anthem

After much speculation, JAY-Z has explained why he and Beyonce sat during the national anthem. During an interview at Columbia University, JAY-Z explained that sitting wasn’t a political move, it was simply because they were in awe of Demi Lovato’s performance. “What happened was, we got there, we were sitting, and now the show’s about… Read more »

Ava DuVernay Joins Super Bowl Boycott

Ava DuVernay joins many others in a boycott of the Super Bowl today; the move is being made in support of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. In a Sunday morning tweet: “I will not be a spectator, viewer or supporter of the #SuperBowl today in protest of the @NFL’s racist treatment of @Kaepernick7 and its… Read more »

Sevyn Streeter Pulled from Singing National Anthem

Sevyn Streeter was scheduled to sing the National Anthem last night for the Philadelphia 76ers game against the OKC Thunder. She was told she couldn’t because she was wearing a t-shirt that read, “We Matter.” It was deemed too controversial. See and read more here.