Ashanti told her truth about a producer’s demand to shower with her. “I’ve come across a situation where there was a certain producer that, you know, he had his little crush or whatever, but it wasn’t anything new, you know? And once I said ‘no,’ all of a sudden the track became $45K.” Ashanti said her… Read more »
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Monica explained her Drop the Beat contest to find new talent. If interested, go to monica.com. Monica also talked about her family, new music, the 20th anniversary of “The Boy is Mine,” and Whitney Houston’s legacy.
Stevie Wonder calls BS on Bruno Mars cultural appropriation controversy. Bruno Mars has been getting dragged by critics claiming he’s guilty of cultural appropriation. Stevie said, “God created music for everyone to enjoy, so we cannot limit ourselves by people’s fears and insecurities, he’s a great talent. That other stuff is bullsh**.” Seren Sensei started the debate about… Read more »
Angie Stone wants Bruno Mars to show some respect. In other words write the check. Her rap group from back in the day, The Sequence, is suing Bruno Mars for biting their hit, “Funk You Up,” for his banger, “Uptown Funk.” Watch her comments here.
Quincy Jones shaded Taylor Swift in a pretty savage way. He was asked about Taylor Swift and Q didn’t hold back. “We need more songs, man. Songs, not hooks.” He added, “A great song can make the worst singer in the world a star. A bad song can’t be saved by the three best singers… Read more »
Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson are being sued by The Sequence. The lawsuit is over “Uptown Funk.” They’re claiming “Uptown Funk” has “significant and substantially similar compositional elements’ of Funk You Up.” Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson were also sued in September for biting off of Zapp’s 1980 hit, “More Bounce to the Ounce.” More… Read more »
Kandi Burruss says writing for Whitney Houston was special. Kandi was on “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” and explained why writing for Whitey was special. She’s written also for TLC, Destiny’s Child, Donna Summer and others. Kandi is getting ready to start a run on Broadway in “Chicago.”
Wendy Williams says nobody cares about Ashanti’s music. Wendy was speaking about Ashanti because of her appearance on Joe Budden’s “Everyday Struggle.” The two had an argument because Ashanti was upset that money was thrown at her while performing. Joe says she was dressed like a stripper. You can check that out below. Wendy weighed… Read more »
Xscape has new music WITHOUT group member Kandi Burruss. I told you that during an interview with Andy Cohen on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live.” Kandi said she wasn’t recording with the other ladies. It was kind of awkward. See it here. Listen to the music with out Kandi here.
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