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The Best Cover of “Drunk In Love” I’ve Heard So Far

I. LOVE. THIS.

Seriously, this is the best cover of “Drunk In Love” I’ve heard…and you know ERRRYBODY is out here doing it.

I love it.  Everything about it.  The harmony…YAS.

(not sure why ole dude couldn’t have on a shirt but oh well.)

What do you guys think?

 

 

Beyoncé Medley

This group is nothing short of amazing.  And I’m not saying that just because they’re singing Beyonce songs.  Nope.  I’m saying that because no matter WHAT they sing, they are AMAZING. They are an a cappella group, and with the change in keys, tempo, etc….It’s just pure and raw talent.  I love it!

I originally saw this a while ago, but I see it’s popping up more and more as of late.  So I decided to share!  Beyonce shared it on her Facebook page as well!

 

This one is AMAZING as well….and Bey loved it too so she posted it on her website! AMAZING

 

 

Oh.  And you’re probably thinking this is a video of twins.  NOPE.  One man.  Yeah, I know.

Mind. Blown.

Check out other videos of both Cameron J and Pentatonix on YouTube!

 

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Rihanna Shades The Grammys

We all know Rih-Rih IS NOT SCARED to speak her mind on these social media streets.  And she’s done it again.  Check out her “Throwback Thursday” picture on Instagram.

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YASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS, Robin! I’m here for this shade!

Rihanna’s “Unapologetic” won a Grammy for Best Urban Contemporary Album, but (obviously) she wasn’t there is accept it.  This was one of the categories that wasn’t televised.  As I’ve said before, I believe hip-hop/urban artists should not support the Grammys anymore.  If you’re good enough to perform for ratings, then you’re good enough to have you accepting your award on stage aired.

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Welcome To H-Town – 93.7 The Beat Concert

In case you didn’t know, Houston has a NEW hip-hop station, 93.7 The Beat.  And I must say, I am REALLY enjoying it so far!  Especially with The Breakfast Club in the mornings!  If you haven’t done so yet, give it a listen.  You won’t be disappointed!  They play GOOD music, often do 10 songs in a row, DON’T BAN HOUSTON ARTISTS, and play NEW music in a timely manner.

Needless to say, I’m enjoying it.  You can also catch it anywhere with the iHeartRadio app and online.

Now, there is a “Welcome To H-Town” concert happening on February 28th!  ALL local artists.  Performing H-Town classics, I’m sure.  I love it!  Check out 93.7’s blog for more info, and check out the promo below.  H-TIIIIIIIIINE!

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Open Letter to The Grammys From India Arie

We all have our issues with the Grammy Awards this year.  And It seems like India Arie isn’t excluded.  She wrote this open letter via her Tumblr account, Soul Bird.

(I like her but I’m still kinda feeling some sort of way about that whole Shea Butter or whatever song she did. :-/)

The 2014 Grammy’s: Open Letter from @IndiaArie

 

@Kendricklamar WAS robbed, BUT he was not the only one who was robbed. Personally, I was pleased he was able to perform and they KILLED! IT! One of the FEW moving moments of the night for ME.

Though it’s called “Music industries biggest night” the #Grammys are NOT about the music, it’s a popularity contest. The voting process allows people, to vote on name recognition alone – the music industry politics is a whole NUTHER conversation.  Too much to go into here.

The American Music Awards is a show that awards sales and popularity – the #Grammys are SAID to be about the music.

If the hip hop community voted on hip hop –  r&b COMMUNITY the same –  same for each category – we’d see winners that reflect the MUSIC ITSELF. We all know that’s just not the way it goes.

NOW the BIGGER losers, are ALL of black music. Where was the black music community represented in last nights #Grammy show? Performers and Winners (or not) … Where were the black artists?

And this isn’t the first time the #Grammy’s has had a show all but excluding young black America and black artists in general, although we set the worlds musical trends. Why NOT televise the lifetime achievement awards of the Isley Brothers? SURELY they deserved to be on televised stage LAST NIGHT! While other artists were on stage TWICE?

The truth is in a perfect world diversity would matter, and respect would be rampant, but the TRUTH is, The #Grammys is a television show, and in THAT world ratings reign supreme.  So, in general, bigger names take the stage, and sadly the biggest names often times ARE BIGGER drawn along racial lines from the release of an album. i.e. marketing dollars, and just general support.  It’s unfortunate.

I don’t even get surprised any more, but, it still hits my sense of fairness, because I KNOW many of the artists who are overlooked. I LIVE in that world. We keep showing up and subjecting ourselves to the game, hoping MAYBE we’ll win. I was so HAPPY to see @Kendricklamar take that stage – because it is a FORM of winning, at LEAST, he was SEEN.

Speaking of diversity, congratulations to my PERSONAL favorite albums of the year –  @I_GregoryPorter #LiquidSpirit @Realsnarkypuppy and @lalahhathaway on your win and THANK YOU! @pharrell for acting RIGHT in the presence of the greatness that is @Nilerodgers and #StevieWonder

Love to all #SoulBirdsWorldWide

@IndiaArie
P.S. No mention of Nelson Mandela at ALL? … and THIS is why we NEED the Image Awards AND the BET awards.