SONGSTRESS KEIDRA’S SINGLE “BODY” GIVES THE BAY AREA A NEW SOUND

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information Beyond the revolution, prostitution, the drug scene, tech, and independent Hip Hop, Oakland is known for its production of talented female vocalists that either were developed in the Town, or that passed through to hone their craft. Former Oakland residents like Kehlani, Ledisi, and Keyshia Cole have lived and breathed the Oakland experience growing up, while Beyonce’s Destiny’s Child, India.Arie, Alicia Keys, H.E.R., and many others came, actively studied while here, and recorded with the legendary D’Wayne Wiggins of the Oakland R&B…

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BRANDY IN NEW QUEENS’ HIP HOP SERIES

Brandy is joining Eve and Power star Naturi Naughton in the forthcoming ABC series, Queens. A source confirmed the addition on Monday (March 8), revealing the powerhouse singer will play Naomi, a former ’90s Hip Hop star who performs under the name “Xplicit Lyrics.” Naomi was 1/4 of the Nasty Bitches back in the day alongside Eve and Naughton’s characters, and the show focuses on the women reuniting in their 40s and trying to get back in the game. “A true artist with boundless musical talent, Naomi was certain she’d go on to mainstream success after the group’s…

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Adina Howard Admits That A Love Triangle With Brandy And Another R&B Artist Ended Her Career

If you are a fan of ’90s music, then you know that Adina Howard was the embodiment of sexuality. From Lil Kim to Foxy Brown, the “Freak Like Me” singer was an influence on women who were beginning to open up about their sexuality and desires. So what happened to the rising star who could belt out explicit lyrics like a choir diva? Her mouth. During an episode of Unsung that focused on the career of the “T-Shirt” singer, she said that she had a few choice words for her boss, Sylvia Rhone, a label executive…

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