Simone Biles wants to bring gymnastics to the masses and plans to bring some of her friends along for the ride. The Olympic and world champion is headlining a tour in the fall of 2020 that will be a mixture of sports and entertainment intended to inspire the next generation of female athletes. The “Gold […]


LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawsuit filed Tuesday by representatives of Kanye West claims insurers have failed to pay nearly $10 million for West’s canceled Saint Pablo Tour last year. The suit filed by Very Good Touring against several Lloyd’s of London syndicates alleges breach of contract and seeks punitive damages and attorney fees beyond […]

  Ballad singer Joe Thomas is a native of Columbus, Georgia, where the TJMS has set out this Monday. The son of two evangelist preachers, his family moved down the road to Opelika, Alabama, where he grew up playing music in the church. Though his real name is actually Joe, which is his stage name […]

American Idol winner  and star of NBC’s The Biggest Loser, Ruben Studdard is currently on tour with Patti Labelle and Frankie Beverly and Maze and he says it’s just where he wants to be. “I can’t believe I’m out on tour with two living legends,” Studdard says. “It’s been really, really great. Given Labelle’s reputation for […]

Patti Labelle is celebrating her fifth or sixth decade in music, but she’s hardly slowing down. She’s not only filming American Horror Story she’s heading out on tour with Frankie Beverly and Maze. And she’s not just a legend for her vocal skills; she’s also the music inudstry’s best cook. Her Patti’s Good Life line of […]


[WARNING: Video contains explicit NSFW dialogue and lyrics.] Neither elevator fights nor rumors stop the Carters. Jay-Z and Beyonce’s upcoming On the Run tour is on track to become the second highest grossing trek of all time – though there are just 2o shows scheduled thus far. Despite earlier reports the tour was not selling tickets, […]

The genre of neo-soul has been largely discounted by even the folks who made it popular. Why call it neo-soul when artists like India.Arie, Musiq, Lauryn Hill, D’Angelo and Maxwell were just, after all, soul artists in the first place? In the case of India.Arie, though, the term may still apply. Arie’s music is a […]

When R&B artists Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank combined forces for TGT, a new R&B supergroup, it was a shot of musical TNT that R&B needed.  While each has had individual hits, the trio is counting on their combined starpower to bring old-school aR&B, currently suffering from a loss of prominence among musical genres, back to […]


This weekend it’s ladies first – Alicia Keys continues her “Set the World On Fire” tour which is criss-crossing the U.S. as we speak. Keyshia Cole, trust and believe us, is working hard as well, heading to a city near you with Chrisette Michele. Erykah Badu is popping up all over the place lately; from […]

Hopefully, Brian McKnight has put his more salacious musical days behind him. After the uproar of his new infamous song about, well, a woman’s private parts, he’s moved on to release a new CD, “More than Words,” which promises a return to the sultry ballads that are more his style. The first track “Sweeter” and […]