Archive for the R&B Category

Justin Timberlake “Mirrors” 2nd Single!!

Posted in ALBUMS, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, NEW ALBUMS, NEW MUSIC, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, RNB, TIMBALAND, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM with tags , , , , on February 12, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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JT’s comeback is in full swing!! Following his performance at the Grammy Ceremony over the weekend, he released “Mirrors” via iTunes, the second single from “The 20/20 Experience”!!! The album will be available 3.19.13!!

Whitney Houston, Gone a Year Today..

Posted in LIVE PERFORMANCES, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM, VIDEO LIBRARY, WHITNEY HOUSTON with tags , , on February 11, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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One of the greatest voices ever, definitely the most celebrated. R.I.P Whitney

This is a performance from 1991, one of the best demonstrations of her talent, god given! This is “A Song For You”!!

Jennifer Hudson Speaks On American Idol “Mariah’s A Singer, She Knows”!!

Posted in INTERVIEWS, JENNIFER HUDSON, MARIAH CAREY, NEW ALBUMS, NEW MUSIC, NEWS, nicki minaj, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM, TV, VIDEO LIBRARY with tags , , on February 10, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

jennifer hudson speaks on Mimi

http://www.celebuzz.com/video-post/jennifer-hudson-opens-up-about-the-new-idol-judges/

“I’m happy Mariah’s there, she’s a singer, she knows how to judge…” #shade

We don’t think J was trying to throw that slug at Nicki Minaj but at the same time, she herself is a singer, like Mariah… It just makes more sense for Mariah to be there…..

Justin Timberlake Reveals “The 2020 Experience” Album Art!!

Posted in ALBUM COVERS, ALBUMS, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, NEW ALBUMS, NEW MUSIC, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM with tags , , , on February 9, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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The new album arrives 3.19.13 and is heavily produced by Timbaland! JT’s last album “FutureSexLoveSounds” is among are favorite r&b records of ALL TIME! We have so much respect for him, so much regard for his musicianship! Can’t wait!!

Alicia Keys Nails Down AllStar Weekend Half Time Show!!

Posted in ALBUMS, ALICIA KEYS, EVENTS, J RECORDS, NEW ALBUMS, NEW MUSIC, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM with tags , , , on February 7, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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Yesssss!!! The “Girl On Fire” singer and multiple Grammy winner will perform a melody of her hits at the 62nd NBA AllStar Game! John Legend, NeYo and others will also grace the stage during the game!

Mariah Records “Almost Home” For Disney’s OZ!!

Posted in ALBUMS, DEF JAM, MARIAH CAREY, MOVIES, NEW ALBUMS, NEW MUSIC, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM with tags , , , , on February 7, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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YES!!! Ms Carey has recorded a new song specifically for Disney’s new motion picture, OZ! The movie doesn’t arrive until March but the song will be released February 19th! Soooooo excited!! #MimiNation

Mimi’s new album is still under construction but should be here by summer 2013!!

Apparently Frank Ocean Was Called A “Faggot” Before The Fight With Chris Brown!!

Posted in BITCHASSNESS, CHRIS BROWN, FRANK OCEAN, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM with tags , , , on February 6, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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More then a week later, the story and it’s details are still unfolding.. Apparently Chris or a member of his entourage referred to Frank as a “faggot”… This prompted Frank to fire back with the Rihanna comment that sent Chris over the edge

TMZ/FOX News report the following:

Openly gay singer Frank Ocean was called a “fa**ot” by Brown or one of his cohorts, before Brown punched him in the face and threatened to shoot him during an alleged brawl last week. Drama ensued as, according to Ocean’s statement to police, two of the singer’s posse jumped in to help Brown , pushing him into a corner and attempting to kick him. Ocean reportedly refused medical treatment initially, but was later taken to hospital.

Earlier this week, a sheriff’s rep announced that the investigation over the assault will soon be closed without charges filed, and Ocean also released a statement on his Tumblr page to declare this he forgives Brown and simply wants “peace.”

A rep for Brown did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Chris Brown Gets Caught Lying About Community Service Attendance…

Posted in BITCHASSNESS, CHRIS BROWN, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, trueclefmusic with tags , , on February 6, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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F**** RIDICULOUS!! Seems none of the rules apply to Chris Brown these days… FOX News reports the following:

On Tuesday, L.A. County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced that the singer failed to provide “credible, competent or verifiable evidence” that he completed his court-ordered community service, as allegations swirl that Brown may have fabricated his documents.

On August 25, 2009 the singer was sentenced to 180 days of community labor and was granted permission to complete this order in his home state of Virginia as part of a five-year probationary for assault in the highly-publicized altercation with girlfriend, Rihanna.

But whether or not he actually fulfilled such duties is now under suspicion.

Bryan T. Norwood, the Chief of Police in Richmond, VA., wrote a letter to the judge on September 14, claiming Brown went above and beyond the call of duty and successfully completed 202 days of community service, with odd jobs including window washing and picking up trash.

But Los Angeles officials aren’t buying it.

In a motion filed by Deputy District Attorney Mary Murray, it was requested that the court decline to accept Brown’s community labor in Virginia due to what appears to be “significant discrepancies indicating at best sloppy documentation and at worst fraudulent reporting.”

Brown’s mother has also been brought into the fold of question, as the documents indicate that the rapper supposedly frequently worked at Tappahannock Children’s Center – a place where his mom was once a director and still has her own set of keys – and she submitted the times, location and types of duty Brown partook in. The detective who had been assigned to oversee his service was allegedly also told that she was not required to monitor him at the Children’s Center.

According to TMZ, Brown was on tour during some days he was listed as having been serving the community, thus it is practically impossible that he was able to do so.

The D.A. is asking that the courts not only reject Brown’s service submission, but order him to complete the days of labor in Los Angeles.

And that’s not the only violation probation concern clouding the performer.

Beyonce’s Music Sales Increase By 230% Following SuperBowl Performance!!

Posted in ALBUMS, BEYONCE, BILLBOARD, NEW ALBUMS, NEW MUSIC, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM with tags , , , , on February 6, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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Beyonce has started 2013 extremely strong; endorsements with Pepsi and H&M, a documentary with HBO, a new album coming and one of the greatest half time shows ever didn’t hurt things at all! Her music has been flying off the shelf and iTunes since Sunday’s performance!!

Billboard reports the following:

Beyonce’s Super Bowl halftime show has predictably sent sales of her music skyrocketing.

The diva headlined the Super Bowl XLVII halftime festivities in New Orleans last night (Feb. 3), where she performed eight songs and reunited with Destiny’s Child.


SUPER BOWL WEEKEND!

Industry sources suggest that in the week ending Feb. 3, Beyonce’s digital album sales jumped by over 230%. Meanwhile, those of her group Destiny’s Child soared by more than 600%. That latter increase is inordinately large as it includes sales of the trio’s brand new “Love Songs” compilation, released last Tuesday. The set features one new recording, “Nuclear.”

The album sales gains are also aided by discount pricing in both the iTunes and Amazon MP3 stores. The former discounted key earlier titles from Beyonce and Destiny’s Child to $7.99 while the latter marked them down to between $5 and $7.99.

In terms of digital song sales, Beyonce’s grew by an estimated 85% while Destiny Child’s rose by over 300%.

Beyonce’s biggest selling song of the week was “Halo,” which closed her eight-song halftime set. The biggest Destiny’s Child song of the week, according to early data, looks to be “Say My Name” (which was not part of the halftime medley). Two Destiny’s Child tunes were performed at the Super Bowl: “Bootylicious” and “Independent Women (Part 1).”

The week’s official Nielsen SoundScan sales figures for Beyonce and Destiny’s Child will be released on Wednesday (Feb. 6). Further impact from the halftime show will be felt next week, after a full seven days’ worth of sales are registered post-game.

King B Salutes Alicia Keys, Jennifer Hudson & DC For SuperBowl Performances!!

Posted in ALBUMS, BEYONCE, EVENTS, NEW ALBUMS, NEW MUSIC, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM with tags , , , on February 5, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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We have all the respect in the world for King B and it only grew when we learned of this gesture! She did a great show and exhibited so much character, so much class, true royalty…

BEYONCE SUPERBOWL 2013

Frank Ocean Will Not Press Charges Against Chris Brown, Despite Being Urged To Do So By Jay-Z & Others!!

Posted in ALBUMS, BITCHASSNESS, CHRIS BROWN, FRANK OCEAN, NEW ALBUMS, NEW ARTIST, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM with tags , , on February 5, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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It appears Frank has opted to let it go… He’s recently being quoted as saying he’d like “forgiveness and peace” out of the whole situation, the fight that unfolded in a L.A parking lot, outside a studio where he and some members of Odd Future encountered Chris Brown and his flying monkeys…

He’s better then us, would have put Chris Brown UNDER THE JAIL! It appears with enough money and enough resources, the law can be bent, even broken…

The new artist is up for 6 Grammys and will attend the ceremony after all as previous reported…

Beyonce’s Superbowl Half Time Show!!

Posted in ALBUMS, BEYONCE, BITCHASSNESS, NEW ALBUMS, NEW MUSIC, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM, VIDEO LIBRARY with tags , , , on February 5, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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In case you somehow missed Beyonce’s half time show performance lastnite!

We loved it but think it could have been so much more then this and ultimately, it’s overshadowed by Madonna’s 2012 performance…

We also were really disappointed that there was no new music…………

Beyonce’s “The Mrs Carter Show” New Album & Tour!!

Posted in ALBUMS, BEYONCE, NEW ALBUMS, NEW MUSIC, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, TOURS, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM with tags , , , on February 2, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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“The Mrs Carter Show” is the title of her new World Tour but the name and the imagery could hint at the direction of the album and it’s own name… French royalty is what she’s giving!

B’s also expected to make a special announcement following her Superbowl Halftime Show tomorrow evening! It’s official B season!!

Frank Ocean WILL Perform At The 2013 Grammy Awards!!

Posted in ALBUMS, CHRIS BROWN, EVENTS, FRANK OCEAN, NEW ALBUMS, NEW ARTIST, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM with tags , , , on February 1, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

frank ocean grammys

YES!!! It was widely reported that the brawl with Chris Brown had left Frank too beat up to perform or even attend the Grammy Ceremony but apparently that has changed!

Reps for the Grammy Academy confirmed that Frank will attend the show and will be performing. He’s up for 6 honors, including the prestigious “Album of The Year” nom!

We’re glad he’s didn’t let Chris take this away from him and we’re looking forward to more information surfacing about him pressing charges against that a**!!

Justin Timberlake To Perform aT 2013 Grammy Ceremony!!

Posted in ALBUMS, EVENTS, JAY-Z, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, NEW ALBUMS, NEW MUSIC, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, RNB, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM with tags , , , on January 31, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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Frank Ocean will be absent due to his injuries in the recent brawl with Chris Brown but Justin Timberlake will take the stage for the first time in 4 years, performing his new single which features hip hop royalty, Jay-Z!

JT’s new album, “The 20/20 Experience” drops March 19th!!

Other performers include Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert, The Black Keys, FUN., the Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, Carrie Underwood, Jack White, as well as Ed Sheeran, who will perform with Elton John. LL Cool J returns as host.

Alicia Keys Becomes BlackBerry’s Creative Director!!

Posted in ALBUMS, ALICIA KEYS, BUSINESS!, NEW ALBUMS, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, SWIZZ BEATZ, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM, VIDEO LIBRARY with tags , , , , on January 31, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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OMG!! Seems crazy for ppl with nearly zeroo experience and no school to assume roles like this at major companies. Pharrell is the creative director at Karmaloop and Alicia’s husband, Swizz Beatz has similar roles at both Rebok and Aston Martin. Sometimes celebrity is enough to push you through the competition! We’re so proud of Alicia, een though her album didn’t live up to out expectations, she is becoming a business one, planting the seeds of an empire!

Our friends at RapUp report the following of Alicia’s new role at BlackBerry. Robert Rodriguez; director of 300 and Sin City has also be given a role within the couple along with a few other celebs. It appear BlackBerry is quite serious about competing with Apple and all the devices offered on the Android Market:

There’s nothing Alicia Keys can’t do. The “Girl on Fire” is stepping into a new role as BlackBerry’s Global Creative Director.

The Grammy-winning singer was on hand for the announcement today at RIM’s BlackBerry 10 launch event in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

In her new position, Keys will work closely with app developers, content creators, retailers, carriers, and the entertainment industry to further shape and enhance the BlackBerry 10 platform through music, books, film, and apps.

“Alicia Keys has come to BlackBerry because she believes in the product andtechnology, and subscribes to our overriding philosophy to ‘Keep Moving’: to empower people through mobile computing and communications,” saidBlackBerry President and CEO Thorsten Heins. “We are excited she will be bringing to us her enormous capabilities, as well as a vast network of relationships in the entertainment, social media and business communities, to help shape our brand and grow our business.”

Alicia shared her excitement over her new job. “I have been using theBlackBerry 10 for a few weeks now, and I’m truly inspired by its innovation,” she said. “It has entirely revolutionized the experience. I know the potential this platform has to help creative people be more productive, and help productive people be more creative. This is such an incredible age to be living in, with such profound advances in communications andtechnology. As Global Creative Director, my goal is to inspire creativity with this platform, and I’m so excited to jump right in.”

As part of BlackBerry’s “Keep Moving” Project, she plans to use the deviceto create a music video for each city she tours in on her “Set the World on Fire” tour, launching this March.

There’s nothing Alicia Keys can’t do. The “Girl on Fire” is stepping into a new role as BlackBerry’s Global Creative Director.

The Grammy-winning singer was on hand for the announcement today at RIM’s BlackBerry 10 launch event in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

In her new position, Keys will work closely with app developers, content creators, retailers, carriers, and the entertainment industry to further shape and enhance the BlackBerry 10 platform through music, books, film, and apps.

“Alicia Keys has come to BlackBerry because she believes in the product andtechnology, and subscribes to our overriding philosophy to ‘Keep Moving’: to empower people through mobile computing and communications,” saidBlackBerry President and CEO Thorsten Heins. “We are excited she will be bringing to us her enormous capabilities, as well as a vast network of relationships in the entertainment, social media and business communities, to help shape our brand and grow our business.”

Alicia shared her excitement over her new job. “I have been using theBlackBerry 10 for a few weeks now, and I’m truly inspired by its innovation,” she said. “It has entirely revolutionized the experience. I know the potential this platform has to help creative people be more productive, and help productive people be more creative. This is such an incredible age to be living in, with such profound advances in communications andtechnology. As Global Creative Director, my goal is to inspire creativity with this platform, and I’m so excited to jump right in.”

As part of BlackBerry’s “Keep Moving” Project, she plans to use the deviceto create a music video for each city she tours in on her “Set the World on Fire” tour, launching this March.

Frank Ocean Calls Rihanna A Hoe & Chris Puts Him To SLEEP!!

Posted in BITCHASSNESS, FRANK OCEAN, NEW ARTIST, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, RNB, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM with tags , , on January 29, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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Sooooo…….apparently Chris and Frank have had beef for years, way before Frank was a popular artist and before Chris made his comeback with the “F.A.M.E” album..

Who knows how it started but it all came to a head the other day in L.A.. They bumped into eachother at a local studio with there respective entourages.. Frank was with some members of Odd Future but as far as we know, Tyler The Creator was not among them. They had words and Frank reportedly blurted out the following:

“Yo Chris, Rihanna’s a HOE!!”

That sent Breezy over the edge and he had to put his foot in Frank’s a**, knocking the grammy nominated singer completely unconscious! Odd Future had to carry him into the studio where they called the police…

Chris is clown’n in the press every month, it’s always something but this could be what sends him to jail for a while, especially if Frank decides to press charges..

Beyonce Signs Multi-Million Dollar Contract With H&M!!!

Posted in ADS AND ENDORSEMENTS, ALBUMS, BEYONCE, BUSINESS!, NEW ALBUMS, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM with tags , , , on January 22, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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HA!!! We’re not suppose to know about this until the summer but one of Beyonce’s ppl accidently tweeted from a H&M/Beyonce photo shoot with a few too many details. The tweet was quickly deleted but had already been retweeted by 6,000 ppl!

CNN reported the story right after the inauguration this morning but H&M is yet to comment on what was suppose to be a secret endorsement deal until Summer 2013!

Bey is really racking in the millions; 100 million dollar contract with Pepsi (20-30 million dollar advance), SuperBowl Half Time Show checks, advances from Sony and she’s obviously going to embark on a ginormous world tour in support of her 5th album! This could be her biggest year yet, financially!! #WINNING

Tamar Braxton Talks Mariah Carey, New Album and Love!!

Posted in ALBUMS, MARIAH CAREY, NEW ALBUMS, NEW MUSIC, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, RNB, TAMAR BRAXTON, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM, VIDEO LIBRARY with tags , , on January 21, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

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We kinda got off on her for how closely her video for “Love&War” mirrored some of Mariah’s past efforts but as you can see, she LOVES Mariah Carey, so do we so we’ll let her make it just this once ;)

Alicia Keys To Sing National Anthem At Superbowl 47!!

Posted in ALICIA KEYS, BEYONCE, J RECORDS, NEWS, POPULAR MUSIC, R&B, RNB, trueclefmusic, TRUECLEFMUSIC.COM with tags , , on January 19, 2013 by RJDAMONARCH

keys at the superbowl

YESSS!!! It’s been confirmed; Alicia Keys will sing the half time show at this years superbowl game!! As we all know, Beyonce will be headlining the half time show, should be EPIC!!

We love Alicia but she’s had some questionable vocal performances over the last couple of years, many argue that she’s lost a great deal of her voice. We hope she can pull it all together and kill the national anthem!

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