Watch Kelela Transform into an Animé Character in Her New Video

LA-based singer Kelela just dropped "The Message," a brand new song and video to satiate since her excellent 2013 album Cut 4 Me. It's an old song, she says, but it's to preview a new EP, out in May, called Hallucinogen. This new track was produced by Arca. She notes in a press release: » 3/03/15 2:40pm 3/03/15 2:40pm

The Whitney Biopic Totally Glossed Over Her Drug Abuse

The anticipation for Lifetime biopics has become more about expecting the worst, and by those measures the Whitney movie wasn't so bad. The most important question about it, though, is whether they got her story relatively right. » 1/19/15 11:05am 1/19/15 11:05am

How Lifetime Can Learn From All the Aaliyah Movie Hate

It's Monday and everyone's still talking about the skid marks left behind by Lifetime's biopic, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, which aired on Saturday. Some fans are even (hilariously) going so far as to boycott Wendy Williams, the movie's co-executive producer. I haven't seen this much vitriol for a TV biopic… » 11/17/14 2:00pm 11/17/14 2:00pm

​Everything I Liked About Lifetime's Terrible Aaliyah Movie

On Saturday, Lifetime will air its Aaliyah biopic, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, a movie that was predestined to be bad. The good news is that it executes those expectations flawlessly. In terms of general goodness, it's consistently not, which is impressive. » 11/15/14 4:30pm 11/15/14 4:30pm

Aaliyah Is the Alpha and Omega of Your #Trending Outfit

Though the fashion sensibility of Aaliyah Dana Haughton is a perennial classic, in the past three years or so, street style has been siphoning her every look, and we are now at an impasse. Health goth, the Facebook meme-turned-actual style movement, and its more marketable cousin "athleisure," are simply trumped up… » 11/14/14 4:30pm 11/14/14 4:30pm

​Here Is Your First Teaser for That Lifetime Aaliyah Movie

Alright, now Lifetime's original Aaliyah biopic has already been vaguely controversial, you know, considering Lifetime movie controversies are about as scandalous as a prerecorded "Oooooooh!!!" audience track. Well, here's your first look at Alex Shipp, who replaced Zendaya, as Aaliyah in Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B. » 9/28/14 1:35pm 9/28/14 1:35pm

Zendaya Coleman Will Not Play Aaliyah in the Lifetime Biopic After All

Following harsh backlash over her casting, Disney Channel star Zendaya Coleman has reportedly exited production of the upcoming Aaliyah biopic for Lifetime. » 6/29/14 8:30pm 6/29/14 8:30pm

Zendaya Will Play Aaliyah in New Lifetime Biopic

If you're not an avid watcher of the Disney Channel, the news that a living human named Zendaya will be playing beloved and deceased R&B songstress Aaliyah could prompt an outburst more/less polite than "Hmmmmm?!" » 6/16/14 6:45pm 6/16/14 6:45pm

HAIM Channels Their Inner Destiny's Child For Their New Video

The historical musical inspirations are all over the place in HAIM's video for "If I Could Change Your Mind." The trio of sisters placed their indie rock '90s sound on a '70s set and did their best to pay homage to the many girl groups who came before them. » 2/25/14 9:30pm 2/25/14 9:30pm

Singer JoJo Is Now Free to Jam

Guys, JoJo is — will be? — back. The teen singer behind break-up jams like "Too Little Too Late" has been in record label hell for seven years with Blackground, Aaliyah's former musical home, but now she's signed a new deal with Atlantic Records, Janelle Monae, Paramore and Flo Rida's playground. Obviously, that label… » 1/15/14 1:50pm 1/15/14 1:50pm

Rihanna Heading to Love Rehab to Finally Get Over You-Know-Who

After years of concern, concern-trolling, and self-destructive behavior that made even Oprah do this, Rihanna is allegedly taking some time off from her Diamonds World Tour to check into a women's sex and love addiction program at Centers for Relationship and Sexual Recovery (CRSR) on Recovery Ranch, a Tennessee… » 6/18/13 9:00am 6/18/13 9:00am

Chris Brown Barfs His Chris Brown-ness All Over the Memory of Aaliyah

Every time you make the choice to talk about Chris Brown it's important to recognize that you just took a moment to give that man more publicity than he already requires. Unfortunately, outside of Brown's obvious questionable (at best) personal choices are his musical ones, the most recent of which just has to be… » 6/17/13 3:00pm 6/17/13 3:00pm

Whoa: Angelina Jolie Is Also Having Her Ovaries Removed

In addition to the double mastectomy that Angelina Jolie underwent in February, we learned in her New York Times op-ed, she also plans on having an oophorectomy — ovary removal surgery, a procedure recommended for high-risk women before the age of 40. Without this, her BRCA1 gene still places her risk of ovarian… » 5/15/13 9:00am 5/15/13 9:00am

Today Is Aaliyah's 34th Birthday! We Miss You, Aaliyah!

In this edition of Tweet Beat, Diddy wishes Aaliyah a happy birthday, Danny Pudi lounges in a tiny chair and Diablo Cody has a tween case of Lincoln Fever.
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J. Lo and Casper Try to Ignore the Glory Hole-Shaped Elephant in The…

Things in Chez Lopez have apparently been strained since Jennifer Lopez's boyfriend Casper Smart accidentally tripped and fell into an "exotic massage parlor" and a gay porn shop the night before Lopez's 43rd birthday party. She's been "frustrated" and "short-tempered" with Smart since the incident, but is also "the… » 8/06/12 9:00am 8/06/12 9:00am

Michael Jackson's Mom Says a Fake Doctor Came to Her House and Tricked…

Or something? Remember when Katherine Jackson disappeared for a few days and her grandkids panicked and reported her missing? Well, apparently it was all a dastardly caper!!! Even though Jackson originally claimed that her absence was a completely voluntary "short vacation," she's now saying that some yahoo with a… » 8/02/12 9:00pm 8/02/12 9:00pm

Dolce & Gabbana's Tax Evasion Case Is Getting Serious