ESSENCE Festival 2016 is finally upon us, and with festivities just hours away, ESSENCE has announced they will celebrate the life of Prince with a New Orleans-themed tribute on Sunday (July 3).

The Sound

  As Ty Dolla $ign‘s album release date quickly approaches, the Cali crooner links up with musical legend Babyface for his latest release, “Solid.” The two unlikely collaborators shot a super chill music video for the acoustic song. Equipped with their guitars, Dolla $ign and Babyface sit on a picnic table and strum away as images of […]

Enigmatic rapper Andre 3000 moves to the beat of his own drum. He constantly makes moves fans aren’t expecting and that’s part of the reason we rock with him. In his latest out-of-left-field move, 3 Stacks will be working on songs with the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin. Franklin let the tidbit of information slip […]

Entertainment, Music

It was just February of this year that the Grammy Award-winning songstress announced the end of her 20 year musical career, and back then she meant it when she candidly told the world she had fallen out of love with music and was officially done recording. ”It was a sad moment,” Braxton told HelloBeautiful. “I was […]

For over 20 years, Toni Braxton and her self-appointed “musical husband” Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds have been blowing up the charts and making hits that have…

” ] Like many celebs, Toni Braxton and Babyface’s divorces were both exposed to the public, but instead of just keeping their heartbreak in the…

Legendary singer/songwriter Babyface almost lost one of his homes over the weekend. Babyface’s Los Angeles mansion caught fire while people were inside.   As the story goes, the fire started in one of the mansion’s bathrooms. While the fire had the potential to do serious damage to the property, nothing major was destroyed. The home […]

Entertainment, Music

  Wow! Last we can recall, Toni was on “Braxton Family Values” telling Babyface that she really wanted to retire from the music industry because she had fallen out of love with singing. Babyface attempted to talk her out of it. Refresh your memory with the video of the conversation below!   We guess the […]

The world of R&B/Soul has just gotten a little more interesting. Singer/songwriter/producer Babyface and songwriter/producer Nate “Danja” Hills are reportedly teaming up to create songs for Aretha Franklin‘s next project. Besides of the aforementioned, details surrounding the album are shrouded in secrecy. However, we can tell you Hills and Babyface have already been in the […]

R&B songbird Toni Braxton was the woman most teenage boys fantasized about in the mid to late 90s. Her sex appeal was elevated to insurmountable heights with the mellow bedroom jam “You’re Makin’ Me High.” In her recent episode of VH1’s “Behind the Music,” Braxton revealed her first number one hit was about smoking that […]

Which is more important the singer or the songwriter? Questions like this are bound to ignite a debate. Some entertainers need not worry about this because they are well adept in both. Take Jazmine Sullivan for instance. Before she became a star in her own right, she was racking up writing credits. Since Sullivan’s debut, […]