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The 52nd Grammy Awards Post (Performances)

January 31, 2010 Leave a comment
Earth Song (MJ Tribute) Usher, Carrie Underwood, Smokey Robinson, Celine Dion & Jennifer Hudson. MJ’s kids Prince & Paris briefly spoke on the behalf of their late father. Check it out above.

** This is the official Grammys post. You can leave your thoughts, prediction of winners, feedback of winners, snubs, and etc. This post will be the first post up top for the rest of the night, and will also feature performances from the show. Newer posts will be below this. Sidebar: Thus far, Eminem has won two awards (Best Rap Performance by Duo or Group “Crack A Bottle” and Best Rap Album for “Relapse”).

Also, Jay-Z has already won two awards (for Best Rap Song for “Run This Town” and Best Rap Solo Performance for “D.O.A.”). Hit the jump to see performances/ the winners so far. Leave comments and enjoy the show!!! Hightlights: Beyonce’s dope performance of “If I Were A Boy”, Pink’s acrobatic flyin’, Weezy performing “Drop This World & “Forever”, and The-Dream’s acceptance speech gets cut short. Snubbed twice. Last update: All performances below. SN: Beyonce also took home 6 Grammys.

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Akon & Keri Hilson- Oh Africa (Making x Stream)

January 31, 2010 Leave a comment

Above is the behind the scenes footage of the making of the Akon & Keri Hilson song “Oh Africa”. The song will be available on January 31st (Grammy Sunday) with the proceeds benefiting underprivileged African youth (including Akon’s Konfidence Foundation). Hit the jump for the behind the scenes footage for the video and the premiere of the video.

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EMInterview: Corinne Bailey Rae

January 31, 2010 Leave a comment

While in Germany, the talented Corinne Bailey Rae answered some fan questions about her musical influences, when she began singing, her favorite city in Germany, her inspirations, her favorite gadgets, and showcases her drawing skills. The Sea is in stores now. Pick that up!

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Afrobrazil Documentary Feb 14 at Nuyorican Poets Cafe

January 30, 2010 Leave a comment
Quilombo Films announces a special Carnaval/Valentine’s Day screening of “Quilombo Country,” the award-winning feature documentary about Brazilian villages founded by escaped and rebel slaves, on Sunday, February 14th, 9:00 pm. This is right in the middle of Carnaval as well as Black History Month, so bring a date and come see a glimpse of life on communities that some call the very roots and soul of Brazil. Director Leonard Abrams will take questions from the audience, and DVDs of the film will be available for purchase. More info is below.
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Bill Withers Talks “Pants On The Ground” (Video)

January 29, 2010 Leave a comment

Legendary singer Bill Withers (who sang “Ain’t No Sunshine”) talks about the Larry Platt “Pants On The Ground” phenomenon.

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Keri Hilson “Knock You Down” Live On Rachel Ray

January 29, 2010 Leave a comment

Grammy nominated singer Keri Hilson stopped by Rachel Ray to perform her single “Knock You Down”. Check it out above. Her album In A Perfect World is in stores now.

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Mariah Carey- Up Out My Face (Ft. Nicki Minaj) x Angels Cry (Ft. Ne-Yo) (Videos)

January 28, 2010 Leave a comment

R&B singer Mariah Carey unveils two new videos off her upcoming remix album, Angels Advocate, dropping on March 23rd. Her video “Angels Cry” with Ne-Yo is below.

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