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5 Celebs Who Need To Make A Music Comeback

If you’ve been anywhere near a television or radio station for about the last decade you seen its slow and painful demise.  Over the years music has gone through numerous transformations.  It’s gone from heights of pure greatness to well, just watch an episode of 106 & Park to see how far it has fallen.  Today’s music has lost its flavor, its edge and its originality.  Ask any true music fan and they’ll probably tell you that one of the golden ages for music was during the 90s.  The music during the 90s was fresh, dope, and all that and a bag of chips.  Artists didn’t follow a formula, they followed their hearts and the result was music that pretty much shaped a generation and is still beloved to this day.  Even though those days are gone, there are a more than a few artists we would love to see make a major music comeback and show this new school how it’s really done.


En Vogue
Today’s singers have talent, but En Vogue had soul.  These women were not only the ideal for many other girl groups that followed, but their vocal abilities together, and individually, were off the charts!  Even with stars like Beyonce and Jennifer Hudson around, a comeback from the original ‘Funky Divas’ would be a breath of fresh air to the world of music.


Boyz II Men
Can’t talk about the ladies of En Vogue and not mention Boyz II Men.  These Philly boys practically ruled 90s R&B with their melodic harmonies and in a world where music is more about booty shaking than love making, we say a come back from them would be right on time.


Foxy Brown
Sure Foxy has seemed a bit off her rocker in recent years and she definitely needs to let go of the 90s style wet and wavy 16inch weave, but in her day Fox Boogie was a beast.  Her flows stood up against the hardest of male rappers and even against the ‘Hardcore’ queen herself Lil Kim.  With only Nicki Minaj leading the pack for the ladies, if Foxy gets her act together and taps back into that special place that made us love her so much, there’s no doubt that her comeback could be strong and put true female emcees back on the map.


A Tribe Called Quest
Forget Watch The Throne, one of the most anticipated albums for lovers of great hip-hop would have to be from A Tribe Called Quest.  When you talk about originality in music you definitely have to mention the Abstract Poetic, Five Foot Assasin , and Mr. Muhammad.  With classics like Award Tour, Electric Relaxation, Check The Rhyme and Scenario, ATCQ’s sound has inspired everyone from Common and The Roots, to Jill Scott and Kanye West.  To say they’ve left a mark would be an understatement.


DMX
In the late 90s DMX hit the scene like a rabid pitbull and took hold of the rap game in a major way.  His gritty voice and dark, yet at times soul searching, lyrics hypnotized you and either made you want to slap someone or party all night long.  His debut album It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot, is arguably a classic and his style has been imitated but never truly duplicated.  Currently still battling the same demons he famously rapped about on his albums, DMX’s presence is definitely missed in this world of fly by night rappers.

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Kelly Rowland Says Her Highly-Anticipated Project Is "Definitely Coming"

Six years ago, Kelly Rowland released her fourth studio album titled Talk a Good Game. The project boasted hit singles like "Kisses Down Low" and the transparent "Dirty Laundry." Now, the Houston native is preparing to release a project that'll surely satisfy fans' patient earbuds.

In an interview with Billboard, Rowland shared her hopes for putting out a new body of work and the pressure that she's encountered since she's been in the studio. "This is by far the longest, most pressure-filled process ever, only because I know what it's supposed to be and I have been so hard on myself. I know it," she said. "And it's the first time I've said it out loud. I've been extremely hard on myself. But it's definitely coming, and I'm more so excited about this project than anything else."

The news follows the recent release of Rowland's "Kelly" track, which was met with critical acclaim in November 2018. In addition to preparing the release of new music, the "Motivation" singer discussed fans' wish for a Destiny's Child reunion. The rumors have been fueled by social media photographs of Rowland with either Beyonce or Michelle or all three, especially during Beyonce's past Coachella performance. But Rowland assures readers that it's not what they think.

"It's so funny. I guess every time people see us together, they just see music but I see sisterhood, and that's what we are and that's what me, her, Michelle [Williams] and Solange and I are. People see us all together, they immediately think music. I'm like, no. Just family." As Rowland previously mentioned Solange, she hopes to one day work with her again.

"I'm a huge fan," she said. "I love her writing and how detailed and particular she is. I always wanted to figure out how the heck she has so many different layers of harmonies when she is constructing these vocals, and it's so complex but simple. It's genius. It's the genius in her genius mind that she has in there." One of the last times the pair collaborated was on Rowland's "Simply Deep" track off her debut solo album of the same name. Solange also penned a few songs off the same project. Fast forward to 2016, and Rowland's vocals were featured on Solange's iconic A Seat at the Table.

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Teyana Taylor To Pay Homage To Ballroom Culture In "WTP" Video

Teyana Taylor aims to keep her hot streak of innovative videos coming thanks to this recent announcement. Taking to Instagram on Wednesday (Jan. 9), the "Gonna Love Me" singer will show adoration to ballroom culture in the visual for "WTP."

Directed by Gregory "Beef" Jones, The Aunties Inc., and Taylor herself, the Harlemite takes viewers on her journey to the expression-filled space where she hopes to rack up 10s across the board from a group of judges. The premise of the video also seems to follow a mockumentary format airing on a fictional network named FEMTV. Alongside Taylor, other men and women get ready to display their talents and confidence on the ballroom floor.

"WTP" is featured on the mother-of-one's sophomore album, K.T.S.E., which was released in June 2018. While the rollout's controversy didn't entirely muddle the excitement behind the project's debut, Taylor said she was sold on the idea that her album would be treated as the biggest out of G.O.O.D. Music's string of releases last year.

"I didn't know ahead of time that there wouldn't be any singles or visuals. But I knew that it was going to be the five-album thing," she said during a HOT 97 interview. "[Kanye] wanted [my album] to be last, he wanted mine to be the biggest. That's the way they sauced it up. I was sold."

The video will debut on Jan. 19. Check out the teaser below.

 

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👀 1.19.19 👀 #WTP Directed by @teyanataylor & @ogbeefjones @theauntiesinc 🙏🏾🙌🏾🙏🏾 The wait is ALMOST over. 😏 @museumofsex

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Trina Braxton’s Ex-Husband, Gabe Solis, Dies After Battle With Cancer

Gabe Solis, the ex-husband of Trina Braxton, lost his battle with cancer, Thursday (Dec. 20),  TMZ reports. He was 43.

Solis passed away at his home in Texas, surrounded by friends and family, according to the outlet. No official details have been released about his passing.

Solis had reportedly been keeping his cancer battle private. His death came as a shock to his loved ones. On Friday (Dec. 21), Braxton seemingly mourned the loss of her ex-husband with a cryptic Instagram meme reading, “I need a hug..E bottle of wine.”

The former couple tied the knot in 2003, and appeared together on previous seasons of WEtv’s Braxton Family Values. Despite finalizing their divorce in 2015, Braxton and Solis confronted lingering issues from their marriage during an episode of Iyanla: Fix My Life, earlier in the year.

Braxton has since moved on to a new relationship, but remained friends with Solis.

 

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