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3 Reasons Why Trina Needs To Move On From Kenyon Martin

It’s happened to the best of us. You meet a guy you feel you really connect with and for a while things are good, great even, you’re floating on cloud nine with no intentions on coming down. Then it happens. You break up, and suddenly you find yourself hurt crying and holding on to someone who has clearly let go. On the latest episode of “La La’s Full Court Life” Miami rap diva Trina finds herself in just that situation. As La La tries to convince a heartbroken Trina to move on from her relationship with NBA baller Kenyon Martin, Trina desperately tries to hold on to the past using one lame excuse after another for why her and Kenyon’s relationship may not be over for good.

We’ve all been there, so we get where Trina’s coming from, but we here at Vibe Vixen think it’s time for a vixen like Trina to leave her baggage at the door and step out into her new life, and here’s three reasons why.

It’s Been Eight Months
On the episode La La mentions that it’s been eight months since Trina and Kenyon have gone their separate ways. Eight months!! I’m all for a mourning period, but if after eight months he hasn’t even attempted to try and work things out it’s safe to say your relationship is dead and buried in the graveyard. Trina needs to wipe the tears, file away the memories and get back out there. Sitting around whining over a man that isn’t whining over you is just bad news. We say on to the next one!

She’s Blocking Her Future By Staying In Her Past
When you break up with someone you truly care for it’s hard to not dwell on the good times and the shoulda, woulda, couldas, but entrenching yourself in the past does nothing to help your future. Even if Trina and Kenyon do get back together, the relationship might still be doomed because instead of working on moving herself forward and bettering herself, she’s been sitting around replaying the “good ‘ole days” in her head wondering where things went wrong. To get back together without any growth having occurred is a recipe for disaster. Trina needs to close the door to that chapter in her life and look ahead at all the wonderful possibilities love is laying out for her.

Ummm Hello?! She’s ‘Da Baddest B*%#h!
From the minute Trina exploded onto the scene she’s claimed one thing with a matter of certainty…that she is, and always will be ‘Da Baddest B*%#h.’ With that title across her chest, Trina can have her pick of any guy on either coast, so why sit around waiting on a guy who clearly doesn’t know a good thing when he sees it. Bad b*%#hes don’t chase, they get chased and if Trina really is the bad b*%#h she claims she is she’ll point Kenyon to the left (cue Beyonce) quit the sulking and get back out on the dating scene where she belongs.

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CupcakKe Reveals Abusive Boyfriend Led Her To Contemplate Suicide

Months of abuse led to the suicidal tweet posted by Chicago native CupcakKe, earlier this month. In a lengthy message posted to her Twitter account over the weekend, the 21-year-old rapper admitted that she’s been battling depression, brought on by an abusive ex-boyfriend.

In the post titled “my disturbing read,” CupcakKe accuses a man named, Christopher Terrell, of stealing her credit cards and terrorizing her throughout their relationship.

“This is someone I’ve been dating for the past [five] months,” she wrote in the now deleted post. “Out of the kindness of my heart I gave this man over [$30,000] during this period [of] time because I understand how it feels to be without (especially after me being homeless). He also has threatened to shoot my mom in the face [and] has threatened me on multiple occasions [and] said he can do it because he will get away with it!!!! I have screenshots, recorded calls, bank statements and all types of proof.

“Me being stupid in love I have [taken] this man back multiple times but every time I take him back the abuse gets [worse],” she added.

Further in the post, CupcakKe explains that her depression from feeling trapped in the relationship resulted in her contemplating suicide. “He [has] snatched off my wig in public, broke phones [and] continues to traumatize me every step of the way! This is what [led] to my ‘I’m committing suicide’ tweet…I have called the cops multiple times and they have yet to do anything about it,” she wrote adding that Terrell is threatening her with revenge porn. She also admitted to posting his number on social media, and the numbers of women that he “plotted” with  to steal her money.

“Yes I am wrong for that,” she said. “But by me sending this message out it is not for harm to be sent his way, it’s for the police to make things way more serious!!!! Also this message is for every young girl or anyone in general that is struggling with abuse right now. I get u (once you see the first sign) leave!!!”

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@Chicago_Police y’all really need to do something about @CupcakKe_rapper and her situation, she’s mentioned reaching out to y’all multiple times about this and nothings happened! Please do something before it’s too late...

— moonlight_baes (@m00nlight__baes) January 20, 2019

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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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