Lucious Lyons won’t be happy about this. Jamie Foxx has eyes for settling down with Grace Gealey (Empire’s Anika Calhoun) in his latest video off Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses. Chris Brown’s guest verse finds him as his usual romantic self (“Girl you don’t even know/All the bitches I let go…”).
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Tags: Amir Khan, Chris Algieri, Heather Hardy, Marcus Browne, photos, pics, Premier Boxing Champions, preview, Spike, weigh-in
BROOKLYN, NY — Amir Khan and Chris Algieri were both on target at yesterday’s weigh-in for their showdown later tonight at the Barclays. The bout has been appropriately billed as Khan’s final audition to earn a fight against Floyd Mayweather in September. But will Algieri, now being trained by John David Jackson, be able to spoil Khan’s dream bout?
PREDICTION: This fight is a perfect setup for Khan, style-wise. He could literally throw out everything Virgil Hunter has tried to instill in him over the last two years and revert back to his old, reckless self with little consequence. Algieri was not a big hitter at 140 and will have even less at 147. Add on Khan’s surperior speed and you have the recipe for a bout that resembles Khan’s win over Paulie Malignaggi. KHAN TKO10
Other televised bouts include Javier Fortuna vs. Bryan Vasquez and Marcus Browne vs. Cornelius White.
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Tags: video, gun, violence, youth, Jamaica, Revelation Part II, The Fruit of Life, Stephen Marley, Bounty Killer, Cobra, Shaun Escayg
Tags: 2015, Anita Baker, Cheryl Lynn, R&B, samples, singing, soul, tweets, Twitter
No one is above petty Twitter beef. Early this morning, Cheryl Lynn of “Got To Be Real” fame went after fellow legend Anita Baker for blocking her on Twitter. According to Lynn, the two had been friendly for decades until recently. Lynn claims Baker abruptly cut off contact, but of course we know there’s two sides to every story. The irony is seeing their older fans taking sides and throwing insults no differently than you see teenagers do.
Everyone’s singing voices change with age, so Lynn’s jabs about Baker’s current voice and being able to blow her off stage in a face-off is possible — maybe even likely based on their vocal styles. However, we know who holds the edge when it comes to catalogue.
Read the tweets and get a good laugh to start your day. And if you don’t think this is Hip-Hop, check some of the samples below.
SAMPLES ANITA BAKER’S “CAUGHT UP IN THE RAPTURE”
SAMPLES CHERYL LYNN’S “ENCORE”
SAMPLES CHERYL LYNN’S “SHOW YOU HOW”
Tags: Boxing, Daniel Geale, gym, LA, Los Angeles, Miguel Cotto, training, Wild Card, workout
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LOS ANGELES — Miguel Cotto ventured to the Wild Card gym to host a special training session for assembled media. Cotto will be making his first defense of the WBC/linear title he lifted from Sergio Martinez last summer when he faces Daniel Geale on June 6 at Madison Square Garden.
Tags: 2015, Boog Brown, Diamond D, Rapsody, Stacy Epps, The Diam Piece, video
The sistahs got next in the latest visuals off Diamond D’s The Diam Piece. The trio of Rapsody, Boog Brown and Stacy Epps all float effortlessly over D’s smooth production. The clip is directed by Varras Tower and Nick Burnz.