Archive | October, 2014

Keyshia Cole Previews Her CD “Point of No Return”

10 Oct

The Industry came out to Philippe in Beverly Hills to Support Keyshia Cole’s Listening Party for her New Album “Point of No Return.”

Keyshia Cole showcased some of her new tunes to a small intimate audience who were served with scrumptious Asian-inspired goodies from Philippe, which is also owned by Keyshia’s on-again Manager Manny Halley, who was also in attendance.

Track listing is as follows:

Intro

Passion

NLU

Next Time

Rick James

B.A.B.

She

Believer

Love Letter

Remember 2

“Point of No Return” is available October 7th.

Keyshia Cole debuts some of her new tunes for her "Point of No Return" album

Keyshia Cole debuts some of her new tunes for her “Point of No Return” album

2014 ESPYS Did Not Disappoint: Highs, Funny Moments

10 Oct

The 2014 ESPYs were held in Los Angeles on July 16, 2014 live at the Nokia Theatre.

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It was an extremely hot, yet gorgeous day in Los Angeles, as athletic star-power filled the Red Carpet for the 2014 ESPY Awards. I navigated through some of the most prominent media outlets from across the country on the Red Carpet, as talent gathered inside to find their seats.

The 2014 ESPY Awards did not disappoint — with many highs and funny moments. HipHop Artist Drake hosted for the first time, surprising viewers by showcasing his comedic side. There were also some emotional moments, as SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott opened up about his battle with cancer during his acceptance speech for the Jimmy V Perseverance Award.
See more highlights, and who took home honors below:

Best Breakthrough Athlete: Richard Sherman
Best Moment: U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team
Best Record-Breaking Performance: Peyton Manning
Best Female Athlete: Ronda Rousey
Best Male Athlete: Kevin Durant
Best Team: Seattle Seahawks
Best Coach/Manager: Gregg Popovich
Best NBA Player: Kevin Durant
Best NFL Player: Peyton Manning
Best NHL Player: Sidney Crosby
Best MLB Player: Miguel Cabrera
Best WNBA Player: Maya Moore
Best Female U.S. Olympian: Jamie Anderson
Best Male U.S. Olympian: Sage Kotsenburg
Best Female Tennis Player: Maria Sharapova
Best Male Tennis Player: Rafael Nadal
Best Comeback Athlete: Russell Westbrook
Best Fighter: Floyd Mayweather

The BET Experience: Stars Come Out to BET Awards-Post Party Coverage

10 Oct

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Usher, Nelly, Jermaine Dupri mingle at 2014 BET After-Party at the Emerson Theatre hosted by Usher

Usher, Nelly, Jermaine Dupri mingle at 2014 BET After-Party at the Emerson Theatre hosted by Usher

The stars were out at the 2014 BET Awards held in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live June 29, 2014.
Some 2014 winners include: Beyonce’ (Best Female R&B/Pop Artist), Pharrell Williams (Best Male R&B/Pop Artist), Beyonce’ f/JAY Z “Drunk In Love” (Best Collaboration), “12 Years A Slave” (Best Movie), Lupita Nyong’o (Best Actress), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Best Actor) Pharrell Williams – “Happy” (Video of The Year) Drake (Best Male Hip Hop Artist), Nicki Minaj (Best Female Hip Hop Artist), Young Money (Best Group), and much much more…

The real highlights of the weekend included some of the After-parties: Nicki Minaj’s post-BET Awards party at L.A.’s The Belasco, and Interscope Records post-BET Awards party. Usher also hosted a post-BET Awards party, at the Emerson Theatre in Los Angeles. Usher brought out major star power which included Chris Brown, Keyshia Cole, Manny Halley (Keyshia Cole’s Manager), J. Cole, Fabolous, Tah Mac (Sony/Epic International Gold Selling HipPop artist) , Laurieann Gibson, Nelly, and of course Jermaine Dupri.

Host Usher, Jermaine Dupri, and Nelly, stood side-by-side and gave partygoers a special treat, free-styling some of their favorite hits. Party-goers were impressed as they sang along.

Another great year for BET Awards.