The 2013 BET Awards are being held this evening at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles and dozens of the music superstars are in attendance. From Chris Brown to Sevyn Streeter and Mya, the entertainers have turned out in their numbers to celebrate a year of achievements in Urban music.
This final week of June is now behind us and although the last few days were relatively uneventful, there were a few events that stirred the readers of The Lava Lizard. So, before the kickoff of July, let’s take a look back at the top 10 hot topics that dominated June’s final moments.
Ready for some fun before the kickoff of the 2013 BET Awards? Now that June has ended, it’s time for you to name your top five songs of the month. So, dig into your Spotify and your iTunes to find those hot tracks the made the last 30 days enjoyable!
Robin Thicke mixed Funk with R&B on his biggest hit ever, “Blurred Lines (Ft. Pharrell & T.I.)”, but for his latest release, he has taken a completely different approach. The bass-heavy Dance cut “Give it 2 U” was produced by Dr. Luke and features rapper Kendrick Lamar for a special Hip-Hop twist.
Keri Hilson’s No Boys Allowed album was not as commercially successful as her In a Perfect World… debut and the fans of a certain other singer repeatedly reminder of that fact everyday on Twitter. However, after a long break from the music scene, the songstress is ready to try again.
Pink is on a roll as the leading female entertainer of her generation and one of the most successful artists of the last year. This morning, the singer-songwriter released the video for her new single, “True Love”, a day ahead of schedule, just in time for the song’s official US radio debut.
Usher is one of the greatest performers of his generation, so it was only fitting that he used his influential voice for a good cause beyond singing girls out of their skirts. Proving that he is more than just a ladies man, the crooner joined ONE’s agit8 campaign against poverty in developing nations.
It’s BET Awards weekend and clever Urban artists are using the excitement to fuel their new releases. Among those acts is the aggressive K. Michelle, who has issued the video for her latest single, “V.S.O.P.” as a special glimpse of her lonely love life.
After boring the world with three boring and completely unnecessary changes to “#Beautiful”, Mariah Carey has finally released a remix of the song worth discussing! Reportedly crafted by DJ Mustard, this completely reworked cut of “#Beautiful” features both Young Jeezy and Miguel.
The universe just hasn’t been kind to Foxy Brown. In fact, I’m beginning to wonder if she has been cursed by some strange form of voodoo or obeah – her family is Trinidadian, after all. Adding to her long list of personal and professional misfortunes was an embarrassing situation during NYC Pride 2013 when she […]