Radio One Exclusives

As we celebrate a new year we can’t help looking back at the year we just experienced. Maybe 2013 was one of the best years…

Love And Lifestyle

Hit the road, Jack, and don’tcha come back no mo‘! 2013 is finally coming to a close, and it has been a VERY trying year to say the least. Pop culture has been overrun with suspect shenanigans, moronic selfies are being snapped at an all-time high, dancing fat children are bonafide celebs, and lots and […]

National

About half of Americans expect 2014 to be a better year than 2013, according to the recent AP-Times Square New Year’s Eve poll. And judging…

2013 will go down in history as the year Black cinema forever turned a corner.  While mainstream outlets like the NY Times  declared 2013  the…

WTTE Exclusives

15. Jai Paul, leaked demos Via lowerfrequencies.com It’s almost unfair that one of this year’s best pop albums was Jai Paul’s stolen homework. In April, someone illegally released an untitled collection claiming to be the mysterious British electropop/R&B songwriter’s debut album on Bandcamp. Jai refuted that, and said they were just unfinished noodlings, and Bandcamp refunded everyone. […]

News & Gossip

The year was 2013. R. Kelly, the man deemed the most successful R&B artist of past 25 years — Mr. Bump N’ Grind himself — resurged onto the pop circuit. No, he was not itching for a comeback. Robert Sylvester Kelly was just getting started. blckvlvt.tumblr.com 1. When a petition called for President Obama to legally change the […]

Finally, 2012 is over. No longer do we have to hear about trash like Argo, Django, and Lincoln. Ugh, just win all the Oscars already and move on, since it’s time to get excited about all the garbage that awaits us in 2013. Take a look.

New Music

R&B is at a special place right now; it is evolving again.  The call to action of supporting the genre and bringing back feelings has been harnessed by a new generation. It is once again exciting to watch the emergence of raw talents pushing for what they believe in, and using their unique perspectives on […]

News & Gossip

The 2013 Billboard Music Awards will be returning to Las Vegas on May 19th and will honor the legendary artist Prince during their live broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on ABC. Prince will be presented with the Billboard Icon Award and will also be hitting the stage. Prince is truly one of a kind and has […]

News & Gossip

The 2013 BET Honors is around the corner and the list of performers hitting the stage will be Erykah Badu, Brandy, Ledisi, Mint Condition, Alicia Keys and more! This year BET Honors will celebrate the accomplishments of T.D. Jakes (Award for Education), Clarence Avant (Entrepreneur Award), Halle Berry (Award for Service), Chaka Khan (Award for Musical […]

News & Gossip

No writers were harmed in the making of this list, but it’s worth mentioning that I nearly “put them paws” on an esteemed colleague who argued that Beyoncé belonged on his Most Anticipated Pop Albums — in the pleasant company of Selena Gomez and the JoBros — and not here alongside the architect of her megahit “Single Ladies” or, […]

Love And Lifestyle

Last year yielded a few new trends we liked, some we grew tired of, and many we really never liked (hidden wedge heels inside sneakers just seem so masochistic). Suddenly not feeling your neon clothing anymore (or perhaps you’ve singed your retinas)? Fear not! Fashion is cyclical and you may want that bright chartreuse dress […]