The Spice Girls used to be the biggest British girl group in Billboard history–until two weeks ago. That’s when British girl group Little Mix‘s debut album, DNA, took the fourth spot on the Billboard charts and became the highest charting debut for a British girl group in history.
When Kelly Rowland‘s fourth solo album Talk A Good Game drops tomorrow, don’t be surprised if you already feel familiar with its much buzzed about tracks. “I wanted what it felt like for me to turn on my stereo in the late ’80s early ’90s, when I fell in love with R&B and hip hop,” Kelly said. We walked through the making of the album track by track with producers Pharrell Williams, Harmony Samuels and Kelly herself to find out how she achieved that nostalgia vibe and why Harmony thinks she’s ushering in the new wave of ’90s R&B. Read more…
Kelly Rowland took a giant career risk by openly discussing the jealousy she’s felt towards Beyoncé in her new song, “Dirty Laundry.” Fortunately, her emotional and honest confession has been incredibly well-received by music lovers everywhere, and one could make the argument that in the weeks leading up to the release of her fourth studio album as a solo artist, Talk A Good Game, she’s never been better positioned to experience commercial success. Despite her recent success, though, it’s pretty apparent that Rowland is still in the midst of working through some serious emotions.
The best chefs know that we eat with our eyes, and a similar rule goes for musicians. Presentation is always crucial, which is why many divas and rock stars decided to flaunt their flawless physique on the cover of their latest records. Hey, that’s one way to move units!
Ever scroll through songs on your iPod and notice two tracks by different artists that have the same title? They’re not covers, just a case of great minds thinking alike.
Kelly Rowland gave us a taste of her new album (out June 18th!) by dropping the new single “Dirty Laundry” this morning. But our delight turned to despair as we listened to the lyrics of the heavy track, and realized that it hints at a tenuous relationship, and jealousy towards “her sister,” Beyonce!