Raphael Saadiq and Keith Sweat were among the stars on hand at the Belve Music Lounge during the Essence Music Festival on Friday (July 2) in New Orleans, Louisiana. All of the celebs relaxed at the lounge inside the Louisiana Superdome side stage, waiting to see performances by Janet Jackson, Monica and Charlie Wilson. The official cocktail of the Essence Music Festival was the Belve Peach Essence, which celebs were treated to all night.
Check out pictures of Raphael Saadiq, including a shot of the artist with Fab 5 Freddy, below the cut. (more…)
It’s been 10 years since the super group Dru Hill released their last album. Now, a reality show called ‘Platinum House’ follows the group as they attempt a comeback. Leading the comeback is R&B legend and Atlanta resident Keith Sweat, who visited ‘Good Day Atlanta’ on Friday (February 20), to discuss the R&B group’s return and his role as the producer in the reality show documenting the process. Sweat also talked about his radio show on ClearChannel. ‘Platinum House’ premieres on Atlanta’s Peachtree TV Monday. Watch the interview below.
Keith Sweat is returning to the music scene… by singing about Chicken McNuggets. TMZ gave the crooner a tough time about his new gig, offering a slice of the songs he crafted that didn’t make the cut with McDonald’s. Watch the video at MySpace.
Lloyd, Jazze Pha, and Keith Sweat were on hand for ARPR Marketing Debuts Atlanta Office on June 19th at Justin’s Restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Keith Sweat and Usher were on hand for A Celebration in Honor of Jermaine Dupri’s 2006 Grammy Award on Saturday (February 25) at Charles Mathis’ mansion in Atlanta, Georgia. Check out pictures from FilmMagic and WireImage.
Jawn Murray’s BV Buzz has news on Usher being caught out in Atlanta and he wasn’t with his alleged new girlfriend/stylist Tameka Foster who is married. There’s also news on ‘The Parkers’ star Countess Vaughn speaking out against ‘Celebrity Fit Club’s’ Dr. Ian Smith, Keith Sweat opens a hotel in Atlanta and find out which ‘Rent’ star will play Marvin Gaye in an upcoming movie. The story at blackvoices.com has since been removed.
Keith Sweat, Brian McKnight, and ‘American Idol’ season three champ Fantasia Barrino performed on the WBLS 107.5 Christmas Show on Monday (December 13) at BB King’s in New York City. Check out pictures from FilmMagic.
Isley Brothers, Keith Sweat, and Angela Winbush performed the KKBT ‘Hot Summer Nights’ concert on June 11th at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Keith Sweat tells the Press of Atlantic City that he and his label for his entire 16-year recording career, Elektra Records, had a mutual parting of the ways. “I have my fan base already. I feel it would be a better move to do my own thing,” Sweat said, adding that he’s looking into creating his own label to release his future CDs.
Jawn hangs out in New York City with R&B veteran Glenn Jones. Also, news on Angie Stone, Tamyra Gray, Keith Sweat, Vanessa L. Williams, LisaRaye, and Dr. Bobby Jones. Kym Whitley responds to the controversy surrounding ‘Barbershop,’ as well as to the perception of her joke about Eve getting a part in the film. Plus, figure out which two singers met backstage at a taping of ‘Soul Train’ and possibly made a love connection. All of these stories, and so much more, in this week’s Juice. If you’re thirsty, Jawn’s got your Juice. Check it out here.