Tweet Talks Gay Rumors & Eric Benet Readies Comeback

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Jawn Murray’s BV Buzz column has news on Eric Benet’s planned comeback CD and when it’ll drop. Also see what Tweet says about rumors that she’s dating Missy Elliott. Plus news on Jada Pinkett Smith, Dave Hollister, Kanye West, Mike Epss and find where’s Pootie Tang and what R&B diva has cash problems. The story at has since been removed.

Tweet Returns With Sultry Sophomore CD

Tweet 'It's Me Again' album cover

Melissa Ruggieri of the Richmond Times-Dispatch reviewed Tweet’s new album ‘It’s Me Again’, giving it a ‘B-‘ grade. Ruggieri writes, “While there isn’t anything extraordinary about the delicately pretty singer, she knows how to use her voice, particularly on the sparse acoustic ballad “Where Do We Go From Here?” The problem on this overlong set — 16 songs clocking in at an hour and three minutes — is that by song No. 6 it sounds as if you’re listening to No. 16.” The article at has since been removed.

Tweet: Soul Music Has Lost Its Way

Tweet spoke with the Telegraph about her new album ‘It’s Me Again’, and complained about the current state of soul music. The singer said, “Soul music has lost its way. It’s like, as long as the beat is hot, who cares about the lyrics or the feeling? Soul needs its soul back.”

Tweet’s Album Release Party

‘American Idol’ drop-out Mario Vasquez attended Tweet’s album release party for ‘It’s Me Again’ on Tuesday (March 22) at Taj Night Club in New York City. Check out pictures from FilmMagic and WireImage.

Tweet Makes A Video

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Tweet will be on MTV2’s “Makes A Video” next week, which will go behind-the scenes and premiere Tweet’s new music video for ‘Turn Da Lights Off’.

Tuesday, January 11 at 7 p.m. ET on MTV2
Thursday, January 13 at 10:30 a.m. ET on MTV2
Sunday, January 16 at 8 a.m. ET on MTV2

Tweet Gets Happy On ‘It’s Me Again’

MTV News caught up with Tweet to get the latest on her upcoming album, ‘It’s Me Again’, featuring a spirited duet with her daughter, Tashana, called ‘The Two of Us,’ and other similarly upbeat cuts. “It’s not as dark as the first one,” Tweet said of the album, set to drop in June. “It’s a happier way of saying what’s going on in my life right now.” Read more, including the track list, here.