Daily Archives: December 18, 2008

VIBE MAGAZINE Hosted Jamie Foxx’s “Intuition” Album Party Last Night

On Wednesday, December 17th, 2008 Vibe Magazine hosted J Records’ recording artist Jamie Foxx’s Intuition album release party last night at NYC hot spot, Home. Much to the partygoers delight, Foxx was in the house, along with J Records and VIBE Magazine execs to share in the celebration of his newest release. As the party got grooving, Foxx got behind the DJ booth and onto the mic, keeping the crowd on its feet while DJ Envy kept spinning the tunes throughout the night. Guests happily sipped on the gratis Patron tequila-sponsored specialty drinks throughout the night.


Keyshia Cole Tour Update

4-time Grammy award nominated and multi-platinum selling artist KEYSHIA COLE has released her third (3rd) album, A DIFFERENT ME, this week, on December 16th, and is currently on the 6-week “I AM MUSIC” tour with Lil Wayne, T. Pain, Gym Class Heroes and Keri Hilson.

Early praise for A DIFFERENT ME states that:

“It seems the still-evolving singer just keeps getting better”


Momentum Builds For HSAN’s Hip-Hop Inaugural Ball Set For D.C. On 1/19/09

New York, NY – December 18, 2008 – Today, The Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) announced Heineken as the presenting sponsor of the Hip-Hop Inaugural Ball, scheduled to take place at the Harman Center for the Arts located at 610 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C. on January 19, 2009 from 8:00pm to 2:00am.


Amalgam Digital To Release Joe Budden’s Long Awaited Sophomore LP, Padded Room

Joe Budden’s self-titled debut album went gold in 2003, earning him a Grammy nomination for best male rap solo performance (“Pump It Up”). Despite his successful debut, Budden’s sophomore album sat on the shelves at Def Jam for nearly four years; a setback that most artists would not have survived; but most artists are not Joe Budden.


R & B Singing Sensation, Lashell Griffin, Proves Dreams Are Possible; Album Release In April 2009

“LaShell has an amazing voice. When she opened her mouth and began to sing, the hair on the back of my neck stood up!” – Oprah Winfrey

“The thing I love the most about you, besides the fact you gave me the chills, is that you control your voice in such a beautiful way.”- Alicia Keys

“You were absolutely fantastic!” – Simon Cowell

These are just some of the accolades bestowed upon R&B singing sensation, LaShell Griffin, from judges for the Oprah Winfrey Pop Star Challenge. Griffin won that nationally televised contest and it jumpstarted a career that has taken her around the world, on to Good Morning America, Soul Train, the Christian Broadcasting Network’s The 700 Club and Entertainment Tonight, and given her a Top 3 Billboard Gospel hit and a Top 40 Billboard R&B hit. She has performed with Earth, Wind and Fire, Anita Baker, Brian McKnight, BabyFace, Mary Mary and Fantasia, and now, she is about to release her sophomore effort, Dreams Are Possible, in April of 2009.