Daily Archives: October 25, 2018

Junglepussy Reconnects With Home In State Of The Union Video

Junglepussy drops another video today from JP3 and it’s for “State Of The Union.” David Wept directs her as she explores her homestead that has family members, a boyfriend, Faith the Violinist and a paramilitary group. JP commented on the video in a press release: 

“I shot this with my family where I grew up on my grandparents’ block in East New York. It had to be my most exciting shoot yet. I’m so grateful they’re in a Junglepussy video that will forever.” 
Junglepussy is finishing her headlining U.S. tour and she is receiving the Indie Memphis Actor Of The Year Award for her work in Support The Girls alongside Regina Hall and Haley Lu Richardson. 

R.I.P. Melvin Wah Wah Watson Ragin

Melvin “Wah Wah Watson” Ragin who was a member of Motown’s Funk Brothers passed Wednesday (Oct. 24th) in Santa Monica, California at the age of 67. Ragin’s professional name came from his famous ability with the wah-wah pedal on his guitar in songs like The Temptations’ “Papa Was A Rolling Stone” and Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On.” Ragin recorded with the biggest artists of the past 50 years as a Funk Brother and solo player. The Jackson 5, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Michael Jackson and The Beach Boys were among the artists who utilized his sound. In the ’90s  and 2000s he can be heard on Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite, albums from Meshell Ndegeocello, Janet Jackson and most recently Tyrese. In 1994, he appeared on the Stolen Moments: Red, Hot & Cool album with Lester Bowie and Digable Planets as part of an effort to raise awareness about A.I.D.S. in the Black community. Watson released one solo album in 1976. 


Surviving R. Kelly Lifetime Series Trailer

Surviving R. Kelly is an upcoming three-part documentary that will air on the Lifetime Network. The series will look at Kelly’s child pornography charges and ongoing allegations of sexual misconduct. The trailer features a clip of an interview with one of his victims as well as recording artist Sparkle. There is also footage from the R.Kelly protest that took place earlier this year in Detroit outside the Little Caesars Arena. John Legend, Wendy Williams and Kelly’s ex-wife speak on camera about their perspectives and experiences with the singer. Surviving R. Kelly will premiere January 3, 2019.