October 27, 2013
Spotlight On Neo-Soul Songstress Amel Larrieux — Artist To Watch!
If you’re looking for some new music to add to your playlist, like I usually am, you’ll want to give a listen to the latest offering from neo-soul songress (and former front woman of Groove Theory), Amel Larrieux who is back in biz after a six-year hiatus. Her new album, “Ice Cream Every Day,” hit shelves and iTunes on October 22nd and it is JAM-PACKED with voracious vocals!
Although born in the funky West Village, she grew up in the suburbs of New York, describing herself as “the weird kid.” Her musical influences are “all over the place,” she told me when we met up at the Mercer Hotel in Soho, from Stevie Wonder to Jimi Hendrix to Madonna.
She laughs at the album title, “Ice Cream Everyday,” telling me she’s lactose intolerant but clued me in that its actually a metaphor for finding something to help you escape. She wants to be clear that it doesn’t have to be something material or tangible. It could be swimming or reaching out to help a friend; it can be anything that brings you a drop of joy each day.
Do you love her as much as I do?! The first single off Amel Larrieux‘s new record is called “Afraid” (listen below!) and is produced by long time collaborator and husband, Laru.
Are you intrigued yet…? To learn more about Amel Larrieux and to find out where you can watch her live and on TV, head on over to her website, www.blisslife.com! After the jump, listen to tracks off of “Ice Cream Everyday” and watch a recent performance from Amel of Groove Theory‘s “Tell Me.” (more…)Read More
September 11, 2013
VIDEOS: Micah Jesse On “The Doctors” — Celebrity Health Fads: Real Or Rumor?
Get the inside scoop on the latest celebrity health buzz in my Real or Rumor? segment! I joined The Doctors to set the record straight about some of Hollywood’s biggest health headlines.Read More
December 5, 2012
Micah Jesse x American Express = Points For Presents Holiday Gift Guide!
It’s that “most wonderful time of the year” time of year and… you’re procrastinating sorting out your holiday gifts, aren’t you? And who doesn’t have those one or two people who are really, really difficult to shop for?! I know I do.
So that is why I am sooooooo thrilled to be an American Express ambassador for their #PointsForPresents Holiday program this year! Over the last few weeks I have been digging through their extensive catalog of goodies and I’ve compiled a few of my faves to help you — my fabulous and in-the-know readers — pick out some seriously stellar gifts (all shoppable using American Express Membership Rewards) that seriously everyone will love!
American Express helps ease the pain of shopping by allowing their Cardmembers to earn and use Membership Rewards points. Surely you already know you can earn points for almost every purchase you make (and with no expiration date)… But — did you know you can use your points on a wide variety of gift cards, retail purchases, travel and entertainment events? Aha!
KEEP READING TO SEE WHICH GIFTS ARE MY PEACH PICKS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON…Read More
October 29, 2012
DJ Kiss Talks Kim Kardashian, Fashion & What’s Hot On Her Playlist
Who better to ride with to Kim Kardashian‘s Halloween party than the DJ?
Jakissa Taylor-Semple, now known to a very stylish set as DJ Kiss, was recently named one of Us Weekly’s “25 Most Stylish New Yorkers,” she’s provided the tunes at parties for everyone from Madonna to Naomi Campbell and her A-list fashion clients include Chanel, Prada, Alexander Wang, Tiffany & Co., Salvatore Ferragamo, and many more.
So, she’s kind of a big deal.
On Saturday night (Oct 27), AXSLive picked up the spinmaster of the night, DJ Kiss, for a ride-a-long — to find out how she got started DJing, celebrity parties vs. fashion parties, her DJ hubby DJ MOS, what’s HOT on her playlist…and much much more!Read More
July 23, 2012
Where Were The Stars At Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim In Miami?
“Keeping Up With The Kardashians” star Kim Kardashian (with new beau Kanye West) hosted the Midori Beachside Bash at the Delano Beach Club, where she was joined by her BFFs Jonathan Cheban and Larsa Pippen, as well as “Dancing With The Stars” cutie Karina Smirnoff. The reality TV star rocked a white and green Versace dress for the occasion.
“The Voice’s” Christina Milian was all smiles at the Nicolita show, presented by Veet, on Day 2 of Mercedes-Benz Swim Week at the Raleigh Hotel in South Beach. The singer walked the runway with designer Nicole Di Rocco. Wilmer Valderrama and “Dancing With The Stars” cutie Cheryl Burke sat front row.
Actress Shenae Grimes (“90210″) attended the Angela Martini Bikini Fashion Show at WET at W Hotel South Beach for supermodel and swimwear designer, Angela Martini. The Albanian born supermodel created for her premier Spring/Summer 2013 collection an assortment of atypical bikini silhouettes inspired in cut and colors by exotic flowers.
Actress Dania Ramirez showed off her paddle boarding skills at the Muscle Milk Fitness Retreat and Oakley Learn to Ride event, but not before she took a tumble with boyfriend John Land nearby. Miami Housewife Marysol Patton was also in the mix, and was spotted drinking a chocolate Muscle Milk Light on the sand.
Sports Illustrated Models Nina Agdal and Julie Henderson stopped by the Lifestyle Retreat Lounge to get some treatments and cool off from the heat. Nina Agdal received a glamorous summer makeover by professional stylists from Mary Kay and BayBlissPRO while Julie checked out Rica Swimwear’s new collection and had some sweet treats by Tasti D-lite. Julie later celebrated her own design collaboration with Basta Surf at Soho Beach House and hosted a party at SET nightclub.
The Oakley Spring 2013 Swim Show hosted by Trimera Group sizzled on Sunday night at Hyde Beach in Miami. The models, including Oakley surf star Erica Hosseini, heated up the runway in the lastest and greatest from Oakley Swim and UNO de 50 jewelry while DJ Nick Cannon spun the tunes for the party. Also joining the fun with the bevy of swimsuit models was legendary rapper Lil Jon.Read More
July 16, 2012
Madonna Premieres “Turn Up The Radio” Music Video — Watch It Now!
Madonna is back with a HOT new music video!
With a Tom Ford-esque driver toting her around Florence, Italy, the cleavage-bearing “Give Me All Your Luv’n” singer picks up some pals for a backseat dance party in her newest music video for “Turn Up The Radio,” from her new album MDNA.
Watch the video below and let MJ know what you think. Is the video HOT or NOT?Read More
June 1, 2012
Madonna Opens World Tour In Tel Aviv With A Plea For Peace
Pop queen Madonna began her “MDNA” tour in Tel Aviv with a bang. The tour, which she has dedicated to World peace, will travel to 65 cities all over the world.
As expected, the concert was a spectacle, featuring a gospel choir, 22 dancers and eight costume changes that ranged from a cheerleader ensemble to sleek pieces that showed off her rockin’ body. She sang old hits such as “Like a Virgin” and “Papa don’t preach” as well as songs from her most recent album such as “Give Me All Your Luvin’” to the crowd of over 30,000.
Madonna took a break in the performance to speak out to the audience: “I chose to start my world tour in Israel for a very specific and important reason. As you know, the Middle East and all the conflicts that occur here and that have been occurring for thousands of years…They have to stop…You can’t be a fan of mine and not want peace in the world”
Her tour continues in Europe until she comes to the U.S. in August.Read More
May 23, 2012
Who Did Madonna & Lola Announce As New Face Of Material Girl???
Georgia May Jagger is the new face of Material Girl!
“To be handpicked by Madonna and Lola as the new face of Material Girl is truly amazing. I’ve always admired Madonna’s style and I’m thrilled to be working with them,” stated Georgia May Jagger.
Georgia May Jagger is the daughter of the legendary musician, Mick Jagger and supermodel, Jerry Hall. Georgia, a world-renowned model, has graced the covers of international fashion magazines such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Elle.
The Material Girl brand is available exclusively at Macy’s and on macys.com in the United States, The Bay in Canada, and will launch in Europe and Australia later this summer.
xoxo, The Georgia Peach in the Big AppleRead More
April 13, 2012
VIDEO: Madonna Launches Truth Or Dare Fragrance In NYC!
“The Queen of Pop” Madonna was on hand at Macy’s Herald Square in NYC to launch her very first fragrance, “Truth Or Dare,” to a packed crowed of excited fans!
The “Girl Gone Wild” singer sat pretty on stage and answered “intelligent” questions from fans.
She said the fragrance was inspired by her late mother and is an intoxicating mixture that is both “feminine and mysterious.” The Material Girl said she wanted to re-create that scent, but make it fresh and contemporary, honest yet daring, which led to her naming the fragrance “Truth or Dare.”
Truth or Dare was also the name of her 1991 documentary film that chronicled Madonna’s 1990 Blond Ambition World Tour and reportedly grossed over $29 million.
Watch the Q&A with Madonna right here and check out more HOT SHOTS…after the jump!
The line includes an Eau du Parfum 75ml for $68, 50ml $55, 30ml $39, Body Lotion $28, and Shower Gel for $24, sold exclusively at Macy’s.Read More
April 11, 2012
Betty White Makes Her Twitter Debut!
It’s only been one day since Betty White jumped on the social networking bandwagon – and she already has over 150 thousand followers!
The Golden Girl pulled a Beyonce and Madonna, joining Twitter to promote her newest venture, her new NBC show, “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers.” She even poked some fun at “American Idol” host Ryan Seacrest:
Get ready to laugh with “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers” tonight at 8pm!
Are you following Betty? Check her out on Twitter!
March 6, 2012
Is Madonna Engaged To Her 24-Year-Old Boyfriend Brahim Zaibat?
Is Madonna engaged to her 24-year-old boyfriend Brahim Zaibat???
According to reports, her much younger beau has proposed to the American singer and actress! The Sun reported that Zaibat asked Madonna to marry him at a Kabbalah Centre just a few days ago.
The 53-year-old has been dating the French dancer since 2010 and according to reports by the UK’s Daily Mail, Madonna is giving the proposal serious thought and is considering her response.
“She doesn’t want to rush into anything. Madonna has a real fear of being on her own. It’s a major issue for her and she loves having a man in her life who is young and makes her feel young,” a source close to Madonna told the Daily Mail.
E! columnist Marc Malkin asked for a comment from Madge’s rep and got this curious response: ”Not commenting on the subject.”
PR101: No comment is a comment!
So what do y’all think? Could Mama Madge actually be engaged?Read More
February 11, 2012
Madonna Makes One Dancer’s Dream Come True At The Super Bowl! — VIDEO
Just a few months ago, legendary pop icon Madonna participated in the Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange Project 2011, which aimed to find the world’s best new dancer among ten’s of thousands of entries through a global dance competition. The final dance-off competition took place at the historic Roseland Ballroom in New York City where Madonna and her choreographers selected Memphis native Lil Buck as the winner from 10 global finalists.
Lil Buck’s prize included an opportunity to join Madonna’s dance crew. “Joining Madonna’s dance crew has been a dream come true. I have already learnt so much and can not thank Smirnoff enough for this life-changing opportunity,” commented Lil Buck on working with Madge.
His first gig? Oh, just the Super Bowl! Hear some initial thoughts from Lil’ Buck:Read More
February 6, 2012
VIDEO: Watch Madonna’s Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show Performance!
She may be 53-years-old but Madonna‘s still got it!
The original Queen of Pop took the stage for the half time show at the Super Bowl XLVI and performed a 12-minute medley of hits that included her new single, “Give Me All Your Luvin,” (featuring Nicki Minaj and M.I.A.) along with “Vogue,” “Like a Prayer” and “Music.” She also teamed with “party rockers” LMFAO to belt out their hit “Sexy and I Know It.” Then, Madge closed out the show with Cee Lo Green for “Like a Prayer,” rocking a sparkly black long-sleeved robe.
Watch Madonna’s Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Performance right here:
What did you think of Madonna’s Super Bowl XLVI performance? Was it a HIT or MISS?Read More
February 3, 2012
VIDEO: Madonna Premieres “Give Me All Your Luv’n” — Watch It Now!
This morning Madonna premiered the video for her new single “Give Me All Your Luvin,” featuring M.I.A. and Nicki Minaj, just in time for her Super Bowl half-time performance this weekend!
You can download “Give Me All Your Luvin” on iTunes today and the rest of Madonna’s new album, MDNA ,is out March 26th.Read More
January 31, 2012
Madonna “MDNA” Album Cover Art Revealed!!!
Do you LOVE it or do you LOOOOOOVE it?
Madonna is back on top and we’re really into it!
iTunes will offer an exclusive global pre-order of an 18 track Deluxe Edition of MDNA including one exclusive remix from Madonna’s new album. The bonus remix will be available from Friday February 3rd through Monday February 6th only. During this time period the album will be available for $9.99 and fans will also receive the digital single “Give Me All Your Luvin’” immediately. This single is also exclusive to iTunes during this limited time.
At launch, the offer can be found at www.itunes.com/madonnaRead More