The Empire effect is taking over the Billboard Music Awards!
FOX’s newest hit drama, is making superstars out of its talented cast members. Not only are the singers and rappers scoring record deals, but two of them will be hitting one of music’s biggest stages. Jussie Smollett, who plays Jamal Lyon, and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray, who plays his little brother Hakeem, will both perform at the BMA with singer Estelle, who also did a guest appearance on Empire.
The Empire themed performance will feature a medley of the show’s biggest hits, “Conqueror” and “You’re So Beautiful.” “There’s no way I could possibly love music more than I already do. The Billboard Music Awards has been the epitome of celebrating some of the best of the best in music,” stated Smollett. “To be included as a performer on this year’s celebration is a huge honor.” Yazz co-signed that sentiment stating, “I’m still living in a dream – the success of Empire and now getting the honor to perform at the Billboard Music Awards. It’s truly a blessing.”
The 2015 Billboard Music Awards will be hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen and broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17, on ABC from 8:00 PM–11:00 PM ET.
Remy Ma And Chris Brown Team Up To Celebrate Black Women
An ode to the pretty brown girls … yasssss!
Remy Ma is showing love to the girls that need it most with her new single “Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)” featuring Chris Brown. Sampling of Mint Condition’s “Breaking My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)”, the song gives all the nostalgia feels with an updated tweak by Ma who declares her empowering look at self-love. “As a proud black woman, I wanted to highlight black women and celebrate our beauty and strength,” Remy stated in a press release obtained by HH.
What’s also special about the track is the fact that Remy invited fans via her socials to choose the cover art for “Melanin Magic,” as she wanted to broaden the conversation about ‘inner and outer beauty while celebrating both.’ Here’s the winner…
You can stream and purchase “Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)” here: http://smarturl.it/MelaninMagic and cop Remy’s forthcoming album 7 Winters & 6 Summers when it drops later this year.
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