With R&B’s biggest stars hitting the stage Sunday (September 30) at Newark, New Jersey’s Prudential Center, SOHH’s hyped to check out Bell Biv DeVoe, Bobby Brown, Brandy, Dru Hill, 702 and Tamia all throw down on their biggest hits. Here are five classics we can’t leave the iconic venue without seeing performed live.
1. 702’s Where My Girls At
Is is an ab-SOHH-lute turn up record. If you’re in need of feeling right and bae needs to get turned up alongside you, this is very necessary to see performed in front of a packed crowd.
2. Dru Hill’s Sleeping In My Bed
Dru Hill is back and while their new music is still fire, it’s nothing bigger than their “Sleeping In My Bed” classic. Easily one of their most memorable classics to this day and one you can still blast anytime you hit the road.
3. Bobby Brown’s Don’t Be Cruel
As much as we love Bobby Brown, this record is simply about the beat. The production on “Don’t Be Cruel” comes across as nothing less than amazing. Add a little Bobby to the instrumental and you have an R&B classic.
4. Bell Biv DeVoe’s Poison
“Never trust a big butt and a smile.” Enough said.
5. Tamia’s Stranger In My House
Tamia has classics in her stash but this one is a certified smash. Getting the chance to witness greatness take the stage and croon out this tune could highlight the entire night.
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Whodini has finally gotten the chance to smell their flowers. The legendary Hip-Hop trio was honored with the Hip Hop Icon Award at the 3rd Annual Black Music Honors which aired this past weekend on national broadcast syndication.
The tribute was sanctioned in pure nostalgia as fellow icons in rhyme Doug E. Fresh, Yo-Yo, and Monie Love joined to perform Whodini’s classic hits. While the “Friends” collective is known to be a trio, only two members were present Jalil Hutchins and John Fletcher best known as Ecstasy.
Hosted by Rickey Smiley and a very bumpy Letoya Luckett, the 3rd Annual Black Music Honors commemorates the unrivaled careers of esteemed music professionals who own a marked impact on Black Music Culture.
“The Black Music Honors gives us an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the trailblazers of African-American music,” said Don Jackson, the profound show’s executive producer in a statement.
Additionally honorees include R&B icon Stephanie Mills (Legends Award), famed gospel artists BeBe and CeCe Winans (Gospel Music Icon Award), the esteemed songstress Faith Evans (Urban Music Icon Award) and celebrated singer/actor Bobby Brown (R&B Soul Music Icon Award).
Bell Biv DeVoe paid homage to their New Edition brother with a “showstopping” medley of all of his celebrated hits which lead Brown into respectfully happy tears.
The award show was originally taped on the night of August 16, just hours after the passing of the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, to whom they paid respects to in a heartfelt memorial performance.
If there is anything that a 14-year-old Caucasian girl and middle aged Black male ever had in common, it would be their names. The Stranger Things star, Millie Bobby Brown had a conversation with Bobby Brown over the phone during Monday night’s 2018 Emmy Awards.
Apparently, Tracy Morgan introduced the two while taking a break in the Lindt Chocolate Lounge inside of the Microsoft Theater. The Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series nominee was excited to as she spoke to the “Perrogative” singer on speakerphone. We are pretty sure having the same name was the bud of their convo over the phone!
Following the convo, Morgan presented the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series with Jimmy Kimmel. Of course, Morgan poked fun before announcing the winner stating, that he was “only rooting for the black people.” “I’m rooting for Leslie Jones, Zazie Beetz, and Millie Bobby Brown.”
Kimmel then reacted to Morgan jokingly stating that the young actress was neither black nor a contender in the category. Morgan jabbed back with “Well, then she’s uninvited to the cookout”.