After hanging out her dirty laundry and telling us where she wants her kisses, Kelly Rowland finally dropped Talk A Good Game, the singer’s most personal effort to date. We gave it a solid four out of five in our review, noting “Game consists of slickly produced mainstream R&B that skews provocative in its subject matter, even as ballads tend… More »
For an artist who’s been in the industry for the better part of two decades, it’s curious to think of how little most people really know about Kelly Rowland: The conversation about the R&B chanteuse tends to revolve more around who she isn’t than who she is. But part of that, too, is the result… More »
Power 105.1 has debuted a radio-friendly remix of Kelly Rowland’s “Dirty Laundry,” featuring R. Kelly. While Rowland sings of an abusive relationship in the original, Talk a Good Game track, Kelly steps in to sing as the beau himself: “Let’s just get it all out, you got something to say? / Say it to my… More »
This week’s Ibrawlator got heated when we asked our readers: Which of the up-and-coming girl groups would reign supreme in 2013, Fifth Harmony or Little Mix? Mixers and Harmonizers do not play games when it comes to defending their favorites. Who will win? We’ll find out on Monday.
Another big topic this week: Kanye… More »
How does Kelly Rowland do it? When she’s not raising awareness for domestic violence, the hardest-working woman in music is performing new music on TV and dropping buzz singles like hot potatoes. In the midst of that mayhem, she somehow found time to take her mom and aunties on a tour of the X Factor… More »
It’s been less than six hours since I declared 2013 to be the Year of Kelly Rowland (when her last Talk A Good Game album track, “I Remember,” leaked to glowing reviews from, well, literally just me, but that’s fine), and hark! Yet another new offering from her upcoming LP has surfaced, and this one is a scorcher.
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2013 is the Year of Kelly Rowland, and as the release date for her upcoming LP Talk A Good Game fast approaches, more tracks from the album have begun to surface: The latest to leak is “I Remember,” a sweet midtempo produced by The Runners, featuring a tinkling piano over a propulsive dance beat and characteristically soulful vocals from Miss… More »
Kelly Rowland continued her seemingly endless reign of Talk A Good Game promo with an appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, where she performed neither her electrifying paean to cunnilingus “Kisses Down Low” nor her domestic violence dirge “Dirty Laundry” but instead, her recently premiered Wiz Khalifa collab “Gone.”
The song’s “Big Yellow Taxi” interpolation (which, frankly, is a little threadbare… More »
It’ll be hard for Kelly Rowland to follow up all the buzz about “Dirty Laundry” and her new gig as a judge on The X Factor, but here she is with her latest salvo, “Gone.” Like “Dirty Laundry,” this Talk A Good Game track takes on relationship woes, but it’s much lighter fare. The song… More »
Fifth Harmony have kicked off their career on a high note after their 2012 showing on The X Factor, and the judges certainly seem to agree: Kelly Rowland, Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato and Paulina Rubio sat down for the first interview for the show’s third season in Charleston, S.C., and since the panel is all about girl power, it… More »
Did You Hear?
:: All hail the Beliebers! Due to a change in chart regulations – views from streaming sites now count towards sales – Justin Bieber has been awarded his first diamond single for “Baby”. Next up, “Beauty And A Beat”? [RIAA via Twitter]
:: R&B divas Kelly Rowland and Fantasia are… More »
“Take a minute, girl – come sit down, tell us what’s been happening,” coos Beyonce on “Girl”. (You know, that slightly sappy Destiny’s Child song with the dubious Sex and the City-inspired video from 2005?) It turns out the emotional anthem was a plea from Kelly Rowland’s former-bandmates to escape the abusive relationship she details… More »
Kelly Rowland pulled no punches in her soul-baring ballad “Dirty Laundry,” and the first thing listeners probably wondered was, who is the pig who laid his hands on Kelly. Then everyone instinctively speculated about Beyonce’s reaction to the song. Well, now we know, thanks to Rowland herself. She told Washington’s 93.9 WKYS that she played the… More »
Did you know? 2013 is the year of Kelly Rowland. The year that all other divas are rendered irrelevant. The year she finally seizes the throne that has been rightfully hers all along.
Yes, the fine arbiter of X Factor talent and nether-kissing enthusiast has just continued to diversify her output with a guest appearance on… More »
Fact: It’s Kelly Rowland’s world. We’re just living in it.
The newly announced X Factor judgestress, renowned talker of good game and frequent recipient of kisses down low has just unveiled a new song from her upcoming LP Talk a Good Game — and it’s probably the one that many fans were most curious to hear:… More »
Hey, Rowland Stones! (Did you know that’s what Kelly Rowland calls her fans? Isn’t that the most amazing thing in the entire world? Forget all those obvious fanbase monikers like “Little Monsters” and “Lovatics” — 2013 is all about the Rowland Stones.) There’s good news and bad news: The good news is that K-Row is headed to… More »
Did You Hear?
:: Looks like Demi Lovato is excited for The X Factor’s return! The pop star posted the above selfie with fellow judges Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio in Charleston, SC at the first round of auditions. Demi tweeted: “LOVE THESE GIRLS!!! @KELLYROWLAND & @paurubio #Xfactor #girlpower.” [MTV]
:: Speaking of The X Factor,… More »
Did you hear? Kelly Rowland has an album coming out! Yes, the “Kisses Down Low” songstress’ fourth studio album, Talk a Good Game, is finally getting an official release — and last night, the tracklist was unveiled, which is fine timing for the newly announced X Factor judge. A collaboration with Beyonce and Michelle Williams had already been tipped, but there are a… More »