WATCH: Brandy opens up about her Essence Festival performance and career

B-Rocka was just recently in New Orleans over the weekend for the 19th annual Essence Festival, at the event that draws over 400,000 people Brandy took to the stage and brought the crowd to its feet as she performed a dynamic set of all of her older classic as well as her new material from her current project 2/11. After her performance Brandy took to the press room for a Q and A session and also spoke on her career as well as the current state of R&B.


ATLien and R&B bad boy Bobby Valentino has been kind of flying steady on the radar lately but since his recent appearance on BET’s hit reality show Love & Hip Hop Atlanta he has had a lot of people asking “Where in the hell has Bobby V been?”.. Well Bobby V has released his single titled “Back To Love” that’s starting to make it’s rounds but it’s his unreleased joint titled “Parking Lot” that’s really starting to get people talking..

BLAZIN JOINT: Charli Baltimore gearing up to drop “Hard To Kill” Mixtape

Charli Baltimore definitely sits on my list of top 5 female MC’s in the game. Charli decribes herself as more of a writer than a rapper and is rumored to have ghostwritten for a few of your favorite female rappers back in the day. Chuck B is gearing up for the release of her new studio album titled “True Lies” due out later this year, but first she is preparing to drop her brand new street mix-tape “Hard To Kill” this summer and ready to step back into the spotlight. Peep flicks from Charli’s recent photo-shoot’s and more..

WATCH: Trae Tha Truth Birthday Bash Concert in Houston

Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth headed back to his hometown for his birthday and celebrated with a birthday bash concert at the famed House Of Blues where he was also joined by Mystikal, Big Krit and T.I..Trae has come a long a long way in this game over the years and his hustle is definitely starting to pay off. We here know Trae mostly from his days with Z-Ro, Chamillionaire and his infamous fight with Mike Jones at the Ozone Awards, but the MC recently signed to T.I.’s Grand Hustle imprint alongside B.O.B, Iggy Izalea and Chip and is poised to drop his Grand Hustle debut album titled “Banned” this year.

WATCH: R&B Diva’s LA premier episode 10 min sneak peek

It’s a new set of diva’s in town and their ready to make their marks on the industry once again. After two successful seasons of R&B Diva’s Atlanta reality show, TvOne is taking you to Cali with R&B Diva’s LA. The new season has a cast of R&B vocal powerhouses that includes Lil Mo, Kelly Price, Dawn from EnVouge, Claudette Ortiz from City High, Michel’Le and Chante Moore. Take a look at the ten minute sneak peak of the premier episode


New Orleans flame spitter 3D Na’Tee may have a body like Jessica Rabbit and the edginess of a tomboy but this MC is a lyrical beast that can bring your favorite rapper to his knees in a battle. Coming straight out of New Orleans 3rd Ward district 3D Na’Tee has been making big moves in the Hip-Hop arena by releasing a series of successful mix-tapes and a number of high profile features with some of Hip-Hop’s best, but it was her street albums “Guess Who’s Coming 2 Dinner” and “The Coronation” that really showcased her diversity and growth as an artist and lyricist then skyrocketed her to new heights. This young lady definitely has her eye on the prize and is out to solidify her spot in Hip-Hop..

WATCH: Rich Homie Quan interviews with The Breakfast Club

ATL flame spitter Rich Homie Quan has to get the Rookie Of The Year nod, this young MC has been buzzing for some time now and is finally starting to receive his due shine. He has collaborated with some of the south’s biggest MC’s such as Young Jeezy, Gucci Man, Trinidad James, T.I. and Ca$h Out. His smash single “Differences” from his 2012 mix-tape Still Going In has grabbed the attention of the masses and has now put Quan on everyone’s radar.