TLC sings of “dark days gone” on new “It's Sunny” track

TLCHappy days are here, thanks to TLC‘s new single, “It’s Sunny.”  

The upbeat song is the latest release from the group’s fifth and final album, TLC.  

On the Earth, Wind and Fire-sampling track, T-Boz and Chili sing, “Now the dark days are gone/And the bright days are here/I can finally see the sun appear/Look at how far we’ve come/Everything is so clear/Can’t believe it’s been another year.” 

Earlier this year, T-Boz, Chili and their manager Bill Diggins sought the help of fans in coming up with a name for the highly anticipated disc, which was made possible via money donated by fans on Kickstarter.  

More than 4,000 people together pledged over $430,000 for the group’s campaign to create the studio project.

TLC, available to pre-order now, will be released on June 30. The disc is the group’s first release since third member Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes was killed in a car accident in 2002. 

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Alleged Rihanna stalker back on the streets

Getty Images via ABCRihanna‘s alleged stalker is back on the loose and still determined to chase down the singer, according to TMZ.

Salmir Feratovic pleaded guilty to criminal trespass following his arrest outside her New York City residence last Tuesday. Prosecutors reportedly wanted him locked up for five days, and while the judge agreed, he gave Feratovic credit for time served and RiRi’s alleged stalker was back on the streets the following day.

Furthermore, Feratovic tells the gossip website that he remains relentless in his pursuit of the “Love on the Brain” singer.

He showed up at Rihanna’s NYC digs twice last year, and was stopped by the doorman both times. The second time, police were called and he was arrested — the second time with a knife on him, according to police.

Feratovic claims he wasn’t trying to harm the Rihanna, and only had the knife for protection.

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John Legend presents heartfelt video message to Manchester victim's parents

ABC/Eddy ChenJohn Legend offered a sincere tribute to the parents of Manchester victim Olivia Campbell this Monday on Good Morning Britain

At the start of the clip, captured on ITV News‘ Twitter account, John tells Olivia’s parents, “I have a young daughter and I can’t imagine the feeling you must be going through right now to have to bury your own daughter.” 

John continues, “I understand that she was a fan of my music and she sang my song ‘All of Me’ for a talent show and that it was played at her memorial service, and I want to thank you for playing the song and let you know that I was so moved by your daughter’s performance.”    

The Grammy and Oscar winner ended his genuine message by sending his love and condolences.  

Twenty-two people were killed last week in the Manchester bombing attack during an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena.  

Fifty-nine other individuals were also injured. Ariana recently announced in an open letter to fans that she is planning a benefit concert “in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families.” 

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Naturi Naugton responds with a “Girl bye!” to former 3LW manager

L-R: Adrienne Houghton, Naturi Naughton, Kiely Williams; Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImageNaturi Naughton is over it.  

The one-time 3LW member, who recently reunited with her former band mate Adrienne Houghton, had just one thing to say to the girl group’s previous manager Tse Williams

“Girl bye!” she wrote on Twitter over the weekend, followed by a emoji of one hand waving goodbye and the hashtags #KarmaIsAB**** #TruthWins #tooBlessed2BeStressed.”  

Tse responded to Naturi’s dismissive message by reaching out to her younger sister, and third member of the original 3LW lineup, Kiely Williams.  

She wrote, “[Kiely] can’t wait to run in to you in public.” 

In a 2002 interview with MTV, Naturi said she was forced out of the group by both management and its two founding members, Adrienne and Kiely. Naturi was replaced by Jessica Benson in 2002. 

Still, during last Thursday’s episode of The Real, Naturi and Adrienne sat down on the talk show to clear the air, with Naturi accepting an apology from Adrienne.  

Kiely has yet to make any public statements about her current relationship with Naturi or Adrienne. After the episode premiered, Tse wrote a series of tweets that included allegations against Naturi and Adrienne, including a statement explaining that The Cheetah Girls franchise ended because of “naked pictures of @AdrienneBailon.”    

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“Simply amazing”: Trey Songz television concert special airs tonight

James DimmockTrey Songz wants you to start the Memorial Day weekend off right — with his television special.  

The Trey Songz broadcast will treat viewers to an intimate interview with series host Ted Stryker, along with a concert of classic tracks and songs from the “Nobody Else But You” artist’s latest disc, Tremaine The Album.   

If you’re too busy feasting on barbecue or relaxing on a beach, you can also catch Trey on tour from now until early June.  

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Trey Songz airs tonight at 9 p.m. ET on DIRECTV Channel 239, AT&T U-verse Channel 1114 and DIRECTV NOW. 

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Mary J. Blige and ASAP Rocky encourage self-love in new music video for “Love Yourself”

ABC/ Ida Mae AstuteMary J Blige sets out to prove that “love is strong” in the music video for her empowering track, “Love Yourself.”  

The visual showcases the singer looking regal in several exquisite outfits as she sings about the power of self-worth and self-love.  

Rapper ASAP Rocky is also featured throughout the clip, taking the place of Kanye West, whose vocals are heard in the original version of the song.  

In one scene, ASAP sits down with a twin version of himself while they both spit bars, while in another scene he’s looking debonair in a black and white suit, with Mary by his side.

“Love Yourself” is from Mary’s latest album, Strength of a Woman, which topped the Billboard R&B Albums chart at #1 earlier this month. 

The entertainer is currently on tour in support of the album and is expected to appear at several major festivals, including the Wawa Welcome America event in Philadelphia and Essence Festival in New Orleans. Find ticket info at    

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3LW's former manager responds to Naturi Naughton & Adrienne Houghton claims

Theo Wargo/WireImageIt’s not over yet.  

After previous claims of a beef within girl group 3LWAdrienne Houghton, formerly Adrienne Bailon, finally cleared the air with fellow former member Naturi Naughton, issuing the Power actress a public apology on The Real this Thursday.  

However, 3LW’s previous manager, Tse Williams, is none too happy with Adrienne and Naturi’s recent kiss and make-up session — nor Naturi’s claims of management negligence during the height of 3LW’s career — and decided to tell her side of the story in a series of tweets.  

In one message, Williams writes, “What exactly did we ‘do’ to @naturinaughton? What is she apologizing for? We put you on and you’ve spent years talking trash about us.”  

Williams continued to list a slew of allegations against Naturi and Adrienne, including a statement explaining that The Cheetah Girls franchise ended because of “naked pictures of @AdrienneBailon.”  

In an interview with MTV, Naturi said she was forced out of the group by both management and its two founding members, Adrienne and Kiely Williams, the latter of whom’s also Tse Williams’ younger sister.  

Naturi was replaced by Jessica Benson in 2002.

On Thursday’s episode of The Real, Naturi accepted Bailon’s apology, and both vowed to move on from the past.  

Kiely has yet to make any public statements about her current relationship with Naturi or Adrienne. 

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Is Mariah Carey launching her own beauty company?

ABC/Randy HolmesLast year, Mariah Carey launched a makeup collection with MAC. Now, she might be launching a beauty company all her own.

According to New York Post’s Page Six, the singer and her manager, Stella Bulochnikov, are planning to open a Beverly Hills-based business that will feature their own brand of makeup, skin care and fragrances.

“They plan on opening a brick-and-mortar store in Beverly Hills and have been secretly looking at a number of retail spaces with a plan to unveil it this holiday season or next year by the latest,” a source says.

Last holiday season saw the release of Mariah’s MAC collection of shimmery neutrals, including lipsticks, blush, highlighter and eye shadow palettes.

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Solange cancels Boston Calling performance; Migos steps in

Columbia Records/Carlota GuerreroSolange has some unfortunate news: she won’t be able to appear during this weekend’s Boston Calling music festival. 

“I’m really really sorry/sad about this but I fought hard to only give u my best, & tons of production drama/delays got all up in the way, she tweeted, adding a sad face emoji. 

However, the Grammy winner promised she’d come back to do a “one off show” for her loyal fans, adding, “Making it my mission. I will give it, and you my all.”  

Representatives for Boston Calling confirmed via their official Twitter that Solange won’t appear, but that hip-hop trio Migos has been added to the lineup and will perform today. 

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Keep 'em coming: Bryson Tiller releases “Somethin Tells Me” music video amid “True to Self” surprise release

RoleXXBryson Tiller is on a roll. The recording artist not only decided to release his new album, True to Self,  a month ahead of its previously scheduled June 23 date, but he’s also debuted a brand-spanking new video for his song, “Somethin Tells Me.” 

The visual arrives just in time for Memorial Day weekend, and features a smattering of sexy swimsuit-wearing women modeling for Bryson, who’s seen posing as a photographer.   

While there aren’t any artist guest appearances on the disc, True to Self does contain lots of samples of the ’90s R&B artists that inspired him, like Mary J. BligeBrandyFaith Evans and SWV.

The followup to Tiller’s 2015 debut, Trapsoul, is available now on all the usual digital outlets.  

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