BET.com and journalist Clay Cane explore homophobia in the Black church with the groundbreaking documentary Holler If You Hear Me: Black and Gay in the Church. Created and produced by Clay Cane, the BET.com original puts the narrative in the hands of Black LGBT people who are torn between their faith and the way they are treated by some churches. To find stories that are varied, passionate and inspiring, Cane traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, where church and LGBT culture cross paths like nowhere else. With extraordinary access and without judgment, Cane and BET.com tackle this controversial but important issue through the journeys of those who are living it everyday, and whose stories prove we all deserve to be heard and loved.
Rapper Kid Ink weighed in on Iggy Azalea’s legitimacy as a rap and hip hop artist, “For me, as soon as I see numbers, I respect numbers over everything. You can see this many records that is what it is.” He later explained, “At the same time like she’s getting help from these other artists and is still being developed as an artist, I feel like. Whereas a lot of other artists who are doing so much on their own who are still in that same status and caliber that are upset that they don’t have that chance because they don’t have that same team or background.” Kid Ink sounded off on the ongoing war of words between Azealia Banks and Iggy Azalea. He shared his opinion on Azealia Banks saying, “Personally I haven’t been able to ever see her point of view on a personal basis, I don’t know, I’m not really familiar with her as an artist.” (clips below)
Rapper Kid Ink sounds off on the ongoing war of words between Azealia Banks & Iggy Azalea
Kid Ink also shared his thoughts on Kendrick Lamar’s controversial remarks about racial tension in Ferguson, Mo and gave Larry his own opinion on what isn’t working, “I am very sympathetic to situations especially when people pass but I never have ever agreed with the riot factor, like that just never works. I don’t feel like it works for anyone, it doesn’t make anything better at the end of the day and a lot of people lose from that.” (clip below)
L.A. native Kid Ink shares his thoughts on Kendrick Lamar’s controversial remarks about racial tension in Ferguson, Mo.
The “Full Speed” artist talked about whether or not the rap and hip hop community will be open to embracing a mainstream gay artist, “Yeah, you know what I’m saying, if the lyrics and everything is acceptable to that urban community,” and added that it might be a slow acceptance process. Kid Ink ended the interview by giving Larry his very own tattoo sleeve featuring all of Larry’s favorite things. (clips below)
In case you have been out of the loop, say hello to Adrene Ashford. Adrene is Fashion Stylist and recent breakout star from the reality series “Sorority Sisters” that aired on Vh1 a few weeks back and was canceled a few weeks later. #TrueTea
Throughout the few weeks of a Season we at #TSB kept out mouths shut just to see what the kick back was going to be. Well here is our rundown:
Adrene was the Fav.
MeToya was Lost.
Priyanka was the Hoodratt.
Shannon was the White girl who didn’t wanna be known as the White girl but was still a white girl.
April was Thirsty.
Everyone else was Void.
There’s your re-cap of the whole Season. Now, recently we seen a posting on Adrenes Instagram (Adrenes IG)that lead to this post. The comment said “HaHa. Was it worth it? Now your career is over.” Like the Lady she is Adrene didn’t say anything but Babeeeeeeeeeeeeee her Fans went IN.
Now you know we here at #TrueSlamBook.com like to Mind our Own Business. However, this one time I had to make an exception. Adrene was Adrene before Sorority of No Sisters and she will be Adrene after. This California Beauty is a #Fashion Beast. From Film to TV to Music Videos, she does it all. Truth be told (clears throat) she bout the ONLY one who was relevant before the show.
Now, though we may not reside in Atlanta we frequent the City. Every time we are there and take a trip down Peter St. “House of Adrene” (H. O. A) which is the Couturé Boutique owned by Adrene is NEVER pressed for customers. We’ve even seen her On a few Sets in the L. A. area.
All in all, let us end with this. To hate on a person based on perception is a sign of Weakness. So the show wasn’t Perfect, Bytch neither is You. Let me follow you with a camera 24/7 then Edit the Footage how I want to without you knowing. I bet you some of your TRUTHS will came out too you Raggedy Ann Doll Face Bytch. #ThatIsAll
You know we here at TSB vow to tell the Truth and Nothing but the Truth. Recently we received a Tweet from rapper Tyson Kruze aka Ty Ali in reference to his new music video for “She Got Me Like” that was recently placed into rotation on MTV Jams. See for yourself:
Now, I don’t know who told him to do it, but since he did…… Here it is….
The video begins with a beautiful opening shot that really draws the viewer in.
From there Ty Ali takes us on a journey regarding him and the young lady and how she has him OPEN. The quality of the video is truly to be commended. Shouts to the Producer for making the visual a quality filled product.
Now, lets talk about this video:
First of all, I got bout tired of Ty and the leading on the last on the damn pier. The video is almost 4 minutes long and that 4 minutes is spread amongst 3 scenes. The pier, The apartment, and The courts of which the pier is the primary.
Now, in all fairness it is a beautiful scenery, however, he needs to call the video “Chillin on the Pier with Shanty.” Because that’s what he did for 75% of the video.
While on the Pier, the Leading lady is wearing a cute chill day outfit. He face is beat but not too intense. Her Jewelry matches the imagery of Ty Ali and all is in order. Well, all except her hair. Chile, I don’t know who let her walk on set with that puffy ass bang wrap. Now, I understand if it MAY be REAL and All Natural or whatever, but she needs a Good Flat Iron with a Shine finish.
I promise you her hair annoyed me all on the pier. Gurllllllllllllll. Not Cute dot com….. In any case, I must admit, while on the Pier Ty Ali was df in O.G. Mode. His Waves was on flee and his smile was brighter than the son. Damnnnnnnn Ty Ali, where you be at???
Oh Yeah, he did that…….
For the next scene we move to the apartment. Honestly, I can’t fully say the APARTMENT as the shots were so tight we could’ve been at the extended stay for all I know. LoL.
Anyway, Leading Lady answers the door and her hair begins to annoy me all over again.
Here we go with the puffiness. Maybe the air was misty or summit. All I know is, I want to go heat the flat iron up myself and get that Red Pressing Grease out the cabinet and go to work.
As they sit on the couch and chill, she’s cute or whatever, but who told her ass to do the Ashanti Side Sweep in the Back Hair-Du???? Gurrrrrrrrrrrrrllllllll #ByeFelicia. (You gotta see the video) Then, as she sits there while Ty Ali is rapping to her, the interaction she provides is DRY like Wood Dust. She sitting her puffy hair ass on the couch not giving sexy at ALL. Mind you, Ty Ali is licking his lips, making eye contact, doing everything to make the kitty Purrrrrrrr. By this point, I feel like the video has gone from “She Got Me Like” to “He Tryna to Ger Her Like.” I swear he was trine get her in the mood and she sitting there like Sister Mary Clarence…….. Haaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyy Puffy Hair Boring Girl.
Ughhhhhhhhh, girl get out the video. Let me put one of my staff members in this video. I bet you she would really have Ty Ali “Like” #Yeet……….
Last but not least we go to the Basketball Court. At this point i’m over her. R.I.P to her being the Leading Lady, she’s now the Fill In…… Her interaction was yet again BLANK and you know you suppose to be on 1000 when you at the court with your dude. Being at the court with your dude is him letting the team know that you are the ONE. Yo are suppose to have the Swagger on a Million. The interactions on a Billion and the Baddie Status to Infinity and Beyond. Chileeeeeeeeee, she made me fall asleep…… #ByeAgainFelicia
You see that last pic????? She smiling like Ty Ali just gave her a Lollipop, while he looking at her giving Sensual Seduction……… Ooh, let him look at me like that. This kitty would purr so gently and begin the pulsate to the point…. Ooh, let me stop… Haaaaaaaaayyyyyyyy Ty Ali (Page Me) LoL.
All in All, Ty Ali asked , “Is the Main Girl Bad as F***?” The #TSB Answer is NO…….. She is a pretty little girl, but she is not worthy of being called Badd as F***. She can NOT be in any of your videos going forward. Let her stay home and bake cookies and brownies. Ole non Baddie Gal Face Ass……..
Sooooooooooooo, scrolling the web as we normally do here at #TSB and we see a posting from #RAmag. Shouts to RaynbowAffair Magazine. They keep us in a know of the Fineness. Oops, I mean Newness in the Industry. Anyways, tonight they posted this young man name Felixx and Babeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee….. We all looked at each other and gasped for air.
This FINE ASS lil boy is too cute for words. That Caramel Skin, Smooth Complection, Perfect Nose, White Teeth, and Boyish Look. Ooh chile, I think he just put Diggy Simmons to Rest. Sorry Diggy but, R.I.P to how cute you use to be. Your Days are OVER…… LoL!!!! So, back to business, He Sings. He’s Fine. He makes us Wett. His voice is perfect. His execution is Flawlwss. Hi is Fine. His song is On Point. And, we are in Lust…… Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaay Felixxxxxxxxxx…… (Page Me: 818-143-FINE)
To understand Felixx, one must know that he marches to the beat of his own rhythmic drum. Groomed from an early age to be a southern gentleman, the Monroe, Georgia-native has mastered the art of distinction. An impressive hybrid of sophistication and warmth, Felixx’s disposition parallels his approach to music as well. A classically trained singer with influential energy from Mozart, John Mayer, Calvin Richardson, Prince, Justin Timberlake and Miguel, the R&B crooner is one of the few artists today to make records incorporating live instrumentation and does so with convincing passion. His moniker, taken from his birth name Felix Thompson with the addition of an “x,” refers to his “Clark Kent” ability to effortlessly transition from one genre to another while remaining GQ smooth.
Felixx’s self-titled debut EP features the lead single he co-wrote, “Applause.” The instrument-laden track, along with its soulful, brilliant harmonies and thick melodies, was inspired by a relationship. Other standout records include the Hip-Hop flavored “Life of the Party,” while “Give It To Me” is a slick, funky and sexy throwback-flavored offering that flirts on the border of Pop and Rock. Showing musical diversity and seamlessly tying together R&B, Soul, Hip-Hop, Pop and Rock, Felixx is contemporary art set to music.
Now here at #TSB you know we can be very superficial at times. With this said, you know when it comes to a man as #FINE as Daron (Listen how it rolls off your tongue, Darrrrrrooonnn. Ooh, I got a chill) I know all of us are familiar with his Vocals, Runs, Looks, and Body. Standing member of Iconic R&B Group 112. Known for such tracks as “Cupid” “Never Mind” “Love Me feat. Mase” and more. Daron was always, that Warm Brown complection having, Smooth Skin possessing, Body for the GAWDZ member that you got lost in while looking at the videos. (Q who? #Oop #NoShade)
With almost 2 Decades of Love Making, Baby Making, Mood Setting Music under his belt, we now get to see a new side from Daron Jones. (We’re fine with the Old Side….) Daron Jones is one of the co-founders of the group 112 and has always been a #FanFav amongst the base forever and a day. This Holiday Season, Daron decided to give the fans an added enjoyment to go along with their Holiday Cheer. (Fukk the Cheer. I want Daron to Sannngggggggg) Hitting us with “Christmas in Atlanta,” (Why Christmas had to be in Atlanta?) Daron Jones is reminding us ALL why his solo debut album was entitled “Uncensored.” (Catch It! I Caught it. Now, what we at #TSB plan to do with it is another story.)
“Christmas In Atlanta” isn’t just your normal Holiday Album. (Thank Goodness. Leave that to Mariah and Dondria.) This seduction filled, mood setting, Holiday memory making project is one not meant for less than a Freak Population. (We said it.) The lead single, entitled “Baby For Christmas” would make the ladies want to know what is for Christmas? (Hold please, while I unwrap the….. Oh, back to business.)
Mixing a hint of holiday cheer with smooth r&b tones Daron gives you something you put on after the children are asleep, the visiting relatives are gone and he can slide all up in and through it. (Ummmm) I hope Santa doesn’t come down the chimney while this track is playing, cuz babeeeeeeeeeeee it’ll be a true Hoe, Hoe, Hoe……. Oop! On Prancer.
As you prepare for the holidays and look for those last minute gift ideas that put the icing on the cake, make sure this album is on the list.
#TSB fam enjoy this Official Video to #BabyForChristmas from Deron:
Make sure you keep up with Daron and that Vocal Seduction: