Related Artists

Raheem DeVaughn

Musiq Soulchild

Jill Scott


Lalah Hathaway

Angie Stone

Kindred The Family Soul

Erykah Badu


Mint Condition

Musiq News

Home > Music > M > Musiq > News

Musiq news RSS feedSubscribe to Musiq RSS news feed!

Musiq Soulchild To Pen Relationship Book

3/3/2012 8:10am EST
Soul singer Musiq Soulchild is writing a relationship book.

The Philadelphia-based singer/songwriter is hoping to release the untitled tome later this year, revealing it will be full of his thoughts about love and how the subject influences his music.

He tells, "Basically it's just a man with an opinion ranting about love and relationships and how my music is affected by them and how my music impacts other people's relationships."

"I know my core audience and people who are interested in my music will be interested in it, and hopefully people who never even heard of me a...

El DeBarge Cancels Comeback Tour & Checks Into Rehab

2/15/2011 8:51am EST
El DeBarge
R&B star El DeBarge has stalled his comeback and checked into rehab to address years of substance abuse.

The "Rhythm of the Night" hitmaker, 49, has released a statement revealing he's taking a time out to finally fix his issues.

He says, "I hate to disappoint my fans but it is necessary for me to take the time to work on me so that I may continue to share my music and my story with everyone."

El DeBarge was in the midst of a major comeback after putting his career on hold for 16 years. He released a new album, "Second Chance," last November.

He has postponed all scheduled performances ...

2010 Grammy Awards Fashion (Photos)

2/1/2010 12:10pm EST
2010 Grammy Awards Fashion
Gold and beige were hot colors at last night's Grammy Awards. Beyonce looked fantastic in a form-fitting Stephanie Rolland gown, while Katy Perry wore the same shade in a dress by Zac Posen, complete with gold flowers. Sexy "Tik Tok" pop star Ke$ha wore a flirty gold fringed dress. Carrie Underwood took the stage in a strapless gold gown but wore a white dress with an asymmetrical neckline on the red carpet.

Fergie stood out in her electric blue and gold dress, which had a hint of Egyptian flare. Taylor Swift was one of our top picks of the night in a blue sparkly floor-length Kaufman F...

Talib Kweli Releases Sixth Album, 'Eardrum,' On Warner Bros. Records/Blacksmith Music; Aug. 21

7/18/2007 4:56pm EDT
Talib Kweli
New York, NY (July 2007) – Talib Kweli, the Brooklyn wordsmith, returns with his eagerly awaited sixth album Eardrum, in stores on August 21 on Kweli's own label, Blacksmith Music and Warner Bros. Records. With this career defining new album, Kweli mixes hard hitting beats with inventive rhymes that serve to not only entertain, but also to educate.

Hailed by USA Today as "Hip-Hops most inventive lyricist" the MC's penchant for being a lyrical mastermind is reflected in his album title, aptly called Eardrum. Talib explains, "The image of the ear and of the drum are powerful enough by t...

Chrisette Michele's 'I Am' In Stores Today; Will Tour With Musiq (Soulchild) This Summer

6/19/2007 9:00pm EDT
Chrisette Michele
New Def Jam recording artist Chrisette Michele, whose soulful, jazz-influenced debut album I Am will be released June 19th, has been tapped as opening act on the upcoming North American tour with platinum Grammy nominated Atlantic Records recording artist Musiq (Soulchild). The tour begins July 6th at Afram in Baltimore, and wraps up one month later at the Fillmore in San Francisco, on August 6th.

Chrisette personally auditioned for and was signed by Antonio "L.A." Reid, Chairman, Island Def Jam Music Group, who told the singer he had "goose bumps" after the first time he heard her. ...

Ne-Yo Unveils New Album Title: 'Because Of You,' Inspired By Love Of His Fans; In Stores May 1

3/23/2007 9:00pm EDT
The wait is finally over – as Def Jam recording artist Ne-Yo takes the wraps off and announces that his hotly awaited second album, due May 1, will be titled Because Of You, named after the album's first single pick.

"It makes the most sense," Ne-Yo says of his album title choice. "It's because of the people that inspire me to make music. Because of the love of the music. Because of the fans. Because of you, that I do what I do."

#1 most-added on the Rhythm format after its impact date last month, and the highest Rhythm chart debut of his career, "Because Of You" jumps to #23-...

Catch MTV2's $2 Bill Concert, Featuring My Chemical Romance, Sept. 16

8/28/2006 11:13am EDT
My Chemical Romance
MTV2 will present a special edition of its $2Bill Concert Series featuring My Chemical Romance. The concert will take place Wednesday, September 6th at The Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia with doors opening at 7 PM. MTV2's $2Bill Concert with My Chemical Romance will premiere on MTV2 on Saturday, September 16th at 8:00pm ET/PT.

Rock quintet My Chemical Romance is comprised of singer Gerard Way, guitarist Ray Toro, bassist Mikey Way, guitarist Frank Iero, and drummer Bob Bryar. The band recently completed recording the highly-anticipated follow up to 2004's platinum-selling Three Chee...