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PARTY FAB: Cassie’s RockaByeBaby MIXTAPE Release Party in Atlanta

 

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Cassie went down to Atlanta, GA this weekend to celebrate the release of her RockaByeBaby mixtape. Chick is serious about promoting this project.  See pics inside….

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"Numb" singer Cassie was seen walking into the Atlanta hip spot Compound on Saturday for her official mixtape release party for RockaByeBaby.

 

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The pretty gal tweeted, "ATL… we’re here!!! Come out tonight & turn up with us at Compound!!!! @agentertainment @cirocboybonds #cirocgirlz"

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it’s been a busy summer for Cassie who’s starred in ad campaigns for ASOS and Forever 21 in the past few weeks.

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She smoked from a hookah with friends.

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"Empire Girls" star Julissa Bermudez came out to support Cassie.

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Lifestyle expert and tastemaker Kenny Burns was there to celebrate.

 

Photos via Cassie-Ventura

Luke James COVERS The April/May ISSUE Of “Stuff Fly People Like” + Cassie’s “The Wait Is Over” Docu-Series

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R&B crooner Luke James went uptown for a Harlem Renaissance themed photo shoot for the latest issue of "Stuff Fly People Like."  See the jazzy photos inside and watch Cassie’s docu-series about the making of RockaByeBaby.

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"I.O.U." singer Luke James covers the April/May digital issue of Rae Holliday’s SFPL. Though some fans may be unfamiliar with the cute New Orleans native, who’s penned hits for Chris Brown, Justin Bieber and Britney Spears, even Luke is aware that it could all change tomorrow and he could be a world-renown singer….or something else.

When asked how be described himself, he told the magazine, “I don’t know who Luke James is. He is an entertainer and an artist. He is an actor, musician, a songwriter and a lover. That could all change tomorrow."

"The Modern Harlem Renaissance" photoshoot was shot by Jerome Shaw and styled by Louis Johnson. Here are the highlights:

On What Fly Means To Him?

“To me, “Fly” means/is a matter how I feel and that I feel great in what it is that I have on. I can’t leave the house unless I have something on that’s giving me wings.”

On Who’s Style Does He Admire?

“I admired Prince and his confidence. Some of the outfits he wore, like the pants with the ass out, you have to have confidence to pull that off! You have to be confident and if you believe it everyone else will. Women loved it and still love it! It’s all a feeling and that’s all a part of what makes your personal style yours.”

On What would he’d like someone to say about him and his music 10 years from now?


I would like to people to say it inspired someone to be who they are. Be who they want to be and not what everyone else wants you to be. If you want to be in love, then be in love. Whatever is, do it if that’s what you feel. It would guide them in that direction. Be in love with something that’s forever.

 

See photos from Luke’s Harlem Renaissance inspired shoot:

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Love the shoot.

 

Watch BTS footage here:

 

In other music news…

Cassie has released "The Wait is Over" (Part 1) of her RockaByeBaby Docu-Series.  Produced by Chris Roy, Neil Dominique and Chris Latouche, with Diddy serving as Executive Producer, the video provides an intimate look at the final stages of releasing the RockaByeBaby mixtape. Watch Cassie on the journey to a hit–so she hopes–above.

Photos via Jerome Shaw /Video via Candita Semone

PICTURE PERFECT: Cassie’s New Forever 21 “Forever LA” Campaign + Solange Shoots Video In Houston With Bun B

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Cassie‘s had a big week.  She just dropped her new mixtape RockAByeBaby, and now, she’s starring in the "Forever LA" Forever 21 campaign.  Check out the model chick’s new pics, plus what Solange Knowles is up to down in H-Town…

She’s putting her model skills to good use, and we’re definitely feeling it.  Cassie is rocking bright & colorful looks for Forever 21′s new LA inspired campaign.  So the "Paradise" singer was the perfect choice to be the face of their new tropical-like pieces:

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Fashion site Grazia broke the pics and described what the Spring 2013 Forever LA collection is all about:

The Forever LA collection has two parts, the West Side and the East Side. The East Side is inspired by 90s urban Los Angeles style with vintage and alternative style pieces – think Fresh Prince of Bel Air. While the West Side embodies the laid-back vibe of LA with abstract prints, vibrant sneakers and crop tops. The campaign is shot in LA (obvs) and Cassie poses in front of a hipster bike in a massive pair of shades and a graffitied tree trunk, then hits the beach in loud geometric prints.

Loves it.

 

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And speaking of chicks posing it up pretty-style, Solange & rapper Bun B. gave us a sneak peek from the set of a new video they’re shooting.  Bun said they were down in Houston shooting something special.  We can only hope it’s that "I Been On" Texas All Star remix for Solo’s big sis Beyonce.

Or it could be a new song or remix for Solange herself.  Either way, we’re loving her look.  The finished product should be interesting….

VIDEO FAB: Cassie’s “PARADISE” Ft. Wiz Khalifa (Plus Cassie Rolls To “106 & Park”)

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Cassie brings us around Cali in her brand new video for "Paradise" ft. Wiz Khalifa. Check out the twosome chillin’ out from the streets to the porch in their Cali paradise inside, plus Cassie walking her vid onto "106 & Park" tonight…

 

Your fave Bad Girl is speaking over a track and ridin’ around L.A. in a low rider with her girl Karrueche Tran and the homie Wiz Khalifa in her newest video for "Paradise."  In the Alex Nazari-directed clip, Cassie and friends pass the weed, take a ride and check out the planes as they chill out in their own laid back paradise.

Check out the video for the summery song that appears on Cassie’s upcoming RockaAByeBaby mixtape dropping 4/11:

 

And over at "106 & Park," Cassie walked on her new video for her fans:

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She’s on a feminine tomboy kick these days.  But it’s damn near impossible for her to look bad in anything.

 

Photos: WENN

Ray-J Reminds Kanye (In A Song) He Smashed Kim K. First (Lyrics) + Cassie’s “Paradise” Video Trailer

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Oh Ray-J.  This dude is still reminding the world what he gave us.  Nope, not an STD.  But Kim K. Superstar.  Check out lyrics and the cover of Ray’s new track "I Hit It First" inside, plus Cassie‘s new "Paradise" trailer…

Looks like Brandy‘s brother is up to his old tricks again.  He revealed that he’s releasing a new song called "I Hit It First."  It hits iTunes April 9th.  And yes, it’s his ode to Kanye West about who smashed his baby moms first and made her famous.

Ray dropped the single’s cover art Friday, which is a pic of Kim K. on a beach back in 2008, all blurred out.  And after folks called Ray lame for pulling a thirty move…especially because we ALL know Ray-J wasn’t really her first, he tweeted this:

"Lol have some fun! It’s not that serious!! #LIVE!!"

Now, a few lyrics have leaked via TMZ.  And Ray apparently felt the need to act like it’s a privilege to have smashed Kim K. on camera, making her famous:

She might move on to rappers and ballplayers
But we all know I hit it first.

I had her head going North and her ass going South
But now baby chose to go West

No matter where she goes or who she knows
She still belongs in my bed.
 

Note to Ray–you were far from the first boo.  But if it helps you sleep at night…

Meanwhile, Ray is the new host of the upcoming season of "Bad Girls Club All Stars" airing on Oxygen this May.  His list of "accomplishments" grow.

 

 

Cassie’s still trying y’all.  The model babe dropped the trailer for her upcoming video for "Paradise" ft. Wiz Khalifa.  Lots of her celeb friends make cameos for the fun L.A. vid showing a side of Cassie where she’s simply chilliln’ with her crew.

This will be the second video off her next mixtape of RockaByeBaby, which is set for a 4/11 release.  Check out the trailer for the upcoming vid above. 

VIDEO FAB: Cassie’s “Numb” Featuring Rick Ross, REVEALS “RockAByeBaby” TRACKLISTING

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Cassie called on Rick Ross to bless the "Numb" video off her upcoming mixtape RockAByeBaby. Watch the clip inside and see who’ll appear on the album…..

 

Since Faith Evans made her exit a few years ago, Cassie’s first in line to claim the title of Bad Boy’s First Lady (if you exclude Janelle Monae). And as fans wait to grab a copy of her RockAByeBaby mixtape (April 11), which features Meek Mill, Wiz Khalifa, Pusha T, French Montana, Too $ hort, and Fabolous, she’s unleased a video for "Numb."

The trip-hop flavored Alex Nazari-directed clip, shows the side-shaven beauty strolling through LA and smoking with Rick while singing “I make music to numb your brain.”  She spoke about the upcoming project saying,

"This mixtape is about more than just music, it’s about the art, the visuals and the people. I wanted to release RockaByeBaby to show my appreciation to the supporters that have been there from day one and always believed in me and my art. My goal was to make a tape that you could vibe too and that people could enjoy from the beginning until the end. I want this to be what you listen to when you need to escape.”

Check out the RockAByeBaby tracklisting here:

1. “Intro”
2. “Paradise” feat. Wiz Khalifa
3. “Take Care of Me Baby” feat. Pusha T
4. “Addiction” feat. French Montana
5. “Numb” feat. Rick Ross
6. “Sound of Love” feat. Jeremih
7. “I Love It” feat. Fabolous
8. “RockaByeBaby”
9. “I Know Whatcha Want”
10. “Turn Up” feat. Meek Mill
11. “Do My Dance” feat. Too $ hort
12. “Bad Bitches” feat. Ester Dean
13. “All My Love”

Watch "Numb" here…..

MUSIC FAB: Ashanti’s “Never Should Have” SINGLE + A$AP Rocky’s “Wild For The Night” Video Ft. Skrillex + Cassie’s “Numb” TRAILER

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In new releases, "Army Wives" star Ashanti sings about ending a relationship on "Never Should Have."  Listen to the track inside and rock out to A$ AP Rocky’s latest video "Wild For The Night" ft. Skrillex and Birdy Nam Nam and see Cassie’s trailer for "Numb."

 

In a case of life imitating art, Ashanti is back on the airwaves with a powerful record about heartbreak.  And a sexy single cover.  It doubles as a track for the soundtrack of the hit Lifetime show "Army Wives" and possibly her own life.  On "Never Should Have," the newly minted cable-network star offers a mid-tempo ballad with sweeping orchestrations fit for a "Lifetime Movie Of The Week" on pain, heartache and betrayal.

And as fans await the arrival of her Braveheart disc, it’s hard to ignore how the song’s message of ending a relationship might reflect how she feels about watching Nelly move on with Tae Heckard.  Like the song says "You never should have loved me/ You never should have touched me/ You never should have told me you loved me and you would never leave me.”
 

Listen to "Never Should Have" here:

And in new music videos:

Rapper A$ AP Rocky, who’s currently on Rihanna‘s DIAMONDS tour, flew down to the Dominican Republic with Skrillex and Birdy Nam Nam for "Wild For The Night". Shot amongst the locals, A$ AP talked about the video saying, “We was in the slums and the kids, they enjoyed it. It was fun.”

While the track is a "fun" club record, and we’re sure that A$ AP brought much needed attention to the poverty-stricken area, it may be a bit odd to watch him smoke what appears to be marijuana while he sits among a group of poor kids shouting "A$ AP Mob…we fucking rule the world."  But with folks like Soulja Boy promoting Codeine on Instagram, we guess the kids are used to seeing stuff like this.

Watch the clip above….

 

And in upcoming videos…..

Cassie has released a trailer for her upcoming Numb video from the Rock-a-Bye Baby mixtape (dropping April 11).  Check it.  This chick loves a trailer doesn’t she?

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LISTEN: Cassie’s “All Gold, All Girls REMIX” Ft. Trina & Lola Monroe

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We’ve got the exclusive first listen of Cassie‘s first official track off her upcoming mixtape RockaByeBaby.  And the gorgeous model chick flipped Trinidad James‘ "All Gold Everything" to make her own "All Gold, All Girls" Remix."  And she tapped rapstresses Trina & Lola Monroe to spit a few bars. 

 

Check it inside…

It’s the ladies’ turn to flip the much remixed "All Gold Everything".  So Cassie copped the track for her own "All Girls, All Gold" song that will appear on her upcoming mixtape RockaByeBaby.

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Cassie also gave us some insight into the process of her new projects.

"I’ve been working on this Mixtape (RockaByeBaby) for a while now," The Bad Boy frontwoman tells TheYBF.com exclusively.  "I wanted to give my supporters new music before my album. It was important for me to create it because I needed a moment to grow into being an artist as well as wanting to create something that my friends and I could listen to. I thought what better way to start that than by remixing my favorite records out right now.  I’ve been currently working with Trinidad James on a few projects and we came up with an All Gold, All Girls remix featuring Trina and Lola Monroe."

Cassie went on to reveal what we can expect from her new album and the mixtape saying, "The rest of the Mixtape includes other remixes but also a lot of brand new music from me featuring Rick Ross, Pusha T, French Montana, Jeremih & more. I’m really proud of this project as it is the first time I really feel in control of the music. It’s a vibe. It’s for the kids that appreciate music and I can’t wait for everyone to hear it.

On this "All Gold, All Girls Remix", The "King of Hearts" singer rocks the hook while Trina and Lola Monroe push out their own verses.  Cass also sang a few verses of her own dishing about her posh life in Paris and beyond:

I aint f*ckin with no b*tches/We aint takin’ no pictures/Smoke weed and blow kisses/Top speed and go missin’/You should be embarrassed/Talkin’ about me/Just shoppin’ in Paris/Mindin’ my business

Popped a molly I’m dancin’….

Get the first exclusive listen to Cassie’s "All Gold, All Girls Remix" below, right here on TheYBF.com.  You feelin it?

DO WE LOVE IT?: Cassie’s New Curly ‘Do

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Cassie Ventura is giving us curls in 2013.  Check out the new look she just showed off to her fans, and decide if we love it….

 

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It’s almost like a "Control" spiked curls throwback to Ms. Jackson.  Singer Cassie has given up the straight haired two-shaven-sides look for a more vintage look of big curls and only one side shaved.

The 26-year-old "King of Hearts" singer tweeted pics of the new look simply saying "New Year."  Maybe this will give her the buzz she needs to finally drop that Electro Love album.  Or not.

So, about this new hair…

DO WE LOVE IT?!

VIDEO FAB: Cassie’s GOING To The “End Of The Line”

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Cassie runs off to the desert and reaches the "End Of The Line" in her latest video. Watch the clip inside…..

With 2012 coming to a close, trend-setting singer Cassie is set to start 2013 off with a banging track called "End Of The Line."  Film in a desert, Cassie lets her lover know she’s at her wits end with his antics.  The track will likely appear on her forthcoming mixtape Rock-A-Bye Baby.

 

 

Watch the video here: