Archives for February 2012

fun. headlines spring North America 2012 tour and teams up with Revel and Riot

fun. has announced a flurry of activity surrounding the release of their Fueled By Ramen debut, “Some Nights.” The album – which includes the hit single, “We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monáe)” – is now available in stores and at all digital retailers. A series of rare in-store events are scheduled as well as a headlining North American tour.

Diggy named ‘Outstanding New Artist’ at NAACP Image Awards, ‘Unexpected Arrival’ out March 20

Atlantic Recording artist Diggy was among the winners at this year’s NAACP Image Awards, taking home the trophy for “Outstanding New Artist”..Do It Like You (feat. Jeremih),” the lead single off Diggy’s highly-anticipated debut album, “Unexpected Arrival,” has broken into Billboard’s “Hot 100” chart and is rapidly climbing the chart, while the companion video has nearly 3 million views on YouTube.

Jai Rodriguez: Rent, Queer Eye, and Twisted Cabaret

In this final part of my interview with Jai, we reflected on his first big breaks playing the role of Angel Dumott Schunard on award winning Broadway musical “Rent” and as one of the Fab Five on Bravo TV’s reality makeover show “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.” Before wrapping up, we also touched briefly on Jai’s singing career.

Throwback Friday: ‘Break My Stride’ by Matthew Wilder

Someone on Facebook asked me recently, what’s my secret to pushing through that wall? Honestly, I don’t have one. You’ve just got to want something more than you want to give up…As I’m dragging through today trying to make sure those end of the week loose ends are tied up in a nice bow, I found myself singing the chorus from the 80s song “Break My Stride” by Matthew Wilder, from his album “I Don’t Speak the Language,” on replay in my head.

Iman to host first ever ‘Strut: The Fashionable Mom Show’ during New York Fashion Week Feb 2012

On Thursday, February 16 at 3pm, the first-ever Strut: The Fashionable Mom Show, will premiere as part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Donald and Mary Oenslager Gallery at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, hosted by mom and model Iman, with a collection of designers who are realistic for today’s moms.