Despite the crackly transatlantic phone line, Toni Braxton's regal disposition comes through loud and clear.
She comes from somewhere and something, a bit like the early Madonna came from the New York night.
The rapper has hit out at Universal, saying that she's 'tired of having to consult a group of old white guys about my black girl craft'
Sean Combs, the US rapper, record producer and entrepreneur who has called himself "Puff Daddy", "P. Diddy" and "Diddy", has bought Hollywood's favourite tequila brand DeLeon in partnership with British drinks giant Diageo.
Launched on the internet with no promotional fanfare, Beyoncé's new album has enabled the star to define herself on her own terms
Friday morning, the UK awoke to the news that Beyoncé's fifth had dropped overnight.
Singer's fifth album drops as a surprise, after months of rumours of scrapped songs and delays
Kanye West is back on the US Billboard's top 20 singles list, but it isn't for a new song.