India.Arie on Beyonce & Jay Z's Daughter's Hair Backlash: Why is It 'OK to Make Fun of a Child?'A Change.org petition surfaced last week with a New York woman upset about the state of Jay Z and Beyoncé's daughter Blue Ivy's hair, making a simple request: "comb her hair." Since, the issue has divided much of the Internet — including R&B singer India.Arie, who threw herself into the toddler's corner with a Twitlonger post.
On The Charts: Rap Reigns for Second Straight Week As Wale Nabs First No. 1For the second straight week, rap not only tops the U.S. album charts, but also makes a hat-trick of the top three spots, continuing a solid few weeks for the genre after a quiet start.
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India.Arie Denies Bleaching Her Skin In 'Cocoa Butter' Controversy: 'That's Me'
Rewind The Headlines: Staring Drake, Rihanna And The GameHow did Drake's YOLO catch a no-go? Was that Rihanna showing more skin? What's got India.Arie so mad? How what did The Game have a change of "art" about? The answers to these questions and more with the top five stories you need to know about before the week is out.
India.Arie Sounds Off On Nina Simone Biopic: Zoe Saldana Looks "Ridiculous"The Biopic on jazz singer Nina Simone has hit a sour note for India.Arie. The R&B singer recently came out against the film's producers for casting Zoe Saldana to play the role of Simone, whose dark skin and wide nose stands in contrast to Saldana's features.
Ne-Yo Talks Life As Motown Exec, Promises Album Of Hits For All