Keith Girard

Rihanna Steeped in Sexual Imagery in New Diamonds Video (watch)

Rihanna has released the video for her No. 1 song “Diamonds.” It’s a tour de force of sexual imagery, but is already being overshadowed by another single from her new album, her duet with Chris Brown. The 24-year-old singer’s album became explosive when she released the tracklist earlier this week and revealed the duet “Nobodies Business.” A teaser of the song followed yesterday (Nov. 8). The upbeat pop-driven tune is a departure from “Diamonds,” which is more in the vein of Rihanna’s songs about love, yearning and confused emotions....

Ke$ha Dabbles in Orgy, Black Arts for 'Die Young' Video (watch!)

Ke$ha is still the party girl, except she sinks to new levels of depravity in her latest video for her song “Die Young.” She’s best known for her club anthems and this song continues in that tradition with a darker spin. The 25-year-old singer dabbles in black magic, gunplay, Satanism and sexual depravity after she kicks down the door to an abandoned church. The part quickly devolves into an orgy although no sensitive parts are exposed....

Rihanna Teases Chris Brown Duet 'Nobodies Business' (Listen!)

Rihanna is giving her fans a taste of her new duet with Chris Brown. A teaser audio track of the song “Nobodies Business” hit the Internet this morning (Nov. 8). It’s an upbeat R&B song and a strong statement about her personal life. Rihanna has been working at a breakneck pace to wrap up her seventh studio album in as many years. It will be released this month (Nov. 19) and is already causing a stir. The 24-year-old singer released a track list earlier this week and revealed that she and Brown would duet on the song. Rihanna reportedly tweeted the teaser clip herself, according to E! News....

Rihanna Begins New Arc in Life With Music, Chris Brown (video)

Rihanna has reopened the door to the man who beat her savagely. She’s starting a new arc in her life after three years that saw her soar as an artist even has her personal life was restless and unsettled. Rihanna, 23, struggled to follow the advice of friends and fans. They urged her to quit Chris Brown after their infamous 2009 blow up. She was left battered and unconscious on the eve of would have been a spectacular Grammy Awards ceremony for them. Brown ultimately pleaded guilty to criminal battery and is still on probation for the attack....

Rita Ora, Britain's Next Big Thing, Rocks UK X-Factor (watch!)

Rita Ora, who has been called the next big thing from Britain more times than she probably can count, held her own on the UK version of “X-Factor,” sharing the stage with pop/rock powerhouse Gwen Stefani. Ora sang her hit “Shine Your Light.” The 21-year-old singer and actress has already won over her adopted country. She was born in Albania and moved to the UK when she was a year old. Her album the self-named Ora debuted at No 1. in the UK in August, and three singles from the album also topped the charts....

David Crosby to Weigh in on Election on Brett Winterble, XM Radio

David Crosby, who personified the ’60s counterculture through his music with The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash (sometimes Young), is hip deep in the presidential fray along with bandmate Stephen Stills, who’s lambasting GOP candidate Mitt Romney. Crosby will be featured on Brett Winterble’s show on XM Satellite Radio (Channel 168) on Monday (Nov. 5). The interview could be electric. Winterble used to work for right-wing screamer and conspiracy formentor Rush Limbaugh....

Beyonce's Kid Sis, Solange, Reprises 'Fro for Rika Mag (photos!)

Solange Knowles, the kid sister of music icon Beyonce Knowles, is establishing a footprint in fashion with her funky photo shoot for Dutch magazine Rika. She stepped out of the spotlight as a teen after getting married and having a baby. But the 26-year-old singer and fashion maven is working on a comeback. She’s always had an interest in fashion and has modeled for the family’s clothing line, House of Deréon, named after grandmother Agnéz Deréon. She also helped launch a junior apparel line within the brand and has modeled clothes along with her big sis....

Cee Lo Facing Sex Battery Probe; Is 'Voice' Job in Jeopardy?

R&B singer Cee Lo Green, who stars as a judge on “The Voice,” has been hit with another sexual assault allegation and this time, he may have a tough time dodging formal charges. A woman filed a police report claiming that Green, real name Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, claiming the singer drugged her, took her back to his place and had sex with her while she was unconscious. Green has denied the allegations. ...

Miley Cyrus Breasts Eat Cake in Borgore 'Decisions' Video (watch!)

Miley Cyrus doesn’t actually eat cake but she wears it well smeared across her boobs in a new video for dubstep artist Borgore. He unleashes a four-minute riot of hot babes and midgets to celebrate having your cake and eating it, too. Miley doesn't make an appearance until about halfway through the video. She rocks out in all black low-cut top that reveals her ample cleavage; no bra, of course. And yes, that’s her fiance Liam Hemsworth in the unicorn mask. In one scene, Miley tries to remove his tonsils with her long, lean tongue....

Bruce Springsteen Headlines NBC Telethon for Sandy Victims

Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera, Billy Joel, Sting and Jon Bon Jovi are among the headliners who have signed up to perform in a special one-hour broadcast to help raise money for the Red Cross on behalf of Hurricane Sandy victims. The special, which will air on NBC and Bravo and USA cable networks was announced today by NBCUniversal. The “Today Show’s” Matt Lauer will host the telethon, titled “Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together,” and late-night talk show host Jimmy Fallon will also appear....

Keith Girard

Keith Girard is Editor and Pubilsher of TheImproper, New York City’s cutting edge arts, entertainment pop culture and lifestyle Web magazine. Before that, he was editor-in-chief of Billboard magazine and a reporter for the Washington Post among other media positions.