Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Pentatonix Won The Sing Off!!!!


Okay So I'm a few days Later and a Dollar Short but I'm here....

I actually found out BEFORE I got a chance to watch the show that they had won. Damn Social Media. People tell everything. I always watch the show the next day at work and blog about it as I'm watching it. I finally watched it yesterday but forgot to blog at the same time so I won't give a blow by blow this time.

Doesn't really matter at this point because Pentatonix Won and I'm happy about it. They are who I wanted to win anyway. America got it right for once. I was happy to see Afroblue back on the show and performing. Apparently their fans made such a big uproar about them being voted off that NBC asked them to come back and perform with Smokey Robinson. What an honor that was for them I'm sure. It's great to know that people still have power if they just open their mouths.


I'm sure the future is just as bright for Afroblue anyway without the win. Pentatonix really deserved it and I was happy for them. They seem to really love each other and love what they do and they are damn good at it anyway. I will be getting their CD. I know it will be really good. I have a slight like for the lead singer of Pentatonix. His voice is gorgeous. His looks leave a little bit to be desired though. He would make a good vampire cause he looks like he's been drained of all his blood. #imjustsaying

I'm glad they'll be back for a Christmas Edition of the show. Can't wait. What I really enjoyed on this last show was the performances with the judges. That was so good. I really enjoyed all three of them. Oddly enough I enjoyed the Dartmouth Aires and Ben Folds performance the most. Those Aires I tell ya. Gotta love em. Here are the videos of all of those performances below....

My absolute favorite performance of the night was the Dartmouth Aires with Judge Ben Folds:


Urban Method with Judge Sara Bareilles 


Pentatonix with Host Nick Lachey

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The Sing Off: America Votes - Group Mastermixes

1st was PENTATONIX:

That performance was nice. They totally fused those songs together effortlessly. I really enjoyed it. Especially the little battle between the bass/beat box guys. This group is freaking amazing. That white boy lead singer be singing his ass off. For real. I love them.

*side note: I love that ring Shawn from Boyz to Men had on. I want to get one for my husband.

2nd was URBAN METHOD:

I enjoyed it. Liz's voice was perfect for that song. I really like how they intertwined the songs. Good Job! Good Job! I think that was one of their best performances.

3rd was AFROBLUE:

That performance gave me chills. That was so damn good. I would not think to put those two songs together. Oh my! Good Job Guys. I so love Afroblue. Mariah did a really good job rapping. Wow! Christy's voice is always BUTTA!

4th was DARTHMOUTH AIRES:

They are always good. Always Dramatic. Always Broadway. Always Everything. I love them. I do. I hate to admit it but I do really like them. I would definitely go see them in a Broadway show or performance. I don't want them to win because I feel they have a unfair advantage but GOOD JOB GUYS!!



JUDGES CHOICE ROUND:

PENTATONIX: Never heard of this song but a good perfomance none the less. I love the way they harmonize. Beautiful! They should definitely win. No other group will profit more from this than them I think. I think they will go on to be multi million dollar recording artists. 


URBAN METHOD: Katie's voice is so freaking good. I love her. She is so much better than the other two. They did this song serious justice. Freaking HOT! They blew this one out of the water. DAAAAMN!!!


AFROBLUE: That performance brought me to tears. Oh my! I almost wanted to get up and shout.
That was absolutely beautiful. Christy aka Butta she did it again. Ohhh I so love this group. Like Shawn said, they took us to church. Hallelujah a Change is gone come. Yes it will. LOL



DARTHMOUTH AIRES: DRAMA! DRAMA! DRAMA! Is anybody in that group straight? I think they're all gay. LOLOL I'm just saying...If there is a straight one in the group, I'd be in shock. I don't think they should be a recording group though. But performing in concert. Yes. Broadway. Yes. Theater. Yes. 


I didn't get them doing the making them sing a song again thing. 



BOOOO! I am pissed off to say the least. They sent Afroblue home and chose Darmouth Aires. They don't have a chance in hell at winning this thing. That was a waste of time. They clearly are NOT a recording group. Not even close. TO HELL WITH SARA AND BEN. WRONG CHOICE! WRONG CHOICE!


BYE AFROBLUE!!!! 

Friday, November 18, 2011

I Was Here & End of Time (Live at Roseland) - Beyoncé | Music Video

Live at Roseland: Elements of 4, hits stores November 21. A two-disc deluxe edition arrives in stores November 29.

Beyonce is a Bad, Bad Girl. This Video almost had me in tears....She has had a wonderful life and career and I wish her nothing but the best in the future.




This is also a Video of her perfoming End of Time. A Song which I love on her newest CD. This girl rocks it out! I know of no one who can dance and still sing and not lose one single solitary breath. I am impressed by her.

Mac Cosmetics

So today a co-worker and I went to visit Mac Cosmetics because they have all these sets on sale for the Holidays. They have makeup brush sets for like $50 and makeup sets ranging from $40 to $60 and they are all really cute. Most didn't have the colors that I liked but the set I bought was $59.50 and it included:

a Clear Makeup Bag, 3 Brushes, 4 Eyeshadows, A LipGlass and a Lipstick.


A Very good Buy. It's called the Fabulously Festive Face Kit. I can't wait to try it. I've never had LipGlass from Mac before and I've heard rave reviews so.....


The Eyeshadow case has a mirror in it and the front is all mirrored and glittery and the ends of the Makeup brushes are also clear and glittery. Cute!!





The guy was somehow able to convince me to buy the cleaner for the brushes so I got that too. He explained why but I don't really remember what he said. It was $13.




I want to go back and get another brush set when I get paid because their brushes are really expensive and it's a much cheaper way to get them in the sets. I also wanted to get the Ms. Piggy Pink Eyeshadow but that's only available online. :-(






While there I sprayed a little bit of their tester spray on me called Turquatic and oh my word, this stuff smells really good. It's 49.50 and it features Anemone, Lotus, Orris and Corsican Blue. LOVE IT!!!!

I have to go back and get that as well. They should have never put a Mac close to me. I'm in trouble now. LOL

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Sing off - R&B Week was my absolute favorite so far!!!

Okay I watched it last night on my DVR so I'm gonna just do a quick run through cause I'm at work and don't have time right now to be thorough. LOL

PENTATONIX - THE BOMB.COM. They are gonna win. Watch what I tell you. And in case you missed it...Here is the link to their performance. A-W-E-S-O-M-E http://www.nbc.com/sing-off/video/week-9-pentatonix-sings-lets-get-it-on/1368289

AFROBLUE - Love them but they fell apart on some of their performance but Christie's voice is absolutely amazing to me. I freaking love her. She acts a bit stush to me so I wish she'd let loose a little bit.

VOCAL POINT - I actually REALLY enjoy their performances. Especially of Bobby Brown. I was floored that they did it so well. Seriously.

THE DARTMOUTH AIRES - They are good but their is too many of them for me to really consider them as a contender because I think they have a unfair advantage. They belong on Broadway to me.

URBAN METHOD - They did really good and I was glad the black girl actually sang a Lead for once. About damn time. Get out of your shell boo boo and BLOW!!!

Monday, November 14, 2011

My Weight Loss Journey...AGAIN



So a few short weeks ago I started on the journey to lose weight AGAIN. I am the heaviest I have ever been. I have gained entirely too much weight and it has to go or I already know I will live a very short life.



I started by joining the gym across the street from my job. Go me! Okay joining is one thing but actually going to the gym is another. I signed up to have a Evaluation done by a trainer named Brenna. She is a young little curly haired white girl. Really sweet. I love her. We did my evaluation and Lord Have Mercy am I OUT OF SHAPE!!! She made me feel comfortable enough though to get the evaluation done but when I was done, I was spent. Exhausted beyond belief. I hadn't exercised since the 1900's and my body went in total shock by all the activity it was getting all of a sudden.


She had me doing crunches and I did 20 in a span of 3 minutes which she said was really good but what she didn't know was that after that my stomach said "B*tch I don't know who you think you are but going from O to 100 like that doesn't work for me". My stomach cramped up like hell. I couldn't even move. I had to lay there on the floor like a old lady until my stomach calmed down and I was finally able to pick myself up off the floor. LOL



That was a experience to say the least. It was the beginning of my new journey to lose weight. Fast Forward a couple of weeks later and 10 pounds lighter and I really do feel a change in my body. It's amazing what a difference a couple of days make. After my 1st full session with her my body was so sore but I pushed through it. I give my body a break in between each workout. I workout Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays. The weekends for right now I have been taking off to let my body recuperate. I just got back from working with her today and I AM TIRED!!!! So tired I don't even feel like typing anymore. I'll add more to my story later. Til then....

Thursday, November 10, 2011

This Weeks Summary of Sing Off

Overall, I didn't enjoy this week too much. Me and Rock Music aren't good friends.




Afro Blue: I thought they were good. I loved the little extra bit they put in there but the judges seem to think it was just okay.

Delilah: Their performance was good. Certain parts sounded like they were in pain to me though.
That lead singer can blow though. WOW! I'm not a huge fan of Rock music so....

Vocal Point: That was just strange to me. Sounded like a joke. Kinda like a bunch of frat boys singing karaoke while drinking a keg. I didn't get it. The ending was good though. Maybe cause it was the end.

Pentatonix: THAT WAS SICK! Pentatonix killed it dammit! They killed it! That song was dabomb.com
The breaks in the song were off da chain, the singing, the whole damn kit and kaboodle. THEY ROCK! Scott the lead singer can sing his ASS off. It's amazing to me that's its only 5 of them.

Urban Method: *YAWN* I was bored by their performance. I blame it on the fact that it's Rock Music Week. Next...

Darthmouth Aires: They did a really good job I think but there is so many of them I think they have a unfair advantage. #imjustsaying I think they need their own Broadway show. Seriously!

The Country Songs:

Yeah I'm not a huge fan of Country either but again Darthmouth Aires did a really good job and they really look like a damn Broadway play when they come out and sing. I always enjoy them. Vocal Point was good. Loved the Bridge. Not a fan of Country so I could have really missed this week. Delilah They have good voices. The song was pretty. That's all I got. LOL Pentatonix HANDS DOWN MY FAVORITE COUNTRY SONG PERFORMANCE. Probably because it didn't sound like Country. I loved that they gave it a reggae flair. They are the ones to beat.
Afro Blue WOW!!! I think they and Pentatonix will be the last 2 groups standing. That song was absolutely beautiful. That song almost brought me to tears. AMAZING! Christie and Trent did a beautiful duet. I felt that song. Urban Method did a good job on the Country song. I like them.



I think the bottom two should have been Vocal Point and Delilah though. Til next week!

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Mary J Blige - My Life II....The Journey Continues coming 11/21


LISTEN TO THE SINGLE "MR. WRONG" FTG DRAKE

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Sing off - My Review this Week


Loved the Halloween Intro, they did an excellent job with that.


Urban Method - Rihanna Medley

It was just okay to me. The girls have got to find some confidence from somewhere. I don't know why the black girl didn't sing. But the girl with the dark hair did great to me. The blond girl was just okay. Do better next time yall!! I already know the dude that raps is gonna get a record contract. The rest of them might get lost in the sauce. :-)



Vocal Point - Elvis Medley

They gave me goose bumps with I Can't Help Falling in Love with You. GOOD JOB GUYS!!
Probably because I knew they were singing to their other halfs. I enjoyed their performance though really. It was fun!


Afro Blue - Janet Jackson

They were off da chain, off da wall absolutely incredibly awesome. Loved the transitions, the harmonies, everything. They are so talented. Seriously. That was a good tribute to Janet. I'm sure she would enjoy it.


Darmouth Aires - Queen

They left me absolutely speechless. Eyes watering and the whole nine. Brought tears to my eyes. I felt like I was watching a Broadway Show. Phenomenal! WOW! The best performance so far. (I'm reviewing as I'm watching)


Pentatonix - Brittany Spears


I love this group so I'm not sure they can do too much to not impress me. I love how confident the girl is in their group. Her performance was sexy. I'm not that familiar with Brittany Spears so some of the songs I didn't know. But a Awesome Job as usual.


Delilah - Alicia Keys


Hate to say this but the lead singer in the beginning sounded BETTER than Alicia Keys. (FALLEN) Yeah I said BETTER! Their transitions between songs could have been better but other than that, they did a good job. GIRL POWER!



The YellowJackets - Billy Joel


Yeah don't know too much about Billy Joel so I wasn't that entertained by them. The singing sounded good though. Good Job? I guess so....They should be next for elimination though. Everybody else is too good to be eliminated. (in my opinion)


**I always do my review BEFORE I knew who is or isn't eliminated. So signing off for now. Til next week....


P.S. Didn't watch it last season but COMMITTED AT THE END WAS AWESOME!!!! LOVE THEM!!!!
They made it look easy. Did Chris Brown wonderfully.