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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Madonna performs 'Living For Love' | BRIT Awards 2015


Baron Davis Goes In Depth on Just How Bad Donald Sterling Is on Hot 97


Exclusive Backstage Footage With Kanye West l BRIT Awards 2015


Action Bronson Talks Thick Women, Twitter Beefs and Sampling Classics on Sway


Tyga doesn't deny his plans for Kylie + Chris Brown disses Drake & the Grammys on Hot 97


So Smooth! JMSN - Foolin'


Liv Warfield Performs "Catch Me if You Can" on Jimmy Kimmel


Funny! Will Smith Takes a Question from DJ Jazzy Jeff on Jimmy Kimmel (#Focus)


Will Smith on Making Music Again
Will Smith on Learning To Be a Con Man
Will Smith Had Carlton Teach His Son to Drive
Will Smith on Touring the World

Zane Lowe meets Kanye West 2015 (Interview)


Kanye West - Only One Live on Skavlan (Full Performance)


Thursday, February 19, 2015

Kerry Washington Cooks Game of Thrones Dinners (#Scandal)


Podcast: Misty Copeland: A Dancer's Life in Motion, Uber & Striving for Greatness

On this episode of the Digital Life with Kevin Lockett, Kevin talks to legendary American Ballet Theater ballerina Misty Copeland on her life, being a judge on "So You Think You Can Dance", social media, seeing the impact of her autobiography ("Life in Motion"),  dancing with Prince and what she does do in her spare time, when she is not dancing around around the world.

Misty and her brother Cameron Koa will be performing at the Cleveland in Ballet Gala on March 13th (www.balletincleveland.org).

You can follow Misty at @MistyonPointe on Twitter and Instagram & MistyCopeland.com.

You can follow Kevin at @KevinLockett on Twitter; Instagram and contact him at Lockettmedia (at) gmail (dot) com.

Listen to past Digital Life with Kevin Lockett podcasts at DigitalKev.com

Kevin Hart talks Eddie Murphy on SNL 40 + Justin Bieber Roast on Ebro in the Morning


Monday, February 16, 2015

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special - Part 1


Diddy & Snoop Shut Down NYC w/ Dr. Dre, Kanye West, Nas, Lil Kim, The Lox at Hot 97 All Star Weekend

Drake: If You're Reading This It's Too Late (Mixtape/Album)

#MashUpMonday - Morris Day and The HAIM Perform "Jungle Love” on Jimmy Kimmel


Kanye West Performs "Jesus Walks" & "Wolves" with Sia and Vic Mensa on SNL40

2015 NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show - Ariana Grande feat. Nicki Minaj


Christina Aguilera NBA All Star Game Opening 2015 (medley ft NAS & Rockettes)


Tuesday, February 10, 2015

"Being Mary Jane" Star Stephen Bishop Talks Kissing Gabrielle Union & Admiration for Power Women on Sway


Watch What Happens Live : Scheana Marie and Wolf Blitzer

The Lucas Brothers Stand-Up on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Tommy Chong Talks Dancing With The Stars, Benefits of Marijuana & 2 Chainz Debate with Nancy Grace on Sway

No Variety Magazine, Kanye Wasn't The Biggest Loser, It Was The Actual Grammys



So there I was about enjoy a turkey sub for lunch, when I saw this headline from Variety on my Facebook page: "Kanye West, Not Beyonce, Was the Biggest Loser at the Grammys"

This is ridiculous!

The biggest losers of the  Grammys was not Kanye, it was the Grammys itself for not airing enough awards on TV!!!

Grammys is now just a big concert, which is fine, but what about the people who actually the won awards?

If I am a nominee, why even get dressed up to attend an awards show, when most people would never my acceptance speech?

Is there reason why I couldn't see a "Hip-Hop-Rap" category or a "Latin" category or "Producer of the Year "during a three and half hour broadcast?

The music industry is always crying about music sales being down, maybe if more people knew that St. Vincent won "Best Alternative Album" or Clean Bandit winning  "Best Dance Recording" that they might be more inclined to check out their work.



At least back in the day, the Grammys used to list the winners on the side during the show.

Now I am  forced look scroll through Twitter to see who actually won or try find the full winners list online or in the newspaper the next day. 

But back to Yeezus.

As talented as Kanye West is, his biggest problem is that he acts on impulse and he doesn't have a filter.

Although he should rein in his impulsive tendencies at times, his brashness is what made him successful and there there's always a bit of truth in his long winded rants. 

The interesting thing is when Kanye went on stage after Beck won and quickly walked off, it was actually a funny moment.

For an instant, it seemed like he was mocking his himself, but once he ranted after the Grammys that killed any goodwill he might have cultivated that evening.

But let's be honest, However putting Kanye aside, did anybody really think that Beck was going to win "Best Album"?

While its nice to see the talented Beck get career a boost again, even he had to be  shocked that he won "Best Album", (most  music fans rallying around Beck today, probably still can't name a song from his  "Morning Phase album).



Was Beck's win a  Grammy payback not giving  him 'Best Album" when his  magnificent "Odelay" was bested by Celine Dion for the award back in the 90s? 

Maybe, but this year's "Best Album" nominee list was too loaded to give Beck a career achievement award.



Even as we speak, Ed Sheeran's "X"  and Sam Smith's "In The Lonely Hour" are still pumping out hits from their nominated albums, which are arguably two of the best well written, personal  pop albums in recent years.

In Beyonce's case, Kanye West was not the only one who thought Beyonce should have won "Best Album".

Before the Grammys, most publications including Billboard  Vulture, Huffpost,  Complex and  even bookmakers thought  Beyonce was going to win "Best Album" (to be fair the Hollywood Reporter and Spotify said that Beck,Beyonce and Ed Sheeran were the most streamed of the  Album of the Year nominees).

Beyonce loss could be part of the long tradition of iconic female pop stars like Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey and Madonna whom have never won "Best Album" at the Grammys or it could stem from the fact that Beyonce released her album digitally without using major retailers, which upset the corporate paradigm of the music industry.

If that's the case, shame on the music industry for valuing business partners over embracing new digital paradigms.

Now I like Beyonce, but I am not part of her vaunted Beyhive.

As talented as she is, the worship of Beyonce has been quite overblown at times.

The fact that Grammy's had Beyonce sing  "Precious Lord, Take My Hand" from the film "Selma" instead of Ledisi (who actually sings  it with more power and range) was more outrageous to me than anything Kanye West said or did at the Grammys.



Did Beyonce "deserve" "Best Album"?

Maybe, but Beyonce's self-titled album might be best effort since "Dangerously in Love"and  her move to release "Beyonce"  directly to her fans digitallyis a ground breaking, strategic blueprint  that many artists will follow for years to come.

However,  the biggest loser  at the Grammys was not Beyonce losing to Beck and no Variety Magazine, it was not Kanye losing it by sticking up for his friend once again...and in retrospect, it was not even the Grammys.

No, the biggest losers of the night were millions of Grammys viewers like me who actually tuned in to see who would win a Grammy, when in fact, we spent over three hours barely seeing an awards at all.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Hashtag vs. the USC & UCLA Mascots Dance Off on The #TonightShowLA

Joey Bada$$ talks Malia Obama, Kendrick Lamar + recent passing of cousin Pro Era's Junior B on Hot 97

The Legacy of Bob Marley with Author Vivien Goldman (Podcast Interview)


Antoine Cason Weighs in on Marshawn Lynch, Groupies & Getting in Players' Faces on Sway


Iggy Azalea & Jennifer Hudson Perform - Trouble On Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Kimmel Mean Tweets - Music Edition #2 on



Second all-music edition of #MeanTweets featuring Josh Groban, Drake, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Jessie J, Blake Shelton, Haim, Wiz Khalifa, Ed Sheeran, Iggy Azalea, Pitb

Missy Elliott Talks Superbowl and iTunes Resurgence on Sway in The Morning


Poltergeist (Remake) | Official Trailer | Sam Rockwell | Sam Raimi | Gil Kenan



" Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (“Spiderman,” “Evil Dead”, “The Grudge”) and director Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever.

 Cast: Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jared Harris, Jane Adams"

In Theaters - July 24, 2015, in 3D

Plus-Sized Model Ashley Graham 2015 ‘Sports Illustrated’ Swimsuit Ad #SwimSuitsForAll #CurvesinBikinis

Bud Light Super Bowl 2015 Commercial – Real Life Pac Man #UpForWhatever

Will Smith & Jimmy Fallon Beatbox "It Takes Two" Using iPad Looper App


 Will Smith Doesn't Parent Well with Hiccups

Thursday, February 5, 2015

New! Danny Brown “Fresh Off The Boat”

The Late Late Show Host John Mayer - Andy Cohen


Kobe Bryant and Jimmy Fallon Made a Beer Run Together in '96


The Late Late Show - John Legend Performs "Lilac Wine" with John Mayer

J.K. Simmons Talks OZ, Whiplash and Farmers Insurance on Howard Stern

New Video! Sam Smith - Lay Me Down

Jaden Smith Surprise EP ‘This Is The Album’

Vin Diesel First Met Paul Walker in the Tonight Show's L.A. Studio on The Tonight Show


Jimmy Unveils Hannah Davis' Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover


New ‘Fast And Furious 7′ Teaser (Trailer 2)


Jimmy Fallon Went to Bayside High with "Saved By The Bell" Cast


Fifty Shades of Grey - Lego Trailer