Jordan McCoy posted a new video clip on her YouTube channel, featuring the Bad Boy singer and Hunter Pecunia – who joins Jordan as the newest member of the revamped girl group Dream – doing a cover of one of their favorite Rihanna songs.
It hasn’t been explained what the status is of McCoy’s debut solo album ‘Just Watch Me’, which had been set for release February 2009 after several delays.
Watch their ‘Disturbia’ performance below.
Dream stopped by MTV’s Total Request Live on Friday to premiere their new video ‘Crazy’ featuring Loon. They talked about having a new member in the group, Kasey Sheridan, who replaced Melissa Schuman, getting all “sexed up” to film the video, and working under Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs. Read on for a rough transcript of their appearance.
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Launch.com reports Backstreet Boys star Howie Dorough’s fourth annual Lupus benefit concert, Lupus 2003, takes place Friday (June 20), at Hard Rock Live located at Universal Studios City Walk in Orlando, Florida. Dorough said that he will be performing at the event, along with many of his friends from the music world. Dream, Shiloah, Alfonzo Blackwell, Tito Nieves, Debelah Morgan (who had the hit ‘Dance With Me’), Pollyanna Dorough, and Tito Puente Jr. will also be performing. All proceeds will go to the Dorough Lupus Foundation, which was formed after Howie’s sister Caroline Dorough-Cochran died from Lupus in 1998.
The Sun reports *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake has reacted to the UK moniker ‘Trousersnake’ he received while touring the region. “The playboy rumors are funny,” he said. “They call me Trousersnake. At first I was like ‘Trousersnake? What does that mean?’ But it’s funny.”
Looking To Land A Spot On The ‘Justified’ & ‘Stripped’ Tour
June 5, 2003 – Dream member Diana Ortiz tells Launch.com the group hopes to land a spot on some ‘Justified & Stripped’ tour stops this summer with Christina Aguilera and *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake. “We were hoping to get on the Justin and Christina tour and also Justin’s going to have his own tour after the Christina and Justin tour, and we were hoping to get on that too,” Ortiz said. “And that’s probably going to go overseas. This summer we’re going to be doing like summer jams (for) different radio stations, like heading out and doing that. And hopefully we’ll get on the B2K tour that’s starting in July.”
Timberlake, Aguilera Launch Tour With Power And Soul
June 5, 2003 – Larry Rodgers and Laurel Miller of The Arizona Republic reviewed the ‘Justified and Stripped Tour’ in Phoenix on Wednesday (June 4). They say *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake “moved even more toward stripped-down, old-school soul in his 80-minute set, which kept the America West Arena crowd on its feet most of the time.” As for Christina Aguilera, they say, “The tiny, 22-year-old singer’s dazzling voice is her main calling card, and she had fans in awe several times during songs such as ‘Impossible’ (which she recorded with Alicia Keys), ‘Soar’ and a classy cover of Etta James’ ‘At Last’.” The full review at azcentral.com has since been removed.
Justin Timberlake & Christina Aguilera Kick Off Tour In Phoenix
June 5, 2003 – Christina Fuoco of MTV News reviewed the opening night of Justin and Christina’s Justified and Stripped Tour on Wednesday before the sold-out crowd at the America West Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. She writes, “While Aguilera’s set focused on her supernatural voice, Timberlake showcased his beat-box and dancing talents. Clearly the crowd favorite.” Read more.
Calvin Klein Comps His Most Frequent Customer
June 5, 2003 – The New York Post reports that after Calvin Klein read that *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake changes his underwear six times a day and opens a brand new pack of Calvin Klein boxers every time, throwing the worn ones away, the designer sent 50 pairs of CK boxers with his compliments.
KriSeLen.com interviewed the revamped Dream, with new member Kasey Sheridan, who replaced Melissa Schuman after she quit the girl group. “I knew of Dream and I heard their three singles,” Kasey explained. “They are very talented girls and when I looked at them I thought that is something I really want to do. It never crossed my mind that I would actually be in Dream. I found out on TRL the day that Puffy was hosting that one of the girls left and that they were holding audition. For a split second I thought what if I was in Dream, but you know I thought it wasn’t possible..I didn’t think it would ever happen. I actually found a paper posted on the board at my dance studio and it said open audition for a major pop group signed on a major label and I knew it was Dream. I went to the audition and Holly was there, she was watching me and it was so nerve-racking. So yeah it I guess it is all history from there.”
The fan that went to cover the Seventeen Entertainment Tonight showcase in New York City filed her report on MTV’s Total Request Live on Monday. She spoke with Dream who said to their fans, “Basically just that we’re happy and we’ve been working really hard and we have an awesome new member.” They tried to interview Mariah Carey but were ignored. The winner said afterwards, “The night is over I had a blast it was the bomb. Thank you so much, MTV. We’re about to get outta here the show’s over thank you.”
Photos of new Dream member Kasey Sheridan have emerged. Dream-Online.com has photos of Kasey, who took the place of departed member Melissa Schuman, from the ‘Standing In The Shadows of Motown’ premiere that took place in Los Angeles.
Dream’s official fan site announced this week that the group has found a fourth member to replace Melissa, who departed the group earlier this year. Her name is Kasey Sheridan and she introduced herself to Dream fans saying, “Hey guys! I am so excited to be a new part of DREAM! I am fifteen years old. I feel that it is important for you to know that the girls and I have gotten a chance to form a really close bond, and that this descision was not one forced by anyone else, but the girls. I have nothing but the best interest for the girls and for DREAM. I don’t know of anyone other three girls I would rather share this Dream with (no pun intended!). I really hope that you can accept me, even though this is a huge change. You guys have truly been so awesome through supporting DREAM through their whole career, and through this rough time. DREAM has the best fans!”
Amongst the highlights from Wade Robson’s interview with KIIS FM’s JoJo that just wrapped up:
– He’s currently working on the new Dream album and helping with the auditions for Melissa’s replacement. He echoed Puffy’s comments saying there were no hard feelings, but the rest of the group is anxious over having someone new with them. Wade’s also producing 4 tracks on their upcoming album.
– He’s working with Backstreet Boys, but downplayed working with *NSYNC’s so-called ‘rival’, saying the rivalry is an invention of the media. He’s even working on O-Town’s new album
– He didn’t think he could help out Fat Joe much on dance moves.
– The dancers he admires the most are mostly dead, including Fred Astaire, though he had good things to say about Michael Jackson.
– Wade’s also trying to put together his own girl group.
Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs was on MTV’s Total Request Live on Wednesday where he hosted and confirmed news that Melissa Schuman had departed from Dream to what he said was to pursue an acting career. Puffy seemed to point to her being older as a primary reason, but we know from Sunday’s news that Melissa’s father said “she has been very unhappy for quite some time about things that have transpired in the past and the way things were working out for the future”, and no doubt the turmoil that has had artists dropping from Puffy’s Bad Boy label like flies as it looks for a new home played a major factor as well. Besides, it was widely known that Melissa was the most popular member of the group, so Combs’ claim of a “minor change” difficult to justify. Read on for today’s TRL conversation between John Norris and P. Diddy.