Saturday, October 31, 2015

David Guetta feat. Sia & Fetty Wap - "Bang My Head (Remix)"




David Guetta has enlisted Fetty Wap for a remix of his track "Bang My Head" featuring Sia.

Suzy Q - "Should I Cry"





New Jersey singer/songwriter Quiona “Suzy Q” McCollum has the blues on her new single, “If I Cry".

Lyfe Harris - "O.Y.O (On Your Own)"





Atlanta singer Lyfe Harris drops a cooking new single called "O.Y.O (On Your Own)".

Paloma Ford - "Do It Again"





L.A. singer Paloma Ford is back with a new single/banger, "Do It Again," off her upcoming album Nearly Civilized.

Jeremih feat. Future & Big Sean - "Royalty"




Chicago crooner Jeremih is back with another Late Nights single, "Royalty" featuring Big Sean & Future.

Nico & Vinz Play Sexy 'Trick or Treat' | ESSENCE Live

Friday, October 30, 2015

Friday Night Throwback: Changing Faces - "G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T."



Former background singers from New York City, Cassandra Lucas and Charisse Rose aka Changing Faces, scored a major hit in 1997 with "G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.", the lead single from their second album All Day, All Night. Written and produced by R. Kelly, the song, about female strength during a relationship heading south, perfectly blended Lucas and Rose's soulful, gospel-tinged vocals. Add to that a video that complimented well the angst felt in the lyrics and you had the group's biggest hit, peaking at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 while spending seven weeks at number one on the Billboard R&B chart.

Jacquees - "Like Baby" (Official Video)



Here's the visuals for Ca$h Money Records artist Jacquees' newest single "Like Baby".

Alessia Cara Performs 'Here' on 'Ellen'

Ty Dolla $ign at the Coors Light Listening Lounge

Akon feat. Migos - "Whole Lot"





Akon returns to the scene with a new single called "Whole Lot" featuring popular rap group Migos, possibly off his upcoming album Stadium.

BJ The Chicago Kid Talks Working w/ Dr. Dre, Black People Tacos + National Anthem

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Hot97 (NY) Interviews Tory Lanez

Mahalia - "Maisie"





From the UK is 17-year-old singer/songwriter Mahalia, who reflects on growing up on her wonderful new single "Maisie".

Lyrica Anderson feat. YG & The Game - "Buzzin"





Listen to Lyrica Anderson's new collaboration with rappers YG and The Game, "Buzzin".

R. Kelly - "Switch Up"





R. Kelly has enlisted rapper Lil Wayne and Jeremih for the rapid-fire "Switch Up," the latest offering from his upcoming LP, The Buffet.

Keke Palmer Explains Why She Is Not Offended by 'Scream Queens' Stereotypes

BJ The Chicago Kid Interview at The Breakfast Club Power 105.1

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Bobby Brown Uncut: Finding Courage After Daughter Passing + Why he's Not Part of New Edition Movie

B. Smyth - "Creep"





Floridian singer B. Smyth releases his new song titled “Creep".

August Alsina - "Song Cry"


August Alsina - "Song Cry"

One day after debuting the cinematic trailer, August Alsina lets the tears flow on his new single "Song Cry".

Kelly Rowland – "Dumb"





Former Destiny's Child member Kelly Rowland drops a new single called "Dumb" as she preps her upcoming 5th solo album.

Aaliyah - "One In A Million (Vasta Remix)"





House producer remixes a classic Aaliyah track.

Watch Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke's Deposition In Their "Blurred Lines" Case

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Tory Lanez - B.L.O.W.: The Meaning Behind The Verse

Rayven Justice - "Mouth Piece" (Official Video)



From the mixtape, "The Cassette Playlist", out now.

The Weeknd feat. Ja Rule - "Tell Your Friends (Remix)"





Rapper Ja Rule jumps on The Weeknd’s single “Tell Your Friends”.

Kayla Brianna feat. Rich Homie Quan - "Do You Remember"





Kayla Brianna follows up her previous single “Honest” with this Rich Homie Quan-assisted single “Do You Remember.”

Beverley Ely - "Me First" (Official Video)



New single from singer/songwriter Beverly Ely called "Me First" from her new album Second Chance At A First Impression, which will be released on November 12th.

Anjali World - "Bad Boy Good"





New single from Anjali World called "Bad Boy Good", off the new EP Brave New World.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Renee Neufville (Of Zhané) – "Watching Me"


Renee Neufville (Of Zhané) – "Watching Me"

Here's a jazzy, groovy offering from Renee Neufville, one-half of Zhane, called "Watching Me".

Alessia Cara Performs "Scars To Your Beautiful" @ Life Is Beautiful 2015

Lido & Santell - The Passion Project EP





Listen to this blazing EP from Norway group Lido & Santell called The Passion Project.

Chris Brown - "Want To Want Me" (Demo)





Written by Jason Derulo, here's Chris Brown's demo for "Want To Want Me".

CeeLo Green – "Mother May I"


CeeLo Green – "Mother May I"

New single from rapper/crooner CeeLo Green, new album Heart Blanche hits stores on November 6th.

Adele - "Hello" (Official Video)



New single/video from UK artist Adele, "Hello" is taken from her new album, 25, out November 20.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Strictly R&B: In The News 10/25/15


Pharrell's Deposition Video From Marvin Gaye Lawsuit Revealed

Janet Jackson Puts Unbreakable Tour on Hold

Behold, Ciara And Beyonce Transformed Into Superheroes Last Night

Lido & Santell on New EP 'The Passion Project': 'This Is R&B Without Compromises'

See Lionel Richie's Response to 'Hello' Mash-Up Video With Adele

The Weeknd Pleads No Contest to Punching Las Vegas Police Officer

Erykah Badu Pegged To Host The 2015 Soul Train Awards

Monica's Preps 'Code Red' Tour With Rico Love (Dates)

Taylor Swift’s Racial Blind Spot

Ty Dolla $ign feat. Babyface - "Solid" (Music Video)



Watch Ty Dolla $ign and Babyface rock out on acoustic guitar's in Dolla's new video for "Solid", from his Free TC album.

Lalah Hathaway Talks New Project Inspired By Father Donny Hathaway

Miguel - "U R on My Mind" (circa 1999)





Miguel celebrates his 30th birthday by dropping a never-before-released song called “U R on My Mind", recorded when he was all of 14yo.

Keith Robinson - "Love Somebody"





Actor and musician Keith Robinson releases a new jam called "Love Somebody", from the upcoming full CD Love Episodic.

Kindred The Family Soul Explains Their Correct Name At Circle Of Sisters

Friday, October 23, 2015

Friday Night Throwback: Shaggy - "Angel"



"Angel" is a 2001 number one hit song by reggae artist Shaggy featuring Rayvon from his 2000 album Hot Shot. It was the follow-up to Shaggy's U.S. number-one hit "It Wasn't Me". "Angel" reached number one in the U.S. for the week of 31 March 2001. The song uses the bassline from "The Joker" by Steve Miller (1973), and also borrows from "Angel of the Morning," written by Chip Taylor and best known by the singer Merrilee Rush. The music video was directed by Cameron Casey. The single also reached number one in the UK Singles Chart, as well as number one in Australia, making the song an international chart topper. - last.fm

Usher, Nas and Bibi Bourelly Perform "Chains" @ Jimmy Kimmel Live

AngelGold – "Business"





Emerging artist and younger sister of Ty Dolla $ign, AngelGold presents her new single "Business".

Dylan Jenét - "Bad One"





17-year-old rising singer Dylan Jenét releases the confidence-boosting new single "Bad One".

Jones - "Indulge" (Official Video)



London-based singer Jones releases the video for “Indulge,” the third single from her self-titled debut EP.

Avant Talks The Disconnect In R&B Music + Being Discovered By Magic Johnson

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Lipstick Gypsy Performing "The Cure" Live at NYC Showcase 10/14/15

Makio - "Uber"





Kenyan-born singer Makio expounds on the benefits of the Uber when it comes needing that booty call to come over right away on new single "Uber".

Willie Taylor - “Thought I Knew Myself”





Day26 member and "Love and Hip Hop 2” star Willie Taylor has just released the new single “Thought I Knew Myself”.

Felicia Temple - "Own It"





New jersey songstress Felicia Temple drops a new single called "Own It" from her Bedroom Chronicles EP, out now.

Miguel - "waves"



Here's the video for Miguel's latest single “waves” from his third album Wildheart.

The Jacksons Talk Dealing with Michael's Death, Negative Image of Their Father + "Normal" Childhood

Bobby Brown on Bobbi Kristina's Death: "I've Gained Another Angel" + Upcoming Memoir

Monday, October 19, 2015

Daron Jones (of 112) - The Unofficial Diary of Daron Jones (Mixtape)





Veteran singer/songwriter Daron Jones of 112 has returns to the scene with some very personal tunes on his new mixtape The Unofficial Diary Of Daron Jones.

Gloria Prince - “Right There”





Texas based singer/songwriter Gloria Prince brings the heat with her brand new single "Right Here".

Siergio - “Let You Go”





Listen to "Let You Go", the new song from rising artist Siergio.

Jaye Watts - "Already Know"





Singer/songwriter and Dallas, Texas native Jaye Watts drops a new banger entitled "Already Know".

Obenewa - "Save Me"





English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Obenewa highlights her insecurities on new single "Save Me".

Lumidee feat. Dave East - "Be Good"



New single/video from Lumidee featuring Harlem rapper Dave East, called "Be Good".

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Strictly R&B: In The News


Tinashe's 'Player' Debuts in Hot R&B Songs Top 10

Bryson Tiller Bridges Gap Between Hip Hop, R&B With New Album

Soul Train Awards Announces Nominees Feat. The Weeknd, Jidenna, Nicki Minaj And More

Ty Dolla $ign Reveals Tracklist For ‘Free TC’ Album

Trey Songz Video Appearance Makes Assistant Principal Lose Her Job

Chris Brown Reveals 'Royalty' Album Cover & Release Date

There's No Such Thing as 'The New R&B'

Get It, Girl! KeKe Wyatt Preps New Body And New Album

Delaware’s Mylezia King, Rising Princess of Pop, R&B

Luke Christopher Discuss "TMRW/Ystrdy" EP Projects | Tour Experience | & More on @MFWERadio

Tanea – "Trippin"





R&B singer-songwriter Tanea, releases her debut single “Trippin,” off her new EP Female Intuition, scheduled for release in early 2016.

Antonique Smith Talks Hip Hop Caucus, Upcoming EP, New Single, Music vs Acting

SPZRKT – "Blind Man"





Former Christian hip-hop artists turned singer SPZRKT links up with producer J-Louis for this smooth banger “Blind Man”.

Mavado - "Smoke A Mi Law"





Dancehall star Mavado blowing some smoke in new single “Smoke A Mi law,” off the Rude Intent Riddim, produced by Zionnoi Freeze.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Ty Dolla $ign feat. E-40 – "Saved"





Ty Dolla $ign teams up with veteran Bay Area rapper E-40 for new single "Saved".

Lyrica Anderson – "Hello" (Official Video)



Fiery new video from singer/songwriter (Beyonce-“Jealous”/Tinashe-“Pretend”)Lyrica Anderson. Lyrica’s EP Hello will be released on Oct. 30.

Usher feat. Nas & Bibi Bourelly - "Chains"


Usher feat. Nas & Bibi Bourelly - "Chains"

Usher looks at social injustice with “Chains” featuring Nas and singer/songwriter Bibi Bourelly.

Yuna Zarai - "Hotline Bling" (Drake Cover)





Everybody's doing a remix to Drake's "Hotline Bling", including Malaysian artist Yuna Zarai and this one is pretty dope.

Mark Morrison feat. Wash, Chedda Da Connect & Christopher Martin





Platinum recording artist Mark Morrison releases the official remix to his anthem “B’Day”, which features singer Wash, dancehall artist Christopher Martin and Texas rapper Chedda Da Connect.

Angie Stone Talks New Album @ BET Hip Hop Awards

Friday, October 16, 2015

Friday Night Throwback: India.Arie - "Brown Skin"



4-time Grammy winner India.Arie, who just celebrated her 40th birthday on Oct. 3, scored a modest hit with the second single from her debut album Acoustic Soul, "Brown Skin". The single, which dropped in the Fall of 2001, was written by Arie, Mark Batson and Shannon Sanders with a theme that centered around India's love for chocolate melanin. Produced by Batson and Carlos "6 July" Broady, while the single failed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, "Brown Skin" would be India's highest charting single in the United Kingdom, peaking at number 29.

Roy Woods – "Jealousy" (Official Video)



Canadian musician and OVO member Roy Woods releases the video to "Jealousy".

JR Castro feat. YG & Sevyn Streeter – "That Sh*t Go (Up-Down)"





Las Vegas native JR Castro drops a new track titled “That Sh*t Go (Up-Down),” the new cut features west coast rapper YG and songstress Sevyn Streeter.

Jhené Aiko - “In a World of My Own/Very Good Advice"


Jhené Aiko - “In a World of My Own/Very Good Advice"

Jhene Aiko presents a soothing remake of two classic tunes from Disney’s Alice In Wonderland, which makes perfect sense because Aiko will appear on the upcoming We Love Disney album, due in stores October 30.

Ty Dolla $ign - Airplane Mode EP





` Check out Ty Dolla $ign's new mixtape Airplane Mode.

Lily Elise - "Taken"



Alternative R&B singer Lily Elise offers the video for the title track "Taken," from her Taken EP.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Vann - "Over"





Nashville, TN singer Vann sings about a failing relationship on “Over".