Thursday, March 31, 2016

Rihanna - Kiss It Better [Official Video]



Rihanna frees the nipple in new black-n-white visuals for "Kiss It Better", off her 8th studio album ANTI.

Tiara Thomas - My Ways [Official Video]



Tiara Thomas shares the video for 'My Ways'. Ever since she broke through with ' Bad,' her inescapable radio hit with Wale.

Rico Love - "House"





Rico Love takes the time to show us that he's got quite a lot going on his "House".

Michael Kiwanuka - Black Man In A White World [Official Video]



Watch as UK artist Michael Kiwanuka lifts the lid on being a "Black Man In A White World".

Mavado - "Drop Bomb"





Listen to this new jam from reggae star Mavado, entitled "Drop Bomb".

Spragga Benz feat. Bobby Shmurda, Bittah, Briggy & Kwalit-E - "Switch It Up"





Veteran dancehall star Spragga Benz drops a new banger called "Switch It Up" featuring Bobby Shmurda, Bittah, Briggy & Kwalit-E.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Chris Brown feat: B.O.B. & 2 Chainz - "Hood Go Crazy" (Remix)




Here's the remix to Chris Brown's "Hood Go Crazy" featuring B.O.B. & 2 Chainz.

Slim (of 112) feat Rich Homie Quan - "Never Break Up"





112’s Slim links up with Rich Homie Quan for new single "Never Break Up".

Rebel J. Rose - "SpeciaLuv"





Virginia’s Rebel J. Rose drops eclectic single, "SpeciaLuv".

K. Michelle In Studio With Bay Bay

Your Jodi - Leave A Message EP





Indie artist Your Jodi drops a 4-track, mini-EP entitled Leave A Message.

Rihanna feat. Drake - "Work" (Lost Kings Extended Remix)



Listen to the Lost Kings extended remix to Rihanna's "Work" featuring Drake.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Strictly R&B: In The News 3/27/16


T.I. and Tiny Welcome Their Seventh Child

K. Michelle Has ‘More Issues Than Vogue:’ 10 Reasons to Love the Feisty R&B Star

Top 10 Freaky R&B Songs of the Past Decade (2005-2015)

Uh Oh: The Weeknd Cancels Opening For Rihanna on European Leg of ‘ANTI’ World Tour

Usher, Bryson Tiller, More Announced As ‘Bet Experience 2016’ Performers

Bow Wow Sets Record Straight on Dating Keyshia Cole with New Album

The AXE Collective Wants to Give You a Chance to Work With John Legend

Michael Jackson's Daughter Paris Is Out Of Control

16 Female R&B Singers You Should Be Listening to Right Now

"The Black Book" Starring Tyrese Gibson (WSHH Exclusive - Short Film)

Bridget Kelly Covers Justin Bieber’s “Sorry”

Chrisette Michele Talks Babies, Beyoncé and Posing Nude w/ The Fam

How I Wrote That Song: Santigold "Can't Get Enough of Myself"

Danny Boy on Death Row Beef: Suge's Friend Got Killed, I Got Shot At 6 Times

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Catching Up with Kelly Rowland

Sade Serena - Jerk Sauce EP





Singer/songwriter Sade Serena drops her new 4-song EP Jerk Sauce.

K. Michelle - Not A Little Bit [Official Music Video]



K. Michelle shows you how she gets out of a bad relationship in new video for "Not A Little Bit".

Jae Franklin - Higher [Official Video]



Soul singer Jae Franklin gets “Higher” with carefree Damien Sandoval-directed video.

Memorial Aid Project featuring Nubian Jak and Eric Roberson [Official Video]



A short video covering parts of the official launch of the Memorial Aid Project ft Nubian Jak & Eric Roberson.

Rihanna feat. Drake - "Work" (R3hab Remix)



Here's another remix of Rihanna's "Work" by R3hab and of course, featuring Drake.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Friday Night Throwback: Eddie Kendricks - "Keep On Truckin"



Ex-Temptations co-lead singer Eddie Kendricks finally found his footing as a solo artist with 1973's "Keep On Truckin'". The song, written and produced by frequent collaborator Frank Wilson, featured grooves that were clearly aimed at the dance floor and was arguably the first-recorded and released disco hit record. "Keep On "Truckin'" was the lead single from Kendricks 3rd solo album Eddie Kendricks, and came two years two years after his departure from The Temptations. "Keep On Truckin'" reached number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B Singles Chart upon its release, and was Kendricks' only number-one hit.

Santigold - Can't Get Enough Of Myself [Official Video]



Santigold recruits Jay Z, Pharrell, Andy Samberg for new interactive video.

Iman - Naive [Official Video]



Jhene Aiko - B's + H's [Official Video]



Jhene Aiko explains the difference between women and ‘B’ & H’s’ (“B*tches and Hos”).

Adrian Marcel Talks New Album GMFU

Majid Jordan Talks New Album, Touring & The Music Scene In Toronto

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Ty Dolla $ign feat. Quavo – "Long Time"





Ty Dolla $ign unleashes his new single, “Long Time", just before he drops a deluxe edition of his debut album Free TC on Friday (Mar. 25).

Bryson Tiller Talks Not Signing to OVO, Being In Love + The Celebrity Tweet That Made Him Scream

Leon Bridges Performs his song "Coming Home" at the White House

Rihanna feat. Drake - "Work" (Bad Royale Remix)



Here is one the rumored 7 remixes to Rihanna's "Work" featuring Drake, by Bad Royale.

Russ - "Yung God"





ATL artist Russ is back with another self-produced track titled, “Yung God”.

Jason Derulo On Getting Naked, Jordin Sparks & More

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Tinashe - "They're On"





Listen to Tinashe's "They're On", new single produced by DJ Mustard.

SRNO feat. Gia Koka – "Give It All Up"





Amsterdam based producer, SRNO teams up with singer-songwriter, Gia Koka for new single “Give It All Up”.

Balance – “Da One”





Bay Area artist, Balance drops new single “Da One” produced by Cisco. The track is off ‘41510 Redwall’ EP due out March 25th.

AMBY Interviews Tinashe

JP Cooper feat. Avelino – “Five More Days”





UK artist JP Cooper returns with new single titled, “Five More Days”, featuring Avelino and produced by Kid Harpoon.

DJ Murlo – “Work” (Remix)





Here's one of several remixes to Rihanna's "Work", by DJ Murlo.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Anthony Hamilton On His Hilarious Trap Covers, Divorce, & Being A Hip-Hop Head

Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals Perform "Am I Wrong" - Live at The FADER Fort Presented By Converse

BJ The Chicago Kid On Jay Rock's Health, Never Meeting D'Angelo & Friendship with Anderson .Paak

Anthony Hamilton Interview at The Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM

James Fauntleroy - "Feel"





Grammy-Award winning singer, songwriter and record producer from California, James Fauntleroy drops off a brand new song titled "Feel".

PARTYNEXTDOOR feat. Drake - "Come and See Me"





New single from PartyNextDoor featuring Drake, entitled "Come and See Me".

Monday, March 21, 2016

Ryan Leslie - The Wonderful Ones [Official Video]



Ryan Leslie follows up his MZRT (The Magnificently Zealous Renegade Takeover) album with the release of the visual to “The Wonderful Ones".

Tinashe Talks Leaking Her Own Music & Wanting to Work With Kanye West

Kehlani's Excited About Her Future And Wale Collaborations

Rihanna Talks Beyonce's "Formation" & Rumored Rivalry, Working With Drake & Biggest Regret

Jack Marzilla – “Vibes”





Singer Jack Marzilla drops a new single called "Vibes", produced by Essence Bossa.

L. Euro – "Wait"





Bay-area artist L. Euro deals with past relationships on his new single "Wait", from his album The Interview.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Strictly R&B: In The News 3/20/16


Silk Talks Their New Album ‘Quiet Storm,’ 90s R&B and Being ‘Disappointed’ By Boyz II Men

‘R&B Jesus’ Lands in the Capital

Where Is R&B Headed in the Post-Chill-as-Hell-Rihanna Era?

Ashanti Stalker Found Guilty / Could Face Up To Four Additional Years Behind Bars

Life Just Got Better: Prince To Release Memoir In 2017

Director Of Nina Simone Documentary Calls Zoe Saldana Film “Ugly and Inaccurate”

Rihanna Unleashes Not One, Not Two, But Seven Remixes To “Work”

Melanie Fiona & Boyfriend Jared Cotter Welcome Baby Boy

Surprise! Jhene Aiko Is Married To Rapper Dot Da Genius

Who is JR Castro?

Devin Nash - Her EP





Indie singer/songwriter and Baltimore native Devin Nash releases his much anticipated debut EP, Her.

Musiq Soulchild - "Heart Away"





Musiq Soulchild returns with "Heart Away," the next single from his forthcoming LP Life on Earth.

Jay Sean - "Work" (Remix)





Listen to this remix of Jay Sean's recent single "Work".

Keke Wyatt - "Love Me"



Keke Wyatt releases new single "Love Me" from her forthcoming album Rated Love.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Anthony Hamilton Weighs In On Chris Brown & Talks Longevity In The Industry

DMK - Love The Way You Love [Official Music Video]



Detroit trio and FOX's Empire finalists DMK premiere their debut single and video “Love The Way You Love”.

Tweet - Neva Shouda Left Ya [Official Video]



Tweet sings of love's regret in the visuals for "Neva Shoulda Left Ya", from new album Charlene.

TYuS – “Pleasure”





Portland, Oregon native and rising singer TYuS releases a sultry new joint, entitled "Pleasure".

Eddie White – My Way (EP Stream)





Minneapolis, Minnesota singer-songwriter, Eddie White drops a new 5-track EP for the ladies, called My Way.

Trey Songz - "Life On Mars?" [Official Audio]



Trey Songz covers David Bowie's "Life On Mars" for HBO's new show Vinyl.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Friday Night Throwback: Mya - "Case Of The Ex (Whatcha Gonna Do)"



In light of Mya releasing her 7th album Smoove Jones, last month, this week's Friday Night Throwback is dedicated to the stalwart artist. who over her 18-year career has sold 3.2 million albums in the United States alone, 7 million albums worldwide, had a No. 1 hit, three Top 10 singles and eight Top 40 impressions all on the Billboard Hot 100. "Case Of The Ex (Whatcha Gonna Do)", the second single from her second album Fear of Flying, was one of those aforementioned Top 10 singles. Written and produced by Christopher "Tricky" Stewart and his songwriting partners Traci Hale and Thabiso "Tab" Nkhereanyne, the song which was originally a rap song, told the tale of a committed woman refusing to let her man go back to his ex. Backed by a persuasive keyboard hook and Mya's syrupy vocals, "Case Of The Ex (Whatcha Gonna Do)" became a top five hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 for the week of December 2, 2000, peaking and spending three consecutive weeks at number two.

Miesa - Too Bad For You EP





24-year-old rising singer Miesa puts a refreshing spin on her single from last year "Too Bad For You" with this four-track remix EP.

Mary Mary On Doing A Gospel Version Of "Good Times"

LeToya Luckett Opens Up About Her Relationship With Rob Hill Sr.

Rihanna Reveals Her One Regret in Life

Jidenna Performs "Classic Man" at MTV Woodies/10 for 16 Festival | 2016 Woodies | MTV

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Tinashe feat. Chris Brown - "Down With Your Love"





Tinashe and Chris Brown collab again on her latest single "Down With Your Love".

Jazmine Sullivan Performs "Masterpiece" @ LIVE with Kelly and Michael

Fantasia Delivers Sensational Patti LaBelle Tribute Performance @ BET Honors

JR Castro – "Right Away"





Rising newcomer JR Castro is addicted to a special love on his brand new single “Right Away".

RAY – "Back Words"





Cali-based duo, comprised of brother and sister Sean Ray and Chanelle Ray, drop a hot new single called "Back Words".

Keke Wyatt Covers "Diamonds" by Rihanna

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Mariah Carey Is Coming to E! With a New Docu-Series | E! News Now | E! News

Jahkoy - "Odd Future"





Toronto, Canada native Jahkoy drops his recent single "Odd Future".

Yemi Alade feat. Selebobo - Na Gode [Official Video]



This was released in late last year, but just in case you haven't seen it, here is African singer/songwriter Yemi Alade's music video for her smash hit "Na Gode" featuring Selebobo.

Povi feat. ILOVEMAKONNEN - "Park Hill"





Listen to some new futuristic R&B type flavor from Povi featuring ILOVEMAKONNEN, called "Park Hill".

VladTV Interview w/ Danny Boy

Keke Palmer Talks Favorite Make Up Products, New Single "Enemies" + "Grease" Live Performance

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Strictly R&B: In The News 3/13/16


Leon Bridges Channels '60s Soul and R&B at NYC's Beacon Theatre

R&B Classicist Tweet on Religion-Fueled Comeback: 'I'm a Walking Billboard'

Warryn Campbell on the State of R&B, New Season of ‘Mary Mary’

Mariah Carey’s Brother: “You Think You’re Fabulous…But You’re A Witch!”

Chris Brown Goes All The Way Off On Kevin McCall

#TrueLove: Russell Wilson & Ciara Announce Engagement

Janet Jackson Vows To Postpone Dates Of European Leg Of ‘Unbreakable’ World Tour

Finally: Rihanna Kicks Off "ANTI" Tour After Rescheduling In 8 Cities 

Are K. Michelle and Tyrese Jumping From Friends to Lovers?

Jaheim - "Nights Like This"





As the March 18th release date of his upcoming album Struggle Love fast approaches, Jaheim drops another banger entitled "Nights Like This".

BJ The Chicago Kid feat. Jay Rock - "OMG"





Listen to this new single from BJ the Chicago Kid featuring Jay Rock, called "OMG".

Anthony Hamilton Talks Evolution Of R&B And Remixing Whip/Nae-Nae

Keke Palmer Freestyles + Teaches A Dance To "Work"

Chrisette Michele Talks Babies, Beyoncé and Posing Nude w/ The Fam

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Akon and Young Greatness Interview at The Breakfast Club Power 105.1 (03/11/2016)

Mali Music feat. Jhené Aiko - Contradiction [Official Video]



Watch the video to Mali Music and Jhené Aiko's "Contradiction", which appeared on the Chi-Raq soundtrack.

Blanche Eden - Hustle Bae [Official Video]



Here's the video for the title track from indie singer/songwriter Blanche Eden's new album Hustle Bae, due out April 1.

Majid Jordan feat. Drake - "My Love" (Remix)





Here's the remix to Majid Jordan's "My Love" with guest star Drake.

Jacquees – “Body Right/In A Minute”





Jacquees drops a new track called “Body Right/In A Minute”, produced by Caine.

Becoming Mrs. Ellison | Episode 10 | Married But Single

Friday, March 11, 2016

Friday Night Throwback: Kelly Price - "Friend of Mine"



Never take your friends for granted is the lesson learned from Kelly Price's 1998 hit single "Friend of Mine". The song, from Kelly's debut album Soul of a Woman, was co-produced and co-written by R. Kelly (who played Kelly's cheating husband in the video, which also starred Ron Isley aka 'Mr. Big') and tells the story of best friend betrayal at its utmost treacherous. "Friend of Mine" would spend five weeks at number-one on the U.S. R&B chart and was awarded a Grammy nomination along with a Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist.

Ro James On Jumpstarting His Career

K. Michelle - Mindful [Official Music Video]



K.Michelle gets colorful in new "Mindful" video.

Adrian Marcel Talks New Album GMFU, BlackLivesMatter and Dealing with the Music Industry

Natasha Mosley - "Stranded"





New pop/R&B single from Natasha Mosley called "Stranded", produced by Big Zar FKI.

D∆WN – "Not Above That" (Deadboy Remix)





Dawn drops a Deadboy remix for single "Not Above That", the first offering from the final installment of her album trilogy RedemptionHeart.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

K Michelle Talks 'Love & Hip Hop', New Album & Being 'Petty' | ESSENCE Live

Jamila Woods Sings "Black Girl Soldier"

Katlynn Simone Talks Forthcoming Single "Better Than Love"

Charlie Wilson – "Alright Lady (Let’s Make a Baby)"



R&B legend Charlie Wilson makes an appearance on this week’s soundtrack to the HBO series “Vinyl” with the brand new song “Alright Lady (Let’s Make a Baby)".

Res – "Golden Boys" (Daniel Crawford Remix)





Longtime singer Res gifts her fans with the special Daniel Crawford remix to her hit song “Golden Boys”, nearly 15 years after the original released.

Ella Mai feat. Ty Dolla Sign – "She Don’t"





DJ Mustard premiers his new artist Ella Mai’s new single titled “She Don’t,” featuring Ty Dolla.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Interview Sessions: Jarreau Vandal - Beats 1

GwenYvette - “So In Love”





Here's "So In Love" from veteran artist GwenYvette, the first single from her upcoming album Dreams and Visions, set to drop later this year.

Mya Talks New Album Smoove Jones on "1998" Anniversary

Eric Benet Talks Forthcoming Album and New Single "Sunshine"

Anfa Rose – "Absurd"





Produced by DOPEMINE, here is a new track from Australian artist Anfa Rose called "Absurd".

Angelica Vila – “Making Up My Mind”





Listen to Bronx, NY-born singer/songwriter Angelica Vila's new single, entitled “Making Up My Mind”.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Strictly R&B: In The News 3/6/16


Where Are They Now? ’90s Dancehall & Reggae Queens

Tank Further Explains TGT’s Break Up Over Monetary Differences

Jazmine Sullivan Leads ‘Ebony’s ‘Body Brigade’

India.Aire Perfectly Explains The Importance Of Appearance In The Nina Simone Biopic

PSA: Chris Brown Responds To Criticism Of His Black Pyramid Clothing Line

The Landscape Of OVO’s R&B Singers

Drake Signs Mysterious R&B Act To OVO

Bobbi Kristina’s Leaked Autopsy Results Reveal The Obvious

Gladys Knight Sings ‘Happy Birthday’ To Cop After Traffic Stop