Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Rihanna Accepts Michael Jackson Vanguard Award | 2016 Video Music Awards | MTV

Ra'shaun - "Girls Like You"





Taken from his upcoming Kolors EP due out in September, Wisconsin artist Ra’Shaun drops new single "Girls Like You".

BC Kingdom - "Hype Williams"





Apparentiy a huge fan of the acclaimed director, BC Kingdom release new single "Hype Williams".

Ayo Jay - Your Number [Official Music Video]



RCA Records artist Ayo Jay enjoys a virtual display of dancing women in ‘Your Number’ video.

Teyana Taylor on Her Starring Role in Kanye West's 'Fade'

Akon on Why Women Are Smarter Than Men, Have the Power to Rule the World

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Macy Gray - "Annabelle"



Macy Gray releases "Annabelle", the first of three original songs off her upcoming album Stripped.

Jacquees - New Wave [Official Music Video]



Watch the official music video for "New Wave" by Jacquees, directed by BPace.

Brittany B. – Oceanz [Official Music Video]



From her new EP #HelloSummer, Brittany B releases the video for her single "Oceanz".

Starrah feat. Kehlani - "Rush" (remix)





Listen to the remix of West-coast singer Starrah's "Rush" with guest star Kehlani.

Ballad - 'CROIX' EP



Boston-native, Ballad unveils his five-track, sophomore project entitled CROIX.

An Intimate Conversation with Maxwell (Part 4) V-103 The People's Station

Monday, August 29, 2016

Maurice Moore - Please You [Official Music Video]



Tsunami Mob's Maurice Moore releases the visuals for his sixth single of 2016, entitled "Please You".

"Kill or be Killed" (Mariah Carey's 1st look) | Empire Season 3 Promo

Mary J. Blige’s “World’s Gone Crazy” Music Video Celebrates The View’s 20th Season

Jimmy Prime – “Re-Up”





Toronto, Canada native, Jimmy Prime unveils his new single entitled “Re-Up”, produced by Alo.

Dott Richey – "Feenin’"





Los Angeles/Chicago artist Dott Richey drops a new sultry track, called "Feenin'".

An Intimate Conversation with Maxwell (Part 3) V-103 The People's Station

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Strictly R&B: In The News - Week of 8/28/16


Mariah Carey's Estranged Sister Arrested for Prostitution: Report

7 Ways Aaliyah Changed R&B Forever

The Best R&B of 2016 has nothing to do with Frank Ocean

PARTYNEXTDOOR Is Latest Canadian Success Story on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart With No. 1 Debut

R&B Star Usher Successfully Plays Sugar Ray Leonard in Movie About Panamanian Boxer

Q&A: Philly Quartet Good Girl on Trying to Resurrect the R&B Group

Usher, Lloyd & The Difficulties of Growing Old In R&B

Erykah Badu Scores Her 10th Top 10 on Adult R&B Songs Chart

Jennifer Holliday To Join Broadway Cast of ‘The Color Purple’

Prince’s Paisley Park Estate To Become Open For Public Tours This Fall

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke’s Lawyers Seek To Appeal ‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict

Chaka Khan Says She’s Planning A ‘Personal’ Prince Tribute

Chris Brown - Grass Ain't Greener [Official Music Video]



Chris Brown hunts for his ex-girlfriend in the desert in new visual for 'Grass Ain't Greener'.

Chrisette Michele Performs Ella Fitzgerald's 'Summertime' at the Fillmore, Silver Spring, MD

Sevyn Streeter on Being Single, Her Dry DMs and Writing for Beyonce

An Intimate Conversation with Maxwell (Part 2) V-103 The People's Station

YE Ali – “TrapHouseJodeci” (Project)



Check out L.A.-based rapper/singer/songwriter YE Ali’s new project TrapHouseJodeci.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Myiah Lynnae – “Ethereal” (EP)



Singer/songwriter Myiah Lynnae releases a brand new EP entitled Ethereal with the help of Oshea.

Taliwhoah feat.Levelle London & SNE – “Fast Fwd” [Official Music Video]



UK songstress Taliwhoah releases the official visuals for her new jam “Fast Fwd” featuring singer Levelle London and rapper SNE.

Blaq Tuxedo – “Truth”





"Truth" is the newest single from West-coast group Blaq Tuxedo.

Adre – “Cruizin”





Bay area newcomer Adre releases a smooth catchy track entitled “Cruizin”.

Tito Jackson Faults Michael Jackson's Doctor for Not Paying Attention

Akon: Got $1 Billion Chinese Credit Line & Gave Electricity to 80 Million Africans

Friday, August 26, 2016

Show-n-Prove: Aaliyah - 4 Page Letter (Sunny Vibez Cover)



August 25 represented the 15-year anniversary of the passing of the princess of R&B Aaliyah and the world is still mourning. So this week's Show-n-Prove is dedicated to the beloved Baby Girl. From an artist who goes by the name of Sunny Vibez is a cover of Aaliyah's 1997 smash hit "4 Page Letter".

Jacque Hammond - Shadows [Official Music Video]



Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Jacque Hammond releases the charismatic visuals for "Shadows".

Joe Hertz feat. Bassette - “Playing for You”





London based producer Joe Hertz links up with Bermudan singer Bassette for new single “Playing for You”.

Willie Taylor – "Trapped in Love"





Day26 original and Love & Hip Hop Hollywood cast member Willie Taylor has just released his latest single “Trapped in Love”.

Leon Timbo – "You’re My Darling"





Floridian soul artist Leon Timbo releases the first single from his upcoming album What Love’s All About, entitled “You’re My Darling”.

Tink - "Modern Wave" (WSHH Exclusive - Official Music Video)



Here's the video for "Modern Wave", from Tink's WD4 mixtape out now.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Throwback Thursday Video: Jennifer Holliday - "I Am Love"



Recognized worldwide for her famous version of the Broadway musical Dreamgirls distinguished track "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going", singer/actress Jennifer Holliday scored her second Top 10 hit with 1983's "I Am Love", the first single released from her 2nd album Feel My Soul. Co-written by Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White, "I Am Love" would peak at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks.

Maxwell - 1990x [Official Music Video]



Here are the visuals for '1990x', from Maxwell's black SUMMERS' night album, out now.

Montell Jordan Surprises 'The Late Late Show' Host James Corden with Birthday Performance of “This Is How We Do It”

Good Girl – "All Mine"





Philadelphia-based girl group, Good Girl, debuts their brand new single “ALL MINE".

Diana Gordon – "Woman"





Diana Gordon, aka Wynter Gordon, releases the intensely powerful, female-empowering anthem, “Woman".

Frank Ocean x !llmind - Blond (!llmind Remixed)





Check out producer !llmind's remix EP of Frank Ocean's Blond album.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Tory Lanez Power 105.1 FM Breakfast Club Interview

Mohko – “Love Is A Language”





Baltimore/L.A. newcomer Mohko drops debut single "Love Is A Language".

Amber-Simone – “Body Talk”





19-year-old Universal Music Publishing signee Amber-Simone returns with a new single, called "Body Talk".

So Gone Challenge Live w/ Monica

Neila – “Digital”





South Florida to Atlanta artist Neila delivers her first single “Digital”, produced by Diege off of her upcoming EP Level 1.

Eric Bellinger feat. Phil Ade – “In My Prime”





Singer/songwriter Eric Bellinger enlists rapper Phil Ade for new single “In My Prime”.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Justina Valentine - Suga Daddy [Official Music Video]



New video from Justina Valentina called "Suga Daddy" from her Scarlet Letter album, out now.

Tory Lanez Talks Debut Album 'I Told You', Reasoning for No Features on Album and More

Cam Anthony - How Can I Forgive Ya [Official Music Video]



15-year-old singing sensation Cam Anthony releases his first original song and video, "How Can I Forgive Ya".

Neisha NeShae feat. E-40 – “Don’t Save Em"





Detroit songstress Neisha Neshae recruits Bay area legend E-40 for her latest release “Don’t Save Em”.

Usher feat. Master P, Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane & Asap Ferg - "No Limit" (Gmix)





Check out this remix to Usher's "No Liimt" with Master P, Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane & Asap Ferg.

An Intimate Conversation with Maxwell (Part 1) V-103 The People's Station

Monday, August 22, 2016

Aloe Blacc - Live My Life [Official Music Video]



Singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc releases his latest video, "Live My Life".

Jeremih feat. Chance The Rapper, Young Thug and The Weeknd - "Pass Dat" (Remix)





Jeremih releases the remix to his single “Pass Dat,” with Chance The Rapper, Young Thug and The Weeknd.

Jidenna - Chief Don't Run [Official Music Video]



Jidenna gets confrontational in new 'Chief Don't Run' video.

Tory Lanez on “I Told You”, Being Homeless, and Calling Fans | BigBoyTV

Torre South - "The Break Up"





Check out this track "The Break Up" from Atlanta based R&B singer/songwriter, Torre South. This single is from Torre's official indie debut album #TSM100k, out now on Spotify.

Aaron Fresh - Dimensions EP



Emerging West-coast talent Aaron Fresh shares new 7-track EP Dimensions.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Strictly R&B: In The News - Week of 8/21/16


How Mila J’s New Song Became a Surprise Radio Hit

R&B Artist Frank Ocean Finally Unveils New Album 'Endless'

US R&B Singer Omarion to Join Anatii for Album Launch Tour

#SoGoneChallenge: Monica’s “So Gone” Single Sees A Sales Boost Thanks To Viral Videos

Meet Reggaetón’s Futuristic Queen, Tomasa Del Real

Kirk Franklin And Pharrell Are Going To Take You To Church

Zendaya’s ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Role Revealed (Exclusive)

Chris Brown Fans Launch Petition to Have Him Perform at Super Bowl 51

Sean "Diddy" Combs and Cassie Are on a Break, Source Says: Inside Their Latest Drama

[Concert Review] Jill Scott Brings Real Music & Love To The Apollo Theater

Tito Jackson Always Knew Michael was Greatest Ever, Thriller was Best Album

Deni Rosa - Like That EP



North Carolina-based singer/songwriter Deni Rosa releases debut EP, Like That.

Timothy Bloom – "Work it Out"





Two-time Grammy Award-winner Timothy Bloom releases new track titled "Work It Out".

Charles Jenkins - Winning [Official Music Video]



Gospel musician Charles Jenkins is 'Winning' in new video--single is taken from the album, Think About These Things.

Annale - Roses [Official Music Video]



Korean singer/songwriter Annale releases soulful video "Roses".

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Jamila Woods - Blk Girl Soldier [Official Music Video]



Chicago singer Jamila Woods makes a powerful statement in new video for 'Blk Girl Soldier'.

Joe - So I Can Have You Back [Official Music Video]



Veteran singer/songwriter Joe returns with this stirring ballad, entitled "So I Can Have You Back".

Brandy Sings Etta James' 'At Last' For Ray J and Princess Love's First Wedding Dance

Lloyd Speaks on His Relationship with Murder Inc, Losing a Child & Miguel Beef

Popcaan - "World Cup" (Usain Bolt Dubplate)





Listen to this remake from Popcaan--"Usain Bolt /Jamaica (World Cup Dubplate)" – August 2016 “Usain a you still a win”, produced by Notnice Records/Unruly Entertainment.

Lee Mo feat. Chris Stevens - "One Last Chance"





Rising talent Lee Mo drops her newest single "One Last Chance".

Friday, August 19, 2016

Malachiae Warren - Do 2 U [Official Music Video]



Young Motown Records singer/songwriter Malachiae Warren releases the visuals for "Do 2 U", from his recent Heard U Was In My City EP

Monica & Missy Elliott - 'So Gone' Challenge



It involves rapping over Monica's 2003 single “So Gone”. Make a rap to the "So Gone" instrumental by Monica and post with #SoGoneChallenge

Lloyd - Tru [Official Music Video]



Former Murder Inc. and Cash Money singer Lloyd makes his long-awaited return in the video for his introspective single “Tru".

Sevyn Streeter Talks About How She Got Her Gucci Mane Verse, R&B Today + What She Needs in a Man

Partynextdoor - "Only U" (Sevnth Remix)





Check out producer Sevnth's remix to PartyNextDoor's "Only U".

Tory Lanez – "Diamonds"





"Diamonds" is the newest single from Toronto singer/rapper Tory Lanez.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Throwback Thursday Video: Gladys Knight & The Pips - "If I Were Your Woman"



Written by Pam Sawyer, Clay McMurray (who also produced the record), and Gloria Jones, Gladys Knight & The Pips' single "If I Were Your Woman" (from the 1970 album of the same title) spent one week at number-one on the Best Selling Soul Singles chart in January 1971. It was also successful on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, peaking at #9. Alicia Keys recorded a medley of "I Were Your Woman" and "Walk On By" for her second studio album The Diary of Alicia Keys (2003), entitled "If I Was Your Woman/Walk On By".

MAJILLA - "Down For You"





Akron, Ohio alternative R&B artist MAJILLA debuts new single, "Down For You".

Joyya Marie - "Carousel"





West coast neo-soul singer Joyya Marie drops new single "Carousel".

Sevyn Streeter feat. Gucci Mane - Prolly [Official Music Video]



Just days after releasing the single, Sevyn Streeter drops the visuals for new single "Prolly" featuring Gucci Mane.

James Fauntleroy – "What The Blazes?!"





Singer/songwriter James Fauntleroy delivers his new bass-heavy song, “What the Blazes?!”

Tank - "Real One"





On his latest single, Tank represents for all the ladies looking for a "Real One".

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Anthony Hamilton - Love Is An Angry Thing [Official Music Video]



Following the success of latest hit "Amen", Anthony Hamilton has released the video for his next single "Love Is An Angry Thing".

J-Hen - The Prelude EP



Dallas singer J-Hen introduces himself on new 7-track EP The Prelude.

JR Castro - "Oooh This Love is So" (Al B. Sure Cover)





Here's another cover by the prolific JR Castro, this time Al B. Sure!’s "Oooh This Love is So".

Aaradhna Opens Up About What It Means To Be A ‘Brown Girl’

Jhene Aiko - "New Balance"





In lieu of having just filed for divorce, Jhene Aiko takes time out to release new track< "New Balance".

On-Key – "Start Over Again"





West coast artist On-Key drops new single "Start Over Again" in preparation of upcoming EP titled A New Situation 1.5, coming in 2016.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Alessia Cara Performs 'Scars To Your Beautiful' (Live From The View)

Jeanese – "Wanna Be"





Florida singer/songwriter Jeanese releases new single "Wanna Be".

Sarsha Simone – “Casualty” (Josxph Peters Remix)





Australian artist Sarsha Simone aka 'The Buddha Barbie' drops this Josxph Peters remix to her "Casualty" single.

Usher feat. Yung Thug - No Limit [Official Music Vidoe]



Singer/actor Usher drops the video for his most recent single with rapper Yung Thug, "No Limit".

HSVN – “ICGH”



From his 3 song project Hers Prelude is this brand new track from HSVN, entitled "ICGH".

Dez - "Backseat"





Newcomer Dez drops single "Backseat".

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Strictly R&B: In The News - Week of 8/14/16


Jhene Aiko Officially Files For Divorce From Dot Da Genius

Ed Sheeran Hit With Lawsuit Over Alleged Marvin Gaye Rip-Off ‘Thinking Out Loud’

Jennifer Lopez to Portray 'Cocaine Godmother' Griselda Blanco for HBO

Drake's Dad to Drop R&B Album, Previews Title Track 'Kinda Crazy'

Fantasia’s Latest Album ‘The Definition Of…’ Debuts at No. 1 on R&B Albums Chart

Motown’s Mary Wilson Hosts 2016 R&B Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Yung Juko On ‘Trust Nobody’ and Crafting R&B Songs With a Purpose

Tama Gucci Could Be the Voice Miami R&B Needs

Chris Brown Wins Big In Custody Battle With Nia Guzman

Rihanna Scores Role In All-Female Cast Of ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ Spinoff

That Was Quick! Adrienne Bailon & Israel Houghton Get Engaged In Paris

Prince Estate Selling Six Properties After Judge Approval

Nia Andrews - "Inside Your Head"





West-coast singer and songwriter Nia Andrews gets "Inside Your Head" on new single, taken from her upcoming EP From Here due out August 26th.

Dex Lauper – “WAVY”





Dex Lauper, son of Cyndi Lauper, debuts his single “WAVY", produced by Reazy Renegade. This is the first single off of his forthcoming project, As Life Goes On.

Grant Tucker – “Novel”





Newcomer Grant Tucker releases debut single "Novel".

Leaf feat. LIl Yachty - Nada [Official Music Video]



Rising star Leaf drops the visuals for her summer anthem "Nada" featuring Lil Yachty.

Major Lazer feat. Gucci Mane & Justin Bieber – “Cold Water” (Remix)





Electronic music band Major Lazer drops their “Cold Water” remix featuring Gucci Mane & Justin Bieber.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Tiffany Evans - "On Sight" (Acoustic Version)



Tiffany Evans performs an acoustic rendition of her most recent "On Sight".

J.Brook - Broken Record [Official Music Video]



UK singer J. Brook releases the visual for her single "Broken Record".

Victor Jackson - Three Decades EP





Singer/songwriter/choreographer Victor Jackson drops new 5-track EP, Three Decades.

Sevyn Streeter feat. Gucci Mane – "Prolly"



Sevyn Streeter returns to the scene with newly freed rapper, Gucci Mane on new track, "Prolly".

Usher feat. Travis Scott - "No Limit" (Remix) (Radio Rip)





From Travis Scott's '.WAV' radio show: a new remix of Usher's "No Limit".

Alicia Keys feat. Kanye West & Travis $cott - "In Common" (Remix)





Kanye West and Travis Scott jump on remix to Alicia Keys' “In Common”.