Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Keyshia Cole Performs New Single ‘You’ & New Song ‘Incapable’ On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Johnny Gill feat. Jaheim - “5,000 Miles”


January has been all about New Edition, so why not serve up a new single from Johnny Gill guest-starring Jaheim entitled "5,000 Miles".

Bell Biv DeVoe Talks BET Movie "New Edition Story", New Album & More with Funk Flex (Hot 97)

SAG Awards 2017: Janelle Monáe On Transitioning From Music To Film

Glamour - “B.A.E.”





Kandi Burruss' new group Glamour share their 1st single "B.A.E."

Faith Evans & The Notorious B.I.G feat. JadaKiss. – "NYC"





"NYC" is the first single from Faith Evans’ posthumous duet project with The Notorious B.I.G., The King & I.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Sevyn Streeter feat. Ty Dolla $ign & Cam Wallace- Fallen [Official Music Video]



Perfectly timed with the successful BET miniseries on the group, Sevyn Streeter's new single 'Fallen' riffs on New Edition's "If It Isn't Love"--here's the video.

Donell Lewis & Kennyon Brown feat. Mistah Mez - Single [Official Music Video]



Donell Lewis & Kennyon Brown come together on a new track with video for “Single” featuring Mistah Mez.

Bobby Brown’s ‘Every Little Step’ Haircut Was a Mistake

Justine Skye - "Agenda"





Roc Nation signee Justin Skye releases new single "Agenda".

Alkaline - "Prison Warder"





New Alkaline track called 'Prison Warder' going at Spice, Vybz Kartel, Popcaan, Beenie Man and Ishawn.

Kehlani Talks New Album 'SweetSexySavage', Her Mom Being On Drugs & Homelessness

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Strictly R&B: In The News - 1/29/17


The New Edition Story: How R&B’s Infamous Boy Band Became the Defining Act of a Generation

R&B singer Akon lists his mansion near Atlanta for nearly $7 million

Kehlani Talks Pressure-Free, Pop-Friendly Road to 'SweetSexySavage'

Rihanna Travels to Malawi to Help Promote Global Education [PHOTO]

Johnny Gill’s 10 Most Oversangin’-est Songs

Kelly Rowland Shares Thoughts On Potential Destiny’s Child Biopic

Paris Jackson Slams Wendy Williams For Downplaying Her ‘Rolling Stone’ Story

Can Ciara Revive Her Music Career After Signing With Warner Bros?

Mary J. Blige Drops Price Of New Jersey Estate By $1 Million, Estranged Husband Wants More Money

Judge Rules Robin Thicke Committed Domestic Violence, Prohibits Him From Seeing Ex-Wife And Son

Nohemy - Win [Official Music Video]



Puerto Rico-native/singer Nohemy shares the official video for 'Win'.

David Correy - Lost Art [Album]





Lost Art is the latest studio album by singer-songwriter David Correy.

Chinae - "Wednesday"





Check out the newest track from Oakland, CA's Chinae as she linked up with Sage The Gemini for “Wednesday”

Kay Karma - "Jealous"





Chicago singer Kay Karma drops new single "Jealous", produced by Snapbackondatrack.

Basheba - Platinum & Gold [Official Music Video]



Singer-songwriter Basheba releases the hypnotic visuals to her latest single 'Platinum & Gold'.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Kehlani Perfoms 'CRZY' @ Jimmy Kimmel Live

Sevyn Streeter feat. Ty Dolla $ign & Cam Wallace – "Fallen"





Sevyn Streeter collabs with Ty Dolla $ign for new single "Fallen".

Keyshia Cole feat. French Montana & Remy Ma – "You"





Back with a new label, Keyshia Cole releases new single “You”, featuring French Montana and Remy Ma.

Kevin Ross - Long Song Away [Official Music Video]



Motown singer/songwriter Kevin Ross drops the visuals for new single 'Long Song Away'.

Asiahn – Love Train [EP]





3x-Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Asiahn “Asia” Bryant shares her first EP entitled Love Train.

Lalah Hathaway feat. BJ The Chicago Kid – "Angel" (Remix)





Lalah Hathaway enlists BJ The Chicago Kid for “Angel,” a cover of Anita Baker’s classic hit off her 2015 album, Lalah Hathaway Live!

Friday, January 27, 2017

Fantasia - When I Met You [Official Music Video]



Fantasia is back with a throwback video for 'When I Met You'.

Alicia Keys - That's What's Up [Official Music Video]



Alicia Keys turned 36 the other day and gave fans a present with new single “That's What's Up”, here's the video.

Teenear – Last Night [Official Music Video]



Miami singer Teenear is back with a catchy new single entitled “Last Night".

Bell Biv DeVoe Discuss 'The New Edition Story' on The Breakfast Club

Bobby Brown On New Edition Biopic: 'I Took The Actors and Showed Them How I Did It’

Johnny Gill Sets the Record Straight About His "Feud" with Bobby Brown

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Thursday Throwback: New Edition - "Hit Me Off"



The first release off the New Edition's sixth studio album, Home Again, the 1996 single "Hit Me Off", marked the group's first single in seven years. Produced by Silky and ironically featuring a sample of Bell Biv DeVoe's hit single "Do Me!", "Hit Me Off" featured lead vocals for all six New Edition members, debuted at number three on the pop chart and topped the R&B singles chart for three weeks.

Alicia Keys – "That’s What’s Up"





In light of her 36th birthday, Alicia Keys shares a brand new song titled “That’s What’s Up".

Kelly Rowland Talks Son Titan, New Lifetime Movie & New Music

Chrisette Michele Talks Why She Performed at Donald Trump's Inauguration & Reacts to Spike Lee's Comments

Jacquees - ‘Since You Playin’ [Mixtape]



Cash Money’s rising star Jacquees drops his much-anticipated new mixtape Since You Playin‘.

Laden - "Myself"





Dancehall star Laden released new single “Myself”.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Bell Biv DeVoe - I'm Betta {Official Msuic Video]



Watch Bell Biv DeVoe's sleek new video for 'I'm Betta'.

Paris Jackson Claims Father Michael Jackson Was Murdered

Nik West - Bottom Of The Bottle (Official)



Former Prince bassist Mik EWest drops visuals for new single 'Bottom Of The Bottle'.

New Edition Receive Star & Ready To Record New Music

Chrisette Michele - "Summertime"





Chrisette Michele, who's been in the midst of some petty drama after her choice to sing at Donald Trump's inauguration, releases new track "Summertime".

'The New Edition Story': Cast Talks Working with the Iconic Band

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Bell Biv DeVoe Test Their Knowledge on New Edition Songs + First NYC Performance

Jhené Aiko Interview At The Breakfast Club Power 105.1: Talks Collabing with Big Sean, New Music & What Kind of 'Maniac' She Really Is

Mont Jake - Daydreaming [Official Music Video]



UK triple-threat (singer, songwriter & producer) Mont Jake shares another incredible selection with visuals for 'Daydreaming'.

K’Ron – “What We Got”





DC artist K'Ron fresh off the release of his hit single “Done”, returns with new track “What We Got“.

Rayven Justice feat. Dni Mike – “R.E.A.L.”





Rayven Justice expresses pain and memories for love ones that have passed away on new track “R.E.A.L.”

Vonn feat. Oshea – “Ready”





Indie singer Vonn teams up with Oshea for a brand new smooth single “Ready".

Monday, January 23, 2017

Jhené Aiko Talks "Hopping on Dick" + Calls Big Sean "One of the Best Rappers Ever"

Chloe Martini feat. Chiara Hunter – Change of Heart"





Polish singer/producer Chloe Martini shares her brand new single "Change of Heart" featuring newbie Chiara Hunter.

Niecy Blues - “Cut Your Losses"





Columbia’s Niecy Blues (a.k.a. Janise Robinson) recently released the single “Cut Your Losses".

Chrisette Michele and Travis Greene Perform "Intentional" live Donald Trump's Inaugural Ball

Gordon Chambers - Surrender [Album]





Gordon Chambers shares new album Surrender.

Dye Hard - 'Distraction'





Detroit songstress Dye Hard flips Kehlani's 'Distraction'.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Strictly R&B: In The News - Week of 1/22/17


R&B Legend Anita Baker Announces Retirement On Twitter

Chrisette Michele Claps Back at Spike Lee in Artsy Post: ‘F— You!’ [PHOTO]

New Edition to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame, Jimmy Jam Will Speak

KeKe Palmer Accuses Trey Songz of ‘Sexual Intimidation’ After Adding Her Cameo in His Video Without Permission

Trey Songz Responds to KeKe Palmer’s Accusations: ‘Babygirl Buggin, Point Blank Period’

Lil Mo Wants To Fight Spike Lee Because Nothing Makes Sense In The World Anymore

Lionel Richie Tapped to Produce Biopic About Sammy Davis Jr’s Life

Ciara and Rapper Future Settle Child Custody Drama Over 2-Year-Old Son

Spike Lee Decides Not To Use Chrisette Michele’s Music In Netflix Film Following Inauguration Performance Announcement

Ne-Yo to Perform at 2017 HBCU’s Battle of the Bands; Readies New Album

Bell Biv DeVoe Reveal Why Their Latest Album Is Not a New Edition One

Amina Buddafly - More Than You [Official Music Video]



Amina Buddafly shares the video to her new ballad 'More Than You', from the upcoming album Music In My Room.

Usher Performs James Brown Medley @ Taking The Stage

Tuxedo - Fux With The Tux [EP]



Tuxedo releases a funky new 3 track EP, .

Fantasia Performs 'Dr. Feelgood' Live on 'Taking The Stage'

The Skins feat. D.R.A.M. - Bury Me [Official Music Video]



Brooklyn quintet The Skins share the video for "Bury Me" featuring D.R.A.M.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Bell Biv DeVoe – "I’m Betta"





Bell Biv DeVoe drop their 2nd single from upcoming album Three Stripes, set to be relased on January 27th, entitled "I’m Betta" and produced by Kay Gee from Naughty by Nature.

Lauriana Mae – "How We Live"





Produced by Jack Splash, this is "How We Live", the new single from New Jersey singer Lauriana Mae.

Cast of BET's 'The New Edition Story' Talk About Biopic, Boot Camp, NE Support & More

Demetria McKinney – "Easy"





Singer and reality-TV star Demetria McKinney shares new single "Easy".

K. Avett – "The Matter (What Are We Here For?)"





K. Avett, a singer out of Texas, prepares for the release of her second full length album with a brand new single called “The Matter (What Are We Here For?)”.

Jill Scott Cries Over This Member of New Edition

Friday, January 20, 2017

The Story Of SWV (Sisters With Voices)

24hrs - You Know [Official Music Video]



ATL crooner 24hrs drops video for his new banger “You Know”.

Blood Orange feat. Carly Rae Jepsen – Better Than Me [Official Music Video]



British singer Blood Orange has released the video for “Better Than Me,” the Carly Rae Jepsen-featured track off their Freetown Sound album.

Teyana Taylor’s New Dance Workout Is the Only Fitspiration You Need | Vogue

Bianca Rose feat. Ayanna Witter-Johnson – "Because of Love"





British singer/songwriter Bianca Rose collabs with singer/songwriter and cellist Ayanna Witter-Johnson for the beautifully-understated collab “Because of Love.".

Luke James Reveals More About His Love Life

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Throwback Thursday: Bobby Brown - "My Prerogative"



Asserting his independence after he left New Edition in 1985, Bobby Brown's 1988 single "My Prerogative", from his second studio album Don't Be Cruel, became an immediate hit, reaching number one in Billboard's Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. A new jack swing anthem that was written by Brown and produced by Teddy Riley, "My Prerogative" also reached top ten positions in many countries, such as Ireland, New Zealand, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Josh X feat. Cheri Dennis - “Heaven On My Mind” [Acoustic] [Official Music Video]

Groupie Tales: Keith Sweat Shares Craziest Stories

Jennifer Holliday Performs 'Come Sunday' @ The View

Derek King – "Don’t Do That"





Bay area singer Derek King shares a 90's vibe on new track "Don’t Do That".

Yokohamo - “Full Time Flex”





Indie artist ​Yokohama shares a tale of love on sultry new single “Full Time Flex".

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Alicia Keys Interview: AMP Live Session

Trey Forever – "Swerve"





Missouri-based singer/songwriter Trey Forever dishes lessons on past relationships on new single called “Swerve".

Shaun B – "Catch A Vibe"





Emerging ATL artist Shaun B drops his latest single “Catch A Vibe,” from his forthcoming EP Cocaine in the Evening.

Russ Talks Artists are Pretending to be Indie but are Secretly Signed to Labels

Tristan Price – "Don’t Get It Twisted"





Indie singer Tristan Price drops new single "Don’t Get It Twisted".

Marcus Alan Ward - "BodyFeelGood"





Cleveland singer Marcus Alan Ward shares new single "BodyFeelGood".

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

August Alsina - Wait [Official Music Video]



Here is the video for 'Wait', August Alsina's 2nd single from new album Drugs.

Aaliyah - "Back and Forth & Interview" (Live)



RELATED: The arrival (and disappearance) of Aaliyah's greatest hits collection is the latest in saga of late singer’s catalog

Ne-Yo - What I Would Tell The Younger Me (247HH Exclusive)

Q Quiz: How Well Luke James knows Johnny Gill and New Edition

Popcaan - "Unruly King"





Popcaan returns with some brand new heat, entitled "Unruly King".

BriaMarie – "Love the Way We Argue"





Philadelphia up-n-comer BriaMarie releases her new single “Love the Way We Argue”, produced by Carvin & Ivan.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Ane - R.S.D. [Official Music Video]



Check out this hypnotic video for 'R.S.D.' by sultry, rising NYC-artist Ane.

August Alsina - "Wait"





August Alsina drops off a new single called 'Wait'.

Kehlani - "Do U Dirty"





 "Do U Dirty" is another new song from Kehlani's debut album SWEETSEXYSAVAGE, which is set to drop January 27th.

SZA Performs "Drew Barrymore" @ Jimmy Kimmel Live

Kandace Springs - Place To Hide [Official Music Video]



Singer/songwriter/pianist and Prince protege Kandace Springs releases visuals for new single 'Place To Hide'.

Jayd Ink - "DarkSkin"





Toronto, Canada singer Jayd Ink tackles colorism head on with new track 'DarkSkin'.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Strictly R&B: In The News - Week of 1/15/17


2 members of R&B band Tower of Power struck by train in Oakland

Jennifer Holliday Talks Hurtful Backlash From Black Community & Sides With Steve Harvey

Timbaland May Be Coming To A Lifetime Network Near You

Robin Thicke in Custody Battle With Ex-Wife Paula Patton Over Child Spanking Claims

Prince’s Divorce Files From 2nd Wife Revealed They Lived a Glamorous Life

Michael Jackson Biopic Coming to Lifetime; Movie Based on Ex-Bodyguard’s Book

Lady Wray Proves That She’s a Strong Woman on ‘Queen Alone’ Album

K. Michelle’s Side Chick Wants Her To Admit She’s Gay

Joseph Fiennes' Michael Jackson Episode Pulled After Outcry

ESSENCE To Honor Erykah Badu At ‘Black Women In Music 2017’

Kavin Donnell – “Amnesia”





Rising Los Angeles, CA singer Kavin Donnell shares new single "Amnesia".

Marko Penn – “Medicated”





West-coast artist Marko Penn starts off his 2017 with a catchy new song, entitled "Medicated".

Eric Bellinger - Sometimes [Official Music Video]



Eric Bellinger premieres new 'Sometimes' vidoe.

THEY. – “U-RITE”





THEY comes through with a new thumping track called "U-RITE" for 2017.

SZA – “Drew Barrymore”





SZA has a new album on the way, and tonight she shares a new single, "Drew Barrymore."

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Trey Songz & Fabolous - Keys To The Street [WSHH Exclusive - Official Music Video]



Here are the visuals for 'Keys To The Street' from Trey Songz & Fabolous Trappy New Year mixtape out now.

Ran Christian - Conceited [Official Music Video]



Harlem, NYC crooner Ran Christian speaks to a woman's inflated ego with new 'Conceited' visual.

Lady Wray - Smiling [Official Music Video]



90's siren Nicole (now call her "Lady") Wray returns to the scene with celebratory 'Smiling' video, from her new album Queen Alone, which is out now.

Reesa Renee - Radio (Acoustic Version) [Official Music Video]



Reesa Renee gives us an acoustic rendition/video of her song "Radio" originally released off her debut album Reelease in 2012.

Melissa Jay - Stuck On You [Official Music Video]



Philadelphia songstress Melissa Jay shares her new video for 'Stuck On You'.

Tweet Talks "Charlene" Album, Career Resurgence, Spiritual Journey & 2017 Plans

Friday, January 13, 2017

PJ - This Is What It Looks Like [Official Music Video]



Chicago artist PJ drops off a new black & white for her cut 'This Is What It Looks Like'.

Trey Songz - Anticipation 3 [Mixtape]





Yesterday Trey Songz announced that his new mixtape, Anticipation 3, would be dropping, check it out here.

The Weeknd - Party Monster [Official Music Video]



The Weeknd gets lit in new 'Party Monster' video.

Ro James Interview: 2017 Aspirations, Upcoming Headlining Tour, Lessons from Maxwell

Faith Evans Is Ready To Make It Official w/ Stevie J | Leave It To Stevie

Russ - "The Best Party"





ATL artist Russ lets you know who has 'The Best Party' on new single.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Throwback Thursday: Bell Biv DeVoe - "Poison"



The first single from New Edition offshoot Bell Biv DeVoe (Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe), 1990's "Poison" single fit perfectly within that era's defining new jack swing sound: heavy drum machines, synthesizers and Hip-Hop influence. Written and produced by Elliot Straite, AKA DJ Freeze for their album of the same name, "Poison" peaked at number three on the Billboard Top 100 chart for four consecutive weeks, beginning on June 9, 1990. The single also peaked at number one on the Hot Black Singles chart for two weeks and became one of the most successful singles of 1990, It was also a staple on MTV as well as mainstream radio and remains a club-banger today.

August Alsina - Drugs [Official Music Video]



August Alsina breaks free from everything holding him back in his video for 'Drugs'.

Beyoncé Interviewed Solange About Music, Growing Up Together and More

Sean Paul feat. Dua Lipa - No Lie [Official Music Video]



Watch Sean Paul get reflective with Dua Lipa in new 'No Lie' video.

Eric Bellinger - “Let Me Love You” [Acoustic Cover]



Eric Bellinger covers DJ Snake and Justin Bieber’s hit single “Let Me Love You” on the beach.

PnB Rock feat. Ty Dolla $ign – "Hanging Up My Jersey"





A couple of rappers/singers, PnB Rock and Ty Dolla $ign, get together for new single "Hanging Up My Jersey".