Monday, July 31, 2017

Trey Songz feat. Kranium - "Nobody Else But You" (Ricky Blaze Remix)



"Nobody Else But You", the lead single to Trey Songz' last album Tremaine The Album, got a pair of remixes the other day, with the standout being this Ricky Blaze remix with Kranium.

Taliwhoah - Details [Official Music Video]



Directed by Eddie Fiasco, Taliwhoah releases her the official visual for her single “Details”.

Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna - Loyalty [Official Music Video]



Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna own the city in video for Lamar's 'Loyalty'.

Luke Christopher - TMRWFRVR [Album]



Singer/songwriter Luke Christopher debuts his highly anticipated, 15-track debut album, TMRWFRVR.

Davina Oriakhi - Love To A Mortal [Album]



London based British-Nigerian artist Davina Oriakhi shares 9-track, debut album Love To A Mortal.

Manny Walters - 'My Own Fault' | Sofar Cape Town


Manny Walters performing "My Own Fault" at Sofar Cape Town on June 22nd, 2017.

Polly A - Just Like That [Official Music Video]



From her forthcoming sophomore EP, Like Colors In A Waterfall, Polla A links up with some friends for the visual to 'Just Like That'.

Erin Stevenson - "Hangin"





Houston/L.A. singer Erin Stevenson returns to the scene with rousing ballad "Hangin".

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Strictly R&B: In The News - Week of 7/30/17



'Today's artists are all alike to me': '80s US soul icon Keith Sweat SLAMS modern R&B

All You Need To Know About Tone Stith, The R&B Singer Impressing Drake

Toni Braxton tackles faith, courage and compassion in new Lifetime film

Details about the celebrity stylist whom Usher allegedly gave herpes

Mary J. Blige Celebrates 25th Anniversary Of ‘What’s The 411?’

Beyonce Reportedly Releasing Documentary Chronicling Her Life Over The Last Two Years

R.Kelly Calls Sex Cult Allegations “Crap,” Plugs Upcoming Tour In New Video

Tinashe Granted Restraining Order Against Crazed Fan

Mariah Carey Announces Christmas Movie Single, ‘The Star’ + Trailer

Esperanza Spaulding To Create Album In Three Days On Facebook Live

India.Arie Talks SZA, Spirituality and ‘SongVersation: Medicine': ‘Black Singer-Songwriters Haven’t Gotten a Fair Shake’

D Kirk- “BIRTHDAY” [Official Music Video]



It's about feeling lit and having a good time in video for newcomer D Kirk's "Birthday".

Ne-Yo - Another Love Song [Official Music Video]



Forever the gentleman, Ne-Yo is back with "Another Love Song" video.

Lyrica Anderson – “Don’t Take It Personal”





Following the recent release of her project Nasha Pearl, L.A. singer/songwriter Lyrica Anderson delivers new single, “Don't Take It Personal".

SG Lewis feat. Col3trane – “Smart Aleck Kill”





English producer SG Lewis shares new track “Smart Aleck Kill”, featuring London artist Col3trane.

Natalie Imani - The Feeling [Official Music Video]



New Jersey singer and actress Natalie Imani takes it to the beach for romantic tune/visual "The Feeling".

SZA Performs “Drew Barrymore” @ Jimmy Kimmel Live

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Jeff Dean feat. La’Britney - "T.K.O."





Detroit natives Jeff Dean and La'Britney collab on new summer banger "T.K.O.".

Justine Skye feat. Jeremih – "Back for More"





From her upcoming debut album, rising singer Justine Skye releases her latest single “Back For More”.

Kristinia DeBarge - Pink Love [Official Music Video]



Singer, songwriter and Growing Up Hip Hop star Kristinia DeBarge sizzles in new 'Pink Love' video.

Raheem DeVaughn – "It’s a Vibe" (Jackin 4 Beats Remix)





R&B vet Raheem DeVaughn takes a stab at 2 Chainz's hit single “It’s a Vibe” with this “Jackin 4 Beats” remix.

Sabrina Claudio - "Belong To You"





Sabrina Claudio meets Her Own Reflection In “Belong To You”

The PlayList feat Glenn Lewis and Dayne Jordan - Defeated [Official Music Video]



The Playlist enlist Glenn Lewis and Dayne Jordan for the samba-centric video 'Defeated'.

Porcelan - "The Real Thing Don't Change"





Memphis based singer/songwriter Porcelan lets you know that "The Real Thing Don't Change".

Keke Wyatt – "Summertime"





Summer's here and Keke Wyatt is back with a bouncy, aptly-titled single.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Alex Vaughn Talks Career Beginnings, Biggest Influences, "Good Morning" Single and New Projects

Joey feat. Kristinia Debarge - Temporary Love [Official Music Video]



Australian singer Joey shares steamy visual for 'Temporary Love', which also features singer/songwriter and Growing Up Hip Hop star Kristinia DeBarge.

Rotimi feat. Kranium - "Want More"





Actor/singer Rotimi links up with Kranium for new track "Want More".

Austin Redmon – More [Official Music Video]



New Jersey crooner Austin Redmon gets vulnerable with his feelings in new visual for 'More'.

6LACK Performs 'Free' @ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Avehre - "So Long"




Currently on tour with Gladys Knight, singer/songwriter Avehre finds time to drop sultry new track "So Long".

Alkaline - "Golden Hold"





Dancehall artist Alkaline drops a new single “Golden Hold”.

Quincy Jones Awarded $9.4 Million in Trial Against Michael Jackson's Estate

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Miesa - If I Didn't Love You [Official Music Video]



From her recently released EP When Love..., NYC songstress Miesa delivers video for 'If I Didn't Love You'.

Throwback Thursday: Bobby Hebb - "Sunny"



Nashville, TN singer/songwriter Bobby Hebb scored a huge hit in 1966 with "Sunny", a song written as a reaction to the murder in 1963 of his brother, a day after President Kennedy's assassination. Recorded in New York City after demos were made with the record producer Jerry Ross, "Sunny" reached No. 3 on the R&B charts, No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 12 in the United Kingdom.

Daley Performs 'Until The Pain Is Gone' (Live London Session)

BOSCO - "Adrenaline"





ATL artist Bosco gets your "Adrenaline" pumping on new single.

The Dream Speaks On His Uncredited Hits & VH1's New Series 'Signed'

Fifth Harmony Performs "Down" with Gucci Mane @ The Tonight Show

Danielle Martin – "The Wanting"





Produced by Marques Durieux and Sonatic Music Group, NYC songstress Danielle Martin drops new track “The One".

Usher Carpool Karaoke

James and Usher hit the road to work, singing Usher's classics like "OMG" and "Caught Up" before the two work on James's club entrance and help a group of guys with some car trouble.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Goapele Performs 'Stand' (Acoustic)

Kristian Galva – "Wrong 4 This"





18yo and rising Virginia-native Kristian Galva drops a catchy debut single called "Wrong 4 This".

Tommy Lee Sparta - "Target"





Here's another Alkaline diss, this by dancehall artist Tommy Lee Sparta on new single "Target".

Jake&Papa - Where I Belong [Official Music Video]



Dapper West-coast duo Jake&Papa release visual for 'Where I Belong', from their Tattoos&Blues (EP).

JP Cooper - "She's On My Mind"





Manchester, UK singer JP Cooper shares new track 'She's On My Mind'.

H.I.M. - Her In Mind [EP]



H.I.M. clearly has Her In Mind on new 8-track EP.

IAMDDB - Pause | A COLORS SHOW


Lifted from her exceptional VIBE VOL 2 project released earlier this year, UK artist IAMDDB delivers a crisp and utterly captivating performance of standout single "PAUSE".

Brooke Valentine Talks Joining 'Love & Hip-Hop: Hollywood'

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

21st Hapilos Digital - 1 Guh Riddim [Album]





Here's a new 1 Guh Riddim compilation album from 21st Hapilos Digital featuring tracks from dancehall/reggae artists that include Beenie Man, Popcaan, Vershon, Tommy Lee, Aidonia and Versatile.

Cassie feat. G-Eazy – "Love A Loser"





Cassie brings along rapper G-Eazy for a sultry summer jam, entitled "Love A Loser".

Tuxedo: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

24hrs On "What You Like" Official Lyrics & Meaning

Eric Roberson - Wind [EP]





Indie R&B vet Eric Roberson offers up the 2nd muse of his 3-part trilogy, Wind.

Malachiae Warren feat. Lloyd – I’m Down [Official Music Video]



Motown Records signee Malachiae Warren enlists Lloyd for sexy premiere of his visual for “I’m Down”.

Terrace Martin On His Music, Tour with Herbie Hancock, His Group The Pollyseeds & His Imprint, Sounds of Crenshaw

The Force M.D.'s - Our Favorite Joints [Album]





'80s R&B stars return with brand new recordings of classics by Boyz II Men, Marvin Gaye, New Edition, Al Green and more.

Monday, July 24, 2017

SZA feat. Travis Scott – Love Galore (Live on Fallon)

Michael Stokes – Lay Back Down [Official Music Video]



Michigan-native Michael Stokes offers up a sultry visual for 'Lay Back Down', from his debut LP.

Sampha Performs 'No One Knows Me (Like The Piano)' @ Glastonbury Session

Lara Andallo – “Eyes Closed”





Rising Australian singer Lara Andallo releases smooth new track "Eyes Closed”.

Lalaha Hathaway - "I Can't Wait"





Veteran soul singer Lalah Hathaway is back with new single "I Can't Wait".

Keyshia Cole On Her Fears Of Releasing '11:11 Reset' + LHHH Drama

Damian Marley - Stony Hill [Album]





Check out Damian Marley's 1st new solo album in 12 years, Stony Hill.

Angel Sessions - I'm Who I Am [Album]





Released just this past Spring, here's longtime urban/gospel, singer/songwriter Angel Sessions' 15-track album I'm Who I Am.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Strictly R&B: In The News - Week of 7/23/17


Report: Hip-Hop/R&B Is The Dominant Genre In The U.S. For The First Time

Bruno Mars' 'That's What I Like' Is Now Tied As The Longest-Running No. 1 On the R&B Chart

RIP: LC Cook, Legendary Gospel and R&B Singer, Younger Brother of Sam Cooke

TV One’s ‘Unsung’ Honors Legendary R&B and Funk Group Switch

Another woman claims R. Kelly tried to lure her into his cult

Dru Hill honored in Detroit, performs for adoring fans

Woman Claims Usher Exposed Her To STD In $10 Million Lawsuit

Singer and ‘Power’ Actress Naturi Naughton and Boyfriend Welcome First Child

Grammy-Award Winning Artist Cecile McLorin Salvant Is Deeply Rooted in Music

Janet Jackson Working on Documentary After Moving Back to LA

Chris Brown Files Lawsuit Against Philippines Promoter Over Extortion Plot

Quincy Jones Testifies Against Michael Jackson Estate: ‘I Was Cheated Out of a Lot of Money’

SZA feat. Travis Scott - Love Galore [Official Music Video]



Here are the visuals for SZA's 'Love Galore' with Travis Scott, from her CTRL album.

Ella Mai Talks Musical Journey, DJ Mustard & Being Supported by Chris Brown on Breakfast w/ Snoochie Shy

Devin More – “ON / OFF”





Massachusetts native Devin More releases a brand new track “ON / OFF”.

RL Grime - Stay For It feat. Miguel (Live at EDC 2017)

Staasia Daniels feat. EverythingOShauN – "MORETIMES"





“Peanut Butter" and “Goatee” singer Staasia Daniels enlists EverythingOShauN for new single "MORETIMES".

Tristan Price – “Melanin”





West-coast artist Tristan Price releases new track “Melanin”.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Yemi Alade - Charliee [Official Music Video]



African songstress Yemi Alade releases video for her hit single “Charliee”.

Kash Boykin – “Cake Day”





Rising singer/songwriter Kash Boykin shares new track “Cake Day".

Ginette Claudette – Kiss Me First [Official Music Video]



Singer/songwriter Ginette Claudette offers brand new video to her single "Kiss Me First."

Chris Brown Shows Off His Insane Sneaker Collection

Loverboybass – “Good 4 You”





Bay Area singer Loverboybass dropped his new single entitled “Good 4 You”.

SZA Rides Horses & Shares The Inspiration Behind 'Ctrl'


Maplewood, N.J. native SZA took three years to record and release her debut album 'Ctrl,' but now that the project is out, it feels like she never left. The first singer to sign with TDE, SZA rose to fame off the strength of her mixtapes 'See.SZA.Run,' 'S,' and 'Z.' She linked up with Genius' own Rob Markman at GallopNYC in Brooklyn to chat about working with Rihanna, loving animals, and coming up with her stage name.

Adrian Marcel - "Blind" (Acoustic Performance)


HNHH caught up with Adrian Marcel for a raw, acoustic performance of "Blind." The Oakland, California resident channeled his inner busker, taking to a Subway station to deliver a powerful performance of one of his most poppin' singles. It's always nice to see rappers take the acoustic route, stripping away the studio trappings and going in over a single instrument.

Tory Lanez feat Trey Songz - "Wild Thoughts" (Swave Session}





Tory Lanez and Trey Songz team up for a "Wild Thoughts" remix

Friday, July 21, 2017

Chanelle Gray – Glass N Me [Official Music Video]



South London, U.K. native/vocalist Chanelle Gray shares new video for her latest single “Glass N Me”.

After 7 feat. Babyface - Too Late [Official Music Video]



Veteran group After 7 is back with video for 'Too Late', from their new album Timeless.

ImSoMaleek - Lois Lane [Official Music Video]



Bronx, NY alt/R&B crooner ImSoMaleek releases visual for called “Lois Lane”.

Pia Renee – The Return [EP]



Former American Idol contestant Pia Renee releases new 5-track EP called “The Return”.

Marcus Paul James - Romancipation Day



Marcus Paul James performing “Romancipation Day” at Sofar New York on May 8th, 2017.

Gene Noble feat. LaChardon – "Stolen Moments"





Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Gene Noble shares sultry new single “Stolen Moments”, featuring LaChardon.

Little Dragon - Strobe Light [Official Music Video]



Swedish electronic music band Little Dragon offers a unique side of South African life in visual for 'Strobe Light'.

Sevyn Streeter "Before I Do" Official Lyrics & Meaning

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Kiana Ledé Performs 'I Choose You' (Acoustic)

Throwback Thursday: Allure - "All Cried Out"



A remake of Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam's 1986 hit, Allure's 1997 version of "All Cried Out" (from their eponymous debut album) became the group’s biggest hit, outperforming the original on the Billboard Hot 100, and peaking at No. 4.




Troyton Music - True Emotions Riddim [Various Artists]





Listen to songs from Jamaica's Troyton Music album True Emotions Riddim, including "Keep Moving", "Conception", "Hustle", and many more by reggae artists that include Mavadp, Beres Hamond, Chris Martin and others.

Lloyd feat. Rick Ross - Heavenly Body [Official Music Video]



Lloyd and Rick Ross team up and appreciate the ladies in new video for 'Heavenly Bodies'.

T-Pain - Mashup (To The Beat with Kurt Hugo Schneider)

Jagged Edge - Layover [Album]





Jagged Edge surprises fans with new album, Layover, the 9th album from the veteran group.

Kevin Davy White - Is This Love | Sofar Geneva

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Musiq Soulchild - Simple Things [Official Music Video]



'Simple Things' is the 2nd of two videos Musiq Soulchild released yesterday.

D.R.A.M. - "The Uber Song"





D.R.A.M. gets busy for his latest offering, "The Uber Song".

JCY feat. Sisqo - Thong Song [Official Music Video]



Watch Sisqo and Norwegian production trio Jcy's EDM remake of 1999 hit 'Thong Song'.

Musiq Soulchild - Start Over [Official Music Video]



Musiq Soulchild returns to the scene with new video for 'Start Over', from upcoming double-disc album Feel the Real.

Kriswontwo feat. RES - "Crying For You"





Denmark artist Kriswontwo debuts new track "Crying For You", featuring R&B songstress RES.

Davina Oriakhi - F.S.L.S. [Official Music Video]



Nigerian singer/songwriter Davina Oriakhi is all about self-love in new visual for 'F.S.L.S.'.

Vybz Kartel feat. Ishawna - “Washer Dryer”





Dancehall artists Vybz Kartel and Ishawna released their highly anticipated new single “Washer Dryer” this weekend.

Johnaye - “Dawg N*ggas”





Chicago vocalist Johnaye has a message for the “Dawg N*ggas” on her new single.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Rita Ora - "Slide" Calvin Harris Acoustic Cover | Elvis Duran Live

SZA - Dinner Party [Official Music Video]



From her critically-acclaimed album CTRL, SZA invites you in for a 'Dinner Party' in new vid.

Leela James - Hard For Me [Official Music Video]



Leela James shares an emotional video for 'Hard For Me', from her new album Did It For Love, out now.

Aloe Blacc - "King Is Born"





Aloe Blacc returns to the scene with the Mayweather/McGregor fight theme, "King Is Born".

Sevyn Streeter Talks New Album, Dealing With Depression & More w/ The Breakfast Club

R. Kelly Rocked With "Cult" Allegations

Terrace Martin Presents The Pollyseeds - "Mama D/Leimert Park"





Terrace Martin the The Pollyseeds share a funky ode to "Mama D/Leimert Park".

Tinica Rose - WHHW | Sofar New York



Tinica Rose performing “WHHW” at Sofar New York on January 22nd, 2017.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Reo Cragun – Night Crawler [Official Music Video]



Directed by Brendan Vaughn, singer/songwriter/producer Reo Cragun releases the visual to new single, “Night Crawler”.

Halley Hiatt – “Mad World”





Halley Hiatt releases her rendition of the 1982 hit “Mad World” from her upcoming mixtape HeartBeats

Kyle Denmead – Lies [Official Music Video]



Rising artist Kyle Denmead premieres the brand new visual for “Lies”, off his upcoming EP Bad Love.

Majid Jordan feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR - One I Want [Official Music Video]



Majid Jordan and PARTYNEXTDOOR link up for video for their new video “One I Want".

Kyle Dion – “Cool Side Of The Pillow”





Florida native and L.A. based artist Kyle Dion unveils new track “Cool Side Of The Pillow”.

Afla Sackey & Afrik Bawantu - Mofeemo ke eno | Sofar London


Afla Sackey & Afrik Bawantu performing “Mofeemo ke eno” at Sofar London on April 29th, 2017.

Gene Moore - "Coming Home"





Rising singer Gene Moore shares new track "Coming Home", from his upcoming debut The Future.

Melisa Whiskey - "Sweetest Cake"





UK singer/songwriter Melisa Whiskey offers up the "Sweetest Cake" on new single.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Strictly R&B: In The News - Week of 7/16/17


Legendary R&B Icon Keith Sweat takes up Residency in Las Vegas for ‘Keith Sweat: Last Forever’

Singer Jacquees Booted From Delta Flight, Gets Into It With Passenger

Interview: Adrian Marcel Shed His Record Label To Rediscover His Vision As An Artist

D’Angelo To Re-Issue Debut Album ‘Brown Sugar’ As Deluxe Edition

Sevyn Streeter: “This Is My Life, There Is No Plan B”

In Quincy Jones Trial, Expert Critiques Pitbull's Version of Michael Jackson's 'Bad'

How Fifth Harmony Moved On and Took Control of Their Music: 'The Fans Are Our Fifth Member'

10 Songs You Didn’t Know Were Written by Gerald Levert

Brandy Dumps Sir the Baptist Reportedly After He Cheated on Her

Woman Sues Keyshia Cole For Alleged Injuries From 2014 Birdman-Related Fight

Tank Announces 14-City ‘Savage Tour’ (Dates)

Royce Lovett - Love & Other Dreams [Album]





Motown gospel artist Royce Lovett releases new album, Love & Other Dreams. Produced and co-written by Max Stark, the 7-track is a hip-hop, soul and rock infused collection of personal tunes that touch on the realities of life.

Rebecca Garton – “Feel Alive”





Rising UK singer/songwriter Rebecca Garton releases a rousing new single, entitled “Feel Alive”

Luke Christopher – Lost [Official Music Video]



When it comes to love Luke Christopher shows a willingness to get vulnerable in new visual for 'Lost'.

A-natural - The Chronicles of an Over-Ambitious Fat-Boy [Album]



Pianist, vocalist and producer A-natural, who contributed heavily to Mack Wilds' recent release After Hours LP, drops his 12-track, R&B debut opus, The Chronicles of an Over-Ambitious Fat-Boy.

Shenseea - Nothing Dem Nuh Have Ova Mi [Official Music Video]



Jamaican dancehall artist Shenseea brings her sexy in new video for "Nothing Dem Nuh Have Ova Mi"

Saturday, July 15, 2017