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)

Calvin Richardson – "Treat Her Right"

Veteran singer Calvin Richardson goes for an old-school sound with new single "Treat Her Right".

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

Paloma Ford feat. Dave East - Waves [Official Music Video]

Paloma Ford channels Janet Jackson with her new video for "Waves" featuring Dave East.

R.LUM.R – "Close Enough"

Check out "Close Enough," the latest single from R.LUM.R off his upcoming EP AFTERIMAGE.

Daley – The Spectrum [Album]

Alternative R&B/soul, UK singer Daley releases highly anticipated indie album The Spectrum.

TLC Performs 'Way Back' @ Jimmy Kimmel Show with Snoop Dogg

Antonio Ramsey – "Rituals"

Singer/songwriter and South Florida-native Antonio Ramsey shares a 'funktrap' single entitled "Rituals".

Beyonce Posts First Photo of Twins on Instagram

Estelle Talks Reggae, Relationships, Dating Apps & Kanye West

Calvin Richardson – "Treat Her Right"

In anticipation of new album All or Nothing set to drop in the Fall, Calvin Richardson releases new single "Treat Her Right".

Friday, July 14, 2017

6LACK, Daniel Caesar, and Sonder are Pushing R&B Forward

Miles From Kinshasa - Could We Just Talk Instead? | A COLORS SHOW

London based artist Miles from Kinshasa gives us a heartrendingly beautiful performance of brand new song "Could We".

AlunaGeorge - "Last Kiss"

UK vocalist AlunaGeorge offers up her "Last Kiss" on new track.

Dawn - "Maybe"

Dawn Richards gets upfront with some personal issues on new single "Maybe".

Sevyn Streeter Visits the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Talks Food, Family and Music

Tone Stith - Can We Talk [Album]

New Jersey singer/songwriter Tone Stith releases 11-track album Can We Talk.

Russ - Got This [Official Music Video]

ATL rapper/singer/songwriter/producer Russ offers up fun visual for 'Got This', from his debut album There's Really A Wolf, out now.

MNEK - "Paradise"

London, UK artist MNEK shares new single "Paradise".

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Sevyn Streeter feat. Ty Dolla $ign, Wiz Khalifa & Jeremih - Anything You Want [Official Music Video]

Sevyn Streeter turns up in new 'Anything You Want' video.

Throwback Thursday: Teena Marie - "Lovergirl"

The late Teena Marie scored a hit in 1984 with "Lovergirl", the first single from Marie’s Starchild album. Produced and written by Marie, "Lovergirl" would be her biggest hit, peaking at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Darla Beaux - Trippin on Tears [Official Music Video]

Released back in May, West-coast vocalist Darla Beaux shares visual for 'Trippin on Tears'.

Trey Songz Performs "Nobody Else But You" @ Jimmy Kimmel Live

112 - "Strawberry"

112 returns to the scene with new track "Strawberry" to support their first album in 12 years.

Ne-Yo Talks Family Life, Finally Losing the Hat & New Music

Paloma Ford feat. Dave East – "Waves"

Listen to Paloma Ford's raunchy new single "Waves", featuring rapper Dave East.

Zikomo - "Back to Life" (Soul II Soul Zikomo Remix)

Long Beach artist Zikomo offers up this remix to Soul II Soul's classic "Back to Life" single.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Mickey Shiloh – Summer Wasted [EP]

Singer/songwriter Mickey Shiloh drops new 6-track EP, entitled Summer Wasted.

Yasmeen - "Half of Me"

Phoenix, AZ vocalist Yasmeen lets loose on an ex-paramour with new single "Half of Me".

Sevyn Streeter Performs "I Do" @ Wendy Williams Show

Ty Dolla $ign feat. Lil Wayne & The-Dream - "Love U Better"

From Ty Dolla $ign’s forthcoming album Beach House 3, is a new single "Love U Better" featuring Lil Wayne & The-Dream.

Kelvin Boj feat. Wande Coal & Demarco - "Bae Bae"

Nigerian singer/producer Kelvin Boj releases new single "Bae Bae" with veteran Wande Coal and Jamaican artist Demarco.

Top 5 Girl Groups Of All Time | Billboard News

Aphrose - "The Middle"

Toronto, Canada vocalist Aphrose shares new soulful tune "The Middle".

Mavado - "Live Blanket (Crank It)" (ZJ Rush Remix)

Check out this ZJ Rush remix of Mavado's 2015 hit single "Live Blanket".

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Fabian Secon & 5ive Beatz - Wilderness [Official Music Video]

Fabian Secon and 5ive Beatz drop brand new visuals for Wilderness, taken from their new EP, Until We Meet Again.

Liana Bank$ - Ghost {Official Music Video]

Liana Bank$ releases visuals for latest single 'Ghost'. Her sophomore project, APT 210, is due out this summer.

Jessie Reyez Performs 'Figures' - Vevo Dscvr (Live)

Brent Faiyaz - Poison | Sofar Los Angeles

L.Rucus – “Call Up”

Rising Cali vocalist L.Rucus drops a new catchy and summer-esque track entitled “Call Up".

Patti LaBelle Teaches You How To Make Her Famous Lemon Bars!

TCVPVX - “Whatchu Want”

Produced by Kevin Dave, Brooklyn, NYC, artist TCVPVX drops a smooth new single called, “Whatchu Want”.

Sevyn Streeter feat. Wiz Khalifa, Jeremih & Ty Dolla $ign - “Anything U Want"

Inspired by SWV, Sevyn Streeter grabs Wiz Khalifa, Jeremih & Ty Dolla $ign for “Anything U Want". off her just-released debut album Girl Disrupted.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Carolyn Malachi - Andrew [Official Music Video]

Check out Indie and Grammy-nominated artist Carolyn Malachi's visual for ‘Andrew’, which is adapted from 'Vow of Silence', a film by Be Steadwell:.

JP Cooper – “The Only Reason”

UK vocalist JP Cooper releases new single “The Only Reason", from his forthcoming debut album, Raised Under Grey Skies, due out in the Fall.

Tendayi - “P.Y.O. (Put You On)”

UK based singer sahres new single, “P.Y.O. (Put You On)”.

Miesa - When Love... [EP]

NY vocalist Miesa releases new 6-track EP 'When Love...'.

Cherri V - Leave Me Be [Official Music Video]

Songstress Cherri V gets personal in new visual for 'Leave Me Be', taken from her new album Brown Eyed Soul.

Douyé - 'Daddy Said So' Album Trailer

After two successful and well-received classic R&B albums, singer Douyé is on a career path that has taken an unexpected but ultimately logical turn. Douyé (pronounced Doe-Yay) has re-emerged as a very talented jazz singer on her impressive new recording Daddy Said So. It may seem as if this is a radical change but, as Douyé explains, it is actually a return to her roots, featuring some of the very first songs introduced to her as a child by her late Father.

Michael J. Calhoun feat. Von James & Duncan Crooks - "Dream My Life Away"

Dazz Band founding member Michael J. Calhoun offers up a cool summer groove with new single "Dream My Life Away", featuring Von James and Duncan Crooks.

Omarion Talks New Single "Word 4 Word" + Rob Kardashian Drama

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Strictly R&B: In The News - Week of 7/9/17

DJ Khaled Earns First No. 1 on Hot R&B Songs Chart with 'Wild Thoughts'

The enigmatic R&B singer H.E.R. gives first face-to-face interview without confirming identity

Charlotte-born R&B artist Anthony Hamilton to be inducted into NC Music Hall of Fame

After Four Years, Sevyn Streeter, R&B and Pop Hitmaker, Finally Gets Her Chance

The Night Bob Marley Got Shot

Prince's Paisley Park Estate Plots 'Musicology' Battle of the Bands; Old Videos Now On YouTube

R&B Heartthrob Omarion Talks ‘Reasons,’ Fatherhood and Love

Boyz II Men Honored by The City of Philadelphia

SZA Announces North America “Ctrl Tour”

Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ Catapults To #4 On The Billboard Top 200; Former Drummer Dies

Sevyn Streeter Joins The Morning Heat To Talk New Album "Girl Disrupted"

Elijah Blake - "Stingy"

Singer/songwriter Elijah Blake goes retro on new single "Stingy".

VanJess ft. Masego - Touch The Floor [Official Music Video]

Nigerian-American R&B/Dance sister duo VanJess along with Masego display positive vibes in new video for 'Touch The Floor'.

Sufyvn feat. BJ The Chicago Kid – "Thinking ‘Bout You (Sleepless In Cairo)"

Sudanese producer Sulyan links up with BJ The Chicago Kid for new track "Thinking ‘Bout You (Sleepless In Cairo)".

Luke Christopher – “SmallTown”

From his forthcoming debut album TMRWFRVR, singer/songwriter Luke Christopher offers new track “SmallTown”.

Konshens Talks Delus Charity, Chris Brown Collab + says I-Octane did not key his Range

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Malachiae Warren feat. Lloyd - "I’m Down"

From his latest EP Heard U Was In My City, Malachiae Warren elists Lloyd for new single "I'm Down".