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AUDIO: Sharon Leal, Blair Underwood Star in New Film “Woman Thou Art Loosed – On the Seventh Day”

T.D. Jakes is back as an executive producer, and he’s bringing another potentially powerful story to the big screen. Golden Globe nominee Blair Underwood (Madea’s Family Reunion, Set It Off) and Sharon Leal (Why Did I Get Married Too?, This Christmas), both star in the thriller, Woman Thou Art Loosed – On the Seventh Day. AllHipHop.com… Read more »

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Ray Lavender

Ray Lavender, Mr. “My Girl Gotta Girlfriend”, Returns With New Party Anthem

Back in 2007, Ray Lavender found success with his hot summer hit, “My Girl’s Got A Girlfriend” featuring Fabolous and Red Cafe’. Now he’s making a comeback with his club-inspired party anthem, “Tequila”. At 23 years old, Lavender was the first act signed to Akon’s KonLive Records via Geffen Records, now home of Pop-sensation Lady… Read more »

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R Kelly

A Look Back at (Gasp) R. Kelly’s “Trapped in the Closet” Series; IFC Plans 22 New Chapters

Multi-platinum recording artist R. Kelly has returned with his world-famous “Trapped in the Closet” series. The R&B/HipHop soap opera premiered in 2005 and came with cliffhangers, drama, and everything we love about the R. The series first appeared on R. Kelly’s seventh studio album, TP.3 Reloaded, with its first five chapters introducing us to the… Read more »

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The Dream

The-Dream TIme Travels With His ’90s-Sounding Slow Jam

Grammy-winning producer/singer The-Dream has released his new single, “Kill The Lights”, featuring his latest signee, Casha (who you’ve heard on Yung Berg’s “The Business”). During his recent trip to the South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival in Austin, Texas, The-Dream revealed that, not only is his new album scheduled to drop soon, he’s also been… Read more »

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Trey Songz

VIDEO: Trey Songz Teaches Us A Lesson: “Sex Ain’t Better Than Love”

Twenty-seven-year-old R&B star Trey Songz just released his latest video, “Sex Ain’t Better Than Love” for the song that appears on his five-song EP, Inevitable. The video, possibly one of Songz’ best to date, takes a look at different relationships – those that are rooted in sincere attraction, and others that might just be infatuation…. Read more »

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Miguel

Miguel Releases Teaser for New Mixtape Dropping On Tuesday

At the beginning of March, eclectic R&B crooner Miguel released his much anticipated, mixtape short Art Dealer Chic Vol. 1. This Tuesday, he’s set to showcase his follow-up mixtape, Arch & Point. Check out the teaser below: Miguel recently graced the stage at the star-studded AllHipHop/SOBs 3oth Anniversary showcase at SXSW in Austin, Texas, last week. Since his 2010… Read more »

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Brandon Hines

Jermaine Dupri Debuts Internet Sensation, R&B Crooner Brandon Hines

Someone’s got their eyes focused on the internet, having started his own social network and even discovering talented singers via YouTube (Dondria), super producer Jermaine Dupri is now bringing internet sensation Brandon Hines to the spotlight. Does he stand above the rest? You bet. Hines appeared on the scene in 2006 with his independent debut… Read more »

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John Legend & Ludacris Team Up for the First Time on “Tonight”

Looks like Rainforest Films’ Think Like A Man has the most star-powered film soundtrack in recent memory. Last week, it was Jennifer Hudson and Ne-Yo’s title track. This week, Grammy-award winners John Legend and Ludacris team up for “Tonight (Best You Ever Had)”. In the video, Legend sings into the camera, insisting that will be “the best you’ve… Read more »

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The Weeknd

The Weeknd to Headline “Primavera Sound 2012” in Barcelona, Spain

After releasing a digitally-successful mixtape series and two appearances on Drake’s platinum album, Take Care, Abel Tesfaye, also known as The Weeknd, is now heading to Barcelona! On June 2, The Weeknd will perform at his first-ever European show at Pitchfork’s “Primavera Sound 2012” concert. Danny Brown and A$AP Rocky are also newcomers to the… Read more »

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Jared Lee

Singer Jared Lee Mashes Up Ne-Yo & Adele’s “Because of You”/”Someone Like You”

You may not yet know the face, but you definitely know his music. Soulful singer/songwriter Jared Lee’s first radio single “It’s Over (Goodbye)” was featured on “American Idol’s” Season 10. Not to stop there, Lee just released his mash up cover of “Someone Like You” by Adele and “Because of You” by Ne-Yo. Recently selected… Read more »

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Datari Turner

Producer/Supermodel Datari Turner Heats Up Hollywood Via Common, Stacey Dash & More

Some will recall Datari Turner’s early work as creator of BET’s hit show, “The Ultimate Hustler”, starring music mogul Damon Dash. Many others will remember Turner’s face (and body) being plastered up on Sean John clothing billboards. Now, this former model-turned-film producer is heating up Hollywood with his latest feature, “Dysfunctional Friends”, starring Stacey Dash,… Read more »

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Artist Demont Peekaso Creates On-The-Spot Artwork for AllHipHop.com at Saviours’ Day

“The Real Hip Hop” painting by Demont Peekaso AllHipHop.com co-hosted a youth town hall meeting at the 82nd gathering of the Nation of Islam during its Saviours’ Day 2012 celebration in Rosemont, Illinois. The discussion, entitled “Our Generation Accepting Responsibility,” included participants such as rappers Jasiri X and Cormega, Wu-Tang Corporation CEO Divine, award-winning singer/songwriters… Read more »

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JohnLegend

John Legend, Wyclef, Anthony Hamilton Join Forces for Film Soundtrack

Grammy winner John Legend recently released a new song and video entitled “Woke Up This Morning”, created for the civil rights documentary, “Soundtrack For A Revolution”. Executive produced by Danny Glover, the film takes a look at how music shaped the American Civil Rights Movement, evolving from slave chants to the Black church and into… Read more »

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KevinMcCall

Quadruple Threat Kevin McCall’s “February XIV” Video

Rapper, singer, songwriter and producer Kevin McCall has released a video for his latest song, “February XIV”. The mostly late-at-night visual takes us into the life of McCall’s during his studio sessions, as he raps and sings throughout the track. McCall asks that couples “fight for each other” and reflects on love, dreams and heartbreak…. Read more »

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Sisters With Voices

Behind-The-Scenes of SWV’s Video for New “Co-sign” Single

SWV, the Grammy-nominated R&B group  known for their ’90s hits “Right Here” and “Weak”, have returned with a behind-the-scenes video for their brand new single, “Co-Sign”. It’s been 15 years since SWV’s 3x platinum-selling debut, “It’s About Time”, and they appear to have the same youthful, energetic voices they had when they debuted. The visual, directed by Israel… Read more »

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MMG’s First Lady Teedra Moses Releases Video Featuring Wale & A Tribe Sound

Maybach Music Group’s (MMG) first lady and New Orleans native, Teedra Moses, has released the official video for her new single “Another Luvr” featuring labelmate, Wale. Directed by PhilTheGod (Common’s “Celebrate”, “Raw”), the highly effective visual takes us on a journey into the romantic life of Moses, offering us intimate shots and lots of wine-sipping…. Read more »

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R&B Crooner Raheem DeVaughn Drops Mixtape on Valentine’s Day

Grammy-nominated artist Raheem DeVaughn released his much anticipated mixtape, Destination Loveland, today, just in time for Valentines Day. The EP, hosted by Snoop Dogg, features 14 tracks and boasts appearances from artists and other figures, including Phil Ade, James Blake, and Dr. Maya Angelou. Although DeVaughn hasn’t released an official album since 2010’s The Love… Read more »

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