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Beyonce Hosting Remix Competition for Her “End of Time” Single

After her first public appearance since giving birth at husband Jay-Z’s 40-40 club on Monday, Beyonce is back on the ball musically, giving fans the opportunity to remix the latest single off her 4 album, entitled “End of Time.” The “End of Time” remix competition is in association with SoundCloud, the popular music sharing service…. Read more »

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Monica and Brandy Reunite After 14 Years on New Rico Love-Produced Track

Fourteen years after their collaborative, Darkchild-produced hit, “The Boy Is Mine”, singers Monica and Brandy return as a duo on a new single. “It All Belongs To Me” was produced and written by Rico Love, who has recently been thrust into the spotlight via his appearances on VH1’s popular “Love and Hip Hop” show. According… Read more »

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Video: John Legend Surprises Duke Ellington Students as Part of Marvin Gaye-Inspired Program

Grammy Award-winner John Legend was at New York City’s Kennedy Center this week to introduce a Marvin Gaye-inspired program that encourages young artists to face social issues head-on through art. Check out a video clip of Legend as he surprised students from the New York’s Duke Ellington High School of the Arts on Tuesday as… Read more »

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John Legend and Kennedy Center Pay Tribute to Marvin Gaye with New Program

Billboard is reporting that nine-time Grammy Award-winner John Legend surprised students at the Kennedy Center on Tuesday to shed light on his plans to start a Marvin Gaye-inspired program that encourages young artists to face social issues head-on through art. The idea comes from the late Marvin Gayes’ hit song “What’s Going On?”, and to commemorate… Read more »

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Shaggy Set To Re-Release “Summer In Kingston” Album In February With New Tracks

Multiplatinum Reggae artist Shaggy is gearing up to re-release his tenth studio album, Summer In Kingston (Lava Edition), on February 7 with two new tracks. The album earned Shaggy his fifth Grammy nomination in the category of “Best Reggae Album”; the winner will be crowned on Sunday, February 12, five days after the album’s re-release…. Read more »

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Carl Thomas Returns With New Video For “Don’t Kiss Me” Featuring Snoop Dogg

Former Bad Boy artist and platinum-selling singer Carl Thomas has just dropped the music video for the new single, “Don’t Kiss Me,” off his recently released album, Conquer. In the video, featuring two verses from Snoop Dogg, the two gentlemen can be seen enjoying an evening in a lavish lounge while both Thomas and Snoop… Read more »

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DD172 Co-Founder McKenzie Eddy Releases Video For “Windmills” Featuring GLC

You may not recognize her name, yet, but you will. McKenzie Eddy is the co-founder, alongside music mogul Dame Dash and Raquel Horn, of the media collective known as DD172. Not only did she help found the creative conglomerate, Eddy is also the president of BluRoc records, a label that released the last two albums from producer… Read more »

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Grammy Nominee Bruno Mars Tops Global Digital Download Charts For 2011

Bruno Mars had one hell of a year. The Elektra recording artist topped 2011’s global IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) chart for the year’s best-selling digital singles. Mars took the #1 and #2 spots with consecutive singles from his 25 times worldwide platinum selling debut album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans. The album’s first single,… Read more »

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Estelle Releases Music Video For “Thank You”; Album In Stores February 28th

Grammy Award-winning singer Estelle recently released the official music video for her new single, “Thank You,” from the upcoming album, All Of Me, which will be in stores February 28. All Of Me will be Estelle’s third studio album and has been in the works for the past three years. It is the follow-up to her… Read more »

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Ryan Leslie Creates “5 Minute Freshen Up” Track With The Support Of Fans

Although the track has been done for a while, a video was released today (January 18) featuring producer, singer, and rapper Ryan Leslie creating one of his new songs from scratch, entitled “5 Minute Freshen Up.” The following message came attached to the video from Leslie himself: “Follow @RyanLeslie because I’m always surprising followers. I’ve… Read more »

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Outasight Set to Perform with The Roots Tonight on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”

Yonkers native Outasight is set to perform his most recent single, “Tonight Is the Night”, tonight (January 17) with The Roots on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.” The song, which has been climbing the charts, is currently in rotation at over 115 Top 40 radio stations across the country, making Outasight a name, face, and… Read more »

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The Weeknd Prepping "The Trilogy" For Commercial Release In 2012

(AllHipHop News) R&B sensation The Weeknd took to Twitter on Christmas Day to announce that following last week’s release of his third mixtape, Echoes of Silence, he is preparing a commercial release of his three projects as part of his “Balloon Trilogy” in 2012. He tweeted, “I can’t wait to re-release The Trilogy as a package,… Read more »

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R&B Sensation, The Weeknd, Releases New Mixtape "Echoes of Silence"

Last night (December 20), Toronto’s current musical sensation, The Weeknd, released his new mixtape, Echoes of Silence, the third and final mixtape in his Balloons trilogy. The Canadian crooner’s previous projects, House of Balloons and Thursday were released in the past year to critical acclaim and massive support from the both the online and music communities. The Weeknd, real… Read more »

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Diggy Simmons Gets In The Christmas Spirit

Teen rap star Diggy Simmons hit the streets of New York yesterday for a number of charitable causes. Diggy, who is the son of rap pioneer Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons, of Run-DMC fame, hit the New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, where he attended bedside visits with patients, handed out holiday gift bags, signed… Read more »

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9th Annual KISS Cares Coat Drive

A variety of artists showed up to support WRKS, 98.7 KISS FM’s 9th Annual KISS Cares Coat Drive, in partnership with the New York Cares Coat Drive Friday. Over 1,200 coats were collected during the charitable event, which was held at Regal Cinema in Union Square. Guests that attended included Anthony Hamilton, Carl Thomas, Miss… Read more »

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Egypt’s 2nd Annual Toy Drive A Success

National TV/ NYC Top Ranked Radio Personality, Egypt Sherrod hosted her 2nd Annual Egypt’s Give Back Tour, in partnership with Egypt Cares Family Foundation, WBLS 107.5 Radio, and Egyptsaidso.com. Egypt launched the annual toy drive in 2010, as a way to provide well deserving, yet financially challenged residents of the NY/NJ area with joy through… Read more »

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The Weeknd – The Knowing Video

The always mysterious Abel Tesfaye, better known as R&B singer/songwriter, The Weeknd, has released the visuals for “The Knowing,” the last track off his debut mixtape House of Balloons. The Mikael Colombu-directed video is open to interpretation in regards to its meaning, and features an array of shots of The Weeknd himself, women, lions, destruction,… Read more »

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Celebs Gather To Honor Stevie Wonder During “Never Again” Concert

A variety of celebrities gathered to honor Stevie Wonder during the Artists 4 Peace “Never Again” Peace Concert. The annual event, which was founded by activist Flora Martirosian, took place at the Gibson amphitheater in Los Angeles. Celebrities like rapper Pras Michel, Malina Moye, Lalah Hathaway, Tommy Davidson, Chaka Khan, Eric Benet, Bobby Brown and… Read more »

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