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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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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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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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Singer Mario Treats Fans to a Private Listening Session for Forthcoming “Truth Be Told” Album

Singer Mario invited fans to a private listening session for his latest mixtape, Truth Be Told. Mario’s been hard at work in the studio, preparing his next album, and working on new music. The 25-year-old crooner invited fans to the studio, revealing he’s looking for “feedback” and a “deeper connection.” With an intimate party touch,… Read more »

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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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