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Solange

Solange Premieres “Losing You” Video, Set in South Africa

Due to her unique personality and underground sense of style, you’re almost starting to forget that 26-year-old Solange Knowles is the younger sister of current R&B/Pop icon, Beyonce. But that’s just the icing on the cake as Solange releases a video for her much buzzed about single “Losing You”. Since her move to Brooklyn, New… Read more »

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August Alsina

VIDEO: Def Jam Signee August Alsina Releases “Ring The Alarm”

R&B crooner and newly signed Def Jam artist, August Alsina, has released a video for “Ring The Alarm”. The song, which has yet to appear on a project, finds Alsina flowing over a melodic tune and asking his girl to “Call 911… we got the bedroom burning down…” “Ring The Alarm” is produced by Gorilla… Read more »

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R. Kelly

R. Kelly Releases “Feelin’ Single (Single Ladies Remix)”

The Pied Piper has truly set the tone for cuddling (and possibly ‘cuffing’) season, as the weather goes from blissfully hot to uncomfortably cold. R. Kelly has released a remix for his lead single “Feelin’ Single”, and he’s labeled it the “Single Ladies Remix”. Take a listen to what Kells is talking about on this… Read more »

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R&B Spotlight

The Next Great R&B Star?: Producers Carvin and Ivan Say It Could Be You

Philly-based R&B superproducers Carvin & Ivan, known mostly for their work with Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild, Ledisi, and SWV, are looking for the next R&B star – and it could be you. In August, after hosting the monthly R&B Spotlight showcase in Manhattan, New York, the duo was inspired to give up-and-comers a chance at… Read more »

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Brandy

Brandy Reveals Tracklisting for Her “Two Eleven” LP

With a much-anticipated album on the way, Brandy has released the official tracklisting for her latest LP titled, Two Eleven. The singer, who has enjoyed a 20-year entertainment career, describes it as “no gimmicks, real R&B music. It’s versatile.” And if Brandy lives up to her promise, this should be a good one. For starters,… Read more »

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Nelsan Ellis

“True Blood’s” Nelsan Ellis a.k.a. Lafayette Goes Hip-Hop, Does Spoken Word On Malachi’s New Single

Nelsan Ellis is no one trick pony. The rising star, who flawlessly captures the essence of Bon Temps Queen Bee, Lafayette, on HBO’s epic “True Blood” series, also has a passion for the spoken word. Ellis makes his debut on up and coming rapper Malachi’s mixtape with a flow reminiscent of the spirit of the… Read more »

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Q Parker

Q-Parker Does Something Unusual for Today’s R&B – He Sings!

R&B singer and former 112-member Q Parker is back in the studio creating new music, like the new “Yes”, a ’90s-inspired track that smoothly showcases the crooner’s vocals. In our most recent interview with Q Parker, he reveals he’s releasing his Southern hospitality this time around: “I’m an ATL-born, bred, Southern gentlemen. I’m a romantic… Read more »

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