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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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Charlie B and Los

Via Tragedy, Universal Records’ Charlie B Helps “Dreams Come True” for Fans

Raised in Plainview, Texas, Universal Records signee Charlie B was told many times that he wouldn’t amount to anything by people from his hometown. Worse yet, at the age of 16 after his mother passed away from a stroke, and with his father not around, Charlie B was basically an orphan.  Moving on from his… Read more »

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Dawn Richard

Dawn Richard Shines Exotic in “Wild N’ Faith” Visual

The message here is simple: Dawn Richard isn’t going anywhere. R&B singer, and former Bad Boy Records/Diddy Dirty Money artist Dawn Richard has been hard at work since her release from her former label, leading an independent movement with her “Hearts,”  and producing her most-profiled material yet, the Armor On mixtape, earlier this year. The… Read more »

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Miguel

Miguel Reveals Album Art Plus Tracklisting for “Kaleidoscope Dream”

Futuristic R&B singer Miguel has released the art and tracklist for his sophomore album, Kaleidoscope Dream. Miguel set the music scene on fire with his previous single and video for “Adorn” (which appears on Water Preview), and before the album drops, he will release Kaleidoscope Dream – The Air Preview, set to drop on September… Read more »

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Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo Gets Personal in Vevo Originals’ “Music Is My Sport” Segment

Grammy-winning producer and singer Ne-Yo recently opened up in Vevo’s original segment titled “Music Is My Sport”, a project that profiles artists’ athletic side, and showcases Ne-Yo during the intense workout he does to stay in shape. “My regime demands total focus. I work day and night, every day of the year,” said Ne-Yo. “My… Read more »

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Natalie "The Floacist" Stewart

Kindred, Floetry: ReBirth And Anthony David Shine At The Vail Soul Music Festival

Over the weekend, Hennessy swagged out the annual Vail Soul Music Festival in the small mountain town of Vail, Colorado. The festival, which is one of the last remaining soul festivals in the nation, is an authentic hand-picked mix of emerging and established artists. This years festival featured married neo-soul duo Kindred, Natalie Stewart & Julie… Read more »

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