The latest Maybach Music Group signee Omarion opens up about signing with Maybach Music, what it means for him, and he also gives his candid opinion on Frank Ocean’s much talked about Tumblr post. Check out the video below: “There’s a certain level of equality in this business that a lot of people don’t get,”… Read more »
Toronto-bred soul-singer NvS is all about expressing love through her music, and with her latest video for “Between My Thighs”, she does just that. Already the winner of Best New Artist at the Canadian Radio Awards, NvS is now signed to Bystorm Entertainment, a powerhouse label boasting as the home to artists including J. Cole… Read more »
Tank and Tyrese, two-thirds of TGT (Tank, Ginuwine & Tyrese), recently spoke to fellow R&B singer Raheem DeVaughn about their album, where Tank revealed, “We’re about 12 songs [in]!” Tyrese assures us there will be no special appearances on the album, and even gives his thoughts on today’s R&B, and the overuse of special guests:… Read more »
There’s a new jack on the horizon – pun intended – and based on the six-track mixtape, Alex Jacke recently released, this soul singer is in a league of his own. Playful, truth-filled lyrics, solid production, an undoubtedly unique vocal ability, and a great story, Jacke proves he has the potential to cement his name… Read more »
R. Kelly is maybe the only singer of his generation and genre, from the ’90s, who still makes music – and still gets heard. Check out the Pied Piper in his latest video for “Feelin’ Single”. Sounds like something from the Chocolate Factory album – but it’s actually a new cut from his latest album,… Read more »
RCA’s resident lady-on-the come-up these days is California’s Elle Varner. Now transported to the Big Apple, the NYU talent’s “Refill” is a bonafide radio hit, and she’s back with a new single. Take a listen to her latest – “I Don’t Care” – off her forthcoming Perfectly Imperfect album. We care, Ms. Varner! Look for… Read more »
Jack White’s drops the trailer for his “Freedom at 21″ video, directed by legendary video and filmaker Hype Williams. Watch the full video premiere Monday July 16 through VEVO, but until then, enjoy watching the fast paced thriller of a trailer.
As we all know, music is the universal language to the world, and there is no exception when it comes to Jazz bass-man Ethan Farmer. His resume’ reads like an eclectic discography of music, ranging from Janet Jackson and Hootie & the Blowfish to Lupe Fiasco. Currently touring overseas with New Kids on the Block … Read more »
R&B singer Ray Lavender is hard at work on his debut album, releasing something new, it seems, every week. Now, he’s back with “Hustla”, a Hip-Hop and R&B-infused record that’s still smooth enough to get the ladies to listen. Check out the audio for “Hustla” below: And, here’s the latest visual – a video for… Read more »
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R&B singer and former Floetry member, Marsha Ambrosius, is back on the grind – and in the studio – working on her sophomore solo follow-up to 2011’s Late Nights & Early Mornings. Ambrosius’ solo album debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200, with 96,400 copies sold in the first week, and yielded two well-received singles,… Read more »
A few weeks back, Trey Songz released the second single off his album “2 Reasons”, and it caught a lot of flack as he used the “B” word. Unlike rappers, R&B guys just can’t seem to get away with that. Now, he’s back with “Dive In”, which lets us know Trey Songz hasn’t totally lost… Read more »
Detroit native and former Roc-A-Fella songstress Teairra Mari has dropped a new mixtape titled Unfinished Business. The singer, who can also currently be seen in Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa’s Mac and Devin Go to High School, has gathered a number of today’s hottest tracks and put her own twist on them. Teairra Mari, who is… Read more »
Haley Reinhart reflects upon her upbringing in a “house of rock,” the catharsis she found in slam poetry, and the value of risk-taking.
True fans will remember Glenn Lewis from his 2001 jam, “Don’t You Forget It”, and since then, he’s been on a serious hiatus. (Although, we did love him covering himself on “This Love” on Marsha Ambrosius’ mixtape). With no real explanation for his absence (other than perhaps a finicky industry or janky deal), Lewis has… Read more »