John Legend has been on hiatus, busy getting engaged and of course working extensively with this non-profit organization The Show Me Campaign. Late in January he announced the release of his newest single tonight featuring Ludacris on the upcoming film soundtrack for “Think Like a Man.” He noted via Twitter that it would… Read More →
Black Music Month
Light-skinned Jermaine finally has a single. Not only is J. Cole rapping on his new single Work Out, he’s also credited as the producer on the track. To be totally honest, this record is radio ready…not necessarily the deep Cole we’re used to hearing, but we all need balance, right?… Read More →
Corinne Bailey Rae released the visual for her new single “Closer” yesterday on Essence.com. This is the third single from her latest album “The Sea” and one of my favorites. Check it out. [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.953625&w=425&h=350&fv=mediaKey%3D5fdad601-9e5c-4910-b83f-27ea0ff79bde%26image%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fcdn.wbpp.warnerbros.com%2Fu%2Fessence%2Fus%2Fvideo%2F2010-06%2F29%2F062910_closer_still.jpg%26origin%3Dembed]
Grammy award winning artist Estelle is prepping her new album “All of Me.” She teamed up with DJ Trauma to deliver “#ialmostmadeamixtape”…which, as you might guess…is a mixtape. The first single from the tape, “Dear London”, features Estelle rapping rather than singing. You can download the tape by clicking the… Read More →
Fantasia released the visual for her latest single “Bittersweet”. In the clip, Fantasia struggles to chose between leaving or staying with her man, played by Devin Thomas of the Washington Redskins. Fantasia’s album Back To Me will be in stores on August 10th.
One year ago today, I was sitting in the same place I’m sitting right now, staring at my computer screen in disbelief. Twitter had exploded with rumors of Michael Jackson being rushed to the hospital, and I for one wouldn’t believe it. The journalist in me just had to verify… Read More →
Well, he did it. Drake entered the Billboard charts at Number 1 this week, selling 447K copies of his debut full-length album “Thank Me Later”. He also has a whopping 13 songs on the Hot Digital Singles chart, 11 of which are from the album. With this success there is… Read More →
Singer/Songwriter/Producer Ryan Leslie has always been a do it yourself kind of guy. He’s taking it to a whole new level in his career. Last month he split with his label Universal last month, and is now working to produce his first independent album. After seeing Ryan’s show live in… Read More →
23 year old R&B singer Sammie has released yet another mixtape… this time entitled “It’s Just A Mixtape”. Sammie wants to be set apart from all of the other young R&B singers in the game, and his unique voice and amazing falsetto do that for him… The question is, will… Read More →
As promised, here’s the video for J. Cole’s first official single “Who Dat”… he dropped it off at 106 & Park this evening, and it does not disappoint. In the on set interview, he said he’s looking at an October release date for his yet-to-be-titled debut album on Roc Nation…. Read More →
Check out this video from indie artist/singer/songwriter/producer Ricquo Jones. You may remember me posting his track “Miss Forever 21″ a while back. The visual for his new track “Use To Be” was directed by Eric “The Young Mogul” Smallwood. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oj6-VKWE3EA] Connect with Ricquo on Facebook.
Drake, hip-hop’s freshman phenom, has finally released an official studio album. After three mixtapes, two national tours, an endorsement with Sprite and two Grammy nominations, his debut album “Thank Me Later” hit stores and iTunes Tuesday, after being leaked on the internet two weeks ago. For this reason, many people… Read More →