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INTERVIEW: Brave Williams Talks ‘R&B Divas: LA’ & New Single ‘Road Trippin’


When we last spoke to Brave Williams, it was at the 2014 African-American Festival. She had just released her single “Oooh (Luv Ya),” a feel-good anthem that’s perfect to play […]

NEW SONG: Lyfe Jennings – ‘Pretty Is’

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Lyfe Jennings embarks on a new album era with the release of his new single “Pretty Is.” On the snappy, piano-driven track, Jennings sings the tale of an erotic dancer […]

Mary J. Blige’s ‘Right Now’ Tops Billboard Dance Club Songs Chart

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After performing and releasing remixes for her song “Right Now,” Mary J. Blige scores her first number-one single for The London Sessions era. The Disclosure produced tune climbed from No. […]

2015 Essence Festival Performance Lineup Announced


The 2015 ESSENCE Festival has revealed its first round of performers. Set to take place at The Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans from July 2-5, over 40 artists will perform […]

Pharrell Williams To Write Children’s Book Inspired By Hit Single ‘Happy’

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Pharrell Williams will not put his smash hit single “Happy” to rest. The Virginia Beach native has partnered with Putnam Books for Young Readers to write four picture books for children. The […]

INTERVIEW: Estelle Talks Going Independent, New Album ‘True Romance’

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British native Estelle has been a breathe of fresh air in world of R&B since releasing her debut album The 18th Day in 2004. By her sophomore album, Shine, the […]

NEW SONG: Luke James – ‘Bad News’

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It’s been a few months since we last heard from Luke James. The underrated vocals reemerges to the spotlight with a new track called “Bad News.” On the dark instrumental, […]

VIDEO: Omarion Feat. Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko – ‘Post To Be’


Omarion finally offers a visual for his latest single “Post To Be” featuring Chris Brown and Jhene Aiko. In the all-white-clip, Omarion and Chris show off their dance moves. Meanwhile, […]

Janelle Monae’s Wondaland Records And Epic Records Launch Landmark Joint Venture Partnership


Janelle Monae is kicking off 2015 with a bang! The “Electric Lady” has announced her independent label Wondaland Records and Epic Records have joined forces to launch a joint partnership. […]

NEW SONG: Aaron Fresh – ‘Ratchet’


Rising singer Aaron Fresh loves a wild chick. The Caribbean singer confirms it on his brand new single “Ratchet.” “There’s only one type I  like / And she ain’t got no […]