Mariah Carey Reunites with L.A. Reid at Epic Records

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Just months shy of the 10-year anniversary of The Emancipation of Mimi, Mariah Carey and Antonio “L.A.” Reid are reuniting! The 45-year-old singer is returning to Sony Music through Epic Records, where Reid has served as chairman since 2011, reports Billboard.

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New Music: Ne-Yo feat. Trey Songz, The-Dream, & T-Pain – She Knows (Remix)

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It’s remix time!!! With his new album Non-Fiction in stores, Ne-Yo turns up with some R&B friends for the official remix to his Dr. Luke-produced slapper “She Knows,” which originally featured Juicy J.

The-Dream kicks things off but Trey Songz quickly sexes up the track. Ne-Yo delivers a slick new verse, and an Auto-Tuned T-Pain caps it off with his previously-released T-Mix.

Ne-Yo, Trey and T-Pain previously collaborated together in 2011 on the song “The Way That You Move.” Non-Fiction is expected to sell 30-35,000 copies in its first week.

Take a listen to their remix below!

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Listen: R. Kelly Joins Kid Ink on New Song “Dolo”

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He’s found great success with Chris Brown on multiple singles, but now buzzing rapper Kid Ink reaches out to R&B royalty for his new song, “Dolo,” off his sophomore album Full Speed.

The Cali native enlists R. Kelly for the snappy Nic Nac production, as they kick game to the ladies, with the hopes of taking one home.

“You work that pole like your bill’s overdue / Got so much talent, I’m thinkin’ ’bout sponsoring you,” sings Kellz.

Take a listen below:

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New Music: D Lux – Birthday Suit

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Up and coming R&B artist D Lux made his introduction last year with the Ace Hood assisted single “Bomb Bomb,” and he wastes no time kicking off 2015 with his next single titled, “Birthday Suit.”

Set over a catchy keyboard lead production by Traxx Sanders, the singer delivers a melodic story about his girls freaky best friend, who has him creeping.

“Now she got me thinking that it’s her I should be freakin, cause she claims she’ll do some things that my girl wouldn’t do frequently at home / I’m wrong, I know, but soo,” he sings.

Take a listen below and stay tuned for more from D Lux coming soon.

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Video: Quincy feat. French Montana – ‘Friends First’

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Quincy ain’t worried about the friend zone. Diddy’s stepson returns with the music video to his brand new single “Friends First” featuring French Montana.

Over an uptempo groove produced by Christian Davis, the 23-year old flexes his falsetto as he sings out to multiple females about getting to know them better before taking it any further.

Following in the footsteps of his father Al B. Sure, the young artist has big plans for 2015, but he’s making sure that he has plenty of females by his side on the ride.

Check out Quincy’s brand new video below:

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DJ Cassidy Previews New Usher Record “Paradise” in Tour Video

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From November 1 to December 15 of 2014, DJ Cassidy toured North America with Usher on “The UR Experience.” As he continues to prep for the release of his debut album Paradise Royal the legendary DJ gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at his time on the road with the R&B icon.

In addition to show footage and backstage antics, Cassidy surprises us with an extended preview of his upcoming collaboration with Usher, a feel-good, dance-ready tune called “Paradise,” as the soundtrack to the visual.

Cassidy’s Paradise Royal is due out later this year via Columbia Records. Check out the video and song below!

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New Music: Deborah Cox – Kinda Miss You

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After reminding many fans of her amazing talents, with her vocal contributions to the recent Lifetime Whitney Houston biopic Whitney, R&B songstress Deborah Cox makes a surprise comeback with the new single “Kinda Miss You.”

Over a pulsating beat the singer/songwriter lets an ex know that while their time should be over, she is still stuck on a feeling.

“I kinda miss you but I don’t know why / Cause being with you was like do or die / I can’t let you go, you’re stuck to my soul,” she sings on the powerful hook.

Deborah will officially release the single to iTunes on February 3, in the meantime take a listen below:

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New Music: Ne-Yo – Body On You + Worth It (Bonus Tracks)

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Ne-Yo released his anticipated sixth studio album Non-Fiction this past Tuesday and has been hitting the promo circuit heavy.  The album, like most, comes in both a standard and a deluxe edition, however this deluxe edition packs a lot more content with 7 additional songs and hidden interludes.  But, the international deluxe edition boasts two separate bonus tracks which didn’t make the U.S. version.

On “Body On You” the R&B gentleman admits to doing some mild Instagram stalking and playfully propositions a new girl to let him get a taste.

On “Worth It,” Ne-Yo tells the story of a young lady looking for a Prince Charming but needs to prove it’s really real love that she wants. “You want a king, than you gotta show a king a queen,” he sings.

Take a listen to both tracks below, and pick up Ne-Yo’s new album on iTunes now!

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