PARTYNEXTDOOR and Drake Perform “Recognize” at SOB’s

pnd-drake-sobs

SOB’s in New York City was the place to be on Thursday night as OVO Sound singee PARTYNEXTDOOR stormed the stage for his first NYC show.  On the eve of his birthday, Drake surprised the packed crowd when he joined him on stage to perform their fan favorite collaboration “Recognize,”  while PND pleased with other material off his new mixtape PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO.

Drake told his fellow Canadian to soak it all in. “It’s moments like tonight that you’ll never forget, my man,” he said, adding, “Even though it’s my birthday at midnight, I just want to let you know that I’m proud to be here with this guy, ’cause it’s your night tonight, boy.”

PND’s “PARTYNEXTDOOR Live” tour continues through November 22 with stops in Miami, Atlanta, Toronto, and L.A.

Check out the special moment below:

read more

New Music: Elijah Blake – Black Whiskey

Elijah Blake Black Whiskey

Fresh off the release of his ‘Drift‘ EP, rising R&B singer/songwriter Elijah Blake returns with more new music for his adorning fans. Blake picks up the tempo with the retro inspired jam titled “Black Whiskey,” as he sings about a lost love that has him reflecting on how good things once were.

“You and I used to be mean more than just the first few letters in ‘unity,’ / Some case of amnesia when I see, but don’t know you, you don’t know me,” he sings over the groovy production by Trakmatik.

Elijah has been incredibly consistent with all of his releases, and with freebies like this, we are getting more and more excited for his debut album Songs About Melody, which is due out next year.

Take a listen to his brand new song below!

read more

Video: Tamar Braxton feat. Future – ‘Let Me Know’

Tamar-Braxton-Let-Me-Know-Video

Tamar Braxton wasted no time coming back strong with the hot new single “Let Me Know.” The R&B diva now premieres the music video for the Future-assisted song, which is the lead single off her forthcoming third studio album.

The blond haired songstress gets flirty with the camera in the glamorous visual, which she directed herself. Tamar switches up her look several times and even covers her naked body in glitter.

The record samples Aaliyah’s classic song “At Your Best (You Are Love).” “I’m definitely a fan of Aaliyah,” Tamar said of the late singer. “She was one of my good friends because her uncle [Barry Hankerson] and my sister [Toni] were affiliated at the time, so I spent a lot of time with her.”

Tamar is currently in the studio working on the follow-up to last year’s Love and War. The new season of “Tamar & Vince” premieres tonight at 10 p.m. on WE tv.

Check out her new video below!

read more

New Music: Jamie Foxx – Ain’t My Fault

jamie foxx aint my fault

While last month Jamie Foxx came outta nowhere with the surprise single “Party Ain’t A Party” featuring 2 Chainz, which has unfortunately lead to a lawsuit with another artist who previously released the same single, the multi-talented star has now released another brand new single titled, “Ain’t My Fault,” this one intended for Urban AC radio formats.

Over smooth, percussion led production, Foxx gets captivated by a beautiful, confident woman, who he becomes spellbound by in the club, and there is only going to be one outcome for their evening.

“It ain’t my fault, just blame it on the dress that you bought / I blame it on the way that you walked in the club, and stole my heart,” Jamie softly sings.

While, there has been no official announcement of a new album on the way, with two songs out now, we can only assume the Hollywood star has something cooking up, and we can’t wait for more! In addition to his new music, Jamie can be seen starring in the new remake of Annie, hitting theaters on December 19.

Take a listen to his new single below!

read more

Indie: Nyakz Returns with New Single “Emotionless”

Nyakz Emotionless

UK based indie artist Nyakz is back with his second single after making an impressive debut in the underground scene with his first release “Right Now.”

Due to hit iTunes tomorrow, the singer/songwriters new single “Emotionless” is a mid tempo ballad that shows the more emotional side of the vocalist. Nyakz can be heard almost crying about the infidelities of his then girlfriend on the self-produced gospel inspired piano led track. The song also carries a huge string arrangement and electric guitar solo that adds to the hurt and pain Nyakz is going through.

The official music video is dropping shortly, followed by his brand new EP that is due at the top of next year.

Take a listen to Nyakz new single below:

read more

Contest: Win Tickets to See Kem & Joe Live on the “Promise To Love” Tour!

Kem-Joe Promise To Love Tour

It’s contest time once again! Today, we have a very special ticket giveaway for fans of R&B crooners KEM and Joe. ThisisRnB has teamed up with AEG Live to offer some lucky fans the chance to see the singers live on the “Promise To Love” fall tour in a city near you!

The “Promise To Love Tour – Part 1″ will hit 8 cities this November, while KEM’s full U.S. “Promise To Love Tour” will launch in the fall of 2015. The tour takes its name from the title of KEM’s new chart-topping album of the same name, which was lead by the No. 1 single “It’s You.” We have 1 pair of tickets available to 7 of the 8 shows, and they could be yours!

See the available tour dates, rules and regulations below!

read more

Watch: Mary J. Blige Takes Over London in Official “Right Now” Video

Mary-J-Blige-Right-Now

Her new album might be called The London Sessions, but Mary J. Blige is giving us true Brooklyn MJB in the official music video to her UK single “Right Now“!

Serving as the lead track from her upcoming LP, the Disclosure-produced track has been receiving a high amount of praise from Mary’s dedicated fans. With 20+ years as a dominating force in the industry, it’s no question as to why she’s been dubbed “The Queen”.

From riding around London town in her black Bentley to taking over the stage at a dance club, this video will remind you just why you love Mary J. oh so much.

Cop a gander below:

read more

Watch: Apple Presents “Meet the Musician” with Tinashe

Tinashe-Meet-The-Musician

With her debut album in stores Tinashe took part in Apple’s free “Meet the Musician” event while she was in NYC.  The sit-down Q&A was moderated by Hot 97’s Miss Info and gave fans the chance to get up-close-and-personal with the rising R&B star, and have some of their own questions answered live.

During her chat with Miss Info, the Cali native spoke about the amazing feeling of finally releasing her debut LP Aquarius, why it is different than any of her other releases, her multiple talents as a singer, songwriter, producer, and dancer; and how that all plays into her creative process.

Additionally, Tinashe talked about still living at home with her family, and recording many of the album’s songs from her bedroom studio, which she revealed never got awkward – even when she was singing some rather risque lyrics. She spoke about the small group of people she truly accepts constructive criticism from, some of her bigger dreams for her career, and dream collabo.

Check out the full interview below:

read more