New Music: Mila J feat. Ty Dolla $ign – My Main

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Mila J reunites with Ty Dolla $ign on her brand new single “My Main.” The L.A. native salutes her bestie on the DJ Mustard-produced banger.

“She my hitta for a reason / I can tell her all my secrets / ‘Cause I know that she gon’ keep ‘em,” she sings.

Her debut album M.I.LA (Made in Los Angeles) is due this fall featuring “Smoke, Drink, Break-Up,” plus appearances from B.o.B and Problem.

Mila recently shot a video for the song in L.A.

Watch the lyric video below:

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Tinashe Unveils Official ‘Aquarius’ Album Cover

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Over the weekend iTunes posted the pre-order for Tinashe‘s debut album Aquarius, but they didn’t include the official album cover.

Today, hot the heels of her second single “Pretend,” the buzzing singer unveils the artwork & final tracklisting for the much-anticipated album, which is due out October 7 via RCA Records.

Led by the No. 1 single and summer smash “2 On” featuring ScHoolboy Q, and now the A$AP Rocky assisted “Pretend,” the album boasts 18 tracks with additional features from Future and Devonté Hynes.

If you haven’t peeped it yet, check out the tracklisting below:

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New Music: Tony Collins – ‘Last Night’ (EP)

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Up and coming indie R&B artist Tony Collins follows up his smooth ballad single “Love Someone,” with his debut EP ‘Last Night.’

The New York based singer/songwriter officially introduces new listeners to his sound with the 10-track project. The album blends classic R&B themes with some fresh and contemporary elements. The production is helmed by frequent J.Cole collaborator Canie Finch, and boasts two rap features from Houston’s Fat Tony and Brooklyn upstart SMTH.

Take a listen below and let us know what you think?

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KEM Tops R&B Charts, Performs “It’s You” on ‘GMA’

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KEM released his fourth studio album Promise To Love on Monday and it immediately soared to the top of the R&B charts on both iTunes and Amazon, as well as reaching the Top 10 of the iTunes Top 200.

Simultaneously, the lead single “It’s You” holds strong at number one at Urban Adult Contemporary radio.

Earlier today, KEM graced the stage of ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ to perform “It’s You,” marking the first national television performance of the romantic ballad.

Watch his riveting performance below, and pick up the album on iTunes now.

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New Music: Rico Love – I Sin (Free Album)

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Rico Love has been working hard on his debut album, but his plans for releasing the project to the world have changed. One year after releasing his debut EP Discrete Luxury, the hit making artist/songwriter/producer has decided to give an album away for free!

Today, the Division 1 boss continues to expand his brand and give fans and new listeners a deeper look into who he is as an artist with the 12-track album I Sin. Lead by the single “He Got Money” with Future, the LP boasts additional features from rappers Big K.R.I.T., Kevin Gates, Troy Ave and Bobby Shmurda.

In the first episode of his “I Sin” vlog, Rico explained what motivated the decision.

“I want to do something that’s really unheard of,” he said. “All I ask in return is that if you love the music and you appreciate the music, that I have you as a fan and you consistently buy my music and you grab a hold to me.”

Follow the jump to stream and download Rico’s new album now:

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Trey Songz To Harness Talent with New Publishing Company

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Trey Songz is looking to put his knowledge and experience to good use as he continues to grow as an artist and business man. The R&B heartthrob has announced a new partnership with Artists Publishing Group, founded by industry executive Mike Caren, to discover and nurture songwriters, producers and artists.

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Watch: Usher feat. Nicki Minaj – ‘She Came To Give It To You’ (Video)

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Fresh off his performance at the VMAs, Usher lights up the screen in the dance-heavy music video for “She Came to Give It to You” featuring Nicki Minaj.

The R&B superstar takes over an underground club in the back of an electronics store, performing with his band and working up a sweat on the dance floor in the Philip Andelman-directed visual.

Nicki comes through the after-hours party dressed in all black, and spits her slick verse in front of a wall of TV monitors. Pharrell, who produced the funky single, makes a cameo lurking in the shadows.

Usher will release his eighth studio album UR this fall, and he will embark on “The UR Experience” tour.

Peep the new video below!

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New Music: Elijah Blake – Free Pt. II (Mini EP)

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Elijah Blake continues to bless his loyal fans with ‘Free Pt. II,’ as he readies his anticipated EP ‘Drift‘ for September.

The Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter has already released “Wicked” and “6″/”Fallen,” both produced by No I.D., off the EP, but now he gives us two more songs, which won’t appear on the project.

Today’s mini EP features the smooth and jazzy “Mornin’ After” and the upbeat, synthy “Aqua Static.”

Take a listen to the new joints below, and check out our brand new interview with Elijah here, where he talks about ‘Drift,’ his relationship with Keyshia Cole, unreleased Bono & Kanye West collaboration, progressive R&B and much more!

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