New Music: Trey Songz – SKRT2

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Watch out, Trigga is coming back!

Hot off his remix of Belly and The Weeknd’s “Might Not,” Trey Songz takes on Kodak Black’s single “Skrt!”

Pulling from the original’s infectious chorus, Trigga uses “SKRT2” to sing-rap about everything from women to his new plans. “I’m just thuggin’, f*ckin’ ’round, but the album on the way,” spits Trey.

The R&B star is currently prepping for the release of his Tremaine album, which is the follow-up to 2014’s Trigga and last year’s Trigga Reloaded.

Listen to Songz “SKRT2” below.

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Indie: Torre South Releases “#Hashtag” Video

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It goes down in the DM.

Earlier this year indie artist Torre South debuted his new single “#Hashtag,” which is the first release off of his upcoming album, titled #TSM100K.

Today, the Atlanta based singer/songwriter premieres the song’s official music video, which brings his modern hook-up anthem to life. Opening with South’s sexy co-star laying in bed, the two converse back and forth via social media as he sings: “I got a PYT in my DMs, she’s always sending me pics / Gave her my number on the DL, told her don’t call me baby, text.”

After receiving the cue to come thru from his new lover (her response being, “#imready #noclothes #comegetit”), Torre hops in the truck and goes on to flirt via hashtags back and forth until they rendezvous at her apartment. Rapper Muknee spits his complementary verse from a rooftop while his girl seduces the camera.

It’s clear social media dating is working for them.

Torre’s #TSM100K is due out this summer. Check out his new video below!

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Watch: Bryson Tiller Performs “Exchange” on ‘Late Night’

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On Monday night (May 23), Bryson Tiller paid a visit to ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ and performed his hit single “Exchange.”

On the red light covered stage, Pen Griffey delivered his T R A P S O U L banger sporting his signature hate and backed by his band.

The rising star, whose debut album was recently certified platinum, has scored four nominations at the upcoming BET Awards including Video of the Year for “Don’t.”

Watch Tiller make his network television debut on “Late Night” below.

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Watch: Lalah Hathaway and Snoop Dogg Perform “Ghetto Boy” on ‘The REAL’

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On Monday (May 23), Lalah Hathaway and Snoop Dogg appeared on ‘The REAL’ and performed the brand new remix to her Grammy-winning remake of “Little Ghetto Boy.”

As the audience rocked and chanted along the soulful songstress and rap legend delivered a stellar performance of the classic song.

While chatting with the ladies, including Tamar Braxton, Lalah, who is the daughter of the legendary Donny Hathaway, spoke about performing and recording her latest album Lalah Hathaway LIVE in the same venue as her famous father.

Check out the performance below!

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Indie: Patrick Anthony Releases Video for “Summer Thing”

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Earlier this spring emerging indie artist Patrick Anthony debuted his mixtape, To.get.her, which displayed a keen sense of artistry and budding talent with it’s jazzy and soulful vibes.

Today, the Oakland native returns with the first visual off the project, for the smooth song “Summer Thing.”

In the ’90s home video style visual, Patrick brings warm weather feels as he sings out to his baby girl during a beach date: “Baby stop the frontin’ you know I’m what you need / You say it’s too good to be true, but I’m too real to be make believe.”

Check out his video below, and stay tuned for more soon!

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New Music: Trey Songz – All I Had

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Trey Songz is on his way back, and to kick things off he’s giving fans a little freebie with his take on Belly and The Weeknd’s hit collab “Might Not.”

Remaking the buzz-worthy single on his remix titled “All I Had,” Trigga harmonizes about haters, “Say it with your chest,” he sings. “Ni**as love to flex / I could give a fuck if it ain’t about a check.”

Earlier this year, Trey covered David Bowie’s “Life on Mars” for HBO’s Vinyl and collaborated with Chris Brown, August Alsina, and Miguel on the remix to “Back to Sleep.”

Listen to his version of “Might Not” below.

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Stevie Wonder and Madonna Perform Prince Tribute at Billboard Music Awards

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One month after his passing, Prince was honored with a star-studded tribute at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday (May 22).

First up, Questlove took the stage to share some moving words about the late legend, whom he called a friend.

“I want to take a moment to remember the great Prince Rogers Nelson,” said The Roots drummer before asking for a moment of silence. “It can be a moment of silence, but inside our heads, it should be anything but silent.”

Purple lights filled T-Mobile Arena as Madonna appeared on stage in a purple throne to perform “Nothing Compares 2 U.” Dressed in a purple paisley suit with lace gloves, she paid homage to her friend while images of Prince showed on the screen behind her.

Then, in a surprise moment, Stevie Wonder joined her for a duet of “Purple Rain.”

“Thank you Prince Rogers Nelson for all that you have given us,” said Madonna as she held hands with Stevie, while Rihanna and The Weeknd looked on from the audience.

Watch the emotional tribute to the beloved icon below.

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Rihanna Performs “Love On The Brain” at Billboard Music Awards

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Rihanna may have underwhelmed fans on the red pink carpet at Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards, but she quickly made up for it with her performance.

After wrapping her “ANTI World Tour” last week, the singer took the stage for one of the most anticipated performances of the night, and she delivered one of her most memorable performances to date. Following an intro from Laverne Cox and Lindsey Vonn, she performed “Love on the Brain” off her chart-topping album ANTI.

Wearing sunglasses and a green boa, she belted out the tune in a raspy, nostalgic tone while standing in a box of green melted plastic. Lipping or not, RiRi sounded great here. Check it out below.

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