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Sevyn Streeter had been scheduled to perform the national anthem at the Philadelphia 76ers’ season opening game on Wednesday (Oct. 26), but the singer says she was told she couldn’t because she was wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt.
Streeter posted a video on Twitter explaining the situation, showing her “We Matter” jersey that was apparently too controversial.
“I’m at the 76ers game to sing the national anthem and the organization is telling me that I can’t because I’m wearing a ‘We Matter’ jersey,” she said, clearly upset.
Toronto based singer-songwriter Daniel Caesar has remained quiet for much of the past year, but he has returned with “Get You,” a beautiful, soulful new duet that features Kali Uchis. On the song, Caesar is awestruck by the person he’s falling love with, as he repeats, “Who would’ve thought I get you?”
“I met a girl and got very involved. She brought things and feelings out of me that I didn’t know I had. ‘Get You’ is a song of praise to a love I didn’t even feel I deserved at the time,” he tells Billboard. “Being with someone you truly adore and being present enough in the moment that the world literally slows down and you ask yourself how did I stumble into this? I’m always shooting myself in the foot, but I’m in here.”
Listen to Daniel Caesar and Kali Uchis’s “Get You” below.
Singers and production duo Blaq Tuxedo are searching high and low to find the right way to express their love for that special girl, on their brand new R&B jam “The 1.”
Borrowing from the classic 112 single “Only You” to kick off the song, they sing: “I need you in my life / Where do I go / What do I do / How do I tell you, you’re the one.”
It’s hard to find that one, but when you do, don’t let the opportunity to tell her pass by.
Take a listen below.
Talented songstress Yuna returns with a new visual, for her song “Poor Heart,” off the Malaysian singer/songwriter’s latest album Chapters.
The cinematic video doesn’t feature Yuna, but it tells a moving story between two characters.
“Poor Heart tells a story about a ‘forgotten heart’, how it takes two people to make it work again,” says Yuna. “In the short film, a boy finds an abandoned heart in a shack, and immediately sends it over to a lifeless body of a dancer, bringing her to life and you see this incredible talent coming to life once the heart is delivered to her.”
Yuna is currently on the second leg of her U.S. “Chapters Tour,” after returning from a two week sold-out European trek. She is also set to take the stage during Soul Train Weekend 2016 in Las Vegas on November 3 alongside Jazmine Sullivan and Monica for the “Acoustically Speaking” performance, sponsored by Toyota at the House of Blues.
Check out her latest video below.
After pleasing fans everywhere with his comeback single “Tru,” R&B crooner Lloyd sets his sights on what his supporters really want, his next album.
Over five years since his last project, the singer has announced his fifth album is on the way and it is titled, Out My Window.
“My new album will be titled #OutMyWindow and i am almost ready to release it,” tweeted Lloyd. “Here’s a sneak listen…”
The behind-the-scenes video features concert and backstage visuals as well as some candid clips from the studio. “Come take this journey with me and you will see that this is me,” he says in the minute-long clip. “I am Lloyd and this is what I see out of my window.”
Fans won’t have to wait long for another Bryson Tiller album. The Louisville native has announced that he’s nearly finished with his T R A P S O U L follow-up.
He took to Instagram to share the exciting news along with a self portrait. “album almost done,” he wrote.
It should come as no surprise as Pen Affleck has been unleashing new music lately. Earlier this month, the singer-rapper dropped “Let Me Explain,” a track presumably intended for his next project.
Today is Hillary Clinton‘s 69th birthday, and what better way to start the day than having the legendary Stevie Wonder sing to you!
That was the gift the Democratic Presidential nominee received on Wednesday morning, during an interview with The Breakfast Club!
For the special serenade, Stevie gave a personal rendition of his classic original version of “Happy Birthday” playing on the Harpejji, as Charlamagne, Envy and Angela all joined in.
Watch the unexpected moment below.
Big Congrats to Ciara and her NFL star husband Russell Wilson, the couple have officially announced they are expecting their first child together!
The pregnant R&B star shared the good news on her 31sth birthday. “On this special Birthday I received an abundance of love from friends and family.. and I’m excited to Finally share one of the Greatest Gifts of All that God could give…” she posted on her Instagram.
Ciara’s message accompanies a tender black and white photo of the two embracing with Wilson’s hands on her stomach.
This past July, Ciara and Wilson tied the knot in front of friends and family at a castle in England with a lavish, private ceremony.
Ciara has a two-year-old son, Future Zahir Wilburn, from an earlier relationship with rap artist Future.