It’s only fitting that on the day that we commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. we get a taste of the soundtrack to the film Soundtrack For a Revolution. Take a listen to this as Vivian Green delivers a powerful and touching rendition of the spiritual gospel “Oh Freedom.” This collection of remakes of freedom songs by contemporary artists, including Anthony Hamilton, John Legend, Angie Stone and more will be released on February 14th. via SoulBounce.
Archive for January 16th, 2012
The sweet and sexy Ms. Kelly Rowland was among the celebrity guests to celebrate basketball star Dwayne Wade’s 30th birthday in Miami last night. The R&B star treated the baller to a very special happy birthday song, after her own special introduction by actress/model Gabrielle Union. “There is no badder bitch on the planet, who represents the chocolate better, than Miss Kelly Rowland,” joked Gabby.
Singer/Songwriter Sam Hook (Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, Keri Hilson) and producer Symbolyc One (Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Kanye West) team up to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on MLK Day. Over an electric guitar-driven beat, the singer-songwriter salutes the civil rights leader, U.S. troops, and legends who paved the way for “Freedom” with powerful lyrics such as, “How could you love me knowing we would never shake hands?”
Rico Love’s Division 1 Entertainment presents the debut mixtape from emerging artist, Cherlise. This up and coming Miami-bred singer/songwriter is poised to make 2012 her breakout year, kicking off with the release of her brand new project “Ground Zero.” The 15-track mixtape features original material, including guest appearances from Lil Wayne, Fat Joe, Rico Love and more.
Follow the jump for the tracklisting, stream and free download link. Tell us what you think of Cherlise below.
Famed R&B producer Warryn Campbell and his My Block Records present the new mixtape project from their rising artist, singer/songwriter JoiStaRR. The project is a compilation of original and cover tracks from her popular “Magic Monday” music release series. The mixtape features 20 tracks from the artist, including her rendition of the Frank Ocean ballad, “Thinking ‘Bout You,” and features collaborations with Game, Paul Wall and PJ Morton.
JoiStaRR will be releasing her debut album, Magic, in early spring. Follow the jump for the mixtape stream and download link.
Here is a new club joint from up and coming singer/songwriter Rayven Justice. The Oakland bred artist teams up with fellow Bay area rapper Kafani on this bouncin track titled “Grabn On My Zipper.” This ones for the DJ’s… What do you think?