Archive for March 22nd, 2012

NEWS: USHER’S NEW ALBUM TITLE REVEALED?

If the reports are true, Usher’s new album title is going to cause some, Huh? Who? What? Where? remarks. According to CNN, the R&B superstars anticipated, seventh studio album is going to be titled “The Shanertance.”

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NEW MUSIC: MACY GRAY – LOVE LOCKDOWN (COVER)

Macy Gray keeps her love locked down on an odd rendition of Kanye West’s 808s & Heartbreak single. The Grammy-winning artist sings her funky reinterpretation over a sample of Nina Simone’s 1967 record “Buck.” Macy’s version, along with covers of Metallica, Arcade Fire, and the Eurythmics, will appear on her Covered album, due March 26.


ASHANTI REVEALS OFFICIAL “BRAVEHEART” ALBUM COVER

As expected, the official album cover for Ashanti’s anticipated, comeback album follows the previously released promo image. The fifth studio album from the Long Island, NY native entitled BraveHeart, is scheduled for release on April 24, via her own label Written Entertainment.

Ashanti strikes a bold, warrior princess pose on the dramatic cover. The follow-up to 2008’s The Declaration, which was inspired by the Oscar-winning film Braveheart, is rumored to boast collaborations with R. Kelly, Keyshia Cole, and of course Busta Rhymes on the lead single “The Woman You Love.”


NEW MUSIC: CASELY – KEEP

We haven’t heard much from Casely in a while, but the singer/songwriter/musician is back with a brand new single entitled “Keep.” The self-produced, electro R&B track features samples of Skrillex and Elle Goulding. Take a listen to Casely’s futuristic sound below… What do you think?

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VIDEO: TREY SONGZ – SEX AIN’T BETTER THAN LOVE

Trey Songz premieres the video for his grown and sexy ballad “Sex Ain’t Better Than Love,” in which he sings about the joys of being a one-woman man, and making love to someone he is truly committed to.

As the singer describes in exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from the shoot, the video reveals the importance of the choices we make. The split-screen clip follows the singer as he travels two paths: in one, he prioritizes sex, and in the second, love.

“In life you make decisions, and you never get to see what would happen if you made a different choice,” says Songz.

“We see two sides of Trey,” describes director Juwan Lee. “There’s a ‘Sex Trey’ who meets all these different girls and his storyline moves seamlessly but the girls change in and out. The other story is a love story, where Trey meets a beautiful girl at a party and we see the development of their relationship.”

Check Out The Video Now Below… What do you think??

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ROBIN THICKE & ESTELLE PERFORM ON ‘RIP THE RUNWAY’

BET’s “Rip the Runway” special featured plenty of performances from Hip-Hop and R&B’s freshest faces mixed with the latest fashion. On the R&B side, the charming Robin Thicke took to the piano for “Pretty Lil’ Heart” and the fashion-forward Estelle went “Back to Love” as models paraded down the catwalk in designer collections.

See their performances below…

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NEWS: TONI BRAXTON REVEALS NEW ALBUM TITLE

Toni Braxton is making her next musical comeback, one could say she is entering the third leg of an extremely successful career, spanning almost 2 decades. The singer and autism advocate just filmed a sexy video for her brand new single “I Heart You” over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. We showed you some photos from the shoot earlier this week, and now the title to the new album has been revealed.

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ADELE GETTING CLOSE TO BREAKING USHER’S ‘CONFESSIONS’ RECORD

Adele may just unseat Usher if sales of her massive album “21” continue to soar. Taking notice of the “Rolling In The Deep” singer’s rise, Usher told fans to stop buying her album in a radio interview this week.

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