Frank Ocean is on something today! After revealing the teaser for his forthcoming album Channel Orange, due July 17, and then announcing the accompanying tour, he follows up with the first brand new song — “Pyramids,” and it’s 10 minutes long! No need to say another damn thing … Hear it below!
Archive for June 8th, 2012
Ne-Yo shows off his newly fit physique in the forthcoming music video for his latest single “Lazy Love.” Returning to a sensual R&B tune for the first release from his upcoming album R.E.D. (Realizing Every Dream), due September 18. The singer-songwriter heats up the screen as he can not resist the sexual allure of his curvaceous co-star.
We have your first exclusive look at the video, along with the official teaser. Check it out below…
Following the teaser for of his forthcoming project Channel Orange, Frank Ocean has announced dates for an accompanying tour. The singer-songwriter will hit the road to promote his Def Jam debut, due July 17. The 14-date trek kicks off July 13 in Seattle and travels across the U.S. and Canada, currently wrapping August 1 in Detroit.
Tickets for the “Channel Orange” tour are available now. See the itinerary below.
We’ve been missing a strong female vocal performance lately, and out of unexpected land, Tiffany Evans delivers! The newly grown-up teen R&B singer, who was once managed by Beyonce’s father Mathew Knowles, has been quietly working on a new EP titled, “Take 1,” which is the first of two installments. Evans tells ESSENCE that “Take 1″ will be released later this month, and part two will be available by Summers end. Take a listen to the brand new, powerful ballad now!
See what Tiffany had to say about the brand new single, forthcoming EP and some even bigger news below…
Chris Brown shut down Rockefeller Plaza in NYC once again Friday morning, as he hit the stage of the “TODAY” Show ‘Toyota Concert Series.’ The R&B Pop star sported a vintage Ralph Lauren ‘Snow Beach’ parka as he made an hysteria causing entrance to his comeback smash hit “Forever.” The auto-tune was heavy on the mic, but that’s expected right?
Shouting out Team Breezy he followed up with his latest dance single “Turn Up The Music,” backed by a troupe of dancers, female and then male who tore it down with their choreographed moves. As if it couldn’t get any louder, every hand of the packed crowd was in the air when he continued the set with “Yeah 3X,” and turnt the early morning into a party during the dance break.
To close out his rousing set CB got intimate with the crowd as he treated the audience to his new Pop single “Don’t Wake Me Up,” as his crew of background dancers got close with waltz-like moves. In related news Breezy will premiere the music video for “Don’t Wake Me Up” on 106 & Park this coming Monday.
See all the wild performances below, and get ready for the weekend.
Jermaine Dupri brings you back into the lab in his latest edition of Living The Life. The hitmaker previews a new song by Leah LaBelle featuring Pharrell, as well as talkin to the cam a lil bit. “Quarterback of Team NoSleep.”
Mary J. Blige was a guest on Chelsey Lately last night to promote her role in the new film, Rock Of Ages, she discussed acting classes, and going to actual strip clubs to research her role.