Behind the Scenes: Jazmine Sullivan feat. Meek Mill – Dumb (Video)

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R&B songstress Jazmine Sullivan recently teamed up with Meek Mill for her debut single “Dumb” for her highly anticipated album ‘Reality Show’ due later this year. While there continues to be some eyebrows raised with the music video, Sullivan encourages fans to have a sense of humor. Well, alrighty then… 

In the behind the scenes video Sullivan says she wrote “Dumb” a year ago and wanted it to be an anthem. She also explains that she wanted the video to show a silly side of her that many don’t see.

Check out the footage from the video below!

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Behind the Scenes: Luke James feat. Rick Ross – Options (Video)


Luke James is receiving much praise with his new Rick Ross assisted single, “Options“. Instantly becoming one of our new favorites over here at the headquarters, we’re excited to see Luke get the shine that he deserves.

Giving fans a behind the scenes look into the creation of the track and its accompanying visual, James states, “It’s a very personal kind of record to myself and the writer.” He recently collaborated with director Yolande Geralds and filmed videos for “Dancing In The Dark” and “Exit Wounds”. Both tracks will appear on his self-titled debut album “Luke James” – available now for pre-order on the newly revamped

Take a look at the BTS clips below:

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Watch: Jhené Aiko Rehearses for Acoustic Performance


Jhené Aiko is finally getting ready to deliver her much anticipated debut album Souled Out to fans this September. Following her breakout hit single “The Worst” off her Sail Out EP, the L.A. songstress has recently shared two new songs, the Cocaine 80s assisted “To Love & Die,” and last week’s “The Pressure.”

While she is known for her chill demeanor and laid back performance style, Jhené is giving her diehard followers a closer look into how she preps for the stage. Sharing an acoustic rehearsal clip, the petite songstress and her guitarist Jeff run through a set including the new single “To Love & Die,” “Stay Ready” and “The Worst.”

Jhené will join The Weeknd on his four-city “King of the Fall” tour, which kicks off September 19 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

Check our her rehearsal below:

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Bridget Kelly Presents: ‘The Road To Independence’ Web Series (Ep 1 “The Declaration”)


Bridget Kelly received her release from Roc Nation and is now forging her own path. The R&B songstress is declaring her independence with the new web series ‘Bridget Kelly: The Road to Independence.’

The short docu-series chronicles both her personal and musical development since the announcement of her departure from Roc Nation last month. From the stage with Jay Z, to third-world countries, fans will get to follow Bridget as she steps out of the comfort zone of the typical R&B singer and searches for even greater growth.

Check out the first episode below, which is titled “The Declaration.”

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The Fader Presents: ‘At Home With: Tinashe’


Buzzing R&B singer on the rise Tinashe has been building a strong following and heavy praise from the industry thanks to her acclaimed mixtape ‘Black Water‘ and spring/summer single “2 On.”  But, many still don’t know much about her personally. Well, The Fader is hoping to change that a little as they have featured the L.A. native in their latest episode of ‘At Home With:,’a series where they peek into artists’ homes to see where they live, listen and make music.

Guess what? Tinashe still lives with her parents, and she doesn’t give a damn what you think about it. In the clip the R&B singer, songwriter, producer gives a grand tour of her family home in La Cresenta, California. She shows off her girly knick knacks, her bedroom studio set-up, and the door she used to sneak out of when she was just a rebellious teen. We also get to meet her dad, who gives a lesson in how to properly pronounce her name.

Ready to learn more about R&B’s latest sweetheart? Check out the clip below!

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Premiere: Get to Know Rising R&B Singer-Songwriter Mike Jay (In The Studio – Part 2)


Emerging R&B singer/songwriter Mike Jay is helping fans get to know him a little better with his new 4-part webisode series.

The Detroit born, Los Angeles resident is currently promoting his first official single “Birthday Suit” and debut project ‘The Mike Jay EP.’

Following the first clip, where he talked about his start in music and moving to Atlanta to pursue songwriting with his brother, Mike talks about following legends like Babyface as a blueprint to his career being a singer and songwriter, his style of writing and love for harmony.

Get to know Mike better with the video clip below:

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Watch: The Making of DJ Cassidy & R. Kelly’s “Make The World Go Round”


DJ Cassidy is making history as he brings iconic musicians together for his incredible upcoming album Paradise Royale. The projects second single “Make The World Go Round” with R. Kelly has been climbing the charts and making it’s way into the hearts of music lovers everywhere.

Hopefully you’ve heard the song, hopefully you’ve watched the fun-filled music video, but now Cassidy is giving us a look behind-the-scenes at the making of the incredible song. Featuring some of music’s most legendary talents the clip includes footage of musicians like Ndugu Chancler, Wah Wah Watson, Marcus Miller, Ira Siegel, Jerry Hey and more, as well as R. Kelly talking about why he did the record after Cassidy chased him for over 2 years.

Check out the making of the incredible record below!

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Premiere: Get to Know Rising R&B Singer-Songwriter Mike Jay (In The Studio – Part 1)

One of our favorite emerging artists this year is R&B singer/songwriter Mike Jay. After building a reputation as a respected songwriter for many of today’s hottest acts including Mariah Carey, Chris Brown, Ciara and more, the 21-year-old released his debut project ‘The Mike Jay EP‘ this past spring.

Now promoting his first official single “Birthday Suit” the Detroit born, Los Angeles resident is giving fans a chance to get to know him better with a 4-part webisode series. In the first clip, Mike brings viewers into the studio as he talks about his start in music, moving to Atlanta to pursue songwriting with his brother and more.

Start to get to know Mike Jay with his first webisode video above, and check out his hot debut single “Birthday Suit” here.