Mixtape: DJ Chris Styles & ThisisRnB – ‘Fresh Radio’ (April ’15) (Hosted by Anthony Lewis)


Spring is officially here and what better way to get ready for the warm months than with the new edition of our monthly “Fresh Radio” mixtape with DJ Chris Styles of Sirius XM’s ‘The Heat.’  This month’s mix is hosted by rising singer Anthony Lewis, who has been heating up the charts with his new single “It’s Not My Fault.”

As always the 60 minute live mix features some of the hottest R&B singles climbing the charts and rockin the clubs right now, including tracks from Trey Songz, Rihanna, Omarion, August Alsina and many more. Plus exclusive interlude breaks from Anthony, who is currently working on his debut album Five Senses, which is coming soon.

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New Music: Ginette Claudette – All The Way Back (EP)

Ginette Claudette All The Way Back

NYC native Ginette Claudette is wasting no time giving listeners something new to vibe out to.  The indie singer/songwriter released her debut album, Tainted Emotions, last year, and after a successful international campaign she is back with a brand new EP!

Titled, ‘All The Way Back,’ the project has been lead by the catchy single “Jump,” and features 6 original songs with production by her frequent collaborator August Rigo and his new duo The EGOs, along with DJ Marley Waters and ItsKeyzBaby.

Her debut album brought forth plenty of emotions but she still had more to get off her chest. “Coming off of Tainted Emotions was hard because I felt like I gave that project everything I had at the moment and I felt a little spent,” she told our friends at RnBass. “I still had so much more to say but I didn’t know how and then (just like with Tainted Emotions) a light switch went off and I started to write, write about everything, every little emotion I was feeling and the project began to be conceived.”

Ginette will be performing the EP at spot dates this spring. Take a listen to her new project below!

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Listen: Adrian Marcel Releases ‘Weak After Next: Reloaded’ (Mixtape)

Adrian Marcel Weak After Next Reloaded

Adrian Marcel has been on a roll, continuing to impress and gain new fans with every release. With his debut album ‘Got Me F’ed Up‘ due out later this year, the rising R&B star brings us the final round in his “Weak” mixtape series with, ‘Weak After Next: Reloaded.’

Featuring a full project’s worth of new songs, mixed in with a few favorites from 2014’s original ‘Weak After Next,’ the mixtape includes features from Kelly Rowland, Pusha T, and Casey Veggies, along with production by Raphael Saadiq, Harmony Samuels, Fat Boi, Vinylz, Bam, and more.

“Ultimately, I have always wanted my music to express every side of me, as I’m not a one-dimensional person or artist,” Marcel tells FADER. “Sometimes, I like to turn up, sometimes I like to turn down and be more introspective. Therefore, this mixtape just completes the story and demonstrates who I am in this very moment. My end goal is keep growing as both an artist and person.”

Indeed he has, and the 19-track project continues to prove why Adrian Marcel is one of the dopest new voices in today’s R&B.

Stream the full mixtape below!

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New Music: Ester Dean – Miss Ester Dean (EP)


Ester Dean has built a strong reputation within the industry for penning hits for megastars including Beyoncé, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Britney Spears, and many more. While over the years the talented singer/songwriter has released music and singles of her own, but now Dean has given fans and new listeners a taste of her latest sound with the Miss Ester Dean EP.

The self-titled project includes 6 original songs showcasing her diverse styles as she brings listeners through various emotions over trap sounds, club beats, and heartfelt ambient pop anthems.

Ester sings about taking a girl from her man on “Keeper,” admits to personal struggles on “Jealous,” and rocks with DJ Mustard on “New Shit.”

She is currently opening for her “Super Bass” collaborator Nicki Minaj on her “Pinkprint Tour” through Europe, and can be seen in the musical comedy Pitch Perfect 2, which hits theaters May 15.

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New Music: Poo Bear – ‘Beats 2 Make Love 2′ (Mixtape)

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Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Poo Bear has been behind many of your favorite R&B hits, and while he stayed behind-the-scenes for years the gifted artist decided to share some of his own material back in 2012 with the ‘Beats 2 Break Up 2‘ EP.  Now, Poo Bear is back with his follow-up mixtape, ‘Beats 2 Make Love 2.’

Three years in the making the 11-track project sounds just like the album suggests, offering sultry grooves, catchy melodies, sexually-driven lyrics and more. It has been lead by the Tyga-assisted single “Work For It,” which PB originally released late last year with a cinematic visual featuring a guest appearance from Justin Bieber.

On “To Do List,” Poo Bear lets his lady know that when it comes to sexy time he will do whatever it takes to be her number one call, “When you think of sex, think of me / When you wanna try something new, think of me,” he sings. Continuing with the generous love acts Poo Bear confirms his good deeds in the bedroom on “Giver.” He heralds his curvacious lover on “Country Thick,” and collaborates with singer Ashley Joi for the steamy duet “Around With You.”

Stream the full project below!

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Listen: Tinashe Releases New Mixtape ‘Amethyst’


Tinashe built her brand and early fan base off multiple acclaimed mixtapes and her grassroots promotion for them. Praised for her interaction with her followers, the singer/songwriter is wasting little time giving fans more new music. Following the release of her RCA Records debut album Aquarius, and in the middle of touring the world, Tinashe returns with the brand new mixtape, ‘Amethyst,’ named after her birth stone.

The project, which she urges listeners to take in as one cohesive body of work, was recorded in her bedroom during Christmas vacation. The Cali native has recorded her past mixtapes, and tracks from her debut album in her bedroom at her parents home in the past.

The project boasts 7 new tracks, with production from Ryan Hemsworth, DJ Dahi, Ritz Reynolds, Nez & Rio, and more, plus one feature from Bay Area rapper IamSu!.

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Mixtape: DJ Chris Styles & ThisisRnB – ‘Fresh Radio’ (March ’15) (Hosted by The-Dream)


2015 has been off to a running start and we’re keeping it going with the new edition of our monthly “Fresh Radio” mixtape with DJ Chris Styles of Sirius XM’s ‘The Heat.’ This month we’re honored to have Mr. Radio Killa himself, The-Dream, as our guest host.

As always the 60 minute live mix features some of the hottest R&B singles climbing the charts and rockin the clubs right now, including tracks from Ne-Yo, Mario, Sevyn Streeter, Tinashe, and many more. Plus exclusive interlude breaks from Dream, who is currently prepping for the release of his new EP ‘Crown,’ due out March 31.

Stream the new mix now below!

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New Music: The Kid Ryan & Prince Sole – ‘Call Waiting’ (Mixtape)


After multiple collaborations, rising Cali natives The Kid Ryan & Prince Sole release their anticipated collaboration mixtape ‘Call Waiting,’ hosted by Young California’s own DJ’s Amen, Carisma, Kay Rich & Yesi Ortiz.

Showcasing their big ’90s influences the feel-good project boasts remakes and interpolations of classics from Soul for Real, Janet Jackson, Keith Sweat, LL Cool J and more. Plus they pose possibly the best relationship question ever, Biggie or Pac, TLC or DPG?

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