MUSIC

New Music: Jacquees feat. Juvenile – Bout It

Jacquees feat. Juvenile - Bout It

Up-and-coming singer Jacquees recently signed with Cash Money Records and today he delivers his first single on the famed label.

Getting an assist from none other than Juvenile, the ATL native kicks game to the chick that he wants by his side on “Bout It.”

“I’ma take you to the N.O. / I think that you bout it, bout it / He can’t do what I do for ya,” boasts Jacquees.

Take a listen below:

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New Music: Melanie Amaro feat. Fabolous – Dust

Melanie Amaro Dust

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from ‘X Factor USA’ winner Melanie Amaro, but the powerful vocalist returns today with the brand new single “Dust” featuring Fabolous.

Kicked off by Loso, the chill, mid-tempo track finds Amaro searching for the strength to get over a bad relationship and build herself back up.

“What do you expect from me, I can not say / I just gave it all away, there’s nothing left of me to give / And you wasn’t supposed to end up here / So I’ll leave it in your hands, I’m just blowing in the wind,” she sings.

No longer on Epic Records, Melanie is currently working on an independent EP. Check out her new single below:

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New Music: Porsha Nicole – When It Goes Up (Prod. by Shonuff)

Porsha Nicole When It Goes Up

Up-and-coming artist Porsha Nicole is a fighter. In celebration of the 1 year anniversary for a successful surgery to remove a brain tumor, the 25-year-old Tampa native debuts her breakout single “When It Goes Up,” produced by hitmaker Shonuff.

As the first artist on Shonuff & Slapp Division, the singer looks to get us ready for summer with the bouncy jam “When It Goes Up.”  Standing up for herself and all the good girls, Porsha lets her man know that other chicks might try to holla at him, but she will be at home holding him down.

“Yea you got a winner, and this is the beginnin’ / So you know you got a real one / Before you get amnesia, I need you to remember, that I’m still that one,” she sings.

Turn up with Porsha below:

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New Music: Keke Palmer – Love (Musiq Soulchild Cover)

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Keke Palmer returned to screens last month with the release of the film Brotherly Love, and she also returned to our speakers.

Following her cover of “Who Can I Run To,” the singer/actress has now shared another one of her new covers from the film’s soundtrack. This time Keke takes on Musiq Soulchild’s classic ballad “Love,” and she does a stellar job.

Take a listen below:

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New Music: Rico Love – Days Go By

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Rico Love is hot on the heels of the remix to his single “Somebody Else” featuring Usher and Wiz Khalifa, and now this week the hitmaker shares the smooth, introspective song “Days Go By.”

Opening up with honest feelings over losing love, Rico provides a new anthem for the broken hearted.

“I wrote this song with Phil Collins and Lionel Richie in mind! It’s one of the most honest songs I’ve ever written,” he said. “It’s about missing someone so much that it hurts. I just want to write honest music about what ppl REALLY go through! Love is real. Pain is real!”

Describing the melancholy existence one can feel Rico sings; “Floating in circles, feeling so worthless / Then the days go by, and nights get longer / I thought the craving stopped by I still want ya.”

Fans that pre-order Rico’s debut album Turn The Lights On will receive the song as an instant download. The full album is due out May 19.

Take a listen below:

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Listen: Tay Walker (of The Internet) Releases Debut Solo Album ’25 Hours A Day’

Tay Walker 25HAD

Rising R&B artist, Tay Walker (of L.A. band The Internet), has been taking the music scene by storm and has now released his debut solo album 25 Hours a Day.

The 14-track project takes listeners on a journey though the emotions of love, passion, and heartbreak. It boasts features from Syd (of The Internet), Joelle James, Ill Camille and Goldsmith, along with production from Tay himself, Phonix Beats, and Coop The Truth among others.

“It’s been a minute since I’ve put out new music and my fans have been anticipating my next project,” says Tay Walker. “When listening to 25HAD, I want fans to journey with me as I take them through different emotions in life that everyone can relate to.”

In addition to the album, Tay has premiered the music video for his current single “Waste of Time,” directed by Drew Kirsch.

Stream the album, and peep the video below:

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New Music: Maysa feat. Stokley (of Mint Condition) – Keep It Movin

Maysa Back 2 Love

Grammy-nominated Soul/Jazz singer Maysa is celebrating her 20th year as a solo recording artist this year with the release of her forthcoming album Back 2 Love, due out May 26. The project has been described as her widest-ranging album yet, incorporating contemporary R&B, jazzy Soul balladry, straight-up dance music, inspirational pop and more.

Today, Maysa shares the groovy new single “Keep It Movin’,” produced by Mint Condition’s lead vocalist/producer/songwriter Stokley, who also contributes a guest vocal on the track.

“Stokley is an amazing artist,” Maysa says. “I love his writing, his voice and performing style. I think our styles are like smoke and fire together, like a sweet barbecue sauce! I was so happy he joined me on this record.”

Stokley adds, “Working with Maysa was so familiar even though we’ve never collaborated before. We have a lot of the same influences. Maysa has such a unique gift. Think if velvet, butter & brown had a sound… weave a few high textures in there, that’s her! You feel her soul when she delivers a song. I’m very honored to have worked with Maysa.”

Take a listen to the grown and sexy collabo below:

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New Music: Dawn Richard – Genocide

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Dawn Richard is now going by simply “DΔWN” and after recently releasing a futuristic video for her BlackHeart single “Calypso,” she drops a new song today in response to a number of issues plaguing our society right now, entitled “Genocide.”

“The world is on fire. In light of the absurd amount of deaths and riots happening, it felt only natural to stand and say this is enough,” shared DΔWN. “Watching the appalling things said by Fox News, Donald Trump, and multiple others with social power, I feel the need to riot and protest in my on way. I immediately went to the studio to voice my frustrations. This isn’t a single. This isn’t meant to be mainstream. It’s meant to make people STAND. To make them FEEL. To make them go out and peaceful rally together for change. This is the new Genocide and I won’t stand by and say nothing anymore.”

Take a listen below:

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