MUSIC

New Music: Pharrell Williams – Freedom

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Right in time for the Fourth of July, talented artist Pharrell Williams delivers the full version of his new single “Freedom.” Teaming with Apple Music to preview the track a few weeks ago, the piano-driven track caught the attention of many and had us waiting to hear it in its entirety.

Now here and well worth the wait, “Freedom” finally makes its audio debut. While Skateboard P performed the song for the first time at Glastonbury, the empowering track is now here for fans to bask in.

GEt into the message filled track below:

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New Music: Mila J feat. Bobby Brackins – Sorry

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L.A. songstress Mila J is back with some new heat! Featuring Bobby Brackins, the new club banger titled “Sorry” has the singer making her ex regret the day that he left her.

Noting that he most likely still has feelings for her, Mila lets it be known that she’s not with the sh*ts because she’s moved on to her new boo thang. Laced with a verse from Bobby – who she previously collaborated with on the single “Hot Box” – the new track comes just in time for your celebratory weekend.

Take a listen below:

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New Music: Vanessa Elisha – Down For This (Paces Remix)

Vanessa Elisha Down For This

Last month, burgeoning singer Vanessa Elisha released her latest single “Down For This,” and it landed her at #2 on the Billboard.com emerging artist chart. While past collaborations with producers like XXYYXX, Salute and GXNXVS have helped put this rising R&B star on the map, it is safe to say that Vanessa Elisha is officially standing on her own two feet.

Buzzing Australian producer Paces has flawlessly remixed the likes of Years and Years, Tinashe and Childish Gambino. Now he has returned to give “Down for This” a fresh makeover, using his knack for sleek rhythmic production to create the perfect summer vibes.

Ahead of her forthcoming EP GOOD ONES, Vanessa is set to release a duet with CVIRO, produced by GXNXVS, in the coming weeks.

Take a listen to the “Down For This” Paces remix below:

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New Music: Trey Songz Joins JR on New Single “Best Friend”

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Trey Songz lends his sultry vocals to St. Louis rapper J.R.‘s new summer anthem, “Best Friend.”

Sure to get BFF’s around the world turning up, J.R. and Trey Songz team up once again and flip the signature “That’s My Best Friend” hook over the heavy hitting production, in anticipation of J.R.’s debut mixtape ‘No Filter,’ due out this summer.

J.R. received the official Trey Songz co-sign last year and the two plan to continue working on new music throughout the summer.

Take a listen to their new collabo below:

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Listen: Jake&Papa Premiere New Track “Beat In The Trunk”

Beat in the Trunk

Following the release of their warm-up, “Sandlot FreestyleJake&Papa are back, by popular demand, with the premiere of a new joint entitled “Beat in the Trunk” feat. Major Myjah.

As they gear up for the upcoming release of their new project ‘Sexual Warfare,’ due out this August, the Los Angeles based R&B duo reach into their vault and share the hard hitting, yet chill track, which didn’t make the new EP.

“More than my girl, that’s my dawg. She wherever I’m at.’ That line pretty much embodies what this song is all about,” explains Jake&Papa. “Where you’ve been putting in work and you feel shit about to take off… If you’re a real one, you’re giving your girl the game as it comes to you so that she’s confident, well aware and well prepared.”

Their current single, “Leave Me” feat. Karina Pasian and DUBB, is doing extremely well in Cali, spinning regularly on Power 106 and multiple stations up and down the coast.

Take a listen to “Beat In The Trunk” below:

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New Music: Robin Thicke – Morning Sun

Robin Thicke Morning Sun

Making a comeback appearance Sunday night at the BET Awards, during the Smokey Robinson tribute, Robin Thicke returns today with the brand new single “Morning Sun.”  The R&B singer/songwriter is moving on with a new love and he celebrates it on the soulful groove.

Singing, “I thought that this love affair would only last one night / It turns out that this feeling I want the rest of my life,” Thicke finds something special in an unexpected relationship. “You were born a star / Now you’re my midnight moon, and my morning sun.”

Check out his new single with the official lyric video below, and if you’re feeling it you can pick it up on iTunes now.

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New Music: DJ Cassidy feat. Chromeo – Future is Mine

DJ Cassidy Future is Mine

DJ Cassidy keeps the groove going with his new single “Future is Mine” featuring Chromeo.

Following his spectacular 2014 singles, “Calling All Hearts” and “Make The World Go Round,” the DJ/Producer continues to unite worlds on the dance floor, this time by joining electro funk duo Chromeo with iconic musicians from the late 1970s and early 1980s, including Rufus’ John “JR” Robinson and Bobby Watson, guitarist Wah Wah Watson, “Forget Me Nots” composer/vocalist Patrice Rushen, and Michael Jackson horn and string arranger Jerry Hey.

“From the moment I first heard Chromeo’s music years ago, I knew we shared similar sources of inspiration,” Cassidy explains. “As we became friends, they proved me right. Dave and Pee bring the funk to everything they touch. They literally took the groove to the future…pun intended.”

“We’ve known Cassidy for years now, so it’s only right that we jump on a joint with him,” says Chromeo. “Plus, he’s got all these legends playing on there…super humbling to be on the same track as our heroes. Cass is definitely on the funk crusade.”

Take a listen to the funky new single below:

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New Music: Wolfie – Come Over

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Emerging UK artist Wolfie is looking to make her mark in 2015. Following her 2014 EP ‘7DS,’ and buzzed about recent single “I Be Ghost,” the singer/songwriter returns with her second single of the year “Come Over.”

Portraying a lighter side to the London native, the sultry track shows off Wolfie’s talents in writing effective pop-R&B melodies, combining them with attention grabbing rhythmic changes. An example of which can be heard at the end of each verse as she sings, “I’ve got enough going on, fights on the phone, don’t wanna moan, B’s not at home, I’m on my own, my baby.”

The lively production from Levi Lennox perfectly complements Wolfie’s dulcet tone and laid-back style – accentuating the various subtle melodic changes throughout the track.

Take a listen below:

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