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New Music: Elle Varner – Where Your Man Is?

Elle Varner Where Your Man Is

Quite interesting.

Those are the words that come to mind when we hear the new sound that songbird Elle Varner is going with. Known for her raspy and powerful soul infused voice, the songstress is back with a brand new track for fans.

Titled “Where Your Man Is?” the cut is a continuation of the new sound that Elle has been rolling out. Set to be featured on her sophomore album, Four Letter Word, the song has Veezy letting all the girls know that their men are no good. Singing out, “It’s 9 o’clock on Sunday night, do you know where your man is?,” the newest release has her confirming that she is not interested in your p.o.s. of a man.

Take a listen below… What do you think?

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New Music: Charlie Wilson feat. Snoop Dogg – Infectious

Charlie Wilson Forever Charlie Album

Charlie Wilson will release his seventh solo album Forever Charlie on Jan. 27 via RCA Records. The project has been lead by the smooth singles “Goodnight Kisses” and “Touched by an Angel,” but now, only days before the LP hits stores, we get to hear one of the most anticipated tracks, “Infectious” featuring Snoop Dogg.

Charlie and the West Coast rap legend have had a relationship for many years, in fact Snoop is credited as giving him the nickname Uncle Charlie. They have worked together going all the way back to Snoop’s 1996 album Tha Doggfather. Now, Charlie calls on his old friend for a new groovy, up-tempo, reminiscent of his Gap Band days.

“She’s so infectious, she’s dancing reckless / She’s shackin bacon / Good lord, oow,” sings Charlie while Snoop backs him up with adlibs and a smooth verse.

On February 12, Wilson will hit the road on “The Forever Charlie Tour,” along with KEM and Joe.

Take a listen to his new collabo below, and you can pre-order Forever Charlie on iTunes now.

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New Music: Candice – Kissing Game / Rayven Justice – Choose Up

LA Leakers Draft Picks

Los Angeles based DJ duo The L.A. Leakers have kicked off the year with a brand new mixtape entitled “Draft Picks ’15” featuring brand new tracks from many of their favorite up and coming artists.

A mix of Rap, R&B and Pop the project includes two standout cuts from two of our favorite rising acts Candice (under Ne-Yo’s Compound Ent.) and Rayven Justice.  Coincidentally enough both tracks include interpolations of classic ’90s R&B hits with current L.A. production.

Candice borrows from Hi-Five’s “I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)” for a smooth new jam. While Rayven takes it back with Bobby Brown’s “Don’t Be Cruel” as he acts his girl to “Choose Up.”

Take a listen to both tracks below, and hear the full mixtape here.

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New Music: Audrey Rose feat. Remy Ma & Fetty Wap – Ice Cream

Audrey Rose Ice Cream

Emerging R&B vixen Audrey Rose follows up her debut buzz record “That Love” with the new hip hop based joint “Ice Cream” featuring Remy Ma and Fetty Wap.

Lifted from her forthcoming debut mixtape “Chapter One: Guns & Roses,” the smooth cut finds the New Jersey native seductively tempting her man with her sweet goods.

“It feels so much better, your lips make it wetter / Taste all of this pleasure,” she sings over a sample of Wu Tang’s “Cream.”

Take a listen below:

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New Music: Maleek – Love Drug

I'm So Maleek

Up and coming singer Maleek returns with the brand new single “Love Drug,” off his upcoming EP #InsomniaK.

Over a soulful track the NYC native feens for a new love. “Cocaine love I can’t get enough / Cocaine love through my veins got me feeling up,” he sings.

Take a listen below:

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New Music: Jeff Bradshaw feat. Robert Glasper, Eric Roberson & Tweet – All Time Love

Jeff Bradshaw

Musician Jeff Bradshaw had a vision to bring R&B, Jazz, and Gospel icons together for a once-in-a-lifetime concert and now album entitled HOME. Executive produced by Grammy Award winner Robert Glasper, the project features the likes of Marsha Ambrosius, Bilal, Black Thought (of The Roots), Kim Burrell, Eric Roberson, Tweet, and more.

Performed on May 28, 2014 at the famed Kimmel Center in Philadelphia the special one-off concert will now be released as an album by Shanachie Entertainment on March 31, 2015.

On the first single, “All Time Love,” Eric Roberson and Tweet trade off one another with sexy, soulful vocals as Robert Glasper supports with lush keys.

“I hope that people find this album to be a breath of fresh air,” Bradshaw says. “And that every part of their musical appetite is satisfied. That’s why Robert and I designed the album this way and hand-picked every artist. It’s like opening a menu and seeing all your favorite foods.”

Take a listen to “All Time Love” below!

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New Music: Demetria McKinney – Trade It All

Demetria Mckinney - Trade It All

Newest cast member of Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta”, award winning singer/actress Demetria McKinney returns with the brand new single “Trade It All,” which was recently featured on an episode of the housewives.

“Trade It All is a song about taking your relationship to the next level,” says McKinney. “When you’re in the best relationship, the love is definitely there but the commitment isn’t, would you trade it all for love?” Demetria’s forthcoming EP Officially Yours is scheduled for release later this year.

“Trade It All” is now available on iTunes and all other digital retailers now. Take a listen below:

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New Music: Malachiae Warren – 24’s

Malachiae Warren 24s

Rising teen R&B singer Malachiae Warren has been grinding for a few years building a solid grassroots following online with covers and originals. Now, the 19-year-old has signed with Noontime, the team behind August Alsina and Lloyd.

Making his official debut with the buzz song “24’s” produced by Jasper Cameron (Ciara, Lloyd, Christina Aguilera), Malachaiae is poised to make his mark on the game, and in the process, bring back the youthful, fly, Atlanta R&B vibe.

Remaking T.I.’s breakout single is just the starting point for Chiae, who will be releasing a slew of material this year as he and Jasper Cameron are looking to make their joint brand Love Life the next mainstay in R&B music.

Take a listen below… What do you think?

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