MUSIC

New Music: J-Sol feat. Geko – No Make Up

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London based singer J-Sol makes his debut on ThisisRnB with the sweet new single “No Make Up” featuring Geko. The up-and-coming artist praises his special lady for her natural beauty on the smooth song off his debut EP Genesis.

“She don’t need no make up, no make up / I like her just the way she is when she wakes up,” he sings.

J-Sol is allowing fans the chance to be in the upcoming lyric video for the single. All you have to do is send a No Make Up selfie to nomakeupvideo@gmail.com by April 6.

Check out the single below:

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New Music: Rihanna – B*tch Better Have My Money

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Rihanna goes gangsta.

Yesterday, the Pop queen revealed that her next single would be dropping today, and as expected she delivered the goods.

Titled, “B*tch Better Have My Money” or simply just “BBHMM,” the new single has Miss Fenty taking it to the hood over a trap beat. A totally different sound from its predecessor, “FourFiveSeconds,” the newest release from her upcoming album finds RiRi experimenting with new sounds. The single artwork shows the singer donning a black motorcycle jacket, thick eyebrows, and an ’80s hairstyle, while the title is written in braille.

“Turn up to Rihanna while the whole club fu**ing wasted / Every time I drop, I am the only thing y’all playin’,” she proclaims.

Rihanna is scheduled to perform the song for the first time at the iHeartRadio Music Awards in L.A. this Sunday.

Take a listen to the song below, and purchase it on iTunes.

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Video: LION BABE – Wonder Woman

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Buzzing new duo LION BABE – comprised of singer/songwriter Jillian Hervey and instrumentalist and producer Lucas Goodman – have debuted a stunning, retro-inspired music video for their brand new song, “Wonder Woman,” produced by Pharrell Williams and Lucas. The campy Sci-Fi style clip, set in an alternative universe, sees the band strutting their stuff as intergalactic superheroes.

Oozing with raw energy, the empowering “Wonder Woman” serves as the follow-up to the critically acclaimed songs “Treat Me Like Fire,” “Jump Hi,” and “Jungle Lady,” off the band’s self-titled debut EP, which was released at the end of last year.

LION BABE will be touring heavy in the UK this spring, while working on their official debut album. Check out their new video below:

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New Music: Kehlani – How That Taste

Kehlani How That Taste

Bay Area baddie Kehlani is back with a brand new tune for her growing legion of fans. Building a strong indie following and currently touring, the singer/songwriter delivers her latest offering “How That Taste,” produced by frequent collaborator Jahaan Sweet.

Staying consistent with her smooth, contagious vibe, Kehlani fires off at her haters and previous detractors while encouraging her loyal fans that the sky is the limit.

“I’m way too real to stoop low / I’m too busy on the road, I’m too busy bookin shows / Yea you know how that taste,” she sings.

Kehlani is currently prepping for the release of her next project ‘You Should Be Here,’ which is due out late April. She recently stopped by Hot 97 while in NYC and spoke about crazy tour stories, worst stalker moment, upcoming music, and even gave a live performance.

Check out her new song, and latest interview below!

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

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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: Kevin McCall – Me U & Hennessy (RnG Remix)

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Kevin McCall is caught up and his head is spinnin from some brown liquor. The multi-talented artist drops off a brand new remix to buzzing female rapper Dej Loaf’s song “Me U & Hennessy.”

Over the seductive track, K-Mac also flips R. Kelly’s “Your Body’s Callin,” as he professes the bottle is callin his name, while he indulges in multiple vices while making love to his lady in the back of his ride.

“I’m bout to black out when I put these lips on those hips,” he sings.

Take a listen to his sexy remix below:

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New Music: Ne-Yo feat. Sonna Rele – Every Day With Love

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Ne-Yo released his new album Non-Fiction at the top of the year, but he still has more new music to share. Today, the R&B hitmaker brings listeners the feel-good new dance song, “Every Day With Love,” which he has released in partnership with McDonald’s “imLovinIt24″ campaign. Ne-Yo penned the song using lyrics contributed by fans and will perform it during a free concert in Los Angeles tonight.

“This campaign is about something positive as opposed to all the negativity that’s going on in the world right now,” Ne-Yo told Billboard. “It’s about giving people another reason to smile. And being a super-positive person, I’m all for that.”

The upbeat jam also features Compound/Motown Records songstress Sonna Rele, who can be heard singing the theme song for Disney’s new Cinderella.

Take a listen below:

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Video: Goapele – Strong As Glass

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Goapele returns to our screens today with the music video for the title track off her latest album, Strong As Glass.  The heartfelt song speaks directly to the struggle of woman in our current culture. The soulful songstress explains that the song’s message is that despite being strong and resilient, women are also fragile and should not be taken advantage of just because we [women] are so willing to take things into our own hands and fill every role in our professional and personal lives.

“The images in my new video for “Strong As Glass” will take you on a powerful journey,” shares Goapele. “It was filmed in one of the lowest places on earth, Salton Sea, California. I found the vast expanses of this place both desolate and beautiful…a fitting location for a song that I hope will become an urgent anthem for women and girls who, like me, often feel alone or fragile.”

She continues, “This song is for those times when we feel taken for granted. It’s for those moments when we feel voiceless. It’s for every female out there who fears she’ll become a statistic. I want this song to remind us that we can break the silence that keeps us isolated. We must be our own champions. Especially now during women’s history month, this song is for the 1 out of every 4, females in this nation who have been abused, or live daily under the threat of abuse. I thank Estelle for lyrics that spoke to my heart. I hope this song speaks to the hearts of every person who understands exactly what it means to be ‘Strong As Glass.’”

Watch the stunning visual below:

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