MUSIC

New Music: August Alsina feat. Meek Mill – Right There (Remix)

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To commemorate the one-year anniversary of his debut album Testimony, August Alsina has released a new remix to his fan-favorite track “Right There.”

Featuring rapper Meek Mill, the duo reflects on their time in the streets and how they created their escape to stardom. Utilizing their past struggles to encourage those who will listen, August and Meek are a perfect match over the Knucklehead and Cassius Jay production.

While this may not necessarily be a brand new song, August is working on his yet to be titled sophomore album and is still receiving positive reviews from his recently released single, “Hip-Hop.”

Take a listen to the remix to “Right There” below:

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New Music: Courtlin Jabrae feat. Lisa LoneWolf – Too Grown

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It’s always a good feeling when you roll across a new song and/or new artist and it sounds damn good! And that was definitely the case this morning as I was browsing the net for some new tunes.

While you may not be too familiar with artist Courtlin Jabrae, he’s a little more close to home than you know.  With songwriting credits for the likes of Trey Songz, T-Pain, and rapper Gucci Mane, Courtlin’s work has probably already been in your ears.

Calling on up-and-coming Wisconsin based singer Lisa LoneWolf to collaborate on the addictive and relatable new song entitled “Too Grown,” the duo will have you rushing to learn the words to the well crafted new tune.

Take a listen to the track below:

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New Music: Samm Henshaw – Redemption

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Emerging UK soul singer Samm Henshaw first captivated our ears with an acoustic performance of his single “Only Wanna Be With You.” That was easily enough to make our must-watch list, but now he is back and adds fuel to the fire with another soul-stirring gem, “Redemption.”

Full of solemn power, Samm evokes seasoned meaning over a stripped-down guitar and brassy harmonica, while being beautifully supported by his backing vocalists.

“Oh good lord, good lord, said I can’t keep it up / Said now good lord, good lord, I need you to fill my cup / Said I’m searching for redemption, redemption for my weary soul,” he wails.

“Redemption” is the second release off Samm’s anticipated debut EP ‘The Sound Experiment,’ due out July 13.

Take a listen below:

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New Music: JoJo – Far From Heaven

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard from JoJo, but that has changed today thanks to a random email containing a new song entitled “Far From Heaven.”

Currently working on her much-anticipated Atlantic Records debut, fans of the singer will be praising her once again after hearing the soulful new ballad.

“So far from heaven with nowhere to run / Should of seen it coming but we followed the sun / Far from perfect in this universe / No use fixing the things that never worked,” she sings over the piano-driven instrumental.

Since signing with Atlantic Records, JoJo has been working on her third album with Harmony Samuels, Da Internz, Noisecastle III, and more.

Listen to JoJo soar below:

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New Music: Anthony Lewis feat. T.I. – It’s Not My Fault (Acoustic Version)

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Rising 18-year-old singer Anthony Lewis has been heating up the radio charts with his catchy new single “It’s Not My Fault” featuring T.I.

Hot on the heels of the music video, Anthony keeps the momentum going with an ultra smooth acoustic version of the hit single.

Take a listen below:

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Indie: Lovens Presume Releases Debut EP ‘Point of Departure’

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Indie R&B artist Lovens Presume looks to blast off with the release of his debut EP ‘Point of Departure.’

The 5-track project introduces the aspiring singer with a mixture of energetic songs and vibey slow jams. Set to take off from this point, Lovens is poised to make an impact and only excel to higher ground.

The whole project is available for free download on his SoundCloud.  Take a listen to the EP below:

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New Music: Benzel feat. Tory Lanez – Stuck On You

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Hit making writing/production duo BenZel (made up of Benny Blanco and Ben Ash aka Two Inch Punch) have teamed up with buzzing Canadian singer/rapper Tory Lanez for a hypnotic new gem titled “Stuck On You.”

The duo previously worked together on UK singer Jessie Ware’s acclaimed sophomore album Tough Love, and are currently working on their own debut album. Tory opens the song with a soulful falsetto over smooth synths, which then build into a infectious electronic beat bang.  Switching to his rap side for the second verse Tory admits to his addiction for his lady and coos about all the things he plans to do to her.

Check it out below:

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Video: Stacy Barthe – War IV Love

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R&B songstress and accomplished songwriter Stacy Barthe is prepping for the release of her debut album BEcoming, and in doing so she has returned with a music video for the previously released song “War IV Love.”

Putting everything on the line for a blissful romance Stacy sings, “I would suffer war if it meant victory was our love.” And she brings her vision of victory to life in the new visual.

“I’m basically playing a voodoo priestess presiding over a marriage. I pretty much have suffered a war my entire life, me battling myself and the world, and then to end up with somebody that just absolutely adores you — I would suffer a war if it meant victory,” she told The FADER. “I’m trying to get to the better place.”

Stacy’s BEcoming is executive produced by John Legend and due out later this Spring via Motown Records.

Check out her new video below:

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