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Chris Brown Opens Up About Drug Use, Lawsuits, Rihanna, Karrueche, Drake, Tour with Trey Songz & More on Hot 97

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For his first candid radio interview in quite some time, Chris Brown paid a visit to his old friend Ebro and the Hot 97 morning crew.  Wasting no time they delved right into his struggles over the years, following the Rihanna assault to dealing with bad influences, drugs, jail time and much much more.

Chris admitted to allowing the wrong people to be around him, and being on numerous prescription drugs that really affected his judgement and his craft. He spoke about how his actions have given certain media outlets the ability to make a lot of money off of him, and he admitted that his demons today are being afraid of failure.

“I think my only demon is the doubt in myself, but I think that also makes me great at the same time, because if I doubt myself I don’t always think everything I’m gonna do is going to be the best,” said Chris. “It always keeps me on my toes, so I think my demons is just me being afraid of failure.”

Chris also touched on how his team made him handle the past situation with Rihanna in regards to the media and how he didn’t want to go that route. He spoke about when they got back together around a year ago, why he wanted to make amends with her and try to make it work again. Those points quickly lead to her relationship with Drake, and his feelings toward the rap star back then to when they patched up any past beef and surprised fans with their skit together at this years ESPY Awards.

For all the people that have criticized the lyrics of his hit single “Loyal,” Chris explained the songs theme, and why it has nothing to do with his relationship with girlfriend Karrueche Tran.

This was definitely one of Chris’ best interviews ever, when you have some free time check out the full chat below:

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Jasmine V Announces Debut EP ‘That’s Me Right There’

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Interscope recording artist Jasmine Villegas, aka Jasmine V, caught many by surprise with her infectious summer single “That’s Me Right There” featuring Kendrick Lamar. Now, the young beauty is set to release her first EP of the same name.

The 5-track project will be released to digital retailers and streaming services on Monday, November 10.  Jasmine signed to Interscope last year through singer/songwriter Ester Dean’s E.K.A.S imprint, along with spot dates, she is currently working on her debut album, which is expected next year.

Check out her EP tracklisting below:

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Chris Brown Settles 2 Assault Cases for Chump Change (to him)

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Things are lookin easy breezy for Chris Brown today, as it has been revealed that the R&B superstar is finally in the clear from his 2 assault cases.

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Jodeci Set to Release “Nobody Wins,” First New Song in 18 Years

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Some fainted, some jumped for joy, some just looked puzzled, when CENTRIC announced one of their big surprises for this years Soul Train Awards would be the return of Jodeci. Not only will the iconic R&B quartet be taking the stage, but they will also be debuting their first new single in 18 years!

With many fans anxious to hear what it sounds like, Jodeci member Davlin “Mr. Dalvin” DeGrate is spilling the beans just a little in a new interview with Yahoo! Music.

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Faith Evans Unveils ‘Incomparable’ Album Cover & Tracklisting

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Faith Evans is back to the music, and prepping for the release of her new album Incomparable. The R&B veteran’s sixth studio album is set to be released on November 24 via Prolific Music Group, it has currently spawned the first single “I Deserve It” featuring Missy Elliot & Sharaya J.

Ready to give fans a look at what they can expect from the LP, Faith has now unveiled the album cover and track listing. The project boasts 16 tracks, with additional features from rapper Problem (“Good Time” and “Forever”), her pal Keke Wyatt (“Make Love”) and B. Slade & Karen Clark-Sheard (“Paradise”).

The new album follows 2010’s Something About Faith, which featured the single “Gone Already,” that lead her to be nominated for ‘Best Female R&B Vocal Performance’ at the 2011 Grammy Awards.

Incomparable‘ is currently available for pre-order on iTunes. Check out the full track listing below:

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K. Michelle Unveils New Album Title & Release Date in Official Trailer

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After teasing the hashtag #AWBAH for months, K. Michelle has finally unveiled the title for her anticipated sophomore album with the official trailer this morning.

On Nov. 3, VH1 will premiere her new personal reality show My Life, and she will also release her second single “Maybe I Should Call.” Last month, K released the first single off the album “Love ‘Em All.” She recently spoke to ThisisRnB TV about her reasons for taking some risks and stepping out of the R&B box with her second album.

“I looked around and I was like, ‘why should I be boxed and forced to sing a certain kind of lonely girl I’m so hurt, cuz I’m the little lonely black girl who had to struggle’ [type of song],” said K. Michelle. “Who wants to sing that all their life and be miserable all their life, there’s other sh*t going on other than heartbreak. I was just determined to talk about all those topics and sing ‘em how I felt ‘em, not how people look at my skin tell me how I’m supposed to sing them.”

Ready to find out her album title and release date? Watch the official trailer below!

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Trey Songz Announces 30 Acts of Kindness to Kick Off ‘Angels with Heart’ Month

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Trey Songz is about to turn 30 years old, and to help celebrate the milestone, the R&B superstar is setting up a special charity program for the month of November. Trigga has announced the launch of his “30/30 Acts of Kindness” initiative to kick off the 4th annual ‘Angels with Heart’ month. Songz is counting down the days till his b-day Nov. 28, by doing at least one act of kindness per day and is encouraging all his fans to do the same.

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Beyoncé’s Life & Career Coming to Bookstores in New Biography

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The Beyhive can get ready to add another piece of their fav to their wishlists as it has been revealed that the first comprehensive biography of Beyoncé Knowles will be released in the fall of 2015.

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