PERFORMANCES

Watch: Lyrica Anderson Performs In-Studio Acoustic Version of “Freakin”

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R&B singer/songwriter Lyrica Anderson continues her acoustic visual series this week with the release of the video for her acoustic performance of “Freakin’.”

Every week the accomplished songstress is releasing acoustic performance videos with VEVO of songs found on her recently released EP, King Me 2.

Watch her stripped down performance of the sexy single “Freakin” below, and you can pick up King Me 2 on iTunes now.

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Premiere: TIAAN Performs “Dive Deep” Live In-Studio (Video)

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Earlier this month emerging Australian bred singer-songwriter TIAAN made her debut on the site with “Devil’s Touch,” and now she is bringing you the premiere of her in-studio performance video for “Dive Deep.”

Filmed and recorded at an unnamed studio in Los Angeles, with a mood set for sensual mystery, TIAAN and her band effortlessly deliver a memorable performance of the mesmerizing song.

“Into the dust and into the danger, we can dive, we can dive,” she softly sings over the driving electric guitar.

Check out TIAAN’s performance video below, and listen to her self-titled EP on Spotify now.

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Watch: Jhené Aiko Rehearses for Acoustic Performance

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Jhené Aiko is finally getting ready to deliver her much anticipated debut album Souled Out to fans this September. Following her breakout hit single “The Worst” off her Sail Out EP, the L.A. songstress has recently shared two new songs, the Cocaine 80s assisted “To Love & Die,” and last week’s “The Pressure.”

While she is known for her chill demeanor and laid back performance style, Jhené is giving her diehard followers a closer look into how she preps for the stage. Sharing an acoustic rehearsal clip, the petite songstress and her guitarist Jeff run through a set including the new single “To Love & Die,” “Stay Ready” and “The Worst.”

Jhené will join The Weeknd on his four-city “King of the Fall” tour, which kicks off September 19 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

Check our her rehearsal below:

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Watch: Tinashe Performs “2 On” on ‘Wendy Williams’

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Tinashe has made it to national television. The burgeoning young songstress has one of the hottest records of the year with her debut single “2 On,” and she took her talents to daytime TV on Monday.

Making her debut appearance on ‘The Wendy Williams Show,’ the L.A. native wearing an oversized Hood by Air jersey and Jordans, served up a dancy-heavy performance of her DJ Mustard-produced hit, which is now No. 1 on Rhythmic Radio.

“Wow, this is a dream come true!!!” tweeted Tinashe.

Her debut album Aquarius is due out this September. Check out her performance below!

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Watch: Drake & Brian McKnight Perform Hilarious “Side Pieces” Song at ESPY Awards

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Drake had the sports world laughing and cheering as he hosted the 2014 ESPY Awards on Wednesday night.  The Young Money superstar had many surprises in store for the audience with various comical skits, but one that has everyone talking was his performance of a song called “Side Pieces,” in which he was joined on stage by R&B legend Brian McKnight.

Looking like he just stepped off a boat in the tropics, wearing a cream colored linen outfit, and performing in front a breezy island sunset scene, the rapper/singer sang about the world of side chicks in professional sports.

“This goes out to all my side pieces, you know you’ll never be the main one / City to city I’ll see you when we’re in the same one,” he sang before introducing Brian McKnight, who asked all the side pieces in training to wave their hands in the air.

If you missed it live, check out the hilarious skit below!

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Watch: Lyrica Anderson Performs In-Studio Acoustic Version of “La La”

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R&B singer/songwriter Lyrica Anderson continues her acoustic visual series this week with the release of the video for her acoustic performance of “La La.”

Every Wednesday for the next 2 months the accomplished songstress will release acoustic performance videos with VEVO of songs found on her recently released EP, King Me 2.

Watch the “La La” acoustic video below, and you can pick up King Me 2 on iTunes now.

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Marsha Ambrosius Performs “Run” on ‘Conan’

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With her must-have sophomore album Friends & Lovers in stores now, Marsha Ambrosius landed a late night TV performance as she graced the stage of ‘Conan’ on Tuesday night.

The multi-talented singer/songwriter showed off her powerful pipes and emotional delivery while performing the albums lead single “Run.”

Another stunning performance from the British native, who received strong praise from Conan afterward.

Check out the video clip below!

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Watch: Olamide Faison Performs “My Love” Live in Texas

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Olamide Faison took his first trip down to the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas this past spring.  The singer, songwriter, musician performed a special set with some of his musical family including Luke James, Ro James, CharlieRED and Jade de LaFleur at the BKLYN 1834 House.

Today, the New York native has shared some official footage from his performance.

Check out the clip below of Olamide performing his original song “My Love.”

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