Jhené Aiko Debuts New Song “Spotless Mind” at Coachella


Jhené Aiko celebrated her first performance at Coachella by debuting a brand new song called “Spotless Mind” during her late-night set. As palm trees swayed in the background, the L.A. songstress performed the breezy tune with her band and a string quartet.

“Started as a love song, 26 years in the making / Moving from place to place and I never really settled down,” she sings before repeating the chorus, “I’m a wanderer, baby.”

The song is set to appear on her upcoming full-length debut Souled Out, due this summer.

Watch Jhené debut her new jam below:

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Anthony Lewis Makes Television Debut On ‘Queen Latifah,’ Performs “Candy Rain”

Anthony Lewis Queen Latifah

17-year-old star in the making, Anthony Lewis, hit a mountain high in his career as he made his first television debut on ‘The Queen Latifah Show‘ on Tuesday.

Taking over the Queen’s stage with his collaborator Billy Bang, the duo gave an awesome stage performance of their remake of the ’90s hit, “Candy Rain“. Quickly becoming a YouTube sensation due to his incredible vocals, Anthony is on his way to being able to compete with some of today’s most popular R&B acts.

Ready to see him take on the pressure? Check out his performance after the jump!

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August Alsina Brings K. Michelle On Stage at Album Release Show

August Alsina packed out SOB’s in NYC on Monday night for his sold-out Testimony album release show.  Not only was it an excellent performance and highlight of his rising career, but the young singer had plenty of special guests supporting him in the building, including Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Sebastian Mikael, Luke James and more.  As the crowd was as loud and ratchet as we’ve seen in the venue it was fitting that he invite the amazing K. Michelle on stage to voice her support.

Stepping to the mic like a comedian, K had everyone hanging on her every word while she explained why August deserves this success and support from all of his fans.  But, it wouldn’t be the real K. Michelle if she didn’t take some shots at some of the shady dudes in the game and of course she let everyone know the deal.  As DJ Era dropped her hit single “V.S.O.P.” August convinced the songstress to stay on stage and sing the club favorite for the screaming audience who loved every moment!

Check out the clip above, and pick up August Alsina’s debut album Testimony in stores now!

Ashanti Stuns With ‘Star Spangled Banner’ Performance


2014 is shaping up quite nicely for Ashanti. With the release of her long awaited album Braveheart hitting shelves last month, the singer has been reaping the benefits of persistence and determination.

Solidifying her run as an Indie artist, Ashanti has surely “got it”. Recruited by famed boxer Manny Pacquiao, the “Rain On Me” songstress saw herself standing on stage doing what many artists never get the opportunity to do in their career: sing the “Star Spangled Banner“.

Noted as a career defining moment for many of its performers, Ashanti took the challenge and ran with it. Granting patrons at the MMG Grand Las Vegas a firsthand view at her vocal talent, this by far was one of the most impressive shows Miss Douglas has given during her tenure as an artist.

Ready to be wowed? Take a look after the jump!

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Jhené Aiko Brings Out Drake & Childish Gambino At Coachella


This past weekend saw some of the biggest names in music grace the stage at the legendary Coachella Music & Arts Festival. From Hov and Bey to the return of OutKast, there was no telling just who fans would be lucky enough to see.

Amongst those to take the stage was first time performer, Jhené Aiko. Citing this as a dream come true, Sunday’s performance saw the singer go all out to bring the crowd in.

Featured in an all white ensemble and backed by her casket sharp suit wearing band, the Cali girl was all smiles throughout her set. Calling on Childish Gambino to assist with their single “Bed Peace,” Jhené took advantage of the night. Later in the set, she surprised the crowd by having Drizzy Drake hit the stage for their fan favorite track, “From Time”.

Giving excellent chemistry with both collaborators, we’re sure that this was a night to remember for the young star.

Check out both performances after the jump!

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Pharrell Performs at Coachella, Brings Out Gwen Stefani, Snoop, Diddy & More


Coachella 2014 has been full of guest surprises, but Pharrell Williams delivered the most during his hour-long performance on Saturday night.

As expected the Neptunes hit-maker made his set like a history lesson of greatness for the outdoor stage audience. Skateboard P opened with his Daft Punk featured song “Lose Yourself to Dance,” and brought everyone back with his breakout solo hit “Frontin’.” Pharrell then began running through his many massive produced or featured hits, which brought guests like Nelly (“Hot In Herre”), Snoop Dogg (“Drop It Like It’s Hot”), Busta Rhymes and Diddy (“Pass the Courvoisier Pt. 2”), and Tyler The Creator to the stage. But the biggest surprise of all was Gwen Stefani — who Pharrell addressed as “Queen” — for “Hollaback Girl.”

Of course he had to close out his monumental set with “Get Lucky” and his No. 1 single “Happy,” which had everyone watching surely sharing the feeling.

Catch Pharrell’s full set after the jump!

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Beyoncé Surprises Crowd During Solange’s Set at Coachella

Beyonce Solange Coachella

When your older sister is the Queen every once and a while you get to surprise the sh*t out of fans. Solange delivered one of the best sets of Coachella 2014, but to make sure everyone across the music universe was made aware of her performance, Beyoncé crashed the stage during her final song – “Losing You.”

Joining Sol-Angel, Bey brought her energy to the Gobi tent busting out some fierce moves of her own. It was a very exciting moment to cap another incredible performance from Solange, but also touching to see the family camaraderie when it’s all about the music and the fans.

Watch the memorable moment below:

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Pharrell Performs “Marilyn Monroe” and Talks Career On ‘Ellen’


Pharrell is absolutely having one of the best year’s ever! With promising nominations in the near future for his work, Skateboard P has hit a high plateau once again.

Taking to the ‘Ellen‘ show stage, the trendsetter showed off his sparkly new shoes and of course, his ten gallon hat. Now nominated for 9 Billboard awards, the slow aging artist has much to be “Happy” about these days. All smiles and soft spoken, the humble and talented individual opened up on how Ellen was the first one to support the “Happy” movement. Gifting him with her own version of his infamous hat, the two poked fun at what the large hat could double as.

Also taking time to talk about his album, G I R L, and performing the follow-up single, “Marilyn Monroe,” it’s hard to not want to be everywhere that Pharrell is.

Take a look the clips from his visit below:

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