PERFORMANCES

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

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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 “Nikita.”

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

Lyrica gets emotional as the electric guitar rings off in the sexy stripped down performance of “Nikita,” while she sings out to her ex that he better get steppin.

Check it out below, and you can pick up King Me 2 on iTunes now.

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Watch: Trey Songz Takes Over Revolt Live

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Trey Songz turned up the heat in Hollywood while performing an outdoor concert for “REVOLT Live” at the Hollywood & Highland Center on Monday. One thousand fans were treated to a special performance from Trigga, who served up his hits including “Na Na” off his chart-topping new album. One lucky girl even got to take off his shirt and give him a hug.

He also sat down with hosts Sib Vicious and Lawrence Jackson to speak about the difference between Trigga and Tremaine, which is the title of his next album.

“Trigga is basically a persona that lived mostly on mixtapes throughout my career,” he said. “A real Tremaine song is ‘Can’t Be Friends.’ Records like ‘Say Aah,’ ‘Bottoms Up,’ that’s that Trigga feel.”

Watch Trigga’s takeover below:

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ThisisRnB Nights: Keyshia Cole & Adrian Marcel Rock Irving Plaza (NYC)

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NYC R&B fans were treated to an incredible performance on Tuesday night as Keyshia Cole brought her “Point of No Return” tour to the Big Apple.  The R&B songstress and her supporting act, Adrian Marcel, lit up Irving Plaza with soaring vocals and sing-along moments.

Adrian is a fellow Oakland native who has been growing a large fan base thanks to his 2013 debut mixtape ‘7 Days of Weak,’ and the recently released follow-up ‘Weak After Next.’ For anyone that didn’t know his name prior to the show they left knowing R&B has some seriously great talent on the rise. Showing off his great stage presence and emotion filled falsetto the singer/songwriter performed songs off both projects.

Setting the stage for Keyshia to do what she does best, the R&B songstress tore up the stage for her adorning fans as she ran through her impressive catalog of hits and fan favorites including “Love,” “I Remember,” “Shoulda Let You Go,” “Enough of No Love” and more.  Keyshia also treated the audience to her cover of Chris Brown’s “Loyal.”

The “Point of No Return” Tour will continue across the U.S. through August hitting cites such as Boston, Atlanta, Houston, New Orleans, Los Angeles and more.

Check out our exclusive photos from the show below, along with the remaining tour dates.

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Watch: Luis Figueroa Performs Acoustic Cover of “Am I Wrong”

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Budding singer Luis Figueroa returns with a brand new video performance cover, this time taking on the massive hit single “Am I Wrong” by Nico & Vinz.

Backed by his guitarist and seated in a dark room filled with hanging light bulbs, Luis shows off his impressive vocal belting out the catchy anthem.

“I have my good friend Nozomi Yamaguchi on guitar cause he’s awesome! and I chose this song because it really resonates with me and my journey of making my dreams reality,” explained Luis.

Check out his performance below:

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Elle Varner Sings National Anthem at EBC Basketball Challenge, Talks New Album

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Elle Varner is getting ready to return with her sophomore album, so she has started making her appearances and promo performances. This past Sunday the soulful songstress helped kick off the EBC America Celebrity Basketball Challenge at Brooklyn’s Barclay Center, by singing the National Anthem.

“I put some flavor on it. Everybody’s heard the song a million times, so I did my thing. I had fun,” she told TrueExclusives following the performance. Additionally, Elle shared some info on her upcoming album.

“I’m making a very positive shift in my career with this album,” she said. “It’s all about artistry and being authentic and the message. It’s more soulful in the sense that you feel it in different ways.”

Earlier this month, she debuted her new single “Don’t Wanna Dance” featuring A$AP Ferg. Her sophomore album 4 Letter Word is due out this fall.

Check out Elle’s patriotic performance below. How do you think she did??

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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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