Video: Elle Varner – ‘Cold Case’


Talented songstress Elle Varner releases an artistic new visual for her single “Cold Case“.

As one of our favorite releases from her forthcoming sophomore album, the video to the song is not at all what we expected. While the visual doesn’t feature any shots of Elle, it does show the stages of love that many couples go through.

From being all over one another to hating each other, the couple in the video show the typical stages of the Four Letter Word.

Take a look after the jump!

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Video: Jasmine V – ‘I Love Your Crazy’


Rising star Jasmine V is back with a new video!

While the young singer is still on a high from the overwhelming support of her EP That’s Me Right There, she’s making sure she doesn’t leave fans hanging when it comes to giving them something new.

Dropping the visual to the single, “I Love Your Crazy,” Jasmine V shows her mature and sexy side in the Alfredo Flores directed video. Capturing each shot in black and white, the new video is seductive as it is beautifully shot.

Take a look below!

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Lyric Video: Teairra Mari – Deserve


Love & Hip-Hop: Hollywood star Teairra Mari is capitalizing off of her recent thrust back into the spotlight. Releasing her brand new single “Deserve” at the end of the season, the former Roc-a-Fella signee is now moving on with the next step in making the song as famed as her breakout single, “Make Her Feel Good.”

Armed with a lyric video to accompany the audio, there’s only a matter of time before the official video makes its way to our screens. Set against a white background and broken glass, the pink letters to the soon to be breakup anthem kind of gives us a look at what the video could possibly entail.

Give it a look below:

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Exclusive: Anthony Hamilton Performs “Tis The Season” & “Home for the Holidays” Acoustic on ThisisRnB Sessions!


This fall, Anthony Hamilton released his first ever Christmas album, Home For The Holidays, via RCA Records. The festive LP finds Hamilton crooning his way through some of the season’s most beloved holiday classics with his signature tone, and features six original tracks including, “Spend Christmas With You,” “Coming Home,” “‘Tis The Season,” “Spirit of Love,” “It’s Christmas,” and the title track “Home for the Holidays.”

Hamilton approached the project with the same sophistication and delivery he is respected for, with his past studio albums.

“This album is for the people who really love the holidays and what feelings they bring. For the families that get together and love a good time,” said Anthony. “I feel like some of the things we enjoy most, we can only feel with our hearts. Having an emotional connection to this project was essential because I want my fans to be moved by the music and associate each song with a time where no other feeling mattered but love.”

We recently caught up with the soulful crooner for a special edition of our live acoustic series at StadiumRed Studios in Harlem, New York. For his set, Anthony performed two of the original songs off the album, “Tis The Season,” and the title track “Home for the Holidays.”

Accompanied by his tour pianist and backup singer, Hamilton gracefully performed each song with the class, gritty soulful nuances, and old school precision that he delivers on stages worldwide.

Watch the performances below, and you can pick up his new album on iTunes now!

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LION BABE Release “Jungle Lady” Video and Debut EP


New and unique, New York duo LION BABE, made up of singer/songwriter Jillian Hervey and instrumentalist and producer Lucas Goodman, have released their highly anticipated debut LION BABE EP – and to mark its release the band have unveiled a performance art style visual for their second single “Jungle Lady.”

The sensual song is packed with soul and passion which LION BABE songstress Jillian describes as celebrating ‘love, fantasy and longing’ – inspiring its visually arresting and sexy video, which was directed by the band and shot on the streets of New York.

Written and produced by Hervey and Goodman, their debut EP is a sublime collection of tracks, led by the intoxicating “Jump Hi” featuring hip-hop artist Childish Gambino, which has become and underground hit. It showcases their desire for fearlessly reworking and reinventing the familiar, combining it with their love of fantasy and the surreal, to make their own unique pieces of art; a new kind of soul.

Watch the new video and stream their debut EP below!

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Video: Anthony Lewis – The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting)


Can you believe Christmas is practically already here? Well, Anthony Lewis can and he’s ready to give his take on one of the classic holiday tunes. Tackling the legendary Nat King Cole’s famed hit, “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire,” the young LA native exposes how talented he truly is.

Backed by only a piano, Anthony stands in the studio belting out the lyrics to the lovable song. Gaining the attention of the world with his remake of the famed ’90s single “Candy Rain,” which was originally made famous by Soul For Real, A. Lewis is finding a home with remaking some of the more popular songs of the past. The singer, whose debut album is set to hit shelves next year, dropped his mixtape #TBH last month and already has fans ready for him to go on tour.

Get into the holiday spirit with the new video below:

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Video: Chrisette Michele – ‘Together’


The time has come for Chrisette Michele to give her fans what they’ve been waiting for. Finally revealing the full length video to her new single “Together,” the R&B Divas starlet reminds us just what love feels like.

The song, which is the perfect wedding and relationship anthem, takes us back to the days of the love your grandparents shared. Donning lovely braids and different shades of pink, the singer-songwriter promises to remember to stay in love with her beau.

Chrisette’s new project The Lyricists’ Opus EP is on iTunes now! She will kick off “The Opus Tour” beginning in San Francisco on January 22.

Take a look at the Derek Blanks directed visual below!

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Video: Ariana Grande – Santa Tell Me


With Christmas right around the corner, it’s time to spread some holiday cheer!

Releasing the official video to her holiday inspired single “Santa Tell Me,” young singer Ariana Grande throws on her onsie and snuggles up with friends for this one. Piled in a huge, comfy bed, Ariana calls out to Santa in her animal like hat while her friends watch on in encouragement.

No doubt a video that captures Ariana’s cute and fun side, “Santa Tell Me” is the perfect video to recreate with your girlfriends this holiday season.

Take a look below:

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