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Video: Timbaland feat. Mila J – Don’t Get No Betta

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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, Timbaland and Mila J heat up the screen in the video for “Don’t Get No Betta,” their collaboration off Timbo’s recent mixtape King Stays King.

The R&B vixen strips down to lingerie in the sultry visuals, while Tim puts the moves on his sexy co-star. Their chemistry reaches a peak when Timb runs an ice cube up and down Mila’s body.

“This could last forever,” Tim and Mila sing in the flirtatious clip. “We could go wherever / Oh, it don’t get no betta.”

Check it out below.

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Video: Brian McKnight – Better

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Brian McKnight follows up the video for “Uh Oh Feeling” with the visuals for the title track off his forthcoming 12th studio album Better.

McKnight is not only getting ‘better’ with age, but also with life, love and music – a journey echoed in the sounds and lyrics of his most heartfelt album to date. “I’m taking it back to basics,” McKnight explains of the new album. “Creating music like we did 20 years ago – completely organic, all real instruments.”

Simplicity holds true on the romantic ballad as McKnight sings about the benefits of an everlasting relationship.

“Girl, ever since you walked into my life / You took everything that’s wrong and made it right, that’s what you did,” he sings in the black-and-white visuals set backstage and during a show rehearsal.

Check out the video below.

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Watch: UK Singer Phebe Edwards Premieres “Inside of You” Video

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Earlier this year, we were blessed with the exceptional voice of UK singer-songwriter Phebe Edwards and her soulful new single “Inside of You.”

With Valentine’s Day approaching fast, the rising artist premieres the cinematic video for the stirring love song.  Showcasing the many stages of emotion in a relationship, the visuals tell the very relatable story of two people trying to save a fading romance.

“‘Inside of You’ gives an insight into my personal relationships and the heartache I’ve had to work through in my life,” explains Phebe.

Previously sharing the stage, recording, and or touring with the likes of James Brown, Adele, Jessie J, Rita Ora and more, the talented songstress is here to prove that she’s got a destiny to fulfill on her own. With comparisons ranging from Fantasia to Aretha Franklin, Phebe is following along the road of some of the greats.

Watch the premiere of her new video below!

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Video: Tweet – Magic

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Magic can’t describe how stunning Tweet is in her new video!

R&B’s favorite Southern Hummingbird is back with brand new visuals for her latest single “Magic,” off her anticipated third studio album Charlene.

In the simplistic yet sensual video, Tweet basks in the joy of her significant others love and sings about how the connection between them can be nothing but magic.

Charlene is in stores on February 26. Peep the new video below.

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Video: Leon Bridges – River

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Leon Bridges clearly has a penchant for creating music that touches the depths of our souls. And although his sound carries an innate old school feel, the video for the cathartic “River” shows his keen awareness of present day issues.

As Leon and his backup singer, Brittini Jessie vibe during a road trip, somber visuals show the turmoil of violence and hardship that plague inner city black communities. The images reflect pain and struggle, along with the love and hope that thrive despite the chaos.

The 2016 Grammy nominee explained that, “A river has historically been used in gospel music as symbolism for change and redemption…When thinking about how to best visually represent this universal battle, I reflected on the depiction of black communities in our media and particular experiences within my own life…I wanted to showcase that through all the injustice, there’s real hope in the world.”

Leon’s debut album Coming Home is in stores now. Watch the video for “River” below.

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Watch: JOE Releases New Video “Our Anthem”

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In honor of Black History Month, R&B veteran JOE has released a new video for a song he has titled “Our Anthem.”

A soulful and reflective track, with socially conscious visuals, the multi-Grammy nominated artist starts out singing The Star Spangled Banner and later borrows from Otis Redding’s classic, “Try A Little Tenderness.”  Taking a stand to help improve our relations with one another, Joe simply asks, “Is this red white and blue, or black brown and white? / Ask yourself, is it wrong, or is it right?”

Along with the release he shared a short message, “Sometimes a walk and a little reflection helps put things into perspective! THIS IS “OUR ANTHEM”! #OURANTHEM #TENDERNESS w/love from me to you Black History Month!”

JOE is currently working on his next album, the follow-up to 2014’s Bridges, which is expected to be released later this year.

Check out his powerful new video below.

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Video: LION BABE – Where Do We Go

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New York duo LION BABE – comprised of singer-songwriter and performance artist Jillian Hervey and instrumentalist and producer Lucas Goodman – are kicking-off the year in spectacular fashion with the debut of the slick and stylish visuals for their new single “Where Do We Go.”

Directed by the acclaimed filmmaker and photographer Luke Gilford, and shot in and around New York, the clip lends a high-fashion edge to the infectious retro vibe of the track as it takes you on a colorful journey from day to night into LION BABE’s world.

“Where Do We Go” is the latest single of the groups anticipated debut album, Begin, due out February 5 on Polydor. The album features 14 soulful tracks created by the duo and includes collaborations with Pharrell Williams, Childish Gambino, Andrew Wyatt and more.

Check out their new video below.

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Watch: Usher Releases Part 2 of “Chains” Video

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Usher continues to do his part for social justice with the second visual for his song “Chains” featuring Nas and Bibi Bourelly. The powerful anthem, which he debuted during the TIDAL X: 1020 concert in Brooklyn last year, was created to raise awareness for victims of racial injustice and police brutality.

The first part of the experience, “Don’t Look Away,” featured an interactive element where viewers were required to look into the eyes of the unarmed victims to control the video stream.

Part 2, a striking black-and-white clip directed by Film the Future, also highlights the eye-opening realities of social injustice and aims to inspire change. In between imagery of broken chains and handcuffs, Usher finds himself in church at his own funeral and in the back of a cop car with tears in his eyes.

Watch the video below.

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