After reminding many fans of her amazing talents, with her vocal contributions to the recent Lifetime Whitney Houston biopic Whitney, R&B songstress Deborah Cox makes a surprise comeback with the new single “Kinda Miss You.”
Over a pulsating beat the singer/songwriter lets an ex know that while their time should be over, she is still stuck on a feeling.
“I kinda miss you but I don’t know why / Cause being with you was like do or die / I can’t let you go, you’re stuck to my soul,” she sings on the powerful hook.
Deborah will officially release the single to iTunes on February 3, in the meantime take a listen below:
Ne-Yo released his anticipated sixth studio album Non-Fiction this past Tuesday and has been hitting the promo circuit heavy. The album, like most, comes in both a standard and a deluxe edition, however this deluxe edition packs a lot more content with 7 additional songs and hidden interludes. But, the international deluxe edition boasts two separate bonus tracks which didn’t make the U.S. version.
On “Body On You” the R&B gentleman admits to doing some mild Instagram stalking and playfully propositions a new girl to let him get a taste.
On “Worth It,” Ne-Yo tells the story of a young lady looking for a Prince Charming but needs to prove it’s really real love that she wants. “You want a king, than you gotta show a king a queen,” he sings.
Take a listen to both tracks below, and pick up Ne-Yo’s new album on iTunes now!
Ciara surprised everyone with her personal new single “I Bet” earlier this month. Now, the Pop/R&B singer surprises again with a stripped down acoustic performance of the emotional ballad.
In the black-and-white video, the singer was accompanied by three background singers, a pianist, and a guitarist as she belted out the song, which is about her ex-fiancé Future.
“As a songwriter, I always pull from my life experiences as well as the experiences shared by others,” Ciara told PEOPLE. “It is important to me that my music feels real.”
The Harmony Samuels-produced song is the first single off her sixth album Jackie, which was named after her mother.
“As soon as I had my son, everything changed,” said the new mom, who gave birth to son Future Zahir Wilburn in May. “I am now experiencing what [my mother] must have when I was young. [Becoming a mom] has inspired my creative process…and given me clarity both with songwriting as well as musicality for the album.”
Watch CiCi go acoustic below:
Mary J. Blige crossed into new musical territory with a brand new album, The London Sessions. Now, as she continues to promote the LP the R&B Queen teamed up with Walmart to perform for their special ‘Soundcheck’ series at a Los Angeles studio.
Check out clips of MJB performing the singles “Therapy” and “Right Now” below, and watch the full session here.
The-Dream brings his dark fantasy to life in the opulent video for his new single “That’s My Sh*t” featuring T.I. The Radio Killa visits a mysterious mansion party, where lingerie-clad ladies strut around—from the boardroom to the pool. He meets up with a dapper Tip for a game of dice before retiring to his throne.
The platinum hitmaker has reunited with his production partner Tricky Stewart for his new EP Crown, which drops March 31. It will be followed by his Jewel EP in June, both to be released via his Contra Paris label.
“Crown is more modern R&B, and Jewel will be more what you might think of as my songwriter side, the songs I might have given to other artists before,” said The-Dream. “If you put me in a box, Jewel is more what you get when that box is open. But I’m not limited by any box I’ve been put in—every year I’m expanding and growing, and it makes for a more interesting plot.”
Watch Dream’s sexy soirée below:
Musician Jeff Bradshaw had a vision to bring R&B, Jazz, and Gospel icons together for a once-in-a-lifetime concert, and now album entitled HOME. Executive produced by Grammy Award winner Robert Glasper, the project features the likes of Marsha Ambrosius, Bilal, Black Thought (of The Roots), Kim Burrell, Eric Roberson, Tweet, and more.
Performed on May 28, 2014 at the famed Kimmel Center in Philadelphia the special one-off concert will now be released as an album by Shanachie Entertainment on March 31, 2015.
Following the release of the first single “All Time Love” featuring Robert Glasper, Eric Roberson and Tweet, the Philly native has now unveiled its official accompanying music video.
In the visual Roberson and Tweet serenade each other at an intimate studio session, while Bradshaw and Glasper set the musical landscape.
“I hope that people find this album to be a breath of fresh air,” Bradshaw says. “And that every part of their musical appetite is satisfied. That’s why Robert and I designed the album this way and hand-picked every artist. It’s like opening a menu and seeing all your favorite foods.”
Check out their new video below!
Emerging NYC based duo LION BABE – formed of singer/songwriter and performance artist Jillian Hervey and instrumentalist and producer Lucas Goodman – have released a stunning new visual for their single “Treat Me Like Fire,” off their self titled debut EP. Directed by London based designer and art director Kate Moross, “Treat Me Like Fire” (Visual #2) serves as the follow up to “Treat Me Like Fire” (Visual #1), watch here.
On March 1 LION BABE will release the “Treat Me Like Fire: UK Remixes,” a three-track remix compilation featuring the band’s collaboration with London production duo, Snakehips, with additional remixes from Star Slinger, and Soultech.
The sultry and mesmerizing track, written and produced by Hervey and Goodman, was the first collaboration between the pair and follows the critically acclaimed songs “Jump Hi” and “Jungle Lady,” also off their self titled debut EP.
Check out the new video below:
Dawn Richard needs no introduction to music lovers. As a founding member of the platinum-selling girl group, Danity Kane, and later one-third of Bad Boy Records’ Diddy-Dirty Money, Richard has paid her dues both in the studio and on the stage.
But these days Richard is rolling solo. Off the heels of her critically-acclaimed debut full-length album, Goldenheart, the 31-year-old singer is back with the same attitude, but different sound.
Blackheart, the second part of a trilogy conceptual album, is Richard’s musical statement piece. It’s dark, introspective and unlike anything some listeners could expect. Not to mention, it’s already climbed to the No. 1 spot on the iTunes electronic chart. Though her sound has often been coined “progressive R&B,” Richard says she’d rather not be put into a box. Instead she just wants her music to be accepted for what it is: undefined.
In an exclusive interview, Richard tell us the story behind her “heart” trilogy, why former DK bandmate Aundrea Fimbres is the only feature on the album and why she prefers to be a genreless artist. Check out that and more below!