August Alsina Wakes Up From ‘Three Day Coma,’ Shares Hospital Photo

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Our prayers have been with August Alsina this week as he has been recovering from collapsing on stage during his Monday night concert in NYC. Today, the R&B star has returned to social media to update his fans on his condition.

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Angie Fisher Performs Acoustic Rendition of “I.R.S.”

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Emerging songstress Angie Fisher had us picking our jaws off the floor from her stunning vocal on her debut single “I.R.S.

Now, the exceptional singer shows off her pipes on camera with a special unplugged performance, recorded at the YouTube Space in L.A., of the soulful song featuring Gino Matteo on guitar.

Until recently, Fisher was an acclaimed and in-demand session and background singer. She has worked with the best of the best including Michael Jackson, Christina Aquilera, Celine Dion, Mary J. Blige and many more. She is currently working on her debut album.

Watch her performance below:

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Jhené Aiko Performs “The Pressure” on ‘Today’ Show

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Jhené Aiko rose bright and early on a chilly Friday morning in NYC to share her angelic voice with a live performance on the ‘TODAY’ show.

In a long, white lace dress, the L.A. songstress stripped down her single “The Pressure” with some help from her guitarist Jeff.

Her debut album Souled Out entered the Billboard 200 at No. 3 this week, selling 70,000 copies in its first week.

Jhené will kick off the “King of the Fall” tour with The Weeknd and ScHoolboy Q tonight at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

Watch her latest performance below:

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New Music: Queen & Michael Jackson – There Must Be More to Life Than This

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The legendary duet between Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson has been remixed and mastered for our ears.  The powerful ballad “There Must Be More to Life Than This” was written by Mercury during sessions for Queen’s 1981 album, Hot Space.

Mercury visited MJ at his home studio in Los Angeles where he recorded Jackson singing the song for an unfinished version. Queen revived the track during sessions for 1984′s The Works, but again it was not finished. A year later, a solo version surfaced on Mercury’s debut solo album, 1985′s Mr. Bad Guy.

The new production of the powerful ballad, which was produced and remixed by William Orbit, mixes Queen’s original backing track with Mercury and Jackson’s vocals.

It will appear on the two-CD set Queen Forever, due November 11. Take a listen to the updated version of the classic record below:

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New Music: Prince – FUNKNROLL

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The return of Prince has many very excited, and rightly so as he has been delivering some pretty awesome new records, including “U Know” and “Clouds,” as he gets fans ready for the release of two brand new albums.

Today, following the live premiere of the song on The Arsenio Hall Show earlier this year, the icon shares the high energy, electric “FUNKNROLL.” The third release from his upcoming 13-track solo album, ART OFFICIAL AGE.

Opening with a hard rock edge, the record quickly breaks down with a snappy percussion backbeat, with elements that remind you of old Neptunes production. A quite unique soundscape for the Purple One, but still laying down plenty of funk and guitar as the title amply states. It is clear this is modern Prince.

Both ART OFFICIAL AGE, and debut album with his new band 3rdEyeGirl, PLECTRUMELECTRUM, which will be released on September 30 via his new venture with Warner Bros. Records.

Take a listen to the studio version of “FUNKNROLL” below:

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Chris Brown Translates Alien Audio on ‘Big Boy’s Neighborhood’

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During his special album release day interview with Big Boy’s Neighborhood on Power 106 in Los Angeles, Chris Brown shared one of his other secret skills – translating alien audio.

What? You didn’t know he had those gifts too?

Big Boy and the crew asked the R&B superstar to decipher lines from some of our most famous Hollywood aliens for another comedic moment during their live chat.

Watch the clip below, and if you missed Chris telling a funny story about an inmate on Con Air, check it out here.

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New Music: Brian Angel – Mrs. Parker/Hunnid Dollar Bill

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Well this was unexpected.

Day 26 member Brian Angel is taking a bit of the solo route. While he may currently be on tour with his band mates, that hasn’t stopped the talented singer from doing a little promotion of his own work.

Releasing two new singles titled, “Mrs. Parker” and “Hunnid Dollar Bill,” Brian will officially deliver both on September 23 for fans to enjoy. Lifted from his upcoming debut solo album, Daybreak, Brian stated, “I’m not going to lie I was nervous and anxious at the same time. But I’m very confident in my music ​and ​I’m extremely confident in my team. ​T​here’s no doubt ​in ​my mind that these two songs will be a huge impact for what I’m trying to do and I’m very confident in both the songs, as a good lead off to my solo album #DAYBREAK.​”

Check out both of the singles after the jump!

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Exclusive: Ne-Yo Performs “She Knows” at ‘Fostering a Legacy Benefit’ in NYC

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Last Friday, Ne-Yo‘s Compound Foundation hosted their 3rd annual ‘Fostering A Legacy Benefit’ in New York City. The glamorous event, held at Gotham Hall, was sponsored by Porsche and hosted by Saturday Night Live’s Jay Pharoah and Ne-Yo himself.

In addition to honoring individuals and companies who have excelled with leadership in foster care, adoption and community work, and raising funds for The Compound Foundation, the special evening featured performances from Trey Songz and Ne-Yo.

During his closing set, Ne-Yo treated the diverse audience to his first live performance of his brand new single “She Knows” featuring Juicy J.

The club banger is the second release off the R&B stars forthcoming album Non-Fiction which is now due out early 2015.

Check out our footage of his performance below and pick up the single on iTunes now.

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