New Music: James Scott – Wonder


Young R&B singer James Scott is here with his debut appearance on ThisIsRnB. Delivering his heartfelt track titled “Wonder,” James belts out an ode to a friend lost.

Dedicated to his best friend Francheska “Cloud Princess” Delacruz, the Bronx singer lays out his feelings on the melodic guitar driven beat. Singing out, “I wonder if I’ll see you again / Babe, I wonder, if I’ll ever see you again,” the song should resonate with anyone who might be in a place where they’re still asking questions about a loss that might not make full sense.

Take a listen below:

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Video: Natalie La Rose feat. Fetty Wap – Around The World


Burgeoning star Natalie La Rose is here to prove she is more than ‘Somebody‘ with the release of the music video for her second single “Around The World” featuring Fetty Wap.

In the dance-heavy video, directed by Hannah Lux Davis, La Rose daydreams of an international love affair as she interprets different cultures style into various choreographed dance scenes.

“Here I am, a girl from Amsterdam and traveling the world,” she told The FADER, describing her close connection to the song. “In the video I’m showing that I have a little bit of every woman in me. To me the song is about a passionate, limitless, and worldwide love.”

Natalie is currently prepping for the release of her debut EP, due out this fall on Flo Rida’s label I.M.G and Republic Records. She is currently touring the U.S. with Fifth Harmony.

Watch the video below:

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Indie: Demarious Cole Releases New Single “Freak Like That”

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Indie artist Demarious Cole knows first hand that the freaks come out at night, as he details his erotic exploits on the new single “Freak Like That.”

The Huntsville, Alabama native has been building a buzz through touring and opening for acts such as TGT (Tyrese, Ginuwine & Tank) and Sisqo.

Riding the bass heavy Y.A production D. Cole offers no apologies if he turns another man’s girl into a freak.

“N***as be acting like hoes, all in their feelings like whoa whoa whoa / If you looking for your girlfriend, got her over here like go go go,” he sings.

Take a listen below, and stay tuned for more from Demarious Cole coming soon.

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Watch: Janet Jackson Releases “No Sleeep” feat. J. Cole Video!


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Janet Jackson has surprised us with the official music video for the album version of her comeback single “No Sleeep” featuring J. Cole.

Directed by Dave Meyers, the music icon hasn’t missed a step as she struts around her house in the evening hours, posing in front of a vintage photo of herself and her father, lounging on the sofa, and in the bedroom. Janet coos out the sultry lyrics as she pines for her lover over the buttery smooth Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis production.

Visual effects place J. Cole in every section of the room as he kicks his slick, metaphor-filled verse from inside and outside in the rain.

Janet is set to release her first LP in seven years, around late September, via her own Rhythm Nation Records/BMG. She will kick off her “Unbreakable Tour” on Aug. 31 in Vancouver.

Peep the sexy new video below!

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New Music: Jordin Sparks – 100 Years

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Jordin Sparks‘ new boo has her ready to spend an eternity together, and she lets her feelings fly on the sultry new ballad “100 Years.” Over the subtle, percussion led track, the American Idol champion lets her lover know that she needs a little “more time.”

“A 100 years is not enough time with you / I fantasize about all that we could do / I wish you knew how much I really love you / Don’t go nowhere,” she sings.

Preceded by the singles “It Ain’t You,” the 2 Chainz-assisted “Double Tap,” and the title track, “Right Here Right Now,” Sparks’ third studio album, Right Here Right Now, is due on August 21.

Take a listen to “100 Years” below:

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New Music: Lianne La Havas – Green & Gold


With a week to go before the release of her anticipated sophomore album Blood, sultry songbird Lianne La Havas gives fans another taste of the project, with the new song “Green & Gold.”

Inspired by her family’s past the smooth track finds the singer reflecting on her youth and learning the history of her heritage from Greece and Jamaica.

“Six years old staring at my nose in the mirror / Trying to dip my toes in the mirror / Thinking, ‘Who’s that girl and does the mirror world go on forever?,” she sings.

Blood‘ will be released on July 31 via Warner Bros.

Take a listen below:

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Tamar Braxton Announces New Release Date for ‘Calling All Lovers’ Album


With almost two years passing since the release of her sophomore album Love and War, Tamar Braxton is back and ready to give her Tamartians what they’ve been waiting for.

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Teedra Moses & Anthony Hamilton Go Behind The Scenes of “That One” Video Shoot


With only two weeks left until the release of her well anticipated album Cognac & Conversations, Teedra Moses takes us behind the scenes of her Anthony Hamilton assisted video to “That One.”

The track, which was released right after her attendance to this year’s Essence Fest, served as a follow-up to the fan favorite, “Get It Right.” Dressed in all white, both talented acts jumped in front of the camera to compliment one another on being massive fans of each others artistry.

While the video’s release was not mentioned, we’re sure it’ll be here sooner than you think. Until then, check out the BTS footage below!

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