New Music: PJ Morton – First Began

PJ Morton First Began

Love is floating through the air with PJ Morton‘s early summer vibe, “First Began.”

Following the release of “Sticking To My Guns,” the singer/songwriter/musician quickly returns with the heartfelt new love song.

Singing about reliving the first moments of falling in love with his lady, the crooner celebrates their romance, and never-ending relationship.

“If I die, I’d hope to find you in another life / So we could fall again, and be the way we were when we first began,” he sings.

Take a listen to PJ’s sweet new song below.

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New Music: Milo Tain – In The Sky

Milo Tain In The Sky

Multi-talented rising artist Milo Tain reaches into our souls with the vibed-out, chill jam “In The Sky,” off his forthcoming debut EP.

According to the 21-year-old singer, songwriter and saxophonist, the song was written with the purpose of telling a story of life, love and death. It addresses the importance of living live to the fullest before it’s too late. Milo’s style sits comfortably within the realms of R&B/Soul and is reminiscent of the late Johnnie Wilder, Michael Jackson and Marvin Gaye.

“In The Sky” builds slowly with textures and reverbs, creating a sense of delicacy. While, Tain’s saxophone solo laces the song with character.  According to the Liverpool, UK native, the lyrics were influenced by Amy Winehouse and her tragic story. “Despite her sudden change in lifestyle she was denied the love and support she so desperately needed. In the end Amy’s achievements and pure love transcended her to a higher place,” he says.

“When you look up into the sky, you’ll realize, that you’ll never be alone / Stop with all the second guessing, before you see what you’ll be missing / Close your eyes and spread your wings, high into the sky,” he sings.

Take a listen to the smooth single below.

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New Music: Phé – Incredible

Phe Incredible

I never needed sleep, ’til I laid next to you / Now all I do is dream, what’s a girl to do?

Say Hi, to Phé.

This emerging songstress makes her debut with the sultry, love-making ballad “Incredible,” and we are fallin’ just like the Vancouver native has. A singer/songwriter and background vocalist for many years, Phé’s bio explains: After years of exploration and experimentation she has tapped into a unique musical style, a sultry blend of R&B and urban pop, accompanied by a tapestry of electronic sounds. Through her thoughtful and poetic lyrics, Phé reflects on the world as she experiences it.

Those experiences bring us this epic new vibe produced by MOMBRU, as she sings out to her lover about his powerful control over her body, mind, and soul.

“Your fingers trail upon my skin / Me pretendin’ I be sleepin’ / Cause if I look I’ll fall again, you pull me in,” she sings.

Yup, she got it on this one. Take a listen below.

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Emerging Artist Ashleye Armelin Releases Video for Debut Single “Name On It”


Claim what’s yours girl!

Emerging artist Ashleye Armelin has been there, done that, and knows she got it like that too! The Texas bred singer/songwriter lets a scandalous chick know that she’s the best her man will ever have, on her infectious debut single, “Name On It.”

The R&B/pop/country flavored tune finds Ashleye singing to a girl who is hoping to steal her man’s heart, and she brings the poignant lyrics to life in a cinematic video, as she walks through grassy country fields.

“Tell me what it taste like, when you taste my lips, on his? / Tell me what it feel like, when you see my, name on him?” she sings.

Ouch! You might have a point young lady.

Watch the dramatic affair unfold in the video for Ashleye’s single below.

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New Music: Tyrand – Heartbreaker

Tyrand Heartbreaker

Ok, Tyrand we see you!

North Carolina based soul singer, Tyrand, returns with an uptempo, new single titled “Heartbreaker,” but he’s looking to allow you to celebrate the dangerous woman on the dance floor.

Over a foot stomping beat, reminiscent of Amerie’s “1 Thing,” mixed with some James Brown, the crooner kicks up the tempo, while singing about his love for a woman, who he just can’t trust.

“I know you tell me, I’m number one to you / But it makes me wonder, who you made number two? / With a walk so smooth girl, you could wrap any man, around your finger, and play him just like a band,” he sings.

The single is the first release off Tyrand’s upcoming EP, My Time, which follows his 2013 debut album Love Lounge.

Take a listen below.

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Watch: Brandy Performs “The Boy is Mine” with a Fan in Sydney, Australia


Brandy is taking the world by storm on her international “Slayana: In These Streets Tour.”

On her Sydney, Australia stop at the Enmore Theatre, one lucky fan, Tammy (aka His Baby Mama), was invited on stage and surprised the audience when she joined Brandy for an impressive duet performance of “The Boy is Mine.”

Brandy was so shocked by her vocals, that she let the woman take over, and even sing her lines.

Check out the footage below.

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Listen to Marvin Gaye’s Posthumous “What’s Going On” Duet With BJ the Chicago Kid


Motown Records has released a special 10” vinyl EP of Marvin Gaye‘s What’s Going On in celebration of the classic albums 45th anniversary.

The EP features the original 7” mono single versions of “What’s Going On” and “God Is Love,” as well as two “Motown: Re-imagined” versions of the title track: a unplugged “Coffeehouse Mix,” and a posthumous duet with Motown signee BJ the Chicago Kid.

“Singing alongside Marvin Gaye is truly a dream come true for me. Uncle Marvin is, and will always be one of the greatest,” BJ told Pitchfork. “This collaboration also solidifies why I’m here in a time when it is proving to be more difficult for artists to find outlets for music with live vocals and live instrumentation. Marvin Gaye wasn’t only the standard for R&B, he also made a huge impact on pop music & pop culture. Long live R&B.”

Take a listen to the new duet version of “What’s Going On” below, and you can purchase the EP here.

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Usher, Bryson Tiller, Kehlani, & More Perform Concert at BET Experience at L.A. Live


The BET Experience weekend officially kicked off on Friday night in Los Angeles at the STAPLES Center, with a concert by Usher, Bryson Tiller, Kehlani and more!

Usher, who headlined the show, surprised the stadium audience by bringing out special guests Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Wale, and Young Thug, during his set.

The R&B superstar performed hit-after-hit from his massive catalog, including such old favorites as “Confessions,” “Nice & Slow,” and “U Don’t Have To Call” which he did along with Snoop as a mashup to the West Coast legend’s hit Pharrell collaboration, “Beautiful.”

Tiller showcased his live performance with breakout singles “Don’t,” “Exchange,” and more off his debut album TRAPSOUL. Kehlani always brings an energetic show to the stage, as she showed off her short hair and tattoos, performing cuts from her mixtapes, Cloud 19, and the Grammy-nominated You Should Be Here.

The BET Experience at L.A. Live, presented by Coca-Cola®, runs June 23-26, with music and comedy concerts taking place at The Novo Theater and STAPLES Center; FREE BET Fan Fest at the Los Angeles Convention Center including seminars, celebrity basketball games, celebrity meet & greets; and other special appearances. The weekend will be capped off with the “BET Awards” on Sunday, June 26.

Check out the photos below.

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