Video: Sammie – Exes

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Earlier this month, Sammie surprised fans with his new birthday EP 31872.0.  Now, the R&B singer drops off a music video for “Exes,” off his late 2015 EP Indigo.

Standing and singing at a microphone hanging from the ceiling, Sammie calls out his ex-girlfriend, and dabbles in auto-tuned rap.  On the bridge he shares some honest personal circumstances and asks for the Lord’s forgiveness.

“So to my exes I know that I’ve been living reckless, and I’m asking for forgiveness, yea I hope y’all hear the message.” he sings.

Check out the visual below.

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New Music: JR Castro – Right Away

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Rising R&B newcomer JR Castro is addicted to a special love on his brand new single “Right Away.”

On the uptempo track, produced by The Audibles, the Las Vegas native coos out to his love interest promising to be by her side as soon as she calls.

“Ooh, the way you’re touchin me has got me goin / Ooh, kissing everything has got ya moanin,” he sings on the ’90s inspired song.

JR is currently prepping for the release of his debut EP You, which is executive produced by Timbaland, and includes collaborations with Pusha T, Migos, Kid Ink, YG, and Sevyn Streeter.

Take a listen below.

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New Music: RAY – Back Words

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Male and female sibling duos are pretty rare in music, but up-and-coming group RAY look to change that.

The Los Angeles based duo, comprised of brother and sister Sean Ray and Chanelle Ray, caught our ears with their brand new buzz single “Back Words,” off their forthcoming EP Rehabilitation. On the track, which was produced by Mantra and written by Kesington Kross, the duo assume the roles of lovers battling a rocky relationship while attempting to make it work.

“Knowing we shouldn’t go back, wards / Saying things we can’t take back, words,” they sing on the chorus.

Take a moment to check out this emerging sibling duo below, what do you think?

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New Music: Tinashe – Bullet + They’re On, and Debuts “Fire and Flames” Live

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Tinashe is bringing the heat with a Bullet!

Currently on her “Joyride World Tour,” a new track from the California singer, titled “Bullet,” has leaked. The song contains hard-hitting drums and a simple chorus that is stylistically characteristic of Tinashe’s style. Only she can make a sexy track about a getting the guy that she wants using a bullet with his “name on it.”

On the sultry chorus she sings,”I may not always get what I need / But I get what I want, guaranteed / This bullet got your name on it.”

It’s not clear whether or not this song will appear on her anticipated sophomore album Joyride, but it comes after a string of singles including “Party Favors,” “Ride of Your Life,” “Energy” and “Player” featuring Chris Brown. The R&B star will continue on her tour through May 26 in Australia, while she finishes work on her forthcoming LP.

UPDATE: Another new cut titled “They’re On” produced by DJ Mustard has surfaced as well! Additionally, on tour Tinashe has treated her fans to previews of more new tracks off Joyride. At her show in Montreal, she took a break from dancing to sit on a stool and belt out the brand new song “Fire and Flames.” Take a listen to both tracks and she footage from her performance below.

Check out the song below.

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Rihanna To Be Honored at BET’s ‘Black Girls Rock!’ 2016

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We all knew that RiRi was a rockstar, but BET is making it official!

Rihanna may have just kicked off her international “ANTI World Tour,” but her Navy isn’t the only group singing her praises. This year the Bajan princess will be honored at BET’s “Black Girls Rock!” ceremony with the Rock Star Award. The program will take place in a few weeks on April 1 in Newark, NJ at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Tracy Ellis Ross is scheduled to host this year’s ceremony, which airs on BET April 5. Along with Rih, the show will also honor legendary singer Gladys Knight, writer-producer Shonda Rhimes, actress and playwright Danai Gurira, and young actress and activist Amanda Stenberg.

Rihanna expressed her gratitude for the award with a few Instagram posts thanking BET and showing off some sneak peeks of what to expect on her “ANTI World Tour.”

Check out the pictures below.

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Keri Hilson Announces New Single “Again,” Preps Comeback Album ‘L.I.A.R’ (Love is a Religion)

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Today, Keri Hilson has finally announced her official musical return!

After two successful albums, In A Perfect World and No Boys Allowed, the R&B singer/songwriter is ending her musical hiatus this upcoming Friday, March 18.

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Video: Musiq Soulchild – I Do

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Musiq Soulchild surprised fans everywhere this past January with the release of his comeback-to-R&B single “I Do.” Now, the soulful singer-songwriter debuts the official music video.

The romantic record deals with drama between a couple as Musiq reminds his mate that there are times when they both can not stand one another, but that does not take away the love that he has in his heart for her.

“Sometimes I don’t like you / You always got a problem with anything that I do / I don’t always understand everything about you / But I know I just can’t live without you / So yea I do, I do,” he serenades.

The Eavvon O’Neal-directed video showcases the hate-to-love relationship woes that many can relate to.

“I Do” is the first single from Musiq’s forthcoming eighth studio album Life on Earth, due April 15 via eOne / My Block Inc. The album is available for pre-order on iTunes now.

Check out the video, along with the album cover and tracklisting below!

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Watch: BJ The Chicago Kid Performs “Love Inside” Acoustic

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BJ The Chicago Kid continues to bless us with intimate acoustic performances of favorites, and originals off his stellar new album In My Mind.

Teaming up once again with his guitarist Jeff V., the soulful crooner delivers a stirring rendition of his standout cut “Love Inside.”

You don’t want to miss this one, so check it out below, and if you haven’t yet, go pick up BJ’s Motown Records debut now!

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