Oh, Jason. Jason, Jason, Jason.
If the heart-eyed emoji was available to post in writing, it would definitely be all over this post. Revealing the sexy new cover art to his upcoming album, Talk Dirty, Jason Derulo didn’t spare any of the “dirty”.
Due out on April 15, the album is driven by the Top 5 track of the same name. Joined by a pair of red nail wearing hands, the cover shows off the stars nicely toned torso with the hands feeling all over his exposed parts. Growing into a fine young man, the new album will expose a different side of the star that we may not be used to.
Calling on 2 Chainz, Snoop Dogg, Tyga, and Kid Ink to appear on the project, Mr. Derulo made sure to switch things up for us. Also using famed producers such as DJ Mustard, Timbaland, and RedOne, Talk Dirty might go down in the books as a top contender for his best album.
While we have a little time left until we can confirm that, take a look at a few of his celebrity friends Talkin’ Dirty in the special video below:
Toronto native Veronica Domingues looks to catch a buzz with the release of her new single “I Get High,” and she won’t be the only one that’s high after listening to the smooth track.
The 24-year-old singer-songwriter sings, “Down where the city is bright and there’s no people in sight, just let it cruise through my mind.” Her sultry voice over the jazzy beat will have you ready to kick back and light one up.
Lifted from her upcoming EP Just Chill, if “I Get High” is any indication of what the 8-track project will sound like, we’re ready for it to hit our speakers.
Take a listen below:
Whether you love her music or just love her style, one has to admit that the youngest Knowles is doing her damn thing. Featured in the upcoming issue of Harper’s Bazaar, Solange supplies eye-popping shots as well as some good info on what’s going on in her life.
Titling her the “Cool Girl On The Block,” Solange’s feature in the popularized fashion magazine takes time to highlight where she is as an all around artist to date. Dressed in Moschino, Ralph Lauren, and a pretty pricey Chanel dress, the 27-year-old fashionista has always been drawn to pops of color and more interesting pieces.
Discussing things such as her past experiences with music and fashion, short stint as a wife, her 9-year-old son Jules and much more, the Charloette Cowles penned piece sheds much light on what it’s like to be the sibling to standout superstar Beyoncé. When asked about how it feels to follow in her footsteps, the eccentric sibling stated:
“My parents constantly tried to talk me out of being an artist. They had gone through the whole journey with my sister and just wanted me to have a normal teenage life.”
Although Solange didn’t quite follow the exact same steps as Queen B, we’d have to say that she’s done quite well following her own.
Check out more pictures from the spread below and if you’re interested in reading the entire piece, click here.
The 9th annual Jazz In The Gardens music festival went down this past weekend at Sunlife Stadium in Miami, Florida. The two-day event, hosted by DL Hughley, featured some of the biggest stars in R&B and Jazz, including Kelly Rowland, Trey Songz, Jamie Foxx, Anthony Hamilton, Mint Condition, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly and more!
Some of the celebrity guests in attendance were actor and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte and comedian Kevin Hart, who introduced his pal Trigga.
One of the biggest surprises of the Saturday night performances was when Kelly brought out rapper Nelly to perform their Grammy-winning hit “Dilemma.”
“I asked [Nelly] to stop here, and he came by. I’m just so happy that it was a surprise,” Rowland told TheGrio. “I kept it a surprise because I wanted to do something special for Miami. I live here, so I have to.”
Jamie Foxx had some surprises of his own in store for the Miami crowd as well. He brought out R&B general Tank to sing a few of his own hits including “Please Don’t Go,” and join Foxx in a singing battle. But, Jamie really had everyone’s attention when he gave out $5,000 to the best female audience member who was willing to come on stage and show off her twerk moves.
Check out all the video footage below!
Chris Brown spent the weekend in jail, and now he is facing a court appearance over his dismissal from rehab and whether he should be given additional penalties, which could include more time behind bars.
August Alsina gave fans a treat over the weekend with an extended preview of his new track “Benediction” featuring Rick Ross, from his debut album Testimony due out April 15. The Eric Hudson-produced track is an autobiographical experience that touches on some of the hardships August has faced over his 21 years.
“I had to tell it all”, August explains. “If people can see that I came from the same fucked up circumstances that they’re currently in, then they’ll know it’s possible for them to make it too. I’m in this position for a reason, so if I hold back, I’m cheating the people, I’m cheating myself, and I’m cheating God. The majority of people out there either come from the struggle or are still in the struggle. If we don’t tell our story, no one will. #StrugLlife”
Testimony will be available for pre-orders on iTunes starting tomorrow March 18. Fans that pre-order the album, will instantly receive the full version of “Benediction” feat. Rick Ross. In addition to the brand new song, August has shared the album’s track listing, which boasts features from Pusha T, Fabolous, Yo Gotti, Rick Ross and Jeezy on the lead single “Make It Home.” The 17-track deluxe edition includes 4 bonus tracks, his breakout single “I Luv This Sh*t” along with the remix featuring Chris Brown and Trey Songz, the buzzing club song “Numb” featuring B.o.B and Yo Gotti and more.
If you haven’t heard it, check out “Benediction” here, and peep the LP’s track listing below:
Verse Simmonds has fans patiently awaiting his ‘1996‘ project, but to keep us covered with new music, the singer/songwriter returns with an official remix to his ‘Circa ’96‘ EP cut “Sexy Body.”
Calling on some friends including rapper Kid Ink and fellow singer/songwriter Eric Bellinger to drop verses over the updated beat, which samples LL Cool J’s “Doin It,” which originally sampled Grace Jones’ “My Jamaican Guy.” This one will certainly heat up your playlists, as we head into spring.
Take a listen below!
Well here’s a nice surprise to jump the week off. Singer and more notably known as a reality TV star, Ray J brings R&B lovers a new track to rock to. After releasing his playful track, “Hit It First” last year, the crooner is back with a more seductive approach for the ladies titled, “Hey Love“.
Channeling his inner LL Cool J, the singer calls on rappers French Montana and Tyga to bring a little more fire to the flame. Crying out to the independent lady who caught his eye, “Hey Lover…I see you rolling in ya 500 Benz; Hey Lover…girl I got a homie for each one of your friends,” the catchy tune falls right in line with the sound of the summer.
While there has been no release date mentioned of his upcoming album, Raydiation 2 – which serves as the follow-up to the 2005 album Raydiation – you can hold yourself over with the track below.
Get into it and let us know if you’re vibing with it.