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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Prior to his show at Irving Plaza in NYC on Monday night, and his unfortunate collapse on stage (due to dehydration), August Alsina pre-taped a new interview with The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1, which aired early Tuesday.
Starting off their chat the once again spoke about his views on his success to date, and how it’s hard to celebrate when you’re constantly working for more. August cleared up the situation that hit many gossip sites last week about his supposed refusal to get on the mic at a club appearance. Hopefully getting the point across to fans that many promoters won’t pay an artist to get on the mic, but still expect them to.
He spoke about getting picked by Usher to be the opening act on his upcoming “The UR Experience” tour, joked about learning to dance for the tour, the rumor he broke a girls cervix, hangin out with Chris Brown, working with Nicki Minaj on the “No Love” video, and much more.
Watch his full interview below:
August Alsina brings the world the much-anticipated music video for the “No Love (Remix)” featuring Nicki Minaj.
The two lovebirds spend some QT at home, but while Nicki is ready to take it to the next level August is off with another in the Benny Boom-directed visual.
August soon realizes that what he has with Nicki is the real deal, and he sends her hundreds of roses to show his love and win her heart.
“Nicki been so deeply involved in the whole thing just as far as the video, she was like ‘yea n***a who you know kill a feature and get a video treatment done all in one day.’ She was very adamant and very proactive in the whole situation,” he told Hot 97 about Nicki’s involvement in the video.
August is currently wrapping up his “Testimony Live” tour, and this fall he will be hitting the road with Usher on “The UR Experience,” which kicks off Nov. 1 in Montreal, Quebec.
Watch the video for the hood love song below!
The wait is just about over for fans of August Alsina!
While the announcement of a video to accompany the remix to his hit single, “No Love,” had fans on a frenzy earlier this summer, the light was dimmed short after as the project never saw a release date.
Now, confirming that it is just a few days away, August and Nicki Minaj assure those who are waiting that it is well worth it. Previewing a few shots from the upcoming video on none other than Instagram, the young star stated that “sometimes perfection can take a while.”
Set to premiere on BET’s 106 & Park on Monday at 5pm, the more than 40,000 likes on the Instagram video proves that they’ve kept the world waiting long enough.
Take a look at what you can expect after the jump!
With summer unfortunately coming to an end and cooler weather around the corner, that means nothing more than a change of pace in music. While the hotter months tend to bring with it uptempo beats and plenty of songs to dance to, fall brings with it the songs that make you want to warm up close to someone special.
Although it’s not quite fall yet, a few of our choices for this month’s list say different. From the coo’s of Usher in his brand new single “Believe Me,” to the incredible sounds of Angie Fisher singing about the “I.R.S.,” our Best of August Top 15 list will have you ready for the cool out music that the new season is destined to bring.
Check out who made the cut this month below!
What you say!!! Usher is out here creating miracles this year!
While last week we dropped the news that he would be going on tour this fall, the R&B superstar has finally announced the tour dates, locations and accompanying acts for fans to faint over.
Known as one of the most talented male performers out, the veteran singer is hot off the heels of an invigorating performance at this year’s VMAs, as well as the release of his video to “She Came To Give It To You“. In addition to visually intriguing us over the past week, Usher has also made us fawn all over again with his new Mike Will-produced single “Believe Me“.
While his accolades span far from reach, we expected nothing less from the singer as we will with this upcoming tour. Citing this as his first headlining tour since 2010-2011, the singer is ready and eager to supply his fans with something unforgettable.
“With The UR Experience, I want to give my fans an ever-changing live show full of surprises and special guests. I am really excited to be with my fans and give them an Usher experience like they’ve never seen or heard before,” he explained.
Kicking off on November 1 in Montreal, Quebec, the Usher has called on one of our favorite young stars, August Alsina, to accompany him on his multi-city tour. August, who is currently wrapping up his headlining tour, Testimony Live, will follow suit of R&B brother Trey Songz, who opened for the megastar on his last tour. DJ Cassidy will also be apart of the exceptional experience as well.
Tickets for the tour will go sale in select markets on September 8, while the remainder will go on sale September 15.
Hoping that your city made the cut? Check out all the dates after the jump!!
The stars came out at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood on Friday night. The annual industry event celebrates the songwriters, producers and publishers of the most-performed R&B/Hip-Hop songs of the previous year. This year’s show honored rapper/mogul Ludacris for his achievements in songwriting and his global influence on culture and entertainment with the prestigious BMI President’s Award.
Following video tributes from Usher, Lil Jon, and Tom Cruise, Luda hit the stage for a medley of his greatest hits including “What’s Your Fantasy,” “Yeah,” “How Low,” “Southern Hospitality,” “Area Codes,” and “Move Bitch” with special guest Mystikal.
The star-studded event also featured performances from TeeFlii (“24 Hours”), Tamar Braxton (“Love and War”) and YG (“My Hitta” and “Who Do You Love”).
Chris Brown was in the house and received a Special Citation of Achievement recognizing over 1 million broadcast performances of his hit “Forever.”
“I just appreciate all the singers and the songwriters who helped me get to this point making all this great music,” said Breezy. “I didn’t do it by myself. The fans really jump started it.”
Future accepted multiple awards including one for his ex Ciara’s “Body Party,” which he co-wrote and produced. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis earned Song of the Year for “Can’t Hold Us” and Lil Wayne was crowned Songwriter of the Year. Zendaya won the BMI Social Star Award and Detail, J-Roc, and DJ Mustard were honored as Producers of the Year.
Check out all the photos below:
As promised, only hours after the single release DJ Khaled delivers the official music video for his brand new single “Hold You Down” featuring Chris Brown, August Alsina, Future & Jeremih.
Dedicated to their ride-or-die chicks Breezy and Future salute their ladies and assure them of their devotion. August and Jeremih hold down the hook and bridge duties shouting out all the ladies that hold their men down. The Gil Green-directed visual was shot at a mansion in the Hollywood Hills, and also features Khaled sharing some aspiring words to his sexy lady, who he gifts with some serious coin to buy houses for her whole family.
The new single is the latest release off Khaled’s forthcoming album I Changed A Lot, which is due out this fall.
Peep the brand new video below: