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New Music: August Alsina feat. Lil Wayne – Kissin’ On My Tattoos (Remix)

Kissin On My Tattoos Remix

August Alsina is back!! Just in time for Valentine’s the young star debuts the anticipated remix to fan favorite single “Kissin’ On My Tattoos” featuring Lil Wayne.

The New Orleans natives skip the romance and take it straight to the bedroom with the raunchy remix.

Alsina hasn’t released any new music in over 3-months, but he is currently in the studio working on his sophomore album and prepping for his “Testimony Live” European tour, which kicks off Feb. 22 in Paris.

Hear the brand new remix below!

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August Alsina Teases “Kissin’ On My Tattoos” Remix with Lil Wayne!

Kissin On My Tattoos Remix

Better late than never!  August Alsina surprised everyone when he got Nicki Minaj on the remake of his song “No Love,” and now the young star does it again!  This time Alsina connects with his fellow New Orleans native Lil Wayne, for the official remix to his fan favorite single “Kissin’ On My Tattoos.”

August shared a snippet on Instagram last night teasing fans of the upcoming collaboration. No release date has been set, but we assume he will surprise us with the release as well. Alsina hasn’t released any new music in over 3-months, but he is currently in the studio working on his sophomore album and prepping for his “Testimony Live” European tour, which kicks off Feb. 22 in Paris.

Check out the snippet below, and stay tuned!

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ThisisRnB Presents: The Top 20 R&B Albums of 2014

Top 20 R&B Albums of 2014

Better late than never right?? 2014 may be over and done, but that doesn’t mean we can’t bask in it a bit more. While the year brought about many disappointments and frustrations, it also brought with it a few blessings in the form of R&B.

Whether you were waiting on your favorite artist to drop another album, or you were introduced to the sounds of someone different, there’s no denying the talent that moved through our ears and speakers last year. From Mary J. Blige’s commendable trip across the pond to K. Michelle’s anticipated sophomore effort to Chris Brown yet again finding favor in the hearts of many for his music, some damn good audible treats surfaced during 2014.

Although the above may be true, unfortunately some artists didn’t receive the shine that they deserved for their obviously noted underrated albums. That however, has never stopped us from giving them their well-deserved props and doing our part to help everyone discover their greatness.

So, even if you preferred to be “Dancing In The Dark” over getting “2 On,” there’s no way that anyone can say that this past year didn’t help with moving R&B back to the top of the charts! Gone are the days of R&B being looked at as “tarnished,” “washed,” or “unappreciated,” because there were truly some classic and timeless pieces of art dropped throughout last year.

So, without further adieu, give yourself one more look back with “The 20 Best R&B Albums of 2014″ below!

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Usher Brings Out Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, & Kid Ink at Los Angeles Show

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The stars all aligned when Usher’s “UR Experience” pulled into the Los Angeles Staples Center on Friday night. After bringing out Trey Songz in Chicago, the R&B superstar had some big surprises for the L.A. audience, as he brought out his R&B brothers Chris Brown, Jeremih, and August Alsina.

Kid Ink was up first, hitting the stage for their collaboration “Body Language” before Jeremih turned up on the remix to DJ Khaled’s “Hold You Down” and his own top 10 hit “Don’t Tell ‘Em.”

After opening for Usher earlier in the evening, August returned for “I Luv This Shit” with a surprise appearance from Chris Brown, who was greeted with roaring applause. Breezy then delved into “Loyal” while August captured the moment on his iPhone.

“Breezy, I don’t think they’re ready to turn all the way up,” said Usher before the two launched into their X hit “New Flame.” They wowed with their slick moves, and Usher showed off his abs, before hugging it out.

Watch the moment of R&B brotherhood below!

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Chris Brown Enlists August Alsina for ‘X Live Tour!’

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August Alsina may be a newcomer to the music industry, but that hasn’t stopped him from nabbing some big names to work with. While he recently wrapped his own tour and hit the road with megastar Usher on “The UR Experience Tour,” the Yungin’ is on his way to adding a few more dates under his belt.

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Watch: Usher Brings Out Trey Songz and August Alsina in Chicago

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Usher‘s “The UR Experience” got even better during Monday night’s show in Chicago, as the R&B superstar surprised the audience at the United Center with some special guests. After opening for Usher earlier in the evening, August Alsina returned to the stage with surprise guest Trey Songz to perform the remix to “I Luv This Shit,” and the ladies went wild.

“I went on tour with Usher a couple years ago. It changed my life,” Trigga told the crowd. “Make some noise for one of the greatest in the game—greatest there ever is, greatest there ever will be. I love you, boy.”

Usher also welcomed Rico Love, who penned several of his hits including “There Goes My Baby,” to perform his single “They Don’t Know.”

Watch the memorable moment below:

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August Alsina Talks Health Scare, Today’s R&B, Learning from Usher & More on ‘The Breakfast Club’ & ‘Ebro In The Morning’

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August Alsina gave his first interviews following his health scare, after collapsing on stage in New York, and have multiple seizures in the hospital, which lead to him being put in an induced coma for 3 days.  The R&B star visited both ‘The Breakfast Club’ on Power 105.1 and ‘Ebro In The Morning’ on Hot 97, while he was in town to perform with Usher at Madison Square Garden on “The UR Experience” tour.

Starting his chat with ‘The Breakfast Club’ he spoke about the hook-up app Tinder, which he agrees is only meant for 1 thing, and no one should be looking for relationships on there. Moving forward he opened up about his last performance in NYC and the causes for his collapse. He confirmed it was only health issues due to dehydration and some malnutrition because he wasn’t eating well, and not any type of drug use. He revealed that during his coma he saw his brother (who passed away in 2010) and he confirmed to him that he was doing what he is supposed to be doing and now he has to go do it better.

He also explained his views on today’s relationships and certain females and how that gets reflected in today’s R&B music. “No, I’m not singing ‘ohh I want to love you baby,’ no no I don’t [love you],” he said. Continuing on August explained that his music will reflect when he is actually in love. “To be a lover in such a unlovin place, you just got to go with the flow, until you find what it is.”

In addition to also talking about the heath scare on Hot 97 he spoke about what he learned from the experience and what he’s been learning from being around Usher on the new tour. He also revealed that he is working on new music with Nicki Minaj.

Check out both full interview below:

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Watch: August Alsina Debuts New Song & Video “Grindin”

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“I’ma drop this sh*t for the hell of it!”

Not even two full months after his unfortunate slip into a coma, August Alsina is back at it!

With the kickoff of Usher’s “The UR Experience” tour happening this week, August seems to have felt it was time to give his fans something brand new. Simultaneously dropping a new song and visual titled “Grindin’,” the singer shares his pain and struggle to make it to the top.

Addressing everything from the rumors to the now famous tumble, August lets everything out. “I had a lot to get off my chest. The studio is like therapy for me,” said August of the new single.

It’s been six months since he’s dropped a new single and we’re definitely here for this one. Take a look at the new video below:

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