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August Alsina Announces Emergency Eye Surgery

August Alsina Eye Surgery

August Alsina was back to good health after his scary collapse on stage, which lead to an extended stay in the hospital and even a brief coma.

But, now it appears the young star is dealing with personal issues once again, as he revealed to fans over the weekend that he had to undergo immediate eye surgery for an issue that was causing him to go blind!

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Chris Brown Announces New Tour Dates with August Alsina, Omarion, & Sevyn Streeter

Chris Brown Tour

Chris Brown has plenty more to give fans while continuing to promote his latest album, X. After his successful collaborative tour with Trey Songz, the R&B superstar will be going back on the road this summer. The singer has announced four dates in June with special guests August Alsina, Omarion, and Sevyn Streeter.

The “X Tour Live” kicks off June 10 in Hidalgo, Texas and includes stops in Oklahoma City, Okla., Southhaven, Miss., and Biloxi, Miss.

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List: The Best of April – Top 12 Records

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To keep with the swift movement of the year, our job has been to continuously and rapidly supply you with the latest and greatest of R&B, and the month of April will prove no different.

Adding a few new faces as well as some familiar ones, this month’s round-up of the top picks will keep you along the lines of the mellow and blossoming sounds that Spring brings with it.

Although there were many tracks that were considered, it was the fresh sounds of RCA Records newcomer Jordan Bratton, indie artist Gallant, buzzing duo Lion Babe, and more that eventually pulled us in and captured our hearts. While we’re definitely not negating the talent of all those who released something new to vibe to this month, these specific artists resonated with us a little more.

Ready to see if your favorite jam made the cut this month? Jump into our “Best of April – Top 12 Records” below!

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New Music: August Alsina feat. Meek Mill – Right There (Remix)

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To commemorate the one-year anniversary of his debut album Testimony, August Alsina has released a new remix to his fan-favorite track “Right There.”

Featuring rapper Meek Mill, the duo reflects on their time in the streets and how they created their escape to stardom. Utilizing their past struggles to encourage those who will listen, August and Meek are a perfect match over the Knucklehead and Cassius Jay production.

While this may not necessarily be a brand new song, August is working on his yet to be titled sophomore album and is still receiving positive reviews from his recently released single, “Hip-Hop.”

Take a listen to the remix to “Right There” below:

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New Music: August Alsina – Hip Hop

August Alsina Hip Hop

Look who’s back!

August Alsina recollects his past and pays homage to the music that helped him along the way, with his brand new surprise single “Hip Hop,” produced by Knucklehead & Korner Keyz.

“Came up in criminal days, livin these criminal ways / What can I say, huggin the block every day, grindin and makin a way,” he sings.

The New Orleans native is currently working on his sophomore album.

Take a listen below:

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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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