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Video: August Alsina feat. Lil Wayne – ‘Why I Do It’


August Alsina and Lil Wayne reunite and unapologetically celebrate the life and grind in the music video for their new single “Why I Do It,” off Alsina’s anticipated sophomore album This Thing Called Life.

Filled with brightly colored animated graphics, the Payne Lindsey-directed visuals, find the two New Orleans natives meeting up at another video shoot. August gets red-carpet ready before hitting the strip club and making it rain alongside Weezy, who kicks back and does him, as they explain how they don’t need to explain anything that they do.

This Thing Called Life is due out later this year. August will also head to Australia with Chris Brown on a special leg of Breezy’s “One Hell of a Night” tour in December.

Peep the video below:

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Watch: August Alsina and Lil’ Wayne Tease “Why I Do It” Video


The time is almost here for August Alsina to deliver his anticipated sophomore album, This Thing Called Life. In preparation, the singer is already on the move promoting his new single “Why I Do It” which features Lil’ Wayne.

Shooting the Payne Lindsey-directed visual in their hometown of New Orleans, the two natives are seen in multiple shots surrounded by fun animation. From the booth to the strip club, August and Wayne show us how it’s done in the N.O.

Take a look at the teaser below and be on the lookout for the full video soon!

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August Alsina Announces Sophomore Album ‘This Thing Called Life’

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Youngin’ is getting ready to drop his sophomore album!

August Alsina took to Instagram to announce the title of his new LP, This Thing Called Life, while sharing some clips of DJ Khaled giving the project strong feedback.

“The structure’s unbelievable, man. Not lying to you, it’s on my mama,” Khaled told August. “I like the way you sequenced the album. I love the music. The only time I’ve ever heard albums like that was Dr. Dre’s Chronic or Nas’ Illmatic.”

The project has already spawned two singles, “Hip-Hop” and “Why I Do It” featuring Lil Wayne.  Alsina will also appear on Khaled’s upcoming new single “Gold Slug” along with Chris Brown and Fetty Wap.

This Thing Called Life is curently due this fall.

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First Look: DJ Khaled, Chris Brown & August Alsina Shoot Video for New Single “Gold Slug”

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DJ Khaled is looking to build on the success he had with Chris Brown and August Alsina on “Hold You Down,” by reuniting the two R&B stars on the forthcoming new single “Gold Slug,” which will also feature Fetty Wap.

The unreleased track has already gotten the video treatment, shot this week in Miami, and before hearing the audio we get a sneak peek at the upcoming video with some on-set pics.

Take a look below:

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August Alsina Joins Rick Ross On Sexy New Track “She Wanna F*ck”


With #RozayWeek being well underway, Rick Ross has decided to release yet another track off of us album, Black Dollar.

Previously releasing his collaboration with The-Dream, the MMG boss has chosen yet another R&B crooner’s track to let the fans here. Titled “She Wanna F*ck,” the sexy new track features Def Jam label mate, August Alsina.

Singing out, “Cause she look so good / She act so bad / She like to have fun / And I’m with all that,” Yungin’ says all of that to point out that the lady he’s referring to is only interested in hitting the sack instead of falling in love.

August Alsina, who is also celebrating his 23rd birthday today, is in the process of working on his sophomore album which will hopefully be released later this year.

Listen to the fellas lay down their feelings below:

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New Music: August Alsina feat. Lil Wayne – Why I Do It

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August Alsina is back and he’s setting all the doubters straight on the brand new single “Why I Do It” featuring Lil Wayne.

Over a pulsating beat, the New Orleans native gives listeners a taste of what his life is like today, and why he doesn’t need to explain himself. Wayne comes through with two slick, boastful verses claiming to be d’ing down your chick and calls himself KG (Kush God).

“I ain’t stopping until I got it all, and I’m winning until there ain’t no room for losing,” sings Alsina.

August is currently working on his currently untitled sophomore album, which is expected to drop later this year.

Take a listen to their brand new collabo below:

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Exclusive: Chris Brown, August Alsina, Omarion & More Perform at “Vestival” in Netherlands


Last weekend some of R&B’s hottest stars traveled to Europe to perform at the second “Vestival,” which is a large outdoor music festival held at the Malieveld in The Hague, Netherlands.

Chris Brown was the featured headliner on the roster that also included August Alsina, Omarion, French Montana, Tyga, and more.

Decked out in various pieces from BAPE, Chris tore up the stage with his massive catalog of hits, past and present, including “Run It,” “Deuces,” “Strip,” “She Ain’t You” and many more, plus his recent smashes “Loyal,” “Ayo” and “Liquor.” He even invited Omarion back to the stage to join him for a dance-off and performance of “Post To Be.”

Earlier in the evening before the sun set, August Alsina had the massive crowd rocking to his unique blend of soulful hip-hop inspired R&B.

Check out our exclusive photos below!

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Watch: August Alsina Performs “Hip Hop” at Wireless Festival


August Alsina jumped across the pond this past weekend to perform at the annual Wireless Festival in London.

Taking the stage, the young R&B star performed a set of past hits and fan favorites, and introduced the sea of 50,000 fans to his brand new single “Hip Hop.”

August is currently putting finishing touches on his anticipated sophomore album, which is expected later this year. Check out his performance below:

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