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Bryson Tiller Completes His Sophomore Album, ‘True To Self’

Fans of Bryson Tiller can officially get excited!

The TRAPSOUL star has revealed that two years since his debut album, he has finally completed the sophomore follow-up, which he previously revealed will be titled True To Self.

On Wednesday (April 12), Pen Griffey made the announcement on Twitter. “sophomore album complete. i always feel like i got a lot more to say whenever i’m ‘done’ but i’ll save it for the next one i guess,” he wrote.

Tiller announced the album back in January. “im working on this album called True to Self, non-stop until it’s finished,” he wrote at the time. “then it’s yours.”

True to Self follows Tiller’s breakout 2015 album, TRAPSOUL, which spawned the hit singles “Don’t” and “Exchange,” was certified platinum by the RIAA, and received a Grammy nomination (Best R&B Song for “Exchange”).

Last fall, Bryson released the buzz single, “Let Me Explain,” which may or may not end up on True to Self.

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New Music: Bryson Tiller – Exchange (Midas Hutch Remix)

DJ/Producer Midas Hutch has been crafting some excellent original music lately, while continuing to turn up clubs and radio shows in Europe.  But, one of his many talents is making some fire mash-ups and remixes to popular songs, which he has returned with now, delivering his take on Bryson Tiller‘s hit single “Exchange.”

Adding more ’90s flavor to the record, Midas borrows from Lil Kim’s classic hit “Crush On You,” and speeds them both up to make a whole new sexy vibe.

Take a listen below.

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Keyshia Cole, Bryson Tiller, Jhené Aiko & More To Perform at BET Experience 2017

It’s about to be a party this coming June at the BET Experience.

Entering its fifth year, the star-studded, four-day event will be held at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles on June 22-25.

Kid Cudi, Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa, Pusha T, Desiigner, and Playboi Carti are on the bill for opening day (June 22).

While, Keyshia Cole, Bryson Tiller, Jhené Aiko, Jidenna, Khalid, THEY., and H.E.R. will take the stage on Friday (June 23).  Rounding things out on Saturday (June 24) will be A$AP Rocky, ScHoolboy Q, Gucci Mane, Rae Sremmurd, Migos, and Young Thug.

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ThisisRnB Presents: 17 R&B Albums to Sweat in 2017

Producing the soundtrack to a year that brought us both huge ups and downs, 2016 was arguably one of the better years for R&B that we’ve seen in a while. With releases from the likes of Queen Bey, her sister Solange, Anderson .Paak, Bruno Mars, and Tank, it’s hard to imagine how 2017 could ever out do last year. Trust us though, this year definitely won’t see a shortage of good tunes.

As R&B artists continue to blur the genre lines, expect to hear more variety from your faves. Whether you’re into traditional R&B, something with a little more funk, trap-soul, electronic- or alternative-R&B, 2017 is sure to have something crafted just for you.

A class of much talked about newcomers, including Kehlani, and Jacquees, will deliver highly awaited debuts. Exciting follow-up 2nd and 3rd albums are expected from the likes of Jhené Aiko and August Alsina. And with vets like Trey Songz and Ne-Yo prepping comebacks, there are plenty of projects that are sure to top most fans sweat lists.

Take a look at the albums that we are most excited to see and hear this year, with our “17 R&B Albums To Sweat in 2017” below!

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Bryson Tiller Announces New Album ‘True To Self’

Bryson Tiller is coming for 2017! Last October, the singer/rapper teased fans about his next album, and now he has officially revealed the title.

“im working on this album called True to Self, non-stop until it’s finished. then it’s yours,” he tweeted Tuesday night (Jan. 17).

Pen Griffey also released the new song “Let Me Explain” in October, which may land on the forthcoming effort.

Last year, Tiller’s debut album TRAPSOUL was certified platinum, and he capped off 2016 with a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Song for his hit single “Exchange.”

In addition to readying True to Self, Tiller has been in the lab with Drake cooking up a collaboration for the latter’s More Life project. On February 24, he will join The Weeknd as a supporting act on the European leg of the “Starboy: Legend of the Fall Tour.”

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Bryson Tiller Announces Nike Partnership

Bryson Tiller is taking his career to new heights by teaming up with Nike.

As part of a multifaceted campaign, the TRAPSOUL singer has partnered with Nike Sportswear on a special edition of the Air Force 1 Bespoke iDs, inspired by his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.

Tiller, who was raised by his grandmother, became interested in sneakers in high school, where he fell in love with the Air Force 1.

“I wore a uniform to school, so the white-on-white or black-on-black Air Force 1 Low was the simple sneaker to wear, but it was the standard. You were cool if you had on a pair of Air Force 1s,” says Tiller. “It’s still a staple for me while on tour.”

Pen Griffey paid a visit to Nike’s Bespoke iD Studio at NikeLab 21 Mercer to design his shoe. “I didn’t expect there to be all of these different textures and options,” he reveals. “It’s inspiring to see what’s possible, and I designed a pair based on my hometown and boxing’s tie to the city.”

His Louisville-inspired Air Force 1 Bespoke iD features a red leather upper and tour yellow eyestay, which is intended to mimic boxing gloves. He also added metallic gold dubraes, an off-white midsole, and a gum to complete the homage to his city.

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Bryson Tiller & Drake Team Up for “More Life”

Bryson Tiller and Drake are bringing their collaboration to Life.

Pen Griffey and October’s Very Own may be working on music for Drake’s now-delayed project More Life.

Tiller took to Twitter on Tuesday night to reveal the big news. “started some vibes with Drake today. more life,” he wrote.

This may mark their first collaboration, but the two have history. Drake wanted to sign Tiller to his OVO Sound label, but he ended up going with RCA Records.

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Usher, Chris Brown, Bryson Tiller & More Surprise Fans at ‘The Real Show’

It was a “Real” extravaganza at The Forum on Saturday (Nov. 5), where L.A. radio station Real 92.3 held their annual concert, a surprise-filled, star-studded spectacle for hip-hop and R&B fans alike, with performances from Usher, Bryson Tiller, Chance the Rapper, Ty Dolla $ign, Tory Lanez and more.

Backed by impressive lights, a live band, and acrobatic dancers, Usher was the night’s headlining act. After performing classics like “Caught Up” and “U Don’t Have to Call,” Mr. Raymond called on his first special guest, Chris Brown.

Together, the dynamic singing and dancing duo performed “New Flame” — even getting into a small friendly dance battle — before Breezy (literally) launched into a solo rendition of “Ayo.” Then, Master P came out to “Make ‘Em Say Uhh!” as a lead-in to Ur-sher’s “No Limit.”

Kehlani also surprised some fans who were unaware of the singer’s absence. The Oakland songstress was on the bill, but unable to perform due to her illness. “I have Pneumonia,” she recently tweeted. “Bed ridden for idk how long.. love u guys… pray.”

Check out the photos and video footage below.

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