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List: The Best of June – Top 12 Records

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The first month of summer gave us some real heat and its the kind we won’t complain about! From new artists to a few coming out of hiding, we’ve been overwhelmed with the sounds that have been pouring through our speakers.

Most notably from the releases was the return of Janet Jackson with her new single “No Sleeep,” but that doesn’t mean there wasn’t some tough competition for the legendary songstress. Veteran singer Ginuwine made a solo appearance in the month of June and many newcomers spread their wings to soar right on the list too. From Ginette Claudette’s heavenly tunes to the debut of The Artizonals, June turned out to be a pretty dope month musically.

If you know us well enough, you know we’d never steer you wrong.  So, take a seat and get ready to find your new favorite song with our “Best of June – Top 12 Records” below:
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New Music: Elle Varner feat. 50 Cent – Birthday

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Well, well, well…listen to Elle Varner talk her sh*t!

Releasing the brand new single “Birthday” featuring 50 Cent, the talented songstress lays down some seductive lines while 50 does his damage kicking off the sexy song.

“I know you love it when I spoil you, baby / So I’ma treat you like it’s your birthday every day,” Elle sings, while 50 calls out the famous ad-libs from his 2003 smash hit, “In Da Club.”

Definitely a track that will get massive play from the ladies to their men, Elle surely has one with this one. Telling Billboard, “Imagine if your lover treated you like everyday was your birthday! We captured that fun and sexy vibe on this record. You can certainly add this one to your go-to collection of ‘Birthday’ classics.”

“Birthday” can be found on Elle’s upcoming sophomore album 4 Letter Word, which is coming soon.

Take a listen below:

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New Music: Elle Varner – The End Of The Beginning

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While we sit and hope that a new Elle Varner album is indeed on the way, the young songstress has decided that she would deliver something for the fans today as another hold over.

Releasing the seemingly freestyle track “The End Of The Beginning,” Elle pours her heart and feelings out about life and all that she’s been through. Showcasing her bars instead of her sultry big voice, Elle Veezy proves that she’s got a lot to rap about on the new release.

Take a listen below:

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Report: ‘R&B Divas’ Creator Eyes Ashanti & Elle Varner for New York Spinoff

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TV One’s ‘R&B Divas‘ has found great success in Atlanta and Los Angeles, and shined some much needed new light on many singers.  After a successful two seasons in Atlanta, the show was granted it’s first branch, which was the Los Angeles edition, currently airing Wednesday nights at 10pm.

Now, as the show continues to grow, creator Phil Thornton is already eyeing his next move, which could very possibly be New York City.

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New Music: Elle Varner – Where Your Man Is?

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Quite interesting.

Those are the words that come to mind when we hear the new sound that songbird Elle Varner is going with. Known for her raspy and powerful soul infused voice, the songstress is back with a brand new track for fans.

Titled “Where Your Man Is?” the cut is a continuation of the new sound that Elle has been rolling out. Set to be featured on her sophomore album, Four Letter Word, the song has Veezy letting all the girls know that their men are no good. Singing out, “It’s 9 o’clock on Sunday night, do you know where your man is?,” the newest release has her confirming that she is not interested in your p.o.s. of a man.

Take a listen below… What do you think?

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Video: Elle Varner – ‘Cold Case’

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Talented songstress Elle Varner releases an artistic new visual for her single “Cold Case“.

As one of our favorite releases from her forthcoming sophomore album, the video to the song is not at all what we expected. While the visual doesn’t feature any shots of Elle, it does show the stages of love that many couples go through.

From being all over one another to hating each other, the couple in the video show the typical stages of the Four Letter Word.

Take a look after the jump!

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New Music: Elle Varner – Don’t Wanna Dance (Remix)

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Elle Varner gets a boost of new life into her latest single “Don’t Wanna Dance,” with a brand new remix by producer Swagg R’celious.  The singer/songwriter has been known for mixing soul with boom bap drums, which her smooth single delivered, but now it kicks it up to 100 on the ’90s hip-hop inspired update.

The new track boasts heavy percussion and hype vocal samples from DMX, making for a lively impressive remix.

Elle’s sophomore album 4 Letter Word is due out early 2015. Take a listen to the new remix below:

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Elle Varner Performs for NPR Music’s ‘Front Row Series’

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Elle Varner has much more to get off her chest. Thankfully, with the stardom she received from her first album, the soulful songstress experienced new love and new heartache, which as we all know makes for the best artistry.

This past October, NPR Music booked Varner for a special intimate show as part of NYC’s CMJ Music Week, which they filmed for their ‘Front Row Series.’ Held at Le Poisson Rouge, the singer-songwriter performed cuts off her anticipated sophomore album, along with favorites from her debut. Backed by a live band, Elle invited the room into the depths of what it means to battle through lies, loss and love itself.

“This past year, I’ve been through some sh*t,” she said, before launching into a stirring performance of “Little Do You Know,” a song from her upcoming album, 4 Letter Word.

Wielding a delicate rasp, and powerful delivery, she showed off the voice that’s kept her standing through it all. Watch the full set now below!

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