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Watch: Jhené Aiko Rehearses for Acoustic Performance


Jhené Aiko is finally getting ready to deliver her much anticipated debut album Souled Out to fans this September. Following her breakout hit single “The Worst” off her Sail Out EP, the L.A. songstress has recently shared two new songs, the Cocaine 80s assisted “To Love & Die,” and last week’s “The Pressure.”

While she is known for her chill demeanor and laid back performance style, Jhené is giving her diehard followers a closer look into how she preps for the stage. Sharing an acoustic rehearsal clip, the petite songstress and her guitarist Jeff run through a set including the new single “To Love & Die,” “Stay Ready” and “The Worst.”

Jhené will join The Weeknd on his four-city “King of the Fall” tour, which kicks off September 19 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

Check our her rehearsal below:

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New Music: Jhené Aiko – The Pressure

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Jhené Aiko exudes calm and chill vibes through her personality and music, but on her new song she is feeling a little stressed out.

Following the release of her new single “To Love & Die” the L.A. songstress has released a brand new song titled “The Pressure.” Sharing some strong feelings about dealing with a relationship, the singer-songwriter lets her man know that sometimes things are just too hard to maintain.

“Have you seen my f*cks to give, I have none, I can not live with the pressure,” sings Jhené over the airy Fisticuffs production.

Her debut album Souled Out is scheduled for a September release. Take a listen to her new song below!

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Jhené Aiko Reveals Release Date for ‘Souled Out’


After much anticipation, fans of L.A. songbird Jhené Aiko can finally expect to hear her debut album…and it’s sooner than you think!

Catch the details after the jump!

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List: The Best of June – Top 15 Records


With June marking the official start of summer and the half-way mark of the year, it’s easy to anticipate what musical milestones we’ll hit as well. From debut and follow-up albums from many of our favorites artists to unexpected verses, we can’t help but be thankful for any sort of music that leaves a lasting impression on us.

Although June started off a little slow for new music, it seemed that as soon as the heat outside picked up, so did the the amount of hot records. From the retro sounds of Goapele to the raunchy and sexy singles provided by Usher and Kay Cola, the list of new sounds from June will have you saying that you’ve got “Options”.

So sit back, relax, and get your red cup ready as we bring you our “Best of June – Top 15 Records“!

Take a listen to all the tracks below!

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John Legend and Jhené Aiko Perform at 2014 BET Awards


John Legend and Jhené Aiko surprised the 2014 BET Awards audience with a duet performance on Sunday night. JL took the stage first with Cody Chesnutt on guitar and delivered a smooth performance of his new single “You & I”

As he finished the song while seated at the grand piano the R&B crooner introduced Jhené and played keys as she sang her hit single “The Worst.” Later on he joined her to make it an official duet, singing adlibs and part of the chorus.

Watch them surprise the crowd below:

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The Weeknd Announces ‘King of the Fall’ Tour


Although we just stepped into the summer, The Weeknd is making plans for the fall. Rebooting his tour and retitling it ‘King of the Fall,’ the Toronto native is ready to bring the mystery back to our lives.

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Jhené Aiko Gets Cool on Vibe Summer Issue


Vibe Magazine is showing some love to a handful of the new crop of R&B artists with their 2014 summer issue. In addition to the ‘Soul Brothers‘ cover featuring August Alsina, Mack Wilds and Ed Sheeran, the alternative cover features L.A. songstress Jhené Aiko.

The buzzing singer/songwriter is coming off her breakout hit single “The Worst,” as she preps for the release of her much-anticipated debut album Souled Out, due this year via Def Jam. The cover story features a detailed look at her life and career including quotes from some of the people who have helped her along the way, including her mother and Omarion.

Yesterday, fans got their first listen to her brand new song “To Love and Die” featuring Cocaine 80s.

Check out some more photos, behind-the-scenes and excerpts from the article below:

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New Music: Jhené Aiko feat. Cocaine 80s – To Love & Die

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Only hours after she gave fans a sneak preview, Jhené Aiko is locked and loaded with the release of her brand new song “To Love & Die.” The Cocaine 80s assisted single off her debut album Souled Out has hit the net in full.

“Cuz I’m just a prisoner of your army of one / But I’ll fight to the death, or until your heart is won,” she sings on the melodic production.

Jhené will take the stage—and maybe even perform her new single—at Sunday’s BET Awards in her hometown of Los Angeles.

Get entranced with her intoxicating new record below!

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