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New Video: Trina feat. K. Michelle – If It Ain’t Me

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Trina and K. Michelle fight back in the video for their brand new collaborative single, “If It Ain’t Me.”

The sexy R&B/Rap song is the latest single off Trina’s forthcoming album. In the Michael Garcia-directed video, the female rap star’s boyfriend (played by Dave East) isn’t remaining faithful when he’s out of town. The rapper is seen getting way too cozy with dancers at a strip club.

“Who you lovin’ when I go out on the tour? / Bring back a check, I bet that bitch is such a bore,” raps Trina. “Who you lovin’, who you wanna be f***in’? / I got ni**a groupies at me, but my vibrator buzzin’.”

K. Michelle shows up as the ride-or-die best friend, helping Trina through the heartache. “Somebody loves ya baby / And you know who it is, you know who it is / If it ain’t me then who?,” sings K.

She also adds the third verse addressing a petty dude who she left in the dust. “No more love, I’m wasted / Jack Daniels my baby / Pour it in my cup, forgot about you already,” she sings. “Ain’t no coming back to this / I just packed up my sh*t / Petty ni**as is the worst / I ain’t got time to be hurt.”

Check out the new video below.

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Listen: K. Michelle Joins Trina On New Single “If It Ain’t Me”

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K. Michelle and Trina reunite.

Following their past collabo, “No More” the ladies get back together on the sexy new single, “If It Ain’t Me,” off Trina’s upcoming album.

“Somebody loves ya baby / And you know who it is, you know who it is / If it ain’t me then who?,” sings K on the chorus before the baddest bitch bashes a man that did her wrong.

“Who you lovin’ when I go out on the tour? / Bring back a check, I bet that bitch is such a bore,” raps Trina. “Who you lovin’, who you wanna be f***in’? / I got ni**a groupies at me, but my vibrator buzzin’.”

K. Michelle adds the third verse addressing a petty dude who she left in the dust. “No more love, I’m wasted / Jack Daniels my baby / Pour it in my cup, forgot about you already,” she sings. “Ain’t no coming back to this / I just packed up my sh*t / Petty ni**as is the worst / I ain’t got time to be hurt.”

A Michael Garcia-directed video for “If It Ain’t Me” is on the way. After releasing the song, Trina posted a preview on Instagram, which features rapper Dave East playing the love interest.

Take a listen to “If It Ain’t Me” below.

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K. Michelle Teases New Chris Brown-Featured Single “Either Way”

K. Michelle has been teasing her upcoming fourth studio album, which is expected later this year, but it appears the R&B firecracker got laced with a major feature from Chris Brown.

The songstress recently previewed the track, which is reportedly titled “Either Way,” with multiple snippets on social media. With a turn-up vibe that sounds club ready, K delivers some boastful and confident lyrics, such as: “Diamonds up like Jay / Crazy, on my Kanye.”

That line alone should turn some heads, but there is no word when the track will be released, or if it will even make her follow-up to 2016’s More Issues Than Vogue, however there are rumors that it may even be the album’s first single.

A fan pieced together a few of the snippets for one longer one, check it out below.

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Sevyn Streeter and Ro James Surprise K. Michelle During Birthday Show

K. Michelle celebrated her 33rd birthday on Saturday (March 4), and the songstress received a surprise from two of her friends and fellow R&B artists.

Performing a special birthday show at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Maryland, K was surprised on stage by her pals, Sevyn Streeter and Ro James, who presented the Memphis native with a cake and special birthday song.

“Wow. I’ve cried all day!!! My friends really came out to support. We are the new R&B! Love y’all! @sevyn and @rojamesxix,” wrote K. Michelle on Instagram.

“This woman right here, she is one of the most genuine people you will ever meet,” Sevyn told the crowd. “From the moment that I met K. Michelle, she welcomed me with open arms on her tour, when you didn’t have to.”

“Me too,” added Ro.

“All my wishes have come true,” shared K. Michelle. “I have good friends, I have my career, I have great fans. My son is good, my family is good, and I get to live my dreams.”

Backstage the three embraced again, while Ro sang to K, she exclaimed, “We are R&B muthaf**ka.”

K. Michelle is currently doing spot dates while she finishes up her anticipated fourth album. Sevyn Streeter recently wrapped up her “Girl Disrupted Tour” while she preps for the release of her debut album this year, and Ro James is currently on his headlining “XIX Tour,” and tonight he is up for Best New R&B Artist at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

Check out the footage below.

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K. Michelle Confirms Engagement: “That’s My Fiancé; I Don’t Play”

K. Michelle is ready to settle down!

After what many have witnessed as a pretty long rollercoaster ride of relationships, the R&B songstress has confirmed that she is engaged to her boyfriend, Dr. Kastan Sims.

The singer and reality TV star originally posted a provocative photo on Instagram, with the caption, “When your fiancé catches you playing in the mirror.”

This caused a stir online with fans and gossip networks, but being the straight shooter that K always is, she quickly took to Twitter confirming the announcement!

“That’s my fiancé! I don’t play! He has my back and I will ALWAYS go hard for him,” she wrote.

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ThisisRnB Presents: The 20 Best R&B Albums of 2016

#Blessings 2016, we out!

Across the board it’s been a very interesting year for music, and R&B played a major role in adding unique projects to 2016. From our perspective–over the past couple of years–there appears to be a stronger push to return certain elements of traditional R&B to the mainstream public, even coming from the new generations. However, the genre is still evolving, continuing to grow and change, and creative progression is what we want to see.

What we heard this year, is a vast variety of R&B sounds, styles, and inspirations across many releases; from new breakout voices to mainstream megastars to long overdue comebacks from some of our most beloved singers. 2016 was the year for it all, whether you love buttery smooth soul, gritty blues, sinfully dark seduction, dance and sing-along anthems, retro funk and anything in-between, there was something for every taste in the many albums that were released this year.

Now, instead of offering our critical album rankings this year, we’ve taken a different approach to the list, and not placed the albums in number order, but just alphabetical. So click below to check out our list of The 20 Best R&B Albums of 2016, and also check out the results of our Readers’ Choice Poll on the last page as well!

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Listen: K. Michelle Connects with Nick Cannon on “Baby On The Way”

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We didn’t see this one coming.

After showing some real love with Chilli in the video for “If I Were Your Man,” Nick Cannon calls on R&B siren K. Michelle to have a “Baby On The Way.”

Over the Zaytoven production the rapper/actor reflects on unprotected sex with a new girl and how his ex-wife Mariah Carey might feel about it.

“Uh-oh, what we gon’ do? / My baby mama don’t know about you / But I love you / Ever since we met in 20-02…First came love, sex was unprotected / Now we got a baby in a baby carriage,” sings an autotuned Nick.

K. Michelle lends her powerful vocals adding the female perspective.

“I’m having your baby and it means so much to me,” she sings. “There’s nothing more precious than to raise a family / I wonder what your ex gonna say, when she find out I got a baby on the way / I wonder what my ex gon’ say when he find out I got a baby on the way.”

Nick and K’s new collabo appears on the “Wild ‘N Out” host’s new mixtape The Gospel of Ike Turn Up: My Side of the Story, which is due out Wednesday (Nov. 16).

Check it out below.

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Listen: K. Michelle, Ne-Yo, Trey Songz, Leon Bridges & More Fight Back on ‘Birth of a Nation’ Album

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Next Friday, Nate Parker’s highly-anticipated The Birth of A Nation film will hit theaters nationwide. This week, however, some of today’s biggest artists have teamed up to give listeners and fans theme music for the rebellion to come.

Friday morning saw the release of a surprise album of sorts, The Birth of A Nation: The Inspired By Album. As its title implies, the album isn’t so much a soundtrack to the movie, as it is a compilation album of tracks inspired by the film’s message and subject matter. The Inspired By Album features rappers and even a gospel choir, as well, but R&B artists make their mark on the 16-track LP as well. For many of the R&B singers on the project, it’s a departure from their usual sound, and it pays off nicely.

On “Stand,” for example, Trey Songz sidesteps his usual lothario fare by calling for listeners to “stand for the future.” Leon Bridges, meanwhile, pairs up with Lecrae on the anthemic, encouraging “On My Own.” Ne-Yo beholds the regal figure and beauty of a Black woman on “Queen.” And K. Michelle aims to inspire and channels gospel on “Forward,” over which her lovely voice soars.

Hear these tracks, and the full album below.

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