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New Music: Marsha Ambrosius – Luh Ya

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, Marsha Ambrosius is celebrating her first a little early, with the brand new single, “Luh Ya.”

The Grammy-nominated songstress teamed up with producer Harmony Samuels for the heartwarming song, which she previously co-wrote with her fiancé Dez Billups. Last December, Marsha gave birth to their first child together, a baby girl named Nyla.

The uptempo track is a spring-appropriate twist on a light-hearted love song. “No matter what they say I’ll stay so true to you / Baby, whatever happens, ’til the end I’ll be so good to you / It ain’t a question if I love you / Because, I luh ya,” she sings.

Along with finishing up her currently untitled new album, Marsha is on tour with four-time-GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Eric Benet for their “M.E. Tour,” which runs through June 1.

On Thursday (May 4), Marsha appeared on “The Breakfast Club” for a new interview where she discussed the new single, motherhood, baby-making music, Floetry drama and more.

Stream “Luh Ya” and see the interview below.

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Eric Benét Covers Prince’s “How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore?” Live

Eric Benét is currently on the road touring North America along with Marsha Ambrosius on their joint “M.E. Tour.”

During his set at their recent stop in New Orleans, the R&B crooner took a break from his own classic material and treated the audience to a stellar rendition of Prince’s iconic song “How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore?.” The crowd cheered and sang along as Benét hit the outstanding falsetto notes.

The performance isn’t the only footage he has shared from their tour life though. During a visit to South Carolina radio station Old School 105. 3 for an interview, the two singers shared some personal stories of cutting songs for other artists and working with legends. Marsha talked about creating her Floetry hit song “Say Yes,” which she originally wrote for Ron Isley’s solo project, while Benét said after Earth, Wind & Fire turned down the song “I Wanna Be Loved” he kept it for himself.

Check out the performance and conversation below.

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New Music: Marsha Ambrosius – Don’t Wake the Baby

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In case you didn’t know, Marsha Ambrosius gave birth to her first child, a baby girl named Nyla, in Dec. 2016.  Last month, the British singer/songwriter announced that she is getting ready to hit the road again on the “M.E. Tour” along with Eric Benét, but today Marsha has dropped a surprise new song for all her dedicated fans.

Titled “Don’t Wake the Baby,” the songstress gets playful with a rap/sung style as she shares feelings on the relationship she has with the father of her daughter, and how she is feeling sexier than ever as a mother.

“Motherhood is such a beautiful experience,” Marsha wrote on an Instagram post. “EVERYTHING! From making the baby, nurturing and caring for the growing life inside to holding them in your arms! My baby #NYLA came at the right time… her father @dezsofly came at the right time 👀 PERFECTION!!! Through the ups and downs, no matter what, we’re staying forever… With a double breast pump bra on and giant panties I’ve never felt sexier!!! ‘…I’m gon git some d*ck tonight…'”

The “M.E. Tour” kicks off March 30 in Detroit and travels to 38-dates including cities such as Atlanta, Houston, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, DC and more before wrapping up with a 4-night stint in San Francisco at Yoshi’s June 4-8.

Stream Marsha’s “Don’t Wake the Baby” below.

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Marsha Ambrosius Announces “M.E. Tour” with Eric Benét

Marsha Ambrosius is ready to get back on the road after giving birth to her first child in December.

The new mommy has a big Spring in store for fans, as she has announced the major co-headlining “M.E. Tour” with R&B veteran Eric Benét.

“ON THE ROAD AGAIN!!! “The M.E Tour” with myself and the extraordinary @ericbenet
Check the Dates Venues and Cities and GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!!! #NYLA COMING SOON,” she wrote on Instagram.

The 38-date trek will kick off March 30 in Detroit and travel to major cities including Atlanta, Houston, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, DC and more before wrapping up with a 4-night stint in San Francisco at Yoshi’s June 4-8.

See the full tour itinerary below.

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‘Love Jones’ The Musical On The Way Starring Musiq Soulchild, Marsha Ambrosius & More!

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Love Jones is coming to the stage!

With the 20th anniversary of the film coming next year, the cult-classic movie, starring Nia Long, Larenz Tate, Bill Bellamy, and more, is being adapted into a musical by writer/director Theodore Witcher.

The theatrical rendition will take a R&B approach featuring a cast of popular singers including, Musiq Soulchild, Marsha Ambrosius, Chrisette Michele, Raheem DeVaughn, Dave Hollister, and MC Lyte.

Slated to hit theaters this coming fall, The Daily Gazette claims the play is a “refreshing change in black theatre,” and New York Weekly calls it a, “Wonderful cross between concert, stage play, and a movie live  on one stage.”

If you are too young to know it, or never saw it, check out the original film’s trailer below.

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Video: Marsha Ambrosius – Have You Ever

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Here’s a nice surprise.

After releasing her rendition of “Have You Ever” from the tribute album to reggae legend Dennis Brown, We Remember Dennis Brown, back in March, Marsha Ambrosius now debuts a colorful, romantic visual for the cover song.

Exploring a record shop on a chill day, Marsha meets up with her lover and the two share some intimate moments in the store, and in a tropical setting.

Explaining her nostalgic tie to the “Crown Prince of Reggae,” Marsha said, “Dennis Brown and reggae music makes me reminisce, my fond memories of growing up in London when reggae music was and still is prominent…I can still smell the food my mother was cooking, I can hear the vacuum cleaner early hours on a Saturday morning, British pirate radio stations always playing The Crown Prince of Reggae!”

Check out the video below!

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Listen: ThisisRnB Presents: Acoustic Sessions Vol. 1 (Piano Sessions)

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Throughout the years that we’ve been running ThisisRnB, our original acoustic sessions series has been one of the most rewarding and enriching things that we’ve done. From the earliest developments of it and curating our process over the years, we couldn’t be more honored and proud of the content that has been created through these sessions.

While the videos live on our YouTube channel, we’ve always felt like it would be nice to do something with the audio recordings as well.

So, after revisiting the sessions, we’ve gathered and created playlists broken down into two simple styles–piano sessions and guitar sessions. We are currently releasing them online for free streaming as our gift to you!

Thank you all for watching and supporting us over the years. Thank you to all the artists who allowed us to help capture these amazing performances, along with all the publicists, managers, and record label associates who helped facilitate them. Thank you to all the engineers and studios as well, we couldn’t have done this without you.

#PressPlay and listen to Vol. 1 of the “ThisisRnB Acoustic Sessions” below!

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Marsha Ambrosius Joins T.I. on Aaliyah Sampled, Dr. Dre Produced Single “Dope”

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Who would’ve thought T.I. and Marsha Ambrosius would make such a ‘Dope’ song together?

On the ATL rap star’s hot new summer single “Dope,” Marsha assists him in celebrating life on the West Coast. The King of the South luxuriates in some of the finest things that Los Angeles has to offer in this futuristic video filled with high-tech gadgets and foreign cars.

Featuring cameos from some of Tip’s famous rapper friends, Travis Scott, Big Sean, Nelly, and Killer Mike, the visuals definitely get you in the mood to party. The Dr. Dre produced track samples Aaliyah’s 2001 single “Rock the Boat” and sees Marsha Ambrosius showcasing those beautiful airy vocals on the chorus.

“Dope” is currently a TIDAL exclusive, but you can get a taste of it below.

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