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Miguel’s Brother Nonchalant Savant Releases “Mixed Signals” Video

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Miguel has released a couple new records recently, including the smooth “Come Through and Chill,” but he is also using his Art Dealer Chic brand to introduce some new talent. Keeping it in house, as in-house can go, the R&B maverick has released a new song and video from his brother, who goes by the artist name Nonchalant Savant.

Unexpectedly refreshing the groovy singer serves up some chill vibrations of his own, with the video for “Mixed Signals.” Late night LA house party scenes play out from room to room, as Savant’s sluggishly intoxicating vocals elicit a magnetic draw, while he plays various instruments and instructs his girl to come closer.

“Before you can even get into the music, everything is fundamentally about the exchange of energy,” Savant told The FADER. “I wanted the video for ‘Mixed Signals’ to prepare you with the right kinds. Whatever it is that I do, I do my best to make it groovy for you, and I think this piece does a good job of capturing and converting that vibration, visually.”

That, we would have to agree with.

Check out the video below.

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Exclusive: Bryson Tiller, Jeremih, Anderson .Paak, Kehlani, Miguel & More Perform at Wireless Festival

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The annual Wireless Festival, presented by Capital FM, rang off this past weekend in London’s Finsbury Park, and the 3-day large outdoor concert series delivered once again with outstanding performances from many of the hottest U.S. and U.K. artists across multiple genres.

Some of R&B’s brightest young stars took to the various stages throughout the weekend, including Anderson .Paak and his band The Free Nationals, Jeremih-who surprised the audience by bringing out Ty Dolla $ign, Jeremih-who was hot off his performance at the ESSENCE Festival the prior weekend, Miguel, Kehlani, and more also gave the massive crowds a show to be remembered forever.

Check out some of our exclusive photos below.

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Miguel Addresses Police Shootings During Wireless Festival Interview: ‘We Can’t Stand By And Watch Anymore’

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Following an emotional set, where he broke down on stage while talking about the recent tragic killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, and police officers in Dallas, Miguel sat down with radio DJ Tim Westwood for an interview backstage at “Wireless Festival” in England on Saturday.

“Now is always the time, now now, if not now when?,” said Miguel. “[Are] we going to sit by and complain, and keep posting Instagram photos with ‘prayer hands’ and saying ‘pray for’ this person or that thing? I mean what does that really mean anymore? All we’re doing is making ourselves feel like we’re doing something, and nothing is happening.”

Adding, “I feel like we’re just breeding this very passive way of going about things, but then expecting the world to change for us… We can’t stand by and watch anymore.”

I think we can all agree that Miguel is absolutely right. Check out his interview below.

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New Music: Miguel – How Many

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I cannot stay silent.”

Miguel claims on a brand new song titled “How Many,” which he released for free early Friday (July 8).

Created in the wake of the multiple police-related shootings this week, the Wildheart singer reveals deep frustration on the powerful track.

“How many black lives?” he asks. “How many heartbeats turned into flatlines / How many black lives does it take to wake a change?”

The song isn’t finished, according to Miguel. “This version was started (written/recorded) here in London in my hotel room between the hours of 4am and around 7am when I passed out,” he wrote on SoundCloud. “I’ll update this song every week until its complete.”

Late last month, Miguel released the smooth “Come Through and Chill.” On Sept. 29, he is set to embark on the “Nostalgic for the Present Tour” with Sia.

Take a listen to “How Many” below.

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New Music: Miguel – Come Through And Chill

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Ohh, Hey Miguel!

A lovely surprise on this early Friday, the R&B maverick has released a brand new song titled, “Come Through and Chill,” produced by Salaam Remi. The singer has been busy touring, and tearing down stages in the U.S. and abroad, since the release of his stellar third studio album Wildheart.

The pop-up releases are becoming the new normal, and Miguel is taking another trendy activity, Netflix & Chill, and turning it into his own adaptation, on the breezy, sensual jam.

Sweet acoustic strings, strung together with a strong kick drum, lead the track while Miguel proposes a stimulating, but relaxing, private encounter with his lover.

“Due to unusual rain and thunder, baby I wonder (baby I wonder) / Would you put your sweats on, put your sweats on for me… Let me lay a great time on ya,” he sings.

No word on if this will land on an upcoming project, but enjoy the new vibes below!

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Boyz II Men, En Vogue, John Legend, Miguel & More Slated For Summer Music Miniseries ‘Greatest Hits’

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ABC is set to premiere their new music miniseries “Greatest Hits” later this month, which celebrates hits from iconic artists of the past few decades, and now the network has revealed the first round of performers.

The show will feature performances from Andra Day, Backstreet Boys, Bonnie Raitt, Boyz II Men, Cee Lo Green, Chicago, Coolio, En Vogue, Foreigner, Jason Derulo, John Legend, Little Big Town, LL Cool J, Meghan Trainor, Miguel, Pitbull, REO Speedwagon, Rick Springfield, Wilson Phillips and Wiz Khalifa, among others.

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Miguel To Join Sia on “Nostalgic For The Present Tour”

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Pop star/singer-songwriter Sia has announced that she will be hitting the road on a fall tour titled “Nostalgic for the Present,” and she has invited R&B maverick Miguel to join in as her supporting act.

Miguel and singer AlunaGeorge will open for the Australian songstress on the 22-date North American trek, which is slated to launch Sept. 29 in Seattle, before coming to a close in Austin on Nov. 6.

The jaunt was announced with a mysterious and cryptic video, featuring angry mumbles, grumbles, and the upcoming tour dates.

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Miguel Covers ‘FAULT’ Magazine, Talks Prince, Future Collaborations and More

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With his 2015 album Wildheart being lauded more as a fan favorite than a commercial success, Grammy Award-winning artist Miguel is undaunted by either, and celebrating a continuously inspiring career.

Now on spot tour dates, and with upcoming festival performances, including the UK’s Wireless Festival, the singer/songwriter covers the new issue of London based FAULT magazine.

In the feature, Miguel talks about returning to his middle school and surprising the kids with a performance, being compared to Prince and the impact of icons, the trouble with political correctness in the news and social media, future collaborations and much more.

Check out some excerpts from the new interview, and more photos below.

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