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Ro James & Friends Bring R&B Glory to NYC


Last night a vision of ours came to fruition as burgeoning artist Ro James held his first headlining concert in NYC at Highline Ballroom.  The singer/songwriter was joined by fellow artists and friends, who are all united under the crew The Jackets, coming together to perform a jam session style show for a packed house of tastemakers and authentic music fans.

In addition to performing his debut EP ‘Coke, Jack & Cadillacs,’ Ro was joined on stage by the likes of Bridget Kelly, Luke James, Stacy Barthe, Asher Roth, Olamide Faison, Sonyae Elise and Melanie Fiona.

Follow the jump for our exclusive photos and a show recap:

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Video: Melanie Fiona – ‘Cold Piece”


Melanie Fiona keeps the summer vibes going into fall with the music video for her single “Cold Piece.” Teaming up with Pepsi Pulse to produce the visuals, the Brooklyn resident rides around the city with some girlfriends in an ice cream truck.

She rides by some of her male artist friends including Luke James, Mateo, Jared Cotter and Ro James before stopping to hand out ice cream and Pepsi cups as folks dance in the street.

Seated on a couch in an indoor scene the R&B songstress complains to her man about his unbelievable cold-heartedness.

“This is the coolest, coolest video I’ve ever shot,” said Melanie. “I’m so appreciative of being in this place in my career as an artist for my fans.”

Enjoy Melanie’s “Cold Piece” below:

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Premiere: BKLYN 1834 Presents: Ro James – ‘Indiana Jones’


Now that Ro James has released his 3-part EP series ‘Coke, Jack & Cadillacs,’ the burgeoning NYC based crooner begins to truly share his story and the journey he’s taken up until today.

In an original piece created by BKLYN1834, Ro explains the inspiration behind his project, and delivers a unique performance of his song “Indiana Jones.” The singer/songwriter evokes the emotion of his songs tale, while walking along the train tracks in a wooded area of BK.

Directed by Aaron Vazquez, keys by Andrew Thomas Reid. Watch the stirring clip below:

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New Music: Ro James – Cadillacs (EP)


The scene was set on Wednesday night in NYC at Revisions Lounge in the East Village as burgeoning singer/songwriter Ro James held a private listening event for the third and final piece of his ‘Coke, Jack & Cadillacs‘ debut album series.

The anticipated final volume ‘Cadillacs‘ is finally here! Introduced with a poetic opening from a storytelling Wynter Gordan, the set provides, perhaps the most telling record of Ro’s background with the first song “XIX.”  The entire set continues to fittingly follow the aura of the plush, smooth and laid-back symbolism of America’s first luxury automobile.

Whatever you drive, or can get into at the moment, this is the release you must have accompanying your ride.

Stream and download now below!

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New Music: Ro James feat. Snoop Dogg – ’84

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If Ro James is still a new name to you, it’s highly advisable that you change that! The New York native has been releasing his debut EP ‘Coke, Jack & Cadillacs‘ in sections this summer, and with the final installment ‘Cadillacs‘ on the way September 19, the singer/songwriter liberates a taste of the release with “’84” featuring Snoop Dogg.

The soulful, vibed out tune produced by The Philly Phatboiz, finds Ro crooning about life being as smooth as his ’84 Cadillac, while Snoop adds his signature touch.

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New Music: Ro James – Jack (EP)


Get your shot glasses ready, the moment is now. Following last month’s ‘Coke‘ EP, buzz-worthy New York crooner Ro James premieres the ‘Jack‘ EP, the second portion of his debut ‘Coke, Jack & Cadillacs‘ digital album.

Preceded by the buzz single “Lisa,” a tribute to Lisa Bonet, ‘Jack‘ is comprised of three original tracks, with an intro from Luke James.  Ro is seduced by a woman after his heart, as he rides out to a night of pleasure over slinky production on “We On.” While, “Indiana Jones,” which is reminiscent of a Frank Ocean melody, recollects a lost love adventure.

The EP is available to stream and download for free today! It will hit iTunes for purchase tomorrow… Follow the jump to check it out now!!

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New Music: Ro James feat. Asher Roth – Lisa

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As he preps for the release of his next mini EP ‘Jack,’ Ro James liberates the new song “Lisa” featuring a rap verse from Asher Roth.

An homage to The Cosby Show’s Lisa Bonet, the song is another impressive piece of work from the buzz-worthy New York singer, showcasing his raw vocals.

Jack,’ which is the second installment in his ‘Coke, Jack & Cadillacs’ series will be released on August 19.

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Ro James Performs “A.D.I.D.A.S.” Live in NYC at Hotel Chantelle


Thursday night, rising R&B crooner Ro James performed an intimate show at Hotel Chantelle in the Lower East Side of New York City.

The soulful singer/songwriter has been promoting his recently released mini EP ‘Coke,’ which is the first in a series of 3 EP releases, set to be put together as his debut album, ‘Coke, Jack & Cadillacs.’  With a crowd full of industry tastemakers, artists and writers, including singers Stacy Barthe and Rockie Evans, Ro treated the crowd to a 3 song set of the records “Devil’s Kiss,” “A.D.I.D.A.S.” and “Pledge Allegiance.”

Check out our exclusive footage of Ro James performing the sultry and seductive, guitar infused sex jam “A.D.I.D.A.S.” in the clip below. Stay tuned for the next EP ‘Jack,’ premiering here on August 19!

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