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New Music: Ty Dolla $ign feat. Lil Wayne & The-Dream – Love U Better

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As promised, Ty Dolla $ign unleashes the first single off his forthcoming Beach House 3 album.

Teaming up with Lil Wayne and The-Dream for the catchy “Love U Better,” the trio get in love mode. The DJ Mustard and Twice as Nice-produced track borrows from Mary J. Blige’s classic song “I Can Love You” off her 1997 album Share My World.

Dream kicks off the song singing: “Girl, you should know that I can love you better than he can.” And Ty tells us how he will drop game on your girl.

“Pull up on your girl with my roof gone / I’ma pull up on your girl with my jewels on,” sings Ty$. “Pull up on your girl with that heat on / And she ain’t know if it’s a Dolla or a Dream song.”

Lil Wayne comes in midway with an auto-tune laced verse. “Pull up on her in an Uber,” he raps. “That’s how I maneuver / Turn this D into a D plus and I’m her tutor / Turn a B into a D cup, hallelujah!”

Beach House 3 will be Ty’s sophomore album, but it will actually be the fourth release in his ‘Beach House‘ series. The first two projects in the series — 2012’s Beach House and 2013’s Beach House 2 — dropped as mixtapes. The third, Beach House EP, dropped in 2014. In 2015, the singer/songwriter released his debut album Free TC on Atlantic Records.

Take a listen to the infectious “Love U Better” below.

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Ty Dolla $ign Taps Lil Wayne & The-Dream for ‘Beach House 3’ Single

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Ty Dolla $ign is headed back to his Beach House. Before releasing the next installment of the popular franchise, the R&B star has teamed up with Lil Wayne and The-Dream for the first single, “Love U Better.”

Due Monday (July 10), the star-studded track will be the “first single from [his] highly-anticipated sophomore album.” Beach House 3 follows Ty’s debut Free TC, which dropped in 2015.

The Beach House series started as a mixtape in 2012. It was followed by 2013’s Beach House 2 and the following year, Ty released his Beach House EP, featuring the hits “Paranoid” and “Or Nah.”

This will be Dolla’s first collaboration with The-Dream, but not his first with Lil Wayne. The duo previously collaborated on last year’s “Sucker for Pain” off the Suicide Squad soundtrack.

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New Music: The-Dream feat. Fabolous – Summer Body

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We all want to get-right for the summer. So, if Kanye’s ‘workout plan’ hasn’t begun working for you yet, let the hitmaker himself–The Dream, advance your snap back.

The ATL singer/songwriter connects with Brooklyn’s own Fabolous for the catchy new collaboration, “Summer Body,” which is ready for summer ’17 pool parties.

On the new anthem, Dream sings about his preference for a 26-year-old “with a fat ass.” “You know just what to do / You know what I like / You know just how to be, you know I got a type,” he sings.

F.A.B.O. joins Dream rhyming about a goal-oriented girl who likes to have fun. “She put in work for it, she get to twerk for it / She had to grind for it, she get to wine for it,” he raps. “She accomplish anything she put her mind toward / She a dime that you ain’t have to pay a dime for it.”

The-Dream is currently prepping for the release of his next project, which is expected out soon.

Take a listen below.

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The-Dream Reveals Why He Hasn’t Worked With Drake Since “Shut It Down”

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In 2010, The-Dream collaborated with Drake on the track “Shut It Down” off the rap star’s debut album Thank Me Later.

During a recent sit-down interview with Genius, Terius “The-Dream” Nash answered a fan submitted question about why the two haven’t worked together since.

“I remember when Drake was putting this record together. I was getting calls, after calls, after calls,” Dream said. “I’ma do the record, like I’m on tour, as soon as I get to a place, I’ma do it. Drake called like, ‘Yo this is how I want it to sound.’ I’m like, ‘Drake I’m going to do this record how I’m gonna do it. I’m going to give it back to you the same way you sent it with your verse’…The record came out great…”

Continuing, The-Dream explained why he and Drake may never work together again. “I asked him to get on a record, and he never got on the record. I’m only going to ask you once especially if I’ve already done something for you…so that’s the end of the Drake and Dream era of a record.”

Watch that clip and the full “Genius Level” interview below.

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‘SOULQUARIUS’ Brings R&B Greats, Past & Present, to West Coast Fans!

When the flyer for the inaugural SOULQUARIUS Festival in Santa Ana, California dropped in late 2016, R&B lovers everywhere went crazy over the line-up of scheduled performers.  From throwback artists like Jon B. and DMX to current R&B tastemakers such as Ro James, Jhené Aiko, and BJ The Chicago Kid, there was no denying that this event was guaranteed to be a lituation.

Fear of getting rained out and continuous flooding from California’s big storm may have had most on edge but, that didn’t stop ticket holders from coming out in droves to get a taste of what their favorite performers have to offer. Of course, there were a few mishaps along the way (like any huge festival has during their opening year), but SOULQUARIUS — aside from its massive lineup — has plenty of reasons why it should be the R&B festival that you don’t want to miss from here on out.

Delivering a jammed packed mash-up of lovable R&B artists and a few of rap’s most influential, SOULQUARIUS made sure to leave festival enthusiasts with a need to get their coins up for next year.

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New Music: The-Dream – Code Blue

The-Dream is feeling Blue.

Following the release of his late 2016 EP Love You To Death, the Radio Killa returns with a new song titled “Code Blue,” off the soundtrack to Fifty Shades Darker.

Over a somber electric guitar laced track, Dream takes listeners on a heartfelt ride for one of the film’s emotional scenes.

“The closer I get to you / The more I feel like crying / The farther I get from you / The more I feel like dying,” he sings on the opening. “This what I get for loving you / Code Blue / This is what I get for loving you,” he sings with a sad tone on the chorus.

The-Dream is definitely excited to hear his song in the film. “Can’t wait to see the ‘Code Blue’ Scene from Fifty Shades Darker Tonight,” he tweeted. “Who’s with me?”

Fifty Shades Darker hit theaters today (Feb. 10). Take a listen below.

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ThisisRnB Presents: 17 R&B Albums to Sweat in 2017

Producing the soundtrack to a year that brought us both huge ups and downs, 2016 was arguably one of the better years for R&B that we’ve seen in a while. With releases from the likes of Queen Bey, her sister Solange, Anderson .Paak, Bruno Mars, and Tank, it’s hard to imagine how 2017 could ever out do last year. Trust us though, this year definitely won’t see a shortage of good tunes.

As R&B artists continue to blur the genre lines, expect to hear more variety from your faves. Whether you’re into traditional R&B, something with a little more funk, trap-soul, electronic- or alternative-R&B, 2017 is sure to have something crafted just for you.

A class of much talked about newcomers, including Kehlani, and Jacquees, will deliver highly awaited debuts. Exciting follow-up 2nd and 3rd albums are expected from the likes of Jhené Aiko and August Alsina. And with vets like Trey Songz and Ne-Yo prepping comebacks, there are plenty of projects that are sure to top most fans sweat lists.

Take a look at the albums that we are most excited to see and hear this year, with our “17 R&B Albums To Sweat in 2017” below!

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The-Dream Announces “Love You To Death” Tour

The-Dream is taking the love show on the road.

After releasing his Love You to Death EP in December, the R&B singer/songwriter has announced an eight-city tour slated to kick off next month.

The “Love You to Death Tour” is set to launch Feb. 13 in Seattle. Then, he’ll spend Valentine’s Day in San Francisco before continuing the jaunt through Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Chicago, and New York, with a stop at the Soulquarius Festival on Feb. 18. The journey closes March 2 in Philadelphia.

“To all the fans that hit me and my staff and said in abundance to come to your City, I hear you,” he wrote. “I am here for you And nothing without your Voice and Energy.”

Along with this, King Dream announced that Radio Killa Records is “back fully operational.”

“[We] Have Artist on the Way because of YOU,” he wrote. “I don’t take any one fan for granted!”

The five-track EP Love You to Death was released last month as a precursor to this year’s Love Affair, which is due March 24.

Check out his tour dates below.

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