Posts Tagged ‘Usher’

New Music: Usher feat. Nicki Minaj – She Came To Give It To You

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If you thought Usher‘s upcoming album was only going to host “Good Kisser” as its main hit, think again because the top R&B crooner has done it again! Calling on Pharrell Williams for the production and reuniting with Nicki Minaj for a guest rap verse, the new single is sure to keep you moving.

Titled, “She Came To Give It To You,” the record is a dance heavy, feel good single that will have everyone who’s anyone grooving to the beat. Reminiscent of Marvin Gaye mixed with a little Michael Jackson, “She Came To Give It To You” is definitely giving us what we need on this Tuesday morning.

UPDATE: Listen to the full CDQ version now below!

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List: The Best of June – Top 15 Records

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With June marking the official start of summer and the half-way mark of the year, it’s easy to anticipate what musical milestones we’ll hit as well. From debut and follow-up albums from many of our favorites artists to unexpected verses, we can’t help but be thankful for any sort of music that leaves a lasting impression on us.

Although June started off a little slow for new music, it seemed that as soon as the heat outside picked up, so did the the amount of hot records. From the retro sounds of Goapele to the raunchy and sexy singles provided by Usher and Kay Cola, the list of new sounds from June will have you saying that you’ve got “Options”.

So sit back, relax, and get your red cup ready as we bring you our “Best of June – Top 15 Records“!

Take a listen to all the tracks below!

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New Music: Chris Brown feat. Usher & Rick Ross – New Flame

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Following his awesome performance at Sunday night’s BET Awards, Chris Brown unleashed the full version to his newest single, “New Flame“.

Featuring both Rick Ross and Usher, and co-written by Verse Simmonds and Eric Bellinger, the trio have supplied fans with a hot banger for the summer. Singing out to his new girl, “I know you came here with you crew, but I promise you that it feels like it’s just us two,” Breezy lets her know that it’s all about them tonight.

Check out the fiery new collabo below!

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Usher Takes Fans Back with Medley at 2014 BET Awards

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Usher reminded us why he’s one of R&B’s greats with his exhilarating performance at the BET Awards.

The R&B crooner delivered a dance-heavy retrospective of hits including “Confessions,” “U Remind Me,” “U Don’t Have to Call,” and “Caught Up.”

He also served up his latest single “Good Kisser” and showed us that he can get down on the drums.

Reminisce with Ursh’s set below!

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Jermaine Dupri & Ne-Yo Honored at 2014 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

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The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) hosted its 27th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday evening at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. The invitation-only event honored music producer and mogul Jermaine Dupri, singer-songwriter and producer Ne-Yo, and hit music maker Mike WiLL along with honoring the songwriters and publishers of the most performed ASCAP songs on the 2013 R&B/hip-hop, rap and gospel charts.

During the ceremony, JD was presented with the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award, which is the most prestigious honor that ASCAP gives, and is awarded to songwriters and composers who have made pioneering contributions to music by inspiring and influencing their fellow music creators. Past recipients include Ashford & Simpson, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Dr. Dre, Berry Gordy Jr. & Motown Industries, Billy Joel, Quincy Jones, Paul McCartney, Smokey Robinson, Patti Smith, Rod Stewart and Stevie Wonder.

Prolific songwriter-producer Ne-Yo was awarded the ASCAP Golden Note Award, which is presented to songwriters, composers and artists who have achieved extraordinary career milestones. Previous honorees include Sean “Diddy” Combs, Jermaine Dupri, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Jay Z, Quincy Jones, Alicia Keys, LL Cool J, Lionel Richie, Usher, Pharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder.

The Songwriter of the Year Award went to hit maker Mike WiLL, who has amassed great success through the numerous top 10 hits he’s written including “Bandz a Make Her Dance” for Juicy J, “Pour It Up” for Rihanna, “Bugatti” for Ace Hood and “Body Party” for Ciara, to name a few.

Other winners included Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I., who received the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Song award for the hit “Blurred Lines;” Justin Timberlake, JAY Z, The-Dream, Timbaland and No ID were awarded the Top Rap Song of the Year for “Holy Grail;” and Anthony Brown was honored with the Top Gospel Song Award for “Testimony.”

The evening featured performances by Jennifer Hudson, Mario, Lecrae and more including a surprise performances by Usher and Bow Wow during JD’s honor. Check out more photos below:

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Chris Brown Previews New Version Of “New Flame”

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Back in March we dropped the news of the Chris Brown & Rick Ross collaboration titled “New Flame” and it was nothing less than that.

Now, almost four months, a prison stint and 100 pounds lost for Rozay, a new version of the single has emerged. This time though, R&B’s new bad boy called on one of his inspirations…Usher.

While Usher revealed last month that Breezy will be amongst the people featured on his upcoming album, it wasn’t said that he would be appearing on this new collaboration. With the potential to be one of the summers many go to hits, “New Flame” should add a little spark to your life.

Check out the quick snippet via Instagram below:

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New Music: Usher feat. Juicy J – I Don’t Mind

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 Following his comeback with last month’s hit single, “Good Kisser,” R&B superstar Usher is back with a joint especially for the skrippers.

Titled, “I Don’t Mind,” the Dr. Luke-produced track features last year’s strip club anthem king, Juicy J.

Singing, “You can take off your clothes, long as you comin’ home,” the new single has Usher giving a massive salute to the women dropping it low in the nudie bar.

Ready to see what he’s working with? Take a listen below!

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New Music: Usher feat. Vado – Good Kisser (DJ Tedsmooth Remix)

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It’s about that time yet again. Mr. YouRemember continues to remix the hottest R&B records of the moment with classic samples and drum beats. Today, Tedsmooth releases his remix to Usher‘s hot single “Good Kisser” adding a verse from rapper Vado.

Another strong remix, get ready to hear this one on the summer mixshows.

Follow the jump to stream and download now.

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