Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BETRising reggae star Skip Marley delivers his new single “Make Me Feel,” featuring rapper Rick Ross and one of R&B’s leading ladies Ari Lennox. Ari’s harmonic vocals float over Marley’s smooth tone, similar to his family’s vocal legacy, as the grandson of the legendary musician Bob Marley. The song sends a timely message to remind the world to look towards […]

Warner RecordsTo celebrate his forthcoming Top Shotta album, Memphis-bred rapper NLE Choppa dropped his new single, “Narrow Road” featuring Lil Baby.  The 17-year old rapper brings an infectious flow, as Lil BaBy brings the Atlanta heat, while the two reflect on their reputations in and out the streets. This is the duo’s first collaboration, since Choppa’s May release, “Different Day,” which remixed Lil Baby’s My Turn cut “Emotionally Scarred.” Though […]

Def Jam RecordingsTeyana Taylor‘s third studio project, THE ALBUM, arrives this week on Juneteenth, featuring a lineup of heavyweight music artists.  The 23-track album will be separated into five different “studios” that spell out ALBUM. Taylor’s biggest features on the album include Missy Elliot, Erykah Badu, Davido, Future, Big Sean, King Combs, and her husband, Iman Shumpert.  But no guest is bigger than the couple’s four-year-old […]

If you ever wondered what Gary With Da Tea sounded like singing DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts” featuring Rihanna, here you go! RickeySmileyMorningShow.com #RSMS

Freeform/Art StreiberChloe x Halle had fans on social media comparing them to Aaliyah in the dark, dreamy new visual for their latest single, “Forgive Me,” from their sophomore album Ungodly Hour, both released today.  Less than 12 hours after it dropped, the classy R&B album hit #1 on iTunes.  “Already? No Way,” the sister duo tweeted earlier Friday, apparently in shock. The girls are all grown up and […]

Noam Galai/Getty ImagesOutkast‘s Big Boi says his collaboration album with smooth singer-songwriter and producer Sleepy Brown, Big Sleepover, was “complete and ready to go” before COVID-19.  Now he’s just waiting to release it. “Yeah, it’s done. The whole pandemic happened and then, we put the brakes on it,” he tells ABC Audio. “But the album is complete and ready to go.” […]

Derek BlanksIt’s here! The music video for Brandy‘s brand new single, “Baby Mama” featuring Chance the Rapper has finally arrived. “Love to all my “Baby Mama’s” out there holding it Down!” she wrote on Instagram “You deserve a CROWN.” The women’s anthem celebrates motherhood, and is an ode to Brandy’s daughter Sy’rai, as well as to all mothers working hard to support […]

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