Alex NazariBryce Vine drops a somber new track and music video to let everyone know “Life Goes On.” The song was written in an “attempt to put the pieces back together after realizing how truly unpredictable (and often unforgiving) the universe can be” after the untimely death of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant earlier this year.  “Kobe was almost like […]

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 […]

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Aaron J. Thornton/WireImageSocial media is overwhelmed with excitement over platinum-recording artist Queen Naija and her new single. “Pack Lite,” released today, interpolates soul queen Erykah Badu and her Grammy-nominated single, “Bag Lady.”  Yet it still reflects Najia’s no-nonsense demeanor, as she gives her man one final ultimatum: “If you don’t get your act together, you might have to ‘Pack light.’” On […]

Theo Wargo/Getty ImagesRap legends Snoop Dogg and DMX had over 500,000 viewers on Instagram Live jamming to hits from their decades-long career, which saw them become prominent fixtures in hip-hop and rap.  DMX kicked off the battle with a special prayer after Snoop offered to share his Raising Cane’s chicken over Kool-aid. “Please walk with us through the bad times as well as the good, may we be […]

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One Umbrella RecordsJamaican newcomer Davo, the first signee to Tory Lanez‘s One Umbrella label, is poised to shake up the music industry with his “psychedelic R&B” single and video for “Say Something.” Hailing from his forthcoming debut album LXD (Live and Dream), the intoxicating single navigates through the sound of trap beats and R&B, as the multi-instrumentalist serenades us with his melodic flow. Produced by Beatgodz, […]

Leon Bennett/WireImage As protests across the U.S. and the world demand an end to racial injustice, gospel & R&B legend Bebe Winans shares a timely new single with a fitting declaration: “Black Lives Matter.” Winans began writing the song after the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody. Winans felt more inclined to finish the song after […]

NaviydUsher emotionally responds to these unprecedented times on his new song, “I Cry.”  After protesting in Los Angeles earlier this month and penning an emotional Washington Post op-ed, the father of two explains the song was intended to teach his sons about the vulnerability and compassion “intended for this time.” “This song was inspired by wanting to teach my sons that it is […]

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