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FKA twigs returns today with her first new music in over three years. Written and produced by FKA twigs with Jeff Kleinman and Michael Uzowuru, “Cellophane” is twigs’ most vulnerable song to date and is an enticing first glimpse of what to expect from her second album; the follow up to her Mercury Prize and Brit Award nominated 2014 debut, LP1. “Cellophane” Talking about the process, FKA twigs says, “throughout my life, I’ve practiced my way to being the best I could be, it didn’t work this time. I had to tear down every process I’d ever relied on. go deeper. rebuild. start again”

“Cellophane” is accompanied by a video directed by Andrew Thomas Huang. The video is a powerful visual contrast to the vulnerability of the song’s lyrics (“Didn’t I do it for you? Why don’t I do It for you?”) and stars FKA twigs in a role that she trained for months in advance for, adding another facet to her enviable multi-disciplinary skill set.

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Last month Jon B. gave us a first look into creating his new video Understand feat, Donell Jones. Giving R&B that nostalgic feel this new single is the first song to appear on Jon B’s upcoming album.

Along with a new album on the way, Jon B recently announced his new tour. Kicking off in Lexington, Kentucky on April 26 and wrapping in Pasadena, California on October 12. Tickets are available on his official website.
The Understand Tour Schedule 2019

April 26 – Lexington, KY @ Rupp Arena
May 11 – Ontario, CA @ Citizens Business Bank Arena
June 7 – Houston, TX @ Arena Theatre
June 14 – City Winery @ Chicago, IL
June 28 – Napa, CA @ Blue Note Napa
June 29 – Napa, CA @ Blue Note Napa
August 8 – Alexandria, VA @ Birchmere
August 30 – Valencia, Colombia @ Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center
August 31 – Agoura Hills, CA @ The Canyon
September 27 – Montclair, CA @ The Canyon Montclair
October 12 – Pasadena,CA @ The Rose

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After giving us the Homecoming Live album last week, this week Beyonce’s Lemonade is finally available across all major streaming services, including Apple Music and Spotify. The project, originally available exclusively on TIDAL, featured the original demo version of her single Sorry.

The track has a few elements of the song we have grown to love, but it also features a new lyrics as Bey sings “You’ve been running game on the wrong one / I’m running so fast for the long run / Running out the back door / We truly could have been / Living young, wild, and free.” Check out the more atmospheric version of the track below.

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Before 2018 closed out Dinah Jane released her first solo single “Botted Up” Featuring Ty Dolla $ign, now the 5th Harmony singer returns with her 3 song EP titled Dinah Jane 1. The new self-titled set of songs include Pass Me By, “Heard It All Before,” and “Fix It.”

“I do want to release new music, [but] at the same time, I want to release a great work of art, like a little mini project that is authentic,” she explained. “After coming off of ‘Bottled Up’ I wanted people to really get to know me and dig a little deeper. These records are what I’ve been holding on to for a while now.

“As I look into these three songs, I get a little nervous because they don’t sound like anything else out there, anything on the radio, or anything any artist is doing right now,” she says. “I get scared and timid and think ‘oh my gosh, this does sound like cool or popular enough?’ Then I sit back and think, I don’t have to be like anyone else. It has [to be] my own direction. I can’t compare myself to anyone else’s projects.”

While the 3 song project made its debut today, Dinah wasted no time with giving her fans visuals as well. Just a few moments ago Dinah unleashed her new video for Heard It All Before. Check out the video below.

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Rotimi is leading a new era of game changers: stars that can do it all. The Nigerian-American actor is best known for his roles on Starz series “Power” and “Boss,” ABC’s “Betrayal,” and CBS’s “Battle Creek.”

Add in that he is also a contemporary R&B artist who’s released two digital mixtapes, and has performed on stage opening for Jennifer Hudson, T.I., Estelle, and NERD; Rotimi is one to keep a close eye on. The smooth crooner whose latest project, Jeep Music Vol. 1, received incredibly strong reception. Today he arrives with his first new single “Love Riddim” since a two-year hiatus.

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These past few months Lizzo has been dropping bops from left to right. Starting off with her 70’s inspired track Juice, then she gave us a big girl anthem Tempo featuring Missy Elliott. Today the 30-year-old singer return as she drops off her 3rd studio LP Cuz I Love You.

If you love what Lizzo has been relesing lately you’ll definitely love this album. Some of the stand out track to me have been Jerome, Like A Girl,Soulmate, and Cry Baby.

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While Chris Brown is gearing up to release his next studio album, INDIGO, Just last week Chris released his feel-good visual for Back To Love. This week Chris heats things up as he drops his new single “Wobble Up.”

The strip club banger features Nicki Minaj and G-Eazy, who both deliver guest verses on the explicit track. Fans can expect the official music video to drop very soon starring the trio.

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It’s no secret that women are basically dominating the music Industry, and what better way to celebrate the women in music other than a massive concert series. This past week Live Nation Urban announced an all-star, all-female concert series named ‘Femme It Forward.’ This new concert series is part of Live Nation Urban’s multi-platform series of all-female concerts and events and designed to “spotlight the entertainment industry’s most creative and accomplished female visionaries, both on the stage and behind the scenes,” the series will also feature special conversations with female executives in the industry, panel discussions and live performances from emerging acts, comedy shows and activations in multiple markets.

On the bill are the likes of Cardi B, Brandy, Monica, Teyana Taylor, Ashanti, The City Girls, Mya, Keri Hilson, Jill Scott, Tweet, Faith Evans, Jorja Smith, and Amerie. All will perform alongside other acts.

Speaking on the venture, Heather Lowery, Live Nation Urban VP Talent & Touring said:
“Since our inception in 2017, Live Nation Urban continues to create opportunities for emerging and established urban artists — both on the stage and behind the scenes. This past year has been an exceptional one for women in music and entertainment, and with the incredible contributions of women, it is fitting that we honor the future of music and its continued steps on the path to inclusion.”

Tickets go on-sale this Friday (April 19th) via A portion of proceeds will be donated to philanthropic organizations that support the advancement of women.

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Teyana Taylor turned Ellen’s set into a scene straight out of “Soul Train” while she performed her single “Issues/Hold On.” Keeping the 70’s theme Teyna hit the set in shimmering gold bell-bottoms while her dancers finished the set with a Soul Train line, and Ellen even joined in.

After the performance, Ellen surprised Teyana by presenting her with a gold plaque for “Issues/Hold On” off last year’s acclaimed album K.T.S.E.

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This past February Offset released his solo debut album, Father of 4, it was no brainer that Offset would release a video for his fan-favorite track Clout featuring Cardi B. In the steamy video the two show off a more intimate side as Cardi is dressed in a black latex dominatrix outfit, and gives her man a lap dance while giving the camera an eyeful. Check out the vibrant black and yellow video below.