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Ro James took his time when it came to releasing his Sophmore album, but today the wait is over. Ro James kicked off his album with the Usher sampled track ‘Last Time” and Touchy Feely. The 15 track LP also features guest appearances from Brandy, Miguel, Masego.

“The music I create evokes a feeling of romance, but I wanted to dissect that word and break it down by taking the ‘ro’ out of it. MANTIC refers to divination and prophecy—seeking knowledge of the future through supernatural means. Speaking things into existence and living forward, having faith in where you’re supposed to be and where you’re going.”

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After celebrating the one-year anniversary of his debut LP Painted with another remix of “Roll Some Mo,” Grammy-nominated singer Lucky Daye surprised his fans when he revealed the release of his all-new track “Shoulda” featuring Babyface. The latest release details a relationship that has gone astray, with one partner wondering why the other has left them. “Said you wanted romance/Well I gave you a lot,” Daye sings over a stripped-back beat. “Said you wanted mountains, hills/I put you on top.”

While the song features Babyface, Lucky Daye track also borrows a familiar melody from Toni Braxton’s Should Brought You Home. Earlier this year, Daye released the song “Fade Away” as part of The Photograph soundtrack, as well as his first remix for “Roll Some Mo” with Ty Dolla $ign and Wale. Check out the new song below.

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As Lady Gaga gets ready to release her new album Chromatica, the Pop monster links up with Ariana Grande for their dance-floor anthem Rain on Me. Speaking with Apple Music, Gaga opened up about the inspiration behind the song. ‘Rain on Me’ is also a metaphor for tears and for the amount of alcohol I was taking to numb myself. ‘I’d rather be dry but at least I’m alive, rain on me,’” she said.

Gaga’s new album Chromatica is due May 29. In addition to Ariana, the album includes collaborations with Elton John and Blackpink.

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While Teyana Taylor gets ready to release her new studio album titled “The Album,” the G.O.O.D. Music signee celebrates the commencement-deprived Class of 2020 in the inspirational video for her new track “Made It,” prominently featuring many of those remarkable graduates. Along with her new video Made It, Teyana also released the hard-boiled 1930s gangster-themed video for “Bare Wit Me,” which premiered across all platforms today, are cornerstones of THE ALBUM, Teyana’s forthcoming new project due this summer. A snippet from the red-hot “Bare Wit Me” dance sequence trended across Twitter earlier this week.

“Made It” is a very personal journey for Teyana, who never had a formal high school graduation herself. She was already signed to a recording contract during those years, finished up through homeschooling, and ultimately received her high school diploma inside of a Starbucks.
he praised the 2020 graduates on Instagram saying, “YOU MADE IT!!!!!!! Class of 2020 this is for you!!!! First and foremost, Thank you to ALL the graduates that contributed to the video! I truly appreciate you & happy to celebrate YOU!!! Unfortunately, this pandemic has stopped us from physically gathering and celebrating all the hard work you’ve put in through the years But this pandemic can’t stop your spirit, it can’t dim your light, and it can’t take your degree away from you!! So when you make it out of this dark time, shine bright and light up the world! Congratulations to the class of 2020, YOU MADE IT!! PEACE & LOVE! ❤️❤️❤️❤️”

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Lloyd is back! After touring with B2k last year, the singer is back with his new single “Slow Wine Bass Line” featuring Teddy Riley. Sampling Keith Sweat’s “Right and a Wrong Way,” Lloyd sings on “I’ve been waiting all night / And I think it’s the right song / I pull on your waistline / I don’t wanna waste time / I wanna slow wine, do it to the bass line,” on the seductive tune.

Lloyd is now back in the studio putting the finishing touches on his new album. “If music is what dreams are made of, I’d like to thank the almighty for yet again helping me make one of mine come true this day,” he told fans. “I’d like to personally thank the great @teddyriley1, @keithsweat, @rxdcxm, and @biglovejasper as I humbly present my first release from a soon to be announced new album.”

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GRAMMY Award-winning multiplatinum singer, songwriter, producer, actor, author, and R&B icon Anthony Hamilton returns with his first original solo single in two years “Back Together” feat. Rick James. Written by Anthony Hamilton, Ed D. Kane and produced by 9th Wonder [Mary J. Blige, JAY-Z, Drake], a simmering beat and strings wrap around Hamilton’s instantly recognizable delivery on the verses. Meanwhile, he duets with none other than the late legend Rick James by way of a sample 9th Wonder dug out of the crates. Complemented by a classic James harmony, he carries the hook—“Why can’t we just get back together?” to the heavens and back.

In other big news, Hamilton recently launched his new label My Music Box in partnership with BMG, and “Back Together” marks the first release under this newly minted alliance. It also paves the way for his upcoming full-length album, slated for release later this summer.

Hamilton has been at the forefront of COVID-19 relief efforts, taking the virtual stage last month at “Saving OurSelves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort,” which premiered on BET Networks, and lending his voice to “Under One Roof: Livestream Concert to Benefit North Carolina Artists.”

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John Legend is ready to drop his new album, The EGOT winner has announced that his new album Bigger Love will arrive on June 19, and is available for pre-order now. Last night during the voice episode, John unveiled the video for the album’s title track.

“This video was made to celebrate our shared love, hope, and resilience,” said Legend. “We’re all using technology to stay in touch and finding creative ways to cope and we wanted the video to be a big musical hug for people around the world who are finding ways to stay connected to family, help their neighbors, and make time for a needed dance break despite the crazy circumstances we find ourselves in.” In addition to “Bigger Love,” Legend has also released songs like “Memories” with Buju Banton, “Actions” and “Last Time I Say Sorry” with Kane Brown this year.

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Singer Ro James has been keeping his fans busy with the release of his songs Touchy Feely, and the Usher sampled track Last Time. Today the singer/songwriter returns with his new track Plan B featuring Brandy.

The track produced by DJ Camper has been teased about for a while now, but today we finally got to hear the anticipated song.Along with releasing Plan B, Ro James has also revealed the title of his new album Mantic, which will arrive on May 29. Check out the song below.

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Kehlani took her time when it came to dropping the follow up to her debut album SweetSexySavage, now the Oakland singer returns with her long-awaited sophomore album It Was Good Until It Wasn’t. The 15-track set features appearances from Jhené Aiko, Tory Lanez, James Blake, Lucky Daye, and Masego. Stream the new project below.

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since leaving Atlantic Records and launching her Clover Music imprint through a joint venture with Warner Bros, singer Jojo has returned with her new studio album, Good to Know. The 9 track LP features the previously released singles Man and Lonely Hearts, with productions from Doc McKinney, Lido, and 30 Roc.

“I called the album good to know because of everything I’ve learned in the past few years – every piece of feedback, criticism (internal or external), whatever it is – it’s all just information. And it’s all good!” said JoJo of the follow-up to 2016’s Mad Love. “I’ve been lucky to have the space to reflect on my own journey up to now, and I hope people can take comfort in the fact that I am not anywhere near perfect, and I will never sugarcoat anything. We are all constantly living and learning, and that’s what makes this life so fun.”

Stream Jojo’s 4th studio LP below.