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Jhené Aiko

New Music: Jhené Aiko, “B’s and H’s”

Jhené took to Apple Music Beats 1 radio to premiere her new Fisticuffs-produced track “B’s & H’s.” The songstress uses sharp lyricism and seductive, feather-light vocals over minimal instrumental to deliver a story of unfaithfulness. Vibe out to the mellow jam below.

Andra Day

Get Into: Andra Day, “No Makeup” (Kendrick Lamar Cover)

Andra Day’s cover of Kendrick Lamar‘s Section.80 standout cut, “No Make-Up (Her Vice)” is so wavy. It’s smooth, sexy, and soulful. Who is Andra Day? Andra Day is an R&B newcomer who impressively rose to popularity last year. Her sound is jazzy with a twist of modern soul. She grabbed a Warner Bros. record deal and released a successful debut…

AUDIO: ELLA MAI, “SHE DON’T” FEAT. TY DOLLA $IGN

Get Into: Ella Mai, “She Don’t” Feat. Ty Dolla $ign

We'd like to announce the signing of our newest signee, @EllaMai! #10Summers! https://t.co/XpN3wWAKbp pic.twitter.com/KjuiD7KJAi — 10SUMMERSRECORDS (@10summersrec) January 17, 2016 Yass to DJ Mustard signing the dopeness that is Ella Mai. Hailing from London, singer-songwriter Ella Mai features Ty Dolla $ign for her female anthem “She Don’t.” “She Don’t” gives me all the feels of old school Monica. The song…

Audio: Kanye West, "Real Friends" (Erykah Badu Remix)

Audio: Kanye West, “Real Friends” (Erykah Badu Remix)

Erykah Badu is making another return after her November release of her But You Cain’t Use My Phone mixtape. Dropping a remix just as she did with Drake’s hit single “Hotline Bling,” Badu hops on Kanye West’s recent return with G.O.O.D. Fridays track “Real Friends.” Muva adds her trill poise to Yeezy’s message singing: “Friends, the word we use ev-er-yday,…

Watch Jidenna's New Video for "Knickers"

Visuals: Watch Jidenna’s New Video for “Knickers”

A party ain’t swanky ’til the Knickers show up… On the heels of his Grammy nomination and certified platinum status for “Classic Man,” Jidenna is wasting no time advancing his 100 year plan as we begin 2016. His first act as chief of the swankosphere is to put his “Knickers” on and cure our historical amnesia. Kick off the year…

AUDIO: BRANDY, “BEGGIN & PLEADIN”

AUDIO: BRANDY, “BEGGIN & PLEADIN”

Say word? Brandy’s back on TV and has new music out at the same time? This is a lot of ’90s/early 2000s nostalgia for the first full week of 2016. Right on the heels of the premiere of her new BET show, Zoe Ever After, singer-songwriter Brandy returns musically with her fresh single “Beggin & Pleadin.” The Pop & Oak-produced…