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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,…

Tory Lanez

Stream Tory Lanez’s ‘The New Toronto’ & ‘Chixtape 3’ Mixtapes

Tory Lanez is a talented new comer. He just dropped two mixtapes that highlight the duality of his artistry. The New Toronto and Chixtape 3 introduces relatable content with different styles, flows, and rhythmic patterns. Linking with DJ Drama (Gangsta Grillz), The New Toronto is gritty. Chixtape 3 is the third chapter to the ’90s-’00s R&B inspired series. Tory remixes…

Low Life - Future + The Weeknd

Listen Now: The Weeknd & Future, “Low Life”

The two heavy hitters have joined forces for their new collaborative track “Low Life,” produced by Metro Boomin & Ben Billions. Future’s trap sound and The Weeknd’s sultry vocals are the ingredients for a cool combination. As the title implies,the two artists “rep for the low life” and boast about all the things they do in that lifestyle. Take a listen…

Future Announces Neff Headwear Collabo

Buy Now: Future Announces Neff Headwear Collabo

I have a love/hate relationship with Atlanta rap artist Future. I was listening to his interview on the Breakfast Club this morning and he talks like a drug dealer and user. No way is this dude attractive but his joints go hard. Such a conundrum.  Future through his company, Freebandz, has announced a collaboration with Neff Headwear on a collection of tee-shirts, hoodies…

SWV, “MCE (MAN CRUSH EVERYDAY)”

Audio: SWV, “MCE (MAN CRUSH EVERYDAY)”

SWV is back!  And they’re delivering throwback vibes with their latest joint “MCE (Man Crush Everyday)!” I’m totally getting  nostalgia as classic R&B melodies flow off this track. With an upcoming tour and album in the works, SWV reminds us why we loved the ’90s era. A play on the Instagram hashtag #ManCrushMonday makes for a perfect mid-tempo love song….