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R&B: Musiq Soulchild – “Sooner Or Later”

A double album is always a risky bet for artists. High risk of overplaying your hand, as you are giving lots of music for a reasonable price, with the perception of higher ‘value.’ But often the result is a watered down product, or one with too many tracks between the ‘good’ joints.

Make your own judgments about what Musiq is trying to do with his double LP. But we know you will come to like at least one jawn… “Sooner Or Later”

MUSIQ SOULCHILD – SOONER OR LATER | FEEL THE REAL (LP)

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Mya – “Ready For Whatever”

Here for whatever sexy af Mya wanna do… “Ready For Whatever” and praying it’s you. We know. More important, MYA knows. Listen and keep wishing though. Who knows?

MYA – READY FOR WHATEVER

Joe Fox – “What’s The Word” (Video)

Pretty funky groove. Joe Fox dropped visuals (above) for this “What’s The Word”… AND did a turbo-boosted version with Nas (stream below).

JOE FOX – WHAT’S THE WORD | WHAT’S THE WORD FEAT. NAS

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Majid Jordan – “My Imagination” feat. dvsn

Just up-tempo enough to get a light dance sweat going; should that be what you and bae-boo choose to do. Channel Majid Jordan & dvsn’s “Imagination” as you enjoy bopping along to this song!

MAJOD JORDAN – MY IMAGINATION FEAT. DVSN

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Ari Lennox – “Night Drive” (Video)

What in “The Grudge” is going on in this “Night Drive” visual? Definitely an eerie Tim Burtony vibe to this vid. But focus maaaan! Ari Lennox is rolling with Dreamville, as in J. Cole’s crew. Nobody but the dopest can fly that flag. Plus, speaking of fly… doesn’t Ari cut quite the sexy silhouette as she is moving and cooing so silky smoothly?

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DJ Yogi – “Insomniac Show #34” (Mixtape)

All the mixes I get from DJ Yogi are insanely dope! And this “Insomniac Show #34” does not disappoint either. Enjoy!

DJ YOGI – INSOMNIAC SHOW #34 (MIXTAPE)

Jhené Aiko’s Short Film “Trip” (Video)

We posted the teaser on here. Now it’s time for the full-length short film. This is “Trip.”

Stirring.

‘Penny’ and her late bro (Miyagi) had to have the most unreal bond. The movie above about that is one thing. But the raw confession audio after the jump though… DO NOT MISS THAT!

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Western History Vs. African History (Video)

Hmmm… How deep can deep get? Africans did not even see themselves as Africans, or being tied to the African continent… and even the name “Africa” is derivative of what Westerners / Europeans imposed. Watch Dr. John Henrik Clarke drop serious science and knowledge on that, and more, above.

An analysis of the history of Africa as compared to Western civilization. European scholars asserted that the so-called ‘Egyptians’ were non-African until C. Diop’s melanin pigmentation test on Pharaohs proved otherwise.
– InfoWerm

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Watch This Clip In Anticipation Of Jhené Aiko’s “Trip” (Teaser Trailer)

A teaser for a video short film that teases an upcoming album. Welcome to 21st-century music release strategy. But hey, it doesn’t have to make a lot of sense, as long as Jhené Aiko is in it being so cute that you sigh involuntarily. Pure science… FACTS!

Check out the teaser for “Trip” above.

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R&B/Soul: The Foreign Exchange – “Shelter”

You already know the math: Phonte + Nicolay = The Foreign Exchange = Dope Music Every Time! And this time out is no exception. If you have checked out their latest project, you already know. If not, you already know you are in for a treat… when you play “Hide & Seek” (compilation LP)… in particular, that “Shelter” single. Nice!

THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE – HIDE & SEEK (ALBUM)

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R&B: Victor Oladipo – “Song For You”

Whaaaat? Okay, basketball players have been trying to get into the rap game for decades. And at least recently, a couple have put out some decent off-court, on-mic work. But a b-baller doing R&B? Nah, you have not heard that… yet. But Victor Oladipo (V.O.), how are you coming out of the gate singing a Donny Hathaway jam maaaaan. You trying to be a R&Baller all o’ sudden? Ha!

(Not bad actually. Click and listen for yourself.)

VICTOR OLADIPO – SONG FOR YOU

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R&B/Soul: Skye Morales – “New One” (Video)

Smooth and mellow melancholy musings about what dude lost… If there is any truth to some dude losing Sky Morales to a “New One”… maaan, you’re an idiot. She is mos def a cutie with some skills that are going to pay some bills. Plus, it’s fall. If you gotta be cuffed down for the cold weather Netflix-and-chill, staying with Skye would be a hot deal!

SKY MORALES – NEW ONE (ITUNES)

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Jorja Smith – “On My Mind” (Prod. By Preditah) [Video]

Jorja Smith & Preditah with some UK club jamming dance tunes. Jorja’s gotta tell you about what’s “On My Mind” (um… her mind). Letting it ooze out over the Preditah-produced groove, with soul, and some bop. Nice stuff.

But let her friends tell it: It’s a bit too singy. *Sigh* Haters. Baahahaaa!

JORJA SMITH X PREDITAH – ON MY MIND (ITUNES)

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R&B/Soul: Jayd Ink – “DarkSkin” (Video)

That bathtub water probably tastes like the sweetest mocha latte ever… at least, looking lustfully at this dreamy coffee-n-creamy video it would seem. Jayd Ink dropped off visuals for her “DarkSkin” – no doubt to whet appetites enough to listen and go get that download. And yeah, we linked that below. You know, just in case.

JAYD INK – DARKSKIN (ITUNES)

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Comedy: Kevin Hart Pranks Trey Songz And A Friend As An Under Uber Driver (Video)

Just search ‘Kevin Hart‘ on here and you will have ’nuff proof of how Kevin uses a vehicle as a lethal comedic weapon: He KILLS in cars! You will die laughing when you see this one, too. Did one with Lyft. Now back doing an undercover prank, but for Uber. The victim passenger this time Trey Songz (and a very cute friend).

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Jared Evan – “Back To Brooklyn” (Prod. By illFactor)

It’s the return of Mr. Boom Bap & B – Jared Evan. The return to his musical spiritual roots, to what the fans knew him for and followed. Produced by illFactor, this is “Back To Brooklyn” …for his fans.

Here is a brand new song for you guys! “Back To Brooklyn.” Share like there’s no tomorrow. Like, comment and listen. I love you all so much, there is lots more to come.
Jared Evan

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R&B: The-Dream – “Summer Body” feat. Fabolous (Video)

Somebody should be using this joint for an Eye Candy video. Just a great idea. “She got that perfect waist… 26 with a phat azz…”

Nice. So nice! That “Summer Body” just might make The-Dream (and Fabolous) faithful. His words. Hahaa!

THE-DREAM – SUMMER BODY FEAT. FABOLOUS (ITUNES)

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Miguel – “Sky Walker” feat. Travis Scott (Video)

Luke Skywalking on these haters (ha!)… and riding the hell out of this bassy rumble bounce track. Good dance, trap-adjacent, rap-n-b type feel to this. Feel it. Nice energy to the vid. Watch it.

(Bonus: An exotic mix of Honeyz in here!)

MIGUEL – SKY WALKER FEAT. TRAVIS SCOTT (ITUNES)

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World Music/R&B: Switt – “Aléa Mba” (Video)

Oh, say “Aléa Mba” like ‘Ollie-Um-Bye-Yay.’ So much flavor put down by Switt in his official video for the single off his “Pieces Of Me” project (out now).

“Aléa Mba” depicts a young man who happily ends up proposing to his longtime girlfriend. On this one, Switt uses his soulful voice to tackle the issue of commitment in our modern day relationships.
– Stunnas Group

Learn more about Switt after the jump; after you click play a few times. Great stuff!

(Oh, and a quick Google of the phrase “Alea Mba” revealed a translation: “Hold me down.” Now, click play again.)

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DJ Rasta Root – “One Musicfest 2017 Official Mix” (Mixtape)

The homie Rasta Roooot! Dude went across the spectrum, up & down the music levels, and swept the corners out the club for this mix! J.I.D. to Jill Scott… with some Thundercat, Kaytranada, Syd, Tank And The Bangas, Too $hort, and even Migos in here. Definitely a trip. A hip trip cued up for you to enjoy.

DJ RASTA ROOT – ONE MUSICFEST 2017 OFFICIAL MIX (MIXTAPE)

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