Fans of Missy Elliott have gone a long time without hearing any new music from the rap superstar, but it looks like the wait is over!
Producer Timbaland just took to Twitter yesterday to announce Missy Elliott’s return to the mic with her two new singles “9th Inning” and “Triple Threat”!
The two new tracks, which she debuted at a show with Timbaland earlier this spring, are set to be released on Labor Day Weekend.
Since 1973, the name Chaka Khan has been synonymous with what’s good in music. In nearly four decades the Chicago native has released 12 critically acclaimed solo albums, six gold and platinum albums as a member of Rufus, and won ten Grammy Awards—and she’s showing no signs of stopping.
Next year will mark Chaka’s 40th anniversary in music, and she’s celebrating in a major way—rightfully so. The singer will toast to her milestone with a year long celebration that includes the release of a new album, a gourmet chocolate line (Chakalates), and a unisex fragrance line (Khana Sutra).
“I am honored…
R&B/soul singer Vivian Green is back with a new single, “Anything Out There.” The “Emotional Rollercoaster star is channelling her inner sexy in the video for the forthcoming album “The Green Room.” Check the visuals out below. The Green Room will be released September 25.
Faith Evan’s first album, the self-titled Faith is one of my favorite albums, I call it a classic. The widow of the Notorious B.I.G released the first single from her 6th studio album entitled “Faith Evans: RnB Divas”. Take a listen to the soulful slowjam and let me know what you think:
Alicia Keys is in full album mode these days. The talented singer took to her personal website to share details about her upcoming project, including its title, Girl on Fire.
”Let me just say before making this record, in some ways I felt like a lion locked in a cage,” wrote Keys in a journal entry. “I felt like a girl misunderstood that no one really knew, I felt like it was time to stop making excuses for any part of my life that I wanted to change. Once I made that choice I became a Girl on Fire, the…
Prince is already a fan. And she can boast that Stevie Wonder has been to one of her shows. Newcomer Lianne La Havas, 22, has a golden voice and the poise of a seasoned songstress.
The London native’s debut album, Is Your Love Big Enough? (out now), is ripe with a refreshing and organic soul-pop sound. Think Lauryn Hill meets Laura Marling. If you are a fan of the steady stream of soul coming from the other side of the pond (Emile Sandé, Adele, Corrine Bailey Rae), Lianne La Havas will be a nice addition to your musical passport….
Check out Anita Baker’s cover of Tyrese’s love song “Lately.”
The single is the first off Anita’s upcoming album–the first in 10 years–”Only Forever.” Can’t wait!
R. Kelly’s 11th solo album, Write Me Back, has officially hit shelves, and “HeyShay.com” has a stream of the entire album for fans.
The album, which features the lead single “Share My Love,” and second single “Feelin’ Single,” was once again written and produced almost entirely by Kelly, continuing in the Philly soul and funk vein heard on his 2010 LP Love Letter, supported by smooth string arrangements, and an overall adult contemporary vibe.
R.Kelly — Write Me Back (Album Snippets)
1. Love Is 2. Feelin Single 3. Lady Sunday 4. When A Man Lies 5. Clipped Wings 6. Believe…
In honor of pop icon Michael Jackson, who died this day three years ago after suffering cardiac arrest, here are a few of the most memorable videos he produced during his more than 40-year career:
When Marsha Ambrosius stepped away from the group Floetry, some folks questioned would she be able to create classics that R&B enthusiasts had come to love like “Say Yes.” With the release of her first solo album, Late Nights & Early Mornings which debuted at No. 2 and earned her two Grammy nominations, the naysayers were quieted.
Just weeks away from Essence Music Festival performance in New Orleans, Marsha sat down with ESSENCE.com to talk about the release of her forthcoming sophomore effort.
“It’s cooked,” beamed Ambrosius with excitement. “It’s a well prepared meal with gorgeous side dishes and snacks. With Late…
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