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Ahead of her upcoming album COPINGMECHANISM, WILLOW has released her new single, “hover like a GODDESS,” along with a visualizer directed by Jaxon Whittington and edited by Dana Trippe. WILLOW performed some of the songs from her forthcoming album this past weekend during her Lollapalooza set, including new single “hover like a GODDESS.”  “Every […]

#NewMusic: WILLOW Releases New Single ‘hover like a GODDESS,’ Announces ...



Following some critique and being called out by people in the disabled community (among others), Beyoncé will change the lyrics in her song “Heated,” which was just released on her Renaissance album. The word in question is “spaz.” The lyrics are “Spazzin’ on that ass, spazz on that ass.” Spaz, which […]

Beyoncé to Change Offensive Lyric from Song ‘Heated’ Following Backlash


After much anticipation since the release of her single “Break My Soul,” Beyoncé has dropped “Renaissance”, part one of a trilogy project. The 16-track album has samples throughout, from The Clark Sisters, Kelis, Teena Marie, Donna Summer and more.  According to the news release, Beyoncé will release visuals at a later […]

#NewMusic: Beyoncé Releases ‘Renaissance’ Album, Visuals Set Later




Kenny Lattimore has lifted ‘Take A Dose” as the next single from his tenth studio album, “Here To Stay.” “Take A Dose” was written by Lattimore, Drakkar Wesley, Ivan Latimore, Leigh Elliot, Lucas Firming, and David Anyepong Duodu, and the video was directed by Chico Benymon. It follows previously released singles “Pressure,” “Lose You,” and “Only […]

#NewVideo: Kenny Lattimore Customizes A Spa Experience in ‘Take A ...



R&B veteran Ne-Yo has released his “Self Explanatory” album, his first in four years since “Good Man.”  The 13-track, 41-minute project includes previously released singles “Stay Down,” “U 2 Luv” and “Don’t Love Me.”   Ne-Yo’s “Self Explanatory” seemingly takes a personal dive into his relationship with his wife, Crystal Smith. […]

#NewMusic: Ne-Yo Gets Personal on ‘Self Explanatory’ Album







Late 2021, Mariah. secured her first Billboard Top 30 R&B song with the smash single, “Material Girl.” She’s returning with her latest single “Bizness.” “Bizness” was written by Mariah. and produced by Michael Gardner with musical composition by Sarah Gardner. “Bizness is written from the perspective of someone who’s fed up,” Mariah. said. “It’s so easy […]

Mariah. Reflects on People Intruding in Her ‘Bizness’ in #NewMusic


From the release of their fifth studio album, “Rebirth,” duo Ruff Endz (David Chance and Dante Jordan) have released their latest single and video, “Congratulations.” Along the lines of reflecting after a breakup, “Congratulations” shows a different side of a breakup; growth, maturity and acknowledgment. Directed by DC Coles, the video for […]

#NewVideo: Ruff Endz Move On from a Past Relationship in ...


Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott has called AFRAM a “big Black Baltimore family reunion,” and that’s exactly what transpired on Juneteenth weekend of this year. For its first in-person celebration since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the AFRAM festival was able to fill two days with community, music, arts, food, good times and […]

AFRAM: A ‘Big Black Baltimore Family Reunion’ Personified