It appears as though Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion have a hit on their hands.
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Despite releasing his T-Pain-assisted tune, ‘Can You Hear Me?,’ in February, R&B stageblazer Omarion was forced to put promotion of it and its parent album, ‘Passport,’ on hold due to the global health crisis.
Nearly 6 months later, the GRAMMY-nominated star is revving up the campaign around the song by unleashing its official music video. Putting on his dancing shoes, O used the clip to ode dance communities across the U.S. that showed off their best footwork to the energetic song.
Via an official statement to accompany the visual, the 35-year-old stated:
“In these unprecedented times during Covid-19 and social injustice, I wanted to offer a reprise via spiritual nourishment. Through the unifying language of dance is joy. Members of the dance community put this video together on their own, and i’m honored to present it as the official video for ‘Can You Hear Me?”
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If industry analyst prediction is to be believed, the future is clear for new song ‘My Future’ as the Billie Eilish tune is projected to debut inside the top 10 on next week’s Hot 100.
Announced July 24, the song – co-written and produced by her brother Finneas O’Connell – made its way to digital platforms July 30. Within hours, it had not only shot to the top of real-time sales tallies but it later followed that success by becoming Pop radio’s most added new song of the week.
While its radio response, digital downloads, and solid streaming figures are all adding to spell a handsome premiere on next week’s main hitlist, chart watchers will find ‘Future’ won’t be the only newbie making moves into its top 10.
‘If Only You Knew’ singer KeKe Wyatt wishes she knew who started the rumor she was pregnant with her 11th child not even eight months after giving birth to her 10th.
Taking to social media Thursday (August 6), the powerhouse vocalist tackled the murmurs head-on in a live video that saw her not only discuss the topic at length but also slam critics who created memes and jokes about the news.
Did you miss any of the action? Look inside to watch her sound off!
Not long after her long-awaited debut studio album, ‘Jaguar,’ pounced onto streaming services (click here to listen), Victoria Monét unleashed the music video for its title track.
An animated, ‘Avatar’-inspired affair, the AOA-directed visual comes just a week after the ‘Jaguar’ short film was used to ramp up excitement for its accompanying LP’s arrival.
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TeaMarr keeps the conversation about racial injustice going with her powerful new single, ‘Colors.’
Teaming with Wale, the relative newcomer – who is still raking in critical acclaim for her latest project, ‘Before I Spill Myself’ – is spilling her thoughts on the hot topic of police brutality and other related issues.
“I’m just a color, I’m just a color/ Karen let me be great,” she sings on the passionate track.
Listen inside to hear the Brandon Brown-produced track.
As we reported, Taylor Swift made history in more ways than we could count thanks to the massive success content found aboard her eighth studio album, ‘Folklore.’
Its lead single, ‘Cardigan,’ was particularly noteworthy as it debuted at #1 on the Hot 100, penciling her in history books as the third female artist to premiere three songs (over her career) at the tally’s summit. However, while the Aaron Dessner-produced hit’s journey to #1 was fueled by an impressive combination of streams, sales, and radio airplay, a big component of its overall first-week figures were afforded by multiple physical/digital combinations that offered buyers everything from physical CD or vinyl singles that would arrive at a later date.
Like Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber (‘Stuck With U’), Katy Perry (‘Daisies’), and 6ix9ine and Nicki Minaj (‘TROLLZ’) before her (all of whom utilized this tactic to score big first-week numbers), Swift is set to see ‘Cardigan’ take a big fall in week 2 as a result.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama shared a playlist from the first season of her podcast, ‘The Michelle Obama Podcast,’ and it features tons of Black Girl Magic.
The introductory playlist features 41 songs either highlighted or inspired by the podcast. This includes Beyonce‘s ‘Black Parade,’ Jhene Aiko and H.E.R.’s ‘B.S.,’ Chloe x Halle‘s ‘Do It,’ and Tayla Parx‘s ‘Dance Alone.’
The Harvard graduate released a statement, saying:
“Excited to share with you a new @Spotify playlist inspired by the first season of my new podcast. It’s filled with incredible new artists and a whole lot of #BlackGirlMagic,” she said in a press statement. “I hope you’ll give it a listen.”
Obama launched her podcast On July 29. The first installation feature her husband, and former President of the United States, Barack Obama.
Listen to the first installment of the playlist below:
While Kylie Jenner‘s cameo in Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘WAP’ video delighted some, others weren’t so keen.
So much so that they launched a petition demanding her removal from the visual.
As reported, the campaign amassed over 13,000 signatures in a mere matter of hours.
Now, it’s almost quadrupled. Full story below…
Ne-Yo and wife Crystal Smith announced their intent to divorce back in February, but it looks like love prevailed.
Because, the R&B crooner makes a public declaration of affection to his Mrs in the video for new single ‘U 2 Luv’ featuring Jeremih.
Featuring a cameo by Jess Hilarious, the clip sees Ne-Yo serenade his woman and make oh so clear that “I don’t want nobody else.”
The track, which melts elements of two classic 80s jams– Mtume’s ‘Juicy Fruit’ and Zapp’s ‘Computer Love,’ has been met with a favorable response from fans.
Watch the Chad Tennies & Caleb Seales directed visual below…