Ever keen on keeping the masses abreast of fresh and/or often underrated talent, That Grape Juice presents ‘The Spill’ – a renewed look at not-so-new, yet active, acts.
Much like its ‘Freshly Squeezed’ sister segment, this revived assay aims to put the magnifying glass on talents who may not appeal to the buying public on a broad scale yet are still serving material that could easily spin side-by-side with some of today’s top hits.
Covering a kaleidoscope of genres, ‘The Spill’ is set to feature some names you probably know and love as well as some you’ll (soon) be glad to know. Click below to find out the spill on Estelle, Jennifer Hudson, Teyana Taylor, Luke James, and Traci Braxton…
Traci Braxton Readies Debut Album For October Release
Traci Braxton is wasting approximately no time in her quest for music lover’s hearts. Already winning us over with her debut solo single ‘Last Call’ (seen above), now the beautiful Braxton sister is sharing news on its parent album ‘Crash & Burn.’
Showing off a sexy cover featuring the outspoken songstress standing in front of a motorcycle, news of the album’s drop was also accompanied with its full track list. With R&B crooner Raheem DeVaughnn on board as the album’s only feature, fans can expect to see the album in stores on October 7th via eOne Music.
‘Crash & Burn Track’ List (click here to pre-order)
1) Holding On
2) What About Love?
3) Stay Sippin’ ft Raheem DeVaughn
4) Last Call
7) Perfect Time
8) Need It In My Life
11) Crash & Burn
New Video: Luke James – ‘Exit Wounds
Fans of Luke James have been eating up all of the new music he’s been dropping in preparation for the release of his self-titled debut album. But, if ‘Dancing in the Dark’ and ‘Options’ weren’t enough, enter ‘Exit Wounds’ – his latest single.
Keeping it real in ways we’ve yet seen of the young crooner, the piano-laced ballad is decorated with ‘F-bombs’ and heartbreak galore. Produced by Danja, the tune shines as the third release lifted from James’ long-awaited, self-titled debut album (September 23rd).
Get into it above:
Behind the Scenes: Jennifer Hudson Hits the Studio With Pharrell Williams
Speaking of September 23rd, another TGJ favorite is preparing a release for the same day – Jennifer Hudson.
Readying the release of her third studio album ‘JHUD,’ the Grammy winning diva’s highly anticipated project will be launched on the wings of singles ‘Walk It Out,’ ‘Dangerous,’ and the R.Kelly-assisted ‘It’s Your World.’ Enlisting a superteam of producers including Timbaland, R. Kelly, and Pharrell, the diva looks to see her name atop charts once more with her first project in 3 years.
She’s already taken us behind the scenes of the creation of her latest single ‘Walk It Out,’ now cop a gander at her work with Skateboard P above.
New Video: Meelah ft. Musiq Soulchild
Looks like Syleena Johnson isn’t the only R&B diva enlisting the soulful crooner of Grammy-nominated star Musiq Soulchild. Following her 2013 hit ‘Feel the Fire,’ fellow ‘R&B Diva’ Meelah is looking to bring some heat of her own with ‘Give It To You.’
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Hot Shot: Estelle Unveils ‘True Romance’ Album Cover & Tracklisting
Estelle is back with a big reveal: news about her forthcoming fourth studio album ‘True Romance.’
Slated for a November 4th debut on record shelves, the full length LP follows her 2013 EP ‘Love & Happiness.’ To amp fans up for its release, the Brit-born beauty took to social media to unveil its cover and official tracklist. See it below
‘True Romance’ Official Tracklist (pre-order on iTunes)
1. Time After Time
3. Something Good / Devotion (Passion Interlude)
4. Make Her Say (Beat It Up)
5. Time Share (Suite 509)
6. The Same
7. Fight for It
8. Silly Girls
9. Gotcha Love
10. She Will Love
11. All That Matters
12. Not Sure (Bonus Track)
Hot Shot: Teyana Taylor Reveals ‘VII’ Album Cover
Despite the last year seeing her in headlines more for rumors and rivalries (see: Ray Rice & Rihanna), G.O.O.D. Music’s Teyana Taylor is still clinging to the craft that initially brought her fame with her new album ‘VII.’
Taylor’s new album, due on November 4th, is decorated with a slew of features including Fabolous, Chris Brown, Pusha T, Yo Gotti, and more. Though in the midst of a Stateside tour alongside August Alsina, the ‘Google Me’ maestra took to social media to unveil to reveal her album’s tracklist in an unique way.
See it below: