Alicia Keys has been on a week-long whirlwind promo tour all from the comfort of her home.

Kicking off the week with an appearance on Oprah‘s ‘Super Soul Sunday’ (March 29), the 15-time Grammy winner – building awareness for her recently released memoir, ‘More Myself’ (in stores now), and forthcoming seventh studio album ‘ALICIA’ – was also among headliners for FOX’s ‘iHeart Living Room Concert’ (click here to watch her performance).

Thursday (April 2), Keys took to ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ to render a virtual performance of rapper Flo Rida‘s top 2015 hit, ‘My House.’

“This song is dedicated to the moment,” she said. “I have a feeling that we’re all going through a similar thing, so I figured we could break it down like this.”

Reimagining the cut with quarantine-inspired lyrics, the diva showed off her funny bone while reminding viewers about the importance of social distancing during this global health crisis.  Did you miss any of the action? It’s all inside:



It’s been nearly three years since Ledisi unleashed her Grammy-nominated 8th studio album, ‘Let Love Rule,’ but now the vocal powerhouse is ready to rule over R&B charts once more with her new single, ‘Anything For You.’

Created alongside frequent collaborators Rex Rideout and Jairus “J.Mo” Mozee, the slow burning, guitar-driven cut is presumed to be the first single from her yet-titled 9th studio effort.

“Your kisses are a sweet surprise/Still can’t believe you’re in my life/The impossible is possible because of you/I will love you past forever,” Ledisi wails on the stirring love song.

Listen to ‘Anything’ in full inside:


Rising R&B songstress Kiana Ledé rings in her 23rd birthday (April 3) with the long-awaited release of her debut studio album, ‘KIKI.’

Featuring collaborations from the likes of Lucky Daye, Ari Lennox, 6LACK, Moneybagg Yo, and more, the 17-track effort – kicked off by the Outkast‘So Fresh, So Clean’-sampled ‘Mad at Me’ –  follows a string of critically acclaimed EPs.

Now, courtesy of Republic Records, Ledé is ready for her close-up.  Look inside to stream her newest:


Marsha Ambrosius has stunned fans with a revelation not even Miss Cleo could have seen coming.

Full story below…


As expected, Drake shot to the top of real-time iTunes charts just minutes after the release of his latest single, ‘Toosie Slide’ (April 3).

Named in honor of Atlanta dancer Toosie, the song was originally teased with the Internet sensation performing its accompanying moves.

“It go right foot up, left foot slide/Left foot up, right foot slide,” Drizzy commands in the Oz-produced cut.

Just in case you need a bit more visual instruction, however, the 33-year-old shows off the moves while making social distancing look cooler than ever.  Look inside to see what we mean:


Hits penned for Usher, Keyshia Cole and Rihanna make Elijah Blake one of R&B’s more reliable songwriters.

Today, he extends his own discography with a track named ‘Frenemies’….penned to air out his feelings on duplicitous and morally bankrupt characters who fake friendships for personal gain.

Check the track, and its stellar visual, below…



81-year-old R&B/Soul legend Bill Withers, responsible for classic hits ‘Lean on Me,’ ‘Lovely Day,’ Ain’t No Sunshine,’ and more, has died of heart complications as confirmed by a statement from his family.

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Dinah Jane has emerged as quite the bop vendor. And with her new single, she doesn’t intend to miss a spot.

The Fifth Harmony singer continues along her solo trajectory with fiery offering ‘Missed A Spot.’

Following on the heels of ‘1501’ and ‘Lottery,’ the release sees the rising star keep to her promise of dropping a steady flow of fresh material.

Listen to her latest below…


The Pussycat Dolls put their powerful pipes on display in a brand new acoustic performance of comeback bop ‘React.’

Jointly presented by Rankin and Vero, the spirited showing sees all of the Dolls flex their vocal prowess. No doubt to the jubilation of their legions of fans.

The debut of the performance comes in the wake of the postponement of PCD’s upcoming arena tour, due to the global health crisis.

Speaking on delaying the trek from April to October, Scherzinger said:

“I’m trying to look at the positive in this situation, and ultimately it means that we have a little more time to put together something amazing to take out on the road and show the world. I’m just praying that the world is tuned into the advice and guidelines to ensure that this virus claims as few lives as possible and allows us to celebrate life again soon.”

Watch their rousing rendition of ‘React’ below…


Frank Ocean has opened a box of freshness in the form of two new songs – ‘Cayendo’ and ‘Dear April.’

The reclusive crooner first premiered the tracks during his PrEP+ club night in New York last Fall. He then unwrapped limited 7-inch vinyl versions.

And now he’s made them mass available at a time, we imagine, when fans will be most appreciative (given the industry-wise pause).

What are you waiting for? Listen to new Frank after the jump…


Drake‘s latest single, ‘Toosie Slide,’ was already a hit before its April 3 arrival thanks to a viral response on Tik Tok based on a snippet.

Now, fans are able to hear the OZ-produced tune in full.  Named after social media influencer Toosie, look inside to get your step on to ‘Slide’:


After first flexing her Hip Hop skills alongside Todrick Hall in his ‘Dripeesha’ music video (click here to watch), comedienne extraordinaire Tiffany Haddish takes top billing on her own Rap single, “Come And Get Your Baby Daddy.”

Conveniently dropping its accompanying music video on April Fools’ Day (April 1), the hilarious Chris Robinson-directed clip sees the 40-year-old on the hunt for Mr. Right while also showing off her best twerk skills in the process.

Look inside to see her in action: