Less than a month after unveiling the critically acclaimed, YG-assisted song ‘Slide’ (as we reported here), Grammy-winning songstress H.E.R. is showing her beloved Bay Area some love via its official accompanying music video.

Inviting fans to Vallejo, California (where she was raised), H.E.R. helps bring the Cardo-produced cut to life via a Mike Ho-directed clip that interpolates visuals from her electric live showings and some pre-taped elements that highlighted well known fixtures from Bay Area (i.e. Grand Lake Theater, West Oakland Station, etc.).

 

Watch the video in full inside:

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Barely a week after sending fans into a frenzy at news she would be releasing a new EP not even 4 months after her sophomore album, ‘In My Defense,’ hit shelves (click here to read more about that), Iggy Azalea‘s lifted the lid on its release date and so much more.

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Rihanna and Chris Brown have quite the history, one that’s well-documented.

Since their latest split in 2012, the pair have maintained a notable silence about the other.

However, that somewhat changed today when RiRi publicly gave a nod to her former flame.

See what we mean below…

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For many artists, the “sophomore” album cycle can be make or break. But that hasn’t stopped Camila Cabello from driving in a unique direction with forthcoming LP ‘Romance.’

Recent months have seen the singer release a slew of songs – at times on a weekly basis – and with videos too.

It’s left many wondering what exactly “the” plan is for the follow-up to her self-titled 2018 solo debut, which featured breakthrough smash ‘Havana.’

Well, during an interview at We Can Survive concert, the 22-year-old opened up about what exactly is at play.

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Azealia Banks sparked a debate on safe sex within the LGBT community days ago when she condemned Pop culture’s endorsement of PrEP, a pill which-according to its manufacturers- is said to protect users from contracting HIV.

The rapper took to social media to criticise  Frank Ocean for cashing in on it, and urged anyone who puts their life at risk by having unprotected sex with numerous partners because they think are they protected by the pill to seek psychiatric help.

Her advice been met with praise…and intense criticism.

Thoughts and feelings below…

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Readers of That Grape Juice know what avid music lovers we are – especially of hits past.

So, as our retrospective features ‘From the Vault’ and ‘TGJ Replay’  allow us the chance to re-spin the gems and jams of yesterday of one artist, our newest feature Chart Rewind – a variation of our current Retro Rewind assay – accedes salutes to an entire era of music history.

This week we’ll just shout out ‘Just Kickin’ It’ – the debut single from veteran R&B group Xscape.  Look inside:

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Nearly two months after introducing his latest single to the masses, the Lil Uzi Vert-assisted ‘Pose,’ rapper Yo Gotti‘s called on a little help from Megan Thee Stallion to help the song ride to the top of charts.

Adding her set of fiery bars to the SoundsByBreezy, Ben Billions, & JulianBeatz-produced cut, Stallion can be heard on the track saying:

“Hate me? So what? F*ck these hoes, ayy / I need this p*ssy on his nose, ayy / Spread it, I spread it, I pose, uh / Need a hundred racks for a show, huh,” Meg spit. “They showin’ pics to their doctor, ayy / They say that ‘Megan is goals,’ ahh / He want me to hit him first, hmm / That’ll happen when he in a hearse, hey.”

A reunion of sorts as she and Gotti have swapped bars previously on the remix to Khalid‘s ‘Talk,’ look inside to see if they still have the chemistry that made listeners fall in love with that Billboard Hot 100 top 10 hit:

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Is ‘Truth Hurts’ star Lizzo learning that very lesson thanks to a number of accusers coming forward to claim elements of the song were swiped from their respective work with no permission?

On Tuesday (October 15), producer Justin Raisen (best known for his work with Charli XCX, Yves Tumor, Sky Ferreira, Kim Gordon, and more) took to assert he deserved at least partial credit for the song’s famous lyric, “I just took a DNA test turns I’m 100% that b*tch.”  Even going on to offer video proof that Lizzo (born Melissa Jefferson) was not the originator of the line, Jefferson later clapped back via her rep/attorney, Cynthia S. Arato, who stated:

“They [Raisen and his brother] did not collaborate with Lizzo or anyone else to create this song, and they did not help write any of the material that they now seek profit from, which is why they expressly renounced any claim to the work, in writing, months ago.”

The Raisen allegation was the second, but certainly not the last, time the burgeoning diva was slammed with accusations of copyright infringement.  More inside:

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Nearly a month into fall, Summer has finally arrived for Caresha Brownlee (better known as Yung Miami).

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Frank Ocean is officially back!

As we reported here, the Grammy winning singer-songwriter previewed new music at the opening of a queer club intended to pay “homage to what could have been of the 1980s’ NYC club scene if (HIV prevention drugs) had been invented in that era.”  With fans assuming his new music would be dropping in the next few weeks, Ocean pulled a fast one and unveiled it just moments ago via his radio show.

Tuck in below to hear ‘DHL.’

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With career-spanning hits in tow, Kelly Rowland rocked Sydney with a performance at The Everest 2019 on Saturday (October 19).

Drawing a crowd of thousands who were also on hand for the annual Royal Randwick Races, the ‘Kisses Down Low’ singer headed Down Under donning a form-fitting black leotard as she cranked out her solo songs ‘Like This,’ ‘Commander,’ ‘When Love Takes Over,’ and even Destiny’s Child hits ‘Bootylicious,’ ‘Independent Women,’ and more.

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The last year has seen Kash Doll added to the list of ‘must-hear female rappers’ thanks to her previous efforts ‘Brat Mail’ and ‘The Vault.’  The critical acclaim from those projects not only led to award nominations and increased calls for collaborations, but it also catalyzed anticipation for her first LP.

The wait for that ended on October 18 when the 27-year-old unveiled her first studio album, ‘Stacked.’ 

Preceded by the release of singles ‘Ready Set,’ ‘Kitten,’ and ‘Mobb’n,’ the set’s title is apt to say the least as it’s stacked with banging production and high profile features from the likes of Big Sean, Lil Wayne, Trey Songz, Summer Walker, Teyana Taylor, and more.

Take your first listen to the 17-track affair inside:

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