Janet Jackson Announces Upcoming Album & New World Tour Dubbed “Black Diamond” (@JanetJackson)

On Monday, February 10th, iconic pop artist Janet Jackson took to her social media platforms to announce that she will be releasing a new album, as well as embarking on a new world tour this summer.

The title of both the album and the tour is “Black Diamond.” For additional information such as tickets and exact release date, visit www.janetjackson.com

Wande Coal Shares New Single Titled ‘Again’ (@wandecoal)

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Nigerian hitmaker Wande Coal yesterday shares his latest single, “Again,” a heartfelt and indelibly catchy afropop ballad which premiered with Ebro Darden during the influential radio taste maker’s program on Beats1.

Also new this week is the video for Coal’s recent collaboration with afrowave kingpin Afro B and producers Team Salut, a remix of Afro B’s Afrowave 3 single “Amina,” shot on location in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Janet Jackson Will Be On Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon On Monday, Feb. 10th (@JanetJackson @FallonTonight)

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Janet Jackson has taken to social media to announce that she will be a guest on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon this coming Monday, February 10th.

The Tonight Show airs on NBC, weeknights at 11:35/10:35 C in America.

Lupe Fiasco Has Back To Back Dates In Colorado This Month (@LupeFiasco)

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On February 8th and 9th, Lupe Fiasco will do back to back dates in Colorado. On Saturday, the 8th, he’s scheduled to perform at the Summit Music Hall (1902 Blake Street) in Denver; while on Sunday, February 9th, he will be at Belly Up (450 S Galena Street) in Aspen at 9:00 PM.

Tickets, as well as additional tour information, are available via his website: www.lupefiasco.com

Big Daddy Kane To Perform At Eighties / Nineties Concert In LA (@bigdaddykane)

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On Saturday, February 15th, hip-hop legend Big Daddy Kane will perform at The Belasco (1050 S. Hill Street) in Los Angeles, California. He will be supported by Beat Junkies.

This event, which is dubbed ‘Decades Collide’, will feature all the biggest urban songs from the 80’s and 90’s. It is scheduled to begin at 10:00 PM PST.

New Afrobeat Video: Mr. Eazi – Kpalanga (@mreazi)

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Afropop recording artist Mr. Eazi has just shared his first single in 2020, “Kpalanga,” along with the official video, which is now on his YouTube channel.

“Kpalanga,” which translates to “go crazy,” finds Mr. Eazi capturing the ebbs and flows of a powerful but strained love affair over producer Killertunes’ multi-layered, afro-trap beat. The track, which is dedicated to servicemen and women around the world, was inspired by the real-life love between Eazi’s military father and civilian mother.

Click here or on the image above to check out the video, and remember to like, comment and share.

Keith Sweat, Next & Blackstreet Will Perform At The Paramount Theater In Oakland On Mar. 21st (@ogkeithsweat)

On Saturday, March 21st, legendary recording artist Keith Sweat will headline a concert at the Paramount Theater, located at 2025 Broadway in Oakland, California. He will be supported by two major RnB groups: Next and Blackstreet.

This event is being hosted by Bobby Dee. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster.