New Video: Wayne Wonder – Falling (@Waynewonder25)

Wayne Wonder Video

Wayne Wonder has just dropped the official video for his single “Falling” and people are loving it! Directed by Jay Parpworth, the visuals for “Falling” captures the feel of the song perfectly. No major special effects were needed, it simply shows Wayne spending time with, and singing to his love interest.

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

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Ice Cube, Common & Several Others join Dave Chappelle at Radio City Music Hall this month (@ChappelleRCMH)

2017 Canadian Screen AwardsComedian Dave Chappelle will return to New York City’s Radio City Music Hall for 10 shows this August. He will be accompanied by a host of incredible supporting acts including musicians like: The Roots, Erykah Badu, Ice Cube, Common, Chance The Rapper, Talib Kweli, Yasiin Bey, Childish Gambino, Ms. Lauryn Hill, John Mayer, Lil Wayne and Big Boi. He will also have fellow comics like Chris Rock, Trevor Noah, Ali Wong, and more.

See below dates and lineup:

8/1/17 – Dave Chappelle & The Roots
8/2/17 – Dave Chappelle & The Roots
8/3/17 – Dave Chappelle & The Roots
8/4/17 – Dave Chappelle & The Roots
8/5/17 – Dave Chappelle & Chris Rock
8/9/17 – Dave Chappelle & Erykah Badu
8/15/17 – Dave Chappelle & Very Special Guest (TBA)
8/18/17 – Dave Chappelle & Trevor Noah
8/19/17 – Dave Chappelle & Childish Gambino
8/24/17 – Dave Chappelle & Ali Wong

Purchase tickets here.

Fantasia & Babyface Performs in Philly on Aug.3rd (@TasiasWord @KennyEdmonds)

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On Thursday, August 3rd, fans of Fantasia and Babyface will be treated to an amazing concert. The two RnB giants will be at the Dell Music Center – 2400 Strawberry Mansion Dr (Ridge Avenue & Huntingdon Dr), Philadelphia, PA – from 8 PM until…

Tickets for this event are now available via Ticketmaster, with price ranging from $32 to $75.

New EDM Gospel Video: Jermaine Gordon – Thine is the Kingdom (@iWriteiInspire)

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The award-winning lyricist, composer, producer and Jamaican-born gospel artist, Jermaine Gordon has released an electronic dance music version (EDM) of one of his hit songs.

The song has become a huge favorite Jamaican worship song being performed in many Caribbean, English-speaking and Spanish-speaking countries in both North & South America. The mix was done by Dan Giffin, a drummer and audio engineer from Indianapolis, trained as a Mastering Engineer by the Multi-Platinum, Grammy, and Emmy-nominated audio engineer – Daniel Wyatt.

Minister Gordon, hopes this will become a favorite in the Caribbean, Europe, Africa, US and Australia and says it is certainly the first of more EDMs to be done. He also believes other artists will follow suit, as this presents an alternate style to music typically being produced in Jamaica. Fans of Jermaine Gordon can expect more new releases in 2017, as since doing his debut album in 2012, fans have been eagerly awaiting new music.

Click here or on the image above to watch the video.

Erykah Badu & Mary J. Blige Performs In Italy On July 12th (@fatbellybella @maryjblige)

Erykah and MaryTwo extraordinary voices: Erykah Badu and Mary J. Blige set to rock the Lucca Festival on July 12th in Italy. The two R&B Queens will headline a night celebrating black music.

With six albums, Erykah Badu is one of the most expressive Black artist in music history to date. She has done everything from RnB to psychedelic, continuously growing her fan base as she travels through the various genres. She is an icon with an eccentric look that we have come to admire as much as her music. Most noteably, she displays a genuine femininity and Black roots that is effectively a part of her musical style.

Mary J. Blige, iconic singer, Grammy Award winner, singer-songwriter, actress and philanthropist, is a figure of great inspiration, transformation and empowerment and is, in fact, one of the most important voices in contemporary music today. Mary J. Blige has an impressive list of records in her career, eight multi-platinum albums, nine Grammy Awards (plus the incredible number of thirty-two nominations), a nomination for the 2012 Golden Globe and five American Music Awards. on April 28th she released her thirteenth studio album, STRENGTH OF A WOMAN.

The 2017 Summer Lucca Festival takes place at Piazza Napoleone, 55100 Lucca LU, Italia. Click here to purchase tickets.

Janet Jackson’s ‘State Of The World’ Tour – Fall 2017 (@JanetJackson)

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Global music icon, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist, the incomparable Janet Jackson, will embark on a four-month North American tour this Fall. Produced by Live Nation, the tour is set for a 56-city run beginning September 7th, in Lafayette at the Cajundome. Jackson will make multiple stops in Texas and California, hit all four corners of the U.S. visiting Seattle, Portland, St. Louis, Milwaukee, Chicago, Boston, Philly, Memphis, Jacksonville, as well as head north of the border to include Vancouver and Toronto, with her final stop on December 17th in Atlanta at Philips Arena. Full itinerary available here.

Janet Jackson is one of the most influential entertainers of the modern era. Her music has won her 6 GRAMMY® Awards, 2 Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a nomination for an Academy Award along with dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards. She has received accolades as an actress as well including the NAACP Best Supporting Actor award. Janet is a published author, dancer, businessperson, philanthropist and one of biggest-selling artists in popular music history. With sales of over 160 million records worldwide, Janet Jackson stands as one of the best-selling artists of all time with a string of hits that have left an indelible impression on pop culture. Her music and artistry has opened doors through which other top artists have followed, many acknowledging her impact on their musical perceptions. For more information please visit janetjackson.com.

Estelle Signs New Album Deal With VP Records (@EstelleDarlings)

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VP Records announces the completion of a new album deal with Grammy(R) winning R&B artist Estelle. The full length reggae album is scheduled for a fall 2017 release. The first single, ‘Love Like Ours’ featuring reggae star Tarrus Riley is available June 16th with a music video to follow.

The melodic and captivating ‘Love Like Ours’ gives fans a first taste of the upcoming album that will showcase the pivotal influence reggae music has had on the London, England born singer.

​Reggae Singer, Richie Stephens, To Be Honored At The 30th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul (R&B) Music Awards 

After being honored with a Pop award recently at the 34th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Hollywood, singer Richie Stephens got more good news that he will be honored at 30th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul (R&B) Music Awards on Thursday, June 22nd at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. The award is for his contribution to Rhianna’s ‘Work,’ which was among the top ASCAP songs on the 2016 year-end charts.

Prior to departing for Los Angeles for the Rhythm & Soul (R&B) Music Awards, Stephens will make a brief stop in New York on Friday, June 16 to launch his new Steely & Clevie produced album titled ‘Luv-A-Dub Style’ at the Milk River Restaurant in Brooklyn. Joining Stephens at the launch will be Ed Robinson; DJ Sister Nancy who is featured on one track; Platinum Kids, DJ Roy and Dub Master Chris from Irie Jam Radio. The 14 track disc, which is being distributed by VP Record, contain songs like ‘Feel Good All Over;’ ‘All Night Long’ featuring U Brown; ‘Love Her Up’ with Sister Nancy; ‘Come Back To Bed’ and ‘Rain From The Sky.’

​Chronixx Joins Nas & Ms Lauryn Hill On North American Tour (@ChronixxMusic)

Hip-hop artist Nas and RnB singer Lauryn Hill recently announced a joint tour slated for this Fall. The first show will be on September 7th in Chicago, after which, the tour will then criss-cross the country before wrapping up in Vancouver, Canada on October 11th. 

Roots reggae singer Chronixx will serve as the opener for 11 of the 17 shows, while comedian Hannibal Buress will warm up the crowd at the other six gigs. 

TOUR DATES & LOCATIONS:

* Thu, Sep 7, Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island Chicago 

* Fri, Sep 8, Freedom Hill Amphitheatre Sterling Heights, MI

* Sun, Sep 10, Budweiser StageToronto, ON

* Tue, Sep 12, Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Boston, MA  

* Thu, Sep 14, BB&T Pavilion Camden, NJ 

* Fri, Sep 15, Jiffy Lube Live Bristow, VA

* Wed, Sep 20, Red Hat Amphitheatre. Raleigh, NC

* Fri, Sep 22, Bayfront Park Ampitheatre. Miami, FL

* Sat, Sep 23, Daily’s Place Jacksonville, FL

* Wed, Sep 27, Smart Financial Centre at Sugar LandSugar Land, TX

* Thu, Sep 28, Irving Music Factory Irving, TX

* Sat, Sep 30, Austin 360 Amphitheater Austin, TX

* Tue, Oct 3, Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theater San Diego, CA

* Thu, Oct 5, Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, CA 

* Sat, Oct 7, Shoreline Amphitheatre Mountain View, CA 

* Mon, Oct 9, WaMu Theater Seattle, WA 

* Wed, Oct 11, Pacific Coliseum Hastings Park, BC Canada

​Ms. Lauryn Hill Joins Nas In Raleigh, North Carolina On September 20th (@MsLaurynHill @Nas)

Confirmed! Miss Lauryn Hill and Nas will be live in concert at the Red Hat Amphitheater – located at 500 South McDowell Street – in Raleigh, North Carolina. It all goes down on Wednesday, September 20th from 6 PM EDT until…

Tickets are available via Ticketmaster and persons can click here for additional information.