Album Review, New Music

Big Sean and Jhene Aiko’s “TWENTY88” Bears All

TWENTY88, the collabo project from Jhene Aiko and Big Sean, is a concept album on love. That’s the overarching storyline boiled down to a clause. But Jhene and Sean are prone to delve much deeper in their music, using the Ja-Rule-Ashanti rap–and-R&B hybrid here as a blueprint. Showing off their emotional intelligence is where the […]

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Events, Fashion, Fashion Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Media, Video

The Modern BBYGRLS

Let’s give it up for the ladies in today’s music industry who embody the soul and essence of the 90s “Babygirl.” All week we’ve been hitting you with that r&b nostalgia in preparation for tomorrow night’s #BabyGirlDanceParty. Without Aaliyah, Monica, Brandy, TLC and the rest of the r&b sirens of that era, there would be […]

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Lifestyle, Media

Word on the Street: 6/8/15

Kanye West celebrated his 38th birthday with a private basketball game inside the Staples Center. Celebrity friends included Tyga, Pusha T, Justin Bieber, Russell Westbrook, 2 Chainz and A-Trak. Get more #WOTS after the jump!

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Video

Peep This: Robert Glasper Covers Jhene Aiko’s “The Worst”

Jazz musician Robert Glasper has been a long-time collaborator of hip-hop and neo-soul acts in an effort to bridge together and generate a new energy within jazz itself. He’s been linked to a number of the hip-hop’s biggest names, including sharing liner notes most recently on Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” and almost as […]

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Video

Peep This: Jhene Aiko – “Eternal Sunshine”

To sum up Jhene Aiko’s career, she has been riding a slow, though steady tidal wave upward into R&B’s whispery, sultry songstress, with the occasional more uptempo feature (see Omarion’s “Post to Be”) reminding the casual fan that Jhene is still out there on the radar. But for those of us that have been following […]

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Media

Jam On It: Jhene Aiko – Living Room Flow

Jhene Aiko surprised fans with her unexpected drop of her newest single, “Living Room Flow”. The bedroom (or wherever else actually) joint puts Jhene’s signature sensuality on full display with a Fisticuffs beat that’s a certified baby maker. So if hot and bothered is the level you’re trying to get at, then click through and […]

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