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A week ago, R&B songstress Tinashe unveiled the cover art and release date of her highly anticipated sophomore album “Joyride.” Now, she’s revealed the track listing for the project. The 13-song project includes the singles “No Drama” and “Faded Love.” Rappers Ty Dolla $ign and French Montana make special guest appearances on the album. In related news, Tinashe and NBA star Ben Simmons went public with their relationship. Singer Lana Del Rey will receive the Global Impact Award at the 35th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards. The ceremony will take place on April 23 in Los Angeles, CA. Del Rey is a multiplatinum singer/songwriter. The three time Grammy nominated artist has achieved success with four of her albums having reached the Top 2 of the Billboard 200 charts. She has also reached the Billboard Hot 100 11 times. The ASCAP Global Impact Award recognizes the popularity of ASCAP members and their music. Mac Cosmetics and i-D are joining forces to pay homage to late R&B songstress Aaliyah. The two companies, along with Aaliyah’s brother Rashad Houghton, will celebrate the singer’s legacy with a film titled “From A To Z Of Aaliyah.” Fans are being asked to submit videos and photos of themselves that show how Aaliyah has inspired them while being sure to use the hashtags #AtoZofAaliyah and #AailyahForMac. The deadline for submissions is April 6. Winners will be flown to New York to participate in the video. They are looking for muses, voices, movers and everyone in between according to Instagram cut out postings. Songstress Nikkie Ariel takes her talents to the beach in the visual for her latest single “Never.” The clip marries the song and depicts the essence of the love she has for her significant other. She is shown walking across a beach that is hit by a luxurious sunset  and waves behind her as if there is a magical force in the air that brings her emotions to life. Toward the end, she’s shown carving their initials in the sand with a heart surrounding it. It’s moving and exemplifies what being in love is like. Singers Jessie Reyez and Daniel Ceasar have delivered their collaboration “Figures Reprise.” The song, originally linked to Jessie, was the singer’s debut track. Now that the two have developed solid careers, this one couldn’t have been released at a better time. The Canadian duo premiered the remix during the Juno Awards on Sunday night, where they performed. While Jessie sings about leaving a love that brought her nothing but self-doubt and pain, Daniel tries to win her over by reminding her that every relationship has its trials but that’s what makes them worth it. Jessie is currently celebrating her Juno Award win for Breakthrough Artist of the Year while Daniel Ceasar is celebrating his win for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year for his debut album “Freudian.” Rappers 2 Chainz, YG and Offset all love their mothers, and now they have a music video to prove it. They just released the video for their collaborative single “Proud”, which features the mothers of all three artists as the stars. 2 Chainz’s mother, sporting her son’s gold “Truu” necklace and gold tinted Tom Ford Oliver shades, tackles the first verse with the same energy as her son. YG’s mother takes the second verse, sporting dark red lipstick, a bright red jacket and red bandana tied around her neck. For the final verse, Offset’s mother keeps it cool like her son. She’s shown sitting on a couch in a bordered up dusty apartment, counting money while her son’s heavy gold “Offset” chain rests around her neck. Prior to the video’s release, the trio previewed the clip with pictures of themselves with their mothers on the video set. Fans will enjoy this one. Brooklyn based rapper Joey Bada$$ has scored his first entry on the Billboard Hot 100 as his single “Infinity (888)” enters the chart at No. 83. “Infinity (888)” earned 9.1 million streams and sold 2,000 downloads during the week ending March 22, according to Nielsen Music. Congratulations Joey!

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