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Remembering singer William Powell (January 20, 1942-May 26, 1977-The O’Jays)
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Rapper Megan Thee Stallion took to social media to announce the release date of her forthcoming single “B.I.T.C.H.”, which will be available January 24. Megan’s debut album is one of the most highly anticipated projects of 2020. Tweeting earlier this month, the Houston native also mentioned that the single will appear on her forthcoming album “Suga”, and set the tone for the rest of the album. Prior to announcing the single, Megan previewed new music while hanging out in the studio with producer Pharrell Williams. Personally, I can’t wait to hear the album.
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Damario Dewayne White Jr, known professionally as Moneybagg Yo, is an American rapper/songwriter. In 2012, White released the mixtapes “From The Block 2 Da Booth” and “October 20th.” In 2016, he released three more, one of which received a Memphis Hip Hop Award for Mixtape of the Year. “Federal Reloaded”, a revision of the “Federal” series, featured special guest appearances by Yo Gotti and Quavo of Migos, among others. In October 2016, he released a collaborative project with Yo Gotti titled “2 Federal.” The mixtape “Heartless” was released in February 2017 and reached #177 on the Billboard 200. In October 2017, he released “Federal 3x.” In 2018, White released the compilation album “Moneybagg Yo Presents: NLess Ent x Bread Gang.” On February 14, 2018, White released the mixtape “2 Heartless.” White’s full length debut album, “Reset”, was released in November 2018. His sophomore effort, “43va Heartless”, as released in May 2019. His third effort, “Time Served”, was released in January 2020.
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Raheem DeVaughn is an American singer/songwriter. He began his career on the Washington, DC music circuit, performing with several groups, including Urbanave31 and performing in such venues as State of the Union and Bar Nun. He attained relatively quick success, earning local awards and releasing some independent music over the next few years. He won $2,000 from Washington, DC night club Bar Nun’s talent show. Cliff Jones and Jerry Vines met DeVaughn while managing R&B quartet Dru Hill and asked DeVaughn to write a song for the group. DeVaughn ultimately gained the attention of record producers DJ Jazzy Jeff and Kenny Burns. With the help of Jones and Vines, DeVaughn signed a recording contract with Jive Records in 2002. DeVaughn’s first single on a major label was “Guess Who Loves You More.” DeVaughn’s debut Jive Records album, “The Love Experience”, sold 250,000 units. He has also released the albums “Love Behind The Melody” (2008), “The Love & War Masterpiece” (2010), “A Place Called Love Land” (2013), “Love Sex Passion” (2015), “Decade Of A Love King” (2018) and “The Love Reunion” (2019).
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R&B songstress H.E.R taps Pop Smoke, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Chris Brown for the official remix of her latest single,”Slide.” The original version featured rapper YG, but the record is spicier with the new collaborators. The track is a promotional tool for the two-time Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter as the 2020 Grammy Awards draw near. H.E.R. has scored five nominations for the second year in a row; Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance. The singer/songwriter/musician has also been nominated for four NAACP Image Awards: Outstanding Album, Outstanding Female Artist, Outstanding Song Contemporary and Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album. In addition, she scored an iHeart Radio nomination for R&B Artist of the Year. H.E.R will take the stage at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, airing live Sunday January 26 on CBS. Houston, TX native Coline Creuzot returns to the spotlight with her brand new single, “You Tried It”, her first release in 2020. The song is emotional and thought-provoking as Coline wows with her vocal delivery. She takes listeners on a journey of a relationship that offers no reciprocity or appreciation and finding the courage to stand up to that. The song was produced and co-written by Grammy nominated producer/songwriter Dew “Druski” Scott. “You Tried It” will appear on Coline’s forthcoming EP slated for release in late 2020. Coline is no stranger to the music industry. She has opened for Drake, K. Michelle, Keyshia Cole, T.I, Monica and more. Coline’s songwriting skill speaks for itself, as it lead a publishing deal with Sony ATV. R&B singer Ricardo Williams releases the third and final single from his EP “Intermission Vol. 1.” Titled “All I Need”, featuring Yummy Bingham, the track highlights the singer’s talent. After a successful 2019, Williams plans to up the ante in 2020 with new music and a tour. Newcomer Orion Sun steps into the spotlight with her new single “Ne Me Quitte Pas (Don’t Leave Me).” The New Jersey native wrote and produced the track taken from her debut album, coming in 2020. The Philadelphia resident made a name for herself in the City of Brotherly Love. She has shared stages with Daniel Caesar, Noname, Ibeyi and Sudan Archives and was highlighted by NPR as an artist to watch. She cites J Dilla, Nancy Wilson, Jodeci, Kirk Franklin, Hazel Scott and Digable Planets as influences.