Ashanti has been on her independent grind, so it’s only right that she links with MMG hustler Rick Ross for her seductive single “I Got It.” The R&B singer celebrates the moment, the Bawse drops a boastful verse, and Future provides ad libs.
“‘Cause you might never get another night like this/ So push it to the limit,” coos Ashanti over the L.T. Hutton production.
Her album BraveHeart is due next year and she will star in the Lifetime movie Christmas in the City, premiering December 7 at 8 p.m.
Has Ashanti got a hit on her hands? Listen to the club-ready record below. Continue reading
Along with the release of his fourth studio album Neon, Jay Sean also drops the music video for his sensual single “Mars,” featuring Rick Ross. In the clip, the Cash Money crooner drifts off to the red planet on a quest for love.
“‘Mars’ for sure is probably one of the songs I’m most proud of, we were just in the studio having fun, listening to some great oldschool R&B records. We were like man, this sh*t feels good, let’s do something like that,” Jay Sean told Singersroom.
He adds: “Where are those joints, like back in the day when I wanted to make a mixtape for my girlfriend?…So I was like, let’s make one of those songs and that’s how ‘Mars’ came about…I got to sing in a way that America hasn’t really heard me sing before in my falsetto.”
Jay Sean’s new album Neon is now in stores! Watch here: Continue reading
Stacy Barthe shares her hope for a brighter tomorrow in the powerful video for “Hell Yeah!” Despite all the suffering going on in the world, the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter tries to uplift the people as images of homelessness and Hurricane Sandy flash across the screen. An optimistic Rozay prays in the church before a choir joins in.
Signed to John Legend’s Homeschool Records/Motown, the Brooklyn native has been working behind the scenes, writing for T.I. (“Sorry”), Rihanna (“Cheers”), and Katy Perry.
The soulful song appears on her EP P.S. I Love You.
Bad Boy artist Cassie dropped her video for “Numb,” the first track off her upcoming mixtape RockaByeBaby. Directed by Alex Nazari (2 Chainz, 50 Cent).
“This mixtape is about more than just music, it’s about the art, the visuals and the people,” said Cassie. “I wanted to release RockaByeBaby to show my appreciation to the supporters that have been there from day one and always believed in me and my art. My goal was to make a tape that you could vibe too and that people could enjoy from the beginning until the end. I want this to be what you listen to when you need to escape.”
RockaByeBaby drops April 11th featuring Meek Mill, Wiz Khalifa, Pusha T, French Montana, Too $hort, Fabolous, Jeremih, and Ester Dean with productions by Mike WiLL Made It, James Fauntleroy, Rob Holladay, Da Internz, and Young Chop. Watch here… Continue reading
Omarion gathered up his MMG affiliates Rick Ross, French Montana, and Rockie Fresh for the official remix to “M.I.A.” The song, which first appeared on the MMG compilation album Self Made Vol. 2 last year featuring Wale, now has brand new verses from Rozay, French, and Rockie.
Listen below to Funkmaster Flex’s premiere, and stay tuned for O’s new album Love & Other Drugs coming later in 2013. Continue reading
After teasing with “The Beginning,” John Legend debuts “Who Do We Think We Are,” the first single from his fourth album, Love in the Future. The G.O.O.D. Music crooner makes no apologies on the soulful jam, while Rozay rolls in his riches on his luxurious verse.
The follow-up to 2008′s Evolver was produced by Legend, Kanye West, and Dave Tozer, and will arrive on June 25 via Columbia/G.O.O.D. Music.
“I’m so excited to release this project. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed making this album with a team of incredibly gifted producers and co-writers,” said Legend. “Every day we went to the studio with the goal to create something beautiful, to make the best album of my career. After all the writing and arranging and re-mixing and editing, it’s finally time for the world to hear it.” Continue reading
Rihanna serves up another round with the ratchet Rih-mix to her Unapologetic single “Pour It Up.” The pop star balls out with Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, Juicy J, and T.I. on the Mike WiLL Made It-produced banger.
Who had the best verse? Listen and weigh in below. Continue reading
G.O.O.D. Music and MMG unite on Pusha T’s “Millions” video. The track, off King Push’s Wrath of Caine mixtape, also features MMG boss Rick Ross. The two rappers taped the video last month, and in it they evade a SWAT team and back-stabbers, the latter in a scenario that recalls the whole Gunplay surveillance scenario. Watch below. Continue reading
Readying the release of her forthcoming EP, P.S. I Love You, scheduled to drop Valentines Day, singer-songwriter Stacy Barthe debuts her new single, “Hell Yeah,” featuring MMG frontman Rick Ross. Barthe is currently signed to John Legend’s HomeSchool/Motown and on the new track produced by K. Roosevelt of Hit-Boy’s HS87 camp, she oozes soul. Listen here! Continue reading
Back with another video directed by her husband Nick Cannon, Mariah Carey performs the uplifting track “Triumphant (Get ‘Em),” alongside Meek Mill & Rick Ross. Produced by Jermaine Dupri and Bryan-Michael Cox. According to Mimi, the track was inspired by Nick’s health scare earlier this year, she stated, “I wrote ‘Triumphant’ when I was going through a difficult time and it helped me get through it.” Pushed back from 2012 release, Mariah’s new album will drop in 2013 around the same time that she will be judging contestants on “American Idol,” which I feel is great for promotion! Watch the visuals for “Triumphant” below… Continue reading
Ye and Ricky Rozay go hard as usual in the Hype Williams-directed video for DJ Khaled’s “I Wish You Would,” from the upcoming album, Kiss the Ring, due August 21st. The video also incorporates Kanye’s “Cold” aka “Theraflu.” Continue reading
Sooo happy that she’s finally back! With her first song since 2008′s Memoirs of An Imperfect Angel, megastar Mariah Carey just dropped her brand new joint “Triumphant (Get ‘Em)” featuring Maybach Music Group’s Rick Ross & Meek Mill, which is the lead single off of her upcoming 14th studio album. Produced by Jermaine Dupri & Brian Michael-Cox. Mimi sings, “Can’t fall down/ Stay triumphant/ Keep on living/ Stay on your toes/ Get off the ropes/ Don’t let ‘em ever count you out/ Realize all things are possible/ In your heart who’s the greatest/ Reach for the stars/ Be all that you are.” LOVE this record! Listen below… Continue reading