T-Pain Announces ‘Acoustic Tour’ Dates

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T-Pain has a very special show in the works for fans of the platinum hitmaker. Known for his prolific use of Auto-tune as an effect on his voice, the singer/songwriter has announced his first ever acoustic tour.

Teddy P took to Instagram on Tuesday (Aug. 22) to announce the 6-date trek, which will kick off Oct. 4 in San Francisco before making its way through West Hollywood, Chicago, New York, and Cambridge. Joined by Smino and Felly on select dates, the tour will conclude in Washington, DC on Oct. 30.

“Hitting the road this October for an Acoustic Tour,” he wrote. “I wanted to do something different for you guys…performing some of my favorite songs in a way you’ve never seen or heard.”

The tour announcement follows the confirmation of a forthcoming project titled OBLiViON, which is due out in November.

Tickets for T-Pain’s “Acoustic Tour” go on sale Friday, see the list of dates below.

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New Music: Eric Bellinger – Love Galore (SZA Remix)

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E-Mix Eric is back.

After giving us inspiration and a positive message with the empowering, “Be The Change,” Eric Bellinger gets back on the mic with a remix to SZA’s hit single “Love Galore” featuring Travis Scott.

Teaming up with Ayo n Keyz to re-create the original, which was produced by ThankGod4Cody and Carter Lang, Bellinger offers his own take on Solana’s tale of love and lust.

“I said farewell / Thought you took it well / Told me you wouldn’t cry over spilled milk,” he sings. “Give me another towel / We’ll turn up the volume / We just need an hour to two, so we can do what we do baby.”

Eric has promised fans that he will be dropping a new E-Mix every Monday over the near future. So, check out his version of “Love Galore” below and stay tuned for more!

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New Music: Syd – Bad Dream / No Looking Back

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After dropping her solo debut album Fin, The Internet’s frontwoman, Syd returns with “Bad Dream / No Looking Back.” The double song, produced by Gwen Bunn and Ricci Riera, is the first release off her forthcoming project, Always Never Home.

The atmospheric production provides a seductive backdrop for Syd’s soothing tone. “You’re a freak on the low / I’ll go as deep as can go,” she sings. “You let me know that it’s real / You get mad on the phone / I be hating the tone / There’s just a lot going on. ”

Written, recorded, mixed, and mastered by Syd, the second half of the track features a warning about commitment. “We only kiss when we fuckin’ so we don’t get too attached,” she sings. “If this turns into something, we know there’s no looking back.”

The Internet songstress dropped her 12-track solo debut Fin back in February. Now, the breakout Odd Future star is prepping Always Never Home for Sept. 8.

Take a listen below.

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Daley Announces “The Spectrum World Tour” Phase One

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Daley is coming to a stage near you very soon!

The English soul singer had made fans super excited with the announcement of “The Spectrum World Tour,” in support of his sophomore album, The Spectrum.

Kicking off in the States, the jaunt will hit 21 U.S. cities opening in Annapolis, MD and traveling to Washington, DC, New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, New Orleans and more before culminating November 5 in Chicago.

“Excited to announce PHASE ONE… More dates to come, inc. West Coast, UK, Europe,” wrote Daley. “Can’t wait to see you!”

Tickets are available at www.daley.tv now. See the tour itinerary for ‘Phase One’ below.

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Watch: Jazmine Sullivan Joins Goldlink in “Meditation” Video

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Four months after dropping an animated visual for his collaboration with Jazmine Sullivan and Kaytranada, buzzing rapper Goldlink debuts a cinematic style music video for “Meditation.”

The visual tells the story of a night out at a club, where GoldLink sees a beautiful woman who is accompanied by another man. Things seem to be peaceful, as the likes of Ray J hang out and party, but the evening takes a drastic turn.

Jazmine delivers a flirtatious performance in the ladies room, as other females primp and pose.
“I want to be more than homies / I just want to be your baby, your one and only,” she sings on the sexy chorus.

GoldLink is then seen dancing with the girl he’s been eyeing, causing a fury of tension to fill the room. Clearly, the man she was just with and his friends don’t take kindly to this act so they approach him. A fight breaks out and shots are fired before the clip fades to black.

“‘Meditation’ is a quick glimpse into DC Go-Go and street culture,” Goldlink previously explained about the track. “It’s kind of like a West Side Story, in a way — as far as it’s a guy who sees a girl. This guy is from one neighborhood and the girl is from another rivaling neighborhood. They see each other across the room. He talks to her, they reminisce, they laugh, and then a confrontation happens.”

Check out the video below.

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New Video: Ledisi – High

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Ledisi is getting us lifted with the video to her celebratory new single “High.”

The soulful songstress is getting ready to release her anticipated new album Let Love Rule, due out September 22 on Verve Records.  To add to the excitement, Ledisi premiered the new visual on BET SOUL, CENTRIC, and BET.com this past weekend. Directed by Noble Jones, the video features a radiant Ledisi signing her cares away about life and love.

Fans can watch the gifted singer perform the song for the first time tonight as part of the star-studded lineup of performers on “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!” 2017. The broadcast will premiere tonight (Aug. 22) at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT on BET.

Watch the video below.

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New Music: Vivian Green – Promise

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Vivian Green delivers the second taste of her new album VGVI, and it’s a sensual golden nugget.

Following her infectious reggae-inspired single “I Don’t Know,” the songstress wastes no time dropping the sexy “Promise.”

Over a lush soundscape produced by Kwamé, the singer exudes silky smooth love as she makes a declaration to her man. Strong relationships are a two-way street, and Vivian let’s it be known that she can only do so much herself without feeling the same effort from her partner.

“I’m cheering from the sidelines baby / But you gotta get up / ‘Cause right now I’m here / I’m screaming my head off like I’m crazy,” she sings. “Want it to be easy, it’s so hard / But if you don’t go hard we gon’ fall apart.”

“Promise” is available now as an instant download when fans pre-order VGVI on iTunes.  The singer’s sixth studio album is due out Oct. 6.

Take a listen to “Promise” below.

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New Music: Dondria feat. Da Brat – Old School Love

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Dondria keeps dropping gems.

Last month, the R&B songstress released her stellar new EP, The Day of the Don, and she recently followed it up with the summer-friendly jam, “Old School Love.”

Featuring a rap verse from So So Def’s fierce femcee, Da Brat, the uptempo track pays homage to classic ’90s hip hop and R&B.  “Give me that old school love / That Mary J love / I want that real love / The love without limit love,” she sings. “Give me that Jodeci love / Forever my lady love / You got me feenin’ love.”

“I decided to drop this homage to ’90s Hip Hop and R&B featuring my sister Da Brat on August 12, 2017: The Birth of Hip Hop. How many samples can you find?” wrote Dondria.

Take a listen below.

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