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BET’s ‘The New Edition Story’ Brings Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis and Babyface On Board

Legendary producers Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis and none other than Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds have been recruited to assist with BET’s upcoming series, The New Edition Story. These icons have contributed to the success of the group’s hit singles “Candy Girl,” “Mr. Telephone Man,” and “Cool It Now.” Jam and Lewis spearheaded the production on the group’s…

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Ty Dolla $ign & Babyface Host An Acoustic Session in Their “Solid” Video

Ty Dolla $ign and Babyface team up for an acoustic session in their new visual for “Solid.” Think Kanye West and Paul McCartney, in a different format. The Jerome D-directed visual is a recollection to the price of stardom. Wealth and women may be the premise, but vision in search for honesty is key. A road-trip through…

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Babyface Announces New Album ‘Return of the Tender Lover’

After 2014’s GRAMMY award-winning duet album with Toni Braxton, R&B mastermind Babyface is back at it as he recently announced that he will be releasing a new album, Return of the Tender Lover. The album will be the legend’s first in eight years with the title paying tribute to his sophomore LP Tender Lover.   The 8-track album is set to drop…

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Audio: Dev Hynes & Samantha Urbani, “Hurt U” (Babyface & Toni Braxton Cover)

Hynes‘ upcoming album Cupid Deluxe is due Nov. 18 via Domino. Stream the cover below: https://soundcloud.com/bloodorange/devont-hynes-samantha-urbani

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Audio: Frank Ocean, “Biking” Feat. Jay Z & Tyler, The Creator

The third episode of Frank Ocean’s Beats 1 show, blonded RADIO, came with a few choice cuts from Rae Sremmurd, Young Thug, Rihanna, and Kehlani, along with an eclectic mix featuring rising talents like Starrah and Maleek Berry. Patty LaBelle, Babyface, and The Doobie Brothers were also apart of the vibe, adding some classic rock, rhythm and blues to the blend. Frank ended…

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Jay Z Will Be The First Rapper Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

This is a Public Service Announcement: Jay Z will be the first rapper inductee in the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame. From hustling his way through the infamous Marcy Projects to becoming an unstoppable global business leader, the head-honcho of Roc Nation has had an impeccable career. Since the late 80s, the rapper has shared…

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Nas’ Bio-Series ‘Street Dreams’ Is Headed To BET

After nearly three years of planning, Nas’ Street Dreams autobiographical TV drama series will finally be coming to fruition. BET shared Tuesday that the network will move forward with the series with The Wackness director Jonathan Levine slated to write and direct the pilot episode. As of recently, the network saw much success after releasing…

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Jay-Z Makes Songwriters Hall of Fame History

The all mighty lyricist and poet Shawn Carter, or better known as Jay-Z, has been nominated for SongHall’s 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame. The Songwriters Hall of Fame recognizes the composers and lyricists of all genres who’ve dedicated their lives to creating music around the world. Songwriters are eligible for induction after writing hit songs for at least…

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Kendrick Lamar, Mariah Carey, Maxwell & Ciara to Headline Essence Fest 2016

The four-day weekend ESSENCE Festival is set to return to New Orleans this coming June 30- July 3. After an amazing year and an even greater start to 2016, Kendrick Lamar will return to headline the event alongside the likes of Mariah Carey, Ciara, and Maxwell.  Among the musical acts, ESSENCE Festival 2016 will also feature panel…

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Audio: Zendaya, “Something New” feat. Chris Brown

Today starlet Zendaya took to the radio airwaves to try “Someting New” with the debut of her latest crazy, sexy, cool joint. The young star continues to charter her music career and she keeps us more than intrigued with this lax mid-tempo banger produced by the legendary Babyface. Teaming up with Chris Brown, the blossoming…

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5 Things We Learned From Zendaya’s Cover Story For Complex

At the tender age of 19, Zendaya‘s rise as a star has been nothing short of magical. Just this year alone, she has undeniably become a force in both fashion and television, she was named one of TIME‘s most influential teens, and most recently she made EBONY Magazine’s ‘Power 100 List.’ Now, for Complex‘s December-January issue,…

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Here’s A Recap of This Year’s Stellar Soul Train Awards

The Queen of Neo-Soul, Erykah Badu led the hippest trip in America during last night’s Centric Soul Train Awards, and from beginning to end the show was filled with amazing performances as well as phenomenal appearances. After 15 years of organic soul music, Jill Scott was honored with the first-ever Lady of Soul Award, and for…

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