Common is prepping his forthcoming album Black America Again, and he’s kicking it off with a powerful song/video for the title track featuring Stevie Wonder. Produced by Karriem Riggins and Robert Glasper, the song also features Esperanza Spalding on bass, Chuck D and MC Lyte on the adlibs, and scratches by J Rock, all present to make a powerful statement about the recent influx of senseless violence…
The project has an interesting concept: it’s 11 songs about Aranbi, a utopian world run by women who’ve escaped the men who may dream of walking them down the aisle, but ask them to compromise everything in return.
Actor/recording artist Trevor Jackson released a song today to express his anger and sadness with the recent shootings. The song, titled Colors On The Ground, comes just a few days after the shooting and killing of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, O.K., Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, N.C. and Terrence Sterling in Washington, D.C.
Following the release of her heartfelt ballad “Take It Slow” earlier this year, the sultry Bronx-born Afro-Latin singer, songwriter, and model Isa highlights an internal love battle with her fiery new single “Good For Me,” which details the candid internal struggle of having to choose between two lovers.
JoJo keeps rolling out cuts from her forthcoming third album Mad Love, today she unveils the Remy Ma-assisted single “FAB.” An acronym for “fake *ss bitches,” the fresh, twangy song calls out all the fake-carers, freeloaders, and negative-nancies.