August Alsina

Video: Kirko Bangz f/ August Alsina – ‘Rich’

August Alsina and Kirko Bangz

Kirko Bangz struggles to make a better life for him and his family in the video for “Rich” featuring August Alsina. In the powerful visuals, shot in L.A., the Houston rapper gets caught up with the wrong crowd and makes some poor decisions, which ultimately lead to his demise.

While he sings about his personal experience in the music industry, the video takes a more universal approach.

“There are several ways to becoming ‘Rich,’ which one will you choose?” he asks at the end.

Look for the song on Kirko’s upcoming debut album Bigger Than Me.

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New Music: August Alsina f/ Nicki Minaj – ‘No Love (Remix)’

No Love

After blessing Usher, Trey Songz, and Cam’ron with her royal rhymes, hip-hop’s reigning queen Nicki Minaj sparks up a remix to August Alsina’s new Testimony single “No Love.” The New Orleans crooner is not looking for a relationship, but Nicki convinces him that they should be more than friends.

“You can’t front like this ain’t way realer / I know you hard, I know that you a killa / I know you started off a dope dealer, but let your guards down / Your ni**as know that you feel her,” she raps.

At the beginning of the record, she tells August that the song is her fave. “I swear this is my favorite song,” she says.

Listen to Nicki plead her case.

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Chris Brown, August Alsina Join DJ Khaled in New Video

Chris Brown and August Alsina

After enlisting Jay Z, Rick Ross, Meek Mill, and French Montana for “They Don’t Love You No More,” DJ Khaled rounded up another all-star cast for his latest video. The We the Best boss was joined on set by Chris Brown, August Alsina, Future, and Jeremih while shooting his new single.

The crew took over a house in the Hollywood Hills over the weekend with Gil Green in the director’s chair.

“Squad gettin money together!” said August as he posed alongside Breezy on an orange Lambo.

The New Orleans crooner shot scenes poolside with a bikini-clad babe, and Pia Mia stopped by to visit her pal Chris.

The song is slated to be the next single off Khaled’s eighth album I Changed A Lot, due this fall.

Go behind the scenes of Khaled’s upcoming blockbuster.

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New Music: August Alsina f/ Nicki Minaj – ‘No Love (Remix)’ [Snippet]

August Alsina and Nicki Minaj

As she inches closer to the release of The Pink Print, Nicki Minaj has been keeping busy with a series of guest appearances for everyone from Trey Songz to Cam’ron. The latest is a remix to August Alsina’s “No Love,” a cut off his debut Testimony. The New Orleans crooner took to Instagram to preview Nicki’s highly-anticipated verse.

“You can’t front like this ain’t way realer / I know you hard, I know that you a killer,” she raps.

Next up, the Young Money diva plans to shoot videos for Usher’s single “She Came to Give It to You” as well as Jessie J’s “Bang Bang” featuring Ariana Grande.

The full “No Love (Remix)” drops Monday. Listen to a snippet below.

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New Music: Kirko Bangz f/ August Alsina – ‘Rich’


Kirko Bangz just wants to be “Rich” on the first single off his upcoming debut Bigger Than Me featuring August Alsina. The Houston rapper yearns for recognition (“I topped the charts for nine weeks, but they still ain’t notice me”), while the New Orleans crooner dreams of getting money.

“I wanna be rich / Don’t see nuttin’ wrong with wanting more,” he sings on the soulful hook.

Cash in on their collaboration.

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Video: August Alsina f/ Rick Ross – ‘Benediction’

August Alsina

Fresh off his two wins at last night’s BET Awards, August Alsina counts his blessings in the video for “Benediction” featuring Rick Ross.

The New Orleans crooner celebrates the good life as he smokes a cigar poolside with a bikini-clad babe. Rozay, who’s looking much slimmer these days, joins his labelmate in the halls of a church. Plus, look for a cameo from DJ Khaled.

August will kick off his “Testimony Live” tour on August 14 in Seattle.

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Beyoncé, Pharrell, & August Alsina Win Big at BET Awards

Beyoncé and Pharrell

Who runs the BET Awards? Beyoncé took home the most trophies at Sunday’s show at Nokia Theatre in L.A.

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