Miguel Surprises with Three New Songs


Miguel is back. While you were sleeping, the R&B crooner dropped a three-song EP via SoundCloud. His surprise delivery includes “hollywooddreams,” “nwa” featuring Kurupt, and the full version of “coffee,” which he teased in October. The songs, which are available for free download, follow 2012′s three-volume Art Dealer Chic EPs.

Miguel has been in the studio working on the highly-anticipated follow-up to 2012′s Grammy-nominated album Kaleidoscope Dream.

In the meantime, he can be heard on “Good Lovin” off Ludacris’ EP Burning Bridges and the soundtrack to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Pt. 1.

Unwrap Miguel’s early Christmas gift below.

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French Montana Celebrates 30th Birthday with Kardashians, Miguel, Tyga, & The Weeknd

Khloe Kardashian, French Montana, Kris Jenner, and Corey Gamble

French Montana celebrated his 30th birthday with a star-studded bash at a private residence in Bel-Air on Sunday night. The “Don’t Panic” rapper was joined by his closest friends including his on-again, off-again girlfriend Khloe Kardashian, her sisters Kim and Kylie, and mother Kris Jenner, who brought along her new man Corey Gamble.

The birthday boy donned a white tuxedo jacket and red tie while toasting with guests including Snoop Dogg, Diddy, Cassie, The Weeknd, Miguel, and Tyga.

While they have remained coy about their relationship status, Khloe penned a sweet note to her man on Instagram. “Happy birthday baby boy! In only a short amount of time we have created timeless memories,” she said. “Happy birthday to a man who genuinely lives life to its fullest.”

“#legendarynight,” tweeted French, whose sophomore album Mac & Cheese drops December 16.

On December 1, he and Jeremih will kick off their co-headlining “Set It Off” tour in Fort Lauderdale.

Check out all the party pics below.

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New Music: Ludacris f/ Miguel – ‘Good Lovin”

Good Lovin

After giving us a weekly dose of music with his LudaVerses, Ludacris connects with Miguel on his new single “Good Lovin’.” Over a piano-driven beat, produced by Da Internz, a heartbroken Luda reflects on his past relationships (“I guess I gotta learn to live with regrets”), while Miguel lays down the soulful hook.

“I need some real good lovin’ ’cause I’m troubled by the things that I see,” he croons.

The song will appear on Luda’s upcoming EP Burning Bridges, due in December. His ninth album Ludaversal drops March 31.

Get your fix of “Good Lovin’” below.

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New Music: The Chemical Brothers f/ Miguel & Lorde – ‘This Is Not a Game’

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Pt. 1

The odds are in Lorde’s favor. The “Royals” singer unites with The Chemical Brothers and Miguel for “This Is Not a Game” for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Pt. 1 soundtrack. The R&B crooner starts a revolution on the dark and industrial track, which boasts additional vocals from Lorde and production from the British electro duo.

Lorde curated the entire soundtrack, which also features appearances from Tinashe, Pusha T, Grace Jones, and Charli XCX.

The soundtrack arrives November 17, while the movie hits theaters on November 21.

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Miguel Previews New Song ‘Coffee’


Miguel is serving up a shot of new music. The R&B crooner took to Instagram to share a snippet of a guitar jam entitled “Coffee,” along with a photo of him laying in bed shirtless with a guitar.

“Pillow talk turns into sweet dreams / Sweet dreams turn into coffee in the morning,” sings Miguel.

He didn’t say exactly when the song would drop, but did tease “soon” and tagged his girlfriend Nazanin Mandi.

Miguel has been working on the follow-up to his 2012 album Kaleidoscope Dream and recently shot a video for French Montana’s Mac & Cheese single “Explicit.” “It’s a crazy, beautiful record. It’s both our worlds put together,” French told Rap-Up TV.

Get a taste of Miguel’s “Coffee” below.

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Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent, & Pharrell Kick Off New York Fashion Week

Rihanna and Adam Selman

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 kicked off with a bang on Friday. Although she missed the presentation, Rihanna still made a grand entrance at Adam Selman’s runway show. Wearing an off-white baby doll dress and pearls, the fashionista snapped several flirty photos with the designer backstage.

When asked about the passing of Joan Rivers, RiRi told a paparazzo, “It’s very sad, actually.”

Nicki Minaj, who was in town to perform at CBS’ “Fashion Rocks” on Tuesday, turned heads in Marc Jacobs at Harper’s Bazaar‘s toast to Icons at The Plaza Hotel.

The stylish soirée also brought out Miguel and Lady Gaga, who looked sexy and classy while performing some jazzy tunes.

Fresh from the NFL kickoff game, Pharrell Williams showcased his G-Star Raw for the Oceans collection, which uses Pharrell’s Bionic Yarn textile company to turn plastic debris from the ocean into yarn and fabric.

50 Cent also joined the Fashion Week festivities, kicking it with Rev. Al Sharpton at Russell Simmons’s Argyleculture runway show.

See all the star sightings below.

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Video: Miguel – ‘Simple Things’

Gigi Hadid and Miguel

It’s all about the “Simple Things.” Miguel celebrates love in the black-and-white video for his latest song off the soundtrack to HBO’s “Girls.”

The artsy clip, shot throughout L.A., co-stars Sports Illustrated model Gigi Hadid. The two leave their homes and walk through the streets before eventually meeting up on the beach, where Miguel lays in the sand alongside the sexy blonde.

The Grammy-winning singer is currently in the studio working on the follow-up to Kaleidoscope Dream, due this fall. His wish list of collaborators includes Mos Def, Jack White, and Kanye West.

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