Miguel

May
5
Met Gala 2014: Beyoncé & Jay Z, Rihanna, Kanye West & Kim Kardashian, Frank Ocean, Rita Ora, Solange

Jay Z and Beyoncé

From Frank Ocean to Rihanna, the stars dressed up and showed out at the 2014 Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on Monday. This year’s dress code was white tie, inspired by British fashion designer Charles James known as “America’s First Couturier.”

Before they walk down the aisle this month, Vogue cover stars Kanye West and Kim Kardashian walked the red carpet in Lanvin.

“On the Run” couple Jay Z and Beyoncé got decked out in Givenchy and held hands as they made their royal entrance.

Rihanna wowed in a white midriff-baring Stella McCartney show-stopper with her hair pinned up.

Performer Frank Ocean was dapper in a white tuxedo, Solange traded her natural hair for a short bob and a 3.1 Phillip Lim dress, Rita Ora was a golden goddess in Donna Karan Atelier, and Janelle Monáe electrified in Tadashi Shoji.

Givenchy muse Erykah Badu rocked the carpet in a top hat and white coat, while fashion killas A$AP Rocky and Chanel Iman cozied up in couture.

See all the glamorous looks from fashion’s biggest night below.

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Apr
18
New Music: Santana f/ Miguel – ‘Indy’

Corazón

Miguel has worked with icons including Elton John and Mariah Carey. Now the Grammy-winning crooner teams with Carlos Santana on “Indy” for the rock legend’s upcoming album Corazón. Miguel serenades his leading lady over Santana’s wailing electric guitar.

“Your body is a temple / It just might be the Temple of Doom / Got an Indiana Jones for ya, baby / There’s no telling what I might do,” he croons.

Due May 6, Corazón also features appearances from Gloria Estefan, Pitbull, Ziggy Marley, and Romeo Santos.

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Apr
10
New Music: Miguel f/ Rick Ross – ‘How Many Drinks? (Remix)’

Miguel and Rick Ross

Better late than never. Rick Ross caters to the ladies on his just-released remix to Miguel’s single “How Many Drinks?” off his 2012 album Kaleidoscope Dream. The Salaam Remi-produced song already spawned an official remix from Kendrick Lamar, whose verse is also here.

Listen to the MMG Mix below.

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Mar
21
New Music: Miguel f/ Wale – ‘Bennie and the Jets’

Miguel and Wale

In honor of the 40th anniversary of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Elton John is set to reissue his seventh album. Due March 25, the two-disc deluxe edition includes remastered versions of Elton’s classics and covers from today’s popular artists including Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sandé, Fall Out Boy, Hunter Hayes, and Miguel.

The R&B crooner pays tribute to the pop icon on a remake of his ’70s chart-topper “Bennie and the Jets” featuring his “Lotus Flower Bomb” collaborator Wale.

Rock out to their rad remake below.

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Feb
16
Rick Ross, Miguel, & Keyshia Cole Join LeBron James at GQ All-Star Party

Rick Ross and LeBron James

LeBron James and GQ took over New Orleans while hosting one of the biggest parties of NBA All-Star Weekend. On the eve of the All-Star Game, the magazine celebrated All-Star style and unveiled its March cover starring the Miami Heat player at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

The Legendary Roots Crew performed a live jam session with special guests Miguel, Bun B, and Nola’s own Juvenile, while Rick Ross shared the stage with King James as he performed “FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt.”

Music’s MVPs including Keyshia Cole and Janelle Monáe mingled with all-star athletes Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, and Skylar Diggins.

Check out more pics from the stylish soirée below.

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Feb
3
New Music: Miguel – ‘Simplethings’

Miguel

Miguel doesn’t ask for much. The R&B crooner wants a woman he can smoke with, lay with, and laugh with on his new song “Simplethings” off the soundtrack to HBO’s “Girls,” due February 11.

“I just want the simple things / I just want you,” he sings.

The guitar-driven record, which was commissioned by “Girls” creator and star Lena Dunham, appears on Girls, Vol. 2: All Adventurous Women Do…, along with contributions from Vampire Weekend, Beck, and Lily Allen.

Stream Miguel’s “Simplethings” below.

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Jan
31
Video: Big Sean f/ Miguel – ‘Ashley’

Big Sean

Before there was Naya Rivera, there was Ashley. Big Sean raps about his ex-girlfriend in the cinematic video for his third Hall of Fame single featuring Miguel. The G.O.O.D. Music MC wrote the emotional song about his high school sweetheart before they split up in early 2013.

In the graphic clip, Sean’s ex plots to kidnap and kill him. After being violently attacked in his garage, he is tied up and taken to a motel as his topless ex and her new man make out in front of him.

Eventually he escapes his captor by beating her with a baseball bat, but he is caught again and taken to the desert, where he is forced to dig a ditch. We see him fight back and hear a gun shot before it goes black.

Witness the tragic end to his twisted love story.

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