Single Covers

May
24
Single Cover: Chris Brown f/ Aaliyah – ‘They Don’t Know’

They Don't Know

With “Fine China” rising up the charts, Chris Brown has revealed the cover for his second single “They Don’t Know,” which contains never-before-heard vocals from Aaliyah. The artwork shows a reflection of Breezy’s tatted torso in the shape of an X, which is also the title of his sixth album, due July 16.

The song is scheduled to debut Monday and a video was shot earlier this month in L.A. “I shot it in the ‘hood. I went to 60th Street and Cedar Block,” said Breezy during the BET Awards press conference. “[I'm] bringing both worlds together and trying to uplift the poverty side of the community and show them where I’m from.”

In addition to Aaliyah, X is set to feature Nicki Minaj and Kendrick Lamar, with production from Timbaland, Polow Da Don, Danja, Pharrell, and Drumma Boy.

May
15
Single Covers: Azealia Banks, Robin Thicke, & Bridget Kelly

#ATM Jam

Fresh off her two nominations at the BET Awards 2013, Azealia Banks unveils the artwork for “#ATMJAM,” the next single off her debut Broke With Expensive Taste. The follow-up to “Yung Rapunxel” features Pharrell and is set to debut by the end of May. “#ATMJAM IS A BANGER,” said Azealia.

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Apr
24
Single Cover: Iggy Azalea – ‘Bounce’

Bounce

Fresh off announcing her new deal with Island Def Jam, Iggy Azalea debuts the colorful cover art for her second U.K. single “Bounce.”

The song is set for release on May 5 along with the video, which was shot in India. “It’s gonna be Bollywood-themed and have elephants and crazy stuff,” said the 22-year-old Aussie rap sensation.

Meanwhile, her first single “Work” is shooting up the U.K. charts. The autobiographical anthem has been A-listed at Radio 1 and has broken the top 15 at iTunes.

Learn more about Iggy in her VEVO Diary below.

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Apr
5
Ray J Readies New Single ‘I Hit It First’

I Hit It First

Ray J knows how to get everyone talking. The R&B playboy has announced his new single “I Hit It First” featuring Bobby Brackins. The cover art shows a pixelated photo of his ex-girlfriend Kim Kardashian in a bikini. As everyone knows by now, the two previously dated and made a famous sex tape.

The Nic Nac-produced song will debut on TMZ on Monday at 7 a.m. EST, followed by the iTunes release on Tuesday.

Mar
13
Robin Thicke Taps T.I. and Pharrell for New Single ‘Blurred Lines’

Blurred Lines

Robin Thicke has been moonlighting in acting on BET’s “Real Husbands of Hollywood,” but he hasn’t abandoned music. The R&B crooner is readying a new single called “Blurred Lines” featuring T.I. and Pharrell.

The song will be released to iTunes on March 26, while a trailer for the video will debut before “Real Husbands” on Tuesday, March 19.

Thicke has been working on his sixth album, the follow-up to 2011’s Love After War. He recently celebrated his 36th birthday with parties in New York and Los Angeles.

Mar
8
Single Cover: Azealia Banks – ‘Yung Rapunxel’

Yung Rapunxel

Azealia Banks mouths off on the creepy cover of “Yung Rapunxel,” the first single off her highly-anticipated debut Broke With Expensive Taste. The Harlem rapper puts her mouth where her eyes are on the black-and-white artwork. The song, produced by Lil Internet, hits iTunes on March 26.

What do you think of Azealia’s cover art? Sound off below.

Mar
1
Single Cover: Ciara – ‘Body Party’

Body Party

Ciara gets naked on the smoldering cover of her new single “Body Party.” The R&B siren shows off her banging body as she poses nude with strategically-placed sheets covering her in the steamy photo.

CiCi has been tweeting lyrics from the song, writing, “My Body Is Your Party Baby…Nobody’s Invited but U Baby.”

The song is slated to be the next release off her upcoming album One Woman Army, which has already produced the singles “Sorry” and “Got Me Good.”

We imagine her new boyfriend Future is enjoying this party for one.

UPDATE: Ciara has posted a 42-second snippet of the song. Listen below.

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