Videos

Oct
14
Video: Yelawolf – ‘Till It’s Gone’

Yelawolf

After debuting the song on “Sons of Anarchy,” Yelawolf drops the powerful video for “Till It’s Gone” off his upcoming album Love Story. The Alabama spitter sails through the bayou while telling his fellow men to man up. The visuals show one father taking care of his baby, while another loses his life.

“You handle your own when you become a man / And become a man when you handle your own,” he sings on the guitar-driven track.

Yela can also be heard alongside Eminem, Slaughterhouse, Bad Meets Evil, and D-12 on the upcoming ShadyXV compilation, which drops November 24.

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Oct
14
Video: Teyana Taylor – ‘Do Not Disturb’

Teyana Taylor

After dropping a video for “Business” last week, Teyana Taylor serves up the steamy teaser for “Do Not Disturb,” her collaboration with Chris Brown. In the dark and mysterious clip, a blonde Teyana sneaks into a man’s hotel room. She smells his clothes and undresses before rolling on the bed.

The seductive track will appear on her G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam debut VII, which also features Pusha T, Yo Gotti, and Fabolous. Teyana plans to release visual teasers each Tuesday leading up to the November 4 release.

Go behind closed doors with G.O.O.D. Music’s First Lady.

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Oct
14
Video: Mila J – ‘Times Like These’

Mila J

With her five-track EP M.I.L.A. now available, Mila J shows off her acting chops in the mini-movie for her ballad “Times Like These.” When her man (played by Kevin McCall) gets caught up with the law, a loyal Mila stands by him. He gets arrested, but in a surprise twist, she ends up taking the fall.

“I’ll do what I gotta do in times like these,” she sings.

Mila plans to put out videos for the other two tracks off her EP including the B.o.B-assisted “Champion” and “Pain in My Heart” featuring Problem.

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Oct
14
T.I. Performs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

T.I.

Turn it. A week before his album release, T.I. hit the outdoor stage in Hollywood for a performance on Monday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” The Hustle Gang boss performed his hit “No Mediocre” and showed off his moves during “About the Money.” He also participated in a funny skit called “Texts From Your Mom,” where he read some real and random texts from mothers aloud.

T.I.’s ninth album Paperwork is now available to stream in its entirety featuring Usher, Chris Brown, Pharrell, Jeezy, Boosie, Rick Ross, and more.

Tune in to tonight’s BET Hip-Hop Awards to catch Tip performing “About the Money” with Young Thug.

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Oct
14
Video: Ashanti f/ French Montana – ‘Early in the Morning’

Early in the Morning

Ashanti turns up the heat in the steamy video for her French Montana-assisted single “Early in the Morning” off March’s Braveheart. The R&B diva, who celebrated her 34th birthday on Monday, hits the studio (look for a cameo from her younger sister Shia), but she can’t take her mind off her man (played by French). He keeps texting her so she rolls over to the club, where she puts on a sexy show just for him.

The two previously collaborated on Ashanti’s 2012 single “No One Greater,” and Ashanti made a cameo in French’s “R&B Bitches” video over the summer.

Get your seductive wake-up call from Ashanti.

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Oct
13
Rap-Up TV: Tiara Thomas Talks ‘One Night,’ Rihanna, & Debut Album

Tiara Thomas is winning. The Indianapolis singer-songwriter scored a platinum hit out the gate with her 2013 Wale collaboration “Bad” and even had Rihanna remix her song—all before dropping an album. After being courted by several labels, Tiara inked a deal with Rico Love’s Division1/Interscope Records, where she will release her debut album The Bad Influence in 2015.

“Everybody has had somebody that they should not be messing with no more. I just wanted to base my whole album off that concept,” she told Rap-Up TV of the title.

Earlier this month, the 25-year-old debuted the Set It Off-inspired video for her first single “One Night.” “I just wanted my first single out to be something that sounded really different. It didn’t sound like your typical R&B girl song,” she said.

Last summer, she had girls all over the world singing along to her lyrics, including Rihanna. “Rihanna on the ‘Bad’ remix was really cool, just because she’s huge. Her singing my lyrics that I wrote, it was dope. That’s definitely an accomplishment.”

However, her proudest achievement to date is having a platinum record. “A lot of artists don’t do that, even ones that have been out for a long time. For my first song, that was pretty cool.”

But despite her success, Tiara is not getting too comfortable. “People back at home in Indy, they might look at me like, ‘Oh, she’s successful. She made it.’ And I don’t feel that way,” she said. “I wanna be on such a larger scale. Success is like, I have to have Grammys, I have to be happy ’cause if I’m not happy then I’m not successful.”

This interview is brought to you by McDonald’s.

Oct
13
Jhené Aiko Performs ‘The Pressure’ on ‘Wendy’

Jhené Aiko

After wrapping the “King of the Fall” tour with The Weeknd in San Francisco on Saturday, Jhené Aiko brought her soulful sound to “The Wendy Williams Show” on Monday. The Souled Out songstress hit the stage to perform an acoustic version of her single “The Pressure” off her debut album, which entered the charts at No. 3.

She also helped the talk show host announce the nominations for the Soul Train Awards 2014, and discovered that she was nominated for four awards including Best New Artist and Video of the Year for “The Worst.”

Watch Jhené celebrate her nods with a stripped-down set.

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