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Fly Visual: Estelle Wants Us To Be ‘Better.’

Earlier this month, Fly Girl, Estelle exclusively premiered the official video for her latest single “Better” (directed by Estelle and Denzel Williams) on Apple Music. Today, the visual is now available to the masses, and we got you covered!

Produced by Harmony Samuels [Jennifer Lopez, Ariana Grande], ‘Better’, is the first single from Estelle’s forthcoming new reggae album, Lover’s Rock due out in September 2018. “Better” is the follow up to her previous single “Love Like Ours” off the album which has already garnered over 4 million streams on Spotify and over 2 million views on all digital platforms.
Boom!
Ya’ll know we LOVE Estelle, she’s been a HUGE supporter of Stuff Fly People Like since day 1, and we are uber excited for her new music!
Lover’s Rock is on track to be Estelle’s most personal album to date, as she centers in on her West Indian roots with a full-fledged reggae album. On this LP, Estelle has assured to fuse her signature R&B and hip-hop sound while paying homage to her Grenadian roots as she concentrates on reggae, but also embraces Afro-beats and Soca music.
We are in!
Step into her new video below….

-Stay Fly!

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Last Night in NYC

Last Night In L.A.: The Legendary Damon Celebrates in Style with His Annual LUXX Ball

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This past weekend, the Legendary Damon, celebrated his birthday in style. The legendary curator hosted his annual Luxx Ball Presented by Hennessy V.S at Globe Theater. Many celebrities and socialites joined in on the festivities including Grammy winner Estelle, Claudia Jordan, Karen Civil, Broderick Hunter and many more. However, the party was not complete without an amazing performance by the legendary Shelia E.!

Check out the full gallery above!

[Photo Credit: Maurice Will Photos]

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Entertainment Last Night in NYC

#GrammyWeekend: Celebrities Attend Essence’s Black Women In Music Gala Presented by Lincoln Motor Company

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The Lincoln Motor Company returned this year as an exclusive automotive sponsor for ESSENCE’s eighth annual Black Women in Music event held last night in Los Angeles. 2017 marks the eighth consecutive year Lincoln has been an elite patron for the event.

This year’s event celebrated nominees from the biggest night in music, along with singer/songwriter Erykah Badu on the 20th anniversary of her groundbreaking debut album Baduizm.

Award-winning singer/songwriter Estelle joined Lincoln on stage as part of the festivities to premiere her feature in Lincoln’s ongoing First Listen series. The latest feature, available for viewing on Lincoln Now, previews Estelle’s latest track, “Be in Luv,” from behind the wheel of the all-new Lincoln Continental.

Nigerian singer-songwriter, actress, and Roc Nation‘s very own Tiwa Savage also performed live as an opening act just before Erykah hit the stage.

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“This is a big week for Lincoln as it relates to music,” said Raj Register, multicultural communications manager, Lincoln. “From celebrating women at events like Black Women in Music, to debuting Estelle’s First Listen piece, to premiering Gary Clark Jr.’s new Continental commercial, it’s clear music drives us.”

READ MORE: FLY CARS: LINCOLN TEAMS UP WITH GARY CLARK JR. FOR NEW COMMERCIAL [VIDEO]

Celebrities that hit the Black Carpet were: the cast of BET’s New Edition mini-series (Luke James, Keith Powers & Woody McClain), Mya, Remy Ma, Lil Mama, Billboard‘s Bozoma Saint John, Diana Gordon aka Wynter Gordon, Gabrielle Dennis, Chloe x Halle, Faith Evans, Serayah McNeil, Simone Missick, Mario, Master P & his daughter Cymphonique, Tasha Smith and many more. shared the red carpet with the all-new Continental and Lincoln MKZ.

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Entertainment

Angie Martinez Celebrates The Launch of New Book ‘My Voice’ with Adrienne Bailon, Victor Cruz, Fat Joe, Estelle, Emily B & more

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Multi-media personality Angie Martinez hosted a launch party last night in New York City to celebrate the launch of her new book My Voice. The event featured music from DJ SUSS ONE and guests enjoyed specialty D’USSE Cognac cocktails throughout the evening. Guests were treated to a early preview of the audiobook version of  “My Voice” on PRYMA Headphones.

Available now through Celebra/Penguin Books, ‘My Voice’ features Angie Martinez candidly recounting the story of her rise to become an internationally celebrated hip-hop radio icon.

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Attendees included: Adrienne Bailon, Fat Joe, Victor Cruz, Estelle, DJ Clue, Emily B, Miss Info, Laura Stylez, Ebro Darden, DJ D-Nice, Legendary Damon and much more.

Purchase #MYVOICETHEBOOK at BarnesandNoble.com and Amazon.com

PHOTO CREDIT: JERRIT CLARK/GETTY IMAGES, EVAN PIERCE/EVAN PIERCE PHOTOGRAPHY

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Entertainment Music

New Video: Warren Kurtiss feat. Nikko Sherard – “Spin It”

After years of working behind the scenes as a producer and songwriter for superstars such as Ne-YoEstelleFrench MontanaWaleBoyz II MenJanelle MonaeBlackstreetSnoop Dogg and countless others, international, platinum-selling producer/singer/songwriter, Warren Kurtiss, steps into the spotlight with the music video for his own new single, “Spin It.”
Enlisting the exceptional talents of rising American, NYC-based singer/songwriter Nikko Sherard, Warren brings fans a video and single that crosses language barriers.
Directed by Usef Nait, the video captures the duo trading both English and French verses and hooks in a sprawling complex of lavish, Spanish-styled buildings with shots of the beautiful San Diego skyline as the backdrop. The energy is palpable and the vibes are soaked in positivity, which are all totally infectious and will have you singing and grooving along in no time.
The video has been making waves internationally and recently landed a spot in the rotation at MCM TV (the equivalent of MTV in France). Set for an official U.S. release on iTunes under Warren’s own Dawty Music Group imprint on October 5th, 2015, “Spin It” promises that Warren will soon be lighting up charts and screens under his own name worldwide.
Checkc out the video below:

Official US release via iTunes October 9thHERE

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Entertainment Music

New Music: AARON CAMPER feat. Brave – “Choose You”

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GRAMMY Nominated Singer / Songwriter Aaron Camper is ready to take the industry by storm this Fall with the upcoming release of his new EP, B.L.O.W. (Better Left on Wax).
After being a background vocalist and learning from some of the best in the music industry like Justin Timberlake, Diddy, Jill Scott, Eric Roberson and Chris Brown, Aaron is now determined to show his gift to the world with his own unique sound and charismatic stage presence.

The first single off the EP “Hypnotizing” was released this past June. It was well received by fans and R&B lovers with over 400k plays on Spotify, definitely giving him a good look on what’s to come.

“CHOOSE YOU” is the 2nd single off Camper’s upcoming EP which is set to be released this October. The new official track simply paints a picture about a man making a woman feel comforted, protected and loving her infectiously. The song features R&B Divas Star Brave Williams, a native of Baltimore, MD and former member of the girl group RichGirl.

Camper also collaborated with up-and-coming Delaware Songwriter Kevin Guyton to help co-write the song. Renowned Producers Killiam Shakespeare (Steve McKie & Corey Benhardt) of Philadelphia, PA. produced the song. They have recently worked with Jazmine Sullivan, Jill Scott, Estelle, Bilal, and many more. The song was also co-Produced by Aaron and music partner Adam Blackstone of BASSIC Black Entertainment, Music Director to the stars.

Check it out in full below:

“Choose You” is available for download on Amazon and be prepared to hear more from Aaron Camper during 4th quarter.

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NEW VIDEO: AARON CAMPER – “HYPNOTIZING”

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Entertainment Last Night in NYC

Last Night In L.A.: Russell Simmons, Nia Long , John Wall, Estelle & More Attend All Def Comedy Live Presented by Celsius

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Last night in Hollywood, CA was a night for the records at All Def Comedy Live Presented by Russell Simmons & All Def Digital with the Summer Kick off and the crowd was ready to laugh .

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‘All Def Comedy Live’ powered by The Brand Group and hosted by Tony Rock had our favorite actress the gorgeous Nia Long in the buliding ready for laughs.

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Spotted in VIP: Karen Civil, Ming Lee, Miss Diddy, John Wall, NBA Detroit Pistons player Brandon Jennings, Kenny Burns, Author Rob Hill Sr., Estelle and Mona Scott-Young.

More pics below:

Photo Cred: Kass/ Kenn for The Brand Group

 

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Entertainment Music

Listen: HBO Releases ‘Game of Thrones’ Mixtape Vol. 2

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Yes! Game of Thrones has a new mixtape and the lineup is dope! Each song on the mixtape samples music from the Emmy and Golden Globe winning series G.O.T. season 4 soundtrack.

This year’s Catch The Throne: The Mixtape also weaves in the overarching theme of fire and ice, providing listeners with an exciting line-up of heavy metal and hip-hop artists. Building on the success of Volume 1, with over 2.5MM streams to date, Volume 2 features artists from the R&B, electronic, Latin, heavy metal and rap worlds.

The full list of artists includes: Anthrax, Estelle, Kap G, Killswitch Engage, Mastodon, Melanie Fiona, Method Man, MNDR, Mushroomhead, Raquel Sofia, Snoop Dogg, Stalley, Talib Kweli, Ty Dolla $ign, and Yandel.

Get it at iTunes.com/CatchTheThrone

Viewers can access previous seasons of Game of Thrones on HBO GO, HBO On Demand or by checking their local listings.

For more on the series, visit:

facebook.com/GameOfThrones

twitter.com@GameOfThrones.

TRACK LIST

  1. Method Man – The Oath
  2. MNDR – Run for Cover
  3. Ty Dolla $ign – Never Back Down
  4. Killswitch Engage – Loyalty
  5. Kap G – Surrender Now
  6. Melanie Fiona – Fight Through It
  7. Snoop Dogg – Lannister’s Anthem
  8. Yandel – Marcando Territorio
  9. Anthrax – Soror Irrumator
  10. Estelle – Let Me Go
  11. Talib Kweli – Lord of the Light
  12. Mastodon – White Walker
  13. Raquel Sofia – Legends
  14. Stalley – All Mine
  15. Mushroomhead – Among the Crows​
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Entertainment Music

SFPL New Visual Premiere: Estelle – “Something Good”

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Our Fly Girl, Estelle has unveiled her new video for the breezy, danceable house track “Something Good” from her forthcoming album ‘True Romance’, which made its debut on February 17th.

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FLY LIGHTS

FLY LIGHTS: Mike Tyson, Michael Jai White and Estelle Attend New York Comic Con

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There was definitely some black star power in the building this year at New York Comic Con. Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, For Better or Worse star Michael Jai White and singer Estelle were in the building to talk about their animated series at panels held by Cartoon Network.