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BJ The Chicago Kid Celebrates Grammy Noms With “Uncle Marvin” [New Music]

After receiving 3 Grammy nominations recently, critically acclaimed musician BJ The Chicago Kid returns with his new track entitled “Uncle Marvin” featuring the legendary Marvin Gaye. The track features a sample from Marvin Gaye’s “Cleo’s Apartment” as BJ soulfully thanks his woman for loving him unconditionally.

“Uncle Marvin” concludes what has been a phenomenal 2016 for the R&B/Soul artist that saw the release of his debut album In My Mind, which was praised by such outlets as The New York Times, Stuff Fly People Like, Rolling Stone, VIBE, Los Angeles Times and The FADER among others. In addition to having his songs featured in shows such as HBO‘s Insecure, ABC‘s Quantico and ESPN. The recent announcement of the Grammy nominations saw BJ receive 3 nods including Best R&B Album, Best R&B Performance and Best Traditional R&B Performance.

Congrats BJ!

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Audio Push Lay Down “Inland City Blues” In The HotNewHipHop Studio [Video]

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Audio Push has come a long way since their hit “Teach Me How To Jerk” blew up on MySpace, releasing their first commercial project The Stone Junction EP a little over a month ago.

Comprised of duo Oktane and Prince, they recently linked up with HotNewHipHop stopping by their studio to lay down new track “Inland City Blues.” Produced by Brandun Deshay, the record is a spin of the Marvin Gaye classic “Inner City Blues.”

“Inland City Blues” perfectly embodies a laid back vibe thanks to the flute samples; which you don’t hear used much in hip hop. The lyrics complement the production well as Push spit about keeping things in perspective when experiencing the downs of life. Especially when the commas in your bank account keep growing, you can have your pick of the ladies, and you’ve got a steady supply of herbal of course.

After laying down “Inland City Blues” Audio Push took the time out to film a chill in-studio performance of the track as well. Watch it below.  You can purchase Audio Push’s The Stone Junction EP on iTunes.

Source: HotNewHipHop

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SFPL Music: Chris Brown – “Sex You Back To Sleep”

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Riding the classic wave of Marvin Gaye‘s “Sexual Healing”, Chris Brown provides a follow-up to “Liquor” and “Zero” entitled “Sex You Back Sleep.” The track was produced by Vinylz, Allen Ritter, Boi-1da and written by August Rigo.

In the song, Chris states just what the title speaks of, showing off his signature moves right in the bedroom. Just call him, “the young Chris Gaye.”

Check it out below:

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New Video: Devon – “Earned It” (The Weeknd Cover)

Philadelphia’s own Devon musical influences ranges from the likes of Marvin Gaye, Prince, Earth Wind & Fire, and Whitney Houston and more. Just recently, he also had the opportunity to open up for R&B songstress, Faith Evans in New York City.

Today, the talented artist drops off his new visual for The Weeknd’s hit single “Earned It,” which serves as a teaser to his visual EP Off The Ground, set to drop October 2015 with the first single coming in September.

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JUST IN: Busta Rhymes Pens Open Letter In Support of Pharrell Williams

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Veteran rapper and Brooklyn bred, Busta Rhymes takes his feelings to Instagram in support of his dear friend and music cohort, Busta Rhymes.

In the letter, Rhymes defends Williams and asked the question of; When does inspiration become a form of theft? Busta then expresses his upmost respect for the music extraordinaire and how he is thankful for everything that Pharrell represents for our culture through what he loves.

Read the letter below as Busta pays homage to one of music’s greats:

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Thoughts?

Thanks Busta Rhymes for the “perfect” letter!

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The Daily Word: Marvin Gaye’s Ex-Wife & Berry Gordy’s Sister Anna Gordy Gaye Dies at 92

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Wondering who Marvin Gaye was always singing about? Well, there was a special little flower in his life by the name of Anna Gordy Gaye. Anna is now resting in a special place, as she has now passed at the age of 92 this morning in Los Angeles. 

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Video: Fantasia & Luke James Perform ar Trumpet Awards 2013

Just when you thought duets couldn’t get any better! Singer Luke James and the vivacious Fantasia come together for one of the most memorable tributes to date for the Trumpet Awards 2013. We’re not sure what else to say…just peep the video below and experience some amazing talent.

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SFPL’s Artist Spotlight: Frank Vocals – “No Love (Dear Angie)”

Just when you think the real aspect of Soul has disappeared, up comes a new flourishing artist by the name of Frank Vocals who takes us back natural sounds of Soul Music. Check out his new video entitled “No Love (Dear Angie)” below. This message was approved by SFPL!