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Video: Future Performs “Draco” on Jimmy Fallon, Announces New Album ‘HNDRXX’

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Future surprises us yet again with another brand new album titled HNDRXX which is now available for pre-sale on iTunes and more. The ATL artist announced the big news just as he hit The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon stage to perform “Draco.” It hasn’t been a week since he dropped his self-titled project on this past Friday, which is expected to hit number one on the Billboard 200 album chart.

 

The PLUTO rapper posted this message on Instagram:

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In case you missed it peep the official “DRACO” video below.

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‘Alicia’s Keys: Here In Times Square’ Concert Set To Air On BET

Earlier this month Grammy award-winning superstar Alicia Keys stopped traffic and thrilled fans with a surprise concert to celebrate the upcoming release of her latest album, HERE.

During the nearly two hour long show, the singer/songwriter performed some of her classic hits including “No One,” “Fallin’” and a special rendition of “If I Ain’t Got You” joined by Questlove and John Mayer. Keys debuted new tracks from the album along with her latest singles “In Common” and “Blended Family” while also paying tribute to legendary artists Bob Marley and John Lennon.

Rapper Nas took the stage with a special guest verse and Q-Tip got the crowd pumped with a throwback DJ set. The biggest surprise of the night featured Jay Z joining Keys to perform their iconic New York anthem “Empire State of Mind” that had fans shouting along in unison.

See the Alicia Keys: HERE in Times Square concert in its entirety when it premieres Thursday, November 3 at 9PM ET on BET.

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Columbia Records Artist RUSS Performs On MTV’s ‘Wonderland’ [Video]

Atlanta-based DIY rapper Russ continues to attain new heights as a newly-signed Columbia Records artist, performing on last night’s episode of MTV’s Wonderland.

Check out clips below of his LIVE performances of “What They Want” & “Pull The Trigger”:

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Russ recently announced a 30-plus city fall trek – the Yung God Tour – to begin later this month. Following two previous sold-out tours, Russ will be performing at his largest venues to date. Tickets are available now HERE.

For 10 years, Russ has been doing it all himself. A self-proclaimed “DIY pioneer,” Russ writes, performs, produces, mixes and masters all of his own music. His strong vision and self-belief has resulted in nearly 200 million plays of his vast catalog, all sung word for word by his dedicated fanbase at sold out shows across the globe.

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Chance The Rapper Delivers “Blessings” with D.R.A.M., Anthony Hamilton, Ty Dolla Sign & Raury on Jimmy Fallon

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Still committed on changing the pace of hip-hop music in a more positive direction, Chance The Rapper stuns the audience and many onlookers at home with a profound performance of his song “Blessings (Reprise)” from the current album Coloring Book.

Tagging along with Chance were the likes of Raury, Ty Dolla Sign, Anthony Hamilton and D.R.A.M. who each added their own vocal flavor to the Fred Hammond inspired song, paired with choir all decked out in white robes throughout the aisles; spreading the gospel cheer.

This is definitely one performance you will not forget.

Check it out above.

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Usher Performs “Crash” on The Ellen Show [Video]

Usher‘s new album Hard II Love is due out on Friday, his first in four years. Over the past few days the Atlanta native has been busy on a press run promoting the project. One of his stops was on The Ellen Show where he performed his single “Crash.”

Usher was introduced by Ellen and Michelle Obama, who was a guest on the show. The  Confessions artist performed alongside dancers and in front of a screen the projected artsy images of a chocolate beauty.

Watch his performance below.

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Watch: Miguel And Travis Scott Ride That Wave on ‘Ellen’ [Video]

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R&B crooner Miguel blessed the Ellen stage yesterday for a live performance of his latest single “Waves.” Currently promoting his latest album Wildheart, Miguel chose to woo the audience by performing the Travi$ Scott assisted remix. The original has a funky 70’s vibe while the remix is more rock, laid back, and still manages to get the party started. Get ready to ride that wave and catch Miguel’s entrancing performance below.

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Watch: Sevyn Streeter – “Love In Competition” (Acoustic) [VIDEO]

Sevyn Streeter revisits her Shoulda Been There Part 1 EP and delivers an acoustic performance of the song “Love In Competition.”

In the video, Sevyn graces the Atlantic Records stage located right in the label’s huge NY office, as she belts out the harmonies of the favorited tune; accompanied by guitarist Chris Morgan.

Check it out below:

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#TBT: BJ THE CHICAGO KID COVERS BLACKSTREET’s “Before I Let You Go” [Video]

That’s right, it’s officially #TBT (Throwback Thursday), so why not pay homage to some past R&B hits! Motown‘s own, BJ The Chicago Kid puts his soulful skills to the test as he performs an acoustic cover of Blackstreet‘s 1994 hit song “Before I Let You Go” featuring Jeff V. on the strings.

Check it out below:

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That Boy Can Sang: T-Pain Covers Sam Cooke’s “Change Is Gonna Come” and more with NPR Music [Video]

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of T-Pain’s debut album, Rappa Ternt Sanga, the talented musician has once again joined forces with NPR Music for a special live performance.

Filmed at NPR’s Washington, D.C. headquarters last month; the intimate live performance shows T-Pain belting out some of his biggest hits, his new single “Officially Yours” and an amazing cover of Sam Cooke’s “Change Is Gonna Come,” which he dedicated to his father.

Check it out below:

More of T-Pain on NPR Music HERE.

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Singer JoJo Performs Acoustic Version of “When Love Hurts” Live [Video]

“When Love Hurts” is off the recent release of “III” – a collection of three new singles released simultaneously in August marking JoJo’s long awaited debut. All three tracks – “Say Love,” “Save My Soul,” and “When Love Hurts” – will also be featured on her third solo album, slated to arrive early next year.

The three singles showcase an impressive roster of producers: the gorgeous power-ballad “Say Love” was produced by Harmony “H-Money” Samuels; The Family helmed the heartfelt “Save My Soul,” and Jason Evigan and Benny Blanco took the lead on the infectious club-banger “When Love Hurts.”

Check out the acoustic performance below:

JoJo’s headline tour kicks off next month continuing through December. See dates below:

JOJO – “I AM JOJO” TOUR 2015

NOVEMBER

2 – Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock Social Club

3 – New York, NY – Marlin Room at Webster Hall

4 – Philadelphia, PA – Coda

8 – Cincinnati, OH – 20th Century Theater

10 – Kansas City, MO – recordBar

11 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall

16 – Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall Ballroom

17 – St. Louis, MO – Old Rock House

19 – Indianapolis, IN – Emerson Theater

23 – Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy

24 – San Francisco, CA – Social Hall

28 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom

29 – Seattle, WA – Neumos

 

DECEMBER

4 – Atlanta, GA – The Loft

6 –  Dallas, TX – Club Dada

7 – Houston, TX – Studio at Warehouse Live

9 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room

10 – St. Petersburg, FL – State Theater

12 – Washington, DC – U-Street Music Hall

14 – Boston, MA – The Sinclair

15 – Toronto, ON – Mod Club

16 – Ferndale, MI – The Magic Bag

20 – New Orleans, LA – HI Ho Lounge