New Video: PJ Morton – “Everthing’s Gonna Be Alright” feat. BJ The Chicago Kid & The Hamiltones

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Maroon 5 member and solo artist PJ Morton premiered a lyric video for his song “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright,” (feat. BJ the Chicago Kid and The HamilTones) on The FADER on Thursday, May 18. The song is one of the singles off of PJ‘s new album, GUMBO. He decided to use this as an opportunity to make a political statement. In the karaoke style lyric video, created by Cinemadona, two police officers are clearly in pursuit of a criminal; and the single includes lyrics discussing police brutality.


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Fly Stream: Maroon 5 Keyboardist, Solo Artist PJ Morton Releases New Album “GUMBO”

Grammy-nominated musician and singer PJ Morton has released his sophomore album, Gumbo. The album is a blend of tracks about life, love, religion and even social issues.

The album, featuring singles “Claustrophobic” (feat. Pell) and “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” (feat. BJ the Chicago Kid and The HamilTones), is PJ’s first offering off of his label, Morton Records.

Get ‘GUMBO’ on iTunes HERE.

GUMBO Tracklist

First Began
Claustrophobic (feat. Pell)
Sticking To My Guns
Everything’s Gonna Be Alright (feat. BJ the Chicago Kid and The Hamiltones)
They Gon’ Wanna Come
Go Thru Your Phone
How Deep Is Your Love


New Music & Videos: Bryson Tiller, WunTayk Timmy, PJ Morton, SYD, G-Eazy & Carnage

Bryson Tiller joins WunTayk Timmy on the NES-produced new track titled “Cake.”

Tiller is currently working on his upcoming sophomore album True To Self. He tweeted in January:

“im working on this album called True to Self, non-stop until it’s finished. then it’s yours.”

Take a listen to “Cake” above.


New Music: PJ Morton – “Claustrophobic”

Vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and Maroon 5 member PJ Morton released his single “Claustrophobic” via exclusive premiere on Solange Knowles‘ SAINT HERON this week.

The single, which is off of Morton’s upcoming album, Gumbo, was inspired by his frustration with people in the music industry wanting to limit his artistry.

Morton told SAINT HERON:

I’m an artist who has chosen, outside of being a part of Maroon 5, to follow a path that is not necessarily the most popular one. Those in positions of power are usually trying to adjust you and tailor you to fit what they would like to sell to the masses. This was at a time where I was going around to different labels, kind of letting them listen to my music, and it was at that point where I realized what was most important to me. Yes – I want a lot of people to hear my music. Yes – I want to play huge venues. But I don’t want to do it at the expense of not being who I am or at the expense of not saying what I want to say. That is basically where this song came from. For me, it became the anthem for the dreamer and a message to all of the doubters.

PJ Morton’s album, ‘Gumbo,’ will be released this April.

Take a listen to the official track above.

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#EssenceFest: McDonald’s #BounceBrunch with Tank, Tyrese, Andra Day, Tigger and more


During the Essence Festival weekend in New Orleans, McDonald’s held an exclusive invite-only Bounce Brunch just outside of the Convention Center where the other daily festivities were being held.

The event was hosted by Tank and Tyrese with special appearances by Tigger, singer Andra Day, BJ The Chicago Kid, Guordan and PJ Morton. Our very Gabriel Williams was also on deck!


Guests enjoyed McD’s special All-Day Breakfast Menu, french fries, their classic beverages, and even Mimosas, along with other speciality cocktails. Special performances were held by local NOLA bands, Tank and The Bangas, and New Breed Brass Band as well. Tyrese was even onboard to serve up a few items, as he revisited his childhood days working for the veteran company, and took a few flicks with some of the employees.

Music was provided by the one and only DJ D-Nice.

It was indeed a great moment for the Essence Fest weekend!

Peep the video recap below:

Photo Credit: Cameron Roper & SFPL’s Gabriel Williams 

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Last Night in NYC

Last Night In NYC: PJ Morton’s Private Album Listening Event…

Last Night in NYC, Team SFPL was extend an invitation to singer/songwriter PJ Morton’s private album listening event in NYC !


New Music Exclusive: @PJMorton feat. Stevie Wonder – “Only One”


YMCMB‘s artist PJ Morton releases his new jawn, paired with the legendary Stevie Wonder entitled “Only One”. The Maroon 5 adopted member will be releasing his new album on May 14th. Check out the song below…

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[Video] Dawn Richard Takes ‘Bombs’ Choreography on the Road

Dawn Richard is taking her ‘Bombs’ choreography on the road! The singer/songwriter was seen rehearsing for her upcoming tour with YMCMB‘s PJ Morton beginning April 6th in her hometown of New Orleans.


[Fly FREE EP Download] PJ Morton – ‘Following My First Mind’

PJ Morton is making moves in a major way! He is now the official 6 member of Maroon 5 and he also joins the camp of YMCMB with his fellow natives Birdman x Lil Wayne. If you don’t know, PJ is the son of legendary gospel singer Bishop Paul S. Morton who runs a mega-church in New Orleans, LA where PJ received his gospel roots. The musical genes definitely runs through the family. Preview his new EP titled ‘Following My First Mind’…


[New Music] PJ Morton Feat. Lil Wayne – ‘Lover’

PJ Morton collabs with his city native friend Lil Wayne on a new jawn titled ‘Lover’. He is also the newest to the YMCMB family! Check it out!