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NEW MUSIC: TIMBALAND FEAT. FUTURE & TINK – “UFO”

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Timbaland calls on his female protege Tink and the Purp God himself, Future as they deliver a new track entitled “UFO.” Catch the three as they explore the outer world of infidelity at it’s best. Thot moment much? Listen to the track and see for yourself.

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New Video: 4EverDonna – “If Your Girl Only Knew” [Aaliyah Tribute]

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Female Trio, 4EverDonna has released a new video for the well-received rendition of their version of “If Your Girl Only Knew.” Directed by Mills Miller, the video keeps some of the elements from the original classic visual while giving the girls their own opportunities to shine.

4EverDonna is currently working on their full length project and putting the finishing touches on their next single. But for now, get in to this fresh new take on a classic and get a dose of nostalgia on the way.

Let the trio take you back to the era of Aaliyah below:

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Keep up with 4EverDonna on Twitter and IG: @its4EverDonna

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New Music: Timbaland feat. V. Bozeman – “Smile”

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With his new album Opera Noir reportedly dropping soon, super-producer Timbaland follows in the steps of Diddy and Dr. Dre and releases a track with his signee, singer V. Bozeman.

The title cut is called “Smile,” which infuses a throwback sound that will immediately grab your attention. With V’s soulful sound, Timbaland authentic vocal and production, the single will definitely receive major attention. Another feel-good track for the books!

Check out out below:

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LISTEN: TINK PAYS HOMAGE TO AALIYAH WITH “MILLION” COVER PROD. BY TIMBALAND

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New Video: Carmen Rodgers – “CHARGE” feat. Anthony David

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Carmen Rodgers releases her new visual for the single “Charge” featuring soulful crooner Anthony David, co-written by Rodgers and frequent Timbaland collaborator Daniel Jones, who also produced the song.

Check out the video below:

Also, Carmen is featured on The Foreign Exchange entitled Tales From The Land of Milk and Honey due to release Friday, August 21st. Rodgers is a featured vocalist and songwriter on several of the album tunes. A new double single has been released titled “Asking For A Friend/On A Day Like Today” (Remix).

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Fly Mixtape: Tink Debuts ‘Winter’s Diary 3’

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Just recently gracing the XXL Freshman Class cover, Chicago rising talent Tink chimes back in with a 10-track mixtape entitled Winter’s Diary 3.

The follow-up from her Winter’s Diary 2: Forever Yours (January 2014) project features production from Timbaland, Jelan Abrams, DJ Wes, Cookin Soul, Silly Tha Producer and more. This makes Tink’s sixth mixtape overall.

Check it out below in FULL:

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Her debut album Think Tink is coming soon.

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Watch & Listen: Tink Drops New Song “I Like”, Smashes The XXL Freshman Class 2015 Freestyle

With fans raving about her precise lyrics and witty vocals, Tink reigns supreme, as being the “one to watch” in 2015, hence making the Top 10 pick of XXL‘s Freshman Class 2015 cover. Gaining much compliments and traction from her Aaliyah cover of “Million,” the Timbaland protege now drops off her new tune “I Like” produced by Chicago’s own C-Sick. Check it out above!

In case you missed it, check out Tink’s AMAZING freestyle via XXL:

#SoFly!

 

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Listen: Tink Pays Homage To Aaliyah With “Million” Cover prod. by Timbaland

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We all know that it’s very hard to tread in any music attached to Aaliyah‘s name. But Tink pay homage to “Baby Girl” in the best way ever. Get into her cover of “Million” produced by the hit-maker maestro himself, Timbaland.

Take a listen below:

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Watch: Tink – “Ratchet Commandments” [Fly Visual]

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Just off the tip of her SXSW 2015 performance with the Empire music boss himself, Timbaland, rapper-singer Tink delivers a visual to her trending-cut “Ratchet Commandments,” which was directed by Dave Meyers.

Peep the video below:

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SXSW Roundup: Our Top Five Performances of SXSW 2015

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SXSW went down this past week for its 28th year and it was indeed epic! South by Southwest Music and Media Conference 2015 (SXSW) is one of the world’s leading music industry events, offering informational panels, talks, the Trade Show, Music Gear Expo and other activities at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX.

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The most talked about portion of SXSW are the star-studded performances. These showcases include a wide variety of music including Country, Folk, Jazz, Blues, Rock and Hip Hop, from new to old. Here are our favorite performances at SXSW 2015 below:

 

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Migos

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Timberland & Tink

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Mike Will Made-It & Friends

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T-Pain

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For more information on the SXSW Music and Media Conference click here!

 

-Stay FLY

[FLY Girl Cherri]

 

 

 

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#PGOTD: Empire’s V Bozeman Lands Spotlight for Women’s History Month [Interview]

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With the major success of Fox‘s hit series Empire, producer Timbaland‘s female protege V Bozeman has been making quite the name for herself, and is this year’s new break-out artist.

From the opening scene of the highest-rated show, inquisitive minds wanted to know — who was the beautiful female in the studio booth, singing with such power and control? From then on, Bozeman’s featured song soared via social media and Spotify gaining her credibility, placing her in the high rankings of “the artist to look out for.”

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Recently, the singer/songwriter sat down with Pynk Magazine for their ‘PGOTD: Pynk Girl of The Day’ Spotlight for Women’s History Month; to discuss some of her biggest setbacks that she faced in the music industry, and what she does to uplift herself when she’s feeling discouraged.

This feature was “Approved” by L.A.’s own top-tier Lifestyle Specialist and Pynk Girl, Miss Diddy of The Brand Group.

Check out a few quotes from the interview below:

What was the most difficult struggle that you faced during the beginning of your career? Are you still dealing with the struggles?

I think that the most difficult struggle that I’ve dealt with was just breaking into the entertainment world period. I’m from South Central LA, so I had to go through a lot of wolves in sheep’s clothing to really get to legitimate people that could really help me to get to the next level. Different experiences could have taken me on a dark path or just not even gotten me here period. You have to go through the growing pains.

What are some setbacks that you’ve faced getting into the industry?

I’ll be real; there were so many setbacks. People have tried to put me in a box. Labels are always trying to put me in a neo-soul box. Not that I hate neo-soul, but I’m just like yea I’m dark, I’m baldheaded, but that doesn’t mean I only sing a certain kind of way. I think that’s so narrow minded and simple to think. People would also say, “you don’t have the look.” Being an artist you can’t let other people define who you are. You really have to know yourself, be comfortable in your skin and know that you are enough. I think that carrying those ideals with me along the way got me through. I know that god has given me something special and my mission is to touch the world with this gift. So once I kept that in mind, the world seemed much more clearer than if I didn’t know these things.

When you are feeling discouraged, how do you lift your spirit?

First I pray and I ask god to give me strength. I work out a lot. Working out helps me release tension and it helps me reset and literally sweat out the stresses that I have. I also meditate often. I spend time with myself and there’s nothing wrong with spending time with you and getting used to just being by yourself. At the end of the day you’re going through your struggles, not to say that people aren’t there to help you do it, but you are the only one going through it. It’s important to coach yourself through it because life is going to bring something new everyday, some good some bad. You just have to get through it.

Read more of the interview over at ThinkPynk.com.

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