Courtesy PhotoRising Buffalo rapper Conway the Machine has dropped off his new single, “Lemon,” from his upcoming album, From King to a GOD. For the album’s lead single, Conway knew the track needed New York’s official gritty rap style from Wu-Tang Clan‘s Method Man.  “I just felt like the streets needed some grimy [music] to end the summer off the right way,” Conway […]

Universal Music GroupDaBaby is back to release the deluxe version of his No. 1 album Blame It on Baby featuring ten brand new tracks. The North Carolina rapper is potentially aiming to add to his long list of Billboard Hot 100 hits with the new track, “Peep Hole,” and other standouts such as for “Can’t Stop,” the Young Thug-assisted “BLIND,” and “TLC” […]

FlatspotErykah Badu is set to host a live-streamed release party for singer/songwriter LIV.E and her new album Couldn’t Wait To Tell You… The Dallas soul queen is using her platform to support other artists and to give viewers an “unmatched” interactive experience, following her ambitious Quarantine Concert Series: The Apocalypse series. Enter Badu’s friend and protége, Liv.e, a rising 22-year-old artist who shares Badu’s love for blending sounds […]

Universal MusicAhead of the forthcoming release of his new album, The Fall Off, J. Cole kept his promise and shared two tracks from the project, courtesy of his Lewis Street EP. The Dreamville rapper had social media buzzing Wednesday night when he dropped the EP.  “Address me as the G.O.A.T.” J. Cole says on “The Climb Back,” which sees him discussing […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TIDALDisney+ and Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment on Sunday released a new trailer and poster for Black Is King, her new film based on the music of The Lion King: The Gift. The film, which debuts July 31 on Disney+ — two weeks after the one-year anniversary of the theatrical release of Disney’s The Lion King — “reimagines the lessons from the […]

Independent/Atlantic RecordsToday, KYLE drops his sophomore album See You When I am Famous!!!!!!!!!!!! featuring K Camp, Rico Nasty, Trippie Redd, Too $hort, Rich The Kid, and a standout track with Raphael Saadiq and Bryson Tiller.  While KYLE has maintained a loyal fan base thanks to his electric beats and authentic lyrics, he wrote on Instagram,” The road to getting here was long and at times turbulent and confusing.” “But I’ve grown […]

Courtesy of The Sono Recording GroupR&B veteran Avant just released his ninth studio album, Can We Fall in Love — an album title he says taps into much bigger issues. Avant tells ABC Audio, “The reason I named it that is because a lot of people are making love but they’re not in love. So when you start thinking about […]

Paras Griffin/Getty ImagesMaroon 5‘s keyboardist PJ Morton has been having a blast sharing and learning tons of Black entertainment on his trivia game show, The Culture. On the show, PJ tests the knowledge of his celebrity friends and entertainers by asking questions including who starred in classic films such as The Preacher’s Wife and Malcolm X, and the name of the family […]

Steven Ferdman/Getty Images It’s been three years since the multifaceted Joey Bada$$ last released a solo project, but now he’s getting ready to drop new music this Friday. On Tuesday, the rapper unveiled the title, artwork, and tracklist for his upcoming album, The Light Pack, which arrives on July 17. “It’s been 3 long years, so how bout […]

Courtesy of THE SONO RECORDING GROUPAvant shares his ninth studio album, Can We Fall in Love. The R&B singer wants to bring us back to the days when ballads were the cornerstone of bringing people together. “Because I think people need it,” he tells ABC Audio, “I think we all need that right now. We need a sense of […]

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