Melanie Fiona: New York Men Are Aggressive

Melanie Fiona with a heart

Melanie Fiona spoke with am New York in a Q&A, where the Canadian R&B singer talked about changes she’d like to see in New York City, not taking the subways in high heels, hating the Big Apple’s garbage, loving Times Square, and NYC’s men.

“New York men are aggressive! From the taxi driver to the garbage man, you get hollered at and whistled at and talked to in Spanish,” the 28-year-old said. “They’re more risque, but they’re more fun. From going out for a meal to seeing a show, I’m an easy sell. Just take me somewhere I’ve never been before and I’m sold!”

Usher: I’m Not Dead


Usher checked in with his Twitter followers (@usherraymondiv) on Tuesday (April 10) after a false internet hoax surfaced that he had died in a car crash. The 33-year-old R&B singer writes:

I must’ve died and went to heaven…Alive and cold kickin ass!!

Never scared, never dead…Just #Lookin 4 myself.

Leah LaBelle ‘Sexify’

Leah LaBelle 'Sexify'

Leah LaBelle is out with her new single ‘Sexify’, which was produced by Pharrell Williams. The song is off the ‘American Idol’ season three finalist’s upcoming album on Epic Records. Audio of the song at Soundcloud has since been removed, but check out the music video via YouTube below.

Marcus Canty ‘Won’t Make A Fool Out Of You’

Marcus Canty 'Won't Make A Fool Out Of You'

‘The X Factor’ season one finalist Marcus Canty is out with his new single ‘Won’t Make A Fool Out Of You’, featured in the upcoming film ‘Think Like a Man’, an adaptation of Steve Harvey’s book ‘Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man’. Listen to the song via Soundcloud below.

Phyllisia ‘I’m Tired’ Video Ft. Flo Rida

Flo Rida and Phyllisia 'I'm Tired'

Phyllisia Ross is out with the music video to her new single ‘I’m Tired’, featuring Flo Rida. The track is off the Miami, Florida R&B singer’s upcoming debut album on SoBe Entertainment. ‘I’m Tired’ is out now on iTunes. Watch it via YouTube below.

Cassie Discusses New Album, Collaboration With Young Jeezy


Bad Boy R&B songstress Cassie recently sat down with Clevver Music to discuss the details of her upcoming album. In the interview, Cassie announces that the LP is set for release this September, and that she’s recorded over 100 songs over the past four years. “It’s all in the creative process and just making sure that you get the end result that you really wanna get,” Cassie explained. “It was all worth it at the end of the day.” She also revealed that a collaboration on a ballad with Young Jeezy will appear on the album.

The-Dream Loves The Spotlight

The-Dream 'Love King'

LA Weekly caught up with The-Dream in a Q&A, asking the record producer turned R&B singer if it has been difficult to move from being a behind the scenes guy to a celebrity and subject to gossip, most notably his brief marriage with Christina Milian that resulted in their daughter Violet Madison Nash. “Mmm-hmm. I love it, though,” the 34-year-old said. “It’s great. I’d rather be the guy that doesn’t hide. I’d rather you pick holes in me. I get to be the literal face of what a man is, how he succeeds, how he fails. I’d rather be all those things than just casting a light that’s bright and shiny. That ain’t me. Who wants to be that guy, really?” Read more.

K’Jon ‘Bad Gurl’ Video


K’Jon is out with the music video to his new single ‘Bad Gurl’, from the Detroit, Michigan R&B singer’s ‘Moving On’ album, out April 17th on Up&Up Records/Shanachie Ent. The Darren Brown and K’Jon directed video features Kenya Bell from ‘Basketball Wives’, who dances alongside K’Jon is the clip. Watch it via YouTube below.

Bertell ‘I Love It’ Video


Bertell Young is out with the music video to his new single ‘I Love It’, off the DJ Smallz mixtape hosted by Bertell entitled ‘Southern Smoke Radio R&B 10’. Watch the video via YouTube and stream/download the mixtape via below.