JUST LISTEN: Maverick Sabre Cover’s ‘Summer’ by Calvin Harris

Maverick Sabre’s debut album Lonely Are The Brave, was one of my favorites of 2012, and while he is slowly prepping his comeback, we get to listen to this amazing cover. Maverick soulfully mashes up the 2 biggest hits of the summer, Calvin Harris’ ‘Summer’ and John Legend’s ‘All of Me’ into one track. I love everything about this, and it just reminds us of how talented this man is vocally. I look forward to hearing this mans follow up album, because it is sure to be on repeat just like his debut is.

NEW MUSIC: Shlohmo & Jeremih – The End [Ft. Chance The Rapper]

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I have been waiting for this EP for a long time now, and I finally get to hear it in full. This is just one of the tracks off a very forward sounding EP, it gives R&B a new flavor with the mix of these 2 talents. Every track has a little bit of trap mixed with R&B. I’m loving everything about this EP and I have a feeling this will be on heavy repeat.

The whole No More EP is available for free download right here.

NEW MUSIC: Astronomyy – U Make Me Feel Good

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Alright ladies and gentleman, we have a very talented man who is about to blow up very soon. I have just come across Astronomyy and I wish I had sooner, while I don’t know much about him, I know he makes fantastic music, and for now thats all I need to know! ‘U Make Me Feel Good’ is hard to describe in words, to me it sounds like a modern soul track. It has a very smooth vibe, yet has a very R&B almost Trap sounding beat in the background. All I can say is, its perfection for my ears, and it will be to yours too.

Look out for his EP There For U, coming out July 28th, it is sure to please us!

NEW MUSIC: Brandy – Magic (Coldplay Cover)

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One of my all time favorite vocalists is getting ready to grace us with a new LP for our ears. In the meantime, she has decided to cover, probably one of the most covered songs as of recently, Coldplay’s ‘Magic’. While I’m not a fan of the original, the immense amounts of covers that I have heard have made me a fan of the song itself, and Brandy’s soulful attempt is no exception. She takes it to a smoother level with her amazing vocals, and keeps it very simple.

Brandy may not be doing that well commercially, but there is no denying how unique and amazing her vocal abilities are, and I will always be a fan of her no matter what.

NEW MUSIC: Usher – She Came To Give It To You [Ft. Nicki Minaj]

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Usher comes back funky with his Pharrell produced single, ‘She Came To Give It To You’. While this Pharrell beat is a bit retired and predictable, I’m not mad at this track. I really hope Usher keeps this sound going, because, while this is no ‘Good Kisser’, I’m very impressed with this. It’s not a standout single that will remain in your ears forever, but at least he isn’t doing his crappy dance/EDM vibe anymore.

Usher is also going to be opening up the VMA’s soon, so we might get a taste for new music then.

NEW VIDEO: Fifth Harmony – Bo$$

Yeah, this is happening.

I have so many mixed feelings about this. The first 10 seconds of this song slays everything. Then the lyrics kick in and you realize that they are all under the age of 21. Now the video gives me a little bit a life, but at the same time they are aged 15-20. They are going in the right direction, just a little too soon. I can’t lie, I am interested in what else they have to come up with.

I’m also here for Normani, because she is the only one killing it in this era.

NEW VIDEO: Stromae – Ta Fête

My American viewers may know Stromae as the french guy behind ‘Alors on Danse’, but the rest of the world probably knows him for a whole lot more. Last year he released his second album, Racine Carrée, which has produced such hits as ‘Papaoutai’, ‘Tous les mêmes’, and now this huge hit ‘Ta Fête’. He previously released this video under, what seemed like less of a budget, but now he has revamped it with a bigger budget and a whole world cup theme behind it. Loving this song, and video, and the album is genius. Hopefully, we, the USA will catch on to this man soon, he needs some exposure over here.