GNA has some fun and puts her own spin on Brandy‘s “I Wanna Be Down.” She cites Brandy as one of her favorite voices in music and feels like it’s only right to pay homage. The remix is produced by Toronto’s T-NYC and it’s inspired by the 90s and the uniqueness behind Brandy’s smooth low . . .
Callum Connor is Anderson .Paak‘s official DJ, but he’s also one hell of a producer. His latest release is a remix of Brandy‘s “Afrodesiac,” which was originally released in 2004. This remix would be a great addition to a mellow happy hour playlist. Stream Connor’s “Afrodisiac” below.
KMB knows how to make the drums knock, I know that much. The Columbus, Ohio-based producer packs plenty of punch into “Tribulation,” a Brandy-sampling track that recently released via his SoundCloud, which includes a number of other gems. The song that is sampled? “Almost Doesn’t Count.” Stream “Tribulation” below, and listen to the OG “Almost Doesn’t . . .
There have been a couple of remixes to Chris Brown‘s “Back To Sleep”. Now thanks to Brandy posting her vocals on Instagram and the amazing editing skills of TRAPCRY on Twitter, we have an unofficial remix of “Back To Sleep” featuring B-Rocka, aka The Vocal Bible. I admit, as of late, Chris Brown hasn’t been . . .
Deliver the bounce, KMB. Deliver the bounce. The Columbus, Ohio, producer does just this on his latest track, “Down”. It incorporates a sample from Brandy‘s “I Wanna Be Down” circa 1994. It’s electronically infectious, full of soul, and sure to get played over and over again. Listen below.
Brandyn Burnette‘s “Inner Child” is the perfect wind down from a long day at your 9-5 that you’re only at to fuel your bigger dreams. Keep going. Anyway, it’s mellow, relaxing, and has a touch of inspiration at the end. If only it was another minute long in order to change it from an interlude . . .
Our little song is all grown up. Eighteen years ago today, June 6th, Brandy and Monica‘s “The Boy Is Mine” began a 13-week run at number one less than a month after being released. The song was produced by Brandy, Darkchild and Dallas Austin. Brandy got the idea for the song from watching Jerry Springer . . .
It’s still a bit hard to believe that Brandy Norwood is back, but today she followed up the release of “Beggin & Pleadin” with an accompanying performance-based video. Brandy is featured singing the bluesy single in a lounge environment as the crowd parties away. Watch the video for “Beggin & Pleadin” below.
The last recording I heard from Brandy was her 2014 cover of Coldplay‘s “Magic“. Her silky smooth vocals over that haunting beat made me feel heartbreak I never felt before. I waited in anticipation for her next single, but lost hope a few months after. Imagine my surprise when I got a text tonight with . . .
The stars are putting on for Los Angeles today. Ty Dolla $ign recruits Kendrick Lamar, Brandy, and James Fauntleroy for a smooth West Coast anthem, simply entitled “LA.” G-funk and R&B influences collide gracefully, as Ty Dolla and company paint a picture of their individual experiences. Kendrick delivers a snarling, gritty guest verse that serves . . .
Early Sunday morning, Brandy dropped her cover of Coldplay’s “Magic”. Brandy proves why she is so highly regarded in the music world. She takes the pop-rock ballad and completely changes the genre into a soul with her haunting vocals. Her signature raspy breathy lows and siren-like highs combined with multi-layered harmonies resonate throughout the entire . . .
Good things always come in twos, right? Well at least that’s the case with Sacramento sibling duo Blaq Tuxedo and their new single “Over Due.” It’s a modern, sensual love jam that finds the brothers longing to connect with a potential new fling. The two aren’t foreign to penning hits, as they’ve been credited to . . .
It was an action packed night at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. Some of the most discussed parts of the night included a full Beyoncé concert, Teyana Taylor‘s legendary performance in Kanye West‘s “Fade” video, the Kanye monologue introducing the video, and multiple Rihanna performances. Get the full scoop below. 2016 MTV Video Music . . .
Mila J samples Brandy for a smooth, sultry independent jam. “Down” finds Mila J displaying silky, winding vocals for her latest offering. The sample of Brandy‘s “I Wanna Be Down” is the cherry on top of this melodic track. Enjoy this slow burn and listen below.
What happens when you can’t be yourself around those you’re supposed to identify with? Anti-blackness is pervasive enough. Leave homophobia at the door. We work to understand who we are. We deserve to be accepted. In the early hours of June 12, a gunman, Omar Mateen, opened fire in a crowded gay nightclub called Pulse . . .