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Mayer Hawthorne-Get You Back Official Video

Mayer Hawthorne releases another video for his Man About Town album and it is a visual for “Get You Back.” He is about to go back on tour and he promises that if anyone in the audience is unhappy with his show he will personally give them a refund.

Vivian Green-Grown Folks Music (Work) Official Video

“Grown Folks Music (Work)” is from Vivian Green’s fifth album, Vivid. Kwamé exclusively produced the album that shows Green picking up the tempo and singing dancefloor-oriented songs. The video is Green and her dancers moving in front of the camera and making multiple costume changes.

Dawn Richard-Honesty

“Honesty” is a single from Dawn Richard about Dawn Richard has new music today in the form of her Kingdom-produced single “Honesty.” The song about relationship boundaries is making a path for a longer body of work coming out on her Fade To Mind label.

J.Dilla-The Sickness Featuring Nas Official Video

J.Dilla’s Madlib-produced “The Sickness” featuring Nas has a video and it’s both emcees floating through a cartoon kaleidoscope of  Detroit. The Diary is out now.

D’Angelo Pays Tribute To Prince On The Tonight Show

D’Angelo continues to mourn Prince’s passing with another tribute to him and this one is of him covering “Sometimes It Snows In April” with Princess (Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum) on The Tonight Show with The Roots.

Prince’s Revolution Band Reunites To Pay Tribute To Him

 

Prince’s former band The Revolution, has reunited to perform some shows in Prince’s honor since his passing last week. Brown Mark posted this video on his Facebook page today and all of the members including Dr. Fink, Bobby Z, Wendy and Lisa have announced their intention to perform together sometime this year. The Revolution became famous with Prince after they appeared in Purple Rain.

Talib Kweli & 9th Wonder-Technicolor Easels Featuring Niko IS

Talib Kweli & 9th Wonder ‘s Indie 500 has a video for “Technicolor Easels” featuring NIKO IS and it takes place on a rooftop with NIKO telling his story. Talib Kweli’s Javotti Media will release NIKO IS’s debut album in the near future.

D’Angelo Covers Prince’s Venus De Milo

D’Angelo is one of many artists acknowledging the passing of Prince especially since he has always talked openly about his influence on him. A few days ago he made a studio cover of Prince’s “Venus De Milo” from the Under The Cherry Moon soundtrack.

SNL’s Tribute To Prince

Saturday Night Live paid tribute to Prince by compiling footage of all his appearances on the show through the years. SNL also revisits the famous skit of  Maya Rudolph as Beyonce and Fred Armisen as Prince.

JMSN-Hypnotized Official Video

JMSN’s video for “Hypnotized”  takes place at a tiny backyard cookout and ends with him dancing on the roof of a house. The singer has kept a steady stream of singles and videos on the eve of his It Is album coming out May 6th.

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