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Watch R.Kelly's Perfect Michael Jackson Impression During Hot 97 Interview

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Singer R. Kelly gushed over his experience working with legendary singer and King of Pop, Michael Jackson during his listening lounge interview with WBLS and Hot 97, Wednesday night.READ MORE

The Andrews Sisters go HAM.

5 Songs of Rum & Coke, from The Andrews Sisters to R. Kelly, but Not Really Gloria Estefan

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Pitbull and Kesha topped the Billboard Hot 100 during 2013 with "Timber," a single dedicated to drinking and carrying on accordingly. They were obviously not the first act to top the charts with a song about alcohol. In fact, 70 years ago on this day was when the Andrews Sisters dropped "Rum and Coca-Cola," the group's sixth no. 1 hit. Pitbull may not have specifically mentioned rum during "Timber" but you know that as a proud Cuban, he's got to appreciate the sentiments of the Andrews clan. Here are five songs that make the combination of rum and cola a hit.READ MORE

R. Kelly

R. Kelly, T.I. and Future Join Chris Brown and Trey Songz Onstage During Between the Sheets Tour Stop in Atlanta [WATCH]

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Chris Brown and Trey Songz brought their Between the Sheets Tour to Atlanta last night, Feb. 2, and they were joined by a slew of special guests. R. Kelly, T.I. and Future hit the stage with the rappers as well as To Gotti, YG and Jeezy. Needless to say, the crowd at Philips Arena was elated.READ MORE

Beyonce at the 2013 Grammys

Grammys 2015 Best R&B Performance Nominees, Who Should & Will Win: Beyoncé's to Lose, Jennifer Hudson and Chris Brown to Compete

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The R&B/Urban Contemporary Grammys are Beyoncé's to lose, if you take most experts' advice into play. Other nominees—including Jennifer Hudson, Chris Brown, Usher and Ledisi—would like to suggest otherwise however.READ MORE

R. Kelly

6 Artists Who Have Written Entire Albums for Other Artists: Prince, R. Kelly and More

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As a solo artist, writing an entire album's worth of songs for yourself can be a daunting enough task, but these artists found themselves so overflowing with creativity that they managed to write entire albums (or very close to it) for other artists, and in most cases, produce the albums as well.READ MORE

R. Kelly

R. Kelly Shares New Song 'Happy Birthday' for 48th Birthday [LISTEN]

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Today, Jan. 8, happens to be R. Kelly's 48th birthday, so in celebration the R&B legend has shared a new song, appropriately titled "Happy Birthday," which you can check out below. The track premiered on DJ MoonDawg's radio show in Kelly's native Chicago — which explains all of the annoying sounds in the beginning — and features Kelly doing some heavily Auto-Tuned singing about watching two girls make out — on his birthday, presumably — all over a pretty basic backing track. It is definitely not one of his best, but it is so ridiculous you should probably take a listen anyway. You can check out R. Kelly's "Happy Birthday" here:READ MORE

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Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign Share Trippy New Song 'Refresh/Say No More' [LISTEN]

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Wiz Khalifa and Ty Dolla $ign have shared a trippy new collaborative track titled "Refresh/Say No More," which you can check out below. Being almost nine minutes long, this is really two tracks in one, and if the cover art is any indication (which you can check out up above), this is some really spacy, psychedelic stuff, even moreso than Wiz usually gets. It's not clear who the producer is on this track, though the Soundcloud page says it was "engineered" by Drew Drucker and Ricky P, so maybe they should be getting the credit for this one.READ MORE

Miguel

Miguel Drops Surprise 'Art Dealer Chic' EP, Three Tracks Follow 2012's 'Kaleidoscope Dream' [LISTEN]

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Miguel wants to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. The R&B singer dropped three new tunes in the form of an EP today (Dec. 19). The untitled effort is the first new music since Miguel's 2012 LP 'Kaleidoscope Dream,' aside from guest spots on tracks by Jessie Ware, Mariah Carey and Ludacris. The EP looks to be part of his 'Art Dealer Chic' series.READ MORE

Ty Dolla $ign

Ty Dolla $ign Talks Debut 'Free TC' Album, Slated to Be Released in Spring 2015 with Features from R. Kelly and More [WATCH]

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In October, Ty Dolla $ign first broke news of his debut album "Free TC," and now he is unveiling more deets on the release. According to a recent interview, the album will drop in spring 2015 with features from R. Kelly and more. According to "Rap-Up," "Free TC" is slated for a March or April release. Appropriately named after his brother who is locked up, Ty says his long-awaited debut represents more than just an album. "It's for a purpose," he said. "He's locked up for something that he didn't do. It's many people out here that get injustice, as you've seen Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, everything that's happening on the news right now. It has a purpose. It's gonna be the biggest album of 2015." The "Paranoid" crooner is pulling out all the stops for his debut with guest spots by Jagged Edge, YG, Wiz Khalifa and R. Kelly, who appears on a record called "Actress."READ MORE

R. Kelly

R. Kelly Shares New Track "Back Up" Featuring Shawnna [LISTEN]

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R&B legend R. Kelly has shared a cool new track titled "Back Up," featuring a guest verse from fellow Chicago native Shawnna, which you can check out here. Other than the chorus hook, the song sees Kelly taking a break from singing to try his hand at rapping, and he's not bad, but the real draw of this track is the weird production, which lays a sinister, moaning beat underneath the verses.READ MORE

Adam Levine

'The Voice' Star Adam Levine Covers R. Kelly's 'Ignition (Remix)' at Concert, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Team Up [WATCH]

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The coaches from NBC's hit show The Voice gathered in West Hollywood last night (Dec. 8) to put on a special show for fans. Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton and Pharrell Williams all got onstage to perform some of their own songs. Adam Levine used his stage time to share a version of one of his favorite songs, "Ignition (Remix)" by R. Kelly. Needless to say, the crowd was into it.READ MORE

Rick Ross

Rick Ross Shares Music Video for 'Hood Billionaire' Title Track [WATCH]

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Rick Ross's most recent studio album, "Hood Billionaire," was released yesterday, Nov. 24, and today the Florida rapper has shared the music video for the album's title track, which you can check out below. Not that much happens in the video: Ross raps at the camera, flaunts some cash in a dark room and is occasionally interrupted by a few quick shots of the streets — it is not clear what streets exactly — as well as some real-life footage of Ross sitting courtside at a Miami Heat game. But what makes the video unusual is that is it peculiarly bookended by short promos for "Hood Billionaire" and the upcoming fourth installment of Maybach Records's Self Made compilation series, as well as some shout-outs to rappers Stalley, Meek Mill and even some advertisements for Wing Stop and Luc Belaire wine. It feels like you are watching the video in a movie theater — a crappy movie theater, but still. Since this is not a particularly hooky track — or even a star-studded one, since Ross appears on his own — it seems as if this video was made as more of an advertisement for the album as a whole rather than just for this one song. You can check out Rick Ross's music video for "Hood Billionaire" here:READ MORE

Timbaland

Timbaland Reacts to Lifetime's Aaliyah Biopic: Producer Calls the Film 'Bulls--t' Via Social Media [WATCH]

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Lifetime's Aaliyah biopic premiered last night, Nov. 15, and so far no one has been impressed by it. "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" has actually been catching a fair amount of flak from artists and fans alike. Producer and Aaliyah friend Timbaland took to his social media accounts to voice his displeasure with the movie. Timbaland's Instagram is littered with memes throwing shade at the biopic. He even posted a video, "Billboard" points out, where he talks about his problems with the film. "I think everyone [sic] musician portrayed in this Aaliyah movie should sue the hell out Lifetime movie for failure of accurate casting," he said in the video. "A lot of people keep asking me if I'm watching that bullshit. Evidently not," Timbaland added in another post. "No way. Not Timbo. People, thanks for the comments tonight on that bullshit Aaliyah movie. They have felt Timbo's wrath tonight, baby, and that's it."READ MORE

Duke Blue Devils

Duke Basketball Bench Players Go Insane In Slow Motion To R. Kelly [WATCH]

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There are a few things you need to know in order to fully understand what's happening in this excellent sporty sports clip...READ MORE

Rick Ross

WATCH: Rick Ross, R. Kelly Party with Money in the "Keep Doin' That" Music Video

Buzz 18:13PM EDT

Rick Ross and R. Kelly may be singing about "doing that rich b***h" in their new Hood Billionaire single "Keep Doin' That," but in the song's new music video it seems as though the hip-hop superstars are the rich b***hes themselves. Today (Oct. 27), Ross and Kelly released the opulent new music video for "Keep Doin' That," featuring plenty of furs, video vixens and fast cars.READ MORE

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