Lecrae "Anomaly" & Jhene Aiko "Souled Out" Sales Projections
The first week sales projections for Lecrae's Anomaly and Jhene Aiko's Souled Out are in, and they're not what you might imagine. Expected to hit the number one spot this week, Lecrae's Anomaly is looking end its first seven-day period with a solid 75,000-80,000 copies sold--an impressive figure for a "Christian Hip-Hop" artist. Lecrae's last album, Gravity, debuted to similar numbers and sold in excess of 150,000 copies before falling off the charts.
Review: Jhene Aiko's "Souled Out"
There’s something admirable about truly stepping out on your own, as your own person. You’re leaving behind that helping hand, that “co-sign,” and pursing your dreams, able to stand without the crutch.
Jhene Aiko On Drake & Childish Gambino: “Loving People Is Different Than Being In Love With Them”
Jhene Aiko's long-awaited debut album, Souled Out is dropping next week, and the free spirited singer has gained a considerable amount of hype around the release. While her Sail Out EP featured plenty of rap features, her new effort will be made up of solo recordings for the most part, which is surprising, considering the high profile connections she's been able to make since rising to fame.
Stream Jhene Aiko's New Album "Souled Out" In Full
Earlier today Jhene Aiko unveiled the dark visuals for her single "The Pressure," sporting a new look (blonde dreads) for it. This afternoon, we get even more from the singer as an official stream of her upcoming album Souled Out has arrived.
Jhene Aiko Reveals "Souled Out" Cover Art & Release Date [Update: Standard Edition Cover Art & Complete Tracklist Revealed]
Jhene Aiko teased us with a new album leak last month, "Pressure", and ever since we've been waiting on any sort of update when it comes to the album it's off, Souled Out.
Release Date Revealed For Jhene Aiko's Debut Album "Souled Out"
After a minor setback, it looks like the follow up to Jhene Aiko's Sail Out EP will finally be arriving next month.
The Weeknd Announces "King Of The Fall" Tour With Schoolboy Q & Jhene Aiko
With The Weeknd surprising fans the other night with the release of his newest record “Often”, no one thought he’d be back tonight with another surprise announcement for us.
Jhené Aiko Covers VIBE
Jhené Aiko is almost indisputably one of the fastest rising stars in 2014, thanks to her talented vocals, smooth, effortless vibe and gorgeous looks. She's already gotten big looks from Complex and GQ this year, and now VIBE magazine is the latest to feature her on the cover, and in an article entitled "Sweetest Taboo."
Jhene Aiko Previews New Song "To Love And Die," Reveals Art
Jhene Aiko is readying her debut album Souled Out, hopefully for sooner rather than later. Last we heard concerning Souled Out, Jhene was aiming to drop the project in May, which has come and gone. Although the singer debuted new music off the album while at Coachella, since then, we haven't really heard much on the LP.
Jhene Aiko Featured In GQ With Sexy Photo Shoot [Update: BTS Photos & Video Added]
Jhene Aiko is definitely on the cusp of something big, thanks to her Sail Out EP really putting her on the map, plus collaborations with some of rap's biggest stars. Having Drake, Childish Gambino, and even Pusha T as supporters doesn't hurt either (Pusha said in a recent interview that he's only been listening to Jhene).
Top Tracks Of The Week (March 17-23)
This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. Once again, this particular feature is cataloguing the most POPULAR songs on the site, for some of the more overlooked tracks, check out Underrated Audio.
Jhene Aiko Covers Complex
Yesterday the latest issue of Complex magazine was revealed, and the cover went to Cam'ron and A-Trak, both of whom are currently working on a joint EP Federal Reserve. The second cover for the magazine was revealed today, and it's gone to buzzing singer Jhene Aiko.
Charts Don’t Lie: March 9
There are only two new entries within the top 10 of the Billboard 200 this week, and they belong to two rappers: ScHoolboy Q and Kid Cudi. As we said last week, Q was projected to move 150-160k, but fell slightly under that by moving 138,950 copies opening week. This was nevertheless an extremely strong showing from the TDE rapper, which gave him his first #1 debut as well as that of the label's.
Charts Don’t Lie: March 2
It's almost time for the ScHoolboy Q and Kid Cudi chart invasion, but not just yet. We received the first week sales projection for both rappers respective releases, Oxymoron and Satellite Flight, and both are on track to sell a solid amount of albums. Q is looking like he'll do some damage with 150,000-160,000 copies projected, and thus debut at #1 which definitely isn't a bad look, while Kid Cudi will come close behind with 90,000-95,000 copies.
Jhene Aiko Says Drake Is Her "Musical Soulmate" & Would Like To Do Project With Him
Jhene Aiko seems to have got closer to Drake since they've toured together for Drizzy's "Would You Like A Tour?", although not as close as recent rumors might suggest (Jhene recently confirmed she is NOT pregnant with Drake's baby). In a new interview with Rap-Up, the talented singer speaks on her forthcoming album, Souled Out, and how she thinks of Drake as her "musical soulmate."
Jhene Aiko Says "Souled Out" Will Drop In May
As promised, Jhene Aiko will be following up her recent EP Sail Out, with a proper full-length album, Souled Out. In a recent interview with VIBE, Jhene reveals when we can expect the studio album to arrive, as well discusses Sail Out and the success its received.
Hottest R&B Projects Of 2013
R&B is a genre that seems to be in a constant state of flux. It's certainly very different from what it was 20 years ago - these days, many artists tend to cross over into other genres, causing debate as to what truly constitutes R&B music. Nonethless, we've received some dope offerings this year, both from artists making a comeback and those new to the scene. They've provided a varied and credible spread of R&B, flying the genre's flag proudly and continuing to bring us those sensual, smooth and oh-so-essential sounds.
Charts Don’t Lie: November 24
This week we have two new-comers on Charts Don't Lie, the first being buzzing singer Jhene Aiko and the latter, veteran in the game, Bun B. Jhene Aiko pulled pretty good numbers for her debut EP, leaving us hopeful for what's to come from the West Coast native. Her buzz will only continue to climb leading up to the release of her debut album, Soul(ed) Out, and so dropping the EP was definitely a good look for the singer. The EP was projected to move 25-30k, but surpassed 30k with 33,000 units opening week.
Hottie Vs. Hottie: Who's Hotter Jhene Aiko Or Cassie?
Jhene Aiko and Cassie have both had big years. Cassie dropped the well-received Rockabyebaby mixtape back in April, and Jhene is fresh off of releasing her debut EP, which debuted at number 8 on the Billboard chart this week.
Top Tracks Of The Week: November 11-17
This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. This edition features Jhene Aiko, Jeezy, The Weekend, and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks in the comments.