Hottest 50 Songs Of 2015
It's holiday season, and that means it's time to start rolling out the year-end lists. There was almost too much good music to handle, as notable releases week after week meant that only the hottest tracks were able to attain a shelf-life of longer than a couple of months.
Big Sean & Jhene Aiko's New Joint Project "TWENTY88" Has Arrived
With the clock striking midnight, Big Sean & Jhene Aiko’s newly-announced self-titled joint effort, TWENTY88, was just made available for purchase on iTunes.
Here Are The First Week Sales Projections For Big Sean & Jhene Aiko's "TWENTY88"
Big Sean and Jhene Aiko recently revealed that they've been working on a collaborative project together, and on Friday, TWENTY88, the final product of their sessions was officially released. While it's currently exclusive to Tidal in terms of streaming, the album is also available for purchase, and we now have the initial sales projections for the effort.
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.
J. Cole Announces "2014 Forest Hills Drive" Tour [Update: Tour Dates Announced]
J. Cole's new album may be his most successful one yet, not only that, it could very well be his best project since his mixtape days. 2014 Forest Hills Drive has already gone gold, and is quickly en route to achieving platinum certification, as it hovers near the 800k mark in total sales.
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.
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).
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.
Jhene Aiko May Not Be Married To Dot Da Genius After All
Last month, Jhene Aiko celebrated her 28th birthday by confirming to the public that she and producer Dot Da Genius were secretly married, but is it really true? Some of you might’ve been just as confused as we were when you saw the chemistry between Jhene & Big Sean lately for their joint effort TWENTY88.
Big Sean & Jhene Aiko Form Duo TWENTY88, Project Dropping This Week
Big Sean and Jhene Aiko both retweeted videos posted by a brand new Twitter account called TWENTY88 tonight. The first clip shows both Sean and Aiko sitting in the backseat of a car, and the second shows Aiko being filmed by a robot while she's likely in the middle of intercourse (perhaps with Sean). pic.twitter.com/kcuIZD1unu
Review: Big Sean & Jhené Aiko's "TWENTY88"
Last year's Dark Sky Paradise was a big step up for Big Sean. He culled his finest crop of beats yet, finessed natural-sounding collabs out of some of the biggest artists around, and most importantly, finally let go of his goofiest lyrical impulses in favor of more mature songwriting that still didn't sacrifice any of his characteristic charm. It was a promising first step on the path to becoming a true "album artist"-- not just a motormouthed guest verse wild card-- and one that made an even better follow-up seem inevitable.
Stream Jhene Aiko's "Sail Out" EP In Its Entirety
Along with dropping a new visual for her track “The Worst” earlier today, Jhene Aiko also released her highly anticipated Sail Out EP. The 7-track EP features guest appearances from Childish Gambino, Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, and Vince Staples. And thanks to Spotify, fans can now stream the entire project for free below. Jhene's upcoming full length album, Sailed Out, is expected to arrive in 2014.
Big Sean & Jhene Aiko Reveal "Twenty88" Tracklist
After coming in hot with the steamy photoshoot for Flaunt magazine earlier this week, Big Sean and Jhene Aiko reveal the tracklist for Twenty88, their joint project due out tomorrow.
Jhene Aiko & Dot Da Genius Are Secretly Married
Well here’s something many of us didn’t see coming. Jhene Aiko & producer Dot Da Genius are secretly married! On Wednesday, the producer confirmed the news by wishing his “wife” a very happy 28th birthday on Instagram. "Happy Birthday to my gorgeous wife," the music producer shared. "Happy to be on this quest w/ you!!!"
Jhene Aiko's "Eat The Booty" Line From "Post To Be" Was Inspired By Kevin Gates
Jhene Aiko's debut album impacted last year, and while she scored a hit (and Grammy nomination) with lead single, "The Worst", most of her recent radio play has come from her feature on Omarion's surprise smash, "Posed To Be". Jhene decided to go off-brand with her contribution, introducing a playful side of herself we usually don't see on record. One line from her verse in particular inspired a double take from fans -- “Might let your boy chauffeur me, but he got to eat the booty like groceries.”
Drake Confirms Jhene Aiko Will Appear On "NWTS" [Update: Jhene Aiko Talks On Collabo, Drake Discredits Rumors]
Although Drake has remained tight-lipped about his upcoming album Nothing Was The Same, the rapper took to Twitter last night to confirm one artist that'll appear on the LP: rising singer Jhene Aiko. That's about all we know for now, so stay tuned. As Drizzy says, this is a momentous occasion. Jhene on NWTS. Momentous Occasions.
Childish Gambino Talks Instagram Posts, Being "Depressed", & Relationship With Jhene Aiko
Donald Glover, or in this case, Childish Gambino, recently caused concern amongst his fans after he posted several notes on Instagram last month which expressed some of his feelings, doubts, and concerns.
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.
Big Sean & Jhene Aiko Release TWENTY88 Short Film "Out Of Love"
A week after Big Sean & Jhene Aiko dropped off their joint effort TWENTY88, the two decide follow it up with a 15-minute short film today called “Out Of Love,” which is comprised of several records off the album. Released exclusively on TIDAL, the Lawrence Lamont-directed clip finds the two showing off their chemistry while portraying adult film stars of the future. They attend the XXX adult film awards and hit the bedroom for some intimate scenes while the camera rolls.
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."