Nature vs Nurture “Love Is The Answer” by Aloe Blacc

As I start to prepare for the school year in a month or so, I realize how important my role is as an educator is to the young people I teach. This new music video from Aloe Blacc only highlights that innate responsibility.


My New Favorite Music Video For Us Ladies!! “You & I (Nobody In The World)” by John Legend

Like the New Always #LikeAGirl campaign, John Legend has appealed to the innate beauty and strength of all girls and women in his new music video “You & I”. Play this video for your mother, aunt, sister, grandmother, girlfriend, cousin, best friend. She will thank you IMMEDIATELY!

RISE AND GRIND! MORNING MUSIC NEWS: HBO Will Air Jay Z & Beyonce’s “On The Run” Concert, And MORE!

Great plan, HBO! The #BeyHive will be VERY HAPPY!

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It’s official: Beyoncé runs HBO. Last year, her Life Is But a Dream special aired on the network. And, currently, her 10-episode series of concert performances called Beyoncé: X10 is running. Now, HBO has just agreed to air her “On the Run” concert with Jay Z. [Rap-Up]

For a while now, Azealia Banks has been asking to be released from her label, Universal. Apparently, her wish has finally come true. The “212”-rapper went to Twitter to announce that she’s not on Universal any longer. [HypeTrak]

Rita Orahas a song in the safe called “The Single Most Amazing.” It was written by Prince and produced by Josh Welton. The song sounds amazing. Listen to a preview now. [Idolator]

New Young Thug tape on deck? Yes, please. The unique rapper just released 1017 Thug 2, the sequel to his 2013…

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Did It On ‘Em! Check Out Nicki Minaj’s Performance At The “Philly Fourth Of July Jam” (VIDEO)

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2014 Philly 4th Of July Jam at Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, PAPositive vibes and no shade – That’s what Nicki Minaj was all about last night at Philly’s Fourth of July Jam.

YMCMB’s very own helped celebrate America’s birthday with a stellar performance at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia last night. Following performances of Aloe Blacc, Jennifer Hudson, and Philly native The Roots, the rap Barbie took the stage by storm at the 4th annual free concert, which aired live on VH1. 

The leader of the Barbz showed plenty of skin in a black & gold bra with black leather sweatpants, while opening up with “Super Bass.” She then proceeded with her new single “Pills N Potions” off her upcoming album  The Pink Print. Her Barbz didn’t hesitate to sing along when she performed “Yasss Bish!!!” & Nicki threw in some of her classics, “Did It On ‘Em” and “Beez In The Trap.”

2014 Philly 4th Of July Jam at Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, PA

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