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R&B singer Jazmine Sullivan took the stage in London this week, belting out her hit songs “Need U Bad,” “Lions, Tigers & Bears” and “Bust Your Windows,” reminding fans of what they’ve been missing during her extended hiatus. Her return has been met with warm responses from many R&B fans who fell in love with the young woman from Philadelphia with the big voice.

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Big Daddy Kane is one of the most revered artists in hip-hop, but, in a recent interview with RO, Kane explained why he feels that change is necessary and why he switched up his approach on his latest project, The Las Supper, a joint venture with the live band Get Lifted. Despite the classic hip-hop ethos of “two-turntables and a microphone,” Kane says performing and recording with a live band has completely freed him creatively.

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Jay Z sure knows how to get the crowd hyped. Atlanta loves Jay Z and from the sound of it, the Brooklyn-bred rapper and music mogul returns the affection. “I’ve been looking forward to this date since they announced the tour. We’ve been in L.A., we’ve been in Houston, but Atlanta is one of those special…

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YouTube launched it’s very own awards show this weekend, and the show was as unconventional and off-kilter as much of the material found on the popular online media platform itself. Hosted by Jason Schwartzman and Reggie Watts, the show was both awkward and intriguing, with both hosts operating with no script and strange performances throughout. Spike Jonze sprearheaded the event and the visionary director also participated in some of the night’s performance productions.

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Eve performed at the legendary The Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C., giving a great performance. She performed new songs from an unreleased album and some of her classics. The crowd went crazy when she rapped classics like “Love is Blind” and her verse from “Hot Boys” on which she was featured with Missy Elliott. During her…

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Soul singer Lyfe Jennings was understandably excited when he took the stage at B.B. King’s Bar & Grill in Manhattan’s Times Square this week. The artist was in jail for most of 2010 through 2012, and his enthusiasm for performing and creating music is born of the realization that he has had to put his career on hold several times due to incarceration.

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