Posts Tagged ‘new music’

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Music is a passion pursued by many contenders. Some have used the respectable but get-quick path blazed by television shows such as “American Idol,” “America’s Got Talent” and “Sunday’s Best.” However, one rising star is taking  the old fashion route.   

Jazmin Akea, born Jazmin Williams, is a young woman determined to make her mark as a singer and songwriter. The  Washington, D.C. native and current Memphis, Tenn. resident has recently released a montage for her latest single “More Than Friends.” Her other  singles include “The Only One” and “What You Like.” Her song “How Could You Hurt Me?” was produced by Recipe and written and arranged by Jazmin. The singer’s inspirations include Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige and Sade.   

PentelAndPad: A young singer and a songwriter! Are you  also balancing school?   

 Jazmin Akea:  Attending the University Of Memphis. (I am a) senior international business major.  

 P: What’s going on in your music career right now? Touring locally? Working on album?   

 JA: I’m doing shows locally and working on features with artists in VA and TN. (I’m also) working on a mixtape.   

 P: When did you begin to sing and why?   

 JA: I began to sing and write at age 15 because I had an ongoing passion for music.   

 P: Where do you see yourself in five years?   

 JA: In five years, I see myself ghost writing for popular artists and performing internationally. I also wish to make donations to music programs across the country.   

 P: Anything you want people to know about you?   

JA: I am working on new projects and am willing to diversify. I will be performing music in MS for upcoming shows.   

Check out Jazmine’s new single “More Than Friends.”  



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Busta Rhymes: "Back On My BS," Courtesy of Google

"Back On My B.S."

When Busta Rhymes came out with The Coming in 1996, the public was surprised by his cartoonish music videos, massive dreadlocks and unique wardrobe. However, years later he shocked and lost some fans when he shaved off his dreads and traded in his samurai robes for white-beaters and blue jeans. Some listeners were left wondering where the old Busta was and if he could keep ears on his music.

On March 24, 2009 Busta Rhymes is releasing his eighth album Back On My B.S.. The album has tracks produced by impressive names such as Timbaland, Justin Timberlake, Dr. Dre and the Neptunes. Busta also invited artists to give their voices. “If” features Nicole Scherzinger, “G Stroll” features Pharrell, Ne-Yo and the remix “Don’t Touch Me (Throw Da Water On ’Em)” features Reek Da Villain, Spliff Star, Lil Wayne, Nas, The Game and Big Daddy Kane.

In an interview with MTV, Rhymes said of the new album, “It’s gonna be great — look forward to the new bang-out.” You listen and decide if he’s still got it!

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The soulful and beautiful Chrisette Michele has released a music video for her new song “Epiphany.” The love interest in the video is the rising musical star Aubrey Drake Graham, known around the world as Drake

Review: Love it! Any woman or man who is near the breaking point in a relationship can relate. Anyone who enjoys Chrisette Michele can relate. Anyone who supports Drake can relate!


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