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Jhené Aiko scores the highest-selling album!

Grammy®-nominated multi-platinum singer/songwriter Jhené Aiko scores the highest-selling album of her career as CHILOMBO debuts at #1 on the Billboard Top R&B Albums chart, and #2 on the Billboard 200, on first week overall consumption of over 152,000 units. CHILOMBO ranks as the biggest album debut from a female R&B artist since Beyoncé’s Lemonade (April 2016).

The chart-topping CHILOMBO, released March 6th via Artclub/Def Jam Recordings, arrives on the strength of over 170MM global streams in its debut week and over cumulative streams over 700 million to date for its five massive advance tracks, with

● “B.S.” (feat. H.E.R.) – over 25 million first week (released March 5th)
● “Triggered (Freestyle)” – over 330 million streams, certified RIAA platinum
● “None Of Your Concern” (feat. Big Sean) – over 127 million streams
● “Pu$$y Fairy (OTW)” – over 94 million streams
● “Happiness Over Everything (H.O.E.)” (feat. Future, Miguel) – over 25 million streams

CHILOMBO’s massive debut streams makes Jhene the top UMG artist for the week at Apple Music in the U.S., and the #1 female artist for the week at YouTube.

CHILOMBO is Jhené’s fourth top 10 long-player as a soloist, following her RIAA gold debut EP Sail Out (#8, 2013), Souled Out (#3, 2014), and the RIAA gold Trip (#5, 2017). She also visited the Top 10 as one-half of the Twenty88 duo, alongside Big Sean, reaching #5 with their self-titled album on Def Jam in 2016.

Jhené, who has reached #1 trending on Twitter in the U.S. and worldwide three times since the release of CHILOMBO, has gained 500,000 new Instagram followers in the last 30 days. She is currently the #1 Female Artist on YouTube for the week of March 6-12th with over 21.5 million views.

CHILOMBO proclaims the artist’s full name, Jhené Aiko Efuru CHILOMBO, as it celebrates her coming into her own personal power. The initial jam sessions where she freestyled the lyrics to each song, took place on The Big Island of Hawaii where Jhené’s great grandmother was born. Jhené was inspired by the beauty and power of the island’s volcanoes, having visited throughout the years. Chilombo means wild beast. The volcano is symbolic of the beautiful, yet powerful beast. Jhené Aiko is Chilombo. In contrast to her 2017 album, Trip, which intricately detailed the process of grieving, CHILOMBO finds Jhené embracing her strength and power, and coming into her confidence as a woman, a creator and a healer. She has always embraced magic in her particular brand of soulful, trippy, ethereal R&B, but now on CHILOMBO she has taken it all to another level.

About Jhené Aiko:
Grammy®-nominated singer/songwriter Jhené Aiko was already more than a decade deep in the music game when she arrived at Def Jam in 2011; having been featured on singles, albums and mix tapes by A-listers Kendrick Lamar, Wale, Big Sean, Logic, J. Cole, Drake, and many more. Jhené made history when Sail Out, her phenomenal #1 debut EP of 2013, became the biggest-selling EP in Def Jam history. The EP’s success was propelled by her sizzling BET Award-winning and Grammy®-nominated #1 platinum crossover hit “The Worst” (over 117 million combined YouTube views to date). The EP also included “Bed Peace” featur­ing Childish Gambino (over 37 million combined YouTube views); “3:16am” (over 14 million combined YouTube views); plus collaborations with Kendrick Lamar and Vince Staples. The momentum kept up when Jhené joined Drake on his 39-city North American Would You Like A Tour? She appeared with him on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, which led to her own solo dates on Conan, The Late Show with David Letterman, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Jhené’s brilliant debut album of 2014, Souled Out entered the Soundscan R&B chart at #1, containing “The Pressure,” described by Billboard as “an otherworldly neck-snapper” (over 14 million YouTube views to date). The release of Souled Out was celebrated on NBC’s The Today Show. In 2016, Jhené collaborated with fellow multi-platinum Def Jam superstar Big Sean on their debut duo project, TWENTY88. The duo made their tv debut on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Jhené’s critically hailed second album, Trip, was released September 2017, entering the Soundscan R&B chart at #1. Her third album, CHILOMBO (March 2020) acknowledged her full name, Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo, and contained the singles “Triggered” (RIAA platinum), “None Of Your Concern,” “Pu$$y Fairy (OTW),” “Happi­ness Over Everything (H.O.E.)” (featuring Future, Miguel), and “B.S.” (featuring H.E.R.).

Leo Bash x New Single

Leo Bash Unveils New Single “Ayer”

Latin urban-pop’s young rising star Leo Bash premieres new single “Ayer” (Yesterday), available now on all digital music platforms. Known for his charisma and his playfully mischievous lyrics, the Colombia-born, NYC-raised Leo Bash is setting out to redefine the genre after signing with Interscope Records and Young Boss Entertainment Produced by Nekxum and Ángel Barbosa, “Ayer” is Leo Bash’s first solo single, giving him a chance to shine as a well-rounded performer. Directed by Facu Ballve and produced by Anestesia Audiovisual, the music video of “Ayer” highlights Leo Bash’s talent, as well as the picturesque elegance of Argentina, where it was filmed. Last December, Leo Bash released his single “La Uni” (The College), featuring the renowned urban artists Darell and Bryant Myers which has already surpassed 3.5 million views on YouTube. He was also featured on the single “Mientras Tanto” (Meanwhile) alongside the Puerto Rican vocalist Jory Boy. This song is currently gaining traction at radio across the United States. Leo Bash is getting ready to launch a promotional tour throughout the Americas, while working on more new material to be released during the year.

“Ayer” Offical Video

Listen on Spotify.

Becky Hill x U.S. Live Debut

U.K. ARTIST BECKY HILL MAKES HER U.S. LIVE DEBUT WITH AN ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCE AT NYC’S MERCURY LOUNGE ON APRIL 9

LYRIC VIDEO FOR “BETTER OFF WITHOUT YOU” Ft. SHIFT K3Y OUT NOW – VIEW HERE

HILL HAS AMASSED OVER ONE BILLION STREAMS AND CHARTED SEVEN TOP 40 HITS IN UK

Chart-topping U.K. artist Becky Hill will make her U.S. live debut with an intimate, acoustic performance at Mercury Lounge in New York City on Thursday, April 9. BBC Radio 1’s Annie Mac has called her “one of the finest voices in pop music today.” With over a billion streams and 20 million Spotify monthly listeners, Hill is now the 2nd most listened to British female artist on Spotify in the U.K. Tickets for this special performance are available HERE.

“IM PLAYING MY FIRST AMERICAN SHOW!! NEW YORK!!” says Hill. “UR in for a treat at the Mercury Lounge as I’ll be playing an intimate, acoustic show on the 9th of April in my 2nd favourite city!”

Renowned for her show-stopping vocal prowess and credentials as a hitmaking songwriter, the 25-year-old artist is one of Britain’s most in-demand musical exports. Popjustice declared her “UK pop’s greatest secret weapon.” To date, Hill has written and performed on seven singles that charted in the top 40 of the UK Official Singles chart yet her roots are firmly ensconced in electronic music. Her songwriting skills have been enlisted by such artists as Tiësto, Jax Jones, Martin Solveig and Little Mix.

“Better Off Without You” is Hill’s first release since 2019’s Get To Know, which Billboard hailed as “electrifying…a must-hear.” A hugely personal body of work that explores the varying stages of love and loss, Get To Know simultaneously serves as an introduction to Hill and a veritable greatest hits collection. It contains the million-selling “Gecko (Overdrive)” with Oliver Heldens, which took the No. 1 spot on the UK Official Singles chart, the UK Top 10 singles “Wish You Well” with Sigala, which has amassed over 100 million streams, and “Afterglow” with Wilkinson, plus the club anthem “Back & Forth” with MK and Jonas Blue. The album also includes her collaborations with MNEK, WEISS and Matoma.

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LOVERS & FRIENDS FESTIVAL

Goldenvoice announced Lovers & Friends taking place Saturday, May 9 at The Grounds at Dignity Health Sports Park in Los Angeles, California. This one-day-only event will feature performances by Ms. Lauryn Hill, Usher, Ludacris, Lil Jon, TLC, Jhené Aiko, Summer Walker, Megan Thee Stallion and many more. 

Fans can access the Lovers & Friends Fest presale code via the website, giving them early access to tickets. Register now with a valid (US/CAN) mobile number to receive a presale code and the link to buy tickets before they go on sale. The presale begins Thursday, February 20 at 10:00 AM pacific time. 

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 21 at 10:00 AM pacific time. Prices start at $145.00 plus fees with payment plans also available at $19.99 down. More information available at www.LoversandFriendsFest.com .

Tokyo's Revenge, 360 MAGAZINE

Tokyo’s Revenge – Viral Hit

Tokyo’s Revenge has today released the official video for his viral hit “GOODMORNINGTOKYO” — track off his EP MDNGHT (SIDE B) which peaked at #1 on Spotify’s Global Viral 50. The video is the first look into the wonderfully twisted world that Tokyo’s Revenge has built in the time the song has become a global favorite (accumulating multiple challenges and dance videos on Tik Tok). Featuring Cliiiford (the track’s producer) and directed by James “JMP” Pereira, watch the heart thumping, energetic video now.

About Tokyo’s Revenge
If you’re unfamiliar with Tokyo’s Revenge, that’s intentional. The multi-disciplinary artist has made a point of keeping himself anonymous, and yet, he is set to be one of the year’s most exciting addition to the music landscape. Tokyo has risen through the charts with viral track “GOODMORNINGTOKYO” which peaked at #1 on Spotify’s Global Viral 50 with more than 43 Million streams, peaked at #2 on Rolling Stone’s Trending 25 chart on the fastest rising songs of the week, peaked at #1 on the Bubbling under Hot 100 Billboard chart and received more than 12.3 million plays on SoundCloud.

A self-taught musician, Tokyo began rapping at an early age, learning to freestyle at high school amongst various hobbies ranging from art to video games. He recorded his first song with a friend’s equipment couchsurfing, post-high school graduation and working security guard and pizza shop jobs. Now at the helm of new music and videos, Tokyo’s Revenge is quickly rising in ranks and relishing at being the battery pack the music has been missing.

Kaytranada Announces Final Performance in LA

KAYTRANADA confirms a third and final show at Los Angeles’ Shrine Expo Hall on Sunday, April 26. Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25 are sold out. Tickets on sale Friday, February 14 at 10:00 AM via AXS.com.


BUBBA is the highly anticipated follow up to KAYTRANADA’s breakout debut 99.9% and features Pharrell Williams, Tinashe, Kali Uchis, GoldLink, Charlotte Day Wilson, Estelle, VanJess, Masego, Mick Jenkins, SiR, and more. The album landed at #1 on the Electronic Albums chart and #3 on the R&B Albums chart upon its release and is available for vinyl pre-order on his website .
Watch “10%” featuring Kali Uchis and listen to BUBBA. Stay tuned for more from KAYTRANADA coming soon.

Nicky Jam, Daddy Yankee, 360 MAGAZINE

Muévelo

Two of the greatest pioneers of reggaetón, Nicky Jam and Daddy Yankee get back together after 20 years apart to give life to “Muévelo”, an explosive track that promises to take over the radio and digital platforms this year. 

For over 20 years, Nicky Jam and Daddy Yankee fans have been waiting for “Los Cangris” to release a new explosive record together. The wait is finally over, and on January 8th a new hit will make history in the urban genre.   

The expected musical reunion happened under the production of GRAMMY®-winning brothers Play-N-Skillz (Juan and Oscar Salinas), with support from their labels Sony Music Latin and El Cartel Records. Additionally, the single features an interpolation of a fragment of the song “Here Comes the Hotstepper” by Ini Kamoze, which recalls the golden age of Reggae, specifically in 1994. “Muevelo” will also be part of the soundtrack of the film “Bad Boys For Life” to be released in theaters this January 17, 2020. 

“Yankee is my battle brother, the past does not define who we are today, and making our fans happy is the main driver of this collaboration,” says Nicky Jam. 

Both artists worked closely on the composition of the single, which they present with its own music video filmed with a cinematic concept in the emblematic streets of Downtown Miami, Florida. 

Under the direction of the experienced director Marlon Peña, Nicky Jam and Daddy Yankee present a video with a dynamic performance and shocking action scenes, inspired by street culture with an apocalyptic air. 

“We wanted to come back, and we wanted to do it big. Delivering our fans an explosive brand-new single”, added Daddy Yankee. 

Muevelo” is now available on all digital platforms.

Tyga, 360 MAGAZINE, Columbia Records, Ayy Macarena

TYGA – Ayy Macarena

TYGA UNVEILS MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE “AYY MACARENA” FEATURING MACARENA ORIGINATORS LOS DEL RÍO
 
#MACARENACHALLENGE EXPLODES ON SOCIAL MEDIA


Today, GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum modern hip-hop icon Tyga shares the music video for his latest single “Ayy Macarena.”
 
Watch it HERE.
 
Get it HERE.
 
The visual opens with “Macarena” originators Los del Río flanking a microphone on a bright jazz club stage. Soon, the camera pans over to Tyga dressed-to-the-nines in a booth before intercutting footage of him breaking down the song’s dance moves on a Los Angeles street alongside two dancers.
 
The video seamlessly alternates between eye-popping cinematic set-pieces and more fiery dancing as the crossover hit blares in the background. “Ayy Macarena” exploded as yet another hit from the star, crossing over 35 million Spotify streams and 29 million views on the YouTube static audio in under a month’s time.
 
It shows no signs of stopping or slowing down either.
 
Additionally, it ignited the #MacarenaChallenge around the globe. Cemented as one of the world’s most viral challenges, it has generated over 850K videos viewed over 300 million times and counting across YouTube, TikTok, and Triller, taking over five continents with support from some of the biggest platform influencers in the world.
 
 
ABOUT TYGA:
As a rapper, entrepreneur, and influential force, Tyga maintains his place at the forefront of hip-hop and the culture. Since emerging in 2008, his influence consistently grew year after year to affect nearly every facet of the mainstream. Throughout his career, he earned dozens of multiplatinum certifications around the world, including the quadruple-platinum “Rack City,” triple-platinum “Faded,” and double-platinum “Ayo” with Chris Brown, to name a few. In 2018, he turned up with his most successful single to date “Taste” [feat. Offset]. Not only did it go six-times platinum and clinch #8 on the Billboard Hot 100, but it generated over 1 billion cumulative streams. It also paved the way for his 2019 opus, Legendary, released via his own Last Kings Records / Empire Distribution. Legendary crashed the Top 20 on the Top 200 chart, scored a gold certification release week, and accumulated 5 billion streams in under a year. Tyga perennially holds a place in the Top 30 of the “Most Streamed Artists on Spotify.” His influence continues to grow with each subsequent album.
 

Juice WRLD, death, 360 MAGAZINE, interscope records, dies

#RIP Juice WRLD

Recently signed Interscope Records artist, Jarad A. Higgins aka Juice Wrld, dies at 21. The Lucid Dreams × Robbery rapper passes soon after being admitted into a Chicago hospital. Details as to what actually caused death is still unknown.

According to TMZ, he suffered a seizure and died shortly after landing his private jet in Chi-town.

A statement from his label can be found HERE.

Additional information on story can be found HERE.

Artist spotlight HERE.

His JuiceWRLD 999 album uses powerful angel number which means a chapter of your life will come an end.

Final moments captured HERE.

KAASH PAIGE

Kaash Paige is an 18 year old buzzing artist from Dallas, Texas, making waves with dreamy viral hit, “Love Songs.” “Love Songs” reached #1 on Spotify’s Global Viral Chart and US Viral Chart and reached #3 on Rolling Stone’s Top 25 Trending Chart. Kaash is an acronym for Kill All Arrogance Stop Hatred.

WATCH KAASH PAIGE BREAK DOWN THE MEANING OF “LOVE SONGS” ON GENIUS

WATCH HERE

LISTEN TO PARKED CAR CONVOS HERE