B. Smith Twerkoholic contest

B. Smyth is a hot new artist whose infectious dance track “Twerkoholic” is heating up dancefloors on both sides of the Atlantic!

I was sent this video to post and at first I thought, “Oh, just another Twerk Song.” But this kid can really sing! As adults, we might not understand the whole “twerking” fad, but twerking has been around forever. This is nothing new.

Check out the official lyric video below. And if you’re into the twerking thing, B. Smyth aka @Therealbsmyth on Twitter is holding a Twerk Contest on his Twitter Page.

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French Kiss and Tamaka Harris

Tameka “Tiny” Harris and Pretty Hustle Management introduced new girl group French Kiss to Atlanta movers and shakers at an Atlanta nightclub over the weekend. French Kiss consists of four females who are targeted at a slightly older demographic than Tameka’s girl group the OMG Girlz. French Kiss performed live on Sunday at the 595 North Club on Atlanta’s south side. What do you think of their look?

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  • Tiara Thomas and Wale

    Singer Tiara Thomas, best known for her duet with Wale on his single “Bad”, explained how the groupie anthem came about.

    “I was in Atlanta with one of my friends I went to school with; she was my manager at the time. She’s like,’Hey, let’s go to Atlanta for spring break, just to go somewhere,’ Thomas recalls. We went and I had a fake ID. I was under 21 at the time and we just wanted to go to the club. So we went to the club and Wale was there. It was like, ‘Hey, there’s Wale, let’s take a picture with him.’ Wale listened to it, and he really liked it,”

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    Up-and-coming R&B singer Junior is creating quite a buzz in Los Angeles and Atlanta. The LA transplant sings, writes, produces, and crafts the beats for his own songs. Junior has been described as a cross between Bruno Mars and Miguel. Major labels are already showing an interest in Junior. Let him know what you think of his song titled “What Have You Done”.

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    Kelly Krueger writes:

    Hey Sandra – I’m working closely with Deb and Mizay Ent on their latest upcoming artist, Tarvoria. Tarvoria is HOT in Atlanta right now. She is the winner of the Female R&B Artist of the Year at this year’s Atlanta Underground Music Awards, and she will be participating in the Core DJ’s Mixshow Live conference this weekend.

    “Be Quiet” is the first single from Tarvoria’s forthcoming album Street Couture.

    Listen to “Be Quiet”

    Website: IamTarvoria.com

    You may not know who The Lylas are, but you will. Short for Love You Like A Sister, The Lylas have the sound, and more importantly, the look that the record labels are searching for. In addition to signing a recording contract, the Filipina and Puerto Rican-American singing quartet also signed a modeling contract with Robinsons Department Stores.

    The Robinsons Department Store ad campaign will launch later this year, according to ABS-CBN News.

    Not content with being in the shadow of their brother Peter, better known as singer Bruno Mars, The Lylas are working on releasing their debut album in October.

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    Grand Hustle artist Michelle’l, who first burst on the scene in 2011 with his silky smooth track “Only A Few”, is featured on the new DJ Green Lantern mixtape.

    Mitchelle’l’s latest track “Irene” showcases the singer’s high-pitched vocals with a little help from D.C. rapper Wale. The IRENE mixtape features a conglomerate of big name rappers including Drake, Kanye West, Young Jeezy, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, Fabolous, Ice Cube, Rick Ross, and many more!

    01. IRENE Intro – Mitchelle’l
    02. Closer To My High – Mitchelle’l Feat. Styles P (Green_Mix)
    03. Irene – Mitchelle’l Feat. Wale (Produced by Lil C)
    04. Hands On The Wheel – Mitchelle’l Feat. Wiz Khalifa, Big Sean (Critical Hype Green Mix)
    05. Amsterdam – Mitchelle’l Feat. Ghostface (Critical Hype Mix)
    06. Mary Jane – Rick James (Dj Green Lantern Remix)
    07. 5 On It – Luniz Feat. Wiz Khalifa (Green Mix)
    08. Dooby Ashtray – Devin The Dude
    09. I’ma J – Mitchelle’l Feat. Gucci Mane (Critical Hype Mix)
    10. Higher Learning – Young Jeezy Feat. Mitchelle’l, Devin The Dude, Snoop Dogg
    11. Marijuana Man – Joell Ortiz (Green Mix)
    12. Smoke Some Weed – Ice Cube
    13. Watch How We Roll – Mitchelle’l Feat. Kanye West, Fabolous Up (Green Mix)
    14. Feel Like Dying – Lil Wayne
    15. Man Im So High – Mitchelle’l Feat. Drake, Bun B, UGK, Pimp C (Green Mix)
    16. Super High – Rick Ross (Green Mix)
    17. I Got Some – ScHoolBoy Q Bet
    18. I Wanna Get High – Cypress Hill
    19. Legalize It – Peter Tosh

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  • More grown folks music from Grand Hustle artist Mitchelle’l. Houston native Mitchelle’l dropped his first track “Only A Few” on us last year.

    Now he’s back with a new silky smooth joint titled “Irene”, featuring rapper Wale.

    “Irene” was written by Mitchelle’l and co-written by actor Omar Epps!

    Mitchelle’l, who is half Eritrean, was discovered on Myspace.com and signed to Grand Hustle Records by General Manager Hannah Kang.

    Irene by Mitchelle’l

    LISTEN: Mitchelle’l – “Only A Few”

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