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Sneak Peek: Trey Songz feat. T.I. – ‘2 Reasons’

After debuting the club-ready second single from his upcoming fifth album Chapter V, “2 Reasons” featuring T.I., yesterday, Trey Songz unveils the teaser for the music video.

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Sneak Peek: Dawn Richard – ‘Automatic’

After dropping “Bombs” with her first single, Dawn Richard transforms from an android to a black symbiotic being in teaser for “Automatic,” the second single from Armor On.

“For this video, we wanted to show the depth and versatility to our story,” says Dawn.  “With ‘Bombs’ we focused on full out choreography.  We wanna bring something new every time we release a visual.  With ‘Automatic’ it’s more story focused.  It’s the rebellion against what the world wants you to be and what really lies underneath it all when you realize your own self worth.”

The full video premieres on June 18!  Watch the teaser below.

Sneak Peek: Mary J. Blige featuring Rick Ross – ‘Why’

Here’s a sneak peek of Mary J. Blige’s music video for “Why” featuring Rick Ross. The track, produced by Eric Hudson and co-written by MJB, Hudson and Dave Young, who wrote “Alone” from The Breakthrough, is the third single from My Life II…The Journey Continues (Act I).

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Sneak Peek: Trey Songz – ‘Heart Attack’

Trey Songz and Kelly Rowland get close in the music video for “Heart Attack,” the lead single off his upcoming album Chapter V.  Get a sneak peek of the black-and-white visual before the full video premieres on Friday on 106 & Park.

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Sneak Peek: Brandy – ‘Behind The Music’

Brandy recalls the highs and lows of her life and career for the latest episode of VH1’s Behind The Music, airing Wednesday at 9 p.m.  From the death of Whitney Houston to lying about her marriage and the car crash that continues to haunt her, nothing is off limits for the “Never Say Never” singer, who will release her sixth studio album, Two Eleven, this summer.   Watch a 10-minute preview of  the episode below.

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Preview: Nas – ‘Behind the Music’

Born to a jazz musician and a postal worker, Nas shares his journey from the streets of Queensbridge to the top of Billboard’s charts on the latest episode of VH1’s Behind the Music.  Along with those who know him best, the Illmatic rapper recalls the events that shaped him, including his parents’ separation, his days of dealing drugs, the death of a close friend, and his marriage to Kelis. Watch the ten-minute preview of the episode, which airs on Wednesday, below.

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Justin Bieber All Grown Up in ‘Boyfriend’ Video Preview

Here’s a 20-second teaser of Justin Bieber’s music video for “Boyfriend,” the lead single from his second full-length album Believe, expected to drop later this year. Co-produced and co-written by Mike Posner and Mason Levy, “Boyfriend” is expected to explode on charts this week, with digital sales upward of 400, 000.

No word on when the Colin Tilley-directed clip will premiere, but Bieb says it will surprise people. “The video’s really good. Colin has done a great job,” he told MTV News from the set of the video. “The lighting has been amazing and everything’s been so unique and I haven’t seen anything like it. So, I think people are going to be really surprised.”

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Sneak Peek: Game on ‘Behind the Music’

West Coast rapper Game shares his story of trial and triumph on VH1’s Behind the Music.

The rapper, born Jayceon Taylor, recounts his rough childhood, filled with drug abuse and violence, with testimonies from his parents, grandmother, and fiancée.  In the one-hour episode, airing Thursday (March 22), Game reveals his father’s troubled past, including the times he abused his mother and sexually assaulted his 11-year-old stepdaughter.

Watch a 9-minute preview of the episode below.

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