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New Music: Frank Ocean – “Sweet Life”


While the world weighs in on his sexuality, Frank Ocean gets back to the music with “Sweet LIFE,” a new track from his Def Jam debut Channel Orange, arriving July 17.

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Frank Ocean Opens Up About Sexuality


Early this morning (July 4), singer-songwriter Frank Ocean took to his Tumblr to post a personal statement about his sexuality.

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Breaking & Entering: Rio – ‘Sex and Sativa’


 

Breaking & Entering is a new series that highlights upcoming-and-coming and/or unsigned artists on WATM.  I’m not Clive Davis, but I know a hit when I hear it, and I know a star when I see it.  So,  this new series will give the readers of WATM a chance to hear some new music from those on the rise. If you are an artist with music or a project you’d like featured, simply throw me an email at worldaccordingtomonte@gmail.com. NOTE: Submitting music doesn’t guarantee a post — I have to like what I’m hearing in order to feature it, but you knew that already. Right?

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Jill Scott – ‘Blessed’ (Official Music Video)


The beautiful and talented Jill Scott celebrates life in the music video for “Blessed,” the feel-good single from The Light of the Sun.

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New Music: Lil Kim featuring Young Jeezy – “Keys To The City”


Kimberly Denise ditches the Auto-Tune for “Keys To The City” featuring Young Jeezy, a new track released today.  Is “Key To The City” the first step in Lil’ Kim’s career comeback?  Decide for yourself. Listen below.

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Trey Songz – “Sex Ain’t Better Than Love” (Official Music Video)


Here’s official music video for Trey Songz’ “Sex Ain’t Better Than Love,”  the latest single from his EP Inevitable.

“We see two sides of Trey,” describes director Juwan Lee. “There’s a ‘Sex Trey’ who meets all these different girls and his storyline moves seamlessly but the girls change in and out. The other story is a love story, where Trey meets a beautiful girl at a party and we see the development of their relationship.”

The Grammy-nominated singer is gearing up for the release of Chapter V, his forthcoming fifth studio album, due later this year. “Heart Attack,” the lead single premieres Monday.  The song was produced by Benny Blanco (Wiz Khalifa, Katy Perry) and Rico Love (Beyoncé, Usher).

Watch the video below.

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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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Behind the Scenes: Trey Songz – “Sex Ain’t Better Than Love” (Music Video)


Trey Songz battles with himself in the split-screen music video for “Sex Ain’t Better Than Love,” the latest single from his EP Inevitable.

“The concept is a split lifestyle,” he said of the Juwan Lee-directed clip, which premieres tomorrow (March 22). “In life you make decisions and you make choices and you never get to see what would happen if you made a different choice. It’s not really where we go into the past. It’s more so at one moment I make a decision to be with one woman and in one moment I make a decision to choose another woman.”

Watch the behind-the-scenes footage below.

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