Tag: Jhene Aiko

Ty Dolla Sign Hangs Out With Tiffany Haddish In His Sunny ‘By Yourself’ Remix Video With Jhene Aiko And Bryson Tiller

Comedian Tiffany Haddish stars in the sunny video for Ty Dolla Sign’s “By Yourself” remix, hopping from man to man on a series of dates throughout the Los Angeles area, reflecting the song’s emphasis on a woman embracing her independence. Meanwhile, for each verse, Ty performs alongside one of the song’s guests Bryson Tiller and […]

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Jhene Aiko Aiko Celebrates 4/20 With A Well-Timed Video For ‘Tryna Smoke’

Since releasing her Chilombo album in early 2020, Jhene Aiko has steadily released music videos for its various songs. Now she’s finally getting around to dropping one for “Tryna Smoke,” which she did in honor of 4/20. It finds Aiko surrounded by some friends, including Big Sean, as they gather in a That 70’s Show-esque […]

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Mic Drop: Throw Open Your Doors and Windows, Spring Bangers Are Here

Anderson .Paak, Bruno Mars, Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”Screenshot: YouTube Spring has sprung, and so have a bunch of artists who have been fairly “hush-hush” during the last year. I guess we can give them a pass since we were in a global panorama, but now that the weather is getting warmer and […]

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Jhene Aiko Celebrates 10 Years Of Her Debut Mixtape ‘Sailing Soul(s)’ With A Rerelease

Though she’s been working in music since her preteen days, it’s been almost ten years since Jhene Aiko released her official debut mixtape Sailing Soul(s). To celebrate its upcoming anniversary later this month, Aiko is rereleasing the project to streaming services for the first time ever — and it includes an exclusive track. Sailing Soul(s) […]

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Jhené Aiko to Host the 2021 Grammys Pre-Show, Which Will Open With a Marvin Gaye Tribute

Jhené Aiko, host of 63rd Annual Grammys Premiere Ceremony.Photo: Courtesy of the Recording Academy Jhené Aiko has a song on her latest album Chilombo titled “Magic Hour”—and it looks like she’ll be the MC of several “magic hours” as the 32-year-old songstress has been confirmed as the host of the 63rd Annual Grammys Premiere Ceremony. […]

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Mic Drop: Soul as a Whole—and How it Continues to Grow

Shelley FKA DRAM – ExposureScreenshot: YouTube Soul, man it’s what drives music as a whole. As with all things, music adapts to what’s current, already going on. In recent years, the concept of the genre has transformed into whatever a specific artist identifies with, whether that’s the backing tracks, lyrics or melodies, soul has become […]

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Big Sean And Jhene Aiko Channel ’90s Romance Classics In Their Full ‘Body Language’ Video

Big Sean and Jhene Aiko channel the classic Black romantic films of the ’90s in the full video for their collaboration “Body Language” from Sean’s album Detroit 2. The couple revisited the song after releasing a teaser earlier in the year as part of the promotion for Detroit 2. Where the original video didn’t include […]

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Jhene Aiko And Nas Detail Heartbreak In Their Elegant ’10k Hours’ Video

Jhene Aiko and Nas both put out albums this year, but that doesn’t mean they are finished releasing projects this year. Teaming up one last time in 2020, the duo put forth a dazzling video for their collaboration from Aiko’s acclaimed Chilombo LP. Offering a black-and-white visual to the heart-throbbing number “10k Hours,” Aiko and […]

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Saweetie And Jhene Aiko Send Their Lovers ‘Back To The Streets’ On Their Cheery New Single

For three consecutive years, Saweetie has inserted herself into the conversation for the song of the summer. In 2018 she entered the game with her “Icy Grl” single, one she followed up on with “My Type” in 2019. Keeping the streak alive, the Cali-native made some noise this past summer with “Tap In.” Unfortunately, the […]

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Ty Dolla Sign Brings Jhene Aiko And Mustard Onboard For His Uplifting Single, ‘By Yourself’

After keeping fans waiting for well over a year for its release, Ty Dolla Sign finally confirmed the release date and title for his upcoming third album. Entitled Featuring Ty Dolla Sign, Ty confirmed the album would arrive next Friday, October 23, and supplied a lengthy explanation for the album’s title, which was formerly Dream […]

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Jhené Aiko Will Debut A Powerful New Single During The Upcoming ‘Black-ish’ Election Special

Ever since Jhené Aiko debuted her stunning album Chilombo earlier this year, the singer has continued to feed fans even more content. She followed-up the album’s release with a deluxe version, which included four bonus tracks, and has shared a handful of visuals like the recent meditative video “Speak.” The singer even appeared on NPR’s […]

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Jhené Aiko Gives A Lesson On Sound Therapy In Her Meditative NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Jhené Aiko debuted her highly-anticipated record Chilombo back in early March. While the singer can’t tour behind the effort, she made sure to take a maximalist approach to her NPR Tiny Desk Concert by bringing with her a full band, as well as her crystal singing bowls, to offer some meditative moments. Aiko’s Tiny Desk […]

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Big Sean Confirms He And Jhene Aiko Are Working On A New Twenty88 Project

Big Sean and Jhene Aiko first united to create Twenty88 in 2016 with the duo’s self-titled project which also arrived that same year. After its release, Twenty88 quickly became a favorite of both Sean and Jhene’s fanbases and in the years since the project’s arrival, fans have repeatedly asked both artists when they would received […]

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I Think I Might Owe Jhene Aiko An Apology. My Bad, Jhene

Photo: Cassidy Sparrow (Getty Images) Since we’ve all been some manner of “at home” since March, one of the most consistent forms of Black entertainment has been Verzuz—not always for the right reasons; doesn’t it seem like forever ago that Teddy Riley was trending?—and the arguments, speculation and unsolicited social media advice offered to multimillionaire […]

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