Mahalia Announces Sophomore Album ‘IRL’

Rising singer-songwriter Mahalia has announced that her sophomore album, IRL, will release July 14 via Atlantic Records. The album will contain 13 tracks, including the current single, “Terms and Conditions,” produced by The Elements and co-written alongside RAYE, who also contributed backing vocals. Regarding “Terms and Conditions,” Mahalia said, “It’s all about setting boundaries and


Forest Claudette Shares New Song ‘Two Years’

R&B newcomer Forest Claudette has dropped a new unapologetic track, “Two Years.”  Produced by Jason Hahs, “Two Years” hears the Australian-American prioritizing their professional ambitions, which ultimately leads to letting go of a relationship in order to remain focused. “I couldn’t commit to two years and a house on the hill / Getting stressed out


Queen Naija’s ‘Pack Lite’ Goes Platinum

Queen Naija has been presented with her second RIAA award this year. Her 2020 track “Pack Lite” is now certified platinum by achieving one million equivalent sales. The latest platinum-seller is Naija’s fourth song release since she began collecting RIAA awards in April 2019 to hit platinum status or better. Here are Naija’s four multi-platinum


Saleka Releases Debut Album ‘Seance’

Emerging R&B singer-songwriter Saleka has released her debut album, Seance, via Range Music Partners. The 13-track project includes the previously shared soulful tunes “Clarity,” “Mr. Incredible,” “Graffiti,” “How Many,” “Seance,” “Red Eyes” and “Echo.” “This project has some songs I wrote many years ago and some songs I just finished. This album helped me learn