While Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea's release of the full "Booty" remix video isn't here yet, stills have arrived offering a little more insight into the slippery, sweaty, all-oiled up slimy action that awaits us soon enough.
Following news Aretha Franklin is preparing a new album for release before the end of the month with Clive Davis overseeing production, there's great anticipation over what the legendary soul singer has put together with the help of Clive Davis' oversight.
Jhene Aiko crowns Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with her first full-length set Souled Out, selling 70,000 units in its opening week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The R&B songstress emerged in 2013 on the chart with Sail Out, a seven-song EP that debuted at No. 2 (with 34,000 copies). On Hot R&B Songs, the new album's "The Pressure" climbs 25-23 in its second week. It rises to 528,000 U.S. streams (a 177 percent jump, according to Nielsen BDS), with Spotify logging 50 percent of overall clicks.
If Janet Jackson's third album, 1986's Control, was a declaration of independence, the follow-up, Rhythm Nation 1814, was a constitution -- a blueprint for the kind of country that this confident, sexy and newly independent 23-year old woman wanted to live in. At least it was for roughly a third of its runtime.