Alright, let’s do the math here. Sam Smith broke out last year by featuring on Naughty Boy‘s “La La La” and Disclosure‘s “Latch.” Smith then offered up a new version of his hit “Stay With Me” featuring Mary J. Blige this past spring, while Disclosure reworked their Settle track “F For You” with new vocals... More »
The LOX return with a new single “Remember” featuring Sevyn Streeter on the hook. This samples Mary J Blige’s “You Remind Me”. Previously: The LOX – D-Block Survivor
From the Think Like a Man Too soundtrack, out now. Previously: Mary J. Blige ft. Pharrell – See That Boy Again
From a no-name British singer to a star-making turn at the Apollo... with Mary J. Blige.
It’s been quite a while since we’ve gotten work from Chapel Sound’s Shaunic but boy does he deliver with this new track reviving “Touch Me Tease Me” which was Case’s most popular track from The Nutty Professor soundtrack. The original has that unique 90?s R&B feel that Shaunic does justice, this track starts with the […]
HILLARY CLINTON: Describe yourself in three words. NYT: The making of a male model. BATS: How do they fly? STAY WITH ME: Mary J. Blige joins Sam Smith on stage at the Apollo Tuesday night. For recent Guides to the...
Harlem’s Apollo Theater is maybe the most famously intimidating venue on the face of the earth, and even if a visiting foreign next-big-thing doesn’t have to worry about the Sandman’s hook coming to get him, it sure helps if he’s got some New York royalty on his side. Last night, Sam Smith played the Apollo. [...]
A cover of Shalamar's 1982 hit.(Tipped by JMG reader Rob)
The good news? There's a new Mary J. Blige track! The bad news? It's for the Think Like a Man Too soundtrack. Oh, well. "Vegas Nights," after the jump. Read more...
Last week, Mary J. Blige lent her velvet vocals to a duet with Sam Smith on “Stay With Me.” And now she’s following up last year’s successful holiday compilation, A Mary Christmas, with the Think Like a Man Too soundtrack—also doubling as her 12 th album—out June 17. Show More Summary
Mary J. Blige and Pharrell channel Stevie Wonder in their new duet “See That Boy Again.” To mournful horns and dramatic strings, the queen of hip-hop soul traces through how she attempts (but ultimately fails) to forget how a man walked out on her. Pharrell pops in to belt out some comforting words, only to... More »
The hat-wearing pop star teams up with an R&B legend.
More new Mary featuring Pharrell from the Think Like A Man Too soundtrack, aka the new MJB album. Previously: Mary J. Blige – Suitcase
Hidden behind the guise of a totally normal movie soundtrack, the Think Like a Man Too soundtrack is actually 14 entirely brand-new Mary J. Blige songs. It's a brand-new Mary J. album! (And you don't even need to think like a man.) Featuring The-Dream on a song called "Vegas Nights"... More »
I imagine we could all use some good news this morning. (Also helping for me: A seven-year-old Mary J. Blige album I never paid full attention to before. Go figure.) So thank God for Slate writer Mark Joseph Stern's deeply heartening roundup of the rise and fall of the National Organization for Marriage. Show More Summary
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Check out Sam Smith and Mary J. Blige singing together in this brand new music video for his hit single “Stay With Me,” off his upcoming album In The Lonely Hour! “Working with Mary J. Blige is one of the biggest highlights of my career so far. I remember holding her album in my hands [...]
Sam Smith and Mary J. Blige…you can stay with us! Forever if needs be! Sam and Mary combined their forces together to form the equivalent of a musical Megazord…this duet of Stay With Me! It is beautiful. Such talent in the same space together! While we're on the subject of our love for Sam, watch and listen [...]
British soulster Sam Smith is riding a Frank Ocean-esque wave of attention into his debut album, In The Lonely Hour — what with the accompanying intrigue over both his striking musical talent and his personal life (Smith revealed in an interview with the Fader that the album was inspired by a man, after having hinted that way in his video for “Leave Your Lover”).
Been longing for more Sam Smith since the release of yesterday's stunning Mary J. Blige duet version of "Stay With Me"? Here's a gorgeous new track: "I'm Not the Only One". Listen, AFTER THE JUMP...