NEW TRACK: Sango – BB Don’t Cry (It’s Gon’ Be Ok)

It’s hard to go wrong when you combine the music of Justin Timberlake and Aaliyah. That’s what Michigan producer Sango does in his latest. release BB Don’t Cry (It’s Gon’ Be Ok). Listen to the Cry Me A River & One In A Million-sampling record below:



The big one. The year has almost come to an end so it’s time to look back at the top album releases. 2013 has been a good year for hip-hop fans, with all the heavyweights dropping studio albums including Jay-Z, Eminem, Kanye, Drake and more. We were also treated to a number of dope R&B albums from industry vets and upcoming artists but which LPs made the shortlist? Keep reading to find out Eclectic Relaxation’s best albums of the year.

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2014 Grammy Nominations

It’s that time of year again as the list of nominees for next year’s Grammy Awards is out. King Kendrick Lamar leads the way with seven nominations including Album of the Year, Best New Artist, Best Rap Performance and more. Meanwhile, Grammy winner Miguel is looking for another win, this time Best R&B Performance for How Many Drinks with Kendrick Lamar. Drake, Jay-Z, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar are all going head to head for the Best Rap Album gong.

Hit the jump to see the full list, including Eclectic Relaxation’s picks. The Grammy Awards ceremony will be held next month, January 26th.

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NEW TRACK: Justin Timberlake – TKO Remix (ft. J. Cole, A$AP Rocky & Pusha T)

Now this is a surprise. While his latest single TKO is smashing up the charts, Justin Timberlake hits us with the a ‘Black Friday’ remix featuring J. Cole, A$AP Rocky and Pusha T. Strong verses from all 3 and Cole even addresses Kendrick’s “Control” verse, don’t miss it.

VIDEO: Justin Timberlake covers The Jacksons for BBC Radio 1

It’s not long now until his The 20/20 Experience follow-up is released but in the meantime Justin Timberlake recently joined the BBC to perform in their Radio 1 Live Lounge special. Covering the classic Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground) by The Jacksons, JT’s vocals and moves are on point as usual. Hit up the BBC website to watch the full set.

NEW TRACK: Justin Timberlake – TKO

With his second album of the year, The 20/20 Experience (2 of 2), just days away Tennessee kid Justin Timberlake drops a brand new single to tide us over. The Timbaland-produced track goes in a different direction to the 80s-tinged Take Back The Night, but it’s a tune nonetheless. The album is due September 29.

MUSIC VIDEO: Jay-Z – Holy Grail (ft. Justin Timberlake)

Out of nowhere, Jay-Z has released the music video for Holy Grail from his current album Magna Carta.. Holy Grail. The visuals are dark but epic, although the track has been unnecessarily chopped and screwed, featuring a slightly different arrangement to the original which continues to dominate the charts. Make sure you watch below.