Premiere: Chauntae Pink Serves Up Black Man Magic With "Black Boys"

The budding singer's ode to black love is just what we love to see. 

Chauntae Pink is presenting a gift to the world with her single, "Black Boys." The honey-coated R&B track introduces singer's captivating vocals as she praises the men she adores the most.

Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, the singer-actress jumpstarted her career on the small screen with roles on hit series like Two Broke Girls, the web series Rider and School of Rock. Unafraid to play to both of her strengths, Pink's "Black Boys" visual is all about an ode to those who inspire her the most.

Produced by Paperboy Fabe and directed by Ben Marc, the black and white video shows Pink surrounded by men of all shades and backgrounds. From guys in fitted caps to those in sleek suits, representation of all types of black man magic are welcomed.

Speaking to VIBE, the artist explained her mission with the single.

"I really wanted to create an anthem for black men, especially now, that felt just as powerful, as cool, as fun as they are to me," she said. "I felt that a song like this one- celebrating black men for their strength, their beauty, and their swag- was absolutely necessary. The song means to empower black men and make them feel good about themselves, feel appreciated, feel loved."

The single will be a part of the singer's upcoming EP, Voice Notes. Check out the video to "Black Boys" above.

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Premiere: Akevius Dotes On His Girl On "1+1" Feat. DaBaby

Rookie crooner Akevius not only has a strong voice and promising career in his future, but the North Carolina native has a strong pen game which is evident on his new single.

Today (Nov. 15), Akevius linked with VIBE.com to premiere his boy crazy record dubbed, "1+1" featuring DaBaby. Over an aphrodisiac-like instrumental, Akevius effortlessly dotes over his girl before letting DaBaby adds his two cents about how much he cares about his PYT, making for an addictive radio-friendly record.

“DaBaby was always supportive of my music and we mutually wanted to work on a song together, that’s how '1+1' came about,” Akevius said via email.

"She my cutie, stupid booty/Girl I love it when you shake it/She the realest, she the illest, no one got nothing on my baby/That's lady/To keep it G, she gon' take it just for me," sings Akevius.

The budding singer also worked with Plies on the Polow Da Don and Krazy Figz-produced "Dumb Love."

Stream "1+1" below.

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Premiere: Niko Brim Wonders The Stakes Of Creeping On 'Feds Watching'

On his catchy new single "Feds Watching" featuring Kamari, Niko Brim shares his affection for a woman he's creeping with. Over infectious xylophones and poppy snares, Niko uses melodic flows

“It’s about the girl being so bad, it’s dangerous,” Niko explains. “Also, you never know who’s watching and plotting on you. It's also about sticking with somebody even when things aren’t going the best.”

Niko Brim, who hails from Mount Vernon, New York, said he recorded "Feds Watching" along with several other songs in one night, but that this stood out from the pack.

"This was one of my favorite cook ups. That night I did 4 or five records and I knew this one was a standout. It's a good feeling but it's really about a girl being so pretty that she makes things hard for you. It's a rough spot to be in you know? Do you stand ten toes or let her be? Either way, I can't leave her alone."

The Mount Vernon rapper, who is also the co-founder of the CYN crew, released his previous album A Thousand Pictures: Book Two in 2018. Listen to "Feds Watching' below.

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Premiere: YFN Lucci Has A Bad Break-Up In "Ride For Me" Video

Earlier this year, ATL's YFN Lucci released his Gangsta Grillz mixtape 650Luc. One of the many standouts on the 17-song effort is the lovelorn track titled, "Ride for Me" featuring Yungeen Ace.

Today (Oct. 25), the "Everyday We Lit" rapper linked with VIBE to premiere the song's visuals. In the video, Lucci is hurt by the fact that his girl isn't the ride-or-die woman she claimed to be. After having a disagreement with his significant other, the former lovers part ways.

"This song is a message to let women know that as men we need a ride-or-die and not a nagger," Lucci says to VIBE. Other standouts on 650Luc include "I'm Gone," "Backend," "Pull Up With A 100," and the Trey Songz-assisted radio banger, "All Night Long."

Last year, Lucci spoke to VIBE about waxing poetic about his trials and tribulations.

"I’m rapping about true stories. I’m talking about sh*t that matters, sh*t people are going to feel," Lucci said. "On this project (Ray Ray from Summerhill) it’s more on that Wish Me Well feel. I’m rapping—I’ve always rapped, but I’m singing on my hooks. But you have to listen to what I’m saying. I’m telling you about my life, my past. I made it rapping. I’m from Summerhill. We don’t make it out of there."

Watch the video for "Ride for Me" above.

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