Premiere: With VDay In The Air, Haddy Racks ft. Brian Angel of Day26 Share Their "Relationship Goals"

Just run to Instagram right quick...do you see all that love in the air? It must be the fact that Valentine's Day is giving license to everyone with a boo to show them off. Haddy Racks, hailing out of the Bronx, is on this same wave with his new single, aptly titled "Relationship Goals." Joined by the crooner of the Day26 R&B brotherhood, Racks and his bro float over the uptempo Rap & B track, produced by Ray Beats. The visuals take you into the union of two people deep into learning each other in a new situation. Denity of Secret Society Motion Pictures made sure to keep the scenes intune with shots from familiar romantic films, try to catch some. In the meantime, see what Haddy Racks wanted to come across with for the groovy release off his full length album, New York Gritty.

Why did you decide to go with this sound and style for the "Relationship Goals" record?

Haddy Racks: When I first heard the beat to "Relationship Goals," it gave me a smooth, jazzy kind of LL Cool J vibe to it. Considering LL's history in the game, I felt like this record would be a perfect way for me to cater to the women in my fan base, especially the ladies who see me in person and be like, "Haddy we love your music, but you are too handsome to be talking all that hardcore music all the time. Give us something we can vibe to as well!" It also gives the fellas a sense of game and some examples on how they should treat their ladies. I just figure this would be the perfect record for me to give them. And of course bringing Brian Angel in to do his thing on the hook was a good move.

What was the inspiration for the video?

When I thought about the video I just wanted it to be really romantic and have a different vibe from all my other music videos. I always felt like nature is one of the romantic things, so we decided to shoot the video near a waterfall in New York. In the video, you will notice little snippets of ducks floating around, and we are just vibin' in our own world by the waterfall. I think that’s a relationship goal for everyone, where it seem that nothing else in the world matters besides enjoying the company of your significant other.  We also wanted to capture that classic '80s/'90s romantic movie feel in this video. We pulled inspiration in the treatment from films like Jason's Lyric, Boomerang and Poetic Justice.

What are your personal relationship goals?

My personal relationship goals are to be happy with my lady, and not just co-exist with one another. I feel like a lot of people are in unhappy relationships year after year because they haven’t had the courage to let one another go. Another one of my relationship goals is to do something new frequently, and not get too comfortable with the same routines. I want me and [my] significant other to keep reminding each other of all the things we love about one another.
We also have to have regular date nights and enjoy each other’s company.  And it's good to spend time apart from one another, just so we're not smothering each other. And last but not least, we have to support each other’s goals. This is major thing for me. No one wants to be with someone who doesn’t take their dreams seriously, and it almost seems to be a competition within the relationship. Once you and your spouse are competing with one another, the relationship is going downhill from there.

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Despite the video featuring a slew of women, it's worth noting that it looks sexy but classic. Jam prides himself in creating this type of imagery in his visuals. In 2017, he told Billboard, "Our audience is so broad that we have to make videos where women look beautiful and conservative and are treated with respect because the videos are seen by kids and adults," he said. "Other reggaetóneros who do what they do are targeting one audience. They don’t have the same responsibility we do."

In addition to releasing new music, Nicky Jam is kicking off his "Intimo Tour 2019" on April 11 in Chicago and will go through the month of May. Watch the video for "Te Robare" above.

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Premiere: Tommie of 'Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta' Calls On Anthony Hamilton For 'Truth' Music Video

"With every trial is a testimony!" Tommie tells VIBE. "Here is mine."

With that, the The Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta star drops her new music video for "Truth." The song sees her recounting a lifetime of struggles - sexual assault, birthing her child in jail, homelessness, and more, while a soulful Anthony Hamilton sings a hook that congratulates her for how far she's come. The video, directed by illHD and Tommie herself, splits between its own storyline and vintage footage of her life.

“This is/was my real life! Beyond the lights. I wanted to share with the people the back story, my whole truth," Tommie said. "In doing so I hope to motivate others struggling with their truth to not be afraid and be inspired to not give up!”

Watch the video for Tommie and Anthony Hamilton's "Truth" above.

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Rich The Kid, Nav, And More Friday Music Releases You Need To Hear

Mar. 2019 was a pretty slow month, but we are back with a new list of the hottest Friday releases. From Rich the Kid to Nav and more, here are all of the Friday music releases that you need to hear below.

Enjoy!

Rich The Kid – The World Is Yours 2

Rich the Kid is back with The World Is Yours 2. The 16-track project features Offset, Big Sean, Tory Lanez, Gunna, Ty Dolla $ign, and more. The album also includes the pre-released singles, "Splashin'" and "4 Phones."

This is Rich the Kid's second studio album. It is a sequel to The World Is Yours, which was released in Mar. 2018.

Listen to Rich the Kid's new album below.

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Nav – Bad Habits

Nav's sophomore studio album is here. Bad Habits consists of 16 tracks and includes guest appearances by Meek Mill, The Weeknd, Young Thug, Gunna, and more.

Nav dropped the tracklist and video teaser ahead of the album's release. The preview includes behind-the-scenes footage of the rapper's past live concerts.

The album is completely produced by The Weeknd. Listen to Bad Habits below.

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Cantrell – DEVIL NEVER EVEN LIVED

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“I wanted to go deeper into me, what I’ve come from, and how that may have shaped the young man that created Stardust 2 Angels,” Cantrell said in a statement about the album. “I wanted to show it all, the good and the bad that brought me to this point... I’m asking for listeners' time so they deserve that much, if not more.”

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Megan Thee Stallion – "Sex Talk"

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"Can I f**k ya to a trap beat? He said girl you tryin' to trap me?/Ah hell nah, ni**a no I ain't (What?)/You can hit that door, here go ahead leave," she raps over the bass-heavy beat.

"Sex Talk" is projected to land on the Houston rappers forthcoming album Fever, which is slated to hit streaming shelves in Apr 2019. Stream the Stallion's "Sex Talk" below.

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