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Jessie Reyez Enjoys Vacation In Picturesque "Apple Juice" Video

Summer vibes.

Jessie Reyez brings the vacation vibes to this particularly steamy Friday (Jul. 27) with the sepia-toned visuals for her latest song "Apple Juice."

The video, directed by Phillip Harris, follows the Toronto songstress and writer during a recent vacation to the French city of Nice. She not only soaks up the sun, she does her fair share of relaxing and musing about a former lover.

"Don't let goodbye come too easy, love me," she croons on the heart-wrenching yet soulful track, which was produced by Fred Ball. "Apple Juice" is a follow up to her recent song and video, "Body Count," which features Reyez during what appears to be the Salem Witch Trials.

Reyez, who was nominated for two 2018 MTV VMAs, said that the song's quirky name came from an experience with a crowd during a performance in Montreal.

"I’m walking across the stage with a cup full of whiskey, Then I look out, and I'm like, Uhh, it’s apple juice in my cup!'" she recalled. "And I put the cup down and started the song. The next day I saw an article that said “She performed this really cool new song called Apple Juice."

Watch the beautifully shot video below.

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Some artists have to announce that they are artists, be they music or visual art producers. But that wasn't the case when Steff Reed visited our office in June of 2018. He and his rapping homie Dupree G.O.D (formerly known as Word Spit of America's Got Talent success fame) come through our doors looking like the stars they are. Both did an incredible live performance of Dupree's newest song at the time, "Take Me Away," acoustic style. With Dupree on the vicious vocals and Reed on the guitar, the pair gave us an energetic but soulful performance.

Fast forward to now, and Steff Reed is releasing his newest video for the song, "Stand" off his The Power of Love Experience EP. Being one to have worked with the best in the music biz, Reed has songwriting and production credits with Swizz Beatz, Jhene Aiko and so many more that have shaped his acute style of free spirit and socially ground sounds.

"Stand inspired me to express resistance in a very symbolic way," says Reed. "I wanted to show that even though we all have our own personal battles we are stronger when we are united and we should fight in the war together." Strong words from a gentle and loving soul. Watch the video, then listen to the EP below.

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New Video: Saint Jhn and Lenny Kravitz Want No "Borders" With Their Women

When one gets into the music industry, the dreams and aspirations that have followed them rarely get accomplished or attained how they envision it happening. However, Saint Jhn's dream of working with Lenny Kravitz is a vision turned reality. Jhn's alias is Ghetto Lenny, it's also the name of his album, released on L.A. Reid's HitCo label, Ghetto Lenny's Love Songs. 

So the love is there and the creative chemistry hit sparks with the song they collab'd on titled "Borders." Here we find the legend and the future speaking to the ladies like, "Baby, dance closer Baby, come close to me, don't create borders/Take me in comfortably, don't be difficult/Baby girl, who hurt you? Don't be miserable/Baby, let me love you, baby dance closer..."

Check the artfully shot video and give the track some spins, along with Saint Jhn's dope album. Some dreams do come true.

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Premiere: Lambo Anlo Praises Women Hustlers In 'Blac Chyna' Video

Stripper-turned-entrepreneur Blac Chyna is one of the more polarizing figures in black music and reality TV, but Washington DC artist Lambo Anlo pays homage to her in his new video.

On "Blac Chyna," Lambo uses melodic rhymes to tell the story of a woman who uses her hustle, her beauty and her body to go from "section 8 to a palace." He speaks from a place of admiration for her focus, and the visual is a one shot video that shows him playing piano as the backdrop for a crew of gorgeous women of different complexions.

"It's the story of a female who grew up in an impoverished environment, taking any step she can to get where she wants to be in life," Lambo Anlo told VIBE. "For the video, we wanted to showcase the various cultures and races of women that go through this same struggle."

"I wanted to make an intimate video that juxtaposes two different types of people in more of a veiled style than what's traditionally expected," director Dillon Dowdell told VIBE.

Yazid Britt, director for creative services and marketing at Rostrum Records, noted that instead of simply casting a lookalike of the song's namesake as the lead, they wanted to go deeper and connect with viewers.

"It was an easy suggestion to just place a literal version of Blac Chyna as the female lead, but in many cases people see themselves through celebrities and that's what we set out with director Dillon Dowdell. There is a Blac Chyna in every culture.”

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