Video: Candice Anitra – “Today” (Haiti Tribute)

 

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The ever charismatic Philly native Candice Anitra has a new video out paying tribute to Haiti, two years after the earthquake that shook the country to its core. Called “Today,” the song tells a passionate story of struggle amidst images of the beautiful Haitian people.

Purchase the track and your proceeds will go towards “helping improve lives in Haiti,” which is still very much rebuilding. A bit more detail on where the money goes is on the video’s YouTube page.

Also, folks in NYC can check out the official video premiere at the Kreyol Hip Hop 4 Haiti Benefit at SOB’s tonight! Check the flyer after the jump.

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Flyer for Haiti benefit tonight after the jump

Video: Mark Ronson – “A La Modeliste” ft. Erykah Badu

 

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The RE:GENERATION project has dropped another video showcasing a unique coming together of artistry. This time, find Mark Ronson along with Erykah Badu and members of The Dap Kings in New Orleans as they jam out to a swingy jazz tune!

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Video: Avan Lava – “It’s Never Over” (Live)

 

Brooklyn based band Avan Lava is way too much fun. After watching “It’s Never Over,” you’re going to know exactly what we mean. This ish is contagious. And who are these people anyway? Remember the Blue Man Group? Well yeah, that’s part of it – sort of.

Singer TC (Tom Hennes) and producers Le Chev (Narcisse, Fischerspooner) and Ian Pai (Blue Man Group, Fischerspooner) are no newbies at getting the eff down. Birthed during an overnight bus ride in Brazil, Avan Lava’s music is a tasteful mash of R&B, electronic, and indie in the most desirable way.

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New Track: Nicholas Ryan Gant – “Cereal Love”

 

Our boy Nicholas Ryan Gant is one pretty darn rad vocalist – slept on highly, in fact. What we also love about this dude is his lightheartedness and willingness to just have have some fun. And his appreciation for food. Ok, we’re done.

What’s happened here is that homeboy took Aaliyah’s “One In A Million” and flipped it just a tad to share with us the boundless depths of joy that is “Cereal Love.” Act like you don’t just adore it. Try.

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Video: Emeli Sande – “Next To Me” (Lyric Video)

 

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Emeli Sande is currently taking the UK by storm with her inspiring vocal stylings. In February, she’ll be dropping her debut album, Our Version of Events, which is now available for pre-order. Also, hats off to the rising star for recently winning the Brit Awards Critics Choice!

To get a taste of this 2012 “artist to watch,” take a look at the lyric video above for “Next To Me” that dropped last Friday – too beautiful. Also, after the jump, watch Emeli’s passionate performance in her video for “Daddy” and see for yourselves what you’ve been missing in your life. Whew.

Rumors say that Emeli will be heading across the pond for US appearances soon as well. We’ll keep you posted!

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Watch Emeli in her video for “Daddy”