Arcade44 and Giant Step Present The Boombox Series: “Price Tag” by Jessie J

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About 3 months ago, we had the pleasure of bringing you the first installment of The Boombox Series, in which Giant Step and Arcade 44 find bold emerging artists willing to throw themselves out there, supported only by a boombox. But before we could even share this experience, our unknown artist – Jessie J – exploded into everyone’s favorite new pop star. Her highly-anticipated album Who You Are comes out next week, April 12th.

This isn’t quite volume two of The Boombox Series, but rather an extra from our first set. That day in the subway, Jessie sang “Who You Are,” captured in the first video, but she also started in on her duet with B.o.B., “Price Tag.” [Official Video]

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Jessie J Video: “Price Tag ft. B.o.B.”

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By now you may have noticed that we are Jessie J fans. We love the outrageous “Do It Like a Dude” video and we love her “Boombox Series” video even more. We see her continuously on the rise and here is another sign: her single “Price Tag” has a verse from B.o.B. and a new relatively friendly music video.

Jessie J’s full-length Who You Are will be released in the US this Spring on Universal/Republic.

Get the “Do It Like A Dude” Single [iTunes]

and “Price Tag ft B.o.B.” Single [iTunes]

Quincy Jones: Soul Bossa Nostra

The latest album from Quincy Jones, Q: Soul Bossa Nostra, will be released on November 9th and has Quincy-produced tracks re-done with some of the biggest recording artists.  Billboard was able to sit down with this legendary producer and musician to hear his thoughts about each track and what it was like working with artists like Amy Winehouse, John Legend, B.o.B., Ludacris, Snoop Dogg and many others.

Read the article.

Janelle Monae “Tightrope (Wondamix)” Video ft. B.o.B and Lupe

B.o.B and Lupe Fiasco, who toured together this last year, have teamed up with Janelle Monae on this chilled out, funky-with-a-hint-of-metal version of “Tightrope.” According to B.o.B himself, this is “one of the best collaborations of the year.” If you missed Janelle’s newest album, The ArchAndroid, make sure to grab yourself a copy.