Robin Thicke vows to “Get Her Back”

Crooner Robin Thicke has dropped his new video,”Get Her Back” a song dedicated to his estranged wife, actress Paula Patton.

A bloody Thicke appears in the video that shows text messages seemingly between him and his wife. The couple have been married for eight years and have a have a three-year-old son named Julian Fuego.

Thicke’s album, “Paula,” is set to drop July 1.

Check out the video inside.

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‘Awkward Black Girl’ is hit web series


Awkward Black Girl
It all started when a 26-year-old African-American woman decided to create her own web series, “The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl,” because of the limited roles for people of color on television.
Issa Rae, born Jo-Issa Rae Diop, plays J, and the show follows her professional and love lives, the AP reports.
“The Web series came about because I really didn’t see anybody like me on the screen, nobody that I could relate to,” said Rae, the show’s producer, writer and director. “There’s are just so many limited archetypes for black females in particular, and just people of color in general, and it’s frustrating to look at the screen and only be able to relate to people like Tina Fey or Amy Poehler, people who don’t look like me.”
Since the series first posted online in February, the debut episode has garnered more than 240,000 hits, the AP reports. Subsequent episodes have received more than 100,000 hits and 1,000 viewer comments. Nearly 17,000 people are dedicated to the show’s Facebook page.
View the first episode of the series after the jump.
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Jay-Z, Pharrell featured in new web series

Nas’s former manager and Jay-Z’s current business partner, Steve Stoute, in conjunction with Thursday’s release of his new book, The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created A Culture That Rewrote the Rules of the New Economy, is launching a new video series, “The Tanning Effect” with AOL HuffPost Media Group where he talks with stars such as Jay-Z, Pharrell Williams, and Lady Gaga.
Stoute is a former music executive that created endorsement deals for Beyonce with Tommy Hilfiger to launch the Tue Star fragrance, Justin Timberlake with McDonald’s for the “Lovin’ it” campaign, and Chris Brown with Wrigley, according to
He also runs the advertising agency Translation LLC with Jay-Z with campaigns with McDonald’s and Reebok.

Video: Jill Scott feat. Anthony Hamilton ” So In Love”

Jill Scott is gearing up for the June 21st release of her fourth album, “The Light of the Sun,” with a summer tour which kicks off July 28 in New York. Check out her new single “So In Love” featuring Anthony Hamilton.
The concert, sponsored by the Budweiser Superfest, will feature soul singer Hamilton and Mint Condition as the opening acts, while DJ Jazzy Jeff will spin the beats and Doug E. Fresh will host, reports Billboard.
See her upcoming tour dates under the cut.
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Alternate Video: Beyonce’s ‘Halo’

This is another version of Beyonce’s “Halo” video that is much darker and didn’t make the cut.  Both co-star actor Michael Ealy.