With her new LP Souled Out gearing up to be released sometime in September, Jhene Aiko has premiered yet another single off the album “The Pressure.” The 26 year old singer dropped her Cocaine 80’s-assisted single “To Love And Die” a few weeks ago and now she returns with another hit.
In efforts to promote her debut album, Jhene will be taking a 5 city tour with The Weeknd and ScHoolboy Q beginning September 19th.
Souled Out is expected to hit shelves late September.
Many may not know Jhene Aiko’s big sister is indeed rapper/singer Mila J. The entertainer recently did a fun colorful photoshoot in Venice Beach in efforts to promote her upcoming debut album entitled M.I.L.A (Made In Los Angeles) which will be released later on this year.
Her hit single “Smoke Drink Break Up” will be featured on her album and you may have heard Mila on Trey Songz “Disrespectful,” Trey’s newly released single from his album Trigga.
The songstress is currently signed to Motown records and is making a name for herself. Blending her hood persona with her natural beauty Mila is slaying the game right now.
2014 might just be Mila J’s year !
Watch the behind the scenes and check out pictures from the shoot below
By now we have heard enough lyrical responses to Kendrick Lamar’s verse on Big Sean’s track Control. Rap Up TV caught up with Jhene Aiko, Gilbere Forte, Melody Thornton, and Chanel West Coast at L.A’s Moët Rosé Lounge and asked them their perspective of the verse.
Jhene who is no stranger to Kendick Lamar, working with the rapper on her forthcoming album Sail Out commented,
“I feel like he is one of the best in the world right now, so why not? I think that it’s really dope that he wasn’t afraid to say their names and everybody is trying to be so nice in rap right now… At the end of the day, it’s a competition and that makes it exciting.”
Young Money rapstress Chanel West Coast applauded Kendrick for repping for the West Coast while Gilbere Forte, is gearing up a response of his own he chimed in saying “I think this is Kendrick’s call and response. He wants to see who’s really about hip-hop at the end of the day.”
Hands down Jhene Aiko is one of the most UNDERRATED artist out right now. This girl can sangggg ! Jhene stopped by Rap-Up TV to give their viewers a first listen for her latest song Bed Piece. The songstress performed the acoustic version of her song that will be featured on her EP “Sailed Out,” which is the prequel to “Souled Out.”
Jhene has been doing her thing lately in the studio as she can be heard on J.Cole’s Sparks Will Fly off his latest #1 album “Born Sinner,” and Big Sean’s “Beware” which also features Lil Wayne.
Jhene is currently signed to Def Jam/Atrium, her album Sailed Out is due out later this Summer.