5 years ago Prince said King was the future of R&B. Their new album is proving him right.

Five years ago, R&B believed it had found its future in three songs. They came from King, a Los Angeles-based trio of two sisters Amber and Paris Strother and Anita Bias. Those songs made up an EP titled The Story, brimming with lush, dream-laden R&B. Prince was among their top endorsers.

However, as suddenly as the music flooded the space, it stopped. King went underground to record their new album. Years passed. Stars rose and fell. Friday, King finally emerged from their studio with a record. The album’s title makes a simple statement: We Are King. 

Within seconds of pressing play, listeners will understand what that means.

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New Tiesto single just dropped. Hear a snippet on Vine.

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It’s been four years, four perilous years since The Lumineers graced us with their sensational debut self-titled. Today, the silence is broken as the three-piece have announced the release of Cleopatra out this April. Along with that, they shared “Ophelia”, a dazzling number which sees the band encompass a richer direction with the elegant piano chords and drums. Listen to the single above… it’s one of those songs that’ll put a smile on your face from the first to last second.

NICKI MINAJ AND YO GOTTI REMIX “DOWN IN THE DM”

Yo Gotti’s winking ode to social media lechery started to pick up heat at the end of last year, and it’s going to reach even more impressive heights now that it’s been given a boost by a certified superstar. Nicki sounds typically imperial over the course of two separate verses, and she manages to reference both her iconic confrontation with Miley Cyrus at last year’s VMAs and… Peggy Bundy? It’s a hilarious, filthy lap around the track.

— JAMIESON COX FOR THE VERGE

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Review of Something New. He digs it.

(But it’s sooo weird hearing people describe the song as Zendaya wanting the Dick all night and then bouncing out. Even if the song is about a one night stand 😂😂)

I Wish I Was - Lyrics

I wish I was a flame, dancin’ in a candle

Lightin’ up your living room, high on the mantle

I could bring some romance, without any scandal

And then when you were done, you’d just put me out


I wish I was a tune, you sang in your kitchen 

Putting your groceries away, and washing your dishes

I could roll around your tongue, and ease the tension

And then when you were done, you’d just quiet down


But if I get too close, will the magic fade

Would I turn you off or away

If I pull you in, would I push you out

Or something here you care about

Well I’m at a loss for what to do, but I’m drawn to you


I wish I was a sweater, wrapped around your hips

And when it got too cold, into me you’d slip

And when the sun came back, you would hang me up

And I would watch you as you undress


But if I get too close, will the magic fade

Would I turn you off or away

If I pull you in would I push you out

Of something here you care about

Well I’m at a loss for what to do, but I’m drawn to you


I’m not a song, I’m not a sweater

I’m not a fire, I’m something better

I’m a man in love writin’ you a letter

Will you take it, will you keep it, will you read it, believe it

I love you, I’m sorry