Jesse Boykins III - "Doing It Wrong" (Drake Cover) | Music Video

Jesse Boykins III Doing It Wrong Drake Cover
Jesse Boykins III dips back into his P.O.P [purpose or people] EP to bring us this self-directed and intimate visual accompaniment to his cover of Drake's "Doing It Wrong".Read more


Interview: Charlie Wilson talks longevity, Kanye West and beating cancer | SoulCulture TV

Charlie Wilson

From lead singer of the iconic Gap Band to revered solo artist in his own right, with four decades of hard work and success in the music game under his belt R&B legend Charlie Wilson still knows exactly how to get the people going. His latest album, Love, Charlie, was released at the top of the year but it is his constant touring and collaborations with contemporary hit-makers that keep him at the forefront; his recent live TV performances with Kanye West serving undeniable reminders of Wilson's ever-impressive, soulful showmanship, in case you forgot.

In our recent interview, Charlie Wilson discusses staying relevant and inspired, working with Kanye, his admiration for Rihanna and Beyonce, and battling prostate cancer. Watch below. Read more


Waka Flocka Flame on his new mixtape 'Roaches To Rolexes', New LP, Giggs + more | SoulCulture TV

Waka Flocka Flame SoulCulture Interview Wireless
Last Weekend saw some of the biggest stars grace the stages at the 2013 Yahoo! Wireless Festival in East London and we were in the house to capture and experience the action on all three days.

Alongside our other coverage we got the chance to sit down with Atlanta, Georgia hailing 'Turn Up' master Waka Flocka Flame to discuss his thoughts on critics, his forthcoming mixtape Roaches To Rolexes, his forthcoming third album Flockaveli 2, working with UK rapper Giggs and his thoughts on UK Rap. Watch the full interview below...

http://youtu.be/bRe_AK3hWyE

Interview By: Marsha Gosho Oakes//Shot x Cut by: Versetti

#INSTAVIEW Bonus: Waka Flocka Flame gives us his #SummerSoundTrack


Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae talks asking for help + creative release [Video] #OKNotToBeOK

In the latest segment of SoulCulture's mental health campaign, #OKNotToBeOK, internationally renowned singer, songwriter, rebel android and creative Janelle Monae discusses the importance of asking for help, finding balance in life and creating as her release.Read more


J.Cole: Born Sinner, from depression to happiness [Video] #OKNotToBeOK

In the latest segment of SoulCulture's mental health campaign, #OKNotToBeOK, Roc Nation's North Carolina emcee J. Cole discusses experiencing depression whilst crafting his anticipated sophomore album, Born Sinner.

"When you listen to the album you'll notice how it flows from darkness to light, from hell to heaven, depression to happiness," Cole says of the upcoming LP's emotive theme. "It literally was a way out... I'm writing my way out of a negative place, a darker place." Read more


Big K.R.I.T. - "Music has always been my therapy" [Video] #OKNotToBeOK

Soul Culture sits down with Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T for our ongoing #OKNotToBeOK mental health campaign, as he speaks on music as therapy, loneliness, depression and finally making the decision to be happy. Read more


Ne-Yo on the therapeutic power of music [Video] #OKNotToBeOK

"The therapeutic power of music is the reason that I do music in the first place," R&B star Ne-Yo tells SoulCulture as we launch OK NOT TO BE OK - a campaign to raise and spread awareness and support for the mental health of our generation.Read more


Previously on SoulCulture TV: Kendrick Lamar, Ne-Yo, Josh Kumra, Mr. Hudson + 2morrows Victory


Last week on SoulCulture TV we caught up with R&B superstar and label executive Ne-Yo, captured West Coast rising star Kendrick Lamar's debut UK performances of tracks from his critically acclaimed album good kid, m.A.A.d city, created a special version of "Helicopters & Planes" with Josh Kumra and Mr. Hudson for our Co-Sign series and premiered 2morrows Victory's new video "Rancid Dreamstate".
Catch up below and make sure you subscribe to SoulCulture TV for lots more goodies!Read more


The Co-Sign: Josh Kumra x Mr Hudson - "Helicopters & Planes" | SoulCulture TV

For the latest episode of SoulCulture TV's collaborative series The Co-Sign, we paired emerging UK talent Josh Kumra with Mr Hudson for a special live performance of "Helicopters & Planes" - the lead single from Kumra's upcoming debut album, Good Things Come To Those Who Don’t Wait. Read more


Interview: Ne-Yo on bringing substance to Dance music, storytelling & Country | SoulCulture TV

On his recent trip to London ahead of the release of hisnew album, R.E.D., Arkansas born Grammy winning R&B star Ne-Yo sat down with SoulCulture TV to discuss his views on bringing soul and substance to Dance music, his appreciation for Country music and storytelling, and experiencing unconditional love in a new way through fatherhood. Read more


Pusha T - My Favourite Verse: "So Appalled" | SoulCulture TV

In the latest episode of SoulCulture TV series My Favourite Verse, Pusha T discusses "probably one of my best verses in recent years" - his appearance on "So Appalled" from Kanye West's critically acclaimed 2010 album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, on which he featured alongside Jay-Z, Cyhi the Prynce, Swizz Beatz and RZA. Read more


Machine Gun Kelly - My Favourite Verse ("The Pledge") | SoulCulture TV


For the latest installment in SoulCulture TV's My Favourite Verse series, we sat down with the Cleveland, Ohio repping Bad Boy signed rapper Machine Gun Kelly while he was in London for his headline show and to promote his forthcoming major label Debut LP Lace Up, who chose to break down his opening verse from "The Pledge" which is taken from his Rage Pack mixtape.Read more


Chrisette Michele talks Audrey Hepburn mixtape + new album 'Better' | SoulCulture TV

Whilst retracing the footsteps of Audrey Hepburn on a trip around Europe, Chrisette Michele recently sat down with SoulCulture TV during her stay in London to talk about being inspired by the iconic actress to craft an audiovisual project in her honour - with the soulful New York native also opening up about what she finds draining about being an artist in the spotlight, and speaking on her upcoming fourth album, titled Better.Read more


Tanya Lacey Vs. Notting Hill Carnival 2012 | SoulCulture TV


Last Bank Holiday Monday while we were safely tucked up in our snuggies watching Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta*, Bristol raised singer, songwriter, rapper and total nutter** Tanya Lacey burst in through our front door and dragged us and our cameras kicking and screaming to Notting Hill in West London to spend a day with her at the 2012 Notting Hill Carnival festivities.Read more


Miguel on Alicia Keys collaboration "Where's The Fun In Forever" | SoulCulture TV

While in the UK for his sellout concert at the Jazz Cafe in London, the progressive R&B artist known as Miguel sat down with us to discuss his forthcoming sophomore album Kaleidoscope Dream and more.Read more


Paul McCartney, Shingai Shoniwa, Marques Toliver jam backstage at Africa Express | SoulCulture TV

Hours after being awarded the French Legion of Honour in Paris by French President Francois Hollande, Sir Paul McCartney made a surprise appearance at the closing Africa Express event in London last night, Sept. 8, to share the stage with an already stellar line-up. Read more