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Meek Mill Uses His Freedom To Deliver The Year’s Most Powerful Performance (Video)

Moments ago, Meek Mill took the stage at the 2018 BET Awards. Just several weeks since being released from prison, the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania MC was introduced by Black Thought, Questlove, Kevin Hart, and Lil Uzi Vert (who calls the MC by his early hometown mixtape name "Meek Millz"), with statistics... Read more

Miguel & J. Cole Build On Their Musical Chemistry With A Seductive Video

In an act of phenomenal timing, Miguel dropped a crisp new video to accompany the single, “Come Through And Chill” featuring J. Cole. The track is off the singer’s fourth album, War & Leisure which dropped last December. It also features producer Salaam Remi (Nas, Amy Winehouse, No Panty). Cole’s... Read more

N.O.R.E. & Pharrell Playfully Honor Robert Palmer’s Addicted To Love Video

N.O.R.E. has diversified his brand and repertoire in the 2010s. The Lefrak City, Queens rapper now reaches the masses with his Drink Champs platform alongside DJ EFN and his On The Run Eatin' food series. However, the same MC who impressed the Hip-Hop masses alongside partner Capone for C-N-N's 1997 debut, The... Read more

Finding The GOAT Producer: DJ Premier vs. RZA. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Producer,” the third installment of Ambrosia For Heads’s annual battle series features Hip-Hop’s greatest producers vying for the #1 spot. Thirty producers were pre-selected by a panel of experts, and two slots will be reserved for wild-card entries, including the possibility for write-in candidates, to ensure no... Read more

Act 2 Of DJ Premier & Miguel’s Collabo Is For The Love (Video)

March 13 UPDATE: The video has been released to "2 Lovin U" by Miguel & DJ Premier: Original February 21 post: Just over one week ago, Miguel was nominated for two Grammy Awards for his 2015 Wildheart album, and its corresponding single "Coffee." That ByStorm/RCA Records LP featured Tha Dogg... Read more

ScHoolboy Q’s New Album Features Jadakiss, Tha Dogg Pound & More (Full Tracklist)

Since announcing its release earlier this year, ScHoolboy Q's Blank Face LP has become one of the most anticipated albums of the Summer. With an in store date of July 8, the LP is just over two weeks away, and details continue to emerge. Along with the first two singles... Read more

Like J Dilla, Blu & Miguel Proved To Be Diamonds In The Rough (Audio)

More than 10 years since the game-changing producer/MC passed away, J Dilla's music is living strong in 2016. Next week, Dilla's family will release an album he worked on for many years in the early 2000s, The Diary. In May, Dilla's family will re-release another title from his beloved discography.... Read more

Mac Miller’s “Weekend” Is A Highly Personal Outcry About Life Moving Too Fast (Video)

Mac Miller's third studio album GO:OD AM is included in Ambrosia For Heads' "Best Hip-Hop Albums Of 2015." For those newer to the Warner Bros. Records-backed work, "Weekend" is exemplifying of what makes the LP strong. Featuring Miguel, the song is a written as a highly-personal outcry of life moving... Read more

A$AP Rocky Looks At The Ill Fate Of Fame & Extreme Decadence (Video)

A$AP Rocky's "Everyday" has been a major vehicle for At. Long. Last. A$AP. The RCA/Polo Grounds MC used a new sound than that of his first studio LP to examine that glamorous and thin-line lifestyle that influences so much of his music, art, and fashion. With none other than Rod... Read more

Kurupt & Miguel Team Up for an N.W.A. Tribute…Kind Of (Video)

This summer belongs to N.W.A. in many ways. With the Straight Outta Compton movie storming into theaters next month, the news about the legendary group's reunion tour, and the proliferation of press and media attention, the direct references to their legacy are almost inescapable. However, not all of the references... Read more

A$AP Rocky, Miguel, Mark Ronson & Rod Stewart on a Song Together? You Don’t Hear That Everyday (Audio)

A$AP Rocky's sophomore studio album, At.Long.Last.A$AP is less than a month away (June 2). Aiming to follow-up his platinum RCA/Polo Grounds debut from several years back, it's only the big guns for the Harlem, New Yorker. That's exactly what "Everyday" aims to be. Produced by the limitless Mark Ronson, the... Read more

Yes-Men & Soft Rap Lovers Are Poked Fun At Featuring PRhyme, Miguel & Lady Of Rage (Video)

Funny Or Die linking with PRhyme doesn't seem too expected. Still, the online video channel knows their Hip-Hop, and in celebration of the new self-titled album by DJ Premier, Royce Da 5'9", and Adrian Younge, they rolled to the studio. Specifically, Funny Or Die appears to be tongue-in-cheek making fun... Read more

Ludacris Recruits Miguel on the Soulful Good Lovin’ (Audio)

Having provided key features for Miguel, J. Cole and more, Miguel is proving to be one of Hip-Hop's most valuable hook men. He lends his velvety vocals to Ludacris on the ultra-soulful "Good Lovin'," one of Luda's strongest tracks in years. Check it out. Related: Behind The Music: Ludacris (Video)... Read more

7 Years Ago Today, Blu & Exile Released Below The Heavens & Changed The Game. AFH Celebrates The Back-story & Impact With Exile (Food For Thought Interview)

Seven years ago today, the Hip-Hop faithful was formally introduced to an obscure assemblage of 15 tracks, constructed by an equally arcane Los Angeles rooted duo, Blu & Exile, that over the subsequent years from its unveiling, would prove to be one of the most compelling and dynamic collections of... Read more

Miguel Reflects on the Simple Things in His Stylish New Visuals (Video)

Miguel has never been one to be put in a box, musically. Whether it's vibing with DJ Premier or conjuring Prince, he's created a very diverse sonic spectrum for himself. His latest, Simple Things from the Girls soundtrack, is a meditative guitar-driven song where he recounts the desire to enjoy... Read more

Miguel Offers Up A Small Taste Of What He’s Doing With DJ Premier (Video)

From D'Angelo to Macy Gray to Christina Aguilera to K-Ci & JoJo, DJ Premier has worked with a plethora of highly-successful vocalists, who, while found in Pop or R&B genres, incorporate a whole lot more into their music. This week, Miguel posted a video Instagram of his stop in Midtown... Read more

Santana Recruits Miguel For The First Single From Their Reunion Album (Audio)

Miguel's been on a tear lately. After recently covering an Elton John classic from the early '70s, Miguel links with an alum of that era (and even before) in Carlos Santana. Santana, who's worked extensively with Hip-Hop/R&B figures like Wyclef Jean, Everlast, and of course Product G&B, now opens up... Read more

Miguel Hazily Covers An Elton John Classic. How’s It Stack Up Against Biz Markie’s Version? (Audio)

Miguel is one of the more powerful voices in R&B right now. Blu's homie is hard at work on a follow-up from 2012's critically-acclaimed Kaleidoscope Dream. However, in between some soundtrack work, Miguel remade an Elton John classic, "Bennie & The Jets." The 1973 original (that still sounds timeless) got... Read more

Who Doesn’t Want The Simple Things? Miguel Laces The TV Series Girls With A Soundtrack Gem (Audio)

Miguel seems to get his generation's romantic needs and aches as well anybody. The RCA Records star makes "Simple Things" for the upcoming season 2 soundtrack of "Girls." Lela Dunham and her homies put their life out there against this song about yearning for a partner you can do simple... Read more

Do Miguel Hooks Provoke Violent Videos?? Big Sean Power Trips in the Video for Ashley (Video)

Nearly a year after Miguel's collabo with J. Cole inspired one of the darkest videos of 2013 with J. Cole's Power Trip, Big Sean has gone even darker in the video for Ashley which also features vocals by Miguel...This one is not safe for work, so be careful where you... Read more

What Are Some Of The Records That Mean The Most To E-40?

Last week, Pitchfork ran their 5-10-15-20... series with Vallejo, California star E-40. The innovative concept feature looks at the records that shaped an artist through their own upbringing. Earl went in-depth about some of his choices, which included the Reverend Al Green, Miguel, and Stevie Wonder. In addition to three... Read more

Blu Suddenly Drops A 44-Track Album Featuring Miguel, Talib Kweli & Joell Ortiz (Album Stream)

Blu is the opposite of conventional. The reclusive Los Angeles preacher's kid bootlegged his own major label album a few years back, he's reportedly stepped to Nas at a club about a battle, and he's deliberately recruited U-God above all other members of the Wu. What's not to love? Today,... Read more

Miguel – Can’t Sleep Together

Miguel lives up to his Twitter handle; this guy's unlimited. From the 2013 Adult Swim series, the RCA Records star melts the pot of genres for this charged track about angst, lust, love and all that good stuff. Miguel's work on the synths is second to none, lately. This is... Read more

Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Miguel Perform at Made in America (Video)

The Made in America festival had a strong line up this year. You can catch full performances from Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Miguel below. Kendrick Lamar A$AP Rocky Wiz Khalifa Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Miguel Related: Public Enemy Performs at the Made in... Read more

Janelle Monae – Prime Time ft Miguel

Here's a new song from Janelle Monae and Miguel that feels a lot like Purple Rain-era Prince, in a GREAT way. Check out Prime Time. Related: Janelle Monae – Q.U.E.E.N. ft Erykah Badu (Video)... Read more

Miguel Performs an Acoustic Version of How Many Drinks (Video)

Miguel performs an acoustic version of How Many Drinks and makes it extra soulful. The Prince influence is undeniable. Check out the video. Related: Miguel performs on NPR (Video)... Read more

J. Cole Performs Crooked Smile and Power Trip at the BET Awards (Video)

J. Cole also got his shine on the BET Awards. Check out his performances of Crooked Smile and Power Trip with Miguel. Related: J. Cole Discusses and Performs Crooked Smile ft TLC (Video)... Read more

Kendrick Lamar Performs at the BET Awards (Video)

Kendrick Lamar had a BIG look at the BET Awards last night, being the only performer to hit the stage 3 times. Check out his performances of Problems with A$AP Rocky & 2 Chainz, How Many Drinks with Miguel, m.A.A.d. city and B*tch, Don't Kill My Vibe with the one... Read more

Talib Kweli – Come Here ft Miguel (Video)

Here's the video for Come Here, Talib Kweli's collabo with Miguel. Neither artist appears in the video. Instead, the visuals feature what looks like animated versions of Isis and Osiris. Check it out below. Related: Talib Kweli – The Backroom Freestyle (Video)... Read more

Miguel – How Many Lies (Remix) ft Kendrick Lamar (Video)

Here's the video for Miguel's How Many Drinks, complete with the verse from Kendrick Lamar. Check it out. Related: Miguel – Candles in the Sun (Video)... Read more

Miguel – How Many Drinks (Remix) ft Kendrick Lamar

Miguel and Kendrick Lamar like up for a remix to Miguel's How Many Drinks that is STRAIGHT FIRE! You can check out the remix below and the cover article to this month's VIBE which features Kendrick and Miguel here. Related: Miguel – Candles in the Sun (Video)... Read more

J Cole- Power Trip ft Miguel (video)

After releasing a new release date for his upcoming Born Sinner (June 25th), J Cole took to twitter to release the visuals for his Miguel assisted Power Trip. The video takes a very different turn than you might expect. Check out his lyrics for Dreams at Rap Genius for some... Read more

Talib Kweli – Come Here ft Miguel

Talib Kweli gets some help from Miguel on his soulful new single. Check out Come Here. Related: Snoop Dogg’s GGN with Talib Kweli (Video) Click here to download... Read more

Miguel – Candles in the Sun (Video)

Fresh off winning a Grammy, Miguel is back with a powerful new video that showcases his "concerns of life." Check out Candles in the Sun below. Related: Miguel performs on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series (Video)... Read more

J. Cole – Power Trip ft Miguel

J. Cole links up with Miguel (again) for the first single from Cole's upcoming Born Sinner album. It's a slinky slow track that has J. Cole returning to the flow he flexed during The Warm Up days. Check out "Power Trip." Related: J. Cole – Truly Yours EP (Mixtape)... Read more

Miguel performs on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series (Video)

Miguel CRUSHES a stripped down set for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series. Check out his acoustic performances of Do You, The Thrill and Adorn. Chills. Related: Miguel - All I Want is You ft J. Cole (Video)... Read more

Miguel performs Do You on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (Video)

Miguel is the latest to do his thing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and he made the most of it--bounding from stage to stage. Check out the video of his performance of Do You below. Related: Miguel – Do You… (Video)... Read more

Miguel – Do You… (Video)

Miguel's Kaleidoscope Dream was the 3rd dope album to drop today (along with Skyzoo and Prodigy). He celebrates the album release with a sexy new video. Check out Do You...Related: Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream (Full Album Stream)... Read more

Miguel – Kaleidoscope Dream (Full Album Stream)

Miguel's Kaleidoscope Dream album is in stores on 10/2. Until then, you can listen to a full stream of the album below. Related: Miguel - Adorn (Video)... Read more

Miguel – Kaleidoscope Dream: The Air Preview (Audio)

Miguel is dropping a new album called Kaleidoscope Dream in October. Here's a 3-song sampler from the album, including one where he rides the same sample Eminem did for My Name Is (see below). Check it out. Related: Miguel – Adorn (Video) Here's the original track sampled on track #2. ... Read more

Fat Joe – Pride N Joy ft Kanye West, DJ Khaled, Roscoe Dash, Busta Rhymes, Ashanti, Miguel & Jadakiss (Video)

Fat Joe's video for Pride N Joy features Kanye West, Roscoe Dash and Miguel, as well as several other guest appearances. Check it out below.... Read more

Miguel – Adorn (Video)

Miguel just dropped a video for his sultry single Adorn. Check it out below. Related: Miguel - Sure Thing (Remix) featuring Pusha T... Read more

Here’s a dope remix of Miguel’s Sure Thing which features a verse from Pusha T. Check it out.

We published the original of this song well over a year ago when we looked like this...A lot has changed for both Miguel and us.  Salute to Miguel for all of his success. >... Read more

Miguel drops the video for All I Want is You, ft. J. Cole (Official Video)

I posted a bit on Miguel a while back.  I've seen him at a showcase since then and, while the performance didn't kill me, I still think he has a lot of potential and dig his artistry.  Time will tell.  This video is a good start.... Read more

Miguel Playlist

The 80’s are definitely back.  In some cases, that’s a bad thing.  Some hairstyles should never return.  In the case of Miguel, however, it’s a good thing.  He has a lot of Babyface in his vocal, and a hint of Prince, but check it out for yourself.... Read more