Watch: Alicia Keys Remixes Desiigner’s ‘Timmy Turner’

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Alicia Keys puts a new spin on Desiigner‘s “Timmy Turner.” Seated at her piano, she plays the beat and sings the hook – replacing Timmy Turner with Tina Turner. “Havin’ some fun…. #desiigner #tiimmyturner #tinaturner,” A. Keys wrote along with the clip. The “In Common” songstress is gearing up for the release of her sixth studio album and is sitting in as a judge on The Voice in its 11th season.

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Miguel Covers Beyoncé’s ‘Crazy In Love’ For ‘Fifty Shades Darker’

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Beyoncé‘s “Crazy in Love” gets a remix from Miguel for the Fifty Shades of Grey sequel – Fifty Shades Darker.

The R&B crooner slows the tempo, giving the song a sultry twist – similar to Queen Bey’s seductive, slowed down version of the track for the 2015 film. “Baby, you got me. You got me… Uh oh, uh oh, uh oh, oh no no,” sings Miguel.

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New Music: DeJ Loaf – ‘Phone Down’ (Remix)

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DeJ Loaf adds her own twist to Erykah Badu‘s “Phone Down” with a remix (DeJmix). The Detroit rapper intends on getting all of her man’s attention when he’s around, and not only does she plan on making him put his phone down, she’s confident he’ll be putting it on vibrate, too.

“No calls, no text, ’cause I’m sitting right here. I can make you put your phone down, and you ain’t gotta worry about me searching.. all your calls are safe,” she raps. “You know I don’t care what’s on your timeline. F–k Instagram and Twitter, I’m already verified.”

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New Music: Remy Ma – ‘Ooouuu’ (Remix)

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Remy Ma lays down some bars on a remix to Young M.A‘s “Ooouuu.” On her rendition, the Bronx rapper references Jermaine Dupri‘s So So Def label while addressing her adversaries: “Jermaine Dupri, your whole career’s So So,” she spits – and also mentions a list of rappers throughout the track, like Hov, Biggie Smalls, Tupac and Rick Ross. Check out Remy’s take on the song’s original beat inside.

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New Music: Jeremih – ‘Pass Dat’ Remix (Ft. Chance The Rapper, Young Thug & The Weeknd)

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Jeremih was spotted filming for DJ Khaled “Do You Mind” visuals, but before hitting the set of the video, the R&B singer dropped a remix to “Pass Dat,” featuring Chance the Rapper, Young Thug and The Weeknd.

The fellas keep things in rotation, passing it to Chance the Rapper who raps about his girl being a real one. Thugger drops some rhymes about bickin’ back and hopping out of Balmain into Bape, while Weeknd looks forward to having some fun following the close of his tour.

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New Music: Alicia Keys – ‘In Common’ Remix (Ft. Kanye West & Travis Scott)

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Alicia Keys links with Kanye West and Travis Scott on a remix to her single, “In Common.”

The makeover, which Travis debuted during the premiere episode of his Beats 1 Radio show, features an opening from Yeezy – who later makes another appearance; referencing his Yeezy Season collection and “Famous” video.

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New Music: Tory Lanez – ‘Luv’ Remix (Ft. Sean Paul)

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Tory Lanez‘ “Luv” gets a remix with an added verse from Sean Paul. After an opening verse from the dancehall sensation, Tory takes over with the song’s original lyrics.

The Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat-produced, “Luv,” will take its spot on Tory’s upcoming album, I Told You, which is slated to drop on August 19th. The 14-track LP will also include previously released single, “Say It.”

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New Music: Fat Joe, Remy Ma, Snoop Dogg, The Game & E-40 – ‘All The Way Up’ Westside Remix

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Fat Joe and Remy Ma‘s “All the Way Up” makes its way to the west coast with a remix, featuring Snoop Dogg, The Game and E-40.

After lines from French Montana, Snoop takes it all the way up, referencing Elroy Jetson and Battlestar Galactica, then it’s on to Game, who holds it down for the Golden State Warriors – name dropping Steph Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson. E-40 helps put the finishing touches on the track; rapping about courtside seats and arena suites – and being cool with the hustlers and athletes.

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