Our girl Rochelle Jordan returns with the video for ‘Follow Me’, a track which has stayed on consistent loop since she first dropped it back in December. As we’ve said many times before, this lady is in a league of her own and while other female singers in the same field may be getting more attention (for whatever reason) – theres absolutely no doubt very few (ahem, if any) do it quite as good as she. With producer KLSH behind her, Jordan can do absolutely no wrong in continuing to evolve the way she has been.

… If you haven’t already (or even if you have), make sure you check our curated 22Tracks playlist. I promise you won’t find a better channel dedicated to leading-edge R&B/soul music. Updated weekly, enjoy the vibes.

Fresh from giving Shivum Sharma’s ‘Flicker‘ an immaculate makeover, Warp signee kwes. dropped a video for ‘[rollerblades]’, taken from his incredible debut album, ilp. The Ian Pons Jewell-directed visual sees roller-skating champion Juan Tocino gliding around an isolated warehouse whilst miming to the track. kwes. himself, makes a short but sweet appearance its the oddly captivating video. Take a look above!

The other day I was randomly musing on twitter as to whether or not we’ll ever actually get a new D’Angelo album, because we were kind of promised it last year but unsurprisingly nothing materialised. And even after a critically acclaimed live comeback in 2012 and a string of festival appearances last year – we’ve still not heard anything concrete about when this album will actually be released.

And while that particular question remains very much unanswered, there is now a little more promise of something happening. In these short videos, uploaded by Russell ‘The Dragon’ Elevado, D’Angelo can be seen jamming in the studio with man-God and collaborator Pino Palladino. And although I didn’t necessarily need evidence that D was working on the album (we already heard a slew of new jams during his live shows), its still amazing to see it happening… I mean it’s fucking D’Angelo!

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Kwabs continues his magnificent run by following up the SOHN produced ‘Wrong Or Right‘ with an arresting new visual. Conveying the track’s groove, the video aims to illustrate the passion of a group of street dancers. Whilst shots of the crooner are brief, viewers are treated to some pretty impressive choreography, take a look up top.

Take a look at Dornik’s new video for his single ‘Rebound’ which we highlighted late last year. The track, with its 80′s drenched disco references will inevitably raise comparisons to Dev Hynes but is in its own right a suave offering that suits Dornik’s whisper-cool vocal to a tee.

New video (directed by Ninian Doff) from Raleigh Ritchie for his latest single ‘Stronger Than Ever’ which has been lifted off his debut project The Black and Blue EP. You’ll remember us gushing over Ritchie’s debut single ‘Stay Inside’ and its superb video, along with a few other subsequent singles - now take a look up top as he gets all metaphorical and shit.

With two promising EP’s under his belt and supporting the Haim sisters on their UK leg last month, 18 year-old singer/songwriter Callum Burrows aka Saint Raymond, is beginning to turn a few heads with his vibrant melodies and passionate lyrics. Earlier today, the Nottingham lad unveiled the music video to his latest single, the energetic and ambitious ‘Young Blood’, taken from his forthcoming EP (with the same name) out later this month. Check out the video above, along with the rest of his discography over here, you won’t be disappointed!

Kendrick Lamar keeps the good kid, m.A.A.d city flame alight with a set of new visual for ‘Sing About Me’. The seven-time Grammy nominee teams up with graffiti artist Eddie Peake on the black and white video which sees Kendrick drive around his home-town Compton whilst Peake delivers a new piece of artwork. The transparency and subtlety of the clip mirrors the track’s message, the simple idea… “When the lights shut off, an artist’s dream is that their work will stand the test of time. The ones that influence our culture are the ones we most remember. Here, two powerful creative forces come together to elevate the status quo and lay ground to their legacy. This is their poetry. Sing about them. 

I’d probably need a few days to properly digest and discuss what Beyonce has managed to pull off today, but for now – hear the lady herself speak about her new self-titled “visual album” and try get your head around the fact that she, one of the worlds biggest superstars, managed to not only avoid leaks but also news about the release of her epic new project.

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Update: Watch Part 2 of Bey’s mini-documentary series after the jump…

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We all know Ben Khan’s delivered for a third time with the insanely heavy ‘Savage’, and we all know that it speaks volumes sonically. But what really should be admired, is the visual direction in his videos. Whilst a Jai Paul petition is undergoing, Ben Khan’s swaying away from Rayners Lane’s most elusive and is heading elsewhere. The concept of the video nods to that of early Lana del Rey videos, it’s smart and touching in the rawest way, and quite literally, an explosive mixture.

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