It is a slow week for new releases typical after the Holidays, but I do have some fresh picks lined up.

1.) Kat DeLuna :  "Viva"  -I love her, she is like a little mixture of Christina Aguilera and Beyonce to me. Remember her song Whine up? Well she is back with a new song called "Stars" and I give it two thumbs up. Check out her official video below.

2.) Kid Ink: "My Own Lane" (guests: Chris Brown, Tyga, Pusha T, Maejor Ali, Elle Varner) Only in the game since 2010 Kid Ink has moved up pretty quickly with a few mild hits and a lot of major artists he has collaborated with. Now on a Major label his latest release includes some big names to help him out.

OTHER RELEASES:

-Peter Gabriel: "Scratch My Back & I'll Scratch Yours" (his 2010 album of covers, paired with the 2013 all-star covers of Gabriel songs)

-Colton Dixon ("American Idol" season 11 finalist)     "A Messenger (Expanded Edition)" (2013 album)

-Stryper :  "ICON" (best-of)