J. Cole’s highly-anticipated new album the Off-Season dropped today, and ahead of its imminent release, the North Carolina rapper has shared a documentary.
Check out the latest track and lyric video from King P titled “Slip N Slide”. King P is following up this record with a music video that is set to be released on May 28th, 2021. If you don’t already know, King P is a Miami based, Jamaican-rooted Hip Hop artist and multi-instrumentalist who delivers an unmatched level of energy through his Dancehall flair. On “Slip N Slide,” King P is just having fun and letting the world know that when it comes to the ladies, he keeps it moving. With a bouncy instrumental at the foundation P delivers swaggy verses and an addictive chorus ready to heat up the clubs from South Beach, to LA, to Negril.
Hailing from Washington DC, Korean American artist Travis Shyn just released his latest single “Shattered”. The track is professionally produced and sounds commercial but with more soul than you’d expect from a pop track. Think Post Malone, but if he had grown up eating Kimchi & and skipped the face tattoos. Travis Shyn is that and then some. We are excited to hear more from him & watch him blow up from the front row. If you like the song, be sure to follow him on the gram at @treyshyn
Denver based producer and musician Contra Scandal makes his official debut on Gravitas Recordings with Full Circle, a 10 track offering that fully displays his versatile talents. With consistent heavy synths and loose airy drums serving as the bonding agent, each song centers a violin performance tethered to a different regions of the world. Precisely placed vocal snippets, (and even few rap verses from Contra himself on “Mile High Livin,”) keep things interesting and contribute to an impressively cohesive and polished, albeit genre-bending project. Check out Full Circle available everywhere!
The modern era of music has given way to enigmas and artists of all shapes and forms who break the norm of what have come to expect as far as what an artist truly is. RunItUp Rob is one such artist that epitomises the essence of the modern era. A multi-talented vocalist and Rapper born in Long Beach, Ca and raised in San Bernardino, Ca. RunItUp Rob is making music that is thoughtful, conscious and driven by a desire to motivate, inspire, comfort and spread love and joy to all those that hear it. Check out his latest single “If you understood” here first & be sure to follow RunItUp Rob.
Cy Matik is an independent producer that delivers beats that are not only filled with great sounds and tangible vibes but are also technically on point. His beat-driven hip-hop impressively straddles the line between mainstream sounds and the more indie edges. You can connect with and check out all of Cy Matik’s music on his Website.
Urban Royalty is a multifaceted California Bay Area creative collective made up of family through love & loyalty. This is Reina, Apollo, Kush Bud, Donnie Baby, PapaBear & ThumoLij’s first musical compilation (Reina and Papa Bear are siblings, Apollo is Reina and Papa Bear’s first cousin, Kush Bud and ThumoLij are brothers). As they develop & maintain their own brands, in this project you will hear how each artist presents a unique style with crisp collaborations over futuristic trap beats. Urban Royalty Volume 1: Price Going Up was recorded, mixed and mastered at the legendary K-Lou Recording Studio, home studio to many classic artists like Master P and the late Mac Dre.
Gon Gotti has recently come back to music after taking time off to work on his new fashion line kush God clothing co. from Toronto Canada the 34-year-old Canadian isn’t new to the music business with many successful projects in previous years. let’s see if he still has it in him. He’s dropping an album with Patchy Pacino on March 20th called welcome to the 6ix featuring the smash single change up 15 songs with Patchy Gotti and many features 2 hot joints from madchild a legendary Canadian rapper as well as up and coming rapper Raxx aka Raxx be snappin. Even Snoop Dogg has taken a liking to him on Instagram and there are talks of a deal with Snoop’s label.
Randy Roberts and the late Mike the God teamed up for a Kobe Bryant tribute track titled “F$!K 2020”. This year has been rough for everyone making “F$!K 2020” a very relatable track. Randy Robert’s journey has been the ultimate example of perseverance and inspiration. You can learn more about his story and music at @Iam_RandyRoberts
Chicago artist Exclusive MC’s latest release “Peace Not War” begins with a dedication to a number of this year’s victims of police brutality. As the video starts, we find the emcee on the ground seemingly yet another life claimed by racist police. Instead, Exclusive springs to life and begins roaming the streets of his city as he delivers his thought provoking lyrics that touch on a number of issues that came to a head in 2020. Check it out and look our for more from the promising Chi town artist.
Yung Goony is taking the industry by storm. In just a year of releasing music he’s garnered over half a million streams along with critical and fan acclaim. The young Detroit artist is showing no signs of stopping with “Federal”, his hottest release yet.
Rising artist Rhythm the M3 is back with the 2020 weed anthem we all needed. With a chilled out beat at the foundation, Rhythm delivers a hypnotic hook you’ll get lost in before he snaps you out of the daze with a sharp verse and heavy punchlines. This one is definitely for the real smokers. Wiz Khalifa needs to jump on the remix for sure!
Emerging UK rapper Outlaw The Artist has released his new single, “DRiP.” With a dark vibe, Outlaw confidently drops clever punchlines with original cadence over a flashy web of synths fusing elements of the UK Grime sound with New York lyricism for a truly unique listen. This fire single has us looking forward to his forthcoming album Villains Never Die, slated for release later this year or early 2021.
It’s no secret that gaming and music go hand and hand. Back in the day we saw Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater introduce the first real music playlist and licensing deal within a video game. Fast forward a few decades and we’re seeing major artists like Frank Ocean curating virtual radio stations within the world of Grand Theft Auto, and artists like Travis Scott and others have done VR concerts in the world of Fortnite. With the two respective worlds intertwining more and more, new opportunities continue to arise. Gamerized is a social gaming network allowing gamers to listen to royalty free music, host tournaments , broadcast live from twitch and connect with industry leaders.
Hailing from New York and Miami rising rapper $windlaaa just dropped “Moving Fast” paired with a visual. $windlaaa left his college football career to become a rapper. In “Moving Fast” he takes struggles of dealing with the change from his family. Check out the track for yourself below, and follow $windlaaa on Spotify.
Baha Bank$ is sauced up dropping the strip club anthem of the year,”Shake Dat A$$.” From the title down to the hook Baha finesses the track with the soft sound bars while Chance finishes with a knockout feature. With plenty of cash talk Baha and Chance create a fusion of great balance from the lyrics down to the word play. Coming with an instant banger, Baha is ready to take off showing she is more than just a pretty face and bangin body to the industry. The chemistry between the two warrants a lethal combination of ratchetness, fun and real music.
Los Angeles based artist JordanL is back with a hot new song and video, “Jump,” produced by Quasi. The energetic banger loosely inspired by the 90’s classic from Kris Kross showcases JordanL’s acrobatic style as he confidently drops clever punchlines with veteran cadence. Just when you think the song is done, the beat switches up and the rising artists closes out with another lyrically impressive verse. We’re looking forward to hearing more from JordanL soon!
It’s no secret that the music industry is flooded with a seemingly infinite amount of new music dropping every single day from both mainstream stars, and lesser known independent artists around the world. With the exception of some well curated Spotify playlists, most fans are left drowning in a sea of new music, and most artists struggling to get their music to the ears of those who just might appreciate it. Enter Minneapolis radio personality Ethan Horace, better known to the world as Mr. Music.
Chicago’s Laje and Jaas’ come with a new visual for their laidback banger “Pilots.” The track gives off mellow vibes creating a sultry sexy background for setting. Shot during quarantine, Laje’ and Jaas have a ladies night with a chill and intimate kickback with their day ones. Directed and shot by 5M, the warm and euphoric feel of the video matches the vibe of the single, getting high off life, love and friendship. Put this one on repeat!
Hailing from South Manchester, UK “Faster Faster is all about bringing feel-good music to listeners’ ears. Always maintaining a strong musical foundation, Faster Faster has never wavered when it came to dedication and resilience. Artistically, Faster Faster rarely plays it safe, but when they do, listeners are brought into a transcending world of elevated Dance/Pop synergies.” – Buzzmusic