Meek Mill just dropped a star studded music video for his single “Going Bad” featuring Drake.
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DJ and producer Chantel Jeffries releases a new song “Facts” ft. YG, Rich The Kid, & BIA via 10:22 pm/Capitol Records /Virgin EMI. The song showcases Chantel’s production abilities alongside powerhouse verses from superstars YG and Rich The Kid and up-and-coming female rapper BIA.
Additionally, Chantel has announced her 2019 Las Vegas residency with Hakkasan Group marking a monumental milestone for Chantel’s career, establishing herself as one of the select few female DJ’s with a major Las Vegas residency. This weekend, Chantel will showcase her skills at multiple Super Bowl LIII events in Atlanta including the Boosty Bellows x Eleven Miami pop up with Tiesto on Friday, the Fanatics Annual Super Bowl Party, and alongside Rae Sremmurd at TAO’s Super Bowl takeover on Saturday night.
Chantel’s previous releases have garnered over 70 million streams worldwide including her debut hit “Wait” ft. Offset, which debuted at #4 on Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales chart.
British-born songwriter, producer & artist, Shae Jacobs returns with an infectious, new Pop-R&B-tinged track “Not Supposed To”, the fourth single installment from his forthcoming EP (TBA).
With a soaring voice that combines technical chops with passion and versatility, Shae shines on his latest, upbeat record. The artist opens up about his disloyal girlfriend and his mixed emotions after discovering she’s betrayed his love. Shae croons about not being able to move on - doing everything he can to get her off his mind - but still being torn in two between wanting to be with her but knowing he’s “not supposed to”.
With his previous releases, Shae established himself as a multitalented artist known for exploring relationships, heartbreak, and healing with soulfulness beyond his years. In 2018, Shae unveiled three, independently released singles including "Fxck Me Up,” “Space,” and“Jealous”, which have earned placements on Spotify’s US NMF and the Top of Breaking Pop playlists, along with Apple’s Best of Week.
Now signed to Prescription Songs in LA, he has worked with some on the biggest names in music, including Snoop Dogg, Jason Derulo, Sean Paul, Sigrid, Plan B, Shift K3Y, and Charlotte Lawrence. Shae also previously featured on the Juno award-winning single ‘Off The Ground’ alongside BitFunk.
De’Wayne Jackson is an alternative Singer/Rapper from Houston, TX who is blurring lines between rap, alternative and guitar-driven rock.
“It was my first time linking up with the producers S.O.S. from London. Immediately we started talking about religion and politics, the beat we were working on had this hard guitar riff so I just started going in about what I was seeing on the news everyday and how frustrated I was with the current climate. I feel sometimes a past love can make you feel just as mad so I wanted to talk about that in the 2nd verse. It’s a banger filled with my emotions and thoughts.” - De’Wayne
Ask any music fan what T-Pain is most famous for, and they’ll tell you: imaginative, dazzling, mind-warping vocal effects. It was T-Pain who introduced voice processing into hip-hop, and even when his peers copied him, his relentless experimentation kept him in the front of the pack. But T-Pain is also a first-rate producer, beat-maker, and hip-hop concept-master, and if he wasn’t as talented a singer as he is, those effects wouldn’t sound as good as they do. “Getcha Roll On”, the latest single from 1UP, his seventh album, uses vocal processing sparingly. Instead, the song demonstrates what a forceful, exciting singer he can be, even when his voice isn’t ostentatiously enhanced.
Not that he’s got anything to prove. The Tallahassee rapper and singer has scored eight platinum tracks as a lead artist and many others as a featured performer on other artists’ songs. His best-known songs – “I’m ‘n Luv (Wit a Stripper)”, “Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin’)”, “Chopped ‘n’ Skrewed”, “5 O’Clock” – are bigger than pop or rap: they’re part of our national consciousness. Over his two-decade career, he’s worked with nearly all of the biggest names in hip-hop, including DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Rick Ross, Snoop Dogg, and dozens of other artists hungry for the distinctive flavor that only a T-Pain vocal can provide. On “Getcha Roll On”, T-Pain pairs with one of the most exciting young voices in modern pop: Toronto R&B singer Tory Lanez, whose singles “Say It”, “Luv”, and “Talk To Me” heated up the Top 40 in 2018.
To shoot the clip for “Getcha Roll On”, T-Pain has turned to an experienced hand: Edgar Esteves. Esteves made videos for artists of many genres, including rock, country, and mainstream pop. But hip-hop is his specialty, and he’s recently demonstrated his mastery of the rap style and iconography in kinetic clips for Quavo, Lil Baby, and Kevin Gates. “Getcha Roll On” is a nighttime fantasia of screaming stunt cars, club lights, and beautiful bodies. T-Pain and Tory Lanez rap and sing in the parking lot as the automobiles screech circles around them. The star addresses the camera with utter confidence and swagger. And why wouldn’t he? After all, he’s T-Pain.
Taken from his recently released and critically acclaimed sophomore album Cosmic, which was released in September last year to rave reviews, Teddy Riley protégé, former Blackstreet member, and New Jersey R&B singer and songwriter LENNY HAROLD is excited to kickstart his 2019 with the release of his highly anticipated music video for fan-favourite Cosmic album track ‘MORE’, which has just been premiered by Soultracks.
Produced by three time Grammy Award nominee Armando ‘Mandobeats’ Colon, who has previously worked with the likes of Shaggy, Busta Rhymes, Lil Kim, Cam’ron and Fat Joe, with live bass and guitar arrangements from Ralph B. Stacy (Luther Vandross, SWV, Dru Hill), ‘More’ stands out as a timeless R&B slow jam, which is held together by Lenny Harold’s striking tenor and smooth vibrato, and honest and relatable songwriting about wanting more for and from a love interest.
The ‘More’ visuals see Lenny Harold collaborating with fast-rising cinematographer and photographer Richard ‘Parlay’ Copier of OneiPhotography, to create a storytelling masterpiece, which not only brings the ‘More’ record, which is already a timeless R&B offering all by itself, further to life, but tells its own story of a woman stuck between trying to leave a life of pain and abuse behind, and the fear of leaping into the unknown with someone new.
Speaking about the inspiration behind the ‘More’ video, Lenny Harold says, “we wanted to create a visual that could tell several stories, with the main focus on our leading lady having to make a decision that’s often vital to the heart for all of us. You’re not sure if she did, if she wants to, or if she’s just thinking about it, and ultimately, we don’t know. We wanted the video to have the ability to connect with everyone regardless of the scenario, and I hope it does just that”.
Counting the likes of Quincy Jones, Marsha Ambrosius and Jamie Fox as fans, and with three critically acclaimed R&B projects already under his belt, before he released last year’s well received Cosmic album, Lenny Harold is coming into 2019 as one of the best pure R&B talents out of America today. The rest of the year will see the New Jersey native embark on a short run ‘Cosmic’ tour across the US, along with the release of more visuals from the album, starting with ‘Heat’ in February.
Shot in South lake Tahoe this song has no profanity or drug talk. Its all life love and music. Tune in below!
This is the single “Good Guy Bad Guy” from Rex GoodGuy’s debut EP “The Evolution Of Rex Goodguy”. Tune in below!
This is a live-looping performance version of the song "Black Rabbits Day" from the forthcoming solo album "Oval window" by multi-instrumentalist and electronic musician Ruben Dax (Releasing on all platforms FRIDAY DECEMBER 21, 2018).
Everything you hear in this video was recorded live using an assortment of acoustic and electronic instruments - some familiar, some rare, and some self-made.
Each song on "Oval Window" is a journey through a lush soundscape of polyrhythmic melodies, found sounds, and heavy beats. The music was created using Dax's own hand-crafted instruments, self-designed software, and field recordings of environmental and household sounds.
Coline Creuzot debuted the video for her soulful single, “Dead End”. Written by Coline and Troy “R8dio” Johnson (Solange, Chris Brown) the Motown inspired song finds Coline crooning against a Los Angeles skyline.
“Dead End was inspired by relationships, the failure of them and how hard it is to feel complete again once it’s on a one-way road,” says Coline. “This song talks about the disappointment and the heartbreak of realizing in that moment, forever doesn’t always last. You have to learn how to move forward.”
West LDN’s Young TY is no stranger to the scene after gaining underground notoriety from last year’s Westwood Crib Session and infamous Black Boxfreestyles, which racked up 100k views within an hour of being aired. The 17 year old has been making some big moves behind the scenes, so much so that he has recently landed a record deal with Charlie Sloth’s record label ‘Grimey Limey Records’.
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His debut single ‘No Love’ is the first off his debut EP (chalked for release in spring ’19) and is produced by the hotly tipped producer Hazard, whose credits include Mist and Krept & Konan. The radio friendly track mixes things up with an Afro-Swing beat, Young TY’s drill delivery and even some singing hooks in the chorus. All this is based around the classic TLC ‘No Scrubs’ guitar lick replayed and sampled in the studio. Explaining why he chose this song to sample and release first, Young Ty explains:
"Growing up as a kid my mum used to play a lot of classic RnB tracks which where my early influences, so with my first single I wanted to bring something different to the scene. I love the Afro-Swing scene but I wanted to do a track that could appeal to everyone young and old. A lot of MC's are rapping about money, designer clothes and girls - so I thought why not have my own spin on the way girls used to diss but now they love me because they see how hard I'm grinding”
19 year old Lafayette, Louisiana native, Khousion Rollyns delivers the OPN SZN Media directed visual to his Kid Class produced single, "The Most."
Toronto by-way-of Paris, Steven Vidal aka STWO has teamed up with Roy Woods, one of OVO Sound’s key players, to release “You, World, or Myself via Ultra Records - LISTEN HERE. STWOs ambient, sleek production and melancholy tone of Woods’ vocals build off each other to create a track that is minimal in composition, but deep in emotion. “You, World, or Myself,” is a strong follow-up on STWO’s continued collaborations with the community who shaped today’s hip-hop and R&B sound.
After ‘Neither do I Feat. Jeremih’, I wanted to make something more light and when I made the beat I thought of Roy Woods right away, really happy with it, it worked out perfectly,” shares STWO.
Stwo (pronounced "stew") has come a long way since initially garnering the attention of many when he released his track "Loving U" in 2014, which has amassed over 40 million streams on SoundCloud and Spotify in the years since then. Stwo’s past work has also brought the best out of some of hip-hop’s most formative acts. Earlier this year, Stwo collaborated with hip-hop artist 6lack on records from his East Atlanta Love Letter album which debuted at #3 on The Billboard Hot 100. Prior to 2018, the French producer and DJ has collaborated with artists such as Drake, Frank Ocean, Jeremih, Sevdaliza, Daniel Ceasar, Majid Jordan, and more industry heavyweights. Aside from Stwo’s work in hip-hop and R&B, he’s also made his mark on the dance music industry. “You, World, or Myself,” is out now, stay tuned for more from STWO in 2019.
On episode two, DJ Quik talks of his hip-hop come-up, from beating the odds growing up in Compton, to working with Janet Jackson, Rick James, and Dr. Dre, among many other legends. In addition, DJ Quik, aka "The Mad Scientist," details his musical formula and what equipment he uses as a producer and engineer, discusses the digital evolution of production, and historic, untold moments in hip-hop.
'The Grinds TV,' presented by MLTD, offers "intelligent conversations at the intersection of hip-hop, fashion and sports." With Los Angeles, hip-hop & streetwear culture at the forefront, the series comes to life through creators Byze One, a 25+ year music industry vet that's worked with everyone from Kanye West to Kid Cudi to Kendrick Lamar to Damian Marley, and Eric Flores, who started off in the music industry at Interscope Records and stands as the men’s buyer for MLTD. The show is filmed at Harun Coffee in historic Leimert Park, a coffee shop owned by ASAP Rocky’s manager Chace Infinite.
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Wu Tang affiliate and Sunz of Man member, Prodigal Sunn, gets ready to release his new album- “Redeemed.”
Bennie "DJ B.Original” Williams of Sound Unity Entertainment produced and mixed the album. Guest features include Killah Priest on "Kings County,” G.O.D. Father Pt.3 on "One Way Out,” and XP the Marxman & Timbo King on "No Tears.”
“Redeemed,” is also the title of the first single.
Kye from the band says, "Our new track is about being young and adventurous… It’s about doing things you’re not supposed to be doing and going a bit crazy. We hope the song functions as a reminder to capture the moments when you’re in them and to always live in the now.”
Saving Forever. Chicago-born, Los Angeles-based sibling band Saving Forever create exuberant, genre-bending dance-rock. Formed on the south side of Chicago when they were not yet teens, Saving Forever feature the impressive talents of vocalist and multi-instrumentalist brothers Khaden, Kye and Kavah. Encouraged by their parents to get into music at a young age, the brothers’ musical journeys began when their classically trained grandmother taught them how to play the Beethoven and Bach on piano - as mere four-year-olds.
After being discovered by L.A Reid, releasing a couple of singles, and collaborating with their idols Maroon 5 and Fall Out Boy - Saving Forever was picked as Elvis Duran's Artist of the Month and were featured on NBC's Today show where they performed their single ‘Million Ways’ on live broadcast.
Now, the three musically gifted brothers - are back with their new single ‘Memories’. With a high-energy vibe and an anthem feel to it, Saving Forevers’ ‘Memories’ makes us want to sing along, go wild and create some memories - right now.
Following the success of his last single ‘Freaky’, which was championed by Complex, The FADER, i-D Magazine, BBC 1Xtra,Hunger Magazine, Spotify, Apple Music, Soulection and Hype Machine, among others, exciting genre-bending rapper and vocalist SANTI returns with an exuberant music video for his brand new single titled ‘RAPID FIRE’ featuring award-winning South African emcee SHANE EAGLE and Ghanaian alté newcomer AMAARAE, as premiered via Dummy Magazine.
Produced by longtime collaborator and one quarter of Santi’s tight-knit Monster Boys crew, Genio, ‘Rapid Fire’ sees Santi, Shane Eagle and Amaarae delivering on an exciting fusion of dancehall grooves, captivating brag-raps and nostalgic R&B licks, and the accompanying music video, which was shot in South Africa and Nigeria, brings the record further to life. Directed by Santi himself, the visuals explore themes of freedom and rage, and make for gripping viewing from start to finish.
Shane Eagle sets the track off, with his absurdist charm, delicately delivered bars, and a swift rap flow, over a canoodling loop and delayed snares that expand into something beyond magical once the drums kick in. The chief conductor Santi then takes the lead, serving top shotta lyrics and toasting up the mic in a fashion that salutes the old skool era that birthed his style, and Amaarae elevates the vibe even further, as her voice purrs, while she narrates youthful takes with an old soul’s flair.
Speaking about the inspiration behind the ‘Rapid Fire’ music video, Santi says, “the video for ‘Rapid Fire’ is a piece expressing exuberance, freedom and rage. The video centres around a gang called ‘The Lost Boys’, and the exact aim of the video was to show freedom from a group of people who were necessarily never understood by society but continued on their quest to find themselves while enjoying and grasping the ups and downs of life”.