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VIDEO: BL’eve Brown – “Finesse” | @bleve_brown

VIDEO: BL’eve Brown – “Finesse” | @bleve_brown

After BL’eve Brown’s single “Finesse” crossed 100,000 plays on Spotify, it only made sense for the New Jersey-based rapper to release a video for the infectious track. Directed by Kevin Chiu, the visual finds Brown rocking a flat-top and delivering his bars with ease. To assist with the song, the part-Jamaican, Harlem native enlisted the production skills of Platinum Beat Service and frequent collaborator Jimmy […]

Shamika Sanders

November 19th, 2017

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Rob Sessionz – “Put It Down” | @ROBSESSIONS

Rob Sessionz – “Put It Down” | @ROBSESSIONS

Ohio rapper and producer Rob Sessionz is one of the founding members of underground Hip Hop group, The Clergy, along with fellow Ohio natives Dolo Godbody, Kev Bless and producer Device Trax. Rob is also one half of the hip hop duo, Meta.44, along with Dolo.  Rob sees his style as soulful gutter meeting street-wise grit, blending it into one big pot of underground gumbo.  […]

Shamika Sanders

November 19th, 2017

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Jay’More – “Late Night” | @jaymoremusik

Jay’More – “Late Night” | @jaymoremusik

Brooklyn rapper Jay’More releases his new single produced by Blasian Beats. The single follows from his most recent project, Headphones & Headaches, which is available now on datPiff. @jaymoremusik Follow Shamika Sykes on Twitter!

Shamika Sanders

November 13th, 2017

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Rap Star: The Series Slated to Premiere December 19th

Rap Star: The Series Slated to Premiere December 19th

From executive producers Jermaine “Maino” Coleman and James “Kraze” Billings comes an all too real and true to life story about the music industry and how the system can manipulate relationships, business and loyalty. Rap Star is an edgy story that revolves around Lah (played by Maino), a successful artist manager in the music business whose task is to rebuild the career of his longtime […]

Shamika Sanders

November 11th, 2017

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Juxx Diamondz – “Playing With Fire” | @JuxxDiamondz

Juxx Diamondz – “Playing With Fire” | @JuxxDiamondz

You know what they say about black coal under pressure, when enough is applied the result is a Diamond. This is what you get in the heavy hitting Brooklyn raised MC Juxx Diamondz. From the outset of his career, Juxx has hit the ground running, applying his experiences in the streets of Brooklyn to his craft painting insightful pictures on the canvas of ill beats. […]

Shamika Sanders

November 7th, 2017

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Player K – “Credentials” | @OfficialPlayerK

Player K – “Credentials” | @OfficialPlayerK

In an ongoing battle with the South, New York’s perseverance and never-ending pool of talent has been leading the birthplace of Hip Hop’s resurgence. South Bronx upstart, Player K, let’s us know who he is and why he’s a new force to be reckoned with on his introductory single. The former high school football star picked up a pen and microphone as his budding sports […]

Shamika Sanders

November 3rd, 2017

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Weirdo King’s Mixtape Countdown | @WeirdoKingTweet

Weirdo King’s Mixtape Countdown | @WeirdoKingTweet

Memphis songwriter Weirdo King rides out the countdown to his new Weirdo Trap project this week with “Choo Choo” produced by DJ Paul KOM of Three 6 Mafia. The mixtape will premiere Thursday 11/2 on DatPiff and on iTunes, Spotify, Tidal and all other digital platforms on Friday 11/3. Check out the track on audiomack. @WeirdoKingTweet Follow Shamika Sykes on Twitter!  

Shamika Sanders

November 1st, 2017

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Tish Hyman – The Way I Am EP | @Listen2Tish

Tish Hyman – The Way I Am EP | @Listen2Tish

“What It Feels Like” is just the first of the several tracks featured on Hyman’s The Way I Am EP available now from Empire. It’s the follow-up to the Bronx, New York native’s 2016 EP Dedicated To, which has amassed more than 4.8 million Spotify streams. Drawing comparisons to Lauryn Hill, the critically acclaimed set featured the buzz-building singles “Subway Art” and “Dreams,” featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Fabolous. “It’s basically the next chapter in my life,” […]

Shamika Sanders

November 1st, 2017

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Yung Martez – Struggle 2 Success Reloaded Mixtape | @yungmartez_

Yung Martez – Struggle 2 Success Reloaded Mixtape | @yungmartez_

Yung Martez’s mixtape, Struggle 2 Success Reloaded, houses a number of hits from street sound to music for the ladies. The mixtape, hosted by MMG’s HollyHood Bay Bay & Houston personality Kiotti, has numerous features from some of the OGs in Houston like Scarface, Slim Thug, Paul Wall and Lil Keke, as well as a club banger featuring Beat King and Chedda Da Connect. Young […]

Shamika Sanders

October 31st, 2017

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Sherm N Demand Steps On the Scene with “I Got Money Now” | @sherm_N_Demand

Sherm N Demand Steps On the Scene with “I Got Money Now” | @sherm_N_Demand

Born Sherman L. Gordon, the second of a set of twins, Sherm N Demand began writing creatively in the 5th grade. At the age of 18, he and his twin devised a plan to become a writing and performing duo with Sherm being the former. June 14th, 2008 that plan was cut short with the tragic death of Sherwin to gun violence on the streets […]

Shamika Sanders

October 29th, 2017

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