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- Hip hop titans Mr.Reaper and Wiz Khalifa join forces for electrifying offering ‘Options’
Get ready for a seismic shakeup in the hip-hop scene as two titans, Mr.Reaper and Wiz Khalifa, join forces to drop an electrifying single, ‘Options’. Set to release on August 12, 2023, across all major digital streaming platforms, the track promises to be an instant anthem, igniting the airwaves with its infectious energy and masterful fusion of talents. ‘Options’ is a tour de force that melds the signature styles of Mr.Reaper and Wiz Khalifa in an unparalleled auditory experience. With verses that seamlessly intertwine and flows that entwine, the collaboration is set to leave a resounding mark on the genre. The track’s hard-hitting 808s, pulsating anthemic beat, and groove-infused piano hooks create an immersive sonic landscape that will undoubtedly captivate listeners from the moment they press play. Mr.Reaper, known for his lyrical prowess and impactful storytelling, joins forces with the iconic Wiz Khalifa, whose trailblazing contributions to hip-hop have left an indelible mark. Their synergy on ‘Options’ is palpable, as they craft a track that transcends boundaries and exemplifies the very essence of hip-hop artistry. ‘Options’ arrives as a bold statement of artistic intent, demonstrating both artists’ commitment to pushing the boundaries of their craft. With its infectious rhythm and memorable hooks, the track is poised to become a timeless addition to playlists worldwide. For those seeking a breath of fresh air in the hip-hop scene, this dynamic collaboration is a must-listen. 'Options' is out on streaming platforms now, listen below:
- Adreyn Cash returns with an expansion of his ever-growing discography with a healing offering
Photo Credit: Anita Boamah London-hailing, Jamaica-born singer, songwriter and producer Adreyn Cash is well-versed in the art of emotive rhetoric. Following the release of his widely-acclaimed EP ‘Illusions’ as well as acknowledgment in the 2022 class of MOBO Unsung, the multi-talented creative now returns with a new take on pop and R&B productions and his signature sophisticated vocal cadence. An expansion of the artist’s ever-growing catalogue, his latest offering ‘Like I Was Here’’ deals with matters of the heart and healing as Cash continues to empower himself as an artist and individual. As his natural propensity for musings of the mind grows, ‘Like I Was Here.’ manifests as an all-encompassing, emotive journey as Adreyn eloquently breezes through intimate vignettes of what it means to feel invisible. Taking its place in the next chapter on from ‘Illusions’, which garnered widespread acclaim from the likes of BBC Radio 1Xtra, Reprezent Radio, and Link Up TV, as well as Flaunt Magazine and Elicit Magazine, Cash’s latest offering lends itself to an experience that envelopes its listener in a poetic and ambient moment. When speaking about the meaning behind the new track, Adreyn shared: “For me, It's a cry to my friends and my family to be active in their love, more importantly It's a cry to an industry that I feel overlooked in. I believe that everyone has had a moment where they feel unappreciated and unseen and this song gives a voice to those emotions.” As his signature topline borrows the sinuous rhythms of r&b, fans are carried by a deep dive into Cash’s unfeigned experiences along with an unmatched rawness in his delivery. Adreyn’s lyricism naturally veers towards a stream of consciousness, resembling conversations within himself as he gradually creates a jigsaw of challenging musings. Supported by gentle, unhurried drum patterns; all in great anticipation of an impactful and euphonious chorus, the unique talent’s unapologetic and authentic approach adds the finishing touches as he injects deep contemplation and experience into all of his work. 'Like I Was Here' is now out on streaming platforms, check it out below:
- Indie-trap artist ION offers exhilarating release ‘Xeno’
Emerging talent ION is the moniker of London-born Jon Sadiku, whose origins are in Kosovo. His music seeks to explore creative themes, uniquely blending witty lyricism and dreamy soundscapes that from the ground up are built to be sonically cohesive. The indie-trap artist ION returns with his exhilarating release of ‘Xeno’. The track is an alternative, laid-back offering showcasing his versatility in vocals and lyrics, and his sonic encompassing elements on production with blissful synthesis and the dynamic genre-bending selection. This tune melodically moves from satisfying top lines to rhythmic hip-hop tendencies, drawing in every indie and rap enthusiast with his trademark indie flows and distinctly sensational rhythms. He continues to set himself up as a rising star fueled equally by natural creativity and high production value with intricate instrumentation under his creative moniker of ION. Offering a note on his latest track, ION said: “I use the word 'Xeno' in this song as a metaphorical expression for our individual quirks. We each have our own 'out of this world' ways of perceiving, behaving, and living. And whilst people may question (as I sometimes do) whether the way they are is normal or not, I believe that everyone should be proud of their peculiarities because they are YOUR ways of doing! They make YOU who YOU are and there is no right or wrong in that! 'Xeno' thus elaborates on this sentiment, where I talk about my own gradual acceptance with my ways.” 'Xeno' is out on streaming platforms now, check it out below:
- Wordsmith Fasina drops new bop 'BARBIE' for all of the film fanatics
Photo credit: Oritsemaruntosan “Shuttergangster’ Samuelr” Hailing from Nigeria, globetrotter and rising wordsmith Fasina is well versed in the art of sonically storming releases. Armed with a distinct all-round versatility, if he were to put ‘Alchemist’ at the top of his resumé, nobody could question it. With a string of releases like ‘MIXED SIGNALS’ and ‘SPLIT’ firmly putting him on the map and before a well-versed group of afro genre lovers, Fasina now delivers a new single ‘Barbie’, effortlessly bridging the gap between afrobeats and pop - while paying homage to the recent blockbuster hit and women around the world. Sharing a note about his latest delivery, Fasina added cooly: “Babygirl looking like a Barbie!” Bursting onto the scene in 2016 and following the development of an uplifting catalogue of sonic goodness very much in line with the trends of current afro-pop soundscapes, Fasina has stirred up some magic yet again. By seamlessly integrating elements of afro genres and adding euphonious echoes of pop fusion tones, this new offering lends itself to a unified summer experience as the warmer season continues. Riding the impactful wave of his previous releases, Fasina’s passion only piques more as he strikes the perfect balance of captivating cadence and recite-worthy hooks resulting in a cleverly complex track in wonderfully simple clothing. As Fasina continues to interlink classic, evergreen afro styles with pleasing, unexpected flips, his signature unruffled and unhurried delivery is one that resonates with every afro-pop lover. Packing a punch with his playful, vibrant and energetic style, Fasina’s latest energetic, vibrant stormer sees stacked synths and unhurried drum patterns bloom into a bombastic melodic passage as Fasina’s unruffled, hypnotic vocal adds the finishing touches to the offering. A certified lover boy track sure to prickle the ears of many and take up residence in the libraries of top DJs this summer, this isn’t one you’ll want to miss. 'BARBIE' is out on streaming platforms now, check it out below:
- Top Boy star and rising artist Theo Ogundipe offers lovelorn vignette 'L.A.'
London-hailing, Nigerian-born Theo Ogundipe is well-versed in the art of juggling multiple talents. Following the release of his eclectic and raw single ‘Plato Freestyle’, teasing his forthcoming EP, the multi-talented creative now returns with a new take on soul and r&b productions and a signature sophisticated vocal cadence. A second look into the artist’s self-produced debut EP ‘IN TRANSIT’, his latest offering ‘L.A.’ deals with matters of the heart as he continues to evolve his production skills and diversify his ever-growing discography. As his natural propensity for philosophical musings grows, ‘L.A.’ manifests as an all-encompassing, emotive journey as Theo eloquently breezes through intimate, lovelorn vignettes. Taking its place in the next chapter on from ‘Plato Freestyle’, which garnered widespread acclaim from the likes of Notion, HWing, and Wordplay Magazine as well as radio stations and playlists, Theo’s latest offering lends itself to an experience that envelopes its listener in a poetic and ambient moment. Having laid the foundation with collaborations like 'Radial' with dynamic producer Sandancer, which saw support from BBC Introducing, Amazing Radio and Clash Magazine, Theo now continues his journey of solo self-discovery. The accompanying music video is just as thought-provoking as Theo gives in to the natural pull he feels toward screenplays and film. Despite his inexperience behind the camera, support from fellow creatives was instrumental in allowing him to harness all aspects of his creative tendencies, all while adding to his ever-growing skillset. Acquiring a Royal Shakespeare Company rehearsal room as their backdrop, the visual stitches together scenes in a seamless fashion, bringing a team of like-minded, talented people together to achieve an effortlessly peaceful and love-filled offering. When speaking about the meaning behind the new track, Theo shared, “L.A. is a multi dimensional and universal Ode to LOVE." As his signature topline borrows the sinuous rhythms of soul, fans are carried by a deep dive into Theo’s unfeigned experiences along with an unmatched rawness in his delivery. Theo’s lyricism naturally veers towards a stream of consciousness, resembling conversations within himself as he gradually creates a jigsaw of challenging musings. Supported by gentle, unhurried drum patterns; all in great anticipation of an impactful and euphonious chorus, the unique talent’s unapologetic and authentic approach adds the finishing touches as he injects deep contemplation and experience into all of his work. 'L.A.' is out on streaming platforms now, check it out below:
- UK-based R&B artist B.K.W.H (Beckwith), releases his eagerly awaited brand-new single
Serving as the follow-up to ‘You’re That Kind of Girl’, and his R&B #2 hit ‘Everyday’ (ft. BIG NOYD), ‘Can’t Beat The Weekend’ is a timeless piece of luxury soul infused with funk and class to produce a modern classic two-step sound for a new musical generation. Given B.K.W.H's prior songwriting success and his impeccable lyrical skill, ‘Can't Beat The Weekend’ is one of those exceptional double-meaning songs that elevates him to the top songwriters of the last ten years. On the surface, the song appears to be an ode to everyone's favorite part of the week, the weekend, but the song, like the writer, has a much richer, more nuanced context. A special official REMIX by R&B king DJ SOULCHILD (4pm, Keith Robison, J.Daphaney) is included to complement the new two-step-soul-classic release and delivers a more contemporary Street Edge sound that will soon be tearing up dance floors on the Club Scene all around the World. The single is accompanied by an exclusive video cutting edge AI created music video available on VEVO, TV, and all video streaming platforms. 'Can't Beat The Weekend' is out on streaming platforms now, check it out below:
- Songstress Rexford shares a tantalizing peek into her forthcoming EP
'IDTYK (How To Love Me)’ shares a tantalizing and exciting peek into the highly-anticipated upcoming EP debut from Rexford, aka Sarah Tromley as she introduces her new . While deeply intimate and personal to the artist, the single speaks to anyone who has ever felt disregarded, deprioritized or invisible in a relationship. The appeal of ‘IDTYK’ is that it’s never dreary, because ultimately it’s a song about hope and choosing peace within oneself over the chaos and toxicity of a dysfunctional non-reciprocal romantic relationship. Like her recently-released infectious single “One Horse Town,” this new track explores the act of unburdening oneself from the illusion that a hypothetical perfect love can offer protection from tainted experiences. When Rexford concludes “I don’t think you know how to love me,” she’s embracing herself. The song is bursting with strong guitar chords and builds to an upbeat, sparkling crescendo. Rexford’s smooth vocal tone evokes a perfect Saturday morning, dancing around the bedroom with utter freedom and pure abandon. With a message of healthy boundaries laced with quiet chaos, ‘IDTYK’ warmly invites the listener into their ‘confidence era’. Along with the forthcoming EP, this fall, the Portland-native is dropping her self-titled short film, “Rexford.” Executively produced by and starring Sarah Tromley, Rexford’s alter-ego, the film explores the concept of home. Reflecting on her latest offering, Sarah shared: “It was so fun to shoot the Rexford short film, because it allowed me to tap into my inner multi-hyphenate self. Finding ways to give fans a glimpse into my world is cool when you can do it in creative ways that validate your journey,” 'IDTYK (How To Love Me) is out on streaming platforms now, check it out below:
- West-Yorkshire hailing wordsmith Addy drops stormer 'Gucci'
Photo credit: Eyeglass Films Hailing from West Yorkshire, rising wordsmith Addy is well versed in the art of sonically storming production. Armed with a distinct all-round versatility, if he were to put ‘Alchemist’ at the top of his resumé, nobody could question it. With a string of releases like ‘AUTOMATIC’ and ‘BIRI BIRI’ firmly putting him on the map and before a well-versed group of rap lovers, Addy now delivers a new single ‘Gucci’ along with accompanying visuals sure to pack a punch. Having created a sound that resembles a transformative potion of UK rap sounds with echoes of grime, master of alchemy has stirred up some magic yet again. By fusing the perfect melodic and upbeat rapping flares with an unfaltering, gutsy flow and seamlessly integrating them, the northern talent’s latest offering lends itself to a summer experience not to be missed. Crooning over a gritty bassline, Addy strikes the perfect balance of impactful cadence and recite-worthy hooks resulting in a cleverly complex track in wonderfully simple clothing. Drawing inspiration from the early days of UK grime, from BBK to So Solid Crew, the rising artist continues to interlink classic, evergreen rap styles with pleasing, unexpected flips. Just as his delivery becomes crisper with each new release, his lyricism never fails to match it. With power behind each bar, and a rawness reminiscent of the golden years of UK rap, Addy delves into the pressures of modern living in his latest offering. Speaking of his latest offering, Addy noted: “I noticed a lot of people around me are head to toe in designer clothing, but when it comes down to it, do they really have anything to show for it? From there, the hook ‘Gucci made you do it’ was born.” Pioneering his own sound out of a mining town in West Yorkshire, he now sets out to prove all of his doubters wrong as he ignites the summer season with this club heater. Mediocre just isn’t in his vocabulary, so you can be sure that with continuous elevation, alongside his no-nonsense mentality, there’s no way he’ll miss. 'Gucci' is out on streaming platforms now, check it out below:
- D.K. Lyons delivers another pure pop experience with offering ‘Fake Ray-Bans’
Photo credit: Cassandra Kornhiser Hailing from a bustling Manhattan, Massachusetts-born singer, songwriter and producer D.K. Lyons is well-versed in the art of juggling unique talents. Armed with a new take on infectious pop productions and a signature vocal cadence, D.K. Lyons now returns to the spotlight with a playful yet reflective offering ‘Fake Ray-Bans’ - delivering a fun 80s-infused sound that ignites the summer season and prickles the ears of many. Following his string of popular releases like ‘Where Do All The Sad Girls Go?’ and ‘When We Were Falling In Love’, ‘Everything Is Wonderful’, it’s clear Lyons recognises his unique talent for communicating relatable experiences. With every release capturing a new frame and inviting listeners into his headspace, D.K. Lyons is an emerging talent across a multitude of genres. From recording cassette demos at age 10 and honing his craft with open mic nights to triumphantly entering a recording studio for the first time in 2018, D.K. Lyons has developed his craft to become a truly conceptual artist, envisioning layered synths and guitar riffs working alongside each other to create a pure, unadulterated pop experience. D.K. Lyons noted: Fake Ray-Bans is a personal pep talk wrapped up in an anthemic 80s pop sound. It's all about focusing on love, dedication, and passion packaged up in a Charli XCX-inspired pop song." ‘Fake Ray-Bans’ manifests as an upbeat, dreamy composition demanding groovy drums, stacked synths and creative ear candy complemented by an effortlessly intoxicating topline. All of this supports a euphonious chorus that is absolutely bound to get stuck in your head as the talent takes a deep dive into the sound of desire. D.K. Lyon’s lyricism naturally veers towards a stream of consciousness, resembling conversations within himself as he gradually creates a jigsaw of fantastical musings. Lyons has developed his craft into one that is fluid and adaptable. He composes according to how he’s feeling in the moment because the music must match his energy. D.K. Lyons envisions a multitude of creative influences interlocking to create a pure, unadulterated sonic experience. 'Fake Ray-Bans' is out on streaming platforms now, check it out below:
- Lisa Ramey shares 'Body' to ignite the summer season following the release of journeyed album
Photo credit: Antonio T. Harris Vocal powerhouse Lisa Ramey caught the attention of millions following her stint on The US Voice, where she performed on the team of John Legend. Exuding soul-infused fervour in every delivery, superbly countered by her signature rock n’ roll edge that unequivocally captures her roots; the St Louis born, New York-based vocalist has recently returned to the spotlight to take her unmatched versatile artistry to the next level. Following the release of her superbly journeyed album ‘Broken Smile’, the talent now ignites the summer season with pop rock stormer ‘Body’. With a growing catalogue of gospel, rock, reggae and R&B infused productions, Lisa Ramey’s limitless and creative mentality is reflected in her discography, as she effortlessly floats between genres with unmatched versatility. With her latest album ‘Broken Smile’ putting her name before a well-versed group of music fans, the unique talent maintains her zest for providing thought-provoking commentary, while continuing to discover a pure means of translating and understanding her experiences. Echoes of pop rock tones are packed with divine, feminine energy in her latest flirty production. As the songstress reflects on her own personal growth and empowerment, Ramey enters the Summer season with the perfect jam for her loyal fans to embrace wholeheartedly. In her upcoming single, Lisa Ramey captures the essence of embracing the power of the word ‘no’, while maintaining the personal, unapologetic freedom to be sassy and playful. As Ramey explains: "My body is my temple. It's fun to flirt and embrace the power of "no". This song is sassy, flirty and full of ‘ ‘what's mine is mine’ and I decide who gets to share that with me. It's powerful, with plenty of guitar licks and high energy. This is the perfect summer jam to have some fun without feeling like we gotta go all the way.” Lisa Ramey’s captivating artistry has earned her accolades from both radio, playlisting and press. Featured in the likes of Gigwise, Wordplay, Lock Mag as well as Apple’s New Music Daily and Spotify editorial playlists, she now kicks off the warmer season with a track set to prickle the ears of many. As the talent’s ever-diversifying discography consistently delivers something for everyone, Ramey continues to wrap listeners up in a whirlwind of full-bodied, rich tones - a result tantalising to any well-versed music lover. “Be free! Have some flirty fun with the boys while holding your power close. No is a beautiful word.” - Lisa Ramey 'Body' is out on streaming platforms now, check it out below:
- NYC beatmaker Ducktail makes his official entrance with debut stormer ‘Over’
Photo credit: Robby Haribowo Kusumo Hailing from NYC, accomplished producer Ducktail is no stranger to a feel-good electronic cut. Armed with a modern take on future bass and electro pop, Ducktail’s top-notch production skills have earned him accolades from the likes of Pete Tong as he has quietly perfected his craft behind the curtain. Now triumphantly stepping into the spotlight with Summer stormer ‘Over’, he joins forces with Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling artist Kristal Oliver as he officially introduces himself to listeners worldwide. “Over is a story of new beginnings – it's a celebration of human pursuit". - Ducktail Drawing inspiration from his own personal journey, ‘Over’ marks the beginning of a thematic three-part release summer saga for Ducktail as he begins a new chapter. Swapping Wall Street for waveform and spreadsheets for the studio, Ducktail innately draws inspiration from his own unfeigned experiences - from travel to photography. Effortlessly transitioning into his now public moniker, ‘Over’ exists freely to remind dance music lovers that excitement and inspiration remain key words all year round. Envisioning a groove-oriented bassline supported by energetic multi-layered leads, the beatmaker creates a pure, unadulterated sonic experience in his latest offering. Having spent recent years perfecting his craft to produce music with an intoxicatingly energetic spirit, Ducktai’s debut offering is decorated with the sounds of sonic ecstasy while his collaborator Kristal Oliver delivers an undeniably elevating topline. As Ducktail demonstrates the complexity and depth that collaboration brings, his signature sound is set to reach new heights. Injecting nostalgic rave sounds into contemporary electro pop music soundscapes, Ducktail now embarks on the next stage of his career and continues to plough his own furrow. This release delivers several irresistible climactic moments to heat up the dancefloor, and as Ducktail’s output shows itself to invoke true self-confidence, the multi-faceted producer connects with listeners through powerful positivity. 'Over' is out on streaming platforms now, listen below:
- Sir Winston unveils electrifying indie-sleaze single 'Perfectly Numb'
New York City based Australian DJ and producer Sir Winston is set to captivate music enthusiasts with his latest release - 'Perfectly Numb'. This highly anticipated single, taken from his forthcoming EP 'Démons à Combattre,' showcases Sir Winston's exceptional talent for blending genres and creating unique sonic experiences. Recorded at Transmitter Studios in Brooklyn New York, Sir Winston reminisced, "everything flowed and ran like a dream for 'Perfectly Numb.' Reflecting on the process, he added, "We found the new sound we were after. Completing it brought total joy - I left the studio beaming." Sir Winston is a prolific and diverse artist who thrives on the affinity between music and fashion. His music has already been used in big fashion campaigns including NIKE, VOGUE, Victoria’s Secret & Maybelline. He’s also designed and dropped several sustainable clothing collections under the brand name Sir Winston, culminating in a recent Pop-Up installation on the Lower East Side in Manhattan New York. "Perfectly Numb" immerses listeners in an electrifying fusion of indie-sleaze and infectious dance beats. The track's exhilarating energy and upbeat tempo make it a perfect addition to any party playlist. Drawing inspiration from influential acts like LCD Soundsystem, MGMT, New Order, and darker bands like Nine Inch Nails, Sir Winston crafts a distinctive sound that resonates with both indie pop and electronic music lovers. Speaking of the track's inception, Sir Winston expressed his admiration for the arpeggiated synth riff, noting: "I love the arpeggiated synth riff – the track grew from that riff and the bass line. When the synth riff was looping in the studio, I yelled, 'this is making me perfectly numb' - Booooooom!" Accompanying the “Perfectly Numb” release is an incredible music video filmed on the New York subway. It features Sir Winston performing with W.A.F.F.L.E crew, a NYC based collective of Litefeet Subway Dancers including Kid The Wiz, Joel Leitch and Lady Slick. "Perfectly Numb" is out on streaming platforms now, check it out below: