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1-O.A.K. Drops Off The Dreamy, “In The Moment”

1-O.A.K., a quiet mainstay in the Bay Area music scene for the last few years, releases his second single, “In The Moment”, from his forthcoming project Riding in Cars with Girls. The self-produced beat, anchored by floating strings, smooth bass from Drew Banga, and a “Prototype”-esque guitar loop, lays the foundation for the Oakland singer to nonchalantly boast his […]

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Albums

Dreamville Rapper J.I.D Achieves Controlled Urgency on “The Never Story”

Atlanta rapper J.I.D, the latest signee to Dreamville, recently shared his new album, The Never Story, which includes features from 6LACK, Dreamville’s EarthGang, and Mereba. Pivoting at 12 tracks, the talented emcee doesn’t hold anything back with skilled wordplay, equally impressive delivery, and controlled urgency. Whether he’s going full speed with pulsating bars about his family and neighborhood on […]

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Miami’s Sabrina Claudio Embraces Self-Discovery on Re-Release of ‘Confidently Lost’

Although she released the original project about a year ago, Miami songstress Sabrina Claudio has re-released her Confidently Lost mixtape as an EP for any new listeners who haven’t been paying attention until now (a.k.a. us). Throughout the 7-track EP, Claudio mixes dominant R&B production with ethereal and achingly angelic vocals, creating a sultry space where her lyrics about […]

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Mansa Prevails in the Aftermath of a Break-Up on “Red Button”

Oakland-bred and Los Angeles-based singer Mansa returns with a brand new track by the name of “Red Button”, a guitar-laden single that features the talented singer celebrating a break-up. Connecting with fellow Bay Area artist G-Eazy, Mansa’s “Red Button” track is an unapologetic song about moving forward and closing broken chapters without any guilt. While […]

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A. Chal Turns His Dreams Into Reality on “To The Light”

Peruvian singer A. Chal reflects on his own bucket list and growing achievements in his new song “To The Light”, his first drop since last year’s Welcome To GAZI project. Focused on family and his own dreams becoming a reality, “To The Light” is a mid-tempo guitar heavy track that finds the singer feeling anything but […]

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Listen to GoldLink – “Pray Everyday (Survivor’s Guilt)”

As GoldLink nears the release of his sophomore album At What Cost, the D.M.V. rapper shares his latest single “Pray Everyday (Survivor’s Guilt)”. The bouncy gospel-laden track finds the melodic emcee warding off demons and fake friends, along with listing a few of his own vices. GoldLink’s newest track follows up his collaboration “Crew” with Brent Faiyaz and […]

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Music Videos

Music Video: Junglepussy – Somebody

Brooklyn artist Junglepussy graces us with a new video for her track “Somebody”, taken from her 2015 album, Pregnant with Success. Released by way of Teen Vogue, the nostalgic visuals for “Somebody” are enchanting and dreamy as Junglepussy uses nature and 70’s inspired scenes to rap about affection and desire. The singer noted that “Somebody” was the final she […]

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Hear Sango’s Newest Baile Funk Project, ‘De Mim, Pra Você’

Sango shares the fourth project from his Da Rocinha series entitled De Mim, Pra Você. The baile funk project pays tribute to Sango’s love for Brazilian inspired music, with a bit of help from his Soulection friends, Chris McClenney and Monte Booker. The 16-track project arrives before Sango prepares to drop his long-awaited sophomore album, In The Comfort Of, […]

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Stream Smino’s Excellent Debut Album, ‘blkswn’

St. Louis up and comer Smino shares his long-awaited debut album, blkswn. As one of the Midwest’s most promising emcees, Smino has been able to avoid categorization over the last two years and craft music that blends together soul, funk, hip-hop, and blues. Led by the singles “Anita”, “blkswn”, and most recently “Father Son Holy Smoke”, […]

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First Look: TJ Bridges’ “Iceberg Slim”

Fresh of the success of last year’s “T.M.B.”, TJ Bridges has shared a smooth and catchy new single, “Iceberg Slim.” Featuring production by Oakland’s Guapdad4000, the track builds on the string of laid-back, sparkling trap-influenced singles the Bay Area native has released over the past few years. On “Iceberg Slim” we hear Bridges compare himself […]

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Music Videos

Starrah Debuts a Bubbly New Video for her Single “Rush”

Starrah, the California by way of Delaware singer/songwriter revisits her debut single “Rush” with the release of  a video component to perfectly accompany the bubbly track, courtesy of producer Retro Future. Cruising in a toy car, Starrah takes us on a euphoric joy ride through a 3-D Candy Land full of holograms and hyper sensations. […]

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“Red Clay” from Norway’s Charlotte Dos Santos is a Must-Hear

Norwegian singer-producer Charlotte Dos Santos is gearing up for her debut project Cleo by way of Fresh Selects, and shares a new single entitled “Red Clay”. Full of rich and earthy vocals, Santos has a unique old school voice that encapsulates you from the very beginning (similar to Amy Winehouse). “Red Clay” comes in at a […]

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Listen to NJOMZA’s Achingly Beautiful Ballad “sad for you”

Chicago native and LA-based singer NJOMZA shares a new heartbreak ballad by the name of “sad for you”. The solemn track features achingly wistful vocals from the singer, who bares all of her emotions throughout the five minute cut. Although the song is sad and cases the story of missing a lover, beauty surfaces out […]

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Step Inside Ray BLK’s Salon for Her “Patience” Video

London’s Ray BLK shares the visuals for her “Patience” freestyle, featuring a group of women casually relaxing in a hair salon. Understated and full of style, Ray uses the simplicity of women congregating in a salon to back her lyrics about individuality and running her race at her own speed. The song pushes for the […]

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Listen to Rayana Jay’s Airy New Track, “Everything”

Richmond, CA, singer-songwriter Rayana Jay continues to show why her pen game is so strong with her latest cut, “Everything”. The bouncy and airy single, produced by Gabriel Lambirth, finds Jay softly singing about a romance that lacks the perfect timing. While her lover is everything she needs, what she wants doesn’t exactly align. Take a […]

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Diet Cig Craft the Perfect Anti-Adulthood Anthem, “Barf Day”

New York duo Diet Cig recently dropped off another pop-punk anthem entitled “Barf Day”, from their upcoming album Swear I’m Good at This. Fronted by Alex Luciano, the song rides a spectrum of emotions about a shitty birthday, inconsistent plans, and things boiling down to one thing: eating ice cream on your birthday. Take a listen […]

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