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Raw Webb – “Bully Bitches”

Today Jersey rapper Raw Webb releases his new single “Bully Bitches” produced by Mossberg Montana.“Bully Bitches means no matter what – don’t give up. Bully for your opportunity and just take it! Don’t wait on anyone to give it. Take it or you’ll be left behind,” Raw Webb explained. Featuring a guitar laden trap beat, Raw Webb stresses the importance of living your life to the fullest with “Bully Bitches.”Finding his way into the music industry by way of DJing, Jersey rapper Raw Webb has been in the music industry for over 15 years in the Tri-State area and transitioned to rap after the seeing the possibilities of commercial success. Raw Webb got his more »

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South Africa’s AKA Earns BET Awards “Best International Act” Nomination

South African hip hop artist AKA is continuing to push musical boundaries and today was announced by BET as this years’ nominee for “Best International Act” for the BET Awards. AKA is the only South African nominee representing the category of hip hop/rap alongside Burna Boy and Mr Eazi. He’s been focused on becoming an internationally known artist, working with producers and talent all over the world – and it’s apparent with his BET Awards nomination that people are paying attention. Watch “Fela in Versace” Now. “It’s an honor to rep my country at this year’s BET Awards. Afrobeatz is more »

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Ricky Styles (@RickyStylesDSG) – “Shake That”

Battling back through the adversity of almost losing his leg and ability to walk in a near fatal 2014 shooting Bay Area rapper, well-known pimp and hustler Ricky Styles has been resurrected with a new set of singles and visuals to be released in the coming months. While his 2017 “Facetime” record gained traction with the blog sites and DJ’s in the Bay Area, Ricky Styles’ new record “Shake That” has been picking up on the East Coast after DJ Self and DJ Enuff began spinning the record on Sirius/XM. Having lost his brother at a young age to street violence, Ricky Styles was inspired by his brother’s motivational words to pursue his more »

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Auidi (@auidimusic)- ‘Trifecta’

With claims to be the first independent artist to ever release a debut album with 30 songs, rapper Auidi drops his highly anticipated debut project Trifecta.  Titled after Auidi’s ability to sing, rap and song-write, Auidi is truly a 3-in-1 talent with a range of sounds and abilities.  To date Auidi has collaborated with Caskey, Malik Yusef, Fikshu and Lee England Jr to name a few, so new listeners of his music will find he is well rounded and skilled at his craft.   Released on his birthday May 19th, this album is broken down into three sections of 10 songs,  andreinforces his claims to be the “epitome of versatility.” “This more »

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@Dante_Swave – ” Vibes”

As Dante Swave prepares for the release of his upcoming EP, Take Your Soul, the introspective rapper delivers the lead single to the project dubbed, “Vibes” produced by Shhbang Records.   According to Dante the song is about energy, self love and the idea of being alive: “The way you can catch a vibe is through energy, any feeling that makes you feel good in any sort of way. Aesthetics within your visionary perception. Meeting people you connect with, having fun, and being comfortable with yourself is how you catch a vibe. It all starts with self-love and loving the idea of being alive,” Dante explained.  After taking his high more »

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Mark Mendy Enlist The Beamish Brothers For “Black Gasoline”

Mark Mendy doesn’t release many songs in a year, but when he does, they are certified hits. Even more so with “Black Gasoline”, a collaboration with Australian duo The Beamish Brothers, whose perfect harmonies make this song spin circles in your head. Leaning on a growling bass line, this radio-friendly pop song heats hearts and dancefloors alike. A remix EP will follow in March. Jeremy Beamish on the making of “Black Gasoline”: “Black Gasoline tells the story of temptation and is all about the feeling of doing something which feels wrong but not being able to stop yourself. The phrase, more »

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SLEEPYCATT’s Minecraft Birthday Party is the Music Festival 2018 Deserved

Soundcloud twitter is a universe crowded with memes and quotable tweets. Cartoonish personalities and characters that govern a community that feels cooler than the audio distribution platform itself. If you heard this past week that there was a “Minecraft Party” where Charli XCX showed up, you were correctly informed. For one night, Minecraft was the festival ground for a 13+ artist lineup that included Soundcloud favorites Y2K, Valentine, umru, William Crooks, Cavan Brady, Sadkey, Yitaku, Ramen Boy, and Gupi to celebrate SLEEPYCATT’s 21st Birthday. It’s as if Brownies and Lemonade was boxed in the 3-D space of Minecraft, or if Kaytranada’s more »

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Audiotistic Bay Area 2018 Looks to Make Bigger Splash With Stacked Lineup

After booking a stacked lineup of A-Class names that included Marshmello, Lil Uzi Vert, Ghastly, Playboi Carti, and Joyryde, flagship festival organization, Insomniac, returns to host Audiotistic with a lineup that is twice as big and full of promise. For two days, Audiotistic Bay Area will have appearances from Ekali, Medasin, Jai Wolf, K?D, and more looking to make a splash at this year’s festival grounds. Artists who have made strong campaigns this past year such as Whipped Cream and Judge will be taking center stage Saturday along with a superstar roster of earworm rap and electronic acts. Since 1996, more »

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After Two-Year Hiatus, Mark Redito Returns with Dreamy Follow-Up “Cloud Keep” with Abbi Press

Prolific electronic, Filipino producer, Mark Redito, returns to the fold with his vibrant new single, “Cloud Keep,” featuring Brooklyn Songstress and Producer, Abbi Press. Recovering from a lengthy writers block and subsequent disappearance, “Cloud Keep” is Redito’s first original follow-up since 2016’s “You’ll Only Love Me When I’m Gone.” Bounded by personal matters, Redito’s creative spirit hit a speed bump in 2016 – a fruitful year full of career accomplishments that included the successful debut of Likido, a concert series focusing on people of color, women and LGBTQ producers. “ “I felt burnt out and unmotivated,” Redito says of his more »

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Biggest hack in YouTube history?

As we are seeing now, Despacito has been taken down off of YouTube. Further info has shown has that the video post to this song has supposedly been hacked, by Kuroi’sh & Prosox, however information as to their motives is very little. “Free Palestine” among other comments were left under the video, and on top of this multiple other popular songs from the past two years have been hacked, most taken down already.   Tracks from Adele, Kaaris, Chris Brown, Katy Perry and more have all been affected as it seems, and of course, this is only the start.   more »

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