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NYC’s Steff Reed Shares the “Power of Love” in New Video

Known for his positive energy, aura, and message, New York-based musician, educator and activist Steff Reed is back with heartwarming visuals to accompany the lead single off his 2018 release The Power of Love Experience, titled, “Power of Love”. Filmed in Santiago, Chile and in NYC, the video features communities worldwide coming together to celebrate the Power of Love in all its manifestations. In a global climate filled with turmoil and violence, this feel good song stands atop prior rally cries lamenting police brutality, gang violence, and systemic anti-Blackness. Watch the new video below and stream Steff Reed’s latest album, more »

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Stream Ricky Bats New EP, ‘Bats Born a True Spitter’ Now

Currently pushing two hit singles in “Slash” and “On My Block”. New York recording artist Ricky Bats continues his momentrum with another big release in the full-length project, properly-titled, Bats Born a True Spitter. The new project is a 13-track arsenal of lethal lyricism. Featuring guest appearances by Maino, Uncle Murda, and radio personality Sway. Along with “Slash” and “On My Block”, the project also features breakout cuts, “Lay Low”, “34 Shots”, and “Time”. The perfect project for any newfound fan looking for great East Coast rhymeslaying. Well known for his previous efforts throughout music, Ricky Bats is best known more »

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Watch Uni-G & Rina Glover New Music Video, “I’m On”

Gabriel UniLias Adjei-Gyamfi, better known as recording artist Uni-G, is a high-profile new artist who has been praised by several premier New York music entertainment outlets. Today, Uni G continues his buzzworthy campaign with the release of his latest music video for the new single, properly-titled, “I’m On”. Directed by Be Freaky With That Camera, The Unidentifed God is living like a king in his latest feature. Influenced by the Eddie Murphy comedy classic, the rapper is adored by loyal subjects, servants at his beckoned call, and a great leading lady in Rina Glover. Uni-G delivers respectable bars filled with more »

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Asoh Black! Drops Hot “Foolie” Video

Asoh Black! premiered the video for his hit single “Foolie,” a few days ago, after teasing the release for months to much anticipation. The futuristic, fantastical video highlights Asoh’s trademark Brooklyn swagger, while showcasing his braggadocious lyricism and dynamic energy. “I felt like the fans were getting too much of my calm side,” he says. “So I needed to remind them I’m the type of artist that stays electrified and “Foolie” is the perfect record for that.” The video, directed by Cooper Davis –who also directed “Joy” and “My Bounce” for Asoh — solidifies Asoh’s art direction and musical stylings more »

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Dylan Owen Captures the Moment on ‘Holes in Our Stories’ (EP)

New York-bred recording artist Dylan Owen has been taking the world by storm with his sensational sound and undeniable appeal to critics. The prolific lyricist prepares his most personal project to date with the release of his latest project, creatively-titled, Holes in Our Stories. Telling a darker new story, the 13-track fifth project includes breakout cuts, “Fingerprints”, “Mourn”, and “Breaks Some Ice”. Dylan on Holes in Our Stories: This album is the story of me putting myself back together again. The songs throughout the album are interconnected in a way that weaves in and out of the most impactful experiences more »

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We’re Back! Stream Gromo x Hush New Single, “Hurry”

“Hurry” is the latest release from NYC-based artist Gromo, the direct follow-up to the previous “RIP”. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, on “Hurry”, Gromo follows a similar upbeat formula with a healthy dose of brilliantly infused R&B, Electronic, and Pop sound to produce another hit. On the track, Gromo, alongside vocalist Hush, serenade love interest looking beautiful in her black dress on the runway, eagerly awaiting the arrival of the duo. Gromo on the making of “Hurry”: ‘Hurry’ was inspired by New York “Boom Bap” style production. I have always dug gospel music and the emotions within, so more »

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Kid Jazz Grabs Don Q for “Never Stop” Single

Don’t let Kid Jazz’s name fool you. The Philly upstart is as Hip Hop as it comes. To kick things off in Q1 of 2019, Jazz takes us Uptown as he links with the Bronx’s own, Don Q, on “Never Stop.” If you’ve been following the drama unfold between Q and Tory Lanez, then it’s to no surprise that the BX spitter throws a few subtle jabs at his competition on the collaborative single. Jazz and Q recorded the single at Means Street Studio in Atlanta. The fusion of that classic ATL sound and NYC vibe make for a catchy more »

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Watch Frank Vanegas “Rubix Cube” Video Right Now

“Rubix Cube” is the first track to ever be released by Frank Vanegas after years of shaping his sound that is drawn from his multicultural background. Hailing from Queens, New York, Vanegas fuses his Colombian roots with the city’s most diverse neighborhood to tell his story. Highlighting his personal background, you will experience songs that will uplift you but also leave you in self-reflection. Sonically, Vanegas thrives over productions ranging from melodic trap to soulful boom bap. Who is Frank Vanegas? Born and raised in Queens NY, Frank Vanegas was influenced at a young age by legends such as Biggie, more »

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Oxburg (Litt Jagger) – Tales From The Litt (LP)

New York rising recording artist Oxburg has been making a wave for himself this summer with hot new music and fast-growing grass-rooted fanbase. Capitalizing on his popularity, the new artist unleashes the fury with a brand new album, properly-titled, ‘Tales From The Litt’. Also known as “Litt Jagger”, on the new project, Oxburg delivers his signature style of catchy lyricism, radio-ready hooks, and in-depth concepts. The 14-track project features all new music from the rising star. Featuring guest appearances from frequent collaborators Thrax da Don, L.Black, Eastwood Da Guru, Gnetics, Gz, Baddnews, World Be Free, Lee Hernandez, and Wild Boi more »

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New York’s Boaz BagBag Supports Autism Research with First Tree Center

Autism is common. More than 200,000 new cases discovered annually, primarily diagnosed at infancy. Common, the resources for the disease are limited and inconvenient. Manhattan’s Boaz BAGBAG provides Uptown with a premiere location as he opens a nursery for Autistic children in Manhattan. Known as the First Tree Center. The nursery will be available for all autistic children in the surrounding New York-area. Providing urgent assistance, classrooms, and rehabilitating day care for children between infants through 3-years-old. Reports have shown, currently, 16 diagnosed infants travel to nurseries outside New York-area while other remain home due to inability of convenient travel more »

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Stream Praise New EP, ‘All Praises Due’

Promising potential, slick rhymes, and highly regarded as one of the next big Hip-Hop stars to come out of the East Coast, New York rhymeslayer Praise follows up his breakout release with a new EP, properly-titled, ‘All Praises Due’. ‘All Praises Due’ is a two song package featuring Praise two new singles, “I Don’t Remember You Callin'” and the title track. The producer/recording artist shines bright on the new collection with impactful wordplay, charismatic energy, and undeniable sound. Since its release, Praise has been receiving rave reviews from critics, describing the project as one of the summer’s best work from more »

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Meet Prezzy Supreme, Drops “Tekashi” & “Selena”

Prezzy Supreme, also known as Stillz, was born in the South Bronx. When he was in high school Damon Dash would give him advice about the music industry and also critiqued his mixtapes. Despite growing up in the projects, his insight made PREZZY value education and improving himself. He decided to pursue a degree at Hampton University in Virginia and traveled around the country and cultivated his passion for music by collaborating and working with different artists and producers from ATL, Cali, Miami, and Houston. In his early twenties, he lost two of his best friends, one to a drug more »

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Bronx’s St. Ridah Drops New Song, “Never Trust”

St.Ridah is a hip-hop/rap artist native from Bronx, NY. His first name Santo translates into saint in Spanish and the second part of his name Ridah can also be translated to street Ridah. Growing up in the streets of Bronx, NY in the era of 2 Pac, Big Pun, Nas, and DMX he became a fan of lyrical art. St. Ridah joined the army for a short period of time, but it was pulling him away from his music goals and kept him away from his duties as a family man. He is currently working on a new EP titled more »

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Gromo is the Next Big Thing in Hip-Hop/Electronic

Brae Gromek is a New York college student by day and by night, the youngest DJ/producer to play the iconic Ultra Music Festival in Miami as the recording artist Gromo. Labelled a phenomenon due to his massive success so early in his career, the fast-rising sensation is undeniable notified as one of music’s biggest breakout stars of the year. Sparking a buzz with the debut of his remix “Faded” by Zhu back in 2015. Gromo buzz is swiftly growing with more and more releases of original music. Rooting his popularity with tracks, “Prince”, “Season”, and “Selfish”. A triple-threat as DJ/producer/songwriter, more »

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Stream Troy Ave New Project, ‘Style 4 Free (Part 2)’

This mixtape features Troy Ave tackling his favorite songs in the game right now. He covers Drake’s God’s Plan and Cardi’s Be Careful to name a few. Currently, Troy is working on his “We Against the World Tour,” coming to your city soon. In the meantime, enjoy these flips given by Troy. Listen to Troy’s new project above, courtesy of SoundCloud.

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Noetic Drops “Game Time” Video

Noetic is set to unleash his debut album, “#Lonesome,” and in preparation for its release, the ​NY-bred/LA-​based rapper gets in his bag with with slick bars, and witty basketball references that compare his favorite sport to the hustle in the streets. Producer, Kazi Monsoon, provides eerie, melodic keys over a mixture of smooth and hard-hitting drums whose bounce captures the ears of listeners. “Game Time” is an eloquent mix of Boom Bap and Trap, with complimentary lyrics provided by Noetic. Watch Here.

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NYC’s Nickel and Dime Ops Puts the World on Notice with New Album, ‘Resuscitation Music’

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and with Hip-Hop at an all-time high in the public eye, this is the perfect time to be introduced to popular New York City band known as Nickel and Dime Ops. After 10 years of preparation, Nickel and Dime Ops take their buzz to the next level with the release of their highly-anticipated new album, titled, ‘Resuscitation Music’. A celebration album after the years of build, the new album is 13-track musical and lyrical masterpiece, featuring several guest vocalists including two-time 2018 Grammy nominated, Jean Baylor. New York Daily reports, “…Nickel and Dime Operation can more »

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Meet Icey, NYC’s Hot New Star

Syed Ahsan (born April 29th, 1995), best known by the stagename Icey, is Bengali American recording artist from Bangladesh-by-way-of-New York City. Discovering his passion for music at 10-years-old, Icey has been grooming his skills to compete on an elite level within today’s musical landscape. Since moving stateside, Icey spent his free time studying live performances and the diversity within the world of music. Well educated, Icey began creating his own music and within several years, he created a buzz for himself throughout the East Coast. In 2018, Icey released his debut mixtape shortly after relocating to South Florida. Icey’s debut more »

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NYC’s Oxburg Drops New LP, ‘The Validation’

Fresh off the road with a popularity spanning from New York, Virginia, San Diego, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Orlando. Syracuse recording artist Oxburg delivers his best work to-date with the release of his new album, ‘The Validation’. Oxburg is a native of Syracuse, New York, where his love for music was nurtured at a young age by his godmother, a well-known Blues performer. Starting his own label back in 2007 with the release of his first album, ‘Death Before Dishonor’. ‘The Validation’ exhibits Oxburg’s award-winning quality with high energy, positive message, and astonishing body of work. more »

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NYC’s Jon Wick Drops New Single, “She Gets Around”

Hip-hop artist Jon Wick from Brooklyn began his music career at the age of 19. His musical inspirations and influences are Jay-Z, Tupac, Biggie, Mase and Big L. Jon’s style is a fusion of 90’s hip-hop with a modern day twist. He possesses the versatility to create music that delivers an enlightening, powerful message(s) or creating commercial records. Something we hear in his new single, “She Gets Around”. “She Gets Around” is a dope track produced by Airborne Audio. Many have said this record is radio worthy as it uses a memorable one liner from Nelly’s classic “E.I.” The joint will leave music fans wanting to more »

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