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May 2016

Music

Joyce Wrice – Stay Around (EP Stream)

May 25, 2016

By Uptown Toney

As promised, San Diego born singer-songwriter Joyce Wrice delivers her debut EP Stay Around. 2 years in the works, the project is executive produced by fellow Los Angeles based artist/producer SiR, the 6-track by the SoCal based songstress project features Mndsgn, SiR, DJ Harrison, Jlbs and Chuk Le Garcon. Take a look at the tracklist down bottom and stream the cool and sultry 90s R&B sounding EP in full below before you make you purchase on iTunes.

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NAO – Girlfriend

May 25, 2016

By Uptown Toney

On July 28th via Little Tokyo Records, breakout London singer NAO will debut her first full length project For All We Know. Ahead of her albums release, the talented songstress premieres her Stint and GRADES-produced single, “Girlfriend” on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show.

The follow-up single to NAO’s buzzing record “Fool To Love” hears the artist’s soulful and sensual voice on top of seductive electronic-soul production, NAO’s signature ‘wonky-funk’ sound. Take a listen to “Girlfriend” below.

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Cousin Stizz – Gain Green (Video)

May 25, 2016

By Uptown Toney

Cousin Stizz lowkey had a great breakout year thanks to a co-sign from the OVO camp for his record “Shoutout,” now it looks like the Boston raper is on the same path this year as he drops off a video for his new OVO Sound Radio premiered track “Gain Green.”

The visual directed Goodwin shows Stizz and his boys out in their section of the city riding around, mackin, smoking, getting to the money and chilling. Watch the video above and look for the Dumdrumz-produced track to appear on Stizz’s second mixtape due out this summer.

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Hip Hop Artists: Post Your Music (5-25-16)

May 25, 2016

By FuNkwoRm

Yoooo! It’s Indie Wednesday. Time to share your music.

If you’re new to this hip hop blog, check out the rules below and post your music.

PLEASE READ

1. Everyone is limited to one music post per week. Spammers will be banned.

2. You can post the same song if you posted it the previous week but keep that practice in moderation

3. Converse and dialogue with each other as much as you like. In fact, I encourage it.

Here is the suggested format:

1. Name of the artist:

2. Location (where are you from)

3. Couple of your social links (Twitter and or Facebook)

4. Say something about yourself, hip hop, or anything interesting. It can also be totally unrelated to music. Show us you have a personality.

Post music or videos that can play in the thread please. No download links to your mixtape.

Feel free to post any PICS and GIFs.

POST…LISTEN…NETWORK

Check this: Hip Hop Artists: Post Your Music (5-25-16)

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[INDIE HYPE] O.T.A – “Likes To Smoke”

May 24, 2016

By FuNkwoRm

Indie hip hop artists, O.T.A (Over The Air) comes straight out of Phoenix, AZ. MBM’s J Flipp and Rupsy Banks collabed to form this group that adds some different hip hop flavors with their unique style of flows and R&B. Check out their latest video to their song, “Likes to Smoke”.

Website: www.madbluntedmusic.com

Facebook: facebook.com/OverTheAirAZ

Check this: [INDIE HYPE] O.T.A – “Likes To Smoke”

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Music

DJ Wavy – “Elevators”

May 24, 2016

By Kaitlin

Hailing from Brooklyn by way of Long Island, DJ Wavy continues evolving a strong buzz through out the East Coast while building a significant social media presence. Producing & DJ’ing premier events around the U.S., DJ Wavy has worked with the likes of Lil Uzi Vert, E-40, Ty Dolla Sign, 2 Chainz, Fabulous &Pusha T just to name a few. After generating instant success, DJ Wavy adds upon that success as he drops his first single titled, “ELEVATORS” which has currently racked up 600k+ plays on Soundcloud. Elevators, as the first single, will give you a sense of Wavy’s diverse flow as he rides melodies on the track with smooth autotune. Check it out.

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Music

3Bubble & J.Gray – “No Lie” [Video]

May 24, 2016

By Kaitlin

Check out “No Lie,” the latest video from prolific Houston hip hop/pop/crossover duo 3Bubble & J.Gray, whose eclectic sound takes them from classic hip hop and funk to EDM, pop and soul.

When these two artists met, they instantly connected, realizing they shared the same love for music and immediately got in the studio to record “Live From The Pentagon.” The album will be out soon – but in the mean time listen to “No Lie” here.

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Divinity Roxx – “We Are” [Video]

May 24, 2016

By Kaitlin

Divinity Roxx has played for President Obama, Oprah, Ellen, the MTV Music Awards and more as bassist and musical director for Beyonce. On her own, she has won awards and graced the cover of Bass Musicians Magazine and Bass Magazine.

Her 2012 ‘ Roxx Boxx Experience’ received critical acclaim as the ultimate funk mash-up of hip-hop and rock, featuring appearances by Grammy award winning artists and musicians Bootsy Collins and Killa Mike.

Now she is releasing her latest solo artistic statement, the alternative soul/pop epic “ImPossible [pronounced (I’ m Possible)]. “We Are” is the lead single from “ImPossible”. This song was produced by Keith Harris of The Black Eyed Peas who also played drums on this record.

“The lyrics were inspired by my former UC Berkeley professor June Jordan, (Poetry for the People), who wrote, “We Are the ones we’ve been waiting for.” She is rarely credited for it.” says Divinity.

Check out the inspirational video here!

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