“Sometimes, I wish I could be a butterfly, flying high.” Atlanta’s very own Raury sounds a bit more vengeful than normal on his latest release, “Butterfly.” It sounds as though he’s sick of people with inauthentic approaches, and he makes that strikingly clear over enveloping, calm production courtesy of Danny Parra. Stream “Butterfly” below.
If you remember Corinne Bailey Rae‘s “Like A Star,” you’ll immediately have a flashback upon listening to Raury‘s song of the same name. Featuring jazzy production courtesy of Donnie Trumpet, the song has an ambient, hazy feel. Stream “Like A Star” below.
Atlanta’s genre-defying Raury, offers a smooth cut highlighting a place we all love to be, “Home.” He collaborates with New York’s Take A Daytrip to bring soothing vibes wile reminiscing on themes relating to his home and possibly yours, also. The smooth and lavish production creates a thick soundscape of with enough soft spots to . . .
XXL Freshman Raury taps fellow Atlantan Key! to drop visuals for his acoustic banger “Trap Tears”. Raury probably has the most unique soundscape outside of Goldlink in this year’s XXL Freshman class. In “Trap Tears” Raury blends his folk-rap sound with traditional Atlanta trap bass to create an extraordinary anthem. Although Key! doesn’t have a . . .
Over the last ten years, hip-hop has grown in popularity and made a major impact on mainstream music. There are many defining moments we can look back on that allowed hip hop to break out of its shell, like when Eminem got on stage with Elton John at the Grammys, or when Kid Cudi dropped . . .
A new era of rap superstars is upon us and Atlanta’s Raury is staking his claim to be considered one of the anointed. He’s not there yet, but the oft-tagged “industry plant” singer/songwriter/rapper seems to be working in earnest as he delivers new music ahead of a much anticipated debut album. Teaming up with fellow . . .
West Coast rock act The Neighbourhood debuts a black and white video for “Warm,” originally featured on their #000000 & #FFFFFF mixtape. The song features Atlanta up and comer Raury, who also appears in the video. Watch the Dexter Navy-directed video below.
Today is a good day. Yes, Monday is a good day. Why, you may ask? Well, one reason is “Higher,” a new collaborative track between two unique artists: SBTRKT and Raury. Raury continues to build the unique brand of artistry that drew many listeners to his Indigo Child project. Look for SBTRKT’s album to drop . . .
Atlanta creative Raury decided to pay homage to fellow ATLiens on Sway In The Morning, delivering a rapid fire verse over Outkast’s “Elevators.” Raury is primarily known for his vocals, but that didn’t stop him from delivering right on time. Raury freestyles with confidence in the video, making us wonder what direction he’ll take his . . .
Innovative rock group The Neighbourhood links up with rising star Raury for “Warm,” an ominous new collaborative record. It’s hard to know what to expect next on this record, and that’s one of the biggest things that makes it so great. Stream “Warm” below.
As Atlanta creative Raury awaits his pivotal September 26 performance at Outkast’s #ATLast homecoming concert, he debuts Indigo Child. This project has been highly anticipated for months, and rightfully so. Indigo Child is full of emotive, dynamic music that is as hard to classify as it is easy to enjoy. Stream Indigo Child in full . . .
Atlanta rising star Raury jumps back into the limelight with a video for “Cigarette Song,” his emotive single. The video features Raury alongside a beautiful female counterpart, as they wander through beautiful scenery and enjoy each other’s company. Watch the video for “Cigarette Song” below.
Raury‘s “Cigarette Song” is another testament to his power as both a vocalist and a songwriter. Raw, poignant, and thought-provoking, “Cigarette Song” compares the dangers of tobacco products and casual sex, including his own personal experiences. Raury will be performing at Outkast’s 3 day #ATLast festival in September alongside Outkast, Childish Gambino, and Kid Cudi. . . .
Daring Atlanta creative Raury returns to our collective attention with “Sunshine,” a challenging listen that spans different genres. At only seventeen years old, Raury sets himself apart from the pack. In anticipation of his senior prom, he wrote, produced, and recorded “Sunshine” all by himself. The results speak for themselves. Raury flaunts an unorthodox delivery . . .
It’s a good day to be Taylor Bennett, as his new project, Restoration Of An American Idol, is officially here. The nine-track project includes guest features from Chance The Rapper, Lil Yachty, Mike WiLL Made It, Lil Yachty, Jeremih, KYLE, Raury and Supa Bwe. Bennett told the Fader: “I hope people find out more about . . .