Darren Gooden

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New Music Feb 27  |  

Lihtz Kamraz – “Lingo” (Video)

Philadelphia’s Lihtz Kamraz visits the lavish hills of Hollywood to set the scene for his latest visuals. He teams up with Rick Nyce to deliver his “Lingo” music video.The luxurious backdrop and accompaniment of beautiful models gives Lihtz the flare sought after by many artists, but his hunger and delivery will take him to another level. . . .


Ariana Grande – “Everyday” ft. Future (Video)

Ariana Grande released her Dangerous Woman album in May of 2016. Now we get the video for the Future featuring single, “Everyday.” This video is awesome in that it seems like they put caution to the wind by delivering some “hot and heavy” takes that managed to include a comical factor as well. Ariana’s team has gradually . . .

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New Music Feb 27  |  

Deverano gets lost in love on “Forest Eyes”

In a world of modern R&B where listeners continue to complain about artists sounding the same and not expressing genuine emotion in their music, Deverano strives to be the change that they all want to see. In his latest release, “Forest Eyes,” he offers exactly what he has been doing so well all along: creating . . .


Hip-Hop Campaign Speech: Future

You could easily say that 2016 was one of the best years for hip-hop in recent memory, but who had the BEST year? The contributors at Artistic Manifesto submitted their pick of which artist had the biggest 2016, and wrote a speech from that artist’s perspective. Now it’s up to you, the reader, to decide . . .

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New Music Feb 15  |  

NAV – “Some Way” ft. The Weeknd

After recently announcing a new project at hand, Toronto’s NAV lets loose the first taste of it. Cash said its go time! Im dropping my first project before the month is done ✅ A post shared by Nav (@beatsbynav) on Feb 11, 2017 at 2:51pm PST NAV is well on the way to his debut . . .

New Music Feb 12  |  

Ashoka – “Now I Know” ft. Tim Gent (prod. Rascal)

Stream Ashoka’s “Now I Know” ft. Tim Gent You live, you learn, and you level up. When we experience growth, sometimes we want to flex a little bit and there’s nothing wrong with that. Rockland County’s Ashoka teams up with Nashville’s Tim Gent for his single, “Now I Know.” They team up for a bout . . .


DJ Khaled – “Shining” ft. Beyoncé & Jay Z

Just as we wrap up the 59th annual Grammy Awards, we have a new DJ Khaled track accompanied by Beyoncé and Jay Z titled “Shining” is released. The single artwork also features Khaled’s baby boy Asahd Tuck Khaled. Listen below.

New Music Feb 10  |  

Take a trip to a California desert with Vinny Virgo in the “Alexus” video

Watch Vinny Virgo’s “Alexus” music video L.A. via Florida rapper, Vinny Virgo, goes on a wild ride in his official “Alexus” music video. He heads out to a sunny California desert on a “trip” with a teddy bear, mistress, and a gorilla. Related: Vinny Virgo drops cold flows on the eerie “House On The Hill” Vinny tells . . .

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New Music Feb 9  |  

Enjoy digital soul on Jacob Banks’s “Unholy War”

London’s Jacob Banks opens up 2017 with the lead single to his upcoming project, The Boy Who Cried Freedom, titled “Unholy War.” It’s a thumping bluesy vibe, led by a tapping key progression and accentuated by buzzing guitar licks. Jacob tells Interview Magazine, “It was born out of a moment of doubt, which I’m sure happens . . .

New Music Feb 9  |  

Bibi Bourelly – “Ballin” (Video)

Def Jam singer/songwriter, Bibi Bourelly, flips the script on “Ballin.” We got the audio back in September and now she drops the visuals to go along with it. “And I ain’t never ever been this rich ever / I don’t even make all that much dough /Ask my mama for a dub and raised her . . .

New Music Feb 9  |  

Rick Ross – “Summer 17”

As Rick Ross readies his forthcoming album, Rather You Than Me, he treats fans to a new song titled “Summer 17.” Ross wants his whole team to be rich forever. If that’s the case, then sign me up! Does this song sound really similar to “Purple Lamborghini” or is it just me? Stream the Beat Billionaire-produced song below. . . .

New Music Feb 8  |  

CyHi The Prynce – “Legend”

G.O.O.D. Music’s lyrical assassin, CyHi The Prynce, is back with “Legend.” According to Miss Info, the Stone Mountain rapper’s studio debut, No Dope On Sunday, is out this summer via his new label, Brooklyn Knights/Sony RAL. The project is being executive produced by Kanye, and will also feature production from CyHi himself. “I be speaking in parables . . .

New Music Feb 8  |  

Que – ‘Live From Da Dawghouse’ (EP)

Atlanta’s Que returns with a 3 pack on his ‘Live From Da Dawghouse’ EP. He employs one feature from YRC and production from Sonny Digital and Westside Webb. Listen below. 01. Que – Weed Bank [Prod. By Sonny Digital] 02. Que – Culdesac [Prod. By Sonny Digital] 03. Que – Indian and The Cupboard (Feat. YRC) . . .

New Music Feb 8  |  

OG Maco – “Worried” (prod. Scott Storch)

OG Maco links with Scott Storch to create an 808 and key-driven track, “Worried.” OG Maco heads in the melodic direction for this cut and seems to ride Storch’s vibe well. Listen below. The things that bring true happiness are already within you. — #LIVELIF3 (@OGMaco) February 7, 2017

New Music Feb 7  |  

JR Castro makes a promise on “Hold You Down”

With Valentine’s Day approaching, JR Castro shares the heartfelt “Hold You Down.” The Las Vegas singer makes a smooth return with his first release of 2017. Stream the PYRO-produced song below.