Providing a positive, relatable message, Chicago native Boyang‘s “ShO’Nuff” embodies the feel of music from the early 2000’s. Boyang, who is a member of The O’My’s, channels neo-soul and funk for his latest release. The song’s upbeat tempo and bright melodies combine to create a bouncy, uplifting sound. Producer Dee Lilly definitely came on point . . .
There’s this saying within the in the southern Hip-Hop scene “you ain’t shit if you ain’t never been screwed up” which basically translate to if you’re not poppin’ then your music won’t get that special chopped and screwed flavor. Originating from Houston, TX the chopped sound has made its way to the universal airwaves and . . .
As we inch closer to the end of President Barack Obama’s legendary legacy, every interview holds weight like never before. Recently, POTUS called in to hip-hop’s very own Sway In The Morning to discuss all things sports, music and politics. Witty and smooth as usual, President Obama gives his prediction on who he believes will take the . . .
Ibn Inglor is a fairly mysterious Chicago-based emcee known for his experimental sounds, and he’s back with his latest project, Honegloria. On this dark and alluring LP, Inglor uses poetic lyricism to highlight the travesties that are pervasive within his environment. The pain is conveyed through Ibn’s words and the dramatic instrumentals. Through it all, he provides a narrative of triumph as . . .
It’s apparent that Nas‘s album is definitely on the way, even if you haven’t heard the song on Khaled’s album. The legendary emcee is being seen more than we’ve seen him in years. For his most recent appearance, he stopped by The Jimmy Kimmel show to discuss his business ventures, his first celebrity interaction and . . .
Chance The Rapper continues to stun audiences all over with performances based around his highly acclaimed Coloring Book album. Last night he stopped by The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon to bless the crowd with a live performance of his gospel-inspired single, “Blessings.” Never the one to disappoint, he brought out out special guests Ty Dolla Sign, Anthony Hamilton, D.R.A.M . . .
Mixing the somewhat similar sounds of dancehall and afrobeat,Burna Boy released his new seven track EP, Redemption. Known as Nigeria’s bad boy, he continues to add a variety of dancehall and hip-hop flavors to his traditional African sound. For his latest he teams up with former record label artist and producer Leriq, and you can hear . . .
It’s always a good feeling to hear a song that has the reminisces of a traditional R&B record. In Durand Bernarr’s latest single, “Below,” he vents about his insecurities of being alone. He laces the track with strong falsettos, over airy production that places you directly in your feelings. Stream “Below”… below.
In full promo mode for her upcoming debut album GIRL INTERRUPTED, R&B singer Sevyn Streeter releases a new song called “My Love For You.” Compared to her last single “Prolly,” which featured Gucci Mane, “My Love For You” has a more sensual sound that compliments Sevyn’s notable vocal abilities. She makes it clear that there’s . . .
Every now and then we need a song that fully uplifts the entire crew, and Baltimore native King Midas‘s “Yes We Do” is a strong candidate for such an endeavor. He has delivered the perfect track to puts the whole team in the winning mood. With his lyricism and melody intertwining with the up-tempo hip-hop production, . . .
Pulling at my heartstrings, Tone Stith‘s latest release, “Paper,” has all of the right ingredients for an R&B hit. The record is produced by B.A.M. The track gives us a relatable story of a man persuading his lady to stay, as he seeks to make her understand that his efforts are for the both of them. Stith crafts . . .
California singers and sisters VanJess have been quietly causing a musical storm in the underground scene. Gaining majority of their fan base from their popular YouTube covers, this extraordinary duo has tapped back into their origins and created an amazing R&B experience. Mixing the classic Aaliyah single “I miss you” and PartyNextDoor’s “Don’t know how” VanJess blends . . .
Taking the popular sound of trap in different directions, Nigerian artist D-O brings attention the new craze that is sweeping Africa, Afro-Trap, with his latest drop, “Your Level.” Who ever said that trap can’t travel the whole world? It was just a matter of time before musicians across the pond start creating their own identity, . . .
In the midst of all the chaotic uproar that has overwhelmed R&B great Chris Brown this week, he surprisingly found the time to release his new song “What Would You Do”. With a slightly serious undertone in the lyrics, Chris proposes questions about loyalty and difficult circumstances over a europop styled production. Interestingly enough, the timing . . .
Afrobeat emerging star Ayo Jay released his new video for “Your Number.” Creating a virtual dance off with some extremely talented and beautiful women, Ayo searches through a display of dancers that will support him during his block party event. “Your Number” also includes an appearance by African comedian Michael Blackson, adding a lighthearted form of relief . . .