Deffie‘s been making innovative beats for quite some time now, but he adds a new element to the fray for his latest release, “On A Side A.” Specifically, he pulls in dynamic emcee DeWayne Jackson for a hard-hitting guest verse. Deffie explained: “here’s the first track from my EP, FR FR. This one has been . . .
The Gorillaz‘s “Strobelite” was already club-ready in its original form, but Kaytranada‘s funky remix takes things to another level. The choral harmonies that serve the original so well are an integral part of the new edition. Stream Kaytra’s “Strobelite” remix below, and purchase via iTunes.
East Harlem standout Dave East‘s Paranoia: A True Story project is here, and it’s one for the books. The thirteen-track release includes guest features from Nas, Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, Jeezy, and French Montana. When asked by Billboard about what he’s most paranoid about, Dave had a poignant, straight up answer: “just ’cause of how fast my . . .
Watch Brook Baili’s mesmerizing “Louder” video Sometimes, the setting, timing and our feelings collide perfectly to create a memory that will be with you forever. North London singer/songwriter Brook Baili condenses those complex feelings into a 2 1/2 minute song and video with the sultry “Louder”. Produced by SAMPL, Brook mesmerizes with her hypnotic, sensual . . .
Atlanta’s Joe Gifted shared the Marc Diamond-directed “Water” music video back in June. Now, he is back with an official remix featuring Gucci Mane and Quavo. It’s hard to miss with two of Hip-Hop’s current heavyweights riding with you on the track. Stream the “Water” remix below and let us know what you think. Also, . . .
John Givez has yet to fail us. The hungry, laser sharp emcee supplies plenty of bars over varying instrumentation on his “Untitled” new release. The beat switches up throughout, transitioning from dark futurism to melancholic, piano laden vibes to Crime Mob-influenced, speaker rattling energy. You don’t want to miss this one. Stream “Untitled” below.
Oshi didn’t just let the music speak for itself this time, although “Stay” is a solid enough remix to merit your attention by itself. He also said a few important things in the caption section, in relation to the world and himself: “With all the negativity goin on in the mf world yall need to . . .
Music curation has always been at the center of Artistic Manifesto’s purpose, so I’m excited to share our first official AudioMack playlist with the world. Return Of The Mack is a romantically inclined playlist that’s full of artists longtime site visitors should already be familiar with. Stream Return Of The Mack below, and click the artist links . . .
“Can barely see your face now. Room full of grey clouds. Smoking.” James Fauntleroy lights up to deal with the stress on his gloomy new single, “Smoking.” He muses that the world is full of grey clouds as he harmonizes over top of guitar and crisp percussion. Stream “Smoking” below.
New Jersey’s Will North returns with “Re’d Up” William “Will North” Belton II, also known as “Bill Belton” is a recording artist from Sicklerville, New Jersey. A former American football running back for Penn State Nittany Lions, Will attended Winslow Township High School where he played quarterback and was named all state in New Jersey. He . . .
Jake Lewis recently released his Things Will Change project, and after getting hooked on the lead single, “Idols,” I happily dove into the full body of work. Jake explained, “this track holds a lot of weight. We all have idols but sometimes get caught up in perfection, almost obsessed, making us unhappy with ourselves. No . . .
With summer coming to an end and the weather at perfect temperatures, Randolph, Massachusetts native XANDER has delivered his new single, “Disconnect,” at just the right time. Produced by the on-fire production machine Tee-WaTT, this single encapsulates the essence of the Massachusetts hip-hop scene right now; great vibes and a mellow, yet driven ride to the . . .
Detroit emcee, SupaKaine, delivers a smooth banger titled “What A feeling.” He rides the aid back instrumental, courtest of DaG with a flow that will put you at ease. It’s soothing but he is firm in his delivery and presence on the track. “I think I’m just speaking for how most young guys feel in . . .
July 24th. National Tequila Day. A glorious day for a number of drinkers around the country. 1800 Tequila decided to celebrate by joining forces with Masego for “Feelin,” an original, infectious number that was recorded in one session with Deffie and Jo Froxi. Watch the video for “Feelin” below.
“If you love something, set it free. So, I’m gonna set myself free.” Raj Chrome is a Brooklynite with a soothing voice and an ear for captivating production, as evidenced on his emotive new single, “The Key.” This is the only song that’s currently available on Raj’s SoundCloud. Hopefully it’s just the start of many . . .