Two of Canada’s finest emerging production and rap talents High Klassified and Zach Zoya have just released a surprise collaborative EP Misstape. Producer High Klassified has been on a tear as of late, including producing the the viral hit “Coming Out Strong” by Future and The Weeknd as featured in Forbes. Likewise, the 20-year-old Zoya recently released a buzz track “Who Dat” that got global bloggers and music enthusiasts including him in Who’s Got Next debates. The Misstape EP contains five new songs that capture a broad range of trap and R&B sounds. The duo also released a new music video for the standout mixtape banger “Barely” directed by Vincent RC. You can watch the full video here, and stream the Misstape EP on all major streaming platforms here
Giving you a feel good ballad, Mr. Air Canada a.k.a Jvdg3 emerges with another hit single titled “Macarena” featuring Clarke Maple, both from Toronto. The combination of the two artist brought out a captivating thrasher trap video, with a new rendition of the 1995 hit single “Macarena”. Produced by TrackGodz, the record is infused with heavy drums and rhythmic instrumentals. This one is a playlist must.
Wasting no time, following the release of his #SCOTTSZN prequel ‘No Label No Co-Sign,’ Sean Scott unloads the J.Menedez-directed clip for “LVGG.” The small-screen interpretation of the NoNameProducer orchestrated track features fellow NYC rapper Richy K and lives up the hype circulating around it.
Experience tasteful living vicariously through the Hell’s Kitchen native below. #SCOTTZN coming soon!
A lot of artists have 100 plus songs under their belt and still wonder why they haven’t got “on” yet.
So until you know that you’ve found your sound as an artist, don’t try to knock out as many songs as you can in one studio session. Find one record (at a time) that you love, and perfect it. It only takes one hit. 😏
#WordToTheWise is quality over quantity!
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If you ‘promise’ to be a stand-up guy, you could have a chance with PatriceLIVE. The D.C. native puts on for her hometown in the exclusive video premiere of her latest single “Promise.”
On the Kevin Rutledge-produced track, which is inspired by the sounds of Go-Go, the rising star confesses the many ways a man can earn her love and trust. Once he pledges that he won’t break her heart, she declares, “there’s nothing I won’t give to you.”
For the neighborhood video, directed by Zack David, PatriceLIVE came up with the concept soon after recording “Promise.”
“I wanted to be on the street in the heart of my city and perform my own version of our homegrown music — Go-Go,” she told Rated R&B in a statement. “Zack [David] took my vision and brought it to life.”
“Promise” is the first offering from PatriceLIVE’s sophomore album, ‘Wonder Woman,’ to receive video treatment. She promises to “release a few more videos later in the year.”
Although 2018 is half over, PatriceLIVE has a lot more in store. “This year I had a goal of 150 performances. To date, I am at 69 so I am excited to see how the year will end.”
PatriceLIVE also plans to relaunch her Wonder Woman web series to follow her “pretty eventful” professional and personal life. Make sure to subscribe to her YouTube page to see it all play out.
Toronto Hip-Hop artist Mazzi 500 is continuing to push for rap superstardom with his newest music video for his popular hit “Splash.”
The video directed by Telesca represents more than its catchy beat and fresh flow. The video has clear urban imagery but done with a tongue in cheek perspective that shows off Mazzi 500’s bad boy side.
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