California hip-hop artist imKENNETHY is back with a new single entitled “WYA.” Heavily influenced by his instrumental background in piano and percussion, as well as his love for hip hop that started in his adolescent years, the multi talented troubadour quickly developed an understanding of production and what makes a song tick, thus starting his music making career in 2018.
After starting out making chill/lofi beats, he then started exploring sample-based old school/boom bap production. Following that, he has grown into a genre through listening to alternative hip-hop and lofi, creating his own unique beats for him then to eventually release his debut in 2020. Since then, he hasn’t really stopped.
My Favorite Color is dropping bars that inspire rap hands and stank faces from all who hear. Floating above triumphant horns during his latest lyrical exercise, My Favorite Color shares “Dead It,” a new video single. Produced by DV, “Dead It” finds the rapper born Anthony Willis ready to start fights with anyone who stands in his way of his goals.
In the video, My Favorite Color wakes up and chooses violence, hopping out of bed and rhyming into a dangling microphone, in his own warped version of Colors.
Fresh off the release of her single and music video, “Life Worth Living,” Love Keyyz drops her highly anticipated sophomore album, “I Could Be Dreaming.” The powerful love song, “Life Worth Living,” appears on her new album. “I Could Be Dreaming” takes you on an 11-track journey into the stages of love gone bad, starting with the cinematic “Never Thought” and ending with the Neo-Soul “P.A.N.
“Love Keyyz makes use of her emotive, intricate harmonies and unreal vocal range to illustrate a beautiful love story that ends up being more of a tragedy. “I Could Be Dreaming” is a musical memoir based on Love Keyyz’s recent relationship. The contrast between the records make “I Could Be Dreaming” feel like a double album. “It’s sort of a Side A/Side B project. Heaven and hell, so to speak,” Love Keyyz states. “I Could Be Dreaming” begins with songs about what real love feels like – that true, strong, seemingly unbreakable love. But, then [the album] descends into the pain that derived from the relationship, and later ends with her healing process and growth. Love Keyyz states: “Love comes with a risk. We don’t always get our fairytale, and that’s okay. But, love is so amazing. Love is why life is worth living.”
After penning a chart-dominating smash and gaining international acclaim from W Magazine, i-D, GQ Australia, and many more, Australia-born singer, songwriter, and model Trè Samuels unveils a new single and music video entitled “Magic Stick” today. Following his recent signing to Warner Records, it marks his official debut for the label.
It’s easy to see why Trè’s sound and style have been compared to Usher and Chris Brown. On “Magic Stick,” the track glides on a slick throwback beat as Trè’ssmooth and simmering vocals instantly take hold. Intimate verses give way to an undeniable refrain, “Don’t try to knock it before you try it.” In the accompanying cinematic visual, he meets a girl at a bar as magic literally flows through the air. Tension builds and romance unfolds during a sensual dance between potential lovers.
Southeast LA artist Swifty Blue has been on quite a prolific run. Just two weeks ago he released his “Grimey Park” EP which was a joint project between Moneysign $uede, and Peysoh which capitalized on the trio’s cult classic track of the same name. Not wasting any time, he has released the first single “Preguntas” (questions) featuring Grammy Nominated artist D Smoke from Swifty’s forthcoming Spanish project. While some may question having D Smoke on a primarily Spanish song, curiosity is killed as soon D Smoke gasses his verse rapping in clear, concise Spanish.
Low The Great is known as one of the premiere Los Angeles talents. Gaining his first hit in 2017 with “Burn Rubber Again” by AzChike, then another in 2019 with 1TakeJay’s “Hello” then again with BluebucksClan’s “Walkin In”.
Low is now releasing his own single featuring BluebucksClan titled “What I Miss”, an undeniable banger ready-made for the club and will be a part of plenty of DJ’s scorching sets all summer long. The track is produced by both Low The Great and IsThatTrey.
Yung Rosé is a 22 year old upcoming artist from Seattle, Washington who just started making music about 3-4 years ago. He got into freestyling, then decided to take it into the studio full time with the help of his local collective. After a few ups and downs, Yung finally found his niche with hsi sound in his specific area of Seattle. His new single – “Play Around” – was inspired by the adversities that he and his close friend had to overcome to get the notoriety in the city. While blending his melodic cadences with hard hitting metaphors, Yung reassures the message behind the song is the reality of a young artist creating his own lane in the city he is from Seattle.
After getting a major label deal for his young artist, Lil’ Rari Skrt, the Las Vegas-based capo Moka Blast aka Ladies Love Moka goes for highlights with the brand new visual titled “Richer Than Richer Than Rich.” Moka is on a strong campaign for the 2022, recently debuting a billboard for the single right on the city strip of his area of Vegas to really put over the importance of this record.
Connecticut born, LA based artist Kevin George returned with his stellar new offering, LOST MY MIND. A polymath who has earned acclaim from a wide array of press, gained millions of streams online and collaborated with Gunna, Kevin George is embarking on a prolific year as he commits to the colossal task of releasing two tracks a month. LOST MY MIND showcases Kevin George at his vibrant best.
Sacramento rapper Robbie makes his way down South on his latest collaboration with Houston rapper, Peso Peso on “Today’s Price” featuring production by True the Plug. After the two connected on Instagram, it was only a matter of time before they cooked up some music together and “Today’s Price” is the perfect opportunity for them to talk that talk. Taken from the viral quote by Fat Joe, the two rappers’ make it known that the price is going up with each delivery of their expressive verses over the True the Plug production.
Robbie has been building up his catalog for quite some time now, so the logical next step is to deliver dynamic singles like this one. Connecting with Peso Peso was ideal in not only bringing a freshness to the track, but in getting the attention of a new and wider audience. Whether its Peso Peso dropping a verse or Robbie, this infectious record is full of energy and will have you running it back.
Creative graphic artist frank2artistic brought the track to life with his animated, cartoon stylings of the cover art and with the forthcoming visuals, which were shot in Houston, the track is looking to gain even more traction. While this won’t be featured on any upcoming project by Robbie, it will feed his fans as he continues to lace them with new music to follow the release of new merch, visuals, and performances from the Bay area rapper.