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Wyatt James – Nocturnal
Wyatt James showcases more storytelling skills on his new record “Nocturnal”. The sound he employs here has a mellow, nostalgic feel and the emcee takes time to share his day to day activities.”Nocturnal” is the fourth single following the release of his latest project ‘Happily Sad’.
Alex Dutty – What More Can I Say
Alex Dutty returns with another single “what more can I say” and its accompanying video. The self-produced song sees him dwell on personal experiences in life and the music game over a solemn backdrop. This is something to grow on for sure. The video was shot in Serbia.
Idris Lawal – Jordan.
Indie Toronto based vocalist Idris Lawal delivers his brand new single “Jordan” in grand style. The artist formerly known as TÁDÉ takes the listener on a self-reflective journey on the record over a smooth alluring backdrop courtesy of producer Antion. Lawal adds that the single was written and recorded as a re-affirmation of self. A reminder that we fly around the sun every year because of our innate greatness. Jordan was also written as a proclamation of black. A reminder that the skin is a gift from God, for the soul to live comfortably in.
Tickets for Idris’ first Toronto showcase – A TRAVELLING LIGHT here
Dubs Dollah Feat. Keith Murray, Jada Kiss & B.I.G. – Pack Gunz
Atlanta recording artist Dubs Dollah returns from his self hiatus with a brand new cut titled “Pack Gunz”. The song features verses from Keith Murray and Jadakiss and samples the Notorious B.I.G on the chorus. They remind these newcomers what Real Hip-Hop consists of.
The single is taken from Dubs Dollah “Return Of The ShakeLife”
MIGHTYLEXX – City Lights.
MIGHTYLEXX is a duo made up of rapper BLKLEXX and producer Mightymouse, both from the Maryland-based DKTM Collective. Their debut single “City Lights” dives into themes such as indulgence and the availability of excesses in a city setting. Using a dark and somewhat aggressive backdrop adds some sort of urgency to the song as a whole.
“City Lights” is taken from the duo’s Metropolis EP. The project combines heavy synth textures over grimy, stuttering drum beats to take the listener on a nightmarish trip through a futuristic city landscape. Metropolis can be found on all streaming platforms such as Apple Music & Spotify
J.Lamotta – Turning.
Berlin-based artist and producer J.Lamotta returns with her first single “Turning”, taken from the forthcoming album ‘Suzume’. The single is a soul-drenched record that dwells on her personal experiences in life and love. Armed with a commanding and smooth vocal style, Lamotta effortlessly delivers a captivating song that everyone can relate to on all levels.
‘Suzume’ is her second album release via Jakarta Records. ‘Suzume’ was recorded across four different studios in Berlin, involving 24 musicians from all around the globe. In contrast to 2017’s ‘Conscious Tree’ album, which was made using found sounds and samplers, the new album sees J.Lamotta expanding her production repertoire by crafting a warm body of sound, laced with live strings and a horn section provided by her band which have toured together from Berlin to South Korea and Japan over the past three years. The ‘Suzume’ album will be released in April 2019.
Rad – Movin II .
NY based rapper Rad (aka Radames) new single “Movin II ” sees him dwell on his thoughts on many issues ranging from wack emcees, his personal growth and then some.
“Movin II ” is taken from his new mixtape: “REHEARSALS “. The premise of the mixtape is to hear Rad’s growth over 3 years – 2016 to 2019.
Fuchy – Praliné.
Electronic producer Fuchy teams up with vocalist Lahva on his latest single “Praliné”. The song falls somewhere in between the sweet, forbidden fruit and the psychopathic pain of leaving someone you love. Fuchy’s dreamy textures are boosted by Lahva’s angelic vocals and the way she switches between French and English lyrics that touch on the intricacies of life as well as its artistic musical arrangements.
Sensi Starr – Knew Scores (Taking over).
Sensi Starr is a hip-hop collective made up of rappers Ren Thomas, Skrewtape, Boogieman Dela, Ghetto MC, Slaughter Rico, Burke The Jurke, and JO The Last Man and producers TabInStereo and 3xpo.
On the new single “Knew scores (Taking Over)”, Ren Thomas (VH1 Signed, Team Backpack) and Cambatta hold nothing back over evolving, hard-hitting production. Get the audio on iTunes and Spotify