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Paris Love-Child – Stay winning.
Paris Love-Child kicks off her year with a studio documentary styled video for her song “Stay winning”. The multi-talented artist is all about her skills as she displays a fierce, unrelenting flow over the deep trap soundscape. Even though she is into other fields such as being a model, she sure is someone to watch as she is fully focused on her music career.
Trizz – What Is This (feat. T.F).
LA-based act Trizz is not new to TWIB and once again he brings us closer to his west coast roots on his new song titled “What Is This”. The new track sees him teaming up with another LA native T.F. Utilizing a vintage West-Coast vibe produced by Oh Gosh Leotus, he details his thoughts on many things that affect him. Trizz says the following about the song; “Society sees me as just a product of my surroundings, I’m so much more…so I ask you, what is this?“.
“What Is This”. is the second single off the album after “Kill Zone”. Trizz is currently planning to release his new album entitled “The Basement”, Now at the age of 26, Trizz is set to take the industry by storm completely independent with an outlandish and distinctive style.
Bagz – Tek Time.
East London rapper BAGZ is excited to kick start 2019 with his brand new single ‘Tek Time’, a mellow afro-wave infused record that sees the rapper switching between bars and melodic crooning over the beat laced by emerging North London musician Dada, who has previously worked with Wretch 32, Mr Eazi, Kojo Funds, Fuse ODG, Mista Silva and Sarkodie, among others. The visuals for ‘Tek Time’ sees Bagz linking up once again with exciting new video director and longtime collaborator Jake Japan, who helps bring the vision to the screen with its vibrant set pieces and alluring aesthetics.
ShaoDow – Like You (featuring Manga Saint Hilare).
Independent UK rapper ShaoDow follows up his successful single “Kaio-Ken” with a new cut titled “Like You”. Teaming up with producer Tomek Zylkiewicz, who has previously worked with the likes of Zeph Ellis (Dot Rotten), Genesis Elijah and Mogwli, ShaoDow gets down and dirty over a vibrant dark soundscape. Along for the ride is fellow emcee Manga Saint Hilare who trade hard hitting bars with ShaoDow as both emcees rally against the lack of originality in the scene while standing up for ingenuity and artistic integrity.
Speaking about the inspiration behind the single, ShaoDow says, “As I progress as an artist and a rapper I’m becoming increasingly certain that I don’t want to be like anyone else. I don’t want to present myself in the same way, make the exact same type of music or be forced to follow the same stereotypes. My inspiration for this song actually came from a random Mo The Comedian sketch on Instagram. It was about the different sorts of people you find in the gym, one of the characters kept telling other people ‘I’m trying to be like you’.
Zed Kenzo – Astral Gril.
Milwaukee, WI. based Rapper & Producer Zed Kenzo comes through with a vibrant single titled “Astral Gril”. Over a solid booming trap soundscape, she showcases her unorthodox style of hip-hop. She is fierce, confident and doesn’t follow the rules om the track.”Astral Gril” is her second self-produced single of the year.
Lo Profile – Sometimes.
Buffalo, New York emcee Lo Profile delivers a solid video for his song “Sometimes”. Over a mellow cinematic production by Bez McFresh, Lo Profile takes us deep into the inner workings of the streets and then some. The visual directed by Chemvision is pretty slick too and has gripping fxs and smooth transitions.
Audrey – Empty Hands.
New Jersey-based emerging singer Audrey’s new single “Empty Hands” is a solemn, mid-tempo RnB cut that dwells on self-confidence. Produced by Anwar Sawyer of RocNation, who crafts a dreamy backdrop for Audrey’s alluring vocal performance and expressive lyrics about a character she created – someone who’s afraid to jump, afraid of going outside in the snow, afraid of failure.
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Myles Cameron – Yellow.
Young singer/songwriter Myles Cameron drops the sophomore single from his new project ‘Lonely Suburban Blackboy’. Myles takes a sultry, ballad-like approach, alongside string-heavy instrumentations, and stripped down, uplifting production courtesy of Frankis. The two singles display two contrasting ends of the project’s sonic spectrum, and Myles shows he can comfortably maneuver through different styles while keeping the theme of Lonely Suburban Blackboy just as cohesive.
Hailing from Westchester NY 21-year old artist Myles Cameron writes music exploring his experiences growing up in American suburbia. Myles began dabbling in songwriting in his early teens, then took it a step further after meeting now-collaborator and producer Frankis through Soundcloud in 2015, which has led to a tape titled ‘everwanted’ the single “Caged Bird” and the soon-to-come follow up ‘Lonely Suburban Blackboy’.
“Yellow to me is much like a dreamscape. It’s sort of this utopic juxtaposition from the reality of the Lonely Suburban Blackboy characters’ life.”
FYVE – Do What I Want.
Singer/songwriter FYVE (real names Rick Hunter) shares a new video for his sultry single titled “Do What I Want”. Produced by @Sultvn_official, FYVE gets his thoughts out on those who are provoked by peers or surroundings that pressure them to stress about opinions or different circumstances.
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FYVE is a Missouri City native en route to becoming one of the faces of the next generation of music for Houston.
Drillminister – No Deal Brexit.
Drillminister continues to cause a stir in the UK’s media with his political approach to drill. He proceeds to drop his latest street report ‘No Deal Brexit’, produced by Drill producer Spud Got Beats. It features some trademark dance moves and straight to the point lyrics. It also comes equipped with a music video directed by Channel U veteran, Elmino Films via Mixtape Madness.
Released through Defenders Ent, Drillminister’s debut mixtape ‘House of Skengs’ is due to drop soon, ahead of a rumored 2020 Election Campaign.
Devain Indigo – selfcntl.
Devain Indigo shares his new single “Selfcntl” as he switches to a more defiant mood over the mellow, trap infused backdrop. Hit the play button and get familiar.
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