We are still dedicated to showcasing the best tracks/videos from the underground by searching far and wide in order to bring you our weekly list. It’s a tough job as we sift through a ton of high-quality tracks just to settle for just 5 so we switched it up so now we curating the Top 10 Submissions. Now that is what we call dedication, so sit back relax and get familiar with these acts.
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Split Prophets – Bad News.
Split Prophets are back and deliver the visual of their new song “Bad News”. The 8 man crew coming straight out of Bristol, UK mean business as they throw a tandem of ferocious bars over a dark, cinematic soundscape crafted by Badhabitz. The visual for the gritty track was directed by Parallel Media. “Bad News” is taken from their upcoming project ‘The Forecast’ dropping 15/4/19 on Split Prophets Records. For preorder of limited vinyl go HERE.
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Bea Kadri – Knock Me Down.
London-based Lebanese singer-songwriter Bea Kadri goes all DIY in the visual for her song “Knock Me Down”. The song has a dark, solemn vibe but sees the talented act dwell on the struggles that come with self-discovery in the journey of achieving her goals and dreams. Her honeyed vocals really cascade the ethereal soundscape with a chill vibe and emotional punch
Check more of her here.
T.R.3 – “Audio Dope” (Video).
T.R.3 newest release is a cinematic visual for his song “Audio Dope”. He teams up with producer Ariano who laces the emcee with a gloomy soundscape suited for his graphic lyrics.
The visual directed by BenjiDidIt accentuate the energy of the track with an enthralling narrative which flips at the end. it sure makes for a wonderfully trippy viewing experience while reminding the world that T.R.3’s new project, Together Alone, is nearing release.
Check out the visuals and head over to your preferred digital retailer to pre-order Together Alone, which becomes available this Friday, May 24th, though all major digital retailers and streaming platforms! Album Pre-Order HERE.
Cam Be – 7.
Film director, photographer, musician, DJ, and music producer who goes by the moniker Cam Be teams up with Chi-town producer Slot-A who crafts a smooth beat for Cam who is also joined by Add-2 formerly of 9th Wonder’s Jamla label and the soulful Natalie Oliveri. 7 is filled with realness and soul with a sound reminiscent of the golden era of Hip-Hop.
The self-directed video has a soothing reflective feel and takes it back to the good old days.
Cam Be directed Rapsody’s ‘Power’ and Talib Kweli’s ‘Every Ghetto’
Get it on Spotify.
Leo Manzari – Forever Thing.
Tap dancer/Rapper/actor Leo Manzari shows up on our list with his new track “Forever Thing”. He teamed up with Yung Wunda who crafts a soothing, reflective soundscape for the talented emcee to vent his thoughts.
As one of the nation’s leading tap dancer, Manzari is not new to performing. In fact, in 2017, he performed at the Marvin Gaye gala attended by the Obamas and many other VIPs. Manzari also has a recurring role on the series Homeland and has appeared in a number of indie films.
Get it on Spotify.
CAEV – Count On Me.
CAEV’s new video for his song “Count On Me” is psychedelic and showcases the rapper in his element. Over a mellow, organic backdrop he delivers his verse laced with a melodic tone and a whole lot of bravado.
Que Parks – Pillow Lover.
Budding emcee Que Parks comes through with a vibrant record titled “Pillow Lover” that showcases the rapper’s unorthodox style. The beat is built on a soft synth and a heavy boombap rhthym. Having first cut his teeth in the Nashville based group Creative Kingz, Que is now taking a new journey as a solo act taking creative cues from the likes of: Kendrick, Outkast, Sza, Chace, and J.Cole to create a sound of his own. With the final touches of his debut solo EP coming together, Que will make his mark as a solo artist in the Summer of 2019.
Get it on Spotify.
ST3PH – Alexa.
UK rapper ST3PH goes back to the grit on his new track titled “Alexa”. A braggadocious track where ST3PH lets the listener know that he is one to play with. “Alexa” portrays like a diary entry. A milestone. He’s reached a stage he has been working towards and ‘big man don’t freeze up’. He has been ready and is now seizing his moment. “Alexa” comes after the release of his TRIME Vol. I EP in March this year. Stream Alexa on Spotify//Apple //
TRP.P – Love, Calm Down.
Toronto based TRP.P is a newly formed duo made up of singer/songwriter Phoenix Pagliacci (formerly of The Sorority) and producer/songwriter Truss. Their lead single “Love, Calm Down” interpolates Evelyn “Champagne” King’s ‘80s classic “Love Come Down” over a smooth alluring backdrop. The duo takes some time to address the collective superficiality in this social media era we are in. Pagliacci adds “… “With this song, we want people to feel inspired to channel the love they waste on other cities and dreams of ‘getting out’ and turn it around…”
A video for the single is in the works and it’s out on June 13.
Backwood Jones – Way Out featuring Rockie Fresh and Mike Jay.