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Stray Weather “Human”
Genre fusing band know as Stray Weather, from Leeds kick off the list with their latest single “Human”. Mixing live electric elements with hip-hop the band dwell on the concept of being human and make it literal on the song. It is quite different and definitely something worth checking out.
K.O.N.G. “Wet Wednesdays II
New York emcee K.O.N.G. has started summer with a bang in introducing the second installment of “Wet Wednesdays”. The New York standout plans to release to six brand new singles every single week. K.O.N.G. isn’t boxing himself in with any of these, in turn, K.O.N.G. tackles a number of styles to give the audience a proper taste of what K.O.N.G. brings to the table.
Today we get the first 4 songs of “Wet Wednesdays Volume 2” (with two more songs releasing in the next couple weeks) which includes “Fromé 2 U” an electronic, R&B infused cut, the underground cypher “Black Chevrolet” the debut single from Lando Rico, “Phantogrammar” has K.O.N.G returning to his solo form and his latest release “The Purge” a back and forth posse cut featuring AVN, Lando Rico & Barlos. Between the diversity of content, the different genres K.O.N.G. is setting himself up to be a future pillar in hip-hop. “Wet Wednesdays Volume 2” continues for the next two weeks.
Alpha : Yahooboy Muzik
Nigerian rapper/producer Alpha drops a thought provoking record titled “Yahooboy Muzik” . The song humorously tells the story of a day in the life of a fictitious Nigerian cyber scammer. On a larger scale, the song is a conscious joint cleverly disguised with funny lines. Despite the humorous it sure takes a step forward in the current conversation about curtailing cybercrime, and curbing negative impressions of the “Nigerian Prince” to the outside world
It serves as a lead-up to his forthcoming album, “Half Price“, due for digital release on July 30, 2018. The song is also available on all major streaming outlets and digital stores: HERE
Sean Fiji – Smoke
Canadian rapper Sean Fiji comes through with the boombap jam titled “Smoke”. he pontificates on his life and all the struggles that come with it. “Smoke” is his third released song showing off a smooth but sharp delivery over soulful music. Check him on IG here
Madame Gandhi w Ruxell – Top Knot Turn Up.
Madame Gandhi teams up with Ruxell on this uber feminist trap anthem titled “Top Knot Turn Up”. The upbeat party banger is about tying your hair up and getting that work done. She sums it up with this quotable “My time is not your property when I’m productive like my ovaries!”
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