Mary J. Blige releases plush visuals for “Love Yourself” feat. ASAP Rocky

Iconic singer Mary J. Blige released a cinematic music video to coincide with the release of a new version of “Love Yourself”, a self-love song featuring Harlem-based rapper ASAP Rocky. The original version features iconic rapper Kanye West, and appears on Blige’s “Strength of a Woman” album. The Taj-directed video captures Blige and Rocky, dressed to impress, while lampin’ and relaxin’ in luxurious-styled settings.

 52 Savage puts “Pressure” on the rap game

52 Savage, best known as DJ Swade, is a 52-year-old rapper from Dallas, Texas. His newest single, “Pressure”, is co-signed by Charlemagne Tha God. 52’s positive mindset, “Be proud of you, you gotta love you, first,” which he stated in an interview with Veda Loca, is the reason why he’s putting “Pressure” on the rap game, at an age when rappers are supposed to be retired. “If you love you than they gotta love you.” Read more

Black Fame tells us why he feels “Blessed” [AUDIO]

Black Fame is an upcoming rapper from Chicago, IL. His newest single, “Blessed”, is a dope song off his forthcoming “Hall of Fame” album. Co-signed by The Truth Tellers, “Blessed” has great potential because Fame, fortunate to be alive, gives us relatable reasons why he feels blessed. Check it out and let us know what you think?

Bigg K vs. JC [RAP BATTLE]

Bigg K and JC, two elite battle rappers with explosive pens, squared up against each other in a classic match-up at RBE’s “BST5” event. Both emcees came with more quotables than a Hallmark card; and after first watch, we conclude that K’s comedic approach gave him a slight edge in this toe-to-toe lyrical slugfest. JC edged the first round in our opinion, but we have Bigg K winning the battle 2-1. Comment below and let us know what you think.

DC drops “Eye To Eye” ft. Jessie Munro [AUDIO]

DC, a Splifftown-rapper from Boston, MA, released the audio for “Eye To Eye”, featuring Canadian singer Jessie Munro. The song is definitely chilled, laid-back, and pleasant; and we enjoyed the chemistry shared between DC’s mellow flow and Munro’s dreamy vocals. Check it out and let us know what you think?

ANoyd releases visuals for “Times Infinity”

ANoyd, an emcee from Bloomfield, Connecticut, released a music video for “Times Infinity”, a Ty-Nitty-produced song off his “A Time and Place” album. The David Ruzicka & Jesus Nieves-directed video captures a grateful ANoyd rapping in an underground area, while fictitious professionals are playing out scenes from ANoyd’s life in the spotlight.

Buddy finds himself in “Find Me” music video

Buddy, an emerging rapper from Compton, CA, released an innovative music video for “Find Me”, a great story-telling joint off his “Ocean & Montana” EP, produced by Kaytranada. The creative video captures Buddy, high in the sky, riding shotgun inside a rotating whip. Metaphorically, he is riding around, searching for himself.

ELHAE stars in a music video for “Something” song

ELHAE, an Atlanta, Georgia-based singer/rapper, stars in a chill music video for “Something”, a cool song off his “AURA II” album. The video captures ELHAE, and his main squeeze, riding through the city blocks with the top down, and then, things get pretty romantic.

Young M.A releases visuals for “Self M.Ade” song

Young M.A, a femcee from Brooklyn, NY, released a music video for “Self M.Ade“, a song off her 7-song EP, entitled, “Herstory”. The A Piece By Guy-directed video captures an ambiguous M.A rapping alongside a black Audi R8. The track, produced by King James Beats & Land Keyz, bangs hard underneath M.A’s gritty raps.

SahBabii releases visuals for “Pull Up Wit Ah Stick” song

SahBabii, an emerging Atlanta rapper that grew up in Chicago, released a music video for “Pull Up Wit Ah Stick“, a catchy song off his “Sandas” mixtape ft. Loso Loaded. The video captures SahBabii performing in concert, in front of a packed audience. Additional footages captures him outside the venue.

Jerry Williams releases music video for “I’m Not in Love With You”

Jerry Williams, an emerging singer-songwriter from Portsmouth, England, released some chilled visuals for “I’m Not in Love With You”, a song off her “Let’s Just Forget It” EP, which won Unsigned Music Awards’ Best Produced Release in 2016. The James Robert Sharp-directed video captures Williams in a private setting, partying with friends from school.

Vox Eagle releases big-city visuals for “No Sleep”

Vox Eagle is an Aussie-American electro-psych pop duo, consisting of Andy Crosby and Luke Hamel. Their super-cool single, “No Sleep”, is a catchy dance record that got us jammin’ to its deep synths and driving beat. The video captures Crosby and Hamel chilling in the desert and city areas of Las Vegas, NV. Comment below and let us know what you think?

Lucy Camp releases “The Heart Dies” song

Lucy Camp is a femcee from San Jose, California. Her newest release, “The Heart Dies”, is a synthwave track recounting the trials and tribulations of a woman in progress. The Peter Anthony Red-produced track is the first single off Camp’s forthcoming second EP. Comment below and let us know what you think?

Etana stars in an inspirational music video for “Richest Girl”

Etana, a socially-conscious Reggae-roots songstress from Kingston, Jamaica, stars in an inspirational music video for “Richest Girl”, an encouraging song off her “I Rise” album.  The video captures Etana in the backseat of a luxury vehicle, on her way to see her significant other. Read more

Lucy & La Mer releases “Honey, Put Your Weapons Down” song

Lucy & La Mer is spearheaded by Lucy LaForge, an indie/folk singer outta Los Angeles, California. Her newest single, “Honey, Put Your Weapons Down”, is a beautiful, Jared Lee Gosselin-produced ballad that chooses love over war.

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Estelle releases “Love Like Ours” feat. Tarrus Riley

Estelle is a singer from London. Her newest release, “Love Like Ours” ft. Tarrus Riley, is vibealiciously adorable. The Reggae/Tropical track addresses haters who show their disdain for people who are happy in love. Estelle sings, “How could you not see that we are in love? / How could you be talking to talk that stuff? / After all this time now you are feeling stuff / Don’t hate on us.”

Island Apollo releases “Hold it Down” single

Island Apollo is an emerging, SoCal indie-rock band from Southern California. Their newest single, “Hold It Down”, is an infectious, impactful song, produced by Eric Lilavois. The driving drums and throbbing vocals had our heads bopping to the upbeat rocky rhythm. Read more

Sy Scott releases visuals to “Same Number Same Hood”

Sy Scott, an emcee best known for his collaborative work with hip-hop pioneer Erick Sermon, released the visuals to “Same Number Same Hood”, a braggadocios anthem packed with lyrical dexterity. The Troy Lyle-directed video captures Scott rapping on, and under, an expressway. Check it out and let us know what you think?

Bianca Ryan releases a stimulating lyric video for “One Day”

Bianca Ryan, winner of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” (Season 1), released a stimulating lyric video for “One Day”, an inspiring single off her upcoming EP. The song speaks of Ryan’s ups and downs within the music industry; but, through all her trials and tribulations, she always knew that one day she would accomplish what she had envisioned.

Kali – Worth It [AUDIO]

While listening to 109.5 “The Heat” in Detroit, we came across Kali, an independent artist from North Carolina. His single, “Worth It”, produced by Jay Storm, caught our attention, so, we decided to blog about it. Let us know what you think? Is kali worth it?

Dope-Boy Troy Ave releases lyric video for “Press Spray”

Troy Ave, a dope boy from Crown Heights, Brooklyn, released a lyric video for “Press Spray”, a diss song off his “NuPac” project. The Tupac-ish track is aimed at a few of Ave’s rivals: Joe Budden, Mysonne, and Young Lito. Let us know what you think? Does Ave give you that new ‘Pac feel? Comment below.

Serius Jones releases selfie-styled video for “Y.N.B.”

Veteran battle-rapper Serius Jones released some third-world visuals for “Y.N.B.”, a boomin’ song produced by DJ Boy Wonda. The selfie-styled video captures Jones in the caves, cliffs, and gullies of Jamaica, where he is also seen crossing a river on horseback. This video is a good look for Jones, who recently battled Dizaster at King of the Dot’s “BlackOut7” event.

Corey Finesse releases visuals for “Waste My Time”

Corey Finesse, a former member of Bobby Shmurda’s GS9 crew, released some chill visuals for “Waste My Time”, a song off his “Life After 9mixtape. The video captures Finesse and his crew, chilling in a pool with a bunch of hot females. Check out Finesse’s Hot97 Freestyle.

Westside Gunn shows off his legendary mic skills on “Summerslam 88”

Westside Gunn, an urban-street emcee from Buffalo, NY, shows off his legendary mic skills on “Summerslam 88”, a gritty underground record produced by Your Old Droog. The video captures money-getting shorties, dressed in skimpy outfits. One of the women meet up with Gunn, and his rap partner, Conway, and together they watch Summer Slam ’88. Gunn, the founder of Griselda Records, and Conway, recently inked a distribution deal with Eminem’s Shady Records. Be expecting to hear more from Westside Gunn and Conway.