O.T.C. (Only the Crew) releases some cool visuals for ‘Gone Be Alright’

Alabama rap group O.T.C. (Only the Crew) releases some cool visuals for their ‘Gone Be Alright’ single. The three-man-crew, consisting of DG (Dakota Gardner), Smokey (Jacob Brewster), and Chronic (Levi Campbell), are on their way to better days. Read more

Meresha releases an anime music video for ‘Together+United’

Meresha is a young, Indie singer, multi-instrumentalist/producer, who creates eclectic, digital Pop music with a touch of Soul. She has been the #1 Indie artist in the US for a month; and three times, her music has landed on Billboard’s Mainstream Top 40 chart. Read more

Battle rapper Goodz is a 2:1 favorite over T-Top at NOME 7

A week ago, critics and fans of battle rap were calling—Goodz vs. T-Top battle—too close to call. But the betting odds changed a few days later at HOT 97, when Goodz and T-Top showcased their freestyle skills for Funk Flex’s iconic #Freestyle series. Read more

11-year-old Brooklyn Queen stars in music video for ‘Keke Taught Me’

Brooklyn Queen is an emerging 11-year-old rapper from Detroit, Michigan. Her music video for her viral dance-hit, ‘Keke Taught Me’, has been viewed more than a half a million times on YouTube. The catchy song is lit, and even has an instructional dance video.   Read more

Let’s celebrate Aretha Franklin’s 75th birthday with a little  bit of ‘Respect’

This Saturday, March 25, let’s celebrate Aretha Franklin’s 75th birthday with a little bit of ‘Respect’. The ‘Queen of Soul’ will be another year old. So, to celebrate her glorious day, we encourage you, to download ‘Respect’, and share it this Saturday, with your friends and family. It’s the least we can do for a superwoman who showed us how to have R-E-S-P-E-C-T.

Rick Ross – ‘Rather You Than Me’ [Album Review]

Rapper Rick Ross releases ‘Rather You Than Me’, a star-studded project filled with expensive thoughts and gun-toting lyrics. This is Ross’s ninth studio album, and we can agree that his wisdom and wishful thinking are two ingredients which make this project noteworthy. Read more

R.Lum.R’s ‘Frustrated’ song nabs top spot on Sirius XM’s ‘The Heat’ channel

R&B/soul singer R.Lum.R’s ‘Frustrated’ song nabs top spot on Sirius XM’s ‘The Heat’ channel. In a short span of time, fans have fallen in love with or have gravitated to ‘Frustrated’ because it’s simply the truth, and its hypnotic appeal is the reason why it has surpassed 10-million streams on Spotify. This must be an un-frustrating result for R.Lum.R. Read more

Young M.A releases a music video for ‘Hot Sauce’

Brooklyn rapper Young M.A releases a music video for ‘Hot Sauce’, a braggadocios spicy track off M.A’s upcoming EP, entitled, ‘HerStory’. The video takes place in a Hennessy-induced strip club, where M.A’s rhymes compliments the stripping activities transpiring.

Rahn Anthoni releases a music video for ‘I’ll Trust You’ song

Rahn Anthoni, a Gospel/Pop singer, releases a music video for ‘I’ll Trust You’, a Fred Jerkins-produced song off Anthoni’s multi-single project bearing the same title. The song is about a father who lost everything, including his special-needs son to abuse, losing his family, undergoing an open-heart surgery, and divorce. Read more

Rapper Stormzy releases some frigid visuals for ‘Cold’ song

UK Grime rapper Stormzy releases some frigid visuals for ‘Cold’, a chilly song off Stormzy’s ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’ album, where cold means hot and not cold. Let Stormzy tell it, he’s been cold the whole season, so much so that he should call his next song ‘Freezing’.

Singer Eric Bellinger releases ‘Eric B for President: Term 2’ album

Contemporary R&B singer/songwriter Eric Bellinger releases ‘Eric B for President: Term 2’, Bellinger’s new stellar project featuring Wale, ELHAE, Tayla Parx, and Victoria Monet. ‘Term 2’ is a great album, and a fabulous continuation of ‘Eric B for President: Term 1’. Read more

Rapper ANoyd freestyles to a medley of classic hip-hop beats

Emerging Connecticut rapper ANoyd freestyles to a medley of classic hip-hop beats. The Bloomfield native storytelling ability gives him an edge in hip-hop’s competitive arena, where the original prerequisite of lyricism is shunned. ANoyd’s buzz has been shooting through the roof after his fire freestyle on Funk Master Flex show.

Cyhi The Prynce releases an Afrocentric music video for ‘Nu Africa’ ft. Ernestine Johnson

Cyhi The Prynce, a rapper signed to Kanye West’s label G.O.O.D. Music, releases a dope Afrocentric music video for ‘Nu Africa’, a black-activist tune featuring poet Ernestine Johnson, which mirrors early hip-hop music in its rawest form. With all the materialist symbolism being poured into our membranes, Cyhi saves the day, and delivers a dose of fresh black conscienceness into the hearts of soulish beings—living with the hope of African-Americans living in a “new” and prosperous Africa. Read more

Nicki Minaj disses Remy Ma on “No Frauds”

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Nicki Minaj, labeled the queen of rap by Ellen DeGeneres, responded to Remy Ma’s ‘Shether’, a scalding-hot diss record—created to destroy Minaj’s rap career. On ‘No Frauds’, Minaj’s new song with rap legends Drake and Lil Wayne, the Queens’ empress clapped back at Remy with a spirited rebuttal. Read more

International Women’s Day 2017: “Love Your Body and Self” #BeBoldForChange campaign

Today is International Women’s Day, a global day where we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women; and marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. So, to help empower women, we’ve partnered with Rouse Productionz, a Long Island-based production company, who created a #BeBoldForChange  campaign to help assist women in conquering their insecurities.  Read more

Raekwon releases visuals for ‘Purple Brick Road’ ft. G-Eazy

Raekwon, an original member of the legendary Wu-Tang Clan rap group, releases a music video for ‘Purple Brick Road’ ft. G-Eazy, a song off Raekwon’s forthcoming seventh studio album, entitled, ‘The Wild’. Read more

Safaree tells Nicki Minaj: “Do what’s right, you know what I did”

Rapper Safaree visited the infamous Wendy Williams Show, and he had a lot to say. When asked, is there anything you would like to say to her (Nicki)? Safaree replied, “Do what’s right, you know what I did.” He also weighed in on Remy Ma’s and Nicki’s rap beef.

Serious Music Group presents “It’s All About Love” compilation album

Serious Music Group presents ‘It’s All About Love’ compilation album featuring 90s R&B/soul group Soul for Real, consisting of four brothers: Choc, KD now, Bri, and Jase—best known for their platinum-selling album ‘Candy Rain’. Read more

Joey Bada$$ releases visuals for ‘Land of the Free’

On his birthday, January 20, indie/street-inspired emcee Joey Bada$$ released ‘Land of the Free’, a single that will probably be on Bada$$’s forthcoming sophomore album ‘AABA’, available sometime this year. Bada$$, a politically charged rapper, questions if America is “really” the land of the free? Read more

Leon Bridges’ “Coming Home” echoes the heartbeat of yesterday’s soul music

Leon Bridges is a Texas-born R&B/soul singer. His music will give you the chills, like Sam Cooke’s or Otis Redding’s soothing sound; and the music video for ‘River’, a song off Bridges’ debut album ‘Coming Home‘, echoes the heartbeat of yesterday’s soul music.   Read more

Future’s “HNDRXX” & “Future” albums debut No. 1 on Billboard 200 chart

Future is riding high right now. The reason why? His “HNDRXX” & “Future” albums both debuted at No. 1 on Billboard 200 albums chart. According to Billboard, Future made history by having back-to-back no. 1 debuts on Billboard 200 chart, and surprisingly, both albums were released a week apart.  Read more

Eric Thomas – ‘Are You Different’ motivational video

Motivation speaker Eric Thomas says, “You must know what you want in life. Everything you have inside of you is needed to reach that dream you have.” Is there a difference between you and the next person? Become who you’re supposed to be this year and you will see a difference in your life.