Michelle Miller Bell Drops The Official Video For The Song “Keeping My Faith In You”

The official video for the song “Keeping My Faith In You”, by Michelle Miller Bell, was was created to encourage those who are disturbed, angry and frustrated because of all the violence in the streets we see daily, and because of the Coronavirus epidemic that has taken so many lives. Be encouraged and keep your faith in God, for He is more than able to sustain you in the midst of all that is going on around you.  If you enjoyed the video, be sure to leave a like, rating and a comment. Also, if you enjoy listening to

Diva Prime – “The Diva in Me” demonstrates emotional intelligence and a focused vision

Diva Prime is a multi-talented artist from Mobile, AL. During April 2020, she celebrated her first year anniversary as a new independent artist in the industry. And she couldn’t celebrate it in more appropriate way than with the release of her impacting 6 track project “The Diva in Me”. Diva is the epitome of urban music stands for, as she blends rap, pop and R&B over skittering hip-hop beats. She is insanely talented, and pulls from all different sounds in this project to make it beautiful and uniquely her own. Her lyrics are insane, like she could simply be an

Damian Sage – “The Hardest Goodbye” – probably one of his best songs ever

How can anyone not like Damian Sage? He delivers, plain and simple. Each and every time. He is an extremely talented artist, versatile and engaging. From Blues to Rock, to Indie and Alternative sounds, he never misses a beat. A native of New York, Damian Sage is a singer and songwriter based in Los Angeles, CA. On July 27th, he is releasing his new single – “The Hardest Goodbye” – through Dark Spark Music, a label headed by former Guns N Roses manager, and Grammy Award winner, Vicky Hamilton. An artist of integrity and guts, Damian has never sold out

QUEENMAKER – “Under the Kiss” affirms the band’s grip on 80’s rock music

Featuring Jennie Väänänen on vocals and Rob Nasty handling all instruments, QUEENMAKER are a new band from Sweden who are bringing back the glam rock sound of the 80’s with their two-song release “Under the Kiss” on the A-side, and “Hold on to Love” on the flipside. The 80s was the decade in which modern rock and metal was born. Sure, the titans of the 70’s drew up the rules, but virtually every mutated representation that exists today can virtually trace its origins back to the seismic years of the eighties. QUEENMAKER though, don’t bring us the mutated version, they

Quinten Tyvon Drops Groovy, Uplifting, & Powerful Electronic/Pop Single ‘All For You’

Quinten Tyvon releases his latest mesmerizing and powerful electronic/pop single ‘All For You.’ The track contains uplifting chords, a groovy beat, and a powerful vocal performance by Quinten Tyvon. The single starts with the atmospheric chord progression and a driving bass line that immediately sets the tone for the rest of the track. The song then proceeds to introduce electronic elements that give the track it’s pop and atmospheric feel. Gluing all of the elements together is Quinten Tyvon’s grand, clean, and infectious vocal. Undoubtedly, ‘All For You’ can take anyone into a musical escapade as it contains every feel-good

Robert Eberle, Versa the Band & Don Da Menace – “Enough”

 The Black Lives Matter movement is a hard-hitting subject that undeniably deserves a voice through song and protests. 15-year-old Robert Eberle joined forces with fellow musicians Versa the Band & Don Da Menace to create the powerful anthem “Enough” to express their feelings and frustration about police brutality and the mistreatment of people of color. Fans of political hip-hop who are looking to hear a new voice speak out for current events will enjoy this track, featured on most streaming networks with an exclusive video on YouTube. The dynamic blend of emotions and original talent makes “Enough” a track

“Dream On” is the debut single from the new German-based band The Velvet Rocks

“Dream On” is the debut single from the new band The Velvet Rocks, based in Munich, Germany. American/Russian singer Dmitry Iogman, Gustavo Castillo Estrada from Mexico and the German/Italian singer Sandro Schmalzl will take you on an unheard of and unexpected ride, combining the genre of rock with classical music. The beauty of their operatic voices unite with rock music and a Queen-like guitar solo in this all-time favorite hit rock song from 1982, originally performed by Nazareth. The Velvet Rocks are produced by the musical genius Christian Lohr. Sandro, Gustavo and Dmitry studied together and started The Velvet Rocks

Rare Phantom – “Blistering Luv” – Melding pop, hip-hop and modern R&B into one frothy whole

Rare Phantom is a multi-genre artist from Boston with a particular affection for R&B/Hip-hop. His image and persona draws people’s attention and makes them curious to see what he stands for. However, his message, is to show that one cannot be defined by image alone, and that we need to look a whole lot deeper to understand or judge people. Individuality and self-expression, are keywords in Rare Phantom’s vocabulary, and are values he strives to communicate and pass on to his audience. Currently he is pushing his single, “Blistering Luv” produced by CURTI$Y. Rare Phantom’s blend of straight-talking, blunt content

Melua – debut single and music video – “Waves”

Tapio Fagerström (Bass), Ville Saarinen (Guitar), Olli Rautio (Guitar), Petri Koskela (Drums), and Jussi Rautio (Synths), make up the alternative rock band Melua, who have just released the song “Waves”, and the supporting music video by @simppafi. If you’ve been waiting for a time to check out this band, wait no more: this song is the perfect entry point. The song utilizes the band’s penchant for lush instrumentation to full effect, creating a mood and atmosphere that builds into a goosebump-raising climax. Melua strikes a great balance between the song’s poignant moments and the more soaring sections. Furthermore, they write

Melua – debut single and music video – “Waves”

Tapio Fagerström (Bass), Ville Saarinen (Guitar), Olli Rautio (Guitar), Petri Koskela (Drums), and Jussi Rautio (Synths), make up the alternative rock band Melua, who have just released the song “Waves”, and the supporting music video by @simppafi. If you’ve been waiting for a time to check out this band, wait no more: this song is the perfect entry point. The song utilizes the band’s penchant for lush instrumentation to full effect, creating a mood and atmosphere that builds into a goosebump-raising climax. Melua strikes a great balance between the song’s poignant moments and the more soaring sections. Furthermore, they write

D.Denzel: “Private” – rebelling against the system of rap trap tropes

I chose the album “Private” completely at random, among the many on my desk, needing something to get me through an hour or so while doing something else, and thought I’d give this a try, almost expecting to skip through it or change it to something else after a couple of songs. Instead what happened was I was greeted by an intro –entitled “Royalty Freestyle” – which basically laid out the album’s intent, leading me from song to song, absorbed in lyrical stories and freestyle themes. The songs are laced together with a variety of busy percussion, with heavy bass underneath atmospheric synths, which works incredibly well here, by never really slowing down or letting up in intensity and being elevated by D.Denzel’s energy and delivery.

In fact none of the beats here would sound out of place on any hip-hop radio at the moment – however you won’t be hearing any of these songs on the radio. The reason why? The lyrical content. The whole album is really focused on lyrical themes which are a far cry from the sugar-coated mainstream blabber.

D.Denzel is rebelling against the system of rap trap tropes, and when he does speak about money, women or power, it’s in a completely tone and sense. Right from the start, the content doesn’t let up and D.Denzel really hammers his messages home.

So who is D.Denzel? He is a Brooklyn-born Toronto-raised rapper, who is striving to get across his message of “Lead Your Own Way” – the concept that you don’t have fit in a box to succeed.  Working towards being the best artist that he can be, D.Denzel states: “I want to show people that you’ve got to persevere regardless of where you’ve come from or where you’ve been.”

So while the song’s themes might be too blunt or on the nose for some, the messages are undeniably there, and is delivered is some very clever lyrics with energy and great flows. The album really kicks into top gear from “Rididin Freestyle” which delivers a dynamically orchestrated, cinematic beat. But it’s just the prelude of greater things to come.

“Ride Out Freestyle” is a killer track with a mesmerizing melodic hook and a thumping bassline, over which D.Denzel brings his animated conversational tone. This one is a no-brainer for radio play, and one of the most captivating track on this compilation. There are however many gems among the thirteen track to be found on “Private”.

“Kings Freestyle” has drumbeat that will completely knock the bottom out of your stereo, while “Woman Freestyle” rocks on a bouncy Caribbean style rhythm. “I Got To Shine” delivers a busy electro beat, before “I Get It In”, slows things down with an ominous bass rumbling in the undercurrent.

But it’s on “Class Clown”, with a tongue twisting flow, that D.Denzel shows, beyond good production, that he’s just as much of a factor as the instrumentation. Once he gets down to serious business, D.Denzel shows can hold his own as an emcee against anyone.

D.Denzel has a way of serving his rhymes that keeps the listener locked in without getting repetitive. He again varies his style on “Lead Your Own Way”, with a mix of Reggae and EDM elements, before closing the show down with the piano-driven urgency of “Livin’ Life”.

This is an album that needs to be heard from beginning to end to truly be appreciated. Not because it has a binding theme or narrative, but because you are able to witness the expansion and flowering of D.Denzel’s style on each song. He is definitely coming into his own, and definitely does not fit into any box!

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