Jae’ Morrissa – “AWOL” and “Butterfly” will send chills up and down your spine

Born Ingrid Jasmin, professionally known as Jae’ Morrissa has gone from singing to patients and residents in hospitals and nursing facilities, to becoming a fast rising singing sensation in the music industry. She started singing at the young age of 3 years old, as her talents were nurtured through her Mother’s taste and love for music. Jae’Morrissa was also inspired and influenced by such artists as Deniece Williams, Stephanie Mills, Minnie Rippleton, Phyllis Hyman and Teena Marie. Her debut single “Just My Next Song”, is being considered as a Nominee for the 62nd Grammy Awards 2020, as well as a

Downtown Mystic – ‘3-Way Heartbreak’ – more than just a nostalgic listening experience!

One of the things Downtown Mystic notoriously excel at is masking emotional lyrics with upbeat, driving-with-the-windows-rolled-down kind of melodies. Their double-side single, ‘3-Way Heartbreak’, which also includes the track ‘Same Old Lover’, recorded in 1983, has all that and more. While for most other contemporary bands, it’s hard to recapture the real magic of rock n’ roll, for Robert Allen and his crew, this comes easy. They grew up during rock’s golden era, hence Downtown Mystic’s music lives up to the genre’s legacy, rather than just riding on its coattails. The ‘3-Way Heartbreak’ single, on the Sha-La Music, Inc. catalog,

P Bailey – “Change The World” – a lush blend of mid-tempo R&B and Soul

P Bailey has adorned our pages many times over the last few years, but just in case you missed it, we’ll fill you in again. Originally from the UK, Paul Bailey aka P Bailey grabbed his first musical influences from Motown and Muscle Shoals, as well as Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson. Without any formal training, the 5 octave singer, developed his singing and writing style by listening to artists like, Ron Isley, Donny Hathaway, Luther Van dross, Prince and James Brown. Bailey had his first major break when Rick James sampled his track ‘Part time Lover’ for the sound

Mandalan and So Foreign Productions Launch Campaign For ¿CÓMO SABRÉ? ft. Emarie Video

Mandalan is the music project of Los Angeles-based musician, songwriter and producer James Brennan. He produces a tropical house genre of dance/pop music with a dramatic sound including heavy drums and electronic elements. Together with So Foreign Productions, Mandalan is creating a music video experience for his new dance single ¿CÓMO SABRÉ? ft. Emarie, which you can be part of. On PATREON, they have launched a campaign inviting Patrons to be part of an upcoming official music video for the song. Supporters will receive a digital download of the song along with credits in the music video. They will also

Sofi Maeda – “ASHITA” bursts with sound and energy!

Sofi Maeda was born in Takamatsu, Japan. The alternative pop-punk starlet has been doing music seriously since 2016. She has released the album “You Know Me Well” in 2017 and has followed up with a series of successful singles. She has won singing as well as song contests, and has performed on the Red Square in Moscow, at the festival in Gorky Park, as well as concerts in Depo, Live Stars, San Diego, Glastonbury and many more. This year Sofi has dropped 3 singles so far, including “ASHITA”. If you like Sofi Maeda then you should already have “ASHITA” on

Jona Da King – “Roots Of Love” EP – balancing rhymes, and soulful crooning|

Jona Da King is a hip-hop artist from Toronto, Ontario, based in Edmonton, Alberta. Jona is set to release his EP “Roots Of Love” which is scheduled to drop September 30th 2020. The artist has an eclectic musical palette which is colored by Hip-hop, R&B, Pop, as well as Jazz and Rock tones. We checked out his prime tracks in anticipation of the EP, and if the goal of this release is to make a breakout statement that Jona Da King is getting seriously started, he’s succeeded, delivering some of the smoothest, most mellifluous urban sounds we’ve heard in music

Berani – “Cut And Taste” strikes an incredible balance of disparate elements

Berani is an electronic beat maker with a diverse sound spectrum and a tendency to produce bouncing rhythms or spacious and relaxing aural experiences. In a short time span, this emerging artist out of Byron Bay in Australia, has discerning music fans and casual listeners paying attention. The sound design throughout his latest single “Cut And Taste” is what we’ve come to expect from this creative top tier producer: popping percussion, basslines that melt like butter and a healthy dose of twisted horns to make everything bump in a soul-like fashion. Sprinkled around the track are sonic effects that keep

EsZ – “Liquor & Emotions” – introspective and emotional

Hip-hop has been cranking out bangers and high energy anthems for decades, but the average genre historian is well aware that dark or emotional thoughts on a chill backdrop is not a foreign concept for the game. After all, profound moodiness feels rather natural for a culture that grew out of urban plight and the trauma of purposely disenfranchised people. It makes sense that at least some mellow tunes in the genre, reflect deep-thinking speculation, in what artist EsZ, describes as thoughts on “life, growth and fake friends” in his track “Liquor & Emotions”. The song is a drunk text

Quad – “Love” embellishes each track with his personal revelations

Based in the south of Chicago, Quad started making music when he was around 14 years old and started taking it artistically seriously two years later. He produces, records, mixes and masters, using only a Blue Yeti microphone and FL Studios. So far Quad has written over 300 songs and released 1 EP, 1 Album and 8 singles. Currently training as an audio engineer at SAE University in Chicago, Quad explained that his latest album “Love” describes his personal understanding of the sentiment. The album “Love” was written and recorded over the course of 2 months after Quad was electrocuted

Acemattz & Bipha shine on “Tshanana”

Watching Acemattz & Bipha perform in any of their videos is like watching friends realize they’re onto something big time. They are accomplished rappers individually, on their own terms, and as collaborators, as a unit, their styles gel perfectly. They’re not just comfortable performing together—they are feeding off of each other, refusing to be one-upped, beaming and grinning and head-bobbing as they take turns impressing one another. By the end of each of their performances, their formation into a real show-stopping combination seems inevitable. In the new wave rap scene, there is plenty of talent to go around, Acemattz &

Three60 and Stoley1st: “Tipsy Master_1” forges excellent deliveries

“Tipsy Master_1” is the third single off of the upcoming mixtape “Untold Storyz”. This is a collaboration project with Three60 and Stoley1st who are also two thirds of the founding team that initiated ABC (All Bout Cash) Ent. The project is loaded with features including ClassicGenius, and mixing and mastering done by head engineer @atgrox and as well as their lead artist @11vox11 on a track. Three60 was signed to an independent deal in 2011 and his music has made it to many different major sites since. This is the 4th project coming from the ABC label, with more on the way.  First “Cash”, then “Thug Waffle”, and now this…. Three60 has yet to let me down. I’m not a di*k rider or anything, I just have a great appreciation for rap, and artists who contain core fundamentals of hip hop. This track not only sends a message, but it doesn’t push it so much to the point where you don’t want to listen. Overall, in my opinion, it is a very well executed track that I would highly recommend.

Three60 (and consequentially ABC for that matter) is building a nice catalog just like other more talked about rappers but more quietly. I have played this one multiple times and keep wanting to play it. That is a good sign of its replay value for me. The track is positive with an old school vibe but not preachy or forced.

The production is more percussive and eclectic on this one than his previous releases. One thing Three60 has over many of his peers for me is his growth lyrically and his flow. Actually to be honest, both Three60 and Stoley1st forge excellent deliveries here. The two switch and blend like time travelers from a forgotten era who want to bring ancient flavor to the present.

“Tipsy Master_1” is nostalgic, yet still fresh; Three60 and Stoley1st draw from ghosts years before their time and do it with an excellence that will be immediately revered by their peers. They are independent prodigies with the potential to be diamonds shining in the hip-hop jungle.

They meet the criteria for all those crying for real hip-hop: capable wordsmiths, a conscious lyricists, meaningful concepts, on point beats, and barely any trace of outside influence.

Three60 doesn’t bring catchy jingles or gimmicks to hip-hop, he brings bars, and that is enough to create a following around him and his ABC (All Bout Cash) Ent conglomerate. In him the industry can see a refreshing artist with a mighty pen and plenty room to grow.

Three60 has found his niche as a rhyme-slayer who wants to be seen as a great artist and not a temporary hit maker. He has stayed indie and built a team bringing in people who share his passion for greatness and consistently feeds a growing fan base with raw raps and intricate records.

Skill and talent can keep an artist afloat, but being able to adapt without following the leader allows an artist to truly flourish without losing the essence that make them what they are.

“Tipsy Master_1” is the next stage in Three60’s career, and “Untold Storyz” will no doubt be a mixtape that defines who he is today. From afar, we’ve watched him grow with promise while exploring new avenues in his artistry. I’m hoping for a progressive mixtape, one that shows an artist not stagnant but courageous enough to take things to the next level. I already know, as proved many times before, that Three60 won’t let me down!

Check out the team on Instagram: @thisisthree60 @yung_dirty_bastard @atgrox and @11vox11.

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