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California Rapper AJ From The 9 Unleashes Rousing Sophomore Album “9AM”

Multi-talented Westcoast rapper and producer AJ From The 9 unveils his acclaimed new album entitled “9AM.” The emerging Rialto, CA born artist illustrates his deft balance of catchy hooks, smooth

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Boom Blake And JP Da illist Drop Braggadocious New Single “Steve Harvey”

New Jersey rappers Boom Blake and JP Da illist unleash their new single entitled “Steve Harvey” via indie label Money First Music LLC. If you are a true Hip-Hop enthusiast,

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Philly Rapper Azrael DiCaprio Shares “The White Rose Project” Album

Philadelphia’s own Azrael DiCaprio aims to break barriers with his latest album, “The White Rose Project: Episode II, Kernel Panic,” which was released on February 13. Serving as the sequel

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Buddah Baby – The DMV Reppa

Captivating Washington, DC rapper Buddah Baby aka The DMV Reppa is making waves with his electrifying music that marries stellar beats with impressive wordplay. Buddah Baby is undoubtedly carving out

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Emerging Brooklyn Rapper Lotus Bomb Is ‘Getting Money’

Aspiring Brooklyn raptress Lotus Bomb strikes with her latest single, “Get Money.” The New York-born rapper is currently heating up the streets of the Big Apple and beyond with her

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Ming Leone Shares “Everybody Freestyle” Video

Ming Leone wants the world to know that when it comes to other females, she refuses to be compared to “Everybody.” Borrowing inspiration from Nicki Minaj’s Jersey Club track “Everybody

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DMV Rapper Buddah Baby Unveils His Gripping Debut Album “Frequency”

Captivating Washington, DC rapper Buddah Baby aka The DMV Reppa is excited to unveil his anticipated debut album entitled “Buddah Baby Frequency: The Album.” On the riveting project, the aspiring

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New York Rapper 5ive Mics Drops “Pump Up The Volume” Music Video

With his recent signing to All Entertainment Media Group, New York rapper 5ive Mics drops the music video to “Pump Up The Volume.” This strategic collaboration marks a significant milestone

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Scintillating Artist KÍY Shares Her Passion-Fueled Single “Vibe”

Multi-talented Minneapolis artist Kíy closes out her career-defining year with the release of her brand new single, “Vibe.” True to the single’s title, “Vibe” is an emotional and deep-hearted song

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Vibrant Female Artist Destiny Rydas Announces Blockbuster Single Featuring Offset

Combining beauty, the ability to rap as good as any of her male counterparts, singing vocals, which serves the perfect blend, and fuels rapper, singer, and actor Destiny Rydas‘ cutting-edge

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South Carolina Rapper Skazz Shabazz Shares New Single “Pipe Down”

Skazz Shabazz, born Travis Bernard Jackson Jr., is an emerging rapper hailing from South Carolina’s Lowcountry, born in Fairfax-Allendale. The 26 year old up-n-coming artist and founder of Finesse Circle

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Is Jay-Z Signing Up-N-Coming Rapper Etoc?

Yo! Raps has learned that there are rumors circlulating on the internet that legendary Hip-Hop powerhouse Jay-Z is looking to sign mystic Orlando-based newcomer Etoc. This wouldn’t be a big

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New Jersey Rap Renegade JP Da illist Drops New Single “Lose My Temper”

New Jersey’s bright light, JP Da illist, has made a name for himself as an unapologetic, unrelenting rhymer, reverent of contemporary rap’s rules of engagement yet incendiary enough to set

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NY Singer Jo.jayno Releases New Single “Stir It Up”

Today, emerging New York singer and songwriter Jo.jayno releases his brand new single entitled “Stir It Up.” The skillful Eastcoast artist leans into the pulsating production with impressive verses punctuated

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Memphis Rappers T.R.U.B. And Don Trip Drop New Single “Rip & Run”

Buzzing Memphis rap sensation T.R.U.B. teamed up with fellow Tennessee rapper Don Trip for his blazing new single, “Rip & Run.” The anticipated release is available now on all streaming

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Baby Jungle – Next In Line

Rising rapper, Baby Jungle, who hails from the heart of Georgia, is definitely the one to watch throughout the remainder of 2023 and beyond. The 21 year old Epic Records

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Intriguing St. Louisan Rapper 3Fifs Shares Catchy New Single “Big Drip”

Exploding out of “The Lou” as the city’s next artist to break, buzzing St. Louisan rapper 3Fifs serves up a scorching new single entitled “Big Drip.” The gifted MTV-featured rhymespitter

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Reyna Roberts Releases New Single “One Way Street”

Breakout Country artist and showstopping performer Reyna Roberts releases her newest single, “One Way Street,” from her upcoming debut album, “Bad Girl Bible: Vol.1.” Written by Roberts, Natalie Stovall, and

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Memphis Rapper T.R.U.B. Shares Anticipated New Single And Music Video “Sting”

Today, spellbinding and charismatic Memphis, TN rapper T.R.U.B. – who has already garnered praise from tastemakers like The Source, Yo! Raps, ThisIs50, and Respect Mag – unleashes his brand new

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Gucci Mane’s Latest Signee Sett Drops Debut Mixtape And New Music Video

Memphis rising star, Sett, has released his debut mixtape, “Life Of A SlimeCrook,” via The New 1017/Atlantic Records. The two discs project features 19 brand-new tracks with appearances from Key

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Vibrant Dallas Raptress Tainted Tazz Drops Anticipated Debut EP “The Commencement” Via R&S Records

Multi-talented Dallas, TX raptress Tainted Tazz unveils her highly anticipated debut EP, “The Commencement,” via iconic UK powerhouse label R&S Records. On “The Commencement,” the rising 21-year-old artist illustrates her

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Brooklyn Rapper Shiest City Has Beef With “Everybody”

Brooklyn rapper Shiest City has beef with ‘Everybody’ on his latest single of the same name. Expressing his frustrations with Hip-Hop’s social media culture, the aspiring New York artist raps:

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Kaiken Daily Releases New Project “Big Kaike Mixtape”

Trailblazing through the Midwest and the South, up-n-coming rapper Kaiken Daily dropped his new project, “The Big Kaine Mixtape,” via War Gang Records LLC earlier this year. With nostalgic samples

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American-Albanian Rapper Big Cruz Strikes With New Single “The Realist”

American-Albanian rapper Big Cruz is one of the most exciting new voices of Hip-Hop, that might just surprise you. Hailing from the District of Columbia, Big Cruz has been able

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Captivating Newcomer Kíy Reveals Vibrant Sophomore Single “All The Smoke”

Multi-dimensional Minnesota artist Kíy unveils her anticipated new single, “All The Smoke,” via independent label Purple Drip Entertainment. The eclectic Twin Cities based R&B/Pop newcomer illustrates her immense talent on

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J French Releases Music Video For Single “Merci” Off His New Album “All Love”

Dallas, TX based rapper and producer J French releases the music video for his single “Merci,” off his recently released sixth album “All Love” that came out on April 14.

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Dre Carter Shares New Single “Friends?” From Upcoming Album “Not Another Love Story”

Today, buzzing New Jersey rapper Dre Carter reveals his brand new single entitled “Friends?”. On the seductive banger, Dre Carter illustrates his deft balance of catchy hooks, smooth beats, and

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St. Louis Raptress BlakeIANA Signs With 300 Entertainment

After lighting up the internet and the culture, buzzing 23-year-old St. Louis rapper BlakeIANA officially announces her signing to 300 Entertainment. The buzzing raptress personally broke the news on her

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Tainted Tazz Drops Visual For “Tazzios Freestyle” Off Her Upcoming EP “The Commencement”

Aspiring Texas raptress Tainted Tazz drops the second single entitled “Tazzios Freestyle” from her highly anticipated forthcoming EP, “The Commencement”, which will be released via UK powerhouse label R&S Records

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Renegades Worldwide Share New Music Video “On The Run”

Fresh Cut Wax LLC, a burgeoning record label hailing from Oakland, California, has dropped its new music video entitled “On The Run,” featuring the unmatched talents of Houston rapper Slim