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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

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CruNk-N-buCk – Mississippi’s Underground King

Overlooked by many, yet surprising those who recognized the underground representative of Mississippi, known as CruNk-N-buCk. Out of Senatobia, MS the rising underground artist started recording music at an early

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Cali Rapper stoneda5th Drops “Life Of A Joint” Mixtape

Ready to pop off, rising California rapper stoneda5th unleashes his anxiously awaited new mixtape entitled “Life Of A Joint”, via 300 Entertainment. The 12-track project pulls back the curtain on

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Rising Georgia Artist Yung Damon! To Release Anticipated Album “If Not Me Then Who”

Prolific Georgia rap juggernaut Yung Damon! has burst onto the music scene with his infectious music. Now, the Savannah artist is gearing up for the release of his eagerly awaited

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Ty Bri Joins Forces With YFL Kelvin And Erika Kayne For “Fall Thru”

Ohio female raptress Ty Bri, born Ty’Juane Brijae Finley, joined forces with YFL Kelvin and Erika Kayne for the “Fall Thru” music video. Hailing from East Cleveland, Ty Bri got

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JP Da iLLiSt And Boom Blake Share “Break The Mold” Music Video

Prolific New Jersey rappers JP Da iLLiSt and Boom Blake unveiled their brand new music video “Break The Mold” via indie label Money First Music, which is featured on the

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Ohio Rapper Gr8Man Gwapo Drops New Single “Going Legend”

Gr8Man Gwapo is a Hip-Hop artist from Ashtabula, Ohio. His aggressive yet melodic delivery and sharp wordplay over various beat styles give his music a motivational vibe and cinematic feel.

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Rising Dallas Raptress Tainted Tazz Drops “Hit List” Music Video

Hailing from Dallas, TX, Tainted Tazz is a rising young rapper and skilful lyricist who just dropped her anticipated new single and music video “Hit List,” released via the legendary

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Rapper Drippy J Heats Up The Streets With “Lotta Things”

Captivating, dynamic, royal, and spellbinding are the adjectives being used to describe rising star Drippy J. The young wordsmith has established himself on the music landscape over the last couple

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Aspiring Georgia Rapper Yung Damon! Drops New Video “Scammer”

Rising Savannah, GA artist Yung Damon! proudly presents his anticipated new music video “Scammer”. Released fully independently, “Scammer” is a solid effort that fully exhibits the southern rapper’s passion and

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Emerging Minnesota Artist Kíy Unveils Debut Single “Cuud Neva”

In music, if everyone is going in one direction, sometimes it’s wise to go in the opposite way and create a whole new path. That’s exactly what Twin Cities based

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Memphis Rapper T.R.U.B. Joins Forces With Project Pat For Music Video “REAL”

Prolific Tennessee rapper T.R.U.B. is back with his ferocious and haunting new single, “REAL”, featuring legendary Three 6 Mafia affiliate Project Pat. Threading together airtight rhymes, catchy melodies, and powerful

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From The Motor City, To NYC, To Mumbai; People Are Doing The “Work” Dance By TeeCee Rou’Lette

What is star power? As an acronym, Star stands for (S)omebody (T)hey’ll (A)lways (R)emember, and Power equals (P)erformance (O)ptomized (W)ith (E)nhanced (R)ewards. The artist development team helps to create star

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Justin Love Joins Forces With Hit Producer The ATG For “No Friends”

Finesse involves the unique ability to maneuver seamlessly around people or objects in a smooth manner. It’s the refinement of performance, execution, and artisanship. Breakout singer/songwriter Justin Love and music

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JP Da illist & Boom Blake Are Ready To Conquer The Rap Game

Determined New Jersey rappers JP Da illist and his partner in crime Boom Blake are excited to present their blazing new album entitled “The New Reign”, released via independent label

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Brooklyn Rapper Shake-A-Vel Drops “NY Hitter”

Brooklyn rappers are known to bring the heat whenever they step in the booth. New York artist Shake-A-Vel is coming in hotter than bacon grease with his latest single “NY

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Shawn Archer Drops New Music Video “Blow The Bag”

Philly rapper and member of the renown record label SKE Records, Shawn Archer returns with another visualizer for “Blow The Bag” featuring Martin Archer and Lil Ski. The treatment for

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Charismatic Rapper Dre Carter Releases LeBron James-Inspired Music Video “LA Bron”

Dre Carter is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after rappers on the independent music scene. Some industry insiders are labeling him as an “East Coast Nipsey Hussle.” His constant

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Josh Stone – Real Vibez Only

Josh Stone is originally from Long Island, NY and is the CEO of his multi faceted entertainment company Real Vibez Only Inc. Under the tutelage of Public Enemy’s Chuck D,

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Gabby Gabanna Soars Above The Competition With “P.G.S.L.T.M.”

Rapper Nybrea “Gabby Gabanna” Montague was born in Charlotte, NC. At the age of 11, Gabby started to Rap and write rhymes. Her influencers at the time were Lil Wayne

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Southern Rapper Pimpin Change Unveils Anticipated New EP “Motive”

Aspiring southern rapper Pimpin Change has earned acclaim in his home state of Texas for bringing soul back into Hip-Hop with powerful songs written from a place of truth and