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Hip-Hop Crew Renegades Worldwide Strike With New Album “World Domination”

Renegades Worldwide is a Hip-Hop collective spearheaded by producer The Five1Hero. The emerging crew incorporates global emcess, vocalists and musicians including King Marino from Atlanta, Honey B Sweet from Australia,

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Texas Rapper Pimpin Change Shares Introspective EP “Only In My Mind”

Prolific Texas rapper Pimpin Change returns with the release of his critically acclaimed EP “Only In My Mind.” The introspective and soulful release promises to blow the minds of awaiting

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New Jersey Rapper TruWerdz Shares Music Video “Who I B”

Aspiring New Jersey rapper TruWerdz is known for his dynamic delivery and witty wordplay. The Puerto Rican-born lyricist perfectly proofs his incredible mic skillz on the new single “Who I

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Chicago Rapper Bigg Jigg Shines With New Mixtape “My Grindin’ God’s Timing”

With over 20 years in the music industry, veteran Chicago rapper Bigg Jigg is a former BET 106 & Park Freestyle Friday champion and signed to powerhouse Universal. The Midwest

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Midwest Rapper Substance810 Strikes With “The Monolithic Era”

Determined Michigan rapper Substance810 is here to live up to his name. A true storyteller at heart, the Port Huron native released his album “The Monolithic Era” this summer. Growing

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Alabama Rapper PBE Pluto Remixes GloRilla’s Hit Single “F.N.F.”

Determined Alabama rapper PBE Pluto, born Brent Parker, is currently turning heads in the Hip-Hop circuit. The multi-talented rapper, songwriter, and label head honcho has a natural penchant for creating

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Philly Artist Bizkitbnb Is Ready To Enter The Spotlight With “Casamigos”

After spending years of producing for multiple Hip-Hop and R&B heavyweights, 4 time Grammy nominated producer and artist Allen “Bizkitbnb” Arthur is breaking into the spotlight on his own. After

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Wisconsin Rapper Quise Picasso Shares New Album “Definition Of A Gangster”

Milwaukee rapper Quise Picasso is excited to present his brand new album “Definition Of A Gangster,” which is now available online. Released via Executive Board Music Group/Tri Entertainment, the stunning

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Milwaukee Artist Traxx Sanders Delivers New Album “Fatboi Season”

Rising Milwaukee rapper and singer Traxx Sanders is excited to share his brand new album “Fatboi Season,” which is now available online. With the new project’s 9 cuts clocking in

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Miami Artist Tay Dizm Unveils New Album “298”

Artavious Courtez Smith, better known by his stage name Tay Dizm, is best known for being signed to multi-platinum artist T-Pain’s Nappy Boy Entertainment from 2005-2012. Dizm was the first

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Georgia Rapper DuRanDLife Drops New Music Video “PadLock”

Rising Georgia rapper DuRanDLife released his introspective music video titled “PadLock,” which is now available on YouTube. DuRanDLife was born and raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina, the same hometown Hip-Hop

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Atlanta Rapper Taz Forte Surprises With R&B-Infused Album “Always Open”

Aspiring Atlanta rapper Taz Forte continues to put his stamp on the Rap game with his laid-back confidence and boastful attitude. His fearless, authentic sound has made an impact nationally.

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Texas Rapper Pimpin Change Unveils Anticipated Mixtape “Art Of Pimpin”

Rising Hip-Hop artist Pimpin Change is creating a huge movement one fan at a time. The Texas-born wordsmith carved out a distinct sound, which is devoid of pretension, yet rich

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New York Rapper Paul Rello Drops New Single “War”

Representing New York City, Paul Rello releases his new single “War”. Linking up with singer and songwriter Alyssa Puletz, you get a great track about Paul’s tough past but also

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New Texas Rap Duo A-Blocc Bleedaz Shine With Hard Hitting Song “PTSD”

Dallas, Texas based Hip-Hop artists Jake Bailey and fellow rapper SIR COG joined forces to form the dynamic Rap duo A-Blocc Bleedaz. The southern tag team is currently working on

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Texas Rapper Pimpin Change Strikes With New Single “Hop In The Wip”

Rap juggernaut Pimpin Change continues to put his stamp on the Rap game with his laid-back confidence and boastful attitude. Part of what makes him so intriguing is his ability

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Tre Hoover Is Back With New Single “Space Coupe”

Rising rapper Tre Hoover aka MopTopp was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. In the direction that music has been heading nowadays, it’s very rare that new artists can come

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Cleveland Raptress Ty Bri Unveils New Single “Bigger”

Ohio’s top female raptress Ty Bri – born Ty’Juane Brijae Finley – is back with her latest hit titled “Bigger” featuring Pilly Mae. Produced by Philly Ferrari, this new song

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New York Artist Eli Brady Drops Music Video For “Standard”

Westchester, New York artist Eli Brady drops the visual to “Started” with Brooklyn rapper Phresher. After generating a huge buzz online with the release of the record, it’s only right

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Rising Texas Rapper SIR COG Strikes With New Single “The Big Bring In”

Aspiring Dallas rapper SIR COG possesses a complete package of artistry. His charismatic personality exudes swagger and he has gained the respect of Rap fans from coast to coast. He

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Atlanta Rapper Shinin’ Drops James Bond Inspired Mixtape “From the Eastside, with Love”

Bond. James Bond! That’s how they call the most popular secret agent in film history. Shinin’. Johnny Shinin’! That’s how we call one of the brightest independent rappers in the

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DIRRT500 And DJ BOriginal Claim “Love Outweighs The Hate”

DIRRT500 is a determined rapper with national appeal. His music combines a unique style with witty lyrics and a true passion for Hip-Hop. At first listen, it is evident that

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Bullet Brak – I Getz Busy

Veteran rapper Bullet Brak is turning heads in the Hip-Hop circuit since over a decade with his dynamic delivery and witty wordplay. The spellbinding Maryland-born entertainer is now living in

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New Jersey Rapper JP Da iLLiSt Makes An Impact With New Album “Boss Talk”

Rising New Jersey rapper JP Da iLLiSt is making an impact on the independent music scene with his latest album “Boss Talk: The Corporate Agenda,” featuring top notch production by

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Krujay & Eazy The Block Captain Join Forces For “Me Again”

Krujay has been making quite the name for himself recently with an onslaught of new music being released. This time he joins forces with URL’s own world renown battle rapper

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Aspiring Rapper Karizma Unveils New Music Video “Big Memphis”

Hailing from Memphis, emerging rapper Karizma is a driven, passionate and charismatic artist with a unique approach to his blend of Hip-Hop. His music is challenging and socially conscious, particularly

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Country Rapper Leroy Biggs Releases Music Video “Howdy Howdy”

Country rapper Leroy Biggs has officially signed with Street Flavor Records/MNRK for the release of his new single and video for “Howdy Howdy.” The booming production on the track comes

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Rapper Mookie Motonio Delivers A Stunning Visual For “Plot Twist” Featuring Krayzie Bone

Cleveland, Ohio has a reputation for raising young rappers who can effortlessly translate stories of street life into catchy, melodic rap songs. The most famous of these artists was the

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Maryland Rapper Krujay Unveils New Single “Friday Night“

Freshly released on July 25 worldwide, Duly Noted Entertainment presents “Friday Night,” performed by no other than buzzing and charismatic rapper Krujay. Another catchy record from the Maryland artist as

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Eli Brady Encourages His Friends Through Hard Times With “We Up”

New York Hip-Hop artist Eli Brady premieres his brand new single “We Up,” an upbeat, pop-melodic track produced by Qua Z Mo that comes on the heels of his debut