New single Made For Me by David Versis

2017-08-10 05:32:14 UTC

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David Versis has just released his new single “Made For Me” now available via  Soundcloud.

"The intentions behind “Made For Me” was to switch between different emotions, and tempos, in a way that’s intentional and fresh. My collaborator Mikhail and I wanted to mix down tempo ‘trap’ percussion in the verses, and a more upbeat classic hip-hop swing in the chorus. It’s also a blatant appreciation for a woman’s perfection."


Genre : hip-hop, rap

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New single Sonder by JAKE GUSTO

2017-08-09 06:00:12 UTC

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"Sonder" is the cost of chasing a dream.

I release "Sonder" at midnight on my one year anniversary in Los Angeles, CA – a year that has been so painfully transformative I'm not sure I can elucidate much greater than this song.

"Like patience, passion comes from the same Latin root:

pati. It does not mean to flow with exuberance; it means

to suffer." -Mark Danielewski

I wrote "Sonder" at rock bottom. The mental plight that accompanies the pursuit of passion can be as equally destructive as it is fulfilling.

An individual's purpose (and moreover, turmoil) is as unique as the genetic code from which it is extracted. As I pondered this, a sense of morose engulfed me. I will never fully understand anyone's motives, dreams, desires, reasoning – as they forever exist in a foreign realm.

This notion awoke a sense of self-awareness.

I am only myself. I am the keeper of my fortune. I have the power to respond to doubt, fear, rejection, and failure on my own accord.

So I did. As much as "Sonder" is about agonizing turbulence, its fruition reveals a light in the dark."

JAKE GUSTO


Genre : hip-hop, rap

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New single Lost by Hyphen

2017-07-07 06:01:25 UTC

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London-based hip-hop act Hyphen's new single "Lost" is a brass-laden fusion of soul, electronica, and trip-hop with an exciting, precise flow .

"I wrote this song on late on a Saturday night after reluctantly saying no to go to a mini reunion my school friends were having," the London-based Hyphen explains. "Trying to manage a full time job and music career simultaneously means cutting out on something, and for me that involves being a lot less social and very single."

"While that sounds a bit miserable, I wrote this song on a night alone, pretty happy about the situation. Watching people's Snapchats about their night outs, which were largely the same as any other night out, made me quite pleased that through music I'd found something to do that was pretty different."

Released on 6/30, Hyphen's "Lost" is the latest single to be taken from his upcoming EP ‘Dance Songs To Die To’.

After touring in New York, London and Delhi, Hyphen is now gearing up for the release of his debut EP ‘Dance Songs to Die To’. Featured on international platforms such as Sofar Sounds, ILUVLIVE and Don’t Flop, the highlight of Hyphen’s year was a sold-out headline show in New York.

Without having a single or EP out, Hyphen has managed to garner over 50,000 views across digital platforms, featured on the same sets that the likes of Ed Sheeran and Bastille have played and is now on board with a team who’ve worked with artists like George the Poet, D’Banj and some of the best up and coming UK talent such as Deanne Chase and Hunter.


Genre : hip-hop, rap

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New trip-hop cover of "Every Breath You Take" by the Police from Llexa

2017-06-28 05:41:33 UTC

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Singer-songwriter Llexa puts her unique spin on two classic hits from the 80s, the Police's 'Every Breath You Take' and Split Enz's 'I Got You.' "We wanted to spin the songs and turn them into a casual, distinct vibe while still keeping the familiarity." Llexa is currently working with NYC/NJ based production team Solace Music Group developing her sound and voice as an artist. Look for her next release, a trip-hop inspired official remake of 'All You Need is Love' by the Beatles coming soon. 


Genre : hip-hop, trip-hop, remake

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New track The Righteous Hour by Ciphurphace ft Jake Palumbo

2017-06-09 00:41:37 UTC

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Ciphurphace – the Arizona-born, New Jersey-based emcee known for his rapid-fire delivery, battle-ready bars & humorous punchlines, releases the fourth single – with accompanying visuals - from his In Phaced God We Trust EP, which was released late last year as a joint venture between Tucson's own Effin Elements Entertainment & NYC-based indie label SpaceLAB Recordings. The self-proclaimed “Asian Pierce Brosnan with a beard problem” comes out the gate swinging with a machine-gun flow that acts as both an ode to his proactive pen game, as well as a cautionary warning to ill-equipped challengers on the microphone....”punchlines pack M. Tyson, M. Bison power.” Produced by SpaceLAB Recordings founder Jake Palumbo, who also provides the cut-&-scratch hook as well as a guest appearance to close out the record, also speaking on his lyrical prowess, but in the snarky & sarcastic sneer that has become a trademark for the Brooklyn-based emcee & producer - “You should pop a couple No Doz / & join F*boys Anonymous, you like your own photos.” Ciphurphace & Jake Palumbo have previously teamed up for the 2013 collaborative LP South By Southwest, under the group name Moonshine Burrito, & have a lengthy history of appearing on one other's projects since meeting on tour in 2007.


Genre : hip-hop, hip-hop/rap, rap

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