Posts tagged with "rappers"

2 Chainz’s New Music Video

2 Chainz, the multi-platinum, Grammy Award®-winning MC, “One of the Very Best Rappers Alive” (Noisey), host of Viceland’s Most Expensivest series and one of the most-in-demand collaborators in the game – returns with the music video for “Girl’s Best Friend” out today via Def Jam Recordings.

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Yung Fume Releases New Single

Today, Payday Records’ South London rapper Yung Fume releases his latest single “Again,” following the release of his last EP Too Much Wave 2 which dropped in August.

“Again” catches the listener’s ear immediately with an ethereal and echoey choral sound in the background, complimented with stand-out deep bass punches. Fume’s flow highlights the intensity of the instrumentals, opening with the line, “I just made some profit, it’s logic, double again”- the song is an ode to the glory that comes with the guts of the music industry.

Between the bass, fast 808’s, and Fume’s tenacious lyrics, this is the classic baller’s anthem. Titling the song “Again” highlights the importance of consistency in the music game, a proclamation that Fume must keep grinding and getting the bag, time and time again.

“It’s about doing something and being able to do it again,” Fume says about the track, “That’s the only reason I do this!” 

Fume has been grinding nonstop over the past three years releasing projects that include his most recent Payday Records debut EP Level Up in March produced by Atlanta hitmaker Zaytoven along with a trailblazing  iOS arcade-style mobile game called ‘Yung Fume Level Up!’ (soundtracked by two songs from the EP “Zone” and “Life I’m Living”), Too Much Wave 2, Too Much WaveNoughts and CrossesNoughts and Crosses 2 and Noughts and Crosses 3, along with his crossover rap/pop banger “Watch me Flex” being remixed by both Tinie Tempah and Wizkid. He recently went viral with an in-studio clip laying down a new track with Chicago rapper, Lil Durk. Also headlining London’s O2 Academy, and major festival performances at Wireless Festival and Shard Fest, he continues to make big strides in the industry as the years progress.

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AUGUST GREENE × TONIGHT SHOW COVER ROOM

While “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” may be on summer hiatus for one more week, August Greene (Common, Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins) stopped by the show’s backstage music room to perform “Livin’ On A Prayer” for a new installment of the Emmy nominated “Cover Room” series.

Link here: https://youtu.be/KIs5hAuYcgE

The #1 late night show across digital and the most viewed late night show on YouTube, “The Tonight Show” continues to innovate online and offer the best in music. “Cover Room” is a digital-only music series featuring popular artists performing covers of some of our most favorite songs.

“Cover Room” was recently nominated for a 2018 Emmy Award in the Outstanding Short Form Variety Series category, and in April received a Webby Award for the webisode featuring Kesha’s performance of “The House of the Rising Sun.”

“Cover Room” episodes, the link is provided below:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLykzf464sU99yQ6FGxqFm67e3njFEvHKD

“The Tonight Show” returns with original episodes on Tuesday, September 4 and airs weeknights at 11:35pm ET/10:35pm CT.

Mustard “Dangerous World”

Mustard releases new single Dangerous World ft. Travis Scott and YG.

Los Angeles, CA – August 17, 2018 – Mustard (10 Summers/Interscope Records) is back with yet another hit for summer 2018; and this time he’s bringing Travis Scott and YG along for the ride. Released today, “Dangerous World” features elements of the west coast’s classic sound, as YG and Scott lace the up-tempo track with their signature styles. The collaboration is an exciting move as both artists have recently released their own set of projects. Listen to the song HERE.

Mustard, who reunited with YG for the rappers’ fourth studio album, Stay Dangerous, has had an impressive year. The 10 Summers CEO experienced chart-topping success after producing the single, “Boo’d Up” for his first signee, Ella Mai. The song topped three R&B/Hip-Hop Radio Charts, making Ella the first woman to do so since Beyoncé in 2012. Mustard, also appeared alongside, Nick Jonas at the 2018 VMA’s, as the duo performed their latest single “Anywhere”. Fans of Mustard can catch him at his Las Vegas residency where he will be headlining through September 22nd.

Chloe × Halle

The sisters Chloe × Halle are an American R&B duo who first came to attention after winning Radio Disney’s Next Big Thing. They have been active from 2013 and since then, they have made appearances in Beyonce’s Lemonade album and during her Formation World Tour. They have grown significantly in the last several years and after a highly anticipated wait, they released their debut album “The Kids are Alright” on March 23, 2018. The album was both written and produced by the talented sisters and has left an impressed reaction amongst their audiences.

See 360’s collaboration with them here and here.

50 Cent x Fuse’s Weekly News Rap

This week’s episode of Fuse’s Weekly News Rap features Baltimore talent StarrZ delivering a rapid-fire recap of the week’s biggest news stories. On the agenda today are 50 Cent’s reignited feud with Vivica A. Fox, Migos and Drake’s thrilling “Walk It Talk It” video, Toys ‘R’ Us  and Claire’s planned shutdowns, and more. The episode is available now onFuse’s official YouTube channel.

Every Friday, Fuse’s Weekly News Rap brings viewers a rapid-fire summary of the week’s hottest news and trends, delivered by the emerging rap stars you need to have on your radar so please be sure to subscribe to their channel and hit the notification bell to get your dose of celebrity news and hip hop culture.

 

Full episode available HERE

RICH THE KID & JAY CRITCH x BLUEPRINT

Expanding its roster of multiplatinum award-winning superstars once again, The Blueprint Group/Maverick announces the recent signings of RIAA Platinum-certified hip-hop force Rich the Kid and breakthrough talent Jay Critch. The team will represent both artists for management worldwide.

 

One of hip-hop’s most thrilling new voices, Queens born rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, executive, and Rich Forever Music founder, Rich the Kid quickly cemented a spot at the forefront of culture with his certified Platinum smash “New Freezer” feat. Kendrick Lamar and the red-hot follow-up “Plug Walk.” Both regularly average upwards of 70K units in weekly consumption. At Spotify, “New Freezer’s” total streams have surpassed 82 million and counting to date. Moreover, the single claimed real estate on coveted playlists such as “Rap Caviar” Hot Todays’s Top Hits, “Hot Rhythmic”, and “Get Turnt” and landed in the Top 50 of the Us Top 100 and Top 100 of the Global Top 200. “Plug Walk” simultaneously just crossed the 12 million streams mark.

 

At radio, “New Freezer” is quickly approaching Top 10 Urban radio and Rhythmic radio is starting to catch fire with “Plug Walk” not far behind. The artist’s full-length debut and what promises to be a hip-hop blockbuster of epic proportions, “The World Is Yours”, arrives in stores and at all digital retailers in March 2018.

 

Signed to Rich Forever Music, Critch remains on track for a breakout of his own in 2018. His single “Fashion” [feat. Rich the Kid] ignited 16 million-plus Spotify streams as he consistently generates over 1.6 million monthly listeners on the platform. He garnered widespread fan love for his star-making turn on last year’s Rich Forever 3 compilation and will be unveiling more music very soon.

 

Aligning with The Blueprint Group/Maverick, Rich the Kid and Jay Critch will be under the guidance and watch of one of the industry’s most innovative, inventive, and influential executive teams.

 

About these signings, The Blueprint Group/Maverick Partner and CMO Al Branch comments, “Rich the Kid is burgeoning Rap Mogul in the making, I’m so excited to seeRich the Kid and Jay Critch provide the Blueprint for the new generation of artists, entertainers, and executives”.

 

In addition to Rich the Kid and Jay Critch, The Blueprint Group/Maverick executive team, which consists of Cortez Bryant, Gee Roberson, Shawn Gee, Jean Nelson, J Irving, Ryan Ramsey and Branch, collectively manages Nicki Minaj, G-Eazy (with The Revels Group), The Roots, Lil Wayne, Jill Scott, Cyhi The Prynce and more.

 

 

About The Blueprint Group:

 

The Blueprint Group represents the union of three music industry powerhouses’Gee Roberson’s Hip Hop Since 1978, Cortez Bryant’s Bryant Management, and Shawn Gee’s SEFG. This collective, including Chief Marketing Officer and Partner Al Branch and PRESIDENT OF BPG RECORDS Jean Nelson, operates the ultimate modern music company. Beyond full-service management, artist development, A&R, label services, marketing, and radio and lifestyle promotions, The Blueprint Group encompasses digital, touring, film & television, radio, branding, and so much more. Current clients include GRAMMY Award-winning, record-breaking multiplatinum talent such as Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, and The Roots as well as G-Eazy, Jill Scott, Marc E. Bassy, Belly, and more.

NESSLY x JOJI x “MAKE IT RIGHT”

Today, critically acclaimed Atlanta rapper NESSLY uncovers his new song “Make It Right” featuring Joji. It’s available at all digital retailers now via Republic Records.

Minimal production crawls in the background as NESSLY and Joji collide on this simmering and smoked-out collab. “Make It Right” brings together two of hip-hop’s most exciting new talents and amplifies their respective voices.

“Make It Right” arrives hot on the heels of NESSLY’s recently released “WHOHASIT” [feat. Ski Mask The Slump God. Upon release, it landed looks from HypeBeast, Pigeons & Planes, XXL, and VENTS Magazineand began putting up numbers online with nearly a quarter million Spotify streams.

Both songs will appear on his anxiously awaited debut project, WILDFLOWER [Republic Records] — out on all digital streaming platforms March 2nd. Executive Produced by hip-hop powerhouse TM88 [Travis Scott, Future] and Take A Daytrip [6lack, Raury], it promises to land with a bang.

Nessly ft. Joji “Make It Right”
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ABOUT NESSLY
With a flow as wild as his ever-evolving presence, 22-year-old Nessly immediately draws attention to himself. Two 2016 projects—Still Finessin and Solo Boy Band—introduced the world to his singular style with The Fader asserting, Nessly sets himself apart with his Solo Boy Band project.” Beyond acclaim from Complex, Pigeons and Planes, and Noisey, XXL would go so far as to claim that he takes “his sonics to an untouchable level that will challenge the industry.” Emerging from the fertile Soundcloud battleground, he’s already received support from Drake’s OVO Sound Radio and Pharrell’s OHTERtone in addition to collaborations with everyone from Lil Yachty, Playboi Carti, and A$AP Mob to a tour with Ugly God. He blossoms into the star he was always meant to be on his 2018 major label debut project, WILDFLOWER[Republic Records]. Executive Produced by TM88 [Travis Scott, Future] and Take A Daytrip [6lack, Raury], all 14 tracks speak to the artist’s comment to thick soundscapes and even thicker hooks. From the woozy chant of the single “Back 2 Life” to the creepy catchiness of “WHOHASIT” [feat. Ski Mask The Slump God] and spacey R&B on “Water Springs” [feat. 24hrs], a very bright future is in bloom for Nessly.

16YROLD, D SAVAGE, YUNG BANS, & TRACY : “YOUNG SCOOTER”

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NEW YORK, NY (February 16, 2018— Today, highly sought-after Soundcloud artist & producer 16YROLD turns up with another knockout single entitled “Young Scooter” featuring D Savage, Yung Bans, and Tracy.

Get it HERE.

16YROLD’s signature minimal D.I.Y. production provides the perfect backdrop for D SavageYung Bans, and Tracy to trade bars and adlibs. The track brings four of hip-hop’s hottest rising stars together on one banger.

Young Scooter follows up I Don’t See A Thing”—the last red hot collaboration between 16YROLD and D Savage. Additionally, it’s the string in a series of underground favorites including “No Romance” with Killy, which clocked over 6.4 million Spotify streams in under a few months’ time.

By his junior year in high school, Ohio-born and New York-based producer and rapper16YROLD had made a dent in the Soundcloud scene from his bedroom with hypnotic, airy, and unpredictable productions. After unofficially remixing countless prominent smashes, he scored a viral hit with “Rita Ora” featuring Aaron Cartier which racked up over 1.3M Soundcloud plays before going on to cook up beats for everyone from Famous Dex to Lil Yachty. The Fader described him best writing, “You can feel the passion in this bedroom trap. By 2017, he amassed a formidable catalog and logged miles on the road supporting both Desiigner and 21 Savage. The buzz for the 18-year-old had reached critical mass, and Victor Victor Worldwide signed him in late 2017.

FOR MORE INFO ON 16YROLDPLEASE CONTACT:
Matthew Bernal
Republic Records
Matthew.Bernal@umusic.com

Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future, James Blake in “King’s Dead”

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Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future, James Blake Release Video For “King’s Dead”

Watch here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwAnsAUYnw4

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For more info:
Ray Alba
Ray.alba@umusic.com