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Phony Ppl Premiere Dizzying Visuals of “Way Too Far”

Phony Ppl recently unleased their new album mō’zā-ik (300 Entertainment), the follow-up to 2015 Yesterday’s Tomorrow. Blending soul, funk, R&B and more, each song on the 11-track set plays as an extended jam between five musicians playing at their peak and garnered attention from the likes of NPR, Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, and NYLON, who called the album “ethereal as hell.”

Recently, the Brooklyn-based quintet release the dizzying visuals for their song, “Way Too Far.” Directed by Joe Well who has directed videos for Kendrick Lamar, YG, Puff Daddy, and The Internet, the production company who produced the video–Pyscho Films–recently produced the video for Jay Rock ft. Kendrick Lamar– “Wow Freestyle” as well as Aminé–“Reel It In.” The video follows the band and gives us a window into their world, and features cameos by Briana Shanee Wilson (Influencer/Entrepreneur/Creator of Matte Brand) and Patrick Paige II of The Internet.

The new record was met with rave reviews, with the band making Rolling Stone’s 2018 Hot List, with David Fricke noting how they are “ready for the world with  mō’zā-ik. NPR Music premiered the album via First Listen, calling it a “stepping stone for the Brooklyn Band as a subconcious vacation for the listener while moving through the world…or maybe even a retreat from it.” The collection was also featured on NPR’s ‘New Music Friday– 8 Albums You Should Hear Now.’ Pitchfork added mō’zā-ik to their ‘5 Best New Rap Songs’ list, raging about how “the group mashes so well” and “every element of their sound complements the other.” The band also appeared on MTV’s TRL, were interviewed on Sway In The Morning, are currently the face of Spotify’s Newness Playlist, and were featured as Artist of the Week by both TIDAL and Soundcloud.

The band are currently supporting Pusha T on the second leg of his Daytona Tour wrapping up with two shows in their home town at Irving Plaza in New York, and will also be playing a headlining show at Mercury Lounge December 28, with tickets on sale Nov. 20th. See below for full tour routing.

Tour Dates:

*with Pusha T

‘MŌ’ZĀ-IK’ TRACK LIST

  1. Way Too Far
  2. Once You Say Hello
  3. somethinG about your love
  4. Cookie Crumble
  5. the Colours
  6. One Man Band
  7. Think You’re Mine
  8. Move Her Mind
  9. Before You Get a Boyfriend
  10. Either Way
  11. on everythinG iii love

Alessia Cara “Not Today”

Zane Lowe world premiered Grammy Award winning singer / songwriter Alessia Cara‘s new track “Not Today” ahead of the November 30th release of her second album, THE PAINS OF GROWING on Beats 1 World Record. “Not Today” will be available on the 15-track album, which will also include both singles “Trust My Lonely” and “Growing Pains.” THE PAINS OF GROWING is a self-penned, auto-biographical album chronicling her personal experiences over the past several years.

Kane Brown Breaks New U.S. Record

With more than 2.5 million streams, Kane Brown’s Experiment has set a brand new U.S. record on Apple Music for the largest debut of a Country album in the first 24 hours of release. Brown’s highly-anticipated new album released Friday, November 9, and has already spurred media praise from the likes of Rolling Stone [“Experiment …proves why Brown has become one of the genre’s hottest up-and-comers”], The Tennessean[“with his new album, Experiment… is about to become inescapable, arguably changing the future of country”],TIME Magazine [“Brown proves he’s got the range to stick around”], Sounds Like Nashville [“Experiment finds the breakthrough star branching out sonically and lyrically, taking command of his voice, whether bravely facing adversity or expressing sincerity…”]

No stranger to Apple Music, Brown’s 2016 breakout single “Used to Love You Sober” was heavily featured on playlists throughout the service, and he was the very first country artist to be played around the world on Apple Music’s Beats 1.  He is also a frequent staple on Apple Music’s top country playlists including Country Wide and The A-List: Country, and his Essentials Playlists continues to grow in popularity.

On November 1, a week ahead of the album release of Experiment, Apple Music hosted an exclusive one-night-only performance for Kane Brown fans at 12th and Porter in Nashville, where Kane premiered brand new music from Experiment, and invited fans into his world with and advance screening of Apple Music Presents: Kane Brown – Experiment where he opens up about his humble and difficult beginnings, his ongoing battle with the fame monster, and how it feels to find both success and passion in the same place; music.

The three-time American Music Awards winner Kane Brown will appear on “The Voice” Tuesday, November 12 on NBC and “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on the outdoor stage Wednesday, November 13, following the CMA Awards broadcast on ABC. Next week, he will appear on “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” on Thursday, November 22 on NBC.

Brown’s sophomore release, Experiment, is the follow-up to his multi-week chart-topping Platinum-certified RCA Nashville/Zone 4 debut album. It is produced by multiple-award winner Dann Huff and features 12 tracks, 11 of which the country star co-wrote including the Top 5 Gold-certified “Lose It.”

Check out his Instagram HERE

Jennie From BLACKPINK Releases “Solo”

Produced by YG Entertainment’s  Teddy and 24, “SOLO” is the solo debut single from BLACKPINK member Jennie. The hip-hop, pop anthem was released today, November 12th, along with an accompanying video.  Watch the video for “SOLO” HERE. Aside from her work with   BLACKPINK, this solo debut track showcases Jennie’s maturity and independence as an artist. YG Entertainment recently announced that all BLACKPINK  members are preparing for their solo debuts. Rosé  will be the next to debut her solo effort.

Discovered by K-Pop superstar artist/producer Teddy Park and YG Entertainment (the multi-faceted South Korean entertainment company responsible for the breakout successes of Big Bang, PSY, and 2NE1, among many others ), BLACKPINK’s lineup includes Jisoo, Jennie, Lisa, and Rosé. The group made its debut in August 2016 with a massively popular pair of singles: “Boombayah” and “Whistle,” which debuted at #1 and #2 on Billboard’s World Digital Songs chart. That November, BLACKPINK delivered their singles “Stay” and “Playing with Fire,” their second single to reach #1 on World Digital Songs. By the end of the year, BLACKPINK had landed at #2 on Billboard’s 10 Best New K-Pop Groups in 2016.

On June 15 of this year, BLACKPINK released their debut EP Square Up and premiered its lead single “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du.” The song shot to #55 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it history’s highest-charting debut by an all-female K-pop act.   The video for “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” surpassed 10 million views in just 6 hours and earned 36.2 million views in one day.  In August, “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” appeared at #3 on YouTube’s Global Top 10 Songs of the Summer list, surpassing Drake’s “In My Feelings” and Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect.”  The video currently has over 450,000,000 views on YouTube.  Square Up debuted at #40 on the Billboard 200, cementing it as the highest-charting release to date by an all-female K-pop group. Square Up also hit #1 on the Billboard World Albums chart.

Yung Gravy “Pizzazz” Music Video

YUNG GRAVY shares his new music video for “Pizzazz” via Republic Records.

WATCH HERE.

Yung Gravy takes us back in time with his new music video “Pizzaz.” Like Marty McFly, Gravy hops in the DeLorean and brags about making love to future mothers of the 80s. Gravy’s witty and smooth punchlines give the song throwback 90’s west coast vibes.

“Pizzazz” follows up the runaway viral success of his recently released Snow Cougar EP, which features a bevy of bangers. “Mr. Clean” recently eclipsed 104 million Spotify streams, and “1 Thot 2 Thot Red Thot Blue Thot” surpassed 46 million streams. Inspired by everyone from OutKast, Nate Dogg, Curren$y, and Action Bronson to Patrice Rushen and The Blackbyrds; Yung Gravy ditched class and took to SoundCloud to begin releasing music in 2016. The first song he uploaded, “Karen”, quickly garnished new fans and stirred a palpable buzz online. His first EP, Mr. Clean, went viral on the strength of “Continental Breakfast”—which cracked the 1.4 million mark on Soundcloud. Sandwiching a sample of The Chordettes’ “Mr. Sandman” between raunchy and raw rhymes, the title track “Mr. Clean” soundtracked countless fan videos and ignited 9.6 million Soundcloud plays in under a year. Throughout 2017, he prolifically unleashed a string of nonstop music, including Thanksgiving’s Eve, Yung Gravity EP, and Baby Gravy EP. Soon, he reached #1 on Indify and had labels knocking at his door. CLICK HERE to check out Yung Gravy’s new Pac Man video game via Spotify.

Dinah Jane “Bottled Up” Music Video

Dinah Jane recently launched her debut single “Bottled Up” featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Marc E. Bassy on HITCO, and today, she shares the video for the up-tempo, bouncy R&B track. Watch HERE.

The “infectious hit”, according to Idolator, is making the climb up the Radio charts after being the most added song at Rhythmic Radio. “This specific record, I just wanted to come out with people actually vibing”, Dinah Jane explains. “I just wanted to take it to a party scene”. The feel-good vibe of the song is carried over into the video where the dance party heats up, indoors and outside.

Dinah Jane recently performed the track on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Rolling Stone noted, “Jane transformed the Tonight Show stage into a neon-lit club for her performance of the mid-tempo pop track, which includes a sly reference to Fifth Harmony’s massive hit, ‘Work From Home.’ Forbes chimed in and wrote, “’Bottled Up,’ is an infectious dance-pop jam that is sure to make Fifth Harmony fans happy… though it takes the sound to the next level…”

In recent months, in addition to logging many studio hours, Dinah Jane also shot a small role for the Netflix film, ‘The After Party’. And now, with this debut release, listeners everywhere will get to know Dinah Jane like never before as she unveils more music in 2018.

BIRDMAN & JACQUEES TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM

Ready for the musical blockbuster sequel of the fall, Birdman and Jacquees team up to release Lost At Sea 2.

It will be available at all digital retailers on November 16th via Cash Money Records.

Lost At Sea 2 is the follow-up to the duo’s critically acclaimed collaborative original EP, Lost At Sea, in 2016. The first volume generated tens of millions of streams and views and produced fan favorite singles such as “Wise Words” and the title track “Lost At Sea. This time around, Birdman and Jacquees deliver a full album that catches a hypnotic and high class high seas vibe accompanied by production from frequent collaborators such as DRocNash B, and London On Da Trak. The first single “Presidential” makes good on the promise of its title with lavish lyrics and a White House-sized hook. Jacquees’ voice flutters to heavenly heights as Birdman anchors down bold bars. The music video for the track, will be available on November 12th.

Lost At Sea 2, will also feature Jacquees’ hit single “You” which will be an Apple Music Exclusive for 24 Hours on November 8th“You,” breakthrough full-length debut 4275, the song stands out as a runaway success reaching a radio audience of 8.4 million, generating 1,866 spins, and staking out a spot in the Top 20 at Radio and cracking nearly 5 million Spotify streams.

About the ‘Lost At Sea’ franchise, Jacquees said, “When we do ‘Lost At Sea,’ I get to flow different. People know me for R&B but can hear that rap in there with the R&B on this. Stunna is one of the greatest.  What I love the most is I get to show everybody a different side of my artistry and what I can do.”

“This young man is the future, adds Birdman. “’Lost At Sea’ is a vibe. It’s that Rich Gang lifestyle. The chemistry we had was right from the moment I met him. So, we did a full album this time, and we got three, four, and five already recorded. He’s my little brother. I do believe he’s going to be on the of the biggest artists in the game. When you listen to this, I want you to know that.”

Lost At Sea is based off an experience on Birdman’s yacht when the duo “were literally lost at sea, the series represents uncharted waters and new territory for the artists and the label.

Picture This Release “One Drink” Music Video

Today, critically acclaimed Irish international phenomenon Picture This release the official music video for their new single “One Drink.” Watch HERE. Listen HERE via Republic Records.

The song heralds the arrival of the band’s anxiously awaited second full-length album, MDRN LV, releasing in stores and at all digital retailers on February 15, 2019. Produced by Jayson Dezuzio [Imagine Dragons, X Ambassadors], the record represents a creative high watermark for the quartet as they expand their signature style and venture into uncharted sonic territory.

The biggest selling Irish act in both 2017 and 2018, and the nation’s hottest musical export in decades, Picture This arrived as a phenomenon with their self-titled 2017 full-length debut, Picture This. Certified triple-platinum in Ireland, it held the #1 spot Overall in the country for four weeks, while topping the Streaming Chart for seven weeks. Moreover, it remained in the Top 5 since release. Two years since their formation, they’ve impressively sold over 300K tickets, concluding 2017 with a sold-out UK and Ireland tour highlighted by gigs at O2 Shepherd’s Bush London, SSE Arena Belfast, and a two-night stand at 3Arena in Dublin. This summer marked their first stadium tour in Ireland, which capped off with a 35,000-person stadium show selling out over 3 months prior. During late 2018, they teamed up with super producer Jayson Dezuzio to record the 2019 follow-up, MDRN LV.

Kash Doll Releases “Ice Me Out” Video

Today, Detroit rapper and rising hip-hop MC Kash Doll shares the visuals for her single “Ice Me Out”.

Watch it HERE.

The video showcases Kash Doll’s versatility, whether she’s toying with life size hand carved male ice sculptures or wearing the limited-edition jewel adorned Versace boots – she knows exactly how to get your attention. She wrote “Ice Me Out” for women who can do the same!

“This is a song to remind guys that there are still independent women who can provide and spoil themselves,” she explains. “They can afford to buy their own things, but they still want to be treated special, courted and taken on dates, go out and experience new things together, exchange nice gifts… it’s more to getting to know someone than Netflix and chill.”

Earlier this year, Kash Doll released a project solely for her fans titled “Brat Mail” to thank them for all their continued support. The project garnered over 13 million global streams and features the break out single “Check”.  Shortly before “Brat Mail,” Kash released one of her biggest singles to date, “For Everybody” which racked up 10 million YouTube/VEVO views independently.

Coming from Motor City, Kash Doll first bubbled up in 2014 with a remix of Tinashe’s “Too On” which received airplay on local radio stations. Shortly after, her single “Run Me My Money” went viral and paved the way for the release of her mixtape Keisha vs. Kash Doll which exceeded over 600,000 downloads in the first two days. A child of hip-hop, she immediately became a regional favorite, generating millions of streams and packing shows. She started exploding with “For Everybody” in 2017 and was awarded the BMI Social Star award. In 2018 she made headlines by winning the “Issa Wave” Award at the 2018 BET Social Awards. Watch her acceptance speech and a fiery performance of “For Everybody.” She’s definitely proven herself as an artist to watch.

JOHN MELLENCAMP “Other People’s Stuff”

JOHN MELLENCAMP announces the preorder for his 24th album, Other People’s Stuff [Republic Records], available everywhere on Friday, December 7th.

Pre-order Other People’s Stuff HERE.

Not only has MELLENCAMP released hundreds of original songs over his illustrious career, but he has recorded numerous celebrated covers. For as renowned as his original material remains, MELLENCAMP has breathed new life and spirit into various staples of the classic American musical canon as well. A handpicked selection of those covers comprises the aptly titled, Other People’s Stuff.

Culled from seminal albums, compilations, unearthed sessions and documentaries, this record serves as a proud homage to some of the greatest songs in history. For the album, Mellencamp recorded a brand-new version of “Eyes on the Prize” which was originally performed at The White House. Mellencamp was asked by the Obama administration to perform for the 2010 Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement event. See link to the memorable performance here. Check out “Eyes on The Prize” Here.

About the collection, MELLENCAMP commented “Most, if not all, of the songs on Other People’s Stuff come from The Great American Songbook.  These are songs that have been recorded over the last 40 years of my career, but had never been put together as one piece of work. Now, they have.”

Check out the full tracklisting below.

The new album sets the stage for his 2019 tour of “The John Mellencamp Show,” which will feature the rock icon’s classics plus some new material. Hailed by critics and fans alike as one of music’s most authentic and crowd-pleasing concert performer, he kicks off the tour February 7th in his home state of Indiana at South Bend’s Morris Performing Arts Center. Yesterday, Mellencamp announced additional dates for the tour which will extend the already lengthy 2019 run with 14 additional shows, making stops across the country. Tickets for most dates will go on sale on Friday, November 9th at 10am local time (see full onsale times below). Produced by AEG Presents, “The John Mellencamp Show” will start promptly at 8pm and will not have an opening act.  Every ticket purchased online will receive a physical copy of Other People’s Stuff.

For more information and all ticketing information please visit Mellencamp.com.

MELLENCAMP’s live shows have garnered huge critical acclaim with the Hollywood Reporter calling it a “triumphant, career-spanning show” and a “superb performance…still full of fiery defiance” by the Boston Globe.  His extensive touring and live shows have solidified the Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer’s place at the forefront of American music for the past 40 years.

Other People’s Stuff TRACKLISTING:

1 “To The River” (originally from 1993’s Human Wheels)

2 “Gambling Bar Room Blues” (originally from 1997’s The Songs of Jimmie Rodgers – A Tribute)

3 “Teardrops Will Fall” (originally from 2003’s Trouble No More)

4 “In My Time of Dying” (originally from 1997’s Rough Harvest)

5 “Mobile Blue” (originally from 2017’s Sad Clowns & Hillbillies)

6 “Eyes on the Prize” (originally performed at The White House in 2010)

7 “Dark As A Dungeon (originally from the 2017 National Geographic Channel documentary From the Ashes)

8 “Stones in My Passway” (originally from 2003’s Trouble No More)

9 “Wreck of the Old 97” (originally from 2004’s The Rose and The Briar)

10 “I Don’t Know Why I Love You” (originally from 2003’s An Interpretation of Stevie Wonder’s Songs)