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Jeezy Releases Tracklist for “TM 104”

Fifteen years after Grammy®-nominated multi-platinum rap superstar JEEZY signed with Def Jam Recordings, and emerged from Atlanta as the singular pioneer of what would become hip-hop’s dominant trap genre with his trio of Thug Motivation albums, he has announced this week via Twitter and Billboard magazine that TM 104: THE LEGEND OF THE SNOWMAN, arriving in stores August 23rd via Def Jam Recordings, will be the final album of the career-spanning series.

To mark this historic milestone, JEEZY will host the JEEZY Unplugged -TM 104 All White Concert in Atlanta at the Coca-Cola Roxy. Thusfar, Jeezy has dropped two scorching tacks from the album, “1 Time” and “MLK BLVD” feat. Meek Mill. Today, Jeezy announces the star-studded tracklist to the final installment of the legendary series, featuring guest spots from John Legend, CeeLo Green, Rick Ross, Gunna and many more.

WATCH THE “1 TIME” VIDEO HERE.

LISTEN TO “MLK BLVD” HERE.

In advance of the release of TM 104: THE LEGEND OF THE SNOWMAN, JEEZY’s fan store is working overtime on its extensive selection of Thug Motivation, Snowman, and TM 104 merch. Check the store for news of special limited-edition physical CD bundles to be available in celebration of the new album.  

“We’re graduating together,” JEEZY told Billboard this week in an expansive, wide-ranging exclusive interview.  “We got through a whole series. This isn’t about me, it’s about speaking for those that are oppressed and demonized that they can’t speak for themselves and they can’t fight for themselves. I just feel like this is their album. This is their talk and I feel like it’s a celebration… it’s like the kid that graduated from high school last year. Now it’s a nice time for the real world. Now it’s time for the real goal — the real accolades. You already put in the work and you pass with flying colors. So this is the celebration.”

Over the course of his legendary career, JEEZY has sold over 11 million albums worldwide, accumulated over 5 billion global streams, and has had multiple chart-topping hits.  2020 will mark the 15th anniversary of his seminal debut album via Def Jam, the multi-platinum Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101, which entered the Rap and R&B charts at #1 (#2 on the overall), and pioneered the trap music genre with the double-platinum #1 hit “Soul Survivor” featuring Akon.

Recent entrepreneurial business ventures for JEEZY include his fitness water Defiance Fuel; his partnership in the Atlanta location of American Cut Steakhouse; and his ongoing incentivized partnership with Tequila Avion. Additionally, last month JEEZY announced a new partnership with Figgers Wireless to bring high quality technology to market at a more attainable price. The first products released under this new partnership were the F3 cellular phone and the F-Buds ear pods.

Chelsea Cutler “How To Be Human”

Today, breakout singer, songwriter and producer Chelsea Cutler unveils her new single, “How To Be Human,” out now via Republic Records—listen HERE!

“How To Be Human” reveals Cutler’s inimitable knack for songwriting with honest and vulnerable lyrics, as she pleads, “I still don’t know how to be human, I don’t know what I am doing, please tell me how to be human.”

Of the song, Chelsea says, “‘How To Be Human’ is a really special song for me because it really encompasses the overall theme of what I’ve spent the last year writing about: being in your early 20’s, growing up, and becoming an adult.”

From embarking on a sold-out headline world tour, to performing on main stages at Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Governors Ball and Firefly Music Festival, to signing a deal with Republic Records, 2019 has already been a whirlwind year for Cutler. Not to mention, earlier this summer she teamed up with Kygo for their collaboration “Not Ok,” as well as with Jeremy Zucker for their 5-song project brent, which features “you were good to me.” This fall, Chelsea will perform across Europe with Lauv on his ~ how i’m feeling ~ tour.

Stay tuned for more new music from Chelsea Cutler out this year!

EVOLIX

Evolix is a contemporary pop group comprised of two siblings – Alexis and Korina. In 2016, the Boston natives officially began releasing songs under their current stage moniker. Having drawn a significant amount of influence from recording artists like Zedd, Jessie J and Dua Lipa, their original compositions primarily consist of dance-pop as well as EDM.  “Evolix strives to make a global impact where the lives of all are affected in some way by the empowering messages we are trying to promote,” said Korina.

Although both members contribute to Evolix equally, Korina is the principal songwriter of the group. She has built her foundation of lyrical content upon love, empowerment, heartbreak and other life experiences which teenagers face such as depression. The group’s other lead vocalist, Alexis, often provides the aesthetics which enhance her younger sister’s vision. “Because Korina and I are so close, we are able to play to each other’s strengths, and we are able to understand the overall creative vision. I can create a visual that will portray the true underlying message of Korina’s music,” said Alexis.

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Jeezy and Meek Mill “MLK BLVD”

Jeezy and Meek Mill join forces for new song “MLK BLVD” ahead of August 23rd album release.

Listen to “MLK BLVD” live on Beats 1 with Ebro Darden and Low Key.

Jeezy reflects on his 15 year career in the new visual for “1 Time”

Watch HERE.

Jeezy’s final installment of The Thug Motivation Series- TM 104: The Legend Of The Snowman- arrives in stores on Aug. 23rd via Def Jam Recordings.

BENEE “Lil North America Tour”

Today, buzzing 19-year-old indie pop artist BENEE announces she will play a slew of headline dates in North America this October for her “Lil North America Tour”—including shows in Brooklyn, Boston, Washington, D.C. and Toronto—see the list of dates below. Tickets will go on sale on Saturday, August 16th at 9:00AM ET via http://benemusicc.com/.

BENEE recently made her mark on the world with her debut EP, FIRE ON MARZZ, released earlier this summer to widespread critical acclaim. The EP features her lead single “Glitter,” as well as her breakout hit “Evil Spider.” In celebration of the EP, BENEE has been performing shows to sold out audiences across New Zealand, Australia and Europe, as well as a whirlwind US debut in New York and LA earlier this year.

BENEE has emerged as New Zealand’s artist to watch with her chart-topping hit “Soaked,” which quickly climbed Spotify’s Viral Charts, accumulated over 22 million streams to date, charted on Australia’s Triple J radio’s Hottest 100 of 2018 and held the number one spot on New Zealand’s Shazam Top 100 for two months, not to mention achieved Platinum Certification in New Zealand and Gold Certification in Australia. With endorsements from Zane Lowe and Apple’s Beats1 radio, BENEE went from playing her first small club gig to her first arena show—opening for longtime role model Lily Allen—in a matter of months.

ASHLEE KEATING, 360 MAGAZINE

ASHLEE KEATING

Pop Singer, Ashlee Keating can currently be heard on multiple streaming services with her new hit single “Bad Mistake,” an empowering up-tempo pop song with an urban melodic vibe that shows off Ashlee’s powerhouse vocals! The song is full of attitude, strength, and swag…

Her music video for “Bad Mistake” which was released on July 31st shows off her powerful vocals and amazing choreography.

A Billboard chart sensation, dancer, songwriter, and actress, Keating is a true multifaceted talent. A southern New Jersey native, she records and performs with some of the biggest names in the business. After opening for Demi Lovato, Keke Palmer, and others, she now headlines her own shows across the USA. Ashlee has worked with some of the industry’s best, including Grammy nominated Sean Douglas; the multi-platinum songwriter and producer who has created hits for such acts as Demi Lovato, Bebe Rexha, Fifth Harmony, Madonna, and Christina Aguilera.

Keating’s last single “Hurt Me So Good” skyrocketed up the Billboard Dance Charts debuting in December 2018 as the #2 breakout single on Billboard for the dance chart and by January 2019 broke the Top 10 peeking at #8. The single has already amassed over 1 million streams and over 300k views on YouTube.

Keating was born on September 9th, 1993 in New Jersey. At the age of six, she portrayed Gretl in the Broadway and national touring production of The Sound of Music. She was featured on the reality competition show “Star Search.” She started her music career with her holiday song “Ice Kingdom” that was elected to be a part of Coca-Cola’s “52 Songs of Happiness” campaign for up-and-coming artists. Only 52 artists from around the world were selected to be a part of the program. “Ice Kingdom” was also on Radio Disney’s top holiday songs list for 2014. Following that in 2015, she was a featured performer on ABC-TV in Philadelphia, PA for the Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Alexander 23 “Another Summer Night Without You”

Alexander 23 shares the visual for his track “Another Summer Night Without You,” from the Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why (Season 3) Sountrack. Watch the video directed by Alexander 23 (Alexander Glantz) and Kenny Okagaki HERE.

Jonas Brothers “Only Human” Music Video

Maintaining momentum for the biggest comeback of the decade, Jonas Brothers unveil the music video for their latest single “Only Human” today.

Watch it HERE.

Last night, the group announced a YouTube watch page would launch at 10am ET today, featuring a countdown clock and chat with the band, followed by the exclusive worldwide premiere of the official video for “Only Human” at 1PM ET.

The video also saw broadcast premiers with MTV Live, mtvU and the iconic Times Square Viacom billboards. Directed by Anthony Mandler, who also directed the band’s videos for “Sucker” and “Cool,” the video evokes an eighties throwback vibe as Jonas Brothers perform to a packed audience, crooning into vintage microphones and kicking old school dance moves.

The video release comes as “Only Human” heats up at radio, quickly ascending both the Hot AC and Top 40 chart- where it is already Top 15. This week, the band took home two 2019 Teen Choice Awards for “Artist Of The Decade” and “Choice Summer Group.” The band also received four nominations at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards taking place on August 26, 2019 in Newark, NJ. The nods include “Video of the Year,” “Song of the Year,” and “Best Pop” for “Sucker” as well as “Artist of the Year.” Vote HERE.

Speaking to the widespread success, “Sucker” also achieved a platinum certification from the RIAA. Recently, Jonas Brothers ignited their sold-out Happiness Begins Tour in Miami with an explosive performance. Joined by special guests Bebe Rexha and Jordan McGraw, the jaunt canvases North America through the end of the year. Check out the full itinerary below.

Happiness Begins became the third #1 album of the Jonas Brother’s career and first release since 2009. This #1 bow represented a landmark moment for the group and pop at large as they retain the place at the top of the charts they claimed a decade ago. Jonas Brothers achieved the biggest sales week of 2019 for an album. Not to mention, Happiness Begins generated a greater total consumption of more than the rest of the Billboard 200’s Top 10 combined!

A global success, the album also landed at #1 in Canada, with additional career high debuts in countries including UK, Australia, Germany and the Netherlands and more. These achievements solidified Jonas Brothers’ return as the biggest pop moment of 2019.

SOCIAL HOUSE DROPS DEBUT EP EVERYTHING CHANGED

Hot off the heels of their chart topping single “boyfriend” and a surprise performance at this year’s Lollapalooza, buzzing LA singer, songwriter and producer duo Social House unveil their highly-anticipated debut EP, Everything Changed…, out today via School Boy Records/Republic Records—listen HERE !

Upon release, “boyfriend” skyrocketed up the charts, claiming the #1 spot on both the iTunes Overall Song & Music Video Charts, #1 Spotify U.S. Chart and the official music video became the #1 YouTube Trending video. Globally, the song also peaked at #1 on the iTunes Chart in 35 countries. Now with over 75 million total streams and counting, “boyfriend” is bound to continue chart domination. Everything Changed…, recorded in Big Bear, CA over the span of two weeks earlier this year, features six songs which capture Social House’s signature sound, including “boyfriend,” as well as their

recently-released soulful ballad “Haunt You ” and new lead track “Tropical Rain.” Under the influence of relationships experienced by the duo, the EP examines “a breakup in reverse” as it traces “the ups and downs of a relationship starting from its end and tracing back to its beginning.” Of Everything Changed…, Social House says, “Our EP is the story of the different stages of a relationship from the end to the beginning. It was the first time we really ever wrote and recorded a project for ourselves as Social House, so we’re really excited for our fans to hear it. Can’t wait for you guys to see what’s coming up next!” Fans can stay tuned for more from Social House this fall! Both born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, Social House—made up of Michael “Mikey” Foster and Charles “Scootie” Anderson—initially struck a chord by sharing feelings from behind-the-scenes. The musicians met by way of producer Tommy Brown, sharing a house and creative hub in Sherman Oaks, CA. Together with Brown, they collectively penned and produced multiplatinum number one smashes such as “thank u, next” and “7 Rings” for Ariana Grande’s blockbuster thank u, next. One day, the pair cooked up an idea they couldn’t part with, which resulted in their debut single as Social House, “Magic in the Hamptons ” feat. Lil Yachty. Not only did the track surpass over 100 million cumulative streams within a year, but it also paved the way for widespread acclaim from Billboard, Refinery29, HotNewHipHop, LADYGUNN, Ones To Watch and more. Now, they welcome everyone home on their debut EP, Everything Changed…

Everything Changed… Tracklist:

1. “At Least We Can Say That We Tried”

2. “Haunt You”

3. “Why You Always Gotta Start Something”

4. “Love Me Back”

5. “boyfriend”

6. “Tropical Rain”

 

Image courtesy of: Parsa Ana

Jamie N Commons Fever Dreams EP

British singer/songwriter Jamie N Commons releases his Fever Dreams EP today, August 9, on KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records.  Commons has released a steady stream of music over the last several months including “Paper Dreams,” “Start Again”, “Won’t Let Go” and most recently “Heartbreak.”  Along with new song “Something That You Know” these five tracks make up Fever Dreams EP.  Fever Dreams EP is available now at all digital retailers.

Today Commons also releases the video for “Heartbreak”.  The clip wasbshot in the U.K. and features actress Olivia Vinall (The Woman In White, Queens of Mystery) driving along the English countryside. Watch the video HERE.

Commons recently partnered with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and advertising agency M/H VCCP for Runaway Train 25, a cross-industry initiative to reinvent the search for missing children in the U.S.  In the 1990s, the original “Runaway Train” video by Soul Asylum, NCMEC and director Tony Kaye featured 36 missing kids. After it aired on MTV, 21 of those missing kids were recovered. Commons, along with Skylar Grey and Gallant, recorded a new version of the award-winning song and shot a new video for the track which has been nominated for an MTV Video Music Award in the Video For Good category. The 2019 VMAs will air live from the Prudential Center in New Jersey on Monday, Aug. 26, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on MTVWatch the video for  “Runaway Train” here.