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Nicky Jam, Daddy Yankee, 360 MAGAZINE

Muévelo

Two of the greatest pioneers of reggaetón, Nicky Jam and Daddy Yankee get back together after 20 years apart to give life to “Muévelo”, an explosive track that promises to take over the radio and digital platforms this year. 

For over 20 years, Nicky Jam and Daddy Yankee fans have been waiting for “Los Cangris” to release a new explosive record together. The wait is finally over, and on January 8th a new hit will make history in the urban genre.   

The expected musical reunion happened under the production of GRAMMY®-winning brothers Play-N-Skillz (Juan and Oscar Salinas), with support from their labels Sony Music Latin and El Cartel Records. Additionally, the single features an interpolation of a fragment of the song “Here Comes the Hotstepper” by Ini Kamoze, which recalls the golden age of Reggae, specifically in 1994. “Muevelo” will also be part of the soundtrack of the film “Bad Boys For Life” to be released in theaters this January 17, 2020. 

“Yankee is my battle brother, the past does not define who we are today, and making our fans happy is the main driver of this collaboration,” says Nicky Jam. 

Both artists worked closely on the composition of the single, which they present with its own music video filmed with a cinematic concept in the emblematic streets of Downtown Miami, Florida. 

Under the direction of the experienced director Marlon Peña, Nicky Jam and Daddy Yankee present a video with a dynamic performance and shocking action scenes, inspired by street culture with an apocalyptic air. 

“We wanted to come back, and we wanted to do it big. Delivering our fans an explosive brand-new single”, added Daddy Yankee. 

Muevelo” is now available on all digital platforms.

Tyga, 360 MAGAZINE, Columbia Records, Ayy Macarena

TYGA – Ayy Macarena

TYGA UNVEILS MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE “AYY MACARENA” FEATURING MACARENA ORIGINATORS LOS DEL RÍO
 
#MACARENACHALLENGE EXPLODES ON SOCIAL MEDIA


Today, GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum modern hip-hop icon Tyga shares the music video for his latest single “Ayy Macarena.”
 
Watch it HERE.
 
Get it HERE.
 
The visual opens with “Macarena” originators Los del Río flanking a microphone on a bright jazz club stage. Soon, the camera pans over to Tyga dressed-to-the-nines in a booth before intercutting footage of him breaking down the song’s dance moves on a Los Angeles street alongside two dancers.
 
The video seamlessly alternates between eye-popping cinematic set-pieces and more fiery dancing as the crossover hit blares in the background. “Ayy Macarena” exploded as yet another hit from the star, crossing over 35 million Spotify streams and 29 million views on the YouTube static audio in under a month’s time.
 
It shows no signs of stopping or slowing down either.
 
Additionally, it ignited the #MacarenaChallenge around the globe. Cemented as one of the world’s most viral challenges, it has generated over 850K videos viewed over 300 million times and counting across YouTube, TikTok, and Triller, taking over five continents with support from some of the biggest platform influencers in the world.
 
 
ABOUT TYGA:
As a rapper, entrepreneur, and influential force, Tyga maintains his place at the forefront of hip-hop and the culture. Since emerging in 2008, his influence consistently grew year after year to affect nearly every facet of the mainstream. Throughout his career, he earned dozens of multiplatinum certifications around the world, including the quadruple-platinum “Rack City,” triple-platinum “Faded,” and double-platinum “Ayo” with Chris Brown, to name a few. In 2018, he turned up with his most successful single to date “Taste” [feat. Offset]. Not only did it go six-times platinum and clinch #8 on the Billboard Hot 100, but it generated over 1 billion cumulative streams. It also paved the way for his 2019 opus, Legendary, released via his own Last Kings Records / Empire Distribution. Legendary crashed the Top 20 on the Top 200 chart, scored a gold certification release week, and accumulated 5 billion streams in under a year. Tyga perennially holds a place in the Top 30 of the “Most Streamed Artists on Spotify.” His influence continues to grow with each subsequent album.
 

Juice WRLD, death, 360 MAGAZINE, interscope records, dies

#RIP Juice WRLD

Recently signed Interscope Records artist, Jarad A. Higgins aka Juice Wrld, dies at 21. The Lucid Dreams × Robbery rapper passes soon after being admitted into a Chicago hospital. Details as to what actually caused death is still unknown.

According to TMZ, he suffered a seizure and died shortly after landing his private jet in Chi-town.

A statement from his label can be found HERE.

Additional information on story can be found HERE.

Artist spotlight HERE.

His JuiceWRLD 999 album uses powerful angel number which means a chapter of your life will come an end.

Final moments captured HERE.

KAASH PAIGE

Kaash Paige is an 18 year old buzzing artist from Dallas, Texas, making waves with dreamy viral hit, “Love Songs.” “Love Songs” reached #1 on Spotify’s Global Viral Chart and US Viral Chart and reached #3 on Rolling Stone’s Top 25 Trending Chart. Kaash is an acronym for Kill All Arrogance Stop Hatred.

WATCH KAASH PAIGE BREAK DOWN THE MEANING OF “LOVE SONGS” ON GENIUS

WATCH HERE

LISTEN TO PARKED CAR CONVOS HERE

Yung Gravy “Tampa Bay Bustdown”

Buzzing Minnesota-born rapper Yung Gravy releases his new track “Tampa Bay Bustdown” feat. Chief Keef & Y2K today.

Listen to “Tampa Bay Bustdown” feat. Chief Keef & Y2K: HERE

“We made ‘Tampa Bay Bust Down’ like 7 months ago and I hit up Lil Tracy for his blessing since he had just dropped his own country-style rap song,” Gravy says on the track. “Then we heard ‘Old Town Road’ and knew people would instantly think we copied it. But, we realized that ‘Tampa Bay Bustdown’ bangs way too hard to not drop, so we gotta feed the people.”

On “Tampa Bay Bustdown,” Gravy and Sosa sing and flow over a unique beat produced by Y2K— a simple Southern-style banjo reminiscent of “Deliverance” is met with a heinously hard-hitting 808 pattern. Both rappers deliver some unforgettable bars and melodies that blend together perfectly with the beat.

The track follows the release of his critically acclaimed debut album Sensational, which includes tracks like “Alley Oop,” the basketball anthem featuring Lil Baby and “Gravy Train,” the 808-heavy trap twist on Maxine Nightingale’s “Right Back Where We Started From.” Sensational followed the viral success of his Snow Cougar EP, which featured “Mr. Clean” and “1 Thot 2 Thot Red Thot Blue Thot,” both certified gold by the RIAA.

Yung Gravy has headlined 3 sold out tours in North America and sold out tours in Europe and Australia/NZ as well. This fall, Gravy is headlining his 40-date tour of the US, Canada and Europe: “Experience The Sensation, Part 2.” Tickets are available here.

Billy Raffoul Live In June EP

Singer/songwriter Billy Raffoul releases Live In June EP  today, August 23, on Interscope Records.  Live In June was recorded during Raffoul’s spring 2019 club tour opening for Parachute. The set captures Raffoul’s stripped-down performance aesthetic featuring only Raffoul with his guitar and voice.  Live In June features the newly released song “Easy Tiger” as well as fan favorites “Lovely” and “Acoustic” and is available at all digital retailers now.  

“Playing live for an audience has always been the most important thing to me so I am happy to share five live versions of previously released songs with you all,” says Raffoul.   “In between these songs I am trying my hand at comedy… in the event that this music thing doesn’t work out.”  

Raffoul will head out on a co-headline tour with Wrabel this fall. Complete list of tour dates below:

October 1

Seattle, WA

Columbia City Theater

October 2

Portland, OR 

Holocene

October 4 

San Francisco, CA 

Swedish American Hall

October 5

Los Angeles, CA 

Troubadour

October 15

Atlanta, GA

Vinyl at Center Stage

October 16

Nashville, TN

Mercy Lounge

October 21

Boston, MA

Brighton Music Hall

October 22

New York, NY

Bowery Ballroom

October 24

Washington DC

Union Stage

October 26

Chicago, IL

Chop Shop

Growing up in the small farming town of Leamington, Ontario, Raffoul first started writing songs at age 10, thanks in no small part to the influence of his father—a musician who’s opened for everyone from Joe Cocker to Bon Jovi. After landing his first paying gig—playing to long-haul drivers at a local truck stop—Raffoul began playing at nearby bars and clubs at age 16, often driving into Detroit for shows. He eventually connected with a manager and moved down to Nashville to push forward with his music career. Soon after scoring a deal with Interscope Records, Raffoul released the critically hailed song “Driver” and followed that with his debut EP 1975 in June 2018 which featured the fan favorite “Acoustic.”

Critical praise followed with NPR raving, “Billy Raffoul has stepped into the spotlight.” Over the past few years, Raffoul has opened for heavyweight artists like, Kings of Leon, X Ambassadors, NEEDTOBREATHE and Kaleo, captivating crowds with his understated yet intensely passionate stage presence.

 

Anuel AA and Ozuna “Adicto”

Latin GRAMMY© winning producer Tainy taps Latin trap rapper Anuel AA, and reggaetonero Ozuna for his latest single, “Adicto” out now on Interscope Records/ Neon 16. “Adicto” was featured as Zane Lowe’s World Record today on Apple Music’s Beats 1 and is available now at all  digital retailers

The Zak Facts directed video comes just in time for cuffing season, highlighting the trios trysts with love. Coming out swinging as a solo artist, Tainy powers back-to-back hits such as, “Callaita,” with Bad Bunny, and “I Can’t Get Enough” with benny blanco, Selena Gomez, and J. Balvin — the mogul continues to thrive on the music scene. View the video for “Adicto” here.

“Adicto” is the latest single off of Tainy’s upcoming solo project under NEON16 — his multifaceted label recently co-founded with renowned music exec, and former EVP at Roc Nation Records, Lex Borrero. The “Adicto” music video features Tainy’s first-ever close-up as a bonafide solo artist. And the multi-hyphenate, Tainy, plays his renowned keys on camera for his loyalists, as Ozuna croons: “Han pasado varios días y estoy enfermo de ti/ Dime que me hiciste mal/ De mi memoria yo no te puedo borrar/ Dios me va a castigar le prometí te iba a olvidar.”

Anuel AA articulates the growing pains of love, as the MC’s “Adicto” vice on wax is his woman. The thrill of a passionate love often runs its course, and the picturesque “Adicto” video shows both the highs and lows of multiple young lovers. And with the outro, “Bebe yo soy adicto a tu piel/ Yo trato de explicarte y tu no quieres entender,” Tainy, Ozuna, and Anuel AA leave their “Adicto” viewers wondering if the thing they love most is what they are better off without.

5 Seconds of Summer “Teeth”

“Teeth,” the explosive new single from 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS), was released today by Interscope Records. Produced by Andrew Watt and Louis Bell, the track ventures deeper into the dark sonic territory that 5SOS explored on their summer hit, “Easier.” “Teeth” features the legendary Tom Morello soloing on guitar throughout the track. Listen to “Teeth” HERE.

The official video for “Teeth” was helmed by French director Thibaut Duverneix (Elton John, Tierra Whack). In the clip, 5SOS become subjects in a consciousness-altering experiment that triggers harrowing hallucinations. Watch the video HERE. “Teeth,” which is the second single from the band’s forthcoming album, will also appear on the original soundtrack to 13 Reasons Why (Season 3), set for August 23 release via Interscope Records.

“’Teeth’ came about after a month or two long blur of writing and pushing ourselves to go a step further than Youngblood,” says lead vocalist Luke Hemmings. “It was a tumultuous time in my life and the lyrics in the song definitely reflect that. It speaks lyrically about a trying time in my current relationship. Musically it’s another step forward from ‘Easier’ and really embraces industrial sounds and rhythms.

Collaborating with Ryan Tedder was incredible as was Andrew Watt, Ali Tamposi & Lou Bell. ‘Teeth’ captures the soul of 5 Seconds of Summer and I truly believe it is a unique song to us as a band and doesn’t sound like anything out at the moment. It’s my favorite song we’ve released ever and I can’t wait for people to hear it.”

Last week, 5SOS released the Charlie Puth remix of “Easier.” Listen HERE.

“Easier” is currently #11* at Top 40 radio and has amassed over 231 million streams worldwide across video and audio. Hailing “Easier” as a “Song You Need to Know,” Rolling Stone observed, “‘Easier’ culls inspiration from Nine Inch Nails’ industrial pop hit ‘Closer’…The added edge of their new sound is a promising sign.” GQ named “Easier” as one of the “Best Songs of 2019 So Far” and noted, “Why fight a good thing when it’s this damn good?” Entertainment Weekly praised the “edgy music video,” which can be seen HERE.

5SOS is the only band (not vocal group) in chart history to see its first three full-length studio albums enter the Billboard 200 at No. 1. Across their catalog, 5SOS has sold more than eight million equivalent album units and sold over two million concert tickets worldwide, while cumulative streams of their songs now surpass seven billion. 5SOS –comprising Luke Hemmings (vocals/guitar), Michael Clifford (vocals/guitar), Calum Hood (vocals/bass) and Ashton Irwin (vocals/drums) – are recognized for an array of prestigious accolades including an American Music Award, a People’s Choice Award, two iHeartRadio Music Awards, eight MTV European Music Awards, five ARIA Awards, two APRA and two MTV Video Music Awards. The band will be touring North America this fall.

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!