ROYCE 5’9″ RELEASES NEW ALBUM ‘THE ALLEGORY’

February 21, 2020 (NYC) – Today, Entertainment One (eOne) and Heaven Studios, Inc. are pleased to announce the release of THE ALLEGORY, Royce 5’9”’s progressive and conceptual examination of the new Americana in 2020. THE ALLEGORY is now available on all DSP’s. THE ALLEGORY examines a climate where frauds are being perpetrated all around us.  While some of…

ESSENCE Continues Its 50th Anniversary Celebration With the Announcement of Grammy-Award Winning Megastar and First-time Festival Performer Bruno Mars to Headline the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture

February 11, 2020 06:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company dedicated to Black women globally, is continuing the year-long celebration of its 50thanniversary with the announcement of GRAMMY-award winning artists Bruno Mars and Janet Jacksonas mainstage headliners for the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture™ presented by Coca-Cola. This will…

ROYCE 5’9″ RELEASES NEW TRACK & VIDEO

LISTEN TO “UPSIDE DOWN” HERE February 7, 2020 (New York, NY) – Royce 5’9″ releases a new track and video for “Upside Down” feat. Benny the Butcherand Ashley Sorrell, today.  Directed by Cricket, the video shows Royce spitting lyrics from the pulpit, joined by Benny the Butcher, to enlighten the congregants. “Upside Down” is the fourth track to be released…

K. MICHELLE RELEASES NEW ALBUM ALL MONSTERS ARE HUMAN TODAY!

(New York, NY – January 31, 2020) R&B singer/songwriter K. Michelle releases her highly anticipated album All Monsters Are Human today via Entertainment One (“eOne”).   This album is the first under this partnership and is K’s first project as an indie artist.  The album is currently #1 in R&B on iTunes and Amazon. All Monsters Are Human, which is executive…

ROYCE 5’9″ RELEASES NEW TRACK “I DON’T’ AGE” TODAY

LISTEN TO “I DON’T AGE” HERE January 31, 2020 (New York, NY) – Royce 5’9″ releases a new track “I DON’T AGE”today.  This is the third track to be released from Royce’s forthcoming album THE ALLEGORY (eOne/Heaven Studios, Inc.), set to be released on February 21.  Fans can pre order/save THE ALLEGORYbeginning today and immediately receive “I DON’T AGE” as…

MUSIC VIDEO: FLASH GOTTII FEATURING TRIPPIE REDD “PAPER CHASE”

Kansas City’s Flash Gottii nabs chart-topping rapper Trippie Redd and producer Luke Herbert for “Paper Chase.” The music video is the lead visual from Gottii’s upcoming debut 20/20 Vision EP releasing via Entertainment One/100 Entertainment. Directed by California Creatives, the clip shows the two rappers in a mansion with money on their mind and kicking all distractions to the curb.  …

INTERVIEW: Southern Laced Welcomes Jake Wilbourne

Jake Wilbourne aka Jake Wil is no stranger to Southern Laced. The Mississippi born singer and rapper, who gained fan momentum with his cover of Bryson Tiller’s Exchange, is back at Southern Laced with a new single. Here’s what he had to say: Q: What can you tell us about your new single? JW: My…

INTERVIEW: Southern Laced Welcomes Emerson Hill

Vocally talented artist Emerson Hill aka Mr. Room 102 is creating quite a buzz in the Southern Soul/Blues circuit. Although his demeanor may be modest and his overall persona is humble, fans are buzzing about the rise of one of the newest R&B singers in the South. CLICK BELOW TO LISTEN TO THE SOUTHERN LACED…

AWARD-WINNING GHANAIAN AFROBEATS & REGGAE/DANCEHALL ARTIST STONEBWOY RELEASES FOLLOW UP SINGLE “TUFF SEED”

(Accra, GH – Wednesday, July 16) – This past Friday, Ghanaian afrobeats and reggae/dancehall star, Stonebwoy, dropped his follow up single “Tuff Seed,” which exclusively premiered on largeup.com. With less than a week in rotation, “Tuff Seed” has already been featured on a number of globally major streaming platforms, including five of Apple Music’s playlists (Best of the Week, Ghana Bounce, A-List African, Future…

THE GAME SHARES NEW SONG “WEST SIDE” PRODUCED BY WALLIS LANE, BIG DUKE AND PRINCE

STREAM “WEST SIDE” HERE (June 21, 2019) Today, Compton rapper The Game returns with the release of his new song called “West Side.” The haunting head nodding track is produced by Wallis Lane, Big Duke and Prince while The Game delivers bravado lyrics on the West Coast anthem. “West Side” is the first release from The Game’s forthcoming ninth studio album Born 2…

ATLANTA BASED RISING R&B CROONER ALEXIS ROBERTS RELEASES DEBUT SINGLE “DEEPER”

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT “DEEPER” (Friday, April 12 – Atlanta, GA) – Atlanta based r&b singer Alexis Roberts gears up to make her official debut introduction to the world as she releases “Deeper,” the first single off her upcoming EP, due out later this Summer. Quickly gaining acclamation, Alexis Roberts turned heads with popular covers including “Congratulations” by Post Malone and “Love Galore” by…

ROOTS AND CULTURE REGGAE BAND ROYAL KHAOZ JOINS 9 MILE MUSIC FESTIVAL LINEUP – LATEST SINGLE “SHOW ME YOUR MOTION” NOW ON TIDAL RISING: REGGAE PLAYLIST

(Monday, February 25 – New York, NY) – Rising roots and culture reggae band, Royal KhaoZ, has officially joined the line up of 9 Mile Music Festival taking place in Miami, Fl on Saturday, March 9. They will be joining the likes of Nas, Julian Marley, Barrington Levy, Shabba, Sizzla, Spice, Capleton, Busy Signal and more. The guys recently opened up for The Skatalites at Brooklyn Bowl in New York…

16-Year-Old Canadian Artist Isabella Nicole Releases Debut Song “Headphones” Today

February 5, 2019 — 16-year-old Canadian artist Isabella Nicole releases her new song “Headphones” today.  The hook-laden track showcases Isabella’s soulful voice and celebrates how you can get lost in — and inspired by– music.  “Headphones” will be featured on a new episode of MTV’s hit series Siesta Key tonight (9 PM ET/PT). STREAM “HEADPHONES” Follow Isabella Nicole:…

RAPPER TOKEN & TECH N9NE TEAM UP FOR NEW VIDEO “YOUTUBE RAPPER”

(February 1, 2019 – New York, NY) Boston rapper Token releases the new video for his next single, “YouTube Rapper,” featuring Tech N9ne, which is featured on his current album Between Somewhere.  Directed by Token and collaborator Ben Proulx, the video exudes the intense energy that both rappers bring when they attack the stage. “YouTube Rapper”…

GRAMMY AWARD WINNER ELLE VARNER RELEASES NEW SINGLE “POUR ME” FT. WALE

(New York, NY-January 18, 2019) Grammy-award winner Elle Varner kicks off 2019 with a brand, new single, “Pour Me” featuring Wale, and U.S. dates across the country. “Pour Me” was produced by Nascent and Jimmy Varner and features a laid back, R&B groove that has Elle reminiscing about a lost love. “The track is the…

PLATINUM SELLING R&B SUPERSTAR TANK GETS “DIRTY” IN VISUAL FOR NEW SINGLE NEW ALBUM COMING SPRING 2019

(New York, NY – January 11, 2019) Grammy-nominated R&B superstar Tank is back to kick off 2019 with his new single “Dirty,” via R&B Money/Atlantic Records. Co-written with longtime collaborator J. Valentine and produced by Cardiak (“When We”), “Dirty” is a follow up to his platinum-selling hit “When We.” The sultry single continues with Tank’s unforgettable lovemaking lyrics that come to life in…

J.PERIOD PRODUCES EPIC LIVE MIXTAPE WITH RAKIM, BLACK THOUGHT & PHAROAHE MONCH, NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON STREAMING PLATFORMS

(New York, New York, November 15, 2018) Today, thanks to a historic partnership with Dubset Media, J.PERIOD is proud to announce a milestone: The Live Mixtape [#Top5MCs Edition], a one-of-its-kind Hip Hop mixtape—performed and recorded LIVE on stage in one take—and available today, for the first time ever, on all major streaming platforms. For this…

IT’S HOLIDAY SEASON!! GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING MUSIC ICON DIONNE WARWICK CELEBRATES A VERY HAWAIIAN CHRISTMAS WITH THE RELEASE OF “MELE KALIKIMAKA” FEATURING FIJI & NOMAD

(New York, NY-November 2, 2019)  Grammy Award-winning music icon Dionne Warwick is celebrating the holidays with the release of the Hawaiian-themed holiday song “Mele Kalikimaka” (Merry Christmas) featuring Fiji and NomaD. Written in 1949 by Robert Alex Anderson, the song has been covered by artists including Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters, Jimmy Buffett, Don…

L.A. REID AND RAPHAEL SAADIQ TEAM UP TO SIGN SONGSTRESS THE BONFYRE

(Atlanta, GA – Thursday, October 11, 2018) – L.A Reid’s new music label HITCO recently teamed up with Raphael Saadiq’s production company, Toler Heights Music, to sign songstress The Bonfyre. The Atlanta based singer caught the attention of Saadiq a few years ago, who would work with her to develop and hone her signature soulful style….

Contemporary jazz-R&B Funkster, Brian Culbertson Multi-award Winning Ensemble, Jazz in Pink

ATLANTA, GA (October 3, 2018)  Georgia jazz & R&B music lovers!! Award-winning jazz-R&B multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer, Brian Culbertson, will be back in the Atlanta, GA metro area in ten days!! Known for his distinct brand of genre-crossing contemporary jazz, R&B and funk, Culbertson crafted thirteen new songs that were released as his fifteenth studio album, “Colors of…

J.PERIOD TO RECORD MIXTAPE LIVE ON STAGE WITH RAKIM, PHAROAHE MONCH, FEATURING BLACK THOUGHT AND SURPRISE SPECIAL GUESTS!

(New York, NY- September 11, 2018) J.PERIOD’s collaborative, improvisational performance series, THE LIVE MIXTAPE, is just that: a hip-hop mixtape, performed and recorded live on stage—in one take—by some of hip hop’s most celebrated MCs, and one of its most groundbreaking DJs. On Thursday, September 13, J.PERIOD brings this dynamic format to Sony Hall in…