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Sunday, December 3, 2023
Meet Solis, an emerging artist on the music scene, whose passion for music and dedication to his craft have been a driving force for the past two years. Hailing from the charming city of Holland, Michigan, Solis's journey into the world of music has been marked by determination, hard work, and a genuine love for the art form.
His musical odyssey began at a young age when he discovered his profound connection with music. He realized early on that he wanted to be an artist, and this revelation fueled his journey in the industry. His commitment to music was evident from the very start, as he embarked on his musical path independently.
Solis's debut single, "No Hook," marked the beginning of his musical career. It was a significant moment for him, as he set foot into a recording studio for the first time to lay down his tracks. His collaboration with Tee Da God on this project was just the start of a promising journey in the music industry.
Solis is not just an artist; he's also a content creator, with a collection of about eight to nine music videos on his YouTube channel. His dedication to creating visuals that complement his music adds depth to his storytelling and allows his fans to connect with his art on a different level.
When asked about his musical inspirations, Solis points to artists like Lil Durk, Yo Gotti, and EST Gee, among others. He's proud of his Michigan roots and finds motivation in the local talent that surrounds him.
One of the defining moments in Solis's journey was his performance at the Pure West Compassion Club event. Taking the stage for the first time in front of a live audience was an exhilarating experience that cemented his passion for performing and connecting with his fans.
As for his current and upcoming projects, Solis has a lot in store for his listeners. His first tape, titled "MITTEN TIES," is set to release soon, promising a fresh wave of music and content for his growing fan base. He remains fully independent and is excited to bring his unique voice to the world of music.
While he's still in the early stages of his career, Solis is determined to make a mark in the music industry. With an unwavering work ethic and a commitment to consistency, he's set to leave an indelible impression on the music scene. Keep an eye out for Solis (So-Lease) as he continues to evolve as an artist and captivate audiences with his compelling sound.
In the coming months, Solis has more music, more content, and a strong focus on staying consistent with his releases. He's eagerly anticipating the release of "Mitten Ties" in December of 2023, and 2024 promises to bring even more exciting developments in his musical journey. Solis's story is just beginning, and his dedication to his craft ensures a bright future in the world of music.
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Sunday, November 19, 2023
In the ever-evolving landscape of the music industry, collaborations have become the lifeblood of innovation, and the latest offering from IMANBEK, AARNE, and NLE CHOPPA, titled "ICE," is a testament to the power of global musical synergy.
For those eager to dive into the sounds of "ICE, the track is OUT NOW!.
Coming together from diverse corners of the world – the Kazakh hitmaker and Grammy winner Imanbek, the London-based superstar producer Aarne, and the renowned American rapper NLE Choppa – this collaboration transcends geographical boundaries to create a sonic masterpiece. It's a reminder that music is a universal language that unites continents and bridges cultures.
"Ice" is not just a song; it's an experience crafted with a thoughtful approach and a unique connection between the three talents. The track boasts a silky and extremely charismatic tune, a signature blend that reflects the individual strengths each artist brings to the table. The result is a musical journey that resonates with a global audience, proving that creativity knows no borders.
What sets this collaboration apart is the playful yet profound combination of elements. The slightly childish beat takes listeners on a nostalgic journey, reminiscent of where it all began. NLE Choppa's witty rap vocals add a layer of authenticity, making "ICE" a truly special work that stands out in today's diverse music landscape.
As anticipation builds, fans can mark November 17th on their calendars when "ICE" will make its way to all major digital service providers. The track promises to be a refreshing addition to playlists worldwide, offering a unique blend of international talent and an infectious beat that will have listeners hitting the replay button.
In a world where music continues to break barriers, "IMANBEK & AARNE & NLE CHOPPA - ICE" is a shining example of how artists from different corners of the globe can come together to create something truly extraordinary. Stay tuned for a musical experience that transcends borders and brings us all a little closer through the language of sound.
El 9ino is a rising NY/NJ based artist who just dropped a hot new EP titled "Stay Home Dad". His father was a young army vet immersed in the hip hop culture with an affinity for weapons (Wild Style). His parents split when he was 3, so he spent his weeks in Queens, NY and his weekends in the Bronx, NY. El 9ino's mother was a teenage mom helping her mom raise her four siblings and him. She loved the street life and street guys loved her. She was able to flip her relationships into a legitimate business. Fast forward to El 9ino's 20’s where he took a break from Wall Street to take care of his newborn daughter and his mother who was fighting a terminal illness. The result of all this adversity and the extended version is what you hear in the Stay Home Dad catalogue.
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Tuesday, November 14, 2023
FRESCO TREY IS THE GENRE-BENDING RECORDING ARTIST AND SONGWRITER STRAIGHT OUT OF MEMPHIS.
Trey Johnson professionally known as FRESCO TREY is one of the hottest new talents out of his city. Blending Pop, Hip Hop, and R&B, he’s praised for his polarizing sound in comparison to his city’s counterparts.
In 2020, Fresco Trey dropped his hit record "Feel Good", and it was met with national acclaim amassing millions of views on Tik Tok, along with millions of streams on various DSPs. The record’s success led to a bidding war between countless labels, which ultimately led him to inking a partnership deal with Warner Records. With the official launch of Fresco the Label, he re-released "Feel Good" in collaboration with multi-platinum recording artist Lil Tjay.
In 2021, he released his debut EP, 'Heartbreak Diaries', weaving together heartfelt ballads and hard-hitting bangers. After the release of 'Heartbreak Diaries', he released his hit single "Draft Kingz", which landed him a placement on the NBA2K22 Soundtrack. In 2022, he followed up with his sophomore EP, 'Heartbreak Diaries 2' featuring "Mona Lisa", a stand-out collaboration with popular recording artist, Vory.
Today, we are proud to bring to you his new EP, "Detour". On his latest release, you will find singles; "Not No Mo", "Bad Bitches" and the NLE Choppa featured "Passenger Princess". Check out this project, along with previous releases and try to keep up with Fresco Trey as he has just started his journey and has no plans of stopping any time soon.
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Saturday, November 11, 2023
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With the highly anticipated release of his inaugural album, "Chapter & Verse," in 2022, J. Brown demonstrated the full extent of his artistry. The album featured the mesmerizing hit single "Don't Rush," a collaboration with multi-platinum artist Tank, which soared to an impressive #7 position on the R&B Billboard chart. This infectious track, alongside the Radio sensation "Baby I Can," continues to captivate listeners, leaving an indelible mark on their hearts and minds.
While creating "The Art Of Making Love," J. Brown embarked on a collaborative journey with revered talents such as Carvin Haggins, formally of DJ Jazzy Jeff’s company A Touch Of Jazz, a two-time Grammy Award winner, and his exceptional writing team, The Ring, and Grammy Award-winning producer Camper. Together, they meticulously crafted an album that promises to captivate global audiences. The very title of the album embodies J. Brown's profound belief that making love transcends mere physicality, emphasizing the significance of connecting with a person's mind, cherishing the bond with one's spouse or significant other, and celebrating love in its myriad forms throughout every waking moment. Each song on this extraordinary album has been masterfully composed to reflect this deeply resonant sentiment, ensuring a soulstirring experience for every listener fortunate enough to partake in its melodic embrace.
J. Brown's musical intentions are clear—he aims to bring back the feel-good music that resonates with those seeking love and connection. He aspires to reignite the flames of lasting relationships, reviving long-term love through his music. In an era where superficiality often prevails, J. Brown strives to provide music with a moral foundation, leaving a lasting impact that transcends fleeting trends. His goal is for every race of people to recognize his music as not only good but enduring, rekindling the spirit of true love and meaningful connections and bringing back a long-forgotten time when all genres of music were played on any station as long as it was great music. Listeners will soon witness the realization of his mission. J. Brown aims to entertain a devoted following with songs that stand the test of time.
Monday, October 30, 2023
L.O.U.D. Muzik Superstar Khody Blake Unleashes Electrifying Visuals in "Rounds" - A Cinematic Triumph by Maniac Visionz Films
In the ever-evolving world of music and entertainment, one name has been making waves and stirring hearts, and that name is Khody Blake. The burgeoning superstar, under the banner of the hottest independent label, L.O.U.D. Muzik, is all set to unveil his much-anticipated music video for "Rounds." With the song already taking the charts by storm with its irresistible energy, it's only fitting that the accompanying visual masterpiece is nothing short of spectacular.
"Rounds" has proven to be an irresistible force in the music realm, making a significant impact with its intoxicating energy. Khody Blake's commanding vocals and a beat that gets your heart racing make this track an absolute banger, securing Khody's position as a key player in the music industry.
To elevate this red-hot track to the next level, Khody Blake and L.O.U.D. Muzik collaborated with the renowned Mainiac Visionz Films. Known for their groundbreaking storytelling and exceptional cinematography, Mainiac Visionz Films was the natural choice to bring Khody Blake's creative vision to life. This partnership was a stroke of genius, yielding a music video that is nothing short of breathtaking.
"Rounds" isn't just another music video; it's a cinematic triumph that will leave you spellbound. The visuals are mesmerizing, the performances are charged with electricity, and the storyline is deeply engaging. It's an experience that will have you riveted to your screen from the very first frame.
In the music video for "Rounds," Khody Blake takes viewers on a mesmerizing journey through a world brimming with intensity, energy, and an undeniable charisma that's hard to ignore. The video not only highlights his extraordinary talent but also showcases his magnetic stage presence. As Khody pours his heart and soul into the lyrics, it's impossible to look away, and you'll undoubtedly find yourself captivated by his irresistible performance.
The enchantment of "Rounds" doesn't end with Khody Blake's extraordinary on-screen presence. The video is an artful blend of visual and narrative brilliance, weaving a story as captivating as the music itself. It's a testament to the fusion of Khody's vision and the brilliance of Mainiac Visionz Films. The cinematography is top-notch, the editing is seamless, and the direction is nothing short of perfection.
With the release of this music video, Khody Blake's career is poised for a meteoric rise. As an artist, he's demonstrated that he's not just another rising star, but a true sensation in the making. "Rounds" is his declaration of intent to conquer the music industry, and he's well on his way to achieving it.
So, get ready to be swept off your feet by Khody Blake's scorching performance in the "Rounds" music video. It's an electrifying spectacle that will leave you craving for more. L.O.U.D. Muzik and Mainiac Visionz Films have given us a glimpse of what the future holds, and it's nothing short of sensational. This collaboration is a match made in artistic heaven, and it's a testament to the power of creative innovation and vision.
Prepare yourself for the world premiere of "Rounds," the hottest new song in the country, performed by the incomparable Khody Blake. Brace yourself for captivating visuals, an electric performance, and a narrative that will leave you mesmerized. This is more than just a music video; it's a cinematic masterpiece, and Khody Blake is here to conquer the hearts of music enthusiasts and admirers alike.
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Wednesday, October 18, 2023
Jordin Sparks is a Grammy® nominated, multi-platinum singer/songwriter and actress who, in one of the show's highest-rated seasons, garnered worldwide attention as the winner of season six American Idol. Cumulatively, Sparks' popular singles have sold over 10 million digital tracks in the U.S. Sparks is also a gifted songwriter. Arianna Grande's smash single, "The Way," was co-written by Sparks and earned her a B.M.I. songwriting award. She has toured with superstars Britney Spears, Alicia Keys, The Jonas Brothers, New Kids on The Block, and the Backstreet Boys and headlined her own tour.
Sparks has garnered two B.E.T. Awards, one American Music Award, and one People's Choice Award, and has been nominated for two MTV Awards and a Grammy®. She made her Broadway debut starring in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway smash, In the Heights, and made her ﬁlm debut playing the lead role in the SONY Pictures ﬁlm Sparkle, opposite the legendary Whitney Houston. Jordin's positive body image, message, and success have impacted people worldwide. She considers philanthropy an integral part of her life and was recently proﬁled by CNN Heroes and Dress for Success for her charity work.
Jordin has since returned to the Broadway stage as the lead in the TONY® award-winning WAITRESS with music by Sara Bareilles, to critical acclaim, and Executive-Produced and starred in Hallmark's, A Christmas Treasure. She is a sought-after successful social media inﬂuencer due to her impressive social media following. She has also successfully transformed into network broadcasting hosting/co-hosting on some of television's most iconic programs, such as N.B.C.'s TODAY Show, A.B.C.'s Good Morning America, A.B.C.'s The View, C.B.S.' The Talk, PBS' Great Performances (with John Lithgow), amongst others.
"Honestly, "Call My Name" is inspired by those special people in your life that send those good chills down your spine the moment they speak your name. The ones who love you through it all—who are always there. For me, it’s my husband, Dana. The incredible producer and other writer, Dem Jointz, told me that he, “was inspired by life and how our lives are so in need of “uplift and feel goodness!!” Those are the best ingredients to add when being vulnerable and creative.” And I agree! It takes you on a journey and at the end you're left feeling elevated and wondering how you ever went without hearing it."- Jordin Sparks
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