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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Farewell Pops, RIP John Witherspoon By Jhantu Randall





If you’re a person born in the 1980s you were blessed to see actor and comedian, John Witherspoon really reach his prime. A comedians comedian, Witherspoon had the rare ability to make almost every line he said a potential quotable. For many “Bang, Bang, Bang,” was his catchphrase as he used it playing Pops in The Wayan’s Bros sitcom although that routine was done years earlier in his role in Robert Townsend’s 1987 film “Hollywood Shuffle.” His first major role was that of Ice Cube’s father, Willie Jones in the Friday series and even tough he continued to do cameos and supporting roles, he managed to reintroduce himself to a new generation playing the voice of Grand dad in Aaron Mcgruder’s “Boondocks” cartoon. 

Born John Weatherspoon in Detroit, Michigan on January 27, 1942, he was one of 11 children. His elder brother William became a songwriter for Motown, writing the lyrics to the 1966 hit song “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted.” Witherspoon had an affinity with music as he was proficient in playing the Violin, French Horn and the Trumpet. Starting his career as a model he began to drift towards comedy in the 1960s where he would meet and come to be associated with other comedians such as Tim Reid, Robin Williams and Richard Pryor. His first television appearance came in the 1970s CBS show “Barnaby Jones” starring Buddy Ebsen. Witherspoon played a drug and alcohol counselor in his role. From there he made guest appearances on “Good Times,” “What’s Happening,” and “The Incredible Hulk” in 1977. In 1982 he guest starred on WKRP Cincinnati playing Detective Davies alongside his friend, Tim Reid.

From 1980 onward he made his many bit parts in movies rather memorable, from the reverend in Keenan Ivory Wayan’s “Im Gonna Get ya Sucka” to Mr Strickland in 1990s “House Party,” although for me personally, he stole the show playing David Allen Greer’s father, Mr Jackson in Eddie Murphy’s 1992 film “Boomerang.” In 1995 he solidified himself as Pop’s William’s in “The Wayan’s Bros” alongside Shawn and Marlon Wayans. Each week he managed to push the comedy even further with his patented over the top delivery.

Continuing to do both movies and film, John Witherspoon was a comic staple throughout the 90’s and 2000s doing guest spots on “Martin” and “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” to a stint on the short lived Tracey Morgan show, followed by voiceovers for Disney’s “The Proud Family” and “Kim Possible.”  He found a solid gig again playing Lloyd in 31 episodes of comedian Slink Johnson’s show “Black Jesus” alongside other comedians Corey Holcomb and the late Charlie Murphy.


John Witherspoon constantly toured doing standup comedy all across the country until his death. He passed on October 29th, 2019 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Angela Robinson who he had been married to since 1988 and his 2 sons, JD and Alexander. As news broke of his passing many came to show their condolences, from a fan perspective it feels like 2 generations worth of people lost an uncle in a single moment.


Flow Nice – “Regular Dude”

Flow Nice is super crazy with the flows and the songs he creates. He is truly bringing something powerful to the music industry. Today, we get the new song, “Regular Dude,” available for streaming now.





TM4L – “No Cap”

TM4L broken down to TouchMoney 4Life is a rap group out of Tarpon Springs, Florida hitting the scene with some young and ruthless energy.

Not too many opportunities are given to minorities in Tarpon Springs, TM4L goes on to say, “In our community, you are either trapping, rapping, or playing some type of sport, in hopes of providing a better life for your family, like any other person from the gutta. The type of music we make is relatable to anyone that was raised in the struggle and has been through the ups and downs while “thuggin” in the streets. We pride ourselves on our sound and authenticity of our music, because you can’t compare our sound to any rising Florida artist nor one of the past.”

The focus is rap and a better life, after just starting to take this rap thing serious last year before two members of the group were incarcerated and fighting two attempted murder in the first-degree charges. The members have recently been released and acquitted of all charges and are officially back on the music grind.

Today, TM4L releases an energetic new record as they glide across the down south & West Coast influenced production. Ruthless for sure, TM4L isn’t playing around on the record as they want to alert all that there is “NO CAP” in their rap or life. Speaking on real-life events and what they went through while being locked up, TM4L is here to tell you a story from the other side.





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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

C.O Chosen One to drop Debut Single "Tha Street Life" on November 4th, 2019

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Mannn, listen bro don't even act like you ain't heard of tha boy! Poet / Rap Artist C.O Chosen One is set to release his debut single 'Tha Street Life" on Monday November 4th exclusively through thawilsonblock magazine issue117.

C.O Chosen One is releasing new music in anticipation of the #pledge7 campaign, an initiative to help establish a foundation for the local music scene through artist development centers. Word around tha block is that C.O is working on a mixtape entitled "Tha Ghetto Gospel" and it, too might be released exclusively through a special edition of thawilsonblock magazine.

For those who may not know C.O Chosen One, he's a Poet / Rap Artist that tells a story in his lyrics. From well thought out rhyme patterns to clearly spoken syllables, C.O is no doubt the Chosen One tha way he is able to deliver his performance. Uniquely his own, C.O Chosen One can give you a raw Capella or rap to any beat. His poems can capture any crowd. And he is about to release his debut single after years of development and preparation.

On Monday November 4th, 2019, C.O Chosen One's debut single will drop exclusively through thawilsonblock magazine issue117. Fans will gain exclusive access to C.O Chosen One's debut single once they download any edition of thawilsonMAG's 117th issue.

November 4th, 2019. Don't sleep. 


Phaizrok – “Snare Max 90” (Album)

Santa Ana, CA based emcee/producer Phaizrok premieres “Snare Max 90“, a instrumental album dedicated to the Air Max 90 sneaker. It includes everything from Raw Dirty Boom Bap, Soulful, Jazz, Trap to just some good ol’ Sample Chop’s over Hard Hitting Drums and Heavy Baselines! Much like Phaizrok’s versatile production, the Air Max Sneaker could be rocked with any style.





English McFly – Never (Video)

 

 

English McFly walks you through those Harlem blocks breaking down what a real one will never do on his new track, Never. Watch the Visual:

 





Westside Parle – Hallway Raps, Vol 2

 

Westside Bronx representative and super MC Parle is back with Vol 2 of his Hallway Raps series. Check it out.

 

 

 

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Criss Jumz – Stay Shining (Video)

 

Check out the YondoMusic produced track from Criss Jumz, Stay Shining.

 

 

 

 





Apollo Brown – “Sincerely, Detroit” (Album)

Apollo Brown’s new double disc album Sincerely, Detroit is a love letter to the culture. From different eras & different walks of life, veterans & newcomers alike lend their styles & deliveries to the 21 track effort. Featuring artists like Royce da 5’9”, Black Milk, Trick-Trick, eLZhi, Slum Village & many more, Sincerely, Detroit is a nearly comprehensive look at the styles and flavors of Detroit.





Thoreau – “Best Life”

Its been a productive summer for Colorado-via-Texas recording artist Thoreau. Still thriving from the heat, the promising new artist unveils his latest and best work yet in, properly-titled, “Best Life”.

Known for his dance infused Hip Hop flow, on the new track, Thoreau takes a different approach and delivers superior, yet animated, wordplay. While different, still familiar, thanks to his refreshing rhymes and catchy party hooks. Covering all bases, Thoreau is eager to showcase his diversity as an artist and entice a newly discovered fanbase to gravitate to his playful new sound.

“Best Life” is the follow up to a summer collection, including “Keeping Score,” “Wrong” and the Mac Miller rework, “Dunno”. Setting up a promised full-length effort arriving early 2020. Consistent with content, the new artist is appearing to be undeniable with unexpected tactics. Stay tuned for more.

Stream “Best Life” now.





Monday, October 28, 2019

Myke the Kid – “Alicia Key$” (Video)


Readying his ’Smoke N Listen’ EP for January 15. West Coast upriser Myke The Kid drops his latest visual yet for the new hit, “Alicia Key$”.

A tease for his upcoming release, “Alicia Key$” is an extension to last month’s debut. Hailing from the middle of Georgia and now residing in San Diego California, Myke The Kid grew up in the church and was heavily influenced by the musical impact he experienced being a product of that environment. Myke has a conscious yet witty punch with his pen delivered over a southern rap/ west coast funk sound.

Myke is especially excited about this project because he had the opportunity to work alongside one of the greatest musician/producer TERRACE MARTIN. Terrace co-produced the entire EP and also has vocals that you’ll hear throughout the project. Myke on the new EP:

“Working with Terrace on this project has been an amazing experience, he’s challenged me to think outside the box and create something amazing with this upcoming EP.”

Stream “Alicia Key$” now.

Watch Now.





Julz Releases Compelling New Single "My Remedy"

Vedo The Singer Ft. Inayah Lamis – “Yvette”


Singer/songwriter VEDO comes from a long list of credible musical accomplishments, including contributions on two of Chris Brown’s LPs (Heartbreak on a Full Moon and Indigo); multiple hit songs for K-Pop stars EXO, Lay, NCT 127, and SHINee; and a co-write on Lil Dicky’s “Freaky Friday.”

It’s no surprise his latest release “Yvette” is highly anticipated. In true R&B fashion, the first verse of “Yvette” came from a freestyle. Vedo envisioned scenes from the 2001 movie “Baby Boy,” specifically the romance between characters Joseph Summers and Yvette, and he knew he wanted to depict that kind of raw yet committed storyline, one of fighting, breaking up, and them making up.

Vedo’s playful lyrics are supported by references from the film, singing,

“I put it down, you know how this goes / then when we done she fix them tacos.”

The track features singer Inayah Lamis, who closes the song out as our Yvette. VEDO was searching for a very particular kind of feature: “She had to be ghetto but classy, nasty but sexy. I needed a chick that could cuss me out! But when it’s all said and done, let it be known you ain’t goin’ nowhere.”

Vedo’s “Yvette” is a relatable track – an instant hit – and Vedo delivers smooth, soulful perfection that positions him as a rising staple in the R&B genre.

Stream “Yvette” now.





ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue116 Grape Edition (Fall 2019)

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Browse Our Seattle, WA Central District Street Sign Photography collection by @mistahwilson + Meet Poet / Rap Artist C.O Chosen One from Los Angeles, California + Meet R&B / Pop Musician Gaviana from Valley Stream, New York + The Difference Between Foster Homes & Group Homes + Pat Muresan + SoloSam + ReaLife + Maiah Manser + Big Shug + more...




ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue116 Candy Edition (Fall 2019)

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Browse Our Seattle, WA Central District Street Sign Photography collection by @mistahwilson + Meet Poet / Rap Artist C.O Chosen One from Los Angeles, California + Meet R&B / Pop Musician Gaviana from Valley Stream, New York + The Difference Between Foster Homes & Group Homes + Pat Muresan + SoloSam + ReaLife + Maiah Manser + Big Shug + more...




ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue116 Rose Edition (Fall 2019)

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Browse Our Seattle, WA Central District Street Sign Photography collection by @mistahwilson + Meet Poet / Rap Artist C.O Chosen One from Los Angeles, California + Meet R&B / Pop Musician Gaviana from Valley Stream, New York + The Difference Between Foster Homes & Group Homes + Pat Muresan + SoloSam + ReaLife + Maiah Manser + Big Shug + more...




ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue116 Olive Edition (Fall 2019)

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Browse Our Seattle, WA Central District Street Sign Photography collection by @mistahwilson + Meet Poet / Rap Artist C.O Chosen One from Los Angeles, California + Meet R&B / Pop Musician Gaviana from Valley Stream, New York + The Difference Between Foster Homes & Group Homes + Pat Muresan + SoloSam + ReaLife + Maiah Manser + Big Shug + more...




ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue116 Chocolate Edition (Fall 2019)

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Browse Our Seattle, WA Central District Street Sign Photography collection by @mistahwilson + Meet Poet / Rap Artist C.O Chosen One from Los Angeles, California + Meet R&B / Pop Musician Gaviana from Valley Stream, New York + The Difference Between Foster Homes & Group Homes + Pat Muresan + SoloSam + ReaLife + Maiah Manser + Big Shug + more...



Saturday, October 26, 2019

The Bermuda – “Lewis And Clark” | MIC SESSION

Rising underground Hip Hop duo The Bermuda out of Palm Desert slides thru our Los Angeles HQ and drops their exclusive Mic Session performing, “Lewis And Clark”.

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SoloSam – Plated (EP)

Introducing SoloSam, a talented Chicago mainstay known for his consistency and witty wordplay, releasing his latest project, titled, Plated. The well-known artist unveils a six-track collective of exciting lyrical artistry that reveals a more personal side of the promising rhyme slayer.

Accompanied by a cookbook, the body of work is offering a heaping supply of the bread and butter, the cohesive collection of songs includes straight bars packed with a healthy mix of substance. SoloSam’s gravelly voice rumbles with a power that commands whatever beat he hops on, setting the pace with the plethora of flows he keeps at the ready. He’s laser-focused all throughout, consistently coming through with verses that cut with the precision of a chef’s knife. His skill becomes most apparent in the middle of the EP on tracks like “Take From Me.”

He feeds off of a finely-chopped sample loop, taking shots at his competition all while distinguishing himself as a battle-tested emcee, sneaking in some sly double-entendres along the way. Available now, stream the complete project below.

















SoloSam – Plated (EP)

Introducing SoloSam, a talented Chicago mainstay known for his consistency and witty wordplay, releasing his latest project, titled, Plated. The well-known artist unveils a six-track collective of exciting lyrical artistry that reveals a more personal side of the promising rhyme slayer.

Accompanied by a cookbook, the body of work is offering a heaping supply of the bread and butter, the cohesive collection of songs includes straight bars packed with a healthy mix of substance. SoloSam’s gravelly voice rumbles with a power that commands whatever beat he hops on, setting the pace with the plethora of flows he keeps at the ready. He’s laser-focused all throughout, consistently coming through with verses that cut with the precision of a chef’s knife. His skill becomes most apparent in the middle of the EP on tracks like “Take From Me.”

He feeds off of a finely-chopped sample loop, taking shots at his competition all while distinguishing himself as a battle-tested emcee, sneaking in some sly double-entendres along the way. Available now, stream the complete project below.















SoloSam – Plated (EP)

Introducing SoloSam, a talented Chicago mainstay known for his consistency and witty wordplay, releasing his latest project, titled, Plated. The well-known artist unveils a six-track collective of exciting lyrical artistry that reveals a more personal side of the promising rhyme slayer.

Accompanied by a cookbook, the body of work is offering a heaping supply of the bread and butter, the cohesive collection of songs includes straight bars packed with a healthy mix of substance. SoloSam’s gravelly voice rumbles with a power that commands whatever beat he hops on, setting the pace with the plethora of flows he keeps at the ready. He’s laser-focused all throughout, consistently coming through with verses that cut with the precision of a chef’s knife. His skill becomes most apparent in the middle of the EP on tracks like “Take From Me.”

He feeds off of a finely-chopped sample loop, taking shots at his competition all while distinguishing himself as a battle-tested emcee, sneaking in some sly double-entendres along the way. Available now, stream the complete project below.













SoloSam – Plated (EP)

Introducing SoloSam, a talented Chicago mainstay known for his consistency and witty wordplay, releasing his latest project, titled, Plated. The well-known artist unveils a six-track collective of exciting lyrical artistry that reveals a more personal side of the promising rhyme slayer.

Accompanied by a cookbook, the body of work is offering a heaping supply of the bread and butter, the cohesive collection of songs includes straight bars packed with a healthy mix of substance. SoloSam’s gravelly voice rumbles with a power that commands whatever beat he hops on, setting the pace with the plethora of flows he keeps at the ready. He’s laser-focused all throughout, consistently coming through with verses that cut with the precision of a chef’s knife. His skill becomes most apparent in the middle of the EP on tracks like “Take From Me.”

He feeds off of a finely-chopped sample loop, taking shots at his competition all while distinguishing himself as a battle-tested emcee, sneaking in some sly double-entendres along the way. Available now, stream the complete project below.











Friday, October 25, 2019

SoloSam – Plated (EP)

Introducing SoloSam, a talented Chicago mainstay known for his consistency and witty wordplay, releasing his latest project, titled, Plated. The well-known artist unveils a six-track collective of exciting lyrical artistry that reveals a more personal side of the promising rhyme slayer.

Accompanied by a cookbook, the body of work is offering a heaping supply of the bread and butter, the cohesive collection of songs includes straight bars packed with a healthy mix of substance. SoloSam’s gravelly voice rumbles with a power that commands whatever beat he hops on, setting the pace with the plethora of flows he keeps at the ready. He’s laser-focused all throughout, consistently coming through with verses that cut with the precision of a chef’s knife. His skill becomes most apparent in the middle of the EP on tracks like “Take From Me.”

He feeds off of a finely-chopped sample loop, taking shots at his competition all while distinguishing himself as a battle-tested emcee, sneaking in some sly double-entendres along the way. Available now, stream the complete project below.









SoloSam – Plated (EP)

Introducing SoloSam, a talented Chicago mainstay known for his consistency and witty wordplay, releasing his latest project, titled, Plated. The well-known artist unveils a six-track collective of exciting lyrical artistry that reveals a more personal side of the promising rhyme slayer.

Accompanied by a cookbook, the body of work is offering a heaping supply of the bread and butter, the cohesive collection of songs includes straight bars packed with a healthy mix of substance. SoloSam’s gravelly voice rumbles with a power that commands whatever beat he hops on, setting the pace with the plethora of flows he keeps at the ready. He’s laser-focused all throughout, consistently coming through with verses that cut with the precision of a chef’s knife. His skill becomes most apparent in the middle of the EP on tracks like “Take From Me.”

He feeds off of a finely-chopped sample loop, taking shots at his competition all while distinguishing himself as a battle-tested emcee, sneaking in some sly double-entendres along the way. Available now, stream the complete project below.







SoloSam – Plated (EP)

Introducing SoloSam, a talented Chicago mainstay known for his consistency and witty wordplay, releasing his latest project, titled, Plated. The well-known artist unveils a six-track collective of exciting lyrical artistry that reveals a more personal side of the promising rhyme slayer.

Accompanied by a cookbook, the body of work is offering a heaping supply of the bread and butter, the cohesive collection of songs includes straight bars packed with a healthy mix of substance. SoloSam’s gravelly voice rumbles with a power that commands whatever beat he hops on, setting the pace with the plethora of flows he keeps at the ready. He’s laser-focused all throughout, consistently coming through with verses that cut with the precision of a chef’s knife. His skill becomes most apparent in the middle of the EP on tracks like “Take From Me.”

He feeds off of a finely-chopped sample loop, taking shots at his competition all while distinguishing himself as a battle-tested emcee, sneaking in some sly double-entendres along the way. Available now, stream the complete project below.





The Difference Between Foster Homes & Group Homes


Mistah Wilson details tha difference between kids living in Foster Homes and Group Homes.



House of Krazees – “Carve My Face”

To kick off Twiztid’s bi-weekly digital singles campaign, the House of Krazees reunite with “Carve My Face” just in time for the Halloween season.





Pat Muresan – “Bad News”

Usher co-signed recording artist Pat Muresan, also known as P.M., is a well-known new artist ready to take his place among the next generation of superstars. Today, we get the latest single from the Atlanta-bred act in “Bad News”.

Produced by Chris Clark, known for orchestrating DaniLeigh and Chris Brown’s “Easy” Remix, the song detailing past relationships while examining the negative influence outside opinions can play. “Bad News” is potentially Pat’s breakout moment.

Born in Germany, Pat is a 20-something entertainer poised to join the ranks of genre elites. The self-proclaimed fashionista is the son of Romanian immigrants, who came to the states in search of a better life for their children. As a teenager, Pat would sneak out of his parents’ home to frequent local record stores and listen to classic rap albums; gaining inspiration from industry heavyweights like 50 Cent, Lil Wayne, Eminem, and Andre 3000.

“Bad News” will appear on Pat Muresan’s upcoming project, PreMadonna. Available now on 1865 Records.





100 Bands in 100 Days Presented by Verity Credit Union — Day 33: Oceans Fade

Some days the featured act could be an established and locally-adored northwest-based musician and other times they could be a band with a small following that just hasn’t had their deserved time in the spotlight yet. Either way, we’re fairly confident you can come away from this daily segment with plenty of new favorites.

The post 100 Bands in 100 Days Presented by Verity Credit Union — Day 33: Oceans Fade appeared first on NorthWest Music Scene.





Mount Eerie to perform at the Neptune Theatre on December 3rd

Mount Eerie to perform at the Neptune Theatre on December 3rd STG Presents Mount Eerie at The Neptune on Tuesday,

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Big Shug – “The Diamond Report” (Album)

Being an essential part of the legendary Gangstarr Foundation since day one, East Coast pioneer Big Shug is back with a new album “The Diamond Report“.





YBS Skola – “Communicating”


YBS Skola hops in his 50 Cent “21 Questions” sampling for the new song, “Communicating.” The follow up to ‘Truth,’ which hosted standouts “Trenches,” “Always Workin,” and “Frostbite”. On the latest, Skola finds him questioning an unnamed love interest loyalty while he deals with the day to day struggle of incarceration.

Born Dajuan Cannady, YBS Skola is a Baltimore with motivational bangers and is the son of prominent community leader Stokey Cannady. A prominent member of the Young Ballers Shining crew, founded by the late Lor Scoota, he grew up on the west side of the city in Edmondson Village and only pursued rap after encouragement by family and the YBS crew.

“Communicating” is a lead up to YBS Skola’s new project, Minor Setback dropping next month. The new song is available now via The Shinners Ent. Stream it now on Spotify.





James Data – “FckBoi” Ft. Reno

Flushing, NY natives (Beatsmith/ Producer) James Data and (Wordsmith/ MC) Reno have released a new single titled “FckBoi”. Full of that good ol New York hip hop grit, Reno weaves a cautionary tale of betrayal and revenge over a James Data produced track that sets the tone for the hit. With hard hitting boom bap drums in the drivers seat the perils of a FckBoi  quickly becomes clear.





Kelly Kel – “Lets Talk About It” (Album)

Kelly Kel out of the Inland Empire drops a new 10-track project, “Lets Talk About It” presented by 24th Hour Entertainment.  This young rapper showcases a distinct flow with a new age twist.





SevidemiC – “Bending Teeth” (EP Review)

SevidemiC is a rapper from Compton, California that performs his own style of music called “zombie hop”. The man has released a handful of projects throughout the 2010s, but his biggest breakthrough yet wasn’t until this year when he signed to Lyrikal Snuff Productionz & dropped his 7th EP Xenogod this past March. But with Halloween being 6 days away, Sev has decided to give fans yet another EP.

The opener “Groundfall” talks about how he came to fuck shit up over a glitchy yet moody beat & the song “Solipsistia” right after is an annoyingly repetitive club joint which I completely get, but it just doesn’t do anything for this reviewer personally. The next track “Get Off Me” though is a completely off the wall banger both lyrically & sonically while the song “Zedicine” is another party starter like “Solipsistia”, except SevidemiC’s performances are more captivating & the electro-funk instrumental is infectious. The track “Nip / Tucc” is basically a “fuck everyone” anthem over a bassy trap beat with some synths & then the closer “Amen” finds Sev comparing himself to a demon over a skeletal trap beat.

I honestly think I like this EP more than Xenogod. Bending Teeth continues to reveal how unique SevidemiC truly is to LSP’s roster with it’s synth/trap production as well as his lyricism continuing to step up. Definitely looking forward to his full-length debut with the label even more now.

Score: 7/10





Thursday, October 24, 2019

Lavish – “Faded”

DJ Swift has a keen ear for hits and has created them for several big names like NBA Youngboy, Moneybagg Yo and Lil Durk. Now, the established producer lends his magic to up-and-coming recording artist, known as Lavish. the two new collaborators come together for the new single, “Faded”.

On “Faded,” Lavish delivers his signature melodic cadences in addition to raw bars, the quick-strike release follows a string of summer drops from the Florida rap act including “D.T.S.A,” “Hoe Phase, “Rock Out,” and “Blowin’ My Phone Up.”

Available via Advance Music Group. Perfect jump-on point for any newfound fan, stream below, get familiar with the fast-rising star and become a follower of Lavish today on Instagram.





Ashoka – “Regular Day”

DJ Mustard discovered New York recording artist Ashoka is a musical hybrid with a bright future and an outstanding present with the release of his new song, titled, “Regular Day”. Produced by Dorante and FabeStar, Ashoka introduces his motto to the masses, “this is your kingdom” on the new song.

Leader of the Kingdom collective, the two minute and 30-second sonic selection touches on the power of positive thinking while simultaneously prompting listeners to appreciate life no matter their circumstances. Through the music, Ashoka remembers that regardless of the situation you can conquer and be king of anything that comes your way.

“I feel like more often than not people wait around for life’s high notes,” Ashoka on the new song. “We hope and pray for the excitement that we all yearn for to eventually fall into our laps. This past year, I came to the realization that the only way to truly live life is through creating your own luck, creating your own unforgettable moments, and creating the energy you’ve been aching for in life. Through this mentality, I’ve started to feel on top of the world each day I wake up. Every day is starting to feel like another moment on my “highlight reel”. Even a “Regular Day” has turned into an unforgettable one.”

Available via KDM Collective, stream “Regular Day” now.





Chase Fetti & Cruch Calhoun – “In-Between”

Chase Fetti is back with a powerful record for not only New Jersey but gang culture.

Showing not only positivity but the ability to unite for the better good, Chase Fetti, and Cruch Calhoun combine forces and two different lifestyles on their new single. The single looks to portray that there is an upbringing of New Jersey artists from various hoods, gangs, and cities coming together to make a larger scene in their home state. Chase Fetti has been making noise the past few months, with the assistance of another up and coming artist in Cruch Calhoun, Chase Fetti is on a path to close out the year strong.

With the lyrical ability, versatility, story and more, Chase Fetti is an artist to look out for in 2020.

Stream “In-Between” now.





Less Than Three to perform at El Corazon on November 9th

Less Than Three to perform at El Corazon on November 9th LESS THAN THREE Less Than Three was formed in

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Joshua Cruz Ft. Dabron Kain – “2 Step Baby”

Urban pop artist Joshua Cruz hits us with a groove infused track, “2 Step Baby,” featuring emerging rapper, Dabron Kain.

Produced by Shorne “2SC” Callahan (who’s worked with Tom G, Akafool and Anthony Ortiz), the beat is soulful, sensual and all-around funky. Dabron Kain delivers a tongue-in-cheek rap performance filled with quotable one-liners, matching perfectly with Josh’s catchy melodies.

“2 Step Baby” is a real throw-back to the early millennium style of hip-hop club songs where all you wanted to do was groove with the cutie next to you.

“I wanted to make a song that was current but still felt like it could have been played at your homecoming in ‘08, a song that you could party and dance to for years to come,” Joshua says. “If you had a playlist titled “A Night You Won’t Forget” this would be track one.”

Stream “2 Step Baby” now.





HANSON coming to the Neptune Theatre on December 1st

HANSON coming to the Neptune Theatre on December 1st STG Presents HANSON at The Neptune on Sunday, December 1, 2019.

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Nickotine – “Death To Mumble Rap” (Video)

“Death To Mumble Rap”, the latest video by fast rising lyricist Nickotine out of Buffalo.  With the scene filled with mumble rap, looks like the East Coast is coming back with vengeance.





Young Zion – “On The Scene”

Miami’s very own Young Zion drops a new single with that new era type flow and beat, “On the Scene”.





Lucciano Da G – “Paper” (Video)

Greensboro, NC based artist Lucciano Da G titled drops the official video for ‘Paper’. Lucciano Da G is signed to North Carolina powerhouse, “King Music Corp.”. Paper is from the LP, “Bagg Season: The Re-Up“.





Sleater-Kinney to perform at the Paramount Theater on November 23rd and 24th

Sleater-Kinney to perform at the Paramount Theater on November 23rd and 24th STG Presents & Showbox Welcomes Sleater-Kinney to The

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Ariano & Jade River – “Through The Trap”

With the success of their “Ink in My Eyes” project back in 2015, Ariano and producer Jade River are following up by dropping a new full-length album, “Child Trapped in Poems.”  Stream their new single “Through the Trap” off the new project.  They show us how far Ariano and Jade River have truly come since they started working together.





Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Kids From The Underground – “Dummy Drip”

Montreal’s very own Kids From The Underground consisting of TommiGunner, Mosez Jones, and SAMAETHER drop a new single, “Dummy Drip”.





WXRLXRDZ – “Loopy” (Video)

With the new self titled “WXRLXRDZ” EP set to drop on October 31st, Brookyn rap duo consisting of MaYeN and JhnnyB drop a new video for “Loopy” off the project showing the world why they are known for thier grimy drill kind of music with a old school vibe mix.





Ace Gifted Ft. Grafh "Monsters Ink" Video

Tony Hawk Praises 7-Year-Old Skater w/ Cerebral Palsy, The Stoke is Contagious!

This is the best video you'll see today!!! 7-year-old Avante Leaozinho -- who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at 18 months -- had the time of his life hitting the ramps at a skate park with his mom ... and his reaction is perfect!!! As it turns…



Youtuber Says Transgenders Have Mental Disorders. Is He Right or Wrong?


YOUNG PHARAOH GIVES A HIGHER PERSPECTIVE ON THE TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY MAKING ALWAYS BRAND REMOVE FEMALE SYMBOL



Little Hurricane to appear at the Crocodile on November 9th

Little Hurricane to appear at the Crocodile on November 9th The Crocodile Presents: Little Hurricane @ Chop Suey, w/ Tango

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100 Bands in 100 Days Presented by Verity Credit Union — Day 31: Hi Wasted

Some days the featured act could be an established and locally-adored northwest-based musician and other times they could be a band with a small following that just hasn’t had their deserved time in the spotlight yet. Either way, we’re fairly confident you can come away from this daily segment with plenty of new favorites.

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Wish Master – “Waves Comin” Ft. Tac & Buggsy (Video)

“Waves Comin”, new video premiere by Bristol, UK based rapper Wish Master. Watch as he blends the past and the present while “Catching that big wave” featuring the talents of fellow Bristolians Buggsy and Tac, with production from Simiah, all representing their city in sound and style. This sick single is lifted from Wish’s fifteen-track LP “Boom Bap To The Future“.





Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Penny & Sparrow coming to Neptune Theatre on November 13th

Penny & Sparrow coming to Neptune Theatre on November 13th STG Presents Penny & Sparrow at The Neptune on Wednesday,

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Planet Asia & Milano Constantine – “Milano Medallions” (Video)

Head to Harlem’s famous Apollo Theater with the Cali-meets-New York tag team of Planet Asia & Milano Constantine in their fly new video premiere for “Milano Medallions”. The single stems from their forthcoming project, “DJ Enyoutee Presents the Planet Asia & Milano Constantine EP.





Interview: Maiah Manser chats with NWMS

The once Seattle resident moved to Los Angeles a couple of years ago and we caught up with her about her upcoming tour dates, plans, music, and what's been going on.

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F. Virtue – “Millennial Love During WWIII” (Album)

On his 3rd full-length album, Canadian born/Brooklyn based rapper F. Virtue delivers an abrasive product fusing together hip hop with punk music & being proud dealing with life as a gay man in ways previously unexplored through music.





Novatore – “War Master” | MIC SESSION

Novatore out of Chicago slides thru our Los Angeles HQ and drops an exclusive Mic Session performing his single, “War Master”.