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Rising rapper ‘J. Maurice’ takes no more sh*t on dope new drop ‘Favors’

J. Maurice has a new track out, and it’s a banger. It has heavy auto-tune on the hook, backed up by classic trap style beat. Oh yeah, the song has a clear and distinct message. J. Maurice spits with attitude and a strong and melodic flow stating “I’m through doing favors”. And we don’t blame…
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Dark synths, entrancing beats and strong lyrical content are the trademarks of trending rapper ‘Alexio’ with his mesmerising ‘Low Low’

Alexio is an up and coming rapper from New York. In late 2017 Alexio decided to pursue a music career and started making records with a studio set up in a basement. Throughout 2018 and 2019 Alexio took time to find his sound and become a full-fledged artist. In May 2019 Alexio debuted his first…
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‘The American Werewolf in London’ is alive and Back – Tune into Pop Shop FM Digital at 10 P.M everynight to hear ‘Rock Steady’ by ‘Dar.Ra and check out the amazing ‘Werewolf’ Music Video here

ON THE POP SHOP FM PLAYLIST NOW Click here to tune in at 10 p.m every night throughout December 2019 when the Werewolf will be set loose. Renowned Irish rock solo artist Dar.Ra has recently been making waves amongst the online Rock music community with his brand new Rock album release entitled “New Kinda Normal”…
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Salazar “El Tabaquero” releases a bold vision and sound and a unique flow to match with hot new drop ‘Gangsta Lean on my Block’

It’s official the new face of the trap scene in Miami, FL has hit the U.K. Salazar “El Tabaquero” is a Cuban American bilingual artist/songwriter who is able to lace his vocals on anything ranging in multiple genres of music from Trap, Hiphop, Pop, R&B, & Gangsta Rap leaving audiences wowed in the process. His…
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Traditional and modern genres combine in true bliss on the new drop from ‘Mystik Kaur’

Mystik Kaur releases new single ‘Dhan Guru Nanak’ in commemoration of 550th Anniversary of Guru Nanak Ji. After just a week of launching Dhan Guru Nanak the track has already clocked over 70,000 views on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Feature a modern pop sound it also incorporates a English rap that goes into a mini…
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Juliana Hale drops the dark pop gem ‘Dangerous’ with new ominous video

Juliana Hale Calls Out Toxic Relationships with “Dangerous” Juliana Hale is back with her latest single “Dangerous” and the dark pop song will have you hooked. Produced by Jared Lee Gosselin and written by Hale and Skidd Mills, Dangerous paints the picture of a toxic relationship. Juliana’s heavy emotive tone is laid upon the dark…
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After huge global success with Arizona & Its Yo Birthday, Tig & Trimaces are now ready to once again tackle the music world

Due to MASSIVE PRAISE upon performing Babayaga live onstage and managing to create a viral dance, Tig & Trimaces have now released “Babayaga” on ALL platforms. “Babayaga is OUT NOW LISTEN HERE: Spotify: http://open.spotify.com/album/6UersLEgcLv593GnP5HeXi Apple music: http://music.apple.com/us/album/babayaga/1475003754?i=1475003789 And all other platforms here: http://ffm.to/babayaga Building on his momentum from his successful releases, Love Is Fake, Love…
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Weekly Music Express Introducing: ENIGMATRIX – The Ace Of Space

SONIC JOY Records presents ‘The Ace Of Space’, the 2nd Single from ‘ENIGMATRIX’, the wild and colourful project of producer John Meisel, which aims to inspire the imagination by translating the colours of outer space into music. It goes without saying that you can expect powerful Dubstep drums, fantastic vocalists and screaming wobble basses!! Whereas…
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There Goes the Neighborhood – Jenny Tolman

Some artists spend decades crafting their own worlds of song, but country newcomer Jenny Tolman did it in one album. On her debut, the singer-songwriter and Nashville native (an increasingly rare bona fide, even in country music) takes us on a tour of Jennyville, a fictional small town full of big, bold characters. Songs like…
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Brandon Banks – Maxo Kream

Hip-hop owes so much to Houston—its legacy of chopped/screwed aesthetics and narcotized themes continues to inspire new generations of rappers beyond the city limits, and within its sometimes factional wards, fresh talent still thrives. Beloved as an independent artist, lyrical dynamo Maxo Kream makes his major-label debut with Brandon Banks, an instantly engrossing album that…
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Seven Days Walking: Day 5 – Ludovico Einaudi

Retracing a familiar path through a landscape that changes with the seasons provided Ludovico Einaudi with the inspiration for the linked albums in his Seven Days Walking project. The path may stay the same, but the emotional landscape of the music develops with each walk, and here on Day 5 the imagination runs riot, inhabiting…
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WEEKLY MUSIC EXPRESS – SINGLE OF THE WEEK – Tasos P – Libra (1975) -Part Two

Greek Electronic music creator Tasos Petsas a.k.a. Tasos P. after winning this year four Global Music Awards in USA, releases this July the second and final part of “Libra (1975) -Part Two “ by FM Records. The first part was released last April. His new mini album (E.P.) with total length of 20 minutes, includes…
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NFL DUME – RISING TALENT COMES OUT WITH NEW VISUALS FOR HIS SINGLE – LAUNDRY

https://youtu.be/F73ZeTFGdJY New Jersey rapper NFL DUME has been hell-bent on getting 50 Cent’s attention with the hope that the “Power” star will help make his hip-hop dreams come true. Even his Instagram bio reads “@50cent look at my IG at least.” He has already been mentioned in major media outlets and has been talked about…
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Ajay Srivastav delights British audiences with his enlightened pop and blues anthem ‘Six Arm Goddess’

British singer songwriter Ajay Srivastav’s first album as a solo artist is a blend of Delta Blues and Indian Folk. The album ‘Karmic Blues’ was forged during a trip to Ajay’s ancestral home in Varanasi ‘the holy city of India’ and speaks about his identity in a challenging world. Ajay’s laid-back style flows from the…
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Is ‘Hype’ Most Successful Song From Kamron Bahani Latest Album ?

  Kamron Bahani has just recently released his latest album “Thy Fear, Thy Fall, Thy Succeed” which has reached the masses and has racked over 100,000 streams across album in first weeks! Where his single ‘Hype’ has reached over 55,000 Streams on Spotify and is growing daily! It is expected to reach over 100k streams…
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Let us introduce you to ‘Rfd Pioneer’ known as ‘Pioneer’

The Glow is something ‘Pioneer’ thrives on and is always making sure he inspires others to grow and cherish their Glow. Being from Bolton/Jackson Mississippi with a 405 pound past, it hasn’t been the most glorious journey but ‘Pioneer’ stems all his positions on being resilient and always keeping his renaissance with him. His bright…
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W.M.E Recommends: Luis Ernesto drops new single “The End of the World”.

Rising singer/songwriter and producer Luis Ernesto is proud to announce the release of his latest single, “The End of the World”. Featuring his signature fusion of Latin and pop/rock sounds, the track begs the question of what life would be like if we were willing to love without fear, as if it were the end…
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ImButcher drops new album – I’m Alive

Vancouver’s ImButcher is a DJ and producer paving his own way as an artist. Leading with a fine balance between passion and skill, backed up by hard work and a clear dedication to the art-form, every release sees innovative soundscapes and conceptual audio journeys emerge – each one as engaging as it is uplifting and…
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TexMex Shaman drops new single ‘Roll over Matryoshka’ from the E.P ‘Fever in the South’

The artist TexMex Shaman based in Dallas, TX has recently released a 6 song EP titled “Fever in the South.” The lead single on the EP is ‘Roll over Matryoshka’, a 6-minute kaleidoscopic musical odyssey, with elements of synthwave, rock’n’roll, psychedelia, noise, disco, and maybe even a hint of twang somewhere in there. Despite this…
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Zoibaf goes into the future bass !

The new track by the young Italian producer Zoibaf is called “Remedy”, it is a Future Bass track in collaboration with TRUNG and the American singer AXYL. The vocal part is very sentimental while the drop is energetic and engaging. There is a clear change in sound compared to the previous songs from the Italian…
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ACCLAIMED ARTIST/VOCALIST DREW MAC DROPS NEW SINGLE “DREAMIN’” MAY 25TH, 2019! ROCK AND ROLL MEETS HIGH FASHION GLAMOUR!

Acclaimed recording artist/vocalist Drew Mac is proud to announce the release of his new single “Dreamin”on May 25th, 2019. The track is a simmering mix of pop/rock brilliance with a strong, emotionally infused chorus and deals with themes of love, heartbreak, addiction, sex and sobriety. Drew has a unique fashion aesthetic, and being openly gay,…
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Eric Abel drops new single ‘Two Young Kids’

Eric Abel’s third released single, “Two Young Kids” is a nostalgic EDM/Pop track based on his memories of young love. Eric pieced together the elements of the song using just his piano and Logic Pro X before soliciting the expertise of platinum beatstars.com producer, Omito, to bring the track to the next level. The song…
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Tasos Petsas drops new single ‘Baby Love’

Tasos Petsas a.k.a Tasos P is a Greek creator of electronic music . He started his music career on 2015 releases on his own the track “Mother Of Mine (Anna)” in loving memory of his mother who passed away suffering from breast cancer. The track reached the #1 spot on Billboard staying into top-10 for…
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EDM Artist Peyton Shayler Pushes Bold New Anthem “Want Me To Love You” into Billboard Dance Chart Top 20

Artist Peyton Shayler is not one to hold back. Her latest single ‘Want Me to Love You’ is making sizeable waves as it cannonballs directly into the deep end of the current dance/pop pool. In the process, this powerhouse vocalist and gifted songwriter is fixing her name to the top of EDM’s “names you need…
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Charlotte – Un Granito De Amor

French singer, producer, model and writer Charlotte is known for her unique ability to tackle any new challenge with precise accuracy. Whether it’s performing in front of a massive crowd, or releasing hit singles. Charlotte is one of the industry’s most versatile artists with constant work being published. All of these attributes and more can…
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Europa – EP – Diplo

Diplo has made a career out of hoisting under-the-radar regional sounds onto the world stage—and altering the course of mainstream pop as a result. His recent explorations into reggae and Afropop not only helped launch the careers of Mr Eazi and Wizkid, but had a serious ripple effect: In 2019, it’s hard to imagine much…
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The Rebirth 2 – Eric Bellinger

1 1:32 2 Apple Berry Nana 3:27 3 Type a Way (feat. Chris Brown & OG Parker) 3:01 4 3:25 5 The Sexy Song 3:29 6 2:41 7 2:58 8 Back It Up (feat. BJ The Chicago Kid) 4:48 9 No Games (feat. Brittany B) 2:59 10 Freaky Deaky Interlude 1:26 11 More of Your…
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Five Stars – Higher Brothers

In 2017, 88rising (the management company of acts like Keith Ape, Rich Brian, and Joji) released a reaction video of rappers like Playboi Carti, Denzel Curry, Lil Yachty, and Migos watching Higher Brothers’ “Made in China.” As the Chengdu quartet live out rap video fantasies—albeit within a traditional Chinese setting and rhyming in a Sichuanese…
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This Land – Gary Clark Jr.

We’re calling it: In the rock ’n’ roll history books, Gary Clark Jr. will have two eras: before This Land and after it. Just get a load of the fire and fury that opens the title track: “F**k you, I’m America’s son/This is where I come from,” he snarls. Clark’s rage is partially directed at…
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Drip or Drown 2 – Gunna

In 2018, Gunna was everywhere. Standout albums from Travis Scott, Lil Baby, 21 Savage, Torey Lanez, and even Mariah Carey, among others, featured verses from the Atlanta MC. Having spent the better part of a year rapping his way into the consciousness of his peers’ fans, Gunna has fashioned his Drip or Drown 2 album—the…
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While We Wait – Kehlani

While We Wait serves as a tasty amuse-bouche before Kehlani’s follow-up to SweetSexySavage. The Oakland R&B singer sounds refreshed and fed up with the games—taking lazy lovers to task on “RPG” and “Nights Like This” (6LACK and Ty Dolla $ign, respectively, provide stinging rebuttals). Moments of levity appear in “Nunya,” which takes on exes who…
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FATHER OF 4 – Offset

It once felt like a breach of social contract to pick your favorite Migo: The Atlanta trio were great because they were great together. In the wake of 2018’s Culture II, though, each member of Migos has struck out on their own: Quavo led the charge with QUAVO HUNCHO, with Takeoff’s The Last Rocket close…
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Connor Stock – Goodbye Bad Vibes

Connor Stock is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and music producer based out of the San Francisco Bay Area. Connor Stock’s influences range from modern electro pop to classic rock, to classical music from the 18th and 19th centuries.  Now Connor is back with his single Goodbye Bad Vibes which you can stream here:  https://song.link/s/7zBTggvC7Zc5sLObjTuqyt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjtZWuyTOvs…
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Robert Dugdale will be launching his melodic album ‘For Paula’ at The Bedford on 27 March 2019

Robert Dugdale is a singer/songwriter based in London who also works as a scenic artist in the film and television industry. He says “Apart from painting song writing is one of my greatest loves and I have been doing it since I was seven or eight”. At college Robert Dugdale played guitar in a punk…
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Wicked (15th Anniversary Special Edition) – Various Artists

1 No One Mourns the Wicked Kristin Chenoweth, Sean McCourt, Cristy Candler & Jan Neuberger 6:40 2 Dear Old Shiz Kristin Chenoweth 1:26 3 The Wizard and I Carole Shelley & Idina Menzel 5:09 4 What Is This Feeling? Kristin Chenoweth & Idina Menzel 3:32 5 Something Bad William Youmans & Idina Menzel 1:39 6…
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Electric Lady Sessions – LCD Soundsystem

1 seconds (electric lady sessions) 5:09 2 american dream (electric lady sessions) 6:03 3 you wanted a hit (electric lady sessions) 7:54 4 get innocuous (electric lady sessions) 6:17 5 call the police (electric lady sessions) 6:40 6 i used to (electric lady sessions) 4:39 7 tonite (electric lady sessions) 5:44 8 home (electric lady…
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4 To the Floor Presents Nu Groove, Vol. 2 – Luke Solomon

1 Laidback & Groovy The Vision 10:01 2 Fantasies of Lust KATO 7:16 3 Secret Code Jazz Documents 5:51 4 Just Before the Dawn (Remould) Aphrodisiac 6:29 5 C’Mon (Keyboard Mix) Avant Garde 3:10 6 Surveillance Cameras N.Y. House’n Authority 5:44 7 3:16 8 5:33 9 Landscaping N.Y. House’n Authority 5:35 10 I Wanna Say…
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Marshmello Fortnite Extended Set (DJ Mix) – Marshmello

1 Wolves (Marshmello Intro Edit) [Mixed] Marshmello & Selena Gomez 1:57 2 Poppin (Mixed) Rickyxsan 0:35 3 Gassed Up (Mixed) Jauz & DJ Snake 0:30 4 The Drop (4B & Nvrleft Remix) [Mixed] Gammer 0:42 5 Waiting for Love (Marshmello Remix) [Mixed] Avicii 1:05 6 Check This Out (Mixed) 0:39 7 Want U 2 (Mixed)…
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Harlan & Alondra (Deluxe) – Buddy

The original release of 2018’s Harlan & Alondra was a moment for Buddy, the Compton MC and vocalist whose earliest claim to fame was as Pharrell’s teenage rapping protégé. The deluxe version of Harlan & Alondra expands the original by four songs, all of which are squarely on-brand with the hazy Los Angeles funk that…
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2009 – Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y

EDITORS’ NOTES In the year 2009, Wiz Khalifa was in the midst of an inevitable rebrand from Pittsburgh street rapper to region-less stoner heartthrob. Meanwhile, New Orleans upstart Curren$y was establishing his footing post-Young Money deal, having just walked away from an association with the biggest name in rap music. That year, they released How…
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Buoys – Panda Bear

EDITORS’ NOTES Four years after Noah Lennox’s last album, 2015’s densely layered Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper, and a year after the more abrasive A Day with the Homies EP, Buoys is a reflection of the Animal Collective member’s reliable quirks. His lyrics are typically cryptic, and the production is as sun-kissed as the…
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THE LOVE TRAIN – MEGHAN TRAINOR

EDITORS’ NOTES Arriving just a few weeks after she married actor Daryl Sabara, Meghan Trainor’s THE LOVE TRAIN EP is one giant heart-eyes emoji. The girl sounds smitten. Bright, colorful pop songs are sprinkled with twangy vocals, rallying hand-claps, and big, driving percussion, creating a blissed-out vision of love that’s rom-com-montage sweet. In this fairy…
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Singer/Songwriter Luani releases new single ‘Mirror / Mirror’

Luani, which means “The Lion” in Albanian, is an independent singer, songwriter, composer and music producer based in Sweden originating from Kosovo. Luani is the name that symbolizes love with strength, power and dominance which is also the result of his upbringing as a child in various foster homes and families. Through his music you…
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Third Avenue – Fredo

EDITORS’ NOTES “Most of my mixtapes all had songs I’d written while I was in jail,” Fredo tells Apple Music. “This is all different. I was free the whole time and put a lot of time and thought into it. This is my first album, and my first piece of work I’ve been out here…
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AJ Tracey – AJ Tracey

EDITORS’ NOTES AJ Tracey knew his own mind when approaching his long-anticipated debut album. “I’m versatile and I do what I want,” the West Londoner tells Apple Music. “If people don’t want me to branch out and try new things, they need to not listen to my music.” The album is a confident flexing of…
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thank u, next – Ariana Grande

EDITORS’ NOTES What do you do when things fall apart? If you’re Ariana Grande, you pick yourself up, dust yourself off and head for the studio. Her hopeful fourth album, Sweetener—written after the deadly attack at her concert in Manchester—encouraged fans to stay strong and open to love (at the time, the singer was newly…
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‘In Music We Trust’ is the debut album from ‘Younjosh’

Born March 16, 1984, Younjosh Chrys Marley, the “KING OF ELECTRO” is a World known DJ , Remixer, Brand Ambassador and record Producer. Younjosh has an incredible passion for music and declares that “Making people DANCE is my first PRIORITY.” THE EARLY YEARS Younjosh was raised in the Caribbean by his grand mother ‘Constance Marley’…
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Mercedez Marie is back as she drops new project ‘The Butterfly Effect’

After taking over our ear canal with “Frozen.” Mercedez Marie is back with the release of her new project entitled “The Butterfly Effect.” As an artist, Mercedez Marie has allowed her listeners to be part of her journey. Using her Instagram as direct access for her fans, the viewer is along for the ride in…
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Nigerian Born Manchester based Afrobeat star EBS drops new single ‘Wahala’

EBS, born Chukwuemeka Kingsley Igbokwe on 9th May 1994 is from IMO State, Nigeria. EBS is a Manchester UK based Afrobeats singer & Songwriter. EBS attended first foundation nursery & primary school and First Foundation Secondary School in Ajegunle Lagos afterward he left for the UK to join his family and complete his tertiary Education…
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Santa Claus is rocking is the new Xmas hit from Bradley Gillis

‘Santa Claus is Rocking’ is the brand new Christmas single from ‘Bradley Gillis’ put together by executive producer Simon Shire. ‘Santa Claus is Rocking’ is out for Christmas 2018 and features a superstar band of legendary musicians who have played with word famous acts like Donovan, The Cranberries, The Corrs, Glen Hansard, Brian Adams, Oasis,…
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The Ministry Mix Dec ’18 (DJ Mix) – Sigala

Sigala is the musical nom de plume of Bruce Fielder, a London-based house DJ, producer, and remixer. Born and raised in Norfolk, England, Fielder began playing piano as a child, and played in various bands after graduating university. He found work as a producer, and co-wrote Ella Eyre and Sigma’s 2015 U.K. hit single “Good…
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Other People’s Heartache, Pt. 4 – Other People’s Heartache & Bastille

Bastille have never been afraid to use other artists’ songwriting as a canvas. Since 2012, the Other People’s Heartache series has experimented with different sounds and genres through covers. While Pt. III veered away from covers, the UK quartet’s fourth instalment returns to mash-ups and samples, parlaying garage, pop and R&B standards into a lo-fi,…
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FRIENDS KEEP SECRETS – benny blanco

“I’ve been doing this for 12 years,” Benny Blanco tells Apple Music. “After that long, it’s good to switch it up.” You might not know Blanco’s name, but you know his work. A prodigious songwriter from suburban Virginia who apprenticed under Dr. Luke, he’s written so many hits for so many stars (Rihanna, Sia, The…
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Victors – I Think About You Every Night

VICTORS are an Indie pop four-piece hailing from Leeds who have their sights set on the international market with their new single ‘I Think About You Every Night’. VICTORS have already achieved over 1.4 million Spotify streams of their debut single ‘Tonight’ alone & 2.5 million streams overall since forming in 2016. VICTORS music has…
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Dejwe–Edgy – W.M.E Shit Hot Track

Dejwe is an alternative rap, hip hop and pop artist a.k.a Yvenson Bernard who partners with Tiffany Bernard a.k.a TG. on vocals. Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Yvenson Bernard, also known as Dejwe (pronounced Day-j-way), moved to the United States at the age of 6. Growing up in Tampa, FL he learned about American culture and…
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Giulia Tudisco drops a beautiful melodic ballad with new single ‘I Don’t Know’

Giulia Tudisco was born in Rome on the 31st March 1997. During her teenage years in the city she grew both as a musician and as a singer playing different musical genres with various local bands and widening her musical tastes and abilities while gaining experience both in live and studio sessions. At the age…
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Flow State – Tash Sultana

Tash Sultana (short for Natasha Sultana) is an Australian indie musician known for her fiery vocals and command of multiple instruments and looping pedals. She first found the spotlight via the Internet with live videos of her one-woman-band performances. Sultana got her first guitar as a preschooler and went on to learn brass, woodwind, and…
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Is This Thing Cursed? – Alkaline Trio

Formed by ex-Jerkwater and Traitors drummer Matt Skiba (vocals/guitar), former 88 Fingers Louie percussionist Glenn Porter, and Rob Doran (bass/vocals), Alkaline Trio was brought together in 1997 by heartbreak, angst, and the companionship of drinking. The original lineup issued a short EP, For Your Lungs Only, just prior to Doran’s departure in late 1997, and…
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Tru – LP – Lloyd

American R&B singer Lloyd kicked off his solo career by climbing the Billboard 200 in 2004 with “Southside,” his steamy duet with Ashanti. However, he got his first spins on the anything-but-steamy Radio Disney. Born January 3, 1986, in New Orleans but raised in Atlanta, Lloyd joined N-Toon — the teen pop group put together…
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Don’t You Ever Forget Me 3 – Skooly

Atlanta-based rapper Skooly was born Kazarion Fowler in 1994 and co-founded hip hop group Rich Kidz with friend Kaelub Denson when he was just 14. Together with Denson (also known as RKaelub) and a growing collective of other artists, Skooly acted as part of Rich Kidz from their 2008 inception, branching off into a solo…
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8 Letters – Why Don’t We

A teenage dream for the 21st century, Why Don’t We is a vocal harmony group comprised of social media stars from across America. Jack Avery, Corbyn Besson, Zach Herron, Jonah Marais, and Daniel Seavey all came from different places in the U.S., but they each gained some measure of social media fame due to their…
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Don Season 2 – Don Q

A native of the Highbridge neighborhood of the Bronx, New York City, rapper Don Q delivers hard, no-nonsense verses about his life experiences. Unlike his frequent collaborator A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Don Q eschews melodic hooks and flashy delivery, instead focusing on intense, motivated lyricism. Don Q grew up listening to Jay-Z albums and…
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Fu*k Everybody 2 – Blac Youngsta

Back in South Memphis, he was known as a hometown rapper and organizer of the popular McMillan Street block party, but in 2014, rapper Blac Youngsta (Sam Benson) became a nationwide name thanks to his hit song "Heavy." Youngsta began hosting the parties in 2011 in order to honor a neighborhood youth, King Craddy, who…
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Bloom – Troye Sivan

Australia-based singer and actor Troye Sivan makes lyrical ambient electronic dance-pop. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1995, Sivan moved to Perth, Australia with his family when he was two years old. Home-schooled, Sivan began singing and acting at a young age, but his biggest break came when he appeared as a young Wolverine in…
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4Freedom – EP – YoungBoy Never Broke Again

Louisiana rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again debuted as one of 2016’s rising talents when that trajectory hit some turbulence brought about by a six-month prison sentence. Originally known as NBA YoungBoy, the rapper was born Kentrell DeSean Gaulden in Baton Rouge in 1999. Inspired by local artist Lil Phat, the young Gaulden started rapping and…
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Kamikaze – Eminem

On 1999’s “My Name Is,” Eminem entered the public imagination with a mandate: “God sent me to piss the world off.” From his provocative early work to the redemption narratives of 8 Mile and beyond, he’s more or less stayed true to form, holding a mirror to the American psyche—and his own—with an incisiveness rarely…
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MindMassage unites meditation and mindfulness with funky groovy jams and catchy beats check out ‘The Witness’

MindMassage music unites meditation and mindfulness with funky groovy jams and catchy beats. Created by hypnotherapist Alexander Golombeck, MindMassage includes guided meditations, mindfulness, electronic dance, spoken word, singing, live violin and saxophone. Hypnotherapy and guided mediations are often combined with music, whether it’s to relax, focus or to assist in suspending your thoughts for a…
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Elizaveta Antonova & Yuri Vekshin – Non lasciate chi amate

Yuri Vekshin is a composer and member of the International Union of Composers of XXI AGE. Yuri composes music in the genre “Classical crossover”. He creates music and music settings with a very special and attractive sound, skilfully balanced harmonies softly reveal the narration. Yuri considers the music as one of the most universal expressions…
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Osborne Jones–Ever Closer

Osborne Jones are a musical duo consisting of David Osborne and David-Gwyn Jones. The pair met in their teens in the Midlands of England and have worked together and with others on projects and in bands ever since then. Their latest album is entitled ‘Ever Closer’ and is the follow up to their previous album…
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Head in the Clouds – 88rising

An international media collective and record label focusing on Asian talents, 88rising was founded in 2015 by Sean Miyashiro and fosters Asian artists like Indonesian rapper Rich Brian (fka Rich Chigga), Korean rapper Keith Ape, mainland Chinese rap foursome Higher Brothers, and more. Initially known as CXSHXNLY, the collective’s initial signees were Filipino-American singer/dancer Brian…
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Mitad y Mitad – Calibre 50

Calibre 50, from Mazatlan, Sinaloa, are a charting, award-winning quartet founded in 2010 by Eden Muñoz (vocals, accordion), Armando Ramos (guitars, vocals), Martín López (tuba), and Augusto (drums). Their provocative name (“armor-piercing bullet”) was chosen as a symbol for their music, which they hoped would penetrate geographical lines from Mexico and the United States to…
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PRIME – P-LO

Growing up in the suburbs of California’s East Bay, Paolo Rodriguez began making beats while still in high school in the early 2000s. Before even graduating, Rodriguez found himself more and more immersed in the world of hip-hop. In 2008 he co-founded the HBK Gang (also known as the Heartbreak Gang), a collective of producers,…
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Ocean (feat. Khalid) [Remixes, Vol. 1] – Martin Garrix

Part of the explosion of Dutch EDM DJs who emerged during the 2012-2013 season, Martijn Garritsen (better known as Martin Garrix), kicked off his career in a high-profile way, first landing on the dance charts with his 2012 remix of Christina Aguilera’s “Your Body.” The then-16-year-old DJ spent 2012 remixing Aguilera, signing with Spinnin’ Records,…
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Boy in Jeans – Ryan Beatty

Ryan Beatty is a young performer whose career shows how YouTube and social media can transform a small-town talent into an international phenomenon. Beatty was born in Clovis, California on September 25, 1995. The fifth of six children, he developed an interest in music in his early teens (his favorites included Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel,…
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Forever – Popcaan

Shortly after Popcaan’s debut album, Where We Come From, was released in 2014, Drake tapped him to sing on “Controlla,” the Beenie Man-sampling smash from Views that marked a new era for dancehall-pop crossovers. On Forever, the Jamaican artist presents a spiritually minded follow-up that draws on the moody warmth of contemporary hip-hop and R&B.…
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Harlan & Alondra – Buddy

A down-to-earth rapper and singer who has worked closely with Pharrell Williams and Kaytranada, Buddy was nicknamed at an early age by his sister. The tag stuck with the young Simmie Sims, who began to take music-making seriously as a middle schooler in his native Compton, California. While in his late teens, through his manager,…
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Hive Mind – The Internet

Originally presented as an Odd Future splinter project, alternative R&B band the Internet conversely distinguished themselves with their debut album Purple Naked Ladies (2011), not only as they relate to the collective in which they are rooted, but to their genre at large. All along, they’ve deviated significantly from hit-seeking commercial R&B with a creative…
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Music Week Top 10 Club Chart star ‘Angel’ drops new single ‘Habibi’

After a year of travelling the globe and working with a bunch of the hottest producers along the way, London songstress ANGEL announces her new sound with the release of the epic pop-dance track ‘Habibi’. The uplifting single is produced by the much in demand UK producer Rymez, famed for his work with Wiley on…
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Post Traumatic – Mike Shinoda

Building upon the foundation formed by his time as co-vocalist of multi-platinum alternative metal outfit Linkin Park, singer/songwriter, rapper, and producer Mike Shinoda went on to score films and release hip-hop-centric projects like Fort Minor’s The Rising Tied (2005) and solo effort Post Traumatic (2018). Balancing the late Chester Bennington’s tortured, emotional wail, Shinoda became…
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Nasty – Rico Nasty

Blending bubblegum and bullets like a hardcore Powerpuff Girl, Washington, D.C.-area rapper Rico Nasty weaves hip-hop with her self-described “sugar trap” aesthetic. The Largo, Maryland native born Maria Kelly started rhyming via poetry, which later led to rap. Her early tracks — “Hey Arnold,” “iCarly,” and “Iggady [Remix]” — helped her develop an underground following,…
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Liberation – Christina Aguilera

American pop singer Christina Aguilera spun a late-’90s breakthrough into an evolving and genre-hopping career that focused on uplifting ballads and sexually liberated anthems delivered with her iconic voice. A leader in the parade of Mickey Mouse Club veterans who stormed pop music at the turn of the millennium, Christina Aguilera was the brassy diva…
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The Spitfires drop new single ‘’The New Age’ and 2018 Tour Dates

  The Spitfires are a Watford based 4-piece consisting of songwriter Billy Sullivan on lead vocals and guitar, Sam Long on Bass/backing vocals, Matt Johnson on drums and George Moorhouse on keyboards. The Spitfires take in a wide range of influences from Reggae and Ska through to punk and soul. This melting pot has helped…
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1999 – Joey Bada$$

Joey Bada$$’s breakout debut 1999, initially released in 2012 as a free mixtape, reveals the then-17-year-old as a true rap prodigy. Over jazzy production from his PRO ERA crew and repurposed beats from MF DOOM, Lord Finesse, and the late J Dilla, Bada$$ delivers couplets with fervor, confidence, and a clear intent to impress—the same…
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4275 – Jacquees

A singer, songwriter, and rapper who crossed over from R&B to hip-hop, Rodriquez Jacquees Broadnax is known simply as Jacquees when he steps out from behind the scenes. His smooth, sensuous songs sound contemporary while staying true to the artist’s formative influences, and their main purpose is to make his listeners feel good. Jacquees has…
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Redemption – Jay Rock

Born in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, hardcore rapper Jay Rock was raised in the Nickerson Gardens Projects. With most neighborhood teens joining a gang, it was a no-win situation for Rock, since hanging with any of his childhood friends meant he was engaging in “anti-social behavior” according to the law. Two such…
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NASIR – Nas

Beginning with his classic debut, Illmatic (1994), Nas stood tall for years as one of New York City’s leading rap voices, outspokenly expressing a righteous, self-empowered swagger that endeared him to critics and hip-hop purists. Whether proclaiming himself “Nasty Nas” or “Nas Escobar” or “Nastradamus” or “God’s Son,” the self-appointed King of New York battled…
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Youngblood (Deluxe) – 5 Seconds of Summer

With their ebullient sound, merging ’90s punk-pop energy and cheeky boy-band charisma, Australia’s 5 Seconds of Summer burst onto the international music scene in 2012. Initially a YouTube sensation for their acoustic covers of songs by Mike Posner, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, and others, they quickly developed into a full-fledged band. Catching industry attention, they…
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EVERYTHING IS LOVE – The Carters

Some couples repair rifts in their relationships with expensive therapy. Beyoncé and JAY-Z tour stadiums together and surprise-release collaborative albums that mine their self-mythologized personal drama for big-ticket entertainment. Sonically closer to Beyoncé’s 2016 high-art airing of dirty laundry Lemonade than Jay’s 2017 response 4:44, this isn’t just rubbernecking at the doings inside America’s royal…
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As the 2018 Football World Cup kicks off The Scoundrel Squirrels deliver a Russian penned anthem with ‘Pobeda for England’

The Scoundrel Squirrels are a one piece outfit fronted by mastermind Mondie who hail’s from Leeds but is based in London. The Scoundrel Squirrels and are set up to fuse the wonders of music to the glories of an England football World Cup campaign. They exist due to the firm belief that a tournament as…
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Bach – Thomas Dunford

Thomas Dunford began studying the lute at age 9. He was enrolled in the class of Charles-Edouard at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris, where he won first prize with honors in 2006. He continued his studies with Hopkinson Smith at the Schola Cantorum in Basel. He has performed internationally as a soloist and as a…
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GOOD MAN (Deluxe) – Ne-Yo

One of the most acclaimed R&B artists of the 2000s, Ne-Yo entered the mainstream as a songwriter in 2004 with Mario’s “Let Me Love You,” a number one pop hit. By the time Billboard determined that the romantic ballad was the eighth most successful single of its decade, Ne-Yo had racked up a career’s worth…
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reputation – Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is that rarest of pop phenomena: a superstar who managed to completely cross over from country to the mainstream. Other singers performed similar moves — notably, Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson both became enduring mainstream icons based on their ’70s work — but Swift shed her country roots like they were a second…
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Big Spang – EP – J Hus

Quoting both the ’90s rap group Sporty Thievz and dancehall don Beenie Man on his breakthrough hit “Dem Boy Paigon,” U.K. rapper J Hus exploded on the scene in 2015 with a sound that mixed rap, reggae, and the new wave of electronic Afro-beat. Born and raised in the London Borough of Newham, the amateur…
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Speak Your Mind (Deluxe) – Anne-Marie

Essex, England-born Anne-Marie Nicholson was no stranger to performing by the time her debut EP dropped in 2015, having shared the stage as a 12-year-old with none other than Jessie J in a West End production of Whistle Down the Wind. She also auditioned for Les Misérables without telling her parents, and was offered a…
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No Shame – Lily Allen

With her omnivorous musical tastes and cheeky attitude, London-based pop singer/songwriter Lily Allen made a name for herself almost as soon as she released her demos on the Internet. The daughter of comedian Keith Allen, Lily spent most of her childhood bouncing from one school to another; in fact, she attended 13 different schools between…
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ye – Kanye West

In the span of three short years, Kanye West went from hip-hop beatmaker to worldwide hitmaker, as his stellar production work for Jay-Z led to a major-label recording contract and, ultimately, a wildly successful solo career. West paired his beats with tongue-twisting raps and a self-assured, flamboyant personality. His dapper fashion sense set him apart…
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Lost & Found – Jorja Smith

Jorja Smith is an English R&B singer/songwriter whose soulful, jazz-tinged cadence, heartfelt lyrics, and retro sound invoke names like Alunageorge, Nao, Lulu James, and Amy Winehouse, the latter of whom the Walsall-based artist cites as her biggest influence. Smith issued her debut single, “Blue Lights,” in 2015, but it was 2016’s powerful “Where Did I…
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KIDS SEE GHOSTS – KIDS SEE GHOSTS, Kanye West & Kid Cudi

Kanye West’s solo album released one week prior, was him proudly shouting about his superpower—bipolar disorder—from the peak of a snow-capped mountain, KIDS SEE GHOSTS is the fireside therapy session occurring at its base. Both Kid Cudi and West have dealt with controversy and mental illness throughout their intertwined careers. It’s all addressed here, on…
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Leeds Rock and Rave heroes ‘Velvit’ deliver an energetic new single ‘Dig’

VELVIT are the product of a love for hard hitting rock and the need to rave ! The band consists of 4 friends drawn to the sunny banks of Leeds. The full band line up consists of Harry, Tom, Chris and Josh who met whilst studying at Leeds College of Music after each individually deciding…
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Harder Than Ever – Lil Baby

Rapper Lil Baby grew up in Atlanta hanging with friends like Young Thug, Coach K, and Pee, tending more toward a life of petty crime and street hustling while his friends went on to thrive in the music industry. In 2015, at age 19, Lil Baby went to prison for two years for a probation…
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