La La Anthony Plays “KeKe” In Drake’s Latest Video “In My Feelings”
La La Anthony shared her red-hot look from the set in New Orleans Thursday night appearing in Drakes new video “In My Feelings” playing the infamous role of “KeKe.” The Karen Evans directed video shows LaLa as Drakes romantic obsession doing what he can to win her heart. Watch “In My Feelings” here.
Tonight, Alison Wonderland will launch her summer U.S. headline tour with a sold-out show at the Ogden Theatre in Denver, CO. A second Denver show has been added on August 4. The run includes concerts at Seattle’s WaMu Theatre (August 10) and Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles (August 17).
JUAN MAGAN TEAMS UP WITH PITBULL RICH THE KID AND RJ WORD ON “ECHA PA’ACA”
Juan Magán, the indomitable king of Latin electro music, keeps the ball rolling on a groundbreaking year of success with the release of one his most anticipated singles, “Echa Pa’ Aca.” The new track blends his signature sultry rhythms and electrifying intensity with the talent of Latin music superstar Pitbull, acclaimed American rapper Rich the Kid, and the immensely gifted vocalist RJ Word.
For the track’s official music video, Juan Magan’s vision was to once again break past boundaries and bring something unique to the table. The Was Music was the perfect team to help execute the plan. With Magan’s creative vision in mind, the collective dreamed up a visual accompaniment to the track that presents animated caricatures of the collaborating artists and throws them into a test of survival after crash landing on a remote desert island.
Patrick Droney’s Debut EP Available Everywhere Today
Singer/songwriter Patrick Droney made his debut less than one month ago with reflective track “Stand and Deliver” introducing the world to a soulful new voice in Music City’s creative community. In its first week of release “Stand and Deliver” logged over 100,000 streams pushing it into the Top 10 on Spotify’s Viral 50 in the US.
Following that success, the independent Kobalt/AWAL artist has released his self-titled EP available across all digital platforms today. Along with the EP Droney is sharing a special live video of “Brooklyn” one of the tracks featured on the debut collection of songs.
Saint Nomad Releases New Single; Announces Debut LP
Nashville-based trio Saint Nomad has released “River,” the latest single from its upcoming debut album, Memento Mori. “River” is the fourth single from Memento Mori, and the last preview before the band’s full-length arrives on August 17 via Curb Records.
Born in Russia and raised in the US, Saint Nomad is made up of three brothers, Nikita, Ruslan, and Yan Odnoralov. With Nikita on lead vocals, Ruslan playing keys and guitar, and Yan on drums, the Odnoralov brothers have set out to create a sound full of synths, guitar, and captivating rhythms that has a fresh feel. This exceptionally talented family also invited their sister, pop artist IOLITE, to feature on the album as heard on the lead single “Believer.”
HAAi releases remix of George Fitzgerald ‘Burns’
HAAi has dropped her aptly named ‘Sci-fi Hi-fi remix’ of George Fitzgerald’s ‘Burns’ in the midst of a busy summer. Her reimagining of the producer’s lead single from 2018 album ‘All That Must Be’ is now available to download and stream across all DSPs.
NATIONAL LAGARDE Release New Single ‘My Baby Don’t Bring It’
New Orleans group National Lagarde return with a brand new swinging single My Baby Don’t Bring It. This is a brand new track and their first material since last years swampy groove extravaganza that was the album Story Of A Southern Gentleman.
Here’s what lead-man Terry Lagarde had to say about it; “I have always been influenced by old delta Blues and early rock n roll from this Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee region. And fortunate enough to be from this area and to see a lot of that culture and history. I guess My Baby Don’t Bring It is my little National Lagarde take on that style of music, from Elvis to RL Burnside, they have all had some sort of influence on me as a musician and producer of music.”
A tastemaker who’s been operating on the frontier of electronic music for over twenty years, Thievery Corporation co-founder Rob Garza is without doubt a man with a unique musical perspective. Always aimed at connecting people through muic, the San Francisco-based producer’s artistry allows for musical expression in its finest form and that’s exactly what his four-track solo release on Armada Music builds on.
Nadia Nair reveals lush stripped back version of ‘K’ featuring Adam Tensta
Gearing up to her performance at Way Out West Festival next week in her hometown of Gothenburg, rising artist Nadia Nair now reveals the acoustic version of her latest single ‘K’ the release, Nadia has revealed an intimate live session of her performing the stripped back rendition alongside fellow Swedish talent, Stockholm-based rapper Adam Tensta.
Gorgon City have delivered their fresh collaboration ‘One Last Song’ with singer/songwriter JP Cooper and English rapper Yungen. The production is taken from the duo’s brand-new album ‘Escape’ (out 10th August) which serves as a follow-up to the pair’s huge 2014 UK Top 10 production ‘Sirens’.
Skope video submission: Blizzy, “Sauce”. Summer trap vibes
“I had fun with it but still kept the message and not a senseless mumble sound,” Blizzy says about the new single. “That’s what you get from Blizzy – great music compacted with melodies and punchlines. We are enslaved by our minds. We only get this one life – how do you want to be defined?”
Priest Remix and gentle EP reminder
Priest is electronic-based indie-pop vocalist Camille Priest. Equal parts modern and nostalgic, Priest finds a balance between rich sonic textures and irresistible dance pop. Soaring electro-pop complete with lush synths, trance-enducing rhythms, and with Camille’s enchanting vocals, she has captured the attention of music fans and critics alike. Garnering widespread praise among notable outlets like The Fader, Pigeons and Planes, Nylon, NME, Earmilk, Idolator, Stereogum, Pop Justice ,The 405 and Indie Shuffle. She was the most blogged artist on Hype Machine after dropping the EP The Lost Lions. MTV, Cos and H&M, as well as other fashion industry profecionals is opening their eyes to the gorgeous American. Press photos by Johanna Siring has been published by influencers and fashion magazines world wide.
NEWS: Iman Nunez Officially Signed to Orchard Distribution / Sony
ONLYONEIMAN LLC announced today, exclusively through Urban Magazine, that it has signed a two-year recording contract with The Orchard, a company wholly owned by Sony Music Entertainment, specializes in media distribution, marketing and sales. It also collaborates with independent artists, labels and others to provide content worldwide. The OnlyOneIman label is the personal record label of recording artist Iman Nunez.
Iman Nunez entered the music scene with his debut To Be Continued, hosted by Hot 97’s DJ Enuff in July of 2016. “Honestly I’m still in shock,” says Iman Nunez, “I work really hard on my craft so it’s a blessing to see that The Orchard wanted to be apart of my journey and just add fuel to the fire. Sometimes you feel stuck when going through the same trials and tribulations but it feels good to see your hard work is paying off. This is only the beginning.”
“Feelin’ Freaky” out via Darling Recordings!
Feelin’ Freaky, our third full-length, drops on August 3rd, 2018 via Darling Recordings. It’s the product of feeling a variety of freaky emotions over the past couple of years – grief, heartbreak, hope, helplessness, jealousy, excitement, confusion – you name it, it’s in there. It’s inspired by the complicated ties that I have with my family, the passing of an extraordinary friend, the love I feel for my partner, the person I used to be, the person I have become. The album is diverse, as life tends to be, yet there is a common thread that holds it all together – an honest depiction of my truest feelings.
Brooklyn Indie Pop Band GAMBLERS Releases Title Track from ‘Corinthian Order’ EP (out 9/7)
Today Brooklyn-based indie pop band Gamblers released the title track from their upcoming EP Corinthian Order (out September 7th). The band draws on the eclectic musical backgrounds of its members to put a unique spin on a rock and roll fundamentals. Frontman Michael McManus is an accomplished hip-hop producer who has worked extensively with Heems (Das Racist, Swet Shop Boys) and has production credits on Viceland’s Gaycation and Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown. The line up is rounded out by Gary O’Keefe (lead guitar, backing vocals, production), Boris Palacios (guitar, keyboard, production), and Evan O’Donovan (guitar, keyboard, backing vocals).
Ava Luna share “Centerline”
Ava Luna has always been a conversation between its members—sometimes inward-facing, but always uniquely worth eavesdropping on. Soul and funk, krautrock, post-punk, R&B, gospel and even reggae influences all bounce off each other in sync with each participant’s idiosyncratic background and interests. With Moon 2, that specificity has only tightened but, as in any relationship that has existed for the better part of a decade, the conversation has evolved.
RISING ARTIST CHRISTIAN LALAMA UNVEILS DEBUT SINGLE “TIC TOC”
“It’s the kind of song I always wanted to make,” says Christian. “You can always make time and be there for someone special. That’s what it’s about.”
Chris Lake & Chris Lorenzo’s Anti Up release video for ‘Pizza’ ?
Following support from the likes of Danny Howard (‘Weekend Weapon’) and Mistajam (‘Future Anthem’), on BBC Radio 1, Chris Lake & Chris Lorenzo (aka Anti Up) have unveiled the official video production for their latest track,’Pizza.’
Set in New York, and filmed entirely on iPhone, the video – directed by creative talent Alex Maxwell, focuses on a groupof girls taking control of the NYC street, embarking on a frenzied evening of madness, which culminate in wild scenes of debauchery in a local pizza chain.
Hot on the heels of his induction in to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame alongside his ex-bandmates in Barenaked Ladies, singer-songwriter STEVEN PAGE has announced the forthcoming release of the most forceful musical statement of his solo music career. Discipline: Heal Thyself, Pt. II will be released on Friday, September 14, 2018 via Fresh Baked Goods / Warner Music Canada. Fans can pre-order/pre-save the album HERE.
“[Strangers On An Island] is a gorgeous, laid-back slice of pop magic.” NME
In the midst of their coveted 12-week residency at Hï Ibiza alongside Eric Prydz, highly-rated UK production duo Solardo (consisting of MRK1 & James Elliot) are back with their hotly anticipated new track ‘Be Somebody’, having aired the single to rapturous reception in their live sets over the course of the past year.
OBLIVION BEACH publish lyric video for “The Dive”
Finnish doom rock/metal outfit Oblivion Beach (a band that was built on the frozen ashes of finnish metal act VUOLLA) have published a lyric video for the track “The Dive”. The single is a strange journey upon a sea of visions with messengers from another time and place. ”The Dive” is about taking the first steps towards the unknown, letting go of safe spaces and familiar corners of life and setting sail towards a place where you don’t have to belong to anything. The beach of the lost and the fallen.
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Tom Brooke at Tonehaven Recording Studio in June 2018, “The Dive” is released as digital single on August 3rd, 2018 via Schwarzdorn Production. Their debut album is in the works and is set to be released sometime in 2019.