@skopemag news for december 22, 2018 @ noon est

Damian “Jr Gong” Marley Sets New Record In Cruise Business

One the most successful music charters, Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise (WTJRC), sells out in new record time for 2019. Now going on its sixth year, the five-night cruise helmed and curated by GRAMMY-winning musician Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley is fully booked for next year’s voyage almost one year before the sail date. The cruise will depart from Ft. Lauderdale, FL on December 9, 2019 with stops Ocho Rios and Falmouth, Jamaica before its return on December 14, 2019. The artist lineup is yet to be announced.

Electro-Dance Pop Artist Kim Cameron releases last video for 2018

Internationally acclaimed electronic dance / house artist Kim Cameron and her band Side FX wraps up a very successful 2018 with her new video for her single “Let Me Ask You”. The single is from her upcoming album, Carpe Musicam, set to release in early 2019.


Fourtune Ent/i am OTHER/Atlantic recording artist Kap G has announced plans for a major U.S. tour. The “Role Model” Tour – headlined by Young Dolph – gets underway January 5th at Seattle, WA’s ShowBox then going on to visit markets including Los Angeles, CA, Dallas, TX and his hometown of Atlanta, GA before wrapping at Milwaukee, WI’s Turner Hall Ballroom on February 10th. Tickets are available now for purchase. For complete details please visit www.therealkapg.com.

CAMILLE TRUST releases new video for “Freak”

Today, soul/pop siren Camille Trust has released a new video for her sultry track “Freak.” Watch HERE. First premiering via Lemonade Magazine, the video is a celebration of the joy and freedom that comes with self-acceptance. Produced by an all-female creative team, the visual features a series of colorful vignettes that serve as a backdrop to a diverse cast of subjects that defy conventions across age, gender, ethnicity and sexuality.

Don’t Miss DIMEBASH 2019 at Observatory OC in Santa Ana, CA on January 24!

Once again, Santa Ana’s Observatory OC (3503 S. Harbor Blvd) will host a massive DIMEBASH, fueled by Monster Energy, on Thursday, January 24, 2019! The event will be hosted by Sirius XM’s Jose Mangin, and in addition to Monster Energy, is sponsored by Affliction, Metal Blade Records, Dean Guitars, ddrum, California’s Finest and BackBeat BBQ.

The Sweet Kill Shares the acapella version of Give It Up!

Right on the tail of the successful release of their latest single “Give It Up”, The Sweet Kill now has released an acapella version of the track. The band’s lead-singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Pete Mills uses his expertise as a renown producer to create a beautiful musical piece.

Alex Aiono Releases New Song “As You Need”

Today, pop newcomer Alex Aiono has released a brand new song entitled “As You Need.” Written and produced by Aiono himself, the track is a special surprise for his fans for the holiday season.

Of the song, Aiono says, “I started falling hard for a girl but the timing just wasn’t right. I wrote this song to let her know that whatever time or space she needed, I wanted her to take.”

Young Thug’s Artist, Strick Drops “Slime Neighbors” Music Video & Announces EP    

Young Thug’s right hand man and artist, Strick returns with his latest music video and single, “Slime Neighbors” and announces his latest EP, See You When I Land, out 01/11/19.

Kalani Pe’a, recently released his album, “No ‘Ane’i” (We Belong Here)

In his 2017 Grammy acceptance speech, Kalani Pe’a spoke about how music was his lifesaver, and helped him out of a speech impetement at four-years-old. The acceptance speech quickly became one of the most heartfelt moments of The 2017 Grammy’s. He also received the Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award (Hawai’i’s version of the Grammys) for “Contemporary Album Of The Year” and became the FIRST Hawaii Recording Artist to ever win a Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award & Grammy Award for the same album.

Palmyra Delran “Coolest Song In The World 2018” // Vote Now!

The tracks – “Come Spy With Me” (ft. Little Steven, Blondie’s Debbie Harry, & Fuzztones’ John Carlucci) and “Tape A Nickel To The Tone Arm” (ft. Ben Vaughn, Peter Zaremba, Mike Edison) – are off of Palmyra’s new album, Come Spy With Me, out now via Wicked Cool Racords. We’d love to have your support in voting for the songs!


J.Álvarez ha tenido un 2018 impresionante, sus logros han incluido tres discos de Oro certificados por la RIAA con los temas “De La Mía Personal”, “Esa Boquita” y “Rico Suave”, y su disco “La Fama Que Camina” fue uno de solo 13 discos que llego a ser certificado Oro/Platino por el RIAA este año, de mas de 75,000 lanzamientos. J participo en los festivales y eventos mas importantes como Mega Bash, Mega Mezcla, Latin Grammy’s, Latin Billboard Awards, Premios Soberano, El Showlitazo en Puerto Rico y los Alma Awards adonde también le dieron un gran reconocimiento y premio por su trayectoria.

Sus giras en Chile, Europa, y Colombia fueron totalmente vendidas, y su promoción en México, despues de mucho tiempo de no ir, fue un éxito rotundo. Los Temas de “Esa Boquita” y “De La Mía Personal” se Volvieron en Himnos llegando a la cima de las carteleras de radio y llegaron a ser los mas pedidos en Music Choice llegando a la posición #1. “De La Mía Personal” ya tiene mas de 86 millones de visitas en YouTube, y su versión Reloaded junto a Cosculluela le dio hasta mas impulso al tema.

Corey Loveless Releases New Single “Different” off Forthcoming ‘Carpe Diem’ Mixtape

Imminence Records’ New York rapper Corey Loveless is proud to announce the follow-up to his emo rap influenced mixtape entitled The Things That Trouble Me. The new mixtape, entitled Carpe Diem, is schedule to be released January 4th. It will also feature the song “Different” that he just dropped a music video for.

“Myself and my team spent our lives hoping we would get opportunities like this. Now that we got it, we are working so much harder from here on out my next few projects. These projects will change perceptions on how versatile of an artist I can truly be.” – Corey Loveless


Corey Loveless will release his second mixtape, entitled ‘Carpe Diem‘, January 4th! In the meantime, he has released his brand new music video for the first single off of it! Let us know what you think!

Posted by Imminence Records on Friday, December 21, 2018

MKNLY Drops New EP “When I’m Lonely” – OUT NOW

North Carolina-based alternative rock band MKNLY have released their new 5-track EP, “When I’m Lonely,” out on all digital platforms NOW. The EP, containing their most recent single “You Can’t Stay,” builds on the sound they established on their last two single releases, combining elements of both alternative and pop. Producers Wes Lauterbach and Zane Frye played crucial roles in the creation of the EP, helping MKNLY develop their influences into a moving, yet powerful, body of work. “When I’m Lonely” has depth, while also maintaining mainstream pop-laden hooks and bright, polished guitar riffs. About the EP, the band states:

The EP is about the type of things we find ourselves as humans thinking about in our lowest moments, this time when we feel completely alone. Whether it be reminiscing about lost love, current relationship struggles, or even battling PTSD and depression.

Briannagh D “Feel The Beat” New Single!

New Song by Cisco Adler “Hello Old Friend”

Check Out New BLACK COFFEE Bass Player, Nick Fratianne!

Columbus, OH based Bluesy Rock Band BLACK COFFEE has announced the addition of a new bass player to their line-up, Nick Fratianne. To introduce the new member, the band released a hilarious new video filmed and created by John Payne of Payne Productions.

“We’re all super happy to have Nick on board with Black Coffee, not only is he a very close friend but also one of the best bassists in Columbus, I’m most excited to see what crazy shit Ehab comes up with now that he doesn’t have to worry about the bass!” – Tommy


“America’s Most Dangerous Kult” hits the road again this coming Spring for their STRANGE AFFAIRS Tour with Special Guest CURSE MACKEY. In support of their upcoming album, In The House Of Strange Affairs, which is scheduled to release on Valentine’s Day, the tour launches May 5th in Las Vegas, NV and winds through the South and West Coast, winding down June in as yet to be announced venues in Southern California; additional dates with be coming in October. The band has also revealed a sneak peak into their highly anticipated new LP with the single “The Chains Of Fame,” which will release digitally on New Year’s Eve.

NIKA “Pretty Ass Hoes” New World Wide Single

New Single & Music Video: Van Der Blüte – DIY [Synthpop | Retrowave]

We are excited to announce Van Der Blüte’s new single “DIY”, a retrowave take on Peter Gabriel’s classic from 1978, and is part of an Israeli Indie tribute to this album.
this single is also accompanied with a music video which is a tribute to the CD-R culture

It’s “Big Apple Christmas” time again!

A few years ago, we recorded this song (written by brother and sister-in-law Ricky and Linda Street), “Big Apple Christmas.” Nick DiFabbio created a beautiful Christmas-card-of-a-video for it – have a look here…