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Runway Richy and T.I. release music video Dumpin

Decatur, GA rapper Runway Richy teams up with Atlanta legend T.I. to drop a gritty new visual for their hard-hitting banger “Dumpin.” The boastful single is produced by Sauce Lord Rich of the platinum certified duo FKi. The ominous and cautioning music video was directed by longtime T.I. collaborator Philly Fly Boy and premiered exclusively on WorldStarHipHop. The brand new “Dumpin” music video is now available on Runway Richy’s YouTube channel. “Dumpin” serves as the lead single from Runway Richy’s Perc 30 album available via Beatroot Music on May 1.


Last year, MisterWives announced their signing to Fueled By Ramen and shared the mini bloom EP, their first release since the band’s celebrated 2017 album, Connect The Dots. NYLON praised single “whywhywhy” as a “dreamy anthem,” with Billboard lauding “the end” as “characteristically sparkly … and empowering.” The five-song collection is available now at all DSPs.

Zaia Reveals Stellar New Single “INNERSTATE”

Fresh from having his single Waste My Time featured on Issae Rae’s acclaimed HBO show Insecure, Atlanta based fast riser Zaia continues to build towards the release of upcoming EP Very Alone with new single Innerstate. Accompanied by a cinematic video, including a case of mistaken identity and police chase (directed by The Misunderstoods and Patrick Tohill), Innerstate is an intricately crafted indie cut showcasing Zaia’s stellar delivery atop nostalgic production.

ASHER KNIGHT – ‘Without Us’

Asher Knight enters 2020 bold and bright, more than ever before. His latest single pop single ‘Without Out’ is his greatest track yet, and a lot different from previous material, and will be ringing in your ears all summer.

Freya Beer ‘Arms Wide Open’

Follow up to January’s magnificently received Dear Sweet Rosie, receiving great support at 6Music notably by Lauren Laverne and Marc Riley (who had Freya in for a live session), Freya Beer returns with new single ‘Arms Wide Open’ (produced by Pete Hobbs from The Boy Least Likely To who also produced Mostar Diving Club). Alongside Freya’s tender vocals and thick guitar tones, it features an incessant, tribalistic driving drum beat from I Am Kloot drummer Andy Hargreaves.

Swedish pop star Paul Rey releases ‘Talking In My Sleep’ video

Swedish pop sensation Paul Rey has released the video for his latest hit single ‘Talking In My Sleep’ out now via Warner Music.

The huge heartfelt pop ballad reflects the feelings experienced when missing someone and only being able to be with loved ones in your dreams. The video reflects this and captures Paul in bed as hypnotising dreamscape visuals play throughout.

SOLARIS: stream corrosive first single “Ezikmndrek” now!

Cesena’s 90s-infused heavy noise foursome SOLARIS are set to release their first album ‘Un Paese di musichette mentre fuori c’è la morte’ on June 19th via Bronson Recordings. Today they share all details as well as the single “Ezikmndrek”, exclusively over at Outlaws Of The Sun and Grind On The Road.

SOLARIS present their very own perception of noise-laden post-rock through powerful riffs, magnetic vocals and industrial soundscapes. With “Ezikmndrek”, they take their audience to post-rock industrialized wildernesses driven by Alberto Casadei’s gravelly Italian vocals.

noelle – ‘shades of blue.’

I’m getting in touch to share my latest single, “Shades of Blue,” taken from my second EP out now. Even though I wrote this song before we started social distancing, I feel like its message is more relevant than ever. “Shades of Blue” is a good reminder to reach out and check in on your loved ones – we never know who could be struggling.

KSHMR & Sak Noel Debut New Single & Music Video ‘Bruk It Down’ feat. TxTHEWAY

World-renowned DJ and producer KSHMR and Spanish artist Sak Noel have joined forces on new single ‘Bruk It Down’, out Friday 24th April via KSHMR’s label Dharma Worldwide. Featuring the vocal talents of Jamaican singer TxTHEWAY, ‘Bruk It Down’ is dancehall & reggae-infused track showcasing Jamaican & Latin-American sounds paired with strong production.

MAELSTROM Release Lyric Video for Single “Army From Ash”

The New York-based group will independently release their debut album ‘Of Gods And Men’ on May 22nd 2020. After beginning the journey 32 years ago, this effort is a tribute to tenacity and the idea of never giving up on your dreams.

“The end result is one of the most event-filled, headphone-heaven heavy metal albums ever made, conceptual in the extreme from the artwork, down through the lyrics, through the soundtrack appointments and into a genre space wholly of the band’s own making.
-Martin Popoff

PUP share video for new single ‘Anaphylaxis’

Toronto’s PUP released the massive Morbid Stuff last year to critical acclaim, earning countless year-end nods, their late-night debut on Late Night With Seth Meyers, and a largely sold-out world tour that had them on the road for a solid 9 months. Now the band returns with ‘Anaphylaxis,’ their first new material of 2020 alongside a claymation video directed by Callum Scott-Dyson.

Luke Combs and Miller Lite come together to support bartenders nationwide, livestream concert to be held this Friday

Luke Combs and Miller Lite are joining forces this Friday, May 1 for a special livestream concert to support out-of-work bartenders nationwide. Having previously planned on collaborating together during Luke’s “What You See Is What You Get” tour, the pair are instead coming together virtually for a good cause. Fans can tune in to Luke’s social channels at 7:00pm CT on Friday (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube) to watch the live show and enjoy a Miller Lite along with him (if you are 21+, of course). As part of the Miller Lite #VirtualTipJar campaign, fans are encouraged to show support by visiting virtual-tips.org.

Lil Durk Announces 5/8 Just Cause Y’all Waited 2 Album, Shares “Viral Moment” Video

With his auto-tuned melodies and deep empathy, Lil Durk’s music encapsulates the tragedies and triumphs of street life. Eager to whet the appetites of fans clamoring for more Durk music, the rapper announces Just Cause Y’all Waited 2, his upcoming album. The new album is the sequel to a well-received 2018 mixtape, Just Cause Y’all Waited, which arrived during a label transition and was the original landing spot for “Home Body,” which earned a Gold certification from the RIAA. Just Cause Y’all Waited 2 arrives on May 8th via Only The Family/Alamo Records.

Austrian Hip Hop Producer Flip announces new Instrumental Album “Experiences”

As instrumental Hip Hop albums seem to be at an all-time high, ranging from so called lo-fi aesthetics to progressive sounds with electronic vibes, one of Austrian Hip Hop’s godfathers and OGs on the boards has finally dropped an instrumental album on his own. The title “Experiences” has been chosen not without reason as it both reflects the personal experiences the artists Flip has gone through in his 25 years plus career but also hint the influences and musical aspects that went into this album.

Silent Theory Release Official Lyric Video for “Six Feet Under”

Idaho Rock Band Silent Theory has released the Official Music Video for their new single “Six Feet Under”. Created by Jon Kuritz of Make Waves Media House, “Six Feet Under” presents a poignant statement on the state of mental health awareness and treatment in the US.

Unbridled Energy of NYC’s WYLDLIFE Captured in New Video “Kiss and Tell”

NYC punk/rock ‘n’ roll 4-piece WYLDLIFE has dropped a music video for “Kiss and Tell” off the band’s recently released fourth album ‘Year Of The Snake’, available now via Steven Van Zandt’s Wicked Cool Records.


The Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions announced today that the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ will take place in Nashville, TN for the first time in the show’s 55-year history. In an unprecedented move, the 55th ACM AWARDS® will be the first awards show to broadcast from three iconic Country Music venues including the Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe. The announcement was made this morning during Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s daily press conference. Hosted by reigning ACM® Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award winner Keith Urban, the 55th ACM Awards will be broadcast on Wednesday, Sept. 16 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network, and will stream live and on demand on CBS All Access.


Today, multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning music icon Lil Wayne releases an extended music video for “Piano Trap” and “Not Me” – two tracks off his chart-topping album, Funeral. Directed by Ricky x Willis, the thrilling visual features Wayne landing stunts at the skatepark. Wayne discussed the video’s skateboarding sequences in an exclusive Q&A with Rolling Stone –

Lil Wayne Shows Off Skateboarding Chops in New Video for ‘Piano Trap,’ ‘Not Me’

HINDSIGHT Premieres Official Music Video for “Where We Found Hope” on v13.net

Modern rock band HINDSIGHT has premiered their official music video for single “Where We found Hope” today on v13.net. The single is off of their upcoming EP titled Catalyst that will release this summer.

Hindsight’s New Single and Music Video is “Where We Found Hope” Today [Premiere]

FRND CRCL Drop New Single “Deception”

New Jersey’s FRND CRCL (pronounced Friend Circle) have officially released their next single “Deception” off their upcoming sophomore album ‘Internet Noise’, which drops on May 1st.

Hailee Steinfeld ‘Half Written Story’ Out May 8

“This project is a collection of songs that are so special to me and I’m incredibly proud of,” Hailee shares, “this is the first body of work I’ve put out since my debut project in 2016 and I can’t wait for everyone to hear these new songs.”

Syn Cole links up with Graham Candy on new single ‘Gold’

Estonian DJ and producer Syn Cole has collaborated with New Zealand-born singer-songwriter Graham Candy on latest single ‘Gold’, out now via Ultra.

A soaring, carefree slice of pure house joy, ‘Gold’ pair’s Graham’s unique vocal range with a modern production capable of infiltrating charts and dancefloors alike. It’s been a busy start to the new decade for Syn, who has already released singles ‘Groove’ and ‘Cinematix’ and remixed ‘Look Into My Eyes’ by Brando.

LARKINS “Are We Having Any Fun Yet?”

The first teaser from their upcoming new body of work, the track emerges as a hugely bold, exciting statement of intent. With its anthemic, thudding bassline and hyper-personal lyricism from frontman Josh Noble, it’s an electric, charismatic, and ambitious move that will be sure to continue the intrigue and attention around the rising stars.

Welsh Noise quartet Death Cult Electric unveil a frantic post apocalyptic music video for their latest single ‘Deleter’

Welsh alternative noise quartet DEATH CULT ELECTRIC unleash their next phase in world domination in the form of the video for their second single, ‘Deleter’ released via Black Maraca Records with full distribution by CD Baby. The band recently unveiled a short Public Information Film to support the release prior to revealing the full promo video which lands 24th April.