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Shoreline Mafia Share Video For “Hoe Sh*t,” a Throwback Mafia Bidness Jam

Building a massive fanbase on the West Coast and beyond, Shoreline Mafia gets its power from the contrasting personalities of its members. Offering a new video that showcases the contributions of Fenix Flexin, Shoreline Mafia shares “Hoe Sh*t.” A classic L.A. throwback with wobbling bass and woodblock percussion from producer Bruce24k, “Hoe Sh*t” finds Fenix Flexin living up to his name, as he brags about his jewels, his fame, and his lady-killing prowess: “Have your family Instagram with them RIP’s/Finna put this n**** face on a all-white tee/I can’t help it, dollar signs, boy, that’s all I see/They rather see me on my back but I’m on my feet.”

Brandy Showcases full Vulnerability and Truth in New ‘Borderline’ Visual & Single

Brandy made a big return to music with her new album B7, which sees 15 new tracks from the R&B legend and additional appearances from Daniel Caesar, her daughter Sy’rai, and Chance The Rapper, who provided a verse on the album’s lead single “Baby Mama.” Following the project’s release comes a new visual for the track “Borderline,” which is produced by Darhyl “Hey DJ” Camper and sees Brandy fighting through mental issues created from toxic relationships of the past:

“You’re sorry, you’re sorry, what would you do if you’re alone? Would you think about me? /
I know there’s something wrong with you, on my mind all the time, it is what it is/
Feelin’ crazy, wanna be with me deep down, you can feel it, you can’t help it, baby, I’ll give you this heart of mine/”

SPIRAL HEADS: Alternative Press Premieres “Nothing New” Video From Brooklyn/Boston Punk Trio

Brooklyn/Boston-based punk trio SPIRAL HEADS, featuring within their ranks members of MGMT, American Nightmare, And Doomriders, is pleased to unveil their official new video for “Nothing New.” Now playing at Alternative Press, the track comes by way of a special “Nothing New” / “What’s Going On In Your Head” two-song EP, set for release Friday via Quiet Panic/Bridge Nine.

Spiral Heads (MGMT, American Nightmare) release new blast of punk-pop

Hard-Alt Rockers ROYALTY KULT Give Nod to Skate Influences in New Video for “Oracle”

Hard/alt-rock project ROYALTY KULT has revealed a video for the track “Oracle” from their upcoming debut album, Enjoying the End.

“Oracle is a song about reflection and the good and bad of days gone by,” says Joshua Michael.“For the video we wanted an old school skate video vibe like our favorite Zero and Shorty’s skate videos, so that is what we did.”

Video Premiere: Royalty Kult – “Oracle”

Baby Jungle – “The Purge” [Remix]

Alt-rock outfit CloudRunners premiere “The Only One” music video on V13

On Tuesday, Ventura alt-rock outfit CloudRunners shared the brand new music video for their single “The Only One”. We partnered with V13 to bring you a first look at the empowering and motivating track. Take a listen now ahead of the official release this Friday.

CloudRunners Empower Their Listeners with “The Only One” Music Video [Premiere]

THE ROLLING STONES Premiere Official “SCARLET” Video Starring PAUL MESCAL – Out Now!

The official video for The Rolling Stones’ new track “Scarlet” is released today, August 6, featuring Emmy-nominated actor Paul Mescal, who starred in critically acclaimed television series ‘Normal People.’ The official “Scarlet” video is out now, watch it here.

DIALOGIA: Dark Metal Trio To Release Nostrum Debut

A stunning, conceptual sonic journey, the ten-track Nostrum unweaves a new collection of ciphers, gathering a disparate cast of musicians to urge you to cross the threshold of shadows into the ether. The album entices its listeners to traverse skeletal voids into a world that wails, filled with the seismic shudders of voices that were never meant to be known. These are exotic surroundings, from serene, disembodied soundscape to a vicious percussive maelstrom, from stagnant shadowy waters to the harsh judgment of breathing stone… but they may feel hauntingly familiar to a select few.

HDBeenDope’s “Bands2”

HDBeenDope released the new video for his fan-adored track “Off The Block,” on his critically acclaimed new project, BrokeN Dreams, released in May. The Erikson Corniel-directed video perfectly complements the tracks 808-heavy Jahlil Beats (Rick Ross, Meek Mill, DJ Khaled, Chris Brown) production. Shot while in quarantine, both the track and video highlight HD’s boundless creativity.

Sami Chohfi premieres “This Majesty” on Rolling Stone India

Earlier today, Seattle-based artist and Blue Helix frontman Sami Chohfi announced “This Majesty,” the third single from his debut solo LP out in September, with a video premiere on Rolling Stone India.

Arguably one of the album’s most personal examples of how his travels across six countries in two years seeped into his songwriting, “Majesty” was written in Kenya’s Amboseli Park in the wake of his older brother’s passing and filmed during travels throughout India.

Exclusive Premiere: Sami Chohfi Makes Peace with Loss on ‘This Majesty’

CRAFTING THE CONSPIRACY: Toilet Ov Hell Premieres “Equilibrium (Earthbound II)”

Innerstrength Records is preparing to issue Texas’ melodic deathcore quartet CRAFTING THE CONSPIRACY’s The Cosmic Key II in late August. With the record’s release less than a month away, Toilet Ov Hell is hosting the premiere of the new single, “Equilibrium (Earthbound II).”

Gabriel Garzón-Montano – Agüita (Official Video)

Darius Rucker Releases New Single “Beers And Sunshine”

In the song described by ABC News Radio as “a ray of sunshine for fans during what’s been a tumultuous year,” Rucker sings about turning off the divisive headlines on TV and instead focusing on his preferred forms of “BS” – “beers and sunshine / bonfires and summertime / back porch nights in South Carolina.”

TEN KILLS THE PACK Announces New EP ‘Live, Death, & Afterwards’

Toronto’s Ten Kills The Pack (Sean Sroka) will release his new EP Life, Death, & Afterwards on February, 26 2021. He introduces it with lead single “Mess,” a dark and gorgeous moment on this deeply personal EP that is carried by Sroka’s acoustic strumming and frank, earnest vocals detailing struggles with depression from his past. The track is available at all digital retailers tomorrow (August 7).