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New Video! Muni Long “Thot Thoughts”

Muni Long, formerly known as hitmaker Priscilla Renea, is gaining some serious momentum. Fresh off the release of last year’s “Build a Bae” with Yung Bleu, the rising R&B musician returns today with another fiery collab: “Thot Thoughts,” alongside rapper Sukihana, is the newest single off Long’s forthcoming spring EP.

Los productores Izzy Guerra y Sour invitan a Yandel a participar del lanzamiento de “El palabreo”

Izzy Guerra, Sour y Yandel volvieron a hacer “magia” en los estudios de Y Entertainment para presentar el nuevo sencillo “El palabreo”. En el pasado, ambos productores formaron parte de lo que fue el álbum “Quién Contra Mí 2” de Yandel, y, en esta oportunidad, afirman que “el reggaetón no ha muerto”. Y es que el denominado “perreo” está más vigente que nunca, y la época de fiestas y reuniones al aire libre no podría ser más propicia para poder disfrutar y cantar este contagioso tema a “los 4 vientos”.

PLAGUEWIELDER: Cvlt Nation Premieres “Forever We Shall Be” From Ohio Black Metal Act

Expanding on the sounds captured on previous releases, PLAGUEWIELDER has formed into a pulverizing force on Covenant Death. The album was engineered, recorded, mixed, and mastered by Jeff Wilson (Chrome Waves, Deeper Graves), who also joins vocalist/guitarist Bryce Seditz and drummer Tim Roberts on the record, providing bass, additional guitars, and synth, along with Steve Lehocky (Doctor Smoke, Infestuous) who provides additional guitars. The cover art was painted by Jef Whitehead (Leviathan, Lurker Of Chalice) and the layout handled by Wilson.

Experience the pulverizing force of Plaguewielder “Forever We Shall Be”


GRAMMY, CMA, and Dove award-winning pop, country, and gospel singer B.J. Thomas revealed today that his doctors have diagnosed him as having stage four lung cancer. Thomas is receiving treatment in a local health care facility in Texas, and is hopeful for a complete recovery.

“I just wanted to take this unique opportunity to share my gratitude to Gloria, my wonderful wife and my rock for over 53 years, my family, friends, and fans. I’m so blessed to have had the opportunity to record and perform beautiful songs in pop, country, and gospel music, and to share those wonderful songs and memories around the world with millions of you. I ask all of you for your prayers during this time and that my music can live on with you.”

Maggie Tra Releases Debut Melodic Ethereal New Single ‘Pretty Srey’

Cambodian/Vietnamese-Australian born emerging artist Maggie Tra releases her debut solo single ‘Pretty Srey’. A single that pays homage to her Cambodian heritage via SYS Sister Sounds Label.

Further cementing her space in the producer world ‘Pretty Srey’ is a personal one for the artist. The term ‘Srey’ in Khmer means ‘female/women’ and quite often growing-up Tra was referred to as a “pretty girl” which made her feel both flattered yet unsettled. The production digs through discovering her Cambodian roots through manipulating samples, exploring the definition of beauty & sounds she currently surrounds herself with living in Asia.


Italian pop singer-songrwriter PILLI debuts his first single “Taking Out The Trash” today.

PILLI is the solo project of Filippo Colombo, whose nickname is in fact PILLI, who also is the singer and guitar player of the italian power pop band Labradors.

PILLI was born with the intent to create music heavily influenced by dance and pop music, something that would be different than the punk and power pop tones already explored with Pilli’s other projects.
“Taking Out The Trash” is the first single merging fresh textures and upbeat rhythms with romantic lyrics inspired by the anti-fascist struggle.


Passenger’s current album ‘Songs For The Drunk and Broken Hearted’ debuted at #2 when it was released in January, making it the second highest-charting set of his career to date and has accumulated over 25 million streams in just two months. Its success has been intensified by its recent single ‘Sword From The Stone’, which has so far exceeded 10 millionstreams.

Skope video submission: Ill Knob, “Don’t Get Lazy”. Wu-Tang, Daz Dillinger collaborator

Knob says “Don’t Get Lazy” is about “not giving up on your self or your dreams even when no one else believes in you.” “Don’t Get Lazy” is out now on Ill One Enterprises LLC.

Sam Lapro Reveals Charming Single “You Still Need Me,” Out Today!

Sam is a trained Jazz vocalist and showcases her powerful voice on new pop single, “You Still Need Me”. The song tells the story of feeling stuck in a loop in a very one sided relationship.

Jeremiah Fraites Shares Instrumental Piano Cover Of Billie Eilish’s “when the party’s over”

“I chose to cover this song because it’s simply gorgeous,” stated Fraites. “The melody she sings over Finneas’ piano playing is just sublime. When choosing a cover to play entirely on the piano, I feel that the melodies need to be very strong and take you on a journey and this one definitely does both those things perfectly. Hope you enjoy this rendition.”

Oliver Wood Announces Debut Solo Album ‘Always Smilin”

“The year before the pandemic, people would come through Nashville where I live and I’d set up a co-write or a jam in our studio, just to do some stuff outside of my own band,” Oliver explains. “There wasn’t an album in mind. I just wanted to be creative. But when the pandemic happened, the songs started building up.”

Watch The Antlers ‘Green to Gold’ Film Now, New Album ‘Green to Gold’ Out This Friday

New York’s The Antlers will release the wistful Green to Gold this Friday, their first new album since the 2014 release of Familiars. While segments of the film have been featured in the music videos for each of the album’s pre-release singles, the band has now debuted the full length film that accompanies the record this morning.

“Coochie Man” YN Jay Shares Video for TikTok-Trending “Kakashi”

With an effortless ability to craft viral songs, YN Jay–better known in some circles as “Coochie Man”–stands out as one of the most creative rappers to come out of a flourishing Michigan scene. Reminiscing about how far he’s come, YN Jay shares the video for “Kakashi,” his latest viral hit. Currently trending on TikTok with over 92k video creations, “Kakashi” mixes punchlines with poignancy, as Jay slides atop BeatsBySav’s beat with a stop-starting flow, wishing that his older brother could share in the success he’s experiencing: “Damn, I lost somebody that I loved too/Damn, I had to get it out the mud too.”

Saint Sister Announce New Album ‘Where I Should End’ Out 6/25/21, Share New Single/Video “Karaoke Song”

Saint Sister have announced their sophomore album, Where I Should End, will be released on June 25th, 2021. The Dublin-based duo of vocalist/songwriter Morgana MacIntyre and harpist/arranger Gemma Doherty has also shared a brand-new single, “Karaoke Song,” alongside its accompanying video, directed by Kev Freeney and Janna Kempermann of Algorithm Productions. Filmed in Algorithm’s Dublin studios, the clip playfully riffs on the karaoke theme with visuals that pay homage to ‘80s new wave/glam and the golden MTV age of the ‘90s. Building on the stunning, folk-driven harmonies that formed their 2018 debut album, Shape of Silence, “Karaoke Song” showcases an elevated sound for Saint Sister, combining their signature ethereal vocals with a fresh, pop-driven melody.

YouTuber Bryan Lanning & Brennley Brown Release Powerful Duet “Steady”

After establishing his presence in country music, YouTuber Bryan Lanning joins forces with NBC’s The Voice Alum Brennley Brown for a sentimental and powerful duet titled “Steady.”

The emotion filled duet was written by Bryan himself along with Whitney Feinmore and Daniel Martin. The single was recorded at Bryan’s own studio Cali Co. Throughout the track multi-talented musicians Julian Rodriguez and Gustin on drums, Daniel Martin on bass and keys, and Chris Condon on guitar join together to create a track that listeners enjoy.

Bryan Lanning And Brennley Brown Come Together For Inspirational New Duet, ‘Steady’

Ben Sefton – My Debut Single “Humans”

After a long day of wax-on, wax-off arm movements around tall cacti and expensive furniture, I’d come home via the dreary metro in my dirty blue shirt, still wet with suds and sweat with a strong sense of isolation and loneliness. I’d sit alone in the tall, dimly lit dining room of the hundred year-old house I was renting a room in, and gorge on celery pieces with peanut butter. As I sat there I would think to myself: what does all of this mean? What does it mean to be a rich person or a poor person? I don’t identify with any of this: class, age, the formalities of adult life.

Brighton dreamers HANYA share mesmerising new track ‘Lydia’ | out March 24th

Rapidly establishing their place within the indie hierarchy, Brighton shoegazers HANYA showcase mesmerising new effort ‘Lydia’, set for release March 24th.

Following anthemic offering ‘Monochrome’, the quartet continue to harness delicate guitars and ethereal harmonies reminiscent of US dream-pop heavyweights Alvvays and Beach House in ‘Lydia’, masterminded by the soaring, effervescent vocals of frontwoman Heather Sheret.

Saudi Arabian Prog Rockers SONGS OF PETRICHOR Debut Single “Nomad” Off Upcoming 2021 Album

Saudi Arabia’s progressive grunge rock trio Songs of Petrichor are releasing their debut single “Nomad” in preview to their self-titled album coming November 2021 via Sound of Wall Records.

A nostalgic, melancholic revival of influenced 70’s prog, 90’s grunge, and South Asian classical music, Songs of Petrichor has fused a refreshing sound from the Middle East. With all members of the band being multi-instrumentalists, the crafting of songs has always taken an interesting approach with each of them having mutual respect for each other’s instrumentation.

ONISM – new single “Past Internal”

Onism is a darkwave music project that was created by Lupe and Luna on February 2020, as the attempt of two people to express the realization that we, as human beings, are finite. Lupe and Luna were born in Athens, Greece. They are both trained singers and vocal coaches and they also play the piano. Lupe has released his first album called “Burn” and is the lead singer of the gothic rock band Mosquito. Onism’s debut release is the “Leyes” EP, which contains four songs and is already released in digital format. All songs were created and recorded by Lupe and Luna at the ML Studio.

Tim Ayre radiates wanderlust with “Mexican Holiday,” new alt-pop track from Sydney based artist

On the track, Tim shares; ‘So my friend Paul went on a holiday to Mexico in 2014, he was having a break from Uni and was meant to be there for a few months. He ended up eating heaps of Peyote one night and deleted all his social media – he hasn’t ever been back to Australia and I haven’t really heard from him since. Apparently he works at a beach bar making cocktails now. I planned to and try find him last year … but COVID hit, so this song is about the trip that could have been..’

Disney Hits’ First-Ever Music Channel to Launch on SiriusXM

SiriusXM’s Disney Hits channel will feature everyone’s all-time favorite Disney music from movies, television shows and more, all on one channel. The channel will showcase songs from classics such as The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, and Toy Story to newer favorites such as Frozen 2, Moana, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, Descendants 2, and many more. Listeners can also expect special musical Disney-themed hours and celebrity guest hosts.

Hollywood Records’ artist and Descendant’s star Sofia Carson will be the channel’s first celebrity guest host taking over with a special Be Our Guest 4 The Day hour. Sofia Carson will be playing and talking through her top 4 favorite Disney songs as well as her new single. Be Our Guest 4 The Day featuring Sofia Carson will air on Friday, March 26 at 9:00 am ET, 12:00 pm ET, 3:00 pm ET and 6:00 pm ET.