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Marcus Gaddy’s alter-ego and TikTok phenomenon Handrew releases his latest single “Walking Down The Hall”. Marcus Gaddy is an artist and entertainer from Albany, New York and has developed a strong following on TikTok due to his unique persona.
Young Thug releases a special performance via an “at home” rendition of NPR Tiny Desk. During the performance, Thug performs four brand new songs: “Die Slow”, “Droppin Jewels”, “Hate The Game”, and “Tick Tock” – which he teased at his set during Rolling Loud this weekend in Miami.
JEFF SCOTT SOTO ANNOUNCES NEW DUETS ALBUM “THE DUETS COLLECTION, VOL. 1”
Acclaimed rock vocalist Jeff Scott Soto has announced the release of his next solo project, “The Duets Collection, Vol. 1” on October 8, 2021. For this album, Soto wanted to do a career retrospective and re-record some of his favorite songs from his storied career, but with the twist that he invited friends to join him on duets of said songs. Today, fans can get their first taste of the album with the release of ‘Mysterious’ (originally performed by Soto with Talisman) where he is joined by Eric Martin (Mr. Big).
THE ACADEMIC SHARE DARKLY NOSTALGIC NEW VIDEO FOR “NOT YOUR SUMMER”
The video was directed by Hope Kemp and Ronan Corrigan from Tearjerker Films, who have worked with The Academic on previous singles “Kids (Don’t End Up Like Me)”, “Acting My Age” and “Anything Could Happen.” It was shot at the derelict Waterworld in Portrush, Northern Ireland.
Chicago-based art-rock project Alicia Walter to release new album
Having already gained enormous notoriety as the lead singer behind the Chicago-based art-rock outfit Oshwa, singer and songwriter Alicia Walter has now announced her plans for her first solo studio album ‘I Am Alicia’. It’s like Animal Collective meets Tuneyards meets eccentric pop, it’s so weirdly great.
New single ‘Suit Yourself’ along with new music video is below, album is coming out 17th September via Sooper Records (USA).
MASEGO UNVEILS OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR “MYSTERY LADY (SEGO’S REMIX)”
Today, Masego shared the official video for “Mystery Lady (Sego’s Remix).” Brazilian director Doug Bernardt, who was awarded the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for Entertainment for Music for the short film Bluesman, helmed the clip. Masego met up with the director in Mexico City for the shoot. Bursting with brilliant colors, the video is infused with a deep appreciation for the sensuality and rhythms of everyday life. Masego sings as he explores the streets, alleys and courtyards, encountering dance partners along the way and reveling in the city’s natural beauty.
FRED AGAIN.. RELEASES VIDEO FOR “ANGIE (I’VE BEEN LOST)”
Fred again.. releases the video for his latest single “Angie (I’ve Been Lost)”. Taken from his acclaimed debut album “Actual Life (April 14 – December 17 2020)” (released in April via again.. Records), the track sees the multi-faceted London-based artist unpack a key event that impacted the recording of the album. Featuring vocals from Fred again.. himself, and set over a shuffling, strikingly melodic production, we see an artist coming to terms with the duality of having to find joy whilst undergoing personal tragedy.
Canadian Artist Rosita Stone Brings it with “Love to the World” Could This Be the Next Global Anthem?
American Top Producer Big Chris Flores (Fergie, Rihanna, Slash) Collaborates with Rosita Stone on Sensational Pop Single
In a few short days she is on rotation at La Mega & Hits FM Latin America , U.K , (WFM 97.2 Manchester, MKFM 106.3 FM to name a few), radio in U.S , Italy, France, Australia, and growing. Rosita has appeared on Google News, NBC Coast TV, and in multiple Major Media and Front Page of Entertainment with Jodie Foster in Mexico. And she is just beginning. Rosita Stone is an award-winning multilingual artist, producer and dancer who is unleashing this feel good, attention grabbing track that is sure to be her breakthrough hit. Rosita has also opened concerts for multiple Grammy winner Carlos Vives and shared the stage with Michael Bublé .
XXEL Releases “What U Want” alongside Tyga and Coi Leray
Emerging hip-hop superstar XXEL (Zell) has released his brand new single and video “What U Want” alongside Tyga & Coi Leray. The high-energy new collaboration is on pace to be one of this summer’s hottest tracks.
Following recent single “BS” featuring rising London-based rapper Che Lingo, today, acclaimed R&B artist Milan Ring has released new single “Hide With You” on Astral People Recordings / [PIAS] following the track’s premiere on triple j’s 2021 with Richard Kingsmill over the weekend. Accompanying the release is a music video created in lockdown with housemate and director Caitlin McCartney.