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PRO KAYO DOT announce new album and release new single
KAYO DOT are now revealing their epic and melancholic video single on nature’s reclaiming of the urban world, entitled ‘Void in Virgo (The Nature of Sacrifice)’ and taken from their forthcoming new album “”Moss Grew on the Swords and Plowshares Alike”, which is slated for release on October 29, 2021.
The avant-garde doom project conceived and realised by Toby Driver has also unveiled cover art, tracklist, and further details of the new full-length below.
Keith Wallen Releases New Single “WILDFIRE” + Watch the Official Video
Keith Wallen released his new single “WILDFIRE” to all major platforms. Keith will release his first full length album titled This World or The Next via eOne on August 13, 2021.
“Wildfire is about loving someone with every ounce of your soul even though you know they are not right for you. Even though your brain is telling you over and over that it’s not the healthiest situation, you ultimately resolve to accept that the heart wants what the heart wants” says Keith Wallen.
NEW SINGLE ‘MONEY SONG’
This riff-filled piece of ear candy has thick, beachy harmonies and a rock steady beat you can dance to. It features “the hill” – a place that makes you feel high and on top of the world. And when you are there, simply put, you hit the money.
STOKLEY CELEBRATES THE BEAUTY AND ESSENCE OF BLACK SISTERS WITH THE RELEASE OF “WOMAN”
Multi-Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Stokley is here to celebrate the beauty and essence of Nubian queens worldwide. Today, he drops his new video “WOMAN” ft. AfroBeat superstar KiDi. Written and produced (respectively) by Shakespear! (Justin Beiber), S.Dot (MJB, Lauryn Hill, Diddy), and Stokley, “WOMAN” is a love letter to the gender he affectionately refers to as the “greatest producers of life who help shape the world.” The accompanying visual, directed by REX, sets the scene with vibrant colors against the beautiful Ghana landscape. Stokley taps into the deep-rooted love and appreciation for the beauty, tenderness, warmth, perseverance, dedication, and dedication strength that all black women exude. The video premiered on BETHer and BET Soul.
***NEW VIDEO*** BigBob & Raf Almighty “BULLSEYE” ft Ruste Juxx & Skanks The Rap Martyr
A.D. 2020 Release New Video for Their Cover of WAR’s “Why Can’t We Be Friends”
A.D.2020 released a new video on Sunday August 1, 2021, for their cover of the song “Why Can’t We Be Friends?” by the band WAR. The track is from their forthcoming album Lockdown Diaries which is being released on August 10th
The video features the members of A.D.2020 playing the track in the studio and their home studios. The track is fresh and fun with each member taking a swing at lead vocals as well.
Latin Grammy winning reggaeton singer and songwriter Ozuna has announced the details for his newest travel experience, Ozuna Fest Bahamas. Following the blowout success of the upcoming sold-out Ozuna Cancun Fest, he has again partnered with leading travel experience company Pollen Presents to bring a four day getaway to Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
Prog Band Shumaun Release Second Single “Under the Sun” ft. Leo Margarit (Pain of Salvation)
Shumaun is a progressive metal band from Virgina, USA. This September they will be releasing a third album “Memories & Intuition”, from which they are now showcasing the second single, “Under the Sun” ft. Pain of Salvation drummer Leo Margarit, with a captivating lyric video.
Tall Heights Road Trip Anthem
Tall Heights have relentlessly built a career from the ground up. Starting as buskers on the streets of Boston and now performing in packed venues across North America, Europe, and beyond, the duo has distilled their sound in an organic and unselfconscious way. The unmistakable DNA of their music draws on many elements, but the blend of their two distinct voices, in both harmony and unison, is what elevates it and separates it from the pack.
Today Zairah Brings Alpha Female Erotic Futuristic Vibes on New Single “Guaya” With Producer King Doudou
“Guaya” is an erotic, futuristic take on the Reggaeton genre with Zairah’s alpha female vibes toplining Latin Grammy award-winner King Doudou’s masterful production. The hyper sexual song is cued from the name, “Guaya” similar to “perreo” which means to grind slowwwwly. The track explodes with feminine sexuality over a promiscuous and grimey beat from the producer of J. Balvin’s “Negro” (“Colores” album) as Zairah’s lyrical prowess effortlessly dominates the Spanglish record with crackling carnal energy. The new song is out now on The Orchard.
Paul Warren’s New Solo Project, LIGHT THEORY, Releases Unique Cover of “MISSION IMPOSSIBLE”
Paul Warren’s new project, Light Theory, is taking on the challenge of re-envisioning some classic songs as well as introducing some original high energy instrumental music. Paul arranges and records all parts in his home studio. He was the director of the Raleigh Music Academy for 18 years and is a founding member of the rock duo, Infinite Eve. He also produces and records solo artists in various genres to help them bring their music goals to life. He actively teaches in person and virtual lessons, and also records lessons for Youtube and Instagram.
She said it, and she did it. The wait is over! R&B/Soul singer-songwriter Leela James’ long-awaited seventh studio album See Me via distributor BMG is out now. The powerhouse singer who wowed the world with her riveting television performances during the last live Victoria Secret Fashion Show and on Dancing with The Stars continues to define the genre and is known as one of the leading ladies forging soul music.
PRE Young Guns Key Glock & Snupe Bandz Share “Bandaid” Video
With a roster packed with rising talent, Young Dolph’s Paper Route EMPIRE is the premier independent rap label in the South. Today, two of the label’s fieriest signees, Key Glock and Snupe Bandz, join forces to share “Bandaid,” a brand new music video. Produced by Bandplay, PRE’s one-man band, with assistance from CLDHRT, “Bandaid” is an ominous banger with horror movie melodies providing the perfect ambience for Glock and Snupe to boast about their extravagant ends: “Thirty on my wrist, another fifty on my chain,” spits Snupe, and not to be out done, Glock announces “this n**** got a watch that costs a quarter mill’.”