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Los Angeles based artist Lana Shea presents her debut solo album, “Duality”, channeling both her rap and pop personas – @LaLanaShea

Lana Shea

“Duality” is the first solo album from West Coast rapper/singer/songwriter Lana Shea. The album features production from Amp Live and Eligh, and a feature from UK rapper Lady Sanity. The project was mastered by Daddy Kev at Alpha Pup Records. “This is my first solo album. I released two albums with my former group Luck & Lana Kill The Computer, …

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Canada’s fast rising rapper Villa debuts the spacey sounds behind his new single, “Run It” – @VillaVanGogh

Villa

You may have thought you knew Villa from his previous work , but the Toronto native returns with a fresh sound on his new single, “Run It”. With a calm yet affirmative flow coupled with an hypnotizing production provided by The Pretty African and Shev, this motivational soul-stirring anthem evokes emotion and a symphony of sentiment. Hip-hop artist, singer, songwriter …

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Album Review: Taiyamo Denku – “No Industry Standard” – @TaiyamoDenku

Taiyamo Denku

Not very many emcees can say they have eight full length albums under their belts independently. By independent, we mean as such. Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s Taiyamo Denku is a one man musical army as is his Australian producer counterpart, Dcypha. Every project released is typically produced, arranged, mixed, recorded and mastered all in house. As with fine wine, the duo have …

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EP Review: Nava – “now(here);” – @iamnavamusic

Nava

After bursting onto the Soca scene and performing alongside the likes of Machel Montano, Trinidad and Tobago breakout star Nava takes a sharp left turn right into the R&B lane and speeds away on his six track EP effort entitled “now(here);”. The title is enough to spark you’re interest as it’s a play on two terms, nowhere and now here. …

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Get to know Georgia’s Lord D’Andre $mith thru “13een”, a clever title that also represents the number of songs found within – @LordDAndre

Lord D’Andre $mith

Dublin, Georgia riser Lord D’Andre $mith is looking to carve out a lane for himself in the ever so growing garden of rap music coming from out of the region and does so on his full length feature, “13een”. A witty title as the project contains thirteen songs in total including local hit, “oKKK”. His sound is bouncy with a …

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Producer WalyO re-works classic Dipset verses into all new records on the 12 track, “Dipset, We Still Bangin” – @walyO_

WaylO

Producer WalyO recently released his Diplomats’ mixtape, “Dipset, We Still Bangin”. The project is a mixture of rare and newly formatted chopped verses of your favorite Dipset rappers over a soundscape of sampled beats sure enough to fullfill your ears. WalyO follows the footsteps of well known remix producers Amerigo Gazaway (who is very well known for his Soulmate series …

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Grab an umbrella or get soaked once Cesare begins to do the “Rain Dance” while paying homage to Hip Hop legends – @CesareCapo10

Cesare

Emerging independent rap artist Cesare has been making a name for himself in the underground scene. Thanks to his dedicated grind, his talent as an emcee and dope collaborations with some well known artists, Cesare has definitely left his mark. One of his talents that’s helped him stand out to hip hop fans around the world is his innate ability …

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