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[VIDEO] Carlito Black – “Kawhi” | @ItsCarlitoBlack

Carlito Black releases the visual to his Latest Banga “Kawhi”

Carlito Black, born DeCarlo Serrano, is an exceptional lyricist with an aggressive delivery. He was born and raised in Carol City -an impoverished northern suburb of Miami, Florida -also known as Murda Gardens. The Southern lyricist operates independently and self-funded under his imprint, Blueprint Music Group. Similar to Nipsey Hussle and Crenshaw, He is incorporating his hood into a diverse marketing strategy. His 10-year scenic route to popularity has chiseled him into a polished artist, songwriter, producer, and business-savvy hustler. Also known as “Baby Jefe,” Carlito’s self-proclaimed title seems to be the theme of his strategic fearlessness. 

CARLITO BLACK

Carlito Black infuses gritty conscientious lyrics into an energetic trap nostalgia with distinctive signature sounds. His content reflects the mind of an unorthodox critical thinker with exceptional penmanship. Black has delivered tracks like “Cross Da BorderAin’t Asking, and ThugLife” which can be heard on platforms like Spotify. Representing his Jamaican roots and Dominican Republican bloodline, the self-made mogul offers dynamic vocals laced with random Spanglish lingo and patois accents. Despite the overwhelming lack of support from the 305 veterans, Dade County’s black sheep and owner of B.P.M.G. Blueprint Music Group is the most slept on independent artist in Hip-Hop! Be sure to connect with Carlito Black on all social media and digital music platforms. 

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[VIDEO] Uknomewel LilKev Loksmif-“Neon Diamonds” ft. 2B

East Coast Artist Uknomewel LilKev Loksmif teams up with 2B for his latest single’s “Neon Diamonds” visual 

Uknomewel LilKev Loksmif is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina – Southeast Raleigh – to be exact. The independent songwriter recording artist made his presence felt in 2020 and 2021. During that time, he releases numerous singles like “Magik” which is produced by Paperfall Bros, and “Neon Diamonds” featuring 2B, produced by DatklienBeat (DatklienProducer). 

Uknomewel LilKev Loksmif has been noted by his peers as the “Keyholder” and it’s obvious as to why, His verses are full of context and substance that hit on his life experiences. His work has been recognized by media outlets such as “FVMusicBlog, Muzicnotez, MTVRock, Jamsphere Magazine, 1st Day Fresh, and Street Wave Media. The single “Magik” has amassed well over 50k streams on Spotify and over 20k views on Youtube. With the “Line on Fire” single set to be released in the near future, Uknomewel LilKev Loksmif is showing no signs of letting up.

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[VIDEO] SHALOC RENAISSANCE – “GRITTY CITY” ft. J.D. and J BASEMENT | @ShalocR

East Coast Artist Shaloc Renaissance teams up with J.D. and J Basement for the visual “Gritty City”

Shaloc Renaissance hails from Pittsburgh, PA. He has been creating music for over 20 years as a “positive outlet.” He was introduced to Bob Marley’s music when he was in high school and grew up in the “Golden Era” of Hip- Hop. He writes lyrics about his life experiences in the inner city and expresses his musical talents throughout the city. Upon graduating from high school, Shaloc Renaissance attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh where he gained experience about recording equipment, digital synthesizers, drum machines, samplers, and live instruments in their audio and music program.

At the age of 19, Shaloc Renaissance lost his brother to gang violence. This is when he found refuge in music and began to see just how much of a role it played in his life. Music became the therapy that would help him heal from his brother’s traumatic passing and the PTSD associated with it. Because of the positivity and creativity being birthed from exploring music – giving up wasn’t an option for Shaloc Renaissance.

Shaloc Renaissance further honed his musical skills by performing in popular Pittsburgh venues such as; Frankie’s, Rosebud, Mellon Park, Dowe’s on 9th Street, Shadow Lounge, and other various locations. He also performed with several artists and producers representing Pittsburgh, Ohio, Atlanta, Florida; just to name a few.

“I CREATE ANTHEM MUSIK THAT PEOPLE CAN FEEL, EMBRACE, GET INSPIRED, AND MOTIVATE THEMSELVES!”~ Shaloc Renaissance

From 2003-2010, SHALOC formed POWA- HOUSE Unlimited Entertainment- producing some of the city’s hottest mixtape releases, as well as creating and promoting some of the city’s livest local shows! Recently, reinventing himself as a musical artist, his evolved identity is “Shaloc Renaissance”, which simply translates ” I AM THE EMBODIMENT OF REVIVING THE ART, REBIRTH & RENEWAL. He created an innovative, musical, and cultural brand called ” Renaissance Authentic Music ( R.A.M.).” The production company produces high-quality visual and lyrical content, and eye-catching fashion to engage and inspire its fan base.

Additionally, Shaloc Renaissance dedicates his time to his inner-city youth mentorship program. Birthed from his own experiences, this initiative was created for the inner city youth as a positive outlet. Shaloc knows, all too well, the negative influences that children can be exposed to in neighborhoods like the one he grew up in. What’s next for Shaloc? He’s busy working on his album titled “The Dawning,” with hopes to release sometime in August. Be sure to connect with Shaloc Renaissance on all social media outlets and digital music platforms.

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[MUSIC VIDEO] XMONEYATL – “GET NAKED”

Atlanta Artist XMoney Atl takes over the Strip Clubs with his latest anthem “Get Naked”

XMoneyatl is a Rapper and Record Executive based in Atlanta Ga. Last year, he hit the mark with his debut hard-hitting video titled “From The Back“. Now he’s taking over the Atlanta strip clubs with his catchy new record, “Get Naked.” 

Currently, XMONEYATL’s new music video is available on YouTube and checks in with over 80,000 views within its first month. X MONEY is touring and can be seen performing around the Southern region. Be sure to connect with X Money on all social media and digital music platforms.

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[WATCH] FLYREEF -“NO TOP” | @flyreef87

Fly Reef Entertainment Artist Flyreef’s “No Top” visual highlights his Hometown

Flyreef is a Muslim rapper originally from Brooklyn, NY. Having developed his passion for music and fashion as a child, Flyreef has found a distinct voice in the Yes. Flyreef was born and raised in Brownsville, Brooklyn, NY. His mother brought him up in a Muslim tradition.

Despite the challenges of a single-parent home, Flyreef’s mother tried her best to keep him updated with the latest fashion trends. These early life experiences would set the course for his life. More importantly, his close relationship with his mother would serve as his most significant source of inspiration and strength.

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At the age of 10, Flyreef began rapping and exploring his musicality. Because of his interests, Flyreef’s tastes gravitated towards hip-hop icons. His influences include Jay-Z, fabulous, DMX, and Biggie. The impact of his upbringing would continue to manifest through the years. 

As Flyreef grew older, he kept the eye for fashion that his mother had given him. The artist’s choice of a stage name is another expression of his ongoing exploration of his culture and religion. At first, he pushed the name Shareef to embrace his religion more. This later developed into his current name, Flyreef, merging his religious influences and artistry. Be sure to connect on social media and digital music platforms.

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[MUSIC VIDEO] G. CANADY -“HUSTLING WOMEN” | @gcanadyofficial

Atlanta Rapper G. Canady pays Homage to the Women that are Doing it for Themselves 

Gregory Keith Canady Jr. (born August 5, 1992), known professionally as G.Canady, is an American rapper, songwriter, and entrepreneur. Born in Fayetteville, NC. G. Canady gained his recognition from his hometown while being a part of the rap group, Bang Out Squad (B.O.$). In 2010, he took his talents to Texas, where he released his first series of Beast Mode mixtapes as a solo artist.

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Now residing in Atlanta, GA, G. Canady released his mixtape Urban Greatness in 2016. Less than a year later in 2017, he released his highly anticipated F.E.A.R (Face Everything And Recover) project. The F.E.A.R project created a lot of traction down the East and West coasts with his hit singles “Hustling Women” and “Letter to God.” His biggest influencers for music are hip-hop artists UGK, Ice Cube, Twister, DMX, Nipsey Hussle, and Nas. The video “Hustling Women” shows G. Canady’s appreciation for all of the women-who are hustlers-those who take action to better themselves. Be sure to connect with G. Canady on social media and digital music platforms.

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[VIDEO] THE REAL 9 SHOTS- “F U THOUGHT”| @REAL9SHOTS

South Carolina Rapper The Real 9 Shots shuns all the haters with his latest single “F U Thought”

If you put your mind to it, your dreams and aspirations will come true. Rap Artist “The Real 9 Shots” strives for a notable spot in the world of hip-hop. Born as Brandon Donaldson in Bamberg, South Carolina, the Denmark artist is surrounded by music on the radio and videos on BET and VH1 his entire life. It all begins at the age of seven when he starts rapping at one of his cousin’s birthday parties. His uncles, cousins, and friends use to rap, sing, and dance all the time which inspired him to do the same. Some early influences growing up were Tupac, Notorious BIG, Master P and the No Limit camp, DMX, Warren G, Ice Cube, and N.W.A. At the age of 16, he begins writing and rhyming at an unstoppable pace. 

The Real 9 Shots has been building a name for himself with positive family influences. He spends a lot of time investing in sharing and influencing others with his positive ideas, mastering his video editing, and most of all-rap. The Real 9 Shots has worked with several hometown artists such as Looney, Benji, Mack Mane Da Flame, JoviBoy, and BreedReed – just to name a few. Additionally, he has been seen performing on stage at the Denmark Dogwood Festival, a popular family-oriented event held at the Gazebo, downtown Denmark. The Real 9 Shots is heavily-influenced by Kevin Gates and Chief Keef and has studied their music that relates to the same struggles and pain.

“Over the years, I’ve come to learn how to monetize and build strong foundations and fan bases on social media. With that, I have become a viral sensation.” ~ The Real 9 Shots

With 4+ years in the game with no signs of slowing down at all, The Real 9 Shots’ focus is taking on challenges that social media and hip-hop has to offer. Under the direction of his label and management team-United Music Mafia, The Real 9 Shots is destined to become a more influential entrepreneur and rapper. In 2020, TR9S delivers two chart-topping singles, “F U Thought and Thots” that achieve over 90,000 streams on Spotify. On his forthcoming mixtape “The Voice of the Kid”, he skillfully hints that he’s coming for the prize by delivering energetic storytelling and truth. Jaymin Shah said that No one is to blame for your future situation but yourself. If you want to be successful, then become “Successful. The Real 9 Shots has the motivation that is going to get him closer to his dream. Stay tuned.

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[NEW MUSIC] QUINCY VALENTINE – “DAYDREAMS” FT. SHAMYRA | @mrqvalentine

Multi-talented Artist Quincy Valentine teams up with Shamyra on his latest single “Daydreams”

Quincy Valentine has a vast range of talent and versatility that includes Musician, Engineer, Producer, Songwriter, and Artist. He discovered and pursued his passion for music at the very young age of 9 in the Bronx, New York. Starting with talent shows and school performances, his natural-born talent and years of practicing his craft have brought joy and entertainment to hundreds of people across the US.

Quincy Valentine’s ability to work with many different artists has, in turn, warmed the hearts and minds of many through his art. Starting from playing the keyboard in churches, he progressed to play for various local artists, to big names like Scarface. Using his technical skills and forward vision, Quincy has also been a music director for recording artists and theatre productions associated with Carnegie Hall Presents, Theater for the New City, and Oberia D. Dempsey Theater.

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Quincy Valentine’s experience includes music production in Pop, R&B, Hiphop, and Gospel genres, as well as self-producing his original music. His songs combine his unique production style and poetic songwriting. Having taken steps back from being an artist for some time, Quincy found inspiration to use all of his God-given gifts, overcoming the idea of comparison and fully embracing his value. Quincy stands out with a lyrical flow that blends the old school boom bap era with the lyricism of modern times and vocal tones that are unique, sincere, and soulful. Be sure to press play and connect with him on social media and music platforms. To book Quincy-inquiries can be sent to qvprod1@gmail.com. You can stay updated with his journey on his website: www.qvalentinemusic.com.

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[VIDEO] DON GRITTY – “WASTE NO TIME” | @GrittyRichDon

Atlanta Native Don Gritty delivers the visual to his latest single “Waste No Time”

Surviving a past filled with unfortunate situations, Rap Phenom Don Gritty takes to the mic to express his journey and most of all, artistic creativity. Not falling into the statistical reality of his peers, Don Gritty finds healing in music. Channeling his love of the beat with his will to overcome Don Gritty redefines what it is to be phenomenal. His latest single, “Waste No Time” is from his latest 10-track compilation titled “L.I.F.E Deluxe.” 

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Falling in love with music at an early age, Don Gritty looked to Hip Hop Greats such as 2 Pac, Jay-Z, and DMX to help perfect his cadence and help mold his artistic execution. Talent by Birth, Artist by Trade, Don Gritty shows the world what it is to Grow up with Gritty.

Hitting the Atlanta music scene from all angles, Don Gritty uses music as his blueprint for life. Taking his story to the track, he allows his listeners to relate to the man while falling in love with the music. A triple threat in his own right, this rapper, writer, and visual artist is a force to be seen. Make sure you stay tuned to what’s in store to the World of Don Gritty.

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[NEW MUSIC VIDEO] JAKE ZIMMA – “OH, SAN FRANCISCO”

Singer/Songwriter Jake Zimma Releases New Track as Ode to Hometown

Jake Zimma, a San Francisco Bay Area native dropped his latest track, “Oh, San Francisco”, as a homage to the city he calls home. A labor of love, this song speaks to the west coast hub’s illustrious history and cultural significance and is a track to cherish amid the challenges of COVID and political outcry. Now streaming on all platforms.

JAKE ZIMMA

Jake Zimma is an emerging California singer-songwriter and guitarist with musical nods to hip hop, reggae, R&B, blues, rock, and most things funky. His sound combines electronic production with live instrumentation and is often compared to Dennis Lloyd, Chet Faker, and Post Malone. Despite the comparisons, Jake Zimma’s sound is entirely his own.

Jake had a fiery start to his career when he gained 61K monthly listeners and 740k streams for ‘On Like 40’ in its first 7 months. His new release is likely to soar, as well. “The process of “Oh, San Francisco” has been a roller coaster, to say the least,” Zimma says. “Its initial inspiration was from a feeling of wanting to go back to normal life after COVID started. As political movements progressed like BLM it reminded me of what life was possibly like in the 60s during political and cultural revolutions, thus bringing the final song together. It’s built off of 6 different mixes, 3 masters, and countless hours in the studio with his band and independent producer group, The Whoadees at The Grill Studios in Emeryville, CA.” Be sure to connect with Jake on his website, social media, and digital music platforms.

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