There is a new body of work that just dropped and it needs to be heard. Laniyah West recently released “Lemon Pepper Freestyle” official music video and it’s a whole vibe! Her passion for music began at 8 years old & officially started making music at age 15 years old. She won 1st place in a rapping contest at age 16, for BDL4Life Magazine. She dropped her first EP at age 18 years old titled 8/28 and she has opened up for Rod Wave. Her inspirations are Sade, Tupac, Nas, J Dilla, and Nicki Minaj. She has upcoming music, music videos, events, and EP project dropping in November 2021. The project will be full of clever concepts, creative delivery and beats that are slapping. Her EP will tell a vivid story from start to finish. We look forward to watching Laniyah West blow up out the south and grow among the fans. Go listen, and watch Laniyah West, the next artist to blow out the south.
J Bentayga Rap Artist releases his latest single titled “Friends Don’t Hate”
J Bentayga is an American rapper from Fort Worth, Texas, right outside of Dallas. Exhibiting a wide variety of sounds in his discography, J Bentayga may be one of the most versatile artists we have come across in a while. Ranging from boastful rapping on hard beats to emotional singing on softer beats, there is and will continue to be a J Bentayga song for any music lover. J Bentayga says he has a split personality and after hearing his music, it is a prominent claim. Whether it be his tone of voice or the subject of the song, as you get to know him through his music, you will notice two polar opposite moods are consistent through his tracks.
Outside of music, J Bentayga is a scholar and an entrepreneur. Graduating from Texas Tech’s Rawls College of Business with a degree in Management of Information Systems, J Bentayga is a passionate computer programmer. This field allows him to sneak his natural creativity into a corporate setting. However, J Bentayga does not desire to work for anybody other than himself in the future and would rather risk it all taking the “entrepreneur’s path”. Music is his number one way to make a big mark in the world, but he has a vision for his brand the “Twin Comma Club”, where he wants likeminded people from all ages and backgrounds to come together as a collective and achieve the “second comma” in the bank status. He plans to sign extremely unique and talented individuals to his record label and help them with the business side of the industry in a way that all they have to focus on is their craft. The Twin Comma Club is not just a record label, but a place for all entrepreneurs to have access to an exclusive network of gifted individuals with similar goals.
East Coast Rapper Tyler Trappy delivers his catchy single “Mr. Magoo”
Tyler Trappy (born June 16, 1997) commonly referred to as simply “Trappy” is a well-known rap artist and songwriter from Orlando, Florida who has been around the rap game for quite some time now. The rapper is also a comedian, entertainer, Instagram influencer, and Youtuber. The rap artist rose to fame, not only from his music but from a shocking video that went viral all over the internet of the rapper smoking a cigar and laughing while fire ants start crawling out of his mouth. Also, he is known for his live stream performances through social media by doing dangerously crazy stunts to earn money.
The reason why Trappy stands out as such a rare and interesting person, he is willing to get in front of an audience and do something nobody has ever done or seen before. Out of all the things people do for money and clout, most of us can agree that Trappy has done the most to keep the number of his views and his fanbase consistently rising. He knows how to grasps people’s attention uniquely with his original content that nobody has ever thought of doing yet.
Some people may find that the rapper Tyler Trappy is a disturbed individual based on his image. Unlike most Hip-Hop fans know, Trappy suffers from a mental disorder known as Asperger’s syndrome. Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder affecting the ability to effectively socialize and communicate. This disorder makes it very difficult for Trappy to articulate so he keeps his responses very short while interacting with people. Despite the disorder, Trappy manages to become very popular in the underground rap scene. Be sure to connect with Tyler Trappy on his website, social media, and digital music platforms.
West Coast Artist, Floy Dexx delivers the visual to his single “Timeless”
Floy Dexx is a versatile hip-hop artist raised in Belize City who triples up as a producer and executive producer. At the age of 10, Floy has a romantic start with music and learns to write songs. At that time, most of his songs were about his life – drawing inspiration from legends such as Tupac Shakur. Floy’s enterprising mind gave him an early start that was way ahead of his peers. At age 16, he took himself through college while producing singles for other artists and himself. His ability to sell is one among many of his stellar qualities other than music. When he was 24-years-old, Floy sold over 10,000 copies of his first mixtape only in the first month of its release.
In September 2018, he worked alongside prominent names in music such as Snoop Dogg and Famous Dex. He has since harnessed the power of collaboration and learn from the best while building his presence in the industry. Floy’s music is an exciting mix of Hip-hop and the “good vibes” culture, such as the one embedded in Jamaican music. The seamless integration of these two genres is testimony to his mind-blowing musical prowess. Floy Dexx’s 2018 single, Tropical Nights, is one such song that has a powerful mix of both hip hop and Jamaican music. In 2020, he released more break-through singles such as; “The One, Flawless, Press Play,” among others. With a growing national fanbase, Floy is undoubtedly the one to watch in the near future.
While growing up in Belize, has was surrounded by several challenges, synonymous with anyone growing up in a third-world country. There is not much diversification in Belize. People there were mainly focused on Jamaican music. But Floy was inspired to choose a different route and chose to be true to himself and his calling in music – just like a true believer that he is. As a kid, he used to watch B.E.T and told himself that, someday, he would be there doing exactly what they were doing. That dream never died. Floy has never let it go since that time. Hip hop was always his thing. He believed that through it, you can tell a story beyond what anyone could ever imagine. For all these years in music, the idea behind creating amazing stories for his fans has kept him believing in more. Be sure to connect with Floy Dexx on his website, social media, and digital music platforms.
Tone Ross The Chicago Native is applying “Pressure” and remaining focused
A multi-talented vocalist and rapper who dons the moniker is Tone Ross. The enigma is at the fulcrum of an evolving hip-hop scene. Tone is a very different and uniquely wired musician who isn’t afraid to break the rules and push the boundaries of our perception with his deeply layered and well-crafted production. Born and raised in Chicago, IL, Tone’s drive, focus, and tenacity will lead him to become a relentless and unstoppable force in the independent circuit. Tone Ross is making music that is driven by a desire to motivate, inspire, and tell his story his way.
“If you don’t know me, I bet yo bitch do” – Tone Ross
Music is the vehicle by which Tone Ross expresses himself. He writes lyrics that draw from his experiences and using his musical acumen. He articulates stories and shared perspectives that will connect with audiences across the spectrum. Tone Ross combines unique and experimental sounds with his intricate wordplay and often dabbles in various contrasting flows. Be sure to connect with Tone Ross on his social media and digital music platforms.
ROD The Challenger focuses on bringing more music to his fans
ROD The Challenger is an artist taking Mississippi by storm. He went professional at the age of 19 like other young hip-hop artists in pursuit to be the best artist in the music industry. “The Challenger” is a rapper with quality music that’s rare.
“Unlike most artists coming up, I have multiple styles to give the audience. A lot of things I have very skillfully as a hip hop artist put into my creation that most new artists would not think about trying because they do not have the love I have for the music I create. This way, my music never sounds the same.”- ROD The Challenger
ROD The Challenger produces his music and has written and produced songs for other rap artists. He just released his EP on Spotify called “Here We Come.” With the smash hit, “6 Feet Deep,” the first of many future releases to be shared with his fans- old and new. Be sure to connect with ROD on most social media and digital music platforms.
Chicago Rapper Bigg Wall breaks Stigmas and Drops Bangers with his hit single “I Get It”
It’s hard to make it out of the Southside of Chicago with all the gangs, violence, unfair police activity, and many other obstacles that derail most from realizing their dreams and goals. Making it out of the Englewood area, becoming a leader in the field of radio media and podcasting, and dropping one of the hottest hustler anthems of the year, easily makes Bigg Wall a legend in the Chicago music scene.
Now, you may be asking yourself, “Who is Bigg Wall and why should I care?” With over 100,000 streams across all streaming platforms and a major premiere coming up on BET JAMS for his hit single “I Get it”-it’s safe to say, if you are not a fan, you are missing out!
“I Get It” is an energy booster and a day starter song that you listen to when you’re getting ready to conquer the world. From the moment the chorus hits your synapses, you go from sluggish and doubtful to full of life and confidence. Wall’s delivery is instantly catchy and easy to listen to but his bars are heavy and full of power, success, and grind. He ain’t coming on this track bragging about having a bunch of cars, clothes, and hoes, which is a breath of fresh air.
Bigg Wall, the OG of Chicago ain’t just rapping either; he also has created a popular syndicated radio show called “Address The Culture” on Philly Jamz 95.3 FM and Jamz 95.3 FM where he has interviewed a plethora of celebrities, activists, and black business owners to help spread the positivity of the black culture and its people. You can find the entire episode list on YouTube right now. Bigg Wall has established himself as a fixture in Chicago Rap and he has much more on the way in the realms of music and radio.
The official premiere of the “I Get It” music video on BET JAMS will be October 18th, 1 pm-2 pm PST. Additionally, he has a remix that dropped with the legendary Tennessee rapper and “Hypnotize Minds” OG Project Pat and Its64Boy! Make sure you follow Bigg Wall on all social media and streaming platforms and don’t forget to set your DVRs to BET JAMS for the video release of “I Get It.”
X.U.L. releases his inner emotions on his latest track “License To Kill”
Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, X.U.L. came to the United States in search of a better opportunity of following his dream. At the age of 17, He discovered music when his aunt gave him a toy keyboard before she passed away.
While keeping it simple, X.U.L brings the chill vibes with his style of music and production. Be sure to connect with X.U.L. on all social media and digital music platforms.
East Coast Artist Aaron Reflex delivers his latest single “718”
Aaron Reflex was born Mustafah Aaron Steele in Bronx, New York. Aaron Reflex is an interesting artist in the music industry. The young artist has already achieved a following of hundreds of thousands of supporters across social media. He has received hundreds of thousands of music streams online. Ever since Aaron Reflex started his music career, he has been featured on The Source, Kazi Magazine, The Hype Magazine, FOX, CBS, NBC, ThisIs50, HipHopSince1987, POWER 106, SIGNTHEARTIST, NewsBreak. Medium, On The Scene NY, Remixd Magazine, Kalisha Perera, HipHopVibe 2x, Gen Z, and several more. Additionally, Aaron has placed on the top 40 college charts multiples times in different categories.
“Music helps me connect with myself and people. I want to gift people original songs and uplifting tracks which they can enjoy anywhere, anytime.” – Aaron Reflex
Aaron Reflex is a one-man army as he records his music and edits his music videos himself. People seem to like the authenticity of this particular artist’s grind. He always posts his artist process on his social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. At the time of this post, He is verified on Facebook and Youtube. Be sure to connect with Aaron on his website, social media, and digital music platforms.
East Coast Artist Yah Boi Cell delivers the “City Fly (Get Away) Visual
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania artist Yah Boi Cell releases his official music video for his single entitled “City Fly (Get Away)”. Yah Boi Cell will be performing live September 9th in Pittsburgh at Rock Til Morning Social Club and Lounge.
Final Level Music Artist MDot Taylor releases “Ain’t Going Broke No Mo” featuring Fedie Demarco and Payroll Giovanni
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Hip-Hop artist and entrepreneur M Dot Taylor relocates to Los Angeles and earns a reputation as one of the most prolific rappers and songwriters of his generation in Hip-Hop music. Often many people who wish to pursue a rap career aren’t able to due to their circumstances. M Dot’s goal when he moved there was to pursue his dream of becoming one of the best in his era, and it appears that he is doing just that.
At the age of 12, M Dot Taylor experiences the woes of life. It all begins with the loss of his mother and then his father at the age of 23. It was difficult for the young artist, so he begins to write music to help him overcome his circumstances. Moving forward, M Dot Taylor decides to enlist in the navy and gives five years of his life to serve his country. While some would consider this lost time, M Dot Taylor progressed as a rapper even further from it.
“After serving five years of my life, I realize the music industry is dominated by the artists that work the hardest. So I use that as fuel to go hard in every aspect in life, not just music.”
With this experience, M Dot Taylor comes back even harder and now surpasses other artists due to his strict work ethic learned in the service. He is killing the game since working with Ice T and Hen Gee. He has collaborations with Jim Jones, IceWear Vezzo, Sada Baby, FMB+DZ, and Payroll Giovanni-just to name a few. Throughout his career, MDot has released several singles such as “Runnin Up A Bag, Stylin, Smoke That Good, and Tap In.” Recently, M Dot Taylor and his team are working on new projects which include his latest single, “Ain’t Going Broke No Mo” featuring Fedie Demarco and Payroll Giovanni. Also, “Let Me Know Sumn” featuring Fedie Demarco and the Hip-Hop legend Jim Jones.
With all of the previous setbacks, M Dot Taylor shows his resilience by sticking through and continuing his music even when things were difficult. On record and onstage, M Dot Taylor continues to prove that he is a contender in this industry. Be sure to connect with M Dot Taylor on his website, social media, and digital music platforms.
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 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 Border, Ain’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.
Texas Rapper Deetrxll teams up with Quin NFN on his single “Diss One”
Deetrxll (Dylan Rhine) is a songwriter, born in New Iberia, Louisiana. Raised in Port Arthur Texas, he is one of the top on the verge artists of the year. The Port Arthur native recently released his new single “DISS ONE ” featuring Quin NFN. “Diss One” is produced by Dixon. The song is about Deetrxll making it out of the hood and never going back. The lyrics include hard times coming up as an artist from a small town.
“The song is dedicated to all the people that said I wouldn’t be nothing in life and I wouldn’t get anywhere with my music”
Growing up in Port Arthur, Texas has helped Deetrxll shape his sound. His delivery has a very unique style and aura that’s quite appealing. Anyone who hears his music is instantly drawn in to hear more. During his career, his style is being influenced by some of the greats such as; Lil Wayne, Tory Lanez,2pac, Toosii, No Cap, and Lil Baby. These artists are all storytellers and cater to the relatability of listeners.
DeeTrxll stands to be one of the most versatile rap artists of his time. One of his trending singles, “From Me to You,” gave him the break into the popular culture where he continues to help build the legacy of BMB. His medley of gripping narratives and melodic cadence are among the slew of reasons why he is becoming a cultural staple. His musical catalog is very diverse and he always presents something fresh and innovative. Once that you’ve added one of his songs to your playlist, you’ll look forward to new content. He does not disappoint. Be sure to keep up to date on all of his content by connecting with him on his social media and digital music platforms!
Midwest Rapper, SyckCezzy’s visual on his Latest Banga, “Blue Faces”featuring Stevie Stone
Ice-T and Henry “Hen Gee” Garcia’s label, Final Level Music has emerged another hardcore artist and his name is SyckCezzy. The soon-to-be Los Angeles artist was born in Missouri and raised in Richmond Virginia. Growing up on the southside of Richmond wasn’t the ultimate dream for the young Syck but it was an experience. Although he grew up on welfare, his mother and stepfather made it work. While his stepfather was working, his mother took care of the family which proved challenging in a neighborhood where something was always going on.
“I’d change nothing at all because I wouldn’t be- who I am today- if I did.”
In 2010, SyckCezzy begins to take rap more seriously after his cousin introduces him to it. His style lyrically represents his truth and the lifestyle he lives. Let’s say the South, influenced by the Midwest. When in creative mode and to prevent writer’s block, SyckCezzy likes to lock in on the task at hand. Occasionally, he prefers to write before a studio session. He diligently tests flows and techniques bar from bar-before choosing which ones to use on a track.
“I’m a “reality” rapper that’s what I consider myself … You can’t fit me in a certain type of box”
SyckCezzy pays homage to his mentor, Henry “Hen Gee” Garcia, a successful music industry professional and his close friend Tone Gee from Minnesota. has experienced some memorable studio sessions while being a Final Level Music Artist. He would like to work with some notable figures in the game like Gucci Mane, J. Cole, Travis Scott, and Zaytoven.
SyckCezzy prides himself as a diverse artist that works with all genres of music. Ten years from now, Syck will focus on different phases and styles that the hip-hop genre has gone through over the last few decades. With a winning strategy in place, SyckCezzy plans to put his people in a position to win along with giving back to his people. His message to the youth is strong- “Please educate yourselves by paying attention, follow your dream, work hard, and don’t accept “NO” as an answer.” The rapper/entrepreneur has a new business venture and it is ‘Syck Wine’ to build generational wealth. Other rappers have done this through apparel and electronics for example.
If it wasn’t for the Creator, HenGee, and Ice-believing in me and allowing me to be part of the Final Level Music/Syndicate Brotherhood- I don’t know where I’d be in life”
SyckCezzy’s new single “Blue Faces” features Stevie Stone, a childhood friend from the neighborhood. The single appeals to those who can relate to the day-to-day hustle. Syck and Stevie’s approach in this gangsta track considers multiple devious approaches that will increase their net worth at the expense of the well-connected streets. The single is available on all digital music platforms including Spotify and Apple Music. Be sure to connect with SyckCezzy on all social media and digital music platforms.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Multi-talented Artist, N.S delivers his latest single “Reach” while preparing the second single “Plastic Flowers” for his fans
Los Angeles native, N.S (Noble Savage) is an artist, producer, and entrepreneur. The eldest of three to a single mother- born name Carlos, N.S has made way for himself in the hip-hop game. The owner of N.S Records is now living in the Midwest and is serving a sound that is upfront, hard-hitting and bringing substance to Hip-Hop. It’s something that’s missing in most hip-hop music today. N.S speaks his views in his lyricism which guides the listener to enjoy the music as to enjoy life. Since day one, that has been the brand of Noble Savage, “Live your life,” pain comes and goes, as well as negative emotions and he conveys that in his music.
N.S wants to spread a positive message and show others that anything is possible if you want to achieve it. Also, being a scholar is not too common for a Hip-Hop artist. He looks to present a new view of how life can be for the youth coming out of urban neighborhoods like the ones he grew up in.
With a couple of singles in and various mixtapes out, N.S is no stranger to the industry, he is a voice from the underground that needs to be heard. ”Reach” his latest single is a transcendence into enlightening the listener to be more conscious of our life choices as they will affect us in the long run. Listen to “Reach” that’s available on all streaming platforms. Stay tuned for the next single “Plastic Flowers” which will be on his forthcoming album. Don’t forget to connect with N.S on his website, all social media and digital music platforms.
East Coast Artist, Michael Stefan adds another Masterpiece to his collection titled “Rula” featuring Yung Trap and John Concepcion
Michael “Michael Stefan” Marshall represents a new generation of music makers who artistically push boundaries while challenging society’s status quo of what constitutes normal. Born in Suffolk, Virginia in October of 1995, Michael grew up in a rural setting eventually growing bored at an early age enough to ask- what is life? Who am I? Why is life the way it is? Who are we as a culture? Why?
The essence of Michael’s being in the making of innovative music today. “Music is my therapy. I need it. Anyone whose seen death close along with drug abuse to those you love without understanding will force you to grow.” The message in Marshall’s unique approach to music shows anyone listening- just be themselves no matter what the obstacle.
Before being offered multiple major recording deals headed into the Pandemic of 2020, Marshall released 2 independent mixtapes along with a few music videos.
“In the midst of your darkness-become your own light.”
The same commonalities that Marshall expresses through his music connect him with the misfits, middle class, and people of the world. Being raised by a minister of music from childhood musically telling stories came naturally to Michael. With the sensational ability to profess introspective truths discovered through going through pressure, his studies of self, and the world-Michael found music and became it.
“I am music from the eyes of the observer.”
Currently, Michael Stefan is preparing a multitude of new music which will be released via his new major label partnership. From near-death experiences, growing up in a single-mother household, having a family of his own, dodging court, drugs, and the streets early on, among many countless life lessons- Michael has reality through art to share. Be sure to connect with Michael Stefan on his website, social media, and digital music platforms. Now Press Play!