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[NEW MUSIC] DERYK EVONS – “TROUBLES” | @DerykEvons

Midwest Artist Deryk Evons delivers his latest single “Troubles”

Born in La Grange, IL, Deryk Evons is an artist with a unique perspective on his sound and vision. From punchy trap-inspired beats to melodic samples and incredibly catchy hooks, he repeatedly brings the essence of what’s new in music. At the age of 10, he took an interest in music. During his childhood, he grew up with hand-me-down IPods and would listen to music bands like “My Chemical Romance” and “Fall Out Boy.” 

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At the age of 15, Deryk Evons didn’t get into rap music until he heard varieties of the genre that included artists like Eminem and 50 Cent. At that time, Eminem was the biggest influence in rap when he begins to rap music. Eminem’s wordplay and delivery inspire the young rapper and help hone his artistry. Currently, Deryk listens to artists like Saint Jhn and Clever who have taught him how to be more melodic and honest within his music. When Saint Jhn dropped his project titled “Ghetto Lenny’s Love Songs“, Deryk Evons’ entire outlook on music changed. 

During Deryk’s career, he has been featured on sites like Hot New Hip Hop and Clonefluence. Additionally, he appeared on the “My Opinion Doesn’t Matter” Podcast. His music library contains his songs “Troubles” and “Calm and Collected.”

“I plan to take over the music industry. I want to be able to change people’s lives with my music.”~ Deryk Evons 

Deryk Evons feels if he can inspire someone to push forward and/or make it through a rough time with his music, he accomplished exactly what music did for him. His goals include making it to the top and staying there for as long as he possibly can. Be sure to connect with Deryk Evons on social media and digital music platforms like Spotify.

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[WATCH] KAM- “NOI LOVE (No Greater Love)” ft. DERRECK 4REAL| @WESTCOASTKAM

West Coast Lyricist, KAM delivers the visual to the single “NOI LOVE – No Greater Love” featuring Derreck 4real

KAM-now referred to as “West Coast KAM” is one of the most well-respected Rap Artists in Hip Hop. The lyricist is known for his strong Pro-Black street-lyrics and his NOI (Nation Of Islam) membership. Kam is the most consistent leader in his community and the HipHop industry for nearly three decades now. As an author, WestCoast KAM has written a book on Black Male-Female Relationships, “War In Your Heaven” – $10 Pre-order Price (Limited Supply). Additionally, his most recent “BLACK & BROWN UNITY ALBUM” is called “Mutual Respect.”

In 2020, he continues to solidify his “Hip-Hop Legend” status with a brand new banger entitled, “NOI LOVE (No Greater Love)” featuring Derreck 4real. The single is one of the tracks on his newly-released Mixtape Album, “2020 GOD VISION.”

Kam is known for the hip hop classic single “Peace Treaty,” a song chronicling the historic ‘1992 LA Gang Truce’ between the Crips and the Bloods following the not-guilty verdicts of the 5 white LAPD officers who brutally beat the late Rodney King. This was the first vicious act caught on camera for the world to see in our era. Kam has collaborated with many top artists throughout his career including; Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Coolio, E-40, Erick Sermon, MC Ren, C-Bo, DJ Quik, DJ Pooh, Tha Eastsidaz, Method Man, KRS-One, Public Enemy, Nate Dogg, Warren G, Paris, Big Gipp, Tha Dogg, Dame Dash, Cypress Hill, Tha Pound, Xzibit, Tyrese, Tank, George Clinton, Yukmouth, Glasses Malone, David Banner-just to name a few. Kam was also a member of Snoop Dogg’s West Coast supergroup called “The Warzone” with MC Eiht and Goldie Loc. Kam and his biological younger brother, “Yung Bruh”, are an NOI-based rap group called Fruit Pruno.

In early 2021, Kam is set to release a lot of new material featuring artists as Kuruptof (Tha Doggpound, The Chill(Compton’s Most Wanted), R&B Star Raheem DeVaughn, the recently deceased Reggae legend Purple Man and more. The production technician is the legendary producer DJ Battlecat. Be sure to connect with West Coast Kam on his website, social media, and digital music platforms.

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[NEW MUSIC] Lie•Lac – “I.F.W.U” | @iamlielac

Denver Independent artist, Lie•Lac is living her dream of being a star 

Denver, Colorado native, Lie•Lac born as Nicole Marie starts her journey into the music industry with her debut single “Gimmie Space.” The single released in February of this year and her single proves that she’s not slowing down anytime soon. The other-worldly prodigy gave herself the name to emulate the essence of her brand.

Lie•Lac’s aesthetic is full of soothing pastel colors that represent not only her favorite flower but also her dual personality traits. The message she wishes to give to fans is one of empathy in regards to how people treat each other. Her thoughtfulness into how she makes music can be heard in her lyrics. Writing, singing, and acting since at 5 years old, Lie•Lac has taken on the challenge of representation and facing anxiety by releasing music that ‘speaks to the soul.’ 

Still, in the early stages of her career, Lie•Lac accumulates over 10,000+ views on her second single/music video “Say Less.” This song shows off her skills as she edits and performs in her very first music video. Keep in mind, she accomplishes this with no prior experience doing either and her energy is nothing short of infectious. 

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But you didn’t think that was it, did you? Lie•Lac didn’t come to play, she came to win. Not even a week later, she releases her third single “i.f.w.u” just in time for the summer. Sing along with her as she speaks on the importance of being careful, don’t let attraction undermine the respect you deserve. While packaging the lyrics and the melody together, the single turn into a unique upbeat song you can listen to with the top down and the wind in your hair.

Or if you’re feeling really brave, you can even take on the #ifwu dance challenge on TikTok and Instagram that’s got everyone feeling themselves this summer! Available on all platforms.

And if this song isn’t your particular style? Don’t worry! The talented creative grew up listening and looking up to legends such as The Beatles, Queen, and Michael Jackson. 

Lie•Lac’s current sound has been influenced by many such as Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar, Megan The Stallion, Paramore, and many more artists spanning across multiple genres. Having such a wide range in taste for music, Lie*Lac brings a fresh approach to genre-bending and stepping outside of your comfort zone. Dive into her universe by following her on all her social media and digital music platforms. Now buckle up because Lie•Lac is just getting started!

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[NEW MUSIC] MONTU MERCURY – “THE REALM OF MERC” | @MontuMerc

Midwest Hip-Hop Artist Montu Mercury’s “The Realm of Merc” makes its debut

Montu Mercury was raised in Saint Louis, MO. Growing up as a 90s kid, he was attracted to the sound of hip-hop early on and very intrigued by the horror-core movement. As a great observer and listener, Montu’s major influences in music include mentors within the culture and his experimentation is through hands-on experience. This is the foundation of the code he lives by today-“Game recognizes all game.” Montu Mercury deeply resonates with the legendary Tupac Shakur aka Makaveli. The struggles, trauma, views, and art shared by 2pac hit home for Montu. MONTU MERCURY

“In this corrupt world, you gotta not give a fuck and do what’s best for you.” ~Makaveli 

From his words, this has been something Montu lives up to- through every record he creates. From Soundcloud to Spotify, Montu stays consistent over the years by dropping back-to-back singles. He has worked with multi-platinum producers such as J. Rob, Chopsquad DJ, NY Bangerz, and The BeatDemons.

In October of 2016, Montu’s biggest music video on YouTube titled “Darkness” attracted over 30K views in just a month from various blogs. It was an interesting flip of Marilyn Manson’s “Great Big White World.” Going into 2020, Montu is now bringing forth his first album titled “The Realm of Merc.” Be sure to connect with Montu on social media and digital music platforms.

 

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[MUSIC VIDEO] THERESE MARIE – “AMERICAN BEAUTY”|@THERESEMARIE6

Midwest Singer/Songwriter Therese Marie’s video “American Beauty” continues to climb the Pop charts

Multi-talented artist, Therese Marie is an American Pop, Country and Gospel artist from Missouri. She was introduced to music at a young age and has been making moves ever since. At sixteen, one of her accomplishments includes becoming a business major in college. Her desire to pursue a career in acting impacted her decision to further her education. Therese left college in her junior year with a half year or so left to graduate. She knew everything about acting. Even though she loved participating in plays, she had second thoughts about it. 

Therese Marie has faced many tragedies unfathomable to any human being. Over the years, she has learned to channel her pain into music including a song, “Somewhere Along the Way” written for her brother, Robby.

“One thing I have learned -it’s the small things that are in reality – the things that matter…..a hug, a kind word, a gift” ~ Therese-Marie

Recently, Therese Marie impacts the airwaves with a single featuring Snoop Dogg titled “Eastside Party. ” Singles like “Ain’t That Kinda Man”, “Candy Jar ft Jae Ron” and “Heaven Knows” are fan favorites on digital music platforms like Spotify. Additionally, her latest single “American Beauty” has been seen on VH1, CMT, MTV, and Revolt TV.

Be sure to connect with Therese-Marie on all social media and digital music platforms.

 

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