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MItch 3600 x Casino FBG - "Lenox Mall" (Video)



If you're tired of the mumble rap-singing and want to hear real street rap with a catchy hook, Saint Louis' Mitch 3600 has you covered. 

The Midwest- native who created a buzz with his club anthem, "Money" featuring Boosie is back again with one of the Future-protege, Freebandz Casino. The two heavyweights…

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[Single] Mel Gates ft Butch Dot - Dear F#%K Boy | @tharealgates

NEW MEL GATES JOINT DEAR F#%K BOY FEAT BUTCH DOT OFF OF UPCOMING MIXTAPE "SECURITY BREACH" DOPPING THIS THANKSGIVING!!!!!! THIS IS FIRST SINGLE RELEASE FROM THE TAPE!!!

SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/iamgates/dear-fk-boy-main-feat-butch-dot…

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WilLocz x Johnny VII - "Ball"

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Rell Jerv - "For Pete's Sake"



Delaware's Rell Jerv and his production team, The Mak3rs, have recently dropped "For Pete's Sake".. a record that's sure to get heads bobbing this summer. It's an uptempo track, that still showcases Rell's signature flow. A flow that caught the attention of judges during his time on "The Four".. a show on FOX television last year.

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Black Lion Society x Nick Speed x Seven the General - "Top Tens (Remix)" (Video)

This record hit the city exactly when the city needed a summer anthem... The words in the verses embody the neighborhood...

"Top Tens (Remix)" is to Detroit what Jay Z's Empire State Mind is to New York. Top Tens Remix speaks of what it is to be a real Detroiter... highlighting only people raised in the city are aware of. Black Lion Society recruited Nick…

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SaVannah - "How I Do It"

SaVannah makes her debut today with a fresh new video single that is sure to have you reminiscent of the early 2000's. Don't get it confused, SaVannah is sure to throw her own twist on the new single but she also provides an R&B sound that was loved and adored during the early 2000's.

On top of that,…

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RYE. - T.T.M.N (Talk To Me Nice)

"RYE." Singer - Songwriter, Artist. Coming from (Scarborough) Toronto, Ontario. With the release of Pray Love Power in…
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Mason Monroe - "Coyote"

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Vee - "Sober" (EP)

Today, Siberian artist Vee released his EP Sober. His EP follows his 2018 mixtape Veemix and single “young & ballin”. Vee’s sound is totally unique. His soft voice coupled with the heavy bass line of his track gives way to an interesting contrast. Not only can Vee rap, but his voice carries a creamy and effortless melody seeking influence from…

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T-Mo - "Self Paid"

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[Single] Miala - What You Need | @stevestoute @unitedmasters @Bottom2thatop @Therealmialado1

WHAT YOU NEED by Miala https://open.spotify.com/track/57rGSDl73c77m7oZ55txLm?si=wE00zreXQc6BiOLH-ygTsQ

Fresh off the release of her debut singles "FNF" & "Eden". Canis Majoris Entertainment in conjunction with Diamond Studded Records release Miala 4th single "What You Need". Miala is set for a breakout…

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Money Mu - "Loaded" (Video)

Atlanta's Money Mu is the latest sensation to come out of The A with his money-making story-telling and infectious lavish lifestyle that fans can't get enough of. Buzzing off his new album, the fast-rising star campaign the new project with his new music video for the track, "Loaded".

Produced by Bizzie Made and directed by Keemotion, Money Mu shows off his…

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Video: Drego & Beno Ft. Dam Jon Boi, Dame Dot, BandGang & Shredgang - Slimed Out

The dynamic duo out of Detroit Drego and Beno are back at it again with another video release entitled “Slimed Out” featuring Dam Jon Boi, Dame Dot, BandGang and Shredgang. Watch above and be on the look…

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Sinatraa - We Gon Ball Freestyle ( Shot By (ASpikeZeekVision)

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NBJay follows his dream on new 5-track trap EP "Under Dog"



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Bobby Crillz - "How Real"

Rapper Bobby Crillz was born and raised in Perth Amboy, N.J. Crillz says his music is a direct reflection of how…
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Added by Boss on August 16, 2019 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Video: Cruch Calhoun - Monarch



Cruch Calhoun has quickly become one of the rising emcees from New Jersey's hip-hop scene. Originally from Roselle, NJ (aka Roselle USA), Cruch is making his mark on the East Coast hip-hop scene and has collaborated with the likes of Dave East, Smoke DZA, and Fatboy SSE. Cruch returns today with the first single off his… Continue

Added by Traps N Trunks on August 16, 2019 at 12:57pm — No Comments

How To Promote Your Music

Are you looking for a new way to promote your music? Are you tired of releasing your latest single only to find it at the bottom of the playlist?

The Music Industry Report has a solution for your music promotion needs. They touch on the psychology behind why people listen to certain songs and show you how to tap into that mindset.

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[Single] Mel Gates ft Butch Dot - Dear F#%K Boy | @tharealgates

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