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CEO Chino Marley - "Make Em Believe"

Birmingham Alabama's Ceo Chino Marley released his new single “Make Em Believe” with accompanying visuals today. Co-produced by trusted collaborator SspikeTrap and WockBoy, the song’s melodic soundscape perfectly complements Marley's infectious vocals. “Make Em Believe" is available everywhere now, watch the video HERE.

The release of the “Make…


Added by Samhoody on April 23, 2020 at 6:22pm — No Comments

Momoh - "Ask About Me"

Minneapolis rapper Momoh released “Ask About Me” today. Premiered via Respect-Mag, “Ask About Me” is the first new offering from the midwest heavyweight since the release of “Wraith” ft. Moneyman last April. On the new track, Momoh describes his notoriety, explaining that, if asked, there’s a lot to tell. The emotive soundscape of the Daniel…


Added by Samhoody on April 22, 2020 at 8:47am — No Comments

18X - "New Energy" (Video)

A creative in house collective of Artist Producers & creatives based in London release a visual and audio track titled "New Energy". Which is self explanatory as they collectively express through bars the concept of the hook individually giving a different feel per verse which glues together nicely. 18x deliver a unique…


Added by Samhoody on April 17, 2020 at 8:09am — No Comments

HDBeenDope - "20k" (Video)

HDBeenDope released his new music video for “20K”. The Erikson Corniel-directed video is the first listen from his forthcoming project. “20K” is available everywhere, watch the video HERE.

“20K” showcases the difficulty of being a musician from the track’s opening line: ‘last month I made 20,000 dollars / how the fuck am I broke?’ The video…


Added by Samhoody on April 14, 2020 at 11:56pm — No Comments

Struggle Mike feat. Duffel Bag Hottie & Benny The Butcher - "Not 1 Boss"

Struggle Mike new single which features Duffel Bag Hottie and Benny The Butcher over a Trypps Beatz Production. Off his 2nd release coming May 5th called Da Wall is sure to be another hit album follow up his Great Escape album released just a few months ago.…


Added by Samhoody on April 10, 2020 at 10:24am — No Comments

Adrian Junior feat. Boogie Fre$h - "City Lights" (Live It Up)

"I knew this record would be special when I was recording it. It was just about complete but still felt like something was missing from it. On a random studio session with BiggBoo, my guy Boogie Fre$h came through to finish a record we were working on. I was playing City Lights when he walked in & he mentioned that he had an idea for it, which…


Added by Samhoody on April 9, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments

KSnS - "Bad Day"

Florida Rapper KSnS (@WhosKSnS) releases his new hard hitting single Titled ‘Bad Day’ Produced By Lezter & Evince Beats (@lezterbeats x @evincebeats) / Mixed & Mastered By Adam Lewis (@adamlewismixing) Artwork By @paulappaunl #BadDay is out now on all Platforms! Stream it on Spotify below & be on the lookout for the release of…


Added by Samhoody on April 8, 2020 at 9:48am — No Comments

Adrian Junior - "Bounce Back"

Bounce Back was recorded a little while ago & was almost set aside, not knowing where the record actually fit within the music world. After experiencing the losses of the late Nipsey Hussle & Kobe Bryant, it seemed like everyone lost a bit of motivation.

"It finally came to my mind that Bounce Back would be a record to help uplift…


Added by Samhoody on April 6, 2020 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Tamba Hali feat. Christoph The Change - "Whoa"

Liberian-born recording artist and former Kansas City Linebacker, Tamba Hali, released the latest Relumae Records single “Whoa” featuring Christoph The Change today. The Masterkraft-produced track perfectly underscores he and Christoph's percussive melodies. Christoph The Change is a Liberian rapper and songwriter, who…


Added by Samhoody on March 22, 2020 at 11:17pm — No Comments

TWNTY SVN - "Lies"

TWNTY SVN is a rising artist hailing from Atlanta Georgia that has been turning heads with his style and melodic trap sound. Previously performing under the name Kidd Steeze, TWNTY SVN has an accomplished track record as an indie artist including performing at industry renown festivals such as SXSW. In 2017 he also released a successful single titled…


Added by Samhoody on March 15, 2020 at 9:08am — No Comments

M.A.R - "I’m The Winner"

Connecticut’s own rapper M.A.R aka #Lightuppp is back with a new release titled "I’m The Winner" produced By Peter Monk. "The energetic beat & the message from the song will motivate you to WIN in life! My message has always been about motivation and never giving up on your dreams in…


Added by Samhoody on March 9, 2020 at 9:56am — No Comments


JDT Media GRP / Justin Designed That, LLC. artist and founder "JU$TIN" returns with "JDT SZN 4," an 11 track project exclusively produced by the DMV's own Mike "MDJ" Hunter, and mixed and mastered in Los Angeles by Gilbert "Gills" Valenzuela. The project features the singles "Ola," "This Is For (My Savages)," and the…


Added by Samhoody on March 7, 2020 at 10:24am — No Comments

Lord Ju - "ZOOvie"

Gone viral, as far as reaching hip-hop influencers in NY, Lord Ju released the highly anticipated “ZOOvie” and kept Boston on its toes. With quick hashtags and retweets of bars such as “the gang outside and they in go mode” being status updates and moods. The relaxed yet savage cadence and clever bars lived up to the hype. And the fearsome thing about…


Added by Samhoody on March 4, 2020 at 9:51am — No Comments

JU$TIN - "Affection" (Video)

"Affection" is the first music video from JDT Media GRP artist and founder, JU$TIN's upcoming "JDT SZN 4" project, that is exclusively produced by the DMV's own Mike "MDJ" Hunter. The song and visual explores the subject of depression and anxiety from an introspective point of view. The Bronx, N.Y. native holds himself…


Added by Samhoody on February 29, 2020 at 9:58am — No Comments

Zayside feat. PMO $howtime - "Caught Up" (Video)

Zayside puts on for his hometown of Seattle, WA with his new single “Caught Up” feat. PMO $howtime. The video was directed by Shay Royale and includes iconic shots of Zayside’s hometown.…


Added by Samhoody on February 27, 2020 at 8:18am — No Comments

Chief Tony & MeRCY - "Sophisticated Thuggery" (Album)

Ski Mask Music at its highest level of sophistication. MeRCY and Chief Tony reconnect for Sophisticated Thuggery, an album that find both rappers redefine their chemistry. Complete with heartfelt lyrics, hardcore beats, and rhyming prowess, they paint their masterpiece for the ears and minds alike. The album is overflowing with sinister bars, heavy…


Added by Samhoody on February 25, 2020 at 12:02pm — No Comments

CEO Chino Marley feat. Z Money - "New Wave" (Video)

Atlanta rapper Ceo Chino Marley released his new single “New Wave” featuring Gucci Mane signee, Z Money with accompanying visuals today. Produced by trusted collaborator SspikeTrap, the song’s wavy, melodic sound pallette perfectly complements both Marley and Z Money’s infectious vocals. The release of the “New Wave” video directed by Kaybee visuals,…


Added by Samhoody on February 7, 2020 at 9:50am — No Comments

Dave Lost - “See You In January” (EP)

Dave Lost is a new artist on the Toronto music scene who has just released his debut EP “See You In January”. The albums sound is dark with gritty synth production that meshes genres in creative ways. Eerie vocal effects and beats make for a solid first outing and provides new listeners with a perfect introduction.

Releasing on all streaming…


Added by Samhoody on February 6, 2020 at 9:29am — No Comments

Lil Moe Montana x Rio Dinero Mixtape (@getgoodgang @Samhoody @dj864)

01 CBE Smoke x Fooly x Rio Dinero x Lil Moe Montana - How We Coming

02 Rio Dinero X Lil Moe Montana - YA DIGG

03 Rio Dinero ft. Lil Moe Montana - Violent

04 Rio Dinero - Taking Risk (Lit Remix)

05 Rio Dinero X Lil Moe Montana - Young Niggas

06 Rio Dinero X Lil Moe Montana - Shootout

07 Rio Dinero X…


Added by Samhoody on February 4, 2020 at 10:44am — No Comments

Kalpee - "Paramin High" (Video)

Check out the brand new visual for Kalpee's track "Paramin High" off his debut EP 'Home'.



Added by Samhoody on February 3, 2020 at 11:56am — No Comments

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