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D.Hill adopts new moniker SC King™ as he attempts to put home state on the map

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AIKEN, S.C. – In SC King™D.Hill’s opinion, South Carolina has an absence of mainstream musicians. It’s in need of a flagship artist. And it’s his mission to fill that void. It’s his goal to be the South Carolina King.

Already dubbed the Aiken Ambassador, this fast-rising talent within the hip-hop world is turning heads all along the East Coast. With frequent…

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Hip-Hop Artist Legare Releases First EP in Honor of Late Friend

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Sometimes a pivotal moment in one’s life can redirect the entire path. For hip-hop artist Legare, this doesn’t stray far from the truth. Over a year ago, his dear friend passed away after taking his own life, which left the artist in shambles. As it was so unexpected, Legare battled waves of depression and began writing poems…

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Las Vegas Singer Alena Irubor Promotes Change in the World through Upcoming Album

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LOS ANGELES, CA – It’s rare that someone so young can change the world by their voice alone. Alena Irubor is a star on the rise, and plans to make a lasting impression on the world with her music. The 11 year-old received her start at age 5, which entirely makes her so mature for her age. After dabbling into singing and acting, she found her…

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Hip-Hop Artist Legare Releases First EP in Honor of Late Friend

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Sometimes a pivotal moment in one’s life can redirect the entire path. For hip-hop artist Legare, this doesn’t stray far from the truth. Over a year ago, his dear friend passed away after taking his own life, which left the artist in shambles. As it was so unexpected, Legare battled waves of depression and began writing poems…

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Nate Wavy sets positive vibe with new EP ‘Voices’

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BROOKLYN, NY – In certain circles, “Wavy” is a slang term for always being high. And while this is something that was once true of professional recording artist Nate Wavy, the word is actually more descriptive of his unique sound and style.

As an up-and-coming hip-hop artist out of Brooklyn, New York, Nate Wavy…

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The Force infuses strength gained from past tragedies into upcoming EP ‘On My Way’

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LOS ANGELES, CA – February 19, 2007 … not only is that the title of the final song on J.F. The Force’s new EP “On My Way,” it’s also the date his parents and older brother died in a car crash. At age 9, that was the moment that The Force’s life changed forever, but it was also the moment that propelled him toward an eventual career as a musician.…

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Smooth-voiced Doo Wop brings ‘Balance’ to the music scene with new EP

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WHITE PLAINS, NY – Everything in life is balance.

That’s the life motto of New York-based R&B artist Anthony “Doo Wop” Johnson. And it’s the focal point of his newest EP that dropped on Nov. 10 and is appropriately called, “Balance.” The project is a mixture of R&B and hip-hop with one song that features Styles P. And…

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Jump!n Juma blends ambient sounds with metalcore to create unique new genre

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DETROIT, MI – To say that Juma Muqaribu’s life has been tumultuous is a bit of an understatement.

His parents split soon after he was born, and he and his mother moved around a lot. His father died when he was 8, and his step father – Joseph Likowski – became a hug influence in his life. He introduced Juma to music, and then not…

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Don Rio Releases New Album “The Blue Hunnitz LP”

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Don Rio has been hustling in his music career all along the east coast. A New York native, Don Rio began pursuing music professionally around four years ago. After starting out as a hype man for a fellow artist, he realized his passion for hip-hop was something he could later harvest. Rio has opened for major artists such as Fabolous,…

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Don Rio Releases New Album “The Blue Hunnitz LP”

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Don Rio has been hustling in his music career all along the east coast. A New York native, Don Rio began pursuing music professionally around four years ago. After starting out as a hype man for a fellow artist, he realized his passion for hip-hop was something he could later harvest. Rio has opened for major artists such as Fabolous,…

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Small-town Louisiana native climbs ‘Out of the Mud’ toward success with new album

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MONROE, LA – LaQuintin Martez Jones – AKA Tez – remembers vividly the first time he started falling in love with music.

Growing up he had an older brother who would set up his computer in the front room of their house and mess with beats and freestyle almost on a daily basis. Tez remembers his brother’s friends coming over after school…

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Seattle Rapper and Producer Tarii Releases Full Mixtape Titled “Deep Sea

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Tarii may call Seattle home, but he might as well say the same for the recording studio. The talented rapper came upon his love for music like it was fate. He soon found himself surrounded by a group of people who shared the same passion, which is when he truly started “jamming and making music”, as he puts it. Tarii realized how…

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Mikey Smit’s new EP ‘You Don’t Know Me’ inspires world to embrace individuality

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Mikey Smit needs to make a statement.

Everything Obvious Evidence Isn’t Often.

It’s a tongue twister, that’s for sure. But it’s a statement that he knows is thought-provoking and should make people consider something that he’s trying to pass along to the world with his new album, “You Don’t Know…

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Rapper Zay Dougie Releases New Hot Single “Run Up”

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Hailing from Colorado Springs is talented rapper Zay Dougie. The new Fayetteville transplant has been taking music seriously for over a year now. The artist is accustomed to moving around the world, whether it be for his family or for his career. He began rapping over instrumentals, and crafted his own music in his spare…

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Added by Urban Threshold on November 28, 2017 at 12:48am — No Comments

New found talent for hip-hop helps Cleveland-based rapper turn life around

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CLEVELAND, OH – Living life on the west side of Cleveland, Ohio – on Bellaire West 130th area – is not easy. It’s one of the toughest places in the country. And so it should come as no surprise that someone like Juan G would grow up selling drugs and finding himself in trouble with the law multiple times over, including multiple stints in…

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Added by Urban Threshold on November 25, 2017 at 8:43pm — No Comments

Charleston-Based Singer to Release “Side Effects” Next Week

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Hailing from Charleston, South Carolina is singer and songwriter Joe Gallagher Jr., who has been perfecting his musical craft since age 16. Over the years, he has worked with many bands, as he sees the value in collaboration. Through this exposure, he received mild success in gaining a following from fans all over. The new Haven…

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Hip-Hop Artists Vinnies and Sean Clout Bring the Heat with “Papi Movements”

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LOS ANGELES, CA – The temperature in New York may be cooling down, but this is not the case when it comes to rappers Vinnies and Sean Clout. The two are bringing the heat, both individually and collectively, with their new music. The pair met in high school, and grew closer around their senior year. After realizing they shared a strong…

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Added by Urban Threshold on November 25, 2017 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Guap Tarantino takes first-hand education from cousin Future and creates incredible first album ‘Guap Mode’

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ATLANTA, GA – There are hundreds of budding hip-hop artists around the world who would give their left arm to be able to collaborate with a big-name artist like Future. Guap Tarantino had the good fortune of being Future’s cousin, and as a result he has spent the last 10 years getting a front-row seat to Future’s career. He has spent one-on-one time with the…

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Added by Urban Threshold on November 25, 2017 at 2:42am — No Comments

Professional jazz guitarist finds new life with folk rock, singer/songwriter genre

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LOS ANGELES, CA – After years as a professional jazz musician grinding out gigs just to pay the bills, Andy Waddell found himself in a dark place. But it was from out of that dark place that he would create something truly unique and wonderful.

At 31 years old, Waddell has been a jazz musician for more than a decade. A…

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Added by Urban Threshold on November 24, 2017 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Kansas City rapper puts own unique spin on trap rap

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KANSAS CITY, MO – DWalk is not your average trap rapper.

Using his own blend of melodies, DWalk – one of the hottest new hip-hop artists to come out of the Midwest – brings the “Killa City” slang to the genre in a unique way. He was inspired in his earlier life to do music when his uncle, Lil Zeus – from the Kansas City rap group Doe Boyz – was killed in a car…

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