I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t hestiant when Ioepned this email, but who knew Britney Spears’ “…Baby One More Time” could sound so sultry and soulful? Check out Melat’s latest cover of the 15-year old song.
Devine Carama has released new music, this time produced by longtime collaborator DJ Well Blended. “The Friend Zone” is a loose single, but Carama is still working on his forthcoming album, Believing in Forever.
“We’ve all been there. The one please that nobody wants to be, but a place you don’t mind hanging out around until you see the opportunity to get to the place that you really want to be. This song breaks down a situation where a guy is feeling a woman that has placed him in that dreaded “friend zone”, only for him to escape and find love with another woman.” – Devine Carama
Keke Plamer went from Akeelah and the Bee to A Beat Kee-lah. (Corny? Maybe…) With the launch of her BET talk show taking place in July, the fully-grown woman grabbed B.o.B. and released a poppy R&B track titled, “Ride This Beat”.
21-year old New Jersey soul singer Olawumi is not only working on her debut EP NOIR, but for the first time ever, is joining the music video world. Produced by Cloud Atrium, the Nigerian-American singer spent months planning out a video that would reflect her newest single, “5″. The clean visual is directed by Afrolombian Films and definitely offers a mid-week refreshment. (more…)
After releasing the internationally-set video “4500KM & Running” a few weeks ago, Vancouver’s Immerze is back with his latest single, “Diesel”. Produced by Toronto heavyweight producer Rich Kidd, Immerze raps over echoed vocals and heavy bass drums, while raggadocios lyrics and a smooth delivery push “Diesel” into high gear. The single will appear on his May 4th EP, Dayton Spokes.
Following up the recently released “Eww”, Young Thug grabbed a hold of IAmSu! to deliver his newest single, “OMG”. The track also features production from C4 and P-Lo, but is not the same version that appeared on Young Thugga Mane La Flare.
Fellow Ohio emcees Ray Jr and Stalley collaborate for a new track titled “Wit Sum Money.” Listen to the Da Kitchen-produced banger below.
Next week, Atlanta rapper Rome Fortune will unleash his Drive Thigs & Lies EP. Today, he teams up with fellow ATLiens PeeWee Longway and ShoMo for the second official single titled “Get That.” The track is produced by Dun Deal. Check it out below.