Stefflon Don, Skepta – Ding-A-Ling

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Dancehall/rap artist Stephanie Allen (aka Stefflon Don) switches between dancehall patois, grime verses, and honeyed vocals with ease and confidence. Originally born in Birmingham to Jamaican parents, Allen moved to the Netherlands at five years old.

Her family remained in Holland for nine years before moving to Clapton, East London when she was 14. As Allen grew older she knew she wanted to pursue music, taking on the initial strategy of covering other artists’ work and spinning it in new directions; the first two examples that got traction came in 2015, when Allen covered Wretch 32’s “Six Words” and Section Boyz’ “Lock Arff.” As Allen became noticed, she collaborated with a number of prominent artists, including Lethal Bizzle, Sneakbo, Jeremih, and Wretch 32 on his 2016 album Growing Over Life. 2016 also saw the release of her debut mixtape, Real Ting, which featured Jeremih returning the favor as a guest artist. As 2016 drew to a close, Stefflon Don was highlighted on the BBC’s Sound of 2017 list. The following year, Allen signed to Universal Music, whereby they created a new subsidiary, 54 London, and made her the first signee. Artist Biography by Liam Martin

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LOOK: Nicki Minaj graces the cover of PAPER Magazine

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Video: Victoria Kimani – China Love feat. R.City

Victoria Kimani, born in LA, originally from Kenya….started writing, recording and performing at 16, Lived in Nigeria her high school years, and Moved back to Nairobi, Kenya at 17…since then, she has been back and forth between LA, ATL, NY and London working with top artists and producers, perfecting and developing her musical and visual craft as well as writing for all sorts of signed artists around the world. In 2009 she joined a duo called Club Embassy and signed to Los Angeles Laker Ron Artest, released a mixtape called Diplomatic Immunity hosted by 50 cent’s DJ Whoo Kid, it got over 250,000 downloads and created a lot of Industry buzz…

In mid-2010 the duo split and began working on solo projects….Victoria has collaborated with International stars Ron Browz, Maino, Jadakiss, Dj green Lantern, Busta Rhymes, Mario Winans, Cassie, Lloyd, A.I (Japanese superstar) feat. Chris Brown & Diggy Simmons, Timati (Russian superstar) feat. Timbaland, White Nerd, Andy Chatterly, Pete “Boxta” Martin, Devyne Stevens,Konvict Music, Space Cowboy, Dawaun Parker, Diane Warren, and countless other Producers and Artists worldwide….

She was Nominated for two Channel O Awards for both singles and Performed on Africa’s Largest Live Award show as well, the Award nominations haven’t stopped rolling in since her single debut in 2013. Victoria has released her Mixtape “Queen Victoria ” available for free download now. Being the first Kenyan Artist on VEVO and a true trailblazer for African collaborations as well as a tastemaker for all things fashion & costume art/ makeup. Victoria’s creativity reflects in her visuals as well as her music.
She has been involved in the ONE Do Agric Campaign, as an Ambassador for Agriculture in Africa, collaborating with 20 other Artists on the continent, including Dbanj, Femi Kuti, Diamond and Fally Ipupa to name a few as well as joined forces with Michelle Obama & Bono in the “Poverty is sexist” campaign for women & girls living in poverty, she collaborated with other African female singers to create “Strong girl” an anthem supporting girls and propelling our leaders to support the girl child.

In 2015, Victoria embarked on an East African Tour in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, and has been a trailblazer to taking advantage of the beautiful continent of Africa by exploring different sounds and vibes in African music.

From being the most downloaded collab and featured artist on Coke Studio seasons 2 and 3, performed on stages all over the continent of Africa and the world, Malaysia, Canada, Houston, Atlanta, London, from 2015-2016 , becoming a musical force in not only her home country Kenya, but also Nigeria where she co-resides, and quickly budding in South Africa with recent collaborations with Absolut Vodka & Khuli Chana for “One Source” and “Love still” On the One Source EP to featuring on Tweezy’s Ambitions remix, which is nominated for a South African Hip Hop Award 2016.

Victoria has proven that her sound and style are Africa’s untold story, the story of the African girl in America, finding herself alone without family and redefining herself based on her culture, her bloodline, and her influences. “Relocating to Kenya from LA & ATL was a dream come true, but being bi-coastal in Africa and having a presence in Nigeria and South Africa has been the true eye opener on how high I can aim as an artist, ” I believe I am An International Star already, the World is just finding out one day at a time. ”

Selebobo – I Don’t Care (Official Video)

The names are Oku Udoka Chigozie a.k.a, Selebobo. Born into a Christian, musical & artistic family, he’s the seventh amongst 12 children and he is from Ukpo in Oranto village, Dunukofia L.G.A of Anambra State in Naija.
Not only is he only is he an artiste of Pure Sound And Visual Technology, Selebobo is also an Audio Producer and Sound Engineer. Interestingly, he is the producer of most of his songs.Surprisingly, the complex but simple Selebobo is not just an artiste, but also an artist. Meeting him with a pencil opens a whole new world of difference about this up-coming icon. Impossibility is one thing he doesn’t believe in and surely creativity lies in his blood. Thanks to the family line. He believes every song he writes to be a HIT. This down-to-earth and kind-hearted personality distastes provocation to the very least.When it comes to Selebobo’s stage performances,you don’t want to blink at all.As a break dancer,he drew more inspiration from his group, “SHADOWS”, that partook in the Malta Guinness Street Dance Africa Competition 2009.
He believes that all his inspiration comes from God and well nurtured by his Father, Mr.Goddy Oku, a well known guitarist and musician of the 70’s.He started recording at the age of 7 in his dad’s studio- Godiac Studios, in Enugu and when he clocked 12, he went into producing with his little Yamaha Djx keyboard.”YOYO”, his latest hit single by Selebobo featuring J.Martins, that registers to the mind at first hearing is bombarding the air waves, music channels and has received a copious amount of praise.Production credits: “Balance For Me” by Dipp, “Feeling This Rapper” by 2Shotz, “Ada Ada” by Flavour, “Johnny” by Yemi Alade, “Angelina” by Iyanya & Baci and many more!!!Anticipate Selebobo’s brand new hot single “ZaminA” dropping on the 31st of May 2013!!!UPDATE: Selebobo has now been officially signed to Iyanya and Ubi franklin’s Made Men Music Group (TripleMG)

Introducing Mazi Chukz

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Enjoy another Dope new fresh artist I came across on soundcloud! keep your ears and eyes open for this guy in the future, His name is Mazi Chukz with a brand new Afro beat single titled “Rotate”, which is produced by none other than Maleek Berry.

Trisha Kahn – Freaky B*tch


Not only Drake, The Weekend and Tory Lanez are doing it for #the6ix this summer. The SOURCE MAGAZINE calls her a Beast On The Mic. Also cosigned by Boi1da.net, Rapwave, Rapfest, Itsbizkit and thatsenuff.com this FemaleRapper/Alternative RnB Artist already has US attention. Toronto’s Very Own Trisha Kahn is beginning to get some serious attention at home and abroad with her 2016 debut single release “Bottom Of The Bottle” off the TRIPLE555EP.

She is now back with the 2017 EP Release on SPOTIFY entitled “NO CHILL” featuring her New Single “FREAKY BITCH” which is an up tempo club/radio banger .