Alus – Better

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Alus is the definition of a true artist. When it comes to her craft, she is involved in all aspects of her career. From writing the music, to recording herself, conceptualizing music videos, dancing and playing guitar and piano, Alus is your complete package.

The Jersey born songstress comes from a bloodline of musicians as her grandmother, a Juilliard graduate, was a successful touring violinist who played with Frank Sinatra’s The Rat Pack. Passing on a scholarship to Berklee College of Music to pursue her music career straight out of high school, Alus proved to be a force to reckon with after showcasing her abundance of potential at an early age.

Alus’ presence started to grow on the internet after releasing clips of her music garnering up thousands of supporters. After high demand to hear new music from her fans, who refer to themselves as the #AlusArmy, she released her radio single “Ordinary Girl”. The success of the record granted Alus the opportunity to work with Steve Rifkind and Russell Simmons’ company, All Def Digital.

Referring to her as a “natural born talent”, Vibe crowns Alus as “sure to become the next thing smokin’”. Performing on stages like SOB’s, Madison Square Garden, SXSW, and more, Alus is the all around entertainer; playing guitar and piano, dancing, and singing the songs she writes and records herself.

Because of her blossoming music career, Alus is the face of Angel Professional Paris, a haircare line. She has also partnered with brands like Neiman Marcus, Shape, Dr. Jays, and Samsung. Alus is also an animal activist for the ASPCA.

This young talent proves to be a star in the making. “I’m always working hard to make the vision I have a reality,” she says. And by her track record, we can expect to see a promising future.

Maine Event – 7 Days feat Scoopz

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Black Congress Music Group recording artist Maine Event has been making a name for himself in the game alongside his partner in rhyme Jay Burna and other members of the Black Congress family by flooding the internet and streets of Broward County with numerous amounts of mixtapes.

Myles Maleek ft. Raven Felix & DCM – It’s Gone Be You


Introducing Tkay Maidza

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Tkay Maidza burst onto the electronic music scene in 2014 with her debut EP Switch Tape. The Australian singer/rapper earned comparisons to established artists like MIA and Banks upon its release, and the singles “Switch Lanes” and “MOB” both made strong impressions on the charts. Maidza was born in Zimbabwe, but she and her family moved to Adelaide, Australia when she was five.

She went on to study architecture at the University of South Australia, but quit her studies to become a full-time musician. She was only 17 when she released her debut single, “Brontosaurus,” after taking part in an artists’ development program in Adelaide. Following on from the success of Switch Tape, Maidza set about recording her debut long-player. The lead single, “Carry On,” appeared in 2016 and featured Run the Jewels’ Killer Mike. The album, titled Tkay, was scheduled for release in January 2017. ~ Bekki Bemrose

Album: K’Valentine – Here for a Reason (2017)

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On a cold snowy day at a downtown Chicago hospital, K’Valentine made her entrance into this world. She served as an early Christmas gift for her mother. The news of her birth also excited her father, who at the time, was incarcerated in another state. At an early age, in spite of many family hardships, K’Valentine excelled academically and in the Arts. Anything associated with creativity was and still is her forte. As a little girl, K’s exceptional artistic ability was so evident that it’s no surprise that music became her life’s passion. When she discovered the power of hip hop, it became her first love. Soon enough, she was impressing friends and family with her vast knowledge about the world of hip hop.

K’Valentine began her lyrical journey by writing poetry to get out emotions she wanted to express. After a chance meeting with world renowned poet laureate Dr. Maya Angelou before she passed, K’Valentine was encouraged to practice until she mastered her craft. On the advice of Dr. Angelou, K wrote poetry non-stop, and those poems eventually transitioned into songs.
After reciting poetry at numerous spoken word events and receiving positive feedback, it was time for K to finally get in the booth. Shortly after, she released her debut project, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” 2011. Breakfast at Tiffany’s gave listeners their first look into K’Valentine’s heart. She wrote about personal subjects but she also wasn’t scared to get down and dirty on the microphone.

On Valentine’s Day 2013, K’Valentine dropped her second mixtape, K’Valentine’s Day, which picked up where Breakfast at Tiffany’s left off. In 2014, K’Valentine linked up with Javotti Media, a label owned by hip hop star Talib Kweli, and began to work on her third mixtape, Million Dollar Baby. Million Dollar Baby finds K’Valentine rhyming over tracks that are new as well as her versions of existing hits, giving the listener a well rounded perspective of a young lady that can lyrically spar with the best of them. You can also find K’Valentine’s contributions to the world of music on Javotti Media’s mixtape, The Cathedral, which placed K in the company of esteemed artists such as Big K.R.I.T. Joell Ortiz, Curren$y, NIKO IS and more. In 2015 K was featured on the joint album from Talib Kweli and 9th Wonder, Indie 500 and in 2016 she was featured on the latest Javotti Media’s mixtape, Awful People are Great at Parties, with production from some of the top names in the game including Kaytranada, Hi Tek and the late great J Dilla.

K’Valentine’s love for music has given her a calling, and she is here to answer that call. The music she makes is not just wonderful for the listener, but has also been her therapy to get through life’s trying times. As beautiful as she is talented, her experience is valuable and her voice is needed. Her debut album, Here for a Reason, is set to be released early 2017.

Eva Shaw – High (feat. Shaggy & Demarco)

Canadian born Eva Shaw is internationally recognized as an innovative multi-talent. She has enjoyed success in the world of fashion as a model before she made a name for herself in the music industry as a music producer, writer and DJ.

Eva Shaw began her career in New york city. She quickly began to expand all over North America, performing on the mainstage at music festivals such as Ultra , as well as landing residencies in premier nightclubs such as Hakkasan and Omnia Las Vegas.

The greatest kick off a producer could ask for , happened to Eva as her first release “Charizma” was signed by Calvin Harris to his own label Fly Eye which was also premiered by Tiesto on his world renowned “Club life” podcast. She quickly followed up with 2 more club hits, “Get Down” and “Space Jungle” (Spinnin Records) which both hit the Beatport top 10 immediately and have millions of views and plays on youtube , iTunes and spotify.

After this major kickstart, Eva released “Moxie” on Afrojack’s label WALL. The track was premiered on the mainstage at Ultra music festival in Miami . Her follow up records “N2U” with Showtek & Martha Wash (formerly of 90s mega group Blackbox) as well as “U” ,are both huge successes reaching the charts immediately and receiving huge support across the dance world.

2016 kicked off with Eva focusing her time in the studio. Expanding her sound and working with grammy winning writers and singers, Eva has music lined up and ready to go. Her first major label release will be on Sony Records , featuring Poo Bear who wrote Justin Bieber’s grammy winning song “Where are U now” and many other hit songs.

Eva will always have a love for fashion, and to add to this busy artist’s career, she recently announced an unexpected collaboration between her and Gstar Raw . “Eva Raw” consists of 7 pieces she and Gstar designed together which is meant to reflect Eva’s personality and style.

Samara – Do Right

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