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AJTheKid – Your Neighourhoodly Whiteboy

It’s funny how hitting a rock bottom can make you rethink, well, everything. Rapper AJTheKid almost quit making music when…

It’s funny how hitting a rock bottom can make you rethink, well, everything. Rapper AJTheKid almost quit making music when his mentor [rapper and CEO The Jacka] who was fatally shot by an unidentified gunman in Oakland in The Jacka had taken AJ under his wing and showed him as much as he could with the time they had. After a series of lows following Jack’s passing, he hit a bottom. After he was arrested for a crime [he didn’t do] he reassessed his life and his past/present choices. After a few more close calls, he decided to dedicate himself to his music — and it’s paying off. His EP — and it’s promo singles — Your Neighborhoodly White Boy, has made it to sites like This Is 50, amongst others.

Aside from music, he’s also an actor and model with a three-year non-exclusive contract with an agent who sets him up with commercials, modeling gigs, and TV shows in the bay area. Music, though, is his first love.

Take a listen to AJTheKid’s latest release, Your Neighourhoodly White Boy. If you’re feeling it, hit that share button! ALSO he’s currently on tour. You can check out the schedule here, and catch live!

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Texas MC K!NG Pablo has been producing beats and writing songs since the tender age of 12. Back in 2016,…

Texas MC K!NG Pablo has been producing beats and writing songs since the tender age of 12. Back in 2016, his career took a turn when he signed a one-year artist development deal with Bentley Records and exclusively signing a deal with Sonorous Records the following year.

 
His latest single “Blood On My Hands” is a story of letting go; of past (fake) friends, and all those who seek to hold him down. “I don’t like being forced to cut off friends — and if I have to I will do it all again,” he raps atop the the bouncy electronic-tinged beat shrouded in radio-ready appeal.

The song is an exciting look at what the MC has planned for 2019. Stream it, now.

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Muenster Drops Off His Latest Single ”Message”

Veteran Texas MC Muenster found inspiration for his sophomore full-length solo LP — via Gitmo Music — Weirdope in the…

Veteran Texas MC Muenster found inspiration for his sophomore full-length solo LP — via Gitmo Music — Weirdope in the contrast between our highly individual experiences and how those personal perspectives come together to fuel the motion of the whole. “Humanity’s organism-like interdependence,” he says.

Coming of Radio Dogpile, a project he described to AAHH as his opus back in June of 2016, the latest release is laced with futuristic, crunchy synth production, while finding balance in the classic hip-hop soundtracks of his youth — an era that the well-seasoned rapper and live venue mainstay holds near and dear to his heart.

The first single/video, “Message,” is a poignant piece of necessary dialogue, beginning with the sentiment that all the promotion of drug and crime culture on social media and music (which go hand in hand in 2018) distracts from the issues most plaguing the most marginalized within society.

According to the MC, the song sets the tone for the new project, which should be exciting for listeners looking for that realness.

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Chris B Skates Past Detractors On New Single “Still Up”

Lake Elsinore, California, native Chris B drops his lyrically scathing new single, “Still Up.” Without knowing the context — there…

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In essence, this is an anthem for putting people who are swirling with negative energy pn blast, as you skate past them on your sharp ascent toward bigger and better things — something Chris B, who has been dropping music for the past 18 years, knows all too well.

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Justin Don: Going The Distance

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It’s not entirely clear when his full-length Will Of The D is set to hit the streets, but thus far he has a foursome of tracks available on all streaming networks that show what he’s capable of. His music accurately paints the portrait of a young man in between graduation and forever, finding his footing one milestone at a time. The vibe is a little of everything; there’s blends of pop, hip-hop, world sounds, and bouncy sound beds that would find themselves at home in just about any playlist of top 40 tracks.

“Waves,” which he notes in a Vlog will be given a visual treatment shortly, is the theme song of a summer smoke out with the team; to date, it’s easily his biggest — see best — song. “Distance” is a close second. “The more chains I have on, the less I feel like myself,” he croons, again adding to this idea that he isn’t trying to be something he isn’t. This particular song is also a testament to the work he intends to put into this game.

At it’s best, it’s just insanely smooth, and perfect for anything involving positive vibes, barbequing, and summer nights. At it’s worst, it’s similar to a lot of stuff currently out there and doesn’t honestly put him on a different plane. However, whether that’s what he ultimately wants to do isn’t transparent. At only four singles in, he’s well on his way — and has enough quality to build himself a solid foundation.

Here’s to going the distance!

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