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Hass x BLKDMNDS – Madusa

“I unintentionally told my story, which is fine because that only added more raw emotion and depth to the record.”…

“I unintentionally told my story, which is fine because that only added more raw emotion and depth to the record.”

—Hass

RNB songwriter/singer/dancer, Hass, is a 22 years-old independent artist from Newark, New Jersey. By the way he moves, you can see that his biggest inspiration is Michael Jackson. Hass started out at the age of nine performing at local talent shows. By the time he was a teen, he had begun posting his cover songs on YouTube to enlarge his fan base. Recently, he teamed up with culture/lifestyle brand BLKDMNDS to release his latest music video, Madusa, off of his EP Overdue. So far, the video has had well over 46k views – and isn’t slowing down. The RNB track is inspired by Dirty Diana, which he made into his own version; it’s much darker and more melodic. He croons “I’m stuck in her illusion, I don’t know what I’m doing.” Paired with the video’s vintage VHS aesthetic, Madusa is a catchy hit.

I had the opportunity to ask Hass about the record recently. Here’s how he described it:

“Michael Jackson was the inspiration for it. I wanted to recreate Dirty Diana in a more up to date urban feel. My goal was to tell a story and go in depth about the woman. Similar to what MJ did with Dirty Diana. I used his storytelling guidelines and recreated it but, the funny thing is I unintentionally told my story. Which is fine, because that only added more raw emotion and depth to the record.”

My name is Nailah, but you can call me Neutral Jing. I am known for my vision, (what I like to call Neutral Vision). I have the ability to capture what you seek; the only side of you that you want your peers to see. I've always been passionate about photography, poetry and music. What most people do not know, is that I sing and write poetry. I am 22, and I love all types of music from RNB to Contemporary Gospel. I believe that any music that feels good, and sound fresh should be given as much of a chance as the music from your favorite artist.
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Gabby and Madi Re-Imagine Classic with “Swing My Way”

This week  Gabby and Madi serves up their rendition of K.P. and Envyi’s classic hit “Swing My Way”, with a…

This week  Gabby and Madi serves up their rendition of K.P. and Envyi’s classic hit “Swing My Way”, with a 2020 spin by producer justdoitBRISK. The teen duo have been blazing new trails with young audiences, delivering single after single in recent months. Check out their latest, “Swing My Way” here.

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Ill NyQuil Teams Up With 10cellphones For “Night”

Ohio’s Ill NyQuil collaborates with 10cellphones to show the world what it looks like when Ohio and North Carolina come…

Ohio’s Ill NyQuil collaborates with 10cellphones to show the world what it looks like when Ohio and North Carolina come together in their latest single “Night.” Catering to the vibe enthusiasts, “Night” is available on all platforms.

 

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Meet Mr. Levier: From Dubai to the Top of the World

While Dubai is known for its futuristic skyscrapers, exotic pets, homes and most expensive shit from the food to the…

While Dubai is known for its futuristic skyscrapers, exotic pets, homes and most expensive shit from the food to the iced-out vehicles. However, tourist attractions aside, I bet you didn’t know that the hottest spot in the world has a booming new music scene. As every megastar in Hip Hop flocks to Dubai for vacation, they always leave the hotspot with the name of the city’s #1 DJ, Mr. Levier coming out of their word of mouth as the man to know in Dubai. So, who exactly is Mr. Levier?

Born Isaac Jon Ode, Mr. Levier ascended to the top of the Middle East with a staggering DJ set and polarizing persona. Nightly, Levier performance the hottest sets in the nightlife that can be heard instantly throughout the world via word of mouth on social media. His undeniable sets have gained the attention of the biggest names in music visiting Dubai and praised the rising star for providing the soundtrack to best nights of their lives.

Dubai is known worldwide for its extravagant club scene. Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the capital of the Emirate of Dubai. The city’s population is 3.137 million and it’s safe to say that Mr. Levier is in the ear of a large percentage of the young adults with his infectious blends, impeccable perfect-timing and high-profile connections with the biggest stars in today’s music.

Now at the prominence of the city’s club scene, Mr. Levier’s current residence includes Base Dubai, Billionaire Mansion, 1 Oak Dubai, Toyroom and Secret Room. From music to sports, Levier’s clientele includes ASAP Ferg, Boxing Champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, Migos and many more. Along with stars, Mr. Levier is also most-sought-after by brands, controlling the crowds for globally-known brands like GAP, Vogue, Tommy Hilfiger and Reebok.

Solidified and co-signed, now it’s time for Mr. Levier to take his sound from out of the clubs and onto the charts. Along with the music, Levier’s sound is accompanied by an impeccable fashion sense also crafted by the mind of the style enthusiast. Embodying everything that makes a superstar, Mr. Levier magnetic attraction has generated a legion of fans worldwide, growing by the minute, patiently awaiting the next release.

Stream the new music by Mr. Levier below, courtesy of Mixcloud. And for more on Mr. Levier, follow the breakout star on Instagram and his official website.

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Big K.R.I.T. Joins Dear Silas for “I Got It”

Brilliant Mississippi minds unite with positive vibes as Dear Silas and Big K.R.I.T. team for “I Got It”, produced by…

Brilliant Mississippi minds unite with positive vibes as Dear Silas and Big K.R.I.T. team for “I Got It”, produced by Luke Sampson and Walter Newell. This track is available now on all digital platforms, and a Dark Brothers-directed visual will premiere this month.

“The song kinda came out of nowhere,” Dear Silas explains. “My manager sent it over and Krit liked it so much, he sent back a verse immediately. I canceled a trip and shot the official video on my birthday! This record was born from me feeling down and thinking I hadn’t progressed enough in my life, but listening to the track more and more made me feel empowered like, ‘I can really do this’. I want to encourage people who feel like giving up”

Dear Silas experienced success with his 2018 hit single “Skrr Skrr”, and released visuals from his album The Last Cherry Blossom throughout 2019. In the new year, the multi-talented musician, songwriter and visual artist will be revealing fresh sounds from his upcoming project, with more shows and more exciting adventures to be announced.

 

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