Rapper Krizz Kaliko taps into his R&B roots for the soul barring track “Stop The World”, premiering on Billboard. The Strange Music signee recalls the period when he contemplated suicide last year and how his mental health shaped his upcoming album “Go”. He told Billboard, “The world felt like a big ride that I wanted to get off of. Life was not fun for me anymore.” My marriage was troubled, I didn’t know where my career was going. My mental health was greatly affecting me at the time. ” Krizz, born Sam Watson, also revealed that he checked himself into a mental institution to “See if there was a way to ease the pain mentally.” He added, “A lot of my fans feel this exact same way. That’s why my music helps them and keeps them from hurting themselves or even committing suicide. I think we all have this thought at one time or another. Music imitates life. Stop the world and let me off paints the picture. “. He also says to expect his next project to showcase his range as an artist. “Go” will be released on April 8. In honor of the weekly event dubbed #WavyWednesdays by A$AP Ferg and Migos take it to the trap for their latest single “Trap Anthem”. The ATL trio and the Harlem native drop bars about their deep pockets and jet setter lifestyle. Ferg has been releasing a steady stream of singles ahead of his upcoming album including the tracks “Spice Girls”, “Cut It”, and “New Level”, featuring Future. Brooklyn rapper Jay Bel returns with the single “Acid Lake”. The 20-year-old MC floats on a spacy beat, born out of a creative rut. During an interview with Billboard magazine he admitted that the song was written during a time when he needed inspiration. He added that the beat made him feel that he was flying/floating and that was what he needed. Jay Bel, a member of BK’s Sleepercamp collective along with Jimi Tents, and raised on a diet that included Eminem, Linkin Park, Limp Bizkit, A Tribe Called Quest and calyspso, a tribute to his Trinidadian roots, added that he considers himself a melting pot of influences. “Acid Lake” is the first single from Jay Bel’s forthcoming album “Bohemia”, scheduled to be released next month. The Illmore, one of SXSW’s most exclusive and popular events, will take place on March 17-19 at a new location near downtown Austin: Saengerrunde Hall and Scholz Garden. But there’s more. This will be the annual after party’s final sixth and final appearance. Sascha Stone Guttfreund, spokesperson for concert promoter ScoreMore Shows, told Billboard that it felt right. He and Mike Waxx of hip hop portal IllRoots founded the Illmore in 2011.