R&B Spotlight: WY@-Brent Faiyaz

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Singer Brent Faiyaz returns with his new single “WY@.” The track, which was produced by Dpat, Otxhello, Berg, Anthoine Walters and Jonathan “Freeze” Wells, is all about the false comfort found in casual hookups. Check out “WY@.”

Inside The Industry: New Music From Taite Imogen-Here

British singer Taite Imogen just released the 5-track EP “Jordan Year”, which is named in connection with the impressive legacy of NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan and is also representative of an individual’s life goals when they enter their 23rd year of life. One of the standout tracks on the project is “Here.” Listen to “Here” below.

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Ronny J Releases Long-Awaited Album Charged Up

Ronny J, the acclaimed producer and artist, has dropped his highly-anticipated sophomore album, Charged Up! This album is a testament to his creative genius and serves as a significant step in his journey as a solo artist.

Following his debut album “Jupiter” released in 2020, “Charged Up!” presents Ronny J’s evolution as an artist. The album features captivating tracks with artists like Wiz Khalifa and a special verse from the late XXXTENTACION.

Renowned for his exceptional production and songwriting skills, Ronny J has worked with iconic artists such as Eminem, Kanye West, Roddy Ricch, and Juice Wrld, leaving an indelible mark on the hip-hop scene. His signature tags, “Oh my God, Ronny!” and “Ronny J, please turn me up,” have become iconic in their own right.

With “Charged Up,” Ronny J is reasserting his prominence in the music industry and pushing boundaries as a creative powerhouse. The album is now available for streaming on all major digital platforms, showcasing Ronny J’s unrelenting passion and talent. Check out the album art below.

Toosii Collaborates With PARTYAT4 On To Da Moon Remix

Milwaukee’s shining star, PartyAt4, continues to light up the music scene, and his breakthrough single “To Da Moon” is now poised for even greater success with the release of its official remix.

This scorching track initially captured hearts and airwaves, securing a spot on the Billboard Top 30 Rhythmic Charts. Now, it’s received an electrifying boost with Toosii, who contributes his own mesmerizing verse, creating a harmonious fusion that’s bound to get your head nodding and feet moving.

“To Da Moon” is a tribute to PartyAt4’s devoted fans, his “Day ones.” The song masterfully blends hip-hop beats with authentic, soul-stirring lyrics, delivering an exhilarating musical experience.

PartyAt4 is more than just a musician; he’s a multi-talented artist with skills in singing, songwriting, and production. What’s more, he’s about to make his mark in the fashion world with his brand, “Tomorrow Dies.” And he’s hitting the road, joining Jacquees for the ‘Sorry For You’ tour, kicking off on September 29. The tour spans 29 cities, including Detroit, Los Angeles, Orlando, Austin, and New York. Tickets are available now.

As if that’s not enough, fans can look forward to PartyAt4’s highly anticipated mixtape, “How Dare You,” set to drop this week on all major DSPs, including the renowned mixtape site, LiveMixtapes.

PartyAt4’s star is on the rise, and he’s well on his way to global recognition. Listen to “To Da Moon” remix below.

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R&B/Hip Hop Fresh Picks Of The Week

Between Megan Thee Stallion and Beyonce’s first live performance of “Savage”, a new album from Doja Cat, and friction between Drake and Charlamagne the God, it’s been a characteristically hectic week for hip hop; but there’s also been some excellent music released over the past seven days. The Fresh Picks listed below highlight some of the boldest and most exciting new sounds across R&B and hip hop. From Sexyy Red’s ode to dreads to moody R&B midtempos from TA Thomas, Jean Thomas and SZA. Check out this week’s Fresh Picks below.

Sexyy Red, “Shake Yo Dreads”

The Hood Hottest Princess continues her year-long streak of grimy bangers with this delightfully rowdy ode to dreads. Stuffed with hooks at every turn, Sexyy effortlessly embodies the spirit of Waka Flocka Flame with her seemingly endless arsenal of party rap bangers. “F—k the opps, f—k the opps, f—k the opps/ You the cops, you the cops, you the cops/ Gimme top, gimme top, gimme top/ “B—h, I’m hot, b—h, I’m hot, b—h, I’m hot,” she chants over the Kat Lightning & AyoCBass-produced beat. Words to live by.

Jean Dawson & SZA, “NO SZNS”

Fresh off a pair of collaborations with Drake (“Slime You Out”) and Justin Bieber (an acoustic “Snooze” remix) last week, SZA returns with a featured turn on Jean Dawson’s “NO SZNS.” Built around a dry acoustic guitar and shimmering reverb-drowned background synths, Jean and SZA deliver a wistful, plaintive ballad about the ever-present warmth of California. Somewhere between Frank Ocean’s “Biking” and the guitar-centric soundscape of Steve Lacy’s Gemini Rights, “NO SZNS” is perfectly engineered for a late-night drive.

Byron Messia, “Mad Dawgs

Still riding high off the global success of his breakout summer hit “Talibans,” Byron Messia keeps the momentum going with the new single “Mad Dawgs.” Released alongside the announcement for his forthcoming Sad & Famous album, “Mad Dawgs” finds Byron relaying snapshots of life in his native St. Kitts over his now-signature blend of soulful ad-libs, a nimble dancehall flow, and a percussive beat that combines elements of Afrobeats and traditional dancehall drum patterns with a touch of piano.

Chris Patrick, “Slide On Me”

Over an unassuming arrangement, anchored by acoustic guitar and accented by lush strings and 808s, Chris Patrick coasts across “Slide On Me” with an air of effortlessness that’s truly captivating. The laidback production and his prickly high-speed flow shouldn’t work together as well as they do. “And she wanna slide on me/ Take the night off and ride with me/ Is you down? Take a dive with me/ 21 questions, I’d ask you right now/ Is you down to die for me?” he sing-raps — a pitch-perfect lead into cuffing season.


JELEEL! has basically become synonymous with zany, rambunctious bite-sized bangers, and that formula remains intact on “GFU!” Across what is essentially an interlude, JELEEL! squeals, whines, shouts and raps over this rage rap-meets-Jersey club banger about, well, getting f–ked up. He’s somehow able to teeter on the very edge of absolute mania for the entirety of the track, never slipping too far in either direction. From the way he plays with different pockets of his voice to the way he warps his intonation to match whatever studio filters are put over his vocals, JELEEL! harnesses a special balls-to-the-wall energy that holds the song together.

Karri, “Lemonade”

So far in 2023, Karri has kept fans enthralled with his slow-burning heaters, including “Only U” and “3 AM in Oakland.” Fresh off a newly-inked deal with Interscope, he drops off his sweet-sounding record “Lemonade.” Scripting sugary lines like, “She’s a tall glass of lemonade/ She’s exactly what I need,” Karri looks to mesmerize his female listeners with his dulcet delivery on this latest release.

TA Thomas, “Bad for Me”

After releasing a fistful of songs, including “June 15,” “W.I.A.(Where I’m At),” and “Pros and Cons,” singer TA Thomas goes on a full-fledged exploration of love, self-discovery, and healing on his debut EP Caught Between 2 Worlds. From dealing with an internal tug-of-war on “Bad for Me” to combating trust issues on “Truth Is,” TA Thomas carves out a soul-stirring effort for his rookie project.

Hip Hop Pick Of The Week: Go Off-Doja Cat

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Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini, known professionally as Doja Cat, is an American rapper/singer from Los Angeles, CA. She began her career by making and releasing music via Soundcloud as a teenager. Her single “So High” caught the attention of Kemosabe Records and RCA Records, with which she signed a joint record deal before releasing her debut EP “Purr!” in 2014. She recently released the album “Scarlet.”

R&B Pick Of The Week: Don’t Buy Me Roses-Alina Baraz

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Russian-American singer/songwriter Alina Baraz takes center stage with her new single “Don’t Buy Me Roses.” The track, which was co-written by Baraz, Los Hendrixx, Col3, and Lophiil, is all about what happens when you get lost in a relationship. But as you make plans to leave, your partner tries to make up for their long periods of mistreatment with surface acts instead of doing the deep work required to repair the broken bond. “Don’t Buy Me Roses” is the follow up to the single “Keep Me In Love”, which was released in August. Check out “Don’t Buy Me Roses.”

DJ Premier Releases Beats That Collected Dust Vol. 3

If there was a Mount Rushmore for producers, DJ Premier would surely be one of the faces etched in stone upon it.  Over the last three+ decades, DJ Premier has cultivated an impeccable resume and has done so with a wide breadth of collaborators encompassing many different genres.  Undoubtedly, DJ Premier is a true innovator, one who has not only created timeless music, but one that has both shaped and moved the culture forward. 

In a career full of milestones, DJ Premier keeps adding new ones, as he was just nominated for a Latin Grammy Award for his collaboration (as a featured artist and producer) “Le Pido A Dios” with Feid and starred in a time-traveling, five-decade spanning commercial with Don Toliver which MTV used to segue-way into the recent VMA’s 50th Hip Hop Anniversary tribute performance. In 2008, Premier released the first volume of Beats That Collected Dust, which over the years has become a fan favorite due to the series’ personalized nature; these aren’t random instrumentals that are culled together, these are productions that DJ Premier produced specifically for other artists that ended up not being used.Though it’s been over a decade (Beats That Collected Dust, Vol. 2 was released in 2011) since he released a volume, DJ Premier has now surprise released Beats That Collected Dust, Vol. 3, a brand new installment of beats; each one with its own unique origin story, from who they were initially produced for, to why they ended up collecting “dust.” “I like unique releases and Beats That Collected Dust is so unique.  I also love the process of titling a project.  I’ve always been responsible for titling all the projects I produce, and Beats That Collected Dust is so fitting” DJ Premier reveals.  “The format is an original tool, just like talk beds, freestyles, writing verses, and just plain listening.  I decide when to release these instrumental volumes when they reach the stage of collecting dust.  So here we are; Beats That Collected Dust, Vol. 3 is here and vinyl has arrived.”These beats are dusty, but they still bang!DJ Premier’s Beats That Collected Dust, Vol. 3 is now available via TTT Records.You can now purchase, stream, add, and favorite Beats That Collected Dust, Vol. 3 at your preferred DSP: https://ingrv.es/beats-that-collected-ih5-5Beats That Collected Dust, Vol. 3 TRACKLISTING:WooWooWooReallyKelly BEiht 45Climb MaxHere We GoHayeBah DahBogartThe CanDee Ell PBark ‘N GrowlSpaced Dem NoShy RolePerc PadBobbleIn MoeEpisode 207 ***All Tracks Produced By DJ Premier