St. Louis-native and Chicago transplant, Sean Deaux is back on our pages today to unveil a new single titled “Persona” featuring none other than Qari. The two budding talents mirror each other in delivering low register raps that resonate the tracks dark, smokey, bass-driven production, all the while capturing the sensual energy of a relaxed late night at the club. This is Sean Deaux’s first release of the new year following his seven-track album, Vice City 2, released in late December of last year, and if not anything else, it should act as a warning of just how much success he’s ready to see this year. The THEMpeople member is clearly looking to build on the momentum he built in 2018 with his new single, with “Persona” a clear indication that we have a lot to look forward to from Deaux in 2019. Listen to the new song below and make sure to show love by following the singer-songwriter and producer on Twitter and Instagram.
It’s always important to keep your eye on what’s going on in the music scene across the pond. Our latest fascination, Adreyn Cash, is creating powerful R&B filled with heavy production contrasted by his sharp vocal ability. His newest single, “Gravity,” truly captivates on all fronts; songwriting, singing and production. Cash’s voice is the first thing you hear over a subtle set of drums as the track begins, until exploding into the song’s full production that is lead in by Adreyn’s masterful crescendo. This is Adreyn’s first release of the new year following his two-track release, “Breathe / Strange Fruit,” in early August of last year. His knack for releasing quality records undoubtedly places Adreyn Cash as an artist to pay attention to. Listen to his new single, “Gravity” below and make sure to show love to the U.K. vocalist on Twitter and Instagram!
Asiahn has released the first visual from her newly released album, Love Trains 2. The new video for her song, “Like You” follows Asiahn around through a neon-lit night out on the town surrounded by friends and possible love interests. The soulful R&B singer-songwriter delivers on her cinematic performance captivating us from a vocal and visual standpoint. The new video is a clever combination of both cinematic and homemade shots. Interchanging between two different forms of shots, Asiahn is able to draw parallels between the video and her career. Make sure to keep an eye on Asiahn as she is sure to deliver more cinematic visuals that please in more ways than one. Check out Asiahn’s new video for “Like You” below and leave us your thoughts in the comment section!
I have the pleasure of introducing the Lyrical Lemonade community to an extremely talented artist by the name of HeyDeon. Combining all the best elements of hip-hop and R&B, HeyDeon creates a hybrid style that can only be found by listening to his music. His newest single, “Dreams,” is a reaffirmation of his hustle and the reasoning behind all the moves he has been making up until this point. The track begins softly with a set of piano keys leading it in until a faint bass kicks in providing the necessary bounce to the uplifting anthem. This is the Eastside Long Beach MC’s latest offering since his last project, Long Story Short, released in late November of last year. Listen to HeyDeon’s new track below and make sure to leave us your thoughts on the Long Beach artist in the comment section!
Young M.A. sets the tone for 2019 with her new “Bake” freestyle. Coming through with a lethal set of bars, Young M.A. delivers a fiery set of verses over the classic Clipse “Grindin” beat. The freestyle playfully jumps between shots of M.A. rapping directly to the camera and transposed effects that reference lines in the freestyle. Clearly, Young M.A. has been waiting and plotting for her takeover of 2019 after releasing a series of singles and jaw-dropping features during the majority of last year. The year has only just begun and we are already overly anxious to see what Young M.A. has in the vault for us. Keep watching the moves M.A. is making and look out for other visuals and possible singles from the gifted Brooklyn MC. Watch the new freestyle from Young M.A. below and tell us how your rating the freestyle in the comment section!
Only The Family Involved members Park Hill and OTF Ikey join forces today in their latest music video for “Let It Rain.” The introspective rap ballad comes from the second volume of the Only The Family Involved collaborative project released in late December of last year, and taking the music world by storm, it can certainly be said that this crew is ready for a prosperous 2019. That said, the new visuals open up with scenes of Park Hill speaking on the pain and struggles caused by street life. With a cameo from label founder, Lil Durk, Park Hill and OTF Ikey delve into their soul to deliver a powerful performance, and as a result, the DIY style of the video brings forth a personal aspect that really hits home. With “Let It Rain” as the North Star, make sure to keep a look out for more visuals from the Only The Family label mates in the near future. In the meantime, watch the new video from Park Hill and OTF Ikey below and make sure to leave us your thoughts in the comment section!
Easily one of the hardest working producers in the game right now, Kenny Beats linked up with Power 106 to talk about the creation of some of the biggest songs of 2018. The Connecticut native breaks down what he needs in the studio and shares stories of the creation of records like Rico Nasty’s “Countin Up” and Ski Mask the Slump God’s “Foot Fungus.” Hearing the creation behind some of the biggest tracks of last year puts into perspective the creative process from a producer’s standpoint and how certain record’s are happy accidents. There is no doubt that Kenny Beats is going to slow down by any means and is only just getting started. Watch the new interview with Kenny Beats below and tell us your favorite story in the comment section!
Atlanta’s own, Niko Blue returns with a double release of singles that are guaranteed to get you grooving. The two new songs are a follow up to Niko’s last album, Me, You and Summer, released in mid May of last year. The first single, “Come Dance” exudes the song’s title from the moment it begins. A series of drums and tambourines sets the groundwork for Blue to serenade using a conversational style to push the song’s groovy bass-line along. Niko Blue’s second single, “Out of Love,” continues to build on the momentum with club style production. Niko’s ability to create dance ready records that combine hip-hop, R&B and pop is something to admire. Don’t be surprised if we see Niko making major headlines in the near future. Listen to the two-track single release from Niko Blue below and make sure to leave your thoughts in the comment section!