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Tobbylola

Music contributor in NYC. Work and you’ll get what you need; work harder and you’ll get what you want.

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Tobbylola

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Blckfriend Shares New Visual For “Robbery”

By Tobbylola // 22 Sep 2022

Rising from New York City, blckfriend has combined many genres to create a style that is distinctly his own. These elements also shine through in his live performances and experimental filmmaking, which have helped him not only accrue an audience on DSPs but also on socials, where he avidly posts freestyles to keep his fans engaged. Before signing with Babygrande Records, blckfriend had fully immersed himself in his artistry, weaving hip-hop, rock, punk, and grunge into his sound and style.   “It is rare to find an artist with multifaceted talents like blckfriend. When you see an artist live and he raps, sings, and plays the guitar it’s something special,” says Babygrande Founder Chuck Wilson.  This month, the aspiring artist released his official debut single “Robbery” and the supporting visuals. The music video for “Robbery” depicts the same talent and mystery that the track conveys. Directed by Jack Rottier, who is best known for shooting a handful of Yeat’s best performing music videos, the visual takes viewers to an urban landscape where villains and thieves move through the night. His ability to combine clever wordplay with off-kilter harmonies and rhythms, and dissect a beat while also delivering catchy flows. His talent truly shines …

Soulja Boy Releases The Music Video For “Bust It Down”

By Tobbylola // 21 Sep 2022

Grammy-nominated artist Soulja Boy has released his new single off his album “Soulja World 2” called “Buss It Down”. You can watch his latest video below.

Young Devyn Recruits Fivio Foreign for “Outside”

By Tobbylola // 21 Sep 2022

Young Devyn aka Baby Goat is a rising artist out of Brooklyn, New York who has been putting on for her city for some time now. At 20 years old, she has already received praises from industry heavyweights including Nicki Minaj, Waka Flocka, and Jermaine Dupri. What makes Devyn special is her Caribbean background mixed with hip-hop and R&B. Her versatility allows her to bring a different sound to each record she comes across. The rising emcee’s polished delivery, profound lyrics, effortless flows, and infectious melodies deserve to be recognize as one of the most exciting sounds coming out of NY right now. On September 16, Devyn announced that her sophomore studio EP Baby Goat 2 will be released on September 23 via 4TH B’WAY/Def Jam Recordings. Along with this announcement, she also shared her new single “Outside” featuring Brooklyn rapper, Fivio Foreign. “This song with Fivio and I represent another legendary link-up for New York City and a new beginning for the industry. As the next one coming up from my city, I feel like I represent a fresh start, a new lane, and ‘Outside’ is gonna show that all you have to do is be yourself and watch how you …

Lyrical Lemonade Premieres: UFO Fev – Wash The Bills

By Tobbylola // 21 Sep 2022

Spanish Harlem-born emcee UFO Fev is bringing back real rap with his new single “Wash The Bills.” The rising artist teamed up with up-and-coming producer Finn to create a record with hard-hitting wordplay and a gritty delivery style. Directed by Selva Films, Fev takes us on a journey through his neighborhood in a luxury sports car along with Finn as he recipes his signature hip-hop sound that has been regarded by many as an homage to the Golden Era, but with a modern twist. “Wash The Bills” is the first single from the rising artist’s upcoming project Blood On The Bills set to release on October 7. “The reason Wash The Bills was first was a mutual decision between the producer Finn and myself. This project has a lot of topic based records, where I dive into things like taxes for example,” he explained. “I have a record with Ty Farris that’s based around the idea of Uncle Sam being an actual person who collects debts. Stuff like that led us to Wash The Bills which was more braggadocio.” Growing up, Fev studied artists like Big Pun, Jay-Z, and Beanie Sigel. His father was a part of the dance/pop group …

612.Light – Paralyzed

By Tobbylola // 20 Sep 2022

Music can be used in one daily life as an effective form of therapy to provide an outlet for emotions. As an artist, writing music has the power to channel our emotions into a song that can now resonate with millions of people around the world. 612.Light from Cleveland, Ohio used his music to discuss broken relationships and messy situations he experienced during his childhood that one could only imagine. Deeply influenced by the late Juice Wrld and Iann Dior, the rising artist has developed a wave of his own. Since releasing his singles “Killbunk”, “Lil Shock”, and Gee Hues, 612.Light has gained thousands of fans and streams. Earlier this year, he shared his latest track “Paralyzed” featuring Killbunk. “On my track Paralyzed featuring Killbunk, I expressed the path it took me to get to the top. I’m basically saying that they are “paralyzed” to see that I actually made it and this is my reality now. While there is no time for visuals, me and my team are avidly working on putting together a banger for all to enjoy in the near future.” he stated. The melodic record did a wonderful job showcasing his dynamic sound and vibrating hook. …

Get Your Dose Of Big Venti Today, Listen To His Latest Album, “Party Hills”

By Tobbylola // 20 Sep 2022

Big Venti has finally graced us with new music and we are here for it. Party Hills from the LA artist, is the perfect album to get us hyped up and ready to take on anything that comes our way.  When it comes to making music, Big Venti is all about style. His unique blend of double-time flows and mellow tones is unlike anything you have ever heard before. His clever wordplay is sure to put a smile on your face. Party Hills is a recognition of his influences, including Rick Ross, DaBaby, and Tyga. But make no mistake, Venti is a super-talented artist with a sound all his own.  “I felt really good after recording the first track for my album, “Famous Neighbor.” I feel like I tapped into a new level of energy and creativity that I hadn’t experienced before. So, I decided to challenge myself to see if I could keep that same energy going by recording a new track every day for 10 days straight. That’s how Party Hills was born!” he exclaimed. Party Hills has been making waves since its release. The album charted at number 4 on iTunes Top 100 Hip-Hop/Rap and number 41 on iTunes Top 100 All Genres, …

BabyK Osama Shares Before I Break Through Ep

By Tobbylola // 19 Sep 2022

BabyK Osama is a rising rapper from Jacksonville, Florida who deserves your attention this year. With so much new talent coming out of Florida, the 19-year-old has developed a unique style unlike anyone else. Writing became an outlet for BabyK while he was incarcerated and led to him debuting his single “Michael Phelps Son” upon his release. Shortly after, he released his next tape BabyK 2, in early 2022, featuring the notable single “No Drive By’s”. The Simple Stupid Records signee consistency has already created an impressive catalog in a short span. On September 9, BabyK Osama shared his sixth new project since 2020 Before I Break Through, with features from Yungeen Ace, Doe Boy, OMB Peezy, and Jdot Breezy. This project has something to offer everyone with heavy-handed drill songs, somber and reflective cuts, and party-jumping records. “I had “Dirty Dancing” planned out for a while and when I dropped it as a single, it didn’t do what I think it should’ve––so I decided that Ace would go perfect on the remix,” he emphasized. “So, we got it in motion and it came through exactly how I expected it to be. This Fall, I got plans on dropping at least …

Roc Nation Announces Signing of Brooklyn Rapper HDBeenDope Along With His Latest Single “Wake Em Up”

By Tobbylola // 19 Sep 2022

Hailing out of New York, HDBeenDope is building a name for himself with his incredible storytelling skills and wide range of talent. Greatly influenced by some of Hip-Hop’s biggest artists such as Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, and J. Cole, HD’s hard-hitting lyricism and creative vision have landed him in a lane all by himself. HD’s 2019 singles “For the Record,” “Rev Run” and “Cayman” have generated millions of streams across all streaming platforms, including nearly 6.2 million views on YouTube alone and over 264,000 monthly listeners on Spotify. One of his biggest singles to date “Byrd,” has accumulated 8.3 million views on Youtube since releasing on April 29, 2019, and amassed over 25 million streams and counting. His hard work has not gone unnoticed either. As of September 8, the Brooklyn MC announced his new record label deal with Roc Nation. “I’m a writer and artist from Brooklyn signed to Hov. Those of you who love hip-hop like I do understand how special that is,” HDBeenDope said. “I’d love to tell you it just happened out of nowhere but the truth is the intent has been consistent through and through. I think they call that serendipity. I’m here for legacy, living …

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