Category Archives: Hip Hop

Hunter The Artist. Hunter The Activist, There’s No Stopping Him

Some activists write an article, some protest outside important buildings, however Hunter Blue is connecting with the human race by recording his own track, ‘So Gay’.

 

The release of this song is something that will be greeted with open arms, especially with the eclectic mix of modern pop music with Hunters deep, raspy voice. However, this song has been long in waiting as Hunters life consisted of early oppression as he was born in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, Eastern Africa, an area in which it is illegal to be homosexual.

With the goal of pursuing his artistry, Hunter then moved to London, where he studied, and would later record the track ‘So Gay’.

The song also have 2 different remixes that are set to be released soon. 1 of which is a bloodhound gang type pop disco influenced remix, in addition remix number 2 is more of a house track with a thick and heavy beat pacing through.

The overall intent of the tracks is to create awareness for the LGBTQ community, and I think this is a great start.

Be sure to check them out:

Website: http://www.hunterthevoice.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Hunter-Hunter-126407388048990/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/HunterTheVoice
Instagram: hunter.the.voice
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3eJ-jIzxaZ2ahFwDiva9dA?view_as=subscriber

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Crack Of Dawn Set To Release Brand New Album ‘Spotlight’

Welcoming back to the stage, Crack of Dawn! 

After years away from the ‘Spotlight’, this group of highly talented and skilled musicians have recorded and are set to release their latest album, which promises not to disappoint.

The collective minds of musicians Alvin Jones, Greg Gooding, Carl Harvey, Michael Dunston and Trevor Daley have joined forces once again to bring fans a bit of funk back into your lives.

Even Though they are drawing style from their early days, Crack of Dawn are also using new era funk and pop, each member providing musical experiences they have had throughout the years. Little nods to artists such as Bruno Mars, Earth, Wind and Fire and Parliament Funkadelic are heard throughout, even though Crack of Dawn still keep it fresh and make it their own.

With a eclectic mix of tracks this new addition to the world of Crack of Dawn is a great and worthy piece that fans and music listeners everywhere will love.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoNzxEP5sJc
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CrackofDawnBand/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crackofdawnofficial/?hl=en
Website: https://www.crackofdawn.ca/

 

Souli Roots Is Saving The World, One Song At A Time

 

World Peace Expression’, The latest single from singer-songwriter Souli Roots, who’s appearance on 2013’s X-Factor has cemented a place for Souli to work her way up.

Souli’s positive spirit and can-do attitude is more than a great tool to help her gain success, with her aim to not only enter the charts, but to dominate over everyone else, and to make her new track the Christmas #1 of 2017.

“I will die trying to achieve my dream as an Ambassador of world peace through my music,
I will never give up
I won’t give up” Explains Souli.

After the recent release of Drum and bass song ‘This is the place’ in 2016, she is ready for more than her impressive 19k views on YouTube. And to get there, Souli has had to blend together a diverse mix of musical inspirations and styles, ranging from sounds reminiscent of African instrumentation, to Bob Marley inspired melodies, Souli is pulling out all the stops to help bring peace through her words and music.

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/souliroots
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/search/results/world%20peace%20expression
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/souliroots
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/souli.roots.1
Twitter: https://twitter.com/souliroots
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/souliroots34/
Website: www.souliroots.co.uk

 

Celebration Of Life: How Jungle, Drum And Bass Artists Are Coming Together For Celebration

 

A mass mix of different artists are uniting for charity, with a mother of 2 spearheading this monumental campaign.

Charlene Mulhern, a mother of 2 has a mission, to bring happiness to all, and with her attitude, its more than possible. Charlene has a son, Jaden, and a daughter, Taya. Jaden has an incurable progressive brain disorder, and Taya has PTSD, autism and Asperger’s.

With these circumstances, Charlene has decided to make it known, that there is help, and that even though some journeys are hard, there is support available.

In an attempt to get this message as far as possible, Charlene’s never give up attitude has attracted attention from artists that range from jungle to Dance to Drum and Bass. Artists include General Levy, Ragga Twins, Tippa Irie, Cowboy Ranger and Navigator, with production from Potential Bad Boy.

She has managed to get these artists and more to record two songs focusing on the positivity that life can bring and the strength within. The titles of both of these tracks are ‘Celebrate life’ and ‘Think Positive’, which are sure to get you in a upbeat and joyful mood.  “These songs will be a spiritual tribute to my children, incorporating a message that is dedicated to anybody who inspires, gives strength and makes you smile” explains Charlene.

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-469116529/celebration-of-life/s-2wzva
YouTube: https://youtu.be/MkRHmucttLQ
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CelebrationofLifeglobal/
Twitter: @celebratelifeuk
Instagram: celebrationoflifeglobal
Website: www.celebrationoflife.global

 

Multi-Talented Lawrence Preston Is Back, With New Single ‘Something For You’

 

Lawrence Preston has returned to top form with his funk-soul roots, with brand new track ‘Something For You’.

Lawrence Preston has always been a formidable player in the funk-soul scene, with original hit ‘Driving Me Away’, which was actually one of the first songs he wrote in the early 90’s. As well as this, his previous album release, ‘And Now, Lawrence Preston’, which was released in 1997.

Lawrence first began his musical journey at an early age, where he would watch and take part of his parents gospel group ‘The Sensational Travelers’, he would then at the age of 5 years old, he would be hired to front another family group, known as the ‘Fantastic Four’. 

Throughout his professional career, he has managed to gain strengths and talents in a number of varied areas, becoming a bass player for many touring bands and artists such as Dorothy Morrison. While he had honed his craft throughout the years, he soon found himself motivated to write and record his own original material, which led to him gaining skills in being a producer, writer and performer.

Now with the release of new track, Lawrence is ready to take on the world, and restore a little bit of funk back into your day.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/@law_preston

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lawrence.preston.37

 

 

MVP: Mavis Victory Project are Putting a Dark Spin on Things, For the Better

Mavis Victory Parade or MVP for short, are leading the way in the UK’s dark electronic styled indie pop, and they’re doing it no question’s asked!

Now, think of all the bands that are brothers or sisters. I bet all the artists or acts you come up with don’t have anything on MVP, whose near record breaking 4 sibling group, with the inclusion of childhood friend are ready to take their music to the masses, with the recent release of their new track ‘Don’t Go Away’. 

Comprising of Michael (Vocals), Phil (rhythm guitar), Ollie (bass), Chris (Drums) and  Robert Rosser (guitar and keyboard), this 5-piece have taken elements from all different artists to culminate in a soul shaking and bone chilling style that will make you unable to stay away. Much like a great classic horror movie, the concepts and visuals scare you, but make you curious and wanting to see more, MVP, are hard to leave alone.

Be sure to check guys out!

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/mavisvictoryproject/sets/mavis-victory-project

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MavisOfficial

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mavis.official/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mavis_victory_project/

Lapp X: Melow Sounds for Everyone and Anyone

Luke Papini, a story telling-singer, is making his way to the top with this new outlook on songwriting, that could change everything.

Based in London, Luke Papini aka Lapp X, has been honing his craft and developing as a storytelling-singer. A new way to portray emotion, feeling and thoughts. Luke has recorded a number of songs and has also got a degree in music, which he studied in Liverpool.

Luke, previous to this new venture was part of a Liverpool band named ‘Wild Rossa And The ‘88’. Which he then separated from, which he refers to as ‘doing a Zayn’ and is now attempting to go solo, while finding players and new musicians along the way. With sounds intertwined from the likes of Frank Ocean and Van Morrison, however providing 70’s disco Pop styled instrumentation.

I feel that today’s mainstream music lacks lyrical emphasisLuke explains. One of Luke’s main influences are stories, one in particular which is the main source of inspiration for his new songSunny’, is Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger. He has taken elements of the novel, life lessons and emotions and written them into the song.

Be sure to check the song out!

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/lapp_x
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNyN8MCeeJ9RQNIa6-MQSDA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LAPPx/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/lapp_x
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lapp_x/