After years of success via No Limit and Cash Money, New Orleans artists are pushing the envelope once again. Veteran artists Devious, Mr. Meana of Partners N Crime, and P Town Moe are using their platforms and serving as leaders and artists development executives in the 504. The goal is to discover and break the next superstar from New Orleans. The buzz is building quickly and music execs like Mack Maine are on board to help forward the movement in New Orleans and Louisiana as a whole.
Check out some of their latest endeavors:
Free World Radio Weekly Music Report Hosted by Devious
Devious showcases serious minded artists on his internet station Free World Radio and delivers weekly episodes on elected songs of the week.
Slay Tha Mic Showcase facilitated by Mista Meana and Team Squared Events (Winner gets a 500 dollar cash prize plus specific artist development and education on the music industry.)
Louisiana Bars Challenge facilitated by P Town Moe
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New Orleans artist Devious delivers the world premiere and official release of his “Coffee House Remix” maxi single. Devious links up with Atlanta producer Twan Da God showing unity between New Orleans and Atlanta artists. Twan Da God drops some heat on these joints. Fiend is featured on “Coffee House” and shares smooth vibes with his fellow rhyme partner Devious.
Devious and S-8ighty unveil the inspirational “Destiny Remix” accompanied by an ambient musical track. The maxi single is available on all digital platforms May 1st, 2020. It doesn’t look like the 2019 ASCAP Award winner Devious is going to slow down being consistent anytime soon.
New Orleans promoter and curator Restyl Media and Promotions swings through and drops off Bless The Mic 5 (Quarantine Edition) featuring some of the dopest talent in New Orleans. Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, New Orleans creatives keep their feet on the gas and supply new heat for the streets. Bless The Mic 5 features UTP Skip, Money Making Tricky, Sixx Mann, Devious, Fiend, JayArson, JLyric, Section 8 Sleepy, B Assasson, Bless, and more.
STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Restyl Media and Promotions – Bless The Mic 5 (Quarantine Edition) [Mixtape]
New Orleans artist/songwriter Devious hits the streets of Los Angeles during the ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards and the BET Awards. Devious and Mellow Fellow won an ASCAP award for Lil Duval “Smile (Living My Best Life)”.
The New Orleans songwriters landed a multi-platinum award on Cardi B “Invasion Of Privacy”, a gold award for Bickenhead, a platinum award for City Girls “Twerk” featuring Cardi B, and a gold award for Lil Duval “Smile (Living My Best Life)”.
Devious and his team speak Nipsey Hussle, Cardi B, City Girls, the influence of New Orleans bounce music, and more. Special acknowledgement goes out to The Marathon Clothing Store, Bruce the groundskeeper, the city of Los Angeles, Cici Monet, Eric Peterson, Shane Byrd, Mellow Fellow, ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards, The BET Awards, Prince The Mogul, Joelle James, DTLA, Argyle Hollywood, Novo, Seven Club, Ciroc, Crenshaw, Slauson, Fatburger, BET Experience 2019, the city of New Orleans, and all others who assisted on this project.
New Orleans artist Devious is scheduled to release his new album The Narrative on April 26th. The album will be available for pre-order on April 12th.
The platinum/gold songwriter has been busy raking up accolades for his contributions on Cardi B’s triple-platinum Invasion of Privacy, City Girls’ “Twerk” featuring Cardi B, Lil Duval’s “Smile Bitch,” and countless others. The ASCAP songwriting award winner Devious looks like he won’t be slowing down anytime soon.
The veteran wordsmith is known for his witty collaborations with Kevin Gates on Devious’ “You Sleep Out Here” and his smooth “Coffee House” featuring Fiend of Jet Life Recordings, which was produced by platinum producer Blaqnmild.
Now, Devious drops off his latest visual “Don’t Put Your Life On Hold” featuring Ronnie Spencer from Houston, Texas, known for his infectious singing on “One Day” by UGK. The track was produced by S-8ighty, a talented producer/artist known for his breakout hit “Halfway”.
The Nola representative also unveils the artwork and tracklist for “The Narrative”. Follow Devious on Instagram at @ItsDevious and @DeviousOnTwitt on Twitter.