Cee Knowledge of the legendary Grammy-winning Hip Hop group Digable Planets releases his new 13-track project titled ‘The Calidelphian’ available exclusively at ceeknowledgepresents.bandcamp.com.
The “cool like that” cosmic philosopher recruits a starship of music elites including Marchitect, Jorge Dubman, R. Shimura, Mos Beats, Nimzo, The Gorilla Monstuh, Meeco, KRWN, Ernie Dozier, Nex Millen, Lizzy Jeff, Arte Mariii, Ursula Rucker, and Lafemme Nikkita. Each track transcends listeners through a funky galaxy encircled with “ghetto philosophies” and mind-shaping instrumental kaleidoscopes. One thing can be said whether rhyming in Philly or Cali, Cee Knowledge hasn’t lost sight of his agility to unshakably push the outer limits of Hip Hop and music in general.
‘The Calidelphian” embodies the Cali and Philly in Cee Knowledge stamped with his signature galactic style, which synchronizes perfectly with classic Hip Hop cuts and scratches, jazz-infused soul, and funky rhythm and blues. Get your copy of the album (along with bundle packs) exclusively on Bandcamp.
Watch “Do The Knowledge” official video off ‘The Calidelphian” below
Chicago Artist Vi City Delivers A Visual For Rising Single “On GOD”
One of Chicago’s very own, Vi City, originally from the ‘Wild Hundreds’ area of the southside. He’s back on the music scene with a brand new visual for “On GOD” tune in!!
One of Chicago’s very own, Vi City, originally from the Wild Hundreds, is back on the music scene. Crafting a sound that captures the pain and hope of a youth striving to make a better way, combined with the ambition and skills to actually have made it out, the celebratory tones reign supreme on this wave of sound for the veteran rapper, songwriter and producer.
Vi’s introduction to the game came via working with Mathaus Ent. & Chilly of the 1st & 15th label in conjunction with Lupe Fiasco. Shortly after, he connected with DJ Skee to release a mixtape under Skee’s Skeeter’s TV label. His next stint came working with St. Louis’ own, Nelly, co – penning the hit Country N**** Fly (CNF). In the midst of acquiring a deal with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), Vi wrote and featured on “Some Ish” by Sir Michael Rocks ft. Twista off of his #1 debut solo album “Banco.” Along the way, he also has done some work with the iconic producer duo Da Interz (Tuo Clark & Kosine).
Prior to deciding to drop new music of his own, Vi founded and branded Hundreds Entertainment, a music and film production firm of which he signed talented artist, Phoînix Keyz out of St. Louis, MO and has started crafting Phoînix’ debut project around each of the 6 instruments he plays.
Vi’s new album “S7V3N” is set to release early 2021.
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Internationally vetted producer Configa, whose catalog of music successfully extends into the U.S, releases an 11-track project titled ‘The ConfigHas Crates’ available on Bandcamp. The album, with HaStyle on the mic also features Hip Hop legends and heavyweights including Sadat X, Rah Digga, Nine, Wordsworth, El Da Sensei, Prince Po, and Chino XL.
Configa is no amateur when it comes to top-scale production and he’s backed by the likes of such music icons as SPEECH from Arrested Development. ‘The ConfigHas Crates’ is no exception to his mastered skill set and can be noted as yet another timeless classic under his belt.
“This is a must-have for all fans of true-school, rugged, boom-bap, and lyrical style Hip Hop”, Configa unequivocally sums up the album. However, as a modest professional he leaves out his superior flex and flawless ability to mix classic Hip Hop cadences with diversified instrumental tones. The result, immense refills on an epically proportioned dose of earmilk.
Get your copy of ‘TheConfigHas Crates’ on bandcamp and connect with Configa on Instagram and Twitter @configa.
(all tracks produced by Configa, primary vocals by HaStyle, mixed by E Blaize, and remastered by Configa)
DALLAS, TEXAS – C.J. Watson’s third solo studio album, “CHRIS” starts off 2021 with a breath of fresh air. Singles like “Keep A Weapon” featuring Hip-Hop legend Raekwon of the critically acclaimed group Wu-Tang Clan, shows that C.J. Watson isn’t messing around in this 24 track, double-sided LP.
Chris ‘C.J.’ Watson says, “I want to make Hip-Hop, not rap music. […] thought provoking, with a message, fun, and lyrical.” C.J. Watson’s passion for the genre is on full display as we journey through storytelling, heavy bass, and different themes of C.J. Watson’s life experiences. “I’m a concept rapper, not a conscious rapper,” explains C.J. Watson when discussing songs like The Messiah and Alpha Male, both produced by Poetic Killa of Boston, Mass.
The Dallas, Texas emcee connected with a few hometown heros to bring his vision to life including Rakim Al-Jabbaar, Jayson Lyric & Kenny Smith. “I recorded like 42 songs while on lockdown during the quarantine. Garshar and I picked the best ones, and the ones that we thought would fit together,” C.J. Watson says in reference to composer/production management Garshar ‘Songbird’ Christopher. The CHRIS album is also co-executive produced by James ‘J. Waiters’ Monticue and Randy D. James.
For more information, follow C.J. Watson on all social media sites and visit his website at www.iamcjwatson.com.
StreetsOnPoint Playlist has NEW MUSIC and it includes SOS Kham Kham’s new single ‘Size 2’ which is streaming on all major platforms now!!
Khama Tate AKA SOS Kham Kham is an up and coming hip hop artist. Born and raised in Jamaica. Kham has two older brothers. Kham moved to the states in the 8th grade with her Mom after her Mom was awarded a full scholarship to complete her masters in communication. Taking to music and writing at an early age. Being a part of the high school band and chorus it’s no surprise that Kham found the stage. Becoming a crowd favorite at local talent shows. Now residing in Central Florida Kham Kham is quickly becoming a household name when doing club promotions which is also where she gained the nick name Kham.
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Vic Monroe and Tone Spliff release an emcee/producer project titled ‘Marinade.’ The 7-track album features Milano Constantine (DITC), Innocent?, Freddie Black, and is available on major platforms.
Spliff provides Hip Hop heads with a polished arrangement of piano keys, horns, knocking bass, soul, and classic cuts while Monroe delivers fresh rhymes and clever wordplay. Stream ‘Marinade’ on Bandcamp and watch the official video below.
Connect with Vic Monroe and Tone Spliff on all platforms below.
Vic Monroe: https://linktr.ee/vicmonroe
Tone Spliff https://linktr.ee/tonespliff
Dee Wile releases his new EP titled ‘Even More Game.’ The 6-track project features Gino White, AyeNon, and Audio King.
Dee Wile gives us a smooth and soulful, yet hypnotizing dose of earmilk with a feel-good vibe all while dropping unappraised jewels. He’s ready for anything and everything from kicking back on the weekends to running a marathon claiming the baton of success. Stream ‘Even More Game’ and connect with Dee Wile below.
COLUMBUS, GA – Briana Donniel is one of those rare artists who dares to tackle topics that not many other artists talk about. This independent Hip Hop musician from Columbus, Georgia, has a smooth delivery with witty punchlines that give her music a special kind of vibe that offers a deeper look at life. Her latest single,” Sick AF,” is the perfect example of her signature sound and style.
Told from the point of view of the “girl next door,” the song explores what it means to be an independent woman in today’s day and age. The girl in the song is one that every guy wants to be with and who other girls want to be. She’s a boss chick who is really pretty and who is doing her own thing and she doesn’t care about any other girls’ opinion about her, Donniel said.
“I’m very old-school when it comes to music especially in the world of Rap and R&B,” she said. “So I wanted to go with the vibe of the early 2000s. I do a lot of references from old songs from back in that era. It’s just a fun song that I think people will like. The beat is hard but it’s still fun at the same time.”
Donniel said the song also has pieces of commentary laced throughout that show a bit of her playful side. But more than anything, her new track is one that fully puts on display her ability to weave powerful lyrics against a catchy melody. It’s also a song that showcases her unique voice which sits in the higher registers and stands out as it soars over the beat.
At an early age, Donniel had a deep love for music. Growing up, she was heavily inspired by Hip Hop and R&B and especially loved the playful yet hard-hitting artists like Missy Elliot and Eminem. In early 2019, she transitioned from a fan to an artist and songwriter, and her versatility has shown since then. She’s become known in the industry as someone who can create songs with a range of emotions, while diving into lyrical content that cuts to the core.
“I want to talk about real things,” she said. “I want people to know I’m gonna be true to myself and inspire others along the way. I especially want to uplift younger girls to go for their goals and live for their dreams. I’ve been insecure most of my life and never thought music would be the way to go. But it’s the one thing that always uplifts me and brings confidence back to my life. It helps me know I can do anything, and I want to create music that does that for others. Live your dreams. Be the best you can be. I want to do anything and everything, and I know if I put my mind to it, I can demolish it.”
To listen to Briana Donniel’s music or to follow her on social media, please visit: https://www.instagram.com/bri_bri_4/
Young Hollywood star Jalyn Emil Hall launches music career with new single ‘One of a Kind’
LOS ANGELES, CA – One of the entertainment industry’s hottest young up-and-comers is about to take his talents to the international stage with his new single “One of a Kind.” Jalyn “J’Mill” Hall is a 14-year-old actor and singer best known for his role as Dillon James on the hit CW show “All American” as well as for parts in blockbuster hits “The House With a Clock in its Walls” and “Shaft,” just to name a few. Having spent the better part of the past decade acting and performing in Hollywood, this young entertainer is now set to showcase his skills within a different artistic discipline: MUSIC.
“One of a Kind” is the first of many singles to come this year from the young star. Inspired by his journey so far, it’s a song that details where he’s come from and what he sees for his future. It’s a song that doesn’t pull back on the Hip Hop tone despite his age. And it’s for that reason that he knows the track will connect with a lot of fans around the world.
“With kids nowadays, Hip Hop is often watered down,” J’Mill said. “I want to bring that same type of tone that big rappers have, but with my own twist. A lot of my music reflects from my experiences – now and before. I know I’m only 14 but I still have a lot of moments to learn from and express to people that I think will be relatable and interesting to know about. Telling stories in your music is really important.”
With music now firmly in place as another weapon in his arsenal, J’Mill truly becomes a triple threat entertainer – acting, modeling and music. The latter is something he’s always been interested in and naturally gifted at, but the acting has been so consistent that it has dominated his time. But in the summer of 2020, he had the opportunity to meet the CEO of BTMR Entertainment, Michelle J. Harvest, who loved his sound and style and put him in touch with super producer Mal G.
“Acting has been the main root of my career tree, but now that I’m branching off into music, too, I see myself doing really big things,” he said. “I hope people feel and love what I’m bringing to the table. I hope people see a kid who had a piece of every other kid. We go through a lot of different stuff these days and music can help you get through. So I hope you can listen to my music and feel like I’m an artist who is someone you can relate to – an artist who is relatable to every other kid. I’m making songs for all the feelings in the world, and I have a lot of music that will be coming out this year.”
J’Mill said he owes a lot to his parents – mother Yma McGowan and father Jerry Hall – who have supported and encouraged him every step of the way along his journey as a professional entertainer. He also said he appreciates all that BTMR Entertainment and Mal G have done to help him find his sound and produce such a great single.
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