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Bay Area Spotlight: Mozzy and Bobby Luv remake a DJ Quik classic with “Tonight”

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DJ Quik’s “Tonight” is a West Coast classic, a fun party-starting track that has endured the test of time. Mozzy and Bobby Luv have reenvisioned this masterpiece with a modern day remake of it, featuring Bobby’s smooth singing and Mozzy’s hard-hitting bars about an amazing party. The vibes are nothing but good, and by the time the song ends you’ll want to run it back again and again. The only knock against it is that it’s only a little longer than 2 minutes. But then again, the best songs always feel like they’re too short to really enjoy.

Check out “Tonight” below.

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WANMOR TEAM UP WITH STEVIE WONDER AT THE 65th ANNUAL GRAMMY® AWARDS

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Making their GRAMMY® Awards debut and appearing during the most powerful moments of last night’s GRAMMY® Awards, fast rising brotherly R&B group WanMor joined forces with none other than the legendary Stevie Wonder to perform “The Way You Do The Things You Do”, originally by The Temptations to honor Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson for MusiCares Persons of the Year.

Representing a passing-of-the-torch from one generation to the next, WanMor’s performance stands out as a superstar-making turn. They paid homage to The Temptations alongside one of the most influential artists in history. This only hints at a massive year for the group though.

They started the evening and graced the red carpet for a nonstop series of interviews. During this media blitz, they broke the news of their forthcoming self-titled debut, WanMor EP.

Recently, the group shared the single “Mine” and Every Pretty Girl in the City” Right out of the gate, it earned widespread critical acclaim. Last year, WanMor’s two-month Every Pretty Girl in the City Tour announced their arrival as a phenomenon. Among many highlights, they turned up at The American Dream Mall for a pop-up performance, igniting the crowd into a fervent frenzy. They impressively delivered pop-up performances at elementary, middle and high schools up and down the coast, rolling through Atlanta, Baltimore, New York, Florida, North, and South Carolina, and beyond. Making headlines, they’ve also recently appeared on Good Day Atlanta and News4Jax Morning Show as part of their fall promo tour.

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Smokepurpp Prepares for a Big 2023 with 3-Song ‘Anti’ Capsule

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Smokepurpp surged out of South Florida with a penchant for firing up fans with quick-hitting, head-banging singles. Collecting three adventurous new bangers into a three-song “capsule,” Purpp shares Anti, his first new release of 2023. Anti debuts a new experimental format for Purpp, where he can follow his iconoclastic muse in short-form bursts. Capsule opening track “Draco” offers sirenic synths and subsonic bass for Purpp to dance over with his clipped cadences. “Chop Off The Top” fully embraces the euphoric “rage” sound, as Purpp skates atop Supah Mario‘s carnival-esque synths with easygoing melodies. Purpp turns up the intensity on final track “Out My Body,” snarling over DSC Sunny & Bido production with hedonistic fervor.

The new Anti capsule is a high-energy follow-up to Shoot First,” released in November. “Shoot First” was Purpp’s first new single as a lead artist since 2021’s “Not Your Speed” ft. Lil Gnar, but he has kept busy in the meantime collaborating with the likes of Masked WolfRarri, and Mike Stone. Purpp is hard at work on more “capsules” and a new project, his first since Psycho (Legally Insane) EP and his first full-length since the ferocious 2020 mixtape Florida Jit.

Stay tuned from much more from the iconoclastic artist as the year moves on, including a performance at the inaugural Rolling Loud Thailand in April.

Listen to Anti here!

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Rising Philly Rapper Bumble Bee Releases her 4-Track EP Titled ‘Trapped In My Hive’

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With no pun intended, newcomer Bumble Bee is creating quite a buzz for herself as a rap artist. The rapper has already piqued the interest of major platforms like Generation Now, Dirty Glove Bastards Off the Porch, Hood Affairs, The Progress Report, Doggie Diamonds TV, A&R Bigga Rankin and more and is easily becoming a more notable act out of Philadelphia. She boasts over 22K followers on Instagram and has even worked alongside rap icons, but now more than ever, she feels it’s time to make a name for herself in the industry.

Bumble Bee, whose birth name is Zojuanna Bennett, grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she started rapping at just 9 years old. By 15, she was catching her stride as a rapper, but it wouldn’t be until 2022 that she’d begin to take the craft seriously. Since pursuing music, Bumble Bee has gained a lot of attention online with her versatile sound which she features on tracks like “We Outside”, “IDGAF”, and “Ride Still” and has even collaborated with fellow Philadelphia rap artist KUR and Omelly who’s been connected to Meek Mill’s label.

Philadelphia is known as the city of love but what sets the city apart, is the individuality among its artists. Bumble Bee remains lyrically free and offers a perfect balance of feminine and masculine energy and regardless of gender, she can hold her own on the track. Fans can expect to hear this authenticity on her 4-track project Trapped in my Hive.

Bumble Bee also gives back to her community by regularly speaking to the youth and volunteering at charity events. Bumble Bee’s rap career may just be getting started but she’s already achieved much success in such a short amount of time. Bumble Bee has been able to work with super producer Swagino, Breezy, and Philly’s top DJ, DJ Cosmic Kev. She has also had the opportunity to tour and hit prominent stages such as the MET. What’s next for the femcee is to remain consistent in delivering great music for her audience.

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