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Blxst Reaches #1 At Rhythmic & Urban Radio With Hit Single “Chosen”

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Hip-hop star Blxst’s hit single “Chosen” featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Tyga is now the #1 song at Rhythmic and Urban radio, and is one of the only independent releases to top the charts at both formats this year. Released on Red Bull Records, the single has amassed over 300 million streams globally and earned Blxst his first RIAA Gold certification
 
“Chosen” has been a breakout single of the past year, breaking into the Billboard Hot 100 and peaking at #53. Last month, Blxst made his television debut on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where he performed the track with Ty Dolla $ign. “Chosen” was also nominated for “Song of the Year” at the 2021 BET Soul Train Awards, with additional nominations for Blxst for “Best New Artist,” “Best R&B/Soul Male Artist,” and “Album of the Year” for his project No Love Lost
 
An undisputed artist to watch in 2021, the chart-topping news is the latest in a long list of accomplishments from the West Coast artist this year. Receiving praise from Billboard, Pitchfork, USA Today, and more, Blxst has garnered more than 900 million streams across his catalog globally and has been labeled as “LA’s newest talent.”

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$NOT Officially Announces ‘Ethereal,’ A New Album Coming February 11th

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A mysterious and mercurial figure who prefers to keep himself tightly wrapped inside one of his signature hoodies, rising rapper $NOT prefers to let his music do the talking. Preparing his most expansive and expressive album to date, $NOT officially announces Ethereal, his next album, coming very soon. Building on the artistic and commercial success of 2020’s Beautiful Havoc, the upcoming album finds the 24-year-old artist reconciling his life as a rising rap star with the inner demons he battles every day. Shedding some (though not toomuch)of the misanthropy that animated his early hits like “GOSHA,” $NOT opens up stylistically and emotionally on the album, a new attitude that is reflected on his awestruck expression on the album’s newly-revealed cover.

The album alternates soul-searching ballads like “BLUEMOON” with amped, pugilistic anthems like the recent single GO!. $NOT indulges in his adventurous spirit on the album, trying his hand at every style under the sun, spitting and singing over beats that range from traditionalist boom-bap workouts to synth-heavy ragers to lounge-accented Tennessee trap and back. On Ethereal, $NOT welcomes an all-star cast of collaborators, ranging from peers like Trippie Redd and Kevin Abstract to some key musical influences, like A$AP RockyJuicy J, and Joey Bada$$. Featuring additional appearances from Teddi Jones and moreEthereal arrives on February 11th via 300 Ent.

Though $NOT did not release a project in 2021, he made major moves that helped him grow his audience to more than 9 million monthly listeners on Spotify. Last April, $NOT connected with regular collaborator Cole Bennett to release the video for  Whipski” ft. Lil Skies, a video that racked up over 10 million views. He made his Billboard Hot 100 debut with his appearance on the GOLD-certified “Tell Em” by Cochise, connected with Kevin Abstract and slowthai for Abstract’s acclaimed single SLUGGER,” collabed with DJ Scheme for “Blue Bills” (24 million Spotify streams), leant his talents to Calabasas” (16 million Spotify streams) by rising star SSGKobe, and earned placements on the cover of publications like Miami New TimesVIPER MagKAZI, and PREME. $NOT showed off his live performance chops over the summer at festivals like Rolling Loud Miami, Firefly, and Lyrical Lemonade’s Summer Smash, and completed the U.S. leg of his headlining WORLD TOUR,” which finished up in Rolling Loud California in San Bernardino in December. Always ahead of the curve, $NOT dropped an NFT, exclusively on Zora, to coincide with the release of “Whipski,” and he teamed up with Rose In Good Faith for an exclusive merch drop to accompany the release of his melodic single “RED.

With Ethereal, $NOT releases his most mature and wide-ranging project to date. Keep an eye on the young rapper as he continues to evolve into a star on his own uncompromising terms.

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Delaware Native WinzGotBeats Is The Next Hitmaking Produce

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Upcoming Delaware born producer and engineer WinzGotBeats is persistent with his vision and artistry, consistently forming a body of work, rooted in originality. Garnering over 10 years of experience in production and audio engineering, WinzGotBeats is no stranger to making quality beats. Pulling inspiration along his journey from veteran industry players like Rick Rubin, Kanye West, Pharrell, 808 Mafia, and more, WinzGotBeats knowledge and authenticity will take him far.

WinzGotBeats is currently in go-mode in the new year, dedicated to working on his debut project. Those new to WinzGotBeats journey should know this forthcoming project will be fully produced by WinzGotBeats. Adamant about his talent and ready for the world to catch on, make sure you keep up with WinzGotBeats below:
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‘MikeWitDaMac’ : Musician, Producer & Engineer

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MikeWitDaMac is a producer, studio engineer, and musician who is at the fulcrum of an evolving music scene. MikeWitDaMac is a very uniquely wired musician, who isn’t afraid to break the rules and push the boundaries of our perception with his deeply layered and well-crafted production. Born and raised in Atlanta, GA.

MikeWitDaMac seeks to showcase the talents of others with his music, all while expressing his own musical ideas at the same time. He is also the founder and CEO of Maclord, LLC — an acronym for Music and Creativity LORD. The company focuses on helping independent artists grow. They run a studio and provide services such as music production, music distribution, mixing and mastering, and music publishing consultation. Mike is also studying marketing and music technology at Georgia Southern University.

MikeWitDaMac draws inspiration from his own experiences to create his sound, and by using his musical acumen, he articulates stories and shared perspectives that will connect with audiences across the spectrum. He combines various unique and experimental sounds with his intricate melodies and dabbles in various contrasting genres 00 resulting in fusions that are still firmly stitched together by emotive undertones.

The producer was inspired by his late friend Narquise, who helped him grow as a producer and engineer. His production is influenced by various icons, from all different genres. A few to mention are Drake and his primary producer Noah “40” Shebib — as well as FutureYoung ThugJustin TimberlakeUsherMetro Boomin, and P’ierre Bourne. His music showcases his distinct style that takes listeners on a journey through various emotions, that ultimately let’s them escape into their own musical world.

MikeWitDaMac has 3 production / A&R projects, where he collaborates with independent artists of different genres titled “Everything’s Different: Vol. 1” (Hip-Hop/Rap), “Everything’s Different: Vibes” (Alt R&B), and his latest project “Everything’s Different: Vol. 2” (Hyperpop/Cloudrap/Rage). The talented producer has also released six instrumental projects: “The Space Pack,” “The Jungle Pack,” “The Water Pack,” “Vibes (Beat Tape),” “The Oriental Pack,” and lastly, “V2 (Beat Tape).”

His upcoming projects will highlight his passion and love for authenticity and desire to make timeless music. His work will explore various themes, by delving deeper into the emotions that encompass the human psyche. The talented enigma is here to reshape and leave an indelible mark in the industry.

So get familiar with MikeWitDaMac, and be sure to stream all his official releases now on your preferred DSPs.

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