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DDG JOINS FORCES WITH LUH TYLER FOR REMIX OF NEW RISING SINGLE “I’M GEEKIN”

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Today, breakout multiplatinum Pontiac, MI rapper DDG recharges his red hot single “I’m Geekin” with a new Official Remix featuring none other than rapidly rising rap phenom Luh Tyler. Stream “I’m Geekin” [feat. Luh Tyler] at all DSPs HERE via Epic Records and watch the music video HERE.

Together, they expand the original with fresh flavor and fire. Luh Tyler pulls up for a stunning and striking cameo highlighted by his signature rasp. “I’m Geekin” instantly captivates as both rappers prove relentless in their confident and charismatic flows. The accompanying music video projects this energy on screen and highlights their collective star power.

Simultaneously, “I’m Geekin” continues to make waves. Thus far, it has piled up 4.2 million Spotify streams in addition to reeling in 1.6 million YouTube views on the music video. Plus, it earned widespread critical acclaim. XXL touted it among “The 13 Best New Hip-Hop Songs This Week, while VIBE praised, “DDG is cool, calm, and collected despite his new track being titled ‘I’m Geekin’ and the duality is real. If this is geekin’, perhaps everyone out to follow suit to how DDG is living.” REVOLT noted, “He treats his family to a luxurious ride in a private jet as he spits some bars to match the braggadocious mood.

It just sets the stage for more to come!

It arrived on the heels of a slew of exciting singles he has shared recently, including “This Summer” earlier this month, as well as the buzzing Way Too Petty,” “HANDS UP!,” “Forbes List,” “Vegan,” and “Maybach Curtains.” 

DDG continues to prove his influence through his music and savvy business acumen. He kicked off 2023 by being named to Forbes’ annual “30 Under 30” list for music/entertainment, cementing his status as a forward-looking culture shifter. In addition, he made headline-worthy appearances at both Milan and Paris Fashion Week at presentations by Gucci, Bally and Off-White. Most recently, DDGhas accumulated new RIAA certifications for his music: His break-out hit Moonwalking in Calabasas” ft. Blueface is now officially double platinum for sales of over 2 million units. In addition, “Hood Melody” ft. YoungBoy Never Broke Again from his collaborative project Die 4 Respect with OG Parker is now certified Gold. 

Last year, DDG released his acclaimed album It’s Not Me It’s You, along with a deluxe companion. The album offers a more personal reflection of the artist and includes singles like “9 Lives” ft. Polo G and NLE Choppa, “If I Want You,” “Love Myself” ft. Kevin Gates, and the hit “Elon Musk” ft Gunna.The project received critical acclaim, with Billboard commenting “the Michigan rapper reflects on his journey to stardom, giving an intimate look into his family life and the struggles that ultimately turned into his present-day success,” while Rap Radar stated, “from exploring the highs and lows of love to embracing his newfound success, the Pontiac, MI rapper and singer stunts effortlessly.” Uproxxproclaimed it one of the week’s “biggest rap releases” last fall, and VIBE called it his “breakthrough.”Along the way, he received support across the board from GQ to Harper’s BAZAAR, Esquire, People, XXL, ESSENCEThe Breakfast ClubHot New Hip Hop, and more. 

Right now, DDG is putting the finishing touches on his next project. All signs point to the rap star dominating the summer. Get ready.

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Lord Maji Featuring On-N-Off Strapz Shares “Space X”

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Florida rapper Lord Maji teams up with On-N-Off Strapz for his latest visual titled “Space X.” Directed by SoRight Films. Watch the music video below via YouTube or stream the single on any music platform.

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BraveSoull Arrives With An AfroBeats Fusion “Hate Me Now”

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In the colorful and ever-changing world of Afrobeats, a genre-hopping artist emerges with a single that not only captures the essence of the movement but also reinvents it, offering listeners a musical experience that knows no boundaries. BraveSoull and his resonating new release, “Hate Me Now,” brings tradition and innovation together.

Unveiling the Artistry of “Hate Me Now”

Since “Hate Me Now” made its seismic arrival, the effects are still being felt. The record, which is accompanied by a visually stunning music video, has shed new light on the season, infusing the scene with a dynamic blend of Afro rhythms and powerful, trap-inspired sounds that are nothing short of captivating.

BraveSoull, the trailblazing artist behind this amazing audio, is no stranger to the spotlight. His earlier works were defined by an unwavering creative vision, and “Hate Me Now” builds on that tradition with an extra layer of grit and glory. It displays the artist’s artistic development and capacity to both celebrate and transcend the genre he represents.

The Fusion of Past and Present

At its core, “Hate Me Now” is a modern take on Nas’ legendary hit of the same name, a 90s Hip-Hop track that features Puff Daddy which resonated deeply with a generation and is now given fresh life in a universe of Afrobeats by BraveSoull. This blend of past and present is more than just an homage; it is a revamping that pays homage to its origins while boldly venturing into unexplored territory.

In fact, the trendy track’s throbbing tempo, underlined by hard-hitting percussion and complex instrumental layers, sets the setting for BraveSoull’s lyrical talent. His delivery is nothing short of powerful, with words that pierce the air like a hot blade, delivering a message of strength and resistance. The song, which is both powerfully raw and precisely composed, addresses individuals who have been doubted and bruised by life’s storms, resonating with universal themes of empowerment and self-belief.

For a new generation looking for a voice that expresses their struggles and goals, BraveSoull stands up to the plate with a signature sound all of his own. His refusal to compromise, unwavering pursuit of authenticity, and dedication to his craft are evident in every note, making “Hate Me Now” an essential addition to any playlist.

In an age when mass production and commercial formulas frequently eclipse the essence of art, BraveSoull’s solid spirit is a breath of fresh air. His music serves as a reminder that, beyond the layers of production and performance, a song’s heartbeat is its soul, and “Hate Me Now” has plenty of it. For now, get familiar with this trailblazing talent here at 4Sho Magazine! Lastly, let us know your thoughts in the comments!

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MUMU FRESH Releases “MY WHY”

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Grammy-nominated Washington, D.C.-based singer/songwriter/emcee Mumu Fresh presents her new single “My Why”. Produced by Carvin Haggins and Johhny Smith, “My Why” will appear on The Healing, Mumu’s forthcoming album which will also feature contributions from DJ Jazzy Jeff, Nile Hargrove, 14KT, Daniel Crawford, Vidal Davis, DJ Dummy and more. Mumu has collaborated with Lil Wayne & Tech N9ne (stream “Too Good”), Busta Rhymes, Salaam Remi & Black Thought of The Roots (watch the music video for “No Peace”) and Common (watch Mumu Fresh and Common perform “I Used To Love H.E.R.” live) and Tobi Nwigwe (watch the music video for “Tundah Fiyah”). Mumu has performed on two separate NPR Tiny Desk concerts (watch Mumu Fresh featuring Black Thought of The Roots & DJ Dummy on NPR’s Tiny Desk) and has performed worldwide at events like the Essence Music Festival, Montreux Switzerland’s Jazz Festival and Dubai’s Sole Fest DBX. “State of Emergency” marks another chapter in a career of self-described “art activism” for the Baltimore native who has performed and given lectures within the US prison system, The Congressional Black Caucus, I.M.A.N. Central in Chicago & Atlanta, The W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Ford Foundation and The Indigenous People’s Movement. Mumu is co-creator of the Recording Academy’s “Best Song For Social Change” trustee award which went live in 2023 at the 66th GRAMMY awards show and was presented by The First Lady, Jill Biden. The winner of Indigenous Music, Washington Area Music (WAMMIE) and Urban World Music Video awards, Mumu has served as Musical and Cultural Ambassador for the US State Department, Ambassador of The Black Music Collective and is a former elected governor of the DC chapter of The Recording Academy. Mumu describes “My Why” as “a tribute to that person(s), place, or thing in your life that is your “WHY”. Your reason not to give up. Your reason to keep trying and to push a little harder than you thought you could. You why reminds you of what you’re made of and brings out the best in you.” The Healing drops April 19.

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