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Elijah LeFlore Redesigns RnB & Soul

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An innovative sound is reshaping the essence of rnb and soul. Elijah LeFlore, artist and award winning filmmaker explores timeless beats with modern influence in such a divine manner. The release of his new EP Midnight Summer, is an amazing collection of love, poetry, affirmations and admiration through music. Taking listeners on an incredible journey, Elijah LeFlore is an artist redesigning the blueprint of rnb and soul.

Rooted In Music, Elijah LeFlore finds Inspiration at an early age

Coming from the Southside of Chicago, Elijah LeFlore grew up surrounded by musical and creative influences. His mother a talented poet and writer, gave him a natural ability to capture a feeling through language. Also skilled in playing instruments like the violin and trumpet, his love for harmonic sounds is a direct reflection of his musical mastery. With additional influence from legends like Micheal Jackson, Prince and Kanye, Elijah’s music aims at bridging the gap between classic and modern hip-hop and rnb.

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In 2016 he released his first studio single Last Night in LA, a smooth and electronic rnb jam. He followed up with the mesmerizing EP Sunset Radio, a 9 track compilation of hypnotic tunes. Elijah’s sound is poetic yet polished, as he finds new ways to express his creativity. Aside from his natural musical ability, his talented filmmaking skills further drive him to produce cinematic experiences. The cover art for both Sunset Radio and Midnight Summer paint such a vivid depiction, adding more essence to the vibe Elijah LeFlore brings.

Midnight Summer is a Breath of Fresh Air

With the release of the EP, Elijah LeFlore’s fan base grows by the minute as his sound covers so many different genres. Midnight Summer explores emotional yet positive themes and moments with just seven singles. Starting off with the single of the same EP name Midnight Summer, is a techno/rnb mix serenade. The illuminating track Woman released prior to the album is a melodic ballad with an 80’s undertone you can’t help but love. Other songs like Shining and Sunshine (Interlude), show off a new kind of neo-soul sound.

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With skillful production by Ro Marsalis & Wildlife Willy, Midnight Summer is a cinematic and striking musical experience. Using vibrant beats, quality sounds and of course the soothing and stylish voice that is Elijah LeFlore, Midnight Summer surpasses all expectations. Overall the project is a beautiful display of artistry, imagination and expression. Follow the talented artist on Instagram @elijahleflore and listen to Midnight Summer on all streaming services.

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Trapland Pat Announces 6/2 ‘Professor Trap’ Mixtape, Recruits Tee Grizzley For “Spoof” Video

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Trapland Pat‘s wide-eyed charisma and gently melodic flow have established him as one of South Florida’s most exciting young emcees. Preparing for the release of his upcoming Professor Trap mixtape, Pat shares Spoof,” a cross-regional collaboration with Detroit heavy-hitter Tee Grizzley. Produced by frequent collaborator 2Side, “Spoof” is an exuberant and thumping anthem for the hitters, inviting each rapper to lock into the beat with their signature styles. Pat leans into his intensity, picking up the pace with rising melody as he elevates his flexes: “Went and got some property through the realtor, coulda got a car/The way these n****s really make wishes, they just seen a star,” spits Pat. For his part, Tee Grizzley proves he’s a beast in his city, and assures that he always keeps his homies fed. In the video, directed by Pat’s frequent shooter ShotByJolo, Trapland Pat and Tee Grizzley connect in Detroit, as the Florida favorite adapts admirably to the weather, rocking an Isiah Thomas Pistons jersey and a Bape winter coat. Watch the “Spoof” video at 5pm ET on Trapland Pat’s YouTube.

This week, class is in session with Professor Trap, the new mixtape by Trapland Pat. The tape gives a home to standout singles like the effortlessly funky “Backstreet” ft. Luh Tyler, the sinister Z Land,” and the Big Business” (Remix), which adds a verse from Rick Ross to Pat’s 2021 breakout hit. Featuring additional appearances from Big YavoG.T., and Pat’s Bang Biz label boss Fredo BangProfessor Trap hits the streets on June 2nd via Bang Biz./Alamo Records.

The upcoming Professor Trap is the anticipated follow-up to Trapnificent, Pat’s acclaimed 2022 mixtape. Pat’s first release for Bang Biz and Alamo RecordsTrapnificent earned praise from Pitchfork, who called the project a “zippy distillation of his regional roots” and said that Pat’s music is “extremely regionally and culturally specific, like so much exciting and promising new rap music.” Trapnificent kept up the momentum from 2021’s Thru The Door, home to “Big Business,” which generated over 10 million streams and earned a spot on Passion Of The Weiss’s list of Best Rap Songs of 2021.

Ready to build on his impressive 2022 and bring his South Florida street raps to a larger audience, Trapland Pat has the goods to be Broward County’s next big star. Stay tuned for Professor Trap, coming very soon.

Watch “Spoof” ft. Tee Grizzley here!

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Lil Duece Drops New Visual For “Big Flex” Featuring Daj Dolla

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You ain’t the hottest if you ain’t big flexin’, and rising star Lil Duece is on fire right now with the release of his Daj Dolla-featured new single “Big Flex,” which is accompanied with music video.

A follow-up to his latest single “Blessings,” the Larry J-produced single’s visual stars Lil Duece roaming the streets with the gang and getting to the bag while enjoying their trendy lifestyle. Aligned with Daj Dolla, the two stars trade off trendsetting street lyrics with one another and show new and old fans why they got next up.

“Big Flex” will appear on Lil Duece’s upcoming album coming in 2023. The Inglewood native released two album prior in 2 Vicious (2021) and Demons & Angels (2020) that generated the artist’s current fame. Lil Duece is best known for his hit song “Outside.” The infectious track has exceeded a collective 1.5 million streams across all platforms and over 1 million views on YouTube since its release in mid-February 2021.

“Big Flex,” available now on all streaming platforms, is the perfect origin point for newfound fans of the West Coast artist. Daj Dolla appears on the track courtesy of own label.

Watch “Big Flex” below, and afterward, follow Lil Duece on social media.

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Foreva Sosa Channels His Inner Prince Charming on “Cinderella” 

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Foreva Sosa is a 27-year-old melodic rapper from Paterson, New Jersey. He has recently released a new visual for his smooth new single “Cinderella.” The female-friendly bop showcases his ability to use his emotions to paint a picture within his music. The new mini-movie shows him and a woman of interest daydreaming about a potential link-up if life differed. Unfortunately, the young lady’s current partner did everything he could to interfere. 

Inspired by industry greats like Metro BoominDrakeYoung Thug, and Kanye West, Sosa studied the greats. He started as a producer in 2016 before becoming an artist in 2020. He started his career by working with Fetty Wap collaborator, P-Dice. Sosa belies that his music expresses how he views the world. His newest track, “Cinderella,” is about a crush he had in high school that always overlooked him before he reconnected with her as an adult. Being genuine is how Sosa has gotten this far and is just getting started. 

Check out Foreva Sosa’s VEVO-stamped mini-movie for “Cinderella” below!

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