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Ghanaian Wondergirl Moliy Drops Highly-Anticipated Full Project Honey Doom

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Rising sensation, Ghanaian-American songstress Moliy, today released her highly-anticipated full EP Honey Doom, October 19th. The eight-track project is the follow-up to her mini-EP “Mahogany St,” and the first full release since 2020’s Wondergirl skyrocketed the artist to virality, via her hit track “Sad Girlz Luv Money”, featuring Amaarae and Kali Uchis, which has amassed nearly 250 million streams to date. Honey Doom features some of Moliy’s most vulnerable, raw storytelling to date, and tracks her personal development as a young woman unpacking love and relationships; alongside her own experimental journey with her sound, which remains otherworldly, airy and optimistic, while expanding to include more of her influences globally. 

Moliy teased the project back in February, when she dropped the first single “Love Doc,” featured in PAPER Magazine, who described it as “smooth, effortless, tender and bewitching…an easy, glistening single that captures a moment in her life when she was heartbroken.” The follow-up single, “Hard,” is a lo-fi, sparkling, staccato anthem, unapologetically crafted for sexually liberated women (and people) globally. Moliy uses the hypnotic track to flex her expanding prowess, experimenting with her rap flow alongside South African star Moonchild Sanelly, who is widely known for her major contribution to Beyonce’s Black is King album. 

The project also features legendary Ghanaian-British producer Juls, considered a pioneer in the African music diaspora, and best known for his production work with the likes of Burna Boy, Mr. Eazi, Stonebwoy and more. Juls produced Honey Doom’s opening track “Together,” Moliy’s up-tempo, wistful ode to her first love, and came to Ghana to record with Moliy in person. 

The painfully honest, and ostensibly upbeat “Freak” is another vulnerable standout, the delicate, self-reflecting work of a young woman confronting her own demons, and the toxicity that has plagued her past relationships. She croons, “won’t be a punching bag just because you can’t communicate…I’m not your freak anymore, got put on the floor, you probably should have acted right, cold to the core.” She’s defiant, she’s growing up, and she’s not embarrassed by the ghosts of her past – she’s empowered and confronting them, and she wants to talk about what’s happened to her, and hopefully be a conduit for other women to share their own stories. 

The rest of the project features hypnotic dance tracks paired with intentional, sometimes heartbreaking storytelling, buoyed by Moliy’s classic sound, like her floating, airy vocals on the haunting “Prisoner,” or “Body on Fire.” The experimental “Banana” also showcases her undeniable maturation – the singer has been working hard, she’s more confident in the upper-register pocket that buoyed her to stardom than ever before, and she’s pushing the boundaries of her own sound, and what fans have come to expect from her. 

2020’s Wondergirl, was highlighted on BBC News This is Africa, Apple Music via Ebro Discovery, topped Billboard charts, and led to her becoming a new member to the Recording Academy Class of 2022. The superstar also dropped surprises for fans in the meantime, like her mini-EP Mahogany St., including Love Doc, also featured on Apple Music’s Global Chart show, where Moliy was featured as an emerging talent in February. She also premiered visuals for the reggae-tinged “9-5,” which you can view here. As one of Ghana’s foremost rising artists, the alté and afrofusion singer has been on a consistent rise since the viral celebrity of Sad Girlz Luv Money, and was recently featured in Spotify’s Equal Africa campaign, including a featured billboard in Times Square. Her original track The Place was also highlighted in Apple Music’s 2022 Juneteenth Freedom Songs playlist, in which Moliy was the only African artist featured alongside artists like 6LACK, Kranium, Lupe Fiasco, and more. 

And this is only the beginning — the further Moliy goes, she’s hoping to open more doors for other women in music throughout her native country of Ghana. “They need to know there is no limit to what we can achieve, regardless of our background,” Moliy says. “I would love for all women to feel confident and empowered, even on the saddest and hardest of days.”

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GRAMMY-NOMINATED FRIDAYY RECRUITS AFROBEATS STAR ASAKE FOR “BLESSINGS” REMIX!

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From the city of Philadelphia, all the way to Lagos, Nigeria, the blessings continue to fall for the bright rising stars Fridayy & Asake on the remix to “Blessings.” 

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Off the heels of Fridayy’s monumental GRAMMY nominations, including one in the highly coveted category of Song Of The Year, he returns with the remix to his single, “Blessings” featuring breakout Afrobeats Nigerian artist, Asake. The original version of the song was released in October on Fridayy’s debut EP, Lost In Melody. Produced and written by the Philadelphia native, Fridayy takes a drive down memory lane, citing how far he has come in the music industry and how he has God to thank for it all. Asake seamlessly adds a global flare to the remix, reciting his verse in his native tongue of Yoruba; he discusses how he is not perfect but thankful that God still helps him shine. 

The powerful message of gratitude is truly brought to life in the simplistic yet powerful visual directed by “Empty Stomach” collaborator JakeTheShooter and even features footage of Fridayy celebrating his recent successes with his hometown friends in Philly, where Meek Mill recently brought him out to perform during the MC’s 10th anniversary concert for Dreams & Nightmares.

With multiple GRAMMY nominations, a bevy of big name collaborations, and a career that is quickly skyrocketing, Fridayy serves as an inspiration to all creatives who have wondered when their time was coming.

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ERIC BELLINGER RETURNS WITH A NEW WORKOUT ANTHEM, “BNB” JUST IN TIME FOR THE NEW YEAR!

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Multi-platinum singer/songwriter & GRAMMY-nominated, Eric Bellinger, and super producer Hitmaka deliver a new single & video for “BNB” via All Wins Ent./EMPIRE.

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Whether you’ve been in the gym or you just signed up for a new membership, Eric Bellinger is here to sing your praises in his new single, “BNB,” short for brand new body. The mid-tempo track is an ode to all the women who are putting in the hard work at the gym and want to show off their results making it a true celebration of the female form and all the various sizes it comes in. Co-produced by Keyz (Cardi B, Coco Jones), Kofo (Wizkid, John Legend) & Jonas (Vince Staples), this single serves as Bellinger’s second official single off his forthcoming Hitmaka collaboration LP entitled, 1-800-Hit-Eazy: Line 2. 

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In the visual directed by Keoni Mars, we see Bellinger admiring and spoiling his love interest after a long day of training others in the gym. “BNB” follows the buzzing slow jam, “Obsession” and “Obsession” Remix featuring fellow acclaimed songwriter turned artist and 2023 GRAMMY-nominee, Muni Long. Both of which have received rave reviews from the likes of MTV, UPROXX, ESSENCE, VIBE, Rated R&B, and more! Eric also recently announced that “The Obsession Tour” is set to hit 32 cities beginning Feb. 2nd in Seattle, making stops through Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, New York & more!

With a new single, tour, and album on the way, Eric Bellinger is poised to show the world why R&B is very much alive and safe in the hands of artists like himself in 2023!

Tickets are available at www.ericbellinger.com/shows

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BUZZING INDIE ARTIST CASPER SAGE DEBUTS NEW SINGLE “IS THIS REAL LIFE?”

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Buzzing indie singer, songwriter, and producer Casper Sage releases his dreamy new single, “Is This Real Life?” via November Yellow.

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Romantic love is a beautiful emotion to experience especially when shared with the right person. Listen as Casper Sage eloquently expresses the euphoric feelings that true love brings. When asked to describe the single, Sage had this to say, “Both lyrically and sonically, the single describes how life is lit up by love and makes the most simple items or aspects of a day seem almost larger than life. Similar to the first Christmas in someone’s memory or a first kiss.”

“Is This Real Life?” was written and produced by the multi-hyphenate talent himself. The single also is Sage’s third musical output of the year since the release of the single, “Rodeo Clown” last month and his critically-acclaimed debut EP, Casper Sage, which was released at the top of the year. 

“Is This Real Life?” will undoubtedly float all the way past the holiday season and into the new year, solidifying Casper Sage as an artist to watch for 2023!

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