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J-LIL Drops “Skylines”

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Hailing from Virginia is rising talent J-LIL, who premieres on our page today with his latest release titled “Skylines.”

Presented along with KMG, “Skylines” is a two-song effort featuring tracks “Look At This” and “POV.”

This two-pack displays a theme of perspective, view, and feeling. It is a pack meant to capture J-lil’s current mindset and what he sees. “Look At This” is an energetic, confident display of attention. The song demands attention and respect as J-lil continues to show off the fruit of his artistic development. “POV” is more of a diary rap piece that details some of J-lil’s frustrations and struggles he’s had to endure within the last year.

Jordan was surrounded by music, as he grew up alongside his two siblings, Joshua and Josiah who both had musical gifts as well. At the early age of 3, Jordan began to show interest in rapping and hip-hop. His mother would capitalize on this interest and form a duo between Josh and him called the J brothers. This duo was Jordan’s first introduction to music entertainment.

Jordan then began writing at the age of 8 and recorded his first EP at 14. The release of this project marked the beginning of his artist development. At 17 he started a rap series called “Food For Thought.” This series not only garnered over 100,000 views on Instagram but also caught the attention of rap publications and record labels. From the ages of 18 to 21 he would go on to polish his artistry as he attended Catawba College to study Popular Music and be mentored by industry professionals such as Jeff Little and Dennis Reed.

So get familiar and stream “Skylines” below, and/or on your DSP of choice.

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Marques Houston Returns To R&B With New Single “Last Drop”

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Marques Houston returns to R&B after a two-year break with the buzzing new single “Last Drop.”

The 42-year-old entertainer is making a strong comeback with his new track from the upcoming album The Best Worst Year Ever. “Last Drop” is a romantic serenade that interpolates Tevin Campbell’s “Can We Talk.”

Houston sings, “I wanna be the one that you call when you’re feeling low / I wanna be the one you can call on, girl, that’s for sure.”

“I wanted to get back to my nostalgic roots by paying homage to one of my favorite songs of all time, ‘Can We Talk’ by Tevin Campbell,” said Houston about making the new track. “I love the way that song makes me feel and the power it has to take me back to a moment of my many crushes as a teen. I wanted to create a rendition of the song and make it today’s generation’s soundtrack for their crushes.”

“Last Drop” was co-written by Houston and Ryan Hirt, with Jeffrey Toney on production. The song’s video pays homage to classic R&B visuals, featuring scenes of Houston dancing and singing in the rain.

“Last Drop” follows the release of “Admit It” in January. Both tracks will be featured on Houston’s upcoming album, due later this year. Additionally, he is expected to announce a headlining tour soon.

His new project follows his 2022 EP, ME: Dark Water, which included collaborations with Ray J and Monteco. With “Last Drop,” Houston aims to reignite the excitement he once stirred as “Batman” of the 1990s boy band Immature, later known as IMx. This new single, released via Phoenix Music Group, marks his return to the music scene.

Stream Marques Houston’s new song “Last Drop” and watch the official video today.

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@uknowflyboi rips up the beat in “Boston Kreme”

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It’s no secret that rappers from Detroit are, honestly, carrying the game right now. Whether it’s inspiring Lil Yachty’s Concrete Boys or just providing the rap game with some of the most original flows around, it’s always a good time when their biggest artists drop new releases. 

One of those artists is Flyboi Rich — one of the city’s top rising artists with tens of thousands of organic listeners on Spotify. His new release, “Boston Kreme,” packs in energy like sardines in a tiny can, showcasing his trademark lyrical dexterity and previewing an exciting drop schedule that he plans to act on this year. 

Check out “Boston Kreme” below.

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Big YBA Show & Prove With ‘Definition Of Living’ Deluxe Album

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Upping the ante, NC representative Big YBA unloads the Deluxe edition of his most recent album the Definition of Living. Featuring five new tracks including “New York,” “For Your Love,” “Rap Assassin,” “Rebellious,” and “Cut ‘Em Off,” which was premiered by way of popular live performance platform Off The Curb, the enhanced body of work accents the original flawlessly.

Three months removed from his “Swag Surfin'” sampling collaboration “Hypnotic” featuring Rich The Kid signee SetitOff83 and the strategic seeding of LP standouts “30, “Rookie, “Lord Forgive Me,” “Venting Session,” “Mercy,” and “DOA,” the now 20 track collection of songs includes a lone guest appearance from GetRichZay while production duties are handled by Jozzex, KH Beatz, Maineestreamm, Prod No Heart, and Trippy XVI.

Raised in Durham, Big YBA is rapidly emerging as one of the most electrifying young artists from the Carolinas. With a brand built on authenticity, his versatility and melodic sound have allowed him to break through the industry release after release. Determined to experience success outside of his hometown, he views his personal and professional growth as motivation for listeners with similar ambitions.

Stream the Definition of Living (Deluxe) via Nu Nation / Vydia as well as watch his Off The Curb performance visual for “Cut ‘Em Off” after the jump.

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