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Joy Oladokun Shares “Keeping The Light On”

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Acclaimed singer, songwriter, and musician Joy Oladokun’s new song, “Keeping the Light On,” is out today via Amigo Records/Verve Forecast/Republic Records.—listen/share HERE. Reflecting on the song, Oladokun shares, “My next body of work is about the human will to keep trying in the midst of all the tragedy that we’ve seen and perpetrated. ‘Keeping the Light On’ is my little musical way of saying it’s really hard to keep trying but I think part of life is doing so anyway and seeing what magic comes out of it.”

Written by Oladokun, Mike Elizondo and Ian Fitchuk, “Keeping the Light On” is Oladokun’s first new music since her breakthrough major-label debut, in defense of my own happiness(Amigo Records/Verve Forecast/Republic Records—stream/purchase here). Widely acclaimed., the album landed on numerous “Best of 2021” lists including at NPR Music, Billboard, Variety, American Songwriter, The Tennessean, Nashville Scene and The Bitter Southerner. Most recently, Oladokun was nominated for Outstanding Breakthrough Music Artistat the 2022 GLAAD Media Awards, was featured on the acclaimed podcast, “Song Exploder,” and made her debut on both ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and PBS’ “Austin City Limits.”

Oladokun will embark on her first-ever headline tour this spring including stops at Austin’s Antone’s, Dallas’ Club Dada, Los Angeles’ Troubadour (sold out), San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall, Seattle’s Neumos, Minneapolis’ Fine Line, Chicago’s Lincoln Hall, New York’s Bowery Ballroom (sold out), Boston’s Royale, Washington DC’s Union Stage and Nashville’s The Basement East (two nights, one sold out)among several others. Oladokun will also make her Bonnaroo debut this summer. See below for complete itinerary.

Since her debut, Oladokun has continued to receive widespread attention. She has been featured as part of NPR Music’s “Tiny Desk (Home) Concert” series and has performed on “CBS Saturday Morning,” “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “TODAY.” She was also named a member of the #YouTubeBlack Voices Class of 2021, a NPR Music/Slingshot’s 2021 Artists to Watch, a Billboard LGBTQ Artist of the Month, Spotify’s RADAR US: Artists to Watch 2021 and Amazon Music’s Artists to Watch 2021, was highlighted as part of HULU’s “Your Attention Please: The Concert” alongside 24kGoldn, Kiana Ledé, Lil Yachty and Swae Lee, and had her music featured on CBS’ “CSI: Vegas,” NBC’s “This Is Us,” ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy,” ABC’s “Station 19” and NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.”Moreover, Oladokun recently collaborated with Brandi Carlile and Lucie Silvas on new song “We Don’t Know We’re Living,” with Noah Kahan on his track, “Someone Like You” and with Jason Isbell for a new version of Bonnie Raitt’s “I Can’t Make You Love Me” as part of Oladokun’s debut Spotify Singles session.

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Chicago Comic MojoBrookzz’s gives TOXIC a new meaning , with his tour!

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Funny man, actor & writer Mojobrookzz is innovative and creative with everything he touches. A phrase “Toxic but funny” has expanded into a 7-city comedy tour & merchandise!! The “Toxic But Funny Comedy Tour” has been a huge success, with Mojo brining his talents to the improv stage. His notable characters like “Mr. James” and his hilarious “STINK” videos, have made him a household name in the comedy world.The tour started earlier in 2022 with sold out shows in every city!!! He’s even added additional shows because the demand has been through the roof!! Mojo’s comedy is universal, leaving no topic untouched or off limits. He has a unique way of connecting with people on all levels, using his personal experiences, viral trends and crazy scenarios to inspire his skits. 

The tour is still underway, with new shows being added regularly, you don’t want to miss your chance to catch Mojo Live!!! Aside from this tour he’s being featured on several different tours and comedy venues all year, including the “No Cap Tour Comedy” featuring celebs like “DC Young Fly, B Simone & Karlous Miller”!!! Keep up with MojoBrookzz on social media to see his next stop on the “Toxic But Funny Comedy Tour”!! Follow him on Instagram @mojobrookzz, YouTube @Mojo Brookzz, and TikTok @mojobrookzz today!!

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R&B Singer @1andonlyOlivia Drops “No Permission”

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R&B vocalist Olivia drops her new single, “No Permission,” which serves as the first taste of her upcoming EP UNDER PRESSURE. The sultry new tune is catchy and melodic, highlighting Olivia’s remarkable vocal abilities and impressive penmanship. While staying fresh and current, she  pushes boundaries evoking nostalgic R&B without sacrificing quality.

Stay tuned for more new music coming soon from Olivia. 

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@banks1433 Gets To The Deepest Parts Of Himself On “Lane Switch”

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Los Angeles-based rapper Banks 1433 just dropped his new single “Lane Switch”. The trap-infused song is about discipline, getting money and reaching your potential. A Lane Switch is the ability to make your skills work in multiple ways. Banks 1433 confides, “I say ‘TRAP’ a lot because Trap is another way of saying getting money, trap star, trap madness….gotta wake up and get money, then you can do everything after.” His lyric states, “never got used to being average” and that reminds listeners to push for greatness every day. His aim with his content is to make tracks that are magnetic and catchy, pulling you in with attention-grabbing hooks.

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