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Pouya Can’t Get Out of His Head in “One Deep in the Fleetwood” Video

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A staple in the packed South Florida rap scene for nearly a decade, Pouya’s rise and staying power is a testament to staying true to himself. Reflecting on his come up, Pouya shares “One Deep in the Fleetwood,” a new music video for a soulful and saxophone-drenched banger. Addressing those who think the Miami native betrayed his core values, Pouya raps “I see why they think I sold my soul / Really don’t know how deep this goes”–the haters don’t see the whole picture.  Directed by MidVessel, the video echoes the song’s paranoid lyrics, as Pouya is trapped in a surveilled bedroom that’s impossible to escape, regardless of how many different ways he tries to break free. “One Deep in the Fleetwood” is a highlight track off of Blood Was Never Thick As Water, Pouya’s recent album, full of introspective anthems and mosh pit-ready bangers. 

The new project is a versatile effort, allowing Pouya to flex his range and introduce himself to new fans. The album’s pre-release singles illustrate how the Miami artist has grown–on one hand, Pouya fights his demons while soul searching on the jazz-infused “The First Step To Becoming God Is A Bottle To The Face,” while on the other, he recruits fellow Florida native Denzel Curry for the bass heavy “Wig Split” to help him let the people know that he can’t be messed with. The album was executive-produced by Pouya’s longtime collaborator and friend, Mikey The Magician, and features additional production from Rocci and IvanRamirez, amongst others. Characterized by Pouya’s distinctive flow and versatile beats, Blood Was Never Thick As Water is available everywhere now. 

An iconoclastic figure who’s collaborated with everyone from $uicideboy$ to Juicy J, Pouya grew a massive fanbase with SoundCloud singles, independent albums, and visceral live performances. The prolific artist has released three studio albums–Underground UnderdogFIVE FIVE and The South’s Got Something to Say–along with multiple mixtapes with fellow BuffetBoys rappers like FatNick and BoobieLootaveli. Earlier this year, Pouya made a triumphant return to RollingLoud, a festival at which he’s been a fixture since the very first event in 2015, firing up crowds with his vast catalog of anthems. 

With Blood Was Never Thick As Water, Pouya bares his soul, fearlessly plumbing the recesses of his mind and daring fans and newcomers alike to accept him as he is. Making it clear that he sees himself as his only real competition, the 26 year old rapper is determined to show the world that he should no longer be seen as an underdog.

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@sodamansultan drops “Gossip” for fans

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Atlanta, Georgia native $odaman has been flooding the airwaves for the past month now with the release of his December 2021 project SO DA TAPE 2 that demonstrated the large artistic leaps he has taken over the last year and the versatility he has developed as he matures. His output over the last several years has been prolific and slowly but surely he has etched his name into his hometown’s dense underground ranks, charming fans with his personality and impressing many with his improvement and consistency, evolving his style and brand without ceasing. 

One thing that has characterized his rise thus far has been the copious instances of creative music videos that have bolstered his reputation and proven his tedious attention to detail that speaks to both his artistic integrity and commitment to his craft. Today he is releasing the second visual off of his latest mixtape “GOSSIP,” following up the release of “ALOT X3” where he and Kharkhee connected, showing off both their clear chemistry and Kharkhee’s exceptional editing and direction skills. “GOSSIP” takes a stylistic detour from a good portion of the tape and certainly from “ALOT X3” as $odaman responds to the naysayers and pillow-talking that fuels his fire and openly addresses all of his recent success and encourages his doubters “Let’s talk about it,” and this confidence emanates from the entirety of SO DA TAPE 2.

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Icewear Vezzo Stirs the Pot in “Richer Than My Opps”

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Having carved out a name for himself amongst Detroit rap royalty with his effortless bravado, offhand slick talk, and casual delivery, Icewear Vezzo has entrenched himself as a fixture of the city as both a rapper and entrepreneur. The competitive mentality and devoted persistence required to excel in each of those fields as Vezzo has are abundantly evident in his latest video single, “Richer Than My Opps,” available now. Driven by the infectious repetition of its titular hook and punchline heavy verses, the track finds Vezzo putting enemies on notice that they could never make flexing look so easy, so they might as well stop trying.

The video sees Vezzo posted in a kitchen that would look a scene from a ’50s sitcom if it weren’t for the racks, double-cups, and baking soda on the breakfast table. Flanked by posse at times and trapping by his lonesome at others, the visuals mirror the journey Vezzo took to become “Richer Than My Opps.” Though Vezzo flaunts the spoils of his success alongside his team, it’s his hands that stir the point, and what he cooks up can’t be replicated.

“Richer Than My Opps” kicks off Vezzo’s year in bold fashion as it arrives in the wake of his recent mixtape, Rich Off Pints 2, in September. The sequel to the Pitchfork-praised Rich Off Pints, ROP 2 explores Vezzo’s evolution from hustler to entrepreneur, elucidating the artist’s competitive mentality one track at a time. The 14-track project boasts over 65 million US streams to date, along with 4.2 million streams across catalog last week. ROP 2 follows Vezzo’s high-profile collaborations, including “Tear The Club Up” ft. Future and “Up The Scoe ft. Lil Durk, with the latter boasting over 13.6 million YouTube views and 42 million streams to date. Featuring additional appearances from Moneybagg YoRio Da Yung OGRMRBabyface Ray and more, Rich Off Pints 2 is available everywhere via Iced Up Records.

With Vezzo staying consistent, 2022 is his year. Stay tuned for more from the prolific rapper and entrepreneur.

Watch “Richer Than My Opps” here!

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J-Oats Drops Video For “Buckets”

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The new single “Buckets” by artist J-Oats was produced by Mike Jaxx. The creative visual was shot in Los Angeles, CA, using the food truck of celebrity food chef E-Dubble. The video was directed by Ronin Lee According to J-Oats, “2022 is the year of Buckets. Get yours because I’m definitely going to get mine.”

“Getting Buckets”, simply put, is about working toward your goals, and accomplishing them. Regardless, if it’s a small daily task or major accomplishment, each step on the journey is another “Bucket.”

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J-Oats – A Chicago Native Hip Hop artist who meticulously captivates audiences with raw, unapologetic, and real-life storytelling lyrics, consistently transforms his intertwined passions into his music. His gifted writing and natural ability for performing has transcended from a simple hobby into an advancing career.

His lyrics encompass the complex journey into manhood from the perspective of an African American male growing up in Chicago, attending an HBCU, becoming a father and “figuring it all out”…  The road has been paved with intriguing and compelling scenarios which he has woven into a tapestry that is showcased & shared in his debut release.  The 7 track EP is filled with hard hitting beats, poetic prose that blend melodically to give the listener a fresh new take on the “Chicago” rap artist platform.  J-Oats has delivered a solid freshman run that real Hip Hop connoisseurs will appreciate and is one that is sure to classify him as a standout talent within the industry.

As a performing artist, he has an undeniable electrifying stage presence some have said is reminiscent of a young T.I., which many experienced during a performance at the renowned House of Blues in Chicago. The extremely focused, hardworking, and dedicated talent he presents, alongside his charismatic charm and fresh musical delivery keeps his fans wanting to know what’s next and wanting more… And in such, he continuously strives at perfecting his craft. His drive and passion for his music equaled self-determination, and has him constantly in the studio writing, and producing new material… Remember the name; J-Oats because the sky’s the limit for where he is destined to go, and success is inevitable for this emerging entertainer!

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