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RAPPER OGPD DROPS HIS SECOND MIXTAPE “MPR” OUT NOW

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Rapper Deshawn Williams Aka OGPD has released his second mixtape “MPR” out now! Born and raised in The Bronx, New York, he is self-made and is in the up-and-coming stages of his career. He currently isn’t associated with any labels but is always open to hearing a pitch from a record label. He describes his image as a “Fly Caribbean from The Bronx with down south ties.” OGPD lives by two mottos, “Stay true to yourself and don’t change for anyone else” and “Tough times don’t last, but people do.”

His musical inspiration came from his father, who was a DJ in the mid-’90s. Being exposed to music at a young age spiked his interest in the inner workings of music, where he found out he had a great ear for it. OGPD’s target audience is everyone but hopes to reach a younger demographic to motivate and inspire. After learning the industry inside and out behind the scenes, he is now taking his craft to the public. His short-term goal is to make “1050” greater than what it currently is, long-term he hopes to have it become worldwide. Although he has solely been working with his 1050 team right now, OGPD tells us he is open to collaborating with different artists in the future. 

In the next five years, OGPD hopes to become a mogul while continuing his work within his community. “Without the community, there is no me. We are products of our environments, and if we can help clean and rebuild our communities, we can better our future,” says OGPD, showing us that change starts from within and he is here to help make those changes. When he isn’t in the studio, he loves to work out and stay active and believes the best advice he can give to the youth who want to pursue a career in music is that “Anything is Possible!” Platforms like Power 105, 808wave, Genius, and more have featured OGPD in the past. To reach OGPD or follow up with his latest music, you can find him on Instagram: @_ogpd_ or email him directly at ogpdtct@gmail.com.   

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DJ Drewski & AceMula “Keep It Moving” Song Review

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“Keep It Moving” by DJ Drewski and AceMula feat Law and Cruch Calhoun has just been released.

The song puts emphasis on Acemula’s very own Drill music and “Jersey Club” music mashup. With an upbeat headbanging tempo that gets you in the groove to move, and a “this ain’t what you want” delivery, this song cannot be toyed with.

What separates New Jersey from all other states is how we have our own swag. “Jersey Club Dance” is a dance style characterized by moves like “Bunny Hop” “Sexy Walk” “Boyden Dance” “B-rock” and so much more. The sound of “Jersey Club Music” is a pulsating, non-stop
beat that may or may not have a DJ instructing dance moves.

Law’s soft voice intertwined with Cruch Calhoun’s hardcore approach gives the song a unique alternative. A switch-up that I believe is what makes it appropriate to listen to at any time of the day. It’s not extremely aggressive nor is it too friendly.

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When the song comes on Law comes in with her mellow but deep vocals that give off an “earworm” effect. The song has a little surprise to it because when it first comes on, listeners may assume it’ll have a slow or medium pace, but then the feel-good beat comes out of nowhere.

The R&B and Pop Singer’s definition of keeping it moving is not accepting anything that isn’t on her level. Not to mention both of these artists are actually on the move when it comes to their craft and building an empire. Talk about actions speaking louder than words!

During Cruch Calhoun’s verse he rapped about some hard times he went through like giving his last to people who were down. However, this beat is so grandiose that you may not soak it in instantly. His deep voice also gave the song an edge. Calhoun is basically saying if you don’t want smoke KEEP IT MOVING. The rapper states “know not to play with me, check my demeanor.” Which highlights his gangster and his knowledge on street life. A lot of people talk or tweet as Calhoun puts it, but aren’t really action based.

When I first listened to this song on my way to work I was so pumped up and ready to take on the day.

Just be careful listening to this song if you get stuck in traffic!

Listen To “Keep It Moving”: https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/acemula1/keep-it-moving-feat-dj-drewski-law–cruch-calhoun

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instagram.com/lawandmusic/

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Roya1 Is Setting The Tone For What To Expect This Summer With ‘Nasty’ EP

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In a recent interview with producer and artist Roya1, the music architect talks about his latest EP titled NASTY, his ambitions to grow beyond The Bay, his musical beginnings and more.

Featured by publications such as Thizzler, a multi-cultural media outlet and thought leader from The Bay, over quarter million subscribers on his You Tube handle, to placements with established acts such as rapper Mozzy – Bay Area bred music man Roya1 or YR Beats to some, is steadily becoming a force to reckon with in the game.

“I was born in Fresno CA but I mostly grew up in the Bay area between Pittsburg CA and Richmond CA practically my whole upbringing. I was about 15 years old when I even considered the thought about making music” he tells us.

Growing up in a middle-income home, the progressive producer “in love with sounds” as he describes, intimating his influences stem from growing up listening to R&B, Neo Soul, Jazz and Hip Hop personally inspiring him and his sound palette.

Not only did music generally help him carve his craft out, he shares music has sufficiently served him being a tool for therapy, a hobby that helped keep him out of trouble, and acted as a safe space for him to dwell in.

“I’m obsessed with sounds when it comes to music, competing with myself is one of the things that keep me inspired as well as finding new good music” he shares. “Music kept me out of trouble a lot of the time growing up, it’s my therapy and my safe place ‘til this day.

 In the wake of his self-realization at just age 15, he has honed his skills gradually and has scored multiple accolades across the board including producing underground hits such as Bankroll Raedoe’s “559 Baby” that recently surpassed 1 million views on You Tube alone.

Such milestones are riling him up, helping his notable beat tag gain further traction and notoriety, simultaneously granting him credibility as a music producer in a competitive industry such as the music business. But much like mainstream names like Kanye, like Pierre Bourne, like dare we say Russ, or olders in Pharrell or Dre – he is more than that. He is a jack of all trades; recording & vocals engineer among a plethora of roles, and with relative success behind the boards he will introduce himself as an artist through his latest project Nasty EP — out now.

 “This project is about embracing the sensual side of things; love, passion and pleasure” he elaborates.

“I just wanted to show the real me with this project, I plan to get a lot of female fans from this.”

Roya1 admittedly concedes he is a flirt, and this vulnerability is a side he finds comfort in sharing in his art on this project, so we should expect a lot of soft, fuzzy, honest and sexually pleasant music as a concrete direction.

As he embarks on this transcending journey, Roya1 also notes there has been a stark growth to his craftsmanship as far as production, and the goal is to continue extensively applying himself into “musician” levels.

“The simple fact that I’ve evolved into making beats, engineering vocals, and getting into acoustics etc I wanna set the bar of being a one man versatile musician”

Check out ‘Nasty’ below.

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Nilla Allin Is An Artist You Should Have On Your Radar This Year

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Nilla Allin is a self-assured and determined artist. She’s fresh off the release of her newest LP ‘Nilla’s Diary’ and the reaction to it has been nothing short of amazing. With such a well-received response, ‘Nilla’s Diary’ is sure to stay on repeat for many listeners. The Los Angeles native is on her way to the top, and audiences are encouraged to hop on her wave now, before she truly takes off.

With her approachable, encouraging phrases and superb vocal delivery, the rising MC is in a lane of her own. Because of her top-tier humorous skits on Tik Tok and lifestyle videos on her YouTube site, Nilla has amassed a significant and organic following. The budding musician aspired to hone her natural writing and narrative skills and apply them to her rap career as a child. Nilla Allin is a multifaceted musician that excels at whatever she sets her mind to, as seen by her tunes “Gotta Run” and “On N Off,” which have over 1 million plays in their first year of release.

“After my first year of making music, I accumulated over 1 million streams, which was extremely surprising to me,” Nilla Allin said in a recent interview. “The feedback I receive every time I drop a new song is what inspires me to continue making music.”

“Nilla’s Diary,” Nilla Allin’s latest endeavor, has seen a similar response and has been picked up by numerous accredited blogs and playlists alike.

Through this project, she aspires to push her music into a realm of transparency and profound feeling. The songs on this new album are inspired by real diary entries from her old college journal and explore the topic of love in friendships and relationships. Nilla creates authentic music by addressing real-life topics that the general public can relate to.

“I am passionate about putting my creative content into the world for others to be inspired and motivated by,” she says. “I get satisfaction out of knowing that people are interested in what I have to say. For me, the best part about making music is the lives that I’ve impacted.”

Be sure to stay tapped in with Nilla @official.nilla & stream ‘Nilla’s Diary’ below.

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