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Sexyy Red Recaps Her #SexyySummer on “I’m The Sh*t” Video

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Refreshingly brash and effortlessly quotable, Sexyy Red has made Summer ’23 her own. Coming through with another highlight from Hood Hottest Princessthe St. Louis native shares I’m The Sh*t, a video for the album’s opening track. Strutting her stuff above producer Mac Fly‘s racing piano arpeggios, Big Sexyy delivers a series of flexes that prove why she’s the baddest in the game: “Mrs. Take Your Man a.k.a. I Steal Your Boo/Wonder why that n**** f*ck with me? B*tch, ’cause I’m the truth.” The music video begins with a montage of Sexyy’s various successes that have accumulated during her recent meteoric rise–from her viral BET Awards moment, to the success of her Top 10 radio hit “Pound Town,” to co-signs from notable figures like Drake and Travis Scott–before demonstrating how she’s enjoying the fruits of her labor: she buys herself a brand new pink Mercedes and dances with the car dealer, before retreating to the studio to make more hits.

“I’m The Sh*t” arrives as Sexyy’s breakout hit, the Tay Keith-produced “Pound Town,” reaches a new milestone in popularity. Earlier this week, Sexyy revealed that the song, and its Nicki Minaj-featuring remix “Pound Town 2,” earned a GOLD certification from the RIAA. The song has spent multiple weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, including a #66 peak, and recently reached the Top 10 on Urban Radio. Together, all versions of “Pound Town” have racked up over 50 million global streams. Home to other hits like “SkeeYee,” a viral anthem praised by Drake and currently charting at #13 on TikTok’s Trending Charts and “Looking For The H*es (Ain’t My Fault),” soon to impact Urban Radio, Hood Hottest Princess is climbing the Billboard 200, where it reached a new peak of #134 this week, and Apple Music’s charts, where it is currently sitting at #6 on the Hip-Hop albums chart and #13 overall.

A relentless barrage of twerkable anthems, Hood’s Hottest Princess builds upon Sexyy’s brash and unapologetic persona. Songs like Hellcats SRTs and Female Gucci Mane exude an irrepressible bad b*tch energy, combining Sexyy’s crisp wordplay with an addictive drawling delivery that has become her signature. The mixtape earned a sterling 8.0 review from Pitchfork, who wrote that the mixtape “sets the tone for what she hopes is the nastiest, sweatiest, and freakiest summer since the smartphone came along” and “…30 minutes of straight-up standing-on-the-table raps. There are a handful of songs on here that are bound to be summertime anthems.” Featuring an additional appearance from Juicy J on “Strictly For The Strippers” and Sukihana on the Pitchfork-approved Born By The River,” Hood Hottest Princess is available everywhere via Open Shift/gamma.

With Hood Hottest Princess out now and a burgeoning fanbase that can’t get enough of her hits, the rising rapper is dominating during #SexyySummer. Get on board now, before the ship blasts off.

Watch “I’m The Sh*t” here!

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Alex Jean & Darkchild Find A Way With “I Need Faith”

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Sampling Tem’s “Me & U,” Haitian Hip-Hop artist Alex Jean recruits Grammy Award-winning instrumentalist Rodney Jerkins for his latest leak “I Need Faith.” Co-produced by Jack Lawson, the infectious yet inspirational cut finds the Florida native effortlessly rapping the song’s lyrics with his larger than life vocals. The record marks Jean’s addition to Darkchild’s Alienz Alive label and preview of what new found fans can expect going forward.

Born and raised in Orlando with an older sister and their parents, Alex Jean is no stranger to adversity or achievement. Though early on in grade school he was a self described troublemaker, getting into fights and causing mischief, his family eventually moved into a well to do neighborhood where he received a more suitable education. The graduate of Lake Minneola Highschool, credits his father’s musical talents, Michael Jackson, Reggaeton acts like Don Omar and the strong bond with his sibling as the foundation for his forward progression.

Prior to making the decision to be a full time recording artist, Alex thought he was going to be a guitarist but soon realized his voice was ultimately the instrument he’d be using to help influence the world and help people in it find freedom. Last year his “Love Like That” collaboration with Hulvey & Torey D’Shaun reached No. 45 on Billboard’s HCS chart and with new music loaded up he’s poised to make a lasting impact that transcends the status quo.

Stream “I Need Faith” on your DSP of choice below via Alienz Alive and follow Alex Jean on IG | HERE.

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Kash Alexus Takes Atlanta Nostalgia to New Heights with the Release of “Eastwest”

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Southern hip hop artist Kash Alexus is setting the tone with her latest release, “Eastwest.” The track is a homage to the iconic sounds of early 2000s Atlanta culture. With a captivating blend of nostalgia and modern day flair, Kash Alexus is ready to show audiences who she is and what she’s capable of.

On the inspiration behind “Eastwest,” Kash Alexus wanted to create something that aligned with her personal interests.

“The song is a remake of an early 2000’s Atlanta classic, so coming up with the theme wasn’t hard at all,” Kash Alexus explains. “Being a 2000’s baby myself, it was very fun recreating looks for the photoshoots/music video.”

“Eastwest” aims to reignite the nostalgic feeling of the early 2000s while seamlessly integrating into today’s musical landscape. Kash Alexus shares, “This release is about bringing back the nostalgic feeling of the early 2000’s and the Atlanta culture as a whole that I feel needs to be felt again.”

With a sound that blends urban contemporary vibes with the essence of southern hip hop, Kash Alexus invites listeners to experience her unique lane that she’s carving for herself. “I would describe my sound as urban contemporary and southern hip hop,” she remarks.

As far as musical influences, Kash Alexus credits rappers such as Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, Bankroll Fresh, Future, and Missy Elliott for shaping her artistry. Looking ahead, she envisions a future where her name is synonymous with both musical and entrepreneurial success. “My music career goals for the future would be to have an established name in and out of the music industry,” she states.

As Kash Alexus showcases her skills on “Eastwest” and works on upcoming projects, she remains focused on her ultimate message to fans. “No matter how tough things may get for you, never give up,” she emphasizes. “Challenge yourself, find confidence in just being you, and never forget where you come from.”

Stay connected with Kash Alexus on social media for updates.

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Olumide Releases Hot New Track “New Keys”

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Rick Ross producer Dizzee Beats handles instrumentation for Olumide”s Summer single “New Keys.” What better way to let the streets know you’re officially outside and ready to be seen? Pulling up in head turning transportation. On his timely track “New Keys,” the East Coast emcee takes a break from his more conscious content and catches a vibe played best in the express lane.

Speaking to Medium Creative Agency about his new song, the P.G. County native states: “This that feel good, bass heavy, braggadocious track. Whether you got something to be proud of or just want to stunt, this is that record.”

Olumide grew up in Maryland, where he casually began to make music with his brother as a high school student. His talent blossomed quickly, and soon, it became apparent that he was destined for bigger things. Olumide began performing in front of any audience that would have him, rapidly upgrading to multiple appearances at Baltimore Soundstage. Easily one of the most promising artists to emerge from the DMV, Olumide officially secured his spot sonically with the release of #BeenDope (Mixtape), which currently boasts millions of streams. Solidifying himself on the stage alongside Hip-Hop heavyweights like Curren$y and A Boogie wit da Hoodie as well as in the booth with other local entertainers like WillThaRapper and Ciscero, Olumide is a man on a mission, refining his craft and further developing his impressive lyrical abilities.

Stream “New Keys” on your DSP of choice via PGN Records below.

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