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To understand why @CubanDaSavage ‘s “Bankrupt” is so popular, you must read between the lines

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On Dec. 6, 2017 uploaded “Bankrupt” to SoundCloud, and nearly four months later, the track is more popular than ever before. The term “bankrupt” has become synonmous with her.  It sits at a little more than two million listens on SoundCloud. Everyday, Aaliyah Keef retweets mentions on Twitter from fans who live and die by the song. With the way things are looking, it doesn’t look like the song will slow down anytime soon. So, what gives? In the cycle of hip-hop, four months is much too long for a song that isn’t getting radio play. It should be finito. Done. On to the next, as Jay-Z so eloquently put it. Why exactly is Cuban Doll’s track having such a magnetic, if not peculiar, run?  Well, the answers lie in the song itself.

Cuban Doll  herself represents an interesting juxtaposition in hip-hop. Whereas attractive women in rap usually use their womenly whiles to sway fans with sexually explicit music, Cuban Doll goes in the opposite direction. She’s jaw-droppingly beautiful, but her music is for the streets, not the strip-club. You won’t find her decked in six-inch heels, a strapless dress, and holding a gigantic purse. She’s posted in the cut with a Draco, decked in Jordans, Tommy Hilfiger, and iced out. She represents a new wave of femine confidence that isn’t rooted in sexuality; she’s just as capable as many man to defend herself. Think of a modern day Rosie The Riveter.

“Bankrupt” reaffirms this power. It’s not about anything sexual, it’s about cash – or therein, lack of. It’s badass, blunt, brutish, and contemporary. She knows how to speak to the masses in a way that both girls and guys identify with. Since it lacks the distinctive barbie-ish drawl of Nicki Minaj or the blunt sexual ilk of Cardi B, it’s as much an aux cord necessity as it is a nice change of pace from radio monotony.

So the next time you hear “Bankrupt” – believe me, you’ll hear it even more in the near future – don’t be annoyed. Listen to it for what it is; a celebration of newfound wealth, an attack on anyone lacking the necessary funds to survive, and a sonic dash of youth’s exuberance. It’ll make you laugh, and the video will make you want Cuban Doll in many ways. But she’s not beating her sexiness over your head, she’s just telling it like it is while being herself. And that’s what makes “Bankrupt” and her artistry itself so powerful; she’s an unflinching, original character that will change the way that America looks at traditional rap for decades to come.

 

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Miami Artist Jiggz Drops First Solo EP “Jiggy World”

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Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Jiggz is an independent artist that has a versatile sound and is ready to make a positive impact with his music. The up-and-coming artist takes pride in being authentic and writing lyrics that are relatable.  Formally a dedicated football player, Jiggz found that music was the perfect alternative for him to express his thoughts.

“Music is the way I express myself. It’s the only way I let out my emotions because I tend to bottle things up unless I’m in front of a mic.” He said, “I also have a competitive nature in music as well and strive to always be a better version of myself as an artist.”

Starting his musical career back in 2017, Jiggz has been quite successful in the past few years. You may have heard his music on popular shows such as Daredevil, The Chi, The Grand Army, and a short film called Holler. Ultimately, the independent artist hopes to have a long-lasting career by inspiring and encouraging his fans to chase their dreams.

“I plan to make a positive impact in a way where when people listen to my music they feel a certain way of themselves in a positive light.” He admits, “I want to impact everyone who takes a listen.”

Representing the core of Miami, Jiggz is the next artist on the RISE! Ready to make moves, the independent artist has been working on his first solo EP “Jiggyworld” that is dropping today!

The independent artist has more up his sleeve for 2021, but first make sure to check out his first solo project “Jiggyworld”. Available on all streaming platforms or stream down below!

Follow Jiggz on Social Media for Music Updates and MORE!  

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Multi-Platinum Producer Chi Chi Signs Global Publishing Deal With UMPG

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Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading, global music publisher, today announced that in-demand songwriter/producer Chi Chi has been signed to an exclusive, global publishing deal.

A Nigerian-American producer from Jonesboro, Georgia, Chidi “Chi Chi” Osondu specializes in creating “trap ballads,” blending classical notes to Atlanta’s popular trap sound. Chi Chi co-created the hit song “Throat Baby” by BRS Kash, which reached #1 on Urban Radio, has more than 29 million Spotify streams, and more than 14 million YouTube plays.

Additionally, Chi Chi built a solid discography producing hits for Grammy-nominated rapper Lil Baby including “Solid,” “Get Money,” and “Social Distancing” from the major album ‘My Turn,’ as well as co-creating “Both Sides” by Lil Baby ft. Gucci Mane.  The producer also collaborated with Rylo Rodriguez to create the popular track “No Fentanyl/Camera Roll.”

Walter Jones, UMPG Co-Head A&R said: “UMPG is happy to be partnering with rising creator Chi Chi. He already sees success with hits like Lil Baby’s “On Me,” and we are confident he will become one of the industry’s most sought-after producers.”

Chi Chi said: “I’ve been working hard for a while now and have been able to make great strides. I am excited to get started with my new supportive team at UMPG and create history one record at a time.”

Raised in a Nigerian household, Chi Chi was strongly influenced by afro-beats music and blueprint styles created by producers like Wheezy and Southside. The rising star’s contagious tag, “What’s happenin’, Chi Chi?” is growing to signature recognition in the music world.

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DJ Murph Is Doing Everything Right In The Concert DJ Space

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DJ Murph is an up-and-coming hot DJ to look out for. Raised in the overlooked town of Radcliff, Kentucky, he has been able to leave a global impression on the world. One of Murph’s most significant achievements is being rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again’s official DJ.
He’s turned tables in Orlando, Los Angeles, Houston, Charlotte, and several other places. His future looks bright seeing as he has now played with many well-known artists in the country.

Many people still do not believe in him that’s why he wants to work hard and prove then wrong with his talent. DJ Murph has been featured on multiple radio and streaming platforms showcasing his talent. On top of that, he’s been ranked the #1 mixtape DJ in Kentucky four times in a row.

Follow DJ Murph here: https://www.instagram.com/iamdjmurph/?hl=en

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