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Xavier Wulf Tunes Up His Ride And Sharpens His Rhymes In “Pressure Gauge” Video

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Xavier Wulf is a man possessed. When he has a dream or sets a goal, it consumes him. When he hears a beat, it takes over his body, commanding him to speak, shout, and let out the rage. As an artist and a person, he is quite literally driven by something beyond himself — maybe that’s a little on the nose for a rapper known for his deep love of street racing and drifting, but it’s also an apt description for his process. When Xavier clicks with an instrumental, he closes his eyes, puts the lyrical pedal to the floor, and lets it all out, following whatever road feels right.

These days it’s fashionable to look down South for samples and sounds, but as a native of the 901, Xavier Wulf has been making hardcore Memphis music since long before it was cool to remake Three 6 Mafia classics. His sound is classic underground Memphis to the bone, but it’s not at all stuck in the past or cashing in on nostalgia. Xavier takes spare parts from the music he grew up with and puts them under a sleek new hood, the muscular engine of a candy-painted Cadillac in the body of a Japanese drift car. The city’s distinctive car scene is often forgotten when talking about Memphis rap—the thick 808-heavy beats of Hypnotize Minds and 8Ball & MJG were designed with trunk speakers in mind. In addition to his childhood love of Fast & Furious and Need For Speed, Xavier grew up going to car shows in Memphis and eventually got turned onto the customized and turbo-charged Nissan Skylines and Honda S2000s of the underground drift world. 

When Xavier’s enthusiasm for anime led him to the cult series Initial D, about a phantom driver who drifts in the mountains outside Tokyo, everything shifted into a different gear. It’s not just the Initial D samples or car references but an extra boost of nitro to his bass-driven sound, which begs to be heard from the biggest car sound-system you can find. YouTube and SoundCloud may be where Xavier Wulf made his name, but it’s in the garage and the literal streets where he’s found a true lane of his own: now he dreams as much about becoming the world’s greatest drifter, having his own trailer and a pit crew, and eventually teaching his kids to drive as he does rapping.

Xavier might be one of rap’s reigning underground kings, but he readily admits that he didn’t get to where he is alone. His name and image might suggest a lone wolf, but Xavier has always run with a tight pack: first as one of the original architects of the infamous and influential Raider Klan collective, and later as a core member of SESHOLLOWATERBOYZ along with BONES, Eddy Baker, and Chris Travis. There’s an incredibly real connection between Xavier and his fans, who he prefers to call “supporters,” which you can feel in the raucous atmosphere of his shows and see in the countless producers and rappers out there who have been inspired by his music. That mutual respect between artist and audience runs deep, because Xavier isn’t just using his listeners as a stepping stone to larger celebrity or clout. He cares deeply about how his supporters respond to his music: “I take my music seriously and I want it to be heard in the right way. I didn’t put my face out there when I was starting out because I needed people to hear the music, not see me.” In a very literal sense, his music might not exist if it wasn’t for the audience; Xavier lets the music come to him, opening up his inbox to beat submissions from fans, a way of giving back to his supporters while also finding new styles and undiscovered voices. “When I was growing up listening to Three 6 Mafia and Memphis music, I wanted to get my own piece of that sound. Now kids listen to my music, and they want their own piece of it, they want to make something like that too.” For over a decade now, Xavier Wulf has been consumed by a spirit outside himself to create—his music possesses, haunts, and pushes his listeners too.

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Rabbit Mr. Do It Releases “Like A Star” 

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Rabbit Mr. Do It is back on the scene with his latest single, “Like A Star.” The talented free agent NFL cornerback Jenoris Jenkins is known for his talents on the field, but now he is on a different level. His hits on the field are turning into hits in the booth. 

His newest single shows him flexing, hanging out the window of a whip with his homies in a fire SUV truck. “Jackrabbit,” aka Mr. DO IT, will be a household name if he commits his time to music like he did to football. 

He is known for his flashy plays, and now he has taken off the helmet so everyone can see who he is. The new single is the latest from his BLITZ HOUSE imprint. 

There has been a lot of talk about how his transition will fare, but he knows that he will give music his all. He shouts out his family on the dope new track and further proves why he has been the breadwinner in his tribe for the longest. 

Watch the music video from the ex-NFL star Rabbit Mr. Do It today!

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Music Videos You Need To See – Signed XO shares “D.R Flows”

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While helping fans find new inspiration, this aspiring artist drops yet another masterpiece after the success of his most popular project, “On Time.”

Signed XO has always been regarded as an artist with a catchy flow and a melodic hook. His tracks bring a unique vibe and help fans become more hopeful as they move to the rhythm. Looking back at his success with incredible features and records, there is no debate that this artist will one day be counted among legends.

While SignedXO has primarily focused on establishing his career through amazing features, he is now branching towards releasing singles. His latest track, “D.R Flows,” shows a glimpse of his talent as he amazes his fans with an energetic rhythm.  

Furthermore, SignedXO has always been big on traveling and exploring himself to bring the real truth to the fans. He believes in being transparent and basing his music on facts. With a complete catalog of singles and new projects in reserve, listeners can expect a dominant presence by SignedXO this year. 

SignedXO believes in doing his part for society using music as an outlet. In his own words, “My music helps get people through bad days. My music helps a good day become even better. My music has lessons in it.” He adds, “I’m passionate about it because I’m a very quiet person so music is my outlet to talk and get everything off my chest because I hold most of it in.”

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HDBeenDope Releases New Music Video for “Mamba”

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Roc Nation’s latest signee Brooklyn rapper HDBeenDope is debuting his new music video for his song “Mamba” from his latest EP project “What Can They Say” via BET Times Square Billboard and BET Music. The video made its broadcast premiere on BET Jams and the Paramount+ Times Square billboards. 

Directed by Erikson Corniel, the video opens with dynamic visuals of friends racing past HD in luxury sports cars, street bikes, wheelie-popping quads fully capturing the grit and sound of New York’s streets. The video pans out to east coast locals championing the rapper’s song going bar-for-bar rapping along at Rutgers basketball court. The explosive celebration of the track is interwoven with clips capturing the vibrant and colorful personalities of New York – fans young and old dance battling, playing the trumpet, cheering with a bottle of champagne, and more. 

The highly anticipated music video arrives shortly after the single release’s massive success earlier this year making ESPN network rotations as the song has echoed throughout some of the nation’s largest sports stadiums.  

The Brooklyn Native’s new video release comes from his latest EP project What Can They Say, produced by Dizzy Banko which marks just the beginning of HD’s career and who has already been recognized by Rolling Stone, BET Awards and more.  

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