GenoDa1 Blasts Four New Single And The EP 3AM Sessions

Homestead, FL-based urban artist GenoDa1 just released four singles and one EP. The singles are titled “Tell Me” FT Fedarro, “Cream Of The Crop Freestyle” FT Zues, “Someone Else,” and “Level Up” while his latest EP dropped in March and bears the title 3AM Sessions. GenoDa1 is not your usual artist, as he experienced some very tough moments in his life and was homeless for a long time during high-school. 

His unique special style, strong ambition, and clear vision when it comes to rap are the elements that will propel the rapper to unprecedented heights this year, without forgetting to mention the incredible creativity he has been showing these past month with countless releases now available for all to stream. 

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ARIEL J – “EXCITED”

Ariel J is a name and sound we will become very familiar with inside 2021. After she caught our attention with her buzzworthy single “Enough,” the emerging new singer/songwriter capitalizes on the attention with the release of her anticipated single “Excited.” Featuring fellow rising star Charayana J, the new single is the first official release under her new deal with Young Intelligent LLC.

Produced by Lug Soda •BMP : 123, “Excited” is a smooth love song about appreciating the beauty of her muse. It’s about the addictive symptoms that come with discovering new love. Ariel J takes us through all the emotions that draw the pleasure of being around the one we love from both a physical and mental point of view. Over the soothing Jazz-esqe production, Ariel admires her love interest’s undeniable features like lips, hypnotizing stare and seductive v-cut that intoxicate her every time. “Excited” is the perfect song for any time of the day or night with your lover while showcasing Ariel J rarity as an emerging artist in today’s R&B. Making you a newly discovered fan of the rising star from the first listen, instantly.

The song comes as support, appreciation and pride for the LGBTQ community. A community she champions daily through the music, “I hope that my music starts necessary conversations around the way LGBTQ+ people are presented in media, treated as individuals, and understood as a whole.”

She continues: “Being part of the LGBTQ+ community, they’re so many layers to what we feel and are often unable to express. I try to make songs that bridge the gap when it comes to understanding our human experience, highlighting the fact that we’re much more alike than we are different.”

A brief history on Ariel J, the Mississippi native began creating music at nine-year-old. Growing up in church, Ariel’s passion for music became extremely persistent as she got older. She established a grassroots fanbase early on in her career through cover songs. A practice she still promotes til this day with covering chart-topping singles by several of today’s biggest names in R&B. Among the covers, Ariel J released intriguing originals that showcased her tremendous range and songwriting abilities like “We Deserve Better,” “Layers” and “A Song For You.” It’s merely a matter of time before Ariel J is synonymous with one of the best songwriters in the business along with being one of the best new entertainers.

Definitely, a refreshing new sound needed on the charts right now. She’s the total package. Her popularity only continues to grow via word of mouth and social media. Producing catchy singles, undeniable beauty, and enormous co-signs from fans and collaborators.

Ariel J is ready to further her career in 2021 with an anticipated debut project(s) release expected late in the year. “I have an EP on the way called ‘LET ME BE.’ It’s a very personal project– a glimpse into my home life, my dating life, my journey as a person and as an artist. Can’t wait to share it,” said Ariel J.

Lately, the fearless talent has been very vocal about how she plans to fill the void missing in today’s music industry, stating, “There aren’t enough songs centered around love, unity, and understanding. I want to help usher these kinds of messages into mainstream media.”

Upcoming projects, more covers, and other intangibles. Now is the perfect origin point to get familiar with Ariel J and what’s next. To stay up-to-date on everything Ariel J, follow the rising talent on social media.

Stream Ariel J’s new single below and check out the lyric visual here.

Alexa V ft. CITK, Jazz Fresh & Sauce – “Alright”

Rising Hip-Hop/R&B artist, Alexa V, releases a motivational new single featuring CITK, Jazz Fresh & Sauce, titled “Alright,” via Hunnafied Records/Empire Distribution. The new single sees Alexa display hypnotic vocals accompanied by thought-provoking bars provided by the aforementioned emcees’s. Stream the single below and stay tuned for updates on Alexa V.

Stream it here.

York Records Tap DJ Envy For New Project ‘Genesis Vol.1’

York Records burst on the scene in 2020 with several stellar releases by popular battle rapper Arsonal. Today, the label executives Dizz & Capt introduce the new roster of talent expected to propelled the label to greatness this year with the release of their first compilation series called Genesis Vol.1. For the formal introduction, the label taps well-known radio personality/DJ DJ Envy to host the project and plant the project with authentic roots.

The first edition is a 10-track release, starring Mr. So Disrespectul, BundlesFVG, Cory North, Frxxsauce and Marko24k. A formal introduction for most, the project features unforgettable verses from the entire cast and, with its cohesive tracklisting, the project is destined to make York Record one of the most exciting new record labels of 2021. The album comes on the peak of each artist’s transition to superstardom.

“We choose to put this compilation together based on each individual artist and where they are respectively in their careers. This is hard authentic street shit from the beginning to the end,” says York Records.

Available everywhere now, the project is a must-hear for any Hip Hop fan. Hosted by DJ Envy and supported by several a-list co-signers, Genesis Vol.1 is a project that will be discussed all year long as we await official album releases for each of the acts involved. Dj Envy appears on the project via own imprint.

Get familiar with York Records today, stream the entire project below.

Culxure – “My Dawg” (Official Video)

The A has another one, meet the emerging-to-superstar new group, Culxure.

For their introduction, the trio of Baby Slapp, Baby Ticc and Baby Dreco hit the iconic Atlanta skating ring, Cascade, for the debut visual, titled, “My Dawg.” A song about loyalty to the crew, each member showoff with energetic braggadocious verses about day-ones and never betraying family better than the next.

“I only hang round my day ones that’s on the same thing I’m on, I kno right or dead wrong they slidin for me so it’s only right I’m on the same thing,” says Baby Slapp.

Baby Ticc concurs: “I lost my friend and all I could think about was my dawg I would’ve risked my life and did time for my dawg.“

Baby Dreco, who delivers the song’s best verse, remembers his verse being inspired by his friend’s unity. He explains: “Me an my brudduhs feel the same if I’m ready to slide they right behind me an if I’m ready to ride out they right behind me.”

“My Dawg” is merely the beginning of what Culxure have in store for music in 2021. And with more music to come, now is the perfect time for newfound fans to hop of the ATL-bread bandwagon and spread the word. Only a matter of time before Culxure reaches the top of the scene and follow in the footsteps of so many before them. It’s magnetic.

Watch “My Dawg” below and follow Culxure on Instagram.

Darkness I Am – “Psycho / Strange” (Album)

Out of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN rising underground artist Darkness I Am releases his new 2-part album titled “Psycho / Strange”.  Started out as one half of a duo ended up parting ways after a short time, he considers his style vulgar, disturbing and grimey yet motivating.  We Definitely recommend this project for all real Hip Hop heads!

Oz Sparx Shares New “Vlone Friends” Visual

When it comes to Hip Hop, fashion has always brought along a level of respect that people would kill for. Today, for the latest release from his popular project, Vibin, Slidin, N’ Connivin,’ rising recording artist Oz Sparx connects his style to the final destination in the music video for cut “Vlone Friends.” In the new visual, Sparx is casket sharp as he spits arguably his best verses yet from the spreading like wildfire EMPIRE release.

The Visual by Luke presentations serves as both an ode to A$AP Bari’s international streetwear brand and an on-camera vent session about finicky friendships. When asked about the record the Philly native states: “This is one of my best videos. What better way for me to descriptively depict my pessimistic philosophy. When it’s all said and done, you’re brought into this world alone and die alone.”

“Vlone Friends” follows “YSL” featuring 2kBaby. Vibin, Slidin, N’ Connivin is filled with hits. Released late-2020, the 18-track project has spawned breakout songs like the previously released “Dancin Wit The D3vil.” The project also includes fan-favorites “Antisocial,” “Backseat Freestyle” and “Way Too Much.” The album features JGreen and 2kBaby.

Sparx and his latest project have positioned themselves to be one of the biggest highlights of 2021 hip hop, period. The array of hit singles is undeniable popularity going into his next project, expected late-2021. Vibin, Slidin, N’ Connivin is available now on all DSPs via 510 Music Group/EMPIRE. Follow OZ Sparx on social media for daily updates of his forthcoming project.

Watch the new video to “Vlone Friends” by Oz Sparx below, afterward, add the single to your playlist today.