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Saint Rien illustration for 360 MAGAZINE article.

Saint Rien Releases Visuals for Why2

Saint Rien drops highly anticipated visuals for new age hit single, Why 2.

Saint Rien’s solo career is steadily climbing thanks to a handful of hip pop tunes released since the start of 2021. Tell The Truth and Like You were the first two singles laying down a solid foundation for what was coming next.

Today, Saint Rien is releasing the much-awaited visuals for his latest hit, Why2. Highlighting his catchy yet soft vocals while spellbinding us with unexpected changes halfway through the song, the rising artist’s Why2 is once again displaying the acute intuition and vision of his creative spirit.

The music video is written, directed, and produced by Saint Rien, and features his actual partner, Stephanie Flockhart, captured in the clip as his lover. The couple appears on screen in a bed floating over diverse backgrounds. Saint is wide awake while the girl sleeps soundly. The sea, cosmos, or city streets all scroll behind the flying bed, creating a magical atmosphere in which the couple finds themselves isolated from the world.
Why2 is a song that sees Saint share a moment of his life when, despite having everything he could ask for and more, the demons inside his mind tormented him all night.

About this time in his life, Saint shares: “Even when you seemingly have it all, the perfect person to share your life with, a single thought can torment you. Anxiety follows you through every up and down in your life but no one entertains the option that you might not be okay if you ‘should be.’”

Born in Australia and currently residing in Los Angeles, Saint Rien is a former frontman and key songwriter of the Australian Post-Hardcore sensation Storm the Sky. He has now switched lanes and embarked on a blossoming solo career that’s only just getting started.

Watch visuals for ‘Why2’ by Saint Rien HERE

Black Rob and Sean Combs illustration by Heather Skovlund for 360 Magazine

Black Rob Has Passed Away

Black Rob, Rapper and Former Bad Boy Artist, Has Passed Away at 52 Years Old

Best known for his 2000 single “Whoa!” the rapper was recently hospitalized in Atlanta

Robert Ross, the rap artist known as Black Rob, died April 17 at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Fellow Bad Boy rapper Mark Curry stated the cause of death was cardiac arrest, according to Pitchfork. He added that Black Rob was dealing with a number of health issues prior to his death, including lupus, kidney failure, diabetes, and multiple strokes. Black Rob was 52 years old.

“I don’t know where to begin this, but I thank everybody for the donations. Rob passed away about an hour ago,” a teary-eyed Curry said in a video. “I need for his daughter, Iona Ross, little Robert Ross, y’all get in touch with me, please.”

In a second video, Curry stated that he had spoken to Bad Boy founder Combs for the first time in 15 years following Rob’s passing.

“I just want to say thank you. We really did some amazing stuff. RIP to my brother. I was dead with him, I was dead with him,” Curry said. “I ain’t talk to Puff in 15 years. We talked today. This is the beginning of a new us. Rob made sure he knew what he had to do before he parted this world to make sure we all alright — and that’s what he did. Bad Boy for life, yo.”

Diddy posted a tribute on Instagram, stating: “Rest in power King @therealblackrob! As I listen to your records today there’s one thing that they all have in common! You have made millions of people all over the world feel good and dance! You are one of a kind! GOD BLESS! Love. You will be truly missed!!!!”

Born Robert Ross in Buffalo, N.Y., the Bad Boy rapper grew up in East Harlem where he began rapping as a preteen leading to the formation of his first group, the Schizophrenics. He released four studio albums, his most successful being his 2000 debut “Life Story.” Rob is best known for his hit single “Whoa!” which peaked at No. 43 on the Billboard Hot 100. Along with Curry, Rob was featured on Sean “P. Diddy” Combs’ “Bad Boy 4 Life,” which charted at No. 33. Though he left Bad Boy Records in the mid-2000s, Rob reunited with the crew for select dates of the Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour in 2016.

Tate McRae Joins Spotify Singles Program

TATE MCRAE JOINS THE SPOTIFY SINGLES PROGRAM & RELEASES NEW VERSION OF HIT SINGLE “you broke me first” & A COVER OF CONAN GRAY’S “HEATHER”

LISTEN HERE

Rising star Tate McRae joins the Spotify Singles program and releases two brand new recordings for the platform. Recorded at home in Calgary, Side A is a reimagined version of Tate’s viral single “you broke me first,” which she released earlier this year via RCA Records. Side B is a cover of Conan Gray’s “Heather.” Listen to both here.

Regarding her Spotify Singles cover song choice, Tate says: “’Heather’ is a really beautiful and emotional song by Conan Gray. I became obsessed with the lyrics and story he had created, I had to do a cover of it.”

Tate’s current single, “you broke me first” currently has over 425 million streams, is rising up the Top 40 radio chart (currently in the Top 20), and helped Tate to secure her spot in the Top 10 on Billboard’s Emerging Artist Chart and on the Hot 100 Chart. Globally, the track is in the Top 15 on Spotify’s Global 200 chart, is Top 25 in over 30 markets on the Spotify Charts and remains on the platform’s #1 playlist Today’s Top Hits.  The track continues to move up the singles charts at #4 in the UK (peaked at #3) and is Top 25 in Australia #9, Austria #15, Belgium #6, Canada #15, Switzerland #14, Ireland #4, Norway #5, Netherlands #12, New Zealand #17 and Sweden #8. The track is platinum in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Singapore, and Sweden, and gold in the US, Indonesia & Malaysia.

Mixing her vocal ability with her unparalleled dance moves, Tate performed the single on the MTV’s European Music Awards this past Sunday (watch here).  Billboard called the performance, “one of the most lasting impressions of the ceremony,” while NME, claimed it was “a stunning and stylish performance.”  She also performed the track on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in October (watch here).

 About Spotify Singles

Driving more than three billion streams since the program began in 2017, Spotify Singles was created to give artists an opportunity to record new versions of their own songs, and the songs of the artists they love. The Singles scope includes a unique version of each artist’s own song (Side A) and a cover song of their choosing (Side B). To date, there have been over 300 Singles recorded as part of the program.

About Tate McRae

In just over a year, singer/songwriter/dancer Tate McRae has become the artist on the rise.  She currently has over 2.8 million subscribers and over 325 million video views on YouTube and has nearly 800 million combined on-demand streams to date.  She’s been named one of YouTube’s Artist on the Rise, MTV’s Push Artist for July, received a nomination for a 2020 MTV Video Music Award, and has performed on the pre-show at this year’s awards, Jimmy Kimmel Live! And The 2020 MTV EMA’s.

She released her debut EP all the things i never said, in January which features her standout tracks “stupid” “tear myself apart,” “all my friends are fake,” and “that way” as well as additional tracks “vicious” ft. Lil Mosey, “don’t be sad” and “lie to me” ft. Ali Gatie.  She has received praise from a number of publications including Fader, Variety, Idolator, Wonderland, NME, iD, Seventeen, E! Young Hollywood, just graced the cover of UK’s Dork Magazine and so much more.

Tate McRae hails from Calgary, Canada after living in Oman until she was 6 years old.  She made a name for herself as a competitive dancer placing second runner up on Season 13 of the FOX series So You Think You Can Dance, achieved the “The Best Dancer” honor three times at the prestigious Dance Awards, and hit the stage for performances on EllenThe Teen Choice Awards, and beyond. Not to mention, she lent her voice to NETFLIX’s animated Lalaloopsy in the role of Spot Splatter Splash. Tate launched her YouTube channel and her “Create with Tate” music series where she has been consistently releasing original music (check out some here).

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LPB POODY – ADDRESS IT

LPB POODY RELEASES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR HIT SINGLE “ADDRESS IT”  

Buzzing Florida rapper, LPB Poody releases the highly anticipated video for his hit single “Address It” today.

Watch It HERE.

In the visual for his breakout single, hip-hop’s rising star LPB Poody is hanging out in his neighborhood with friends, watching as a new family moves in. While the presumed plot line is that there should be tension between the newcomers and the existing residents, by the end of the video it’s one big party, dispelling the stereotypical myths that are usually presented in this situation. Peppered throughout the video are cuts to TikTok influencers, who’ve helped Poody’s song go viral on the platform with over 3 million videos created and everyone from Jason Derulo to Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B. participating. The track itself has garnered over 14 million global streams and counting. 

Ever since setting TikTok on fire with his viral hit “Address It,” LPB Poody has been making waves in hip-hop. The Florida native adopted the prefix LPB for “Light Pole Baby,” marking himself as an illuminating street fixture in his neighborhood just west of Orlando. His early style reflected that reality, as Poody made a strong name for himself on the local circuit before taking to social media with his music. Track after track, Poody honed his craft, though cuts like “Kill The Beat” showed his knack for a potential mainstream takeover. He sealed that fate with “Address It,” clocking in over 14 million streams across digital platforms and landing on Pigeons & Planes Best New Artist of the Month list in May. As Poody readies his debut mixtape, he’s geared to take over the charts.

Drake

DRAKE BECOMES FIRST ARTIST TO CROSS 50 BILLION STREAMS
DOMINATES BILLBOARD 200 & HOT 100 FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT WEEK
HOLDS #1 SPOT ON THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 FOR 23 WEEKS TOTAL THIS YEAR
‘IN MY FEELINGS’ #1 AT URBAN AND RHYTHM RADIO THIS WEEK

DRAKE has just made history becoming the first artist to surpass 50 billion streams across all global streaming platforms. His latest full-length album, Scorpion, has successfully pushed the artist into rarefied air. On top of the streaming record, Scorpion is sitting atop the Billboard Top 200 for a fifth straight week and the hit single ‘In My Feelings’ sits atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth straight week, bringing Drake’s total Hot 100 run to 23 weeks in 2018.

Scorpion is available HERE

Watch the ‘In My Feelings’ video
HERE