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Oliver Malcom – “Helen”

RISING ARTIST OLIVER MALCOLM RELEASES NEW TRACK “HELEN” — LISTEN NOW

RISING ARTIST OLIVER MALCOLM RELEASES NEW TRACK “HELEN” — LISTEN NOW

Swedish born, London raised artist Oliver Malcolm has followed up with a brand new single, “Helen” (out on Darkroom/Interscope Records). The track (LISTEN HERE) is a poignant tale of salvation with staccato beats, blurry blues melodies interlaced with outré samples forming a sonic collage that’s fast becoming a signature of the young artist. Written and produced by Oliver himself, “Helen” follows the release of his debut single “Switched Up” which was critically praised by the likes of New York Times, FADER and SPIN who all went on to call it a masterful debut. Speaking on his sound and inspiration, Oliver has this to share:

“Last year I moved back to England. The song feels gritty and raw because that’s how I felt being back home in that environment. This guy owned a small complex behind an automobile warehouse and agreed to let me make as much noise as I want if I paid him 500 quid. I’d ride my bike back & forth every day with all my equipment in my backpack. This is the first song I made there.” — Oliver Malcolm

LISTEN TO “HELEN” HERE

ICYMI, WATCH “SWITCHED UP” HERE

Praise for Oliver Malcolm & “Switched Up”:

“A sleek hybrid of rap and R&B” — FADER

“The drums lurch toward the offbeats, some looped guitar picking tugs against that pulse and Malcolm’s voice is a rattled, quavery moan…Everything stays off-kilter for the two and a half paranoid minutes of “Switched Off” by Oliver Malcolm” — New York Times, Playlist

“Oliver Malcolm’s ‘Switched Up’ Is Intoxicating… new single ‘Switched Up’ is a mesh of influences, a confluence of sounds, a mosaic of techniques.” — CLASH

About Oliver Malcolm
Oliver Malcolm got his start early, teaching himself how to spin records at 12 years old. Shortly after, he downloaded Logic and taught himself how to produce – working with IDK, Aluna George, Joey Bada$$, Jay Rock, Masego Tinashe and more. Now twenty, Oliver has developed his own voice. Touching everything from the production, vocals, songwriting, engineering, mixing and mastering, Oliver’s sound is unique and does not fit the mold of one genre. A multidisciplinary at heart, this is just the beginning of music lovers can look forward to from the new artist.

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Tate McCrae × “That Way”

TATE MCRAE RELEASES PERFORMANCE VIDEO FOR “THAT WAY” TODAY

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NAMED ONE OF YOUTUBE MUSIC’S ARTIST ON THE RISE

Rising star Tate McRae releases a performance video for her track “that way” via RCA Records today. Set in an open room, the video sees Tate dancing emotionally through the song to compelling and cutting edge choreography which was created by Tate and Michelle Dawley. “that way” is from her 5 song debut ep all the things I never said which also features music videos for standout track “stupid,” “tear myself apart,” and “all my friends are fake“.

Tate says of the video, “I have multiple sides to me; a lot of layers that people have not yet seen. My dancing is a huge part of my life, so I’m so glad I finally get to create movement to a song that’s really personal to me.”

Just last month, Tate was announced as one of YouTube Music’s Artist on the Rise, YouTube’s emerging artist program that champions breaking talent and rising stars. As part of the campaign, McRae is set to collaborate with YouTube Music on a unique content series that will live on her Official Artist Channel and invite fans to get to know Tate on a deeper level.

Tate has received praise from a variety of publications with TheInterns.net claiming she is, “going to be one of the hottest names in music” while Idolator voted her one of 40 artists to watch in 2020. Just this weekend, E! included her as one of 15 newcomers you need to know.

She has also garnered early from from i-D, Wonderland, NME, Ones To Watch, The Sunday Times Culture, 1883, tmrw magazine, Billboard, & more.

Stay tuned for more information on Tate’s rescheduled tour dates for her all the things i never said pt. 2 tour at tatemcrae.com

Tate launched her YouTube channel and her “Create with Tate” music series where she has been consistently releasing original music (check out some here). In just over a year, she has over 2 million subscribers and over 180 million video views on YouTube and has over 325 million combined on demand streams to date.

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 Ellen, The Teen Choice Awards, and beyond. Not to mention, she lent her voice to NETFLIX’s animated Lalaloopsy in the role of Spot Splatter Splash.

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Lola Young, Pick Me Up, Capitol Records, Vaughn Lowery, 360 Magazine,

Lola Young x New Track

LOLA YOUNG SHARES NEW SONG, “PICK ME UP”

Track Is From Her New EP, Renaissance, Set For April 7 Release On Capitol Records

Download / Stream “Pick Me Up” HERE

Today, Capitol Records released “Pick Me Up,” a new song from Lola Young – the 19-year-old South London artist recently hailed as “a rising star” by MTV UK. Produced by frequent collaborator Manuka, the soulful “Pick Me Up” showcases Young’s wry, intelligent songwriting and remarkable vocal range. Download / stream “Pick Me Up” HERE. The track is from her forthcoming EP, Renaissance, which will be released on April 7.

“‘Pick Me Up’ is about the struggles of a relationship, and the highs and lows of being in love but also the difficulty of feeling like you only want a person more when they ‘let you down,’” says Lola Young, who will perform at London’s Courtyard Theatre tonight as part of BBC Radio 1’s Annie Mac’s AMP London 2020.

Young won acclaim for her fall 2019 debut EP, Intro , which contained such songs as “6 Feet Under,” Blind Love” and “3rd of Jan.” In its first week of release, “6 Feet Under” received more than 100,000 Spotify plays and streams now top 450,000. British GQ hailed the song as a “sultry pop banger.” Clash Magazine praised her video for “3rd Of Jan” as “a ruthlessly honest pop document…[it] finds Lola Young dancing alone in her dressing room, an intimate glimpse into her inner world.” View “3rd of Jan” HERE.

In a recent feature, Q Magazine observed, “Young’s songs bring her open-hearted lyricism and London Twang together with a neo-jazz sensibility with one foot always pointed in the direction of the nearest dancefloor.” Music Week described her music as “a red-raw mix of folky storytelling, hip-hop lyricism and soulful melodies.”

Drawing on a unique gift for writing songs that encapsulate and explore the human condition, Young turns extremely personal emotions into songs that resonate with universal truths. She began writing music at age 11. She won the 2015 Open Mic competition in the UK, beating over 9,000 acts with the original song “Never Enough.” Young is a recent graduate of the Brit School, whose alumni include Amy Winehouse, Adele, Freya Ridings, FKA Twigs, Jade Bird, Jessie J, Leona Lewis, Loyle Carner and Rex Orange County.

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Max Leone x CAUTIOUS

THE DARKROOM’S MAX LEONE SHARES “CAUTIOUS”

“burgeoning pop star”–Billboard

“smooth vocals and sticky melodies”–Paper

“gooey and dark but also incredibly catchy”–Alt Citizen

Today, rising songwriter-producer, Max Leone, shares his second single “Cautious” via Darkroom Records. Showcasing a darker side to his unique songwriting, “Cautious” captivates the listener from the onset with smooth guitar lines over a buzzing synth bassline and choppy vocals. Listen and watch the video, premiered earlier today by Billboard and directed by Clyde Munroe in collaboration with Max HERE.

“Cautious'” is out now via Darkroom Records, buy/stream it here.

Says Max of the track, “Cautious is about isolating yourself from the world in an attempt to protect yourself from it, but ultimately discovering that the beauty and meaning in life are often derived through its discomfort.”

“Cautious” is the follow-up to Leone’s debut single “First Grade” which garnered early praise from Paper Mag, the BBC, KCRW, Alt Citizen and more. Defined by soulful, acoustic-led songwriting with left-of-center production choices, Leone’s music calls to mind King Princess, Cautious Clay, or the DIY pop intelligence of Omar Apollo.

Picking up the guitar at age 7, Leone quickly developed a passion for playing and began experimenting with the violin, drums, and piano. Countless after school hours spent practicing, composing, playing in jazz bands, learning production via YouTube and pumping out remixes on Soundcloud eventually led him to attend the prestigious Berklee College Of Music as a guitar principal. After one year, Leone left to pursue music full-time in Los Angeles.

Leone’s forthcoming EP tells his story of navigating a new city alone while chasing a potentially far-fetched dream. Threaded throughout the project are themes of self-doubt, nostalgia, and coping with keeping up appearances on social media while still building real-life connections in a new place.

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Dave East x Survival Tour

DAVE EAST SET TO OPEN SURVIVAL TOUR PART 2 ON MARCH 21st IN NEW JERSEY, IN SUPPORT OF DEBUT ALBUM SURVIVAL ON DEF JAM RECORDINGS/MASS APPEAL

BUY TICKETS TO SURVIVAL TOUR PART 2 HERE

LISTEN TO SURVIVAL HERE

“East delves deep into the pits of his newfound fame and unearths every crevice of fear that often once wore him down. Instead of being entangled by his demons, he’s embracing his paranoia head-on and is rattling off fiery bars in the process.” – Billboard


“After a meteoric rise over the last few years, Dave East is in for his biggest year yet. Not only is the Harlem rapper starring as Method Man in Hulu’s Wu-Tang: An American Saga, he’s just set a fall release for his full-length studio debut, SURVIVAL.” – Consequence of Sound

Harlem rapper, model and actor Dave East, who is amassing tens of millions of global streams and views for his SURVIVAL and five-part Survival documentary film series, will open his Survival Tour Part 2 on Saturday, March 21st at Lake Chateau (NJ) Banquets. The 19-city tour across the U.S. and Canada will wrap up on Saturday, May 8th during the 3-day Rolling Loud Festival in Miami. (Please see tour dates below.) The Dave East Survival Tour Part 1 comprised 15 cities across the U.S., UK and Europe in November-December. Buy tickets to Survival Tour Part 2 HERE.

LISTEN TO DAVE EAST’S SURVIVAL

WATCH THE SURVIVAL SERIES HERE

SURVIVAL, executive produced by Mass Appeal Records founder Nas, got off to a fast start with back-to-back advance tracks released in October, starting with “Alone” featuring Jacquees (over 5 million YouTube views). “Godfather 4” featuring Nas, and produced by Green Lantern, also features celebrated New Orleans brass band the Soul Rebels, and equally famed jazz trumpeter and Mass Appeal artist Keyon Harrold.
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SURVIVAL also features fellow Def Jam artists Teyana Taylor (“Need A Sign”), Rick Ross & The-Dream (“OG”), Fabolous (“What’s Goin On”), and others.

The Dave East D2C Store was also launched in October. Online purchases at the store, including hoodies, tees, shorts, cellphone cases, and so on, will include a digital download of SURVIVAL. Go to: shop.daveeastmusic.com

SURVIVAL follows up ‘Survival Pacc,’ Dave East’s two-song summer EP, which comprised “Wanna be a G” featuring Max B, and “Everyday” featuring Gunna (both tracks included on the SURVIVAL album). The menacing video for “Everyday,” directed by Andrew Sandler, features Dave East at a high stakes poker game, intercut with Gunna trading bars with East in a dimly lit room – watch it HERE.

Buy tickets to ‘SURVIVAL’ Tour Part 2 HERE

Mar.
21) Woodbridge, NJ – Lake Chateau Banquets
28) Philadelphia, PA The Ave Live

Apr.
9) Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater
10) Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
11) Pomona, NY – Palaside Credit Union Park
18) Baltimore, MD – Charm City Smoke Festival
20) Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
24) Vancouver, BC – Fortune Sound Club
25) Seattle, WA – Neumos
26) Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater
28) San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
30) West Hollywood, CA – The Roxy Theatre

May
1) Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room
3) Mesa, AZ – Club Red
9) Miami, FL – Rolling Loud

ABOUT DAVE EAST:
Praised for his lyricism and raw storytelling, and blessed with a loyal New York following, Dave East is one of the most promising rappers on the scene today. Born and raised in Harlem, he was inspired by older generation East Coast rappers ranging from Notorious B.I.G. to Styles P, Jadakiss, Cam’ron, and Big Pun. After a college basketball stint, Dave’s attention gravitated full time to music. Starting in 2010, an array of highly praised mixtapes earned him widespread recognition in the hip-hop community. His seventh mixtape, 2014’s Black Rose caught Nas by surprise, resulting in Dave’s signing to Nas’ Mass Appeal imprint. Subsequent mixtapes Hate Me Now (2015) and Kairi Chanel (2016, named for Dave’s daughter), boasted a collective guest list topped by Nas, Styles P, Pusha T, Jadakiss, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, Cam’ron, Beanie Sigel, Rico Love, and The Game, to name a few. Kairi Chanel led off with the storytelling visual for “Keisha” followed by “Type of Time, with over 12 million combined YouTube views to date. After nabbing a spot in the notorious XXL Freshman Class of 2016, Dave arrived on the Def Jam roster late that year. He finished out 2016 by joining Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nas, and Aloe Blacc for “Wrote My Way Out” on the critically acclaimed The Hamilton Mixtape. Dave was next heard on “Gold Digger” featuring A-Boogie, from Def Jam’s Direct Deposit Vol. 2 compilation (February 2017).

Dave’s 13-track Def Jam debut mixtape EP Paranoia: A True Story (August 2017) took off with the single “Perfect” featuring Chris Brown, whose video boasts over 40 million combined YouTube views to date. The Paranoia 2 mixtape followed in January 2018. It was supported by a 10-minute short film, “The Hated,” a gritty drama centering on two childhood friends who get caught up in the street hustle that eventually lands one of them in the Rikers Island lockup. Dave’s profile was amped considerably on his 23-citymcross-country “Paranoia 2 Tour” of the U.S. in January-February 2018. He then jumped into the ring for Beloved (October 2018), a mixtape collabo with invincible Yonkers MC Styles P. The project spun off a single, “We Got Everything,” starred both MCs. Dave segued into headlining his 23-city “Get It How I Live Tour” of the U.S. in November-December 2018. In September 2019, HULU premiered the fictionalized drama Wu-Tang: An American Saga, the 10-episode limited mini-series in which Dave East won overnight critical acclaim for his portrayal of Method Man (one of the executive producers with Brian Grazer). In January 2020, HULU announced the renewal of the series for a second season. In addition to his features on over a dozen singles (and an appearance on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s The Hamilton Mixtape), Dave has collaborated on tracks with A-listers 2 Chainz, Fabolous, Mac Miller, Trey Songz, Styles P, Meek Mill, Pvrx, and fellow Harlem mc Smoke DZA, to name a few.

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Oliver Malcom Debut Single

INTRODUCING OLIVER MALCOLM

DEBUT SINGLE “SWITCHED UP” OUT NOW!

DIRECTED BY JESS KOHL IN COLLABORATION WITH OLIVER MALCOLM

WATCH HERE

Swedish born, London raised artist Oliver Malcolm delivers his debut solo effort — new single “Switched Up” (released on Darkroom/Interscope Records). The efficacious single blurs the lines of hip hop, alternative and R&B showcasing the twenty-year old’s pension for genre blending production and songwriting. “Switched Up” was offered with an equally dynamic visual directed by Jess Kohl in collaboration with Oliver himself — watch now!

Oliver Malcolm began his musical endeavor early, teaching himself how to spin records at 12 years old. Shortly after, he downloaded a cracked version of Logic and taught himself how to produce, which would turn into working with IDK, MF Doom, Joey Bada$$, Jay Rock, Masego, Tinashe and more. Now 20, Oliver has developed his own voice and songwriting ability. Touching everything from the production, vocals, songwriting, engineering, mixing and mastering, Oliver’s sound is unique and does not fit the mold of one genre. A multidisciplinary at heart, this is just the beginning of what music lovers can look forward to from the new artist.

STREAM “SWITCHED UP” HERE:
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Saint Bodhi x Acoustic Song

SAINT BODHI RELEASES SILKY ACOUSTIC VERSION OF HER SINGLE “FLOWER CHILD”

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“A unique voice and cutting lyricism…dazed, twinkling production….dark and sharp-edged…It’s a forceful and purposeful introduction.”

THE SONGSTRESS WHO HAS A KNACK FOR BENDING GENRES TOLD THE FADER “FLOWERCHILD IS AN INTRODUCTION INTO MY DARK AND BEAUTIFUL MIND AND SHOWS YOU SOME OF MY CHILDHOOD STRUGGLES. IT IS ME IN ALL MY GORGEOUS, BEAUTIFUL, FUCKED UP GLORY.”

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Mali Music Releases New Tracks

RCA Inspiration has partnered with acclaimed three-time GRAMMY® nominated artist, songwriter, and producer Mali Music and will be releasing new music in 2020 starting with the single “Let Go.” In partnership with RCA Inspiration and Mali’s imprint, K Approved Enterprises, “Let Go” is available today on all digital music providers.

Mali Music also released a new lyric visual for “Let Go” via his YouTube channel. Written by Mali Music and produced by David “D1” Grant, Jr., “Let Go” showcases the distinctive blend of contemporary soulful R&B, hip-hop and inspirational conscious lyricism that have garnered Mali critical and widespread acclaim as one of the music industry’s most compelling creators, with Mali speaking on common temptations we face in life and being strong in spirit facing God. Reaching fans across R&B, hip-hop, gospel, and urban contemporary genres, Mali Music has garnered recognition from the GRAMMYs® with nominations in the categories of Traditional R&B Performance for his song “Still,” Urban Contemporary Album for his hit album Mali Is…, and Gospel Performance/Song for “I Believe”.

Delivering powerful performances on numerous stages from the BET Awards to American Idol, Mali Music’s musical versatility has also garnered a Dove Award win for the song “Tell the World” (with Lecrae) and an NAACP Image Award nomination for the song “Gonna Be Alright”. Ron Hill, RCAI’s VP of Artist Development says, “Mali is one of the most talented and creative artists of this era. I’m excited to partner with him and the K Approved Enterprises’ team to usher in the next phase of his career”.

About the venture with RCAI and his new music, Mali says, “The song “Let Go,” along with the opportunity to have partners who believe in me and understand my vision, is beyond a dream come true. This feels like my purpose is being fulfilled. Not only am I excited about what’s coming down the pipeline for me, I’m also proud of how it’s being prepared, and confident in the ability of each individual connected to my success”.

Stream and download “Let Go” by Mali Music:
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ALLAN RAYMAN: New Music

ALLAN RAYMAN RELEASES NEW SONG “CHIEF”

LATEST TRACK OFF THE UPCOMING NEW ALBUM, CHRISTIAN, PRODUCED BY ALEX DA KID

NEW YORK, NY – Allan Rayman shares a brand new track, “Chief,” today—listen HERE. “Chief” is the latest single off the singer/songwriter’s upcoming album, CHRISTIAN, to be released at a later date. The song follows the previously released tracks, “6 AM,” “Stitch” and “Pretty Please.” Further details on CHRISTIAN to follow.

About Allan Rayman:

Allan Rayman is a singer/songwriter. He is a young man. He has released four projects – Hotel Allan, Roadhouse 01, Courtney and most recently Harry Hard-On, which have given him somewhat of a cult following, his upcoming album CHRISTIAN is due to be released at a later date. The young man has played sold-out headline tours in the United States and Canada and has made a name for himself at major festivals, including Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Ohana, Austin City Limits and Osheaga. Allan will play more festivals one day. Allan has seen success internationally with several European tours under his belt as well. Allan has spent time in Alaska. Not much is known about the young man.

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