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Smino love 4 rent album released via 360 MAGAZINE.

Smino – LUV 4 RENT

Zero Fatigue/Motown Records released the vinyl edition of Smino’s new album, Luv 4 Rent. Get it HERE. The acclaimed St. Louis artist, rapper, songwriter, producer and disruptor also dropped the Phillip Youmans-directed visual for the album opener, “4rm Da Source.” View HERE. Youmans, who is the youngest and first black director to win the Founders Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival, also helmed the video for the album’s first single, “90 Proof” [with J. Cole]. Check out the full Luv 4 Rent tracklist below. 

On March 29, Smino will wrap up the Luv Is 4Ever Tour, which he is co-headlining with JID, in Nashville, TN with a sold-out show at Marathon Music The run, which included sold-out dates at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles and New York City’s Terminal 5, comes to The Fillmore Detroit tonight. Limited tickets are on sale at  Smino’s upcoming European/UK tour is completely sold out. See below for itinerary.

Produced primarily by The Yute (Monte Booker, Groove, Phoelix, Smino) as well as Kal Banx and Childish Major, and narrated by ‘The Luv Lord,’ Luv 4 Rent serves as an audio representation of the Black experience for millennials. Smino explains, “Luv 4 Rent is based on the different types of love. Bad love, petty love, obsessive love, real good love, family love. It’s about the different ways I leant out my heart to the point where I didn’t have enough left for myself.” 

Praising “90 Proof” [with J. Cole], Rolling Stone declared, “Both Smino and Cole have a penchant for unearthing the intertwined roots of hip-hop and blues with tender melodies and concerns…it’s why they make an excellent duo when they reconnect on ‘90 Proof.’” Hypebeast touted the track’s “exquisite production work,” and Vibe described it as “smooth like a cognac.” Pitchfork and The FADER also spotlighted the track.

Among many other highlights on Luv 4 Rent, “Matinee” [with Kal Banx] showcases Smino’s wild high-register wails as he admits, “I don’t stress her; I just stretch her,” as a jazz-y groove simmers. V Magazine declared, “[‘Matinee’] does so much more with shifting genre and blurring into different ideas of what a rap hit could be. It’s inventive in the best way.” Then there’s “Pro Freak” [with Doechii & Fatman Scoop], which struts through an old school sample, claps, and gospel-style harmonies. Smino locks into an undeniable and unpredictable fast-paced flow between Doechii’s instantly irresistible hook only to double back to one final funky breakdown offset by fire courtesy of Fatman Scoop. Lil Uzi Vert lights up “Pudgy,” while the rollercoaster concludes on the otherworldly soul of “Lee & Lovie” [with Reggie], presenting the perfect comedown awash in vocal bliss. Check out Smino performing a medley of “Lee & Lovie” and “Blu Billy” on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” HERE.


1. 4rm Da Source 

2. No L’s 

3. 90 Proof [with J. Cole] 

4. Pro Freak [with Doechii & Fatman Scoop] 

5. Ole Ass Kendrick 

6. Louphoria [with Cruza] 

7. Blu Billy 

8. Matinee [with Kal Banx] 

9. Nondenominated [with Phoelix & Lucky Daye] 

10. Defibrillator 

11. Garden Lady 

12. Settle Down [with Ravyn Lenae & Cory Henry] 

13. Pudgy [with Lil Uzi Vert] 

14. Curtains 

15. Lee & Lovie [with Reggie] 


Fri Mar 17 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit 

Sat Mar 18 – Grand Rapids, MI – GLC Live at 20 Monroe 

Tue Mar 21 – Chicago, IL – Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom 

Thu Mar 23 – Madison, WI – The Sylvee 

Fri Mar 24 – Minneapolis, MN – The Fillmore Minneapolis 

Sat Mar 25 – Kansas City, MO – Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland* 

Tue Mar 28 – Cincinnati, OH – The Andrew J Brady Music Center 

Wed Mar 29 – Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works

*Not A Live Nation Date 


Sun Apr 16 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Lille Vega

Tue Apr 18 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Melkweg Max

Wed Apr 19 – Berlin, Germany – Gretchen

Fri Apr 21 – Antwerp, Belgium – Trix

Sat Apr 22 – Paris, France – Trabendo

Tue Apr 25 – London, UK – o2 Kentish Town Forum

Thu Apr 27 – Dublin, Ireland – Button Factory


Christened “one of hip-hop’s most refreshing voices” by Pitchfork, Smino is one of the game’s most dynamic musical disruptors. Raised in a family of musicians, the rapper, writer, and producer began playing drums in his native St. Louis at an early age. As an adult, he moved to Chicago and connected with Classick Studios to release his first two EPs, S!ck S!ck S!ck and blkjuptr. In 2017, Smino dropped his debut album blkswn–hailed by Rolling Stone as one of the ‘40 Best Rap Albums of the Year’–and followed that with the 2018 release of NØIR, which landed on year-end lists from Complex, The Atlantic, REVOLT, and more. Between those critically acclaimed projects, he has generated over half-a-billion streams and counting in addition to selling out US headline tours in 2017 and 2019. Furthermore, Smino is a thread in the contemporary artist community with standout feature verses with Doja Cat, J. Cole, EARTHGANG, and Chance the Rapper, among others. He’s also appeared in campaigns for DKNY, Billionaire Boys Club, and Topicals Skincare. In 2021, Smino inked a deal with Motown Records (in partnership with his independent label Zero Fatigue) and unveiled his deepest vision yet with his latest album offering, Luv 4 Rent, which boasts singles “90 Proof” [with J. Cole], “Pro Freak [with Doechii & Fatman Scoop], and “Matinee” [with Kal Banx].


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Khalid and PNAU release The Hard Way via 360 MAGAZINE.


Collaborations don’t come much bigger than PNAU and Khalid’s heavyweight meet-up for their brand new single“The Hard Way.” The two artists share a combined total of over 70 million monthly listeners at Spotify, with a host of international #1 smashes to their credit, with their biggest moments including PNAU’s unmissable Elton John /Dua Lipa collab “Cold Heart” and Khalid’s “lovely” alongside Billie Eilish.

“The Hard Way” out via Sony Music Germany/RCA Records, instantly lives up to its billing. It’s a big scale contemporary pop at its finest, with PNAU’s sublime synthpop providing the towering melodies and a supremely confident hook that allows Khalid’s starry vocal majesty to shine. The two artists really lean into each other’s vibe to establish a depth of feeling, with Khalid’s lovelorn lyricism and sentimental emotions complemented by PNAU’s ability to evoke nostalgic ‘80s sonic elements within a modernistic production.

PNAU’s Nick Littlemore says, “We are so very excited to share this with you. Working with Khalid has been an absolute dream, we hope this song shall live in your hearts like it does ours. Big love, PNAU.“

Khalid adds, “It’s just awesome, it’s feel-good but then the lyrics have that melancholy, bittersweet thing about them. It’s that juxtaposition, that the lyrics are heartbreakingly sad but if you listen to the song you can’t help but smile. Those are my favourite songs, the ones that contradict. Just waiting for the world to hear it, they’re going to attach to it and just love it.”

PNAU are Australia’s biggest streaming exports, a multi-Platinum ARIA award-winning electronica trio with Nick Littlemore joined byPeter Mayes andSam Littlemore. Their career is rooted within Australia’s underground dance scene, but they possess a midas touch for a crossover dance hit which saw them achieve huge domestic success with “Go Bang” and “Chameleon” before delivering a global smash with “Cold Heart. Now approaching 2 billionstreams, “Cold Heart” fired to #1 in the UK and saw PNAU reach the US Top 10 for the first time, resulting in award nominations at the BRITs, the Ivor Novellos, the Billboard Music Awards and the American Music AwardsPNAU have also remixed and/or collaborated with Diana Ross, Tame Impala and Lizzo, most recently teaming up with fellow Aussie superstar Troye Sivan for“You Know What I Need, while simultaneously nurturing a new era of talent with their own record label, Lab 78.

Khalid is a multi-Platinum global superstar who has been heralded in the TIME100 list of The Most Influential People and as a “pop prodigy” by Rolling Stone. He has taken the world by storm since releasing his debut single “Location” while still a teenager, leading to two global hit albums in the shape of “American Teen” and the critically acclaimed Billboard #1 Free Spirit. He has collaborated with some of music’s biggest stars, achieving UK #1s with Benny Blanco and Halsey (“Eastside”), and Ed Sheeran (“Beautiful People”) as well as further UK Top 10 hits, both solo (“Talk”) and with Logic and Alessia Cara (“1-800-273-8255”), and Marshmello (“Silence”). In 2020, he was named the youngest artist to surpass 15 billion streams on Spotify alone and was named BMI’s Pop Songwriter of the Year. To date, Khalid has exceeded 30 billion streams, and has been nominated for seven Grammys, and won six Billboard Music Awards, three American Music Awards, a Teen Choice Award, an MTV Video Music Award, and an MTV Woodie Award. He was also honoured with the Key To The City in his hometown by The Mayor and Council of the City of El Paso. This summer, Khalid will be joining Ed Sheeran on his “+ – = ÷ x Tour” playing major stadiums in select cities across North America.

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Donna Summer via 360 MAGAZINE


Today, Mercury/UMe releases a digital-only 40th-anniversary Deluxe Edition of Donna Summer’s all-time classic solo album, She Works Hard For The Money. Originally released June 13, 1983, when musical tastes were changing by the minute, She Works Hard For The Money sealed Summer as a creative multi-genre force to be reckoned with following her amazing string of chart-topping disco and dance hits that helped define the sound of the 1970s. The 13-track Deluxe Edition features the original 9-song She Works Hard For The Money album plus four bonus tracks consisting of two club mixes and two instrumental tracks (full track listing below). These bonus tracks have not previously been available for digital download or streaming. Listen to or purchase Donna Summer’s She Works Hard For The Money – Deluxe Edition HERE.

This special 40th-anniversary edition of She Works Hard For The Money coincides with Women’s History Month (March) and will kick off UMe’s multi-year celebration of what would have been Summer’s upcoming 75th birthday (New Year’s Eve, 2023). The deluxe edition album also complements the upcoming release of the HBO Original documentary Love To Love You, Donna Summer. The forthcoming documentary is directed by Oscar® and Emmy®-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams (“Life Animated,” HBO’s “The Apollo”) and Brooklyn Sudano, daughter of Donna Summer. The film offers a deeply personal portrait of Summer on and off the stage, featuring a wealth of photographs and never-before-seen home video footage – often shot by Summer herself – and provides a rich window into the surprising range of her artistry, from songwriting to painting, while exploring the highs and lows of a life lived on the global stage. Love To Love You, Donna Summer premiered internationally last month at the Berlinale (The Berlin Film Festival) and will premiere in the US at SXSW on March 11 before the film officially debuts on HBO/HBO Max in May 2023.

She Works Hard For The Money saw Summer re-establish her roots as an artist equally adept at pop, rock, soul, R&B, dance, and gospel. The propulsive, empowering title track became an anthem for working women worldwide, buoyed in no small part by its popular music video featuring Summer as a tireless diner waitress. That video makes its official debut on video platforms worldwide today, remastered and better than ever. Watch the newly remastered video for “She Works Hard For The Money”.

Meanwhile, the reggae-tinged hit single “Unconditional Love” showcased Summer singing along with featured guests Musical Youth, the young British/Jamaican vocal group best known for their 1982 international No. 1 hit, “Pass The Dutchie.” On the touching ballad, “Love Has A Mind Of Its Own,” Summer dueted with noted gospel singer Matthew Ward.

Produced and arranged by Michael Omartian (Whitney Houston, Christopher Cross), She Works Hard For The Money was recorded in a trio of locations in California, including Lion Share Recording in Los Angeles, Hollywood Sound Recorders in Hollywood, and Rhema Studio in Beverly Hills. For her part, Summer wrote or co-wrote all nine tracks on the core album, most of them with Omartian.

She Works Hard For The Money has been certified gold by the RIAA. The album peaked at No. 9 on the US Billboard 200 and reached the Top 10 in Sweden, Finland, and the Netherlands. The title track and aforementioned lead single, “She Works Hard For The Money,” was an international Top 10 smash hit and made an incredible chart impact upon its release in the United States, ultimately reaching No. 1 on the US R&B chart, No. 3 on the Hot 100, and No. 3 on US Club Play. The album’s next single, “Unconditional Love,” climbed to No. 9 on US R&B and No. 43 on the Hot 100, and it also reached No. 14 on the UK Singles chart. The album’s other two singles were “Stop, Look And Listen” and “Love Has A Mind Of Its Own.”

“She Works Hard For The Money” garnered Summer a GRAMMY® nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, while “He’s A Rebel” won her a GRAMMY® for Best Inspirational Performance. In addition, fans of the worldwide-popular Netflix series Stranger Things will recognize “I Do Believe (I Fell In Love)” from its prominent use in the series in 2017.

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Nicki Minaj's "RED RUBY DA SLEEZE" via 360 MAGAZINE



Nicki Minaj, formerly Onika Maraj, was born in Trinidad on December 8, 1982. She rose to stardom following the drop of her first album entitled, Pink Friday. This album took the world by storm as her beats and flow helped her to rise to the top of the charts globally.

Pink Friday featured the song ‘Super Bass’, a globally acclaimed release that reached number 3 on the Billboard charts. Her fan base ultimately grew and continued to span cultures and communities. Her versatility in genre and rap style attracts many different loyal fans and has gained the affinity of many. Her most recent single ‘Super Freaky Girl’ was a mega hit across social media and added to her ever-growing stardom.

Nicki Minaj continues to make her mark as a rapper, songwriter, actress, and singer; and this new release of ‘Red Ruby Da Sleeze’ is sure to top the charts and leave fans wanting more.

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Gina Royale is the winner of 360 MAGAZINE'S ReverbNation contest, photo by David Zeck.

Gina Royale

New Jersey pop-alternative artist Gina Royale, now signed by Vere Music, refers to herself as “a more aggressive Taylor Swift.”

Royale’s mixture of poignant lyrics behind a driving track recalls Paramore‘s After Laughter. Some of Royale’s more notable titles include “Admit It,” “Low,” and “Hurts Like Hell.” Her music has been appreciated around the world, with more than 750,000 streams in total.

Playing shows spanning the country, her life experience is a cathartic, witty, and vulnerable experience, as seen in Gina’s live show, “I Wrote This Song About You,” a sold-out success in NYC.

Besides writing, recording, and playing songs inspired by those who hurt her, Gina is the proud owner of 5 guinea pigs and a gluten allergy.

Photo: David Zeck

*Gina Royale is the official winner of 360 MAGAZINE’s ReverbNation contest.

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Grammy award-winning Lizzo covers Elle Canada via 360 Magazine.


KO Media is thrilled to unveil the February/March issue of ELLE Canada, featuring American pop sensation Lizzo front-and-centre. The singer who belts out fun-loving, body-positive tunes with her impressive classically trained voice is getting more personal and sharing her growth: “I don’t need to go on the internet to feel better about stuff anymore. I have a therapist. I have best friends. I have an amazing team around me who I can talk to. I got love.” She also tells us about trying to extend those good feelings to others through her music. “The end of lockdown [does not] signify the end of [people’s] mental-health struggles. So I wanted to make music that people could use as a soundtrack [that would help them] survive.”

In the style department, we look at how red-hot shades are all the rage, zero in on Marie-Philippe Thibault’s timeless bags, gawk at Mariah Carey’s diamond-studded Chopard collab, rummage through the allure of vintage haute couture, take a dive into runway-to-slopes winter gear and consider adding military-inspired pieces to make cold month wardrobes stand out. We also talk about a new fashion program that brings Canadian Indigenous Designers to the world stage.

We spoke to plenty of fearless on-screen queens: Sabrina Impacciatore of White Lotus fame, comic genius Sunita Mani playing opposite Ryan Reynolds in the film Spirited, beloved Canadian actor Karine Vanasse who is set to time-travel in the new Quebec drama Plan B, and Euphoria’s Sydney Sweeney all grace our pages, while the one and only Pamela Anderson lets us in on her side of a tumultuous life story. We go behind the scenes with celebrity makeup artist Pati Dubroff, and costume designer Patricia Field tells us about her new autobiography. Then, we take a hard look at Hockey Canada’s sexual assault accusations scandal and bid adieu to Top Chef favourite Fatima Ali who died at the age of 29 but left a food-loving legacy behind.

Since there’s no time to embrace self-care like when temperatures plunge below freezing, our editors bring readers the Elle International Beauty Awards 2023 with around-the-world picks. We learn how to get the best après-ski skin, examine the trend of getting semi-permanent freckles and explore how high-end Swiss cosmetics brand La Maison Valmont is sharing the beauty love. Taking a lifestyle turn, we give tips on how to fall in love with luxuriant baths, debunk pesky nutritional myths, and offer up escapes from the cold with a sustainable Maui getaway and a cognac tasting in France. Then, we check in on some relationship advice for successfully sharing finances and offer up a romantic book guide to curl up with as the snow falls.

The February/March issue of ELLE Canada will hit stands and Apple News+ on February 13, 2023

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South African singer and songwriter Lloyiso announces new EP seasons via 360 MAGAZINE.

Lloyiso – Seasons

Poised for a global breakthrough, South African singer and songwriter Lloyiso announces the release of his debut EP Seasons on March 31.

Pre-save SeasonsHERE

To coincide with this announcement, Lloyiso returns with a new single entitled “Run” today via Universal Music Group South Africa/Republic Records, which will appear on Seasons.

Listen to “Run”: HERE

“‘Run’ is about breaking those boundaries that hold you back from living your best life. It’s about letting go of those fears and letting your mind free,” says Lloyiso on the song.

The upbeat track, which was created by Lloyiso along with Earwulf and Grammy-award-winning producers Mr. Hudson (John Legend, Janelle Monae, Jay-Z) and Stargate (Beyonce, Rihanna, Sam Smith), fuses shimmering keys with a swooning beat and head-nodding claps. He hits a towering high-register on the bridge before his vocals ring out on the refrain, “I’m gonna fly, gonna reach the sky, take up all the space and time. I just wanna run.

It lands in the wake of the fan favorites “Let Me Love You Now” and “What Would I Say,” which have already racked up millions of streams and counting. Everything just paves the way for his anxiously awaited body of work Seasons in March. Get ready to feel his voice, artistry, and spirit!

His prior single “Speak” has amassed over 8 million streams. Right out of the gate, OkayAfrica touted it as one of “The 20 Best South African Songs of 2022 So Far, and hailed it as “an emotive, piano-laden ballad that, like most of his songs, highlights his soothing voice. Additionally, last year he made his international debut with the single “Seasons. Right out of the gate, it tallied 22 million streams and garnered a ton of buzz. Off of the success of both tracks, Lloyiso was nominated for the “Songwriter of the year | Most Promising Artiste” award at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2022.

About Lloyiso

Hailing from just outside of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, singer, songwriter, and producer. Lloyiso wields the kind of voice that instantly tugs at heartstrings. It’s the kind of voice that shines in any arena—whether in front of a laptop camera or under the lights of a festival stage. It’s the kind of voice that makes you stop what you’re doing and sing along. At 16-years-old, he appeared on South African Idol and placed fifth in the competition. Following “three weeks at university, he left school and focused on music inspired by the likes of Sam Smith and Travis Scott. He performed anywhere possible, singing in exchange for dinner at local pubs. He even recorded in English and ten different African languages. Taking over social media, Lloyiso amplified his voice globally by posting covers on Facebook before embracing YouTube. He gained the endorsement of everyone from Kygo to Tyga and gradually amassed an enthusiastic audience. Nailing viral renditions of Rihanna, Billie Eilish, Lewis Capaldi, and more, he launched his TikTok during 2020, generating tens of millions of views and attracting the attention of labels worldwide. Finding his home, he notably made history as “the first South African artist signed to Republic Records.” In 2023, he will connect like never before with new music and much more to come this year.

Rita Ora released You Only Love Me via 360 Magazine.

Rita Ora – You Only Love Me

2023 marks the dawn of a new era for one of the most successful British female artists of the 21st century, Rita Ora, as she releases brand new single “You Only Love Me.” 

Co-written by Rita and produced by Lewis Thompson, “You Only Love Me” is inspired by her personal experience of feeling vulnerable at the very start of her romantic journey. Underpinned by love and passion, the song opens with a voice memo from Oscar and BAFTA award-winning filmmaker Taika Waititi“You Only Love Me” is an infectious, upbeat pop anthem guaranteed to soundtrack fans’ very own love stories and be a floor filler for months to come.

Rita says: “With ‘You Only Love Me’ and my upcoming album, I wanted to capture the vulnerability I’ve experienced as I opened myself up to love and entered a new phase of life. Learning to let go of the past to make way for new experiences is a deeply personal process, and one I felt compelled to document through my music – the journey was not always easy, but I’ve come out of it stronger and filled with more love than I ever thought possible.”

“You Only Love Me” is the first track to be lifted from the internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter’s highly anticipated upcoming album – a deeply personal body of work intrinsically linked to a new chapter in Ora’s life and career. It is also Rita’s first release since inking a partnership with BMG, which will see her own all her future master recordings and enjoy artistic control in a way that she hasn’t had previously. Next Wednesday, 1st February, Rita will make her debut performance of the track on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

The accompanying music video for “You Only Love Me, directed by acclaimed creative Charlie Sarsfield and shot in the LA suburbs, premiered globally on MTV today and is one of Rita’s favourites made to date. Depicting a fictional wedding through the lens of a Stepford Housewives meetsAlice in Wonderland style narrative, it features hyperreal scenes of a bride’s big day turned tumultuously upside-down, (with overzealous “badmaids,” the venue going up in flames and more), and cameos from well-wishers Kristen StewartLindsay LohanJodie Turner-Smith, Chelsea Handler, Addison Rae, cake delivery boy Alexander Stewart and fairy godmother Sharon Stone.

Rita Ora’s multi-platinum music career has won her commercial and critical acclaim with 13 UK Top 10 singles and four UK Number One singles. She holds the record for the most UK Top 10 singles by a British female artist. In the US alone, Rita’s acclaimed singles and star-studded collaborations have earned her a #3 Billboard Hot 100 song, 7 Top 10 hits on Billboard’s Dance Club Songs Chart, 5 of which reached #1, and 6 Top 20 singles on Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Chart.


Sponsored by gran coramino Tequila, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Gene Noble performs at SoBs in NYC via 360 MAGAZINE.


Gene Noble‘s vocal acrobatics brought back melodic sensuality to R&B, adding small doses of neo-soul, hip-hop, and world music. A star is reborn – this time with a fresher, more innovative tonality.’ – 360 MAGAZINE

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Singer-songwriter Gene Noble takes center stage in New York’s SOB’s in light of the release of his new project, Feel A Way.

Sponsored by gran coramino Tequila, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Gene Noble performs at SoBs in NYC via 360 MAGAZINE.
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Gene Noble performs at SOB’s in NYC via 360 MAGAZINE.

Gene describes this project as “A reintroduction and full circle moment.” During the adolescent stage of his career, he ponders on previous performances at the iconic venue. Constantly honing his craft and cultivating a strong fanbase, this was an opportunity tailored to the gifted artist who had just finished a tour with the legendary Sting.

Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Gene Noble kicks off the new year with his latest album, Feel A Way. The New York-bred vocalist shares his highly-anticipated LP, which builds on the momentum of “Whatever It Is” released at the tail end of 2022.

After taking to social media to let fans know about his future release plans, Gene is ready to turn the page on a new chapter in his sonics. Feel A Way seizes on both the creative and personal liberation that Gene has experienced over the years. The album’s eight tracks are an anecdote of self-reflection as he comes to terms with the reality of working through his feelings.


On the new LP, Gene explains: 
“This whole project is full of songs that I’ve recorded literally around the world. It’s me being in different feels, in different moments, and having different thoughts.”

Unlike anything he’s shared previously, Feel A Way is a sonic journey through acceptance and forgiveness, baring his process of growth as Gene looks inward for an unconditional love.

Alongside the release of his new score, Gene has kicked off his Feel A Way album release shows to support his new project, starting yesterday (Jan 19) at SOB’s in New York. The release shows will conclude in Atlanta’s Center Stage Theater on January 23rd. As a touring artist, the soulful crooner has developed a reputation for his one-of-a-kind singing voice. He has this unique ability to connect with listeners on a personal level. His music is relatable, addressing topics that hit close to home and the heart.

Feel A Way Tracklist:

1. The Cost

2. Champagne Jack

3. This Groove

4. S’posed 2 Be

5. Whatever It Is

6. Feel A Way

7. So Dry

8. Affirmation

Show Dates:

1.19 – New York, NY – SOB’s

1.23 – Atlanta, GA – Center Stage Theater

About Gene Noble:

Gene Noble is the most experienced “newcomer” in R&B music today. As he continues the lineage of artistry that runs deep in his family – both of Gene’s parents were singers – the New York-born crooner got his start by singing out of local venues before getting his first “big break” performing alongside Lauryn Hill. This defining moment in his career would prove to be a precursor for what lies ahead, allowing Gene to hone in on a natural talent that changed his life for the better. From open mics at the Village Underground to taking center stage with Sting to perform a live mashup of “Shape of My Heart” and “Lucid Dreams,” Gene’s church-trained vocals have allowed him to travel the world (touring with the likes of Usher, Chris Brown and more) while creating a shared moment with each and every one of his fans. In 2020, he took the music scene by storm with “Matching Tattoos” – which was released on National Tattoo Day, Jul 17 – a fan favorite score that serves as the quintessential showcase of Gene’s signature falsetto. Since then, he’s continued to deliver next-level covers and original tracks that have earwormed their way into the hearts of listeners.

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Sponsored by gran coramino Tequila, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Gene Noble performs at SoBs in NYC via 360 MAGAZINE.
Powered by Gran Coramino Tequila, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Gene Noble performs at SoBs in NYC via 360 MAGAZINE.






WHO: Monty’s Good Burger and Role Model

WHAT: On Saturday, December 10th from 1-3pmRole Model (aka Tucker Pillsbury) will take over the register at Monty’s Good Burger, Echo Park, for an opportunity to meet his fans face-to-face after the final show in his North American Fall tour, “TOURx FINALÉ” which will take place at the Hollywood Palladium on Friday, December 9th. Fans will be able to order a collaborative vegan shake and buy Monty’s x Role Model limited-edition merch.

To celebrate Role Model’s tremendously successful year that included, “TOURx 2022,” a world tour in support of his debut album Rx; the release of his subsequent single “cross your mind”; and his North American Fall tour ‘TOURx FINALE,’ Monty’s Good Burger is launching a limited edition crewneck sweatshirt ($60) and a collaborative shake that will only be available for one-day only on December 10th. Role Model’s Bootyshake! ($6.50) is a vegan Almond Crossiant flavored shake, that starts with Monty’s classic vanilla soft serve base and blends with marsipan flavoring. To top it off, we have a special mini croissant from local bakery Bakers Bench made just for this collaboration, alongside whipped cream and Salted Caramel drizzle.

As Monty’s Good Burger was created by a collection of music industry veterans, the team is excited to collaborate with Role Model and celebrate the accomplishments of this up-and-coming artist.

WHERE: Monty’s Good Burger, Echo Park || 1533 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

WHEN: Saturday, December 10th from 1-3pm

About Monty’s Good Burger

Monty’s Good Burger is the plant-based concept of restaurant vets and eco-creatives who could not imagine a better place to manifest their passion for real, good food and environmental sustainability than their SoCal neighborhoods. Featuring 100% plant-based menu items such as artisanal burgers made from locally sourced ingredients and the Impossible™ patty; housemade sauces; and specialty shakes, Monty’s menu promotes a healthy eating lifestyle that is environmentally responsible and beyond delicious. Monty’s Good Burger and Monty the Dog! have six locations in Southern California: Koreatown, Riverside, Echo Park, Culver City, West Hollywood and Santa Monica and is also available on Postmates. Please visit us at for more information.

About Role Model

Role Model ponders life, love, and everything between over an ever-evolving sonic palette of pop, alternative, hip-hop, and punk. The Maine-born and Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer initially made waves during 2017. He gained traction with early independent singles and received co-signs from Benny Blanco and the late legend Mac Miller. He unassumingly caught fire with projects such as the oh, how perfect EP and our little angel EP. The latter housed the single “blind,” which gathered 82.6 million Spotify streams and counting. During 2021, “forever&more” reeled in 29.2 million Spotify streams as OnesToWatch christened it “one of our favorite songs of the summer.” DIY pegged him among its “Class of 2022,” and he plotted a massive world tour with stops at CoachellaHangout Music FestivalBonnaroo, and more. After piling up hundreds of millions of streams, selling out shows, and inciting applause from HYPEBEASTcoup de main, and more, he celebrates the healing power of women and embraces the healing power of music on his full-length debut album, Rx [Interscope Records]. Since the release of his album, Role Model has embarked on his first-ever world tour entitled “TOURx 2022”, which included major festivals such as Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, and Outside Lands. He has also been featured in GQ, NYLON, INTERVIEW Magazine, PAPER Magazine, People, and has covered EUPHORIA Magazine, LADYGUNN, and more. As Role Model continues to ride the high of this incredible year and looks to the future, he plans to take his music to even greater heights.