West End Blend is an R&B, soul group that incorporates high energy funk into their music to make groundbreaking tracks. They burst onto the music scene in 2015 with the release of their first studio album, Rewind. Since then they have released two more albums, including their first live record, Live at the Waterhole. To celebrate the release of their first live album, GroundSounds sat down with vocalist Erica T. Bryan and guitarists Jesse Combs and Michal Bafundo to talk about their inspiration and upcoming shows. Click here for the interview.
Hodgie's new album 'Ain't No Love' is a must listen! A product of the hopeless rust belt streets of Northwestern Ohio, Hodgie (formerly known as Hodgie Street) is the epitome of someone who’s conquered a hard knock life. Born in Lima to a single parent household, he quickly learned how survive in the streets. The difficult relationships his mother encountered during his childhood took a toll on him however, and it made selling drugs to support his family all but inevitable.
Watch his music video for 'Cold World' below:
Ohio-born and bred, Sarob is known for his ability to write verses with a poetic punch and deliver them with an equally potent proficiency. Sarob embodies the class of a legendary MC meshed with the freshness of a rising artist exploring new styles and sounds. He has also branched out and found his singing voice - a smooth, mature compliment to his bars which is showcased in his debut commercial EP, Seeing in the Dark. Check out his mini EP's 'Transitions I &II' on Spotify and Sound Cloud and his Twitter.
Lord Red and Ron Phoenix music video, 'Red Fuego', was shot by Infinite Culture Productions, and produced by Lord Red. Stay connected to their music using Sound Cloud Lord Red and Ron Phoenix. Check out their music video below:
P.Wess is self described Regular Person with Regular Problems. The upcoming artist is from Atlanta, Georgia, and latest work, 'Thoughts On My Mind' came across our radar. Take a listen below:
Tyga is a rapper, songwriter and television personality from Compton, CA. He started his music career in 2007 at the age of 17, with the release of his mixtape, 'Young on Probation'. Since then he has released five studio albums and been feautured on the television show, Scream. Tyga just released a new music video for his song 'Dip' featuring Nicki Minaj, check it out below:
Ciara is a R&B singer, songwriter and model who first came onto the music scene in 2004 with the release of her hit single 'Goodies'. Since then she has released six albums, collaborated with well known artists such as Justin Timberlake and Missy Elliot and has taken up modeling and acting. Ciara just released her latest single, 'Dose', watch the music video below.
Takeoff, a member of the rap group Migos, just released his first official solo single, 'Last Memory'. The Georgia native started rapping along with his family members, Quavo and Offset, in 2008. Since then they have dropped three studio albums and are expected to drop their next album, Culture III, sometime in 2019. Check out Takeoff's new music video below:
Check out KOKE’s new video for 'Theme Song’ featuring Brody J and juGGa John. Be sure to check out his twitter and watch the video below. For more music by KOKE, check out his soundcloud here.