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.
Little Mix is a British girl group which was formed during the 2011 season of The X Factor. After winning the show they went on to release their hit debut album DNA. Since then they have had countless chart topping hits and are set to release their fifth album, LM5 on November 16. Check out their latest music video 'Woman Like Me' featuring Nicki Minaj:
Billie Eilish is a young alternative singer and songwriter from Los Angeles, California. She recently broke onto the music scene with her 2017 EP Don't Smile At Me and recently her single 'Ocean Eyes' hit over 130 million streams on Spotify. Check out her latest music video 'when the party's over' below:
Lil’ Durk’s Signed to the Streets 3 arrives on November 9! He recently dropped the latest single from the album, “Rockstar” featuring Lil’ Skies. Watch the two young rappers cruise in Beverly Hills in this awesome chill visual below. For more music by Lil’ Durk check out his upcoming album.
The City Girls' career was catapulted by Drake's album 'Scorpion'. The City Girls had been featured on his hit song 'In My Feelings'. The day the album was released however, City Girls member JT started her two year prison sentence for credit card fraud. With her partner in prison, Young Miami has been keeping the group going and moving forward with the momentum they gained from their appearance on Drake's album. The City Girls are set to release a new album in November, a month before JT's release from prison. Check out the music video they released for their single 'Not Ya Main' and be on the lookout for their new album.
Khalid is a singer/songwriter from El Paso, Texas. He made is rise in the pop music world when he was still a teenager. He is known for his hit singles ‘Love Lies’, ‘Location’, and ‘Young Dumb and Broke’. To purchase his new album featured below click here.
WizKid is a Nigerian singer and songwriter, who began his career at the age of 11. Now 28, WizKid is taking the music world by storm with his latest music video 'Fever' hitting one million views in twenty-four hours. Check out the video below:
Cousin Stizz is a rapper from Dorchester, Massachusetts who has been making waves in the music scene. He is coming off a hot year, where he released two mixtapes, All Adds Up EP and Cold Times EP, in 2018. He also received the 'Artist of the Year' award at the Boston Music Awards in December 2018. Check out his latest music video 'Did It' below:
Jason Derulo and David Guetta have paired up for their hit single, 'Goodbye' featuring Nicki Minaj and Willy William. The music video was dircted by Derulo, himself with help from David Strbik and Jeremy Strong. Check it out now:
America's sudden favorite rapper, Cardi B, announced new single this Monday with an instagram post, captioning: "MOMMY SHARK & DADDY SHARK #1 #2. My single coming this week, Set album coming soon,". New single, Money, has dropped and will no doubtedly continue her reign and success as first rapper to have her first three Billboard Hot 100 entries in the Top 10 simultaneously. Check out the latest track, #1 Trending on Youtube Now:
Lil Mosey is a 16 year-old American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is most known for his hit single ‘Noticed’ which peaked at spot 80 on the Billboard Hot 100. Featured is his newest video for his single ‘Kamikaze’. The video was directed and edited by Cole Bennett through lyrical lemonade.
Joyner Lucas just released his new music video for his song 'I Love' which is part of his upcoming project, ADHD. This much anticipated album will feature Eminem and is supposed to drop in the near future. With an up-beat tempo and unique, Joyner Lucas is a hip-hop artist to be watched. Check out 'I Love' below:
After Future and Juice WRLD’s successful hit “Fine China” they decided to collaborate for an entire album. The album features Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Young Thug, Gunna, and more. To view Pitchfork’s entire article and to listen to the album click here.
Travis Scott just released his latest music video for his song 'SICKO MODE' featuring Drake. Scott's latest album 'Astroworld' released in August, and is his third studio album, he is currently on tour. For more information about the tour and tickets, click here.
Post Malone just released his latest music video 'Sunflower' ft Swae Lee. This dynamic duo teamed up for the song to be featured in the up coming animated Spider-Man movie, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Check it out below:
Queen Naija is a breakout R&B artist whose single 'Medicine' was an instant hit, climbing to #45 on Billboard Hot 100. She just released the music video for her lastest song 'Mama's Hand', which showcases her beautiful vocals and song writing. Check it out below: