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Twenty One Pilots Take #1 Spot the Billboard 200 Chart

Twenty One Pilots Take #1 Spot the Billboard 200 Chart

Its official, twenty one pilots have earned the #1 spot on this week’s Billboard 200 chart with their new album Blurryface [IVM Review score 5/5]. While officially recorded as 146k units under Billboard’s new charting model, the placement was “powered by pure album sales, as the album sold 134,000 copies in in its first week”. The article on Billboard highlights how consistent sales have been for the band noting, “Vessel has sold …continue reading

Keno Camp Announce ‘H.I.T.S (He Inspired The Sound)’ MixTape

Keno Camp Announce ‘H.I.T.S (He Inspired The Sound)’ MixTape

Keno Camp have announced their new mixtape, titled H.I.T.S (He Inspired The Sound), will release on June 9th. Watch a promo clip for the album below. …continue reading

Sean C. Johnson Debuts Music Video for “Mountains”

Sean C. Johnson Debuts Music Video for “Mountains”

Sean C. Johnson has released the music video for “Mountains”. Watch below. The song appears on his new album Circa 1993 which you can also stream & purchase (Name Your Price) below via Bandcamp. …continue reading

Blurryface – Twenty One Pilots

Review : Blurryface – Twenty One Pilots

“My name is Blurryface and I care what you think”.
Okay, here is what I think. …continue reading

James Gardin Premieres Music Video for “Feels Like”

James Gardin Premieres Music Video for “Feels Like”

James Gardin has premiered the music video for “Feels Like”. Watch below. The track appears on his latest album, Living Daylights, which is available now on iTunes. …continue reading

Social Club Premiere “Bad Advice” Music Video

Social Club Premiere “Bad Advice” Music Video

Social Club have premiered a music video for the single “Bad Advice” which you can watch below. The song appears on the duo’s latest release, titled US, which is available everywhere now. …continue reading

LaToria Releases New Single “Loose RMX”

LaToria Releases New Single “Loose RMX”

Check out hip hop artist LaToria‘s single “Loose RMX” below. You can pick up her latest album, The Long Walk Vol. 1, on iTunes. …continue reading

Role Model Records Celebrates 5 Years, Releases New Compilation

Role Model Records Celebrates 5 Years, Releases New Compilation

Role Model Records are celebrating their 5th anniversary with a new compilation for the fans. Listen & download below via Noisetrade. The compilation is hosted by DJ Lagit & features label artists Dru Bex, Julien, Shope and plenty of special guests. …continue reading

Sareem Poems & Ozay Moore Team Up For New Single “Soap Opera”

Sareem Poems & Ozay Moore Team Up For New Single “Soap Opera”

Sareem Poems and Ozay Moore (fka Othello, member of Lightheaded) have teamed up for a new single called “Soap Opera” (prod. The Sound Addict). The track “communicates each artists personal experiences with law enforcement and their response as believers.” Listen & download below. …continue reading

Twenty One Pilots Estimated to Hit No. 1 on Billboard Charts

Twenty One Pilots Estimated to Hit No. 1 on Billboard Charts

Though reports are not yet finalized, Twenty One Pilots seems to have a lock on the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 for the debut week of Blurryface. The band is estimated to move over 120,000 units within the week time-span compared to other notable acts such as Zedd (30k) and The Killers’ Brandon Flowers (25k). “Units” are not necessarily sales when incorporated into the Billboard 200 as it now includes streams and individual track sales. Read more about the …continue reading

Tony Tillman Releases New Single “No Lie”

Tony Tillman Releases New Single “No Lie”

Tony Tillman has released a new single “No Lie” which also features Reflection Music Group labelmate Derek Minor. Listen below or pick it up on iTunes. This track is the first official single from his upcoming album, titled Camden, to be released this year. …continue reading

Derek Minor Releases New Single “2 AM in the Morning”

Derek Minor Releases New Single “2 AM in the Morning”

Derek Minor has released a new single “2 AM in the Morning” which you can listen to & download below via Soundcloud. Minor described the background of the single by saying, “One night I couldn’t sleep. I sat in the bed and tossed and turned but my body was uncooperative in my endeavors to rest. So what did I do… Record over a classic BlackStar beat. Enjoy!” …continue reading

Pettidee Premieres Music Video for “Big Boy” (ft. Teron Carter of Grits)

Pettidee Premieres Music Video for “Big Boy” (ft. Teron Carter of Grits)

Veteran rapper Pettidee has released the music video for his latest single “Big Boy” which also features Teron Carter of Grits. Watch below. He also appears in the new film, “Where Is Good?” which premiered last night. You can also view that trailer below. …continue reading

Lecrae Interviewed by NPR

Lecrae Interviewed by NPR

Lecrae was featured on National Public Radio (NPR) recently, in a nearly 10 minute segment. Listen below or visit the article. He somewhat addresses some scrutiny he has received by covering a broader range of topics in his music by saying, “If I’m learning something, that’s all I want to talk about. If I’m experiencing something, that’s all I want to talk about. So at the time of me really wrestling with, kind of eternal and …continue reading

Andy Mineo Releases New Single “Lay Up” (ft. wordsplayed)

Andy Mineo Releases New Single “Lay Up” (ft. wordsplayed)

Andy Mineo has officially released a new single called “Lay Up” (prod. Alex Medina & Tyshane) to digital outlets. Check out a video below. Purchase the single on iTunes or Amazon or stream via Spotify. …continue reading

Lecrae Signs Book Deal, Wins Billboard Music Award

Lecrae Signs Book Deal, Wins Billboard Music Award

Lecrae has signed a book deal with B&H Publishing to release his upcoming book, titled Unashamed, in May 2016. The press release also announced that it will precede his next major album to be released late next year. The phrasing “major album” certainly allows for the rumored Church Clothes Vol. 3 to be released beforehand.

Lecrae commented about the book saying, “I want to be honest about where I’ve come from and what I’ve learned along the …continue reading

Alex Faith & Dre Murray – Southern Lights: Overexposed (Album / Visual Album)

Review : Alex Faith & Dre Murray – Southern Lights: Overexposed (Album / Visual Album)

Alex Faith + Dre Murray have teamed up for ‘Southern Lights: Overexposed’ which was released in both audio & visual formats. Read my thoughts on the album …continue reading

Cutright and Ike Hill Release New Single “UNITY’

Cutright and Ike Hill Release New Single “UNITY’

Cutright and Ike Hill, two members of JustHISLeague, have released a new single “UNITY” which you can listen to & download below. The song will appear on their upcoming project titled Chicken x Dumplings. …continue reading

Tony Tillman Releases New Single “Ecore Fabrè”

Tony Tillman Releases New Single “Ecore Fabrè”

Tony Tillman has been at work on his third album for Reflection Music Group. Listen & download the new single “Ecore Fabrè” below via Soundcloud. “Ecore Fabrè today referred to as Camden, was the town where Tony was raised in. Tony shares a personal narrative, which brings insight on the perceptive of the people from his past community. He sheds light on the hardships and social issues from what used to be his everyday reality.” …continue reading

SPEC Premieres Music Video for “Don’t You Know Pt. 1″ (ft V.Rose)

SPEC Premieres Music Video for “Don’t You Know Pt. 1″ (ft V.Rose)

Hip hop artist SPEC released his new music video for the single “Don’t You Know” which features V. Rose. Watch below. The song appears on his upcoming album, Vacancy, which releases on May 19th. You can listen to another single “Put Em On” which features Alex Faith, 5ive and J. Carter below as well. …continue reading

James Gardin Releases “No One” Studio Performance

James Gardin Releases “No One” Studio Performance

James Gardin has released another live studio video performance, this time for the track “No One” below. His new album, Living Daylights, is available now. …continue reading

Lecrae Headed to Europe for Anomaly Tour

Lecrae Headed to Europe for Anomaly Tour

Lecrae will be hitting Europe this month on the Anomaly Tour. Check out the dates below. …continue reading

Fedel Drops New Single “No Ceiling” ft. KB

Fedel Drops New Single “No Ceiling” ft. KB

Fedel has dropped a new single titled “No Ceiling” featuring KB (Reach Records). You can listen to that belong along with his new interview from the Wade-O Radio Show. The song will be on his new album, titled FLAW (Fight Like a Winner), which releases May 12th. Pre-order on iTunes or get the CD here. …continue reading

Social Club Solo Albums on the Way

Social Club Solo Albums on the Way

It appears from a series of Tweets that Marty & Fern of Social Club are working on solo albums to release sometime this year. In  the meantime you can check out their recently released album US which released in March. Pick that up on digital outlets or stream via Spotify. …continue reading

AudioFeed Festival Releases Lineup

AudioFeed Festival Releases Lineup

This year’s AudioFeed Festival will take place July 2-5 in Urbana, Illinois. Check out the performance roster below. Do any of you attend? …continue reading

The Battery Release New Album ‘The Change Up’

The Battery Release New Album ‘The Change Up’

The Battery, which is comprised of Jurny Big & Peace 586, has released the new album The Change Up on Illect Recordings. Stream & purchase below through Bandcamp. …continue reading

Taelor Gray Premieres New Singles

Taelor Gray Premieres New Singles

Taelor Gray has released a few singles over the last month. Listen to “FreshMent” (produced by Wes Pendleton) & “Doing It Well” (ft. Tragic Hero) below. He is currently working on a new album that should release this summer. …continue reading

Trant Releases New Album ‘A Ram In The Bush’

Trant Releases New Album ‘A Ram In The Bush’

Trant has released his new album A Ram In The Bush which you can listen to & purchase below on Bandcamp. The album features many guests including Dee-1, Dre Murray, John Givez, Taelor Gray, Tony Tillman, & more. …continue reading

Sareem Poems & Ess Be “Push It Along” Music Video

Sareem Poems & Ess Be “Push It Along” Music Video

Sareem Poems & Ess Be have released a music video for the single “Push It Along” which appears on their new album Beautiful Noise. If you like what you hear, make sure to pick up the album on iTunes. …continue reading

James Gardin Releases ‘Living Daylights’

James Gardin Releases ‘Living Daylights’

James Gardin has released his new project with called Living Daylights. Stream the album below or pick it up on your favorite digital outlet. You can also check out a live studio video performance of the single “Problems” below. …continue reading

Dru Bex Releases New EP ‘Imperfect Messenger’

Dru Bex Releases New EP ‘Imperfect Messenger’

Hip hop artist Dru Bex has released his new EP titled Imperfect Messenger. You can listen & download below via Noisetrade or purchase on Amazon or iTunes. You can also watch the music video for “Navigator” below. …continue reading

Tragic Hero Posts Music Video for “Winter”

Tragic Hero Posts Music Video for “Winter”

Tragic Hero has released a music video for the single “Winter”. Check it out below along with the album cover for his new album, titled My Own Worst Enemy, which releases this month. …continue reading

Propaganda Addresses Baltimore in Washington Post

Propaganda Addresses Baltimore in Washington Post

Jason Petty, otherwise known as Propaganda, has written an article in the Washington Post titled “Four ways we can wrestle with the Baltimore protests without fueling the fire.” It’s a worthwhile read. Feel free to discuss, but let’s keep it as civil as possible.

Outcry Tour 2015 Features Hillsong United, Jesus Culture, Kari Jobe, & More

Outcry Tour 2015 Features Hillsong United, Jesus Culture, Kari Jobe, & More

The Outcry Tour 2015: Louder Together, featuring Hillsong United, Jesus Culture, Kari Jobe, Crowder, Passion, Bethel Music, Lauren Daigle, Trip Lee, DJ Promote, Nick Hall, & Shaun Groves, will hit several cities this summer. Check out a promo video below. Ticket pre-sale begins this Wednesday (code: LOUDER), except for the Southaven date which will be available on May 6th. …continue reading

Alex Faith & Dre Murray Release ‘Southern Lights Overexposed: The Visual Album’

Alex Faith & Dre Murray Release ‘Southern Lights Overexposed: The Visual Album’

Alex Faith + Dre Murray have released “Southern Lights Overexposed: The Visual Album”. The film features the entire track list of the duo’s new album Southern Lights: Overexposed which releases next week on Collision Records. The visual album follows “the story of a young man, Eric Young, whose world is shattered when he is unable to prevent the murder of his older brother.” It was directed by William Cherry of Space Cherry Films. Pre-order the album on iTunes. …continue reading

Wachinyeya Festival Announces Lineup

Wachinyeya Festival Announces Lineup

Wachinyeya Fest (Standing Rock, ND) have announced the majority of this year’s lineup which includes Project 86, Spoken, Tru Serva, We Are Leo, Random Hero, Danger Scene, Ravenhill, Scarlet White, & Unscene Patrol. If you’re not in that area of the country you can support their mission by purchasing a t-shirt. Tickets are also available at the link.

Fireflight & Seventh Day Slumber Co-Headline Small Town America Tour

Fireflight & Seventh Day Slumber Co-Headline Small Town America Tour

Fireflight & Seventh Day Slumber are set to co-headline the fifth annual “Small Town America Tour 2015” along with Shonlock & Scarlet White. The tour will run Aug. 19-Nov. 22 with stops to be announced at a later date. The tour purposes to put on concerts in smaller towns which are normally passed over by big tours.

KB “Before Tomorrow” Mini-Doc Part 2

KB “Before Tomorrow” Mini-Doc Part 2

Reach Records artist KB, has released part 2 of “Before Tomorrow” a behind-the-scenes look of the heart behind his new project Tomorrow We Live. Watch part 1 of the mini-doc “Before Tomorrow” here. The album is available at digital outlets & in stores today. …continue reading

KB Goes Beyond The Music with “Before Tomorrow” Mini-Doc

KB Goes Beyond The Music with “Before Tomorrow” Mini-Doc

Reach Records artist KB, offers a behind-the-scenes look of the heart behind his new project Tomorrow We Live. Watch part 1 of the mini-doc “Before Tomorrow” below. The album is still exclusively streaming on iTunes First Play before you can pick it up & when it releases next Tuesday. …continue reading

Th3 Saga Debuts New Single “More Than This”

Th3 Saga Debuts New Single “More Than This”

Th3 Saga debuted a new single “More Than This” which features Dimitri Mcdowell. Listen below. The song will appear on his upcoming A.O.L. EP. You can also check out his recent battle on the Ultimate Rap League against Shotgun Suge below (warning: there is potentially offensive language on the battle video). …continue reading

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