Armanti Weeks - "Wanderer" & "Tell Me" (Review)

Armanti Weeks goes through make-or-break situations that test his love in "Wanderer" and "Tell Me." Orchestrated by two calm neo-soul beats, "Wanderer" finds Weeks on the search for later. In contrast, the latter is about the singer wondering if he should move on.

N Natalee Gilbert

PATRICK FRANCES - "Easy Baby"

PATRICK FRANCES' "Easy Baby" is relatable to the masses who "get distracted by overthinking it all." Over a warm, jazzy, hip-hop soundscape, produced by Fervour, the easy-flowing rapper leads his rhymes with introspection. Ultimately, PATRICK FRANCES speaks about finding light in the darkness.

N Natalee Gilbert

Jireh - "Genesis"

Jireh's "Genesis" is an electro-pop 1980s-styled offering that sees the musician expressing how he feels toward a gal who has him "feeling out his mind." Mirrored by an ethereal range, Jireh asks his sweetheart if they should take their rendezvous to a more secluded spot.

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Sam Brown & LONG NGHTS - "Crucify" (Review)

Sam Brown and LONG NGHTS detail the pros and cons of working around the clock in "Crucify." Pleading with loved ones to remain patient with their progression, Sam Brown even sings, "I been working hard to make ends meet lately/But that don't mean you gotta go and judge me/You don't know how it feels, to be put up right in your feels." The brooding R&B trap beat gives Sam Brown and LONG NGHTS room to express how someone's changed behavior has affected them.

N Natalee Gilbert

Ivey Amour - "Streets"

Ivey Amour addresses her lover's wishy-washy devotion in "Streets." Matching the calming R&B beats aura with a silky range, Ivey Amour lets him know that their time together is finished. But, if this former flame questions their separation, Amour has detailed why they won't work out. She's put her heart into this 100% while he rarely gave their union 50%.

N Natalee Gilbert

aarvee - "morefiend" (Review)

aarvee tugs at the listener's heartstrings when speaking about a lover he can't get enough of in "morefiend." Produced by aarvee and Tom Santos, the three-minute and sixteen-second record unites lofi elements and alternative rock.

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SultanTheGiant - "Crush" (Review)

SultanTheGiant details his romantic feelings toward a beauty who's "so damn mysterious" in "Crush." Over the dreamy pop beat, the singer uses a tenor vocal range fueled with a burning passion.

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Williehype - "Medusa (feat. Ijheartnana)" (Review)

Williehype lyrically narrates a relationship that went awry in "Medusa." In three minutes and nineteen seconds, his former lover's deceitful charm is exposed to the world. Ijheartnana matches the alluring soulful beat with a voice bound to pull you in.

N Natalee Gilbert

Tomis Reil - "I'm Scared." (Review)

Tomis Reil professes that he's afraid of losing his one true love in "I'm Scared." The acoustic guitar-led pop offering gives Tomis a safe space to unveil the depth of their chemistry.

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Young Bail - "On My Mind" (Review)

Young Bail persuades his crush to leave those 0's and get with the hero in "On My Mind." His method of allurement is met with a high-octane lofi/hip-hop beat.

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Theyloveoc - "Futurewayz (feat. Gabrielle Desire)" (Review)

Letting us into his deep state of mind, Theyloveoc leads his bars with all-out honesty and introspection in "FutureWayz (feat. Gabrielle Desire)". Over the jazzy/lofi beat, the rapper unveils that he envisions his future self swimming against the current.

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Iris May Plans On Dropping An Album + Single This Summer

Pop sensation Iris May plans on dropping her song "For Myself," which can be found on her upcoming album this summer. Her single is expected to pull heartstrings worldwide while yielding other emotions. The Chicago-raised musician describes this new track as "authentic and raw." Produced by Skylar Cocco, Iris May's song is expected to be led by transparency and societal revolution.

N Natalee Gilbert

DiaNa - "Love Bombs" (Review)

DiaNa takes us through the lows she's endured in a waning relationship via "Love Bombs." The jazzy R&B beat provides the perfect foundation for DiaNa's soft crystallized range & raw lyrics.

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"Victory (feat. G Money & 9 Mill Dillz" - Young Bail (Review)

Taking the aggressive beat head-on, Young Bail alludes to being "big bands bail" in his newest hit record, "Victory." Enlisting equally talented lyricists like G Money & 9 Mill Dillz, the rapper challenges his opps to a triumph face off.

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Mashich - "The Plug"

Mashich shows devotion towards a lady who's captivated his heart in "The Plug." Backed by a nostalgic R&B beat, the crooner taps into a euphonic register to express how much this special someone means to him.

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In Phases - "Violem"

In Phases' "Violem" shakes listeners with a sonic blend of electro, rap, rock, cinematic arrangements, and gripping drum rudiments. Both the lyrics and musical assemble do justice in foreshadowing society's fate. A lack of individual expression has caused individuals to turn their noses up at authenticity and compassion. For that reason, the world will go in flames. Malleable values and egoism have pinned us against one another. They even bring this up through the following excerpt,

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Chay-Chay "2021"

Chay-Chay taps into a soft register when speaking about blocking out hate thrown her way. At the beginning of “2021,” she talks about always keeping it 100. Then, she opens up about those who didn’t believe in her musical journey. Despite the naysayer’s opinions, she brushed it off and kept going.

N Natalee Gilbert

Dom & Jesse "Won't Waste My Time"

Following the release of their hit, "Can't Help Myself," the eccentric Philly-based pop duo known as Dom & Jesse is back with their feel-good acoustic-led ballad, "Won't Waste My Time." Likewise, the song delves into a sound reminiscent of the early 2000s & even carries a cadence that's akin to Britney Spears' in her number one hit, "...Baby One More Time" (hint: the chorus.) The song is produced by C.R.E.W.'s own Dan "Dilemma" Thomas & Danyel "Digidal" Little.

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ARTZ

Carrying an intricate wordplay that's reminiscent of rap greats like Fabolous and Jay-Z, Brooklyn-based emcee, ARTZ, hones into his music in means of assuring fans that he's just like them. Between the lines of his rhymes, ARTZ speaks on everyday occurrences, the power behind authenticity, and his upbringing. Leaning in closer, you'll also learn that the musician is forever humbled and grateful to be where he is today. His lyrical deliveries only go to prove that he's wise beyond his years as he crossovers between insanely clever punchlines, sharp entendres, and a laid-back approach.

N Natalee Gilbert

Jessica Mary - "I Been"

We can all relate to the beauty and struggles that come with growth, especially after living through the life lesson that has been 2020. Jessica Mary masterfully tackles these polarities in her debut single "I Been."

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Female Rapper, Kitty Kitty: “All You Need (ft. Method Man)”

New York-based rapstress, Kitty Kitty, uses her lyrical mastery to show other females that self-love is the key to a happier lifestyle. In her songs, you’ll hear Kitty Kitty speak about the power of being confident or her personal experiences. Case in point, Kitty, is a rapper that every woman should listen to.

N Natalee Gilbert

“Robotic” - DHALL

Are you missing those turn-up nights in the club with the homies? Well, D Hall’s new track ”Robotic” is the next pick for your club quarantine playlist. As soon as the beat drops and D Hall’s lyrics hit your ear, you feel the irresistible urge to move. As the song continues, it’s natural for your slight head nod to turn into you, hitting the woah in your chair before you even realize it.

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