New Def Jam Signee Debbie Is The Next Best Thing

Recently signed to 0207 Def Jam, Debbie is a burgeoning talent with the voice of a star. By way of the U.K., she dropped two singles later in the year 2021 that are positively worth a listen. Her debut single “Is This Real Love?” is a true R&B experience that’s packaged in originality and graced with potent lyricism and storytelling. Her second single “Summer in … Continue reading New Def Jam Signee Debbie Is The Next Best Thing

Let Me Put You On: Singles From North Carolina’s R&B Talent

Sonny Miles: Tre Hailing from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Sonny Miles gifts the world a soulful three-part single. From the harmonies to the detailed instrumentation, Tre is a work of art that every music enthusiast should be aware of. The first track, “Cuff,” is one that could be its own single due to the layered production and its both playful and meaningful composition revealing how everyone … Continue reading Let Me Put You On: Singles From North Carolina’s R&B Talent

Let Me Put You On: Singles from Masego & Devin Morrison, Katlyn Nichol & More

Masego and Devin Morrison: Yamz This collaboration between two gifted R&B souls is a recipe for an earful of bliss. Released on November 19th, the single was well-timed for Thanksgiving given its focus on one of the holiday’s staple dishes. Its energy blesses you with an ‘80s sensation that takes you right to your grandma’s dinner table. Devin Morrison handles the first verse with swag … Continue reading Let Me Put You On: Singles from Masego & Devin Morrison, Katlyn Nichol & More

Let Me Put You On: Recent Singles To Boost Your R&B Playlist

Nia Sultana: Ambience  Recently signed to Interscope Records, R&B artist Nia Sultana comes through with a fresh and seductive sound. This song exudes unapologetic sexual liberation and boss lady vibes. As a perfect mood setter for you and your significant other, Nia mesmerizes your ear with a soft tone and bold composition. Alongside her single, she released her first music video, which features another new … Continue reading Let Me Put You On: Recent Singles To Boost Your R&B Playlist

Thundercat’s Frenetic, Evocative Space Ride at Mission Ballroom [Concert Review]

Anyone walking into Mission Ballroom on Dec. 7 expecting a groovy night to the tempo of Thundercat’s studio-recorded songs received a hefty slap in the face after only a few minutes.  The show was impressively disorienting. Channel Tres’ opening performance was head-nodding, evoking the feeling of an intimate, late-night club session. Jumping around with his pet cheetah backpack and black overalls, Channel Tres made smooth … Continue reading Thundercat’s Frenetic, Evocative Space Ride at Mission Ballroom [Concert Review]

TRANSCENDENT: Chloe Hotline Serves Bars, Confidence

Chloe Hotline is bringing the music of Cincinnati to the world through her fiery raps and ear-catching wordplay. Check her out as we provide a sneak preview of her performance for TRANSCENDENT, which will air live on Facebook and YouTube at 6pm EST. Check out our Instagram for more information on how to support our fundraiser! Continue reading TRANSCENDENT: Chloe Hotline Serves Bars, Confidence

TRANSCENDENT: Kotic Couture Brings Baltimore to National Stage

We’re lucky to have Kotic Couture join us for TRANSCENDENT; their music is unmatched in terms of high energy and infectious positivity. Check out a sneak peek from their performance: Babe City Records has some of the most poignant words for Kotic: Nurtured in the underground art movement and club scene of Baltimore, Kotic Couture (pronounced kāˈädik ko͞oˈto͝or) adopts a more classic hip-hop approach to … Continue reading TRANSCENDENT: Kotic Couture Brings Baltimore to National Stage

TRANSCENDENT: Julien Chang Brings Dynamic Talent to Support TWOCC

Born and raised in Baltimore, Julien Chang is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and producer whose music holds incredible integrity and exceptional musicality. Gaining recognition from major publications such as Pitchfork and Billboard, his debut album, “Jules” (2019), is a certified classic in the burgeoning artist’s evergrowing catalog. In high school, he was known for playing the trombone and making beats for local rap artists, but in … Continue reading TRANSCENDENT: Julien Chang Brings Dynamic Talent to Support TWOCC

TRANSCENDENT: Ryal Joins the Event with Futuristic Aplomb

This synth, electronic duo has led us into the future with their newest sounds. Ryal, made up of singer/ keyboardist Jacque Ryal and producer Aaron Nevezie, is a dynamic collaboration. Their sound is formed around alternative, electronic, music that creates a feeling of peace and self-love. Their newest song, “Summer Resurrection” brings a calming, alternative vibe, filled with sounds that bring an orchestra background mixed … Continue reading TRANSCENDENT: Ryal Joins the Event with Futuristic Aplomb

Tune in: BIA, Zack Fox, Wale Light Up October

BIA ~ FOR CERTAIN DELUXE Filling out what was previously too short of an album, the deluxe version of FOR CERTAIN contains some of BIA’s best raps and takes the focus away from the features. Specifically, “Can’t Touch This” and “Big Deal” with Sevyn Streeter are trunk-knocking highlights. Zack Fox ~ shut the fuck up talking to me Securing the highly-touted 3.6 score from Pitchfork, … Continue reading Tune in: BIA, Zack Fox, Wale Light Up October