SOUND PRODUCTION: Nick Leon + Zach Fogarty CINEMATOGRAPHY: David Wept + FXRBES
After celebrating the success of their previous album, PINK, Twelve’Len is already preparing to release their next album, FRIENDS. On Sunday they dropped the first single, “My Baby” along with a visual for the record to give fans a preview of whats to come. Band members Nick Leon and Zach Fogarty handle the sound production keeping it warm and fairly simple. Twelve’Len sings cheerfully as he rejoices in happiness embracing the love of his baby and the bond they share. The visuals were put together by David Wept and FXRBES who capture the beauty of nature and Twelve’Len spreading good vibes with his killer dance moves. Whether you watch this video with a friend, your baby, or by yourself, it will definitely lift your spirits and make you feel the love. Press play above and stay tuned for FRIENDS coming soon.
PRODUCER: TheRealVspence x Lyrica Jada LATEST PROJECT: Aquarius Season
Twenty-one-year-old singer and songwriter Lyrica Jada is becoming a voice of logic for the ladies, bringing back passionate R&B music with the confidence in her vocals and feminine songwriting. Since her collaboration with Caleb Kai on Southville Parrish, I knew she would be an artist to look out for considering her spectacular performance on the standout tracks “Between Lovers” and “Adult Swim”. Once again, Jada provides listeners with a soundtrack for those late night feelings with “Interrogation Room”, the last installment to her 3-track EP Aquarius Season. With assistance from TheRealVspence on the production, she lends her sensual voice filled with desire to the beat, as she questions the stability of her relationship and the loyalty of her lover. Between missed calls, keeping secrets, and shady behavior, the Miami songstress goes through all of it in this track to make sure the love is real. Listen to this song above and stream the full EP below.
Miami duo the sLumps are known and admired for their audacious and lavish lifestyles. Whether they’re “Off The Shitzzz” or feeling “Icee”, you can never know what to expect from the pair. This time they hit the Citrus pages for a visual premiere of their drug crazed banger “Gucci XanzZz”. Jazzy and Teevo hit the plug Daykuul for the visuals, which begins with a warning before viewers are taken on a trippy journey of colorful and flashing images. Get slumped out and enjoy this hazy visual above!
Emerging from the city of North Miami, Matt Gantos teams up with fellow Raw Empire accomplice Jackk Degenerate to deliver a vigorous new single, “Papers”. As the track begins, the Drolexx and 6Eight produced beat instantly captivates listeners. Then, the duo attack the beat aggressively, trading verses and spitting witty and grimy lines bar for bar to reflect their savage lifestyles. This relentless single is definitely a dope track so make sure you take a listen above! You can find more from Matt Gantoshere.
Deriving from the roster of POORAMERIKA artists, Cheez delivers a new track “Lost & Found”. Produced by Clyad, the beat is as smooth as the flows and verses laid down on this track. As an emerging artist in South Florida, Cheez exhibits the potential to become another talented rapper putting on for Miramar. Play the track above and find more from Cheezhere
PRODUCER: Linzi Jai DIRECTOR: Nick Bilardello & Jonathan Benavente CINEMATOGRAPHY: Nick Maharore UPCOMING PROJECT: Far From Familiar RELEASE DATE: Spring 2016
From his days as QuEST to his current establishment as Sylvan LaCue, it’s been a long journey of self-discovery and soul searching for the 25-year-old artist. To build anticipation for the release of his upcoming album Far From Familiar this spring, LaCue delivers a new video for his single, “Fall From Grace” which was released in February alongside “Emeryville”. Directed by Nick Bilardello and Johnathan Benavente, the visuals were filmed at the Church of the Holy Trinity in NYC’s Upper West Side. The poignant visual features Sylvan’s battle to find serenity and conquer darkness as he reflects on the journey to his new found faith. Besides the video, LaCue raps with intensity and gifts us with divine hooks over a Linzi Jai produced instrumental. Enjoy this impressive video above and let me know what you think about it!
As one of the leading voices of South Florida, Caleb Kai is steadily filling the void for the R&B lovers one song at a time. This time around he woos listeners with his new 2-in-1 installment, “When You’re Ready / Remember Me”. Although “When You’re Ready” is produced by Vbnd and features rethink, it transitions smoothly into “Remember Me” produced by V Spence. On both tracks, Caleb invites us into his world, crooning passionately resurrecting those sultry vibes we’ve been missing. This compilation will definitely stimulate your senses so make sure you take a listen above!