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!
Seemingly a private person, there isn’t much we know about Noex besides the knowledge found in his music. However, in this exclusive interview brought to you by CITRUSRAP.COM, you can learn more about the man behind the microphone. Noex has recently decided to go by his earth name Devin Lee, which means poet, with the intention to give people a deeper look into his artistry and growth as an individual. Instead, NOEX (Not On Earth Xnknown) now represents a state of mind/being. In this brief interview directed by Dom Diligent, the emcee opens up about martial arts, his transition from Miami to Far Rock, his creative process, and more. Make sure you check it out above!
Consistently putting out quality work, Dxddy Mxck has been building his name along with his catalog for quite some time now. His latest addition is a loosie for the fans to enjoy titled, “Moma Callin”, and he’s also given us a video for it. Shot by Dylans Vision, the visuals are rather simple featuring Mxck and the homies casually hanging out and chilling. Giving us his individual rendition of Future’s“Perkys Calling”, Mxck pairs his swift flows with a catchy hook while paying respect to all the Moms out there. Check out the visuals above and leave a comment below with your thoughts!
If you haven’t been put on to SKUFL by now then you definitely need to stop sleeping. The South Florida musical powerhouse handles all of his work, writing, producing, and mixing everything himself. After kicking the year off with his sensual track “THERE AINT NO”, he returns with a 2-track dropoff Black Release 1 – GOODBYE MY OLD FRIEND, GOODBYE. On both tracks, “DO WHAT I WANT” and “BLU HUNNIDS”, SKUFL captivates listeners with energetic production and melodic verses. However, he still manages to give each track it’s own unique sound giving you two different vibes to zone out to. Take a listen to the tracks above and stay tuned for more from SKUFL because he’s only getting better with time.
Making her way onto the scene not too long ago, Aleicia Nicole quickly became an R&B sensation warming the hearts of listeners with songs like “Hypnotized” and “HOTLINGO”. Now she’s back at it again making her CitrusRap debut with her new enchanting tune, “Love You Too”. Frequent collaborator BrandonWayne lays down a smooth melodic drum instrumental with a tropical twist for the production. Tagging PoorAmerika’s Rmromrzn for a male perspective, the Broward duo tell a relatable tale of commitment issues and obscure love that is very common in this generation. The contrast between her exquisite vocals and his honest verses result in a soothing track to vibe out to. Make sure you check it out above and let me know how you feel about it by leaving a comment above!
ENGINEER: Damijin’ Myndz PHOTOGRAPHY: David Daudin
After recently being featured on “Chirpin“ with SKYXXX and Jome, Orlando favorite Kim drops off his newest hit “The Importance Of Women”. He samples Lauryn Hill‘s “To Zion” for the production. Hear the latest track from Kim above.