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Jay Vilpin – #GOALS (Video)

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DIRECTOR: Jay Viplin

Jay Vilpin, a FAMU Alumni shows us his creative vision for “#Goals”. Directed the video himself, Jay encompasses on being persistent with your dreams and goals. Not only that he lets you know that he also “Goals”, himself. Being all you can be, and never giving up. Jay Vilpin is a promising Florida act with his fluid flows, and witty lyricism. “#Goals” will amplify your life, get you inspired & motivated to stay on your grind mode. The video was shot & edited by FXRBES while IVN produces the track.

Love Culture – Affirmation

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Cheech Forreign, Flash The Samurai, Spirit XIII, EASY, & Rob Mari
STREAM: via Soundcloud

The Jacksonville music group, Love Culture, provides visuals for “Affirmation” off their first EP Fluidity. A video with much artistic expression of someone searching for affirmation in a lover. The director Weighed Sailor, helps express the video with dark & mystic sceneries, It’s an impressive video that is only shot with an iPhone 7 plus. Each memember of the group (Cheech Forreign, Flash The Samurai, Spirit XIII, EASY, & Rob Mari) gives deep introspective lyricism that speaks out their feelings of affirmation that hit you in the chest.

KiD TRUNKS – SCENE (Feat. Kin$oul & Flyboy Tarantino) [Prod. D Rein]


With XXXTENTACTION Dropping his solo project 17 last night. His fellow Members Only brother, KiD Trunks releases his new single, “Scene” to keep the south Florida momentum flowing. The song features his Members Only companions Kin$oul and FlyBoy Tarantino. All 3 rappers together deliver heavy hitter verses over the D Rein produced track. The Broward County’s secret weapon is on the rise with back to back fire releases. No word if this would be on his upcoming album, SS1 that’s soon to be released but you can press play now to get the trap jumpin’. 

Savannah Cristina – Mango Season

PRODUCERS: Que The God, Kindsey., Telescope Theives, Kaixen, Nick Leon, Wyx Watson, JahRahMF


South Florida’s songstress Savannah Cristina, delivers a blissful EP titled Mango Season. 8 sweet tracks that are undoubtlety fruitful & poetic, carry much soul throughout the EP. Listening to Savannah Cristina, you can hear the inspirations through the project, from Frank Ocean, Erykah Badu, to Solange as she channels that afro-centric persona. Mango Season is impressive and the growth from Faded which was dropped earlier this year. Streaming through various topics of from trust, relationships, and being true to herself. Her stand out track “Soulja”, produced by Telescope Thieves, touches the purity of your soul, with her angelic voice, and majestic sounds that are warm. The simplicity of drums & percussions makes it perfect. She also brings in her fellow South Florida singer, Twelve’Len who compliments it so well, turns it to a beautiful duet, that’s nothing short of brilliant.

You can also stream/purchase Mango Season on Apple Music, Spotify & Tidal.

Kodak Black – Project Baby 2 (Album)

PRODUCERS: Murda Beatz, London On Da Track, Frank Dukes, Helluva, Ben Billions, C-Clip Beatz, Dyryk, Skip On Da Beat

Dealing with many legal issues within this year,  Kodak Black still finds a way to strive and let nothing stop his shine.

Back in March, Kodak Black dropped his critically acclaimed album Painting Pictures that caught everyone’s ears and now he returns with his long-awaited album Project Baby 2 that was a surprise release. 19-track album has an All-Star line up, bringing in Offset, Jackboy, John Wicks and his fellow Florida rapper & 2017’s XXL freshman, XXXTENTACTION. The album, fulfills its self with expensive beats, star-studded features, and amazing lyricism.

With the soon to be legend, Florida rapper already having a catalogue of heat, like his summer hit “Tunnel Vision”. With this new album, songs like “Roll in Peace” and “Built My Legacy” are sure to catch everyone’s attention very quickly.

You can stream the new album on Apple Music & Spotify as well.

Mason Monroe – Potion [Prod. Lil Ug’Lee]

PRODUCER: Lil Ug’Lee (Mason Monroe)

Mason Monroe and his alter ego, Lil’Uglee return with some new heat titled “Potion”. The young Tampa artist and producer, is a rising star in the city and continues to grow in each new song he releases. Go ahead and press play and let it put you in the motion.

Be sure to also check out his other recently release, “Cobain“.

Twelve’Len – Almost There (Feat. Allan Kingdom) [Prod. John Falco]

PRODUCER: John Falco

The Miami rising star, Twelve’Len decides to gifts us a new single titled “Almost There”. This soulful record was produced by John Falco and he crafts a blissful melody of sounds that create a world of fantasy. Twelve’Len also brings in Minnesota artist, Allan Kingdom to gracefully lay down a few words of his own. Both artists make a great record that’s a perfect ending for the summer.