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Nate Dae – Berry

PRODUCER: Ernest Ziembroski II
STREAM
: Apple Music/Spotify

It’s been about a year but Nate Dae makes a return with his new lead single, “Berry”. The song serves as the lead single for his next project, Death by a Women. “Berry” is a bittersweet track, where his love for a woman was sweet but ends up being a sour love lost. This is a vulnerable place for Nate, as he opens up about his ex that treated him like shit. As Nate Dae states with Pigeons & Planes about “Berry”: “It’s about my duck ass ex that cheated on me with an old roommate of mine while I was in New York. They both trash, end of story”. With that being said, he’s using his pain to spark his creativity for the project. As Billy Graham would say “Out of pain and problems have come the sweetest songs, and the most gripping stories.” Continue reading

Cherele – Zika (Video) [Premiere]

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PRODUCED: LeMieux
DIRECTED: Cherele & Dash Romero
STREAM: Apple Music/ Spotify / SoundCloud

Just when hope seemed lost in the realms of creativity in music, in comes Cherele. Our beloved queen of the bops is back with the official video for “Zika”, that takes the glamor and puts. Cherele alongside Dash Romero, a creative visionary of Awful Records put together a vibrant display of Cherele literally (and metaphorically) jigging her way through a materialistic lifestyle. The video’s co-star, the artist Finding Novyon, is posted and plastered throughout the visual like art, rather than just a model in the video.

Inside, there’s a rather suitable citrus theme that gleams throughout the entire video. Cherele and Dash Romero did an impressive job on keeping the viewer’s eye the display and sound of vibrance, Cherele’s beauty and the puzzle of the underlying message within the video. Trust me, there’s this video will put you in a trance (Cherele you looked amazing by the way, just gonna say that again). However it seems yet again, the South Florida bop queen has blessed us with a captivating visual for the people out here to enjoy.

VNUSAMR – Little Bit Of Love (ft. SMKRSROOM)

PRODUCER: Yellow Synth

After a brief hiatus in order to get adapted to motherhood, one of our favorites South Florida vocalist, VNUSAMR, is back to making her high impacting ballads. Her newly released song, “Little Bit of Love” is a soul driven track that is felt with a blazing with passion and intimacy. A sultry duet infused with beautiful vocals between VNUSAMR and SMKRSROOM that was done effortlessly.

The song possesses an irresistble groove that could easily bind two people together. This was crafted with baby-making vibes, so please be careful when this song is played, cause someone is bound to get pregnant that night.

John P – Right Now (Dir. ChekTheCredits)

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DIRECTOR: ChekTheCredits
PRODUCER: N/A

John P from the city of Orlando drops his newly fresh video “Right Now”. Directed by ChekTheCredits, John P appears in a spicy video surrounded by photogenic instagram models, and you’ll find him mobbin’ out with his crew. The song itself is a sure banger to play at any function to get the turn up started. This song defines the Orlando native as an upcoming hit maker. The team at CitrusRap is excited to hear whatever has coming up next.

Moe Waveyy – The Wavelength, Volume 1 (EP)

STREAM: via SoundCloud/iTunes/Spotify

Fresh off of dropping off an Essentials pack of his best works, Orlando’s Moe Waveyy is back with his top tier, premiere project, The Wavelength Volume 1. Featuring his standout hits, “Fallacy” and the CitrusRap personal favorite, “3 MILLI”. Moe touches on his deepest thoughts, giving us a glimpse of his personal side.  He speaks about the complications of an one sided relationship, his struggles as an artist to reach success and much more.

This 5-track EP shows his versatility as an artist.  Moe Waveyy is a creatively diverse artist that goes from spitting hard lyrical content, to laying down melodic vocals that sit well in the mix. This is a project that often feels atmospheric that takes you into Waveyy’s mind. This is definitely a gem that’s hidden deep somewhere in Orlando.

QuietStorMarc – Enter The Dragon (EP)

STREAM: via Tidal/Apple Music/Spotify
ARTWORK: ItWasMannie & Gods99
PRODUCER: Lang & Dendo

QuietStorMarc takes us through the streets of Shaolin (Shout-out to Wu-tang) with his new EP, Enter The Dragon. A short but fiery project that possesses a bag full of fury. The Miami artist also known as Marc Lee, shows us how he correlates both the martial arts and rap by tapping into his Bruce Leeroy state of mind. Enter The Dragon is a project that is full of karate chops, and Kung Fu references such as Karate Kid, and obviously Bruce Lee’s Enter The Dragon. On the uptempo track “Catch22”, he states “I’m a ghetto ninja with a clever mind”, a statement that describes QuietStorMarc as an artist and this EP.

Tone Taso – RockStarBitch!(ft. Harley Courage & Chase Checks )

PRODUCER: Donnie Katana
ARTWORK: Colin Da Asian

Illinois’ own, Tone Taso, storms to the forefront with a bouncy track, titled “RockStarBitch!”. After releasing one of his premier tracks “MoneyGettas”, Tone Taso shows his consistency and knack for making hits. The 16 year old rapper calls up Donnie Katana to provide the sounds behind the anthem that Tone Taso has orchestrated. Reminding us that his team is eating and aren’t leaving any food left on the plate. Then tags in Harley Courage and Chase Checks to lend a verse on the sauced up instrumental. Be on the lookout for more coming from Tone Taso for 2018 and beyond.