New Track: Modern Monarch- “Used The World”

 

We fell in love with Jenna Andrews around the release of her EP, Kiss and Run. Now, the talented songstress has a new project with fellow artist Caleb Shreve called Modern Monarch.

“Used The World” is the duo’s debut track, and it’s a fun piece of electro-soul with a chorus that has us bouncing around the dance floor. With numerous achievements in the music scene under both of their belts already, we can’t wait to hear more.

New Track: OBaH – “I Dream of Rio”

 

OBaH premieres the track, “I Dream of Rio,” today with Okayfuture. It’s from his debut EP, Cross Fade, out March 7th. With the intense winter weather we’ve had lately, we too are dreaming of Rio.

Hit the dance floor with OBaH in the DJ booth every Monday and Tuesday from 6-11pm at The Top of The Standard, the penthouse lounge at The Standard, Highline in New York City. On March 13th, he joins Rich Medina’s monthly NYC party, Little Ricky’s Rib Shack, at Louie & Chan for his official EP release party.

New Track: Sidewalk Chalk – “Grocery List”

 

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Our friends over at Revive Music premiered the new single from Chicago’s Sidewalk Chalk today. Give it a spin below. The track recalls the funk of Parliament and jilted drums of J Dilla while showcasing the band’s evolution of hip-hop, soul, and jazz. The album, Leaves, drops February 25th, and the 8-piece has just announced two album release shows: 2/21 at Chicago’s Double Door & 2/22 at NYC’s DROM.

And if you missed the premiere of the first single, “There She Goes,” courtesy of Okayplayer, download it for free below.

New Track – The Soul Rebels cover Drake’s “Headlines”

 

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New Orleans’ The Soul Rebels announced the release date of the Power = Power mixtape today with Okayplayer. On December 3rd, the 8-piece group will offer it up as a free download featuring studio tracks, live versions and remixes of original material as well as covers of modern day hits. Today, they premiered a cover of Drake’s “Headlines” featuring a nice Nina Simone intro. Check it out below.

They previously leaked two other tracks from the project including an exclusive remix to their cover of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” featuring Big Freedia and a medley of Jay-Z classic hits entitled “Thank You.”


New Track: Maya Azucena – “Fearless” + the MAZU Collection for BeadforLife

 

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Artist and activist Maya Azucena releases her latest soul-rousing single “Fearless” today having premiered the stream on Essence.com last week. Inspired by the woman’s warrior spirit and a tribute to the women of BeadforLife in Uganda, the song also celebrates the launch of the MAZU Collection, Azucena’s signature line of handmade jewelry in collaboration with BeadforLife. The Davido produced track is available now on iTunes.

BeadforLife’s first signature line of its kind, the MAZU Collection features pieces Azucena helped design using traditional, Ugandan recycled paper beads. Each individual bead is hand-rolled by women in Uganda and the proceeds from jewelry sales empower these women to create sustainable businesses, leaving poverty behind. The line helps to drive BeadforLife’s mission forward, to eradicate poverty and to empower women worldwide.

To purchase pieces from the MAZU Collection and learn more about BeadforLife, please visit here.

Photo credit: Rae Maxwell