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Swiffy collabs with New Mexico HipHop Awards Battle Rapper of the Year Rahney

After almost a year's hiatus from music, Swiffy has returned to the studio to crank out more beats in grand fashion. Linking up with @rahney_nicca_bingo who is recently crowned 'Battle Rapper of The Year' at the New Mexico HipHop Awards, he produced several beats for the Cali-born artist. Rahney's new EP features the Swiffy-produced track "1DAY", featuring "Albucreepy" artist The Krown. Swiffy has kept his 808 and bass-heavy sound while adapting to a west coast vibe for the EP. Check out the track below!
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Album/Mixtape Release

GMNi x Renegade

Just released our video to renegade on YouTube. Song will be released on all platforms in the up coming of days. Would really appreciate it if you stop by to view the video leave some comments and if you have any critiques or things that should be done better let us know.
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Music Video Release

NoPlug Jugg Releases Official Music Video for "Temporary" Ft. NoPlug Zay

Temporary by NoPlug Jugg, is a song that parallels the struggles of being young and in love. The idea behind the song is to move forward in life, regardless of past heartbreaks and losses, whether falling out of love with someone or losing trust in someone you love. For bookings, collaborations, and features, email noplugr3cords@gmail.com. Visit the link below to watch the premier video.
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Toxic - Out now

Y0$#! (Yoshi) recently released Toxic an Soulful track produced by Dj Mook. The songs takes the approach of being Caught in a conflict between what one wants vs what we feel we need at the time. We have all been there, dealing with someone you know is no good for you but you love the vibe and stick around in hopes things get better. Coming to this understanding can be a very good 1st step to healing. This song compiles all these emotional situations into Upbeat Swing/Soul Vibe! Available on all streaming
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Behind-the-scenes Look Into OLIVIA JOY's "Let Go" Official Music Video

OLIVIA JOY released her debut single, "Let Go," or what one calls "the healing baddie anthem," last month, December 2022. She presented listeners with a catchy, thought-provoking tune to sing their hearts out to and a visual storytelling experience with the official music video. This month, Olivia gives a behind-the-scenes look into the collaboration, creativity, and diligence it took to bring the story of "Let Go" to life. Visit the link below for exclusive footage, bloopers, and deleted scenes.
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General Update

Dopamine Rush, A New Wave for the Lo-Fi World

Ether on Waves has renewed ambitions for the world of music production. The lo-fi hip hop artist and entrepreneur is working hard to establish himself by creating an indie brand with a nebulous international team that will bring his beats to a larger audience. His newest project, Dopamine Rush, is an interesting blend of the lofi aesthetic and contemporary rhythm that will take you on a journey. With Ether on Waves' diverse team of content creatives and publicists, it's worth keeping an eye on what's ahead.
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Album/Mixtape Release

“Dark Liquor” solidifies Sasha Renee as both a songwriter and storyteller

Sasha Renee has released her second single from the up and coming TASTE EP, due to drop in August 2023 and this release along with the visual solidifies Sasha Renee as a strong songwriter and storyteller alike as she cleverly found a way to make an anthem people wanna drink, dance and vibe to that’s literally about heartbreak, self accountability, alcohol as both a healthy and unhealthy coping mechanism, forgiveness, self growth and healing. Watch the music video now on YouTube and stream on all platforms!
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NOVA STELLA Gets Selected to Perform on the Media Matters Sound Stage at SXSW

NOVA STELLA was selected to perform at sxsw on the media matters soundstage after submitting as a subscriber on MakinitMag's website. NOVA is excited to go back to texas in 2023 for an even better year at sxsw! If you are showing up to the event and want to support NOVA you can buy his merch on his website. If you havent heard his music yet check it out on all streaming platforms to get a taste of his sound before his next performance!
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Humbled & Honored

2023 & VinChi Shakur Has Kicked The Year off By Releasing His New Hit Single “RUNNING BACK” ft. Ant Wave. VinChi has filmed 3 music videos already & the year has just began. Besides, Recently being co-signed by @masterp & D-blocks very own @sheeklouch from The L.O.X. Vinchi has just been selected to perform on Makin’it Magazine’s 9th Annual Media Matters Sound Stage during SXSW. Record Labels Want to know, Who is VinChi Shakur?
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Media Coverage

It's Been A While...

What's good y'all, been locked in for a while and haven't been posting updates on here, going to be a lot more active from here on out. Thank you to all of my supporters, and a special thanks to those who helped my most recent project, "Sincerely, Sauce", reach over half a million streams across all platforms! As well as those who voted for me in the Music Review a few weeks ago, you got me into the tournament! Appreciate y'all for real. Link to the project/merch attached!
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General Update

BILLY CEO BON VOYAGE TO 2022.....

Fast forward to now to BILLY CEO musical Journey, she has performed at over 100 different venues. BILLY CEO has traveled to many states as an opening act and headliner. Billy is self taught and learned to engineer her own music. Mastered her sound and developed herself as a music artist. She has opened for artists as big as Lil Wayne, from small clubs to arenas. BILLY CEO currently independent with a team of 5 individuals ready to take over 2023.
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Media Coverage

NEW VIDEOS

I dropped some new videos that’ll definitely grab yo attention. Worked with different videographers creating different sceneries for different sounding music !
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Music Video Release

PNW TrapGod Artist Sauce BSM drops new single & mixtape w/ Trap.A.HOLICS mixtape series

Sauceman & Dj Trapaholics back at it again wit some of that high class street music fresh out the north side of the Pnw hitting you wit Traphouse Window featured Alongside his brick squad jce familia Just Rich Gates . Check out the mixtape now on MyMixtapez and other Great tunes online or at your favorite radio stations ,Bussit , Traphouse window & the blow out now on all major dsp’s #SQUAD🦅🧱
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Single Release

DaLomonze and 14 others create powerful rendition of 80s pop hit “Mad World”

For Immediate Release: 2x Grammy nominated artist DaLomonze has been releasing music since he was 16 and has since made major contributions to the Cleveland music scene. Throughout his career, DaLomonze has proven to have no bounds when it comes to his musical delivery. Nonetheless, DaLomonze has been doing his thing for a while now; his latest release entitled “Mad World” is imaginative, expressive and offers a deep look into how the world has become. The record is a cover of the 1982 original
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Single Release

38 Hott set to release one new song each week for an entire year!!

After a successful year of promoting and touring 38 Hott is set to release a new single each and every week of 2023. The singles will be released on all digital platforms and physical copies available at select tour dates. The first single title "Burn Somethin" can be streamed on YouTube below or all streaming platforms.
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Single Release

New Single “Stay Away”

Nayeli is hitting the ground on 2023 hard! Her first single of the new year is a pop hit called “Stay Away”. Recorded many moons ago and locked away to never see the light, Nayeli scraped that mindset and decided to release the contender for her first ever debut single “Crush”. Will this new single compete with the rnb classic and always loved “Crush”? Go and ahead and pre save it so when the song drops on January 16th you too can be apart of the debate!
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