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“Fuck All Y’all is all about the energy the city has every summer. The producer, Helluva always comes with something new and it works every time. We come out with fire whenever we are in the studio.” – B Free
Now, that summer has arrived it’s time to drop some feel good anthems. B Free and Helluva have been making noise in Detroit and aren’t slowing down. Free is giving fans this loose single, “F*** All Ya’ll” – it is not on an EP or album (yet). Brenton Freeman, better known as B Free, is a Detroit-raised rapper who utilizes his emotions, stories, and undulating melodies to captivate his audience and encourage them to be themselves boldly, building a family not a fan base. A musician since the time he could walk, B Free, with his brother and producer Prod. ByBert, fell in love with performing and creating music that makes people move. Over the years, the Federation Music Group artist has shared the stage with artists like Lil Wayne, Young Dolph, and Rich the Kid while collaborating on the highly-anticipated single “All Mine” with Diggy Simmons and working on his own soon-to-be-released EP, “Lost in Paradise.” The envelope is being pushed for what defines hip- hop in Detroit and B Free is on the frontier, expressing himself in music that is unapologetic and irresistibl
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Kraig Lyons, an Ohio rapper by way of Pittsburgh, releases his brand new mixtape “Next Friday” hosted by Trap-A-Holics and Traps-N-Trunks. Keeping it light with features, the 16-track project has two guest verses from Future and LightSkinKeisha. He also recently dropped a new music video featuring the late Jimmy Wopo entitled “Illuminati” that’s worth checking out.
Chicago’s DooWop is a member of Chief Keef’s Glo Gang and he will release his new project, Cappin’ Ain’t Dead, on 7-19-19.
The album features appearances from Lil Uzi Vert, Chief Keef (who appears on four tracks) and Zaytoven who produces two tracks.
The album title, Cappin’ Ain’t Dead, and the projects lead-single Cap Flow” featuring Lil Uzi Vert and produced by Chief Keef are both a dedication to DooWop’s blood-brother Capo, who was gunned down in a drive-by shooting on Chicago’s South Side in 2015.
Chief Keef is fresh off the release of his most recent project, GloToven, which was entirely produced by Zaytoven and debuted at #2 on Apple’s Hip Hop chart.
Milwaukee, WI native Aliesa Nicole is a midwest singer with an amazing sound. She makes her debut with us delivering an exclusive look at her new video for “Beyond”. The District Redd produced track is smooth and soulful and gives a sultry vibe, perfect for those late nights! Stream “Beyond” here, and check out the video below.
St. Louis artist Ou’Ri Cuatro drops his much anticipated project Twin Dragons which features star rapper DaBaBy on the third song “Bag Mode”. This 10-song project will have you on the edge of your seat, as the beat hits and the St. Louis native delivers punchline after punchline! This rapper is very unique with his grimy lyrics that flow just perfectly with the synth and organ melodies. This is a must listen project of 2019.
If that doesn’t hype you up enough, he also dropped off a incredible video titled “Ooze” which is certainly dripping with bars and style. As he says in the video, it is clear that this rapper is not losing in any way. Between the new project and video, Ou’Ri Cuatro really has cemented himself in the rap game!
Mak Bandz & Smoola have been on a tear as of late with the release of their EP 2 Deep In. Under the 1801 Records umbrella, the project has spawned viral attention grabbers such as “Zippers” and “All Day.” The Cincinnati duo shows no signs of slowing down as they’ve enlisted fellow newcomer Calboy for their new single “Ordinary.” Fresh off the heels of his own breakthrough hit “Envy Me,” which has yielded over 100 Million streams, Calboy joins Mak Bandz and Smoola on the Ill Will Beatz produced cut and now the trio unite for the official visual. Peep the video and check out their EP 2 Deep In, which is currently available on all streaming platforms.
Hailing from Joilet, IL, Scotty is here to represent the midwest. Inspired by Quincy Jones & Teddy Riley, Scotty gives us a sound that can be defined as Gospel roots mixed with modern day Trap. Be on the lookout for his upcoming album, Never Gone Leave, which depicts his story of his journey in LA.
Ask April Love is proud to welcome emerging Detroit rap artist, Tay B. to its music division. Tay B. is giving his fans a treat with the release of the visual for his latest single: I’m Up Foreal, which has not yet been released to other major streaming platforms such as Apple Music & Spotify. I’m Up Formal is a heavy hitting rap track with a Detroit flare. Tay B. takes a shot at acting throughout the visual, depicting a youngin getting to the money, being patient and staying down for the come-up; not letting anything stand in the way of the money.
Billionaire B puts on for Detroit in ‘4 AM in Yaletown,’ the first taste of his upcoming project, Yaletown. His latest finds him embracing a soulful instrumental that gives him the ability to wax poetic about his life, his upbringing, and so much more. It’s an interesting listen that’ll keep you on your toes.