Money Tut – Believe It

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Money Tut reps loyalty and authenticity on new single “Believe It” 

Character, they say, is who you are when no one else is looking. When not a single eye is on you, the lights go out, the party ends, the crowds have gone, the high has worn off. In those moments, that’s when we get to know our true selves. In those moments, we’re alone, transparent, and vulnerable. Money Tut, a recording artist from San Francisco, is comfortable in those lonely moments. He wears his key attribute, authenticity, on his sleeve.  

“I want them to know that I’m real,” said Tut. “I’m from the bottom, you know, the projects. But I’m doing good, doing well.” Tut’s authenticity extends beyond his music. The people closest to him, some of whom have passed away, remain constant in his life. Tut’s new track “Believe It” features Yung Lott, a friend Tut has known since childhood. “We go way back,” said Tut, “we were just 8 or 9 when we got into music. We started recording our own music at the age of 12.” 

Tut holds his youth close to his chest, especially regarding his neighborhood. Born in 1983, Tut grew up in Hunter’s Point. Friendships he formed there endure within his music, although remembering them can be painful. The lyrics to Tut’s “Believe It” refer to his deceased friend Mike. “Michael was my brother. He was a good man, a good brother. Someone you couldn’t see me without. I don’t ever want to forget him. He was the one that kept me strong and believing in the music. I like to bring his name up. I believe he is still here in spirit.” 

Tut’s “Believe It” offers another eulogy to the late Dominick Newton, known among fans as The Jacka. The Jacka was a member of the Bay Area rap group Mob Figaz. On February 2, 2015, Newton was gunned down in Oakland, California. His murder is still unsolved. “He was a legend,” Tut reminisced, “someone we looked up to, a good friend. He passed on, being in the wrong place at the wrong time. You don’t get too many people that are loyal to the soil.”  

Like The Jacka, Tut values loyalty. Chief among Tut’s motivations for pursuing a career in music is his son, Assad Gibson. “Back when people used to put up posters for music,” Tut recalled, “my son used to go into the stores and see my posters. He’d say, ‘Money Tut, that’s my Dad.’ So I can’t quit doing music. I do it for my son. He passed away at age 7.”  

In spite of tragedy, Tut wants to use music as a vehicle to inspire grit and determination among listeners. One of his current projects, the group 83, includes fellow rapper Yung Lott and Keidra On Stage. “It’s about empowerment, where we come from, it was a lot of positive stuff,” said Tut. “I want people to understand that life is what you make it. Never stand back waiting for someone else to do something for you. If you want it go out there and get it.”  

Whether by himself or with other people, Money Tut is the same. With Tut, what you see is exactly what you get. Believe it.  

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StonaaWulf – Andale

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Texas artist creates new genre called Spirit Chill with new single ‘Andale’ 

DALLAS, TX – An upcoming artist from Dallas, Texas has just dropped a mellow groove that perfectly melds R&B and Hip Hop. StonaaWulf’s new single “Andale” offers a mellow vibe set against a unique rapid-fire flow that showcases the artist’s deep voice. It’s the perfect slow jam and it’s sure to melt the hearts of women all over the world.  

Produced by Q Sheets, “Andale” is told from the point of view of a man urging his woman to hurry up and get with his vibe and flow. It’s a Rap song but StonaaWulf is also harmonizing throughout, especially on the chorus. More than anything, it’s a smooth song and a bit of an ethereal vibe, and it’s the perfect introduction to this new artist.  

“I like to think of my music as a new genre called Spirit Chill,” StonaaWulf said. “Most of my songs don’t start with any kind of specific meaning, I just go with the beat. If it’s a smooth beat, I’ll make a smooth song. If it’s a crank beat or something to get hype to, I’ll make it a hype song. When I first got started, I was only rapping, but now I’ve developed a sound where I’m harmonizing more. I make wavy, chill music – it’s spiritual and chill at the same time. I just want to make music and have a message that people can relate to.” 

StonaaWulf is not the average artist making average music and talking about average topics. He’s been listening to and studying music his entire life. His father first introduced him to Gangsta Rap, but it wasn’t long before he was exploring a wide variety of other genres – from R&B to Pop and even some classical music. He made his first song in high school with one of his best friends, and when the response from his classmates was so good, he continued to write even more songs. After graduating high school, he and a friend continued to write music, and now at age 26, he’s put together a collection of singles that he’s ready to share with the world. The next single he plans to drop is called “Nope” and is due to go wide across all streaming platforms in March. 

“It also has a smooth, melodic sound,” StonaaWulf said. “The beat is a West Coast classic type of old school beat, but when I’m rapping I’m just going with the flow. I speak real in my music. That’s what this song is about. And at the end of the day, I hope people listen to my stuff and recognize that I brought something different to the table. I have a good message. I have something real to give to the universe.” 

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The Stewarts – His Door Is Open

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Gospel Pop song from timeless greats holds spot in Top 20 for 12 weeks 

CINCINNATI, OH – The hit Gospel track from brothers, Del and Garry K Stewart continues to resonate with people all over the world, and has held a spot in the Top 20 of the Top 300 Emerging Song Charts for more than 12 weeks. “His Door Is Open” reached as high as No. 5 on the chart, and it has also made its way onto some prominent playlists on Spotify, including: Mixed Up Mondays, Throwback Tuesdays, Game Day, and Fresh Off The Press playlists. The brothers have also been listed on Spotify as one of the hottest unsigned recording artists of 2020.  

That’s quite a year for two brothers who have been in the industry for nearly five decades. They started their career in 1975 by releasing their first single, “How Far Can Our Love Go,” which led to a chance meeting with Motown songwriter and producer Hal Davis. They auditioned for him at the Downtown Cincinnati Playboy Club, and other opportunities soon followed. By 1981, they were working with Midwest producer and owner of CounterPart Records, Shad O’Shay, who helped create their first hit record, “Get Down, Get Down.” That success continued over the years with other regional hits and singles that found their way to audiences all over the world. And along the way, these two brothers have never lost sight of who it is that makes all of this possible. 

“We are very, very thankful and grateful, and we know that God is blessing us,” Del said. “We give all praise to God. And we just pray that God will lead us to the right people so that our music can make an impact.” 

One part R&B and one part Gospel, “His Door is Open” is like Motown-meets-modern-day-Soul, with some Pop vibes thrown in for good measure. It’s the perfect song to continue the legacy of these two brothers and the uplifting messages they’ve been passing along through music for the past 45 years.  

“We feel our sound is Christian Pop,” Garry K said. “We’re incorporating old school with new school. That comes with a softer sound that’s bringing positive lyrics. A lot of songs out there right now are more profanity-driven and don’t have any type of a strong message. The message we’re trying to convey is a strong message about Christ our hope and not giving up on your dreams. We’ve been around since 1975, and that should attest to other people that whatever dreams you have are never over until God says they’re over. If you decide to quit, then you’re giving up on your dreams and sometimes you gotta fight for your dreams.” 

The brothers plan to ride the wave of success from their latest single by releasing more hits in 2021. For starters, they’re going to re-release their song “Faith” which originally dropped about five years ago. According to Garry K, it’s a song that is right on point for things that people are dealing with around the world right now. 

“We believe people should hear this one,” he said. “It’s a good next step from ‘His Door is Open.’” 

The Stewarts are also working on a new original called “Stand,” which should be ready for release by this summer.  

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“His Door Is Open”

Marvin – Bovaird Dr

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‘Beware of Dog’ kicks off the year for young Canadian artist Marvin 

TORONTO, CANADA – 2021 is destined to be the year of Marvin.  

This new artist from Toronto, Canada is entering into the music industry with a splash that already has insiders turning their heads. That’s because of his latest EP, “Beware of Dog,” which is the kind of attention-grabbing, genre-bending sound that only comes around once in a generation. Marvin’s mix of Trap and Soul melodies showcases an audio versatility and a penchant for writing relevant lyrics. His style is unique and fresh and is already gathering an unprecedented following to him.  

“Beware of a Dog” is officially set to drop on Feb. 25. The project explores and outlines the toxic side of relationships. Across four songs, Marvin discusses a tale of bad choices leading to pain and suffering, which ultimately puts him on a road of self-realization and personal growth 

“It’s a story that entails the role of a ‘dog’ in the modern dating scene and the detrimental impact it plays in romantic relationships,” Marvin said. “It’s a project that says beware of individuals who champion this role of the ‘dog’ because toxicity in these relationships are inevitable. Relationships come and go, and the ones you cherish are the ones you need to keep forever. So stop your bad habits and progress as a human to reach that point of self-actualization.” 

This journey starts with the single “I Hate Your Friends / Caught Cheating.” It serves as the wake-up moment to the toxic relationship described on the EP, when the friends of Marvin’s girlfriend throw him under the bus and reveal that he’s been cheating. He still tries to save the relationship by trying to cast her friends in a negative light, however his attempt at manipulation failsThis leads to the second track on the project, “Say Goodbye,” where Marvin is forced to say goodbye to the girl and acknowledge both his and her relationship flaws. With the third track on the project “Like Me,” Marvin begins to lament what he has lost while realizing the role he played in the midst of thtoxicity.  

“It’s me realizing I’m nothing but trouble and I brought a lot of misfortune and pain to someone I should have done the opposite for,” he said. “It’s probably better for her to move on. And then with the last track, ‘Bovaird Drive,’ I’m driving throughout the city reflecting on the bad habits that affect my life and the negative decisions that have gotten me to where I am while reminiscing on the good times we’ve had, which ultimately leads to self-realization.” 

Marvin said he worked closely with producer Eden with whom he has previous works with, to craft something that captures a lot of Trap elements but blends them with a more soulful, R&B vibe. Ultimately, it’s a project that is very honest, transparent, and revealing— elements that Marvin has consistently brought to the table.  

“What I really want my music to do is what other artists have done for me – to be relatable,” he said. “I’m going to write about relevant topics – relationships or moments in life – because it relates to things we all go through, you’ll want to listen to it more and more. 

Marvin said he has a lot more content on the way and plans to release many songs and a potential project throughout the year.  

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KCAM – Machine Queen

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Chef by day, musician by night: East Coast artist KCAM shows mastery of creative technique with new single ‘Machine Queen’ 

RICHMOND, VA – A hot new single from East Coast artist KCAM is the ultimate vibe track. “Machine Queen” is the kind of spacey, ethereal Hip Hop groove that has you simultaneously bopping your head while leaning back and just relaxing. From the very first bars, this young artist from Richmond, Virginia invites you into a zone that immediately puts you into a chill mood and makes way for his tantric flow. His voice is almost hypnotic as it rolls across the beat. It is, in a word: chill. 

“It’s definitely melodic,” said KCAM (pronounced Cam). “I like a lot of 70s and 80s vocal tones, and I try to match that as much as I can with today’s R&B. I’m also a big Pop culture movie guy – especially the 80s to early 2000s – which is why I’m talking about Marty McFly (a character from the 80s film “Back to the Future) and using that as a metaphor for how this girl is treating me. She’s my machine queen.” 

Operating out of the south side of Richmond, KCAM is a chef by day and a musician by night. He’s a naturally talented artist who found his creative outlet through food. He graduated from culinary arts school and has been working as a chef for the past few years. Along the way, he realized that the same kind of chaos that takes place in the kitchen can take place in the recording studio, and his approach to making music began to mimic his approach to making beautiful and tasty food. It wasn’t long before the licks he was creating in the studio were just as succulent as the treats he would put on people’s plates … and the rest is history. 

“Making food is very similar to making music to me,” he said. “That’s what got me fully immersed in music. I do private dinners and catering and stuff like that, and when I considered doing music as well, it was like I finally stopped living in a box.” 

One of the things that makes KCAM stand out from others in the industry is the way he layers different sounds into each song. He said his approach is to go into the studio with a lot of different concepts and then try to layer how he’s feeling with the words he’s writing with the sounds he’s creating – all the while envisioning what it will feel like when he performs it in front of a crowd. After developing and laying down the direction of the song, I send it off to my engineer, Holdingold to polish the vision. 

“Sonically, it’s just different,” he said of his sound. “Most people think you’re either one way or another in the industry today, but I can balance both sides by staying true to myself. I’m delivering passionate music. I’m always in the mindset that the more I listen to my own music, the better it can be. And I hope my music will help others open themselves to new things.” 

KCAM said he has another single called “Leave The Floor” slated to drop on Feb. 8, and that more music will be coming throughout the year.  

To listen to his music or to follow him on social media, please visit: 

Machine Queen 

Always Naked – Sex Sells

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Northwest Alt-Rock band challenges social norms with new album just in time for Valentine’s Day 

SEATTLE, WA – It would be easy to see a band called Always Naked launching a new album called “Sex Sells” on Valentine’s Day and think that the songs would be sensual and sultry, but nothing could be farther from the truth. This Seattle-based Alt-Rock group is presenting a project that is challenging the over-sexualization of today’s American culture. With catchy Rock riffs and engaging guitar licks, they’re offering a different perspective on the idea that passion and physical attraction are the be-all, end-all of good relationships.  

“It’s a project that was born from the upspring of ‘Only Fans’ and the idea that you have to be sexualized to get anywhere in life,” said front-woman Skylar Steffy. “There’s this idea in our culture that you have to utilize your body and have the nice hair and the makeup to get ahead in life. With this album, and especially with the title track, I’m expressing the frustration I feel about being a girl who’s a rocker and who wants to dress like the boys. But so often, people are trying to do things to make me more feminine than I want to be. Women all over the world feel that sense of being sexualized.” 

Though Steffy is the lone woman in the band, she’s the main songwriter and as such most of the songs explore what it’s like to live in today’s world as a woman. The band formed in Seattle as Steffy began looking for musicians who could partner with her to realize a new sound she’s been exploring. She connected with Rahul, the band’s drummer. Then the two of them used their mutual knowledge of the music scene along the West Coast to connect with Pword on bass guitar and Knuckles on rhythm guitar. Steffy said once they started playing, it came together almost effortlessly, and in no time they were writing raw, rhythmic, epic-style, girl-power Alt Rock. And with their unique style and sound, it almost seemed like a no-brainer to call themselves Always Naked. 

“It’s a name that, for me, reflects how raw and open I am,” Steffy said. “I’m a private person in my day-to-day but when I’m on stage, I expose my entire life and soul. And at the end of the day, I hope people listen to our music and are inspired. I want people to know that our music is meaningful and deep, but it’s also still playful. We have fun jamming. If you come to one of our shows, I’m gonna be running around and jumping with the crowd and talking to people and interacting. That’s my favorite part of doing shows. People can dance and get involved with the music, and we have so much fun doing it. And then when they leave and go home, I hope they reflect on the music and realize that we were talking about some real shit.” 

“Sex Sells” is slated to drop across all streaming platforms on Feb. 14.  

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$uicidal $hadow – The Song Is Over Fast

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 Australian artist $uicidal $hadow explores dark side of life with new ‘underground’ sound 

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA – Fans of artists such as $uicideboy$, Pop Smoke City Morgue, and Ghostemane will be ecstatic to learn of a new artist out of Australia who is bringing a new wave of excellence to the Dark Rap genre. $uicidal $hadow is a young 21-year-old artist from Adelaide who has been producing EDM music for the past two years, and over the course of the past few months has evolved into a more dark, underground Rap sound. It’s a style that is showcased on his new single, “This Song is Over Fast,” which is currently available across all streaming platforms.  

As the title indicates, the song is short in length – only slightly more than one minute – but it packs a punch in that little amount of time. $uicidal $hadow hits listeners with some dark lyrics that touch on murder, death and drugs, all within 60 seconds. Though it’s a quick hit of his new style, it serves as an introduction to the new kind of music he’s making and paves the way for the singles he wants to release this year.  

“I’m constantly making music and will be releasing a single every week this year,” he said. “My inspiration is that underground, alternative type of stuff but with a bit of humor. I like the style and the beats. It’s real catchy for me, and I know it is for a lot of others, too. What I bring that others don’t is that my beats can change up quite easily. Also, I have dark lyric but I can make my voice more light-sounding. I can move from that lighter to darker side quite easily.” 

Though his music is dark, his personality is anything but. In fact, most people who know him would say he’s not really a serious kind of person and prefers to be more laid back and have fun with life. He likes to make jokes and often helps others see the humorous side of life. But when he gets in the studio, he’s a dark rapper.  

“I just like to explore the darker side of the world through my music,” he said. “I know it’s not the happiest stuff, but bad things happen in this world and this is the personality I’ve developed over the years due to various circumstances – like losing jobs and depression and stuff like that. I know that as life moves on, I’ll probably switch up my style a little and mix it around to see what does best for me. But this is the sound I’m going for right now and I think people who like that kind of music will really love it.” 

To listen to $uicidal $hadow’s music or to follow him on social media, please visit: 

“This Song Is Over Fast”

Boorook – Freedom to the People

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International artist Boorook connects cultures with new album ‘Positive Change’ 

VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA – In the region of southwest Victoria, Australia, Aboriginal families like the Kirrae Whurrung keep traditional culture strong through song, their ancient crafts and song healing methods are as strong today and truly connect in the challenges we all face in a more hectic world. 

Brett Clarke is a descendent of and brings song ‘in his soul’ from Kirrae Whurrung Tradition  He opens a door for the listener to enjoy and share how they want. This is an infusion and style of international music – a sound that takes center stage on his new album “Positive Change,” which is currently available across all streaming platforms. Local community calls out to Boorook “Deadly Vibes Brother!” 

With an ethereal vibe that mixes Hip Hop beats and Classic Rock licks, “Positive Change” showcases Clarke’s vocals over a kind of World Music sound that offers a different approach with a fusion of multiple genres. Boorook – a traditional name derived from the land in which his people live, his ‘Mother’ Country, brings this international feel good vibe. His words come straight from the heart, and generally come from an angle of forward thinking positive change, which, of course, is where the name of the album gets its inspiration. 

“In these strange days we’re living in, ‘Positive Change” is the type of album that can give people hope and send them some healing through music,” Boorook said. “Music is the universal language that brings people together. The overall tone is light and joyful. There are some earth world songs, some with Classic Rock vibes, soulfully blended to heal and connect us all back to Country”. 

The opening track from the album is a perfect example of the kind of connecting out to World Music Boorook is going for. “Mother Earth” smoothly pairs a mid-tempo Hip Hop beat with well crafted electric guitar riffs for a bouncy feel that’s a good foil for Boorook’s ethereal vocals. This sets the tone for the rest of the album, which explores more of those sounds and delivers a truly feel good vibe. Along the way, Boorook aims to educate listeners about his heritage, integrating some language from his tribe into many of the songs. 

“Dreaming” is a single that’s upbeat and has a chorus that uses words from that culture. It’s a song about walking and talking with respect – something that he said people should appreciate more. 

“Coming from one of the oldest song nations in the world, it’s important to continue our dreaming stories and our culture,” he said. “Music is a good vehicle and tool to educate people on indigenous topics and issues. Ultimately, I want my music to be known for sharing a good message of hope. I want it to be something that gives a good message while sharing that cultural knowledge and encouraging people to care for country and for the land and for other people.” 

Following the release of the album, Boorook said he has some exciting projects and collaborations soon to be announced. 

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Chicago Artist Vi City Delivers A Visual For Rising Single “On GOD”

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Chicago Artist Vi City Delivers A Visual For Rising Single “On GOD”

One of Chicago’s very own, Vi City, originally from the ‘Wild Hundreds’ area of the southside. He’s back on the music scene with a brand new visual for “On GOD” tune in!!

One of Chicago’s very own, Vi City, originally from the Wild Hundreds, is back on the music scene. Crafting a sound that captures the pain and hope of a youth striving to make a better way, combined with the ambition and skills to actually have made it out, the celebratory tones reign supreme on this wave of sound for the veteran rapper, songwriter and producer.

Vi’s introduction to the game came via working with Mathaus Ent. & Chilly of the 1st & 15th label in conjunction with Lupe Fiasco. Shortly after, he connected with DJ Skee to release a mixtape under Skee’s Skeeter’s TV label. His next stint came working with St. Louis’ own, Nelly, co – penning the hit Country N**** Fly (CNF). In the midst of acquiring a deal with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), Vi wrote and featured on “Some Ish” by Sir Michael Rocks ft. Twista off of his #1 debut solo album “Banco.” Along the way, he also has done some work with the iconic producer duo Da Interz (Tuo Clark & Kosine).

Prior to deciding to drop new music of his own, Vi founded and branded Hundreds Entertainment, a music and film production firm of which he signed talented artist, Phoînix Keyz out of St. Louis, MO and has started crafting Phoînix’ debut project around each of the 6 instruments he plays.

Vi’s new album “S7V3N” is set to release early 2021.

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Na’Shon – G.O.A.T. Season

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Na’Shon serves up message for the masses with new single ‘G.O.A.T. Season 

CLEVELAND, OH – Nahshon Brown is a musician who serves as a voice for the people. Operating under the stage name Na’Shon (pronounced “nation”), this young artist from the Midwest has a modern-day sound with deeply profound lyrics that serve as an anthem for an international audience. His latest single, “GOAT Season” is a song that caters to anyone who has a dream and is willing to put in the work to achieve those goals. Currently available across all streaming platforms, “GOAT Season” is just the latest in a large archive of music from this fast-rising young talent. 

“With this single, I’m basically letting everybody know I’m here to stay and to work,” Na’Shon said. “It’s all about the grind and consistency. I was once overlooked, but that’s no more. This is my mid-tempo statement piece that shows that I try to be a voice for my people. I’m talking about all of us, as a whole, who are going through crazy stuff. Na’Shon stands for all of us.” 

Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Na’Shon was captivated by the music industry at a young age and eventually went to school to become a sound engineer. While studying at the Conservatory of the Recording Arts and Sciences in Arizona, he learned that he had a passion for all aspects of the entertainment industry and soon began laying the groundwork to start his own business. He created Ournashonisme Entertainment LLC and began to expand his horizons to offer other artists opportunities to succeed.  

Over the years, Na’Shon has had the opportunity to work with many artists, and has engineered at Wildfire Studios in Mesa, Arizona. He has also hosted events in Arizona and performed at major clubs such as Wild Willys. He has traveled many places to perfect his craft and said he has a sound that is original and unlike anything else out there today. 

“My style is different than what you’re hearing right now,” he said. “The way I approach today’s modern sound is a little different. I do all the recording, mixing and mastering myself. I write about my life and the things I’ve been through, or things I’ve seen other people go through. I talk about the current times a lot – things that are going on right now – and I try to create lyrics that give other people empowerment over their situations. I always put that into my music. I believe you can be anything you want to be with belief in yourself and hard work. Keep going and grind. Don’t ever stop.” 

As an engineer, artist, songwriter, performer and producer, Na’Shon hopes to take his music talents to the next level, creating a label and platform for independent artists like himself. He’s also planning on releasing quite a bit more music this year, starting with two new singles called “Whole Lot” and “Put In Dat Work” which are currently available across all streaming platforms. 

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