Just DOM – Dying To Live

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Journey of self-healing serves as foundation for new music career from East Coast artist Just Dom 

BRONX, NY – Dominique “Just Dom” Cox is a man whose spiritual journey has taken him far over the years. From a life that brushed up against violence and drugs on the streets to a spiritual awakening that today encapsulates a lifestyle that motivates all others around him, this young man has a story that’s inspiring. He’s sharing that story through song with his debut single “Dying To Live,” which is currently available across all streaming platforms.  

Written in response to the dark times so many people around the world find themselves in these days, the song pushes a message of motivation to all those who are thinking about quitting or who lack self-discipline to see things through. It’s a song that born from his own struggle of trying to figure out what he was going to do with his life, and ultimately discovering his life and his purpose.  

“I’ve been doing massage therapy for almost 10 years, and that started when I decided to change my life and understand that I’m in control,” Just Dom said. “Growing up I had a rough upbringing, and I did some things I wasn’t so proud of. I got to a point where I had to ask myself: Am I dying to live or living to die? That’s the message I’m pushing with this song. The words and things I think sand say are direct manifestations of me and what I want for myself. You can take back your power and understand how powerful your words are and believe in yourself. That’s the whole purpose of this song.” 

It’s not just the words that are powerful, either. King Dom said the video that will be released in coming weeks will serve as a visual motivation that’s the perfect accompaniment to the song. Visually, it will show people a transition from the times they’re in right now to a time of freedom represented by nature and being outdoors and not having to wear masks all the time. For those illustrative times of nature scenes were shot in Woodstock, and those moments will be juxtaposed against scenes of Just Dom in on the train station on Grant Avenue in Queens, as well as on the E Train in Long Beach.  

The combination of visual art with his thought-provoking lyrics makes for a deeply conscious musician who is set to leave a definitive mark in the music industry. Following “Dying To Live,” Just Dom said he’s preparing to release a second single called “Hood Cry,” featuring an artist named Castro, which is another empowering and motivational song for the masses.  

“My music is more conscious and ultimately I hope is known for being more vibe music,” he said. “There’s not anything you can put in a specific genre, it’s just feel-good music. It’s the kind of music you can drive in the car and it feels good to turn on, or you can play it in the morning and it motivates you for the day. That’s the kind of sound and inspirational vibe I want to continue to produce.” 

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Instagram: @justdommusic 

Yokouno – Mhm Rewind

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Emotion-filled music takes center stage from fast-rising young artist Yokouno 

ATLATNA, GA – Everybody is familiar with the sound you make when you agree with something. It sounds like “mhm.” When you agree just a little bit you might make the noise quietly. When you agree a lot you would make it aggressively. And when you agree with something so much that you want to leave no doubt, you repeat the sound three times over. That’s the kind of energy Atlanta-based artist Yokouno is trying to build with his music, and it’s the reason he kick-started the hashtag #mhm3x. It’s a tag that has gone viral on a couple of social media outlets over the past year, and it’s also the tag that servs as the title of his latest hit single. 

“#mhm3x Rewind” is the new single from Yokouno, and it’s currently available across all streaming platforms. Inspired by the viral hashtag he created, it’s a song that represents the sensation he’s creating around the world – a sensation that has an ever-widening fanbase clamoring for more. 

“When it comes on it’s like I want you to rewind my hashtag and just experience the fun over and over again,” Yokouno said. “It’s the idea that you love something so much that you want to keep doing it. It’s an upbeat and fun song that people will really like.” 

The single is just the latest from a string of hits from this artist who turned to music after a football injury derailed his dreams of playing professionally. To get through the times of mourning that came after having to walk away from his first love of sports, he turned to music. He’d listen to music all day long – artists like Kid Cutty and Travis Scott and Wiz Khalifa. Music was a blessing to him, he said, and the emotions that he was feeling were reverberated back to him through the songs he’d listen to. Today, he hopes to create music that has the same healing effect for others as it did for him. 

“I want my music to represent good spirit and emotion,” he said. “That’s why I make such a wide variety of music. I make slow and fast and everything in between. I want to be the artist that everybody listens to for every emotion. I think of myself as an alternate artist, meaning there aren’t many similarities to what’s out in the industry today. I’m trying to make my own trends. When the other industry trends and fads are over with, I’ll still be there with my own vibe.” 

Yokouno said he’s preparing to follow up “#mhm3x Rewind” with another single called “Hatchet Burial.” That song, which is slated to drop in the next few weeks, is more of a “pain song,” Yokouno said, and encourages people to learn how to forgive and to walk away from the bitterness they might be clinging to associated with old wounds.  

To listen to Yokouno’s music, or to follow him on social media, please visit the following links: 








Gabriel B 18 – Stop The Hate

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“Stop The Hate” Says Gabriel B 18, The New King Of Pop 

Gabriel B 18 may be a kid, but he’s destined to be the king. Follow him on TikTok and you’ll see scores of fans proclaiming him “the new king of pop.” The 7 year-old-superstar kicks, flips, and twirls with the regalia of an established veteran. “Basically the story is that my mom told me that I can sing music,” said Gabriel B 18.  “Me and my dad [and manager, Machoudi Badarou] write music together. Michael Jackson is my favorite artist.”  

To enhance his platform, Gabriel B 18 remains active on TikTok. Unfazed by the coronavirus pandemic, Gabriel B 18 continued to perform. “I don’t even worry about that because we’re far away from people,” said Gabirle. “When I’m on stage, I think about the mind and the stage. I’m going to get somewhere this year. I know I’m going to get somewhere.” 

Gabriel B 18’s latest EP Stop The Hate ushers in the new king’s reign. The track “It’s So Hard To Be A Kid” rightly positions itself as a pop anthem for Generation Alpha. “You gotta do homework, you don’t have your own life when you’re a kid,” said Gabriel B 18. “You don’t have your own stuff. You don’t have your own phone, you don’t have permission to go outside and buy whatever you want. But, at least you don’t have to pay rent. And then, I am the young king.”  

Gabriel B 18 filmed a music video for Stop The Hate’s title track. The video sees Gabriel B 18 donning sparkling red in a word of black-and-white. “Stop The Hate” implores empathy, compassion, and understanding in the modern world. “There’s a lot of hate spreading,” declared Gabriel. “We need to spread more love.”  Stop The Hate includes a cover of SameCooke’s 1964 protest hit “A Change Is Gonna Come.” “When I heard it, I liked it,” said Gabriel. My Dad played it for me. We made a remix of it because we all know that a change will come. That means there’s going to be more good stuff than bad stuff.”  

From atop his throne, Gabriel B 18 looks into the future. When he looks into the unknown, he sees fortune and glory. “I want to talk about me winning a Grammy,” he laughed. “Because when I do. my Dad will be so proud of me.” Gabriel continued, “I want to be the best artist I can be, the best everything. I want to be in love. I want to help the earth and the animals. I want to help the homeless people. Everybody, I guess.” 

Gabriel B 18 said he was pushing forward to make many more videos this year. He intends to perform live shows in the immediate future. To his fans, he said, “I love you all. I hope you have a great day and a great year. I’m out here making great music.”  

Stream the music video for Gabriel B 18’s “Stop The Hate” and follow him on all social media channels below.  











Deezy On Da Beat Feat. Daphne Dash – Trail Ride

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Hot new Zydeco/Hip-hop groove ‘Trail Ride’ offers music lovers a feel-good vibe 

ATLANTA, GA – Zydeco and hip-hop gets some new flavor on the hit new single “Trail Ride,” featuring Louisiana artists Deezy On Da Beat and Daphne Dash. Showcasing a bouncy beat with a distinct old-school country melody in the background, the song almost makes you feel like you’re on the back of a horse doing a fast trot, bouncing along to the rhythm. Its catchy hooks and fun flows make for a truly original take on Zydeco music, and serves as the perfect platform upon which to showcase these two artists’ unique sound and style. 

“Trail Ride in Louisiana is a gathering,” Deezy on da Beat said. “We have horses and we blaze trails and there are four wheelers and good food and good family and dancing and Zydeco music and Soul and Funk … it’s that whole culture all together. It’s just a big gathering that’s fun and full of live performances. We all grew up in that culture, and we love Zydeco music. Not many people mess with that genre much and experiment with Zydeco much, and we brought our flavor into it. 

The song was inspired by the late DJ Star, from Monroe, Louisiana, who told Deezy he should merge hip-hop and Zydeco and set him on the path to making this hit single. Sadly, DJ Star passed away before the finished song came out. 

Deezy on da Beat is an American songwriter, producer, engineer and CEO of Cutcha Radio up Productions. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, but originally from Jonesboro, Louisiana, Deezy began writing and producing as young as 10 years old. Over the years he’s had the opportunity to work with major artists such as Lil Snupe, Meek Mill, Lil Baby, Yo Gotti, Master P and more. His music is influenced by Southern hip-hop, R&B, Funk and Soul music.  

Some years ago he and Daphne Dash connected in Atlanta and bonded over their shared Louisiana heritage. They’ve been working together ever since and are excited to share this latest single with the world. It’s a song that he said not only gives Zydeco music a new seasoning of sound, but just lets people sit back and have fun. 

“We’re bringing pure authenticity through our music,” Deezy said. “We make everything from scratch. All of our records we produce, engineer and write. Every track we make is a real vibe. And at the end of the day we hope our music is known for making people feel good and want to dance and just spreading good, positive vibes.” 

In addition to the original version of “Trail Ride,” the group also released a club version of the song that features another artist named Level. That version has made its radio debut in in Monroe, Louisiana on 100.1 The Beat since its release. Deezy said he and Daphne plan to follow up with more albums this year, but you can listen to Deezy on da Beat’s six-song EP “The Gift” and Daphne’s EP “Purple Love” on all streaming platforms.  

To listen to Deezy on da Beat’s music, or to follow him on social media, please visit the following links: 

 “Trail Ride” (Feat Daphne Dash & Zydeco Kid) 


Social Media:
Instagram:  @deezyondabeat 
Twitter: @deezyondabeat
Facebook: Deezy On Da Beat
TikTok: @deezyondabeat 


Kenjii Yokota – RR

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Memphis rapper puts unique spin on Deep South 
Hip-Hop with new album ‘In Due Time’ 

MEMPHIS, TN – Kenjii Yokota has a wide range of diverse sounds and variations that most have never heard come out of the Southern U.S. Hailing from Memphis, Tennessee – a town known for its rich Blues history – this hip-hop artists displays a talent that speaks for itself. His flow, delivery and distinct wordplay display an expertise normally only seen in seasoned artists. But this 24-year-old fast-rising star shows a maturity beyond his years and a quality of music that most in the game would die to possess. 

His latest album puts that talent on full display. “In Due Time,” which is currently available across all streaming platforms, is an honest representation of where this young artist is in his life at the moment. It shares with the world his ups and downs and gives fans an inside look into where his music comes from and the inspirations behind his hit songs. 

“Sometimes I don’t know where to go with my life and all I know is I got music,” Kenjii said. “Like a lot of other people out there, I’m just a young kid who is kind of lost and trying to find his way, and he’s only got music. That’s what this album is.” 

The hip-hop and R&B fusion of sound on the album is blended with his Southern style for a truly original offering. With tracks like “RR,” which is the standout single on the album, Kenjii showcases an ability to both entertain and challenge listeners. The rapid-fire flow and catchy hook of “RR” makes it the perfect introduction to his new album. Listeners can’t help but smile as they dream with Kenjii about the rewards of success and driving around in Rolls Royces.  

Kenjii Yokota – who said he chose his stage name as a nod to the Anime stories of his youth – said music fell into his lap in 2016. A lot of things happened in his life that year. It was his first year out of high school and the sense of having no direction in his life made for a lot of confusion and turmoil. Music was something that he said seemed like God throwing him a lot to hold onto in the middle of tumultuous stream. He’s been running with it ever since, and his first mixtape “Kenjii Yokota Vol. 1,” released in 2018, was a resounding success. Since then he has released two other projects and is now set to give the world his most ambitious album yet with “In Due Time.” 

“I think what makes me stand out is my honesty in my songs,” he said. “I’m an underdog waiting for my shot. I really don’t have any help. It’s just me trying to make it happen. But my work ethic is strong and I’m diverse as an artist. I do more than just rap. I’m singing a lot on this album and showing off my skillset. At the end of the day, I want my music to be known for being motivational. I think my songs can be inspirational and that I can show people that you can overcome anything.” 

To listen to Kenjii Yokota’s music, or to follow him on social media, please visit the following links: 

Kenjii Yokota – In Due Time – YouTube 

KING KENJII ?️ (@kenjiiyokota) • Instagram photos and videos 

Kenjii Yokota (@SBEKenjii) / Twitter 



⁠In Due Time (Explicit)⁠⁦ 

Flyght Club – Olivia

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International artist Shauvik Sharan explores diverse range of sounds and styles with new single ‘Olivia’ 

LOS ANGELES, CA – A contemporary music project that has its origins in India and has fully bloomed through the influences of American Pop Culture is making its way to the masses from up-and-coming young artist Shauvik Sharan, AKA Flyght Club. His music prioritizes extreme versatility while showcasing a dynamic range over all the popular genres of today’s industry. Every song is made to cater to a different type of mood and emotion.  

His latest single is a song called “Olivia,” which will be available across all digital streaming platforms on March 30. The chill Indie-Pop vibe lays the foundation for a mellow yet uplifting song that displays the intense immediate infatuation one feels when meeting a stranger and instantly establishing a connection. The electronic elements beautifully convey the heat of the moment, while the melody justifies the impracticality of the situation and pairs perfectly with a beat that represents the strong, flowing anxiousness that accompanies such a moment.  

“The feeling of meeting a stranger and immediately seeing your possible significant other in them is so common yet so rare,” Sharan said. “I met a girl last year and fell head-over-heels for her in a very short period of time. There was just an instant sense of familiarity I felt with her, but it was too soon to tell anyone about it so I decided to make a song about it. Every song I write is different. I might want to talk about love at some point, and another song might be a social message. And every song I make caters to a different genre and audience. I’m extremely diverse and versatile with each song. One might be upbeat and Pop, the next one might be rap, the next one rock … you can never classify me into any one particular genre. It just depends on my mood when I’m creating. It’s that diversity of lyrics and style and singing that makes my sound so unique.” 

Sharan grew up in Pune, India, and decided to move to Los Angeles about five years ago to pursue a career in music. His early influences in music were classic rock artists such as Led Zeppelin, Eric Clapton and Pink Floyd, and it was because of them that he first picked up the guitar. He played for many years as a guitarist in bands in India, and eventually decided ot get into electronic music and start DJ-ing as the scene started growing in his city. After a couple years playing in rock bands and winning DJ competitions, Sharan decided to move to LA to test his skills in the hub of the music industry. It was there that he mastered the art of production and engineering, as well as singing and songwriting. This is what gave birth to “Flyght Club” – a name that is based on the concept of anyone who is trying to rise above the challenges of life and achieve their goals. Anyone who supports that vision of success is a member of the Flyght Club, he said.  

To listen to Sharan’s music, or to follow him on social media, please visit the following links: 

Official Website: www.flyghtclubmusic.com 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/flyghtclubmusic 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/flyghtclub_ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flyghtclub_ 

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/04sc7vUeHWn4byAA2TqsNX?si=B-S_2uwFQqiwkgDFmplwHQ 

Presave link:https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/flyghtclub/olivia 

Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/flyght-club/1547355050

Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/FlyghtClub/ 

Artist Contact Email: flyghtclubb@gmail.com 


Single to be released – ‘Olivia’  

Release date – 30th March 2021 

Youtube video link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ox23pEKtyDU 

Private soundcloud link to official audio - https://soundcloud.com/flyghtclubb/olivia/s-y6BlIxcUmVK 


King Bolo – At The Gym

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King Bolo makes motivational track for the ladies with new single ‘At The Gym’ 

STOCKTON, CA – A few years ago, while working out at the gym, Salah “King Bolo” Ghazi realized something: most of the women at the gym were beautiful, and not just in an outwardly physical way. He took the moment to observe these women, who were “dressed to kill and coming with their A game at the gym,” and he became increasingly impressed with their determination and independence. Out of that experience this hip-hop artist from the West Coast created his latest single, “At The Gym.” It’s an anthem for all the women of the world who are taking charge of their lives and doing whatever they can to realize their fullest potential. The upbeat, motivational track is making waves along the West Coast and is sure to become an international hit in coming weeks and months. 

“I wanted to make something for the ladies to empower them,” King Bolo said. “They have options as they try to work out and get their bodies and minds right, and this song can be something that gives them that motivation. My goal is to make commercial music that goes the distance. I’m interested in genre-bending and mixing other genres with hip-hop and exploring different sounds and styles. More than anything I’d rather be a dope songwriter than a dope rapper. And I think this track shows the best of all of that.” 

Though music has played a big part of King Bolo’s life, it hasn’t been until the past couple of years that he’s taken it seriously and pursued a full-time career as a professional artist. He credits artists like Eminem and 50 Cent, as well as Bay Area artist Too Short, for serving as inspiration for him. When he heard their music he knew he needed to take his talents to the next level, and though he admits he’s dropped the ball a few times over the years, he’s now putting all his efforts into perfecting his signature sound and style. 

One of the things that helps him stand out from the crowd is his lyrical content. King Bolo takes pride in going against the norm. He makes a point not to use any profanity, and he wants to present an image that’s more clean-cut and positive than what’s out there comparatively from the rest of the industry. Sometimes he tries to make sure there’s a deeper message in his music, while other times he’ll write things that are just fun to listen to.  

“I’m an artist who doesn’t like to chase stats or ride a different wave from what I’m doing,” he said. “There are artists who stay relevant by just hopping on different trends. You might call them culture vultures because they know how to cash in on a certain sound or vibe. They’re chasing that fast quarter instead of the slow nickel. That’s not me. There’s not gimmick to me.” 

King Bolo said he’s anxious for more listeners to check out “At The Gym,” and said he’s already at work developing another single called “Give Me Your Love,” which he plans to release this summer. To listen to his music, or to follow him on social media, please visit the following links: 

Instagram: @kingbolo209

“At the Gym” 


KG Kriid – Smokin’

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KG Kriid offers chill vibe for stress-filled audiences worldwide with new single ‘Smokin’ 

MANSFIELD, OH – In Damarias Fuller’s, “Kriid” is a word that’s often on the tip of his lips. It’s a word his brother made up as a synonym for the moments in life when something is great. If he were to see some flowers on the side of the road, or if he was having a great day, they would be “Kriid” flowers or he’d be having a “Kriid” day. It’s a word that represents a way of life, and anyone who comes alongside him and embraces that way of life is part of his Kriid Gang.  

His music is the through-point of the Kriid Gang, and he inspires people all over the world with new sounds and styles born from a life of making music. His latest single, “Smokin’,” is a straight vibe ready-made to help people relieve stress and let loose at the end of a tough day. 

“If you’re going through some stress or your stressed, just roll up and smoke your stress away,” KG Kriid said. “It’s like a spiritual song for people who stress out and go through hard times. It’s a song that just says, ‘Sit back and take a breather and relax and think about stuff.’ Inhale and exhale.” 

The chill vibe of the song features some melodic undertones that serve as a perfect foundation for his equally chill vocals. It’s just the most recent example of how diverse he is as an artist. Over the course of his young career he’s shown the world how he can sing, rap, play the piano, mix and master, produce, compose, write, engineer, and just about anything else that one might associate with a career in the music industry. Chris Brown is his No. 1 inspiration, and he said he hopes to emulate the R&B legend’s career by creating songs that showcase his own “crazy vocals.”  

“I make positive, chill music,” he said. “I make music to help people to feel and understand there are other people going through the same things they’re going through. With my music, I can change others hopefully. Music is my everything, and I know how it can help others, too.” 

Following “Smokin’,” KG Kriid said he’s already hard at work on an album called “Pain, which he expect to release later this year. He also recently released a video for “Smokin’,” which features fellow artist and his older brother, Tae Da Khid. KG Kriid has a feature on Tae Da Khid’s single “God’s Child,” as well. 

To listen to KG Kriid’s music, or to follow him on social media, please visit the following links: 





AJ From The 9 – Live From The 9/YeaYea Freestyle

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AJ From The 9 Comes Thru With Vibes On “Live From The 9/YeaYea Freestyle”

After dropping his last album “Sounds From The 9” on New Years 2020, Southern California rap artist AJ From The 9 is back with his latest visual and follow up album in over a year. Despite difficult circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic, AJ has stayed busy working on new music for his album “More Sounds From The 9”, ready to once again, “Do it for The 9”, aspiring to be a breakthrough success from the region, referring to the 909/951 area of Southern California.

Over the 2nd half of 2020, AJ has teased new music, dropping singles such as “Dead Presidents”, “9PM in The City” & the Black Lives Matter themed “Light It Up”. His latest visual comes as a double feature involving his most recent single “Live From The 9” along with a fresh new track “YeaYea Freestyle”. The double video showcases the duality of the album, with “Live From The 9” channeling a chill, mellow vibe and “YeaYea Freestyle” encompassing a more upbeat, energetic type approach from the BlaQ Kennedy artist.

Check out the visual directed by videographer Jarrod Anthonee below:

Watch: https://youtu.be/fWQNYtSd88I

Stream: “More Sounds From The 9” is now available on all digital streaming services and major mixtape sites. Check out the album at the link below:


Download: “More Sounds From The 9”  album


Social Media:
Instagram: @AJFromThe909

Twitter: @AJFromThe909

Facebook: http://facebook.com/ajfromthe909

Hip Hops Revival is Reviving the Importance of Music News


Have you heard of Hip Hops revival?

It can be very difficult sometimes to pick and choose which site is a great source for new music. Thankfully, we know of a site that does just that. Based in New York City, rising music platform Hip Hops Revival is going hard for hip-hop’s culture one post at a time. Hip Hop’s Revival is a source for Hip-Hop news that’s composed of new music, videos, and interviews. Averaging over 5 million impressions monthly worldwide, HHR is undeniably needed in the industry. Their major breakthrough was the 1 million viewers they received for their well conducted 21 Savage interview. In addition to their 21 Savage interview, the site also conducted interviews with top tier artists in their industry such as; Boosie Badazz, Blac Youngsta, Young Dolph, and more. The founder CEO Ray Goodwin has definitely made things a lot easier for those with no available outlet.

“Hip Hops Revival was created with no major backing and is intended to be a platform for artist’s. Our goal grow’s each day as the industry changes. We wish to give the most authentic and most exclusive content to our viewers. This is why we choose to only work with the most authentic individuals in our industry.”





Hip Hops Revival recently had the chance to sit down with a buzzing Atlanta artist known to the streets as 21 Savage.. In this short but fulfilling interview we get a better understanding of the life of the “Skrrt Skrrt” rapper.. From sleeping in abandoned houses used for drug trafficking, to getting kicked out of middle school for carrying a weapon, this interview is raw, real, and absolutely 100% unscripted. For the full interview click on the video below. @21savage @hiphopsrevival