The Hype

Phabo - Coloured

As we gear up for Phabo's next project he drops a new but old track titled, "Coloured," in light of the recent horrifying shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota and in the midst of our country's current waiting status of the Clinton or Trump era. Black Lives Matter! Let us know what you think in...

Kannon - Good Morning America

If you haven't been paying attention to the news or just been living under a rock, then you wouldn't be aware of the police brutality and disarray of the #BlackLIfeMovement that has been going on. Rapper Kannon from Chicago, one of the worst place for violence in general figured a way to channeled his anger the...

Phabo - Culpepper

Phabo couldn't stay gone for too long. The R&B/Trap fusion king from St. Petersburg, FL is back with a brand new Nova-produced track for his fans titled, "Culpepper". Phabo is currently working on his upcoming project, "Murdered Out R&B". If you don't already, follow him on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Fred Burton - Forward, Not Back (Remix) feat. Rossi Rock

Just in time for #Summer6ixteen a remix off of the most recent LP from National City's Fred Burton, "Forward, Not Back" from the Fred Burton LP is a classic hip-hop record with smooth but murderous undertones that legendary groups and artists like Nas, the Pharcyde and even Cypress Hill would have...

Astèr Fekre - Somebody Else (Rico Love Cover) (Video)

Astèr Fekre is a voice that will be a force in the music world soon enough. If you are unfamiliar with the soul of the Netherlands, check out Aster's cover of Rico Love's "Somebody Else" below!

Phabo - Ocean Blue

Continuing his energy from his last release, "LaCienega Boulevardez," San Diego, CA born and St. Petersburg, FL bred singer/songwriter, Phabo, is back giving us quality music and a look into yet another dimension of his diverse style with a smooth new single to ride out to titled “Ocean Blue”. No word...

Joyce Wrice - Stay Around (EP)

The rising singer and songwriter Joyce Wrice releases her EP Stay Around. Check out her new tracks below! Let us know what you think in the comments.  

Ashleye Armelin - Name On It (Video)

Today  has been a big day for Ashleye Armelin, after dropping her new single Name On It, on us, she follows up with the official video hours later! Check it out

Ashleye Armelin - Name On It

Gonzales, TX bred singer currently residing in Rockford, IL, Ashleye Armelin is back and ready to leave her Name On It all. Her new single which is a creative collaboration with Roc Nation is out today and about to set the summer '16 on FIRE

Ashleye Armelin - Access Granted: Name On It (Video)

The Texas songbird Ashleye Armelin is returns to the scene giving fans an inside look on who she is and whats to come. Her single "Name On It" written and arranged by Roc Nation drops May 24th Let us know what you think in the comments.

Todd Zack Jr. - betterwithtime. (Mixtape)

I have been talking about it for a couple months, and now it is finally here. R&B/Neo-Soul singer/song-writer Todd Zack Jr., takes us back in time with the nostalgic LP betterwithtime., the tape features lead single, "sweetpotatopie." and many other soulful tunes to compliment the old-school/good vibe themed mixtape. Stream the project below. Let us know what you...

T Hittz - Dip Out

San Diego rapper, T Hittz, drops a brand new Kid Flash-produced banger titled, "Dip Out". If you aren't familiar, you may need to get familiar! Let us know what you think in the comments.

J Wet - OG Playa feat. Jae Millz

J Wet is back with a brand new street banger titled, "OG Playa" featuring Young Money Entertainment's Jae Millz. Let us know what you think in the comments.

Tha Fly Nation Spotlight: Cole King

Tha Fly Nation's 'Spotlight' section is a new column we have constructed here to shine the light on emerging acts in the industry, all while introducing our viewers (new & frequent) to these artists. Our first Spotlight features Cole King (formerly known as Dao Jones), an Upstate New York-bred producer/rapper.  The name...

Gittaa Thomas - Tommy Hilfiger (Video)

Tommy Hilfiger? You mean the designer that didn't like black people wearing his clothing? That guy? Well This Chicago westside native "woke up" in some (whats that about?). Terrence "Gittaa" Thomas (pronounced Jit-tah) released a visual to his song Tommy Hilfiger directed by Alexander King which is sure to take these city streets by surprise....

Brandon Bucks – Young N*ggas

Brandon Bucks drops a new tribute to the late Bankroll Fresh speaking on how young black men need to stop the violence amongst each other and be there for their family. Produced by Casio Beats. This one may just be the record to take Brandon to the top. The beat...

FlyMcFly - Ball Hard (Video)

New Jersey native FlyMcFly drops his much anticipated music video for his hit song Ball Hard. Produced by FlyMcFly himself, the hard-hitting turn-up track is full of lively moments with a mix of some really cool lyrics. Getting a chance to see Fly not only have fun with his friends...

Phabo - LaCienega Boulevardez

Gearing up for the beginning of a new era in music, Phabo drops his first official DucthBoy-produced single, "LaCienega Boulevardez," off of his upcoming album, "Ratchet & Blues".

XYZ - Feel Me (Directed by Kristina Selinski) (Video)

Hailing from Milwaukee, WI, producer/engineer XYZ drops his latest visual titled, "Feel Me". If you're unfamiliar with the name, I suggest you start googling! XYZ has worked with plenty of known artists like: Chuck Inglish, Dusty McFly, Earlly Mac, Asher Roth, Tris J, Buddy and more!

Che Stunna - The Move (Starring Ashley Zee) (Video)

Che Stunna DMV artist drops his video for “The Move”. The record is produced by Fresh Jones which worked with the late great Bankroll Fresh. The video stars leading lady Ashley Zee playing a cop. Che Stunna shows he peeped the move from a distance. He stays a step ahead...

DJ '$acé - FoodForTheSoul Mix #011

DJ '$acé is back to provide listeners with another soulful installment of his FoodForTheSoul Mix Series.  Stream his latest mix down below.

Alex Von - Art of Reality

Awhile ago, while scrolling through twitter for new artists to listen to, I came across Alex Von. Artists like Von make rummaging through twitter worth it, and he's definitely someone to keep an eye on. His track "Art of Relaity" is what caught my attention. Produced by MZA and mastered by Vaccid,...

Cole King - King Season

Cole King is back with a brand new blacktophero-produced track titled, "King Season".

Ramaj Eroc - Tom Foolery + Turnt feat. Tati Elicia

Ramaj Eroc is finally back with two brand new bangers for his fans. One titled "Tom Foolery," produced by Woolymammoth. The other titled "Turnt," featuring Tati Elicia. Produced by Styn.

Discovering Alexander Preston

     In the world of music, there are a lot of self-proclaimed producers, who in reality are just people that have possession of a Macbook and a keyboard, in addition to having some knowledge in a recording program such as FL Studio or Protools. Due to the fact that...

Todd Zack Jr. - sweetpotatopie.

Todd Zack Jr. is back and ready to give his all for his "sweetpotatopie." The track serves as the first official single from his upcoming LP, which is scheduled for an April 16th release.  The title of the forthcoming project will be revealed in the weeks coming and will be available on iTunes for FREE...

BiggWurm (Feat. J Harris) - The Baddest (Video)

The hook goes “I Like the way you move” and Bigg Wurm delivers. Bigg Wurm decides to heat the end of winter with his track “The Baddest” featuring r&b singer J Harris. This is something for all ages that will make you feel good. The track will have the ladies...

JCharmz - "Dope Sex" (Prod. KAHLI)

  Atlantic City, NJ singer/song-writer JCharmz has written records for Nickelodeon Child web-star Dwayne Cooke and co-written records for Grammy nominated producer DJ Camper (Big Sean, Jay Z, John Legend).    JCharmz has proven to be a talented vocalist and is now working on his debut project, The Audition. Today, we receive the project's first single, a catchy, club-ready banger entitled "Dope Sex."    Using some "menacing, but...

Tyler Taz (ft. Freshh Juan) – Help

Imagine a white J.Cole mixed with Asap Rocky and Eminem. Artist Tyler Taz is dope no matter his race bottom line. His newest record “Help” makes a statement. Sometimes doing it all yourself is a greater reward. Tyler Taz brings flow, melody, and subject matter to this record. It’s a...