AKA Klaye Brings That Authentic London Sound With Latest Single ‘Faya’
Singer/songwriter and rap artist AKA Klaye grew up in London, where he absorbed the sounds of modern street culture. His music is a fusion of catchy pop beats and melodies with dancehall, resulting in a Jamaican-flavoured summery party vibe. His latest single, ‘Faya’, certainly captures all this and will be a sure-fire dance floor hit. The video for ‘Faya’ premiered on Link Up TV on August 18.
Grimass – ‘In Silence’
Grimass’ new single, ‘In Silence’, featuring Shifta, is the epitome of what rap fans are looking for in the southern scene. The Miami-based vocalist has a style whose vocals virtually hit the listener across the face; ‘In Silence’ is aggressive, confronting, and yet at the same time, worthy of icon status.
Madonna Releases ‘Future’ Ahead Of Eurovision Final Performance
Madonna has today released the single, ‘Future’, featuring Quavo, and co-produced by Diplo. She will perform the track live for the first time during the interval of tomorrow night’s Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final, in Tel Aviv, Israel. The release of the track comes ahead of her Madame X intimate concert experience, beginning September 12.
Dajour – ‘Slow Wine’
Now based in New York but originally from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Dajour is one of those people who (annoyingly) manages to turn to gold everything he touches. Still only 22 years old, he’s a rapper, singer, songwriter, and ghostwriter, and his music career is only going up. Formerly known as “King Buddha”, Dajour is the nephew of New York rapper, Jadakiss, one third of legendary hip hop group, The Lox. Dajour’s latest single, ‘Slow Wine’, has already amassed more than 400,000 streams on Spotify, and has a popping music video to match.
Rocky Dawuni – ‘Beats of Zion’ and ‘Wickedest Sound’
In 2015 Rocky Dawuni became the first Ghanaian to be nominated for a GRAMMY Award, for his electrifying sixth album, ‘Branches Of The Same Tree’, in the Best Reggae Album category. Dawuni isn’t strictly a Reggae artist; he encorporates the style into his music, but it’s part of an amalgam of styles, including Afrobeat, Highlife, traditional Ghanaian folk, dancehall, jazz, North American soul, RnB, and electropop. He calls his sound Afro Roots: there’s nothing else quite like it.
IBRU – ‘War and Violence’
IBRU was born and raised on the Bahamian island of South Andros, and his music is a blend of reggae, dancehall, and hip hop, as well as some pop influences. Following his experiences as a veteran of the Iraqi war, he’s come out stronger on the other side, and shares his experiences with the world through his music.