Palestinian-American singer-songwriter, Aladeen Alhyahek, takes his inspiration from Michael Jackson with is upbeat debut pop album, ‘Blue Flame’. Comprising seven tracks, the album, which has also been influenced by R&B, hip hop, KPop, and JPop, sees Aladeen singing and rapping, accompanied by a dance beat.
Riley is from Harlem, in New York City. He’s an up and coming rapper, but he’s also an athlete, an actor, a comedian (unintentionally) and most of all, a dream chaser. His latest single, ‘Fasho’, featuring V$ Asad, is the first taste of Riley’s upcoming album, ‘First Quarter’, and the music video has already found its way onto BET Jams.
Self made Texas native Raylon has many strings to his bow, including academics, track and field, and his work in the recording studio. While maintaining an interest in country music, Raylon’s style hones in on a blend of RnB and harmony rap, which takes its inspiration from the likes of Michael Jackson, Chris Brown, and Usher.
Izzy Ice is a Brooklyn rapper on the way to superstardom. His latest release, ‘Cake Up’, has already been playlisted by the likes of Da Baby, and Fat Joe, as well as Jersey Shore TV icon, DJ Pauly D, who has shown the track some love in his live sets. In fact, ‘Cake Up’, has already been added to more than 220 playlists, including Global Hits 220.
Jae Mansa and Young Marco find their inspiration wherever they are, in their surroundings, grinding it hard in their local area of North Carolina. Jae Mansa is a duo of cousins comprising Daron “Jae” Johnson and Brandon “B” Boone, and they’ve worked together for a while now. We’ve covered their previous releases this year, and we’re happy to bring you yet another, their new single, ‘Gryndin’.
Still only 15, Quarrion “Que 9” Phillips has already proven to be a fantastic rapper, with over 32 million hits on his YouTube alone, as well as a dance craze, the #QueSplashChallenge. Taking his inspiration from East Coast rapper Nas, Que 9 took up rap when he was 4, and uses his music to advocate for a better, safer, Detroit – his home town. His latest single, ‘Be Long’, shows him admitting that chasing success can be hard.