Hailing from the Bat area, Kehlani is making a name doing things her own way. Fresh on the release of her Cloud 9EP full of potential hits such as “FWU” and “Deserve Better” and a throwback style reminiscent of the late 90’s early 2000’s, she is destined to make waves. Her following is steadily increasing (her fans call themselves the Tsunami Mob) and is set to go on tour with G Eazy this year.
With so many artists doing covers these days it has become increasingly challenging to find fresh ways to stand out from the rest, but Ezra Charles Jordan has done just that. Watch as Ezra serenades his fellow commuters with a cover of Sam Smith’s I’m Not The Only One.
Toronto-bred Singer, songwriter, and producer August has had quite a successful passed few years penning such hit songs as “U Smile”, “Stuck In A Moment” and “Kiss and Tell” for Justin Bieber and “Solo” for Iyaz to name a few. In 2010, August also linked up with Eric Nicks — former Senior VP of A&R at Universal Motown Records — in establishing production and publishing company Alpine Music Group.
On top of songwriting and production August is also a recording artist himself recently signing with Def Jam. Check out his latest video Satellites!!
Born in Mogadishu and raised in Toronto, sisters Siham and Iman Hashi a.k.a Faarrow (a combination of their names’ meanings translated from the Arabic: “faith” and “arrow”.) are definitely two to look out for. I don’t have much information on them at this point but after finding out they’re currently working on new music with producer extraordinaire No I.D and are about to release an EP, I cannot wait!
In the meantime, check out this extremely creative mashup of Katy Perry’s Wide Awake and and the Kanye West, Jay-Z and Frank Ocean track ‘No Church In The Wild’.
Growing up as an orphan in Zimbabwe , Taps Mugadza became involved with a church where he discovered his talent for music taking part in several talent competitions. He auditioned and was accepted to the Musicians Institute of Los Angeles, from where he graduated with a degree in vocal performance. Taps is currently working on his debut EP.
Check out his rendition of the Bruno Mars hit It Will Rain.
Nylo is a singer songwriter from Chicago, with a sound maybe best described as a blend of The Weeknd and Aaliyah. If you’ve been sleeping on this artist, wake up! You’ll be hearing a lot more from her soon. Oh, and you can download her new album Memories Speak for free HERE
For a sample of what to expect. take a listen to Someone Like You below:
Newcomer Nikki Williams was born in South Africa and moved to the states at 16 to pursue a music career. Penned by chart topper Sia, production by Stargate and stunning, raw vocals by Nikki, “Kill, Fuck, Marry” has all the makings of a smash! Hear for yourself, and let us know what you think!!!