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‘Frequency’

Kid Cudi has been in the spotlight recently for all the wrong reasons, battling from depression and mental illness Cudi recently enrolled into a hospital for help. Today Da Bassment Blog would like to shed a light of positivity on this musical genius as he releases his new single “Frequency”. Speaking about the invisible realm of sound, capturing a tribal feel mixed with cinematic un-orthodox sounds married with sultry airy vocals. Producing a liquid wavy vortex that ushers you into your own dimension. Using visuals to capture the essence of the song with a dark trippy under-tone which depicts Cudi as a rapping silhouette from the shadows. Make sure you tune into Cudi’s ‘Frequency’ below and as always…

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Cloak[s]

Today’s post comes from Perez a multi-talented artist who has blessed our page before and as promised has returned with his latest single “Cloak[s]”. This poetic street narrative explains life’s trials and tribulations while capturing the raw emotion of today’s youth growing up in poverty stricken environments. Perez paints a honest and transparent outlook of his environment while touching on hard topics and discussing the consequences of such conditions. Offering an elevated perspective to his surroundings by analyzing the actions of his peers as  cause and effect, looking past the surface and digging to the core and essence of this generational cycle. Giving a bird’s eye view of the negative influences surrounding and suffocating neighborhoods, creating poison within the communities. Stating that often times the one’s we look to for guidance are the same one’s keeping us down.

“Teacher’s said we ain’t gone be shit/ we done F*ucked round and believed it”

Perez explains psychological and educational problems in society while tackling real life situations with families’ and friends, using his words as a mirror of reflection for listeners. Make sure you stream “cloak[s]” below and catch him in Cincinnati October 21st as he shares the stage with Nas at Ubahn Fest….

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Blue Lights

Today’s post comes from the skilled singer and songwriter Jorja Smith as she blesses our page with her celestial voice. Jorja provides a mysterious vibe that forces listeners to find out more, judging by face value you can’t help but notice how she resembles the great Sade musically as well as physical. On her latest single released “blue lights” Jorja speaks about the duality of life, speaking on everyday scenarios that can go both ways. Comparing the blue lights to police officers or authority, stating that if you have nothing to hide from then the lights should just pass you by. Encouraging listeners to do right and be there best self and in return the obstacles of life will begin to pass you by. Make sure you stream this video below and as always…

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It Happened in Flatbush

The Underachievers have been doing their thing for the past few years, creating 5th dimensional music to enlighten listeners while speaking about current events and social injustices with a tasteful delivery. This dynamic duo achieves the goal of creating conscious music with substance while staying turnt. Feeding medicine through candy, they allow listeners to enjoy heavy 808s and trap sounds while they deliver political messages. Yesterday they continue the movement with their newest project titled “It happened in Flatbush” this 10 track project can be streamed in its entirety below. “It Happened in Flatbush” serves as the duo’s follow-up to their sophomore album Evermore which dropped in September. In addition to their new release, The Underachievers are about to hit the road as part of the Smoker’s Club tour this summer with Cam’ron, Smoke DZA and others starting May 31st. Make sure you check out this phenomenal project below and as always…

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