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The Ride

Allan Kingdom provides today’s vibes as he takes listeners on a ride into his world. This Minnesota native speaks on how much he has changed and progressed while not changing his morals and values. Allan explains how change is a part of life but you should always stay yourself. Don’t change who you are in order to fit in, but rather educate and better yourself so you can grow and develop into a better you. Instilling self-love and positivity through his music to uplift and motivate the listener. Make sure you do yourself a favor and check out this video below and as always…

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B.A.S.I.C

Eric Williams II better known by his stage name B.A.S.I.C. (an acronym for Be About Success In Controversy) is an up and coming American hip-hop artist with much promise. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia, the Aspire To Inspire Music Group representative came out of the shadows when he made it to the final round of Norfolk radio station’s 103 Jamz Fest in the summer of 2012. Since then he has been in the studio working hard and hitting the scene, especially after the release of his project in March 2013 titled “XXV (25)” collage of lyrics that express feelings, stories, and lessons learned from his journey as a 25 year old man in Virginia. Shortly after its release, B.A.S.I.C. won Hip Hop Artist Of The Year, as well as winning the Mixtape Of The Year Award sponsored by DS Magazine. While constantly connecting with people via social media on a personal level to organically build his fan base, B.A.S.I.C. has performed countless times all over within his hometown and has also gained notoriety by performing in North Carolina, New York and Connecticut. In November of 2014, he released a self-produced and personal song called ‘Ups & Downs,’ the first single from his upcoming album “E,” that received air play on 103 Jamz and substantial traffic on various blogs. With claims of this particular album being his most personal and reflecting body of work, B.A.S.I.C. is hedging forward in showcasing his talents and abilities as a staple in Virginia’s hip hop culture, while pursuing and reaching the globe over. Make sure you stream his latest singles “No patience” and “too much” below and as always…

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Free Lunch

Isaiah Rashad has been on da bassment blog radar for quite some time as we have been waiting patiently for his highly anticipated album to release. Well today we are getting one step closer as Rashad blesses our page with his new single and video titled ‘Free Lunch’. The vibe of the song is captured well by the visuals as they marry the lyrics and storyline seamlessly. Isaiah teases the viewers by showing a date at the end of the video implicating the release date of his album on ’09.02.16’. Make sure you stream the video below and as always…

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BooDha

Today I’m excited to present to you an energetic electric track by Brooklyn’s own KAMAU called “BooDha”. This video embodies the art and energy of a female, KAMAU explains the beauty and intelligence of a women but also acknowledging her figure and shape. KAMAU appreciates the female energy and embraces it rather than abusing it and becoming possessive. The visuals accent the song perfectly as you see a mesmerizing dancer hypnotizing the viewers with her routine. Please make sure you check this video out below and as always…

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RxR

The energy exuding from the young prophet Jxylen are toxic and contagious, his enticing lyrics instantly become spell bounding, drawing you in more and more with each line. This 17 year old speaks universal language that may take a few listens to wrap your head around. “RXR” which stands for rage and rebellions comes off the highly anticipated EP Extended Play, the song title matches the visuals as you see Jxylen raging throughout the video rebelling against the law of killing and society standards. At 17 his lyrical content is light years ahead. Speaking on predicting the future, and how his words will go down as biblical scriptures. Do your self a favor and try to decode this enigma below and as always…

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Digital Art

25 year old Kimberly Drew is one of the art world’s rising new trend-setter, especially because her work is focused on disassembling the art world’s old gates. Recently named online community producer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She handles content for all of Metropolitan’s social media accounts and digital photography presenting the museum’s collection and exhibitions. Discovered from her Instagram fame @MuseumMammy which has over 82K followers, as well as the Black Contemporary Art Tumblr, which is one of the most all-inclusive collections of black art online. Drew’s accurate curation of Black Contemporary Art has strengthen the site as a digital, living museum, recording influential black artist around the world. Keep your eyes open on this gem and watch her interview below as she shines brighter and brighter and as always

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