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‘God Knows’

Today’s post comes from Naiji Person as he releases his latest masterpiece ‘God Knows” a testimony of Naiji life’s struggles. One that previously only him and God knew about, God Knows isn’t just a song its a blueprint of how faith in better days to come will keep you warm during the coldest nights. Make sure you check this creative lyricist below and as always…

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Extra

Today’s post comes from the dynamic duo Dem Dud3s, the two create the wave in their latest visual ‘Extra’. Capturing a fluid sound that is contagious to listen to with heavy 808 productions and original melodies making it easy to ride their wave. We are expecting great things in the future from these two make sure you stream their video below and as always….

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Levels

Today’s post comes from a well-known DC rapper Azizi Gibson as he ask questions about social injustices and provides solutions for the lost in his latest single ‘Levels’. The melodic production and smooth vocals invites you into a peaceful world that challenges the views and morals of  our society. Encouraging listeners to stay on the righteous path and come together so we can fix the hate in the world. Using his words as weapons of motivation for anyone who may be thinking about giving up. Make sure you stream this inspirational video below and as always…

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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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KING

Kidswithsoul finds himself on our page today with their new music video for “King”, a single off his highly anticipated EP From Under. This track deals with Kidswithsoul’s battle of self, and finding out who he is and what he wants to accomplish. Taking on a militant mentality of him against society, battling to rise to the top.  With recent performances at SxSw and an upcoming show at the Paper Box in Brooklyn, NY he is well on his way. We look forward to seeing more of the guru soon, make sure you stream is video below and as always…

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New Things

Flaco spills his heart with his latest single “New Things”, a raw look into a starving artist struggles before gaining recognition. Flaco gives us a transparent perspective of an artist journey in the music industry. Confronting the topics of internet recognition and popularity as well as how it transfers to success in today’s music. Flaco reminisces on when no one was watching, or cared about his craft, but through perseverance and dedication Flaco broke through the surface and starting gaining the recognition he deserves. Stream the video below and as always..

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Phony PPL

Nine-piece band Phony Ppl creates music that feels wise beyond its years, especially since the members of the group are just out of high school. Through hard word and countless hours of practicing they were able to produce a unique sound, which they niche as “Brooklyn Soul,” an acoustic swirl of jazz, R&B and hip-hop which include guitarist, sax, bass and more. Phony Ppl Recently released their debut album Phonyland early quarter 2016, collectively they have come together to create a sound which elevates consciousness with jazz and swooning rhythm and blues hooks and smooth rap verses. Do yourself a favor and stream the content below. And as Always…

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New King of Comedy?

In today’s age their has been a surge with youth monetizing their social media accounts and becoming millionaires via the net, but rarely do you hear a story of a formally incarcerated inmate using his social media to turn tragedy into opportunity. Keraun Harris, a Houston native wasn’t always known around the world for his witty 15 seconds of comic relief. At 21 he was sentenced to a two and a half year sentence at The Texas State Petitionary, which served as a wake up call that fueled Keraun to turn his life around. After his release Harris began making comedy skits for vine and YouTube using his ails “King Keraun.” Creating funny and relatable videos about everyday life, relationships and sports. Keraun’s material is priceless and his timing  was perfect, large companies were beginning to shift their marketing and advertising towards network and social media marketing. Needless to say King Keraun’s videos got noticed, first locally then nationally. His videos caught the attention of media mogul Russell Simmons who took Keraun under his wing. His videos became a breeding ground for companies to advertise and brand their products. With 1.4 million IG followers, more than 100 million vine loops and over a million in Facebook likes it’s easy to see why. His wave turned him into an Internet celebrity/sensation overnight, as well as a lucrative businessman. We had the opportunity to cross paths with Keraun briefly at the SXSW music festival and it was nothing but love. Check out his videos below and see what he has to say about DABASSMENT BLOG!

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Abraham

Miles Mosley, an upright bassist, composer, producer and co-founder of music collective The West Coast Get Down, celebrates his sense of self on his new single “Abraham.” With help from his band mates and To Pimp A Butterfly’s saxophonist Kamasi Washington, the L.A. jazz musician brings the song to life with charisma, behavior, and confidence. Capturing the emotion of survival while referencing biblical events catapults this song into a higher echelon, one that surpasses time and speaks universally. Stream the song below and as always

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Ghetto Walkin’

Robert Glasper an outstanding jazz pianist pays tribute to Miles Davis 90th birthday with the release of “Everything’s Beautiful”, an 11-track album that is energized by samples from the late-extraordinar’s inventory.Glasper creates a visual for Miles original composition “The Ghetto Walk” featuring Bilal. The spirited video sculpts the faces on the album’s cover overcoming the dark and menacing streets. Using contrasting imagery of dark environments accompanied with the radiance and hum of street lights and police sirens, representing road block or obstacles a young black man in 2016 must face. Everything’s Beautiful features additional cameos from Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, Illa J, Phonte, and Georgia Anne Muldrow just to name a few. The release date is set for May 27th be on the lookout in the meantime check out the video to “Ghetto Walk” below and as always

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