Vinal Luciano has never been one to shy away from bringing his real life to his music. The Illinois native does more of the same with his latest release “Growing Pains”. Enlisting the help of Twenty One Seven Studios to bring his vision to life, Mr. Luciano sheds light on his thoughts about everything from his children, to his failed relationships with his cohorts. Sporting a video in video look “Growing Pains” could easily find itself as one of 2018’s breakout singles.
Illinois rapper, Homicide the Hooligan is known as a punchline rapper and his latest releases don’t do a single thing to change that narrative. On his “Timmy Turner Freestyle” he raps, “You either selling white or selling green/or a nightmare trying to sell a dream” and “Nobody” finds the young OG spewing street wisdom like, “Main motto/Fuck everybody, trust nobody/You caught a body leave no witness/No body”. If punches in bunches is what you’re used to look no further than these brand new singles.
Growth is a process. As Illinois rapper, Vinal’s journey through life continues, as does the maturation of his music. Taking a deeper look into his past and present and giving an honest account is what happens on his new single “Growing Pains”. Reflecting on everything from former friends to the image he portrays to his children, Vinal keeps it as real as it gets.
Midwest Hip Hop stalwart, Deezy Da Paperboy is back with his latest album “R.A.P.(Rhythm and Poetry)”. Known for his amazing range, and versatility Deezy shows out on the almost exclusively R&B release. With singles like “You Don’t” and the “Exist” remix featuring Jayy Wills anchoring the 10 track project Da Paperboy shows his softer side. Keeping the guest list to a minimum allows Deezy to flex his creativity and songwriting ability. “R.A.P” is yet another solid edition to the already outstanding catalog of Da Paperboy. The project is available for purchase on all major digital retailers and streaming now on YouTube.
After a short hiatus, Money Ave rep, Bennie Blanco delivers his highly anticipated album, “Where’s Blanco?”. The Illinois native brings heat over the course of 17 tracks. With standout singles like, “Southgrand”, “Live From The Bricks” and the King Mill and Mitch G assisted “Always”, Blanco carves his own lane in a crowded Hip Hop space. If you were wondering where the exciting artist has been he answers all those questions and more with this release. With placement on all the major digital platforms including Tidal, Google Play, Spotify and hard copies making their way through the streets the young emcee is ready to take his career to new heights.
Check out the JWE filmed “The Intro” video and be on the lookout for more from the man known as Blanco.
MMA fighter/rapper, Showtime Shane is bringing yet another element to his entertainment arsenal with his new single “Put It On You”. Busting out his singing chops for his new single the Illinois resident enlists the help of one of the biggest names in central Illinois rap, Meezy Killafield to spice the sexy single up. Complete with brand new video from the minds of TwentyOneSeven studios and an impending national tour, Showtime Shane is ready to make the leap from “local artist” to “celebrity status”.
Fresh off a stellar performance at H3 Entertainment’s “Get Signed Or Die Trying” tour stop in Philadelphia, PA, Duece brings the world his infectious project, “Make Bread”. The 2 song project is exactly the type of introduction an independent artist needs to leave a mark in the mind of a first time listener.
Duece allows his vocal talents to shine on both the lead single “Our Year”and the follow up single, “Famous.” Creatively written and masterfully performed DaGod gives you just enough to make you want more. Taking on subjects like racism, poverty, and living your dreams on such a short project is a tall task and this burgeoning star high jumps all expectations.