Central Illinois native, Swift Israel has been making major moves within the recording industry over the past several months. Using his creativity to create “Rael mixes” to some of today’s hottest songs have sparked interest in the burgeoning artist’s career. Taking on songs like Mooski’s “Trackstar”, Future’s “Puffin’ On Zooties” & his tribute to fallen rapper, Nipsey Hussle on “Long Live Nipsey Hussle” have given Swift a solid foundation on which to build.
Gaining further understanding of what it takes to build a brand within the music industry has allowed Swift to use his online platform to propel himself to the forefront of the music scene, and connecting with Authentic Empire CEO, Booman lead to a distribution deal with the company. Swift’s latest remix finds the rapper going in over Dj Khaled’s “Staying Alive”. Staying true to what got him this far Swift is ready to make the move from unheralded rapper to the game’s next superstar.
Check out Swift’s “Staying Alive Rael Mix” below and let us know what you think about the Authentic Empire signee’s latest release.
Sensai Doog brings the streets back on Live 4RM The Zoo 3″. The trilogy is complete with the third installment in the series. His patented slow flow in full tow, the Sensai features his real life blood brothers and group members, OBB Yayyie and Doe Doe NBAMG prominently on the project with other appearances from Benji Vinze, OG Spinner, & Valid Baby.
Clocking in at a tidy 12 songs with standouts like “Paxkages” where Doog stands alone speaking on the ills of being the man and “Trapaholik” featuring OBB where the trio trades verses over a menacing instrumental
Keeping the stove working and the corners on lock, Doog continues the legacy he set forth with the first release.
Check out the Traps and Trunks featured project here and let us know what you think.
New Jersey native, Josvanni has been gaining momentum through his series of remixes to some of today’s biggest hits. The latest release finds the young crooner taking on Lucky Daye’s “Over” instrumental. With engaging and vulnerable lyrics Josvanni brings the listeners into his world. The opening line “Every time I hit you, we run into different issues/And I know that it’s my fault sometimes.” foreshadows perfectly into the impending heartache. With this video already over 30,000 views and an ever-increasing social media presence Josvanni is positioning himself perfectly to become a huge star in the world of R&B.
Check out the Over remix right here and let us know if you think Josvanni really is next up.
betasblock.com presents “The Connectz Radio Show”. Aaron “Uncanny” Phillips, long time contributor to Betasblock has embarked on a weekly radio journey featuring some of the best underground and independent talent from across the nation and interviews with the brightest stars in the culture. The inaugural episode finds Uncanny chopping it up with international recording star Dizzy Wright about his 10 anniversary tour, maintaining a hectic work schedule and his latest video release featuring B-Real and DJ Hoppa.
You will be able to find the latest episodes of “The Connectz Radio Show” right here on betasblock.com and catch the playback everywhere you listen to your favorite podcasts.
Bennie from the Bricks has been holding it down for the Central IL scene for a long time. His latest effort finds him trading verses with one of St. Louis hottest rappers, 30 Deep Grimeyy. The pair takes turns trading verses about the potential ills of their respective neighborhoods. Listeners can’t help but to keep their heads on a swivel after hearing these real life raps.
Philly rapper and SKE Records signee, Shawn Archer continues to release fresh content with his latest video, “B4 It’s All Said And Done”. Shawn boasts with lines like “They say, it’s lonely at the top, well I’ma bring my n*ggas”, and “the watch on my wrist is Rocky like it’s Rambo”. Staying true to his east coast roots the new single/video doesn’t feature the industry standard hook, verse, hook structure. Instead Shawn delivers bar after bar in the Slim Moses directed visual.
Check out the video below and catch up with Shawn on your favorite social media channels.
Philly rhymer, Shawn Archer delivers his new vlog, “4 Y’all Episode 1”. The new content features behind the scenes footage of Shawn on the road, doing some shopping and of course eating good. Check in with the SKE Records, rapper on his latest vlog episode and check out the “4 Y’all” music video below.
Flint, Michigan’s own, Jada Ali continues her assault on the rap game with her latest single and video Bang. The mitten rep enlists Jeiwes for the production on this high energy single. Jada takes her Midwest swag all the way to Miami to star in this, Stew Banks filmed, music video all while showing off her own clothing label Flint 2 Forbes in the process.Make sure to stay up to date with this superstar in the making on all your favorite social media platforms. Plus, catch the Bang video below and drop a line to let us know what you think.
After a short break from the music game, Chicago native, Jay2 delivers his new single and video, February. The single can be found on Jay’s recently released Send Heartss project. The song serves as a time capsule capturing a specific day, time and the emotional state of Jay2’s love interest. Catch the video below and make sure to stay up to date with Jay2 across all your favorite social media platforms.
Midwest rhymer, Sensai Doog delivers his brand new visual “Murder Stop”. Taking viewers on a tour of his city, the Sensai leaves no doubt as to the roles everyone plays to make up the Springfield streets. With McCabe films handling the camera work for this one Doog brings his city to you. Check out the video below and stay current on Sensai Doog across all your favorite social media platforms.