Palace Lavell is an R&B and soul artist from Chesapeake, VA. BAD is the first single from his upcoming tape releasing this summer. BAD consists of Palace’s smooth, expressive voice over a melody that will make you feel like you’re relaxing on an island on a warm night. This track arrived just in time and if the rest of the tape is any reflection, it should and will definitely be in your rotation this upcoming season.

Palace has loved music and been playing instruments since the young age of 10 but only began creating his own music about a year and a half ago. Growing up he listened to a lot of old jazz, rock, pop, blues, and soul which led him to pull inspiration from artists such as Prince, Jimi Hendrix, Bill Withers, and B.B. King. These legendary influences don’t stop him from being inspired by newer artists such as Frank Ocean, The Weeknd, and The Black Keys as well.

BAD is available on all streaming platforms here. Listen to the single below via SoundCloud and follow Palace Lavell on social networks twitter and instagram at @palacelavell.

The musical collective Breeze Park from Suffolk, VA has just released their album. Bloom has its own feel and remains consistent to the vibe throughout. Executive produced by Michael Seven and HighDefRazjah the project consists of 13 tracks. Young Crazy, Rozwell Fitzroy, and Boris the Lucid, who also mixed the project entirely, make up the only 3 featured artists. The album is available via all major streaming platforms, listen here and check out the track list below.

It’s no arguing that Pape has been on fire over the course of the past 6 months. First Pape dropped the hit single Biddag, Then he went and got features from two of the biggest artist in the area with Young Crazy and Breeze Barker on 3 Kings, He then released Sorry For The Pape which also garnered attention and now he has just released arguably the best song of them all with Hotboy Pape. Shot by frequent collaborator Vidlord the visual sees Pape in his hood with a multitude of his supporters as he flows with hard hitting lines such as “I aint know rapper ima grave digger” and “Gas come from LA ni**a, can’t believe y’all compare me to these lame ni**as”. Check out the full visual below.

In Episode 005 we catch up with 23 year old Virginia Beach native rapper Grim Dave. After initially signing a deal with 300 Entertainment,  Having his innagural project Designer Casket be premiered by esteemed site Fader, Jabar a lead single taking off suddenly garnering nationwide recognition with his brash lyrics and hard hitting punch lines Dave expresses to us that he isn’t happy with his previous work confirming that is the reason for him deleting most of his sounds from soundcloud. Also within the interview Dave highlights that he is fully aware of the governments subliminal messages, The state of hip hop currently with its promotion of drug usage, His brotherly relationship with DRAM, Artist he would like to work with and the public unveiling of his upcoming project features and title. Take a listen and catch up with us and Grim Dave.

South Florida artist Smokepurpp has seemed to be ascend at an alarming rate over the past year. His collaborator Murda Beatz is no slouch either. After a substantial amount of production for many of the who’s who artist in the rap game such as Migos, Drake and now Smokepurpp, It’s safe to say the Canadian producer may be on his way to becoming one of the more esteemed producers similar to a Metro Boomin. Bless Yo Trap has a project length of 10 tracks for 23min with features from ASAP Ferg, Lil Yachty and Offset to name a few. Listen to Bless Yo Trap here now.

Early in 2018 Young Thug announced that he wouldn’t be releasing any music in 2018 in honor of his cousin who was deaf. Much to the dismay of his loyal diehard fans whom begged thug to release new music in 2018, They are somewhere happy right now we’re sure due to the fact Thug released a new 3 song project last night titled Hear No Evil featuring Lil Uzi Vert, Nicki Minaj & 21 Savage. Take a listen here now.

If you ask anyone from the Hampton Roads area of Virginia who is going to tell you the best story over a beat most will say Young Money Yawn, Also if you ask anyone from the Hampton Roads area of Virginia who is going to provide the best lyricism over a beat most will say Alondo Jackson. With that being said imagine what happens when you put two of Virginias best on the same track ? I’m sure you guessed right an INSTANT classic and that is exactly what The Deep End is. Check out the full visual/track below.

 

21 year old Virginia Beach native KAAP has released his first EP Genesis and it is nothing short of extraordinary. The ultra talented creative that is KAAP created his artist name from his real name Kaapo Nadir which has a Swahili origin. Although this is his first project KAAP is no rookie to the game performing alongside artist such as Robb Bank$, Ski Mask The Slump God, Famous Dex and even attending the renowned SXSW festival with KKLNN (KLAN) a group which he co-founded also based out of VA Beach. Genesis provides the listener with a calming sensual vibe throughout the 7 tracks reminiscent of an artist like Frank Ocean or Steve Lacy. KAAP opted for only one feature on this project from Xaye. When asked what his biggest inspirations are for his career and this project both he replied “God & My parents”. Check out Genesis here now.