SKIPP WHITMAN, "FIREWORKS"

Massachusetts-bred, LA-based emcee/producer Skipp Whitman presents "Fireworks", his self-produced new single in which he tells the story of his last July 4th weekend. Skipp has collaborated with Skyzoo and Grafh, and has opened for Kanye West, KRS-One, Talib Kweli, Kool G Rap, Nas and Guru. Skipp recently released visuals for "Wild World" (watch on Youtube). Describing the events that led him to write this song, Skipp says "I had a lot of personal stuff happening on July 4th last year. I was at my place, trying to decide if I should go partake in the festivities. I wanted this video to look like a dream. surreal in every way. and to tell the story of the two realities that went on inside my head that day - staying home alone at the pool vs. partying on the beach with pretty girls." "Fireworks" appears on Piece, Skipp's new EP (listen on Soundcloud), composed, produced, written and recorded entirely by Skipp which he says "tells the story of my reality at that time - work, relationships (the failing of), life, death, music, the pursuit of things, failure and minor success."

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FreshfromDE & Roca Beats "The Ritual"

After accumulating 1 million+ plays on soundcloud, countless blog placements and radio spins worldwide for two of his most significant singles to date 'Aston Martin'and 'High On Myself' featuring Splizzy. Up and coming Delaware [via Boston] artist FreshfromDE finally releases the international collaboration EP 'The Ritual' with Netherlands based producer Roca Beats. Having worked on the project for a year, these 9 tracks are the fruits of them 365 days. Regardless of being separated by thousands of miles, different continents and an entire ocean, the chemistry between the transatlantic duo is undeniable.
 
'The Ritual' is a self-empowered EP, which showcases FreshfromDE [Writer, Producer & Engineer] and Roca Beats [Producer & Composer] diversity as musicians, this project provides a mixture of everything from Hip-Hop, Trap, Boom Bap, and even some Pop thrown in there, as the "one emcee, one producer" formula gives every single song on this extended play a fully resinous sound despite cross-pollinating various styles, a vibe you can only accurately capture from that classic MC / producer format. Keep posted for the official video 'Aston Martin,' dropping next month... #freshfromde #rocabeats #theritual

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