Artist Spotlight Archives

Lil Uzi Vert has been getting a lot of questions about his actions and statements this year. As his 24th birthday just passed, he answered a major question of new music by following up on a pair of recent songs and debuting artwork for an upcoming Eternal Atake project. Naturally, though, there’s a lot to wonder after the announcement. The artwork for Eternal Atake is heavily taken from the logo of the Heaven’s Gate cult, including a co-opting of the group’s apparent slogan. “As was promised – the keys to Eternal Atake are here again in Luv and Rage (The UFO 2) as Lil Uzi Vert and his Father 2000 yrs. Ago,” the artwork says. It doesn’t seem like Uzi is suffering another Instagram hack.

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For the third year in a row, 21 Savage is giving back in his hometown of Atlanta. In partnership with Momma Flystyle, his Leading By Example foundation is presenting the Issa Back To School Drive on August 4-5.

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Rich The Kid whipped his fans into a frenzy with an creepy Instagram post on Tuesday (July 31) that said, “R.i.P. Rich the Kid 1992 – 2018.” He thanked his family and fans “for everything” in the caption and wiped the rest of his account, but according to a comment on the post by Rich Forever A&R Gramz, the post isn’t as crazy as it seems.
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On April 20, 2018, Mýa released her thirteenth-studio project, ninth studio album, T.K.O. (The Knock Out) which she executive produced and wrote with Grammy Award winning producer/musician Lamar “MyGuyMars” Edwards (R. Kelly, Mary J. Blige, Faith, Chris Brown, T.I., Snoop Dogg, Jay-Z and more). Her independent label, Planet 9 has released five digital singles – “Ready for Whatever“, “You Got Me,” “Ready, Part II”, “Damage“, and “Knock You Out” from the album. T.K.O. features additional production from Grammy Award winner, Carlos “Los Da Mystro” McKinney, Grammy nominated producer Philip “DJ Hardwerk” Constable, and a lineup of hit songwriters including Marsha Ambrosius (Floetry), Lindsay “Mavelle” Gilbert of The Alliance (Rihanna, Akon), Lyle LeDuff, Kevin McCall, and Khirye Tyler. Goldlink and MyGuyMars are the only artist featured on the album.

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Ella Mai Discuss Latest Success

Ella Mai discuss how she feels about her song effecting the fellas more than the ladies. She enjoy going on instagram and watching the #boodupchallenge . She gives artist advice on pushing a song you believe is it a hit. Watch the interview here. 

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Emerging Atlanta rapper and viral sensation Slim Stunta inks $1 Million Dollar Endorsement Deal with AfroBeats Headphone Company. Having amassed millions of views on his Stunt Lifestyle TV youtube channel and inspiring a fastly growing fanbase, AfroBeats chose Slim Stunta because they were impressed with his brand potential and his impact on the culture. The title of Slim’s latest single “Getting That Money” (produced by Grammy-nominated producer Sonny Digital) is in tune with the money he’s getting off the deal. Check out the music video below:

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On Wednesday (July 11), Chance The Rapper sat down with Windy City LIVE and revealed that Kanye West would be heading to Chicago this month to work on their album.
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Deep in the trenches of Atlanta’s Southside, just off Cleveland Ave., the hottest female emcee in the South – Akbar V – champions a viral-fitting remix of The Carter’s ‘Friends’ off of their latest effort ‘Everything Is Love.’
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