Fior (Zoe Fioravanti) is a rising singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. Not too long ago, she released an appealing music video for her spectacular disco-funk classic, entitled, “YOYO,” produced by the legendary Scott Storch.
‘YOYO’ tells an intriguing tale about an independent young woman who realizes that her life is so much better without her ex-boyfriend being in it. Apparently, he’s no longer on her mind, and she’s been doing well for herself. He knows that she has successfully moved on, so he wants her back. But she doesn’t even want them to be friends. That’s why she tells him, “Don’t go asking me what I’m about to do. You better off with your friends, I ain’t coming with you.”
“‘YOYO’ is about moving on, having fun, putting myself first, and not letting any bad energy in. Good vibes only from now on!” – Fior stated
‘YOYO’ (yo on yo own) contains a post-relationship-based narrative, tuneful harmonization, and ear-pleasing vocals that will resonate well with fans of Dua Lipa, Tame Impala, and Ava Max. The lovable, summertime vibrational tune finds Fior hitting all the right notes over a perfectly crafted instrumentation flavored with retro-dance, electro-pop, and groovy disco-funk elements. Furthermore, “YOYO” is fresh off the back of Fior’s amazing debut single, entitled, “Let Me Go,” a defiant anthem decrying toxic cycles which placed the young songstress on the radar.
Angèle (born Angèle Van Laeken) is a talented Belgian pop star. Not too long ago, she released a spectacular music video for her sensational French pop single, entitled, “Libre,” via Island Records.
The cinematic video, directed by Aube Perrie (Megan Thee Stallion, L’Impératrice), shows Angèle in an alternative environment where she imagines herself as an astronaut, a hero, and an explorer. She embodies her own reality by flying over New York City and using her incredible superpowers with a carefreeness we all have yearned for. This is an invitation to reach for the amplified version of ourselves, a version of ourselves where we blossom and flourish, that pushes and encourages us to live, freely. Furthermore, “Libre,” the song, is taken from Angèle’s latest album, entitled, “Nonante-Cinq,” which means Ninety Five.
With more than 330k copies sold worldwide, “Nonante-Cinq” includes the other standout singles including “Bruxelles je t’aime,” an homage to her hometown, and “Démons,” featuring the rapper, Damso. The songs are the first solo releases after Angèle collaborated with the international pop star, Dua Lipa, on the infectious track, “Fever,” and their London-shot music video last year. In March, they performed the duet for the first time live at Madison Square Garden. Next week, Angèle will be opening for Dua Lipa’s ‘Future Nostalgia’ tour at The O2, London, on May 2nd and 3rd.
Latto is a popular Atlanta-raised rap artist from Columbus, Ohio. Not too long ago, she performed her “Trust No B*tch” single LIVE via her Vevo Ctrl session, filmed as part Of Vevo’s Original Content Series, Ctrl.
Vevo is the world’s leading music video network. Recently, they announced Latto as the next artist in their Ctrl series, which highlights the work of hard-hitting, cutting-edge musicians making an impact in today’s music scene – both emerging and established. Vevo shines a deserving spotlight on Latto, who worked with Vevo to release a Ctrl at Home performance of “Youngest N Richest.” Latto’s performances follow sessions from 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, Common, Rapsody, Fat Joe, Jeezy, Jadakiss, Fabolous, and A$AP Ferg.
Latto has been making a name for herself since she was 10 years old. The Rap Game Season One winner has continually released music since 2016 and signed with RCA Records in 2020. In June 2019, Latto released her EP, “Big Latto,” which included her breakout hit song, “B*tch From Da Souf,” followed by December 2019’s follow-up project, “Hit The Latto,” which contained a remix of the track featuring Saweetie and Trina. The remix went RIAA-certified Platinum, making Latto the first solo female rapper from Atlanta to achieve this accomplishment. Not too long ago, she released a brand new album, entitled, “777.”
Kailaya is an up-and-coming Ukrainian-American singer-songwriter and dancer based in Los Angeles, California. Not too long ago, she released an appealing music video for her sensational debut single, entitled, “Lately,” produced by Aubren Elaine. ‘I wrote ‘Lately’ in a time of my life where I needed to practice the art of letting go,’ said Kailaya about the personal aspect of the track. The deeply personal tune talks about her relationship with someone in her life and how she feels hurt by their actions. Kailaya wrote the therapeutic song as a way to let go of the strong negative emotions she was experiencing.
“‘Lately’ was written within four hours after a breakdown and was not intended to be shared with anyone. I was hurting from a situation in my life and although it may mean different things to different people, it was about a family member in my life. I began by journaling and writing out everything I wanted to say that I never have. The composition of this single was extremely therapeutic for me. It still is every time I sing/listen to it. I hope that my vulnerability creates a safe space for others to engage with their own.” – Kailaya explained
Kailaya’s musical influences include Daniel Caesar, Snoh Aalegra, and Nina Simone. The budding songstress grew up heavily involved in the arts — from theater performances, dancing, and singing, she found an outlet to express herself and grow as a person. As a toddler, Kailaya began taking dance classes and progressed rapidly in her talents throughout the years. Later, she discovered pole dancing as a way to embrace her sexuality and body. In school, Kailaya developed an interest in poetry, and eventually, that interest turned into songwriting. Utilizing her past experiences and talents, Kailaya is creating a platform where she can share her talents and feelings with others.
Eva Grace is an up-and-coming singer-songwriter from Philadelphia, PA. Not too long ago, she released an emotional pop tune, entitled, “still cry sometimes.” Haunted by relentless retrospection and emotional turmoil, Eva Grace details how relationships can wreak havoc on the soul. Lyrical despair and melodic euphoria are woven together as she purges the remnants of love lost. Later, she sings, “I know it’s hard to break all of the patterns that we made. You see me drowning slow and you don’t even reach the coast. So underwater our love goes.”
“This song is about the feeling of being with a person who was never there for you in the way you needed. Whether they’re out of your life or not, it’s okay to still feel betrayed by this person. The lingering emotions of past pain are valid, but that doesn’t make them any less painful.” – Eva Grace explained
Eva Grace is an enigmatic expressionist whose mission is to invoke emotion through her musical dualities, artistic exploration, and contradictions. Her goal is to make people dance or cry, whichever you prefer. Not too long ago, her single, “Goes Like (Do Do Do),” catapulted to success with its own TikTok Hisoka dance. To date, the song has accumulated over three million streams on Spotify and surpassed over three million views on YouTube.
Hendrix is an up-and-coming singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada. Not too long ago, she released an inspiring debut single, entitled, “Found My Way To You.”
“‘Found My Way To You’ was originally about love, your soulmate. In my soul, the song is about a person who didn’t click for me, and I couldn’t connect to the beautiful words used in the song. The words in this song is a forever love. One that is true. I had never experienced love to that degree. It wasn’t until I started my healing and self-love journey that I discovered that kind of love. I found a relationship with God, and the love God has given me was like no other. The words used in this song is me finding my way to God. When I think of this song, I think of a happy face. God.” – Hendrix explained
‘When I found my to you, I found my way to me,’ Hendrix vulnerably sings about a subject matter close to her heart. The young singer is all about spreading love, strength, confidence, and kindness through music. To date, she has performed at Roy Thompson Hall alongside Canadian artists—Kardinal Officiall, Fefe Dobson, and JRDN. Step by step, she continues to move towards her goals and dreams.
Toryia (Victoria Rotchenkova) is a UK-based singer-songwriter from Riga, Latvia. Not too long ago, she released an emotional R&B tune, entitled, “No Favors,” which contains a relatable narrative and ear-pleasing vocals that will resonate well with fans of Summer Walker, H.E.R., Givēon, and Sabrina Claudio.
“‘No favors’ is inspired by my personal growth from toxic/controlling relationships. I created this song to highlight that no matter how emotionally dependent we become on another person, we have to remember not to lose ourselves. I wanted this song to inspire people to always choose and trust themselves no matter how difficult it might feel at the moment. I always felt the need to express myself through music. There was no doubt in my mind that I wanted to be a singer or an artist. Even when it seemed impossible, I never stopped working on my goals or lost any hope.” – Toryia explained
Since childhood, Toryia’s dream was inspired by her great love for the arts and self-expression. She grew up with a mixed heritage of Armenian, Russian, and Polish. Looking back, Toryia encountered many obstacles along the way that she had to overcome.
Caleb Hearn is a rising singer-songwriter from the small rural town of Mount Airy, North Carolina. Not too long ago, he released a heartfelt pop ballad, entitled, “Where Do We Go from Here?” which tells a powerful story about a young guy who shares a challenging relationship with his significant other. Apparently, there’s trouble in paradise, and their once budding love is fading away. Therefore, he asks his partner, “How did we go from anywhere with you being home to sleeping here and feeling alone?”
“I “Easily one of the most personal songs I have ever written. It’s inspired by a young couple that I knew growing up. I saw how strong and pure their love was for each other. Tragically, the wife passed away from cancer, leaving the husband and their two kids behind. Their story hit me in a way that I can’t fully describe.” – Caleb Hearn explained
Caleb Hearn is a young storyteller with a viral talent for writing and recording meaningful, intimate songs with unrelenting authenticity. Since his debut single, Caleb has emerged as part of the next-gen singer-songwriters with 1.4 million TikTok followers and pushing 120k Spotify followers.
Dolly Dolores is a singer-songwriter from Sweden. Not too long ago, she released a fascinating pop tune, entitled, “Night Time.” Dolly wrote “Night Time” when she bought her first recording equipment. It was her first attempt in trying to produce her own music and “Night Time” was the first song she created. At the time, she was inspired by modern electronic house music and sounds from ‘70s soul and disco. She blended analog synths like the Omnichord and Ondes Martenot with more conventional instruments such as horns. The result is a heartbreak anthem for the dance floor that will resonate well with fans of Amy Winehouse, Adele, and Dua Lipa. Also, “Night Time” serves as a therapeutic relief for brokenhearted listeners out there still recuperating. For them, Dolly sings with a heavy heart, “I can see it in your eyes, you’re leaving me tonight, aren’t you? Don’t leave me lonely.”
“‘Night Time’ is not a song about being strong and getting over the one that broke your heart. It’s about the desperation one can only feel when being hurt by the one you love. I always dreamt of creating a really depressing song but that also works on a dance floor. Those kinds of songs are my favorites!” – Dolly Dolores stated