Kara Connolly is a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. Not too long ago, she released a delightful alternative-pop tune, entitled, “Something More,” which was produced and mixed by Dan Sadin, and co-produced by Kara herself (a first for the artist).
“It’s embarrassing to admit, but I often find myself in this dark place of falling trap to striving for some ever-moving target and unable to stop out of the fear that I may lose what I’ve worked so hard to build. There’s always something more—to do, to be, to know—but lately, I’m exploring the idea that there’s got to be something more than that way of life and all of this also, which is what inspired the new song.” – Kara Connolly explained
‘Something More’ is something different. A departure from the sweet and sunny, acoustic-driven pop that Kara Connolly established on her debut. This versatility is one reason why she is frequently asked to lend her writing and storytelling skills to other artist’s projects. So far, she has landed prime real estate on official Spotify editorial playlists. Also, she has received major film, television, and ad placements with Instagram, Lionsgate, ABC, Netflix, and Showtime in the last year alone.
Liza (pronounced Lee-za) is an emerging Ethiopian-Canadian singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada. Not too long ago, she released a delightful R&B tune, entitled, “Lansdowne,” produced by Toronto producers, Akeel Henry (Jeremih, dvsn, Ty Dolla $ign) and Kofo (Wizkid, Kaash Paige).
‘Lansdowne’ tells a heartfelt tale about a young woman who shares a challenging relationship with her significant other. Apparently, their relationship didn’t work as planned, and now she’s reflecting on what went wrong. She realized that the excitement of a new romance clouded her judgment. Later, she decides to move on after finding out who her partner really is.
Emily Kate is a singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada. Not too long ago, she released a lovely country tune, entitled, “The Whole Time,” about going out with friends and meeting someone who takes your breath away. A twist on the common saying, “You had me at hello,” this song is about someone having you “the whole time.”
“I want to be able to say something with my music. For people to connect with themselves and feel inspired when they listen. While also having fun.” –Emily Kate stated
Emily Kate’s love for music started at a very young age. Her musical influences include Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, and Danielle Bradberry. Her music draws from real-life experiences and bridges the gap between country and pop with her unique sound and lyrical storytelling.
Rian Wyld (born, Iman Joyce Gray) is a hip-hop/soul MC, songwriter, and producer from New York. Not too long ago, she released a captivating music video for her “Poor Poet” single featuring Jazmin Yvonne. The song finds a mentally prepared Wyld encouraging listeners to go after their dreams, even though there’s a chance they might not make any money from it. Therefore, she adds that you (the dreamer) could possibly die a poor poet. However, Rian makes it known, “If you gave up on [your dreams] now, would you live life, bitter?” Later, she admits that she believed in her wildest dreams when nobody else cared. Also, she believes she is still here today because she never gave in to her fears.
“Hard to desensitize something I’ve actually lived. Waking up in the night, fear for my own life. Traumatized by the dark, I gotta reach for the light. Recite The Lord’s Prayer till I’m feeling alright. My soul’s released every time I go to pick up the mic. If I never make a million, I’ll be alright. Even the poorest poet could live an infinite life. As long as I write, I could make my wrongs feel right. As long as I fight, I could rest in hope at night. My faith is my sight, I stand on my vision. My future is written in metaphors and melodies and human conditions.” – lyrics
‘Poor Poet’ is about the creative process and devoting yourself to it. The encouraging tune contains an inspiring narrative, hard-hitting punch lines, and introspective raps that will resonate well with fans of Cardi B, Rapsody, and Kehlani.
Apollo Mighty is a Chicago-based singer-songwriter from Memphis, Tennessee. Not too long ago, he released a feel-good R&B tune, entitled, “Smile,” which explores the initial feelings of finding happiness and love in someone else and the excitement that comes with those moments. The charming tune contains a lovely narrative, ear-pleasing vocalization that will resonate well with fans of RUSSELL!, Jeremih, and Evan Acklin.
“When I wrote the song, I pictured a girl waking up the morning after she had a great first date with someone. She’s recalling all the little moments that made her heart race. I really enjoyed the imagery of her catching herself smiling throughout the day. Also, there’s something really sweet and innocent about that kind of excitement. And it feels good to give yourself permission to be excited about something. Nowadays, I think we all need something that sparks our joy, and making this song was that for me.” – Apollo Mighty explained
Georgia Lines is a rising singer-songwriter based in Tauranga, New Zealand. Not too long ago, she released a lovely music video for her “No One Knows” single, co-written and produced by the award-winning, Djeisan Suskov (BENEE, Matthew Young, Mitch James, LEISURE).
“‘No One Knows’ is a song that carries many meanings for me. If I were to boil it down, I would say it is a song about expectations, about people-pleasing, and feeling tired of doing things because that’s what I feel is expected; or because that is the way it’s always been. It’s about looking and longing for the truth amongst the noise and about finding clarity in the murky waters.” – Georgia Lines explained
Gigi Moss is a 20-year-old singer-songwriter from northwest London, England. Not too long ago, she released a refreshing pop tune, entitled, “Poisoned Whispers,” which will resonate well with fans of Adele, Lana Del Rey, and Mabel. The likable tune possesses jazzy saxophone-laden instrumentation flavored with neo-soul, contemporary pop, and indie R&B elements. Furthermore, “Poisoned Whispers” serves as a tasty appetizer to what listeners can expect to hear from Gigi Moss in the near future.
Moss’s sound is distinctively soulful and has no age nor borders. Her musical influences include Adele, Amy Winehouse, and Lauryn Hill. Gigi is passionate about lyrics that mean something. She grew up in a musical family with her father who collected Ivor Novello, multiple Grammy’s, and Brit awards. From this, Gigi has been motivated to follow in her father’s footsteps and take on the music industry.
Danni Baylor is a talented singer-songwriter and musician from Washington, DC. Not too long ago, she released a captivating pop tune, entitled, “Previews,” which tells a heartfelt tale about a young woman who shares a problematic relationship with her significant other. Apparently, she had high hopes for her companion and their budding relationship. But unfortunately, she didn’t get her facts straight, and eventually, she finds out that her hero is actually the Joker. She experiences an unnecessary tragedy that could’ve been prevented if she had the proper insight in the beginning. Later, she wished her partner came with previews because that would’ve given her a glimpse of what she was getting into.
Abby T is a 21-year-old Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist. Not too long ago, she released an appealing music video for her “WestxEast” single.
“I wrote this song at a time when I was making a lot of major life decisions. And I was walking around with this sense of impending doom over what decision would be the right one. When I finished the song, I felt lighter. Now when I listen, it feels incredibly nostalgic and has all of my favorite memories attached from that time.” – Abby T explained
‘WestxEast’ appears to be a love song on the surface. However, the song is actually Abby T’s inner dialogue, confronting the concept of aging and accepting new responsibilities while clinging to her adolescence.
The location is South-side Jamaica, a rough and tough neighborhood in Queens, New York, and home to Babita Harris, an uninsured single parent who falls ill after returning home from vacation. She is taken to a hospital, where Salome McBryant diagnoses her with having black fever disease, which has done a significant amount of damage to her liver. With a couple of months to live, Babita's only hope of survival is a costly liver transplant. But with no health insurance, the chance of surgery is slim. What she needs is a quarter of a million dollars in cash. And that's when Barnes, her only son, along with his best friends, Demus and Baker, spring into dangerous action to get the money. Though their road is paved with good intentions, the brothers in arms are in for a few surprises and a whole lot of heat in this supernatural thriller which tells two remarkable tales of crime and redemption.
Barnes, Demus, and Baker are back with another actioned-packed adventure. This time, they travel to Monomotapa, Alkebulan, where the king and queen were recently slain by Ego, a familiar nemesis whom the three Black boys thought they had destroyed in the afterlife. But they were deeply mistaken. Now, Ego has in his possession The Hotep Brother Manuscript, a sacred book filled with spiritual laws and enchanting spells, which he uses to turn the Monomotapan military into Egomaniacs. By his side is Deadra, a divine entity, and their goal is to rule Monomotapa and discontinue all shipments of gold to Planet Black, the home of the deities. Currently, the black planet is vulnerable, protected by a thin layer of gold that is quickly depleting. With the threat of an incoming meteoroid shower looming, there’s no telling what might happen to Planet Black if a large shipment of gold doesn’t arrive there soon.