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Tell Me All Of Your Fears: Corey Hill is the comfort that we need on ‘Lay Your Head On My Shoulder’

With a calming voice that seems to heal all the previous worries away, Corey Hill sings with such love and affection with his brand new single all about being that pillow when others are sad with ‘Lay Your Head On My Shoulder‘.

Corey Hill is a Scotland Neck, North Carolina-born indie RnB/Gospel singer-songwriter, music producer, 34+ year active-duty US Army veteran, husband and father of four daughters.

He was raised by his mother (Gloria) and grandmother (Sadie) in a musical environment, heavily influenced by the spiritual elements of the Baptist church. His love for music and involvement in the church so early in life created automatic gravitation to the church choir.” ~ Corey Hill

Corey Hill shows his vast experience from his choir days with a tremendous display here – that shows his true self-enlightenment in life – as his faith takes him to places he only dreamed about as a youngster.

Lay Your Head On My Shoulder‘ from the proud RnB artist and music producer Corey Hill, is such a soothing experience that will make you feel so much more relaxed than before. His loving nature shines through on each second sung, which has you grabbing your lighter to spark it up and gravitating toward your lover to hold real tight. This is a terrific effort and is perfect when you need some inspiration, to know that there are people out there that care about you.

Check out this new single via Spotify and see more news via the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Hell And Back: North Carolina rapper KidCaliMDMG shows us the slide city-flowing new single ‘Switch Up’

Taken off his latest flame-enhanced 4-track EP called ‘From Nothing To Something 2‘, KidCaliMDMG lights up and asks us to enjoy the vibe while we are still alive on ‘Switch Up‘.

KidCaliMDMG is a Raleigh, North Carolina-based indie hip-hop solo artist. He flows with an old school mentality, with vividly described stories about noticing how fake some people are, street stories, and experiences about being careful with your heart.

Started music at 14, i would freestyle all the time over beats in my free time And people would always say I had a flow and I should keep up with it so I did. As the years passed by, I created my own flow with a different style.” ~ KidCaliMDMG

After leading us into the picture of staying true to yourself no matter what others are up to, you find yourself nodding along to this brilliant storyteller. It feels like he has gone through a lot growing up, seen others fall by the wayside as they got caught up, and has vowed to rather keep things chill to the max and away from all energy-stealing and coffin-finding drama.

Switch Up‘ from the Raleigh, North Carolina-based indie hip-hop solo artist KidCaliMDMG, shows us a man who has a smoke-filled delivery that has you lighting up and getting close to your lover. With a catchy chorus that will keep you entranced the whole way though, a top quality beat that has a 90’s ambiance, plus cleverly-penned lyrics which are swagger-free, this is a fine single from an artist on the rise up.

Hear this top new track on Spotify and see more via the IG music channel.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Nowhere To Go: Tampa mood-raisers BadCameo wonder who is to blame on ‘So Cold’

With supremely reflective lyrics about wishing you could be together during these lonely rain-ridden days of shivers, BadCameo gaze wondrously outside into the nippy rainy skies of doom and gloom with their latest thoughtful track ‘So Cold‘.

BadCameo is a prolific gig and festival performing North Carolina-born, Tampa, Florida-based indie Funk-Fusion three-piece band who usually bring the fresh disco-glam grooves. They are a genuine outfit who aim to help us recover our mojo again, with their signature stuffed fishes ready for action at any moment.

In October 2020, the band released their debut studio album “BadCameo Out Loud”. The album was self recorded and engineered, and explores the relationships one has with themselves and those around them. The nine songs push the boundaries of funk, disco, jazz, and pop, while even slipping in a little samba.” ~ BadCameo

So Cold‘ from North Carolina-born, Tampa, Florida-based indie Funk-Fusion act BadCameo, is an artistic piece of contemplative atmospheric realness that can’t ever be traded in. They transport us to a chilly world that has been made from this weird time in our odd world, that seems to be slowly returning back to an almost-normal place. Sung with a heartfelt desire to find the right things to say at the wrong time, this feels like the type of track that has been made with a highly personal story attached for us to unpack in our own way.

Sometimes love can be so magical and beautiful to lather inside, but also so cold with frostbite if we don’t keep it warm enough.

Hear this terrific track on Spotify and see more news on future gigs and releases via their IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Just Listen: B’rael brings us a romantic track for all those in love with ‘This Song’

With a fast-paced flow and sweetly-tipped feelings of sensual romance brewing like a deliciously warm cup of coffee together in the morning while you cuddle close, B’rael brings us his latest track all about being totally honest about your true feelings with ‘This Song‘.

B’rael is a Jacksonville, North Carolina-based, Chattanooga, Tennessee-born indie Hip-Hop artist, former soldier, appliance store owner and poet.

This is the story of love and how it can bring you closer and closer, as your clear eyes glint like a spark in the sky. You feel the loving emotions here with a smoothly cut ambiance that is perfect for those late nights – when the candles are lit – and the hearts fluttering like its the first time you have ever kissed. This is the perfect track to play when you want to express yourself, to that person who you truly care for.

This Song‘ from North Carolina-based indie rapper and poet B’rael, is a well-rapped single all about how the royalty can rise when two souls are joined as one team. This is that lets-work-together-experience to make sure that what you have can last forever, as you gaze into each others eyes and never forget that love can indeed last if you keep things simple.

Hear this terrific new release on Spotify and check out the IG music page for more info.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

You Preyed Upon My Vulnerability: Ebony Moore courageously fights back on ‘Fragile’

After dealing with restraining orders and court dates lately as she tries to end something that was so beautiful, Ebony Moore dries out those tears which are holding her back from loving properly again with ‘Fragile‘.

Ebony Moore is a Tillery, North Carolina-based indie RnB/Soul solo singer-songwriter, mother, comedian, and children’s author, who has just come out of a hugely emotional time recently.

Fragile is a heartfelt RnB/Soul track expressing my emotions after being in a turbulent marriage. A divorce is hard enough but then to be harassed by the individual I once loved and thought loved me is really disheartening.” ~ Ebony Moore

She sings so splendidly with so much honesty and a stunning vocal ability is effortlessly projected, as she bravely finds herself again after so much flux recently. Ebony opens up the curtains and shows us the picture of a broken heart which needs so much healing – as she tried hard to forget the past – and only concentrate on the future which is waiting for her.

Fragile‘ from the wonderful Tillery, North Carolina-based indie RnB/Soul artist Ebony Moore, is a sweetly sung single from a truly angelic singer who feels so lonely now. She is trying to find her heartbeat again after all this unforeseen hurt which feels like a ton of brick on her sad body, as this is a track all about seeking that light again. You were strong together with your ex and you felt like you would be together forever, but sadly things ended and you need to move on quickly.

Life is so harsh sometimes and the answers are rather hard to find, but are out there if you find the light inside your warrior soul.

Hear this new honest release on Spotify and see more from this brave woman via her IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Drunk Text: North Carolina’s Jordan Berri falls for the love again on ‘Champagne’

With his much-awaited EP on the way soon and oozing in style that easily captures our intrigued attention, Jordan Berri teases the first single off the new project with the popping-a-bottle track called ‘Champagne‘.

Jordan Berri is an expressive Greenville, North Carolina-based indie hip-hop/pop artist and a former athlete. He makes that heartfelt music that pulls at your heartstrings, as he uplifts our romantic-less souls with a candle-lit atmosphere that heats up those hungry senses.

Growing up known for being an athlete, it wasn’t until he started recording music with his friends that his brand started to shift.” ~ Jordan Berri

With a stirring eloquence which slides us slowly into the picture of his on and off lover –  who he loves deep down – but feels like she might be wasting his time ultimately, we are entrenched into this romantic glance at the past and future. Sung with a classy interior, we are elevated by the gripping vocals that puts us all into a reflective mood, with an extra sip of that desired taste you crave.

Champagne‘ from the Greenville, North Carolina-based indie rapper and singer Jordan Berri, is a true story all about falling for someone who you know you shouldn’t really be with. You started off as friends but then the spark grew as you spent time together – with the drinks flowing things changed – as you now wonder if it was all worth it, even though you can’t get enough of her.

Sometimes you just need a sober night in, to see if you are both really compatible or just party friends, who are together when the night is alive with wonder.

Hear this new single on Spotify and see more on the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Strong Connection: North Carolina RnB/neo-soul artist Dana opens the mental blocks on ‘Cut Through Me’

Bringing us a soul-healing track off his third independent studio album called ‘Uncovered, Vol. 1‘, Dana feels that intense love which feels like shivering perfection on ‘Cut Through Me‘.

Dana E White aka Dana, is a indie neo-soul/RnB singer-songwriter, design artist, keen fisherman, gamer, and music producer who is based in North Carolina.

This is the beautifully atmospheric story about being so low before and wondering if you could get over this saddening slumber – as you then meet an almost angelic soul –  who with a click of their loving fingers, seems to changed everything in an instant. The storms seem to pass by like they were nothing and you feel like a newly healed radiant soul.

With smoothly tipped vocals that wash away all the pain from the past, you feel a redemption-like feeling all over this new track with so much meaning. The breathtaking soundscape seems to lather a new road onto your mind map, as you grab that compass and vow to never return to the heart-breaking moments of the past.

Cut Through Me‘ from the North Carolina-based indie neo-soul/RnB artist and music producer Dana, is the track to overcome all the doubts from before. After much reflective wonder and over-thinking, he has found someone special who has brought him such peace. Made with a real care to help others, this is a lovely track which has been made with a tender touch.

Sometimes you just to meet someone special who shows you the way in life, as all previous issues seem to float away in an instant when you are with them.

Hear this new song on Spotify and see more news on the IG music channel.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

The Truth Hurts: New York-based RnB artist James Madx goes ‘Round and Round’ in circles on disappointment-fueled single

As he wonders what their true motivation was in the end as confusion swirls in the air, James Madx sings with a sad energy as he wishes his former lover would of been more honest to save the waste of time he now feels in his broken heart on ‘Round and Round‘.

James Madx is an Raleigh, North Carolina-born indie RnB/soul singer-songwriter, who is now based in busy New York City. He makes such a soothing blend of music soundscapes that is sung with such a healing energy, made with so much love and care.

Use what you have to make the best things possible. Often, the best things are made when there are limitations. Don’t be discouraged by what you don’t have, but seize the opportunity with what you do have.” ~ James Madx

This is a motivating creative who has risen above what transpired in the past – as he performs which such a sophisticated edge – that has you feeling like he is making meaningful music, which has a cultivated flavor that sets him apart from others in this often bloated genre.

Round and Round‘ from the New York City indie RnB/soul singer-songwriter James Madx, is that true story about thinking deeply about that moment that changed everything. You were hoping that they would be special but it turned out that they played you – as your mind goes in circles – you wish you hadn’t actually crossed paths again.

Love can be so cruel sometimes, if only one person feels the emotional connection.

Hear this new single on Spotify and see his IG page for more stories.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Stars Deep In Your Eyes: Max LaMont soon realizes that they are just ‘Another Love’

Known as the modern day Michael Jackson by his peers, Max LaMont enthusiastically takes his growing name up a notch or two with the superbly explained new single about a relationship which faded so quickly named ‘Another Love‘.

Marshall LaMont Hamilton aka Max LaMont, is an indie pop singer-songwriter, actor, and dancer from Wilson, North Carolina. He makes that ear-bending vibration, which stokes a fire into your veins that has you feeling refreshed, by his ever-rising confidence.

Formerly one half of a teen pop duo (Neverlanding) in his hometown of Wilson, North Carolina, the young artist is taking a bold step on his musical journey releasing solo material primarily written and produced independently.” ~ Max LaMont

As he sings with so much freedom and you sense that this is something rather spectacular, this is a track which has you thinking so deeply about that person who you fell for so hard. They transported you into their planet quickly, but you then saw they were looking around for other options too, which made you feel so used and disappointed with their actions.

Another Love‘ from the multi-skilled nineteen-years-young Wilson, North Carolina-based artist and classically-trained Max LaMont, is a figuring-out gem that shows us that moment when you thought you had met someone really special. Sadly, it turns out that they weren’t into it as much as you were, as you now move on and wish that the stars align brightly next time.

Stream this new single on Spotify and see what he gets up to next on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

I Get Fresh: YG Capo is ready to take over the city with ‘Hit’

Taken off his blaring thirteen-track album from March 2021 called ‘The Architect‘, YG Capo returns heavily with his underground fortitude to knock down any pesky obstacles that are unwisely in his way with ‘Hit‘.

YG Capo aka Noah Greysin, is a Clinton, North Carolina-born, Davenport, Iowa-based twenty-four year old rapper. He forges through with a ferocious delivery that serves notice of his intentions to take his talents as far as they can go.

With a unique West Coast vibe, YG Capo is known for his contagious enthusiasm and individual vocal stylings, as well as his often direct and powerful lyrics. An artist with a strong sense of who he is, YG Capo is bringing quality to the forefront of his music, and representing the young generation on the rap and hip-hop scene.” ~ YG Capo

With a calm but rugged flow, he drops lines that has your mind transfixed by his smoothly-lit delivery which has him on top form here. Each verse is spoken with that true meaning, as he rips through anything that isn’t on his side of the fence.

Hit‘ from the North Carolina-born, Davenport, Iowa-based rapper YG Capo, is a bar-filled effort which shows his inspired mindset to take charge of his own destiny. He shows the world what he is capable of with a business orientation-stacked message to all that doubt him. This is a rapper ready for anything and you feel his hunger to truly succeed, where others have failed.

Stream this new single on YouTube and see more via his IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen