Press Release: Beatmaker Will / Dirkish / Kaos Jonez – “Shooting For The Stars” Single

Article by: Justyn Brodsky

A track of ambience, passion and artistic merit, this multifaceted collab track starring Beatmaker Will, Dirkish, and Kaos Jonez really breaks new grounds with their new buzzing single “Shooting For The Stars”.

And when you take a thorough listen to the song, that’s exactly what these guys are doing. Accompanied by a very authentic and original one-take music video to set a very laid back tone to the whole vibe, each artist on this track does their part in equal measures.

With dynamic and versatile verses coming from this trio of elite Hip Hop artists, this song brings out many angles to not only the music but also the artists themselves. The track and video tells a simple but effective story about sticking together, making friends, and moving up in the game by creating a buzz and an entourage that follows good vibes. And that’s one of the key elements to this single: vibes.

“Shooting For The Stars” also sustains great production value that brings a signature sound to the table that conjures elements of old school Rap and today’s mainstream sensibilities; and Beatmaker Will, Dirkish, and Kaos Jonez really bring each musical focal point to the forefront. These guys have a very charismatic persona as a collab trio, and really help the listener delve into new details throughout every verse they prominently contribute to. All this under the cinematic POV of the night sky under them with friends and fans in tow, and we have a group of guys literally shooting for the stars.

We recommend this song if you’re looking for the next banger without all the extra unnecessary noise. “Shooting For The Stars” is one for the vibes, and has a beat for the soul. Let this song rock your world.

Listen to “Shooting For The Stars” here:

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    Press Release: Akiem Small – “Problems” Single

    Article by: Justyn Brodsky

    New York-based rising MC & songwriter, Akiem Small, has announced that he will release a new single on June 29th of this year in 2018.

    Akiem’s track “Problems”, contemporary Hip Hop at it’s most infectious and compelling, was engineered by Andrew Krivonos and will be available digitally in both clean and uncensored versions from all the usual major platforms.

    The song is about a man who has troubles with money and loves women. The track conveys a versatile fusion of Trap and R&B, but also takes an influence from Hip Hop and Retro R&B.

    “…’Problems‘ tells a story about the type of person I am – a problem solver” commented Small. “…’Problems‘ come in all shapes, sizes, and forms and I know these are lyrics that many, many people from all kinds of environments can relate to.”

    Born in the West Indies, Akiem Small made his way to New York determined to make his mark on the city’s music scene in 2014 and has been based there ever since. An artist that strives to make heartfelt and honest music, he writes and sings about urban life and what’s going on around him. The last four years in his new hometown have certainly been eventful and he’s gained more than an album’s worth of material from the experience.

    A truly exciting young and rising Rap prospect, the multi-talented Small is without doubt one to watch and although he has yet to play live publicly, he has thrilled those lucky enough to catch him perform at close quarters.

    “..’Problems‘ by Akiem Small is my favorite single of the season so far. He has a very versatile rap flow and I can’t wait to hear more from him.” Michelle S.

    Connect with Akiem Small:

    •Website: http://www.AkiemSmall.com •Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rudebwoykiem/

    •Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Yawdieakiem/

    •Twitter: https://twitter.com/YawdieAkiem •Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-932162771

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    Press Release: Elijah J – “Release” feat. KOI

    Article by: Justyn Brodsky

    Elijah J is no stranger to the Entertainment industry. From successful acting roles, charting on the Billboard, and gracing the stage on Broadway, the R&B/Hip Hop recording artist and producer has been hitting the ground running since his childhood years and has continued his momentum with his hot new track “Release” (featuring KOI).

    Accompanied by a cinematic and colorful music video (complete with a Hookah lounge!), Elijah J comes out swinging with his melodic and crafty verses with some impressive choreography to deliver maximum impact.

    A song that expresses the trials and tribulations of relationships and the phases they go through, “Release” is a very versatile track that brings endless likability factors to the table and can easily become one of your new top favorites.

    Elijah J brings even more of his persona to the video; his image, dance ability and charisma are at the forefront at all times, and really gives you a sense of who he is as an artist and musical personality. He cleverly sings over a heat-seeking beat that propels the song in a way that makes it fun, witty, and something that can easily get stuck in your head. The flow of his lyrics parallel perfectly with the choreography and overall production value; and delves into a world seen through the eyes of the artist and the enjoyment of the listener.

    Feature artist KOI also delivers a well-executed rap verse that adds a whole different element to the track, and brings out another angle to the musicianship factors that any listener can appreciate. Many artists of this caliber seem like dime-a-dozen in today’s market, but none hit it out of the park quite like this.

    Release” is an absolute gem, and is the perfect track for Elijah‘s fans (old and new) as well as for music listeners that are just discovering him. The single is available now on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon, and other music retailers.

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    Album Review: Blaze – “Born To Blaze” LP

    Review by: Justyn Brodsky

    If you are looking for a highly spiritual and captivating record with a great story-telling method, then Triunion Music artist Blaze‘s Born To Blaze will not let you down.

    This Christian Hip Hop artist brings spirituality to a whole new level that really grasps at your heart and your mind. Blaze‘s album is versatile, multifaceted, and incredibly charismatic with his vocal deliveries and inspirational lyrical content that gets to the heart of real life situations. It’s extremely deep, passionate, and a joy to behold.

    The beats incorporate many different genre elements and make great use of instrumentation and plugins. Each track is ambient and really flows together with Blaze‘s messages perfectly, and also showcases a handful of feature artists that really add artistic merit to this record.

    One track that really stands out is the opener, “I Surrender (feat. Sarah McTiernan)”. With a soulful female-vocal hook cruising through this song, Blaze really hits the ground running with his spiritual lyrics and clever narrative. With elements of ambient Rock and Reggae influences that add many different moods to this track, you can’t help but fall head over heals with this record immediately. It’s an opening track that lets you know that you’ll be listening to every track on this album from start to finish.

    Each track on Born To Blaze not only provides us with Blaze‘s signature style, but offers up something new and effective in every measure. You won’t hear the same song twice, but you’ll know it’s coming from the same artist; and that’s a very hard feat to reach in today’s mainstream market.

    Blaze is a complete standout of his caliber and we at Artist Reach honestly can’t recommend him enough. If you’re in the mood for something fresh, powerful, well-crafted and highly spirited, then Born To Blaze is just for you.

    The album is available now on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, and other digital retailers.

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    Artist Review: Rocstarsmokey – “Take Off” feat. MH The Goat (Official Music Video)

    Review by: Justyn Brodsky

    Coming straight outta Dallas, things get bigger in Texas with a new cinematic video and banging track from Rocstarsmokey and MH The Goat.

    If you’re looking for a good time with nice cars, girls and a beautiful southern skyline, then the video for “Take Off” will suit your needs. Both Rocstarsmokey and MH The Goat, both Texas based rising rappers, bring diligently crafted bars and verses to this song and accompany it with a brilliantly paced video that shows us how Texas gets down during sundown.

    With verses being shared by both rappers, we get a smooth demonstration of each artist with their witty rhyming schemes and clever vocal techniques. They both convey a laid back image that is more on the classy and comfortable side, and don’t overdose us with flashy-ness.

    The beat in this song combines a versatile mix between an old school vibe combined with today’s mainstream production value, paying homage to both eras and really delivering a song that is not only likable, but sustainable as well; it’s definitely a track (and video) you can keep coming back to, and finding something new to appreciate every time.

    Rocstarsmokey and MH The Goat collectively make “Take Off” a gem of a track, and we’re eager to see what these guys have up their sleeves next.

    Watch the video for “Take Off” here:


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    Artist Review: Emma Michelle – “Click Delete” (featuring Dani Cohn)

    Review by: Justyn Brodsky

    With a knack for charisma, aspirations and musical persona, we have a new queen of catchy in Emma Michelle‘s single “Click Delete”.

    Accompanied by a colorful official music video alongside feature artist Dani Cohn, the girls pair up for a fresh tag-teaming song with witty punchlines and contagiously catchy hooks. Being at such a young age, this song and video has catapulted Emma‘s career into overdrive, amassing over 200,000 YouTube views in the first week of its release. With a fairly mixed reaction among the general public, we at Artist Reach fully endorse this track and have several reasons as to why.

    This young artist brings forth an image that is stylish and completely likable. She acts like a young girl, well, because she is. But sings even better; she has one of those voices that delivers a versatile yet subtle sensibility that shares equal parts in energy and tenderness, and knows how to really showcase her colorful image.

    Sharing verses and vocal duties throughout the track and video between the singing and cinematic components with Dani Cohn also gives us a glance into Emma‘s ability to collaborate and share the spotlight. With both girls meshing well throughout the video and song equally, their natural talent is very evident throughout every measure. From singing to rapping, harmonizing and vocal transitioning, “Click Delete” delves us into Emma‘s (and Dani’s) world of fun, friendship, musicianship, and ability to entertain a mainstream following in the better part of today’s more modernized Pop genre.

    The biggest recommendation we can give is to listen to this track for yourself, and definitely watch the video. Emma Michelle is one of those younger artists that is fast on-the-rise, and worth every minute of your time.

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    Press Release: DJ Cherry Summer

    Article by: Justyn BrodskyDJs can be dime-a-dozen, but there is only one Cherry Summer.

    Hailing from the landscapes of Manila in the Philippines, DJ Cherry Summer began hitting the ground running in the music realm in 2011 and embraced an open format formula with hip hop influences with her own signature sound and stylization.

    Not long after emerging on to the scene, Apl de Ap of artist superstars The Black Eyed Peas and owner of Jeepney Music Label discovered the aspiring DJ and eventually began mentoring Cherry Summer, as well as inking a deal to the label. She performed as an opening and closing act for many of the label’s showcases in the Manila music scene as well as surrounding areas, and also became part of Apl de Aps’ “We Can Be Everything” Campaign, an education advocacy campaign designed to help students achieve their dreams and build more classrooms in the Philippines. She also participated in the “Going Out To Give” party, a benefit event for typhoon victims.As DJ Cherry Summer flourished as a label artist over several years, she started garnering acclaim in many arenas of the market. Her music would go on to chart on the Top 67 in the Top 100 Djanes in Asia of 2017, Top 20 hottest club DJs in Manila, Top 20 best Djanes in the Philippines by Djane Mag PH, Top 15 most beautiful Djanes in the Philippines, and NBA Asia DJ.

    Cherry Summer also graced a vast array of magazines including FHM, Maxim Magazine, Pulp Magazine, Juan Pinas Travel Magazine, and Playboy Magazine PH. She also performed DJ sets on behalf of many popular brands including Coca Cola, Alaska Aces Official Apps, Globe, Smart, Talk and Text, Touch Mobile, Mountain Dew, FHM, Petron, Carrier Aircons, NBA Asia, Blu Energy Drink, Jose Cuervo, SM Department Stores, G Starr Raw Jeans, Phosphor Watches, Isuzu Motors, Huwawei Launch, and Shell. And also DJ’d at numerous large Sports Events including GILAS Pilipinas (Philippines Men’s National Basketball Team), NBA, NCAA (Nu Victory Party), FIBA Asia, Azkals football team Party, and Footbool Balita.

    Before getting into the DJing scene, Cherry Summer also did a wide variety of modeling and commercial spreads for many fashion and modeling outlets. She later on went to DJ Academy to learn more about the craft of DJing, and began gracing the stage at several prominent events including the New Years countdown to other countries like Johor Malaysia and Penang, Hard Rock Penang, Club Aruku Johor Malaysia, and also got to perform at the renowned Bali Indonesia (Sky Garden Bali). She also became an FHM Girls Next Door Finalist.

    As DJ Cherry Summer continues to compose, create, manifest and spread the heat throughout 2018 and beyond, be sure to connect with her on her official Instagram and Facebook pages for News, Music, Events, Booking, Contact Info, and any additional Info.

    Connect with DJ Cherry Summer:

    • Instagram: Instagram.com/djcherrysummer
    • Facebook: facebook.com/DjCherrySummer/
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