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: Kemit Price – “Liberation” Single

Review by: Justyn BrodskyWith a versatile mix of musical and spiritual inspirations, Baltimore’s charismatic and multifaceted Roots-Reggae artist Kemit Price hits home with his uplifting single “Liberation”.

With solid influences ranging from Bob Marley, Lauryn Hill and Nas, Kemit Price brings forth a very passionate message in this eclectic reggae track with all the tasty additives any reggae fan can appreciate.

From bongo and percussive fills and an upbeat tempo for uplifting lyrical content, “Liberation” is a powerful song with multi-layered vocal harmonies, a bouncy rhythm section, and tasty guitar tones that puts Kemit‘s lead vocals right to the forefront to grab your attention. This grassroots-style song has a political and spiritual message that you can strongly identify with, and has diligently written vocal melodies that draw you into the song’s musicianship factors as well.

Kemit, originally a contemporary Gospel singer, recently merged into the world of reggae and has been an influential staple in his music scene for the past 13 years. His highly-anticipated debut EP is slated for Fall of this year, and “Liberation” is definitely a great starting point for any avid reggae fan looking to discover a fresh artist with a bold, dynamic sound that everyone can dance to and enjoy right down to its final measure.

If you are still recovering from your July 4th celebration, then “Liberation” is the perfect song to relax to and enjoy.

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  • Music: kemitprice.hearnow.com
  • Twitter: Twitter.com/IAMKemit
  • Instagram: Instagram.com/iamkemit
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  • Artist Review: Poetic RockStar – “Gemini Dancer” Single

    Review by: Justyn Brodsky

    Soul. Poetry. And a rising star gives DMV-area artist Poetic RockStar the persona and identity that has been pivotal to his career in music.

    While mastering his own craft in the writing and poetry worlds, he also utilizes his skills to encourage and inspire others to tap into their respective passions. However, it’s his own passion of writing that inspired PoeticRockStar into forming his own signature sound and genre called Neotry – a charismatic and stylistic combination of Jazz, Neo-Soul, R&B, Hip Hop, and Poetry; stirred with a modernized twist that brings out his renowned play on words, and straightforward bars-approach that sets him aside from your run-of-the-mill artist or rapper.

    His song “Gemini Dancer” is a great introduction into PR‘s world, and really showcases every angle of his artistic merit in all its glory. With a simple and effective guitar progression driving this song forward, PR delivers a soul-infused hook with a conceptual flow and versatile approach to the everyday life of being single and ready to mingle.

    Incorporating his signature Neotry sound and style into every story-telling verse, “Gemini Dancer” is a witty and brilliantly crafted track that has powerful performance value and originality. While touching on a very valid and all-too-often concept, he executes it perfectly with a very effective way of delivering a flow of words that you can easily resonate with, and enjoy in a whole different way.

    He keeps this song upbeat, encourages crowd participation, and strongly boasts a genuinely positive vibe during every measure of this song. It has endless likability factors and a catchiness that is hard to achieve in this era of music.

    You’re likely to recognize every facet of each genre implemented into this song, but it’s never been done quite like this. Poetic RockStar has set new boundaries for other artists of his caliber, and is gonna help lead the way with newer and fresher forms of artistic expression. Do yourself a favor and give yourself the Neotry experience that we got; you’ll be glad we recommended it.

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    Artist Review: Terah Boyd – “Created Me” EP

    Review by: Justyn Brodsky

    An exercise of spiritual healing; if you’re in a dark place and need a restoration of your faith in God, then ASCAP starlet Terah Boyd will do exactly that with her inspirational Created Me EP.

    And she is absolutely perfect for the role of the genre; her voice is very reminiscent of an angel, if one were to sing. From Gospel-oriented ballads and Soul-infused vocal deliveries, Boyd brings her God-given talent right to the forefront with this EP.

    The EP starts out with the charismatic opener “The Eyes Of Faith”, a song that showcases Boyd‘s vocal abilities from almost any angle. The multi-layered chorus is definitely a treat, and really brings a spiritual energy into the track as her vocals soar through this song, along with the high quality production value and musicianship that really brings it all together.

    With other songs from the EP taking on a softer tone, Boyd‘s versatility, content and multifaceted nature is just as effective and really gets you to delve deeper into her realm of faith, as well as your own.

    While the EP is self-reflective, it also casts a wave of positive spirit and endless likability factors that can’t be ignored. She tackles each song with unwavering passion and perfect vocal control, showcasing every angle of her talent most effectively, as well as diligently.

    Her soaring melodies in the popular anchor single “You Are” and the blissfully subtle “It Is Written” demonstrates this perfectly. From acoustic guitar textures and traditionally solidified piano progressions, Boyd‘s one-track vocals are effective, inspiring, and project a balance and composure that is very rare in today’s mainstream music.

    She finishes off strongly with the Soul-captivating track “What You Deserve”, a song that encompasses a vibe from yesterday and today’s sensibilities. Boyd‘s several-part harmonies are perfected to a science on this uplifting song, and her signature sound really comes together with a dose of feel-good moods and melody catchiness. If you’re yearning for the good old days with a modernized twist into today’s world of music, this song definitely hits home right where the heart is.

    It’s astonishing how much talent we come across at the Artist Reach camp. And you can add Terah Boyd to this roster. If you’re looking to strengthen your faith, mood and overall spirited nature, then Created Me is made just for you.

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    Artist Review: T Life – “Rougher & Rougher” Single/Official Music Video

    Review by: Justyn Brodsky

    If you’re in the mood for something funky, bluesy, with a shredding Gibson Les Paul and finger-snapping backup singers, then TLife’s politically supercharged anthem “Rougher & Rougher” is your new favorite song.

    With a cinematic-worthy music video to accompany this track, “Rougher & Rougher” is an exercise of something contagiously catchy, yet real at the same time in both musicianship and content.

    With lyrics reminiscent of real-life worldwide issues, T Life’s charismatic vocal range carries us through a narrative that touches on both originality and familiarity; along with visuals that take us through his powerful message as he sings it, making the video and audio equally effective and compelling.

    TLife’s signature sound and stylization definitely puts his veteran musicianship angles right to the forefront. His vocal delivery has an impressive range and parallels perfectly with his image and genre. He brings the classic 70s funk era to the modern age without saturating it or plagiarizing it, he puts a whole new twist on a genre that has never been forgotten. If anything, TLife is continuing it in a whole new dynamic.

    He is well acclaimed, has been around the world and back, and really showcases himself intensely with “Rougher & Rougher”. And when you hear this track for yourself, you’ll definitely see where we’re coming from. You’ll just fall head over heals with this song, and that’s a promise we can keep.

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    Press Release: Renae Ellis

    Article by: Justyn Brodsky

    Artists can be dime-a-dozen, but there is only one Renae Ellis.

    Hailing from the elite Los Angeles music scene, singer and songwriter, Renae Ellis, began hitting the ground running in the music realm earlier this year in 2018, and delivers up a powerful vocal range and multifaceted take on R&B and Soul sensibilities that touch on both originality and familiarity; bringing music to the table that is authentic and dynamically innovative.

    Known for a very versatile signature sound and stylization, Renae’s music is reminiscent of her vast array of musical influences, including industry heavyweights like Faith Evans, Anita Baker, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Musiq SoulChild, and Stevie Wonder.

    It didn’t take long for Renae to manifest her songwriting ability into the studio, and released her debut single “Love To Love” on May 20th of this year. The song’s vibes and production quality really bring out Renae’s charisma and catchy songwriting structures that put her strongest musical elements to the forefront, and really showcase her vocal talent in the most effective way. There’s is a passion evident within the track, and reminds us that there is still R&B performed the way it was meant to be.

    “Love To Love” is available now on mainstream digital retailers including Spotify, Tidal, and Google Play. Renae is currently in the production stages of her upcoming EP “The Sessions” slated for release later this year.

    As Renae Ellis continues to compose, create, manifest and spread the heat throughout 2018 and beyond, be sure to connect with her on her social media and music streaming platforms for News, Music, Events, Booking, Contact Info, and anything else related.

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    Artist Review: Rachael Hadassah – “Ain’t Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us” Single

    Review by: Justyn Brodsky

    Charismatic, fun, with a funky vibe. Singer/Actress Rachael Hadassah hits us with a positive message on her fresh sounding single “Ain’t Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us”.

    Jumping fresh into a music career, you might also recognize Hadassah from films like Amazon Prime’s Misunderstood Sadie, Anykah, and the dark twisted comedy Terrorizing the Todd. But now shifting from in front of the cameras to the front of he microphone, we capture a portrait of a very versatile and determined artist.

    This single definitely has a fresh city club vibe to it, and garners elements of Hip Hop, and old school R&B with a 90s feel. The chorus delivers us a very catchy and identifiable presence that puts a fresh balance between charisma and texture when it comes to Hadassah‘s vocal range. Her vocals stand very close to the forefront and really put a witty edge to her overall execution of this song.

    She definitely encompasses the passion that most artists lack nowadays; you can tell she’s not just after some money grab. She is an aspiring artist truly ready to come out of her shell and shine like a gem. And “Ain’t Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us” is a great indication that nothing’s gonna be stopping Rachael Hadassah‘s drive for success anytime soon.

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