EMERGING ARTISTS

New Music: Mélat – ‘Move Me’ (EP)

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Austin based singer/songwriter on the rise, Mélat, has been on the grind for a little while, but she may have finally found the formula to truly capture listeners with the release of her brand new EP ‘Move Me.’

Working entirely with Delicious Vinyl producer Jansport J, the duo have quiet perfectly blended soulful boom-bap production with soulful vocals and stirring lyrics, is there ever a better combo?

The Ethiopian vocalist shines brightest on “Revelation 8:2″ and the title track, but the 9-track project is a rich and dreamy introduction to the emerging talent.

Take a listen to the EP below, and if you like you can download it at BeHoldMelat.com.

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New Music: Kandace Springs – West Coast

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Blue Note Records newest soulstress Kandace Springs is back with her second release in a week with “West Coast.”

Fresh off her performance at AfroPunk this past weekend, the Tennessee native gives fans and new listeners another taste of her smooth, retro-soul and jazzy style with the Pop & Oak produced tune.

Set to make her television performance debut on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on October 3, Kandace will release her self-titled debut EP on September 30, with a full-length album scheduled for the spring of 2015.

Take a listen to her latest release below:

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New Music: Midnight – 1v1

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Earlier this summer we introduced you to emerging artist Midnight with the super sultry song “Adonis,” and now the New York native has followed with an equally impressive jam.

“Just us two, with you, on me baby,” he seductively sings with a crisp falsetto over lush keys on the mesmerizing “1v1.” Produced by The Theorist, it is definitely clear to us that Midnight has the theory for sensual seduction down pat.

Taking his lady for round after round of pleasure, we bet you will bring this track back for multiple rounds too!

Stream and download below:

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New Music: Kehlani – Cloud 19 (EP)

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Oakland native Kehlani has become one of this year’s emerging artists that we have been seriously watching, thanks to her impressive singles “FWU” and “Get Away.” Today, the singer/songwriter unexpectedly answers fans prayers for more music with the release of her debut EP ‘Cloud 19.’

The 19-year-old delivers the 8-track project right on time, boasting production by Midi Mafia, Tommy Hittz, Jahaan Sweet and more, as well as features from buzzing rapper IamSu! and Kion Dion.

Stream and download Cloud 19 below!

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New Music: Bernie Levv – SIGNS (EP)

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Emerging Chicago based singer Bernie Levv is poised to make a lot of noise this year. Releasing a visual to her song “Time” earlier in the year, the 20-year-old multi-talent is now here to grab your attention with her debut EP, SIGNS.

Filled with sultry sounds, the model turned singer is breaking into the industry in a big way. Featuring 8 solid tracks, the new EP gives us a look into Bernie Levv’s heart and soul. A true talent with promise of longevity, we’re all here for what Levv is offering.

Take a listen to the project below:

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New Music: Kandace Springs – Meet Me In The Sky

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Blue Note Records newest soulstress Kandace Springs glides into our speakers with her dreamy new single “Meet Me In The Sky.”

Fresh off her performance at SOB’s ‘Sol Village’ showcase this past Wednesday, the Tennessee native delivers the syrupy smooth, just jazzy enough tune, which is off her self-titled debut EP, due out September 30.

Already receiving a co-sign from the legendary Prince, who has tweeted out her music, and set to make her television performance debut on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on October 3, Kandace is certainly one to watch out for.

“Tell me what you’re doin to me / You say you want it all baby, I want to see / I’m ready as I’ll ever be, and I’ll give you the key if you make me believe,” she confidently sings over lush keys.

Take a listen to Kandace’s impressive new single below:

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Listen: Introducing MacKenzie with ‘Introverted Rebellion’ EP

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Art is an unfiltered expression and the Virginia bred and Los Angeles based newcomer MacKenzie makes his first appearance on ThisisRnB proving just that with some solid material.

A singer by nature and a writer by practice, MacKenzie possesses that special something that sets him apart from the rest. Studying the likes of James Brown, Prince, Freddy Mercury, and Michael Jackson nurtured a spark in him that would consume his being. On “Can We Die” from his ‘Introverted Rebellion‘ EP makes it clear that his artistry is undeniable and we’re excited for what’s next!

Take a listen to “Can We Die” below:

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New Music: Kendall – Ridin

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Atlantic Records new up and coming singer/songwriter Kendall has finally returned with a new song.

We originally introduced you to the young Houston native at the beginning of the year with the catchy R&B/Pop tune “Reward.”

Today, Kendall delivers a chill vibe with “Ridin,” as she explains why she won’t listen to anyone that tells her to stay away from her young love interest.

“It don’t matter what they have to say / I’m ridin with you either night or day,” she confesses.

Take a listen to her ride or die anthem below:

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