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NEXT UP! | Young Brit Sensation Pip Millett still “Running” (Live)

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NEXT UP! | Fana Hues Drops Visual to support her single “Icarus” after it’s added to Issa Rae’s Insecure

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Fana Hues is a 25-year-old singer songwriter and actress who recently released her first official project, calling it a “collection” instead of an album or EP. This is because, she has said, she sees this project as a culmination of her whole life and experiences.

She grew up one of nine children in a very musical household. She told Teeth Magazine that everyone in the family grew up playing instruments, so it felt very natural to her to be musical and perform, even if it was just in her own backyard.

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The collection “Hues,” dives into relationships, pain, infatuation and the convergence of love and loss that happens all too often.

One of the feature songs “Yellow” on the collection is a soft and emotional piece that features grainy piano sounds and smooth electronic beats in the background with a video showing the artist camping and dancing among her friends. “Desert Flower” is a a delicate and heartbreaking song where Fana Hues sings about sadness and pain with beautifully angelic vocals over a simple animated video underscoring the hurt in her words, “am I too much?/ am I enough?”  


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NEXT UP! | Why 32 Year Old Violinist Daniel D is not just Playing with Fire… He is the Fire.

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Daniel Davis, known professionally as Daniel D., a violinist and producer, is a three time 1st Place Apollo Theater Winner and studied at NYC’s Juilliard School of Music. He has become one of the most popular new age social media superstars with a constantly growing international fan base. A seasoned performer with seven studio albums to his credit. Daniel D. has opened for Kim Waters, Boney James, Jamie Fox, Kanye West, Najee, K’Jon, Lalah Hathaway and performed for Oprah Winfrey, the late Michael Jackson as well as President Barack Obama. He has been the lead act for many Jazz festivals and performs all around the world.

He attended Charleston County School of the Arts in Charleston, SC. At 12 years of age he took an after-school class to learn the violin, but only progressed once he had private teachers. Daniel named Miri Ben Ari his major musical influence.

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Daniel was born in Charleston, South Carolina, where he attended Charleston County School of the Arts. At the tender young 12 years of age he took an after-school class to learn the violin, but only began to progress when he learned to focus once he had private teachers. Daniel named Miri Ben Ari as his major musical influence.

A friend of Daniels’ dad hired him for an event at the age of 16 and at that point he noticed he can make a living from playing his violin professionally. He then began playing local events around his hometown. Later that same year, Daniel was the Full Scholarship Winner of “Summer In the City 2005” and studied thereafter at the esteemed Julliard School of Music.

Since graduating Julliard as a classically-trained musician, Daniel’s talent has taken him around the world, he has performed at the Atlanta Jazz Festival, toured with the Coca-Cola College Tour, had shows in Spain, Canada, Hawaii, and Barcelona, however in a recent interview with SouthernLaced, he cited his performance at the Beverly Hilton before stars such as the late Michael Jackson, Larry King and others as his most memorable experience to date.

The future is looking exceedingly bright for this talented young man calling himself Daniel D, who only picked up the violin initially to meet girls, we can’t wait to help document his continuing journey, ascension and successes.

 

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NEXT UP! | From her ‘Before We Go’ Lp, India Shawn drops single “To Change My Mind”

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NEXT UP! | Newbie Bianca Jade has a Breaking New Single, “Everything I’ve Got”

Rising Cuban-Jamaican singer and songwriter Bianca Jade releases a new music video for her hit single, “Everything I’ve Got.”

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Bianca Jade is a Cuban-Jamaican powerhouse RnB/Soul singer and songwriter from Miami, Florida now based in New York City. Her music focuses on bringing light and empowerment to her listeners, especially women. 

Influenced by soulful female artists such as Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Alicia Keys, Bianca Jade began developing her craft the young age of nine years old. She later taught herself to play piano by ear and wrote songs at her piano starting at the age of fifteen. 

Bianca has become a seasoned performer with experience on stages from Miami to New York City such as the Adrienne Arsht Center and International Music Festival in Miami, Florida to the legendary SOB’s and the Bowery Electric in New York City. She has also been interviewed and performed on iHeart Radio and TV shows such as BET’s 106 & Park and NBC6 in the Mix South Florida. 

Bianca has recorded two projects including her debut album “B-Light” and her latest EP “JADE Vol. 1” which has reached over 180,000 listeners on Spotify. Through her following on social media, Bianca Jade encourages self-love and empowerment to her followers and has endorsed brands like Rhythm Superfoods and celebrity skin care guru, “Elizabeth’s Secret Beauty Bar.”  

Bianca Jade’s EP “JADE Vol.1” is available now on all music platforms.

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NEXT UP! | Baby Tate… Say’s she’s Not just Petty, but downright “Pedi”

Baby Tate’s mother is Dionne Farris, a singer and songwriter who earned a Grammy in 1992, with the group Arrested Development, for the hit “Tennessee.”

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Tate Farris always felt like a career in the music industry was within her reach. She also understood the inherent paradoxes of success in entertainment. Her mother is Dionne Farris, a singer and songwriter who earned a Grammy in 1992, with the group Arrested Development, for the hit “Tennessee.” Still, Tate—Dionne’s only child—would walk by that award some mornings without any lunch money to bring to school. “There were times when we were way up, and there were times when we were way down,” she says. “Growing up, because people knew who my mom was, everyone always assumed we were rich and I was this bougie, spoiled girl.” Shortly before Tate was born, her mother signed to Columbia Records, releasing singles such as 1995’s “I Know,” which would reach the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and earn her another Grammy nod. By 2008, Dionne had parted ways with the label and begun to release music independently, a move that came with much-desired creative freedom but also economic uncertainty.

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