Top submissions EP3 May, 2020

By Tayo Odutola Word Is Bond


We are still dedicated to showcasing the best tracks/videos from the underground by searching far and wide in order to bring you our weekly list. It’s a tough job as we sift through a ton of high-quality tracks just to settle for just 5 so we switched it up so now we curating the Top 10 Submissions. Now that is what we call dedication, so sit back relax and get familiar with these acts.
Remember, don’t forget to support them by sharing their works.
If you like this article check out our previous entries HERE

 

 

Vos – “Like Water”

This is the 5th song I’ve released for my Vos Wednesday releases. It’s Bruce Lee inspired let me know your thoughts

Vos is a Musician who operates out of Las Vegas. He is originally from Chicago IL, but he moved to Vegas after graduating from the university VCU in Richmond VA. While in University Vos not only developed his own style of music with the release of his 1st full length album “The Melancholy of Nevos Tyler” aka “MONT” he also hosted the radio show “Secret Bonus Level” which still airs on WRIR 97.3fm. Vos is currently releasing a song a week as a member of “Sadart Collective” to expand his already impressive discography. You can catch Vos performing all over Vegas and you can also find him @notsoviciousvos on all social media platforms. Find his music streaming on all platforms, I.e. Spotify, apple music, amazon music, Tidal, YouTube, SoundCloud etc.

Get it on Apple Music//Youtube// Deezer//Soundcloud

Mr.Peabody – “let go”

Mr.Peabody‘s “let go” is a melancholic piece that tells the story of a broken man who was saved by the pad and pen. Over an upbeat guitar-driven trap backdrop, he shares his feelings and how he uses the pad and pen as the perfect therapy against the drama-filled world he lives in.
Get it on Apple Music//Spotify//Soundcloud

 

 

Mash Louis – “Next, Pt. 2”

Mash Louis brings very vibrant energy on his single “Next, Pt. 2.” Over a bass-heavy trap backdrop, he displays a mix of wit and fiery lyrical acumen that will keep listeners engaged from start to finish

 

 

AUGUST – “Velveta”

AUGUST‘s “Velveta” is an insightful look into the pain of unrequited love. Over a dark, ominous backdrop, AUGUST delivers an interesting take on the subject as he battles his inner feelings.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud// Spotify

 

Queen Drie – “Mama”

Queen Drie ‘s”Mama” is the 3rd single from her stable and it’s a heartwarming tribute to her mother. She details all the ups and downs her mum had to go through and how her strength helped make her who she is.
In her own words “This song is a Birthday/Mother’s Day gift to my mom, Lydia. I love you more than the limit of verbal language allows me to express.

 

 

 

TURNA – “MJ DOOM”

Manchester based producer TURNA‘s “MJ DOOM” is a mash up of MF Doom‘s “My Favourite Ladies” and Michael Jackson‘s “I Can’t Help It.”
It’s pretty groovy from start to finish.

 

 

 

Anoki x Gio x Oved Da Kid – “Dial Tone”

Anoki and Gio team up with Oved Da Kid for their new collaboration titled “Dial Tone.” The trio makes use of a soft, soulful backdrop courtesy of CHEGELA and delivers a blend of lyrical styles that range from mellow to fiery.
They also throw in a little interpolation of the classic song by the late Bill Withers.
Get it on Soundcloud.

 

 

 

Broughton – “Underachiever”

Broughton shares some insightful thoughts on his new single “Underachiever.” Over a reflective backdrop, the rapper takes time to reflect on his own flaws and self-doubts. Far from being rueful, he uses his flaws as his strength as he aims to achieve his goals at all odds. Get it on Soundcloud.

 

 

 

Speech & The Vagabond Family – “Just Too Cold (feat. Rambo & Danny B.)”

Speech & The Vagabond Family are back in the fold with the visuals for his previously released single “Just Too Cold.” The upbeat jazz-infused MRK SX, produced jam gets the perfect visual treatment and brings the various black experience to the forefront thanks to director Nakeeta Nova. The video was shot by Kerry K.D. Gray at WERD studios in Atlanta, the very first Black-owned radio station, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke on the airwaves and where Madam CJ Walker had her beauty shop. Needless to say, the spirit in the room gave everyone goosebumps.
Stream Expansion Pt. 1, available now Vagabond Records and Tapes. on all DSPs here

 

 

Trak – “Sheikh”

Trak ‘s “Sheikh” is a nice display of cultures as the Canadian rapper mixes his Arabic roots and Western upbringing, Trak is originally Egyptian, born in the Middle East (Qatar). Over a dark hard-hitting trap backdrop, he delivers a tongue-in-cheek performance that details his background and how he straddles between both worlds.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud

 

 

 

Tieran – “Hold Hands”

Tieran drops a new cut titled “Hold Hands” which sees him in his element. Over a cheerful self-produced backdrop, he tells the story of doing the impossible; escaping the friend zone. “Hold Hands” is the fourth single off of Tieran’s upcoming album Where’s She At?. Listen here.

 

 

 

Yung Pacemaker – “7Bs”

Connecticut native Yung Pacemaker delivers a hard-hitting jam titled “7Bs.” Over a dark texture layered with thumping drums and ominous keys, Pacemaker shows us how minimalistic rap can go a long way.

Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud

 

 

 

Dmts – “Pardon Me, A Mothers Pain”

Dmts‘ “Pardon Me, A Mothers Pain” is a true-life story of his upbringing. Backed by a lush, anthemic, and soulful backdrop, Dmts takes us back to the start and shows us the different stages of life and how his many endeavors affected his mother. He doesn’t shy away from sharing his time in Juvenile detention, adult prison to eventually turning his life around. His main goal is to create a new and positive path for the next generation of youth while educating them with unique storytelling through his music. His message is unity, ownership and creating generational wealth.
Dmts is a business owner, author, community leader, and artist with a story to inspire others. He ran for Mayor in 2019 in his town and even though he didn’t win the seat others say he won something way more important, he won the people & the city! Get it on Tidal//Deezer//Spotify//

 

 

 

John Alex Harper – “Nostradamus” (feat. Mike L!ve)

John Alex Harper teams up with Mike L!ve on “Nostradamus.” A lyric dense piece draped by a soulful, reflective texture. This is solid from start to finish. Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud

 

 

Pat junior – “Rest!”

Pat junior‘s “Rest!” is an insightful track that highlights the importance of self-care in a world full of hustlers and grinding. The visual is quite vivid and showcases the rapper surrounded by chaos. Undeterred he is staying away from all the madness around him by simply taking a rest. Get it on  Spotify//Apple Music//Deezer//

 

 

 

M.O. Littles feat. Rich Kidd – “Faded”

M.O. Littles teams up with Canadian hip-hop veteran Rich Kidd on “Faded.” The duo comes through with their individual lyrical style over an ominous hard-hitting backdrop. As the title suggests, the styles range from smooth to edgy as they fade off into the blue skies. After a brief hiatus from releasing music, to focus on his thriving podcast, Welcome To The Shot Club. Get it on Apple Music.

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