Song of the Day: Making Out With Vampires – Amanda Frances

AMANDA FRANCES is a post-pop artist, songwriter, videographer and Web3 innovator hailing from Toronto. The multidisciplinary artist is also COO of Sadboy Records, one of Canada’s fastest growing indie labels.

Frances has quickly turned heads with her razor sharp wit and glitchy pop productions. Featuring cheeky one-liners, her single, ‘making out with vampires came to light after she learned what love should, and shouldn’t be, and how to protect her own energy.

With a six -track visual album set to drop this year, Frances demonstrates a drive to innovate by dropping her genesis NFT project with decent.xyz for the upcoming debut EP, attachment theory, produced by JUNO-nominated producer, Father Bobby Townsend.

Have a listen to Amanda’s ‘making out with vampires’ below…

Kadi Unveils Touching Beautifully Raw Single, ‘Blood’

On receiving support from BBC Radio Kent with single ‘Silver Lining’, emerging pop-soul singer/songwriter from KADI follows up with another emotive offering titled ‘Blood’.

Bearing the burdens on this track, Kadi reveals her inner thoughts. ‘Blood’ is about family and realising that behind our roles we are all human beings, imperfect people and it’s up to us to build that relationship.

Speaking of the track, the South East Londoner says: “I wrote this song at the park after an argument, I remember being really unhappy and I was thinking about all the chaos and hardship that occurred in my childhood.”

Kadi released her debut single ‘Unlearn’ 2020 and then followed up with ‘Short and Sweet’. This year sees the 23-year-old continuing to unveil her story through her music…so get the taste of her experiences and have a listen to ‘Blood’ below…

Song of the Day: Never Felt So Alone – Captains Of The Imagination

Responding to feelings of social isolation and the double-edged sword of digital connectivity, ‘Never Felt So Alone’ is the third single from CAPTIONS OF IMAGINATION‘s full EP Fingerprint.

Straight outta Geneva, Switzerland – who are often compared to a modern incarnation of the Fugees or the Black Eyed Peas – this trio combines rapping, singing, and musicianship with both distinctive lyrical content and their own vibe.

Taking a step in the direction of combating taboos around mental health, vocalists Imagine, Dr Koul and Evita Koné lead by example by sharing their angst instead of bottling it up. French beatmaker Josra constructs a sonic atmosphere built around vibrating basslines and strident synthesizers, backed by British violinist Julian Azkoul’s urgent bow strokes.

Musically, the song goes beyond its subject matter, as ‘Never Felt So Alone’ is as catchy and danceable as its music video is stylish and entertaining. Check it out below…

Watch Theo Tams’ Video For FBG Featuring Karma Rivera

Lifted from his brand new EP, ‘Trilogy III’, THEO TAMS shares his single, ‘FBG’ (F**k Boy Games) with an accompanied video.

Carrying an infectious electro R&B vibe ‘FBG’, featuring rapper Karma Rivera, is an upfront and hook-filled middle finger to anyone who has done you wrong. This track embraces self-worth, drawing on the experience of finally getting to a point where you no longer feel the need to accept inexcusable treatment by a partner.

Why not check out the video for ‘FBG’ below…

Song of the Day: Projects Heat – SPRTYK

SPRTYK (Sporty K) is the epitome of a modern-day ‘jack of all trades’. The New York based rapper continues to make ground-breaking moves and is ready to crank up the temperature for her latest offering ‘Projects Heat’.

SPRTYK uses this track to emphasis her unorthodox style and flow, the production by Nephew Hesh, who has worked with artists like Westside Gunn and Mavi, creates the perfect canvas for the stylish rapper to demonstrate her infectious sound. Renowned for her energetic and charismatic personality she effortlessly showcases these elements as she pays homage to living life in the New York projects.

The recent collaborations that SPRTYK is getting involved in speaks volumes to the trajectory of the artist’s career! Known for her entrepreneurial spirit, the talented rapper is stepping into the exciting metaverse to spearhead a project with Budwiser and Gary Vee’s company ‘VaynerMedia’ to release a coveted NFT. This will be revolutionary as it will bring virtual performances, unparalleled content, and diverse social networking, helping SPRTYK tap into her already growing worldwide fanbase. Following this impressive collaboration, the talented rapper is planning to release her own unique NFT drops celebrating creative empowerment and collaborative creativity amongst women across multi-disciplines.

After a successful 2021, SPRTYK is in great standing to take over the music industry. Her last single ‘Bad Temper’ was featured in 5 high profile Spotify playlists including the illustrious Discover Weekly and was picked up by a number of notable platforms such as BBC Radio, Apple Music, KISS FM, Revolt TV as well as various Vevo playlists. The confident rapper has shared the stage with artists like Coi Leray, Mick Jenkins, and many more, alluring crowds with her assertive, and compelling live performances, she recently demonstrated this at her latest set at Boiler Room Festival.

SPRTYK’s momentum extends beyond just music, as the CEO and creative director of STAR CLUB ENTERTAINMENT she has worked and styled some of the most prominent artists and brands in America. Her work roster consists of names like A$AP Ferg, Joey Bada$$, Westside Boogie as well as major brands such as Billionaire Boys Club and Vans. The Bronx based rapper is rapidly becoming an unstoppable force and will continue to break down barriers and boundaries as she takes 2022 by storm. Check her out below…