New Track: Sacrifice – A1 (Drake cover)

A1 kicks off Monday with his take on Drake’s slammer, ‘Sacrifice’. The cover track is the third installment from the series #A1Mondays, where this Washington D.C. emcee put his spin on recent hip-hop hits from the mainstream, on Mondays of this month.

A1‘s previous installment, Honey was recently named Song of the Week by NEW LEASE MUSIC…let’s see if his latest offering follow suit…check it out!

New Track: Honey – A1

A1 reeled off another hot installment from his series #A1Mondays, taking shape of his version of Bryson Tiller’s latest track, ‘Honey’.

For the remainder of this month, A1 will be putting his spin on hip-hop bangers from the mainstream, so be sure to check future bangers on Twitter.

For now, catch the Monday vibe with the revamped version of ‘Honey’.

New Track: Picture Me Rollin’ – A1

It’s been sometime this underground rap contender has been out of the NEW LEASE MUSIC limelight, but A1 is makes a bold return with all guns blazing with his take on  Nipsey Hussle’s banger, ‘Picture Me Rollin’.

This track is part of A1‘s series called #A1Mondays where he’ll freestyle over mainstream instrumentals every Monday of this month.

So go ahead and listen to the first installment from the epic series.

New Music Video: I Can Tell You – Quincy (ft. Al B Sure!)

R&B crooner QUINCY is back with his pops Al B Sure! for the remake of the 80’s hit, ‘Night & Day.’

The track, originally recorded by Al B Sure! in 1988,  stole the top spot on the Billboard Hot Black Single chart which led to a Grammy nomination for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance the following year.

Almost twenty years later,  QUINCY looking to repeat his father’s success by adding his extra sultry/after hours trademark to the R&B classic…so go ahead, check out the video!

New Track: What’s Love Got To Do With It? – XY&O

Haze pop trio XY&O return with their first release of the year with a remake of Tina Turner 80’s smash hit, ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’. The summery synth pop makeover re-introduces the band back in 2017 before two of their own singles drop in the spring.

“We got asked to work on a cover so we wanted to stay away from anything too obvious or close to home. So, an 80s slammer from an iconic behemoth voiced diva felt far enough away.” – Skip Curtis (vocals)

2016 saw huge things for the band with over 10 million streams on their debut EP ‘Shimmer + Shade’ , playing at Glastonbury Festival, and signing a label services deal with Kobalt, launching their own brand.

Listen to what could be one of the biggest summer anthems of the year.

New Music Video: Fake Love – Teenear

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TEENEAR makes her second entry on NEW LEASE MUSIC with some well-welcomed attitude through her latest cover on Drake’s banger, Fake Love.

The young modern R&B songstress has massive plans for 2017: her next major releases include Last Night, a song that fuses R&B with bounce and carefree breakup anthem; Love Me/Leave Me which features rapper Fetty Wap. The former is a bass heavy, relatable banger  and its follow-up has the teenager giving her beau an ultimatum over a fun, summer-ready beat.

In addition to releasing potential hits, the newcomer will also perform as a part of the iHeart  Radio Juice Tour.

Check out this star-on-the-rise video to her cover of Fake Love.

 

 

New Track: Rambo – Denzel Washington

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Hailing from Ohio, NEW LEASE MUSIC new favourite, DENZEL WASHINGTON has dropped this spanking new single, entitled Rambo.

The singer/songwriter puts a seamlessly smooth R&B spin on Bryson Tiller’s banger of the name, taken from the first album Trap Soul.

The R&B/Soul newcomer released his debut soul-tugging/melodic EP entitled Symphonic Revelations Pt.1 last year. The first release from the 8-track production, Grind, showcases his very fresh fusion of hip-hop and R&B..it’s definitely worth a trial, so if you have the time, go check it out…but for now, kick back out enjoy Denzel’s version of Rambo.

 

 

Song of the Day: Dwaine Hayden – Stitches (Cover)

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DWAINE HAYDEN gives a silky smooth R&B treatment to Shawn Mendes hit Stitches.

Coming from a large musical family, Dwaine has adopted powerhouse vocals that’s reminiscent of the 80s with a rich soulful tone that draws you into the modern-day.

At a young age he perform at the Earls Court Stadium, supporting Jay-Z and Beyoncé as part of a collective of upcoming artists. The newcomer also performed in an intimate setting for Prince Charles, Jay-Z, Rev Run, Russell Simmons and Trevor Nelson.

He went on to become lead vocalist for The Trinity Band, reaching the semi –finals on Must be the Music (sky1) and winning live and unsigned 2011 after the group split up. More recently, Dwaine appeared on The Voice UK 2016 with Paloma Faith  as his mentor.

Judging from his authentic vocals, coupled with his charismatic style and larger-than-life personality, the sky is beyond the limit for this guy…why don’t you check out his mind-blowing performance.