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[Single]: No-Go [Artist]: Mike Sarge Overall Grade/Rating: 9/10Production: 9.6/10Lyrics: 9/10Melody: 9/10Execution: 9/10Subject Matter: 8.2/10Replay Value: 10/10Originality: 8/10 Rarely these days do you hear a sound that captures the listener in the first second of playing... this is what Mike Sarge's 'No-Go' does in an effortless way.  The tone and commanding vocals has just the perfect tinge of the 'chopped and screwed' effect added that makes this intro an instant attention grabber. From there, Mike Sarge makes his presence known -- his energy and intensity is instantly felt from the start of the catchy chorus.  The passionate rapper’s debut single gives an honest...

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i am the industry, indie artists -

Not every day do we get hip-hop artists who set a new flame in today's industry that can't be duplicated. Monti Korbelle is that. Standing solo in a lane carved out for him he announced his debut album, "Global Carbon Tax Economy." This release could not come at a stronger time. It's politically-motivated nature makes the impact that we need. The musical depth of the project is noteworthy - featuring several vocalists and showcasing the various stylings of Korbelle's lyrical inspirations.  He dares to make a bold statement in a world where being politically incorrect is a taboo - he...

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indie r&b, timothy leon -

Much needed in the industry today are artists that are passionate, highly skilled and make you FEEL the music that we as listeners desperately need. In a world of oversaturation, Timothy Léon is that artist AND more.  He has mastered the meaning of what an artist truly is and lives by it in his artistry. In his own powerful words, he believes "that as an artist, and a believer; my job in the marketplace is to remind people of God's divinity." And that is the same divinity that is captured in his music. The powerful messages backed by effortlessly vocals is...

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H.E.R, indie R&B, indie r&b, r&b -

H.E.R, a young but experienced and developed artist as already captured the Grammys. When asked about music in addition, to exclaiming that the "authenticity is coming back to R&B', she was asked: R&B is somewhat overlooked in the grand scheme of the industry, despite having such an impressive 2019. So it's great to see an artist like you represent the genre in these major categories. Her response was: 'R&B has always been about raw emotion, and I think the authenticity of it was missing. It was never dead -- we always listen to the classics that will remain timeless --...

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Category_Artist Spotlights, Category_Artists To Watch, melissa harrison -

What do you get when you blend rock with a classical twist? You get Melissa Harrison, a Kent based alternative pianist who۪s carving out her own lane in the music industry. Her unique style puts her in a league of her own particularly, in an industry devoid of true musicianship, her authenticity bleeds out and her passion rains through. She has been able to cultivate her gift of piano since the tender age of six when her fascination with the instrument got the best of her, in her own words she says it captured my imagination.۝ Her life without the...

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