On The Rise

On The Rise: Toosii Says ‘Thank You For Believing’ Is Best Project of the Year

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Words By: Miss Wright Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Where the streets meet romance, Nau’Jour Grainger, better known as Toosii, has proven to be one of the fastest rising artists we’ve seen this year. The Raleigh rapper gained widespread popularity with his 2020 album Platinum Heart, giving us a gritty sound with a sensitive touch. […]

On The Rise: Haviah Mighty on Battling the Barriers of Canadian Hip-Hop

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Words by: Remi Okoli Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information While the masses have latched onto names like The Weeknd, Drake, & Justin Bieber, the Canadian Hip-Hop and R&B space offers much promise for those willing to take a deeper look. In particular, the past few years have proven to cultivate talented female artists within the […]

On The Rise: Get Acquainted With Quality Control’s Lakeyah

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Written by: Malcolm Mcknight Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information From poetry slammer to viral sensation, Milwaukee rapper Lakeyah has traveled a unique road that would eventually lead the Milwaukee representative to a coveted deal with Atlanta’s Quality Control imprint. Since then, the budding emcee and singer has graced tracks alongside the likes of Lil Baby, […]

On The Rise: Quilo Remixes Tay-K 47 Summer Smash “The Race”

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Central Jersey Artist QUILO, the front runner of Long Money Long Ways music group has touched the scene and made some noise. From the exact area of South Toms River, NJ he has made some great music with his own unique style. He has worked with artist such as Remy Boy Kaos & Stitches, and […]

On The Rise: Dyson Alexander Drops New Video + Talks Music


Upcoming artist and songwriter Dyson Alexander is rising out of Northern Virginia bringing a new refreshing sound. With a style and swag of his own, the young heartthrob is currently promoting his cuffing season anthem, “Tap My Phone” off his first official EP. The video shows Dyson on a rooftop spittin’ realness directed towards a […]

On The Rise: Lord Cartel Drops A New Visual & Talks Music


Hailing from the east coast, Lord Cartel is a rising artist from New Jersey who plans to leave his mark on the east coast. At the age of 28, he’s built an impressive resume – just getting off of The Smokers Club Tour with Smoke Dza along with sharing a venue Erykah Badu & Wiz Khalifa, and […]

On The Rise: Jay Boogie Recollects on Self Love, Life, and Music In ‘Jesus Loves Me Too’

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3,969 Miles separates Brooklyn from Berlin. With a 6 hour time difference and a language barrier most would find difficult at best, one thing resonates despite it all. Jay Boogie’s music, glamour, and undeniable panache. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Breaking the mold is important in today’s musical landscape. A unique sound, presentation, and personality […]

On The Rise: Xuitcasecity Releases New Single, “Where Do We Go”

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Rising Pop duo, XUITCASECITY (pronounced Suitcase City / XCC) comprised of vocalist Mike Gomes and rapper Cam Young, take an introspective look at gratitude and loyalty on their second single, “Where Do We Go“, available today on digital music platforms. Their debut album, INDXGO, comes out August 18th, and is available for pre-order now on iTunes! NEW ALBUM “INDXGO” OUT AUGUST 18th PRE ORDERS AVAILABLE NOW

On The Rise: Fendi Frost Drops Video For, “NIU”

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“Filling A Void” EP has gained major recognition as of lately with singles like “Supa Fly” (Produced By Billionaire Boyscout) and “Rendezvous” Ft. PT Ruger which recently hit a million views on Worldstar.  Fendi Frost is back with his latest single off of the EP “NIU” which comes with a different sound showing that Fendi can do it […]

On The Rise: G4SHI Releases New Single “24 Hours”

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Brooklyn based hip-hop artist G4SHI releases new single “24 Hours” available for stream and download at all digital partners. “24 Hours” is the follow up to G4SHI’s heavily streamed singles, “Disrespectful” and “Turn Me Down.” Together, both records have garnered over 22 Million streams on Spotify alone and have been featured on top playlists across all digital platforms including […]

On The Rise: Keezy Gramz Drops Video For “Hustle + Muscle”

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NorthSide Jamaica native, Keezy Gramz, is adamant on staying out of jail by any means necessary. In his latest visual, “Hustle + Muscle” Gramz relives his life as a hustler; from his childhood days of trapping out of the bodega, to elevating as a Boss in the streets, as a grown man. The world is […]

On The Rise: ALBee AL Drops New Single, “Regular” Featuring Loso Loaded

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Jersey City native, AlBee Al is known for his gangster street lyrics and his hustler spirit, both in and out of the studio. To celebrate the summer, AlBee Al will be releasing new music, videos and content every Friday this summer. Last week he brought us the visuals to his single, “Loving You”, which showcases his […]

On The Rise: Lunice Shares New Single ft. Denzel Curry


Brand new music from Lunice Fermin Pierre II – Montreal’s premiere rap-producer – welcomes Denzel Curry alongside two more members of his crew ‘C9’: JK The Reaper & Nell. Pairing the innate and vivid experimentalism of both camps, Lunice and the 2016 XXL Freshman bring raw, hard hitting bars of political spiritualism standing up to […]

HG Locks & Manolo Rose Set City On Fire With New Single, “Lighter”

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One thing’s for certain, right now is an amazing time for New York Hip Hop scene, and newcomer HG Locks is here to heat up the game! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Bronx representative premiered his new single,”LIGHTER” (C.R.E.A.M 2K) featuring RocNation artist, Manolo Rose, last night on Power105 (via DJ Self)… and the airwaves […]

On The Rise: Ty The General Premiers New Video “The Game”


Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In 2010, 3 members formed a group known as CMF but now officially CMFM. Rapping is something they all enjoyed doing – putting they’re actual life experiences into music. After losing one of they’re closet friends to the system who started the group, the trio was inspired to push harder […]

On The Rise: Downtown Dolla Releases Video For Single, “Anotha One”

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Hailing from the Lower East Side, NY – Downtown Dolla continues to show and prove, releasing his newest video for his single “Anotha One.” After working with the likes of Dave East he is ready to set his trail. Take a look at the official video for “Anotha One” above! […]

On The Rise: Bay Area Based Musician Odie Releases His Highly Anticipated New “Crescendo”

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Originally from Toronto but now located in the Bay Area, alternative Hip-Hop artist ODIE, is cultivating his own unique sound. Bringing together elements from genres including Alternative Rock, Hip Hop, Soul, and Afro-Gospel/Beat, he transcends his listeners to a world built from an ethereal yet natural soundscape. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information After taking a […]

On The Rise: Rob K Releases Visual For Heart Felt Single “Y.O.U”

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Rob K sings his soul out on a heart felt track produced by DJ Royalty titled “Y.O.U.” “Love is a power thing and once it’s gone it can be gone forever. So cherish it and let those know how you feel before it’s too late.” Advertisement The overall video is […]

On The Rise: HG Locks Drops New Video + Interview

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Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Hailing from The Bronx, New York – HG Locks is on the rise after discovering a new passion in music. Laying down hit records and receiving positive feedback from his neighborhood; he was later inspired to venture out to the tri-state area where he then linked with Fetty Wap. Locks’ Hunned […]