The Signal

Watch: Scott Brown’s “One Day,” via #TheSignal

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Born in New York City, and transplanted to Houston, Scott Brown got a jump start in the industry as a child actor with roles in film and TV, including an appearance with Destiny’s Child.  Like Drake, Scott’s bite from the acting bug led him into music, coming full force just two years ago in 2013. […]

Frank Leone Debuts a Theatrical Masterpiece of a Rap Song on #THESIGNAL

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In the past year, The Signal, All Def Digital’s weekly show that acts as an artist accelerator platform, has served up a smorgasbord of rap-centric programming, featuring every sub-genre of rap imaginable, from backpack rap to trap to trippy psychedelic rap, from a diverse selection of artists, ranging from those who are stereotypical in their aesthetic, to femcees, […]

Watch: Open Mic Champ Sahtyre x Hippie Sabotage, “Forgive Me”

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Once upon a time, a young Sahtyre found himself sneaking out of the house in the middle of the night to attend the legendary open mic workshop, “Project Blowed.” For a hungry young artist like him, the workshop was a chance to be schooled and surrounded by some of the most legendary masters of the […]

Watch: Nashville Native Alocodaman Premieres “How I Roll” Visuals via #TheSignal

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Newcomer Alocodaman, from the East side of Nashville, recently released his debut project, Straight Off the Porch, in March, after putting in significant work building a buzz from Atlanta to Nashville.  The seven track EP is available on both and  The first two leaks, “Want It All” & “Major Flexxin” couldn’t have been more different, stylistically, in every […]

Watch: Apollo Ali Drops Visuals for “Purge” via #TheSignal

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On this episode of #THESIGNAL, Apollo Ali, hailing from Camden, NJ, drops the second visual, “Purge,” from his new album Contradiction. Apollo first burst onto to the scene in 2010, when he dropped H.I.M. (History in the Making).  Over the past five years, with a lot of hustle and even more flow, Apollo built up a buzz […]

Watch: Waka Flocka’s Protege Ben G’s “A Hit Away,” via #TheSignal

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This week’s episode of The Signal features Waka Flocka’s protege, a rapper by the name of Ben G, who hails from South Carolina.  Fresh off tour with Flocka, Ben G has been hard at work putting together his upcoming EP, Spanish Moss & Collard Greens.  The inspiration for the EP is derived from his Southern […]

All Def Digital’s ‘The Signal’ Presents: BMAC THE QUEEN’s “Cry Babies”

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This week’s installment of The Signal brings introduces viewers to BMAC THE QUEEN. The Crenshaw-bred femcee is ready to show the world her lyrical talents after making her debut on super producer Hit-Boy’s 2014 We the Plug compilation, and penning the catchy chorus for Kevin Gates and August Alsina’s hit collab, “I Don’t Get Tired.”  As the only female rapper in […]

Watch: Tona Reps for Toronto on All Def Digital’s ‘The Signal’


On this episode of The Signal, we find Toronto’s own Tona luving it with the visuals for his third single, “Luv It.”  Immediately following his Juno win for “Best Rap Recording” with Naturally Born Strangers, a group compromised of Tona, Rich Kidd, and Adam Bomb, as well as his MMVA  (Much Music Video Award) Nomination for “Best Hip Hop […]

Watch: #TheSignal, Nacho Picasso x Harry Fraud in “In the Trump”

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Nacho Picasso, the tatted up emcee from Seattle, is back on the scene with the visuals for a new release, “In the Trump.”  The Harry Fraud produced track is the lead release from Nacho Picasso’s upcoming project, Blunt Raps 2, which drops Friday, June 19th.  Check out the video via All Def Digital’s The Signal […]

All Def Digital’s ‘The Signal’ Presents: Kings Dead “So What”


Boston duo, Kings Dead, consists of MC/song writer, Sonny Shotz, and Producer/Film Scorer, Alexander Mendoza.  With an eclectic, alternative, hip-hop sound, they’ve been recognized as the one of the hottest college touring acts in the United States, performing at over 50 colleges and universities.  These guys put in work!  In sequence, they’ve released projects including […]

All Def Digital’s ‘The Signal’ Presents: Quadry’s “Tropic Blu”


Nineteen year old QUADRY, from Baton Rouge, LA, is this week’s Signal of the week, with his debut visual, “Tropic Blu,” from his Dopè project, which dropped last year.  Thelonious Martin provides the rapper with an assist on the composition for the record, while creating a soundtrack for QUADRY to wax poetic about internal conflicts he has regarding […]