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Vacation

Derin Falana and his crew never left Canada until they all took flight together to Miami for his latest video ‘Vacation’, a testament to what hard work and dedication can do, making dreams become reality as they reap the fruits of their labor in Miami having a good time while shooting this video. The energy is contagious as Derin exudes positive vibes through the screen with scenes of happiness, sunshine, beaches and friends. Creating the perfect anthem for any vacation trip or get away, capturing the emotion of leaving home and being free. Promoting putting in hard work at the beginning in ordder to enjoy relaxation at the end, encouraging listeners to have fun during their journey and to take responsibility of their life and once you do the door will begin to open and opportunities for Vacations or whatever you desire will manifest. Make sure you check out this feel good track below and as always…

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‘Frequency’

Kid Cudi has been in the spotlight recently for all the wrong reasons, battling from depression and mental illness Cudi recently enrolled into a hospital for help. Today Da Bassment Blog would like to shed a light of positivity on this musical genius as he releases his new single “Frequency”. Speaking about the invisible realm of sound, capturing a tribal feel mixed with cinematic un-orthodox sounds married with sultry airy vocals. Producing a liquid wavy vortex that ushers you into your own dimension. Using visuals to capture the essence of the song with a dark trippy under-tone which depicts Cudi as a rapping silhouette from the shadows. Make sure you tune into Cudi’s ‘Frequency’ below and as always…

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B.A.S.I.C

Eric Williams II better known by his stage name B.A.S.I.C. (an acronym for Be About Success In Controversy) is an up and coming American hip-hop artist with much promise. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia, the Aspire To Inspire Music Group representative came out of the shadows when he made it to the final round of Norfolk radio station’s 103 Jamz Fest in the summer of 2012. Since then he has been in the studio working hard and hitting the scene, especially after the release of his project in March 2013 titled “XXV (25)” collage of lyrics that express feelings, stories, and lessons learned from his journey as a 25 year old man in Virginia. Shortly after its release, B.A.S.I.C. won Hip Hop Artist Of The Year, as well as winning the Mixtape Of The Year Award sponsored by DS Magazine. While constantly connecting with people via social media on a personal level to organically build his fan base, B.A.S.I.C. has performed countless times all over within his hometown and has also gained notoriety by performing in North Carolina, New York and Connecticut. In November of 2014, he released a self-produced and personal song called ‘Ups & Downs,’ the first single from his upcoming album “E,” that received air play on 103 Jamz and substantial traffic on various blogs. With claims of this particular album being his most personal and reflecting body of work, B.A.S.I.C. is hedging forward in showcasing his talents and abilities as a staple in Virginia’s hip hop culture, while pursuing and reaching the globe over. Make sure you stream his latest singles “No patience” and “too much” below and as always…

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Grown Up Calls

Today’s post come from the very talented Toro Y MOI as he follows his fourth studio album and brings to the screen a sonic experience featuring all new live arrangements. Filmed in the middle of the Mojave desert, the vibes are to die for as you get lost in the mystic instrumentation and groovy visuals. This video is easy like Sunday morning and a great stress reliever for a hectic day or early morning meditation, do your self a favor and stream below and as always…

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BooDha

Today I’m excited to present to you an energetic electric track by Brooklyn’s own KAMAU called “BooDha”. This video embodies the art and energy of a female, KAMAU explains the beauty and intelligence of a women but also acknowledging her figure and shape. KAMAU appreciates the female energy and embraces it rather than abusing it and becoming possessive. The visuals accent the song perfectly as you see a mesmerizing dancer hypnotizing the viewers with her routine. Please make sure you check this video out below and as always…

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The Afrikan Space Program

Today’s post comes from a talented producer who goes by the name of Ras G. Not too often does a sound tickle the ears as well as blow you away mentally, but leave it to Ras G and his comrades to produce a sound so unique that it requires you to listen numerous times before catching everything that is going on. Manipulating melodies and creating the perfect imperfect beat, making off-beat weirdness sound cool. Not only does he deliver sonic-ally but he accompanies his sound with intense visual concepts that accent the song well. The Los Angeles producer prides himself in making unconventional brilliant music while mixing genre’s creating a fusion that’s international. Delivering sounds seldom heard on the western hemisphere, opening a new world for the listener to explore. Make sure you check out Ras G song below and as always…

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Irish Soul

Today Dabassmentblog reviews a unique and original Irish group called Hare Squead. This trio creates R&B soul music all the way in Ireland, building a culture which opens diversity in music were they live. Combining R&B, soul and pop this trio captures universal frequencies on their latest single “If I Ask”. Incorporating R&B production while sustaining a hip-hop dominance while electronic sounds cut through the beat creating a pulse for the listener. Breaking barriers of genre’s by merging electronic, soul and pop all in one. Make sure you check out this fun track below and as always…

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