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New Music & Videos: Dawn Richard, Desiigner, Musiq Soulchild, Dave East, ASAP Ferg & more

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Dawn taps back in with another video for her catchy tune entitled “LA” featuring Trombone Shorty. Directed by Monty Marsh, the NOLA born singer hits the streets of Los Angeles as she rocks out to her perfectly in tune song.

Be sure to catch Dawn on the Redemption Tour on the following dates:

July 13 – Our Club, Detroit
July 14 – Pitchfork Festival, Chicago
July 15 – Drake, Toronto
July 19 – Port City Music Hall, Portland
July 20 – Great Scott, Boston
July 21 – Coda, Philadelphia
July 22 – Knitting Factory, Brooklyn

In case you missed it, check out Dirty Projectors latest visual featuring Dawn for “Cool Your Heart.”

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ABIR Celebrates Everyone That Are Making Things Happen With “Girls” [New Music]

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After riding the “WAVE” with Masego on her debut release earlier this year, ABIR is back at it again with, “GIRLS,” which was premiered via Billboard.

Never one to bite her tongue, the 21-year-old Moroccan-born singer/songwriter sips tea and throws shade towards all the catty girls and BS boys that she’s crossed paths with. However, ABIR insists that “this record isn’t about being bitter or hating on anyone – it’s actually a celebration and an anthem for all the young girls and boys making sh*t happen!”

ABIR doubled down on that notion by enlisting a dozen of NYC’s most influential young girls for a one-of-a-kind social media campaign on Instagram, featuring London Zhiloh, Minahil Ayazm, and seemingly every “IT” girl of Summer 16. Having already shared the stage this year with The-Dream, DAWN, Elhae and many others, expect ABIR to keep the shows coming.

Check out the track above.

Follow Her Everywhere: @xoabir

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D∆WN Lands Business Partnership Deal with MBK Entertainment/RED Associated Labels

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D∆WN is readying to release Redemption, one of the most hotly anticipated releases of 2016, through a new partnership with MBK Entertainment/RED Associated Labels. The fiercely independent-maven will reveal details soon for the third and final installment of her critically-acclaimed music trilogy series.

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‘Redemption’ marks The Red Era of the trilogy, it is a celebratory effort and D∆WN’s freedom song. In 2013 a courageous and regal songstress released her solo debut album, Goldenheart which reached #1 on iTunes R&B/Soul and iTunes Top 25 albums chart within hours. Goldenheart received universal acclaim from contemporary music critics who hailed D∆WN as one of the best new acts in pop and R&B.

Fast forward to January 2015, D∆WN released her sophomore album Blackheart, many notable sources named the album one of the best of 2015 including Rolling Stone, Fact Mag and Pitchfork. For the rollout, D∆WN revealed a darker imaginative side and released a total of nine visuals within a six month period of the release, a ground-breaking feat for an independent artist. The album peaked at No. 2 on Billboard‘s Dance/Electronic chart.

As an independent artist, D∆WN is carving out an inimitable lane and breaking barriers in music, film, fashion and technology with her innovative approach. She has captured the hearts of a dedicated and diverse fanbase spanning hip-hop, pop, R&B, EDM and dance music. YouTube and the tech-savvy publication The Verge recently announced D∆WN as the first-ever artist to perform for the newly launch YouTube LIVE 360° series. D∆WN is also set to perform her ‘Redemption’ live show internationally including North American festival stages at FORM Arcosanti (May 13), Moogfest (May 21) and Folsom (May 27).

Major congrats to D∆WN!

For more information on D∆WN, visit:
Twitter.com/DawnRichard
Instagram.com/DawnRichard
Facebook.com/DawnRichard
DawnRichard.tumblr.com
Soundcloud.com/Dawn_Richard

About MBK Entertainment:
MBK Entertainment Inc. established in 1996, is a full service music production, film/tv and artist management company with studios and offices in New York and Los Angeles and is headed by Jeff Robinson and Jeanine McLean. Having launched the career of Alicia Keys and having managed the careers of many others including Tyrese, Tiara Thomas, Justine Skye, Elle Varner and Gabi Wilson to name a few, they have a proven track record of breaking new artists and building them into powerhouse brands.

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Dawn – “Wake Up” [New Music]

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Amplifying your speakers, D∆WN just back into action with a dance-cut entitled “Wake Up.” The song comes from her upcoming album Redemption.

D∆WN exclusively told the Paper Magazine:

“With ‘Wake Up,’ it’s a story of an altered reality where the dream feels like real life. The wish that a dreamer’s world could be the reality.”

“Wake Up” is the follow up to her infectious MachineDrum-produced “Not Above That” which went No. 1 on the iTunes Electronic single and video charts.

Just yesterday, our Fly Girl jumped on a official track with DJ Carisma featuring Mila J and Honey C titled “Bad Gals Club.”

Check out the new “Wake Up” above.

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SFPL Music: Dawn Richard – “Not Above That (Deadboy Remix)”

Dawn Richard put her vocal touches on the Deadboy Remix to “Not Above That”, which is part of limited edition vinyl release.

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SFPL Music: Dawn Richard Is Back With Club Tune “Not Above That”

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Dawn Richard formerly of Danity Kane and Diddy – Dirty Money is readying for the release of her new LP RED*emp*tion, and to give us a taste she’s released “Not Above That.” A electronic track that is sure to make you bob your head or sway your hips, its complemented well by her breathy vocals. You class listen to the latest from D∆WN below. You can also catch her on tour starting in March.

Tour Dates

March 12 — New York, NY @ Webster Hall
March 14 — Washington, DC @ DC9
March 17 — Austin, TX @ SXSW
April 21 — Minneapolis @ Cedar Cultural Center
April 22 — Chicago, IL @ Reggies
May 20 — North Carolina @Moogfest

 

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SFPL Music: D∆WN (Dawn Richard) Puts A Fly Spin on “Hello” by Adele

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In this incredibly-fly remixed version of Adele’s “Hello” produced by Swagg R’Celious, D∆WN does only what she knows best by making this cover all her own, and it’s amazing!

In a conversation with Pitchfork, Dawn said:

“I’m always skeptical about doing covers.  If I do them, I usually take them and morph them into my own.  For example, when I covered Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” my producer and I sat down to create a distinct sound for the track.  Recreating “Hello” was no different because I had the urge to cover it in my own way. I just couldn’t resist a record that was so well written.”

Take a listen as she transports you into her world:

Catch D∆WN live in Los Angeles at the Troubadour on December 15th. Get more info HERE

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SFPL Music: Dawn Richard – “Hollywould”

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Dawn Richard gives us an introspect of what “Hollywould” is capable of, as one has to be ready — to be about that life of The City of Angels. Moving to the big city with a dream, she to faces a few complicated situations, as she tries to fit in. As Dawn, delivers this in-depth musical story, lets see how it all pans out.

Check it out below:

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SFPL Music: D∆WN Releases Her New ‘Dance’ Remix EP

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The Dawn Era just won’t stop! Dawn is back with a remix EP for her breakout single “Dance”. The breakout single has already hit a half a million and doesn’t show signs of stopping.

The independent Queen joins forces with DJs : SpacePlant x Lliam Taylor, Vito Fun, Body Language and The TWINKIDS to create some of the most intricate mixes to date. Dawn doesn’t seem to be letting up as she is constantly giving us her best, earning the name the hardest working woman in music.

Check out the FULL EP below:

D∆WN – Dance Remix (EP) on iTunes / Apple Music: HERE
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New Music: Dawn Richard Debuts New Track “Dance” Penned By Ester Dean

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D∆WN strikes back with a vengeance with new single “Dance.”  This infectious record is the lead single from the third installment of her album trilogy called The Red Era. D∆WN enlists her trusty producers Noisecastle III and Swagg R’Celious along with power writer Ester Dean to unleash her best song to date.

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“I wanted to create a vibrant atmosphere.  The Red Era is about moving on, redeeming yourself, and finding redemption.  It’s time for people to tart feeling good and start embracing who they are while dancing in their own light.  That time is now … Let’s DANCE!” proclaimed D∆WN.

Check it out below:

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