Atlanta, Georgia – July 21st, 2022 – Few up-and-coming singer-songwriters can encapsulate the true spirit of R&B music. However, staying true to her own beat while also alluring audiences with the familiar 90’s Hip Hop and R&B appeal, AR Santiago’s newest album is set to soar.
Titled ‘SadGirlHours’, the new album was unveiled for audiences on July 18th, 2022, and delivers a resonant, enrapturing, and nostalgic 90’s feels and vibe. The album’s stellar track, “Falling” marks a first release of the 3-track EP, and also features vocals from hitmaker Jhene Aiko’s 3:16 in the record.
“Falling” stands out amidst a stream of other singles from contemporary artists with its subtle, eclectic style and magnetizing vocals by AR Santiago. Drawing listeners back into time, the heartfelt and poignant track offers audiences a peak into the personal experience of the artist- one that is both relatable and compelling.
“This song was very personal to me. I wrote it 5 years ago about an affair I had with someone who unbeknownst to me had a girlfriend. I speak about how infatuated i was and how I saw the signs but, I was naïve,” reminisces the artist regarding her new track.
Through her new record, the rising artist hopes to deliver a raw and memorable story about the many challenges of love, complete with fitting hard drums and compelling vocals.
Standing out due to her unique and powerful vocals, AR Santiago believes that she is sculpting a new wave in the beloved genre. Her characteristic style, look, and inviting appeal are what add onto the artist’s formidable musical brand.
With plans on doing a few festivals coming fall as well as securing a tour later this year, AR Santiago hopes to achieve her goal of becoming a household name as an artist and a songwriter.
Ashley-Renee Santiago, better known by her artistic identity AR Santiago was born in Philadelphia, PPennsylvania. A talented and seasoned R&B singer and songwriter, AR Santiago early on began working and building relationships with artists and writers like Nick Grant, B Hess, Verse Simmonds, Tate Kobang, and Pop Lord, among others. Perfecting her vocals and musical style, AR Santiago boasts a rich experience that includes writing and referencing for big leagues such as Usher and Summerella.
AR Santiago released her debut single “Crazy” in 2019 which depicted a spellbinding R&B spin on Britney Spears early 2000’s hit “Drive Me Crazy”. Ever since then, the artist has continued to adapt, evolve, and stun audiences with tracks such as “BAD” and “Falling”. Inspired by the work of her favorite icons Michael Jackson and Mariah Carey, Santiago continues to deliver stunning musical compositions.
Name: AR Santiago
Who Is Tae Daproducer ?
Taevione Lanier also known as Tae Daproducer is an producer- artist from Birmingham AL,
that has been heating up recently in the rap game. He has been dropping music videos along
with producer content on Youtube this past year and has gotten a good amount of attention.
Tae Daproducer has over 100k views on his Youtube videos & nearly 15k followers on Instagram. Tae Daproducer also has over 20,000 monthly listeners on Spotify , which is continuing to grow. Tae DaProducer looks to keep his momentum going by dropping more music , YouTube videos , and beats on his numerous platforms.
Tae Daproducer has set the standards high for many upcoming artists-producers. He is not only gaining love and fandom for his melodic songs and beats , but also for his risk taking ability to branch into new styles and creative lanes. His focus has always been the people because without them he would be nowhere and his talent would be unheard.Tae Daproducer has always crafted his songs with his fans and audience in mind and believes that to be the best and only approach if you want to truly connect with your fans.
You can find him on all the major platforms such as Apple Music , Instagram , Spotify , and
YouTube simply by searching…
(Apple Music ,Spotify, YouTube ) : Tae Daproducer
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Gucci Gordy turns his music hobby into a lifestyle
Q. Who is Gucci Gordy? Gucci Gordy is the mmelinum version of Barry Gordy of Motwn.
Q. How’d you get into the music industry to begin with? I started in St Louis, and it started out as a hobby.
Q. Why would an artist get dropped from a major label? Does it all just come down to the bottom line? An artist would get dropped by not meeting expectations versus the risk of the investment. It does because labels lose a lot of money because they spend money frivolously and if an artist don’t recoup their money, they get dropped. Major Labels spend money differently and artist are left to recoup. Any artist would have to have an upward trajectory.
Q. I constantly hear incredibly impressive singing talents in places like the rice houses in St. Louis or even street corners in Detroit … why don’t some people get discovered while other less talented people do? Because they work harder. If it’s meant to happen, it will happen.
Q. Which is more important for musician’s success: talent or marketability? Both
Q. How important is seeing a band play live in deciding whether to sign them? Important because you get to see the full package from their stage presence, crowd interaction, and crowd likability.
Q. How do A&R’s search for new talent these days? Word of mouth and research on all social media platforms.
Q. How do you stay organized in such a vast industry? Repeating the same protocol, creating a curriculum and staying consistent by creating a regime and sticking to the process.
Q. What was the most recent signing that you were a part of? I signed Leeky G Bando, artist based out of New York, Chris Echols, and Destineeee Lynn.
Q. Where can the world follow you? @guccigordy
Q. What’s next for you in the music world? As an executive, my next move is scaling the business up by diversifying my portfolio by signing labels and international artist.
DMV Artist Oca Stacks Is Trending With His Recent Releases
Oca Stacks is an on the rise recording artist from the DMV (D.C, Maryland, Virginia) area. Since pursuing music he has been gaining a ton of attention locally but looks to start making his presence known around the globe. The tragic death of his brother is what ultimately ignited his passion to pursue music. It was the catalyst to Oca Stacks taking on music as more than a hobby. Since this pivotal moment, he has been serious about his music career and takes it more seriously than ever.
Oca Stacks has a sound of his own. His sound is unique and unlike any other artist in the industry. When creating content Oca uses the mic to vent his pain. Recording allows him to tell his story and express his pain and life lessons on a track. It’s like therapy. Currently, Oca Stacks is pushing his latest release titled “25K”. This song was created after his house arrest release. While having to stay at home due to their house arrest he was not able to go to the studio. So as soon as he was released he went that same day and recorded “25K”. A hit record. The song gained him a ton of notoriety once it was released and is still to this day.
While marketing that single he is working on a project as well. An EP titled “ My Time Is Now”. The project will also feature his single “FK UP’ which is set to drop on October 31st of this year. Oca Stacks is made for music. His sound is infectious, gritty, and easily enjoyable to all walks of life. If you have not already, be sure to check his single “25K” out now.