Newspaper Issue 59

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HIPHOP / RNB Issue 59 / 2014 ALBUM OF THE MONTH KELELA 23 7 GUESTLIST RECOMMENDS ADI ULMANSKY Inaugural mixtape, Cut 4 Me, works not only as further proof that modern RnB is carrying the torch of progression, but also as a tasting menu for Kelela's label – 'Fade to Mind'. The lovingly curated, preciously crafted production showcases both the keen ears of her label mates and also Kelela's incred- ible range and ear for melody. A powerful new presence in RnB and one with a huge 2014 in store. ARTIST OF THE MONTH YO GOTTI The Tel Aviv based producer, singer, femcee stands out for her clear individuality, which was initially shown in her first successful mix-tape 'Shit Just Got Real' released in April 2013. While there are undoubtedly talents in Israel, Adi steps out as the first that has publications like NME, Mixmag, and The Guardian salivating over that oh so fresh sound. Her second mix-tape the awesome 'Hurricane Girl', which came out in August 2013 builds on her first project can be found on her Soundcloud page: The Memphis-born rapper receives Artist of the Month as his first major label backed album 'I Am', is scheduled for release on November 19th. Yo Gotti perhaps isn't the household name that some of his peers and frequent collaborators such as 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy and T.I are, but he has kept his name and music relevant in music circles with a relentless drive and determined business mind. For years he has released mixtapes independently through his label Cocaine Muzik Group, selling out CD copies in many states of Southern America where his name holds tremendous weight as a man for and of the people. His hustle and exposure through collaborations with heavyweights Busta Rhymes, Nicki Minaj, Akon, Nelly and Sean Kingston, has catapulted him to a level of stardom within the hip hop scene. The 'King of the City' [of Memphis] demands a substantial amount for appearances and performances, thus funding this career independently, until legendary music executive LA Reid, offered him and his label a distribution deal through Epic Records. It just goes to show that persistence and a good entrepreneurial mind can get you far in this faltering music industry. Congratulations to the King. ulmansky-hurricane-girl-ep. To that effect Adi comes with a box fresh video for a track called 'Work It' off the mix-tape. It's the perfect hors d'oeuvre to the main meal of the latest project, as the esoteric animated visuals are juxtaposed with reality to create something visually fresh, as the heavy banging bass 'Work It' accosts your inner ear - it's a club banger! Follow @AdiUlmansky listen to her first mix tape: OUR PLAYLIST Here's the hip hop on our playlist this month: Verb T Old and grumpy Dotz Puke Hopsin Rip your heart out Eminem bezerk

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