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Gary Dean Smith Bring Jazz To The Masses With ‘Awakening’

New Album Out Now


San Jose, California – January 7, 2020 – Gary Dean Smith pulled out all the stops for 2019’s ‘Awakening,’ even working with a legendary producer/bass player.

‘Awakening’ is Gary Dean Smith’s long-awaited follow up to 2011’s ‘Backbone Sessions #1.’ The new EP features a handful of songs that deliver upbeat jazz fusion comparable to the likes of Jeff Lorber and The Crusaders. Smith was at the reins but was not without help from the one and only, the legendary producer and bass player, Jimmy Haslip. Together they not only went above and beyond on this EP, but they also formed the Expansion of a Sum; a five-piece ensemble comprised of remarkably talented musicians.

Well received and reviewed since it’s early 2019 release, ‘Awakening’ has been a delightful addition to the contemporary jazz scene. It spent over a dozen weeks on the NA

S&R Records & Ditop Productions Presents 9Keyzz

New Single Out January 20, 2020 


Mount Vernon, New York – January 7, 2020 – S&R Records and Ditop Productions are proud to present their first drop of 2020, 9Keyzz. Their music athletic team not only has a new single coming in January but a debut album in May.

9Keyzz will deliver their new single, “Lit Life” to the world on January 20, 2020. It follows a cascade of other hits including “Let Me Love You,” “No Competition,” “Energy,” and “Lottery.” The Jamaican-international artists are excited to bring their fresh sound to the forefront not only with their banging new single but also with their debut album which is set to be released May 9, 2020. They are currently stateside, far from their home on the islands, putting the finishing touches on their debut.

All of this wouldn’t be possible without S&R Records and Ditop Productions’ Scean Gordon. He spent much of the earl

Native 1 Looks To Break World Records In 2020

New Album Out Now


Brooklyn, New York – January 2, 2020 – Born and raised in New York City, the infamous Lafayette Gardens projects to be exact, Native 1 has always had a drive larger than most. He worked his way up from nothing and eventually became the first rap artist to perform and win at the Apollo Theater. Not once but three times. Now he’s looking to add even more notoriety to his name with his Guinness World Record feat.<

Jeff Carlson Band Deliver Hard Hitting Rock & Roll 


Las Vegas, Nevada – January 2, 2020 – Las Vegas, Nevada’s Scorchers Of Melodic Hard Rock, the Jeff Carlson Band, have announced that they have inked a worldwide deal with RFL Records. The band delivers a high dosage of hooks with their melodic hard rock style, that taps into the glory days of the late 80’s and early 90’s and pulls that energy into the new millennium. With heavy gui

SIYAH Puts It All On The Line For ‘8TEEN’

New Hip Hop Album Out Now


Brooklyn, New York – January 2, 2020 – SIYAH has put his blood, sweat, and tears into making his dreams a reality. Music is his reason for existing and he’s ready to make his presence known with his debut LP, ‘8TEEN.’

Eleven solid tracks from start to finish, ‘8TEEN’ comes at listeners with slick beats and sick rhymes. A true representation of what east coast rap is currently all about. Songs like “Belt (Win Win)” and “When I’m Gone” captivate while others such as “Light Years” and “Look at Me” elevate.

SIYAH has put his all into his music, literally. Making music for over five years, this West African-born emcee left all that behind to pour himself into his Brooklyn beats that cover all the bases of his reality thus far from the struggle of living below the poverty line to losing friends to h

R&B Songstress And Powerhouse Rapper Rozetta Marie Makes Waves With “Geminii Juice”

Brooklyn NY — Wednesday, January 1, 2020 — Whether she’s weaving through catchy verses or the addicting hook, Rozetta Marie’s powerhouse vocals remain strong over top of the heavy backbeat.

R&B singer and songwriter, Rozetta Marie was born and raised in a mixed cultured, Panamanian/American home in Brooklyn NY. You can find her current singles Bounce and Geminii Juice on all major platforms, such as Spotify, Itunes, Pandora, and Google Play. They’ve also, both been in rotation on various stations on the east and west coasts, such as Desert Storm radio.

Rozetta Marie’s persona, music, and sound exude confidence, sex appeal, and determination. Her music is most inspired by Toni Braxton, Mary J Blige, Anita Baker, and Rihanna. According to Music Connection magazine, “she’s a born performer”. Her recent release of her single Geminii Juice has been a great experience as sh