Trazmo sends good vibes to his fans with new drop ‘Celebrate Our Lives’

Trazmo is back with his brand new hit, “Celebrate Our Lives.” The seasoned producer has been holding on to the single for over a year and hopes to celebrate happiness by encouraging listeners to dance and enjoy the moment. The motivated up-and-comer accumulated over half of a million streams on his last release and continues his upwards rise with his addictive new hit. Born in Lyon, France, in 1989, Amaury Lacroix A.K.A Trazmo is a talented artist. He started music very young by attending Conservatory. At the age of 9 he followed his family to Asia and only got back into music at the age of 15. As a child he was influenced by the music his parents listened to. He later showed a lot of interest in HipHop and Electronic music. He started creating his own music in 2009. He overcame a serious accident at the age of 18 and his relationship with music began to grow into something mystical. For over 10 years, music was the only way he could express his feelings. This being the only way for him to really communicate with the world, it sparked an ever-growing desire for creation. Trazmo has explored other musical […]

Dejwe Ft TG score a UK hit with ‘Edgy’

BREAKING CHART NEWS The fantastic brand new single’ ‘Edgy’ has hit the Top 30 of the official U.K Music Week Commercial Club Pop Chart at No 29. after receiving nationwide Club and venue spins across the U.K. WHO ARE DEJWE ?  Dejwe a.k.a Yvenson Bernard is an alternative rap, hip hop and pop artist who collaborates with Tiffany Bernard a.k.a TG. on vocals. Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Yvenson Bernard, also known as Dejwe (pronounced Day-j-way), moved to the United States at the age of 6. Growing up in Tampa, FL he learned about American culture and was particularly infatuated with the music. The hypnotic sounds of Hip-hop and R&B were vastly different from Haitian Kompa and Zouk that he grew up with in Haiti. He says “Even though my parents consistently played Haitian inspired music, I became influenced by local USA artists and as a teenager this led me to become interested in writing and expressing myself through music and lyrics”. Dejwe is influenced by artists like Trick Daddy, Pastor Troy, Tupac and Nas. Dejwe’s taste in music progressed to other genres such as Alternative, Folk and Country. He began experimenting with his own techniques and with his wide range of […]

Music Mirror reflects on Rene Byrd’s Never Never Never featuring John Holt

Rene Byrd started her musical career as a singer songwriter by participating in numerous talent contests inter-college competition based in London, which nurtured stars including Daniel and Natasha Bedingfield. Then, aged 14, she joined a band as a backup vocalist. Rene is third generation West Indian and she comes from a religious and musical background. Her father was a music producer and her uncle is a Gospel singer known as Bishop John Francis who had a gospel TV show broadcasted on Channel 4 called People Get Ready. Francis’ choir sang once for Queen Elizabeth at the Royal Variety Show. Rene recalls: ‘it was a regular occurrence to see my uncle on TV and he inspired me to sing. His voice is amazing!’ Her most vivid memory as a young child was being side-stage at an open-air concert in London watching Sade, Sting and Tracey Chapman perform which blew her away. So inspired was Rene that she ran on stage, grabbed the mic and spoke to the crowd. Rene has performed at Elstree Film Studios, at a TG Foundation’s charity event featuring Lady Gaga’s designer Vera Thordardottir, at Paris Fashion Week and on Live at The Forge, Delancey Street in Camden, […]

Music Mirror reflects on preview of Saika’s upcoming single Chemical Ex

Saika is a 24-year-old first generation Haitian-American female singer-songwriter, who conveys the humility of her Haitian roots with the street savvy from her childhood in Brooklyn, New York. Saika now lives in Atlanta, Georgia in the USA. In 2010, Saika says she wanted to learn how to, “express myself after having all these feelings bottled up inside me,” and recorded her first single in a studio, falling in love with the process. Saika went to high school with her keyboard player Jonathan Williams who is also her manager. By watching Beyoncé and Michael Jackson she saw how live instrumentation brought songs to life and played live regularly with Jonathan at venues including Brooklyn College. With siblings called Steven and Alexis, Saika didn’t like her unusual given name until she discovered Saika means a colourful flower. Then, she says, “I just grew into it.” Saika’s latest single Chemical eX was inspired by an embarrassing moment when she saw an ex-boyfriend at a party a year after splitting up, drank too much and vomited on the dance floor. Influenced by Disney, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson and she particularly admires Beyoncé. Saika says “I aspire to be an entertainer like […]

Music Mirror UK on Manchester 7-piece band Family Ranks’ upcoming EP release

Family Ranks is a 7-piece soul, hip-hop, electronica and reggae collective creating lush expansive arrangements, deep grooves and euphoric festival anthems. To form Family Ranks in 2014, Manchester’s leading songwriters Ruby-Ann Patterson and James Gill joined session musicians in House of Lords, previously the house band for award winning live event All About Good Music, which showcases the UK’s upcoming urban talent. Through frequent live video releases and stage performances, Family Ranks has become established on the Manchester scene and is attracting the attention of promoters for major live events and venues. The Family Ranks line-up is Ruby-Ann Patterson and James Gill providing vocals with Tom Barber-Redmore on vocals and acoustic guitar, Liam Morson playing keyboard and synth, Jake Stentiford on electric guitar, Ben Whitfield on bass and Laurie Agnew on Drums. On how the band met at All About Good Music events, guitarist Jake Stentiford says: “The aim of the night was to provide a platform for soul, R&B and hip hop artists to perform a selection of their music with a live band. It ran for several years and featured a few artists who have since gone on to big things such as Daley and Shakka. Through this […]

Music Mirror reflects on latest hip hop single and video In Love With Life by Vocaliz

An artist, poet, musician and international soul-traveller called Vocaliz releases his latest single In Love With Life. Born in Cameroon and based in Brooklyn, New York, Vocaliz uses Hip Hop to deliver his message about finding positives and revealing hidden truths. Vocaliz has been song-writing since his early teens and says: “My voice is the only instrument that I have been using since I started writing songs,” therefore his name comes from the word ‘vocal’. Vocaliz is solo but collaborates with many different artists such as Ghanain producer Afana, with whom he released an album called The Painful Healing in 2009. The album’s lead single Under The Sun received substantial airplay in Cyprus. Vocaliz began his performance career in Cyprus, working his way from underground clubs to beach festivals. He then worked with multi-platinum producer Rheji Burrell who has produced P.Diddy, Heavy D, Krs-One and Total among others. The pursuit of happiness is the inspiration for Vocaliz’s music as he believes this is how humans can learn to experience joy in life. He says: “The older we get the more we realize that we want something that will make us fulfill every single day and make us feel at the […]

Music Mirror reflects on Francis Groove’s “Alright (Take My Hand)”

DJ-producer Francis Groove was born and raised in Brussels, Belgium. Francis Groove started out mixing vinyl on turntables, fusing rare groove and RnB with hip-hop and breakbeats. After inspiration from a trip to the U.S. aged 19, which introduced him to house on the New York club scene, he moved towards electro dance music and became a regular at the celebrated club The Sound Factory. Francis Groove regularly tours Europe while producing and writing his music. His latest musical project is called Real Life, which delivers a blend of pop sounds or, as he says, “a breeze of the real groove”. The new single Alright (Take my Hand) is written by Francis Groove and U.K songwriter Sandra Bryan. They enlisted vocals from Tony G in Spain and they mixed the track back in Belgium. Of this moving around to record, Francis says, “this triangle way of working has given the song a special touch”. When not on tour, Francis Groove moves between his homeland of Belgium and Hungary. His influences stem from 80’s acts such as Kraftwerk, Soulsonic Force and Nelle Hooper as well as current producer Calvin Harris. The new single Alright (Take my Hand) was produced by Francis […]

Music Mirror reflects on New Chick video by S.O.S

Dubai Hip Hop Group S.O.S Release The Hook Driven Single and Music Video For ‘New Chick’ S.O.S (Secrecy Over Supremacy) is a collective of four unique artists based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The group was originally founded by the late, Tyler Fray who died in 2013. Nigerian rapper Tyler Fray was educated in Dubai and his ethos was ‘working in silence and letting success talk’. SOS came together to keep Fray’s legacy and ethos alive. The group’s four members share a passion for Hip-Hop and have a powerful respect and admiration for each other’s skills and talents which is apparent in the cohesion of their music. Individually, the group consists of Nicholas Peter John Allison II who is known for his music as N2. Known for his versatile melodies and hard hitting lyrics, N2 is a South African rapper and co-founded S.O.S with Tyler from Johannesburg, South Africa. Secondly, Elliot Brown, who uses the stage name Mista Brown, is a UK native from Manchester who has worked with the likes of Gyptian and has a strong track record in the genre of grime. Performing artist and producer Nseh Ayuk is known as the artist T. Jones and […]

Music Mirror reflects on Aleisha Lee’s latest musical offerings

A new singer-songwriter with a gritty and soulful hip-hop edge has sprung up from London’s East End in the form of Aleisha Lee, or A.L. Last year, Aleisha’s releases won national and regional radio play and a decent amount of other press coverage. Her latest single TBYB was premiered by Ace on BBC 1XTra on 30th April 2015. Having worked with artists such as Ghetts, Lethal B and Scratcha DVA, Aleisha has earned peer respect as well a growing legion of fans. Performed Aleisha has performed at The Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Arena and The Jazz Cafe and also in Austria, Istanbul and Barcelona. American singer-songwriter, dancer and actor Ginuwine, plus Calvin Richardson and Jesse Boykins III are among current top acts who have enjoyed Aleisha’s support in recordings and live performances. Fans anywhere can expect Aleisha’s confident, charismatic and outgoing style coupled with her energetic and enchanting performances. Infuse After the success of the release of A.L vs J. Dilla – The LB EP, Aleisha has released her latest body of work titled ‘Two 0 1 5’, which will infuse energy into UK sound and place Aleisha amongst the UK’s leading female artists. ‘Two 0 1 5’ is an […]