NatStar is music personified. A musician, producer, songwriter, and performer packaged into one artist. Describing his sound as a mix of Hip-Hop, R&B, & Soul, he’s a triple threat; as he sings, raps and produces for a diverse mix of genres. Bringing his life experiences, thoughts, emotions and feelings into every song he creates, he paints something new on his musical canvas every time. NatStar · BLACK FIST ‘NatStar’ releases a slow and soulful grime Trap cut with heavenly strings and emotion as he spits the truth on the phenomenal BLACKFIST out now. – Muzicmirror RAP Making it personal yet still something fans can relate to. Having worked with the likes of Ski Beatz, Brandy, Camp Lo, Loon, Polish Pop Singer Gosia Andrzejewicz & more, NatStar’s musical resume continues to grow. Expanding beyond the US, NatStar has gained fans overseas in Singapore after a 6 month tour, Poland, Switzerland as well as Senegal, Africa after headlining the Dakar Hip-Hop Festival. NatStar has amassed over 3,000,000+ streams on Spotify, matched by the 2,000,000+ views he has accumulated on his Youtube channel and it’s continuing to grow daily. ONLINE: https://www.instagram.com/natsocold/ Soundcloud
‘Christin Leonna’ releases the moving and mysterious ballad ‘Not Christine’ with it’s piercing real emotion and evocative dreamy mood.
‘Christin Leonna introducing a brand new lyric video for her new single, “Not Christine,” which is currently available on the web. May 2020 – Christin Leonna is back on the scene with a brand new single release. The new song is titled Not Christine, and it defines the artist’s style and background in a unique way. The track, indeed, features influences as diverse as soul, pop, and R&B, only to mention a few. If you are a fan of fellow artists like Leona Lewis, Beyonce, and Rihanna, you are definitely going to enjoy what you hear on Not Christine. ‘Christin Leonna’ releases the moving and mysterious ballad ‘Not Christine’ with it’s piercing real emotion and evocative dreamy mood – Muzicmirror UK The song has a lot of energy to it, yet the production still maintains a nice, texture-rich tone, which enhances the value of this production, giving the song so much more vibe and attitude to begin with. This is a perfect example of how Christin can bring some serious artistry to the music’s creative formula, going for a more insightful, personal, and diverse sound when compared to other artists in this particular music genre. Innovation is key here, and […]
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 […]
The new EP Only Life and single Coming Home will soon be released by UK singer-songwriter Will Guest, who was inspired by music including 70s and 80s funk, rock and acoustic songs by artists such as Damien Rice and David Gray. Will Guest, known for the humour in his performance, is from Northamptonshire where he started composing and performing in local venues and at festivals with his best friend and musical brother, the late Rich Brayshaw. In 2006, Will relocated to Spain to perform at the Anshebeen Irish bar as a solo artist and ended up playing across the Costa Blanca. Incorporating humour into his set, Will delivers a melodic punch of catchy guitar driven rock pop with both a classic and contemporary feel. The songs on his latest EP Only Life reflect on his life and the ups and downs along the way. The band currently consists of Will Guest on acoustic and electric guitar and vocals, Les Tropek on drums and percussion with Santi Costa playing bass. All members have played since their teenage years, inspired by the classic funk and rock albums of the late 70’s and early 80’s, then later by the softer acoustic music from […]
Kes was born in South Africa during Apartheid and then her parents decided to flee the country and raise the family in rural England, having experienced many life-threatening situations. Subsequently, after the London bombings in 2005, Kes moved to Norwich and played the local scene in her family band Fuzzballs, solo gigs as Kes C, in cover bands and as a wedding singer. Kes C now lives in Shropshire. Growing up surrounded by a musical family, Kes listened to blues and soul and wrote her first song on guitar aged 12. She sung in school choirs and landed lead parts in musicals, then moved to London aged 18 to pursue her musical career. To develop her diversity and interpretation of songs, Kes experimented with musical styles such as soul, funk, heavy rock, dance and trip hop. Singing first in a rock and 90s college band called Genius in her early 20s and went on to tour with Misnomer, a trip-hop band with some radio success, who headlined Astoria and other London venues. Kes records songs for Molan Publishing, who approached her in 2014 during a recording session at the Beehouse Recording Studio in Mid-Wales. As a keen live performer, Kes […]
Raised in London’s East End, making it through the BRIT school with Jessie J, then featuring in high profile musicals and theatre productions; Donna HineZ releases a soul, rock and pop album with her first single Ice Cream out in November. Donna HineZ, 26, was the born in Greenwich, south east London, the youngest of 3 sisters to Jamaican parents and raised nearby in Catford. In between ballet, tap and jazz classes, Donna got her singing practice in early by recording herself on a tape recorder and the sounds of RnB, soul, jazz, pop and reggae emanated from the family living room. Surrounded Surrounded by music and inspired by it, Donna cottoned-on early to the importance of stage presence and learned to have fun while singing by pretending to be on stage. This led to regular showcases for friends and relatives, performing with her two older sisters. Also important in the formation of a future music star were Donna’s rebellious teenage years at school when faced with the ravages of peer pressure. Music again was her escape as she started writing songs and producing them in the music rooms at her secondary school. Donna says: “It felt like home to […]