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RAJA KUMARI RELEASES NEW EP BLOODLINE

February 22, 2019

GET IT HERE! 5-TRACK PROJECT INCLUDES PREVIOUSLY SHARED SINGLES “SHOOK” AND “KARMA” WITH CO-PRODUCTION WORK FROM SEAN GARRETT, DANJA AND MORE […]

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RAJA KUMARI RELEASES NEW EP BLOODLINE

Raja Kumari KARMA press

GET IT HERE!

5-TRACK PROJECT INCLUDES PREVIOUSLY SHARED SINGLES “SHOOK” AND “KARMA” WITH CO-PRODUCTION WORK FROM SEAN GARRETT, DANJA AND MORE

GRAMMY®-NOMINATED RAPPER/SONGWRITER CURRENTLY ON TOUR WITH MNEK

RAJA KUMARI RELEASES NEW EP BLOODLINE

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 22, 2019 – Today, GRAMMY® Award-nominated songwriter and rapper Raja Kumari releases her new EP, BLOODLINE [Epic Records] The five-track project is available at all DSPs HERE!

About the EP, Kumari explains, “BLOODLINE asks the question, “Who are you?” It’s not just about your family line or your heritage. WHO ARE YOU? What runs through your veins and what are you willing to fight for? This collection of songs was inspired my time in India. I found strength in the Motherland, and these battle anthems are my story, my bloodline.”

BLOODLINE boasts the acclaimed single “SHOOK,” produce by Sean Garrett. TIME Magazine commending it as a song that “drips with blustering self-assuredness,” and its Gil Green (Drake, Kanye West)-directed music video has already amassed 3 million views. Check out the video HERE. Last week, Kumari shared “KARMA” from the EP, which Idolator says finds the artist “coming into her own.”  Other highlights include the Hindu-flavored island swooning of “ROBIN HOOD” and dark soul duet “BORN HUSTLA” [feat. Janine The Machine].  Along with Sean Garrett, the EP also includes production work from Danja. Check out the full tracklisting below.

Last week, the budding star unleashed the first episode of her very own Apple Music Beats 1 show, The New India, while giving an early play of her song “KARMA.” With new episodes on the horizon, Kumari spotlights some of India’s brightest new talents. The first episode included interviews with rappers Nucleya & Raftaar to discuss the Indian Hip-Hop scene, and DIVINE about the cultural impact of the acclaimed Bollywood film “Gully Boy,” which was just released and co-stars Kumari herself. Check out the exclusive The New India playlist for Beats 1 HERE and check out highlights from the first episode HERE.

Additionally, Raja Kumari is currently on the road. After performing to a sold-out crowd at The Roxy in Los Angeles and Gospel in New York earlier this week, she can be found on tour withMNEK with dates in TorontoChicagoLos Angeles and San Francisco next week. Known for her high-energy performance skills, The Los Angeles Times recently commended her live show at the 2019 Women’s March, exclaiming that Raja “enraptured the audience through her blend of Indian music with hip hop.”  Find tour dates below.

Get ready for Raja Kumari to expand worldwide on her own terms in 2019.

BLOODLINE Tracklisting:

1. SHOOK 

2. KARMA

3. ROBIN HOOD

4. STILL CARE

5. BORN HUSTLA ft. Janine The Machine

Stream & Purchase BLOODLINE Here:

All DSPs: http://smarturl.it/BLOODLINE.RK

Apple Music: http://smarturl.it/BLOODLINE.RK/applemusic

iTunes: http://smarturl.it/BLOODLINE.RK/itunes

Spotify: http://smarturl.it/BLOODLINE.RK/spotify

Amazon Digital: http://smarturl.it/BLOODLINE.RK/az

Google Play: http://smarturl.it/BLOODLINE.RK/googleplay

Deezer: http://smarturl.it/BLOODLINE.RK/deezer

Pandora: http://smarturl.it/BLOODLINE.RK/pandora

Soundcloud: http://smarturl.it/BLOODLINE.RK/soundcloud

Tidal: http://smarturl.it/BLOODLINE.RK/tidal

YouTube Music: http://smarturl.it/BLOODLINE.RK/youtubemusic

Raja Kumari Official Tour Dates:

2/23 – Toronto, ON @ The Velvet Underground w/ MNEK

2/25 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall w/ MNEK

2/26 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour w/ MENK

2/27 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop w/MNEK

About Raja Kumari

Indian-American rapper, singer, songwriter, and dancer Raja Kumari is a force of nature. A fearless, charismatic personality and natural-born storyteller, her mission is to create art that blends her Indian roots with her American upbringing. Her music is a sonic bridge between East and West that fuses the rhythms she absorbed as a trained classical Indian dancer with her love for hip-hop.

Kumari made her initial impact on global pop music as a sought-after songwriter. The creative force behind hits like Fall Out Boy’s multiplatinum smash “Centuries,” Iggy Azalea’s “Change Your Life” [feat. T.I.], Fifth Harmony’s “Like Mariah”[feat. Tyga], music for the hit Fox show “Empire,” and numerous anthems for Gwen Stefani have earned her acclaim and accolades across the board. Notably, she received a  GRAMMY® nomination for her work with Azelea and a BMI Pop Award for her work with Fall Out Boy.

Emerging as a disruptive force in hip-hop in her own right, Kumari released her debut EP, The Come Up, in 2016. Her solo material has received acclaim and attention from the likes of BillboardPaper MagazineIdolator and Complex and has been featured overseas by the likes of Rolling StoneVogueCosmopolitanHarper’s Bazaar and GQ in India. Recently she performed on the Red Bull Tour Bus tour which showcases breakthrough artists throughout India, and performed as a guest on Amazon Prime’s digital reality show “The Remix”. Sharing the stage with Academy Award-winning composer A. R. Rahman on tour last year at the SSE Arena Wembley, as well as at the 2017 IIFA Awards at MetLife Stadium, Raja continues to collaborate with other artists throughout the world and was recently featured on the international banger “Vamos”, which cracked over 10 million YouTube views in under one week.  Now, with her forthcoming new EP, Raja Kumari is poised to be a global force in her own right.

Follow Raja Kumari

https://www.instagram.com/therajakumari
https://www.facebook.com/TheRajaKumari/
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DDG ANNOUNCES THE “BREAKING THE INTERNET” TOUR 2019

February 21, 2019

MUSIC VIDEO FOR “RUN IT UP” FEATURING YBN NAHMIR, G HERBO, & BLAC YOUNGSTA  DEBUT EP COMING SOON (February 20, […]

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DDG ANNOUNCES THE “BREAKING THE INTERNET” TOUR 2019

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DDG ANNOUNCES THE “BREAKING THE INTERNET” TOUR 2019

MUSIC VIDEO FOR “RUN IT UP” FEATURING YBN NAHMIR, G HERBO, & BLAC YOUNGSTA 

DEBUT EP COMING SOON

(February 20, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA) – Pontiac, MI rapper and social media phenomenon DDG returns to the road for the “Breaking The Internet” Tour this Spring. It kicks off March 27 in Charlotte, NC, rolls through major markets coast-to-coast, and concludes on April 18 in Houston, TX at Peacock. Check out the full itinerary below. 

Pick up tickets HERE.

The news follows the meteoric success of his latest single “Run It Up” [feat. YBN NahmirG Herbo, & Blac Youngsta]. Buoyed by brazen bars and quick cadences, the track culminates on an instantly infectious chorus in the middle of standout verses from this quartet of rising stars. At the helm, DDG shines with the undeniable star power that transformed him into a viral sensation.

Already, it has amassed over 10.2 million worldwide streams as it nears the 5 million mark on YouTube for the “acrobatic” and entertaining music video.” Complex featured the “up-tempo” track in a detailed piece, while HotNewHipHop praised it as “infectious.” 

Watch it HERE.

Right now, DDG is putting the finishing touches on his major label debut EP in partnership between his own DDG Entertainment and Epic Records.

Watch him “Run It Up” in 2019…

Standing out with his sharp signature flow, DDG put Pontiac, MI on the map as an undeniable presence online and force behind the mic. He broke through to mainstream popularity by teaming with Famous Dex for “Lettuce.” Capitalizing on this momentum, he dropped the 2018 independent project Take Me Serious, which catapulted him to the forefront of rap’s next era. Standouts on a stacked tracklisting, “Arguments”racked up 27 million YouTube views and 13 million streams as “Givenchy” followed closely on its heels with 22 million YouTube views and 12 million streams. Inking a deal between his own DDG Entertainment and Epic Records in 2019, he’s positioned to pop off from Pontiac and onto the global stage in 2019.

Breaking the Internet Tour!

DATECITYVENUE
3/27Charlotte, NCNeighborhood Theater
3/29Washington, DCUnion Stage
3/31Philadelphia, PAVoltage Lounge
4/1New York, NYSOB’s
4/2Cambridge, MASonia’s
4/3Toronto, ONDrake
4/4Chicago, ILReggie’s
4/6Detroit, MISt. Andrew’s Hall
4/7Cleveland , OHHOB Cambridge Room
4/9Los Angeles, CARoxy
4/10Santa Ana, CAConstellation Room
4/12San Francisco, CASlim’s
4/14Scottsdale, AZPub Rock
4/16Dallas, TXCambridge Room
4/18Houston, TXHOB Bronze Peacock
   

FOR UP TO DATE INFO REGARDING DDG, PLEASE VISIT:

www.instagram.com/pontiacmadeddg

www.twitter.com/pontiacmadeddg

www.facebook.com/Pontiacmadeddg/

www.youtube.com/user/ddg

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SARA BAREILLES RELEASES NEW SINGLE “FIRE” TODAY

February 15, 2019

ANXIOUSLY AWAITED FIFTH ALBUM AMIDST THE CHAOS ARRIVES APRIL 5, 2019 – PRE-ORDER LIVE TODAY PRODUCED BY T BONE BURNETT WAITRESS OPENS ON […]

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SARA BAREILLES RELEASES NEW SINGLE “FIRE” TODAY

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ANXIOUSLY AWAITED FIFTH ALBUM AMIDST THE CHAOS ARRIVES APRIL 5, 2019 – PRE-ORDER LIVE TODAY

PRODUCED BY T BONE BURNETT

WAITRESS OPENS ON MARCH 7th IN THE WEST END IN LONDON AT THE ADELPHI THEATER

SARA BAREILLES RELEASES NEW SINGLE “FIRE” TODAY
SARA BAREILLES RELEASES NEW SINGLE “FIRE” TODAY

(February 15, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA) Grammy®, Tony® and Emmy® Award-nominated singer, songwriter, actress, and author, Sara Bareilles releases her new single “Fire” today. 

Get it HERE via Epic Records

The song sets the stage for the arrival of her anxiously awaited fifth full-length and first album of original material since 2013, entitled Amidst The Chaos, which arrives on April 5, 2019. The pre-order went live today and the tracklisting can be found below. Pre-order HERE.

Right now, “Fire” illuminates the incendiary power of her instantly recognizable voice. Over the glow of acoustic guitar and a shuddering beat, she lights up the verses before igniting an undeniable and unbreakable refrain. The song follows up the record’s critically acclaimed first single “Armor, which earned praise from VarietyRolling StoneHuffington Post, and more at the end of last year. For this latest body of work, she joined forces in the studio with legendary Academy® Award-winning producer T Bone Burnett

As a result, the album spotlights her voice as a singer and storyteller like never before, while making an enduring statement.

2018 marked yet another landmark year for Sara. Among numerous accolades, she co-hosted the Tony Awards®, received an Emmy® Award nomination for her role in “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,” as well as a GRAMMY®Award nomination for the “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert” soundtrack and garnered the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s Hal David Starlight Award. She also teamed up with Apple as an executive producer for “Little Voice” a 10-episode series, which she will create the original music for.  This continued an impressive run of music and creative projects. 2013’s Blessed Unrest would be nominated as “Album of the Year” at the GRAMMY® Awards. Shortly after, she penned the music for the Broadway hit, Waitress, for which she achieved her first Tony® Award nomination for “Best Score” and a 2017 GRAMMY® nomination for “Best Musical Theater Album.” She also made her Broadway acting debut in 2017 by stepping into the lead role in Waitress.

For more information, please visit www.sarabmusic.com.  

TRACKLISTING

1. Fire

2. No Such Thing

3. Armor 

4. If I Can’t Have You

5. Eyes on You 

6. Miss Simone 

7. Wicked Love 

8. Orpheus

9. Poetry by Dead Men

10. Someone Who Loves Me

11. Saint Honesty 

12. A Safe Place to Land feat. John Legend

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RAJA KUMARI SHARES NEW SONG “KARMA,” ANNOUNCES BLOODLINE EP SET FOR RELEASE ON 2/22

February 13, 2019

LISTEN HERE! BLOODLINE SET FOR RELEASE NEXT FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019; SPOTIFY AND APPLE MUSIC PRE-SAVE LAUNCHES TODAY HERE GRAMMY® AWARD-NOMINATED ARTIST’S BRAND-NEW APPLE MUSIC […]

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RAJA KUMARI SHARES NEW SONG “KARMA,” ANNOUNCES BLOODLINE EP SET FOR RELEASE ON 2/22

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BLOODLINE SET FOR RELEASE NEXT FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019; 
SPOTIFY AND APPLE MUSIC PRE-SAVE LAUNCHES TODAY HERE


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® AWARD-NOMINATED ARTIST’S BRAND-NEW APPLE MUSIC BEATS 1 SHOW “THE NEW INDIA” LAUNCHES FIRST EPISODE TODAY

RAJA TO PLAY THE ROXY IN LOS ANGELES ON FEBRUARY 19; SET TO JOIN MNEK ON SELECT DATES LATER THIS MONTH

RAJA KUMARI SHARES NEW SONG “KARMA,” ANNOUNCES BLOODLINE EP SET FOR RELEASE ON 2/22
RAJA KUMARI SHARES NEW SONG “KARMA,” ANNOUNCES BLOODLINE EP SET FOR RELEASE ON 2/22

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 13, 2019 – Today, GRAMMY® Award-nominated songwriter and rapper Raja Kumari unleashes her brand new song “KARMA. The track heralds the arrival of her forthcoming BLOODLINE EP [Epic Records], due for release on February 22, 2019

Get “KARMA” at all DSPs HERE.

Pre-save BLOODLINE on Spotify and Apple Music HERE.

Kumari played “KARMA” earlier today during the first-ever episode of her Beats 1 show, “The New India,” on Apple Music. The song, produced by Sean Garrett, packs a passionate and powerful punch locked and loaded with robust rhymes and fierce delivery over a throwback beat with international resonances.  

“The New India,” which will have more episodes announced soon, finds Raja Kumari showcasing a new wave of talent that she is at the forefront of, bringing artists from Mumbai to New Deli to the global stage. Catch the premier episode HERE.

Beyond “KARMA, BLOODLINE boasts the recent single “SHOOK. Not only did its music video amass three million views to-date, but it also earned acclaim, with TIME Magazinecommending it as a song that “drips with blustering self-assuredness.” The five track EP features an eclectic take on hip hop and world music, with highlights like the Hindu-flavored island swooning of “ROBIN HOOD” and dark soul duet “BORN HUSTLA” [feat. Janine The Machine].  Along with Sean Garrett, the EP also includes production work from Danja. Check out the full tracklisting below.

About the project, she said, “BLOODLINE asks the question, “Who are you?” It’s not just about your family line or your heritage. WHO ARE YOU? What runs through your veins and what are you willing to fight for? This collection of songs was inspired my time in India. I found strength in the Motherland, and these battle anthems are my story, my bloodline.”

Additionally, Raja Kumari is set to play a series of live shows surrounding the EP’s release. She will headline The Roxy in Los Angeles on February 19 before joining acclaimed artist MNEKon a series of dates across both coasts. Known for her high-energy performance skills, The Los Angeles Times recently commended her live show at the 2019 Women’s March, exclaiming that Raja “enraptured the audience through her blend of Indian music with hip hop.”  Find full tour dates below.

Get ready for Raja Kumari to expand worldwide on her own terms in 2019.

Raja Kumari Official Tour Dates:

2/19 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy

2/20 – Washington DC @ Union Stage w/ MNEK

2/21 – New York, NY @ Gospel  (Communion Music Showcase)

2/25 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall w/ MNEK

2/26 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour w/ MENK

2/27 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop w/MNEK

BLOODLINE Tracklisting:

1. SHOOK 

2. KARMA

3. ROBIN HOOD

4. STILL CARE

5. BORN HUSTLA ft. Janine The Machine

About Raja Kumari

Indian-American rapper, singer, songwriter, and dancer Raja Kumari is a force of nature. A fearless, charismatic personality and natural-born storyteller, her mission is to create art that blends her Indian roots with her American upbringing. Her music is a sonic bridge between East and West that fuses the rhythms she absorbed as a trained classical Indian dancer with her love for hip-hop.

Kumari made her initial impact on global pop music as a sought-after songwriter. The creative force behind hits like Fall Out Boy’s multiplatinum smash “Centuries,” Iggy Azalea’s “Change Your Life” [feat. T.I.], Fifth Harmony’s “Like Mariah”[feat. Tyga], music for the hit Fox show “Empire,” and numerous anthems for Gwen Stefani have earned her acclaim and accolades across the board. Notably, she received a  GRAMMY® nomination for her work with Azelea and a BMI Pop Award for her work with Fall Out Boy.

Emerging as a disruptive force in hip-hop in her own right, Kumari released her debut EP, The Come Up, in 2016. Her solo material has received acclaim and attention from the likes of BillboardPaper MagazineIdolator and Complex and has been featured overseas by the likes of Rolling StoneVogueCosmopolitanHarper’s Bazaar and GQ in India. Recently she performed on the Red Bull Tour Bus tour which showcases breakthrough artists throughout India, and performed as a guest on Amazon Prime’s digital reality show “The Remix”. Sharing the stage with Academy Award-winning composer A. R. Rahman on tour last year at the SSE Arena Wembley, as well as at the 2017 IIFA Awards at MetLife Stadium, Raja continues to collaborate with other artists throughout the world and was recently featured on the international banger “Vamos”, which cracked over 10 million YouTube views in under one week.  Now, with her forthcoming new EP, Raja Kumari is poised to be a global force in her own right.

Follow Raja Kumari

https://www.instagram.com/therajakumari
https://www.facebook.com/TheRajaKumari/
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