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Khaleel Mandel Releases 2nd Album In 3 Months

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Khaleel Mandel is a producer/composer/MC/singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist from CT. He’s been immersed in music making since he was nine years old in 2004. In 2005 he booked the role of Young Simba in the show’s West Coast Tour company. In 2006 he then won the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical from San Diego’s annual National Youth Theater Awards. Making him the only actor who played Young Simba to win anything for the role.

On October 12th 2018, rapper/producer/singer-songwriter/composer/multi-instrumentalist Khaleel Mandel released his debut self-produced album Original. The album is an intricate combination of genres such as Hip Hop, R&B, Pop, Reggae, Funk, Indie Rock & Avant Garde. There’s versatility from the hard-hitting rap centered title track, to the orchestral ballad containing Harpsichord, Acoustic Guitar & Strings, ’Snow On a Monday’. Work on the new album took place in Connecticut, Massachusetts & Barbados.

On August 31st 2019 he released his critically acclaimed second self-produced album 2019. Songs from it such as the pulsing uptempo romance driven “Her Eyeglasses” or the 5 minute story “Critical Point” are among some specific crowd favorites.

On November 21st 2020 Khaleel released his third self produced album Close The Book, and album where he is only singing. Close The Book is a concept album that’s autobiographical. It touches on topics such as breaking cycles, coping with being overlooked, sabotage & meaningful romance.

On December 1st 2020 Khaleel released his fourth self produced album Philharmonic, which he plays all instruments and is only rapping on. It contains hard hitting, knocking drum patterns, mixed with a newly formed sound bank of synths, real instrument tonalities & original dialogue. Philharmonic encompasses aesthetic value. This album is best described as a Hip Hop Symphony whose verbal content speaks about the current/former societal ethos, solution based scenarios, referring back to history to locate why we’re here in the first place, and just good old fashioned self-acceptance. Philharmonic musically expresses the character of authenticity. Songs such as My Fire illustrate the scenario of being the person who most look to for a recharge. Hum Lullaby highlights prioritizing children’s safety. Staff Of Hermes is a boom bap bounce that emphasizes overcoming opponents. Philharmonic has a record for every mood, A song for every day, and is an album that no other artist has made before.

https://music.apple.com/us/album/philharmonic/1542438368
https://tidal.com/browse/album/164004142
https://khaleelmandel.com
https://www.instagram.com/onekhaleelmandel/
https://twitter.com/km1double?lang=en

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King Beli – I’m Hungry 2 (Mixtape)

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King Beli tease of promising future in Hip Hop with the release of his new mixtape, I’m Hungry 2. For the sequel, the North Carolina rapper taps a trio DJs in DJ Derrick Geeter, DJ Dellmatic and DJ Ike Geda to host. For the latest installment, Beli and Derty North Records deliver an 11-track ensemble of traperified lyrics over the production of today’s most popular Hip Hop hits.

https://www.instagram.com/p/COQySodAFYz/

The project further grows Beli’s newfound notoriety following the hit release, “Juice Her Up,” with fellow North Carolina sensation, Renni Rucci. And with North Carolina one of the hotspots in today’s hip-hop for top prospects, King Beli is merely a hit away from mainstream explosion. As a lyricist, I’m Hungry 2 is King Beli at his purest and the perfect origin point for any newfound fan.

Check out the entire mixtape below, courtesy of Audiomack.

https://audiomack.com/hiphopdgeeter/album/im-hungry-2-dj-derrick-geeter-x-dj-dellmatic-x-dj-ike-geda

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Pitt tha Kid ft. Lil Wayne & Talaban Dooda – “Run” (Official Video)

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The best rapper alive, Lil Wayne, helps usher in the arrival of platinum producer-turned-recording artist Pitt Tha Kid in the release of the juxtaposition visual to the debut single, titled “Run.” For the collaboration, Pitt, the man behind hits for Young Thug, Big Sean and 2 Chainz, brings Wayne and newcomer Taleban Dooda into his world, where nothing but pure mayhem ensues. Stream it here.

Directed by Thelonius Poon, the debut is an amazing first impression by the 5x platinum producer. Over the high-scale production of new wave elements-meets-classic hip hop boom-bap, Lil Wayne takes lead with a signature verse and hook with Taleban adding a catchy verse of his own to make the song a bonafide hit. And with one of the biggest names in music on your debut, Pitt Tha Kid is definitely a name we are going to see on the top of the charts in no time.

“Run” is only the beginning for the Toronto artist. Pitt Tha Kid promises more new music in 2021, which will lead to a forthcoming album. Until then, Pitt’s debut is the perfect jump-on point for any newfound fan. “Run” is available on all DSPs via own imprint. For more on Pitt Tha Kid, follow him on Instagram.

Lil Wayne appears courtesy of Universal Music Group. Watch the new visual for “Run” below.

https://youtu.be/pBjKCGLpIA0

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