KING KoLEtis™ Webspace: a new forum dedicated to Hip-Hop Icon KING KoLEtis™ as well as other artists of note. KING KoLEtis™ Webspace is another – actually, the ORIGINAL KING KoLEtis™ forum, it’s been under construction for awhile. Both forums, as well as every lil promo page i’ve worked on, need to exist so we can celebrate/promote the phenomenal artist that The King has become. And The King’s future as an influential artist seems 99.9898% certain.
Dj.Khaled debuted his new lead hit single “We Got The Keys” music video tonight right after the Bet Awards sending the internet into a frenzy. We Got The Keys is the first single featuring Jay Z and Future from his new forthcoming album “Major Keys” slated to be released at the end of July. The video borrows from the movie Malcolm X. The scene when one of the brothers were assaulted by the police and the FOI led by Malcolm X Lined up in Military ranks outside of the jail precinct until the brother was released. The slight reenactment featured hip hop heavyweights Dj.Khaled, Rick Ross, T.I., Fabulous, Swizz Beats, Future, Busta Rhymes, Yo Gotti, along with FOI standins and lookalikes. Jay Z played the premiere role of the brother being released from jail. The record itself will definetely be in heavy rotation this summer. Jay Z took his flow…
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@IAMJERELL Ft @Limitlesssoundz – “City Of Broken Hearts” Visual
Chicago’s acclaimed singer-songwriter JERELL paints a bleak story of gun violence in the riveting single “City Of Broken Hearts”. The most disturbing part of the nightmare is the
complacency and apathy by those sworn to protect the people.
JERELL, who is a remarkable vocal artist in his own right, seems to be “channeling” Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s going on’ in my humble opinion. And just like Mr. Gaye’s heartbreak was true, the sorrow in JERELL’s expressive tenor is real as well. .Listen as he pleads:
“Don’t kill my dreams. I wanna see … what i was meant to achieve,” .
Rather than overplay the emotion like a lesser singer might do, JERELL uses a plaintive, somber melody as if he’s numb. Though at times he sounds almost resigned to giving up, he somehow maintains hope that he’ll see tomorrow. ‘
JERELL’s singing style is as nuanced as his writing; he’s an artist who has no need for cliches. “City” is basically a meditation on stolen innocence. Gun violence resulting in a child’s death is an epidemic that’s preventable – but as “City” makes clear, the adults in power don’t have the courage to stop the killing of children.
Hip hop Artist LIMITLESS SOUNDZ counters JERELL’s lament with the righteous rage that always lives near to the sorrow. He spits like a lion, makes “The Hate that Hate Made” sound like a love poem. L.S. is the pressure cooker that the corrupt powers ignore at their own peril.
LIMITLESS SOUNDZ is no soldier of hate though. He’s a Poet, an Orator, a Prophet, an Intellectual, an Activist, a Leader — and if any of those are incorrect, my apologies. I do know that L.S. is a LEGEND: His performance on “Fallen Clouds”, from #LegendInTheMakin – which featured the Godlike @AVtheRebel – proves that he is in fact a Legend.
Finally, the recently released – and longawaited – visual for “City Of Broken Hearts” is as stunning and vital as the song itself. And after seeing JERELL and LIMITLESS SOUNDZ perform on camera, it wouldn’t surprise anyone to see them starring in feature films or doing theatre in the future.
Oh, and Kudos to filmmaker BlaykeBz (aka @blaykeborn). The virtually empty church in the vid is a powerful and haunting metaphor. I’m glad that the visual is not simply a series of shots of random, simulated violence. The empty temple speaks volumes.