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Crystal Drake Delivers A ‘Snowburst’ of Holiday Spirit In Her Christmas Classics EP

Snowburst is the soul-pop artist’s decadent interpretation of four iconic holiday classics; Drake stays true to their traditional roots while invigorating them with a modern flare.

Chicago based soul-pop artist Crystal Drake makes her mark on the holiday season with her jubilant Christmas Classics EP, Snowburst, out November 19th. Her undeniably sultry, comforting vocals take the spotlight on this project; she breathes charisma, joy, and nostalgia into every track with her refined style and delivery. From the jazzy groove on “Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town” to the pristine harmonies on “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing,” Drake has something for everyone on this EP. For the Chicago native, these songs represent beloved holiday traditions. She says, “these carols and the accompanying annual holiday preparations bring a sense of seasonality to our days, attuning us to the rhythm of our lives”. Snowburst is a gorgeous recount of Drake’s most sentimental Holiday favorites that reminds listeners of the magic that makes this the most wonderful time of the year.

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Stream ‘Snowburst’ on all major streaming platforms on November 19th.

The four track EP is a collection of deeply loved christmas tunes including “Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town,” “O Holy Night,” “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing,” and “Auld Lang Syne.” Listeners can expect a dazzling introduction on “Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town” with the simple, keys and bass led arrangement behind Drake’s impressive, buttery display of vocal finesse. On “O Holy Night,” delicate strings and keys caress Drake’s glimmering vocals before delay-kissed, staccato synths embellish the track. The second half of the carol’s production blossoms into a masterfully composed classical + pop fusion that will undoubtedly catch the listener’s attention. Drake mesmerizes fans with her pitch perfect harmonies on “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing,” and quickly transitions to the enticing pop production layered behind the classic “Auld Lang Syne” to finish the project. She says, “[her] intention with this EP was to honor the melodies and historic integrity of the songs while modernizing them with phrasing and vocal arranging.” The final product delivered to listeners achieves this and so much more.

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Crystal Drake is a soul pop singer whose earthy vocals have been described as “refined” and “emotionally charged.” Her powerfully earnest singing borrows from gospel and soul traditions. Crystal’s songwriting is thoughtful, grounded and moving. “We all need a little push to believe, to appreciate, to listen and to love.” Her soulful voice nudges us to feel and remember that we are divine.

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Stalk Ashley, Skeng, Kraff Unleash Electric Vibes with ‘Senseless’

Stalk Ashley, Skeng, and Kraff have joined forces to release a new single called “Senseless,” marking a significant collaboration in the sonic landscape. This track seamlessly integrates their individual styles, delivering a powerful fusion of infectious beats and compelling lyrical content.

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“Senseless” kicks off with a captivating rhythm that immediately sets the tone. Stalk Ashley’s soulful vocals bring a poignant undertone, complemented by Skeng’s sharp delivery, which brings urban resilience and self-discovery to the forefront. Kraff’s production provides a strong foundation for the track, skillfully merging dancehall grooves with contemporary trap elements.

“Senseless” represents more than just a song; it stands as a testament to the boundless potential of collaboration and creative synergy. The collaboration with Skeng and Kraff not only enabled them to venture into uncharted musical territories but also allowed them to stay true to their artistic roots.

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YBG Zega Unveils Raw Emotion and Resilience in New Single ‘Here I Am’

YBG Zega’s latest single, “Here I Am,” showcases his adept use of soulful beats and poignant lyrics to convey personal struggles and triumphs. The track features a haunting melody at the start, with raw, emotive vocals that bring out themes of resilience and self-discovery.

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The song is carefully produced, blending atmospheric synths with rhythmic percussion to create a dynamic backdrop that complements Zega’s narrative. The chorus exudes anthemic energy, emphasizing empowerment and self-acceptance.

YBG Zega’s storytelling prowess and ability to blend introspection with infectious melodies position him as a promising talent in the hip-hop scene. “Here I Am” is more than just a song; it’s a declaration of identity and strength that invites listeners on a journey of self-discovery..

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