Chanel Nicole – Issa Mood

Some people know their calling early on and Chanel Nicole is one of them. Singing since she was only four years old, Chanel Nicole is award her talent. Her brand new single “Issa Mood” is making everyone else aware as well.

At 23, Chanel Nicole has been performing for 19 years. The singer/songwriter discovered her voice in church and has been blessing the world ever since.

Earlier this year, Chanel Nicole captured the world with her first single “Lately” and she’s been riding her own wave since. In July, she captured the attention of rnb sensation Eric Bellinger with her rendition of the Type A Way Challenge. Friday, Chanel Nicole debuted her latest single, “Issa Mood” and it is definitely a mood.

“Issa Mood” is sexy and sultry. Featuring Young X, “Issa Mood” is undoubtedly a vibe.

Issa Mood

Eric Bellinger’s Cuffing Season Tour

With nearly 10 years in the industry, countless hits penned for other artists, and a Grammy it’s only right that fans put some respect on Eric Bellinger’s name. And that’s exactly what happened Wednesday night, when Bellinger rocked a sold out crowd in Chicago.

The California native brought his Cuffing Season Tour to the Windy City for an experience fans won’t soon forget. The evening began for some with an exclusive meet and greet session during sound check. In a rather intimate setting, Bellinger performed a few songs before taking pictures, giving hugs, signing autographs, and carrying conversations with his beloved Bellringers.

After the meet and greet, fans headed downstairs to see the opening acts. Bellinger’s tour features Ye Ali, Garren, and Sy Ari Da Kid. Holding their own effortlessly, the opening acts one by one gained new fans in Chicago, before giving way to the main event.

Eric Bellinger took the stage in true superstar fashion reminding fans that he was single handedly reviving rnb. Bellinger’s set began with “CS3 Intro (Remix).” The song features the entire tour lineup and ironically enough, it’s a hit. Equipped with a wardrobe change and pyrotechnics, Bellinger took fans on a journey through his career by way of a planned set list and some requests from the audience. Fans reminisced with songs like “Or Nah” from 2014’s The Rebirth and enjoyed more recent favorites like “Apple Berry NaNa” and “Moist.”

The night came to a close with a unforgettable performance of “Material” from Bellinger’s November release Cuffing Season 3. As the Cuffing Season Tour makes its way across the country to wrap up its final dates Bellinger and his fellow performers have something to be proud of and fans have memories for a lifetime.

Audrey Valentine’s Say Yes Visual

Summertime Chi is now a thing of the past. Though warmer weather will be missed, those summertime vibes don’t have to be, thanks to Audrey Valentine.

Valentines’s latest visual, “Say Yes,” screams summer in Chicago with beautiful views of the skyline captured in only the ways a Chicagoan could. The video perfect pairing for a song that would make anyone want to fall in love.

Valentine’s incredible vocals matched with early 2000s love song vibes are a hit and Richie Wes adds the icing on the cake. The hip-hop/rnb combination is reminiscent of a simpler time in music.

“Say Yes” look and feel like summer, but it could very well be the catalyst for “Hot Girl Summer” to give way to cuffing season.

Meet Neli Chanel

Neli Chanel maybe a new comer, but she is well on her way. The Chicagoan of many talents is making a name for herself on the music scene and the runway.

The model turned actress is suffering no shortage of talent or work. Neli Chanel has a unique voice, fierce look, and an undeniable star quality sure to make her unforgettable.

All of those facets come into play in Neli Chanel’s new visual “Love Me.” High fashion, bathtub scenes, and a fed up woman throwing belongs off a balcony could lead to “Love Me” being mistaken from a video from the 90s. Pair that with Neli Chanel’s sultry voice and lyrics that are all too relatable and Neli Chanel just might have a hit.

The ever growing popularity of “Love Me” isn’t coming a moment too soon. Neli Chanel is preparing to release her debut EP this fall.

Yana Renea’s Paradise

If you’ve ever wondered how melodies turn to magic, wonder no more. Chicago based songstress Yana Renea does just that. Her new single “Paradise” is the perfect example.

Nestled somewhere between singer, songwriter, and dancer Yana Renea has been performing across the Chicagoland area, introducing the city to the sound it had no idea it needed. Inspired by some of 90s rnb and soul’s my iconic voices, Yana Renea is exactly what music has been missing. Yana Renea uses her unique sound to take fans on a one of a kind musical journey.

Yana Renea’s current journey is taking fans to “Paradise.” Smooth vocals complimented by creative production, by Justin Famous, make “Paradise” an easy listen. Sexy, but sweet, “Paradise” sounds a lot like summer sunsets on the beach.

If sandy sunsets aren’t your vibe, catch the multi-talented Yana Renea performing at at WindyFest on September 1st. Until then, “Paradise” is available on all streaming platforms.

Paradise

Justin Famous Decides to Run It Up

Justin Famous did not come to play, and he certainly did not come to lose. The near Westside native debut his new single “Run It Up,” today.

Justin Famous is undeniably in a lane of his own. His sound is an eclectic blend of hip-hop, soul and r’n’b that separates him from the sounds currently dominating hip-hop. A true lyricist, Justin Famous’s music is more than just entertaining, it’s thought provoking and “Run It Up” is evidence.

The first single from his upcoming EP Day Dreamin’, “Run It Up is catchy, but not shallow. An inner conflict over music, “Run It Up” is the multitalented, rapper, producer, and songwriter evaluating the choices he’s making and how they’re going to effect his future.

Far from the standard and far above average Justin Famous is an artist to get to know.

Run It Up

Dev Walker Remixes Envy Me

Fans have been holding their collect breath since Dev Walker’s March release Wait A Dev Minute. Today, they can all breathe a sigh of relief as Dev debuts the first visual, “Envy Me.”

“Envy Me” is a fan favorite, garnering more spins than anything other song on the mixtape. Dev Walker’s “Envy Me” remix is almost as beloved as 147 Calboy’s original, proving that no matter how many artists come out of Chicago, the city is never in any short supply of talent.

The minute and 23 second visual was filmed by LB Vision. Far from the Dev Walker who stole the hearts of women across the city singing at the Millennium Tour back in April. The bat wielding performer delivers flawless vocals with the precision of a rapper. Reestablishing himself as on of the most talented artists on the rise.