Indie Producers Are Being Encouraged To Submit To Timbaland’s Producer Competition (@Timbaland)

Timbaland‘s Beatclub company has joined forces with Native Instruments to create a limited edition of 150, uniquely branded Komplete Kontrol M32 keyboards.

It is now being announced that Beatclub and Native Instruments have launched a producer competition on metapop dot com. Timbaland will be judging entries and announcing the winner live on Twitch, with the top 10 receiving the limited-edition keyboard. The competition kicked off on April 27th and all entries are due by May 27th.

J. Cole Shares New Documentary Ahead Of The Release Of His Album “The Off-Season” (@JColeNC)

Fans and supporters of J. Cole were given a sneak peek into his state of mind as he gets ready to share his new album, The Off-Season. In a just released documentary, the American rapper explains what drives his creativity, while outlining the inspiration behind the upcoming project.

The film, which is only twelve-minutes and thirty-one seconds, was uploaded to his YouTube channel on Monday. Click here or on the image above to check it out and remember to like, comment and share.

DMX’s New Album “Exodus” Will Be Released On May 28th

The first posthumous album from rapper DMX will be released on Friday, May 28th, 2021. The record, which is both musically and executive produced by X‘s long time friend and colleague Swizz Beatz, will be shared via the Def Jam label.

The following is a brief statement from Swizz Beatz regarding the project: “My brother X was one of the most pure and rare souls I’ve ever met. He lived his life dedicated to his family and music. Most of all, he was generous with his giving and loved his fans beyond measure. This album, X couldn’t wait for his fans all around the world to hear and show just how much he valued each and every single person that has supported him unconditionally.”

Anthony Hamilton & Jermain Dupri Shares New R&B Single “You Made A Fool Of Me” (@HamiltonAnthony)

Singer / songwriter Anthony Hamilton‘s latest release is a sonorous rhythm and blues song titled You Made A Fool Of Me. The record, which was released on May 7th, is produced by Atlanta based composer and record executive Jermain Dupri.

Click here to stream and download You Made A Fool Of Me from your preferred music platform. Fans and supporters of Anthony Hamilton are also encouraged to check out the visuals, which were released on the same day.

Have You Seen The Visuals For Davido’s “La La” (@davido)

At the end of April afro-pop artist Davido released the official video for his trending hit single “La La,” a collaboration done with Ckay. The song is featured on his latest album, “A Better Time,” published in November 2020.

Click here or on the image above to watch the video and remember to like, comment and share.

Sa-Roc Confirmed For ‘Ori Fest’ This Weekend (@sarocthemc)

This coming Saturday, May 8th, BoldMindz Art Distributors Inc. and Forever Dope Management Inc. will present a mother’s day edition of the Ori Fest. It will be held at the Omega World Center – 3951 Snapfinger Parkway – in Decatur, Georgia.

Conscious hip-hop artist Sa-Roc has been confirmed as the headlining act. She will be supported by emerging talents Noelle Kay and Sheriese Nicole. For additional information and links to tickets click here.

J Cole’s New Album “Off-Season” Will Be Released On May 14th (@JColeNC)

On Tuesday, North Carolinian lyricist J Cole took to social media to announce that his new album, titled Off-Season, will be coming out on Friday, May 14th.

In the post, he shared what appears to be the album artwork along with the caption: “Just know this was years in the making.” According to our calculation Off-Season will be Cole‘s 10th album.