Whether you’re looking for new music from your favourite act or are just looking for a hidden gem to add to your playlist, this list is for you. We have hand picked some of the acts with great potential who are on the road to the mainstream and will blow any minute from now.

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LeLe XO – After Hours

“After Hours” by LeLe XO is the lead-off single was made available for pre-order on June 9, 2017,  from her upcoming EP, title TBA. In this song, LeLe XO blends Alternative Pop and R&B into mood music for the vibe after a night of living it up.

 

Amelie No – Stranger body

Stranger Body is about resilience and adaptation. Recognizing internal change is at once beautiful and terrifying; and although peace of mind may take time to obtain, acceptance of one’s own condition is the first step. The track will be released Friday, June 16th.

Amelie No has been a part of Quebec City’s music scene for many years now. It all started when she was teenager, playing bass and singing in several punk rock bands in the provincial capital. She eventually turned to a more soulful sound and her voice started making waves across Canada, the U.S. and Europe with folk-rock band I.No back in 2008. She became a household name last year after she sang her way into the semi-finals on the Quebec version of the hit TV show, The Voice. Her jazzy vocals are now set on new indie-pop music with R&B and soul accents.

 

Welcome Waves – Just a Feelin’ Feat. PATx

The Hip-Hop bonus track from Welcome Waves’ Debut Album, ‘Facets’. Reminiscent of Kenrick Lamar or Chance the Rapper, PATx delivers a stunning feature performance on this track while remaining new and original, creating a musical identity that is completely it’s own.

 

ARLO – Shake The Room

24-year old Londoner drops off a new track “Shake The Room” as a follow up to his previous single “Ivory.”

Where ‘Ivory’ gained the pop newcomer some impressive praise, ‘Shake The Room’ is poised to floor the fence sitters in proving this 24-year old Londoner has what it takes to stamp his mark all over 2017 and all off his own back.

A songwriter and vocalist who cites influences from current pop giants Adele and Kanye West to 80’s pop heroes Terence Trent D’Arby and Tears For Fears. ARLO displays a natural knack for story-telling with a wise head on his young shoulders, his narrative is delivered by his distinctive vocal all wrapped up in uplifting pop rhythms and triumphant percussion

Shake The Room is the second in a series of songs to come from ARLO across the summer and gives you some insight into what he has to offer.

 

Tia P. – 4 Seats From Beyonce Feat. Eastsyde

Unafraid. Honest. Unique. These are bold words- but there’s no better way to describe Inglewood, Calif. native and Howard University graduate Tia P. Driven, passionate, and charismatic, her talent as a producer, musician, and songwriter is unmatched. Taking influence from Missy Elliott, Pharrell Williams, and Lauryn Hill, Tia P.’s music embodies the essence of Eyrkah Badu, the funk of D’Angelo, the storytelling of Bahamadia and the brashness of Jean Grae.

Determined to be the Voice of the New Generation, this 23-year-old rising star has been making music and writing lyrics since the age of 6. Tia P. has opened for notable acts like KRS-One and Bootsy Collins and been seen in national commercials for Sprite (feat. Lebron James), Verizon iPhone 6 (feat. A-Trak), and Pepsi (feat. Tori Kelly)- oh, and she’s written more than 1500 songs to date.

Tia P.’s latest single is “4 Seats From Beyonce”, a track that embodies the idea of reaching for the stars, as raps about being up close at a Beyonce concert but wishing she was up there performing: “Cuz I got good seats/ But it ain’t good enough to be/ I’d rather be on stage with her.” In the video, we see Tia P. at the hair salon while “Beyonce” (played by Donna Glytch) is a few chairs away under the dryer. Tia again sees Queen Bey while going out to eat, and the clip ends with the two in celebration, walking together towards an arena.

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