Discover music from up and coming artists in Raleigh-Durham, NC: The 919

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Sonny Miles delivers a hit in “Arbor Day”

Sonny Miles delivers a hit in “Arbor Day” Folks, Sonny Miles has done it again. He has dropped another song that will just make you feel good with his newest single “Arbor Day.” Miles is a relatively ‘fresh’ artist but he has this uncanny ability

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NC Highlights: YSB Tril, Jopippins & YSB Eli

NC Highlights: YSB Tril, Jopippins & YSB Eli YSB Tril recently dropped his newest upbeat single “Do the Most.” Tril rides the beat right from the start and hits with bars. “Do the Most” gets you moving with lines like “tik tok on the wristwatch,

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Stunnin’ by Curtis Waters, Harm Franklin & Decz

Stunnin’ by Curtis Waters, Harm Franklin & Decz “Stunnin’” is the most recent single out of the NC artists and producers Curtis Waters, Harm Franklin, and Decz. These 3 are frequent collaborators and have now created a song that will bring them to the next



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Welcome to Raleigh Raps! This webpage is dedicated to featuring the music of upcoming, independent artists from the Raleigh-Durham, NC area. Here you will find reviews of songs, full album reviews, and local artist spotlights. Podcasts with the same content and artist interviews will be featured as well. In addition to reviews and spotlights, the website also offers music videos, behind the scenes videos and SoundCloud playlists of up and coming artists. This way, you can not only read about these talented artists but see and hear for yourself why they are great.

Although the page is entitled Raleigh Raps, rap is not the only genre of music featured on Raleigh Raps. RnB, hip hop, and pop artists will also be highlighted. If you know of an artist from the 919 that falls into one of the above genres and you think everyone needs to hear their music today, contact us through email or the website and let us know more. If you are an up and coming artist in the area and want to submit a music clip, video, link to your music page, or anything else, please feel free to contact us through the website or by email.