Featured Artists – 4 Cyber PR® Hip-Hop Artists That You Need To Hear

Hip-Hop has come a long way over the last two decades. From it’s dancable, rhythm-centric origins to gangster rap, hip-pop, and even ‘frat rap’, Hip-Hop has evolved to become as fragmented as rock with just as many genres and subgenres. We are very proud to be representing some incredibly talented hip-hop artists, all of whom have their own unique sound, style and vision of what ‘true’ hip-hop is – they run the spectrum for sure!
Each artist is available for interview and/ or review.

If you are interested, please contact our Publicity Director Jon Ostrow at jon@arielpublicity.com!

Nicholas Wonder

Genre: Hip-Hop, Indie-Pop
Cleveland-based hip-hop artist Nicholas Wonder combines the pop sensibility of Asher Roth with the artistic vision of B.O.B. His new EP, The Heartbreak Avenger, and the double video for the singles ‘The Breakup Song’ and ‘Pretty Girl’ (one video seamlessly featuring two songs) are available now.

Stereo Crowd

Genre: Hip-Hop, Rock-Rap
Formed by guitarist Paul-Anthony Surdi and bassist Vince “VFerg” Ferguson, Stereo Crowd combines the physical connection of hip-hop, with the emotional connection of rock in the vain of N.E.R.D meets Blackroc. In April 2011 Stereo Crowd opened for world-renowned mashup guru Girl Talk, and made their television debut on NBC New York’s “All Night with Joey Reynolds”. Their first mixtape, Unscripted Elixer Part 1, is available as a sponsored download on Datpiff, meanwhile their debut self-titled debut album is being released today!

Trew Music

Genre: Hip-Hop, Club RapBorn in Prince George, VA, Trew grew up listening to an array of musical genres of different eras. Visits to his grandparents in Mt. Vernon New York during his childhood influenced him heavily. Here he was surrounded by music, lyrics, fashion, and various cultures that helped to create his own hybrid style of entertainment. of recent, Trew has written songs for soundtracks for Sony Motion Pictures and toured with rock band “Kid is Qual”, as well as Pop-Rock bands “The Audition” “Valencia” and “Promise of Redemption”.


Wandering Monks

Genre: Hip-Hop, Alternative Rap
Originating in the socially sterile environment of the front range of Colorado, Wandering Monks is hip-hop duo consisting of rapper/producer McAD and his emcee partner Linguistory that falls somewhere between Blackstar and Michael Franti and Spearhead. The duo, who came together in 2009, has focused their efforts on conscious, underground hip-hop and recently released their self-titled debut album.

(New York, New York) – Global superstar Adam Lambert releases single, “Never Close Our Eyes” off his highly anticipated new album, TRESPASSING.  The track, which was written and produced by Bruno Mars and Dr. Luke, will be available April 17th via iTunes as an instant grat for anyone who pre-orders the deluxe version of TRESPASSINGTRESPASSING, due out on RCA Records/19 Recordings on May 15th, will be available in a 12 track standard edition as well as a deluxe edition with 3 additional bonus tracks.  In addition to co-writing many of the tracks, Lambert collaborated with an all star list of award winning artists, producers and songwriters including Pharrell Williams, Claude Kelly, Benny Blanco, Bonnie McKee, Nile Rogers, Sam Sparro and the aforementioned Dr. Luke and Bruno Mars. Since the release of Lambert’s debut album For Your Entertainment in 2009 it has sold nearly 2 million copies worldwide. Lambert was nominated for a Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for “Whataya Want From Me” in 2010 and also released the Glam Nation Live CD/DVD and Acoustic Live! EPs. He is first American Idol to ever tour the world in support of their debut album in the year following their IDOL season. In November of this year, Adam took to the stage in the finale of the MTV European Music Awards to sing lead vocals with Queen, who were being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award.  Their captivating performance is widely regarded to be the highlight of the entire EMA ceremony and an indication of the outstanding years ahead in the career of Adam Lambert.





Afrolicious: Thursday April 12, 2012 Elbo Room

About Afrolicious

For the last three years the Afrolicious party has established itself as a worldwide destination for dancers, djs, bands and music lovers. Afrolicious is a weekly party, a series of mixtapes, and a remix team made up of brothers Pleasuremaker and Señor Oz (who are founders and hosts of the weekly party), Afrolicious offers a broad appreciation of groove oriented music from around the globe, and the people and cultures this music is derived from. Afrolicious began as a weekly party every Thursday night 3 years ago at the Elbo Room in the heart of the Mission district of San Francisco. The infectious mix of tropical and electronic beats, live drummers, live musicians, live remixes and seductive dance floor along with the brothers party rocking dj skills and crowd pleasing antics brings out hundreds of the most diverse party seekers every week.