After dropping his debut project “NO WAY OUT” last year, BFM FUEGO is back with his sophomore release “GHETTO RUMORS“.
“GHETTO RUMORS” is FUEGO’s rite of passage. In his own words he reveals the inspiration behind it. “The mixtape was built around various rumors and false claims that were made about me regarding different situations I experienced this past year. Instead of reacting negatively and letting the chattin’ get to me, I decided to take my thoughts and feelings and put them into my music. It helped me deal with it in a mature way and make some fire songs and I know there are people who can relate to what I have going on.”
FUEGO’s melodic mismatch style of rhyming and snappy hooks keep you immersed in his vibe while each track tells a special story. Top tracks on the EP are the “Say Something (Intro)“, “BestofBlue“, “Dead Eye” (feat. Sosa Milly) and “Lil Baby (2)“.
Overall it is a terrific project. His growth as a man and an artist are evident. No doubt BFM FUEGO is leaving behind the childish ways and getting to those blue faces! “GHETTO RUMORS” is currently streaming on digital music platforms, go run it up!
Meet Bre’Ashia Love, the bright, rising star who is showing up and showing out for her home town of Saginaw, Michigan!
Early on, Bre’Ashia discovered that using her music as a conduit to express her feelings and vent her frustrations was not only therapeutic, but her pain gave the music a genuine and passionate sound.
“Creating music is definitely an outlet for me. Some people scream and cry…I write. Funny, I hated reading and writing when I was in school! All of my notebooks were filled with misspelled poems instead of my assignments. (Laughing) Now writing brings me peace and hit songs.”
She has been a lover of poetry and music for as long as she can remember. “As a child I lived with my grandma. She raised me in the church where all of my family members sang, danced or played an instrument. When I was 9 years old my Aunt built this little closet studio in our house. She was the first person to put me in a booth to record music. After that studio came and went, I used our house phone’s answering machine to record and playback my music. I really had to get creative with it! (Laughing) Thankfully by the age of 14 I was recording in professional studios.”
Bre’Ashia prides herself on being original and not following the capricious trends in Hip-Hop. “I feel like there’s a shortage on real rap, especially among female rappers. We can’t all rhyme about sex and shopping sprees, DAMN! My songs come from the heart and have substance. Because of this I connect with my fans on a deeper level. I spit every verse so vividly you can almost see the video in your head.”
She plans to shift the culture and remind her peers that they can be sexy without rapping about it in everything song. “I really feel like we’re lost when I listen to today’s music. Everyone is trying to sound like whoever is popular at the moment. As female emcees, we must remember that we can be sexy as hell and still rap intelligently. We are more than sex symbols who can twerk for a BIRKIN bag. As an artist, I want my fans to come away feeling enlightened after listening to me. I don’t spend much time checking out what’s new on the radio, I prefer to bump old school Hip-Hop and R&B, Nicki Minaj, Beyoncé or myself.”
If she wasn’t making music, Bre’Ashia says she would probably be a videographer shooting music videos or a beautiful bride starting a family overseas. “I enjoy watching a video come together from start to finish, it’s so exciting. I would love a chance to be on the other side of the camera. I also served in the armed forces for a little over four years and had the pleasure of seeing different places and experiencing other cultures. One of my tours was in Korea and I loved it there! I could see myself settling down and growing a family there.”
Her biggest musical influence is Whitney Houston. “Whitney grew up in a church like I did and then became ‘part of the world’ (as the church people say when you stray away from gospel music), yet she still sang about how she loved the Lord. In my eyes she made it okay to live in my truth and still love God, and that is a beautiful thing.”
She has many other favorite artists who inspire her musically such as Lauryn Hill, Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, DRAKE, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Eminem, J.Cole and D.Smoke. Quite an impressive line-up!
Bre’Ashia Love’s goal is to be one of those artists who create timeless music and build a lasting legacy, no matter how long it takes. “I will trust GOD and trust the process. I’m closer to the finish line than I am to the starting gate, there’s no way I’m giving up on my dream!”
She is currently working on tracks for her debut mixtape, “PLATINUM PRINT”. It is slated to drop in the fall of 2021, kicked off by her new single “MMB”, which drops on September 30 ,2021. While you wait on that check out her “Lemon Pepper Freestyle” on YouTube.
Follow her on Instagram @iambreashialove and watch out for new music and upcoming performance announcements.
Introducing Dancehall Music’s super talented and most outlandish artist, PRITTI SHU, hailing from Huntley Castle, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica West Indies!
PRITTI SHU’s love for music and the expression of thought drives his desire to create. He began his music career in 2012 when he recorded his first track, “High Roller” at DownSounds Records in Kingston, Jamaica. For the next ten years SHU would continue to develop his sound while making a big name for himself in the local street dance circuit in Jamaica.
SHU’s capability to blend his unique melodies over a variety of riddims to compose different genres of music sets him apart from the rest. “My music and the melodies I possess are very versatile and my image is one-of-a-kind. I am the ‘Melody-Genie‘ and I haven’t heard any Deejay with my sound as yet. My style of Dancehall music can mesh with R&B, Pop or Afro-Beats sounds. Each song carries a different vibe.”
He is a man of many talents. Besides being a Deejay, he is also a music producer, commercial model and an entrepreneur, serving as CEO of his company, Essential Construction, LLC. “I take pride in all that I do. I have a love for making music and I am a skilled carpenter. I also dabble in modeling which is a fun hobby for me…after all I am PRITTI SHU! (Laughing) Whichever position seems to fit I’m ready for it. I make sure what needs to get done is done. In the end I want to make sure my team is happy and my family is secure.”
When asked what his views are on the current state of Dancehall music, SHU had this to say, “The quality of the music now compared to the quality of the music back in the 80’s and 90’s is definitely different. Today’s music is not as authentic. The beats are being modernized and the lyrics are not as potent, but they’re still deliverable. People still love our music and our culture despite what is being produced.”
SHU’s musical influences come from his personal experiences. He writes songs that his fans can relate to about life and how it impacts his family, friends and others in his surroundings. “The greatest challenge I face as an artist is getting my music on a platform broad enough to reach people from all walks of life. My sound brings good vibrations that people across the world need to hear!” Like his favorite artist, the late great BOB MARLEY, SHU spreads messages of love and consciousness through his music.
PRITTI SHU is busy working on his upcoming EP while producing music for fellow artists, building up his company and performing his latest track, “DISRESPECT“, for adoring fans. “I strive to be the best in whatever I do. I have two sons who look to me as a role model and I plan to show them the right way. I will continue to perfect my craft and create fantastic music for the world. In due time I will be the face of Dancehall Music and make an indelible mark on this industry. Only great things to come!”
Follow PRITTI SHU on social media for new music and performance updates and his YouTube Channel for visuals.