Saturday Spotlight is back — pardon the bit of delay. Each week we review submissions from all over the globe, picking the best out of the batch to highlight at the end of the week. If you’re an aspiring rapper, a producer wanting to create a buzz, or a singer looking to expose their talent, the Saturday Spotlight is dedicated to discovering the next star.
Whether it’s your latest single or a new beat you made, all upcoming artists can submit music to us for Saturday Spotlight on this link.
Astrokidjay takes melodies and turns them into articles of hypnosis. “Again” is the Toronto rapper-singer’s latest offering, an anthem for young hustlers who are on the come up. Life of luxury isn’t obtained without struggle and Astro isn’t shy to share those details. The auto tune saturates his high-pitched voice with hooks that sticks to your ribs. Check out his single below:
Dana Vaughns is using love to make dreamy landscapes. The Los Angeles singer’s new single, “Passionate” sees him expressing how passionate he is for his lady love. His vocals are reminiscent to early 2000s-era ATL hitmakers; sultry and delivered in a tone that’s warming on its own. Check out track below:
Through our artist discovery platform Saturday Spotlight, we have discovered some amazing talent in the past including Russ, Ty Dolla Sign, Mez, IDK, Victoria Monét and Trap Beckham to name just a few. In most cases, coverage on HHNM was their first look among media outlets. Find the submission guidelines here.