As 2021 comes to an end, a new year is here, along with new music from 21 of the hottest artists from all around the world. These dedicated artists are consistently bringing the heat and deserve recognition for their talent and achievements. Presented below in alphabetical order is a list of rising artists that are making waves around the world for their unique sound, along with their latest releases. These are artists that you definitely want to get familiar with in 2022. Read more on 2Trill Mag and Midwest Fleet Radio.
B. Hardy The Poet – “Old Time Religion”
Born in Los Angeles, CA B. Hardy The Poet began his writing journey at the age of 8 and now with years behind the pen as a poet, B. Hardy The Poet is finally making his way into music after holding out for so long. “I truly just wanted to show even as a new artist I can hang with the greats that have been in the game awhile.” Using his experience growing up in Inglewood and natural ability of penmanship, to go from rapping about love and sex to diving into real social issues of today, there’s no slowing down until he’s listed as one of the top lyricists in the world! | IG: @BHardyThePoet
Bella Blaq – “IDK”
Shekira Snipes, known professionally as Bella Blaq, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actor. She got one of her biggest breaks from her TikTik account when she reached over 1.3 million followers after releasing her viral, TikTok challenge, song “Booty”. Her newest release “IDK” is produced by multi platinum, grammy nominated producer Epikh Pro (Bryson Tiller “Don’t”, Pardison Fontaine + Cardi B “Backin’ It Up”, Meek Mill + Lil Durk “Pain Away”). She’s also starring in the new dramatic film “SIN” where she plays the titled lead character, Sin. | IG: @thebellablaq
Bezaloha – “Where Were We”
Today we take a deeper dive into an artist named Bezaloha emerging straight from New York’s capital Albany. Bezaloha’s new EP “Where Were We” & his newest single “What They Talking About” has been trending the charts since release! From connecting life and love to communicating struggle and success, Bezaloha is definitely on his way to do great things in this industry. | IG: @WhyAlohaWorld
CasinoATX – Poppin’
CasinoATX the self proclaimed Street Nerd, skillfully blends street themed concepts, trap beats, and high IQ lyrical bars into one entertaining impactful style. With his hit single Poppin‘ spreading across the scene, his new upcoming solo album “The Street Nerd” is poised to be the hit release of 2022. | IG: @CasinoATX
Dark Hustlaz Society – “In Hustling We Trust Vol. 1”
Out of West Philadelphia, Mr. Mossberg Banga who’s an entrepreneur is the founder and owner of the record label Hilltop Coalition Entertainment. Determined to put out good music as a solo artist he also took the initiative to keep his close friends/family alongside him along the way. Mr. Banga has been one fourth of the group Dark Hustlaz Society for the past decade and a half. The group composed of Mr. Banga, L Crock, Loc, Sam G, and the late J Curtis who was called home from his savior 7 years ago. Ever the multi-taskers, DHS (Dark Hustlaz Society) is on a mission to affect change to bring the sound back to the hilltop the mecca of Philadelphia hip-hop where it started. Artists like Steady B, Cool C, DJ Tap Money, man Called Lux, E Marbles and JoJo, Da Youngstas, and many more The Great LG the Teacher has inspired. Gold and Platinum hits consistently is a destination DHS will have to keep alive with the help The Great LG the Teacher son Quaraan Goodman (QBALL). EP’s coming soon! | IG: @realmosbergbanga
D. Denzel – “I Know”
D. Denzel is back with a hot new single titled “I Know”. His latest release is about going through life’s obstacles as the underdog and finally figuring out what you want and need to flourish and succeed stepping into your own light. Make sure you check it out now along with his latest album “Welcome To The Jngl”, available on D. Denzel’s website. His new album encompasses the amalgamation message and movement (LYOW) “Lead Your Own Way!” and is full of hit singles. | IG: @D.Denzel38
Dnorri – “Birthday”
Dnorri wrote “My Birthday” as a Bday gift to himself during the pandemic, something positive, fun with dope vibes. It could also make everybody feel like it’s their Bday song too, even if it’s not their bday but feels like it. Dnorri has given thousands of personalized birthday shoutouts around the WORLD with est. reach over 10 million! If it’s your birthday hit his ig up for a shoutout! Check out the official video on youtube. | IG: @dnorri4real
Flipstyle – “Keep Posting”
Keep Posting by Flipstyle appears on the Playlist album. Some have said that the revolution will not be televised. But thanks to technology & social media, we now have the ability to share real-time moments with the entire world. Happy moments can be shared to spread joy. Moments of injustice can also be shared to raise awareness and help catalyst positive change and improvement of society. Whatever it is, Keep pushing and let the world know you will be heard. Flipstyle – Playlist – Album Streaming Everywhere! Get all the links at FlipstyleMusic.com. | IG: @flipstylemusic
Grand Gulla – “Rockstar Party” ft. Matt Hogenson
Grand Gulla is an ALL-genre musician with his latest single “Rockstar Party” ft. Matt Hogenson. He has amassed a large following across multiple social media channels and has already become a local legend in Seattle. Check out http://www.GrandGulla.com for merchandise & YouTube Bizzybeepachino. | IG: @grand_gulla
Haze OPC – “Transitions”
Haze OPC has been busy, booked and blessed this year. Releasing multiple hit singles continuing to add to his catalog of hits meanwhile, adding some diversity to his brand personifying the greatness that’s yet to come from him. Starting off the year right and making a bold statement with his critically acclaimed single You Smile, I Smile, You Cry, I Cry which helped set the tone & paved the way for one of the greatest albums of 2021 My GOD, Myself & I, In GOD I Trust. Music critics raved that the album is amongst some of the greatest work ever released musically.
The Official Paper Chasers boss was voted Top 40 must listen to Indie Artists earlier during the year and also People’s Choice. He was featured on The Source Rising Artist Hot Hits to recognize In 2021 and, most recently charted on the International Indie Top Charts. He’s currently promoting his newest single Transitions from off his latest album. Haze OPC is a North Carolina native, helping bridge the gap and pave the way, crossing over territories many have dreamed of but only a few have ever achieved to solidify and finish establishing the Empire. | IG: @Mr_paper_chaser_opc
Jasey Cordeta – “Family Business” ft. Swiggle Mandela, Timmi HendriXXX, & Jim Jones
In 2021, West Coast rapper Jasey Cordeta took off with his track “Family Business” that features his brothers Swiggle Mandela and Timmi HendriXXX, and New York Dipset legend Jim Jones. The song took off on streaming platforms and gathered attention from major publications across the country. He picked up momentum by teaming up with a handful of artists/ producers from cities he has lived in; Portland, Los Angeles and Las Vegas to create a mega G Mix/ Trap Mix for the streets — “FBTM.” Cordeta recently signed a distribution deal with Capo’s Vamp Life Records and Empire, Jasey has been burning up the air waves worldwide via Coast2Coast Radio, Spotify and all major streaming platforms. DJ Trap-A-Holics of Brick Squad hosted the FBTM trap cypher that is sure to have you playing it back to catch all the witty punchlines, metaphors and street language spoken on this record.
We expect Cordeta to gain even more steam in 2022, as he recently went to New York with his brothers to film the video for “Family Business” with Jim Jones. Cordeta’s lyrics are littered with wordplay and metaphors, and his bars definitely stand out in a time where not everyone in hip hop is as focused on high level bars. We look forward to the Family Business video in January 2022, and seeing where Cordeta and his brothers go from here. | IG: @JaseyCordeta
Lady E – “Rising Freestyle”
Lady E drops the song of the season with her stunning nostalgic hit “Rising Freestyle”. Lady E is simply the definition of swag, style and musical awe. Her talent and bars are almost undeniable. Her latest single entitled “Rising Freestyle” samples an old school classic, but is reinvented with signature Lady E fashion. | IG: @LadyETheMC
Rah Dolla – “Last of a Dying Breed”
Rising artist Rah Dolla just released a hot new EP titled “Last of a Dying Breed”. This is someone who does something very few people do anymore, normally something illegal, real gangsters, king of lines (graffiti kings), trap stars, etc. When the Brooklyn based artist was growing up he used to listen to various artists, and would recite the words to their song as if he wrote it himself. Ppl who listened or liked these artists would ask him to spit (rap their songs). Rah Dolla says, “one day in school mr Richards told the class if they kept quiet and finish the assignment on time that he’d allow him to spit (rap their songs). The kids happily obliged. It was from that moment he decided to create his own sound”. Rah Dolla now has his own record label called Capital P Records and does everything independently. Check out his dope new EP now! | IG: @RahDolla21
$hadow – “Foreshadow”
As a maker of catchy hip-hop music, artist $hadow delves into the realities of his life and other intriguing things to curate his songs that hit at one instance. The talented musician follows no rules to dictate his authority on the genre and effortlessly comes up with new styles and sounds to solidify his reputation. By quickly redirecting things to the positive shade, the artist has tried his hands at experimentation, and it’s beyond refreshing to hear the rapper trying something so off-center. Make sure you check out his new album “Foreshadow” now! | IG: @shadow.tw
SIAHH – “Red Trippin”
SIAHH was born on October 1st 1994 to Mr and Mrs Thomas. SIAHH spent his years as child living in Brooklyn, NY. There he was raised in an apartment development by the name of Glenwood Houses. These apartments were known as “the projects. There SIAHH was exposed to issues that the average kid living in a “normal home” didn’t go through. Struggles such as living in poverty, close friends being victims of gang violence, etc. Had put him in the mindset to succeed. He tried to escape and go the route of a college basketball star but those dreams quickly halted.
As this happened a new fire was roaring he began singing, drawing, rapping, writing, producing. SIAHH seen this as opportunity to spark the world musically and to give an insight that only who would’ve actually experienced it can relay to the masses. SIAHH musical sound is a mixup of rap, Afro beat, dancehall to pop, rock and much more.
SIAHH has dropped a couple singles, but his latest and most successful song is “Red Trippin.” He has three surprise albums. One will drop before the year ends titled “The book of siahh.” Another titled The World is In (Y)²our Hands which will drop 2/2/22. The third is titled SIAHH MOLAN AND THAT WILL DROP in January 1/1/22. He will drop anticipated songs and albums that will open the eyes of the public to a whole different level. Stay tuned. | IG: @SiahhDifferent
SK The K.I.D – “Conviction”
Representing Base Level Music is an independent artist from Northern Va, he’s been releasing singles all 2021 with his most current release titled “Conviction”. With his witty flow and strong delivery, SK tells the story of his upbringing over a raw beat. In 2022 he plans to release his first album “King In Demand”. Stay tuned for more bangers! | IG: @kingndemand
Sun Down Charlie – “Energy” ft. Charliedon
Sun Down Charlie is back with more “Energy” ft. The Lago’s native @iamcharliedon This collab gonna set off 2022 and have you feelin like a boss. Start to finish it’s a vibe that will keep you locked in on gettin to that bag everyday. Mello bars and production from @djreadyrock make another @sundowncharliemusic classic to start the new year!! | IG: @SundownCharlieMusic
Tony $huffle – “On One”
What up, I’m Tony $huffle, this is my new single “On One”. Produced, written, and mastered by me. This one goes up so play this at a function to get right! | IG: @WolsEnt1