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By WJAM-99.9 JAMZ Tampa, Dec 9 2019 05:32PM

Craymo is an indie electronic pop singer/songwriter currently residing in Orlando, Florida, he is formerly from Los Angeles. His funky hit song "Take It Slow (Gotta Say Hey) has already dominated radio in Europe reigning at the #1 spot for 5 weeks (4 consecutive) on the APC Euro Indie Music Top 200 Chart! He is ready to take the USA charts by storm! "Take It Slow (Gotta Say Hey" is featured on the 'Red Devil' compilation CD by DJ Snow White on Amada Records!

"Take It Slow (Gotta Say Hey)" won honorable mention and 5 stars for songwriting in the 2019 UK Songwriting Competition and the music video was nominated Best Pop Song, Best Pop Video and Best Dance/Electronic Video in the 2019 Indie Music Channel Awards held at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles! 'Take It Slow (Gotta Say Hey)" was released in loving memory of his father who passed away in May 2018. Take It Slow was one of his dad's favorite sayings when Craymo was growing up. His follow up single "December Rain (Carol Of Love)" an emotional heartfelt ballad about unrequited love reached #6 on the APC Euro Indie Music Top 200 Chart after just 5 weeks on the chart! "December Rain (Carol Of Love)" won Best Rock Song in the fall 2019 Clouzine International Music Awards, was a Semi-Finalist Adult Contemporary Category along with 5 stars in the 2019 UK Songwriting Competition and won Best Alternative Music Video and Best Easy Listening Video in the 2019 Indie Music Channel Awards!

His musical influences include George Michael, Robbie Williams, Sam Smith, Michael Jackson and Prince. Craymo is also an anti-bullying advocate, his anti-bullying anthem "Be Myself" won Best Song in version 3 of the Worldwide Music Contest and his anti-bullying song for equality, human rights and world peace "One Love One World (We Are One)" won Best Music Video in version 4 of the Worldwide Music Contest. His music has been licensed and featured in many TV shows including Dance Moms, Toddlers and Tiaras, The Mysteries of Laura (NBC) and Chris and John To The Rescue (Canada) and several indie films including Lucky Dog, Gabe The Cupid Dog, Miss Castaway (featuring one of Michael Jackson's last cameo roles), Leaving Hollywood and others.

Craymo appeared on Star Search '89 as a male vocalist and received 3.5 out of 4 stars, losing to the grand champion that year Dave Demay. Craymo has appeared as an actor on the soap operas General Hospital and Days Of Our Lives and in many independent films. He also appeared as an opening act for Smashmouth!

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By WJAM-99.9 JAMZ Tampa, Dec 9 2019 02:18PM


Mastersellers Music is proud to be releasing his new single AIN'T NOTHING WRONG from the upcoming CD/ALBUM; ALL THE HITS, the follow up to DANCE FOR ME which held the #1 spot on the Billboard physical CD charts for Two weeks. The Mark Williams is a singer songwriter who specializes in bridging the gap between today’s hip hop/trap & classic old school R&B, creating a sound that has it’s own identity without compromising either genre. “This comes from the solid group of producers I worked with, Ku Dolla, DJ Funky, and myself have figured how to stay true to who I am and also being true to todays musical atmosphere. These talented group of guys put a beautiful glaze of todays musical \ production techniques on my sophisticated musical vocal arrangements making it feel fresh and clean to todays listeners”.

The Mark Williams is a music business renaissance man whose has been involved in many of the major music & entertainment movements in the past 30 years. As a producer, manager, television producer, actor and promoter, The Mark Williams has been able to work with many of the greats in the music business from Smokey Robinson, Rick James, Musiq Soulchild, MC Hammer, Babyface, Salt & Pepa, Katt Williams, The Dells, Mike Epps, Teddy Riley, Keith Sweat and New Edition. I think you get the drift he’s been involved with this industries big dogs for a minute. Now Mark is doing what he does best and that’s write beautiful songs and sing. Mark is an immaculate singer such voices are rare to find and it seems as though his voice was specifically made for the genre of music he sings, Mark is a one-man army, what I mean by this is that he is a singer, actor, and producer, so when you listen to him sing, it's like listening to now, then and forever that’s how sweet his vocals fit into todays beats. “I come from the era of great singer songwriters and I’ve brought some of the greatest songs ever recorded to the public so I know what a hit of any generation sounds and feels like”.

The Mark Williams possesses one of the great locutions in modern R&B glinting and willowy, his voice guilelessly skims over beats, and therefore, showcasing the unique art in the beat, in fact, he possesses an unbeatable charm. On his 10 song collection called ALL THE HITS you can feel an elasticity in his chosen voice which accompanies each track has only one purpose, goal, and interest and that the storyline touches you in your feet or soul. Mark is not a singer that leaves you wondering what he is up to in his music. He slips from one romantic conquest to the next with an unvarying approach to the interest of his audience. Is he the Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Barry White, Smokey or Ron Isley of today?

When you listen to this dude you know he’s mature, sexy and smooth. The Mark Williams eases from delicate sensuous love songs to bombastic dance songs to political from house to reggae. His smooth & silky 1st and 2nd tenor and forceful baritone and bass keeps the listener from pigeon holing this talented artist because he doesn’t sound the same on each song.

When you watch The Mark WMS perform, you can tell he is comfortable on stage, the energy and vibe that follows his performance will tell you that he understands his audience and that he is an expert in showbiz and production. Mark has a great collection of songs like: FUNK WITH ME, IN THE MOOD, WHATCHA GONNA DO, BETWEEN YOUR LEGS, RISE UP, DANCE FOR ME, THUG WIFE, WATCH ME DANCE, and PARTY WITH YOUR BODY.

The Mark WMS has a way of sliding gently into low-to-mid-tempo, bottom-heavy beats, simple melodies laid out with a few sturdy chords, Mark pliantly sings to any beat and allows the beat to pass through as he makes his way through the beat also, Mark slides up and down the scale as he seduces, sexes and then reasserts his commitment to unapologetic single-dom. He often vocally references R&B from the 1970s and early 2000s that creates a style that easily controls the beats of todays grooves and production techniques and as you listen you clearly recognize that he is a master of his craft.

In conclusion, The Mark’s sound cuts across all generations, everyone gets to start nodding in delight and admiration every time Mark approaches the microphone and opens his heart, the lyrical content of his songs are out of this world. I say to you that once you press play, the content of his songs opens up your imagination. This mode starts to feel addictive. The choruses of his songs echo a reality of both the streets and the heart. Romantic, Gangster, Party man, The Mark Williams is not one that can placed in one format which is a delight to the listener. Whether you’re a hip hop fan or are into straight up R&B you immediately recognize that The Mark Williams is a rare gem in the industry and he no doubt will provide great leadership in the music of the future.

Website: themarkwms.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/themarkwilliams1/

SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/mark-williams-123/aint-nothing-wrong-trying-to-get-my-money-on

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6t_ZhwP8Fig

Twitter & Instagram: @themarkwms

Video Bio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGaUFhie9UA

By WJAM-99.9 JAMZ Tampa, Dec 8 2019 08:35AM

One of Miami's hottest new bands, RedrumSociety, is making noise with their latest release, "Ego". The song is about the emotional and mental aftermath of a breakup, backed by powerful guitar, drum, bass, and intricate vocal harmonies. "I wrote the song after my ex replaced me with basically every friend I thought I had, leaving me to do whatever it took to put my ego back together," said front-man, Zach Cohen. If you like funky pop with an up-beat and chill vibe paired with aggressive revenge lyrics, go check out "Ego" on iTunes today! Music video also available on YouTube.

Download 'Ego' by RedrumsSociety On iTunes.

By WJAM-99.9 JAMZ Tampa, Dec 4 2019 06:50PM

Andrew Halsell. (born August 29, 1989), who is better known as Lil Rouge is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter, photographer, videographer and CEO. Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Rouge signed a distribution deal with Universal Music Group distribution in 2014 and release his first single "goin down" in 2015. Rouge moved from Louisville to Atlanta, Georgia in 2015 where he faced several struggles including robbery that caused him to take a step back from music.

He finally came back in 2019 and released his hit single titled What's Up, which was played on various radio stations throughout the United States. He is currently working on his first studio album that he plans to release in 2020. Watch the official music on YouTube.

By WJAM-99.9 JAMZ Tampa, Dec 4 2019 02:04AM

DeAndri Raffaele Sheppard, aka Dean Shepp, is a hip-hop artist with a distinctive sound and feel. His music blurs the lines between the warmth of the old school scene, and the clear punch of the contemporary world, bringing the best of both worlds together.

Dean has been passionate about music ever since he can remember, at first taking up the piano, saxophone and singing, and later, learning how to rap and engineer records. Throughout the years, he has released a huge amount of quality releases, including material under other monikers, such as D.R.E.

Currently, the artist is heavily focused on creating new music, as well as bringing a high profile to his Dean Shepp brand.

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