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Cazwell Sports ‘Loose Wrists’ and Lacey Shorts

Cazwell Sports 'Loose Wrists' and Lacey Shorts

Cazwell Sports ‘Loose Wrists’ and Lacey Shorts

(NEW YORK) – Cazwell’s latest jam, “Loose Wrists,” is old-school hip-hop with a beat that is purposely simple and bass driven and a message that is crystal clear: he aims to make America Femme again.

“It’s about time we all embrace femme,” says Cazwell.  “Whether we are gay or straight when men get in touch with their feminine sides, it gives a real sense of empowerment.”

It’s especially important now, he feels, because “we have a President that wants to take us off of the census and a Vice President that believes shock therapy will cure gayness.  At the end of last year, I vowed to be as gay as possible with my music and videos. We have to be more visible than ever and I hope I inspire that.”

Along with the track, Cazwell has released a music video for “Loose Wrists” that stirred a social media frenzy last week when he posted the above photo to his Instagram.  The photo features Cazwell and his male dancers in pastel-colored lace shorts by designer Hoza Rodriguez of Hologram City.

Loose Wrists (Official Music Video) (Official Video) by Cazwell on VEVO.

“I was surprised by the reaction because the outfits are way more conservative than the shirtless guys in Speedo’s and jockstraps I typically have in my videos.”

Teen Vogue, Maxim and Allure Magazines all wrote features about Cazwell’s Lacey Shorts for Men.  He says he intends to wear them out in public, too.

“Hell yeah, I’m going to wear them all summer! You’ll probably find me at the corner deli at four in the morning wearing a pair with a matching speedo underneath. “

He won’t be the only one either.  Cazwell says, “Hoza has even been contacted by girls wanting to buy the shorts for their boyfriends.  I’m not surprised. I could see Pharrell sporting lace on The Voice.”

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The shorts were originally planned to be jogging suits.  “I wanted five pastel velour jogging suits for the video but we couldn’t get them to look the way we wanted,” explains Cazwell. “I was really stressed out about it so I took a nap and when I woke up, I called Hoza up and said, ‘Lace. Let’s just use lace and have the guys in white briefs.’”

It turns out lace is much easier to work with than velour.  Hoza was able to whip up the outfits quickly.

Cazwell’s career started in downtown New York with songs like ‘Ice Cream Truck,’  ‘No Selfie Control’ and ‘Rice & Beans’.  Cazwell has amassed more than 10 million views on Youtube and over 1 million digital streams and downloads.

His last full-length album, Hard 2 B Fresh, was released in 2015 on the Brooklyn indie label, Peace Bisquit.  “Loose Wrists” is the first single off Cazwell’s new music label, Snow Cone.

Lacey Shorts aren’t his first foray in fashion, either. Last year Cazwell debuted his ‘Ice Cream Truck’ underwear with design collaborator Geoffrey Mac.  The collection sold out entirely in its first month.

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For more information, visit Cazwell’s website and PeaceBisquit.com.

LeAnn Rimes Headlines Houston Pride Fest 2017

The Internationally Acclaimed Country- Pop Singer Will Headline The Houston Pride Festival Stage On June 24, 2017.

(HOUSTON) — County and Pop Superstar LeAnn Rimes will headline Houston’s Pride Festival in downtown Houston on Saturday, June 24, Pride Houston Inc. has announced.

The LGBTQ community is family to me,” Rimes released in a statement. “My music wouldn’t be the same without the love, and inspiration.

Rimes, on a current whirlwind of Pride performances and spreading love, hits the festival stage in Houston at 3 PM. Her new single ‘Love Is Love Is Love,’ will surely be a hit amongst Houston’s LGBTQ+ community.

The free concert and festival is open to the public and will be located in the plaza in front of City Hall downtown. There is no age limit to attend, and no tickets needed. Gates are expected to open at 12:00 PM.

Immediately following the Houston Pride Festival, the attentions turns to the Houston Pride Parade. The annual parade has an attendance of over 700,000 people every year from all over the world.

Pride Houston 2017 will be a musical one indeed—in addition to Rimes, Pride Houston has promised an amazing entertainment line-up and show stopping parade.

“Under” The Beats With Kendra Erika

“Under” The Beats With Kendra Erika

(NEW YORK) Your week couldn’t have been as bad as Kathy Griffin’s, but if it was anywhere close and you need something new to decompress to this weekend, check out the latest jam from pop princess Kendra Erika.   It was the song that took over gay dance floors this past Memorial Day Weekend, and the music video is out now.

Written by Kendra Erika and Grammy Award winner Damon Sharpe and produced by Sharpe, Jason Dauman, and Eric Sanicola,  “Under My Skin” is a hypnotic Big Room track that is both playful and alluring with sweeping build-ups and hard drops.

“I love the whole ‘let’s see if we get caught’ theme in the song,” says Kendra Erika.  “Young people today feel invincible when it comes to love and life and if you think about it, we should, because we’re still discovering who we are and where we stand.

“I think everyone can relate because we’re all young and stupid at some point in our lives,” she laughs.

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‘Under My Skin’ is the follow-up to Kendra Erika’s ‘Oasis’, her first collaboration with Damon Sharpe.  It reached #9 on the Billboard Dance Charts in November.

“Kendra and I went into the studio hoping to re-create the magic of ‘Oasis’,” recalls Damon Sharpe.  “I think we succeeded.  Kendra and I have a chemistry that shines.”

Damon Sharpe knows about chemistry with artists.  He has written and produced for a wide array of pop’s greatest including Jennifer Lopez, Ariana Grande, Kylie Minogue and Natalie Cole.

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Kendra Erika is a South Florida native. Her Deep House/Pop recording style developed from hanging out in Miami clubs.  “House music offers an experience for all the senses to enjoy,” she says. “I aim to take people on an elevating, emotional journey with my songs.”

“Kendra continues to prove that her talent is really flowering,” says Jason Dauman of Dauman Music.  “We’re excited that the clubs really embraced the track over Memorial Day Weekend.  We hope it continues through the summer!”

No doubt it will.  Especially considering the powerhouse production team of Marc Stout a/k/a Mixin Marc, best known for their work with The Chainsmokers, David Guetta, Rihanna, Diplo, Demi Lovato and Katy Perry, are providing the remixes.

“I really hope the song impacts club fans in a big way,” continues Kendra Erika.  “That it gets under their skin! Whether dancing out at the club, or in workout beast mode at the gym, or even if simply cruising along in their car, I want the song to lift minds to new heights.”

“Under My Skin” is being released globally through Dauman Music and Sony Red and is available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon, and all other major retailers. It is also available for streaming through Pandora and Spotify. To learn more, visit Kendra Erika’s website and Daumanmusic.com.  

Pop Sensation, Men’s Health Model Wiltay Release’s ‘Fly High’ Single!

Pop Sensation, Men's Health Model Wiltay Release's 'Fly High' Single!

International Pop Sensation & Men’s Health Cover Model Wiltay Release’s ‘Fly High’ Single!

(NEW YORK) International pop sensation Wiltay lands the cover of Men’s Health proving he’s the ‘Beast From The East.’ The cover model / singer from Singapore is proving that he is just as good to listen to as he is to look at. Wilty’s new urban pop track, ‘Fly High,’ available now, is urging fans to let go of their pasts and embrace the present moment.

“I get so caught up thinking about old memories, I often miss out on what’s in front of me,” he admits to About Magazine.   “These days, I’m making a conscious effort to focus only on all the beautiful things in the present moment.”

‘Fly High’ is the follow-up to Wiltay’s recent urban hit, ‘What Are We Waiting For.’  It continues the young singer’s exploration into love and relationships, but in an even more mature, sensible way.  It’s a reflection of his past two years living in the states and experiencing the highs and lows of love first-hand.

The greatest lesson I have learned is that expecting love from someone who does not love you back is like watering a dead tree. No matter how much water you put in it, it’ll never grow.

Wiltay had his first US hit in 2014 with his WTF album. The Hollywood F.A.M.E Awards named it Best Pop Album Of The Year.  It also received a Best Album nomination from  Los Angeles Music Awards.

Last year,  following the advice of American Idol’s Randy Jackson, Wil took his music in a more dance direction, releasing grown-up, salacious and passionate tracks that attacked infatuation from a male perspective.  “It makes sense because I’m big on romance,” he says with a smirk.

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Wiltay’s “Fly High” is available on iTunes.  For more information, visit his website or follow him on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.