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Wasted Love: A Vocally-Aligned Single by TroyBoi and Sam Sure

In music, one of the attributes that makes artists to rock with their fans is consistency. TroyBoi is one of the artists who have lived his promises and statements as far as sound and dedication to his craft is concerned. Wasted Love is a track that you unconsciously repeat over and over again because it is sentimental and infectious. TroyBoi featured Sam Sure in this song which is more or less a journey combining the classic TroyBoi sound and beautiful vocals.

Sam is the one who takes care of the vocals while TroyBoi does a low-energy trap beat that undoubtedly showcases the purity in his talent and his wide range of abilities. The quality and quantity of TroyBoi’s outputs make him one of the top producers, a fact that his fans and anyone who hears his music find it hard to resist. This summer, TroyBoi has lots of scheduled appearances in Reading, Leeds, and at EDC LV.


Considered one of the closely guarded secrets of South East London, TroyBoi has emerged from the shadows and he is poised to take the music industry to another level. He is a multi-talented musician signed to Jim Beanz, US super producer and Timbaland’s right-hand man. TroyBoi is a versatile musician and produces a variety of genres with a specific focus in trap beats. Judging from his composition and vast influences, TroyBoi is no doubt one of the top upcoming producers in the industry.

Paired with Icekream, one of his best friends, TroyBoi forms one half of SoundSnobs, the producer/DJ duo. The duo is known for their most daring and creative audio paintings their audiences have heard of. Other top artists TroyBoi has attracted and collaborated with include Nina Sky and Diplo. The two have helped him a great deal to reach even a much wider audience.

Sam Sure

Sam Sure was signed to Black Butter records in 2014 and quickly rose to become a tastemaker favorite, a reputation that earned him lots of BBC spins from top artists such as Annie Mac and Zane Lowe. When he was a member of Hip-Hop-meets-electronic duo, Sam enjoyed tremendous success after he was picked to do a performance at Reading and Leeds festivals.

Earlier in the year, Sam earned himself a support slot on the BBC Sound of 2015 Years and Years UK Tour. He has also worked with artists such as TCTS which is a tremendous achievement for an artist who has only released two tracks.

Florida Rapper, Denzel Curry Hints at Collaboration with Jack U

Screenshot 2016-06-11 at 6.41.17 PMThanks to a hint by Denzel Curry, we now know that there is a new Jack U collaboration which is in the works. The rapper disclosed this in an interview with XXL Mag and also on Periscope. The rapper streamed a section of the impromptu studio session featuring Diplo at the time when he had expressed interest in the collaboration.

According to XXL Mag, Denzel got together with Skrillex, popped off fireworks, lit blunts, and dug for samples during the entire session before coming up with a new track. At the moment, the track is unnamed but reports indicate that it will be released very soon. Commenting on the status of the collaboration, Denzel expressed optimism and excitement that the speed at which the collaboration is coming together is commendable and Skrillex is extremely quick with what he does.

Denzel has worked with Diplo previously, but it was certainly the first time he was teaming up with the likes of Skrillex. There are other artists that Denzel has teamed up with and done some nice music in the past including Gucci Mane, iLoveMakonnen, and Migos.

The Journey of Denzel Curry into Music

Born on February 16, 1995, Denzel R. Curry is one of the emerging American rappers from Carol City Florida. On September 3, 2013, Denzel released his first full length album named Nostalgic 64. On March 9, 2016, he released his follow-up album entitled Imperial.

For 19 years, Denzel lived in Carol City where he learnt to write poetry right from Elementary School. He got into rapping when he was in sixth grade. Later on, Denzel attended Miami’s Design and Architecture High School where he learnt for the first two years before being kicked out. It is in Miami Carol City Senior High School where Denzel started to create his Nostalgic 64 album while at the same time trying to graduate.

Between 2011 and 2012, Denzel released a number of mixtapes with his first coming out on September 24, 2011 entitled King Remembered Underground Tape 1991-1995. After this mixtape, he was formally ushered in as a member of the SpaceGhostPurpp hip hop group which was referred to as Raider Clan.

His second mixtape known as King of the Mischievous South Volume 1 Underground Tape 1996 attracted attention of the members of Odd Future including Earl Sweatshirt.

The style of rap in his third mixtape entitled Strictly for My R.V.I.D.X.R.S. was inspired by the late Tupac Shakur.

Before releasing Nostalgic 64 in the 2013/14 season, Denzel made a decision to leave Raider Clan and go solo. This album featured the likes of Lill Ugly Mane, Robb Bank$, Yung Simmie, Stephen A. Clark, Mike G, JK the Reaper, and Nell.

On June 9, 2015, Denzel made a double EP release entitled 32 Zel/Planet Shrooms. In 2016, his firsts release is a single entitled Flying Nimbus. Including guest appearances from Rick Ross and Joey BadA$$, Denzel released his second and latest studio album on March 9, 2016 known as Imperial.

The audience is waiting for the new collaboration and certainly expecting it to be top of the range just like the rest of his past music.