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2020 Breakthrough Artist Vinnie Vidal One to Watch in 2021

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The Royal Play Records CEO is Changing the Rap & Hip Hop Genre

In the midst of a worldwide pandemic, Royal Play Records CEO Vinnie Vidal launched his solo recording career releasing an astonishing 22 singles in 2020 and amassing thousands of streams and listeners. The artist and producer is not a stranger to the music industry. Vidal started his love affair with music at age 8 when he was gifted a keyboard and taught himself to play. He went on to compose music and direct his church choir at age 14, which led to him founding Royal Play Records at only 15 years of age! Vidal makes his beats from scratch, writes the music, sings, raps. His team and label,  Royal Play Records, has a mission of providing consistently high-quality music.  He focuses on producing music that brings self-awareness to the listener while being infused with positive vibes and the power to heal the mind.

Royal Play Records CEo, Vinnie Vidal composing an inspirational beat.

Vinnie Vidal is a testament to the rise of independent artistry, self-publishing and promotion over the traditional route.  Being an independent artist, CEO of an independent label and an entrepreneur Vidal is extremely goal-oriented and focused.  He finds in this industry, and on social media, people need to remain on their path, tuning out comparison and distractions.  Artists need to find their vision and goals and then focus every day on what is moving them forward in that mission.   Day after day, Vidal receives emails and messages from people claiming they are the best; they can explode his career; or they will make him famous.  So many young up and coming artists fall for these scams and these people that are not there to help the artist but unfortunately, themselves.   One of Vidal’s favorite quotes is “watch out for people that are always bragging about who they are, a lion will never have to tell me it’s a lion”.  This lion has a passion for the industry and wants to use that passion with his talents, his gifts God has given him and his experience to help others make it in an industry that can be very self serving.

Being mentored by some of the greatest in the industry Vidal has learned to take a bit of information from all sources because there is always something to be learned from everyone. He cautions about relying solely on one person for success saying “no one will see your vision clearer than yourself or hustle harder than you.  You can’t depend on others for validation or you are setting yourself up for failure.” 

These experiences has led Vidal to start his Music Marketing Blog, “Mogul Mindset Marketing” which he gives free music marketing information, advice and tips for artists to help them succeed in their journey.  His passion for helping others succeed in an industry filled with many “get rich quick” scams is a testament to the artist and CEO’s uncompromising integrity.

In addition to the Mindset Mogul Marketing segment, Vidal does a LIVE show on his Facebook page shouting out new artists and offering advice and reviews live on air.  He also curates a Spotify playlist showcasing new artists to his fan base and a Patreon group where he mentors artists on a more personal level. Having fought, hustled and worked hard for his success; success that has been organically achieved without tactics that some would consider unscrupulous, Vidal is committed to his passion of the artistry of music and helping those with that same passion achieve their goals and dreams.

Vidal composing beats in his studio. Photo by JaeKim Photography

A man of faith, Vidal shares his favorite bible verse, Romans 8:31 “If God is for us, who can ever be against us?” as the foundation and inspiration for one of his latest singles, “Jesus”. Many of Vidal’s singles are focused on success and his faith. He hope to motivate and inspire his listeners.

The melodic piano aesthetic in this composition, woven within his smooth rap lyrics creates a soothing vibe that leaves the listener with hope and peace during a time in society that for many is very dark and polarizing.  Vidal hopes to inspire listeners by sharing his relationship with Christ and the foundation for his success.  “JESUS” highlights that through trials and tribulations; through the negative and the positive; and through the ups and downs life throws at you, having faith in the Lord is what propelled Vidal’s passion for music and delivering his message.   Vidal shares that fighting through the struggles, having faith and perseverance is how he is achieving success. 


The mission Vidal is so purposeful about is to produce music that brings self-awareness to the listener while being infused with positivity and the power to heal the mind.  Vidal’s compositions focus on high quality classical mixes, rather than the traditional low frequency and destructive vibes.  Vidal believes in bringing trendy, entertaining and inspirational music to the table without the profanity, sexual exploitation, violence and social injustice currently portrayed in mainstream music and media.

Throughout 2020 Vidal has been consistently been producing and releasing singles that are gaining momentum and attention due to his unique sound, his shockingly wide versatility and his uncompromising integrity.  As a producer, Vidal understands what it takes to make quality music and which instruments are currently not being showcased. He aims to broaden his fans listening experience by infusing these sounds in his custom made beats.  He is bringing a much needed shift to the hip hop and rap genre with his custom composed sounds; a distinctive Eastern flavor blended into a modern Western vibe while also integrating jazzy instrumentals.

What Advice Would You Give to a New Artist?

“Short cuts make long delays.”― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

“I love this quote because you really have to be willing to do the work. Many people want instant results with no hard work. It’s the turtle that wins the race!” ~ Vinnie Vidal

Photo by: JaeKim Photography

To learn more about Vinnie Vidal and Royal Play Records: 

Website: https://www.vinnievidal.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vinnievidal/

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

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2ZC4RNS

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/vinnievidal

YouTube (Royal Play Records): https://bit.ly/39854f5

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Nckv: His Sounds Truly Excite The Senses

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Nicholas “Nckv” von Holtermann is a New York-based Asian-American independent musician whose affinity for innovation transcends the confines of genre. In the time since he humbly began his career in a makeshift living room studio, the singer, rapper, and producer has trained his focus on world-building, combining his ambient, forward-thinking sounds with nostalgic anime-style visuals. Outside the studio, Nckv has cultivated his stage presence by performing at local bars.

Nckv credits pandemic-induced isolation as a catalyst for his creativity. He used the time to hone his craft both in solitude and in a new frontier: a professional recording studio with a slew of gifted musicians from near and far. His ambition to expand his range has attracted the likes of illustrators, animators, and major publications.


The outcome of his flourishing productivity came to fruition with his debut EP “Spectre,” a dreamscape of experimental electronic hip-hop sautéed in hints of trap, pop, and soul. Throughout the project, Nckv flaunts a decade’s worth of avid musicianship with dynamic layers and soundscape shifts that could blow the minds of casual audiences while also offering depth that only the most trained of ears would appreciate. Above all, though, Nckv celebrates his EP as an authentic self-introduction to a world in need of his light.


In the wake of his release, Nckv is riding the momentum to build up his collective “Async,” an all-inclusive congregation of creatives across mediums that play to each other’s strengths to achieve team-wide success. He hopes to bolster his networks, public presence, and musical aptitude in pursuit of being the best he can be.

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Bennys Batching: Will Definitely Become A Household Name As He Starts To Trend Within The Music Industry

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Benny Chavez, Better known as Bennys Batching is an on the rise recording artist from New Mexico. He is of hispanic ethnicity and takes pride in where he is from. He has a diverse interest in musical genres especially Rap, Hip Hop, Christian Rap and Christian Rock. Bennys Batching is all about making his music known within the rap industry and growing his brand. His debut single “Worldwide Records” makes his story and ambition very clear to whomever listens. Benny started his career this past April just experimenting with some written lyrics. It soon passed as a hobby into a full passion of his. Music is now become the main focus of his life. With each new record he tells a story. His music caters to all listeners. His raw lyrics and catchy vibe appeal to all.

Over some time his writing became better and better. Now he is able to switch up words easily and provide listeners with some amazing wordplay and lyricism. Benny is all about becoming better with his sound. He seeks to make his name known throughout the industry. Currently he is working on a self titled album “Bennys Batching” which is set to drop in the near future. In the meantime check out his latest single “Worldwide Record” now available everywhere.  Be sure to be on the look out for his new releases in the near future.

Check out his latest single here first ! Remember it is also available on all other platforms worldwide !

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Steady and Creative: Studd Da Kidd Displays her Personality Traits in the Promotional Commercial

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A native of San Antonio, Texas Studd Da Kidd is an innovative and determined entrepreneur that is slowly becoming a household name in the creative space. Backed with her love and passion for art and artists, this entrepreneur launched the Exposure Explosion Festival that gives everybody a chance to showcase their talents in a platform geared towards them. 

Her latest promotional commercial is a testament to the quality of Studd Da Kidd both as a person and an innovator. Co-produced by DRH Consulting, Erick Hernandez, Transcendent Visionz, Lover Girl is a rich display of her personality trait and her dedication to creating something that will benefit the art community. 

Backed with music by Studd Da Kidd and Ozzy Lennon, the San Antonio Riverwalk was taken as a backdrop and puts the viewer on a journey of her hometown’s history, art, and culture. Starred by talented Brianna Medrano, the commercial was filmed at the Omni La Mansión del Rio and was the perfect place to show her versatility as a creative director. This commercial is set to be released in November.

One of the strongest traits of Studd Da Kidd is her ability to be hands-on in every part of the project she is launching. This commercial is a key step in preparation for the Exposure Explosion Festival Live app which will give artists and creators alike, a home to connect to their fans and be discovered more in the industry. 

All these have been meticulously planned out and are something that many people are looking forward to. We better get ready as Studd Da Kidd is storming the creative business with her innovative ideas. To learn more about Studd Da Kidd, head over to her social media platforms:

https://linktr.ee/studddakidd

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