Featured Artist Wednesday: Get to Know Emanuel De’Anda

“I will never forget the first time I performed in front of a crowd. It was the most exhilarating experience ever. I knew at that very moment, that was it for me. I wanted to be a star…” -Emanuel De’Anda With vocals easy to fall for, Emanuel De’Anda is the latest member of Featured Artist Wednesday. Inspired by such artists as Donny Hathaway and Marvin … Continue reading Featured Artist Wednesday: Get to Know Emanuel De’Anda

Featured Artist Wednesdays: Get To Know Teesh Tha Writer

Though I’ve featured my former In The Circle cast member Teesh Tha Writer before, I would be remorse if I did not highlight her talents on Featured Artist Wednesdays. The 28 year old songwriter/rapper has made quite the splash with her new single, “A** City,” a party track that can easily hold its own with the creations of Waka Flocka Flame, Young Jeezy and the … Continue reading Featured Artist Wednesdays: Get To Know Teesh Tha Writer

Featured Artist Wednesdays: Get To Know J. Prophet

It’s May 1, so you know what that means?! The first inclusion in our Featured Artist Wednesday segment brought to you by songwriter/lyricist, J. Prophet. The Mt. Vernon resident rapper delivers a unique blend of  “Jesus-oriented message of love and freedom into jazz inspired, soul-infused and gospel-informed hip-hop.” The religiously and socially conscious microphone checker, who has shared the stage with Lupe Fiasco, picks up the … Continue reading Featured Artist Wednesdays: Get To Know J. Prophet

Up And Coming Musicians: Get Your Name Out There With Featured Artist Wednesdays

  If you are a rapper, singer, songwriter or producer, have your music showcased on Peacock Under Pressure’s “Featured Artist” Wednesdays highlighting who you are, where you’ve been and more importantly, where you’re going. We’re looking for all genres of music, so don’t be shy!!! Pop, Techno, Hip Hop, Country, R&B and a host of others, we want to hear from you!!!! Submit a resume, … Continue reading Up And Coming Musicians: Get Your Name Out There With Featured Artist Wednesdays

New Album: Jarell Perry, “Simple Things”

If you are in the market for smooth, untapped R&B talented, then Jarell Perry is certainly the crooner for you. Previously reported on here, the artist in question has released his critically acclaimed, debut LP, “Simple Things” available for full stream and download below. Take a listen to his new single, “Smoke + Mirrors” also available right here on Peacock Under Pressure. This young man … Continue reading New Album: Jarell Perry, “Simple Things”

New Music: VanJess, “Swimming Pools” (Cover)

  Fashion month is officially over, but that doesn’t mean the style ends!!! I have been working on a really fun post for you guys just in time for Spring!!! In the meantime, the ladies of VanJess covered Kendrick Lamar’s, “Swimming Pools.” How talented are these ladies? Sheesh. I am always happy to hear their reinterpretations. You know what? Let’s hear their take on Rihanna’s, … Continue reading New Music: VanJess, “Swimming Pools” (Cover)

New Music: Ciara Feat. Future, “Wake Up Turn Up”

Happy Friday my darlings!!! I’m in DC for the Inauguration Weekend. With all of the fun I intend on having, I hope I remember to snap some pics for my loves!!! Let’s get to our Friday jam courtesy of Ciara featuring rumored beau, Future titled, Wake Up Turn Up. The track, produced by Mike Will Made It, is something for the Sophisti-Ratchets!!! You know what? … Continue reading New Music: Ciara Feat. Future, “Wake Up Turn Up”

Video: Destra and Machel, “Carnival”

  I am going to blame a certain friend of mine for putting the thought of Carnival in my head. Oh, to be far away from my dreadful job on a glorious beach with great drinks, good friends, and amazing music.*sigh* This Friday’s music choice goes to “Carnival” by Soca singer Destra featuring Machel. Hey, if I can’t be there physically, I can damn sure … Continue reading Video: Destra and Machel, “Carnival”

Episode One: Epic Day, “Six Years Later…”

  Quality internet shows are hard to come by. Series like The Misadventures of an Awkward Black Girl and The Unwritten Rules  are diamonds and the rough.  That’s why I am pleased to introduce you to “Epic Day“, a Crizlassic Production. The Mini-Series involves a group of friends that separate after their 2006 high school graduation party goes awry, allowing Brain to fulfill his dreams but disassociating … Continue reading Episode One: Epic Day, “Six Years Later…”