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Alright so I don’t have any interesting info about this artist, other than I came by the song on Dingus and hot damn if this isn’t some great hip hop. As far as I know, Lil Kids is just a white rapper named Adam and his producer, Lopato, kickin’ some beats and rhymes in Brooklyn.

Oh, but don’t read too much into that whole white rapper thing. As Dingus correctly points there, there are a few Beck similarities here, along with that classic NYC production sound. They released a dope album, Slow Rainbows, in February on Bandcamp which you can download for FREE – with a new album rumored for May 30th.

That’s about all I have on this one. The album is sick. “Nobodies” is sick. That’s all I got. Follow them on Twitter and we’ll figure this out together as things move along.

Elizabethan, cuz she classic is such a great thing for music as a whole, and I wish it nothing but success as it scales. Every day in there is a new possibility for connections, great music and good times. One particularly memorable evening, I had the pleasure of meeting Olga Nunes, one of Mashable’s Top 10 DJs and a singer-songwriter living in San Francisco. While some better-known artists have been using to test out their new tunes, Nunes has been using it as her underground marketing strategy – collecting almost 800 fans in a relatively short time on the site.

This girl is DIY to the max, using sites like Bandcamp and Kickstarter to keep her music going. The effort is paying off as Nunes’ music has evolved since she started writing in 2005. Originally a relatively basic “girl with guitar” act, Nunes is transforming into a more legit indie pop figure, her latest “Waiting For” featuring the kind of stuff that I’m such a sucker for – bells, hand claps. Anything bubbly, man… gets me every time. Couple that with a rock solid voice to make Olga Nunes one of my favorite finds thus far.

Olga Nunes – “Waiting For”

Pre-order her upcoming album LAMP on Bandcamp