Mahalia’s new song samples 50 Cent’s “In da Club,” Vevo & Latto release live performance, and more

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(NOTE LANGUAGE) –Rising R&B star Mahalia decided to take a note out of 50 Cent‘s music book with her newly released single, “In the Club.”

The U.K.-born singer’s catchy new track, which samples 50 Cent’s 2003 song “In da Club,” dropped Thursday, accompanied by a low-key music video. 

“‘In the Club’ is a song about letting go of people who are just plain and simply bad for you,” the singer explained. “I grew up in a small town in Leicester and most people didn’t believe that I could make it as an artist. I had a super small group of friends and a lot of people weren’t really ever interested in talking to me or being friends with me and mine…until I started doing well.”

Mahalia has come into much success over the course of the last two years. The singer received a Grammy nomination for Jacob Collier‘s 2020 track “All I Need,” which also featuring Ty Dolla $ign.

–Vevo announced Latto as the next artist in their Ctrl series, which highlights the work of hard-hitting, cutting-edge musicians making an impact in today’s music scene. In honor of the collaboration, Vevo released Latto’s live performance of “Trust No B****,” off 777, her second studio album.

Latto’s performance follows Ctrl sessions from artists such as Rick RossCommonRapsodyFat JoeJeezy and more.

–Congratulations are in order for up-and-coming rapper Saucy Santana, who recently signed a record deal with RCA Records. 

The 28-year-old Connecticut native, who’s known for his close friendship to City Girls‘ Yung Miami, rose to fame after the release of his internet-loving songs “Walk” and “Material Girl.

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