RKade is a professional song writer and rap artist (formally known as Raven). His music is diverse and portrays an element of new and creative lyrical content, fused with innovative beats. My stage name is Rkade, (formally known as Raven), and I was raised in England and Barbados. Being inspired by the rap artist LL Cool J, I discovered my passion for hip hop music when I was thirteen years of age... read more
Posted at 2014-07-28
WAT UP !!!
It’s great to be speaking with you all again! The last couple of months have been extremely hectic and I can honestly say I am in need of some ‘SERIOUS’ recuperation! Any suggestions please let me know but keep it straight ! Lol !
Reaching out to all new subscribers, thank you for coming aboard and I look forward to sharing my journey with you .. Also thanks to all current subscribers as always I appreciate your support and the time taken to vote for my music. Don’t forget to check out http://www.rkade1.us/ for recent news and events.
Latest project updates – I’m currently working on new music videos, details will be revealed soon .. However I would like to ask you all which music video would you be interested in seeing the most in terms of my album/song collection? Hit me up with your thoughts .. To refresh your memory you can stream or purchase my album with all the latest music collaborations @ http://itunes.apple.com/album/id883700470, and you can also download or listen to additional tracks via my N1M website.
Look out for the new remix of ‘A MILLION YEARS’, featuring Jamaican recording artist ‘MAVADO’! Will keep you updated of the new release date.
Have you all viewed my latest music video - ‘Press Play Remix’ Feat ‘Beenie Man & ‘Alkaline’? For those of you who haven’t, please view via one of the following links below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIznv39_WUk or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGJRO-vaHJk
Time to head out .. But please keep the comments and feedback flowing, it’s much appreciated ! Ensure you have a great week ahead and I look forward to speaking with you soon.
Posted at 2014-06-07
Wat up world ! It’s that time again .. A big shout out to all of you and thank you for sharing my journey ! To get the latest updates on my projects please visit my main website http://www.rkade1.us/
My new album – ‘Press Play’ Mixtape Collabo Album has just been released !!! The compilation includes a number of major artist collaborations including the firm favorite ‘Dying to Live’. You can preview or purchase my album @ http://itunes.apple.com/album/id883700470.
Some of you may already have listened to my recent track ‘Lie Low’ featuring Jay-Z. This is available for streaming on my N1M home page.
Currently I am working on a number of additional new tracks and my latest music video is due to be released shortly. Listen out for more updates on this ..
Short and sweet this week but I will be in touch again soon.
Posted at 2014-05-22
Welcome and thank you to all of you for joining my mailing list. For all new subscribers you can find out the latest news and updates relating to my music projects via my main website @ http://www.rkade1.us/
For those of you who are not already aware, my new music video - PRESS PLAY (REMIX) Featuring ‘BEENIE MAN’ and ‘ALKALINE’ is out NOW !!! The producers of the video have made a comment about some sort of ‘APPARITION’ that is appearing in the video. Allegedly they are saying it is not something that they had incorporated.. I’m not sure what they are talking about but If anyone notices anything please let me know .. Sounds creepy ! LOL ! Watch the video here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIznv39_WUk
My next music video to be released will be the ‘SO IN LOVE’ (REMIX) Featuring ‘I-OCTANE’ and ‘CK’. Tune into my website for further updates on this ..
Look out for my debut album “PRESS PLAY” MIXTAPE COLLABO ALBUM which will be released this summer, the ‘Press Play’ (Remix) track will also be featured on the album along with many other great artist collaborations.
I have a lot of additional new tracks and collaborations which are in the process of being mixed and mastered. I will keep you posted in terms of release dates.
Thanks for taking the time out to read this newsletter, I have many surprises in store for you all and I will continue to keep in contact regularly.
Enjoy the weekend ahead .. !
Posted at 2014-05-05
A warm welcome to you all and to the new subscribers thank you for taking the time out to join my mailing list. You can get the latest updates on my current ventures and music projects via my main website http://www.rkade1.us/
For those of you who are not aware, my new music video ‘EMPTY MIRRORS’ (BEAUTIFUL) featuring ‘CK’ has now been released. HYPE TELEVISION (JAMAICA) has also featured the video on their youtube channel. The video will also broadcast on the HYPE TELEVISION music video channel within the next few days and will be played in rotation alongside other music videos. View this video on youtube @ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlXCFaNtqZY You can also watch the video on my main website highlighted above or my MTV artist page under the music section @ http://www.mtv.com/artists/rkade/
The ‘PRESS PLAY REMIX’ music video featuring ‘BEENIE MAN’ and ‘ALKALINE’ is set to be released soon .. Also listen out for the ‘SO IN LOVE’ music video which is due to be released shortly .. Check my websites for details of the upcoming release dates ..
I have had a number of queries from some of you asking where you can purchase my music ..? My mixed tape album is due to be released this summer and will feature various artists including ‘ELEPHANT MAN’, ‘ALKALINE’, ‘MAVADO’, ‘MR VEGAS’ and more .. Some of the tracks on my number one site will also be incorporated including the song ‘A MILLION YEARS’ featuring ‘CURTISAY’.
Keep up to date with my latest music and collaborations by tuning into one of the various radio stations which have been playing my tracks including ZIP FM JAMAICA and ARASTRORADIO.COM (UK - Every Wednesday evening 7-10pm). I have many more tracks that have not been submitted on my websites so you will get to hear more tracks on one of the above radio stations.
Once my mixed tape album has been released, I will confirm future tour dates and there will be an opportunity for you to win free tickets to my show.
Thank you all for the support, really appreciate it .. For those of you who haven’t done so already, I would really appreciate it if you like my facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/rkadepresseverything
Have a great week and I look forward to speaking with you all again soon ..
Posted at 2014-04-05
Welcome to all new subscribers .. To learn more about me and hear all the latest updates you can visit my website on http://www.rkade1.us/
It’s been a while since my last update due to a number of new projects that I have been working on .. My latest videos are in process including the ‘Press Play Remix’ music video and I am also working on a music video for one of my latest tracks called ‘Empty Mirrors’ (Beautiful) Feat. CK. A copy of this track has been uploaded to my profile so please do check it out when you get chance .. There are also a couple of recent photo’s on my N1M page featuring some of the artists that I have been working with, more major artist collaborations are in the process and I will update you on the full details in my next newsletter. I try to be as versatile as possible with the artists that I choose to work with so that my music reflects a different edge ..
I appreciate all your votes on my N1M page, from what I can see ‘A Million Years’ and ‘Born a Winner’ still seem to be the most popular tracks. If you have any varying opinions on this I’d be interested to hear .. ?
Just a reminder to everyone .. There are selected tracks available for free download on my N1M site, ‘Bentleez and Kadilaks’ is available for download on my main website address as detailed above. You can also listen to more of my new tracks which have been featuring on Zip FM 103 Live, Ontop FM & Arastroradio.com. Follow me on twitter to receive scheduled airplay times @ https://twitter.com/Rkade1/ I have also been asked to perform a number of live radio interviews on a number of radio stations and I will let you know the scheduled dates nearer the time.
Thanks to everyone who has been sending me emails with your thoughts and comments, really appreciate it so keep them coming in ..
Enjoy the rest of the day and I look forward to speaking with you again soon ..
If you enjoy my music, like my facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/rkadepresseverything
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RKade & Beenie Man: Photo taken after the 'Press Play Remix' music video Ft. Sean Paul & Beenie Man
RKade and Jah Vinci: 'EMPTY MIRRORS’ (BEAUTIFUL) music video Feat. Jah Vinci & CK coming soon !
RKade and Craigy-T of T.O.K
Rkade and I-Octane
Lifelines Tunecore Album Cover 5
album artwork 3 revised
Rkade Car IMG-20131009-00317
Album Cover - Rkade Press Play Mixtape Collabo Album (2) Tunecore