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Heavy Duty Publishing Welcomes Kido Madiba

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Heavy Duty is thrilled to announce that Kido Madiba has joined the roster!

DefJam Recordings Africa artist Kido Madiba is a multi talented brand. He dons the title of singer, songwriter and actor. Known for his energetic performances and enigmatic personality, his musical style is best described as sounds from home, a fusion of Afrobeats and with other genres, while still retaining the core essence of the Nigerian sound. Kido Madiba has an extended catalogue of over 200 written pieces. He constantly strives to redefine his sound and diversify his creative process to create music that appeals across borders.

Listen to Kido Madiba’s debut single, ‘Absence’ here.

Heavy Duty Publishing Welcomes Miya Folick

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Welcome, Miya Folick to the roster!  We are so thrilled and honored to be working with one of the most iconic voices in Indie-Rock.
The upcoming EP features collaborations with Mitski, Andrew Wells, Gabe Wax and others. For now, go listen to the new single’s “Ordinary” and “Oh God” out now on all streaming platforms. Watch The video for Ordinary HERE.

Heavy Duty Publishing Welcomes Grace Ives

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Heavy Duty is thrilled to announce the signing of Brooklyn-based multi-hyphenate Grace Ives!

A talented singer, songwriter, and producer, Grace has quickly become an artist to watch in the indie pop space. Her left-field production style and honest songwriting has led to fruitful collaborations with producers like Justin Raisen on her single “Loose.” Her forthcoming album, Janky Star, is slated for release June 10th via True Panther/Harvest.

Listen to more here.

Heavy Duty Publishing Welcomes Dreamer Boy!

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Heavy Duty welcomes songwriter and artist Zach Taylor, pka Dreamer Boy to the roster!

Dreamer Boy has amassed a dedicated following for his lyrical wit, his penchant for melody, and his unique and wholly original aesthetic palette.

Zachary has a way with giving the listener an open door into his mind and heart” (The Line of Best Fit) – this feeling is apparent on his gorgeous new single, “JUMPSHOT!,” out today.

On “JUMPSHOT!,” Dreamer Boy continues to flex his versatility, following synth-pop thriller “OVER EVERYTHING” and the electrifying team-up with multi-Platinum New Zealand star BENEE, “ARE YOU LETTING GO?”. The two artists are now preparing to hit the road together on a North American tour, which kicks off in late May in Montreal, QC, and ends in Los Angeles, CA. 

Listen here.