“Hotel Figueroa” is Text Me’s third single off of ‘Group Chat Vol. 2’

And we have another one from the folks from Text Me camp: An LA excursion with the one-two punch combo of Ricky Lake and Sam Johnson. "Hotel Figueroa" arrives as a bit of a contrast to other singles off of the soon-to-come mixtape, Group Chat Vol. 2 — the track is breezy and brolic at the same time, an atypical hazy and low-key yin to the the collective's club-friendly rap yang. We haven't seen too much of Ricky since he caught our attention with the dark wooziness of his album, The Mother 966. But it seems like hanging out at [...]

Text Me Records announce new mixtape ‘Group Chat’ with first single “So Photogenic”

Text Me Records has been on a roll, stockpiling tunes on tunes from their roster of artists, including Mikos Da Gawd, Julia Lewis, Drew Banga, Tia Nomore and countless others just chillin', making beats and leaving us on the fringes just waiting patiently. But the thumb-twiddling comes to an end with a drop from Sam Johnson and Bruh from Last Night, titled "So Photogenic," part of a new mixtape to kick off back-to-school season, called Group Chat. Expect tons from Text Me veterans and new blood in the coming weeks as the label trickles out singles and cuts from the [...]

Sam Johnson releases new pop single “Palm Trees”

San Francisco weather is warming up this week, just in time for Sam Johnson's breezy new beach-inspired pop song, "Palm Trees." This dreamy, upbeat tune is the first of many singles that Sam plans to debut over the next several months with San Francisco label, Text Me Records. His Southern California roots, permeated by influences of Sublime and No Doubt, float out of each note in "Palm Trees," creating an apropos backdrop to summer's impending heat and whimsy. Sam went from performing on the street in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf to maintaining a residency at the Ritz Carlton, where his [...]

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