Mauie The King Jr. releases his first video on Priority Records titled ‘Dear Summer’.
Mauie The King Jr.Â represent s a growingÂ culture of independent â€œdoÂ it yourselfâ€ (DIY) hip-hopÂ artists from Â Atlanta, GA.Â His blend of funkadelicÂ inspirations and fashiondrivenÂ imagery, embodiesÂ an emerging undefinedÂ sound in Atlanta.
Mauie the King Jr. is set to release his debut LP in 2017 titled MOOD.Â MOOD encapsulates the Internet-era in song and geography â€“ Moving (in) OnlyÂ One Direction. This reflects the inevitable progress of internet communicationÂ through its inhabitants. Mauie uses his songwriting as a vehicle to inspire hisÂ listeners to communicate, itâ€™s left up to you to accept his invitation.
The first single off of MOOD is titled ‘Dear Summer‘ an open letter towardsÂ the season where the streets heat up and recklessness runs rampant. To fullyÂ depict this song, Mauie and his team at Priority Records called upon directorÂ Sean Kelly to fully dive into the storyline. â€œDear Summerâ€ starts off with an oldÂ news clip of a violent home invasion. The creativity starts flowing when that clipÂ then transitions into Mauie and his associates celebrating a recent score from a
heist at a luxury, downtown loft.