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Tyrik Ballard, Curren$y
Tyrik Ballard, Curren$y

OKP Premiere: Tyrik Ballard Links w/ Curren$y For His New Vid "If You Wanna Be"

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Lion Babe, Thundercat, SZA & More Rock The Afropunk Festival 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.

For this OKP premiere, we get up with Harlem singer/songwriter, Tyrik Ballard. This is my introduction to the young brotha, but he comes out the gate swinging with this pop-fused r&b single, “If You Wanna Be” featuring Curren$y. For the visuals, Tyrik takes it to the N.O. where he G’s the object of his affection at the auto shop before taking her out on the streets Nola. Spitta closes out the video with a verse infront of one of his candy painted toys. Watch the APLUS Filmz directed video, below. Look for Tyrik’s EP to drop in early 2016 via Angels Like Rebels. To help Tyrik’s cause, check out his page on Angels Like Rebels, an interesting new crowdfunding music platform allowing you to contribute to an artists’ career and earn a percentage of their net royalties, along with free music, tickets, merch etc. (the artists keep 70% of their net profits - read more here).