Birthdays (prod. Tope)
May 21, 2020 | With their birthdays exactly a month apart, Champagne Duane releases the stimulating Biggie tribute video for the catchy single “Birthdays” on 5/21 at 5:21am. Much like the track, the video is upbeat and full of iconic 90s Bad Boy references, from ‘Sky is the Limit’ to ‘Mo Money Mo Problems.’ Versace outfits, flashy sweatsuits and the coveted Coogi sweater make this official music video is an instant classic and suitable birthday message for the King of New York. Channeling his inner Diddy, Duane gets active from the opening scene, dancing around a pool to the lavish seaside backdrop of Xiamen, China. Shot and directed by SloMo Tse for SOFRSH Productions.
April 21, 2020 | Champagne Duane drops off his first single of 2020 with an uptempo tribute to Notorious B.I.G. titled “Birthdays.” Sampling the hip hop classic “Juicy,” Champagne Duane gives praise to Biggie while celebrating his own born day over the funky instrumental provided by TOPE. Originally, Duane and TOPE connected while living in Portland and again a few years later when both of them coincidentally relocated to Oakland, California. After finding out they were neighbors, Duane came to TOPE with the idea for “Birthdays” and the two built the song from scratch in-studio, with Duane deciding what sample feel and tempo he wanted to go with. Featuring some additional vocals from TOPE, Champagne Duane flows with ease over “Birthdays” displaying an air of confidence and swag that shines through on the track. Press play on the official single “Birthdays” by Champagne Duane and stay tuned for the music video dropping soon as well! (More…)
Fly Free (feat. Brookfield Duece)
Featured in The Source Magazine
May 24, 2019 | Champagne Duane teams up with Brookfield Duece to deliver “Fly Free”, a powerful political statement over a Cee Goods beat. “Fly Free” highlights the injustices of oppression while offering enlightenment and encouragement to dismantle the chains and seek a higher plateau. (More…)