New Music: Charles Hamilton “NY Raining” featuring Rita Ora


Charles Hamilton, Rita Ora, NY Raining

The return of Charles Hamilton has been a long time coming, and with the help of his new deal with Republic Records, the Harlem bred emcee is claiming this year, as the year. His first official new release is  “NY Raining” features UK based singer Rita Ora,  who is also Adidas new red lip toting brand ambassador.

Originally intended for debut in the finale of Fox’s Hip Hop drama Empire, the love song from this dynamic collab leaked a little a early (thank you internets!) but so far, is getting a lot of love from the world wide web. By the looks of things, Hamilton’s return is being welcomed with open arms and we’re more than excited to press play on any release from the “Brooklyn Girl” spitta.

Take a listen to Charles Hamilton’s new single featuring Rita Ora “NY Raining” below and be sure to check him out on the Empire soundtrack available on iTunes now.

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