Casey Cope Shows The True Nature Of Life In Near Perfect EP ‘For Now’

Casey Cope’s new album For Now is a beautiful representation of life’s truth. His style is part spoken poetry due to his unflapping honesty but is presented as full fledging rhymes that show no bounds or limitations. Sonically, the album is a masterpiece, containing melodic, electro-gospel similar in nature to Kanye West’s production on Yeezus.Continue reading “Casey Cope Shows The True Nature Of Life In Near Perfect EP ‘For Now’”

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Rising Miami Artists Onstarcruz & Babywock Drop Bass Heavy Single ‘No Lip’

From the early eons of hip hop, Miami has provided us bass-heavy, upbeat, hip hop party jams to get lost in. In the worst of times, we can go back and listen to the genre’s humble beginnings which have carried on tradition into 2020. The fun hasn’t stopped as new music continues to flood inContinue reading “Rising Miami Artists Onstarcruz & Babywock Drop Bass Heavy Single ‘No Lip’”

Keem Singing Releases Powerful, Thought Provoking Music Video ‘It’s Going Down’

It’s rare to find both an incredible song sitting alongside an outstanding music video. Keem Singing does it all alongside talented videographer Scotty Rocks and director Hayward. All together they marvelously capture all that It’s Going Down embodies. Keem humbly depicts himself as Malcolm X, singing his truth about what is actually happening in everyContinue reading “Keem Singing Releases Powerful, Thought Provoking Music Video ‘It’s Going Down’”

Overwhelmingly Talented Portland Trio Common Slumm Drop First Single ‘Thailand’ Off Upcoming EP

What a great new discovery! Portland trio Common Slumm just put out the first preview from their upcoming EP, Better Off Dead, dropping July 31st via Common Slumm LLC/Jus Family Records/Active Family. On Thailand, the trio perfected the best parts of all genres used including hip hop, alternative, emo, and a touch of electro. It’sContinue reading “Overwhelmingly Talented Portland Trio Common Slumm Drop First Single ‘Thailand’ Off Upcoming EP”

Illect Recordings: The Independent Hip Hop Label You Need To Know (And Their Latest Songs)

Josh from Illect Recordings has been sending me exciting, diverse content from his signee’s for years now. It is very rare that I don’t write about it because the music is so unique, creative, and beautifully blended with a host of influences. The label and the artists’ desire to create the best music possible oozesContinue reading “Illect Recordings: The Independent Hip Hop Label You Need To Know (And Their Latest Songs)”

Amerigo Gazaway Challenges Systematic Racism In New Single ‘Indivisible’

A perfect way to enter back into the blogging game – Amerigo Gazaway’s new single Indivisible. So much time and thought went into a song that both uplifts and challenges. Every time we see another atrocious hate crime, a death by racist cops or rednecks, and everything inbetween, eventually our pain, hurt, and anger cannotContinue reading “Amerigo Gazaway Challenges Systematic Racism In New Single ‘Indivisible’”

C. Shreve The Professor Borders On Insanity In Bombastic New Song and Visual ‘Minds Outta Order’

The most impressive song/video this side of April goes to C. Shreve The Professor’s Minds Outta Order for obvious reasons once you press play. From the opening visual of the needle hitting a vinyl record, Shreeve goes into beast mode with chaos so impressive that every bar, metaphor, simile, and description borders on literal insanity.Continue reading “C. Shreve The Professor Borders On Insanity In Bombastic New Song and Visual ‘Minds Outta Order’”

Catching Up On Submissions Part 7 (Best Of)

Supreme Sol – Sunshine (Music Video) Over lively, atmospheric production by Handbook, Supreme Sol packs brags, boasts, deep thoughts, metaphysical manifestations, and more into tight bars that showcase his personality and unique flow and style. You’ll receive the gift of inspiration for the tough times we are in. KINETIK & Newselph – The Simple LifeContinue reading “Catching Up On Submissions Part 7 (Best Of)”

California Rapper, Singer, & Producer brbn Drops Hypnotic New Love Song ‘Let’s Go Home’

It’s rare in this confined, claustrophobic time to connect with a song (and for that matter a visual) so deeply. Sure enough, California artist/producer brbn gave me that feeling on his latest single Let’s Go Home. He has cultivated a sound all his own while managing to grow his fan base at a rapid rate.Continue reading “California Rapper, Singer, & Producer brbn Drops Hypnotic New Love Song ‘Let’s Go Home’”

Chicago’s Own Dav Paris Digs Deep on Incomparable New Music Video ‘SOMEDAY’S (I GOT ISSUES)

It is impossible to put Chicago writer, rapper and vocalist Dav Paris inside of a box. When discussing music, it’s almost too easy to attach someone’s sound to a particular genre or label it as such and such. Even if I spent hours writing about his latest music video, SOMEDAYS (I GOT ISSUES), it isContinue reading “Chicago’s Own Dav Paris Digs Deep on Incomparable New Music Video ‘SOMEDAY’S (I GOT ISSUES)”