Exclusive FFD Interview With NoFace, Rapper – “The only reason I started rapping was because of artists who were able to paint pictures, tell stories, and capture emotions through words”

NoFace, Rapper and flowfordays have an extensive history. It was in 2017 that I received (and posted) his first submission, and immediately noticed the depth of his potential. Less than a month later he dropped his uplifting, yet emotionally vulnerable EP Never Fear Rejection. At that time I rarely wrote reviews, but after first listen I couldn’t stop myself from writing about its striking resemblance to … Continue reading Exclusive FFD Interview With NoFace, Rapper – “The only reason I started rapping was because of artists who were able to paint pictures, tell stories, and capture emotions through words”

Chicago Rap/Rock Group Blaqrock Started Out With a Vision. 3 & A Half Years Later, It Couldn’t Be Clearer (Exclusive Interview)

In the mid 20th century, Chicago was filled to the brim with talented jazz and blues musicians. Muddy Waters and Louis Armstrong came up in the Windy City among hundreds of innovative performers. Hip hop has now infiltrated the city’s music scene, but history can never be erased. Search blues or jazz or rock AND Chicago on google and you’ll find at least one show … Continue reading Chicago Rap/Rock Group Blaqrock Started Out With a Vision. 3 & A Half Years Later, It Couldn’t Be Clearer (Exclusive Interview)

Budding Colorado MC Sam Jay Isn’t Taking No For An Answer. Find Out Why (Exclusive Interview)

Hey Sam, thanks for talking with me. How’s it going today? Doing great today, yourself?  Doing well. For those that are unfamiliar with you, give them a rundown.  I’ve been making music for awhile. I’m from Denver, Colorado. The artists that inspire me range from Nas to Lana Del Rey, to Jeezy, to MGMT and many more. I became a father in 2015 and a … Continue reading Budding Colorado MC Sam Jay Isn’t Taking No For An Answer. Find Out Why (Exclusive Interview)

Exclusive Premiere and Interview: Connor james – Been Up Freestyle

Chicago’s Connor james turned heads last year with The Champagne Tape, which mixed calculated trap beats with his creative lyrical approach and flow. The 4 track EP was a highlight of last year, and showed that james was a leader, not a follower. Motel Music, his new collaborative project with fellow Chicago native drmbeat, goes in a completely different direction than the aforementioned EP. The production is atmospheric, experimental, and all-encompassing. … Continue reading Exclusive Premiere and Interview: Connor james – Been Up Freestyle

The Rise Of Lam. – The California MC Who Beat All The Odds (Exclusive Interview)

I’ve always believed Lam. had the skill and confidence to make it in hip hop. He started off strong some time ago, dropping solid loosies and tapes. A lull took place when he moved to California, but after buying new studio equipment, Lam gave it another go. Ever since, he’s been killing freestyles, dropping singles, and pushing out his debut EP Pay Attention.  Lam. and I recently collaborated … Continue reading The Rise Of Lam. – The California MC Who Beat All The Odds (Exclusive Interview)

Newman – ‘Elminá’ (Project Premiere & Exclusive Interview)

Making a flawless album takes time, dedication, persistence, and confidence. If the process gets ‘hard’, many artists rush it, or even quit. There are still a plethora of rappers who stick with it till the end, and actually put out some dope content. In my eyes, this should be standard if you want people to support you. A few months ago Newman, from North Carolina, sent … Continue reading Newman – ‘Elminá’ (Project Premiere & Exclusive Interview)

D2X – Stay (2011) (Exclusive Premiere & Interview)

The first time I heard D2X, I was convinced he would be a driving force not only in Chicago hip hop, but the genre as a whole. I’ve been singing his praises and posting his music since the beginning of his career, which was only two years ago. If this is what D can do in such a short amount of time, then imagine what … Continue reading D2X – Stay (2011) (Exclusive Premiere & Interview)

RLA’s New Masterpiece Vérité Has His Name Buzzing – Learn Why The Singer, Songwriter & Producer Is Up Next

Hey Logan, thanks for sitting down with us.  Hey Julie, thanks for having me. I’m a singer/songwriter/producer from Pittsburgh, PA, just out here trying to rep my city.  What got you into singing, songwriting, and producing? Did you get into all of these at the same time? It started with singing. My dad would always be singing when I was a little kid, and I eventually realized … Continue reading RLA’s New Masterpiece Vérité Has His Name Buzzing – Learn Why The Singer, Songwriter & Producer Is Up Next

Domineko – A Son, A Brother, An Exceptional Emcee…and More Alive Than Ever (Exclusive Interview)

There are some rappers who enter the hip hop game because they want the money, the fame, the clout, and the rockstar lifestyle. Domineko, a talented lyricist from Kansas City, uses his music as a way to inspire others and learn about himself. He grew up in tough surroundings, but after finding ‘the new Dominque’ he began his real journey as an ever evolving MC … Continue reading Domineko – A Son, A Brother, An Exceptional Emcee…and More Alive Than Ever (Exclusive Interview)

Snowy Joey – ‘Snow 4’ (Exclusive Interview & EP Premiere)

Back in March we gave a heavy co-sign to Bad Boy, the first single off of Snowy Joey’s upcoming EP. The Chicago lyricist immediately impressed, seamlessly blending traditional hip hop with pop sensibilities. In his submission, he told us Snow 4 was dropping soon, and that we could expect catchy hooks, accessibility, and tunes meant to dance to. I had high expectations, and was worried the … Continue reading Snowy Joey – ‘Snow 4’ (Exclusive Interview & EP Premiere)

Dissecting HarmonicSapien’s Prince Inspired Track ‘Afrodite: The Tale of the Ebony Aphrodite’

Hey Nigel. What’s your artist name, where are you from, and how old are you? Hello, thank you for the opportunity. My name is HarmonicSapien. I am from the burbs of Illinois. I am 26 which I still have not gotten over yet. How long have you been producing? How did you get into it? As HarmonicSapien, I have been producing for 5-6 years. I … Continue reading Dissecting HarmonicSapien’s Prince Inspired Track ‘Afrodite: The Tale of the Ebony Aphrodite’

Myles Cameron Talks Frank Ocean, Bioluminescence, and The Importance of Organic Growth (Exclusive Interview)

Hey Myles! Thanks for talking with us. Start off by telling us your name, where you’re from, and how old you are. My name is Myles Cameron, I’m from the suburbs of New York from a town called Rye. I’m 20 years old.  What was it like growing up around New York? Pretty cool. I definitely enjoyed the proximity to NYC which is just a … Continue reading Myles Cameron Talks Frank Ocean, Bioluminescence, and The Importance of Organic Growth (Exclusive Interview)

2018 Belongs to Chicago MC Nico $upreme – Just Watch (Exclusive Interview)

Nick Moreno AKA Nico $upreme is a light in an otherwise dark year. The Chicago upstart has a deep love for hip hop, hard work, and his city of Chicago. In just 6 months the West Side native has dropped 8 tracks that bring trap fused melodics with warm sentiments and equally impressive production. He’s ready to get serious about his career, and luckily Chicagoans … Continue reading 2018 Belongs to Chicago MC Nico $upreme – Just Watch (Exclusive Interview)

The Mind of Jordan Caesar (Exclusive Interview)

Jordan Caesar is no one trick pony. After putting in long hours writing, recording, and perfecting, the Chicago MC has unleashed his new album Death to Reputation. A concept album in the same vein as Kendrick Lamar’s Good Kid m.a.a.d. City, Jordan unleashes his demons and deepest thoughts with no fear. His creativity is at an all time high, as he uses different flows and … Continue reading The Mind of Jordan Caesar (Exclusive Interview)

Rising MC Chizlonies the Lord Is Ready And Able To Take Chicago By Storm (Exclusive Interview)

In today’s easy up-load SoundCloud generation, many rappers literally cannot wait to drop music. Budding MC Chizlonies the Lord sees success differently. He’s been eagerly prepping for a poppin’ 2018, taking his time on putting music together, dropping singles, and building his buzz. This is all in anticipation of his upcoming project “Songs For Women,” which you can expect to drop in the near future. … Continue reading Rising MC Chizlonies the Lord Is Ready And Able To Take Chicago By Storm (Exclusive Interview)

Chicago’s RYEN Is Going The Solo Route and We Couldn’t Be Happier (Exclusive Interview)

Hey Ryen, give us an intro on you Hey, I’m Ryen a Chicago based vocalist/producer. How long have you been making music? I’ve been creating music for about 6-7 years on and off. I’d like to jump into your group the A.S.A. project. Who is the collective, what is your role, and are you still part of the group? The A.S.A. Project was a group … Continue reading Chicago’s RYEN Is Going The Solo Route and We Couldn’t Be Happier (Exclusive Interview)

Mawule – “It’s Not You” (Music Video & Dissection Interview)

Hey Mawule! Give us a proper introduction. Hey, I’m Mawule, a RnB/pop artist based in Denver Colorado I was born and raised in Ghana but grew up in Denver. So we’re here to talk about your newest music video “It’s Not You” tell us a bit about the actual song before we dive in  Definitely. So I wrote the song to show my support for women … Continue reading Mawule – “It’s Not You” (Music Video & Dissection Interview)

Kamron Bahani Brings Hope TO Those Struggling With Mental​ Illness…and Just Happens To Be A Dope MC (Exclusive Interview)

Kamron Bahani is an NY MC I found on DeadEndHipHop just a few days ago. I ran through all 3 of his projects in one sitting, connecting with every lyric along with his honesty about mental illness. I’ve been open about it as well, and in the beginning, it can be difficult. It has the potential to make someone’s day, which is one of the … Continue reading Kamron Bahani Brings Hope TO Those Struggling With Mental​ Illness…and Just Happens To Be A Dope MC (Exclusive Interview)

Kazi Has Caught Buzz Early, But It’s No Coincidence – Learn More About The Hotnewhiphop Heatseeker (Exclusive Interview)

Most artists have to put out a host of tracks on SoundCloud just to gain a small following. This has not been the case for NY native Kazi. He’s officially released just two records on the popular streaming site, and already garnered 40K plays between them. His first release Options even landed on Hotnewhiphop, and received accolades and lots of attention. My initial introduction to … Continue reading Kazi Has Caught Buzz Early, But It’s No Coincidence – Learn More About The Hotnewhiphop Heatseeker (Exclusive Interview)

Veteran Hip Hop Producer Frost Gamble Tells All In Our Exclusive flowsfordays’ Interview

Last year hip hop producer Frost Gamble signed with 22 Entertainment whose back catalogue includes Royce da 5’9″, Fashawn, KXNG Crooked, J-Kwon, Bumpy Knuckles and Joe Budden. Originally from NY State, he produced an award-winning gospel album and worked with Rakim’s son Tahmell before signing with the label. In November, his “Veteran” EP with NY rapper Tone Chop received international media coverage along with their new … Continue reading Veteran Hip Hop Producer Frost Gamble Tells All In Our Exclusive flowsfordays’ Interview