Chicago Staple Monty Psychs Looks For Room To Grow In New Self Produced Track ‘Cacoon’

Monty Psychs is a staple over here in Chicago. The versatile emcee has been featured on well known hip hop sites in the city (and beyond) and has had a host of music videos hosted on Elevator. He’s absolutely incredible and continues to progress in the continuous years of his career. His latest single, Cacoon, … More Chicago Staple Monty Psychs Looks For Room To Grow In New Self Produced Track ‘Cacoon’

Rec Riddles Will Shake You To Your Core On New Album ‘The Plague’

Rec Riddles’ new album The Plague is fueled by passion, talent, and powerful statements that will shake you to your core. The 8 track project is fully produced by the man himself, showing us that he’s not only gifted lyrically, but he’s also a wizard on the boards. His sound is gritty, but there are … More Rec Riddles Will Shake You To Your Core On New Album ‘The Plague’

MeRCY Opens Up About The Challenges of Parenting in Heartbreaking New Track ‘Father’s Day’

Back in February of this year, I was astounded by a collaborative project between MeRCY and Chief Tony titled Sophisticated Thuggery. It was a hard-bodied, lyrical gem that dug deep into the true essence of hip hop. I loved it so much that just a month later I reached out to them to conduct an … More MeRCY Opens Up About The Challenges of Parenting in Heartbreaking New Track ‘Father’s Day’

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

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

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’s … More 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 oozes … More 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 cannot … More 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. … More 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 Life … More Catching Up On Submissions Part 7 (Best Of)