Analicia Lasett Is The Epitome Of Female Empowerment – Just Peep Her New Visual ‘My Name Isn’t Intro’

There are a plethora of female MC’s in Chicago that have yet to be discovered, or aren’t embraced the way they should be. Sorry guys, a ton of these ladies have more talent than you. It was upsetting to see Analicia Lasett’s My Name Isn’t (Intro) have 5 thumbs up and 3 thumbs down on YouTube. The The Ryan Schultz directed visual  is 2 and … Continue reading Analicia Lasett Is The Epitome Of Female Empowerment – Just Peep Her New Visual ‘My Name Isn’t Intro’

Mani Jurdan Shows What It Means To Be A Revolutionary in Breathtaking New Visual ‘DIFFERENTIATION’

Mani Jurdan is one of the most versatile MC’s I’ve heard in quite some time. Last year he blessed us with Ntro 2 Da Ntro, which spawned his breakthrough single DIFFERENTIATION. He has a quality over quantity mentality which I heavily endorse. Make no mistake, Mani is alive and well, and has just put out a dynamite visual to the aforementioned track. Dude’s can talk a … Continue reading Mani Jurdan Shows What It Means To Be A Revolutionary in Breathtaking New Visual ‘DIFFERENTIATION’

Nolan The Ninja Debuts as NOLAN in New Self Produced & Self Directed Visual ‘NUMB’

It’s been over a year since we checked in with Nolan The Ninja, and shame on us. The Detroit MC & producer has had an evolution of sorts, and has changed his moniker to just NOLAN. He’s still the battle rhymer that we’ve come to know, but his flow, production style, and overall vibe has a lighter tone. To signify this stylistic changed, he’s put … Continue reading Nolan The Ninja Debuts as NOLAN in New Self Produced & Self Directed Visual ‘NUMB’

After Releasing His Best Project to Date, TwonDon Drops Self-Animated Music Video, ‘360’

After dropping his best project yet, TwonDon has returned with an animated visual to 360. 360 was released as a single before his Been Dead EP, and has become his most played song to date. Twon has a history of making animated album covers, so it’s no surprise he’s one of the masterminds behind the video. Oscar Colorado is the other half of the creative directing team. Twon represents … Continue reading After Releasing His Best Project to Date, TwonDon Drops Self-Animated Music Video, ‘360’

HEAVY CO-SIGN: CACTUS VAN’s New LP ‘DEATHMATCH’ & Music Video ‘BIG CACTUS VAN’

Sure, CACTUS VAN is affiliated with ‘UNDERGROUND UNDERDOG‘ – but his distinct personality, rugged voice, and choppy flow will bring him to the forefront as long as he puts in the work. And he has. His newest music video for BIG CACTUS VAN is an accurate depiction of what CACTUS can bring to the current hip hop scene. Above you is an incredible, experimental, short film, … Continue reading HEAVY CO-SIGN: CACTUS VAN’s New LP ‘DEATHMATCH’ & Music Video ‘BIG CACTUS VAN’

From Detroit To Las Vegas, Motor City Native Silent 313 Lets It Be Known That He’s Got, “Shooters.”

Detroit native Silent is one of the more underrated, lyrically gifted upcoming rappers, period. I could sit here and write a 85 word introduction on why he’s so nice, but I feel like that might take away, or even put unfair expectati…. yeah, forget that. Silent is up next, & I have proof. Check out the new video for his single, “Shooters” which features Silent absolutely … Continue reading From Detroit To Las Vegas, Motor City Native Silent 313 Lets It Be Known That He’s Got, “Shooters.”

Bay Area Rep RonnieMac Checks In With His New Video, “Go So”

Oakland native RonnieMac makes his debut in our pages with the energetic new visuals to his single, “Go So.” Set to the backdrop of Las Vegas, Ronnie runs around suburb parks while going nuts with his younger homies. With catchy hooks that layer perfectly over the sound production, it’s not hard to see why Mac is starting to build a buzz. The song is a loosie, … Continue reading Bay Area Rep RonnieMac Checks In With His New Video, “Go So”

Chicago MC Fairplay Drops Another Dope Visual In ‘Who Run It’

Fairplay’s newest visual, Who Run It, is the MC in attack mode, flowing over the popular G Herbo instrumental with lyrical twists and turns. This is raw, uncensored hip hop with an energetic video to match. Videographer Rickee Arts captured Fairplay’s rapid fire bars with quick cuts that are as eye catching as they are  impactful. We see Fairplay in the city streets, speaking truth … Continue reading Chicago MC Fairplay Drops Another Dope Visual In ‘Who Run It’

Joey Burbs Drops The Visual To Summer Jam “Treat You Like A 90’s R&B Song”

Joey Burbs makes his flowsfordays’ debut with a catchy new song and visual. The audio to Treat You Like A 90’s R&B Song is infectious, but the music video captures Joey’s charisma and light hearted nature. Paint and it’s vivid colors are a constant in the visual, thanks to Videographer Jules Villareal and editor Nadine Merheb. Joey’s greatest strength is his vocal abilities. He sings … Continue reading Joey Burbs Drops The Visual To Summer Jam “Treat You Like A 90’s R&B Song”

Chicago Native HM Bando Spares No Seconds on, “Bands”

Photo by @bandofmdtay Chicago has a rich history of people who are determined to make it by any means. Sometimes, due to circumstances, the “any means” isn’t positive, but despite that we move forward. The important thing is we learn from our mistakes and become better from them. On, “Bands,” Chicago’s own, HM Bando is just trying to find that realization. Keeping melodic energy at … Continue reading Chicago Native HM Bando Spares No Seconds on, “Bands”

Skipp Whitman Drops ‘NameTag’, His Most Intimate Visual To Date

Skipp Whitman is an OG around the FFD circuit, thanks to his dedication to crafting thematic and engaging visuals. I was waiting on a proper audio stream of them which we were blessed with this year. Skipp challenged himself on his new visual NameTag, which was written, produced, recorded, mixed, shot, and edited in one day – inside of 10 hours. I hope my readers are familiar with the … Continue reading Skipp Whitman Drops ‘NameTag’, His Most Intimate Visual To Date

James Gardin’s Funk Inspired Hit ‘Complaining’ Finally Gets the Visual Treatment

James Gardin’s newest song Complaining has become a national hit. The track was featured on Hot97, NPR, ESPN’s “First Take,” and Spotify with critical acclaim. The attention is not a fluke – Complaining is a feel good, funk inspired single featuring groovy production from Young Heat. The Complaining music video has finally dropped, and is a perfect representation of the happy-go-lucky vibe James portrays. James sings, raps, and performs … Continue reading James Gardin’s Funk Inspired Hit ‘Complaining’ Finally Gets the Visual Treatment

Austin Poe Embodies Chicago In His Newest Visual ‘Cold Out’

That ill lyricism from Chicago seems to be fading away as of late. It’s been a minute since I’ve heard an artist lay down reality raps that spark emotion and cut through you like a knife. Enter Austin Poe. On his latest visual, Cold Out, he lays out raw emotions on loosing homies, struggles within the city streets, and his ambitions as an artist & man. Over … Continue reading Austin Poe Embodies Chicago In His Newest Visual ‘Cold Out’

N.B.S. & Tragedy Khadafi Bring Intelligent Street Rap To New Visual “Violent Wisdom”

This year, cousins E‘Flash and V Knuckles (aka N.B.S.) dropped their album SwissVets 2 to great fanfare. The 2 lone features on the project are the legendary group ONYX, along with another OG Tragedy Khadafi. Natural Born Spitters have a great PR team, already releasing 3 visuals off of the LP. The Onyx video was my favorite until Violent Wisdom hit my inbox. This one features Tragedy, and serves as a homage … Continue reading N.B.S. & Tragedy Khadafi Bring Intelligent Street Rap To New Visual “Violent Wisdom”

Marko Stat$, Aced Spade, & Their Squad Star In New Music Video ‘WADDUP’

Last year Marko Stat$ dropped his much anticipated full length Bee-4 I Fly Away. The success of the project resulted in accolades, respect, and a number of performances. I knew he had it in him from the jump as I interviewed him back in 2016. His right hand man Aced Space handled the production on the LP, and finally got the attention he’s always deserved. We also saw … Continue reading Marko Stat$, Aced Spade, & Their Squad Star In New Music Video ‘WADDUP’

Chicago MC Kash Gets Personal In New Music Video “WANDER NOT LOST’

Chicago’s Kash is new to my ears but has immediately impressed with his music video WANDER NOT LOST. It dropped back in March, but deserves the proper attention and praise. Videographer and editor Brian Edwards of MoneyStrongTv matched Kash’s potent bars – touching on friends he can’t trust, his desire and dedication to make it big, and a catchy, energetic chorus to match. It’s been a minute … Continue reading Chicago MC Kash Gets Personal In New Music Video “WANDER NOT LOST’

Catching Up On Submissions Part 3 (Best Of)

Sebastian Kamae – Dust (Single) Instrumental goodness from Chicago producer Sebastian Kame who is currently working on a new project featuring a host Chicago based artists. Dust is an apt description of the instrumental above, with similarities to Guru’s Jazzmattazz series along with lo-fi sonics and elements of old school hip hop. Singles will continue to drop while we wait for the LP out in June. … Continue reading Catching Up On Submissions Part 3 (Best Of)

flowsfordays Premiere: Domineko – Setlist (Music Video)

Kansas City talent Domineko is a one two punch. He can rhyme and sing with passion, lyrically captivating his audience. His newest visual, Setlist, is another gem in his discography. It centers around a girl he’s feeling that won’t pick up the phone and give him a chance. Domineko starts to get tired of trying, blantaly told in the chorus ‘pick up the phone before … Continue reading flowsfordays Premiere: Domineko – Setlist (Music Video)

Lyrical Giant Snak The Ripper Drops His Most Personal Work To Date In New Visual and Track “I’m Good”

Snak The Ripper is a lyrical giant with heart, soul, and dedication. The gifted MC has worked his ass off to build his large and loyal following. To add to Snak’s growing buzz, he’s blessed us with I’m Good. The track and visual brings forth a nostalgic vibe that compliments Ripper’s intricate and most personal rhymes yet. For example, he’s taken some time off to … Continue reading Lyrical Giant Snak The Ripper Drops His Most Personal Work To Date In New Visual and Track “I’m Good”

Zeek Wonderlen Pours His Heart Out In Exceptional New Music Video, “Let Go”

Zeek Wonderlen is a fairly new artist out of Chicago, and has already racked up views, posts and praise. In November of last year he dropped his EP Project Baby which jumpstarted his newly minted career. Let Go is his first official music video, although the actual song was off the aforementioned EP. The south-sider is new to our pages, but Let Go stood out to me … Continue reading Zeek Wonderlen Pours His Heart Out In Exceptional New Music Video, “Let Go”