Tobilla Drops An Impressive Demo In Preparation For Upcoming Album ‘Currently Loading, BRB’

We’ve been rocking with Tobilla’s music for awhile now, and whenever he hits my inbox with new music he doesn’t disappoint. The Columbus, Ohio native has been dropping gems for years, and his sound has only progressed. Tobilla incorporates a host of genres and instrumentals into his music, half singing and rapping for easy listening. He’s gearing up for his upcoming project Currently Loading, BRB (pre-order here) … Continue reading Tobilla Drops An Impressive Demo In Preparation For Upcoming Album ‘Currently Loading, BRB’

Producer, Rapper, and Poet Bless 1 Is Back With Inspirational Single ‘No Looking Back’

“The life that I’ve been living, ain’t pushing me towards the ceiling.” And just like that, I’m introduced to Bless 1. Originally a rapper from Chicago, Bless soon turned to producing and licensing music for TV and ads. He released an instrumental album titled Urban Growth  back in January, showcasing his chops on the production tip. Bless is equally talented on the mic, and he’s back … Continue reading Producer, Rapper, and Poet Bless 1 Is Back With Inspirational Single ‘No Looking Back’

New Duo Lonely Together Release Irresistible Summer Jam ‘I Like Me Better (Lauv Remix)’

A breathtaking song hit my inbox recently, and I downloaded it immediately. This is a rare occurence on my part, but Lonely Together’s I Like Me Better is an irresistible summer jam. The group is made up of ZAK (flowsfordays OG) and Rosie, who have been a couple for over 6 years (props!.) They just started making music together, and have already peaked my interest. It’s … Continue reading New Duo Lonely Together Release Irresistible Summer Jam ‘I Like Me Better (Lauv Remix)’

Daylight Tone Drops Another Flawless Project In “What Would Daylight Do”

Back in January, Chicago’s Daylight Tone dropped one of the best projects of the year – and it just happened to be his debut. I predicted he would be huge by the end of the year which I still stand by. If anything, my confidence in him has only grown deeper thanks to his new EP What Would Daylight Do. Not only has he crafted … Continue reading Daylight Tone Drops Another Flawless Project In “What Would Daylight Do”

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”

Fuck Kanye’s ye, ANXT’s ‘Keep Your Eyes Straight And Your Mouth Shut’ Is What You Should Be Bumpin’

After 2 impressive singles (#1 & #2) Chicago’s ANXT has finally blessed us with his new EP Keep Your Eyes Straight And Your Mouth Shut. Fuck Kanye’s newest publicity stunt LP, this is the shit you should be bumping. Why? KYESAYMS is the purist form of introspection from an MC, put together with an eclectic mix of beats, poetic musings from the dark side, and straight up … Continue reading Fuck Kanye’s ye, ANXT’s ‘Keep Your Eyes Straight And Your Mouth Shut’ Is What You Should Be Bumpin’

Mpulse Comes Correct This Summer With New EP ‘Listen While Driving’

Mpulse is addicted to the studio. After putting out a song every. single. week. last year, he’s back with another campaign. He’s dropping one EP a month for the entire year, and Listen While Driving is his 5th, and most potent. Pulse flows over the best beats of his career thanks to producers AirFlocko and Keenan Davis. Don’t get it twisted – he’s still the star … Continue reading Mpulse Comes Correct This Summer With New EP ‘Listen While Driving’

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

ZAK Takes The Scenic Route On New Track ‘Back Roads’

ZAK is in work mode. It’s grind season for the reinvented falsetto vocalist who has been putting out the best music we’ve heard from him thus far. At the beginning of May, he dropped a sinister record that showed his range and ability to effectively show his pain through abstract sounds. However eccentric ZAK is, he manages to make alluring music that is as catchy … Continue reading ZAK Takes The Scenic Route On New Track ‘Back Roads’

Multi-Media Platform FILO Drops 2nd Hip Hop Mix

I’m an obsessive collector of hip hop cds, vinyl, & cassettes. I like to call it a healthy addiction…possibly to sleep better at night. It’s a rare occurrence for me to hear a project, especially a submission, that I NEED to have in some sort of physical medium. After a full stream of FILO’s Mix #2, that was all I could think about. FILO is … Continue reading Multi-Media Platform FILO Drops 2nd Hip Hop Mix

CJ Warren Makes His Comeback With Self Produced Track ‘Return Of The Dragon’

CJ Warren is a serious hip hop head. He produces unique records and has serious skills on the mic. This year he’s only dropped instrumentals. To his credit, there are over 20, and all super interesting. It’s been awhile since he’s put out a track showcasing his lyrics, but now seem to be the perfect time. It’s The Return Of The Dragon, the comeback record that … Continue reading CJ Warren Makes His Comeback With Self Produced Track ‘Return Of The Dragon’

D2X Solidifies His Place In Chicago’s Hip Hop Scene With New DJ L Produced Track ‘Calling’

You can always depend on D2X for some heat. In just 4 months time, the Chicago native has dropped five solid tracks in various formats. A collab, remix, and 3 dope records have solidified his place in the city’s underground. More attention should be given for his consistency and work ethic, but life is not always fair. D has still racked up a good amount … Continue reading D2X Solidifies His Place In Chicago’s Hip Hop Scene With New DJ L Produced Track ‘Calling’

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

DAVION Makes A Solid Effort On Debut EP ‘4 The Hell Of It’

Hitting our pages for the first time is DAVION. His debut project 4 The Hell Of It is a little rough around the edges, but has good in it. I’m impressed that the entire project was recorded within one week, and the first 2 tracks are bangers. He still has work to do on pronunciation and staying on beat, but the energy is there, and his … Continue reading DAVION Makes A Solid Effort On Debut EP ‘4 The Hell Of It’

Chicago’s Prov Drops Indie-House Single With Chandler Lewis & SamNelly

Chicago producer Prov works his ass off. I’ve seen it in submissions, on Soundcloud, and all over Twitter. He has a deep love for making music, and can make any sub-genre sound dope. He’s done hip hop, R&B, dance, electronic, and everything in-between. His latest and greatest, Zone, is a dance, electronic, R&B wonderland with high energy and a lot of experimentation. This is classic … Continue reading Chicago’s Prov Drops Indie-House Single With Chandler Lewis & SamNelly

Jim Swim & Producer Blookah Link For Solid Split Single ‘Flex on Me/A Million’

It’s a rare occurrence when I hear a submission for the first time and IMMEDIATELY add it to my Apple Music. This was the case with Iowa City wordsmith Jim Swim. Dude recently dropped a split single – Flex on Me and A Million, and I knew both would stay in constant rotation this summer. Jim linked with producer/multi-instrumentalist Blookah on these two records – a smart move on … Continue reading Jim Swim & Producer Blookah Link For Solid Split Single ‘Flex on Me/A Million’

Detroit MC A-Minus & Producer Chanes Drop Lead Single Off Upcoming Collab LP

OG lyricist A-Minus & producer Chanes are gearing up for their debut album Theraputic, and signs point to a legendary LP. Via a well crafted press release, I know everything about the project EXCEPT the music – as it should be. Both MC’s have spent significant time in Detroit’s rap scene, and have worked with heavy weights around the globe. They are Detroit to the core, and I … Continue reading Detroit MC A-Minus & Producer Chanes Drop Lead Single Off Upcoming Collab LP

Slowlife Tito Shares Growth & Self Confidence In New Track ‘Figures’

Milwaukee’s Slowlife Tito has learned to stay true to himself, and he’s ready to share it with the world. I’ve admired the fast talking rapper since I got in tune with his music via a submission.  After putting out an enormous catalog, Tito took the time to step away, rebrand, and grow as an artist. After recently joining up with Marino, Tito has upped his … Continue reading Slowlife Tito Shares Growth & Self Confidence In New Track ‘Figures’

ANXT Confronts His Demons In New Trap Fused Single ‘Baptized’

ANXT has become a regular on FFD – and for good reason. When he drops music, it’s always a star-studded event. It all started with his Watching Paint Dry instrumental EP (yep, he raps and produces) followed with a plethora of dope singles and another impressive EP.  His latest, Baptized, is my favorite of his discography & is the latest single from his upcoming album Keep … Continue reading ANXT Confronts His Demons In New Trap Fused Single ‘Baptized’

Pittsburg’s Finest RLA Gets Personal On Eerie New Track ‘Ghost’

Pittsburg’s finest RLA has dropped a plethora of dope tracks this year. His unique take on smooth, ambient, R&B has turned heads – most notably on his previous drop Tear You Apart. Due to popular demand, he’s let loose the follow up titled Ghost. Ghost is an in-your-face, dark R&B record that reveal the raw truths of RLA’s relationships. Producer Highway provides a symbiotic instrumental featuring eerie, … Continue reading Pittsburg’s Finest RLA Gets Personal On Eerie New Track ‘Ghost’