Portland Artist Sour Deez Goes Extraterrestrial In Visual To ‘UFO’

Creativity. The word has lost all meaning for me in the last two years – at least within the hip hop stratosphere. But when I see glimpses of it I do all I can to spread the word. A perfect example comes from Sour Deez, a well-established Portland MC who has opened for the likes of Kevin Gates, B.O.B., and Snow The Product. On UFO, … Continue reading Portland Artist Sour Deez Goes Extraterrestrial In Visual To ‘UFO’

Cool Nutz Drops Visual To His Ode To Envy and Greed – ‘Troutdale’

Cool Nutz is the best rapper name I’ve heard in awhile. Props. Luckily, he’s also a dope MC who has bars for days. Just peep his Troutdale visual, an ode to jealousy and envy. Nutz is shown ironically browsing at a dope streetwear store while rhyming about individuals who cop expensive clothes and still feel empty inside. He dives into the importance of being grateful for … Continue reading Cool Nutz Drops Visual To His Ode To Envy and Greed – ‘Troutdale’

Artist To Watch Scooty Exudes Confidence With Her Debut Single ‘The Difference’

Females are already starting to take over the music industry. 2019 will be our year, and my prediction is more of a fact. More evidence has been delivered to my inbox in the grace of newbie Scooty. Her debut single, The Difference, has already become one of my favorite tracks of the year. In just 2 minutes she glides in and out of singing, rapping, and … Continue reading Artist To Watch Scooty Exudes Confidence With Her Debut Single ‘The Difference’

Houston MC Bobbie & Big Ooh Call Out Dummy ‘Rappers’ In HeadKnocking Visual ‘Nosebone’

Bobbie and Big Ooh call it like they see it. Back in October I slept on the visual to their give no fucks song Nosebone. They know the clones, the phonies, and the MC’s who rap about a life they don’t live. Words hurt, but back it up with a fury of tongue twisting lyrics, bars that impress from the start, and a flow that … Continue reading Houston MC Bobbie & Big Ooh Call Out Dummy ‘Rappers’ In HeadKnocking Visual ‘Nosebone’

BA Announces His Return To Music by Dropping Silky Smooth Lifestyle Record ‘Get Down’

I was introduced to rapper/singer/songwriter BA by my old friend Jakar who has recently established his own management/production company. I am super proud of him and the progress he’s made since first meeting in 2016. BA is his first signee, and I’m already a fan. His first offering is Get Down, a get home from work, lay on the couch, and grab the good whiskey … Continue reading BA Announces His Return To Music by Dropping Silky Smooth Lifestyle Record ‘Get Down’

Free The Optimus Makes Carolina Proud In ‘Asheville Downtown Live’ Performance

I started posting Free The Optimus’ music last February off the strength of Catacombs, a peaceful, yet visually striking music video directed by Andrew Anderson. Optimus starred in Catacombs, walking through forests, but ripping it on the mic. As the submission’s flew by, I noticed how much he had improved on his already undeniable talent as an MC. Almost 2 years later, and Free The Optimus has released a full … Continue reading Free The Optimus Makes Carolina Proud In ‘Asheville Downtown Live’ Performance

Young Deuces Breaks Free On Uplifting Music Video ‘Watch Us ‘

Young Deuces is intelligent, and stronger than most. He uses poetry and bar for bar skills to convey what it means to be black in a white man’s world. His Watch Us music video, directed by Von Harris, shows us that there are power in numbers – especially when all refuse to play the victim There is no anger, just joy being amongst a group of … Continue reading Young Deuces Breaks Free On Uplifting Music Video ‘Watch Us ‘

flowsfordays Favorite NoFace Rapper, Continues His Winning Streak With New Track ‘No Hook’

NoFace, Rapper continues to surprise me with his exceptional versatility as an artist. I’ve written about him and his music for years, and have become a huge fan of his output. Music should surprise, shock, and never be tied down. 2018 has proven that it is customary to know what an artist’s new album will sound like. I grew up in a different time, staying … Continue reading flowsfordays Favorite NoFace Rapper, Continues His Winning Streak With New Track ‘No Hook’

Rising Rapper Henny Lago Checks In With His Crazy New Video

Hip-Hop has gotten a bit of a bad rep lately for no reason. With many of today’s pop stars coming out to denounce the difficulty of the genre, its’ content has been the topic of discussion as of late with people wondering if our genre has substance. My answer? Who the f*ck cares!? For decades, we’ve known and loved Hip-Hop for providing us with many … Continue reading Rising Rapper Henny Lago Checks In With His Crazy New Video

Dissection Interview With Matt Whise On New Track ‘Frontline’

You just dropped a hell of a song that I immediately resonated with. Tell my readers the basic info on the track. Well it’s produced in house from my homie and one of my favorite producers Chosen from HDL. Frontline came from a reflection of what I been through and how people I felt about people who have so much to say about me. It’s … Continue reading Dissection Interview With Matt Whise On New Track ‘Frontline’

Lil T-Shirt Stuns With Breathtaking New Music Video ‘Summer’

I may have just found my favorite music video of the year. Swedish native Lil T-Shirt is an eclectic, skilled artist that is heavenly in his vocals. His bread and butter is his delivery and lyrics, icy enough to pierce hearts, but poetic enough to hear warm emotions and experiences. Lil T-Shirt is also a great actor. Add that to his list of talents His … Continue reading Lil T-Shirt Stuns With Breathtaking New Music Video ‘Summer’

Meet Critically Acclaimed Hip Hop Duo Grand Opus (Music Video)

It’s been 544 days since Grand Opus’ last critically acclaimed album 360° Degrees dropped, but the gap is not out of laziness. The dynamic duo of Joc Scholar & Centric have been hard at work recording their sophomore album High Power. They have finally settled on 12 songs in total during that time, and I’m geeked. The single you see above, Dynamic Duo, visually captures their innate chemistry, and … Continue reading Meet Critically Acclaimed Hip Hop Duo Grand Opus (Music Video)

flowsfordays’ Premiere: ‘Guilty’ – Ruste Juxx & M-Dot

When I wrote about M-Dot for the first time, the words came swiftly, and easily. That post, over a year ago, was perhaps the longest single write up I have ever done. No one made me do it, and I didn’t have a goal in mind. It was the visual, Chrissy, that did all of the work for me. It ‘made me shed tears’ and … Continue reading flowsfordays’ Premiere: ‘Guilty’ – Ruste Juxx & M-Dot

Compton Native, RedAngel Returns With His Dope New Video For, “Run It Up”

Set to the backdrop of your everyday normal recording studio, RedAngel taps Grammy nominated songwriter K. Briscoe & KidRed for the festive new video. With what looks like an exclusive, enjoyable party happening in the video, the trio compliments it with equally fire music as Briscoe provides the vibes on the hook, while RedAngel & KidRed trade off clever barbs on the verses. With a consistent work ethic to … Continue reading Compton Native, RedAngel Returns With His Dope New Video For, “Run It Up”

flowsfordays’ Co-Sign Playlist #8 (My Favorite Submissions)

flowsfordays gets hit with over 400 submissions a month, making it difficult to listen to, consider, and write about each one. When my inbox is racking up an insane amount of unread emails, I put together a co-sign playlist. These are my favorite tracks from my submission pile, and honestly, they are all gems. Playlist #8 is definitely worth your time. You’ll hear hip hop, … Continue reading flowsfordays’ Co-Sign Playlist #8 (My Favorite Submissions)

Casey Cope & Big Soda Join Forces For One Of The Best Tracks Of The Year AND Its Spongebob Inspired Visual

When an artist hit my inbox with a visual he described as Spongebob-esq (RIP Stephen Hillenburg) with lyrics centered around stress and paralysis, I knew I was in for a treat. This October, Casey Cope and Big Soda joined forces to create the visual to What I Learned In Boating School Is; a track that ranks in my top 50 of the year. Why? It features Big Soda’s booming, yet … Continue reading Casey Cope & Big Soda Join Forces For One Of The Best Tracks Of The Year AND Its Spongebob Inspired Visual

Virginia Native DANVHEFNER Returns With New Visuals For, “Die Alone.”

Hip-Hop is, in my opinion, one of the genres with the most room to create. With themes touching on a range of topics and moods, Hip-Hop could be bent into any shape that helps to tell the story. Virginia rapper DANVHEFNER returns to our pages with his eerie new video, “Die Alone.” As told by the title, “Die Alone” is a somber, but impactful ride throughout the … Continue reading Virginia Native DANVHEFNER Returns With New Visuals For, “Die Alone.”

Take a Trip To Dallas, Texas With Ascending Rapper Coach Tev On His New EP

Dallas native Coach Tev has been one of my favorite artist to cover for a while now. Since 2016, I’ve seen the, “Lefty” rapper improve and better his sound, all while not succumbing to the sometimes unreasonable pressures of being a rapper in 2018. Naturally, with that patience, comes anticipation from fans for new music. After a long wait, Tev finally delivers with his great EP, I Fell … Continue reading Take a Trip To Dallas, Texas With Ascending Rapper Coach Tev On His New EP

Las Vegas Native Sky The Vision Taps In With New Video, “Money Language.”

Las Vegas is one of the most bubbling scenes in the country right now. Donning cats like Big Homie Stone, Zotiyac, Richie Bux & more, Sin City decides to put another on the board with native, Sky The Vision, & his new single, “Money Language.” Complimented with a smooth video shot in downtown Las Vegas, “Money Language is a smooth, but hard-hitting visual that plays to … Continue reading Las Vegas Native Sky The Vision Taps In With New Video, “Money Language.”

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18 Year Old Freestyle Killer Kari Drops Two More Gems in ‘LEMONS’ & ‘HARIBO GUMMY BEAR FREESTYLE ‘

As as a 90’s baby I grew up with freestyle tapes from G-Unit to Lil Wayne to The Clipse. I have fond memories of hearing Wayne progress with every installment of the Dedication series, and downloading bootleg after bootleg of unreleased material from whoever I damn well pleased (*word to Datpiff). Freestyles from millennial MC’s almost never hit my inbox, and if they do they … Continue reading 18 Year Old Freestyle Killer Kari Drops Two More Gems in ‘LEMONS’ & ‘HARIBO GUMMY BEAR FREESTYLE ‘