Cassius Tae Drops Compelling Tale Of A Neighborhood Drug Dealer’s Downfall In ‘Pocket’

Cassius Tae is a long time favorite of flowsfordays, and over the years I’ve learned that there is nothing he can’t do. Take his latest music video/song, Pocket. Back in the 90’s, storytelling was a necessary component of a successful hip hop artist’s career. As time went on, fans heard less and less of it, … More Cassius Tae Drops Compelling Tale Of A Neighborhood Drug Dealer’s Downfall In ‘Pocket’

Neak and Since9ine6ix Drop The Most Impressive Track I’ve Heard All Year In ‘AbstracT’

Neak and Since9ine6ix’s pen game is as sharp as a sword. Their latest collaborative piece, AbstracT, is the most impressive track I’ve heard this year. Why? One play, and you’ll understand exactly why I feel this way. A Q-Tip sampled chorus divides up two heart palpating, dynamic verses from each artist that take their lyrics … More Neak and Since9ine6ix Drop The Most Impressive Track I’ve Heard All Year In ‘AbstracT’

Chicago Staples Philmore Green & Neak Link For Soul Chopping Track ‘The Gift’

Philmore Green & Neak are well-respected staples in the Chicago hip hop scene…and for good reason. They make music that truly encapsulates the roots of the genre. Their latest collab, The Gift, lives up to its title. Neak had this to say about the song: Chopping up soul records has always super fresh to me, … More Chicago Staples Philmore Green & Neak Link For Soul Chopping Track ‘The Gift’

Uni BLK Drops Groundbreaking New Single ‘Marshawn Lynch’

One of my favorite songs of the year comes from Uni BLK and his latest, Marshawn Lynch. There is a direct influence from Nelly and that beautiful era in hip hop were melodic vocals, potent rhymes, and just the right beats made up albums such as Country Grammar. Uni bares his soul for all to … More Uni BLK Drops Groundbreaking New Single ‘Marshawn Lynch’

Jim Swim and ADE Are Back at it With Another Lively, Thought-Provoking Single – ‘What’s The Move?’

Jim Swim and ADE are back at it with another lively yet thought-provoking single in the form of What’s The Move? We all question life in different ways, not sure if we are on the right path in careers, love, and daily occurrences. Both artists have the ability to share intriguing comments on this particular … More Jim Swim and ADE Are Back at it With Another Lively, Thought-Provoking Single – ‘What’s The Move?’

L.A. VanGogh Releases Multi-Faceted Full Length, ‘Drawback’

Over THREE years ago I put together an artist spotlight on L.A. VanGogh, an artist that continues to progress and innovate. His latest album, Drawback, is another example of what VanGogh can accomplish when put to the test. If you enjoy listening to hip hop, R&B, jazz, gorgeous instrumentation, and intelligent, free-flowing lyrics – you’re … More L.A. VanGogh Releases Multi-Faceted Full Length, ‘Drawback’

Cassius Tae Drops His Most Progressive Body Of Work Yet With The ‘Come Autumn’ EP

If there’s one artist I can count on to deliver a strong body of work, it is Cassius Tae. The man has been putting in work for years, and I’ve covered him quite a bit since the inception of flowsfordays. I was overjoyed to learn that Cassius released an EP titled Come Autumn – his … More Cassius Tae Drops His Most Progressive Body Of Work Yet With The ‘Come Autumn’ EP

Better Late Than Never: Musa Reems – To Whom It May Concern (Lens) (Music Video)

When Chicago upstart Musa Reems dropped his best work to date just a few months ago, I wrote him an open letter, thanking him for his music and inspirational career. I’ve been along the ride of most of it, and to say he’s improved in all facets of what it means to be a great … More Better Late Than Never: Musa Reems – To Whom It May Concern (Lens) (Music Video)

After Getting Adjusted to Fatherhood, Cey, The Ghost Is Back With His Most Reflective Work Yet, ‘Note To Self’

flowsfordays’ favorite Cey, The Ghost emailed me with a new submission starting with “It’s been quite a while since I put something out. I’ve been getting adjusted to father hood.” I’ve missed his music, but being a father is certainly a new experience, and one that takes patience and diligence. The song in question is entitled Note … More After Getting Adjusted to Fatherhood, Cey, The Ghost Is Back With His Most Reflective Work Yet, ‘Note To Self’

no chilliams Wow’s on The Official Music Video to DRUGS, SEX, ROCK n ROLL

In August I wrote favorably about doola’s EP Meanwhile. While doola was the star of the show, no chilliams also laced two tracks with an equally impressive display of eclectic lyricism and true talent. I had no doubt in my mind that he would continue to make memorable music. He has dropped a fair amount … More no chilliams Wow’s on The Official Music Video to DRUGS, SEX, ROCK n ROLL