Meet Aasha Marie: The Multi-Talented Chicago Artist Promoting Empowerment & Healing

Aasha Marie is one of our most important voices in Chicago. She is an all around talent, shaped by her upbringing, environment, and spirituality. Positivity radiates from her and her music. While Aasha hasn’t released a full project yet, you can expect that to come on March 27th called While You Were Sleeping. Aasha can sing … More Meet Aasha Marie: The Multi-Talented Chicago Artist Promoting Empowerment & Healing

Get To Know Chief Tone and MeRCY, The Dynamic Duo Turning Heads With Remarkable New Album ‘Sophisticated Thuggery (Exclusive Interview)

STREAM ON ALL PLATFORMS HERE. Barely a week ago I posted one of the best projects I’ve heard all year – Chief Tone and MeRCY’s new full-length Sophisticated Thuggery. The album is gritty, dark, raw and full of dusty beats and dexterous rhymes. I was so impressed with their work I had to learn the … More Get To Know Chief Tone and MeRCY, The Dynamic Duo Turning Heads With Remarkable New Album ‘Sophisticated Thuggery (Exclusive Interview)

Chicago Rap/Rock Group Blaqrock Started Out With a Vision. 3 & A Half Years Later, It Couldn’t Be Clearer (Exclusive Interview)

In the mid 20th century, Chicago was filled to the brim with talented jazz and blues musicians. Muddy Waters and Louis Armstrong came up in the Windy City among hundreds of innovative performers. Hip hop has now infiltrated the city’s music scene, but history can never be erased. Search blues or jazz or rock AND … More Chicago Rap/Rock Group Blaqrock Started Out With a Vision. 3 & A Half Years Later, It Couldn’t Be Clearer (Exclusive Interview)

FFD Premiere & Exclusive Interview: Connor james – Been Up Freestyle (New Track)

Chicago’s Connor james turned heads last year with The Champagne Tape, which mixed calculated trap beats with his creative lyrical approach and flow. The 4 track EP was a highlight of last year, and showed that james was a leader, not a follower. Motel Music, his new collaborative project with fellow Chicago native drmbeat, goes in a completely different direction than … More FFD Premiere & Exclusive Interview: Connor james – Been Up Freestyle (New Track)

The Rise Of Lam. – The California MC Who Beat All The Odds (Exclusive Interview)

I’ve always believed Lam. had the skill and confidence to make it in hip hop. He started off strong some time ago, dropping solid loosies and tapes. A lull took place when he moved to California, but after buying new studio equipment, Lam gave it another go. Ever since, he’s been killing freestyles, dropping singles, and pushing out … More The Rise Of Lam. – The California MC Who Beat All The Odds (Exclusive Interview)

RLA’s New Masterpiece Vérité Has His Name Buzzing – Learn Why The Singer, Songwriter & Producer Is Up Next

Hey Logan, thanks for sitting down with us.  Hey Julie, thanks for having me. I’m a singer/songwriter/producer from Pittsburgh, PA, just out here trying to rep my city.  What got you into singing, songwriting, and producing? Did you get into all of these at the same time? It started with singing. My dad would always be singing … More RLA’s New Masterpiece Vérité Has His Name Buzzing – Learn Why The Singer, Songwriter & Producer Is Up Next

Domineko – A Son, A Brother, An Exceptional Emcee…and More Alive Than Ever (Exclusive Interview)

There are some rappers who enter the hip hop game because they want the money, the fame, the clout, and the rockstar lifestyle. Domineko, a talented lyricist from Kansas City, uses his music as a way to inspire others and learn about himself. He grew up in tough surroundings, but after finding ‘the new Dominque’ … More Domineko – A Son, A Brother, An Exceptional Emcee…and More Alive Than Ever (Exclusive Interview)

Chicago’s RYEN Is Going The Solo Route and We Couldn’t Be Happier (Exclusive Interview)

Hey Ryen, give us an intro on you Hey, I’m Ryen a Chicago based vocalist/producer. How long have you been making music? I’ve been creating music for about 6-7 years on and off. I’d like to jump into your group the A.S.A. project. Who is the collective, what is your role, and are you still … More Chicago’s RYEN Is Going The Solo Route and We Couldn’t Be Happier (Exclusive Interview)

Kamron Bahani Brings Hope TO Those Struggling With Mental​ Illness…and Just Happens To Be A Dope MC (Exclusive Interview)

Kamron Bahani is an NY MC I found on DeadEndHipHop just a few days ago. I ran through all 3 of his projects in one sitting, connecting with every lyric along with his honesty about mental illness. I’ve been open about it as well, and in the beginning, it can be difficult. It has the … More Kamron Bahani Brings Hope TO Those Struggling With Mental​ Illness…and Just Happens To Be A Dope MC (Exclusive Interview)

Kazi Has Caught Buzz Early, But It’s No Coincidence – Learn More About The Hotnewhiphop Heatseeker (Exclusive Interview)

Most artists have to put out a host of tracks on SoundCloud just to gain a small following. This has not been the case for NY native Kazi. He’s officially released just two records on the popular streaming site, and already garnered 40K plays between them. His first release Options even landed on Hotnewhiphop, and … More Kazi Has Caught Buzz Early, But It’s No Coincidence – Learn More About The Hotnewhiphop Heatseeker (Exclusive Interview)