Geno Pacino Fights For His Rights On ‘Justice’

MC’s like Geno Pacino are the reason why I have such a soft spot for nasty, grimy, street-oriented hip-hop. It’s menacing, in your face and unforgiving. And his new single, Justice, is no exception. The instrumental is one of the nastiest I’ve heard this year. The bass is an intimidating grumble, followed by hard-hitting trap percussion with bleak … More Geno Pacino Fights For His Rights On ‘Justice’

B1GJuice Sounds Smooth As Ever On “99 Freestyle”

As a music nerd, my absolute favorite thing about the summer is all of the joyous, carefree music that comes along with it. A shining example of that is B1GJuice’s brand new single, “99 Freestyle.” There’s a wavy feel in the synths that embody the slow pull of waves to shore on a chill summer … More B1GJuice Sounds Smooth As Ever On “99 Freestyle”

Sebastian Kamae Drops Monumental New Project ‘Waves’

SoundScape Studios and Closed Sessions are staples in the Chicago hip hop scene. Soundscape has a solid reputation as one of the best studios in the city, while Closed Session houses talents such as femdot., Ajani Jones, Kweuku Collins, and more. Sebastian Kamae, a producer, audio engineer, and composer, was lucky enough to intern with both this … More Sebastian Kamae Drops Monumental New Project ‘Waves’

Alt-R&B Crooner MAJILLA Re-Introduces Herself on “CAN I HAVE MY WAY”

What a difference a year makes. Just ask Ohio’s Alt-R&B crooner MAJILLA Her first song, CHANGE, showed potential but was weaker in sound and production. As the months went by she became stronger as a vocalist with an increasing number of streams on SoundCloud. She’s dropped just three tracks in two years, and her 4th blows the likes of … More Alt-R&B Crooner MAJILLA Re-Introduces Herself on “CAN I HAVE MY WAY”

BOSTON’S OWN DANNY DIAMONDS DELIVERS TRUTH TUNEFULLY ON NEW SINGLE “STUCK”

Boston has another one! In recent years, there has been a thriving rap scene in Boston seen in rising stars Michael Christmas and Cousin Stizz (amongst many others), and Danny Diamonds has stepped to the plate with his sunny and promiscuous, but self-aware new single Stuck, produced by Polyte. The concept of the track is … More BOSTON’S OWN DANNY DIAMONDS DELIVERS TRUTH TUNEFULLY ON NEW SINGLE “STUCK”

Matt Maratea Shows His Versatility In Double Drop “TALKIN’ BOUT” & “ANOTHA”

Matt Maratea has become a flowsfordays favorite. I’ve always admired his ability to create diverse tracks. One drop will be full of west coast flavor, another has that NY grit, and then there are his full-fledged bangers. His production choice compliments everything he puts out…another feat. His newest double drop, TALKIN’ BOUT & ANOTHA, are hard-hitting … More Matt Maratea Shows His Versatility In Double Drop “TALKIN’ BOUT” & “ANOTHA”

LA’S TEECEE4800 SHOWS WHY THE WEST IS BEHIND HIM ON NEW MIXTAPE “REALNESS OVER MILLIONS 2”

Coming off of landmark features with YG, Ty Dolla $ign (who also happens to be his cousin), and DJ Mustard, TeeCee4800 has returned with his new mixtape, Realness Over Millions 2, showing that he has the whole West Coast behind him and for good reason. The project shows TeeCee4800 balancing two-sides of his lifestyle, containing … More LA’S TEECEE4800 SHOWS WHY THE WEST IS BEHIND HIM ON NEW MIXTAPE “REALNESS OVER MILLIONS 2”

NY UNDERGROUND TRAILBLAZER MIKE RELEASES STARKLY POIGNANT VIDEO FOR “WAIT FOR ME” (Review)

NY rapper MIKE has quietly been having a landmark year in the underground hip-hop scene, with his stunningly introspective project May God Bless Your Hustle, and he has returned with a resonant-in-its-simplicity music video for Wait for Me, off of his new EP By the Water. The song is backed with a beat that takes … More NY UNDERGROUND TRAILBLAZER MIKE RELEASES STARKLY POIGNANT VIDEO FOR “WAIT FOR ME” (Review)

C.Shreve the Professor Links With Jrusalam & Tuscon For A North Carolina Hip Hop Cypher

flowsfordays’ favorite C.Shreve the Professor is gearing up to release Daddy Love To Rap, a project I’ve been anticipating for quite some time now. Dude has been tearing up the North Carolina hip-hop scene with a host of impressive stage performances and strong releases. To build more anticipation for the LP, Shreeve has linked with fellow NC natives Jrusalam and … More C.Shreve the Professor Links With Jrusalam & Tuscon For A North Carolina Hip Hop Cypher

INLAND EMPIRE PRODUCER ITAL SANTOS RELEASES AN INSTRUMENTAL ODYSSEY WITH NEW PROJECT “REFLECTIONS.”

The West Coast has consistently been a gold mine for instrumental hip hop over the past couple decades and Inland Empire, California resident Ital Santos has now arrived to claim his own status as an instrumental auteur with his 28 track odyssey Reflections. Santos’ attention to the value of a great loop warrants comparisons to … More INLAND EMPIRE PRODUCER ITAL SANTOS RELEASES AN INSTRUMENTAL ODYSSEY WITH NEW PROJECT “REFLECTIONS.”