If You Were Wondering About Sivion’s Whereabouts, Relax. He’s Good. (New Track and Review)

With all of the tragedy befalling the world, and news headlines hitting every orifice of social media and the web, it is difficult to imagine life getting better any time soon. While many of us are stuck in our homes with schools, restaurants, bars, and the like closed, we’ll always have music to get usContinue reading “If You Were Wondering About Sivion’s Whereabouts, Relax. He’s Good. (New Track and Review)”

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Jawn Stockton & Swoope Drop Beautiful Yet Complex Instrumental LP ‘Serene’

I LOVE instrumental albums, and Jawn Stockton & Swoope made an excellent one. I always wonder how a producer chooses titles for certain tracks, but with Serene, the mystery was gone. Each one made sense to me, but of course they are open to interpretation. I found that to be one of the greatest elementsContinue reading “Jawn Stockton & Swoope Drop Beautiful Yet Complex Instrumental LP ‘Serene’”

London Based MC K.I.N.E.T.I.K. Shows Love For His Hometown In New Track ‘Come Back Home’

In a time where devastation runs rampant throughout the United States from school shootings, cities ripe with crime and homicides, and the overall fear of our country’s destruction, it’s nice to hear someone speak so elegantly about his love for his home town. I found this in the form of Come Back Home, a collaborativeContinue reading “London Based MC K.I.N.E.T.I.K. Shows Love For His Hometown In New Track ‘Come Back Home’”

Sareem Poems & Newselph Drop Effortlessly Smooth Single, ‘This Life,’ Off Upcoming Joint LP

If you still aren’t aware of Illect Recordings, you’re missing out on a LOT of dope music. A prominent signee, Sareem Poems, has been all over flowsfordays, and has never offered anything less than innovative hip hop. He can switch from smooth nostalgia to lyrical slaughters that will put most emcee’s to rest. Sareem PoemsContinue reading “Sareem Poems & Newselph Drop Effortlessly Smooth Single, ‘This Life,’ Off Upcoming Joint LP”

ILLECT Recordings Newest Signee Rel McCoy Proves His Worth Once Again on Second Offering ‘Call of the Times’

If ILLECT Recordings signs a new artist they most likely have unlimited talent and potential. The label and their subsequent emcee’s are all about the music and stray away from politics and drama. Illect has been around since 2003, and the fact that they are still in business and working just as hard is a testamentContinue reading “ILLECT Recordings Newest Signee Rel McCoy Proves His Worth Once Again on Second Offering ‘Call of the Times’”

Illect Recordings’ newest signee Die-Rek Introduces Himself with Self Produced ‘The Name Is Die-Rek’

My good friends over at Illect Recordings have been holding down independent rap for over a decade now. They only sign artists that they believe in and know will bring a positive contribution to the label. When Illect announced another addition to the family, my hopes were high. Enter Die-Rek. With his flow, delivery, meaningContinue reading “Illect Recordings’ newest signee Die-Rek Introduces Himself with Self Produced ‘The Name Is Die-Rek’”

James Gardin Crafts Theme Song For Latest Tommy Hilfiger Collab

ILLECT signee James Gardin has been dropping monumental hits this year. From May’s Complaining to July’s Groove – he has perfected the art of fusing funk, soul, pop, and hip hop. All of his hard work has paid off in a HUGE way. ICONIC, his latest track with Terem, was selected as the theme song for Tommy Hilfiger’s latest  collaboration withContinue reading “James Gardin Crafts Theme Song For Latest Tommy Hilfiger Collab”

Armond WakeUp Does His Name Justice On Latest Visual – ‘Revelation is Revolution’

Armond WakeUp ‘doesn’t want to fuck with you weaklings’ – and I understand why. His latest visual, ‘Revelation Is Revolution’ is bold, creative, and lyrically insane. He speaks his mind on a number of topics, and uses his one of a kind flow and direct delivery to make one of the best tracks of the year.Continue reading “Armond WakeUp Does His Name Justice On Latest Visual – ‘Revelation is Revolution’”