Can you give us a proper introduction to yourself? Yes, I go by Prxscott. Born and raised in Portland, Oregon. I got my name Prxscott from the intersection that I grew up on. 16th and Prescott. You just released a very well done visual for your new track On My Own. Speaking sonically, how … More FFD Interview: Prxscott
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
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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)
It’s been quite some time since I’ve put out a dissection interview. I enjoy these interviews the most because the artist and I focus on one of their new releases whether a song, video, or project, and go deeply into the process and inspiration for it. The return of the series couldn’t start off … More Uni BLK – Celeste (New Project & Dissection Interview)
I’ve been on the horn with Uni BLK for weeks now, and he never fails to show me how hard he works as an artist. He is a bit of a mysterious figure in Chicago (he rarely shows his face) but always makes music that impacts minds and hearts. Uni’s soul is on full display … More FFD Premiere: Uni BLK Interview
I was first introduced to Faso back in 2016 with his Soundcloud banger Minute. Back then, Faso’s sound was untethered but fun and made you want to be part of the moment wherever you were. 3 years later, Faso’s back with the same energy, but a much bolder sound. Reminiscent of a young Mac Miller … More Mystery, Curiosity and Why Faso’s ‘Stranger Things’ Is Sure Is SURE.TO.SHOCK.
NoFace, Rapper and flowfordays have an extensive history. It was in 2017 that I received (and posted) his first submission, and immediately noticed the depth of his potential. Less than a month later he dropped his uplifting, yet emotionally vulnerable EP Never Fear Rejection. At that time I rarely wrote reviews, but after first listen … More Exclusive FFD Interview With NoFace, Rapper – “The only reason I started rapping was because of artists who were able to paint pictures, tell stories, and capture emotions through words”
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)
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)