Oakland Rep RonnieMac Stops By With The 3rd Installment of His, ‘Weekend With Mac’ Series.

They day sequels are never as good as the first, but that’s not the case in Hip-Hop. Tha Carter II was by far the best of the bunch & I can go on and on about other until you stump me with Hov’s Blueprint series…. Either way, I said what I said. That’s why when Oakland native RonnieMac released the third chapter of his Weekend With Mac trilogy, I couldn’t wait to press … Continue reading Oakland Rep RonnieMac Stops By With The 3rd Installment of His, ‘Weekend With Mac’ Series.

North Las Vegas Wordsmith DemarcoTheMan Lets Loose With His New Album, ‘BlandBoy.’

Recently, Las Vegas was recognized by streaming platform Audiomack, & given a #HometownHeroes playlist to highlight some of the city’s best talent. Although the playlist was on the money, one glaring omission from the pack was North Town native DemarcoTheMan. Despite the snub, Demarco checks in with a scorching brand new album, BlandBoy. Set to the tone of somber bass kicks and sobering storytelling, BlandBoy tells the … Continue reading North Las Vegas Wordsmith DemarcoTheMan Lets Loose With His New Album, ‘BlandBoy.’

Hailing From Oceanside, California, Dialect Drops Off His New EP, ‘Baby Wolfman.’

Checking in to the pages for the first time, Oceanside native Dialect has been carving a lane for himself for a while now. After generating buzz through a series of thumping singles and noteworthy local performances, he now releases his introspective new EP, Baby Wolfman. Clocking in at the EP standard of 7 tracks, Baby Wolfman is a solid dive into not only the man that Dialect is, but who … Continue reading Hailing From Oceanside, California, Dialect Drops Off His New EP, ‘Baby Wolfman.’

Gifted Emcee Kiev Drops Versatile EP ‘Priority’

Kiev may not be well known in the hip hop stratosphere, but his undeniable talent has the potential to bring his name closer to the forefront. His latest project, Priority, is a 6 track epic, with catchy hooks, aggressive flows, intelligent introspection, and a host of solid production. The intro, Can You Tell Me, is a chilling internal questioning of societies greatest ills. There is pain in … Continue reading Gifted Emcee Kiev Drops Versatile EP ‘Priority’

D2X- ‘Enjoy Life’ (New EP & Premiere)

We’ve been rocking with Chicago’s finest wordsmith D2X for years now; before he developed the amazing fan base that he currently has. There’s a reason for that. Every project, song, and visual he puts out is quality, and never the same as the last. He’s mastered the art of the EP, and Enjoy Life has garnered his best buzz yet. It makes sense, it being … Continue reading D2X- ‘Enjoy Life’ (New EP & Premiere)

Mpulse Digs In The Archives For ‘CIRCA 11’ EP

Mpulse ALWAYS  keeps his word. His campaigns are legendary, whether he’s dropping one song a week (2017) or a new EP every month (this year.) He took a much deserved break this July, grabbing 4 unreleased tracks from 2011 to make the CIRCA ’11 EP. Pulse told me they are outdated, and was a bit hard on himself in the press release. I loved to … Continue reading Mpulse Digs In The Archives For ‘CIRCA 11’ EP

Snowy Joey – ‘Snow 4’ (Exclusive Interview & EP Premiere)

Back in March we gave a heavy co-sign to Bad Boy, the first single off of Snowy Joey’s upcoming EP. The Chicago lyricist immediately impressed, seamlessly blending traditional hip hop with pop sensibilities. In his submission, he told us Snow 4 was dropping soon, and that we could expect catchy hooks, accessibility, and tunes meant to dance to. I had high expectations, and was worried the … Continue reading Snowy Joey – ‘Snow 4’ (Exclusive Interview & EP Premiere)

Chicago’s MPulse Drops Another Stellar EP In ‘Self-Awarness’

MPulse has been on fire this year, putting out a brand new EP every single month. This will last till the end of the year – similar to last year’s one song a week campaign. You can’t tell the Chicago MC he doesn’t put in work. Self-Awarness hit SoundCloud at the end of June – an EP full of music that captures the importance of … Continue reading Chicago’s MPulse Drops Another Stellar EP In ‘Self-Awarness’

Wil Akogu Drops His Long Awaited EP ‘Zone 1’

Taking the time you need to finish a project is key to longevity in this industry. FFD favorite Wil Akogu put his heart and soul into Zone 1, a new EP that he refused to rush. He started the year right with an incredible two parter titled Riches/The One followed by some looses, a single, and a handful of experimental collaborations. Wil Akogu’s long-awaited Zone 1 EP was worth … Continue reading Wil Akogu Drops His Long Awaited EP ‘Zone 1’

Daylight Tone Drops Another Flawless Project In “What Would Daylight Do”

Back in January, Chicago’s Daylight Tone dropped one of the best projects of the year – and it just happened to be his debut. I predicted he would be huge by the end of the year which I still stand by. If anything, my confidence in him has only grown deeper thanks to his new EP What Would Daylight Do. Not only has he crafted … Continue reading Daylight Tone Drops Another Flawless Project In “What Would Daylight Do”

Fuck Kanye’s ye, ANXT’s ‘Keep Your Eyes Straight And Your Mouth Shut’ Is What You Should Be Bumpin’

After 2 impressive singles (#1 & #2) Chicago’s ANXT has finally blessed us with his new EP Keep Your Eyes Straight And Your Mouth Shut. Fuck Kanye’s newest publicity stunt LP, this is the shit you should be bumping. Why? KYESAYMS is the purist form of introspection from an MC, put together with an eclectic mix of beats, poetic musings from the dark side, and straight up … Continue reading Fuck Kanye’s ye, ANXT’s ‘Keep Your Eyes Straight And Your Mouth Shut’ Is What You Should Be Bumpin’

flowsfordays Premiere: Nico $upremo – ‘City Kid’ (New EP)

Chicago’s very own Nico $upremo has an insane work ethic. He takes his craft seriously, and has steadily increased his social media presence and fan base. He’s been working hard on his debut EP City Kid, and is ready to share his story. City Kid is a look inside the mind of the 20 year old artist who is quiet in person, but has a lot to … Continue reading flowsfordays Premiere: Nico $upremo – ‘City Kid’ (New EP)

Chicago Crooner Azizz Drops His Remarkable Sophomore Album ‘MOOD’

Earlier this year, Chicago crooner Azizz announced his sophomore album MOOD was dropping sooner than later. He then released the first single titled Alesha’s Interlude. It immediately drew attention with solid reviews, a plethora of plays, and the development of a devoted fanbase. It was soon followed by another cut that fully established his place in the growing Chicago music scene. Soon enough, supporters all … Continue reading Chicago Crooner Azizz Drops His Remarkable Sophomore Album ‘MOOD’

Mauzy Takes Us Along His Journey Through College in Debut EP “Bombs: Been On My BS”

Mauzy is everything I’d want in an MC. His voice is distinct, he brings creativity to his music, his production choice is intact, he has a unique flow, his rhymes are potent and personal, and he knows how to tell a story. This is proven in his debut EP, Bombs: Been On My BS. The project takes us along his journey through college, describing the activities … Continue reading Mauzy Takes Us Along His Journey Through College in Debut EP “Bombs: Been On My BS”

Chicago’s Evan Nash Drops Memorable Debut EP “Far From Over”

Chicago’s Evan Nash has been hard at work prepping for his debut EP Far From Over, and it’s certainly paid off. The EP is only 8 tracks long but is a delicious appetizer to the talent that is Evan. There’s pop-induced melodies, progressive flows, acoustic muses, and party anthems. Evan is no one trick pony, showing his versatility within the first 4 tracks alone. Late … Continue reading Chicago’s Evan Nash Drops Memorable Debut EP “Far From Over”

Just John – Black Beret (New EP)

Coming all the way from Toronto, Canada, 24-year-old underground artist Just John felt festive when he decided to gift us with his new EP Black Beret. Embedded with 4 unique tracks with astonishing production from Cold Boy, and a rack of ribs, Eytan Tobin, and Fevra, he proves the 6 blossoms unique artists with vibrant styles of music. Although political and social issues are explored, the project … Continue reading Just John – Black Beret (New EP)

Chicago’s Jay Wood Doesn’t Disappoint On His Highly Anticipated New EP “RAIN.”

In the beginning of the year, we spoke to Jay Wood about his return to the Chicago music scene and what he had been cooking up in the interim. His comeback single with femdot. and Chulo was out and drew a lot of buzz in the city. Since then, Jay has been on a rampage, grabbing features on influential blogs across the web. Two singles followed, and … Continue reading Chicago’s Jay Wood Doesn’t Disappoint On His Highly Anticipated New EP “RAIN.”

Canadian Duo Ali Gatie & John G Drop A Pop, Trap & R&B Fusion In Debut EP “Ever Since”

Ali Gatie and John G are from different parts of Canada, but they are totally in synch on their newest EP Ever Since. Mixing elements of pop, trap, and R&B is a daunting task, but Ali and John comfortably put them together in just 4 tracks. Through various forms of vocal techniques, both tell the journey of love and heartbreak from beginning to end with … Continue reading Canadian Duo Ali Gatie & John G Drop A Pop, Trap & R&B Fusion In Debut EP “Ever Since”

Dfree Da Vinci Drops His Breakthrough EP “No Filter”

Dfree Da Vinci makes his second appearance on our pages with standout new project No Filter. I personally know a lot of work went into this, and the long hours definitely paid off. Cover art is more important that we think, and Da Vinci certainly drew me in with his. There is a direct link between his un-zipped lips and the premise of No Filter, … Continue reading Dfree Da Vinci Drops His Breakthrough EP “No Filter”

Mysterious Chicago Duo mondae Debut With A Timeless Self-Titled EP

Thanks to my man IKON, I’ve discovered mondae, a dynamic new Chicago duo. They unconvenctially debuted with a full EP, appropriately self-titled. mondae has a twitter, but little else. None of this mattered to me as they put together a timeless project with R&B and ambient undertones, often cluttered and difficult to take in. This is no weakness, as the project will deepend your understanding … Continue reading Mysterious Chicago Duo mondae Debut With A Timeless Self-Titled EP