Mayhem (of EMS) Shows Us That Truth is a Hard Thing to Face In His Brilliant New Lyric Video ‘They Don’t Know’

Poetic hip hop has been an important facet of the genre since it’s humble beginnings in the late ’70s. It became essential as hip hop grew, shown by the likes of Public Enemy, The Wutang Clan, Nas, and many more. Substance and subject matter declined in the late ’90s in terms of mainstream attention, but … More Mayhem (of EMS) Shows Us That Truth is a Hard Thing to Face In His Brilliant New Lyric Video ‘They Don’t Know’

Chicago’s Own Loovy Enjoys Summertime Chi In Latest Music Video, ‘I Do This’

Two years ago, Chicago’s Loovy hit our pages with an impressive visual and song titled Glory. I spoke on his energy, his ability to evoke emotion, and his unique style. Today we have another music video that is opposite in topic, but just as magnificent. I Do This has a harder edge and is more focused … More Chicago’s Own Loovy Enjoys Summertime Chi In Latest Music Video, ‘I Do This’

Massachusetts Production Duo CLOAQxDAGGER Drop Astounding New Project ‘A Working Title’

Crack Sizzlack & Mathias, the Massachusetts production duo also known as CLOAQxDAGGER, have been dropping singles and visuals to hype up their latest album, A Working Title. It was worth the wait. The LP is a tight representation of how much the duo can provide for the right artists. They’ve chosen a vast array of incredibly talented … More Massachusetts Production Duo CLOAQxDAGGER Drop Astounding New Project ‘A Working Title’

Chicago Staple Monty Psychs Looks For Room To Grow In New Self Produced Track ‘Cacoon’

Monty Psychs is a staple over here in Chicago. The versatile emcee has been featured on well known hip hop sites in the city (and beyond) and has had a host of music videos hosted on Elevator. He’s absolutely incredible and continues to progress in the continuous years of his career. His latest single, Cacoon, … More Chicago Staple Monty Psychs Looks For Room To Grow In New Self Produced Track ‘Cacoon’

Rec Riddles Will Shake You To Your Core On New Album ‘The Plague’

Rec Riddles’ new album The Plague is fueled by passion, talent, and powerful statements that will shake you to your core. The 8 track project is fully produced by the man himself, showing us that he’s not only gifted lyrically, but he’s also a wizard on the boards. His sound is gritty, but there are … More Rec Riddles Will Shake You To Your Core On New Album ‘The Plague’

MeRCY Opens Up About The Challenges of Parenting in Heartbreaking New Track ‘Father’s Day’

Back in February of this year, I was astounded by a collaborative project between MeRCY and Chief Tony titled Sophisticated Thuggery. It was a hard-bodied, lyrical gem that dug deep into the true essence of hip hop. I loved it so much that just a month later I reached out to them to conduct an … More MeRCY Opens Up About The Challenges of Parenting in Heartbreaking New Track ‘Father’s Day’

Casey Cope Shows The True Nature Of Life In Near Perfect EP ‘For Now’

Casey Cope’s new album For Now is a beautiful representation of life’s truth. His style is part spoken poetry due to his unflapping honesty but is presented as full fledging rhymes that show no bounds or limitations. Sonically, the album is a masterpiece, containing melodic, electro-gospel similar in nature to Kanye West’s production on Yeezus. … More Casey Cope Shows The True Nature Of Life In Near Perfect EP ‘For Now’

eso.XO.supreme Has Another Hit On His Hands With New Trap/Pop Hybrid ‘Body Talk’

eso.XO.supreme is known for making addictive, R&B/pop/hip hop jams. One of my most played songs of last summer was from the Portland artist himself, and his latest, Body Talk, will get just as many plays. Super Staar Beats and Whoswyler who have produced for some of the most prolific hip hop artists (whether seasoned or veteran), … More eso.XO.supreme Has Another Hit On His Hands With New Trap/Pop Hybrid ‘Body Talk’

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)

Sareem Poems & Newsleph Look For Peace On New Track ‘Freedom’

Sareem Poems & Newselph are no strangers to flowsfordays. They’ve put out a plethora of content and have never skipped a beat. Their music is so consistent that I’ve never turned down any of their submissions. Sareem & Newselph are masters at incorporating hip hop and soul along with a host of other sub-genres to … More Sareem Poems & Newsleph Look For Peace On New Track ‘Freedom’