Chief Tony & MeRCY Drop Their Best Body of Work To Date In Sophisticated Thuggery

If you want to hear gritty, street-oriented hip hop music this Monday morning, look no further than Chief Tony and MeRCY’s new LP, Sophisticated Thuggery. The album comes complete with heartfelt lyrics, sinister bars, hard drums, gutter beats, and rhyming prowess. Be sure to check out the first track off Sophisticated Thuggery – a monster of aContinue reading “Chief Tony & MeRCY Drop Their Best Body of Work To Date In Sophisticated Thuggery”

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Uni BLK Drops Groundbreaking New Single ‘Marshawn Lynch’

One of my favorite songs of the year comes from Uni BLK and his latest, Marshawn Lynch. There is a direct influence from Nelly and that beautiful era in hip hop were melodic vocals, potent rhymes, and just the right beats made up albums such as Country Grammar. Uni bares his soul for all toContinue reading “Uni BLK Drops Groundbreaking New Single ‘Marshawn Lynch’”

Sareem Poems & Newselph Find Clarity In Chaos on Latest Single ‘I Don’t Know’

Illect Recordings brings together another one-two punch with FFD favorites Sareem Poems & Newsleph.  The independent record label was nice enough to gift me with the actual vinyl to their collaborative effort 88 To Now which stood as one of my favorites of last year. Whenever they join forces something amazing is bound to transpire likeContinue reading “Sareem Poems & Newselph Find Clarity In Chaos on Latest Single ‘I Don’t Know’”

Cassius Tae Drops His Most Progressive Body Of Work Yet With The ‘Come Autumn’ EP

If there’s one artist I can count on to deliver a strong body of work, it is Cassius Tae. The man has been putting in work for years, and I’ve covered him quite a bit since the inception of flowsfordays. I was overjoyed to learn that Cassius released an EP titled Come Autumn – hisContinue reading “Cassius Tae Drops His Most Progressive Body Of Work Yet With The ‘Come Autumn’ EP”

Snowy Joey Displays Versatility In New Track ‘Did Something’

At the end of Snowy Joey’s latest record, Did Something, he adlibs “you know how n***** be talking they stuff on songs, know what I’m saying, just saying nothing but they saying a lot…a lot of nothing.” Clever and adapt wordplay from the Chicago representative, and FFD regular. Snowy has made a steady rise in the city’sContinue reading “Snowy Joey Displays Versatility In New Track ‘Did Something’”

Uni BLK Asks Preacher For Forgiveness​ In New Music Video ‘Save Me’

Uni BLK is a name I haven’t come across in my blogging career, but the wait was a far better introduction to the rapper. Save Me is a shocking display of a man airing out his sins with contempt, but not in the traditional way. Anxiety and depression often consume Uni, choked by his ownContinue reading “Uni BLK Asks Preacher For Forgiveness​ In New Music Video ‘Save Me’”

Lonely Together Is Back With Remarkably Progressive Single ‘Slow Burn’

Lonely Together formed just a year ago, but their extremely developed sound makes it hard to believe. The Washington duo, made up of ZAK and Rosie, know how to navigate between genres and use bits and pieces to create music that shocks and thrills. The best example of this is on their debut album, Neverlost,Continue reading “Lonely Together Is Back With Remarkably Progressive Single ‘Slow Burn’”

Sareem Poems’ Takes A Nostalgic Trip Back To His Hip Hop Childhood

Illect Recordings is at it again, hosting Sareem Poems’ latest single Kick’n It. Sareem was once a student of hip hop, and while he continues to sharpen his pen and evolve, he is leaps and bounds ahead of the youngins of the SoundCloud universe. Kick’n It is an ideal representation of Sareem’s introduction to the genre as aContinue reading “Sareem Poems’ Takes A Nostalgic Trip Back To His Hip Hop Childhood”

Take A Walk In ANXT’s Shoes On Gut Wrenching New Single ‘preSSure’

It’s been a minute since I’ve heard from FFD favorite ANXT. The Chicago emcee/producer has deleted all of his music on SoundCloud (except the one above) and has switched over to Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube. On his SoundCloud profile he has no link to his Twitter page, and perhaps this is a deliberate move.Continue reading “Take A Walk In ANXT’s Shoes On Gut Wrenching New Single ‘preSSure’”

Young Maxwell & UNCLE SLUMP Create Historic Moment With ‘ HEART CHAKRA TREASURE’

Who is Young Maxwell? One of the best rappers out of the city of Chicago with unlimited potential. He is about to drop his Ugly Egos EP, and has successfully built a buzz through his single HEART CHAKRA TREASURE. My first experience with this track is similar to when I first heard A$AP Rocky in 2011. This guyContinue reading “Young Maxwell & UNCLE SLUMP Create Historic Moment With ‘ HEART CHAKRA TREASURE’”