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’

Chicago MC Londo Catches Us Up On His Life in Potent New Track ‘Blank Canvas’

Last September, Chicago MC Londo dropped a hell of a debut in The Grim Adventures of My Mind. The title alone should give you some idea of how creative this man is. Londo has grown in a number of ways since the release, and he’s decided to catch us up with his new track Blank Canvas. … More Chicago MC Londo Catches Us Up On His Life in Potent New Track ‘Blank Canvas’

Baltimore Emcee Jurdan Bryant Takes Us Into The Dark Alleyway’s Of His Mind on ‘My Life’

Baltimore’s own Jurdan Bryant is an artist that is all about expression. It makes sense that he’s amassed over 5K followers on SoundCloud as he spits relatable, yet distinct rhymes. In his latest, My Life, Jurdan doesn’t take the typical route of detailing his personal triumphs and tribulations. Metaphors, stutter steps, and vivid imagery make up … More Baltimore Emcee Jurdan Bryant Takes Us Into The Dark Alleyway’s Of His Mind on ‘My Life’

Chicago Artist Leo Mantra Seeks Clarity In His Latest Track ‘Rosebud’

Cries for help are often silent and unrecognizable which can create serious issues. Chicago artist Leo Mantra takes a different route – putting all of his pain into gorgeous sentiments. Rosebud is a song that has Leo asking questions that he still can’t find answers to. He desperately wants clarity in his relationship, trying to understand … More Chicago Artist Leo Mantra Seeks Clarity In His Latest Track ‘Rosebud’

Tony Driver Tackles Stereotypes On Exceptional Track ‘Men Don’t Cry’

Tony Driver has brought me to tears this morning. He released Men Don’t Cry at the top of January, but it would be a disservice to my followers to not share it. Tony told me “The song is about getting what you need to do done while facing whatever problems you’re going through in life, … More Tony Driver Tackles Stereotypes On Exceptional Track ‘Men Don’t Cry’

Roy Banks Quenches Our Thirst With His Brilliant New Single, ‘Passion’

Roy Banks has built up significant momentum for his last few releases. 2 weeks ago he dropped his May Mayhem Medley visual that was just as impressive as last year’s May Mayhem series. While the music video was fun and inviting, we’ve all been waiting for a new song that we can add to our … More Roy Banks Quenches Our Thirst With His Brilliant New Single, ‘Passion’

Chicago OG’s Ano Bank$ and Martin $ky Link For Ambient Wonderland ‘$ky High’

  Chicago OG’s Ano Bank$ and Martin $ky have linked up for a low key, experimental track titled $ky High. An apt title for Ano’s free-flowing musings and overall cadence. He seamlessly switches from speaking on the struggles he endured growing up to enjoying women with ‘the thick thighs.’ Martin provides a vibrant yet ambient landscape, … More Chicago OG’s Ano Bank$ and Martin $ky Link For Ambient Wonderland ‘$ky High’

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’s … More Snowy Joey Displays Versatility In New Track ‘Did Something’

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