flowsfordays’ Co-Sign Playlist #8 (My Favorite Submissions)

flowsfordays gets hit with over 400 submissions a month, making it difficult to listen to, consider, and write about each one. When my inbox is racking up an insane amount of unread emails, I put together a co-sign playlist. These are my favorite tracks from my submission pile, and honestly, they are all gems. Playlist #8 is definitely worth your time. You’ll hear hip hop, … Continue reading flowsfordays’ Co-Sign Playlist #8 (My Favorite Submissions)

flowsfordays Co-Signs #6 (Playlist)

With over 300 submissions a month, it’s hard to write up all the songs I love. I am a one man operation and go through all submissions, along with premieres, interviews, my PR business, and more. It can get overwhelming, especially since I discover such gems in my inbox. To ease your listening pleasure, (and my sanity) I’ve put together 10 songs that I Co-Sign … Continue reading flowsfordays Co-Signs #6 (Playlist)

flowsfordays Co-Signs #5 (Playlist)

The 5th edition of our Co-Sign series is upon us! We’ve got 11 fresh joints from independent artists who deserve recognition for their music. Flowsfordays has always been a platform for rappers and singers that don’t get posted on blogs for reasons I cannot figure out. Music discovery is the centerpiece of our site, and we hope you find some new gems in this playlist … Continue reading flowsfordays Co-Signs #5 (Playlist)

flowsfordays Co-Signs #4 (Playlist)

With over 300 submissions a month, it’s hard to write up all the songs I love. I am a one man operation and go through all submissions, along with premieres, interviews, my PR business, and more. It can get overwhelming, especially since I discover such gems in my inbox. To ease your listening pleasure, (and my sanity) I’ve put together 12 songs that I Co-Sign … Continue reading flowsfordays Co-Signs #4 (Playlist)

flowsfordays’ Co-Signs #3 (Playlist)

  With over 300 submissions a month, it’s hard to write up all the songs I love. I am a one man operation and go through all submissions, along with premieres, interviews, my PR business, and more. It can get overwhelming, especially since I discover such gems in my inbox. To ease your listening pleasure, (and my sanity) I’ve put together 16 songs that I … Continue reading flowsfordays’ Co-Signs #3 (Playlist)

flowsfordays Co-Signs #1 (Playlist)

With over 300 submissions a month, it’s hard to write up all the songs we love. I am a one man operation and go through all submissions, along with premieres, interviews, my PR business, and more. It can get overwhelming, especially since I discover such gems in my inbox. To ease your listening pleasure, (and my sanity) I’ve put together a playlist that I Co-Sign … Continue reading flowsfordays Co-Signs #1 (Playlist)

Chicago Hip Hop History Lesson In 25 Songs (Compilation Tape)

Chicago. My city, my inspiration, the place I went to college, and where I fell in love with hip hop. Fakeshoredrive and Ruby Hornet gave me the tunes, I listened, and learned. I listened to a new mixtape on the 50 minute train ride to Columbia, then the newest tracks on the 30 minute walk to the actual campus. I did the same thing on … Continue reading Chicago Hip Hop History Lesson In 25 Songs (Compilation Tape)

Instrumental Blessings In The Last 24hrs- Segment #1

When Drake comes out with a new single – everyone has an opinion. Our feeds light up with criticism, praise, and insults. There in lies the problem – what about the producer? Let’s face it – there is no great song without a producer. While guys like Metro Boomin and Zaytoven have reached superstar status, so many are overshadowed by the lyricist. This is why … Continue reading Instrumental Blessings In The Last 24hrs- Segment #1

Throwback: My First Compilation Tape Off My Old Hip Hop Blog Featured Saba! WTF?!

Many of my readers may not know that I started a pretty successful hip hop blog in 2011.  I had just enrolled at Columbia College, a well-renowned arts school in Chicago. Majors included (but not limited to) photography, animation, theater, and poetry. In 2014 I received a Bachelors of Arts in music business. Throughout those 3 years I worked tirelessly on my site, as it … Continue reading Throwback: My First Compilation Tape Off My Old Hip Hop Blog Featured Saba! WTF?!

[neonpajamas] Records Presents: Sleep Vol. 1 (New Compilation Tape)

Chicago mainstay Ben Niespodziany (aka Neon Pajamas) is a wizard at putting together instrumental playlists. He’s done it more times than I can count in his long and fruitful career as a blogger. His newest, Sleep Vol. 1, isn’t just another SoundCloud release. It coincides with the announcement of his new label [neonpajamas] Records. The producers featured may be familiar to some, but I know without asking … Continue reading [neonpajamas] Records Presents: Sleep Vol. 1 (New Compilation Tape)

The Better Half – (Best SoundCloud Songs From November 15th-30th)

Hello faithful readers. Welcome to our bi-monthly series The Better Half. flowsfordays will be curating a playlist showcasing the best SoundCloud releases in the last 15 days (give or take, depending on how many days are in the month.) Instead of perusing through your SoundCloud feed, you will now have a simple way to hear the best of the best in one easy to navigate playlist. All you … Continue reading The Better Half – (Best SoundCloud Songs From November 15th-30th)

New Series – The Better Half (Best SoundCloud Songs From August 1st-15th)

Hello faithful readers. Welcome to our new bi-monthly series The Better Half. flowsfordays will be curating a playlist showcasing the best SoundCloud releases in the last 15 days (give or take, depending on how many days are in the month.) Instead of perusing through your SoundCloud feed, you will now have a simple way to hear the best of the best in one easy to … Continue reading New Series – The Better Half (Best SoundCloud Songs From August 1st-15th)