If You Were Wondering About Sivion’s Whereabouts, Relax. He’s Good. (New Track and Review)

With all of the tragedy befalling the world, and news headlines hitting every orifice of social media and the web, it is difficult to imagine life getting better any time soon. While many of us are stuck in our homes with schools, restaurants, bars, and the like closed, we’ll always have music to get us … More If You Were Wondering About Sivion’s Whereabouts, Relax. He’s Good. (New Track and Review)

Geno Pacino Fights For His Rights On ‘Justice’

MC’s like Geno Pacino are the reason why I have such a soft spot for nasty, grimy, street-oriented hip-hop. It’s menacing, in your face and unforgiving. And his new single, Justice, is no exception. The instrumental is one of the nastiest I’ve heard this year. The bass is an intimidating grumble, followed by hard-hitting trap percussion with bleak … More Geno Pacino Fights For His Rights On ‘Justice’

DeadstockV1’s “Nightmare in Sudan” Will Give You Chills

I always get super psyched when DeadstockV1 drops new music. He is the type of artist to spend hours perfecting just a single line in a verse, and as a result of his insane work ethic, he never fails to blow me away. However, his new single, “Nightmare in Sudan,” is perhaps his most powerful … More DeadstockV1’s “Nightmare in Sudan” Will Give You Chills

Adam Ronel Demonstrates Courage, Depth, and Confidence In Comeback LP ‘Best They Never Heard’ (Album Review)

Adam Ronel and I are kindred spirits; individuals who became unhappy when their hard work and dedication resulted in stress, anxiety, self-doubt, and more than anything, little in return. Adam was once known as Adam Reverie, and his story is as captivating as his album Best They Never Heard. We both took time off while … More Adam Ronel Demonstrates Courage, Depth, and Confidence In Comeback LP ‘Best They Never Heard’ (Album Review)

BOSTON’S OWN DANNY DIAMONDS DELIVERS TRUTH TUNEFULLY ON NEW SINGLE “STUCK”

Boston has another one! In recent years, there has been a thriving rap scene in Boston seen in rising stars Michael Christmas and Cousin Stizz (amongst many others), and Danny Diamonds has stepped to the plate with his sunny and promiscuous, but self-aware new single Stuck, produced by Polyte. The concept of the track is … More BOSTON’S OWN DANNY DIAMONDS DELIVERS TRUTH TUNEFULLY ON NEW SINGLE “STUCK”

I’m Calling It Now – Daylight Tone Is Going To Be Huge Thanks To Debut LP “CTRL+ALT+DLT” (Artist Spotlight)

Daylight Tone is a newbie in releasing music – but there is a reason. Last month he dropped his first and only single in 100 (write up here) – an infectious blend of R&B, pop, and right on time rhymes. It came to my attention through FFD regular and producer Hanakatoba who made the beat for … More I’m Calling It Now – Daylight Tone Is Going To Be Huge Thanks To Debut LP “CTRL+ALT+DLT” (Artist Spotlight)

nombreKARI – VENUS DOES (NT) EXIST (Project)

Kari Thompson was born and raised in Chicago. His medium is music, and he really loves crafting sounds and lyrics around ideas. The feeling of making a genuine, cohesive piece of work is unmatched by any other feeling to him. “Music is powerful beyond comprehension.” VENUS DOES (NT) EXIST consists of 7 songs, one of … More nombreKARI – VENUS DOES (NT) EXIST (Project)

LA’S TEECEE4800 SHOWS WHY THE WEST IS BEHIND HIM ON NEW MIXTAPE “REALNESS OVER MILLIONS 2”

Coming off of landmark features with YG, Ty Dolla $ign (who also happens to be his cousin), and DJ Mustard, TeeCee4800 has returned with his new mixtape, Realness Over Millions 2, showing that he has the whole West Coast behind him and for good reason. The project shows TeeCee4800 balancing two-sides of his lifestyle, containing … More LA’S TEECEE4800 SHOWS WHY THE WEST IS BEHIND HIM ON NEW MIXTAPE “REALNESS OVER MILLIONS 2”

NY RAPPER HOOKZ MURDOCK PROVES HIMSELF TO BE A HIP-HOP HERO ON NEW PROJECT “THE ADVENTURES OF…”

Since Ghostface Killah first called himself Tony Starks (along with naming his classic debut Ironman), and MF DOOM donned the metal mask, some of rap’s greatest characters have taken great influence from the world of comic books, and with his ambitious project The Adventures of…, New York MC Hookz Murdock becomes a hip-hop hero himself. … More NY RAPPER HOOKZ MURDOCK PROVES HIMSELF TO BE A HIP-HOP HERO ON NEW PROJECT “THE ADVENTURES OF…”

LA PRODUCER SAMIYAM PROVES HIS STATUS AS AN INSTRUMENTAL AUTEUR ON “PIZZA PARTY” PROJECT

As is to be expected from a producer with ties to Brainfeeder and Stones Throw Records, LA producer Samiyam can always be depended on for offering forward-thinking production. This continues to be the case on his latest project Pizza Party, which stands at a brisk 23 minutes in length but does not waste a second … More LA PRODUCER SAMIYAM PROVES HIS STATUS AS AN INSTRUMENTAL AUTEUR ON “PIZZA PARTY” PROJECT