Illect Recordings: The Independent Hip Hop Label You Need To Know (And Their Latest Songs)

Josh from Illect Recordings has been sending me exciting, diverse content from his signee’s for years now. It is very rare that I don’t write about it because the music is so unique, creative, and beautifully blended with a host of influences. The label and the artists’ desire to create the best music possible oozesContinue reading “Illect Recordings: The Independent Hip Hop Label You Need To Know (And Their Latest Songs)”

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flowsfordays Co-Signs #5 (Playlist)

It has been a long time since I’ve put together a Co-Sign playlist. This is edition 5 – and features 10 tracks that have made it on the site in the last few weeks and are my personal favorites. You can view the 1st playlist here, 2nd here, 3rd here, and 4th here. Stream the playlist above orContinue reading “flowsfordays Co-Signs #5 (Playlist)”

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 toContinue reading “Sareem Poems & Newsleph Look For Peace On New Track ‘Freedom’”

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’”

Freshly Minted Duo Sareem Poems & Newsleph Deliver Once Again On New Track ‘No Fly Zone’

This past August I had the joy of receiving The Life, a fresh joint with Sareem Poems on the mic and Newsleph on the boards. The freshly minted duo have an undeniable chemistry that brings forth the soulful musings of life itself, whether peaches and cream or gravel and stones. The pair is back againContinue reading “Freshly Minted Duo Sareem Poems & Newsleph Deliver Once Again On New Track ‘No Fly Zone’”

Sareem Poems & Newselph Drop Effortlessly Smooth Single, ‘This Life,’ Off Upcoming Joint LP

If you still aren’t aware of Illect Recordings, you’re missing out on a LOT of dope music. A prominent signee, Sareem Poems, has been all over flowsfordays, and has never offered anything less than innovative hip hop. He can switch from smooth nostalgia to lyrical slaughters that will put most emcee’s to rest. Sareem PoemsContinue reading “Sareem Poems & Newselph Drop Effortlessly Smooth Single, ‘This Life,’ Off Upcoming Joint LP”

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”

Sareem Poems & Ess Be Link With Sean C. Johnson For Futurist Boom Bap Single “Way Up There”

Sareem Poems & Ess Be are one of the most talented artists from ILLECT Recordings. I’ve become familiar with the label which has been around since 2003 – hosting independent talents that are correctly promoted. In preparation for their next Illect album release, the duo has dropped a collaborative effort with Sean C. Johnson titledContinue reading “Sareem Poems & Ess Be Link With Sean C. Johnson For Futurist Boom Bap Single “Way Up There””

Catching Up On Submissions Part 2 (Best Of)

Sareem Poems and Ess Be put their heart and soul into their new collab Dance For the Dead. The only introduction you need is the cover art. While listening, read Sareem’s excerpt on why he created it, along with some analysis: “Dance for the Dead is an upbeat single that I begin writing over the summerContinue reading “Catching Up On Submissions Part 2 (Best Of)”