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Posts Tagged ‘Hip Hop’

HALO: “Expressions” – both futuristic and retro but always specific!

Darnelle Treadwell aka HALO, was born and raised in Gary, Indiana. He started singing in the church at the age of 4, by 13 he found that he wanted to pursue a professional career in singing but didn’t know how to go about...


Beatmaker and rapper – The Infamous Crackhead

Born on the Eastside of Detroit, the youngest of six, The Infamous Crackhead was kept off the streets and into music which became his passion. He worked hard at his craft as a DJ, then a beat-maker, and improving his mic skil...



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J-Hamz ft. Jesse Peters: “I Stack Up” EP – instantly-contagious moments of electronic perfection

J-Hamz, medical doctor by day and DJ by night, has dropped his 5th release, the fresh house and hip hop flavored “I Stack Up” EP, featuring 3 original tracks, with lyrics and vocals by Jesse Peters. The EP eschews h...



DMH: “Str8 Barz” is littered with small details both in production and song-writing

Deundra Hill aka DMH, from Kosciusko MS, is the eldest of three kids. He was raised in Mississippi but traveled a lot because his father was in the navy. Hill, who has been rapping since the age of 10, has just dropped the sing...


“HAZEY (The EP)” maintains an uncompromising identity

Hazey aka Yung Doowee is a 19 year old producer and artist from Dallas, Texas. He moved to Portland 2 years ago and has devoted himself to his music. His latest EP release is the 10 track self-titled “HAZEY (The EP)”. Hazey...



CALIBINN: “Back At It”ft. ZYDD is not your average rap record

CALIBINN was born in Amman, Jordan. He moved to the Bay Area a few years ago and is based in Oakland. Currently attending the University of California, Berkeley, he has dropped his debut single entitled “Back At It”. CALIBI...


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Spencer Rabin: “Apollo II” – mature and soulful sound

Spencer Rabin is a composer, producer and guitarist from Chicago Illinois. Spencer started playing the guitar at the age of four, and had his first major gig at the House of Blues in Chicago at the tender age of eight years old...


yungsasukewiththeblade: “wash.rinse.repeat.” – a dense existential core

Dillon Johnson a.k.a yungsasukewiththeblade (yung sasuke with the blade) is a 20-year-old hip hop artist from the St. Louis area. He started making music to deal with his own demons and now continues to help others feel as thou...



T2: “KOOL-AID n CHEETOS” – oddly affecting and humane

In hip-hop, establishing yourself as part of a powerful label and crew is as close as a new act can get to being a commercial sure thing. T2 is an artist from South Texas who has been on the local scene for years but has always...


Moo-You: “#IAMMOOYOU” – pavement-splitting instrumentals!

Born in 1985 and raised in Houston, Texas with a great respect and love for music of all genres. Some of Moo-You’s biggest influences musically are 2pac, Nas, Scarface, Mary J Blige, Outkast, Michael Jackson, Eminem, and Bun-...