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Yung Rose: “I Don’t Need It” – blurs the lines between ear grabbing and introspective honesty

Yung Rose is an underground Hip-hop artist from Ohio who started as an EDM spinner in the group, HUF Boyz. The name Yung Rose has the meaning “Bring Balance to The Unequal”, showing the leadership side of his potent...


Reverse Mechanic: “Cruise Control” – few rappers can compete with his utterly stunning delivery

Reverse Mechanic is a completely independent hip hop artist breakin’ it down in Minneapolis, MN. As a former published poet with a Bachelor’s in creative writing, he has been doing the reverse limbo, raising the bar for...



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Chris Ellenwood: “Panic Room EP” – a carousel of razor-sharp sonic sensibilities

The “Panic Room EP” is the kind of record you need a few plays through to fully appreciate. A lot of people are going to sleep on it. Unfortunately. Because this is nothing short of a pure little masterpiece, effect...



Earl Adamant Allen: “Can’t Get Enough” – the kind of calm demeanor you don’t see with many a rapper

Listen to the latest track “Can’t Get Enough” by Earl Adamant Allen while you’re reading this. Do you hear that? It’s innovation in hip-hop. Adamant is a mic controller if there ever was one. His songs...


AKASH: “Rooftop Vibes” – Fueled by his consistently infectious delivery

AKASH is an 18-year-old Indian Hip-Hop/Pop artist from New Jersey who a couple of months back rolled out his 10 track album “Rooftop Vibes”. AKASH penned all the tracks and called in a crew of talented producers including D...



Marcus Alexander: “Suited Up Vol.1” – decidedly old school, which is always a breath of fresh air

Marcus Alexander is a Puerto Rican Hip hop artist, actor, voiceover talent and event host from Chicago, IL. He has had many of his songs played on Jamie Foxx’s Sirius XM Radio Station “The Foxxhole”, and his last mixtape ...


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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...



Flexico Deeskie: ‘Leanin’’ – emphasis on a positive attitude and grinding

Flexico Deeskie comes out of Dallas, TX, to where he moved from Kansas City, MO, in 2005. Fresh on the grid, he became an active artist in July of this year, and has been steadily dropping singles to build his catalog and fan b...


“Trump in the Trunk” – frustrations of a disenfranchised community

From Backwards is a master at creating high quality music with low quality satire. The only thing more surprising than how well those two aspects mesh, is how well he performs them on stage. His genius, however, lies within the...