NazB: “When We Were Young” boasts an impeccable flow

As a child growing up in Nigeria, NazB was surrounded by the music of his native West African homeland. With members of his immediate and extended family playing instruments and singing, music was a part of his upbringing. His persistence and perseverance eventually gained him the nickname Nazodobas, which eventually evolved into NazB and became his rapper alias. Now based in Zurich, Switzerland, NazB has been performing, recording and releasing hit songs, almost at will, since his debut album “Money In Da Game”, dropped in 2006. His brand of music blends hard-hitting urban beats, funky bass driven rhythms, and African

Croatia’s Sudar Percussion Ensemble is and Award-Winning Group

The Sudar Percussion Ensemble is a successful, award-winning group from Croatia that consists of very talented Croatian percussionists. They have completed a very high number of performances, tours and projects in Croatia and abroad since 2010.Their distinguishing characteristic is the original interpretations of famous works by classical and popular music composers, as well as their innovative and humorous ensemble members who have incredible musicality and technical skills. Throughout the years they have performed many remarkable concerts and appeared at important festivals. The Sudar Percussion Ensemble have also performed alongside world-renowned artists, as well as some of the biggest names in

RAVENSCROFT- “STAND UP” Video is the sound of a band inspired

Ralph Buso (Vocals), Brett Gorke (Guitars), Devin Baker (Bass), Pat Magrath (Drums), collectively known as RAVENSCROFT, are working on their most unique, creative, exploratory, and bone-crushing recording they have ever produced. It’s a progressive work of metal and rock art, delving deep into the nature of their craft. This six song EP “Rebel” will be released on March 25th 2018.  And there will be a release party held at The Slidebar in Fullerton California with Killset. The soaring melodies, the intense guitar solos, the deeply profound lyrics all take part in painting the picture that the band’s works regularly deliver.

Exit 22 Music: “Last Goodbye” – one of the finest musical acts in the pop-rock underground

It seems almost impossible that an artist that has been around this long – 20 years in Chris Calamera’s case, can keep making records that stand up among the best that he has ever done. Let’s be clear: “Last Goodbye” is a great song. It’s poppy, with a big melody and an insistent rock rhythm, and it’s catchy as hell. Sounds like authentic Exit 22 Music to me. This is pure Calamera from his pop-rock songwriting style standpoint, and pure Exit 22 Music, considering the breathtaking vocals and high production-value quotient. The perfect, power-pop formula. Exit 22 Music has been keeping

Lake of the Lion embodies embody emotive sounds and textures

Lake of the Lion is the brand name and moniker for Luxembourg music composer and producer, Daniel Kohnen, who is steadily building up his catalog and increasing his fan-base with regular new releases. In recent years, ambient instrumental and soundtrack scores have been following a certain trend. Composers seem to have this motif of creating overblown pieces with harsh lead instruments blasting out from the blue and background strings creating suspense with their melodies. Sure it was fun for a while, but within that little span of time listeners were just begging for it to stop because composers had this

Natalie Jean and Levi Moore: “The Letting Go” speaks the language of the ordinary person

A good duet, in our modern age, is a rare thing. There are plenty of features, guest verses and co-writes, and the cameo drop-in is a dime a dozen. The number of genuine duets, where vocalists share verses and tell a story together in the space of a song, is very small. If your optimism fails you, as you wonder whether there are enough great acts to keep hit radio stocked with worthy pop music duets, it’s reassuring to find that Natalie Jean and Levi Moore have a first-rate single to carry us through the next few months, all by itself. The

MAKI: ‘Waking Up With The World On Fire’ – truly majestic — grandiose, slowly unfolding, and extremely cinematic

The world is a fragmented place, with fear and hate giving rise to isolationist movements around the globe and huge portions of the population turning inward rather than outward towards each other. As such waves of bigotry spread like wildfire, the music scene becomes extremely important, not just because it means more great music, but because it connects us all together on a wavelength that hits the human heart, soul and mind even harder, faster and deeper than anger can. A creative constant in the field of communicative contemporary Instrumental music, is MAKI who focuses his ample talents on a

3 Phase – ready for genre domination!

The names Chirag Shah, Prasham Deliwala and Melvin Saldana may in themselves not ring a familiar bell in your ear right now. Probably, neither will the moniker ‘3 Phase’, nor their 6 track self-titled EP. It’s logical, it’s the law of the industry’s hype machine – cast a light on the big label clones, and leave the independent creatives in the shadows. Luckily the internet has a different set of rules.  On hearing the 3 Phase EP, the lofty ambition, the focus and dedication of this creative collective of producers, songwriters and vocal talent, makes sense – its six tracks

Sy: “Get Out Of My Dreams” – grab this R&B and Soul extravaganza

The singer, songwriter and author, Sy, releases a brand new single produced by Rueben Wood. The track “Get Out Of My Dreams” is the first single release written by the artist in 2018, since writing two self-help books, “A Swan Among Ducks” and “Saying Yes to (No): Learning the Power of (No) before the end of 2017. This track soulfully captures the spirit and feel of the emotional journey of grown womanhood. It is juicy, dynamic, soulful, gorgeous, and it is nourishment for the soul…and mind, as it examines the intricacies of a relationship built on want and lust. As

IJK: “Johnny & June” – sounds invigorated!

Alternative rock artist Imad Jack Karam, known by his initials and stage name IJK, is a Dubai-based, Lebanese singer-songwriter, who has released critically acclaimed songs and recorded with internationally known music producers in prestigious London studios. Both his singles “Space Odyssey” and “Dancing Shadows” garnered a positive reception from fans and critics alike. IJK has a style that can move between edgy modern-day alt-rock and sixties rock n’ roll crooning.  He recently published his latest single and supporting, fully animated video, for the song “Johnny & June”. So, how does this new offering cope? Very well, in truth. “Johnny &

Detroit artist – 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 skills before creating The Law Breakers. A couple of months backed The Infamous Crackhead dropped the 14 track album, entitled “Mental”. Focused and furious this is an album that has moments of great energy, toughness, lyrical smartness and a great old school atmosphere.

  1. How long have you been in the music business and how did you get started in the first place?

 The Infamous Crackhead: About 10 yrs ago Djing and listening to different music and artists all kinds of music hip hop, R&B, Blues, Rock, New wave etc.

  1. Who were your first and strongest musical influences that you can remember?

The Infamous Crackhead: All the Hip Hop Legends, Run DMC P.E Tibe, NWA. LL,Rakim,X-Clan, Wu Tang, Redman,DMX,EPMD,both Ice Tand Cube, Das,Nas,and my guys 2pac and Biggie

  1. Which artists are you currently listening to?

The Infamous Crackhead: Kendrick, J Cole, and a few others.

  1. How did the moniker ‘The Infamous Crackhead’ come to be?

The Infamous Crackhead: the crackhead came 1st by the way I rhyme hard, then the infamous came from my life growing up in the city, then became the infamous Crackhead gritty hardcore Mc

  1. What do you think separates you from the crowd of artists emerging right now?

The Infamous Crackhead: My originality and sound and my different point of view of the world and embodiment of hip hop I hold dear.

  1. What do you think people should get out of your music, first and fore mostly?

The Infamous Crackhead: Good vibes to raise your level

  1. Do you have a set of messages you’re trying to communicate? Or is each song just a story and an emotion unto itself?

The Infamous Crackhead: yes and yes my music is emotionally driven.

  1. What would you consider a successful or high point in your career so far?

The Infamous Crackhead: Getting my music to the masses and being able to have this interview with you, who understands my music.

  1. What has been the most difficult thing you’ve had to endure in your life or music so far?

The Infamous Crackhead: Money, Networking my music, Family and raising my children. I had to put these things in front of my music.

  1. What key ingredients do you always try and infuse into your music, regardless of style or tempo?

The Infamous Crackhead: I’m like a chef I try different ingredients to make the best soup to serve to my customers. As they say soul food supposed to stick to your ribs, lol

  1. Did you put together beats on your releases or do just handle the lyrics?

The Infamous Crackhead: yes I write, produce and make all my own material.

  1. Which aspect of being an independent artist and the music making process excites you most and which aspect discourages you most?

The Infamous Crackhead: I have full enjoyment when fans enjoy my music bad thing running across bad people who wanna feed off your dreams and do nothing to help, or take from you.

  1. How do you market and manage your music career? Do you have a management team or do you control everything by yourself?

The Infamous Crackhead: I have a small team that I’m thankful for but I am the Overseer

  1. If you had the opportunity to change one thing about how the music business works right now, what would that be?

The Infamous Crackhead: Just saying isn’t it funny that we are Motown but we don’t have a major label here but anyways small labels need more room to strive.

  1. If someone has never heard your music, which keywords would you personally use to describe your overall sound and style?

The Infamous Crackhead: Informative, hardcore hip hop with a street wise edge.

  1. Do you consider Internet and all the social media websites as fundamental in building a career in music today, and what is your personal relationship with the new technology at hand?

The Infamous Crackhead: Yes it is very viable in today’s market – YouTube, Soundcloud, Apple, faster than out the trunk lol

  1. Tell us something about the founding and the idea behind ‘The Law Breakers’?

The Infamous Crackhead: The group was called speakers of the house we had up to 9 members at one time but egos and attitudes broke up a good thing so I left with the name then changed it to the law breakers of today with the same mission.

  1. Is your music inspired by mostly real events or the power of your creative imagination?

The Infamous Crackhead: It’s 50/50 the mind is a powerful thing use right and life can teach u a lesson or two, feel me.

  1. If any, which producers do you currently admire and would like to collaborate with?

The Infamous Crackhead: The Rza, Swizz beats, Dr Dre, Timberland, and the mighty Bomb Squad.

  1. What’s next on the upcoming agenda for The Infamous Crackhead?

The Infamous Crackhead: The WORLD DOMINATION ALBUM!!

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