Andy Pett – “Dumb Love” is a punchy, bouncy hip-hop track soaked in a lyrical edge

One of my favorite rap artists of late. Norwegian Andy Pett’s music speaks from the heart, to the heart. His tracks are infectious and his lyrics inspiring. From beginning to end you get a picture of what it means to be a normal person with issues. The whole point of Andy’s music is that we are all in the same boat. Whether a rapper or a high school kid or a middle aged white guy working in a bank, everyone struggles with the same issues – forgiveness, lust, faith, guilt, failure and feelings of unworthiness. Andy’s previous single release, “Back

INTERVIEW: Emily Daccarett cannot separate fashion and music!

For designer Emily Daccarett fashion and music cannot be separated. Daccarett creates an immersive world of storytelling through music, film, and fashion. Each artistic direction begins with a beat that forms a story. From the start of her brand, she has fused those worlds together, creating a symbiotic flow between the two. She uses textiles, shapes, and sound as her tools to world building, and give her audience the chance to step into those stories and experience it themselves. She graduated from Instituto Marangoni in Paris and the prestigious Ecole De La Chambre Syndicale de La Couture Parisienne, where she

Omnipotent Resolution taken from the new Uniqueness album “As You Listen Ephphatha”

Recently we had the world premiere of the conceptual short film/music video for the song Omnipotent Resolution from the new Uniqueness album called, “As You Listen Ephphatha”.  It’s sometimes hard to find the words that accurately bring justice to this kind of forward thinking experimental works.  With their distinctive mélange of sound, vocals and instrumentation, as well as highly imaginative soundscaping and powerful spiritualism, Uniqueness brings something challenging and highly emotive to the table. Omnipotent Resolution is mysterious, graceful and beautifully imaginative. The track is extraordinarily delicate, and the melodic strains shift and sway with exquisite gentleness, while underneath, the

Franco Esteve – “Contagion” can be experienced at a very deep subconscious level

The EP “Contagion” by the Puerto Rican born and Spanish based composer, Franco Esteve, is described as a soundtrack to everything experienced throughout the Covid-19 pandemic –before, during, and beyond. It’s a musical story and journey written through the coronavirus quarantine and reflects Esteve’s feelings and state of mind through it. The modern classical composer, who lost people close to him during the quarantine in Spain, explains this as a most trying time for him:  “As I was working on a soundtrack and the news began to be consumed by what was first an epidemic and then a pandemic, it

SanteeForevrr Delivers Powerful & Anthemic Hip-Hop/Rap Single ‘Like This’

About The Release SanteeForevrr releases ‘Like This’, a hip-hop/rap single that will captivate any listener. The release comes at you with swift lyricism and groovy instrumentation that makes the whole record worth every second. With powerful, story-telling lyricism, this emerging creative maintains a fully charged arsenal of high octane music that supports the fact that he is the next force in the music scene. ‘Like This’ radiates an uninhibited aura as SanteeForevrr’s creative range of musical talent becomes profoundly expressed and spelled. ‘Like This’ features a hard-hitting beat with a driving bassline. The underlying tones, uplifting instrumentation, and powerful flows

LyLirra collaborates with Famous Dex on his latest track “Melodies”

LyLirra collaborates with Famous Dex on his latest track “Melodies”, Ly keeps pushing for his breakthrough in the music industry by releasing back to back hits. Nonstop flame! LyLirra resides in Canada, specifically Alberta, but he wasn’t born there. LyLirra was born in Ukraine in February of 2000. He’s been in Canada since 2012. Ly attended High School in Edmonton as well, which is where his passion for music soared. Ly was inspired by different artists he met. He was infatuated with the hype and the idea of performing live! LyLirra realized his passion for music and decided to pursue

Max Mazzim – “Stranger” ft. Boogiie Byrd – easily one of the standouts in her catalog

Nothing excels better than excellence. Max Mazzim is a U.S.A based songwriter, actress, and R&B/Pop singer who has managed to defy all odds, reaching a pinnacle of success, while making her mark both on and off the stage in the music and movie industry worldwide.  The multi-nominated and three-time award winner for Best Music Video in the Pop / R&B genre, was discovered and signed in 2008 by George Hookz the CEO of the Str8team Entertainment Record label then based in Germany. Max Mazzim has never looked back since. The now doctor by day, musician by night, who was raised

Lilla Tillo – “Just A Dream” will transport you to a reflective headspace

There’s nothing quite like the rush of connecting with a great new artist — especially ahead of the pack — but they’re not always easy to find. Music’s increasing DIY culture has left the market saturated with bands and soloists gunning for the big-time, making it that much more difficult for newcomers to breakout. Presenting her dreamy and reflective indie-pop sound, 15 year old Lilla Tillo is ready to take over your playlists and have you feeling in some kind of way. Stripping back the production, Lilla delivers a raw, organic and acoustic backdrop with rich vocal harmonies on her

BlackMayo is a platinum hip-hop Producer and Artist!

Generating over 55 million views from his credits alone Bloomington, Indiana’s, BlackMayo ​is a name to know.​ BlackMayo, is a platinum hip-hop Producer and Artist best known for his hit producing Lil Mosey’s single “Pull Up”, which has reached over 30 million views on YouTube since its release. He initially began to make a name for himself by posting and later selling type beats on YouTube, and has since gained popularity through producing songs such as the single “Valentino” by 24kGoldn that has amassed 22 million views on YouTube. Other artists he’s worked with includes house hold names such as

INTERVIEW: Minneapolis based Christian emcee F’RAEL

F’RAEL is a Minneapolis based Christian emcee, youth pastor, husband and father. F’RAEL aims to create quality sound that will minister to the hearts & minds of young people to draw them closer to their creator. He also aims to promote a musical atmosphere of love, healing, deliverance and relationship in Jesus. F’RAEL brings a Gospel message to the world in Hip-Hop form. His music has been featured on multiple sites and magazines including;,, ’Rep Da King Magazine’ and reviewed by, Afrockin, and more. F’RAEL was also invited to minister at the largest Christian festivals in the

Jeff Skigh – “Car Convos” – a very accessible track with a big amount of playback value

Flint MI based artist, Jeff Skigh takes his vocal talent and makes a musically excellent and entertaining track with soulful lyricism and a grooving beat. On “Car Convos”, Skigh’s lyricism is skillfully wound through a deep, resonating voice. Combining these eminent beats with Jeff Skigh’s originality and diversity of vocal style amounts to a very accessible track with a big amount of playback value. Here the rapper takes the best elements of what’s come before in his catalog of cool bouncing grooves, and integrates them into a new, unified sound, and thus sets the groundwork for a new era in his music.

Sonically, the track keeps to a captivating formula: thick and hazy bass pads provide a foundation, lead keys bubble and swirl, while the percussion provides a classic hip-hop rhythm section that grooves in a way which is undoubtedly addicting.

The production values are top notch, and Jeff Skigh’s low rumbling tones sit squarely in the center of the mix, as they should. Part of Skigh’s appeal, is his ability to separate himself from his peers, who are all shouting, squealing or mumbling.

Jeff Skigh’s tempered tone and clear diction, occupy a space, most of the new wave rappers cannot aspire to, as their natural, God-given talents won’t allow for it. This crucial source of after-midnight seductiveness of his river-deep baritone drives the momentum of “Car Convos”.

Skigh’s voice could make even the crassest bit of lyricism sound top tier. The stellar production from a surprising beatsmith helps give the track a sophisticated air of blunted sonic perfection.

Jeff Skigh is a master storyteller, which is apparent on “Car Convos”. His raps are generally controlled and relatively relaxed, even when there is an insistent beat banging underneath his flow, which suits Skigh and his messages, seemingly a man at ease with himself and with others, but who has a lot to say.

“Car Convos” affirms Jeff Skigh as one of underground Hip hop’s most resonating and vital voices. The track is purposeful in its intent to hear the rapper’s enlightened exposition and personal reflection.

The thing about being an emcee is that you got to have something to say. Simple, short, and effective, “Car Convos” gives Jeff Skigh the perfect platform to ruminate on.  So Skigh roams the far corners of his mind and lets them flow into the mic.

As such he has been able to deliver a very soulful, grooving, yet sophisticated track that is hard to come by these days in the world of commercial hip-hop. Jeff Skigh is smooth. There is no other way to describe it.

Jeff Skigh’s universally easy tone makes his words ooze from his lips to perfection. “Car Convos” proves that he is adept at conquering the world with his rhymes and vocal prowess. All while maintaining a nod-worthy groove and an impassioned cadence.

Hook up with Jeff Skigh on FACEBOOK and check out his music on YOUTUBE

About The Author


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.