Jay Machiavelli – “Dancing with the Devil” – one of the stronger voices in a vibrant, diverse, and crowded underground hip-hop scene

I have been following Jay Machiavelli for a while now, and right from the get go, I was always fascinated by the way his raps sounded like stand-alone stories, layered onto entrancing and mesmerizing instrumentals. His latest single, “Dancing with the Devil”, is yet another worthwhile leap up the ladder, towards major league status. It will help establish him as one of the stronger voices in a vibrant, diverse, and crowded underground hip-hop scene. Though his raps are visceral expressions of youthful energy, Machiavelli’s music is decidedly cerebral and emotive. A member and founder of Rare Breed Entertainment, Machiavelli started

Mr. Reaper – “Thru The Light” – This is tasteful clean rap that is as profound as it is noble.

Mr. Reaper is a new hip hop/rap music artist from Woodbridge, VA. His latest release is the single “Thru The Light”. To call Mr. Reaper just a rapper almost feels a like disservice to the artist. For whilst he is this, moreover he’s an artist in every sense of the word. Not bound by the confines of one medium, Mr. Reaper reaches out to delve, dissect and observe, as a poet, a songwriter and conscious emcee. With his latest single, the artist has dropped a track deeply rooted in self-reflection as he scours between the crevasses of darkness and the

Diva Prime is a multi-talented artist from Mobile, AL

Diva Prime is a multi-talented artist from Mobile, AL. She is dedicated to her fans to ensure she builds a strong connection with them. Diva Prime wants to shine light back on the real hip hop with her twist of flavor and a touch of a pop & R&B. Diva Prime is branding herself as a versatile artist that diversifies for flows and lyrics. Just hitting her first year anniversary April 30, 2020 as an emerging independent artist in the industry, it is her purpose and goal to give her fans the best of what she has to offer. Diva Prime

MUNKIB – Official Video – “Shapeshifter (Remix)”

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Anjalts – “Let’s Fly Away” – She wrote, produced and played everything on the track.

Pure Raw talent emerges like a breath of fresh air suddenly. With No Auto-tune, No over the top cursing or samples. A rebel muse pushing cultural & musical boundaries that refuse to be boxed into one genre or style. A Composer who was writing theatrical plays when she was 9 years old. An artist who painted 20 piece oil on canvas collection to support environmental changes for the last decade. A Poet writing of human suffering and human rights issues meshed into her own story of encouragement in finding your true voice. She grew up in New York. Anjalts (pronounced

INTERVIEW: Marc Marut of Cool Ass

Cool Ass was created by Marc Marut, with a sound that’s reminiscent of 90’s alternative. Combining a hard hitting, toe tapping, energetic rock style with other influences, Cool Ass music gets people moving as much as the lyrics get them laughing. Not only is Marc a musician/songwriter, he is also an accomplished actor. He has starred in feature films such as “The Paperboy (1994)”, as well as many TV shows such as “Goosebumps” and “Road To Avonlea”. Marc does all the composing, recording, and audio engineering himself. Can you tell us a bit about where you come from and how

Lino Camilo drops the video for new single ‘shut the fuck up’

Lino Camilo’s new single ‘shut the fuck up’ is an answer to a busy society, a noisy mind, and a cathartic outlet for pent-up aggression and transgression. The video features Viennese buildings of the renaissance, hinting at a sense of rebirth while balancing imagery of the innocent with the promiscuous. Connect with Lino Camilo on INSTAGRAM and SPOTIFY 

Social Distance – “I’m Outside Your House” – takes the spirit and emotional energy of classic punk-rock and add a more mature flavor

The Los Angeles punk band, Social Distance could easily have fallen into the trap of focusing on their female lead singer as eye candy and letting image triumph over quality music. Instead they have managed to avoid doing this and just focus on crafting brilliant punk-rock tunes instead. In an age when image and marketing nearly always take priority over substance Social Distance should be cherished. “Quarantine brought us together,” says the band. “We play because we’re musicians and we are not really good at much else.” If you are sick of fake image focused bands and artists who put

Ike Tanner – “Garden Talks” – a string of brilliant vocal performances

Ike Tanner is a 21 year old Music artist From Russellville AL. He is The CEO of YungGMusic & Gravity XO which are Film/Music Marketing Companies. He has 3 music artists from Alabama, namely JayGoldz, Trench Godd and Yung Cody TYBG signed to a marketing contract with his companies. Tanner is currently promoting his mixtape “Garden Talks”. Tanner’s style, lyrical content and overall attitude as expressed on this mixtape reflect a rapper trapped in the body of an R&B singer and a rockstar. His rich timbre and genre bending implies an influence of esteemed hip-hop singers. Combining soulful singing with

Mason Monroe and Haze present the visuals to “Crown” the first single from the project “Genesis”

Underground Tampa artist Mason Monroe has been on the prowl undercover for years all throughout the south and east coast. As an event curator and local promoter Mason has worked with his team to piece together shows and tours for artist such as Young Bans, Xavier Wulf, Famous Dex, Kid Trunks, Yund Simmie, Key!, and other major artist in aid of their early careers. From there they started creating a sound that can only be described as his own. The song “Crown” ft. Haze, is an introduction into the world of cadence and rhythm, in which he thrives in. 

Hooked on Cronic – “Light Up” – rapid-fire creativity with a funky driving beat, and bursts of melodic beauty

From Toronto Canada, Hooked on Cronic is an EDM project by Jeremy Snow. Curiously Jeremy started out as a front man in a metal band named The Good Die Young. Ironically the engineer and producer who crafted the band’s debut EP at Low Gain Productions, would later collaborate with Snow on Hooked on Cronic’s smash first single, “Don’t Worry” Ft Logan Trearty, which was released via Daxsen Records (DMG). Along with his EDM dance anthems, Hooked on Cronic also produces Hip Hop, R&B and Pop for artists all over the world, some of which can be heard on his upcoming album “The House of Cronic”, currently in the works.

Beyond just releasing his music, Jeremy Snow aspires to building a Charity Studio and Label in Toronto for at risk youth, and children from poverty, to teach them production, engineering and songwriting skills, giving them a positive way to creatively express themselves.

On his way to achieving his many goals, Hooked on Cronic continues to release new music. His latest being the EDM single, “Light Up”. The combination of the effects, the sampling and the mixing, together with the beat, makes Hooked on Cronic’s style of music original and perfectly balanced within a genre which is generally flooded with new talent and hard to make an immediate impression in.

So clearly he is doing something right here. The producer brings in some awesome vibes in a song that has enough alternative drive to to make an impact both on the radio and in the club. Considering that there are no lyrics or vocals to speak of in the song, except for some adlib interludes, that’s a mean feat indeed.

But it’s those aforementioned electrifying vibes which vibrate throughout the entire playing time that ultimately ensnares the listener.  The funky keyboard has a scintillating chord progression that moves in upward and downward spirals, juxtaposed against a banging beat and a twisting synth motif.

Constantly in motion, the track never stagnates on any one riff, or section, for too long, making sure “Light Up” maintains listener interest. Hooked on Cronic perfectly understands that this is a vital element for what can basically be called an instrumental piece.

The script for dance records can grow formulaic, but this is not the case with “Light Up”. In addition to the other elements, it’s the awesome keyboard work that appears to best assist the rhythmic groove on this track. Once the backdrop picks up steam after the orchestral intro, Hooked on Cronic adds bright, shimmering, and aggressive synths which bring total heat to the production.

This delivers a world of sound that marries rapid-fire creativity with a soulful and funky driving beat, and bursts of melodic beauty. On “Light Up”, we get true epic moments, and sweeping intoxication that climaxes into ecstasy. Ultimately, the track shows that Hooked on Cronic is brilliant at what he does.

“Light Up” it is the first single off the upcoming LP “The House of Cronic”.

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