The Hype

Hudson East - EastWay EP (Snippets)

We all know that Twitter is a hub for artists to post links to their music, yes there are a bunch of terrible ones, but Hudson East is one of the amazing ones. A few days ago while scrolling through my timeline on twitter, I stumbled upon an artist that...

Day Won - Gravity (Mixtape)

Usually, when someone who I went to school with tells me that they recently started rapping or singing and want me to check out their music, I am reluctant to listen to it.  But, that was not the case here.  A friend of mine, illyEl Bicsby (1/2 of Day Won),...

Corey Lee - 'Cam Newton'

Corey Lee drops his first single after receiving a big co-sign from super producer Sonny Digital. The rising artist flows over a YUNG TREL produced record entitled "Cam Newton". This song is filled with tricky one-liners as well as decisive flows. 

Phabo - Cristal '06 x Drama

Revealed on his interview with Ural Garrett at HipHopDX, Phabo drops a brand new two part track titled, "Cristal '06 x Drama," which will appear on his upcoming project, "Denim".

Ariaa - Maybe

18  year old Waco Texas artist Ariaa, drops his new single “Maybe”. With production from Persian Beatz, the sound is different from the normal loud bass, that the south is know for. This track is definitely something special, and should be on your weekend playlist. Check it out! 

Perry Smoove - w/o You feat. KiKi Steward

Perry Smoove drops a brand new track titled, "w/o You," featuring one of the best upcoming soul singers, KiKi Steward.

Hona Costello - the Rebels

Hona Costello is back with a new track every Wednesday for 90 days campaign and a new album titled, "Penelope Chapter 1: When Depression," on the way! Today Hona drops the first of his #EveryWednesdayFor90Days tracks titled, "the Rebel".

A Very '$acé Christmas [Holiday Mix]

DJ '$acé provides the soundtrack to your winter holidays as you gather with family to celebrate the ending of a great year. Some soulful tunes for you and your loved ones to enjoy as you all gather this winter to celebrate Christmas & New Years. This one of the best times...

Who Is Dougie Hendrix?

Who is Dougie Hendrix? "It was like I was giving her the answers to the test and she still failed..."~Dougie Hendrix You come across a gem every now and again and I was fortunate to unearth this one. South Carolina has been on the rise for some time now musically, but because...

Phabo - Go-Set-Ready

Phabo is continuing his run leading into his next project after the success of "Far From Phabian" with his latest track, "Go-Set-Ready". No word on if this track will land on his upcoming album "Denim," but still a great track none the less.

Verse Muney - For The Low (Video)

Newport News native, Verse Muney, drops the visual for his track, "For The Low," which appears on his latest project "Lion Hearted". Let us know what you think in the comments.

Artists To Keep An Eye On

Being a contributor for various blogs is never easy, especially when artists flood your inbox all day. But, there are artists who make all the long nights and constant phone notifications worth it. I put together the “Artists To Keep An Eye On” playlist because I see potential and greatness...

DJ '$acé - FoodForTheSoul Mix Series: #009

DJ '$acé provides listeners with his last FoodForTheSoul Mix of the year 2015.  Expect a Holiday/Christmas mix from DJ '$acé next week. This mix serves as the last mix in my FoodForTheSoul Mix Series. I truly appreciate each and everyone of my listeners that have tuned in, whether it was only...

Discovering Losif Stalin

I’m an avid Soundcloud digger, I always use the platform to discover new artist or  producers. On the flip side, Soundcloud is also an oversaturated platform with too many artists or producers doing the same thing, wasting space. But, people like Losif Stalin make digging through Soundcloud worth it. I remember...

Phabo - Roll One

Singer/Songwriter, Phabo, finally drops the first single, "Roll One," from his upcoming album, "Denim". Available on: TIDAL  |  Spotify  | Apple Music  | iTunes

Tyus - CashFlow

TYuS returns again with his latest song “CashFlow”. This is definitely a different soundscape compared to his previous release ,“City of the Rose”. With potent lyrics and a serenading sound, “CashFlow” is definitely something that should be in your playlist. Enjoy and experience the world of TYuS.   

Captwolf - Bland (Video)

About a day or two ago, I was greeted by SwoozyDolphin via twitter. For some reason, I was interested in what he wanted to converse about. He presented "Bland" to me, which is a music video that him and his team "Captwolf" premiered on Complex. Needless to say, it's definitely something...

Phabo - Never (Video)

With "Far From Phabian" doing well, Phabo drops the visual for his single, "Never," exclusively for his fans on Apple Music.

Todd Zack Jr. - 25

Soulful R&B crooner Todd Zack Jr. celebrates the blessing of making it to the quarter-century mark with fans by gifting them with "25."  Expect a new project from Todd Zack Jr. sometime during the first quarter of 2016.  For now you can listen to The Todd Zack Jr. Collection, a one-stop shop for all...

JONBANKS - “RichGang” (Prod. Beat Attikz)

Jon Banks is on his Birdman shit. Today he releases “RichGang” produced by Beat Attikz. Jon Banks spits from the mind of Birdman on this track. Jon Banks is known for doing street/trap music. This one here is a party starter for sure. One thing I will mention is Jon...

Shvkxir - Txxt Bxxp (Ft. Josue EC & Marrice Anthony)

Hailing all the way from Dallas, Shvkxir returns with his recently released track 'Txxt Bxxp', which samples R.Kelly's famous song 'Ignition'. The psychedelic track reminds me of tie dye shirts, and bright colors with its loud and colorful sounds. With amazing production from Wonya Love, Shvkxir's flow and fun punchlines create an experience...

Phabo - The Wood

Singer/Songwriter, Phabo, drops his latest single, "The Wood," off of his latest project, "Far From Phabian".  Let us know what you think in the comments.

Todd Zack Jr. - The Todd Zack Jr. Collection

The Elyria, Ohio Neo-Soul singer/song-writer compiled a soulful 26-track collection including tracks dating back from his past two projects, organic. & late., in addition to features and other tracks that did not make the cut for either project.  Todd Zack Jr. is gearing up to release another tape that is expected to sometime during the first quarter of...

Jackie Jones - 02126

Boston-based artist Jackie Jones pays homage to his hometown, Mattapan, MA in new project, aptly titled, '02126'. The 14-track body of work includes production from the likes of Nate Rhodes and Zach Aumueller, as well as features from fellow Bostonian Latrell James and rising Georgia emcee Leif. Hope you enjoy!

'shaad - N.

Nineteen year-old, Atlanta artist 'shaad, releases the audio for his recently released video "N." Listen to the song below and watch the video here. 

'shaad - N' (Video)

"N." is a visual piece by 19 year-old artist, 'shaad., in direct response to what he describes as "the current state of humanity". Produced by Bijan Amir, directed by Gee-Bee, the song and video depicts man, looking from the inside out, questioning the state of his being at what appears...

'shaad - 005 (Preview) (Video)

'shaad is due to drop a visual sometime tomorrow! not sure what the title is, just a number "005", he usually titles his songs the day of release. 'shaad says that this song is "a rebellious tune, in direct response to humanity and human history", interesting. Check back tomorrow for...

TYuS - City of The Røse

Portland’s rising singer/songwriter TYuS recently released his new track “City of The Røse”  ! This record is definitely something to wind down to and just chill to. If you are unfamiliar with TYuS we urge you to change that ASAP. Stream this new track below ! 

MIKEY - Halle's Interlude & Brand New

MIKEY is back, with TWO new songs, “Halle’s Interlude” and “Brand New”! He has been on a wave lately ever since he dropped “I Need Yow Now” which is a remix of Justin Beiber’s “Where Are You Now”. Not much to say about these two songs except for, keep an...