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Why Meek Mill’s Appeal Matters.

On November 6th, 2017, Meek Mill (born Robert Rihmeek Williams) received a 2 to 4 year prison sentence for violating the terms of his probation with actions involving a motorcycle in Manhattan, an alleged altercation in a St. Louis Airport in addition to failing drug tests and violating travel restrictions. In April, Robert will appeal this sentence on the grounds that one of the officers who originally arrested him, Reginald Graham, is allegedly on a secret list of corrupt police compiled by the District Attorney’s Office of Philadelphia. Robert’s lawyer claims to have two police officers who will corroborate the more »

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Bro Can I Steal This? – A Meme Review [February 2018]

As a connoisseur of memes, it is fair to say that meme content has become a modern form of communication and interconnection for millennials and Generation Z. With advancements in technology, our affinity for memes and internet culture has kept us closer to our phones and laptops than anything else. With access to news and media at the stroke of a finger, these sessions where we relax-and-swipe have normalized into our everyday schedules. Our attention spans and content consumption has us binge-streaming meme photos and videos for hours on end.  Memes have given this generation a voice and solace those more »

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Tejai Moore Shares New Song, “Write My Wrongs”

Tejai Moore has shown that he has a strong drive and passion for his craft and future. Singer-songwriter Tejai Moore has penned latest single of one of London, UK’s rising stars, Curtis Moore. Most may remember Curtis Moore from the hit TV show X-Factor. The single is called “Lipstick” (featuring Scorcher) and has impacted on major radio stations internationally. The record had reached #4 on the UK charts (Urban Top 30 category). Since then, Tejai has co-written a song for Cash Money Records R&B artist Jacquees, entitled “One in A Million”, also has been granted official opportunities to song-write for more »

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Carpoolin’ into 2018 with SOB X RBE

CARPOOLIN’: THE SUCCESSOR We travel to the west coast, specifically to the bay area of California. That area produces many great concepts and entertainment to society, especially with the four fine young men that we find behind the area’s most infatuating rap sounds. Composed of DaBoii, Lul G, Yhung T.O. and Slimmy B, SOB X RBE is one of the hottest collectives coming out of the west coast right now. Due to the assortment of solo projects, the boys encountered recognition incessantly that led to their breakthrough in 2017. These Vallejo Natives comprised their sound together as brothers when they more »

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Deverano enters 2018 With a “Whoah”

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NEW YEAR, NEW SONG #WHOAH Kickin’ it in the music scene since the age of 14, Deverano incessantly illustrates his talents in his production, percussion, and vocal skills. He takes on the responsibility of creating that balance and harmony that people seek. His sounds will remind you to not be afraid of anything in life. His music there for your therapy, not just your entertainment. Being there for the community and creating a sense of escapism for others going through an even more arduous time than others is an accolade for Deverano, especially after 2016 events. Deverano helped us enter more »

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Aywy and Rvdical the Kid drop Bollywood-flavored banger “Hide & Seek”

Veteran trap producers, Aywy and Rvdical the Kid, have returned to release the Hindi-flavored banger, “Hide&Seek.” Borrowing influence from Eastern sounds, the duo perfectly fuses Bollywood samples with Western Trap rhythms to create an explosive track that feels fresh and memorable. Sonically, the crisp snare fills that cut through the mix add character and grit. At the heart of the track are the beefy and colorful 808s that punch through the song’s layers and tie the track together. As a nice little touch, Timbaland’s acapella from “Are You That Somebody” are chopped and sprinkled throughout the project to provide a more »

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Chris Birdd Emphasizes the Grind of a Starving Artist in “Level Up”

With a sea of tunes awaiting listeners’ ears on Soundcloud, it is rewarding to find a track that we can call a “gem.” Channeling a hybrid of RnB and Trap, Chris Birdd’s “Level Up” bridges these two soundscapes to create a dynamic and fluid narrative that focuses on the payoffs of hard work and the importance of “investing in oneself.” The song’s triplet bars and melodic refrains are backed by bells and trap drums that feed the song’s emotional pulse. The song’s lyrics champion the grind of a starving artist who is willing to go “broke” for their craft and more »

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If you’ve hit the event horizon, you’ve gone too far. New track “Neon Grave” by HXV

“My music always aspires to communicate from a dark place. Music is an outlet for me to purge feelings, thoughts and emotions, and from that it turns into a means of communication. “ -HXV As I listen to the new track “Neon Grave” by HXV, I struggle to find the perfect combination of words that might help you get a sense of what he has created and how it might make you feel. It is my sincere hope that I can do this gracefully, as music and words are both beautiful vessels by which an emotion might be carried, gifted, more »

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Essex and Brothel give you the warmth you didn’t know you needed with their collaborative release “Volumes”

Essex and Brothel released their debut collaborative track titled “volumes” on January 5th, and it is the perfect time of year for such a release. Regardless of where you are in the world, this track offers its listener a soothing blanket of sound waves. Both producers bring their distinct and established styles to this new song with blown-out mid-range soundscapes. The unique experience in listening to this track, comes with its dynamic arrangement and flow. It introduces you to exquisite sensations with the initial use of higher frequencies, before gently dropping you into the heart of the song which is more »

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