Juan Gracious makes a name for himself with “Juillet” EP

Chesapeake native, Juan Gracious delivers a soulful 15 minute introduction with “Juillet” EP. We find the young artist in a very introspective, somber space, riddled with emotion and honest expression of everything that both plagues him and sobers him from his reality. With the title serving as an ode to Juan’s genesis, the month ofContinue reading “Juan Gracious makes a name for himself with “Juillet” EP”

Chicago’s G Herbo completes his transition to an unfiltered, self-made don on Southside assisted”Swervo”

“Lil Herb” has come a long way since shooting to stardom on his highly-acclaimed, Don Cannon hosted mixtape “Welcome To Fazoland”. Through Fazoland, many were drawn into the reverberating, commanding flow and raw stories Herbo relayed on each track. His hunger was undeniable and talent astounding for someone only 16-17 at the time. The world’sContinue reading “Chicago’s G Herbo completes his transition to an unfiltered, self-made don on Southside assisted”Swervo””

Premiere: Keynote Illidge & Mickey D deliver a sound off for dreamers with “$7.25”

Minimum Wage: (n.) the lowest wage permitted by law or an agreement. The USA defines this number at $7.25. The cost of an hour of your time is only $7.25. Thats an hour of your life you give to a methodic, mindless unit of work that we rarely enjoy or even find tolerable.  A mereContinue reading “Premiere: Keynote Illidge & Mickey D deliver a sound off for dreamers with “$7.25””

4th Quarter Peso Makes A Name for Himself with “Who Is Dis?”

Annandale’s 4th Quarter Peso brings forth room-shaking swagger and charisma that makes his single “Who Is Dis?” While flexing and dancing all across Worldwidetak’s keyed and heavy sub laden production, he barks and notes to listeners that he’s not an artist to be played with. Late nights and early mornings have made Peso a strongContinue reading “4th Quarter Peso Makes A Name for Himself with “Who Is Dis?””

PREMIERE: Parkway opens up the door on his “DEMONS” 

Parkway’s style isn’t laced with the glamorous, over-the-top flows or bedazzled and bejeweled with the narcissism that pervades today’s game. Instead on “DEMONS” we find a matured artist in both his pocket & his bag, dropping his innermost pain and negative characteristics unashamedly on front street. Couple these aspects with the simple video direction fromContinue reading “PREMIERE: Parkway opens up the door on his “DEMONS” “

Doe$ki & On Go Dunman unleash a “Beast” of an EP for the Summer

The summer is currently up for grabs in VA, and iLPackMobb has made it clear they’re out to take it. No questions asks. With a sleuth of single releases and hints at upcoming projects on the horizon, Mobb summer seems to be in full effect. On Go Dunman and Doe$ki just started off the waveContinue reading “Doe$ki & On Go Dunman unleash a “Beast” of an EP for the Summer”

PREMIERE: .Peter $un continues to level-up with “Every Thng Nvv”(VISUAL)

Few artists can boast a sound like .Peter $un. Creating and sharing his music with the world is an obvious passion & motivating force for the Richmond representer. With a considerable resume of loose singles, $un hooked up with Lasik Beats to bring to fruition a surprise EP “Valencia”. With the aid of cinematographer AllisonContinue reading “PREMIERE: .Peter $un continues to level-up with “Every Thng Nvv”(VISUAL)”

TCrook$ & 94Nicely give a collaborative classic with “94 Plaga”

“…still walking ’round the city like I can’t be touched.” These are some of the first words that echo across the title track from the rich, charismatic voice of 94Nicely. An artist and individual known well around Newport News and Hampton Roads area for being as raw an artist as he was thorough of aContinue reading “TCrook$ & 94Nicely give a collaborative classic with “94 Plaga””

Nickelus F delivers a chillingly potent visual for “I Ain’t Cried Yet”

Richmond, Virginia’s Nickelus F‘s 15+ year career has encompassed everything from mainstream acclaim on platforms like 106&Park, early collaborations with Drake, to cultivating a longstanding discography that has his name still circling among sonic connoisseurs. With the first unceremonious visual release off “STUCK”, Nick creaks open the door for listeners to his mental state atContinue reading “Nickelus F delivers a chillingly potent visual for “I Ain’t Cried Yet””

Respect the Shooter: The Importance of Cinematographers in a Digital Age

The days of Soundcloud links across your Twitter timeline and cover art for singles flooding your Instagram feed are over. Or at least they should be. By now, many artists have figured out that with social media and updates becoming more fast paced, you must find new ways to grab the attention of both viewersContinue reading “Respect the Shooter: The Importance of Cinematographers in a Digital Age”

Parkway Hypnotizes Viewers with “All In My Head” (VISUAL)

Manassas artist, Parkway has been well known in his city for his standout sound, charisma, and honesty on the mic. Never one to bend for the mold, Parkway’s laid back but calculated flow and delivery serve him well in his latest release for All In My Head. Making noise with releases have never been aContinue reading “Parkway Hypnotizes Viewers with “All In My Head” (VISUAL)”

Doe$ki sets the tone for new EP with “T.H.I.C” (VISUAL)

“n*ggas say they hot, they not, stop it!” Few artists can bring the same high octane, off the wall energy  that Doe$ki Da Wolf brings to the table. With booming instrumentals, layered adlibs, and infectious lyrics to boot, Da Wolf makes a mark on first listen. He makes a strong return to the Tube withContinue reading “Doe$ki sets the tone for new EP with “T.H.I.C” (VISUAL)”