Representng from Diamond Bar, California, Andre Damar is a rapper with a little more to say than a lot of the stars of his generation. Regarding the single "No Hope": "I tried to show a vision through
Front-Free's been down with Mela Machinko's workings for a long time, but check out her feature on Essence's New & Next for a little more insight about where she's coming from and where she's going.
Shoutout to the righteous brother Joseph Parker for the alley-oop on this one. I love that stuff like this is out there getting made. I'm absolutely on the hunt for more stuff from this guy, so when
A lot of soul singers have good voices, but voices that wouldn't stand out in your average church choir and since the apparent demise of R&B groups, you also have a lot of voices that could stand
This is one of those rare gems that occur when a blogger delves into his backlog of e-mails and takes a gamble on a submission from an aspiring MC. The few good ones always make up for the tons of
Usually when I do a "Get Familiar" post, it's about a brand new artist on the come-up. I've decided to do it differently today for a very different MC in hopes that more people being aware of his talent
New York hip-hop definitely made noise in 2011 and 2012 with serious output from the likes of Action Bronson, Maffew Ragazino, Troy Ave, Meyhem Lauren, and plenty others, but get ready to add my man
New music from my guy Isaiah Rashad and his homie Brian Cameron. When I first heard Isaiah Rashad, I was impressed with his honesty and unique approach to flow and song-writing. It seems like he
This track represents week one of what York calls "Shoot Around Sessions", which is him releasing a joint each week until February. Keep up with it each week at Shootaround Sessions. Check it out.
I stumbled across this mixtape on Twitter and was pleasantly surprised. My guy Dom Mahoney (@DomMahoney aka Faceman or "The Face" although he says "nobody gets the A-Team reference") and his younger