SEARCH FOR: SONGS

DETACHED – [Austin Skinner]

I love the underground music scene because once I find out about one artist, they almost always lead me to an entire world of new talents that I might’ve never found out about had I not known about the initial artist in the first place. It almost feels like a constantly growing tree, and the more branches I venture out into, the more unbelievable talent I discover, which I have turned into a mission of mine to put as many people on to these unbelievably skilled individuals as I can. Austin Skinner is definitely one of these artists, and while I was put onto him after his work with BIGBABYGUCCI and ITSOKTOCRY, I was fully engrossed in the sonic world he was creating. Not only that, but he has also introduced me to countless other artists he has worked with in the past as well which helps me continue branching out and diversifying my musical taste. While I don’t think Austin can do any wrong whatsoever, he continues his hot streak with his brand0new album DETACHED, and after I realized it released, I stopped everything I was doing and tuned in. When I saw him hyping it up for the …

Mariah The Scientist Interview: A Glimpse Into Ry Ry’s World

“I just love the evolution that I’ve been on lately and I’ve just grown so much. Before I didn’t really know too much about song structure and it was just run-on sentences all over the place in my writing. I just love where I am right now with my craft.” -Mariah The Scientist Just as the world began to think that the culture could not shift any more than it has already and that the sound of music that we have can’t evolve anymore, we often are blessed with a wave of new artists that swiftly change our minds and make us fall deeper in love with the music again. With so many people feeling worn out and bored with the sound of music today, we were sitting at the edge of our seat waiting to see what the next sound would be, or who would be the next star to take the culture forward and deliver to the best of their abilities. Mariah showcases a glimpse of her acting skills in the visuals for her song “Reminders” Atlanta-native Mariah The Scientist has been in the game for a few years now but recently has been starting to catch flame …

Made It Back – [midwxst]

There are a few names in the underground music scene that have literally been blowing up more and more on a daily basis, and one of my absolute favorites has to be midwxst. He’s just so unique, individualistic, and talented, and the way that he can make any song beyond catchy to the point where it gets stuck in your head for days at a time is just uncanny. Ever since I found out about him, I’ve been a fan and I’ve shared his music with anyone and everyone I can, and as long as he keeps making unbelievable music, as he has been, I’m going to be a supporter regardless of what anyone else has to say about it. Most recently, he decided to continue adding to his repertoire of bangers with his brand-new song entitled “Made It Back”, and while the track itself is an absolute smash hit with an amazingly powerful and positive message, I thought the Elan Bia-directed music video was absolutely incredible too, so I couldn’t pass up the chance to share it with you all. As it begins, midwxst and his group of friends are walking down an alley at night as they approach …

DR. SUESS – [Ski Mask the Slump God]

Only a little bit of time has passed since Ski Mask the Slump God released his long-awaited and highly praised mixtape Sin City, and fans aren’t even close to done raving about it. While I myself am a fan of it without a doubt, I do think that I need to continue to listen for quite some time before I can truly appreciate it in all of its glory. When I last checked in, Ski had just dropped off his spectacular visual for his song “ADMIT IT”, and it was a very unique video that played well with the overall theme of his project. At the end of that video, though, there was a message signifying the fact that this storyline was to be continued, so I knew the fun wasn’t even coming close to stopping there. Luckily, we pick up right where we left off with his latest video for his song “DR. SUESS” which was also directed by Rock and Egg, and Ski just keeps on crossing names off of his hit list in the black and white (with a hint of red) world he lives in. Zooming around the city in his car, he pulls up at …

Rude & Reno-[Xhulooo]

Up and coming artist, Xhulooo just dropped a fire project that NEEDS to be on everyone’s radar immediately. The 5 song collection called, “Rude & Reno” is the perfect introduction to anyone who may not be familiar with the Atlanta based talent. Pulling inspiration from the greats like Pharrell, Kanye West, Tyler, The Creator, Lil Wayne, Lil Yachty, Lil Uzi Vert as muses, he doesn’t neglect to mention his adoration for his friends like, OnlyBino!, Lil Keel, Smalls10K, SoFaygo & TrapGoKrazy. With a mixture of dope events in his sound, Xhulooo is operating in a great lane that is only going to get better. According to him, “The Rude & Reno project came about because i reached out to Iankon, a producer who’s beats i’ve adored for about a year or 2 prior to working with him, about working with each other, and the 5 songs on R&R is some of our only, but best music together, which pushed me to release the project. it’s also named after a boss duo from Final Fantasy, because Ian’s melodies always remind me of Final Fantasy soundtrack compositions.” Make sure you check this one out ASAP! I’ve attached the link below!

Ocean Prime – [BFB Da Packman] ft. [Coi Leray]

BFB Da Packman was one of the few artists I heard once and was immediately a fan for life. Usually, it takes a little bit of time for me to warm up to an artist I had heard nothing about and wasn’t familiar with, but my introduction was “Free Joe Exotic”, like it was for most people, and ever since I’ve been obsessed. That’s why, when I saw all of the hard work he was putting into his debut album Fat N***** Need Love Too, I was on the edge of my seat to see what he’d deliver. After hearing it, I was blown away and completely captivated by the unbelievable piece of work he had put together, and while it was obvious comical during many songs, there were also countless moments where his individuality and skills almost took your breath away more than I was ever expecting. While I’ve been running this project back time and time again since it was released, I was even more excited to see him team up with Coi Leray once again to shoot a music video for their amazing song “Ocean Prime”, which was directed by JDFilms. As it opens, BFB and a …

Made With Love – [JAMS The Flava Child]

In my line of work, I’m beyond lucky to have an entire group of friends and industry acquaintances who put me on to some unbelievably talented up-and-coming artists that I might not have known about had I not searched for them myself. Most recently, the homie connected me with a promising young rapper who goes by the name of JAMS the Flava Child. An interesting name, to say the least, he lives up to the soulful, smooth, jazzy sound you might expect from someone with a moniker like this, and that’s obvious as soon as you press play on any single one of his songs. After talking for a bit, he told me I had to check out his latest project entitled Made With Love which was mixed and mastered by E. Dan, so I told him to say less, and I tuned in as soon as I could. Although it’s been out for just about a month, he had been building quite the buzz around it by releasing singles like “All Gas No Breaks” or “AGNB” as the project titles it, “FTW”, and the lead singles entitled “Sunday Morning”. After so many great singles, you knew you were in …

Bigger Than Life Or Death – [EST Gee]

EST Gee has been on an insurmountable rise over the past few years. He’s arguably one of the best and most consistent bar-for-bar lyricists in rap right now, he comes from Louisville which isn’t widely known for its hip-hop output (which could very well be changing with the recent explosion of both Jack Harlow and EST Gee, among others), and most importantly, his music stands on a level of focus that very few artists are touching at the moment. Every new verse from Gee feels like he’s trying to bring the house down, and this concoction of deeply vivid street tales and hard-nosed deliveries has anointed Lousiville’s own as the next superstar in rap. Today, he places an exclamation point on an incredible run of albums over the past few years with his major label debut, Bigger Than Life Or Death. After giving this one a thorough first-listen, I scrolled through Twitter this morning to read a tweet comparing the album to a project from the classic Gangsta Grillz series, known for its ability to bring out the most focused and hungry version of some of the best rappers alive. I don’t think I can come up with a better way …

Strawberry Cake / Temptation – [909Memphis]

If you’ve been following along with my articles over the past year and a half or so, 909Memphis should be a name you’re all too familiar with at this point. Although I’ve been following along with his career for almost a half-decade, at this point, I never cease to be amazed by his completely unique and individualistic sound, and he only continues to get better with time. While I firmly believe that the amount of time he has spent perfecting his craft should have skyrocketed him into the spotlight by now, he knows exactly how much potential he has, so he’s not going to let this discourage him but rather use it as a reason to keep going harder every single day in order to make it big sooner than later. At the same time, I alongside the rest of his constantly growing fanbase know exactly how much of a hidden gem he is in the music industry, so I’m just thankful to be able to call myself a day one supporter, and that support isn’t ending anytime soon. Just a few days ago, Memphy decided to drop off a one-two punch of songs, and I couldn’t be more excited …

Lion Heart – [R5 Homixide] prod. [AP]

Atlanta rapper R5 Homixide is starting to really find his flow despite being one of the biggest names in the city’s underground scene for two years now and through dozens of leaked songs and a few mixtapes has cultivated an impressive and dedicated fanbase despite being nowhere near his prime yet. On his new single and video for his track “Lion Heart” R5 gives what may be his best performance yet, gliding over a distinctly-Atlanta beat with his unique but familiar cadence while demonstrating his rapidly improving writing skills, putting together a series of poignant, violent, and ambitious images to illustrated the wild life that he lives.