Artist to Watch: Abhi The Nomad, Recently Played SXSW and Released “Marbled (Acoustic)”

Abhi The Nomad is a 24 year old singer-songwriter and rapper. This talented artist successfully and cleverly combines many different genres of music into one track to create something truly magical and unique. On Abhi The Nomand’s new track “Marbled (Acoustic)” you will hear inspiration from jazz through the guitar playing, and you will also hear pop and hip hop in the vocal delivery and … Continue reading Artist to Watch: Abhi The Nomad, Recently Played SXSW and Released “Marbled (Acoustic)”

DAX is the hip-hop artist you should be closely watching

Dax is the 24 year old artist that goes against what the music industry is expecting from him and does things his own way. He puts his heart into his beats and his rhymes which really shines through on this new song and video “Self Proclaimed 2.” Dax speaks openly and honestly about many heavy topics on this 3 and a half minute song where … Continue reading DAX is the hip-hop artist you should be closely watching

‘Me’ by Chippass Is Minimalist, Perfectly Off-Beat NorCal Rap

‘Me’ by Chippass featuring E-40 and ALLBLACK is some groovy, minimalist rap with some technical, interesting and genuinely unique flows. “They in love with money but they love themselves more,” a press release says. “Gotta keep it playa when you around these parts.” This has a slow, buzzy analog vibe that’s reminiscent of past trends. At the same time, it feels like forward-facing. Part of … Continue reading ‘Me’ by Chippass Is Minimalist, Perfectly Off-Beat NorCal Rap

Harry Hudson & Jaden Smith Team Up for Dark Sounding Pop Song [Music Video]

Los Angeles based Americana singer-songwriter, Harry Hudson and pop icon Jaden Smith have teamed up to create a banger called “Just Slide.” Harry Hudson’s voice cuts through the track as being very emotional as he begs for his love interest to express her love to him and not hold back anymore. The chorus of the song has a chill vibe but is still extremely catchy … Continue reading Harry Hudson & Jaden Smith Team Up for Dark Sounding Pop Song [Music Video]

COQUÍ Wrote a Beautiful Song about the Passing of his Abuela

“So my abuela recently passed away this year from a failed heart surgery. Before she left, I wanted to write something about our family as sort of a lullaby to ease the pain. I wrote this one week before she passed.” – COQUÍ If you are into soulful hip-hop, you will definitely dig COQUÍ. “Rewind”, released on TATF Records is COQUÍ’s sophomore single, and his … Continue reading COQUÍ Wrote a Beautiful Song about the Passing of his Abuela

Tor1n, Matt Swagnew and B.Anderson Release “Black” for Black History Month [Music Video]

As you should know, February is Black History Month. We wanted to shine some light on this incredible hip hop song by Tor1n featuring Matt Swagnew and B.Anderson. It was brought to Rock the Pigeon’s attention to spread awareness during Black History Month. The conscious hip hop song is titled “BLACK” and speaks about important issues that are still heavily and negatively affecting the black … Continue reading Tor1n, Matt Swagnew and B.Anderson Release “Black” for Black History Month [Music Video]

Kash Juliano’s ‘Speeding’ Is a Poppy Brooklyn Take on Trap

Kash Juliano’s ‘Speeding’ is a clean, poppy take on the trap sound out of Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. This artist describes himself as, “a product of his neighborhood.” Since starting his career, “Kash Juliano has compiled a body of work certain to shake any doubt of his creative talent,” including three full-length albums available on Soundcloud. In a lot of ways, this hangs pretty closely to the … Continue reading Kash Juliano’s ‘Speeding’ Is a Poppy Brooklyn Take on Trap

Chino Cappin’s ‘Slime’ Is Standard Pop Trap Out of Georgia

Chino Cappin’s ‘Slime’ is clean, anthemic Soundcloud trap out of the Macon, Georgia area. “After dropping out of high school at the young age of 16,” this rapper managed to bring in “listeners with a sound [harkening] back to the Dirty South golden era.” This guy “is known for delivering hardcore lyrics via catchy melodic cadences,” he says, and “his ability to sing to the … Continue reading Chino Cappin’s ‘Slime’ Is Standard Pop Trap Out of Georgia

Chevalien’s ‘Bleu, Blanc, Blood’ Is Jazzy, Percussion-Heavy French Rap

Chevalien’s ‘Bleu, Blanc, Blood’ is some jazzy, organic rap out of France featuring some meaningful social commentary. This artist describes this as, “a solo project of a multi-instrumentalist,” who began his musical endeavors “as a drummer.” He says he “is surrounded by two other musicians on stage.” There’s a lot of really cool stuff happening on here in terms of production and technique. Rhythmically, the … Continue reading Chevalien’s ‘Bleu, Blanc, Blood’ Is Jazzy, Percussion-Heavy French Rap

Hyphen’s ‘Beneath a Smile’ Is Suave British Piano Rap with Lots of Meaning

Hyphen’s ‘Beneath a Smile’ is smooth, clean piano-driven rap music out of the United Kingdom. This artist says this “song talks a lot about my experiences of depression, and so the release will be done in collaboration with some mental health organizations.” It feels like this rapper’s unique academic background “in philosophy and economics at University College London,” and his current occupation “in finance in the … Continue reading Hyphen’s ‘Beneath a Smile’ Is Suave British Piano Rap with Lots of Meaning