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

THK’s ‘Chop of a Brick’ Is Energetic, Anthemic Club Trap

THK’s ‘Chop of a Brick’ featuring Vic Rippa is high-energy, club-oriented rap with a glitzy trap approach. These guys say they try to “to bring a fresh approach… by bringing flavors from different genres, something the audience could hear in DJ mash-ups, but perfectly blended to sound like an original.” These guys do a really good job of creating energy within the context of an … Continue reading THK’s ‘Chop of a Brick’ Is Energetic, Anthemic Club Trap

Easy Life Creates a Unique Sound by Fusing Many Genres on “Pockets”

Easy Life is a 5-piece band that cannot be boxed into one genre. The talented group cleverly fuses key elements of genres such as hip-hop, jazz, afrobeat, soul, pop, 90’s rock and beyond. Their chill song “Pockets” starts off with a mind blowing horn section that merges into a vocal that feels like a sing-song rap bit. Eventually, the chill-starting vocal explodes into something so … Continue reading Easy Life Creates a Unique Sound by Fusing Many Genres on “Pockets”

Jayleigh’s Second Video Release Even Better than the First

Last month Illinois native and rapper, Jayleigh, dropped her music video for “Like a Stone.” Sitting at the top of her Spotify artist page, “Like a Stone”, is already a fan favorite. Produced by Justin James, this is the song where she puts her foot down and demands respect for her craft if you are a true supporter. “Claim to be my friend, but you … Continue reading Jayleigh’s Second Video Release Even Better than the First