PRIDE RADAR: Hip Hop Artist Wit Rukus Closes Out Pride Month With Salute to Marsha P. Johnson & Sylvia Rivera

Chicago content creator and hip hop artist, Wit Rukus, releases his latest track Proud. Proud is a nod to Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, and the countless other LGBTQ individuals across the world, and it encourages us all to “be yourself” through everything.  Rukus enlisted friend, Niki Snyder (@nikisynder), to sit down and talk with him on Proud, being trans, hip hop, and Pride. NS: … Continue reading PRIDE RADAR: Hip Hop Artist Wit Rukus Closes Out Pride Month With Salute to Marsha P. Johnson & Sylvia Rivera

Cam Be’s “7” Feels like Old School Hip Hop

“‘7’ a soul filled anthem of perseverance, with the LoFi quality of Hip-Hop’s golden era.” – Cam Be Cam Be is a talented director, writer, producer, and artist from Chicago. His new track “7” definitely jams from start to finish and demands the listeners attention. The vocal flow is impeccable and features a smooth and soulful hook melody. The song sounds like an old school … Continue reading Cam Be’s “7” Feels like Old School Hip Hop

KomRon & DJ Uche wrote your new favorite workout song

KomRon and DJ Uche have teamed up for a comical hip hop song about working out. It’s called “Spin Class.” Yes, it’s definitely fitting for either Spin Class or a serious (but fun) work out at the gym. The song definitely comes off as funny but we could also see it be taken the wrong way by people who are easily offended. However, we do … Continue reading KomRon & DJ Uche wrote your new favorite workout song

Bulgarian Teen Rapper Rides Dirty on “Hot Wheelz”

Bulgaria isn’t exactly known as a hot bed for hip hop, but maybe it could be trending that way. With the recent buzz around 16 year old Robbie Z, whose latest track and music video takes aim at the haters. Some have labeled his an imitation Lil Pump,  but Robbie uses that as fuel. “Hot Wheelz” is his strongest track to date.   When people … Continue reading Bulgarian Teen Rapper Rides Dirty on “Hot Wheelz”

Kurtis Hoppie makes Christian Hip Hop a Real Genre with “Dreams”

Kurtis Hoppie’s new song “Dreams” transports your body to the great outdoors as soon as the track begins. This is because there’s a sample of chirping birds. It sets the mood to create a track that almost feels meditative. The listener might feel as if they are in the middle of a grassy field with a boom box stereo next to them. The music gets … Continue reading Kurtis Hoppie makes Christian Hip Hop a Real Genre with “Dreams”

De’Wayne Johnson’s “Family Tree” Tells his Story of being Young & Black in America [Music Video]

 De’Wayne Jackson is out with a new song called “Family Tree” in which he shows off his incredible rap talents. His flow on the song is impeccable and jam packed with raw emotion that cuts through the heart of the listener. Every word is delivered with sincerity and it comes across in the recording. The lyrics are extremely moving, telling De’Wayne’s story of being a … Continue reading De’Wayne Johnson’s “Family Tree” Tells his Story of being Young & Black in America [Music Video]

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)”

RTP’s Fresh Tracks to Dig Into | March 2019

Chedda Cheese is out with an island style rap track called “Minor Accomplishments” featuring Keston. The Canadian rapper quickly spits over a feel good track about the little things that make his life worth it. The chorus of the song is extremely catchy featuring the singer Keston who brings a Caribbean feel to the track to further spice things up. The two make an excellent … Continue reading RTP’s Fresh Tracks to Dig Into | March 2019

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