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I’ll Know If I See Her Face: Atlanta rapper Scooter Swayze glocks up the max with ‘My Favorite Hater’

Taken off his recent 11-track album called ‘SWAYZE‘, Scooter Swayze lights up and lets us know that he doesn’t waste time with small-minded fools on his latest banger called ‘My Favorite Hater‘.

Scooter Swayze is a well-established Atlanta, Georgia-based indie rapper who flows with a resolute attitude that lets you know that he doesn’t feel the need to mess around with petty games.

Featuring that signature Southern twang that has you absorbed into his hustle way of life that is indisputably proving profitable, Scooter Swayze flows with the confidence of someone that is in the zone right now as he sparks our imagination with an insightful new single full of intended poise and a deadly delivery.

My Favorite Hater‘ from the Atlanta, Georgia-based indie rapper Scooter Swayze, is one of those underground tracks that are perfect for that late-night cruise if you are in the car with the crew. The energy is full-paced here and 420-friendly – as we find an artist who is stacking up the paper to the ceiling – and does not worry about anything that is potentially in the way down the line. He has assembled a fearsome team who know the streets like the back of their hands, as he leads them to that treasure-filled land that is only stuffed with success.

Check out his new music video on YouTube and see more via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

FrayGo brings the ‘LOVE’ in his latest single, featuring JST. PRAH

Jamaica-born, Maryland, US-based artist FrayGo (Kerzan McKenzie) is known for pushing the envelope with his impassioned sound and boundless experimentalism. His latest single, LOVE, proves just how all-in he is when it comes to both expression and affection.

He didn’t leave his hometown roots far behind in the RnB-laced track that delivers smooth harmonies in arresting cadence and full-bodied instrumentals that leave plenty of room for ample soul in their progressions.

It’s tracks like LOVE that serve as the perfect reminder that finding passion is only the start of what is often a cat and mouse game where we’re contending with our desires and insecurities as neither of them is afraid to pull punches. You’d be seriously hard-pressed to find an artist delivering such nuance in their lyrics as FrayGo. He goes beyond the superficial to pay ode to a love that you can actually believe exists. Through the power of his humility and candour; we actually have an RnB-inspired track that encompasses true love where no one is perfect and no one is toxic. Instead, devils and angels wear the same faces under cupid’s bow and FrayGo’s witty wordplay.

LOVE is now available to stream on Spotify.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

themoonmustset made new wave rap wavier in his latest release, Make It Home

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From 80s goth to new wave rap, few sounds evade the fusionist style of the up and coming Dallas, TX-native, themoonmustset. His latest single, Make It Home, is a trippy-to-the-point-of-being-ethereal release that uses glitchy distorted beats under his urgent and visceral rap bars.

I’m fairly sure you would have heard the phrase “it’s a vibe” before; this track becomes the epitome of it with its spacey, wavey progressions and the full-frontal human element pouring into the mix through the tuned and effect-laden vocals.

The 22-year-old artist produces, records, mixes and masters every release put out under his name. We can only hope that there are more locked, loaded and ready to drop releases from themoonmustset.

Make It Home is now available to stream on Spotify.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

Always Been A Boss: NYC rapper YN ROCKY shows us his purpose on ‘Wouldn’t Understand’

Slowly sliding the knife out of his back with rare calmness you don’t see often, YN ROCKY realizes that this journey will be a tough one but ultimately worth it as he achieves all of his goals on the boss-mentality new single ‘Wouldn’t Understand‘.

Shanime Williams aka YN ROCKY is a New Rochelle, New York-based indie hip-hop solo artist who raps with a smooth conviction of someone who can deal with pressure and emerge victoriously.

Putting his stamp on the game that needs new heroes in capes to emerge from the lonely darkness, YN ROCKY displays his breathless bars in an enlightened format that shows you that he is for real. After dealing with so much disloyalty growing up, it feels like he has decided to rise above the tide – and showcase strength when others are praying for him to fail – with a street-filled track that has you in a massively contemplative mood.

Wouldn’t Understand‘ from New Rochelle, New York-based indie hip-hop solo artist YN ROCKY is an underground release for anyone who gets that you will, unfortunately, have to deal with extra if you chose to be your own leader. Instead of following others and making them rich, this is a man with a true intention who certainly delivers when he needs to. With a catchy beat and consistent flows from an artist on a mission to the top, this is an anthem for all the hustlers out there who don’t stop to nap when there is work to be done.

Check out the YouTube audio and see more news on his IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

I Will Break You: London creative Kyran Julius visualizes the solutions on ‘The Who’ (Cover)

Taken off his brand new album named ‘Head In The Klouds‘, Kyran Julius shows respect to Kaytranada and adds in some Eric Thomas motivation for us to be inspired by on ‘The Who’ (Cover).

Kyran Julius is a London, UK-based actor, director, writer, and hip-hop musician. Known for creating and producing his own short films and various projects, you feel his vivid imagination shining through on this well-made and stamina-stacked single.

As he grits his teeth and reminds us that we can actually do anything we set our powerful minds to, Kyran Julius shows us that it’s all about that inner determination in this strange time for humanity. He raps with a real conviction and you feel that he is ready for anything, no matter what it will take to gain that power that he seeks for his life to be content and regret-free.

The Who(Cover) from the London, UK-based indie actor and hip-hop artist Kyran Julius, is a passionate video that ushers us all into that consciousness that we can climb that hill if we believe enough. The world may have been cold to you before but it’s time to take charge so that you may get rid of any demons that are holding you back from achieving greatness. Hard work is the answer after all, not sulky excuses.

See this motivational new music video on YouTube and see his moves on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Grinding All My Life: Montreal’s King Mizery shows us into his world with ‘Worth It’

With his first full album on the way soon called ‘No Competition‘, King Mizery reminds us to keep a close eye on those we trust as there comes a point when weak souls crack from the pressure and could destroy everything you have built on ‘Worth It‘.

Mycal King aka King Mizery is a Montreal, Canada-based indie hip-hop artist with Jamaican and British heritage who comes from a family with a rich music history spanning decades.

King Mizery might be one of the most underrated storytellers of our generation. He flows genuinely with such a smoothly-penned style on show and you feel like he is only going to improve as time goes by, as that much-needed hunger to succeed is laced in each one of his verses.

Worth It‘ from Montreal, Canada-based indie hip-hop solo artist King Mizery, is a riveting tale of wondering why someone who you thought was a true friend would eventually switch teams and snitch on you. In a world full of mistrust and lies, this can be a harrowing experience that can cause your mood to flip rather quickly and boil out of control like a shattered kettle.

Rapped with a rugged style that can only be portrayed by someone who has actually lived a life surviving on the streets, this is an excellent underground track that shows you into a world that can change lives forever if one wrong move is made.

See this electrifying video about survival on YouTube and see more moves via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

I Can’t Breathe: Valdosta-born rapper Cmxgee grows tired of the arguments on ‘Take Me To The Moon’

Produced by Valious and Ayoleybeats, Cmxgee delves deep into his emotionally-charged story about being with someone who he thought loved him but actually just caused him to almost go comprehensively insane with ‘Take Me To The Moon‘.

Cmxgee is a Valdosta, Georgia-born, Los Angeles, California-based indie rapper/singer who has the built-in hunger to never give up that gives him that paramount drive to succeed in his chosen profession.

Showing us his assured style that has you feeling that he is someone who believes in himself enough that he could actually make it, Cmxgee is at his consistent best with a track that has you in such a wistful mood at a past relationship that seemed to wheel out of control like a runaway train.

Take Me To The Moon‘ from the ambitious Valdosta rapper/singer Cmxgee is an entertaining release that has your heart beating so much faster than before as you recall being with someone who you loved but actually drove you into places you wish you hadn’t gone into. The romance was strong as there were happy times, but the fights seems to get worse each day and then it was all over as you reflect on the huge regret that you can’t quite forget just yet.

Hear this new single on his Soundcloud and see more news on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

You Made Me Do It: TR Moshia shows us into this sad story of lost love with ‘Do You’

Taken off the intimate 8-track release called ‘Love Affliction (VL.1)‘, TR Moshia wonders deeply as to the reason his former lover decided to be with someone else on ‘Do You‘.

TR Moshia is an underground South London, UK-based indie RnB/jazz/rap artist who is inspired by so many genres as he creates his own lane that has been forged from his own personal experiences.

Soothing the airwaves with his laid-back vocals on a narrative that will cause many to shiver uncomfortably, TR Moshia ponders the memory of that once-strong love that seemed to blow away when the storm grew too heavy.

This is a wonderful track that all fans of love stories will relate to deeply, as we are left wondering why this romance died when it was supposed to blossom.

Do You‘ from the South London, UK-based indie RnB/jazz/rap artist TR Moshia is a story all about reflecting back on that moment you realized that the woman you thought was going to be with you forever is now gone. This is the type of track that digs deeps at that time you imagined having a baby with her, only to see reminders of your time together each day.

Sung with control and an expert poise by an artist who started making music when he was just eight years old – this is a real look into the eyes of a former lover – who is still getting to grips with being badly let down by someone who he figured was different to the rest.

Check out his new lyric video on YouTube and see more via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

On The Move: West Philly’s Jus NBL shows us into that street grind to success with ‘Big Drip’

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After filling it up with tasty treasures on ‘In My Bag‘ and hitting all the right notes with the full album ‘Fine Wine‘, Jus NBL returns with the first single from his new 3-track EP with ‘Big Drip‘.

Jus NBL is a West Philly, USA-based indie hip-hop solo artist who flows with a youthful abandon that makes you listen due to the easy-to-hear skill level attached.

Showing us how to get in done in this world that forces us to work harder than perhaps we should, Jus NBL raps with a hardened edge and skillfully brings us a street anthem that has you feeling in a flourishing mood. The lyrics are highly vivid and reloaded with real stories that only those who live it can explain, as he brushes away anything that is holding him back with the forceful energy of an artist who knows the end goal.

Big Drip’ from the West Philly, USA-based indie hip-hop artist Jus NBL is a light-up and take notice type of track that encapsulates the hustle mentality that reverberates like a real-life movie. This is a confident artist who knows where he is headed, as he ignores the small-minded folks who are asking for handouts while they stay in the same spot. With a motivating beat, that summons the conquering energy deep within you – this is the type of sizzling song that has you raising your hand up – and courageously making moves to add those all-important digits to your hungry bank account.

Listen up to this top track via Spotify and see the vibes on his IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

NBH Rucci searches for gravity in his latest single, Hold Me Down

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In his latest single, “Hold Me Down”, the up and coming alt hip hop artist NBH Rucci explores the disparities between fears of being held down and lonely realities where connections feel transitional and leave us feeling short-changed.

The atmospheric dark indie hip hop single is an extension of the Michigan-hailing hip hop artist’s mission to share his triggering life events as a means of connecting with his fans and shining a light on the commonality of our pain. With trap and RnB nuances weaved into the short and sweet track that runs through in under 2-minutes, there is no denying that it hits the evocative spot and does it in a spectacularly succinct fashion.

Hold Me Down dropped on January 14th; you can check it out for yourselves via SoundCloud.

Review by Amelia Vandergast