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The rise of a future legend: Fèroce drops excellent three-track EP ‘Emergence’

Fèroce is back with a supremely creative release and this time its a three-track EP that makes you appreciate his music diversity on ‘Emergence‘.

After the debut success of ‘Handy‘ earlier this year, this is an RnB fused Hip Hop entry that is almost cinematic and shows the quality of this performers strong voice and top lyrical ability.

Intentions‘ features Wxterboi and starts off proceedings that lays down a marker for the high standard of this release. The story of trying to show them your intentions but they keep on doubting you no matter what you say. The vocals are crisp and tight, the beat glows up the room and you feel the urge to turn this up all the way.

Bummy‘ features Ousha as this is probably the highlight of the EP due to its excellent lyricism and build up that soon sparks a fire within you and makes you think of living that comfortable life. No one wants to be struggling while feeding their family and this is a top track with a fiery Hip Hop flavor that sticks in your mind. Fast money is out there but the risks sometimes out way the reward as sooner or later, the blue lights shine when you least want them to and from there, everything changes.

No Banter‘ is the final track off the EP and features East London’s Just Isaiah. This feels like a track with more of an Afro-Beats vibe that certainly gets the foot stompin’ started. This is all about being taken seriously as when you are with the crew, you are out for business and the time for laughs can be saved for later.

”My music is versatile and takes inspiration from my own experiences and experiences of those around me. I speak on movements and ideologies that I’m passionate about.”- Fèroce

Emergence‘ from the wildly talented Fèroce is an excellent three-track EP that showcases the incredible variety that this young musician has deep inside his soul. He is trying out a few different styles to find which one he enjoys the most and this is an exciting period for him, as he build up his fan base and also knowledge of the wild music game.

If he can stay focused and not let unnecessary distractions lead him astray, we could be witnessing a special artist and future legend, who seems to have it all in his armor if he wants it enough.

Stream this wonderfully constructed EP via Spotify and see the visuals on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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RYN SCOTT delivers white-knuckle rapid flows in their latest Hip Hop track ‘WHAT’S POPPIN’

Detroit-based trailblazer RYN SCOTT may not share the same acclaim as the likes of Eminem, Tech N9ne, Busta Rhymes, or Twista (yet), but one thing he does have in common with the aforementioned artists is their ability to wax lyrical.

Lock into RYN SCOTT’s rap bars in the remix of their fervent track, ‘WHAT’S POPPIN’, and you’re in for a white-knuckle ride as the relentlessly rapid bars roll through their witty ingenuity. With lines as heavy and poignant as ‘so many people wearing a mask over the ones they already have’ and the sheer volition projected into the production, hitting confirms that RYN SCOTT is one to watch.

You can check out the official music video to RYN SCOTT’s latest release by heading over to YouTube.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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You’ll be in good company with Jones’ sardonically-sweet festive Hip Hop drop ‘Home Alone’

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Breaking Texas-hailing Hip Hop artist, Jones, is set to drop their infectiously high-vibe track ‘Home Alone’; it may be the most sardonically ingenious Rona-inspired track we have heard this year.

Hit play and feel the negative emotions stemming from cabin fever and isolation slip away as Jones proves that you’ve got a choice in how you view the ‘unprecedented times’ as they unfold. The playful charisma never overshadows the talent on show in Home Alone, which, of course, pays lots of references to the cult hit Christmas film. If any Christmas track truly stands as a testament to the absurdity of 2020, it’s this one.

You’ll have to wait a little longer before you can check out Home Alone for yourselves. In the meantime, head over to Spotify and SoundCloud to check out the artist’s earlier releases.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Jaron Smalls – Aint’ Plan It featuring Jack Doyo: Passionately Gritty RnB Hip Hop

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With his latest single, ‘Ain’t Plan It’, North Carolina independent artist, Jaron Smalls, proved that slamming cotemporary feats of RnB Hip Hop don’t need to compromise when it comes to offering lashings of soul.

The stylistically diverse track exhibits the best of the artist’s passionately gritty approach to production which knows no bounds when it comes to pulling from a plethora of genres, but in its essence, Ain’t Plan It is a served-straight-from-the-soul exposition of the complexities of modern romance. It’s a rollercoaster and rollercoasters don’t come much more salacious than Ain’t Plan It.

You can check out Jaron Smalls’ latest track Ain’t Plan It via YouTube.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Vvs1 – NEVA FLIP: Confrontationally Catchy Hip Hop

Rap trailblazer, Vvs1, is set to amass even more hype around his confrontationally catchy Hip Hop style after the release of his latest single ‘NEVA FLIP’, produced by KOBOY, released through DNA Records.

With plenty of odes to old school gangster hip hop in the high-energy grime-laden contemporary mix, raw aggression is put against chiming beats and bass-riding slams of the 808s; making sure that your attention never falters from the entrancing progressions.

With their authentic style, commercial appeal and capacity for ingeniously ominous lyrical wit, Vvs1 is more than capable of making plenty of waves in 2021 and beyond.

You can check out the official music video to NEVA FLIP which dropped on December 15th by heading over to YouTube.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Things change in a split second: Mr Hidden Treasure drops inspirational story of grit and determination to conquer any obstacle on ‘How When Why What’

Mr Hidden Treasure is a man who’s life turned upside down last year in more ways than one and he shares his story of powering on via his new single ‘How When Why What‘.

Southampton-based producer, singer-songwriter, metal detecting fan, and widowed Dad, Aaron Kesby, has reinvented himself and goes by the artist name of Mr Hidden Treasure. He is a single father of four kids who unfortunately lost his loving partner to cancer last year and has dealt with this pandemic and looking after his kids alone. This is an inspiring movie-like story that shows how music can be a guiding light and take you out of the darkness to places you never thought existed.

The epic euphoric beat strides in and we are soon introduced to a hungry emcee that raps with a flow that is easy on the ear. This is a real artist that isn’t faking anything. He speaks on what he sees and hears, this is a man with a burning desire to make top music and always keep it real.

In a universe full of too many flashy posers, this is a welcome relief in a world that is locked down with no end in sight.

The man with a heart of gold, detected that he needed a distraction from the pain he felt inside and also to fill his heart with a new passion to make his kids and her proud. Mr Hidden Treasure has certainly achieved that on ‘How When Why What‘. The new journey has just begun.

Rest in peace Dolly. Aaron is looking after the kids and making incredible music that you would be so proud of.

Hear this passionate single on Soundcloud and follow his journey on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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Shading the fakes: Jeorge II rolls in with the ferocious ‘Egomanic Flow’ (ft. EeDdAaYy)

Jeorge II is in no mood to mess around on this latest hard-hitting single called ‘Egomanic Flow‘ (ft. EeDdAaYy).

Dublin, Ireland-based emcee’s Jeorge II and EeDdAaYy pack a powerful punch on this gritty Hip Hop single that speaks about how fake some people are and the frustration behind in. They are both on a mission to get their music out there globally and don’t have time to screw around to appease phony frauds, that do a lot of talking but are absent with actual results.

The big ego can your brain from opening up and so many people have a problem with this issue. Luckily, this is a rapper who has no such issues. He is self-aware and whilst frustrated with certain folks, is smart enough to realize that he needs to stay in his own lane and stay focused on the bigger picture.

Egomanic Flow‘ (ft. EeDdAaYy) from Ireland-based Jeorge II is a storming Hip Hop single that is a powerful song with such substance and constant energy. This feels like a cipher and one of the best underground rap tracks from any country so far in 2021. The flow is real and performed hard as they two mean business. They are aware that we all have egos and keeping your own in check, is the way to truly succeed.

Turn up this fresh new track on Spotify and see more on his IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

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RnB Trap Pop meets Grime in London-hailing artist Wavier’s latest sticky-sweet single ‘Goof Ball’

‘Goof Ball’ is the sticky-sweet Hip Hop drop from breaking London-based artist Wavier who definitely wasn’t afraid to wear his heart on his endearing sleeve in this playfully stylistic mix.

With harmonised Rap vocals, complexly intricate EDM beats and hints of grime bringing the perfect amount of grounding grit to the single, Wavier has undoubtedly succeeded when it came to stamping down their signature sound on the airwaves.

Any diehard romantics with an affinity for fresh curve creating Hip Hop will undoubtedly want the artist and label owner (3000 AUDIO) on their radars sooner rather than later.

You can check out Wavier’s latest drop by heading over to Spotify.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Melt into Quietboy’s soporifically sweet Dream Hop track ‘7’

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Lo-fi, subtle, with a pretty ascending musical background of chimes and effected bass backing Quietboy’s vocal, this is hip hop in the style of Future, Lil Tecca, or maybe most-closely, Bladee – all tripping-together flow and autotune vocal effects over chilled, relaxed background. No Boom-Bap stylings or fast, drill-style breaks here, this is laid-back, cool, and mellow, almost trance-like in its chilled-ness.

From Quietboy’s fresh new album ‘Who?’ – thirteen tracks of soft, velvety mellifluous hip hop – this is fresh and airy rap from South Jersey, with a sweet, rounded backing track under Quietboy’s poetic multi-syllabic rhymes and melodic delivery. It’s cool, it’s chill, and yeah, it Quietboy softly lives up to his moniker with a stream of consciousness freestyle delivery and a properly mature sing-song cadence.

Check out ‘7’, and the rest of ‘Who?’, here.

Review by Alex Holmes

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Showing your love for her: Troy drops fire Hip Hop rider ‘Bonnie and Clyde’

Young rapper Troy slides in the door with a tremendous track made for his girl crush, on the just-released Hip Hop flavored song named ‘Bonnie and Clyde‘.

Fall River, Massachusetts emcee Troy brings his fiery rap style and with production by Ross Gossage, this is a new school rap track that is all about being with someone that heats up your room each time you see her. You have an up and down relationship, but when then the lights go off, the sparks fly hot like a welder’s construction site. A new air conditioner is needed when you press play here.

His flow is vibrant and his busty bars knock down the competition with a freestyle type of rapping technique that reminds you of the old school days. This was when actual lyricism mattered and hopefully this spells a return to these days. Mumbling does nothing to add value to the genre and if fact, waters the whole culture down.

Troy is raw and uncompromising on ‘Bonnie and Clyde‘ and is totally forthright with his intentions. When you like someone, the best way to is to hold them close but also give them time to breath otherwise things can get claustrophobic, which leads to disagreements over small things.

With a fire rap style, this is a new Hip Hop artist that shows loads of potential and ushers in a new era to those tired of bad music. When you are looking for your ride or die, having a passionate moment or two together certainly helps when you want to make it big in the music game.

Heat up those speakers with a hot Hip Hop track on Soundcloud and check out his IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen