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Goldmine knows that the top tier shine is glowing bright on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ (ft. Nicky Ra and Hue Hinton)

Taken off his well-received 11-track album from 2022 called ‘Secret Handshakes‘, Goldmine feels like he has risen from the ashes and shall only float into a level that many thought impossible before with his ‘Celebrity Apprentice(ft. Nicky Ra and Hue Hinton).

Goldmine is a 21-year-old Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-born indie Hip hop artist and music producer who flows with a smooth intensity that shall keep your boom box happy all day.

He’s spent 2021-2022 playing clubs and opening for acts such as Flo-Rida and more.” ~ Goldmine

Displaying a spellbinding approach that will delight all rap fans who have been looking for that new artist to truly support, Goldmine strikes our attention with a compelling new release that will be stuck in your head all week.

Celebrity Apprentice(ft. Nicky Ra and Hue Hinton) from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-born indie Hip hop artist and music producer Goldmine is a vibe-filled track that urges us to uplift ourselves into thinking like a winner. After earning his stripes and showing that he’s more than ready for the big time, this is a reminder that a new hero is here to illuminate brilliantly.

Sometimes you just know when it’s time to rise and ignore all those doubters who have no clue about the journey it took to get there.

Turn up the voltage on Spotify and see more via the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

PNC-FAM keep it real throughout on their latest heavy Hip hop track, ‘THRU MY EYES’

Following up from their previous single ‘D3MON$‘ from 2020, PNC-FAM show what they have felt and seen in this crazy world that can be rather harsh if you walk the wrong road on ‘THRU MY EYES‘.

PNC-FAM is a Norristown, Pennsylvania-based indie Hip hop outfit who makes that really raw street-filled rap about life as they see it.

Smashing a hole through the door and showing us they mean business after many detours, PNC-FAM guide us through the dog-eat-dog mindset that has kept them alive when others thought they would be gone years ago. With a sturdy style that keeps you locked in if you like hardcore music, this is a reminder that you need to find a true warrior to stand alongside when the going gets rough.

THRU MY EYES‘ from Pennsylvania-based indie Hip hop crew PNC-FAM is a heavy song from a team that has seen what life offers if you are locked behind bars. After seeing who was actually loyal or just pretending to be as they stuck around during the good times, this is a true story which will urge us all to reflect about who we keep company with.

Rapped with vigorous intensity and a pulsating shudder into our souls to learn from – this is a track that shall have you imagining deeply what it’s like to survive the wild streets and come out alive while others are six feet under.

Listen up to this new audio on YouTube and check out the IG page for more.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Achey feels the relentless demons roaring inside his trembling veins on ‘Beast Boy’

Inspired by XXXTENTACION, Duwap Kaine and Young Thug, Achey drops his latest single which is from his brand new 10-track release and this one is called, ‘Beast Boy‘.

Achey (pronounced AhKey) is a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-born Hip hop artist who also fuses in punk rock and pop into many of his venomous productions that are crammed with honesty.

Achey did not find it difficult to stand out. Making music from a young age, having a unique fashion sense and a stand out personality.” ~ Achey

With his raw style that shall wrap you in a claw-clinging world that has evil eyes lurking at every corner, Achey has made a blood-soaked single which might have you feeling rather anxious and looking around to see if there is danger to deal with or if these thoughts shall soon pass.

Beast Boy‘ from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-born Hip hop artist Achey is an underground experience that is loaded with much intrigue and slices into your mind like a ravenous chef who isn’t messing around. There is an actual sense of damage on offer here by someone who is battling to extinguish the fire-breathing evil demons that are threatening to jeopardise his very existence. Rapped with a heavy style, this is a street-filled track that will bewilder many, or fascinate others.

See this new music video on YouTube and check out his IG for more.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Underground Pittsburgh rapper/music producer Braykedown sticks to his tracks no matter what others say with, ‘Swervin’

Staying consistent with his hardcore rhymes as he sets up the shop and gets that paper through that ultimate hustle, Braykedown sees those flaky souls moving constantly through the pressure they can’t handle as he only reaches high to gain that empire on, ‘Swervin‘.

Braden Kowalski aka Braykedown is a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based indie Hip hop artist, DJ and drummer who is only looking to evolve and be one of the greats in the game no matter the challenges.

Influenced by different artists such as $uicideboy$, Night Lovell, Caskey, Bones, Russ and Juice WRLD.” ~ Braykedown

Dropping a heat-filled missile on the road where others are turning around as they can’t take the temperature, Braykedown revs up the engine and heads towards that place where he will never go hungry again. This is a decisive performance from a self-enlightened rapper/producer who has been down and out, as he now only sees success and victory.

Swervin‘ from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based indie Hip hop artist and music producer Braykedown is a track all about making sure that you step on those slithering snakes in your corner before they bite you and take you down to their poor level. He shows us his determination and hard bars here with a solid beat that might bend your speakers, just the way it was intended.

Listen up to this new single on Spotify and check out his IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Toy Taha wants that picture to be painted all night with her sultry release, ‘Suite EFX’

Taken from her debut release called ‘EIGHT‘, Toy Taha returns with a single skillfully produced by Grammy-Award winning music producer Dreamlife with, ‘Suite EFX‘.

Toy Taha is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based indie RnB solo singer-songwriter who has been creating for around ten years and is now ready to release music for the world to enjoy.

Immersed in themes of nostalgia, empowerment, sexuality and declarations of love.” ~ Toy Taha

Enticing our awaiting ears with something rather seductive and tremendously romantic, Toy Taha temps us to turn this track all the way up and succeeds with a ravishing display of electrifying intent.

Taha attributes her vocal and songwriting influences to Michael & Janet Jackson, Prince, Teena Marie, Amel Larrieux, Beyoncé, Aretha Franklin, Jill Scott, Me’Shell Ndegeocello and more.” ~ Toy Taha

Suite EFX‘ from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based indie RnB solo artist Toy Taha is a steamy-sheets track that might have you glowing with intrigue from this mysterious singer, who has suddenly entered into our lives. After honing her skills and getting her mind right for this specific moment in time, this is a welcome release that might get your heart beating rather briskly. Her vocals are heightened beyond imagination and there is much to admire, about an artist who performs with so much freedom and passion.

When you look into those spark-filled eyes and feel like your soul is connected, time seems to slow down just right.

Listen up to this new track on Spotify and see more via her IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Philadelphia-based gothic witch band 49 Burning Condors begs to be released from the blood-soaked claws of the devil on ‘Noonday’

Noonday by 49 Burning Condors

With a muddy mouth that is struggling to scream for help and a hauntingly ravishing vocal ability that will cause your whole body to shake unexpectedly, 49 Burning Condors startles our shocked speakers with a dynamic performance for the ages on ‘Noonday‘.

49 Burning Condors is an indie Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based gothic witch 5-piece rock band who shake cores with skilful aplomb.

We thrive off the myths of malefic witches, lustful gods, and unholy ghosts bound to the Swamp, slithering with its snakes, home and grave to human and beast alike.” ~ 49 Burning Condors

Torching up our enthralled imaginations with something rather uniquely brilliant and thrilling that should have you sleeping through nightmares tonight, 49 Burning Condors spark up the flares and awaken our minds as to what is possibly hiding in the sketchy shadows.

Inspired by the storytelling techniques of Tom Waits, the deep, rolling lulls of Johnny Cash, and the otherworldliness of Karen Elson and Chelsea Wolfe, our music is meant to fracture reality with songs that each feel like their own horror — rotting with love.” ~ 49 Burning Condors

Noonday‘ from indie Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based gothic witch rock band 49 Burning Condors, is an ear-slicing song that should please those who love something a bit more horror-like. There is so much to unpack here as this scary dream comes to life, as the dust shakes underground and this terrifying moment comes alive right before our aghast eyes. This is a track to play when the kids are at school or far away, as this is a shockingly sensational single made with such honesty entangled all over this haunting experience.

Hear this clinging single on Bandcamp and see more on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Philadelphia’s Archpalatine shines a light on a romantic moment that is magnificently unforgettable with ‘Hypnotized’

With a locked-in-spell sort of vibe that might have you clicking your fingers and smiling happily at your new lover as you gaze into each other’s eyes, Archpalatine shows us that it is possible to find that special soul on the dance floor of your choosing with ‘Hypnotized‘.

Archpalatine is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based indie Histrionic-Cosmic-Soul band that makes a sterling stage-show type of experience that gets your whole body intertwined with stupendous effect.

Archpalatine infuses his musical presentations with theatrics traditionally reserved for stage shows and are reminiscent of large-scale Broadway features — be they performed on a grand scale, in intimate rooms, or at the trendiest outlets.” ~ Archpalatine

Showing us why they are one of the most flamboyant underground bands around currently, Archpalatine is at its terrific best with a spectacularly entertaining display with a romantic song to get the pulses racing.

Hypnotized‘ from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based indie Histrionic-Cosmic-Soul group Archpalatine is a flair-packed single that will possibly have you getting your clothes ironed and your fragrance ready for action. There are sensational vocals on offer here that will warm your soul – while you look at this wonderful smile you see before you – as you make the first move and see what unfolds from there. Life is about taking calculated chances after all, as you never know what will happen if you try.

Listen up to this catchy single on Spotify and see the progression on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Philadelphia RnB artist FEAT waited for that special touch on ‘This Time’

Reminiscing on the moment when he realized that he wasn’t enough after giving his whole soul to something that just didn’t materialize, FEAT sends us into a whole new world of intrigue about that fleeting love that vanished into the wind on ‘This Time‘.

FEAT is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based indie RnB singer-songwriter and actor who is one of those naturally creative souls who uses all of his talents to incredible effect.

Feat is most known for his sensual, tasteful, original, and radiant music that floods the souls of humanity with fascination, ecstasy, and hard truths.” ~ FEAT

Leading us into a cinematic experience that shall awaken all of your previously fatigued senses, FEAT is on top form here with a window-shaking single – that is sadly relevant in this frigid world – to all those romantics who have ever felt the cold wrath of someone inconsiderate, who let you go when you wanted to be with them so badly.

This Time‘ from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based actor and indie RnB singer-songwriter FEAT, is an ear-warming track from one of the most prolific artists around. He sings with such majestic brilliance and sends us a postcard from his heart, that has taken a trip away to heal up after being let down by an individual who he thought would be around forever. With a vocal ability that could send the hairs on your arms to shiver in delight, this is a memorable single from an RnB artist who is certainly going places.

Hear this delightful single about lost love on Spotify and see more via his IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

North Carolina rapper JIRI shows us why his card has weight with ‘Hol Up, Wait’

Showing us his hustler mentality and the win-at-all-costs attitude that is the follow-up to the sensational ‘No Excuses(prod. Cedes), JIRI slides the bottle on the table and looks after the crew just the way he said he would on ‘Hol Up, Wait‘.

JIRI is a Reading, Pennsylvania-born, Raleigh, North Carolina-based indie Hip hop artist who shows the world what a new school rapper should sound like.

While in high school, he began flooding his school with mixtapes and singles made from his childhood bedroom, off a PS3 headset.” ~ JIRI

After losing himself for a while as he looked inside his soul while slowly finding that fight that has taken him into a whole new level of success, JIRI sends us into a revived galaxy that is quite impressive and is full of that street smarts which will teach us how to keep that perspective alive with opportunities.

Hol Up, Wait‘ from the Raleigh, North Carolina-based indie Hip hop solo artist JIRI, is the kind of single that takes you into the world of someone who is on a mission to pad that paper so high, it will never ever run out. After going through the motions recently he stepped up into the right gear and shows us his crisp raps with a new single that will have you gazing onto the streets. Making sure that you are winning now, is the best way to keep that bank balance tight so you can conquer all of those goals you have manifested into the universe.

Listen in to this new single on Spotify and check up the socials on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Dickson City’s Andrew Yurkanin doesn’t feel good today on ‘Sad Robot’

Released from his 12-track ‘Connect The Dots‘ album from September 2021, Andrew Yurkanin brings us a true story about letting someone inside who played you like a fool on ‘Sad Robot‘.

Andrew Yurkanin is a Dickson City, Pennsylvania-based indie electronic/rock artist and multi-instrumentalist who ravishes our heartbroken souls with his unique emotion-driven orchestral productions that are quite scintillating.

His desire to gain more knowledge and experience sparked him to study the art of music production and music recording technology. This is where his creativity in writing became evident, and was the catalyst for him to use his determination, resolve, and compassion, to which listeners are drawn, expressing himself through his compositions.” ~ Andrew Yurkanin

Showing us his world-class quality with a marvellous track that simmers throughout your mind as you imagine that feeling of betrayal, Andrew Yurkanin stuns with a truly outstanding display that rattles your senses to a traumatic place where you know you need to move on from.

Sad Robot‘ from Dickson City, Pennsylvania-based indie electronic/rock artist and highly impressive multi-instrumentalist Andrew Yurkanin, is a track that is absolutely superb and belongs in a Hollywood movie of the highest quality. The deepness of this single is rather special and gets you in a highly reflective mood. The energy is one of sadness as to why someone you loved – would take your heart for a searing spin into a washing machine – when you opened the door and thought they would be that kind soul who loved you.

Sometimes people change their stripes, as you pick up the pieces and heal your precious heart to love again.

Listen to this new single on Soundcloud and see more of his life via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen