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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

North Carolina rapper JIRI drops his tremendously explosive debut single, ‘No Excuses’ (prod. Cedes)

Directing us into his first track that proceeds the upcoming debut EP set for release in a few months, JIRI shows us his Bo Jackson attitude on this gritty entry that brushes away the wackness from others in the game with ‘No Excuses‘ (prod. Cedes).

Reading, Pennsylvania-born JIRI is a Raleigh, North Carolina-based indie Hip hop artist who drops ice-cool bars that slice so fine like a mature wine ready for his big moment.

As he opens the door and sends a message to anyone out there who is not honouring this legendary art form as it certainly deserves, JIRI seems like he is here for the long term as there is much to like about his potently projected delivery.

No Excuses(prod. Cedes) from Raleigh, North Carolina-based indie Hip hop artist JIRI, is a ferocious release that is all street-savvy and esthetically pleasing for all those underground fans who know what good music should sound like. The flow is heavy and fly-filled, as he rocks the mic and sends our speakers in a happy trance. This is an artist who has been building for this moment and unleashes something rather special, that we all needed to hear.

Turn this new track up on Spotify and see his IG page for social news.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Hell And Back: North Carolina rapper KidCaliMDMG shows us the slide city-flowing new single ‘Switch Up’

Taken off his latest flame-enhanced 4-track EP called ‘From Nothing To Something 2‘, KidCaliMDMG lights up and asks us to enjoy the vibe while we are still alive on ‘Switch Up‘.

KidCaliMDMG is a Raleigh, North Carolina-based indie hip-hop solo artist. He flows with an old school mentality, with vividly described stories about noticing how fake some people are, street stories, and experiences about being careful with your heart.

Started music at 14, i would freestyle all the time over beats in my free time And people would always say I had a flow and I should keep up with it so I did. As the years passed by, I created my own flow with a different style.” ~ KidCaliMDMG

After leading us into the picture of staying true to yourself no matter what others are up to, you find yourself nodding along to this brilliant storyteller. It feels like he has gone through a lot growing up, seen others fall by the wayside as they got caught up, and has vowed to rather keep things chill to the max and away from all energy-stealing and coffin-finding drama.

Switch Up‘ from the Raleigh, North Carolina-based indie hip-hop solo artist KidCaliMDMG, shows us a man who has a smoke-filled delivery that has you lighting up and getting close to your lover. With a catchy chorus that will keep you entranced the whole way though, a top quality beat that has a 90’s ambiance, plus cleverly-penned lyrics which are swagger-free, this is a fine single from an artist on the rise up.

Hear this top new track on Spotify and see more via the IG music channel.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

The Truth Hurts: New York-based RnB artist James Madx goes ‘Round and Round’ in circles on disappointment-fueled single

As he wonders what their true motivation was in the end as confusion swirls in the air, James Madx sings with a sad energy as he wishes his former lover would of been more honest to save the waste of time he now feels in his broken heart on ‘Round and Round‘.

James Madx is an Raleigh, North Carolina-born indie RnB/soul singer-songwriter, who is now based in busy New York City. He makes such a soothing blend of music soundscapes that is sung with such a healing energy, made with so much love and care.

Use what you have to make the best things possible. Often, the best things are made when there are limitations. Don’t be discouraged by what you don’t have, but seize the opportunity with what you do have.” ~ James Madx

This is a motivating creative who has risen above what transpired in the past – as he performs which such a sophisticated edge – that has you feeling like he is making meaningful music, which has a cultivated flavor that sets him apart from others in this often bloated genre.

Round and Round‘ from the New York City indie RnB/soul singer-songwriter James Madx, is that true story about thinking deeply about that moment that changed everything. You were hoping that they would be special but it turned out that they played you – as your mind goes in circles – you wish you hadn’t actually crossed paths again.

Love can be so cruel sometimes, if only one person feels the emotional connection.

Hear this new single on Spotify and see his IG page for more stories.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen