Today, I interview Bronx native Eli Saf. Eli has been making a lot of moves lately, especially with his latest track “Happy.” We spoke with Eli about the success of his single, his industry aspirations, and much more. How’ve you been ? I’ve been extremely busy with school, work, & of course music. I’m happy . . .
It’s only right that so many Phife Dawg tributes have emerged since his death. The legendary ‘5 Foot Assassin’ of A Tribe Called Quest‘s impact has been well chronicled both before and after his death, and KRS-One is the latest to add his perspective to the table with the releaes of “The Phife Tribute.” The Bronx . . .
I felt a recurring sense of nostalgia as I listened to OMARtheGroove‘s Before it Gets Better. From his use of familiar samples such as Ghost Town DJs’ “My Boo” to extended Powerpuff Girls references in verses, there’s plenty to discuss. The Northern Virginia native, who also refers to himself as the Groovy Grim Reaper, employs . . .
“I like to vibe different, I need me a girl that sees the entire vision.” Bugus has been consistently releasing one fire record per week for a minute now, and his latest drop, “House Lights,” lives up to the standard that he’s set. The Paul Maxwell-produced record features a soulful sample and lyrics that touch . . .
“They’re gonna do it, anyway.” N.E.R.D.‘s “Don’t Do It” has a light vibe to it, but it addresses some heavy topics related to being Black in America. The Kendrick Lamar-featuring single carries a rock edge to it, and has plenty of energy to match. Kendrick goes absolutely bananas on his verse, as you would expect. . . .