“Want money. Need check.” It’s good to see The Cool Kids back in town. The dynamic duo of Chuck Inglish and Sir Michael Rocks is all about getting paid in their creative new video for “Checkout.” The song is bass-heavy, catchy, and entertaining, as we’ve come to expect from the trendsetting duo. Watch the video . . .
The Cool Kids pioneered a sound that many artists have been influenced by since their heyday, and they’re back to reclaim their spot with the release of new records such as “TV Dinner.” Mikey Rocks told Billboard: “TV Dinner” is our first video back together in some time so we wanted to make sure we . . .
tml”>The Cool Kids Have dropped a single, “Computer School”. This was also followed by another single featuring The HBK Gang called “Chop”, which will be both be included on their next project, Shark Week, coming sometime this year. Stream “Computer School” below, and check out “Chop” after the break.
ESSNTL is back again with another installment of the Earth To Your Brain radio series. ETYB Radio Season 3: Session 027 is over two hours worth of well sequenced, varied music for your listening pleasure, courtest of ESSNTL, Ethereal, and Artistic Manifesto. “This show was literally created and recorded in my hotel room during the . . .
Once upon a time only the cool kids were allowed to sit in the back of the bus. Kids on the bus would share the latest gossip and swap mix CD’s with their fellow classmates. P.S. 4080 wants you to take this compilation project as an invitation for you to sit with rest of the . . .
The album buying process, from discovery to purchase, has drastically deviated from what I remember it being like when I was an adolescent. As a 30 year young hip-hop head and overall music enthusiast refusing to accept this as a reality, it was up to me to somehow recourse that perspective. I’ll never forget my first album . . .
Licensing and ad placement has become very interesting to me over the years, in regards to music. It’s cool to hear some of your favorite artists’ songs setting the stage for a scene in a movie/TV show, video game, or even a commercial. Music is impactful and plays a huge role in these avenues, as . . .
Whose life is Rae Sremmurd really living? Each day, I typically wake up in a pretty good mood. I live a relatively comfortable life and I have been blessed, no doubt. Then, I turn on the news or go online and remember that I’ve woken up in a world that hates me and others like . . .
It’s a rainy, humid Saturday night and I’m sitting at the Midnight Diner in uptown Charlotte. As I sift through my chicken and french toast (yes I replaced my waffles with french toast) I couldn’t help but feel disappointed. Don’t get me wrong, the food was fantastic but the reason behind me feeling shitty is . . .
Now in his prime at a wiser 22, Chance the Rapper is the rapper you want your kids to idolize. Like his politically inclined father, Chance is committed to making a difference, using the music and the power of spoken word to try and make a change in his hometown of Chicago. Currently in the . . .
Ciscero teams up with Matt McGhee for “Homies,” a heartfelt, Janet Jackson-sampling record that pays homage to the people we can all rely on. With his Kids Wear Crowns project on the way, “Homies” shows us a more cool, calm presence than previous Ciscero releases such as “Na Na Na.”
Congolese-American rapper Well$ has been on a tear ever since the release of his project MTSYD: Revenge of the African Booty Scratcher last Spring. The 20 year old emcee out of North Carolina was a nominee for the XXL 2015 Freshman 10th spot, among other notable accomplishments. Well$’s drive to constantly improve derives from way back when . . .
I first met Reesa Renee at her album listening party in 2012. She was just beginning her career as a musician, but I could feel her passion and energy from the moment we met. Reesa’s debut album, Reelease, released soon thereafter. August 28th, 2012, to be exact. She quickly found a receptive audience, thanks to . . .
He’s been a fixture in Virginia hip-hop culture for years, but his influence spreads far beyond his hometown of Richmond, Virginia. Nickelus F destroyed all competitors during appearances on BET’s Freestyle Friday, influenced the development of Drake’s artistry, and has been releasing some of the most unique hip-hop music you can find for many years. He’s currently . . .
Los Angeles-based musician Lost Midas has been making music since the age of 6, but only in recent years did he made the move to become a solo act. Formerly a part of the popular seven-piece R&B funk outfit The Press Project, the artist, born Jason Trikakis, found himself inspired by the blossoming Los Angeles . . .