“All I ever did was tell my story. All I ever did was chase the glory. You know how long I’ve been waiting for it.” Von Alexander provides snappy, catchy verses and a vibe-heavy chorus to match on his exuberant new single, “Glory.” Fueled by pulsating synths, echoing soul samples, and sharp percussion, this new . . .
It’s approrpriate that Milwaukee emcee Von Alexander‘s latest release is called “Pastells,” because he certainly paints vivid pictures with his words. The expressive, mellow Renz Young production sets the perfect backdrop. As much as I despise the unaccepting mentality that generally comes with the phrase “real music,” it’s refreshing to hear a hip-hop song with . . .
Von Alexander and Monte Booker both definitely know what they’re doing. Von is a Milwaukee-based emcee with a knack for finding all the creases in a beat, even Chicagoan Monte Booker’s tempestuous, head nodding sounds on “Damage.” The song is less than two minutes in total, but it’s more than enough for a bold verse . . .
Von Alexander, formerly known to the world as Vonny Del Fresco, is both ambitious and firmly grounded in reality with his shining new release, the V O N EP. The Milwaukee artist has an excellent ear for production, and the flow to effortlessly ride over a variety of different sonic canvases. Stream V O N . . .
Film Noir founder and producer extraordinaire BNJMN pulls in a talented supporting cast for “Winter Girls.” Scolla, Von Alexander, and Maurice Moore each make an impactful contribution to the bass-heavy groove. Stream “Winter Girls” below.