Michael Hernandez

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New Music Jul 21  |  

theehof gives us a taste of his life in “Rosá” (Video)

After releasing “Rosá” just a few weeks ago, Miami native theehof drops off the official visual. It’s one you don’t wanna skim past. Directed by Unkle Luc and Marcmywords, the video features him taking a chance to flex and introduce us to the life he lives. He lays down smooth vocals on wavy production, sports the . . .


JMSN Switches Things up on “Hypnotized”

With It Is set to drop on May 6th, JMSN drops off a different type of vibe, straying away from his soulful, melodic sounding records. “Hypnotized” delivers reggae inspired production complete with relaxed vocals that combine the elements of gospel and experimental R&B in the best manner. We look forward to more leading up to the . . .

New Music Mar 31  |  

Phora Worries About Losing Himself on “Sinner”

Anaheim’s own Phora created quite the reputation for being a deep thinker, and his latest release “Sinner” is nothing short of that. The song is humbling, as the artist spills his heart out and explains his development while still striving to heard and understood even though it feels like the world is against him. Eskupe . . .

titus tucker
New Music Feb 25  |  

Stream a Trap Ballad Version of “Codeine Crazy” by Titus Tucker

Social media has been poking fun at a few terrible R&B and hip-hop covers lately, but we’re not here for that. Titus Tucker is a natural when it comes to R&B covers and this time around he takes on Future’s “Codeine Crazy” in what he calls a “trap ballad,” which provides soulful, heart warming vocals to supplement the trap . . .

New Music Feb 25  |  

Ishmael Raps – “FOCUSED”

Rochester’s own Ishmael Raps is back and we can clearly see he’s “FOCUSED” on his latest effort. The track offers a confident, smooth combination of delivery and a harmonious chorus from Ishmael who constantly brings something new to the table. The soulful production from BNJMN combined with the raw, mature lyrics of Ishmael Raps is . . .

sunrise gizz
New Music Feb 23  |  

Courteous L is as Hungry as Ever on “Sunrise Gizz”

If you like precise flows over smooth, majestic sounding instrumentals, Courteous L might be up your alley. “Sunrise Gizz” serves as the second drop from Courteous’ upcoming Speak No Evil EP,  as the Atlanta born emcee exhibits hungry, well-rehearsed vocals over 90’s influenced instrumentals from godBLESSBeatz, and a familiar Mike Epps skit to end the track. . . .

Long Gone

Listen to DâM-FunK’s Previously Unreleased “Long Gone”

Los Angeles native and modern funk composer Dām Funk lets go of “Long Gone,” an unreleased mix that he describes as “for those that are going through some sh*t and need some uplifting.” As usual, the artist impresses with 13 minutes of brilliantly blended vocals and funky production that encourage us not to give up when . . .

Find Myself
New Music Jan 15  |  

HUNTR Merges Rock and Hip-Hop on “Find Myself”

Los Angeles based band HUNTR, comprised of Gilbere Forte and Raak, drop off “Find Myself,” a song that combines rock and hip-hop elements to create a cinematic feel for the listener. The duo aims to please with viciously blended violins on the track, giving us the impression that they’ve really perfected their sound early on. Listen . . .

The Illest
New Music Jan 15  |  

Steven Storm Shows Us Why He’s The Illest

Detroit emcee Steven Storm vows to show us he’s, “The Illest” on his latest track, produced by Jupyter. The 20 year old puts things in perspective as he delivers razor sharp rhymes over heavenly production. Definitely someone to keep on your radar if you’re a true hip-hop fan this year. Stream “The Illest” from Steven Storm . . .

kill da stress
New Music Dec 28  |  

jayo Finds Ways To “Kill Da Stress”

Eighteen year-old Louisville vocalist jayo aims to “Kill Da Stress” with his latest offering, as he provides a seductive track about his personal choice of vices that help him cope with everyday life, including a woman that assists through lustful engagement. 2016 looks like it may be promising to the young artist, so maybe we’ll see . . .

When It's Dark Out
Reviews Dec 22  |  

G-Eazy Moves In The Right Direction With ‘When It’s Dark Out’ ( Review)

Truth to be told, G-Eazy’s debut album These Things Happen sounded underwhelming, almost as if the artist had left some gas in the tank. However, after he gave us two solid, attention grabbing singles with “You Got Me” and “Me, Myself, And I”, I was all ears. G-Eazy’s sophomore album, titled When It’s Dark Out dropped December . . .

tore up

Kehlani Deals With Her Demons On “Tore Up”

Kehlani changes up the pace and let’s loose with “Tore Up,” a melodic, piano driven song about the end of a meaningful relationship. Jahaan Sweet continues to impress on the production as Kehlani delivers emotional words about the way she deals with past and present pain, most likely caused by love. It’s honestly too early . . .

The Incredible True Story

Logic Seeks To Raise The Bar With ‘The Incredible True Story’ (Album Review)

My attention was piqued when I heard that Logic was dropping a second album titled The Incredible True Story. His first effort, Under Pressure, didn’t draw rave reviews across the board, but his potential could be felt. Logic announced that his sophomore LP would be a Sci-Fi audio adventure. I pre-ordered his album soon thereafter, and as soon as the . . .


Jacquees Channels Classic R&B With “B.E.D.”

Jacquees delivers yet another smooth, seductive record with “B.E.D.” The Nash B-produced track features the artist keeping it real about his play-boy lifestyle, as he interprets Avant’s “Read Your Mind” on the chorus. Lost At Sea is rumored to be on the way as well. Stream “B.E.D.” below.

Merry Little Christmas

Get Into The Holiday Spirit With Mélat’s “Merry Little Christmas”

As we prepare for the holiday season, Mélat delivers “Merry Little Christmas”, a melodic, heart-felt rendition of the classic “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.” According to the artist, the song is “dedicated to the people that will give their last just to put a smile on your face,” and that it does. Listen to “Merry . . .