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Getting to know NYC based artistic collective “The Creatrix Haus”

Passionate and insightful with talent ranging from writing to pretty much everything out there briefly captures the empowering essence of “The Creatrix Haus”. The collective is composed of artistically as well as intellectually equipped individuals hailing from the inner boroughs of the bustling New York City. The group expresses themselves through nearly every medium of […]

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ARTISTS, MUSIC

Native Youth – BODY TALK [MUSIC VIDEO]

Indigenous to the city of Miami, alternative R&B singer, Native Youth has delivered a video to her debut track, Body Talk. The track is featured on her debut EP, Polarized. Native Youth takes an unorthodox approach to her R&B singing style, hence the alternative title. She describes herself as alternative because of the way her music blends and […]

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ARTISTS, EDITORIALS, MUSIC

CXS FRESHMAN LIST 2017

It’s that time of the year again; the infamous unveiling of XXL’s Freshman List. As expected, it has received an ample amount of mixed reviews and caused controversy across the music realm. Compared to previously released XXL Freshman Lists, 2017’s edition is contentious and debatable. Many people took to social media voicing their opinions as […]

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ARTISTS, MUSIC

Trill ÀK- “My Queen”

Trill ÀK, an 18 year-old rapper out of North Virginia, drops off a new tune as his biggest hit so far in his young music career in “My Queen”. The beat was inspired by Playboi Carti’s song, “Let it Go”. The track is dedicated to his now, ex-girlfriend which at the time was a girl he […]

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ARTISTS, MUSIC

Sir Adams – “FOREST OF WAVES”

Multi-talented artist, Sir Adams, brings his story-telling abilities to the forefront in his latest single, “Forest of Waves”. He channels producers vi$u, sLoFF, and okio noman to assist him on the production side of the track. Sir Adams is an artist repping Kansas City, Missouri, part of a strong uprising movement that’s flourishing out of the midwest. He […]

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Wowie Donn takes us to “Calabasas”

Wowie Island’s head honcho, Wowie Donn, has returned to take us on a trip to the Westcoast. His latest track, “Calabasas”, features wavy production from baby blue and a subject everyone can relate to — a life of luxury and no worries. The Donn released the track on March 31st, which happens to be his birthday; leaving […]

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ART, ARTISTS, FEATURES, MUSIC

In the studio with A’Sean and J-Tone

Recently the KCMO underground rap scene has been booming with up and coming talent everywhere. I was able to work with 825 Studios‘s own Sam Kulikov to get a chance to sit down with artists A’sean and J-Tone in the studio to talk about their recently dropped project called Take This Ride. The project consists of eight tracks with only one […]

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ARTISTS, MUSIC

14 year old producer Will Liardon is making a lane of his own

Will Liardon is a 14 year old producer from Austin, Texas. For being as young as he is, Will is already creating his own lane in music with his new project, Tryathalon. This 8 track project is a small glimpse into the brilliant mind of Will and once you get a listen, you’d think that Will has been practicing music […]

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40 CREATIVES OF 2016

The world is constantly introduced to a variety of individuals that impact, influence, and innovate. Without them, we are incapable of experiencing different types of artistic expression. Designers, musicians, photographers, writers, etc. – they all inspire us with their work. This year, especially, was full of impressive creations from progressing, as well as famous, artists. […]

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5 Questions With Kansas City’s Own, Dettsa

I recently had the chance to talk to local rapper Dettsa about his goals and hopes for 2017. Make sure to keep him on your radar as it appears he has some very important things coming, check out the brief interview below. What was your inspiration for the song Uber Through The Hills? Me and Rory […]

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ARTISTS, MUSIC

Marques Martin is the “Mannequin of a Genius”

In Brooklyn, New York lives a young artist, amongst others, who goes by the name of Marques Martin. He’s originally from the DMV area, Prince George’s County, to be exact. Now he spends his days doing nothing but going to school, doing shows from time-to-time, and making music. In his own words, Marques Martin describes himself […]

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ARTISTS, FEATURES, MUSIC

PREMIERE: “Goodnight” by Sam The Man

Welcome to the last quarter of 2016. This has been a year full of growth for many artists of all mediums across the globe. One of these prominently growing artists is Northern Virginia’s own, artist and producer, Curfew Records head honcho, Sam The Man. Over the last year, Sam has been perfecting his craft, working in […]

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