ART, MUSIC

Let’s Talk About SZA’s Album “CTRL”

Not long ago SZA was just the dreamy alternative sole female artist apart of the mainly male comprised record label T.D.E, creating intriguingly metaphorical and ethereal music discussing euphoria, nostalgia, and intimacy. At the time, not many people recognized the talented artistry she delivered just because her sound was too complex for the majority to […]

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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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MUSIC

Rory goes through his teenage years on “Teen Spirit”

Local Kansas City artist Rory Fresco just released his long awaited project Teen Spirit.  Debuting on XXL magazine, needless to say this project has surpassed everyone’s expectations. From the outstanding production to the catchy hooks, this project has everything it needs to be a major success. Listen to Teen Spirit below and follow Rory on Twitter […]

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MUSIC

Dettsa releases new track “Crucify Me” 

Dettsa has just released his new song “Crucify Me“. Throughout this track, the catchy chorus and Dettsa’s lyricism keep your attention as well as the hard hitting beat, which is surely to get everybody bouncing. This track comes after his last two singles “tough luck” and “uber through the hills”, both which have over 15,000 […]

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MUSIC

AyEl shines like a Diamond in new single

AyEl, one of Kansas City’s most acclaimed new artists, has dropped a new single called “Diamond”. Once again, the young artist has provided his city with a new wave as he continues to pave away his own lane. As we inch closer to the Summer, AyEl is preparing to release his EP entitled, “Long Way […]

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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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FEATURES, MUSIC

Dettsa shows no mercy on “Tough Luck”

Kansas City native Dettsa is back with a new track titled tough luck. This song has big shoes to fill as his last release “Uber Through the Hills” has grossed over 60 thousand plays on SoundCloud. This track has a new sound that we have never heard before from Dettsa, but it definitely does not disappoint. […]

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FEATURES, MUSIC

Jamall Lamonte – SUPERVILLAINS

17 year old artist Jamall Lamonte, member of the NA (No Alternatives), rap group based in Kansas City dropped his new single “SuperVillains” on Friday. With stone cold production from Mantra, “SuperVillains” tells of the varieties of distractions in this young artist’s life. From women to social media, they are all so called super-villains in his […]

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FEATURES, MUSIC

Sahvannes takes a raw approach to speaking his mind in new track

Sahvannes, the 20 year old artist out of Kansas City is back with his new track Street Bitches produced by SuperShaqGonzoe. This track has influence from greats such as Kendrick Lamar, Outkast, and Kid Cudi. Although he considers his music experimental hip hop, it’s clear that he does one thing very well on this track: And that’s speak […]

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ART, FASHION, FEATURES, FILM, MUSIC

Kevin Abstract, the Suburban Superhero

Kevin Abstract, the 20 year old artist from Corpus Christi, Texas, is what culture needs today. From his fearless acts of being true to himself to talking about the current social issues of the world in his song Miserable America, Kevin is one artist most kids should look up to. Abstract’s first project, MTV1987, was just a peek into the vivid mind of […]

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MUSIC, THINK & LEARN

Atlanta – how it became the new Mecca for hip hop

For years we have seen unmatched talent flood out of the east and west coast. Untouchables like The Notorious B.I.G., Tupac, Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Snoop Dogg, P. Diddy — the list goes on. Back in the late 80s to the 90s, the music industry was run by the coasts. Now we are seeing artists pop out of […]

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