Nac - 'The Midnight Album' (Review)

Nac's album attests to the saying all that glitters is not gold. His 13-track LP, titled The Midnight Album, is sonically appealing. Comprising highly energetic flows and experimental hip-hop beats, Nac's album is a welcome sign of his authentic musical style.

N Natalee Gilbert

Ambush Effect & THORO's The Jump Start Open Mic (Review)

This is a review for Ambush Effect & THORO's open mic in March 2021. In March, Ambush Effect and Thoro collaborated for The Jump Start Open Mic. Walking in, the room illuminated with neon lights. Subsequently, the energy that permeated the atmosphere was quite infectious. Everyone exchanged the good vibes with one another, cheering on those who took the stage.

N Natalee Gilbert

Armanti Weeks - "Wanderer" & "Tell Me" (Review)

Armanti Weeks goes through make-or-break situations that test his love in "Wanderer" and "Tell Me." Orchestrated by two calm neo-soul beats, "Wanderer" finds Weeks on the search for later. In contrast, the latter is about the singer wondering if he should move on.

N Natalee Gilbert

PATRICK FRANCES - "Easy Baby"

PATRICK FRANCES' "Easy Baby" is relatable to the masses who "get distracted by overthinking it all." Over a warm, jazzy, hip-hop soundscape, produced by Fervour, the easy-flowing rapper leads his rhymes with introspection. Ultimately, PATRICK FRANCES speaks about finding light in the darkness.

N Natalee Gilbert

Jireh - "Genesis"

Jireh's "Genesis" is an electro-pop 1980s-styled offering that sees the musician expressing how he feels toward a gal who has him "feeling out his mind." Mirrored by an ethereal range, Jireh asks his sweetheart if they should take their rendezvous to a more secluded spot.

N Natalee Gilbert

Sam Brown & LONG NGHTS - "Crucify" (Review)

Sam Brown and LONG NGHTS detail the pros and cons of working around the clock in "Crucify." Pleading with loved ones to remain patient with their progression, Sam Brown even sings, "I been working hard to make ends meet lately/But that don't mean you gotta go and judge me/You don't know how it feels, to be put up right in your feels." The brooding R&B trap beat gives Sam Brown and LONG NGHTS room to express how someone's changed behavior has affected them.

N Natalee Gilbert

QUEES - 'They All Have Wolves In Them' (Review)

QUEES' They All Have Wolves In Them is the perfect blend of cinematic soundscapes rooted in trap and other alternative-based genres. Some might even say that the beat selection in "He Was Gone By December" has a Ye style. Commanding the charts with only eight tracks, They All Have Wolves In Them, see QUEES and his features taking pride in their success. Other tracks on the aforementioned EP are about silencing the opps, his charm, and, ultimately, living life without any regrets.

N Natalee Gilbert

Ivey Amour - "Streets"

Ivey Amour addresses her lover's wishy-washy devotion in "Streets." Matching the calming R&B beats aura with a silky range, Ivey Amour lets him know that their time together is finished. But, if this former flame questions their separation, Amour has detailed why they won't work out. She's put her heart into this 100% while he rarely gave their union 50%.

N Natalee Gilbert

aarvee - "morefiend" (Review)

aarvee tugs at the listener's heartstrings when speaking about a lover he can't get enough of in "morefiend." Produced by aarvee and Tom Santos, the three-minute and sixteen-second record unites lofi elements and alternative rock.

N Natalee Gilbert

SultanTheGiant - "Crush" (Review)

SultanTheGiant details his romantic feelings toward a beauty who's "so damn mysterious" in "Crush." Over the dreamy pop beat, the singer uses a tenor vocal range fueled with a burning passion.

N Natalee Gilbert

Williehype - "Medusa (feat. Ijheartnana)" (Review)

Williehype lyrically narrates a relationship that went awry in "Medusa." In three minutes and nineteen seconds, his former lover's deceitful charm is exposed to the world. Ijheartnana matches the alluring soulful beat with a voice bound to pull you in.

N Natalee Gilbert

Tomis Reil - "I'm Scared." (Review)

Tomis Reil professes that he's afraid of losing his one true love in "I'm Scared." The acoustic guitar-led pop offering gives Tomis a safe space to unveil the depth of their chemistry.

N Natalee Gilbert

Young Bail - "On My Mind" (Review)

Young Bail persuades his crush to leave those 0's and get with the hero in "On My Mind." His method of allurement is met with a high-octane lofi/hip-hop beat.

N Natalee Gilbert

Rich Zeller: The Artist Manager That Ensures Career Longevity

Rich Zeller is a palpable presence to be reckoned with in the music realm. His catalog of achievements speaks volumes alone, but seeing this man in action is a feat in itself. Immersing himself in an artist's creative vision has led to multiple endorsements from music companies and a boost in sound recording sales.

N Natalee Gilbert

St. Wallace - 'THINGS I NEVER SAID' (Review)

St. Wallace invites listeners into his world via THINGS I NEVER SAID. Throughout the project, he remains an open book, giving insight into each chapter of his life. Moreover, the versatile musician has channeled his pain to craft powerfully written verses.

N Natalee Gilbert

Theyloveoc - "Futurewayz (feat. Gabrielle Desire)" (Review)

Letting us into his deep state of mind, Theyloveoc leads his bars with all-out honesty and introspection in "FutureWayz (feat. Gabrielle Desire)". Over the jazzy/lofi beat, the rapper unveils that he envisions his future self swimming against the current.

N Natalee Gilbert

Iris May Plans On Dropping An Album + Single This Summer

Pop sensation Iris May plans on dropping her song "For Myself," which can be found on her upcoming album this summer. Her single is expected to pull heartstrings worldwide while yielding other emotions. The Chicago-raised musician describes this new track as "authentic and raw." Produced by Skylar Cocco, Iris May's song is expected to be led by transparency and societal revolution.

N Natalee Gilbert

DiaNa - "Love Bombs" (Review)

DiaNa takes us through the lows she's endured in a waning relationship via "Love Bombs." The jazzy R&B beat provides the perfect foundation for DiaNa's soft crystallized range & raw lyrics.

N Natalee Gilbert

"Victory (feat. G Money & 9 Mill Dillz" - Young Bail (Review)

Taking the aggressive beat head-on, Young Bail alludes to being "big bands bail" in his newest hit record, "Victory." Enlisting equally talented lyricists like G Money & 9 Mill Dillz, the rapper challenges his opps to a triumph face off.

N Natalee Gilbert

Mashich - "The Plug"

Mashich shows devotion towards a lady who's captivated his heart in "The Plug." Backed by a nostalgic R&B beat, the crooner taps into a euphonic register to express how much this special someone means to him.

N Natalee Gilbert

JZ: The Producer Who's Adding A Twist To Todays Music

JZ's sonic staple comprises polished ostinatos, smooth transitions, and live instrumentation. His authentic approach to production leaves music enthusiasts hanging onto every pattern. Ensuring that every beat carries a different vibe, the prolific producer values both the new and refined wave of underground music. And so, his sound palette always keeps a listener on their toes. Should one be in a sour mood, JZ's beats are a great pick-me-up as it induces a lively aura. When tuning into JZ's beats, expect to be blown away by the migration of stringed and percussion instruments. He also makes sure to keep things light through the beat's tonality.

N Natalee Gilbert