Pattie Dayz

Name: Pattie Dayz Age: 24 Location: Brooklyn, NY (raised in Harlem) I was first introduced to Pattie Dayz’ work through a mutual friend, Cornielio Ocatvious, on Facebook. He posted a piece of her artwork from her ‘CornPatties’ series and I’ve been drawn in ever since. The series features herself and Cornelio in multiple scenarios, all …

RazoTha1st

Name: RazoTha1st Age: 18 Location: Bronx, NY to Atlanta, GA. When I came across RazoTha1st, I immediately thought to myself, “This guy is definitely versatile.” The first track that I’ve heard by Razo was “Lil Rockstar” which gave me those Lil Yachty vibes, but instead, with an uptempo instrumental. RazoTha1st is definitely the perfect blend …

Kalonji LAW$ of NYC LAW$

Kalonji LAW$ of NYC LAW$ has just released his latest track “DA$HWAY,” featuring Thai John and produced by Nish, which will be featured on his debut solo project “SPED X”. SPED X is a project that Kalonji LAW$ has been working on his entire rap career, and he’s finally ready to release it. According to …

Danyosonn

Name: Danyosonn Age: 24 Location: Brooklyn, NY (Bedstuy) How’d you come up with the name Danyosonn? “Funny story… My first music mentor around 12 – 13 always called me Danyosonn, I hated it in a funny way. He had to leave town for a couple years, but I continued my craft met another music mentor about …

Spotlight: Meech Merlo

Name: Meech Merlo Age: 26 Location: Brooklyn & Queens, NY (Far Rockaway) How did you get into rapping? “It started for me at the age of 11. Just learning how to write poetry in school and always listening to HipHop inspired me to piece words together and be able to tell my story.” What’s the …

New Kids On the Block: Skitzo

Name: Skitzo Age: 26 Location: Brooklyn, NY (Bedford Stuyvesant  / Crown Heights) What makes your music unique? “What makes my music unique is that I don’t follow trends and I like to experiment with different sounds. All of my music is personal and sometimes, I touch topics that others wouldn’t dare to. Even though hip …

New Kids On the Block: GQ Marley

Name: GQ Marley Age: 28 Location: College Station, TX Where are you from? “I grew up in Eastside San Antonio,Texas and now I currently reside in College Station, Texas but plan on moving to Houston to expand my musical career.” How did you get into hip hop? “My brother was the first person to introduce …

Spotlight: Mack Benton

Name: Mack Benton Age: 24 Location: Atlanta, GA Where are you originally from? “Buffalo, NY” How did you get into singing? “I started singing back in high school. People suggested that I should start actually singing seriously. “ What’s the greatest part about what you do? “The greatest part of what I do is that …

Spotlight: Lazy Rios

Name: Lazy Rios Age: “Twenty something…I don’t like to keep count.” Location: Northern VA. (Nova) What makes your music unique? “Well, if anything, I think it’s the range of shit you’ll get from me. I want people to be able to wild out to my shit. I want people to make love to my shit. …

New Kids On The Block Appreciation Month – Week 3

Another week down, and the greatness continues to pour in. There are so many people out there who need a little motivation to keep going towards their goals, and I’m here to help. Everyone has a talent they may or may not have discovered. If you haven’t found that hidden talent, keep looking and it …