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Seeing that New York City urban music has taken prominence once again in the spotlight with setting record album sales and winning great titles, it’s a new generation of artists under that fold that’s molding their own wave in the process. On the frontline stands some of the toughest lyricists in the “City That Never Sleeps”, one of them being Brooklyn’s own Radamiz.
When it comes to artists who has been putting in a consistent amount of work, Dallas budding artist, DENNIS is someone you’ll have to include in the conversation. Utilizing his influence and allowing it to spread as time moves on, DENNIS made sure he hasn’t let his foot off the gas when it comes to his creative direction and productivity.
If you’ve been following Modern Life, you’ll see how effective the sounds of rising Dallas collective, Status Boys featuring DENNIS and 99 The Rebel. These two have combined forces that shed light on evil but find versatile ways of allowing their light to shine in impressive ways of song delivery and production. Following the pack with his own material, you find the tight skill of Lord Slatt.
As some artists who have paved a lane for themselves, some of those individuals do it for some time and lose momentum along the way. Someone who has resisted that and continued to strive in his artistry is Francis Thomas. Seeing the continuous strike of singles and visuals he provides, Thomas has been on a tear by providing himself with a sound that resonates with other but fully represents himself. In efforts to bring more things to the forefront, Thomas drops off a new perspective field visual titled “On The Road”.
HotNewHipHop has been a consistent place when it comes to knowing how to deliver hip-hop material outside of the music. In the big pursuit of being one of the strongest media havens, they supply some more heat to the forefront with their new feature, “HNHH Snack Review”.
Before 2018 closed out, Florida artist Dominic Fike made his presence known nationwide with his compelling project, “Don’t Forget About Me”. The short yet complete body of work gained Fike new fans and followers in recent months, and he offers even more material with his perceptive visual, “3 Nights”.
The Chicago music scene has always been establishing place for artists to blow but with their resurgence it’s allowed a lot of different artists to rise in their own way. Given the different avenues and routes that artists can move towards, it’s allowed folks such as Young Jasper to establish his own lane in the growing scene.
The culture of fashion is one that continues to evolve and shape itself even more with more individuals taking daring steps to go beyond the average boundaries of creating and sporting the threads of tomorrow. One of the brands who has always established themselves in a higher regards, RICHARDANDGRACE has recently pivoted their focus from being a premiere brand that focuses on true design and exclusivity to enlighten the minds of their shoppers with their new cleaner methods of making high quality clothes but also doing in a way where it’s durable for the customer’s wardrobe and pockets.
The growing bubble that comes with the new era of the city paints a modern version of it that doesn’t necessarily connect with the authenticity of the place that it once was. As some of the memorable moments that the boroughs have start to fade away, Bronx homestead House of Flava looks to connect with locals with their comfort food and undeniable presence of paying homage to the past.
If you’ve been living in New York City for the past couple of years, you’ve heard or either attended something regarding Kinfolk. In the heart of what’s happening in Brooklyn, Kinfolk has been a cultural waving flag for being inclusive to what’s popping in the city. From the scope of nightlife, resale, and cultural influence, Kinfolk has covered many boundaries in one and they recently had the good people of Adidas and I-D magnify their story to a new degree.
The Sunshine State has a lot of things to offer and one of the most resonating things that has been shaping their culture is the indie driven style and fashion scene that’s been emerging. One of the strongholds in the area is Filthy, a streetwear brand that delivers witty ideas via graphic design and aesthetic.
One of the brands that’s making headlines and capturing much attention is the soccer inspired brand, GhostTown Saints FC. Flipping the popular identity of your favorite soccer squads, GhostTown uses it’s sleek, simplistic dark image as a propeller to offer custom designs for customers to enjoy.