Posts in Soul
SABA recruits Mick Jenkins and Xavier Omär for his special soulful record, "Stay Right There"

SABA, after the success of his fantastic full-length album, Care For Me, has been putting in some heavy work to bring us the vibes we need, but don’t deserve. “Stay Right Here,” features glossy production, soul-laden verses served up by Saba, a smooth but solid contribution from Mick Jenkins, and a heavenly choral performance by Xavier Omar to top it all off.

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St. Louis savior, Smino comes back with maturity in his soulful sound on his new project, "NOIR"

In an artist’s timeline over his/her career, as an listener, you want to see the growth of their artistry but also see them create flawless music with their close colleagues in sound. Ever since Smino has emerged onto the national scene, he’s followed his own route of success and as he shown the nation with his breakthrough project, “blkswn”, he crafts together a more mature piece of music on his new project, “NOIR”.

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Joey Purps proves why he stands out on his own with his newest project, "QuarterThing"

Traditionally, Chicago has been associated with drill-rap in the vein of Cheef Keef and G Herbo who are among the “founding fathers” of the popular modern Chicago drill sound. However, ever since Vic Mensa and Chance the Rapper first hit the spotlight, the “Chicago” sound diversified, birthing a more lyrically-focused, live-instrument-based, nostalgic sound. Artists like Saba, Jean Dauex, noname, BJ the Chicago Kid, Towkio, Taylor Bennet, Savemoney, Mick Jenkins, Frank Samuel, The Mind, and many many more, have all emerged as a result. Among the artists to emerge, is Joey Purp. 

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Emerging Philly artist, Sudan drops his long-awaited debut project, "Pay Me In Love"

As the world has been getting hip to Philadelphia's sound with the likes of Omelly, Lil Uzi Vert, PnB Rock, Meek Mill, and more, Philadelphia hasn't necessarily become a strong enough hub to house artists on the underground level that can reach nationwide outlets. While the scene may be maturing with its sound structure, rising artist/creative Sudan deliver a heavily thought out project with his new album, "Pay Me In Love". The overly-dedicated project is his official debut, which took years to make but it's more than worth the wait.

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