Posts tagged Neo-Soul
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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Genre-Breaking Loverboy Music: How Yeek breaks barriers with his "Blackheart" EP

Jersey-born and Florida-raised Yeek is anything but a single-tier artist. A producer, singer-songwriter, rapper, and multi-instrumentalist all wrapped into one young and imaginative artist is making his own waves in the cacophonic industry. iTunes lists his new project Blackheart as “pop,” however, it is evident that there are so many other influences at play within each individual track, that whoever decided to describe it as “pop” was probably just making their best guess at what genre would most accurately describe the sound.

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Aira and Brandon Eugene Smith present some retro vibes with "Sandman"

When it comes to our submissions, most of them range between getting very hype filled rap for the most part and it's only a few times that we get something outside of the ordinary, and with the release of this single, this is definetly one of those times. Today on Modern Life Mag we present the classically inspired vibes of Aira, a singer from the Philippines who serenades over the sample of "Mr. Sandman".

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