Posts tagged The Rundown
The Rundown: BrickBoyDior

One of the hotbeds that’s starting to bubble more on the Florida music scene is the vibes of Palm Beach. You’ve the seen the likes of Solider Kidd, DJ Scheme, and Wifisfuneral break from the oceanside city to the headlines of national news in major ways, and this is only opening the doors for new talent in the city to emerge. One of the brightest kids in the city that’s making a name for himself is Brickboydior.

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The Rundown: Frank Dinero

Coming off the heels of his heavily dedicated project, "Dear Trap", it gives a glimpse into the life of Dinero and how effortlessly he telling his stories of getting to the point of success with much struggle and hard nights to reach that level. In the process of doing so, he's gained his stripes of becoming one of the OGs in the South Carolina scene and since then he's garnered the love of others in the Southeast region and beyond with some of his records reach Billboard's Indie Hits charts. If he continues to go on the route he's going on now, he's destined for even more great things coming his way due to his unique sound.

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The Rundown: .BLAIR

You can hear that in the voice of rising Houston artist, .BLAIR, an emerging act who's putting his foot forward towards creative energy and crafting a new sound with his material to bend the rules of what it means to be from Houston in 2018. He's done so with his project, "Year Of The Dog" and his latest visual, "Through My City". He's starting out to be something that Houstonians to keep an eye out for and poised to be making some waves this year. 

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The Rundown: Yung Coby

The Killeen, TX native recently came back home from jail and since his release, he's made a non-stop effort to infiltrate Texas' sound with his pure honesty, craftiness for spectacular hooks, and reality ridden wordplay he displays in his lyrics. Probably one of the "dark horses" in the Texas scene right now, but I wouldn't be surprised if Coby catches a spark with the consistency he's providing right now. 

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The Rundown: Rocky Banks

Rocky Banks has been a familiar name in the Houston hip-hop scene for quite some time with the releases of his two impressive projects, "In Other News, I Don't Do Drugs Anymore" and "Trust In Banko". He aims to further his popularity and expand his fan base even more with his profilic release that has hit the internet, "Big Little Brother".

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The Rundown: Chris Pierre, Rapper + Skater for Marino Infantry

Since he was young, Chris Pierre has spent most of his life shredding and grinding the pavements of his neighborhood streets and skateparks. His strong interest in the sport catapulted him from being known around his neighborhood to become one of the brightest and freshest skaters in today's time. Being backed by the likes of ASAP Ant's Marino Infantry, Fortune Skateboards, and Bones Bearings, Pierre has a brought future in this industry along with delivering fresh flava with his songs as well. 

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The Rundown : Young Jasper

One of these artists who is coming into their own is Chicago's rising star, Young Jasper. Coming off the helms of the likes of Lucki, Warhol SS, and Famous Dex, Jasper brings much of the youth-filled energy that Dex derives from but has the sinister type of vibe that's found in Lucki's instrumentation. The unique blend of the styles sets him apart from the Soundcloud machine that's producing new artists by the day. 

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The Rundown: LouGotCash

Bouncing around the map and getting in tune with different sounds from everywhere, we revisit the birthplace of hip-hop to get indulged in the work of Queens-bred artist LouGotCash. After releasing his singles, “Make 10” and “Pipe Down”, Cash has become apart of a class of New York rappers that includes A Boogie, Don Q, Cardi B, Casanova and more who are looking to break the barriers beyond the Tri-State area. The Gwinin Entertainment/Republic Records artist has made some big splashes into the game but looks to leave a lasting impact with his debut project, “Louniversal”. 

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The Rundown: Lonny X

Coming a different perspective than the two artists before, Lonny presents a more rowdy yet intriguing figure to his foundation of music. You can hear it in his project, "Money Year: Very Bad Influence" to some of his more recent material, Lonny is moving at his own pace and winning his own race. The visuals that he releases depict the modern day set up of CT and how one can emerge from that area. 

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The Rundown: Native Youth

If you've visited the site before, you have seen the material of Native Youth. Coming on the scene with her lo-fi hip-hop artistry of music, Youth defines herself as an X-Factor who's playing by her own rules and breaking borders with her sound. You hear this clearly in her recent body of work, "Second Chances," which is the perfect emotional filled soundtrack for your late night moves and grooves. Her versatile presentation shows the world that South Florida has more to offer than the typical "thrash rap" that's being pushed in your face. It's a lighter palette, but it's held down with feelings that anyone can relate to. 

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The Rundown: Say Kuro

Following the lead of K$ubi Kayy and 203Noah, Say Kuro makes a huge splash onto the pages of MLM with his abstract delivery and smooth presentation with his music. From his releasing his project, "Exit 7" to some of his latest singles like "Pop One", it's safe to say that Kuro is carving out his own lane in the Northeast music scene. 

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The Rundown: FourFive

As we may been exploring the depths of the Florida and Connecticut scene as of late, we make our way to the Big Apple to get familiar with one of the most impactful independent artists in the New York City area, FourFive. We started to get familiar with FourFive due to his streak of creating singles with his partner in crime, Jay Savior and since then this duo has created a modern sound for the city as a unit and separately. While Jay may be the energetic guy out of the two, FourFive delivers a specific essence of suave to his material.

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The Rundown: Adam Es

As we continue to our grand search of brightest creatives, we head to the West Coast to get inside the mind of rising Los Angeles artist, Adam Es.If you’ve been following the site for some time, you know how far Adam has come to deliver a project that provides some much thought. We recently had a chance to speak to him about it, his upbringing in the Golden State, who were his influences and more. 

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The Rundown: 203Noah (Cash4Gold)

This time we leave the beach vibes of Florida to make our way to concrete jungles of the Northeast where we get familiar with one of Connecticut's brightest visionaries, 203Noah. Noah has carved out his own lane with diving into vintage fashion with his curated closet, Select Selection to being a mentor to the likes of Lonny X and K$ubi Kayy to hosting your favorite events in CT. He's been a jack of all trades, and he aims to go even further with his work in years to come. 

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The Rundown: Austin Dowdy (Trial & Error)

Coming from Palm Beach, Austin Dowdy has curated one of the freshest clothing lines that city has to offer along with organizing some of the best shows down there as well. We really introduced to his work through other writers in the Florida area, they differentiated themselves with their sleek concepts and cutting edge designs. Dowdy is a trendsetter in his own right, and it's clear that he's paving a way for Palm Beach residents on brand presentation and show curation. 

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The Voice That Keeps on Giving: Getting to Know AMEA

AMEA has been singing for all her life as she has been raised by creators. Her mother also sings and her father is an artist. She got involved with the children’s choir at her church at only three-years-old and has been around music ever since. She has taken these past two years to experiment with her voice and be an independent singer. Read her story here

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The Rundown: Lil Coupe

1500 Records has been on a rise recently. With their immense roster, filled with nothing but other producers, artists, and rappers, it only makes sense that with all the work they’ve been doing independently and collectively is being noticed now towards the end of the year. One rapper from the collective, Lil Coupe, has been exceeding his expectations while still improvising his craft to match his hunger for success.

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