January 23, 2018

Derek Pope - Hyrule Temple


Sometimes it takes a few years of trial and error to find the breakthrough, and Los Angeles transplant Derek Pope is no stranger to sonic experimentation. After finding his footing in two self-produced EPs, Sunken City Redux and The Introverted Socialite, Pope kicks off his 2018 season with the first single off his upcoming self produced 10-track LP, We're All Strangers.

 "Hyrule Temple" jumps out of the plane almost immediately, with buzzing 808s cemented underneath a synth line that makes you feel like there's some sort of treasure chest right around the corner. Pope bounces between melodic cadences: "Won't you run it back, Hyrule Temple map? / Let me float like that" - a nod to his personal vices, as well as a reference to the "Hyrule Temple" Super Smash Bros. Brawl map (featuring a temple that literally floats) and, possibly, a much simpler time. 

We're All Strangers comes out February 16. Tune in below for the latest.

January 22, 2018

Youngface - 'bifld' | @youngfacetheboy


"I wrote the song 'bifld' after a breakup I had right before this last summer. I had made the beat at 3am one night, and the hook "bitch I feel like dancing" popped into my head. I fell in love with it, and I wrote the song, mainly reassuring myself that I don't need anyone else and that I can do splendid on my own" says artist Youngface out of Woburn, MA on his new single.

The beat consists of a dark piano with playful, Gatsby-ish chords. The song talks about how Face is just working on hisself, focused on making music in his basement (the place he would go to write throughout the summer), getting money (poking fun at his job at a burrito restaurant), and being surrounded with great people everyday. Check it out and let us know your thoughts:

January 20, 2018

ERN & COMPANY - 'TELL ME WHAT IT IS' | @ERNANDCOMPANY


MAOD (Music and Other Drugs) features some of the best talent in Chicago working alongside ERN&Company. Executively Produced by C-Sick the 10 Track project thats mixed and mastered by Epidemic in Classick Studios Chicago features Malcolm London, Monster Mike, Akenya, Syd Shaw and The Lavish Mack. Check out one of the singles on the project 'Tell Me What It Is' below:


Nate Taylorr - Stay The Same (Prod. By Tha Kompetition) | @natetaylorr_nj


Nate Taylorr has been on a brief hiatus, preparing a new sound to present to the masses for 2018. With his new LP slated for release sometime in the first quarter, Taylorr lets loose a heavy first single, produced by frequent collabs, Tha Kompetition.

 His new single "Stay The Same" employs a Pop/Hip-Hop sound, bringing a diverse approach to the overall track. Nate Taylorr is gearing up to bring a fresh new mix of artistry to the underground artist pool.

Tune in below for his new offering "Stay The Same," and keep it locked, as more new music will soon follow.

January 19, 2018

Darrell Simms - 'Elements' | @iamdsimms


Darrell Simms was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. At an early age, he started taking an early liking to musicians such as Gorillaz, George Michael and Outkast. Darrell has now started to make his way in the underground scene by releasing content after content.

"Elements" is the first single off of Darrells newly released EP called "Wilcox Ave" check out the visual below:

Geno Bodi - "First Step"

Miami native Geno Bodi releases his 5 track project 'First Step,' featuring his hit single "Doubted Me." Check out the project and be on the lookout for more new music from Geno soon!

January 17, 2018

DEEZY216 - STAY READY (REALITY SERIES) S1-E3



Ohio artist Deezy216 drops his 3rd episode to the SBYZ generated reality show "Stay Ready" in this episode the Euclid artist enrolls into college at Cleveland State University and throws shade at the new era rappers who say that "school isn't cool." He also spends time with his family on his mother's Birthday and sneak previews his first meet and greet that will be seen more in episode 4. Stay tuned for more content as this artist rises out of Ohio and makes his journey over to the West Coast.

DEEZY216 - STAY READY (REALITY SERIES) S1-E2



Deezy216 drops his second episode of the "Stay Ready" reality show series. In this episode the artist shows some behind the scene footage shooting an up in coming music video, behind the scenes studio footage, and also gets tazed as punishment for a lost bet. Stay tuned for more episodes coming every Monday and follow the artist on all socials @iamdeezy216 !

January 16, 2018

DEEZY216 - STAY READY (REALITY SERIES) S1-E1



Euclid, OH rapper Deezy216 & LA Label SBYZ (Swiperboy Entertainment) debuts the first episode of the all new reality Youtube and Facebook Watch series "Stay Ready." In the first episode the artist recaps his first two trips to California where he walks his first red carpet, meets and speaks with key industry players, and performs in local hookah bars and also the Hollywood Hills Mansion party. Stream above and take a deeper look into the newly signed Ohio rapper's life on the day to day basis.

January 15, 2018

Lazarus - "GODFLOW"

Detroit rap phenom Lazarus drops 100 bars to start off the new year in a track titled “GODFLOW.” Lazarus has been running with the “Godflow" since 2007 when he dropped his debut album. He has recently gone toe to toe with lyrical heavyweights Royce Da 5’9” and KXNG Crooked on the songs “Underdog” and “Fearless,” respectively. He was also featured on Shady Records' D12 mixtape 'Devil’s Night' on the song “Raw As It Gets.”

Raheeme - "Made It"

Raheeme releases his first project of 2018 entitled 'Made It.' Enjoy the vibes and follow his rise throughout the rest of 2018.
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