Forever walking his own path creatively, D-BLOCH maintains a sense of going against the grain, but balances this with a clearly honed ear for what connects and what engages with listeners. LIKE THAT subtly blends genres, almost feeling like a dance floor-filler at its peak, and offers a relatable story in the process.
To coincide with the release of his latest anthem I’m On My Way, rapper and artist Ronald Mkiza kindly stopped by for an interview.
A catchy floor-filler and a strong introduction to indie artists Montana Millz and Queen JuJu.
Indie’s iconic Scoob Rock re-calibrates all systems, alongside Lifeline and The Cook, for this deeply evocative, nostalgic and stripped-back take on genuine storytelling; exploring the pain of a life spent walking the poverty line.
“The biggest lesson I’ve learned from behind bars is humility. Life doesn’t come how we want it or when we want it, however, while we are here we have gotta work it for what we can and accept the rest in reality.”
Easily a new favourite from the creative Trip Hop and Indie Rap universe at large but also a distinctly refreshing highlight from the UK’s current landscape. hEVAN injects intention and unorthodox energies, promising to engage the scene with an intoxicating fusion of musical simplicity and lyrical depth.
Stylistically and conceptually reflecting on the death of an era, the grip of war and the symbolic destruction of 90’s counter-culture, Denmark’s Jakob The Liar breaks free from the confines of genre, with a track that’s as creatively outrageous and intriguing as its title implies.
“For those who are new, I write and produce Alternative Hip-Hop, I’m based in Fort Worth, TX at the moment, and I first started making music at the age of 11. I recorded my first verse with my oldest brother’s friends when I was 14 I think.”
Chicago rapper and artist Big Meniz recently collaborated with SoundMaster T and C.O. Tha Bad Black for the deeply moving Hip Hop single Walk With God. Perhaps his most compelling release to date, the single and video drew focus to a whole new side of Big Meniz’ artistry.
Piano-led reflections emerge from the full-length mixtape History In The Making, as rapper and artist Enncee keeps things authentic and heartfelt, for Wasting My Time
“Authenticity and realness is what I strive for always, even outside of music. To me, being true to who you are is the most effective and impactful way to be able to reach others and relate to the listeners.”
“I share my every day life with my fans on my socials. I acknowledge my growth and I’m thankful for where I am now.”