Maple Syrup by TiF

Intertwined amongst this Independent Recording Artist’s creations are several aspects of the Los Angeles lifestyle, with the addition of soulful RnB and vibrant Pop-inspired components. Throughout her evolution as an artist, TIF has absorbed various forms of training in the fields of vocal recording, choreographing, and modeling from Musician’s Institute and several agencies for the…

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Transforming Your Power: From XIMONE to Lord Scorpio by Ania B. Holland

Photography by Hakeem Shabazz If you were looking for your big break and received a D.M. from The Voice, would you answer? In 2018, that’s absolutely what singer-songwriter and multi-hyphenate creative XIMONE did. A spontaneous flight to L.A. put her “normal” life on pause. With a once in a lifetime opportunity to secure a spot…

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#FreeBritney and the Repressive Origins of Spears’ Exploitation by Paola Fernandez

Paola is a collector of all trades. She loves philosophy, music, design, writing, sociology. Living in Miami, she feels at home next to a palm tree and a couple of mojitos. As a Digital Communications/Sociology undergraduate, she incorporates her writing and design with sociological teachings. She is a big believer in duality and hopes to be a powerhouse in what she does. I

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“Can I Advocate for Womxn And Still Enjoy Music Promoting Misogyny?” by Trinity Townsend

TW: Sexual Violence The song “Throat Baby” has been circulating the internet in a way that made it feel inescapable for the past few months. BRS Kash sings over captivating piano chords, an infectious bassline, and a melody that’s difficult to forget. The song begins  “Sexy lil b*tch, sexy lil h*e,  love the way you…

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“A Conversation with Kaitlyn Shuko”

Kaitlyn Shuko is a 23 year old mixed Japanese singer-songwriter based in Brooklyn, New York. Her debut album, Disposition, is currently out on all streaming services, stay tuned for her mixtape entirely produced and written herself. Listen to more of Kaitlyn’s music here: Spotify / Youtube Connect with the Artists: Ryan Scullin: Website / Instagram…

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“Free Urself” by Royal Marquis

“My name is Royal Marquís, I’m 19 years old from Greensboro, NC. I just released my debut single “Free Yourself” which I recorded with my headphones (limited resources)  The inspiration behind the song stems from my 19th birthday, I had an epiphany on who I’ve molded into from all of the lessons I learned in…

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“Revolution” by The Data Waves

The Data Waves are an all-POC band from Illinois, based in Chicago. This past Winter, they released their debut album, ‘Revolution’, featuring seven original songs from the group. The album’s goal is to provide a representative soundtrack for the necessary ongoing political and cultural Revolution that we are in the midst of. Each track was…

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Mads Deaver Music

Mads Deaver has been chasing music for the majority  of her life. In her teens the Los Angeles  singer/songwriter began transforming her experiences into lyrics and setting those lyrics to music. Now 21, Mads works hands-on with producers to create not only the words but each sound of  her songs.  Mads’ sound is fresh Indie…

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“Complacency” by ShyGodwin

ShyGodwin is a black queer grunge band from Philadelphia. The band is about creating in-your-face music that makes listeners feel understood, bringing a bold voice for those whose shouts often get ignored. Our lyrics talk about vulnerability and the beautiful struggle in self-discovery that allows us to see the world and society for what it…

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“coffeeshop” by Mars Storm Rucker

Mars Storm Rucker is a black non-binary collaborative artist, actor, dancer, and vocalist. They seek to make art centering the most marginalized black folks and their healing. They have a deep passion for music that is healing through sound and color healing based on their synesthesia. They seek for their music to bring love, company, peace, a place for meditation, a place for orgasm, a place for release, a sound for healing. They love to create freely, outside the restrictions of binaries and the matrix. As their gender is fluid, so is their music.

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