“Legos” by Abby T ft Rodney Chrome

Cover photo by Ragan Henderson Abby T. is a singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist who presents tender jazz-inspired vocals with a refreshing perspective on rap. She draws influences from artists like Lauryn Hill, Noname, and Tierra Whack. She is steadily plowing her way through the alternative R&B/Hip-Hop scene in New York and has had the pleasure … Read more“Legos” by Abby T ft Rodney Chrome

“L’Espirit” by ToBy

L’Esprit is also an ode to ToBy’s late grandma who passed away from cancer in 2020. ToBy was extremely close to his grandma, as she helped raise him and always supported his musical journey when others in ToBy’s life did not. “Making music growing up in Miami was not very easy. It was a very judgmental … Read more“L’Espirit” by ToBy

“Think of You” by Estereomance

Inspired by the tumultuous era of pandemic separation, “Think Of You” serves as a silky, sonic love letter that soothes the pains of distance through electric synths, sultry vocals and an imagined romantic dance floor made for estranged lovers.  Written through a period of shelter in place, the band explored the core feelings that an … Read more“Think of You” by Estereomance

“Gardenia Dreams” by Estereomance

“Gardenia Dreams” presents a bilingual poppy and upbeat track laced with a sunny disposition. The song showcases an evolution for the band as artists and people, who have taken their respective time in quarantine to push the frontiers of their exploration from their production, sound and language use.  On their latest, hazy dream-pop overtones are … Read more“Gardenia Dreams” by Estereomance

“GOODGOOD” by Murielle

Cover Photo by Dominique Falcon, edited by Anna Koblish Fenty lipgloss, sticky skin and cheap guys in Stüssy are a few things we miss about Brooklyn bars after being stuck in the house for far too long. Murielle, a Belgium born Congolese-American pop star, welcomes us back with a bang. “GOODGOOD,” written in her childhood … Read more“GOODGOOD” by Murielle

“Jilladelphia” by Hyghed

Jilladelphia” is an ode to both Jill Scott as well as the city. Hyghed tries to show the beauty behind the City of Brotherly Love while incorporating a plethora of landmarks from each part of town throughout this visual. The song & video is a classic. Even with all the adversity people face on the daily basis, … Read more“Jilladelphia” by Hyghed

“Umbra” by MIIV

Cover Art by Dallas Thompson In Umbra, MIIV navigates messy relationships, paranoia, gender dysphoria, and the self across haunting soundscapes evoking the work of artists like Spellling, Eartheater, and BEA1991. Choir-like vocals, ambient synth pads, and 808s resonate as the heartbeat of a sleeping giant comprises MIIV’s debut effort.  On the single, MIIV had to … Read more“Umbra” by MIIV

“Fuck Peace” by TK Wonder and Khari Mateen

Nina Simone said, “An artist’s duty is to reflect the times.” TK‘s lyrics combined with Khari’s melody reflects on the hypocrisy of asking Black and Brown communities to be peaceful when brutalized by police. After months of protesting the murders of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd and as a Black woman that has experienced her own disturbing encounters with … Read more“Fuck Peace” by TK Wonder and Khari Mateen

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