Interview by Joana Meurkens Creative Direction by Taylor Mew Photography by Maia Bertrand Murielle (Mu-ree-elle) is a Belgian born, American raised, NYC based singer/songwriter/producer/dancer with strong Congolese roots. Murielle recently released her self written and produced mixtape “Cancer Moon Child”, which stemmed from deep rooted personal growth and showcases the personal and powerful art that … Read more(Issue 3) Music Feature: Murielle
About the Artist: 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 of opening … Read more“High” by Abby T.
The first time I heard Sola by J Balvin, my tía showed me. Sandra was one of several tías that I would come to know over the course of my stay in Medellin over the summer of 2015, as I bore witness to the fragmented pieces of family precariously joined by place, time, and good … Read moreSolitude in the Colombian ImagiNation by Zoe Ervolino
As a man, I am often wrong about a lot of things. As a yoruba man with an aries placement, I am frequently LOUD and wrong about a lot of things. It is a blessing and nuisance, but I am willing and open to reconsideration, 7 out of the 10 times. Look, nobody had it … Read moreReview: I Was Wrong About Kissland & I’m Sorry by Tayo Omisore
Written, performed and produced by her, In theBreeze is Jade’s manifesto, marking the debut of anew chapter in her artistry, one where she hastaken full control. Recorded over the past twoyears in Brussels, NYC, Japan and Berlin, thesong is a collection of moments experienced and lessonslearned. Describing an imaginary Elysium, the song tells thestory of … Read more“In the Breeze” by Jade
BY: Max Strom Released: September 18th (Griselda Records) Genre: East Coast Rap Grade: B Plus Armani Caesar showed up on Westside Gunn’s “Lil Cease” last July and ran mafioso rap’s last, best hope right off his own track and left me dumbfounded. Capitalizing on the momentum of her standout feature, Armani Caesar makes her case … Read moreReview: “The Liz Tape” by Armani Caesar
A note from the artist: My name is Jibreel Hakim and I’m an Artist from Brooklyn, New York. I started DJing when I was like 12 then I slowly started making beats in 2015. I didn’t start rapping until like 2017, that was the same time I started taking all the creative endeavors I was … Read more“My Mind” by Spacerace
Yoshi T. is a Japanese-American singer-songwriter rapper extraordinaire. Born in LA but bred in NYC, Yoshi is starting his journey into becoming a household name. Yoshi and I grew up in similar settings, and seeing how he has come into his own as in artist is something that I hold very dear to me. Yoshi manages to show the intimate intricacies of his inner life while simultaneously delivering a dance beat that will stick with you for weeks on end. He is not only an incredibly talented rapper, but he is a prime example of the genre bending wave of new artists ready to take their proper place in the industry.
BY: JOANA MEURKENS Francisco Haye, or better known as Cisco Swank has welcomed his first album “Pursuit Of” into this ever changing music scene. Cisco is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, rapper, and producer born and raised in Brooklyn. Cisco’s work is unique in his ability to present beautifully personal lyrics, incredible instrumentals, as well as deliver … Read moreReview: “Pursuit Of” By Cisco Swank & Tobias Kelly
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