California

  • Royal Ruckus: “World’s Okayest Rapper EP” – a vivid reminder of rap’s alternative attitudes and styles

    Is Royal Ruckus one of the most important underground hip-hop groups currently around? Well, if you believe that the rise of hip-hop is the most significant musical development in a quarter century, what other conclusion can you draw? Though they are not responsible for the birth of the genre,...
  • Bone Nest pushes the envelope on many tracks

    Most contemporary musical artists will do anything to chase – and then maintain – relevance. In an industry of declining record sales and infinite musical choices a click away, artists are prone to hawk their commercialized products and brand incessantly. The fear of overexposure has been replaced by the...
  • Dynamos: “Stainless” – vibrancy and emotion!

    The American rock band Dynamos have released their brand new single, “Stainless,” on April 20, 2018 to all online retail outlets worldwide. This is a follow-up to their previous singles “Shake, Rattle and Roll” and “Knowledge” which have been capturing fan and media attention worldwide. The California-based group, also...
  • Tay Campbell: “With Me” – Lush and Reflective

    Monte’ Omar Campbell aka Tay Campbell was born on the 8th of November 1988 in the city of Los Angeles, California. Shortly after birth, his parents decided to relocate and raise Monte, the middle child along with his four siblings to the high desert of Inland Empire. Tay Campbell...
  • Yeshua & the Hightones: “Book Of Life” – earthly pursuits and celestial reward!

    From the opening track, the album, “Book Of Life” rides the duality of earthly pursuits and celestial reward, and features an on-the-nose use of a rhythm section that evokes toes in the Caribbean sand and heads in the clouds. As the album unfolds, so too does San Jose, California’s...
  • Klef Mikaydo: “Last Night” – brimming with potential

    Klef Mikaydo who previously went under the moniker G.Klef, writes and produces all of his works, which he releases through his independent label EliteStar Empire. The Californian artist who started to compose music at the age of 9 soon learned to play the drum and enhance his vocals. By...
  • SelfishWays: “Codeine Fiend” is contagious as hell!

    SelfishWays is an American hip hop duo music group that is made up of two young talented brothers – Prince Riley who is 22 years old and King Riley who is 24. They were born in South Carolina and found themselves going back and forth between South Carolina, California, Tennessee, and...
  • Lyrics Of Two speak with their songwriting

    Lyrics Of Two have been building their off of creating profoundly beautiful music from subtle and unforced moments. Whether it was the wistful, stripped-down acoustic pop of “Mysteries”, or the gritty, rhythmic Americana rock of “Streetlights Are Spotlights”, they’ve shown the unparalleled ability to let their songs breathe. Lyrics Of Two’s restraint...
  • Ms. Massey: “First Time” – an acoustic-guitar driven blend of Soul, R&B, and Hip-Hop

    Born and raised in California, Ms. Massey started off her career writing songs about life and love on her piano and guitar and has since bloomed into a sought after songstress in her industry. A producer, songwriter and the founder of Massey Music – a premiere songwriting agency located...