NJ

  • BiNo: “Summer Solstice” – radiates with an infectious palpability

    The EP “Summer Solstice”, set to officially release on all major platforms, on July 15, contains mischievous lyrical domination, with its best moments lying in between the verses and the sleek, wafting hooks against subtly insinuated melodies. West Orange, NJ rapper, BiNo (pronounced bee-no) exhibits her breezy, tongue-in-cheek raps...
  • 5Am dV: “One Life (Off Dome Freestyle)” – laying his mindset on the table

    24 year old rapper 5Am dV, was born in Manizales, Colombia. He translocated to the USA when he was 6 and currently resides in NJ. 5Am dV just dropped his latest track, “One Life (Off Dome Freestyle)”. He explained the freestyle is about what was going on in his...
  • Dave Vargo: “Burning Through” – deep, rich and polished!

    The album “Burning Through” by Dave Vargo clearly deserves a 5 star rating, but just I want to get my two cents worth in there anyway. If you’ve listened to Vargo at all, you’ll know that he is an amazing song writer and an even better lyricist. Musically, the...
  • SaFE: “Dead Duck” – virtuosic and incredibly polished!

    “Dead Duck” is the debut album by Paterson, NJ artist, SaFE (Seven and Five-Eighths) an integral part of the M.O.B.Stars collective. The album loosely chronicles SaFE’s creative development and how it shapes his outlook on the climate of his art and industry. So how does this debut album stand...
  • Cypha IX: “Fresh Air” – a whole lot of deep perspectives!

    “I don’t want to be like Jay-Z, I want Jay-Z to want to be like me”. How many rappers do you know with enough courage and ambition to make a statement like that? It is clear, from the above frase, that Cypha IX (born Jolon Franklin) the Roselle, NJ based...