North Carolina

  • MacPhresco – the futuristic sound of modern rap

    Born Camden Lamar Parker, MacPhresco grew up in Goldsboro, North Carolina, where he always had an interest in music – from creating homemade drum sets to free styling during lunch periods. His major influences are Drake, Lil Wayne, Young Thug, and the Notorious B.I.G. At the age of 16...
  • INTERVIEW: Soggie are focused on comforting listeners!

    Soggie is a duo from Apex, North Carolina. The group is composed of Ace Kim (18) and Bobby Cnare (19) Soggie’s genres include, indie rock, pop punk, and some grunge influences. They released their debut album in May of 2020, which has garnered them a small but motivated fan...
  • John Ivory – “Gotham” – planting seeds for different future!

    These are difficult times indeed. And this is not an opinion. It’s a fact. In the aftermath of the George Floyd killing, indignation persuaded me to brush up on my stats. Specific stats. Stats about police brutality. In the process I stumbled on a website that maps police violence,...
  • SirWillyD – “Toxic” – rock that’s tangible, agreeable and genuine

    SirWillyD is a rock musician from Granite Falls, North Carolina. He writes his own material, and manages play the drums, bass, guitar, and do the vocals all on his own. Raw and raucous, the sound on his latest single, “Toxic”, is heavy, loud and meant to be played a...
  • Desepray: “It’s Okay” delivers cool charisma!

    Desepray is a recording artist based out of North Carolina. He’s among the wide range of modern-day, independent rappers, who carry the underdog chip on their shoulders, being in a massive wave of artists breaking out from platforms like Soundcloud and Spotify. With the release of his latest studio...
  • 1Life: “MJ” Ft. Alieyun – a convincing presence on the mic

    Twenty-six year old 1Life, is an artist from Augusta, Georgia currently living in North Carolina. His latest track is “MJ” Ft. Alieyun. 1Life is one of the more compelling characters in the underground hip-hop game. If you follow him on Instagram, you know the NC artist wears many hats....
  • COPPAHEAD RELEASES “WORK” DESPITE TRAGIC SHOOTING

    This week brought news about North Carolina artist “Coppahead” working on more music, including his latest single “Work” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRst0nA7AUg The video was actually filmed before the shooting incident. It’s the first we have heard from the artist for quite some years years. Many people have been asking about the whereabouts of...
  • J-Mel: “The Raven Is Coming” sounds so sweet on the sound system!

    J-Mel is a head-spinning rapper and an unusually talented singer, but he is also a great producer, and the listener will have a hard time losing sight of this fact over his brand new, and second mixtape – “The Raven Is Coming”. Throughout it, the North Carolina artist displays...
  • Amrkns: “Coogi Musik” – a team in every sense of the word

    Amrkns (pronounced Amera-kahns) is the music group formed by cousins Mansa and Musa, a new hip hop duo born on tobacco road, North Carolina, and brought up in the melting pot known as the DMV(DC, MD, VA). The most famous rappers historically have been known to focus on their...