Mike Melinoe “Caveman” (Stream)

Mike Melinoe “Caveman” (Stream)

Mike Melinoe “Caveman” When you hear Caveman, you won’t be surprised that Mike Melinoe is a product of Detroit, Michigan. His lyrical style recalls Eminem’s syllabic knots, his voice stretches like Danny Brown, and he summons images with the grotesque clarity of Esham. But that’s not the only reason. Melinoe’s music is a psychedelic trip through abandoned factories, greyscale cityscapes, and the sort of psychotic imagination that can only exist in the place between boredom and despair. The songs on the EP swing between the confessional collage of “DLOG TAOG”…

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Maine The Saint “Good Things Take Time” (EP)

Maine The Saint “Good Things Take Time” (EP)

Maine The Saint “Good Things Take Time” EP With the songs ‘Green House’, ‘Ten Toes’, ‘All Night’ ft. Sleep Williams and ‘Watch You’ ft. FREENATION member Prop, Maine The $aint shows us his rapping talent that stands out with hard flow and heavy punchlines. The smooth beats – which characterize Maine The $aint songs – are building a contrast to his substantial mission that we can hear in ‘Green House’: “I had to get my dreams up”. The EP creates a chill atmosphere, great vibes and delivers meaningful stories of…

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SK the Novelist “An $8 Story” (Audio)

SK the Novelist “An $8 Story” (Audio)

SK the Novelist “An $8 Story” Sk, the Novelist is an Asheville-based emcee who resides in Raleigh, North Carolina. Currently working on the follow-up to his 2015 EP, these two singles from The First in Flyte Tape capture both sides of the coin; “An $8 Story” showcases Sk’s storytelling abilities through a song dedicated to musicians, while “Babe Ruth” features fellow Asheville native Hunter Bennett on vocals, creating a hard-thumping banger that references everyone from the Great Bambino to Carter 3-era Lil Wayne, tying in with a hook sure to…

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Clara T “Words / Weapons” #itsfreshdoe FreeEP Promo (Video)

Clara T “Words / Weapons” #itsfreshdoe FreeEP Promo (Video)

Clara T “Words / Weapons”   Clara-T (born Clara Tshepiso Moloi, 27 March 1994) is a Hip-Hop artist based in KwaZulu- Natal, Durban, South Africa. Clara-T‘s music canbe defined as the quintessence of the True School of Hip-Hop blending together contemporary sounds with the combined lyricism of the Old and New School. Clara-T began writing rhymes in high school at 15. Her first rhyme was born out of an assignment she had been given at school. The experience of delivering the rap was what set in motion her love for…

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C.Shreve the Professor (FTO) “Asystole” (Video)

C.Shreve the Professor (FTO) “Asystole” (Video)

C.Shreve the Professor (FTO) “Asystole” Filmed and directed by Andrew Anderson Films in Asheville, NC, the video features cameos from Mike L!VE, Hunter Bennett, and DJ Jet’s 1996 BMW. It’s an all around aggressive affair as Shreve rips through a single verse with malice to leave “fakes and frauds” in flatline (asystole). “Put my mode on survival and slaughter all the rivals / And they don’t know the half and that was a quarter of the violence / And my arrival wasn’t welcome, probly still isn’t / See here’s the…

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