Features, Interviews

First Day Feature: B.Eveready discusses his ties to Boston/Baltimore, views on battle rap and more

“Throwback Theatre is a project that illustrates the fact that music made with passion & intention is timeless. This collection of songs illuminates my thoughts on some of the injustices I’ve seen, whether they be towards myself, my crew, or my community, and I feel that they speak to the current moment." - B.EvereadyBorn and… Continue reading First Day Feature: B.Eveready discusses his ties to Boston/Baltimore, views on battle rap and more

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First Day Feature: Roc Writah discusses his new music, Baltimore rap scene and more

I see a lot of artists come and go in the Baltimore scene, but I’m confident that Roc Writah will be a staple. The brains behind Writah’s Touch LLC, Roc is more than an artist; he’s a creative director and an entrepreneur. He has patience and vision seldom seen in his age range and is very… Continue reading First Day Feature: Roc Writah discusses his new music, Baltimore rap scene and more

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First Day Feature: Oliver Lee talks songwriting, his weekly music series and more

A native of Milwaukee who spent time in San Diego, Wisconsin’s Oliver Lee brings midwestern soul and west coast hip hop together seamlessly. A lifelong musician and a (literal) veteran who first picked up a guitar at 10 years old, Oliver’s passion for the craft is part of his being. He's currently in the midst of putting… Continue reading First Day Feature: Oliver Lee talks songwriting, his weekly music series and more

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First Day Feature: Driscoe talks his unique style of music, mental health and more

Baltimore native Driscoe is a breath of fresh air. Using upbeat lyrics to cope with bipolar disorder, he's been writing music since the age of 15. The 22-year-old musician credits hip hop music with saving his life, and even named his record label (Racing Thought Records) after symptoms of his diagnosis. In a mental hospital… Continue reading First Day Feature: Driscoe talks his unique style of music, mental health and more

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First Day Feature: Laytrel discusses “Talk About” visual, DMV rap scene and more

Laytrel is a rapper/producer/instrumentalist, who is originally from DC but currently from Baltimore. Fresh off his release of "Talk About", 1DF caught up with "DMV wonder-kid" Laytrel to talk about his roots in music, the local scene, aspirations, creative processes, and much more. https://youtu.be/71oclmJv7Tc I know your Dad was involved in your origins as a… Continue reading First Day Feature: Laytrel discusses “Talk About” visual, DMV rap scene and more