Features, News

James Landry’s Landry Legal is a force in entertainment

I was perusing James Landry's Instagram yesterday and learned about advertising music to "Trigger Cities", walking that line between hitting your target markets but also kickstarting the almighty algorithm in the most cost-effective way possible. Landry constantly provides gems of this sort for artists while copiloting artist-friendly hubs Songflowr and De Novo Agency. Landry is… Continue reading James Landry’s Landry Legal is a force in entertainment

Singles

Premiere: Chicago’s KingTrey releases his introspective single “HOW YOU FEEL”

Chicago rising talent KingTrey links with Naples, FL native Brendan Bennett for a heartfelt single "HOW YOU FEEL". This cut sounds like a heartbreak song with a touch of hope for the future thrown in.KingTrey opens the song with a very vulnerable verse, pouring his heart out lyrically. He raps "You broke my heart like… Continue reading Premiere: Chicago’s KingTrey releases his introspective single “HOW YOU FEEL”

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

Features, Interviews

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

Features, Interviews

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

Features, Interviews

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

Features, Interviews

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