Re-Fresh Fridays: Summer Time Edition

What up to all the fresh people out there! I’d like to get to the point and make this short, and sweet! So, as you know it’s officially summer time and with the summer comes summer anthems, jams and joints. I’d like to introduce you to this Re-freshing young artist BUDDY! This young man is from…

ReFresh Fridays: Chill hop/Jazzy Hip-hop Edition

Hey Hey Hey, Hope you are ready for this week’s Re-Fresh Friday. This Friday I, of course, like every Friday wanted to do something different. This Re-Fresh Friday I wanted to focus on Chill hop, a.k.a. Jazzy Hip-hop, a.k.a. the dopeness! This week’s artist is Freddie Joachim.  He is from San Diego, CA which explains…

Review: Izzy Strange welcomes you into the mind of the “bad guy”

Throughout time you may see quite the pattern as it pertains to hip-hop. Traditionally speaking the “bad guy” has always been glorified. From the rebellious ways of Run DMC, the glory days of gangsta rap with Eazy E and others, to more recent examples like 50 Cent and Future, the game allows for rule breakers…

RE-FRESH FRIDAYS

It’s FRIDAY!!!! This Re-Fresh Friday ….Straight outta the windy city, this breath of fresh air is really killing the hip-hop game!! From the Westside of Chicago…. SABA! Saba is part of a music collective entitled Pivot Gang. These young artist are attacking the music scene and blind-siding us with their talent! I particulary think you…

Birdman Puts Young Thug On Prince & Michael Jackson’s Level –

Cash Money head Birdman has raised the stakes for Young Thug. The hip-hop executive has likened Thugger to late music icons Prince and Michael Jackson. A new clip has surfaced online and shows Baby boasting about YT’s greatness. Back in September, Thugger made history as the first musician with three Top 5 albums on the…

Sydney to get first vinyl pressing plant

Originally posted by The Vinyl Factory A state–the-art vinyl factory will open in Sydney this June – with the capacity to press three million records per year. As Tone Deaf reported yesterday (January 24), the new plant will include full analog mastering, a Neumann disc cutting system, stamper making facility and fully automated record presses. There will also…

Everything You Need To Know About Famous Dex

Meet Famous Dex, a rarely exuberant maker of turn-up music from the South Side of Chicago.   Famous Dex is a name often associated with the virally adored new wave artists of the South, like Atlanta’s Lil Yachty — with whom he shares a hairstyle (and color) — or Trill Sammy and Ugly God from…

Review: 40b showcases the pain from attraction on “Love Riot”

40b arrives at 1DF for the first time. The Orlando native blends a melodic style with certain elements of genres ranging from Trap, R&B to Dancehall lightly sprinkled into the mix. 40 has slowly built up to this moment with a background in songwriting and several lower profile tapes to his name.Though this is considered…