Music: IICON – “Act Like That”

Up and coming Chicago artist, currently residing in Atlanta, GA, IICON, delivers one of his first official releases titled, “Act Like That.” Also known as DJ Illinois, the versatile artist makes a smooth transition into rap and poetry as he delivers this double-entendre about love and relationships.  Starting off the first verse slow to emulate the…

Ojeda arrives with his new “I-95” visual

Ojeda is here with a new visual as he makes his debut on 1DF. The Poughkeepsie, New York native takes the time out with his “I-95” video to not only showcase his strong bars but to spread a positive message. The art is a dedication to victims and survivors of domestic violence and abuse.

Garrison Elijaah has a “Money Addiction” on latest single

Returning with a ”Money Addiction”, Minnesota artist Garrison Elijaah drops his first record since his last six track EP ”Not Today, Satan”. Garrison is painting a vivid picture from the outside looking in, A true yet soul touching story over the bounce heavy production by ”Aaron May” this time around. Speaking about the struggles of a…

Five Steez & Mordecai bring their new “Love N Art” LP

After releasing four singles, the album Love N Art by emcee and producer duo Five Steez & Mordecai is now available for purchase and streaming on all digital platforms. The project features 9 tracks of jazzy and soulful boom-bap Hip Hop meant to inspire hope. “This is my most honest and personal project yet,” says Five Steez….

Van Bellman focuses on romance with “All This Time”

American Authors guitarist Van Bellman brings his new single. Entitled ‘All This Time’, the indie pop track details a handful of broken romances whilst contrasting sonically with glistening soundscapes and warm vocals. This is the third single to be released from Van Bellman who has received critical acclaim from such outlets as Billboard, Culture Collide,…

1stDayFresh feature: UKnowScott

  Bronx rapper UKnowScott recently released the music video for “Saints”, his new single featuring fellow Bronx emcee Chayce Crushh. Produced by Canadian beatsmith JP Soundz, “Saints” comes on the heels of Scott’s recent single “Betrayed” (stream). In 2018 Scott released his debut album New York Driver (Soundcloud) which spawned visuals for the “Absent” single (Youtube). “Life…

@Medisin5 – “Mary” ft Tania

Recently up and coming rapper Medisin released his new single “Mary” featuring Tania. Looking to bring a new sound to the world of trap and R&B music, Medisin’s music combines the worlds of both genres while telling his own story of street life experiences. The track is a return for Medisin who looks to bounce…