Leah Choi Talks About Managing quickly, quickly, Getting Her Start In The Music Industry And More [INTERVIEW]

Though mostly known for managing young talent quickly, quickly, Leah Choi has a lot of years behind her back in the music industry, yet always chooses to remain humble. Starting out hooked by SoundCloud’s beatmaking community, she formed a collective called EXPWITHUS and went on to organize shows in NY with Lege Kale, Jael, The Kount, Mikkoh, Airwav, Flamingosis and more, before getting into artist … Continue reading Leah Choi Talks About Managing quickly, quickly, Getting Her Start In The Music Industry And More [INTERVIEW]

Who Is Ambezza?

German born and raised Ambezza is a producer, who is quite steadily making his mark in the music industry. Over the ongoing period of his beat making venture, he has co-produced alongside OZ, Timbaland, Keanu Beats among others, for songs by Drake, Future, DaBaby, AJ Tracey, Tinashe, Tee Grizzley, Baby Keem and most recently Chris Brown and Young Thug! Going over the credits to his name, … Continue reading Who Is Ambezza?

The Budding Relationship Between Kenny Beats, Ini and Olswel

Οver the past couple of years, Kenny Beats has become one of the most respected names in the producer and beat making community. Whether it is his video series The Cave on YouTube, where he hangs out with artists and creates music on the spot, or more recently his entertaining Twitch streams, the charismatic producer never stops keeping things entertaining.  In his hunt for good … Continue reading The Budding Relationship Between Kenny Beats, Ini and Olswel

The Evolution of Soundcloud’s Popular New Genre: Phonk

Phonk, often defined as the sound of GenZ, is an amalgamation of memphis rap and the sounds of the West Coast. Phonk music is usually accompanied by dark lyrics and an uncanny aura, a sound that the new generation seems to resonate with. It is created by putting together funky instrumentals with evergreen and nostalgic hip hop. Directly inspired by 90s rap music, this genre … Continue reading The Evolution of Soundcloud’s Popular New Genre: Phonk

“required chaos I” – TEK.LUN

TEK.LUN just released his latest masterpiece, experimental track “required chaos I”. The Baltimore producer has been making a name for himself over the past decade, going from uploading his first beats on YouTube in 2010, to having now released more than a handful of albums and working with the likes of Aminé, GoldLink and Lupe Fiasco.  “required chaos I” is a stunning showcase of production … Continue reading “required chaos I” – TEK.LUN

“Middles” EP – Harris Cole

Harris Cole is back with what he calls a “mini EP” by the name “Middles”. For this release, he took inspiration from ‘The Outlaw Ocean : Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier’, a book by investigative journalist Ian Urbina. The six-track EP aptly captures the theme with earthy tones and sounds from the ocean.  It is a nicely done, captivating ambient project and our personal picks … Continue reading “Middles” EP – Harris Cole

Olswel Is Back With New Heat

Young talent Olswel is back with a bunch of fresh tracks on his Soundcloud. While he’s locked up and quarantining, he announced that he will “start dropping shit”, giving listeners a taste of what’s in his vault with “whipmyhair”, “bassguitardecember11unmixed” and “lockdown1”. The Bay Area-based beatmaker displays his usual versatility with these three tracks. “lockdown1” is one of his finest works so far, where he … Continue reading Olswel Is Back With New Heat

Harris Cole Rounds Off First Beat Cypher

During their time social distancing, a lot of producers are looking to engage with the community and provide value; as many know, The Kount for example recently shut down Twitter with an exciting challenge. Harris Cole, fresh off releasing his first offering for this year, a stunning collaboration with Somni called ‘Sometimes’, also announced his first Beat Cypher, urging producers to download 10 of his … Continue reading Harris Cole Rounds Off First Beat Cypher

How Producers Can Stay Creative And Keep Earning During Their Time Social Distancing

Undoubtedly, the recent outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 has shaken the music industry in a number of ways; with bars and venues closing the doors and dozens of shows and tours being cancelled, producers and musicians are left with an abundance of time in their hands while social distancing in order to prevent the spread of the virus. Here are 5 ways you as a … Continue reading How Producers Can Stay Creative And Keep Earning During Their Time Social Distancing

Otxhello Goes RIAA Gold and Platinum

Lucid Monday’s close collaborator Otxhello has been releasing stellar music for some years now, racking up millions of plays across digital platforms as well as receiving acclaim from the community. While releasing nothing but quality however, he has been working with some of the hip-hop game’s strongest talents behind the scenes, landing numerous placements.  Just recently, two of his major placements with Lil Tecca and … Continue reading Otxhello Goes RIAA Gold and Platinum