4
Nov

Soul Chef: “Escapism” – #ForTheLove

I came across Soul Chef‘s music on BandCamp a couple years ago. Instantaneously, I fell in love with his music. Hailing all the way from New Zealand, Soul Chef is a producer who does a remarkable job of fusing Jazz, Soul and Hip Hop. Being the “Golden Era” stan that I am, Soul Chef’s knack […]

31
Oct

A Maria Myraine Premiere: “Blue Baptisias” by B Steels ft. Jon Lewis (Supreme Legacy Ent.)

The Blue Baptisia was the flower used in The Purge (movie), symbolizing support for the massacre and the concept of “only the strong survive.” Supreme Legacy Entertainment artist, B Steels, translates the flower’s meaning into lyric and song with his newest release. “Blue Baptisias” features label mate, Jon Lewis, who also produced the record. The […]

29
Oct

The.WAV Podcast Interviews Maria Myraine

The.WAV Podcast is a collective of creatives from Washington Heights (NYC) sharing their views, talents and music through their own platform. L-R: Gregory Stutzer, Cardi, Vivienne Kelly, Badi. The.WAV’s Badi contacted me via social media about a week ago and asked if I could be a guest on their podcast. He seemed to have done […]

29
Oct

Pete Rock Releases “Time is Illmatic” Mixtape

Legendary Hip Hop producer, Pete Rock, recruits fellow “Illmatic” producers (Q-Tip, DJ Premier & Large Professor) for his latest project: “Time is Illmatic” Mixtape. For 40 straight minutes, the original producers of Nas’ “Illmatic” remix the album’s immortal hits. “I was motivated to produce this mixtape because Time is Illmatic is a part of Hip […]

29
Oct

Drake: “6 God”

Drake keeps dropping unreleased music. Reassuring that these aren’t leaks off his forthcoming album, however, OVO’s finest is without a doubt ready to release his next opus.

27
Oct

Jordan Heads Brooklyn: Grand Opening + Interview w/ Calvan Fowler (owner)

“It’s not just the sneaker. It’s about the man behind the sneaker,” says Calvan Fowler. Calvan Fowler is a filmmaker who recently shot a documentary about sneaker fanatics, specifically those infatuated with Jordans. His findings, encounters and own appreciation for Michael Jordan and his sneakers inspired Fowler to open a sneaker boutique – strictly dedicated […]

27
Oct

Chelsea Reject: “Everything’s Change” (Video)

Chelsea Reject is the latest recruit over at Duck Down Music. Fresh off the Smoker’s Club Tour, which featured Method Man, Redman and B-Real, Ms. Reject releases a video for “Everything’s Change.” Premiering on OkayPlayer, the single is featured on her forthcoming project “#CMPLX,” which drops later this year. “Everything’s been changing, never let them […]

27
Oct

#NowPlaying: “Favorite Song” John Doe ft. Redd

This hit my inbox a few days ago and filtered its way into my “Like” folder. “Favorite Song” is by 19 year old Hip Hop artist, John Doe. Hailing from Central Florida, John recruits producer Redd for what he calls “Fun Rap” music. “I made this song because over the last couple of months, have […]