Music Finds: “Pakistani Danny” by California Car Club

The Gwinett rap group California Car Club is going against the oversaturated trap movement. The 808s and laid back melodies within “Pakistani Danny” are a great contrast from Migos, also from Gwinett. The production and chords are reminiscent of Chuck Inglish’s circa 2008. When Andre 3000 went on stage in 1995 at the Source Awards and…

Music Finds: “Three the Hard Way” by Atari Jones

 Atari Jones, straight from Cleveland, raps over vibrant jazz samples in the track “Three the Hard Way”. The song title is an ode to the 1974  film directed by Gordon Parks Jr.  Jones’ inspirational lyrics are perfect for 2017 motivation. As January comes to an end this is the perfect soundtrack. Everyone should be making…

Music Finds: “N*gga Needs” by Boogie

“Nigga Needs” is straight from Boogie’s Thirst 48 Pt. II mixtape. Boogie, 26, is a Compton-based rapper, who has been releasing mixtapes since 2014. The two releases Thirst 48 and The Reach have gained him a cool following. The art-influenced visual is directed by Gina Gammell and Riley Keough. His life is on exhibit much like the current…

Music Finds: “EC interlude” by Chynna

Here’s an intro to Chynna Rogers, a West Philly based rapper, model, and DJ. The EC interlude has been buzzing on Twitter following Glen Coco. Be on the look out for her.

Music Finds: “Coins” by Local Natives

Taylor Rice’s voice was surely missed. Local Natives took a 3-year hiatus since their last album release of Hummingbird. Their new album, Sunlit Youth, was released earlier this month. Coins, the 7th track of the 12 track album has a colorful distorted lyric video created by Adam Fuchs. Fuchs, the art director of Adult Swim.com, is known for working…

Music Finds: “Seattle Girl” by J’von

J’von‘s talent can’t be questioned. In the short clip,  J’von is responsible for the animation, smooth beat, lyrics AND direction of the video. The Seattle-based artist talks about a girl who wouldn’t give back the same love. She rips his heart out and it manifests. There are so many metaphors in his tricky lyrics and cute animation….

Music Finds: “Stone” by Joy.

Olivia “Joy.” McCarthy hails from Sydney, Australia. At 18 years old she has released two EPs and is labeled as a multi-instrumentalist, classically trained singer, and producer. Her latest EP’s title, Ode, is a reference to Ode to Joy, the final movement of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. Buy it here on iTunes. The track in today’s video of the…

Music Finds: “Falls Down” by KPCoolin’

Miami’s own KPCoolin’ gets mellow in Falls Down. Throughout the track, KPCoolin’ is meditative on life issues. The video, directed by Kejuan Blake and One Take Visuals, ends with motivational words by  Tupac . Check it Out.  

Music Finds: Khryo

  Khyro is a French Guitarist from Paris. This instrumental is a good find.  Hear more from him here: Bandcamp

Music Finds: “Beautiful Minds” by Pat App

Pat App gets conscious in Beautiful Minds. He talks about chakras, being an indigo and the third eye. The Indigo Movement is still going strong. P.S. Check out his dope/most recent video Spirit Bombs