Connect with us

Blog

Luke Christopher: Original Or Mimic?

Published

on

luke

22-year-old Rapper, Singer – Songwriter; Luke Christopher is rising to the top on the billboard charts peaking in at #28. Originally from San Fernando Valley, California and later relocating to Los Angeles, California where he was accepted by The University of California but declined in order to pursue his music career. Luke started recording tracks with his brother and cousin in Garage band. Oct 2013 Luke released his third EP entitled: The Wonder Years Pt. l, a self-produced album containing six songs; Alphabet, Hell of a Rhyme, The Weekend, Limousines, Real Night, The Material. Almost a year later he released a fourth EP entitled: TMRW, TMRW Pt. ll containing 15 tracks. With the exception of four songs Luke produced all songs on his EP with co-producers such as: Foster The People, Waver Racer, and Shlohmo just to name a few. Luke was an opening act for Big Sean, in a concert in Princeton University March 2015, also appearing at the 2015 BET awards where he was featured a rising talent at the Flava Zone.

While listening to Luke’s albums, there’s definitely no question about him being a talented artist. However, as I continued to listen to his album, I couldn’t help but to hear a mixture of several different artists: J. Cole, Drake, Bryson Tiller, and Omarion. Now, I believe that it’s okay to idolize someone because of their talents, but this goes back to my last article: “What Happened To The MUSIC in MUSICian?” What happened to originality? What happened to being an artist, “being different”, ex: Andre 3000. The definition of ORIGINALITY. He’s branded himself, he has his own style of music, his voice is unique, and his fashion is definitely unique. Pretty much every song I listened to on Luke Christopher’s albums have another artist sound, flow, and beat. Originality is the key to become and remain successful.

From the home of HipHop: The City That Never Sleeps Khloé Sierra, also known as KhloéFromBrooklyn has always had a passion for music and writing. Bi-racial; Puerto Rican and black and profiles herself as a logophile. Khloé remembers her siblings and herself waking up to their grandmother singing songs by the Four Tops, Temptations, Gladys Knight & The Pips, The O'Jays, Isley Brothers, Earth Wind & Fire, and singers like, Otis Redding, Betty Wright, Al Green, and Marvin Gaye. As she grew older Khloé developed a love for artist such as: Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton, Sadé, Lauryn Hill, Anita Baker, and Tevin Campbell. Khloé's grandmother would make her and her siblings read a chapter from the encyclopedia and then write an essay. By her grandmother doing that, Khloé developed the love for writing. At the age of 14 Khloé decided she wanted to to become a Music Journalist. What better way to enjoy two things you love the most... Writing and Music. She majored in English for two years, and minored in theater. Although she has no professional experience she doesn't let that discourage her. She's very passionate, driven, and ready to deliver. From The City That Never Sleeps, to The Lone Star State she's now received an opportunity to began her journey.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Comments

Blog

Devante – “Light That”

Published

on

By

Charlotte has had a phenomenal year in Hip Hop and with more and more new artists like Devante emerging, looks like the region will continue to flourish well into 2021. Today, the rising star magnifies his appeal with the release of his impressive year-end closeout single in “Light That.” Vibrant, the new song is the latest collaboration between Devante and talented producer Ghettobabi. “Light That” is a motivational single that ignites excitement while boasting and bragging about being unstoppable in anything you do because all you need to do is create your own wave and believe in you.

“Manifest success I’m cheesing, ‘Trying to ball out all year all season,” Devante raps in the new single. “I ain’t really worried bout ya defense Yeah I’m going in, boy I’m beastin.”

Instrumentally, the song delivers a synth that makes you feel like you’re floating out of space with a bass-line. The perfect jump-on point for any newfound fan as Devante creates a more diverse sound with his music to attract a broader audience. It’s a song to easily catch a vibe to and just feel good. “Light That” sets up an anticipated 2021 filled with new music and projects from the artist who’s been making great strides in music since he was 13-years-old.

For daily updates on everything Devante, feel free to follow the rising star on social media.

Take a listen to the new song below.

Continue Reading

Blog

Niko Brim – “Bonita”

Published

on

By

A new era for hip hop artist Niko Brim has begun, boldly detailed in his New York grit and bravado dripped record, “Bonita” – produced by GRAMMY® Award-nominated producer Tank God, co-producer of Post Malone and 21 Savage’s* mega-hit, “Rockstar.” The track leads the E.P. “B4 The Throne” out December 15 on V-Records.

“Bonita’s” release treks the debut of Rapsody’s latest music video “12 Problems” – which features a performance by Niko Brim, who delivers a moving rap dialogue with Reuben Vincent, detailing the impact of police brutality.

“B4 The Throne” is the prequel project dropping ahead of his forthcoming album, “King Has No Crown.”

“This record is for the underdogs; I wanted to crown the kings who’ve not been crowned and remind them, ‘Yeah, You got it.’ It’s to inspire us to keep going. With everything going on is easy to feel small and question our power,” said Niko Brim, who hails from Mount Vernon, New York.

“It’s something for all my people out there working every day and hustling. It’s a reminder of who you are and where you’re headed,” added the 23-year old artist who’s been collaborating with super-producer Tank God since they were teenagers.

A major basketball fan, Brim dropped a visual tribute to LeBron James, after he won his fourth N.B.A. championship leading the Lakers to their 17th, laced to “Bonita.” His bravado on the bridge of the song, “Bonita,” where he rhymes “Looking for the king, well here I am?!” is the perfect rim anthem to celebrate the M.V.P.

Niko Brim’s monthly Instagram show, Power Hour, returns, Thursday, November 19. Each show is hosted via @Niko Brim and starts at 6:19 PM EST– a homage to Juneteenth.

The last installment focused on the election and included Raymond Santana– a member of the Exonerated Five, Hector Flores of the band Las Cafeteras, voter advocate Onida Coward Mayers and recording artist MVXMILLI. Follow Niko Brim for more information.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

The Latest Out

Trending

*