21 Savage Why You Trapping So Hard

Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, otherwise known by his alias 21 Savage stepped onto the hip-hop scene in 2014 by dropping a couple of mixtapes, The Slaughter Tape and Slaughter King. The tapes quickly went viral amongst younger listeners and were eventually picked in the mainstream media by radio shows such as The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1 FM, courtesy of Charlemagne Tha God, who praised 21 Savage, for his authenticity and “street cred”. Charlemagne went as ...

Pat Messy

So great to have you on the blog Pat, please introduce yourself before we jump to the interview. [PM] Thanks for having me Maria! Yeaaah! My name is Pat Messy, I am an emcee, producer, sound engineer, and overall sound junkie. [V] You’ve mentioned that it took you quite a bit of time to complete The Elevation LP. Is there a particular reason why it took you so long to complete this album? [PM] Well, I’ve been making music a ...

Cookin’ Soul – Better Than the Original

If you haven’t heard of Cookin’ Soul by now, I don’t know what rock you’ve been living under but I have yet to come across a single one of their mixtapes that I did not like. In fact, I even find myself listening to some of their remixes with artists that I usually wouldn’t pay much attention to. Not going to drop any names, but let’s just say, these two Grammy award winning producers and djs, Big Size and Zock, from Valencia, Spain definitely know ...