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Quarantine Dreaming

New Music Alert: “Quarantine Dreaming” by An Illustrated Mess

Released 10 years to the day after An Illustrated Mess dropped their debut album, this new single from NorAZ HipHop act is the best to date. No surprise there because An Illustrated Mess is always pushing forward, and after more than a decade, the growth is glaring. “Quarantine Dreaming” sets a soothing aural atmosphere before embarking on lyrical pathways…

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Music Video of the Week | “Rap God [Remix]” by Dax

We don’t often feature remixes. Like, never. But we can’t deny that this remix from Dax warrants the once over (or a thrice over). For this version of “Rap God,” Dax delivers more than six minutes of lyrics at hyper speed with enough melodic force to keep the listener frozen. This isn’t just a trick you catch in passing and quickly lose interest in. This is a performance that commands attention…

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New Music Alert | “Bright Blue” by KRXS

KRXS dropped this new lyric video for his single “Bright Blue” which comes to us from his brand-spanking-new EP, Songs Your Parents Will Hate. The Phoenix artist occasionally navigates the dangerous waters of rap-rock on his EP, but this track is a pop punk banger. “Bright Blue” brings a breath of romance to us in this dreary world and delivers it with some house shaking energy – if your speakers can handle it…

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Carolina Waves

Music Video of the Day: “Black AF” by Carolina Waves

Carolina Waves is a platform dedicated to supporting and promoting artists from North Carolina. In this role, they do everything from hosting live events to radio shows and webseries. And recently they brought together some of NC’s rising talents to work together on a “collaborative cypher” [sic] and single to capture the zeitgeist of the social justice movements sweeping the nation…

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