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NEW HEAT: SHRIMPNOSE “NOT REALLY”

A furious kaleidoscopic audio experience, producer Shrimpnose comes through with this banging 5 track EP Not Really. The Minnesota producer/dj shows and proves his skills along with his mastery of mixing as the sounds are vibrant and ever present on this one. While it’s mostly instrumental, vocal talents Aym Telos, Nazeem, and…

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NEW HEAT: RICH JONES “MEMORY” (PRD. BURNS TWINS X BEDOWS)

Coming off the heels of his Vegas EP, Rich Jones shows that theres no slowing down the momentum. Pairing up with the young and deadly Burns Twins along with Bedows on the ones and twos, Rich gives y’all something smooth and moving with “Memory”. Burns Twins and Bedows straight laying it…

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NEW HEAT: SMINO “FATHER SON HOLY SMOKE”

Man, STL secretly is stunting on Chicago, in Chicago, and it’s about to be a secret no more. Smino does it again in the lead up to Blkswan with “Father Son Holy Smoke”. The mile a minute delivery yet with hard hitting poignancy in addition to melodic sensory overload. 3/14/17 the wave…

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NEW HEAT: FEEL THE LOVE “FEEL THE LOVE” EP

You been knowing that BoatHouse got the sauce. His latest effort is a collaborative EP teaming up with Singer / Songwriter, Man Cub. The pair combine to form the group Feel The Love, and thus the title for their 3 track EP. This one has a sonically different vibe from…

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NEW HEAT: MICK JENKINS X GOLDLINK “PRESSED FOR TIME (CROSSED MY MIND)” PRD. MONTE BOOKER X THEMpeople

WOW. When Mick Jenkins and GoldLink build (had to find a better word than ‘link’) you know you are in trouble. However, when Monte Booker and THEMpeople build, you are in especially deep trouble. Now imagine all 4 of them linking. Oh wait, it’s happened. “Pressed For Time (Crossed My…

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NEW HEAT: RIC WILSON “FINNA”

Ric’s last effort Soul Bounce really seemed to be a jumping off point for the young artists career as he was able to fully realize his aesthetic and find his voice. With his last couple releases, “all i wanna do” and this latest “Finna”, Ric is on a creative roll, working…

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NEW HEAT: RAVYN LENAE “MIDNIGHT MOONLIGHT” EP

Available for purchase or stream wherever you may do that, this one is well worth the listen and $. Ravyn. Where on Earth did this talent come from? Talent is evident if you’ve had the privilege to see her perform live (which you can now on No Name’s tour), the…

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RECAP: ***ALL SMILES*** 2/24/2017

  Once again, ***ALL SMILES*** at Tonic Room brought the talent out for a packed house at our latest showcase. The event brought in part by Rich Jones’ JonesKorp and us at 119 featured the Pivotal MFn Melo, the seductive AJ Peace, the wow inspiring Tasha, and the thrill of…

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NEW HEAT: ROMAN FLOWRS X MIC LEE “DIGI”

We been waiting for new drops from Roman Flowrs for a minute. Dude’s vision is on point, and with each release you not only hear growth in the production, but something different as well. This is the case for his latest collab with Mic Lee, “Digi”, which absolutely knocks. Hopefully…

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NEW HEAT: DALLY AUSTON X QARI “ECONOMICS” (PRD. MULATTO X CEO BEATZ)

Dally Auston and Qari go crazy one time for us all on this Economics. Over something super wavy from Mulatto and CEO BEATZ, the two emcees are in rare form delivering bars the like of which you never heard. These two got the juice on this one, believe it!

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