KC Orcutt

Brooklyn resident KC Orcutt aims to capture moments found in music. Her freelance writing career has brought her to many places over the years, including London, Croatia, Prague, all over the US and on tour with her favorite hometown rappers. Happiest when working with words and people, KC is first and foremost an enthusiast of her craft and supporter of all things dope.

Frank Ocean Is Paving A New Way For Creative Introverts To Thrive

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While endless studies have been conducted on the psyche of the creative, many claims dance around the general consensus that a large majority of creative people are both uniquely introverted and extroverted. While this is not always the case, a major key lies in discovering and honoring the environment that best suits an individual’s creative […]

On The Rise: Toronto’s Manny Rite Is Finding A Way Or Making One

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The connections between creating music and playing sports are not difficult to point out. Both require perseverance, practice and passion. Hard work goes into both, and at the end of the day, it feels like you win some and you lose some. For rising artist Manny Rite, the key is to apply what you learned along […]

On The Rise: HellaNames Is Making Hella Moves His First Year In The Game

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Let’s face it. Every die-hard music fan’s guilty pleasure is to discover new artists and put them on to their friends, specifically when it’s before an artist takes off. With streaming sites such as Spotify and SoundCloud running the game, each and every person with an internet connection has the opportunity to be their own […]

Get Hooked On HBO’s Latest Mini-Series Success: The Night Of

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Last night (Saturday, July 30) HBO played host to an advance screening of one of its latest success stories, The Night Of. Taking place at The London in West Hollywood, CA., some of the mini-series’ key players, actors and creators alike came together to provide insight to the thriller that has everyone counting down the […]

On The Rise: Life From #TheWinners Circle With HusKingpin

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Often times people say that you reflect the company you keep, and in Hus Kingpin‘s case, he’s surrounded by some of the best. #TheWinners, a collective group of emcees, producers and overall Hip Hop enthusiasts, have been building a la A$AP Mob, but came together through their like-minded nature despite not all being from the […]

On The Rise: Young Scrap Finds His Own Lane With ‘Trill And B’

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Los Angeles-born singer and rapper Young Scrap is winning listeners over with his own blend of Hip Hop and R&B, affectionately self-described as “Trill And B.” His latest project of the same name draws from those familiar influences, and presents a luxe collection of 18 tracks fit for chillin’ and partying alike. Chiseling the project down from […]

On The Rise: Get Lost In OBESØN’s R&B-Influenced Soundscapes

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2016 has inspired producers to level their game up, maybe even more so now than ever. With artists looking to feature a variety of people and styles behind the boards, eclectic soundscapes are finding their way into Hip Hop and R&B-inspired tracks in an interesting way. As experimental music finds its way into R&B and Hip […]

No Surprises Here, Nas And Hennessy Know How To Throw A Dope Party

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When Nas penned a deal with Hennessy back in 2013, it was a long time coming for the inevitable partnership, with Nas saying himself it was two decades in the making. While some criticized Nas for previously being adamant about being anti-liquor endorsements at the early stages of his career, there’s something special about Henny […]

Take The ‘Stairs’ To Dubai With Brooklyn’s G4SHi

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In a cultural landscape desperately seeking authenticity, talent and genuine passion, Brooklyn’s G4SHi is leading a revolution entirely his own, with both middle fingers up and his signature gold-adorned grin gleaming. Unapologetically himself, the young musician has fought battles and overcome challenges that permanently separate him from the pack, drawing from his experiences to help […]

On The Rise: Flo Kennedy Is Living Out Her Destiny As A Lyricist

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Flo Kennedy, a 22-year-old emcee from Harlem, is cultivating an air of vulnerability and passion that in turn is resulting in some of her most creative and honest work to date. While her new EP, titled The He(art), has been a long time in the making, her debut collection of tracks makes for an impressive […]

On The Rise: F. Virtue Is Soundtracking Hip Hop’s Big Hang-Up

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F. Virtue can’t go a day without music. And why should he? Whether he’s absent-mindedly honing his freestyle skills while cooking breakfast, finding inspiration in an obscure beat that likely hasn’t been given a name yet or hitting play on an Atmosphere record for the umpteenth time, music is woven into every fiber of F. […]