Mike Borik

20 year old Communications Major at the University of Scranton, originally from Scotch Plains, NJ. Published poet/writer since the age of 16, the co-founder/owner of Garden State Sounds ( @GS_SOUNDS ). Specializes in Journalism, Public Relations, Artist Development, & Social Media Management. Past interviews include SD (GBE), Montana of 300, Dougie F, Mike Zombie of OVO, Lud Foe, Albee Al + more.

On The Rise: Yung P Drops A Brand New Visual For “Work”

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Yung P, also known as Yung Prince, is a rising star coming out of Silver Spring, Maryland. Him and his PurpleCityEnt. affiliates aim to put their city on the map through their incredibly unique sound. Yung P exhibits that mentality in his newest video for “Work“. The catchy single serves as an anthem to those […]

On The Rise: QUILO Brings Out The City In His Video For “Watchu Saying”

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QUILO is an explosive up and coming artist reigning from South Jersey. In just a matter of months, he and his “Long Money Long Ways” collective has gained an immense amount of support from coast to coast. Continuing his buzz, QUILO brings out his city for his clean visual for “Watchu Saying“. The official video […]

[PREMIERE] Vinny Cha$e Reveals His Lavish New Visual For “Bank Run”

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For anybody forgetting to set their alarms at night: it’s time to wake up and stop sleeping on Vinny Cha$e. Vinny defines New York City’s hip-hop culture; implementing that classic hip-hop aesthetic while developing his own trends as an all around icon in both music and fashion. He brilliantly exhibits all of these aspects in […]

On The Rise: OnlyJahmez Lets Go A Banger With “Tarzan”

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Despite the tragic passing of his mother, OnlyJahmez continues to overcome the obstacles in life through his music. On his newest single “Tarzan”, the South Jersey native teams up with producer Branford Beats. The track is a perfect way to start off the spring season. Jahmez delivers an uplifting, empowering new record that can serve […]

On The Rise: Stephen Xavier Drops His New Single “Red Lights”

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Up and coming lyricist Stephen Xavier talks about the importance of overcoming obstacles on his new single “Red Lights“. Following the release of his debut project “The Classic”, he aims to continue his buzz through the  release of this brand new record. The Clifton, New Jersey native takes pride in differentiating himself from the rest […]

[PREMIERE] K$upreme Unleashes His Debut Project “Flex Muzik”

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K$upreme is one of the most promising artists in the industry; showcasing his potential and setting the internet a blaze with each release. Following a breakout year in 2016, he decides to bless fans with his debut project “Flex Muzik“. K$upreme collaborates with some of the biggest names in hip-hop on this one! “Flex Muzik” […]

On The Rise: Check Out ReadyRockDee & His Video For “Protect My Crown”

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ReadyRockDee puts on for both Yonkers, NY and Bridgeport, CT as he effortlessly flows over a smooth production on his single “Protect My Crown“. He recently released the official video for the standout record, and makes it clear to all that nobody can stop his grind. On this visual ReadyRockDee collaborates with rising film and […]

On The Rise: Bizz-E Blaze Unleashes His Newest Single “Motivation”

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Flatbush native Bizz-E Blaze made a statement in 2016, sending a clear message to the industry that the young hit-maker is here to stay. His large catalog of music is beyond impressive, and today he adds to the collection with the release of  his newest single “Motivation“. Bizz-E Blaze has started this year off with […]

On The Rise: Check Out E-Reign & His New Visual For “Need More”

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Up and coming artist E-Reign is the last of a dying breed. He’s a lyricist who naturally and consistently paints portraits with his words, for all listeners to see. A great example; the official video for his single “Need More“. E-Reign truly represents New York City, and his catalog of music proves it. “Need More” […]

On The Rise: Majik N’ Brrrd Continue Their Success With “The Syndrome”

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Unlike the historical rivalry between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, Majik N’ Brrrd are playing for the same team, and their progression as a tandem has really began to take shape over the past several years. Their chemistry on the mic is evident on their single “The Syndrome“. “The Syndrome” is a standout track from […]

On The Rise: Mateo Ahki Shines On His Recent Project “veyebes”

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Mateo Ahki is bringing a unique sound to the game; one that seems to fuse hip-hop, R&B, alternative music, and more into musical masterpieces. The Jersey City, New Jersey native truly displays his range as an artist on his new project “veyebes“. From introduction to conclusion, “veyebes” takes listeners on an emotional roller coaster, as […]

On The Rise: P. Wright Releases His Newest Single “Got Damn”

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Queens native P. Wright made some major moves in 2016, and as a result his career has taken off. Following his appearance on Kid Ink’s last album and extensive catalog of quality singles, he looks to take his momentum even further with his newest single “Got Damn“. The new radio-friendly hit was provided with solid […]

[PREMIERE] Harlem’s Don Mykel Grabs Austin Sour For “Hunger Painz”

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Harlem native Don Mykel took the city, internet, and industry by storm this past year, blowing critics away with his gifted lyrical ability and vicious tenacity. Today he premieres his newest record “Hunger Painz“, featuring Austin Sour. Once again, Don proves he’s one of the best to do it! Recently Don Mykel spit freestyles for […]

[PREMIERE] CHXPO & Smokepurpp Team Up For “Turn The News On”

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CHXPO and Smokepurpp are two of the most promising underground artists in the game right now, and today the two MC’s release their highly anticipated new collaboration! The new track, “Turn The News On”, is a necessity for everybody’s playlist. The two artists coincide with one another nicely, trading vocals over strong production courtesy of […]

Wu-Tang Affiliate Solomon Childs Releases His Newest Video For “My Baby”

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Wu-Tang Clan affiliate and Staten Island native Solomon Childs is a true veteran to the game, with over a decade of experience to show for it. Childs injects that classic hip-hop sound into the official video for his standout single “My Baby“. Rumor has it, late last year Solomon Childs nearly lost his life after […]

On The Rise: Banga Roye & Millionz of Bar$ Connect On “100 Percent”

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PECVSSO GVNG affiliates Banga Roye and Millionz of Bar$ dropped a dope new single recently, catching the eyes of many prominent figures within the industry. The record, titled “100 Percent“, features verses from KaCe & 4tre and contains a clean visual to coincide with the track. The Connecticut natives are thriving up and down the east […]