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: Take A Look At JVST EARL In His New Video For “My World”

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For those unaware, it is a pleasure to introduce JVST EARL; an up and coming rapper, singer, and songwriter reigning from the UK. He brings his talents overseas in his newest video for “My World“, shot by UK director KrownMedia. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On JVST EARL’s single “My World”, he opens up about […]

On The Rise: Watch Flex Squad Get Live In Their Video For “Drip It Up”


Flex Squad is a Philadelphia-based trio known for their upbeat, rock star aesthetic that brings listeners and crowds to their feet. The group turns up the energy a notch in their electric new video for “Drip It Up”. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The three artists are creating their own wave as they inevitably turn […]

On The Rise: Check Out Florida MC DopeTruth & His Video For “Right Now”

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DopeTruth is an up and coming rapper/songwriter from Palm Beach, Florida. Truth has created an immense amount of buzz through his electrifying vocals and his clean visuals. Several months ago he released the official video for his hit single “Right Now“. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Once a DJ doing local gigs, DopeTruth now is […]

[PREMIERE] Cambank$ Releases His Newest Project “March Madness Freestlyes Vol. 2”

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New Jersey phenom Cambank$ returns with his highly anticipated new mixtape “March Madness Freestyles Vol. 2“. Cambank$ has been releasing quality material left and right to start off the new year; containing strong punchlines and creative metaphors on each and every record. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The new mixtape is a sequel to his […]

On The Rise: Dap K Drops His New Video For “Juggg Jawn”

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Dap K is a ferocious up and coming MC known for his clever wordplay and aggressive punchlines. Several months ago he released the official video for his single “Juggg Jawn“, featuring Biggg Slim. The two coincide with one another nicely over an energetic instrumental. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The NYC native was raised in […]

On The Rise: Kash Doll Releases A Brand New Visual “For Everyone”

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Detroit’s very own Kash Doll recently released the highly anticipated new video for her single “For Everyone“. Prior to its release, the trailer alone generated over a million views on Facebook in a single day, while also collecting roughly 200,000 views on Instagram in just two hours! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The hype surrounding […]

On The Rise: Amber London Is Back With Two New Bangers


Houston native Amber London is an artist who can truly captivate any audience, using her gifted lyricism to paint a vivid picture for all listeners. She is an amazing example of an artist who efficiently attracts both male and female listeners. Her unique aura is evident on her two new singles “Stood Up” and “Hurt […]

Mike Zombie Links With Tdot Illdude For His Newest Single “One Way”


Whenever you hear the words “Zombie On The Track” at the beginning of any record, you already know its about to be nothing but heat. OVO Sound rapper/producer Mike Zombie can do it all, and continues to show his talents on his newest record “One Way”.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “One Way” contains vocals […]

On The Rise: Itz Prof Grabs Cash Money’s Caskey On “My Vision”

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North Carolina rapper/songwriter Itz Prof has been developing a nice buzz in the South, delivering ferocious wordplay throughout each and every track. His most recent record “My Vision“, contains vocals from both him and Cash Money Records signee Caskey. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On “My Vision”, Itz Prof explains just that; emotionally sharing his […]

On The Rise: YoYadi Releases The Official Video For “Guapamole”


From the individual records, to their cover artwork, to the crisp visuals, YoYadi offers a unique vibe for all hip-hop fans. He recently released the official video for “Guapamole“; a single off YoYadi’s upcoming album. Although he’s only been in the game for two years, his aura alone makes him seem like a veteran. Visit […]

On The Rise: DEMI Unleashes Their Newest Project “Underage”


DEMI is back with a brand new project titled “Underage“, which is up on various streaming services as we speak. The power trio comes together as a group, fusing both pop and rock into a distinct sound they call their own. DEMI is an exciting new act who have made a clear statement with their […]

On The Rise: Take A Listen To JXRDY & His Newest Record “Forever Jordy”


Queens native JXRDY is an up and coming artist whose providing a brand new sound for New York hip-hop fans. Recently the MC released his newest single “Forever Jordy“, which is accompanied by a clean new visual to coincide with the track itself. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information JXRDY, is new in the eyes of […]

Chad B Continues To Shine On His Latest Hit “Courtside”

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For the past several months, major radio stations (such as Hot 97.1) and nightclubs everywhere have had Chad B‘s “Courtside” on repeat! The New Jersey powerhouse delivers another quality record, adding to his impressive catalog of music. Chad proves yet again why he is one of the biggest artists in the Garden State. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

Smokepurpp Unveils “Woah” Produced By TM88 & Southside

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Following his viral buzz in 2016 and his recent deal with Alamo Records, South Florida standout Smokepurpp is back with nothing but blessings for his fans. First things first, his newest record “Woah” contains production from hit-makers TM88 & Southside and needs to be heard. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Aside from his quality new […]

On The Rise: Corr Kendricks Releases Official Video For “Trapped”


Chicago, Illinois rapper/actor Corr Kendricks is back in action with his latest video for his single “Trapped“. The record was produced by L.T. Moe, and the crystal clear visual was directed by the talented Peter Parkkerr Films. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Kendricks is multi-talented to say the least, and he exhibits all of his strengths […]