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On The Rise: Young Planet’s New EP ‘All Our Lives Dreaming’ Is Exactly What Experimental Hip Hop Needs

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This year has arguably been one of the most vibrant years for artists to thrive in the spaces between traditional Hip Hop as we know and love it and Hip Hop in the experimental way we’re learning to embrace. Visit for more information Brooklyn’s producer/emcee duo Young Planet is no exception, and its hard-to-exactly-pin-down brand of […]

Catch A Feeling Post-Valentines Day With Young Planet’s New Track

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For the second installment of a monthly series featuring loose singles, Brooklyn’s Young Planet took it to a whimsical place to celebrate that feel-good kind of love. Visit for more information Inspired by a spark of romance both realistic and imaginative, their new track ”These Feelings,” is a portrait painting praise and adoration plain […]

[Interview] Meet New Haven’s Hip Hop Hope, JoeyAX


New Haven, CT’s JoeyAX has quite the elusive and exciting repertoire for an underground recording artist, with accolades that include working alongside Jadakiss, as well as working with a handful of New York City-based rappers and independent bands, and also being invited as a supporting act on separate tours for Mac Miller and Machine Gun Kelly. […]

The Doppelgangaz Continue “Beats For Brothels” Series With Third Edition


The Doppelgangaz take a couple things in life very seriously, namely in this instance: beats and brothels. In an instrumental series the duo credits to inspiration from visiting brothels around the world, Beats For Brothels Vol. 3 helps level up The ‘Gangaz growing catalog of independent Hip Hop releases. Visit for more information BFBV3 was produced in-house […]

Review: Mean Joe Scheme Makes Strong Debut With “You Gotta Watch” LP


Opening up with a quick sound bite of “ready when you are” is testament New York City-based rapper, Mean Joe Scheme, has been waiting to share his talents for years, much like a boxer waiting for his first round in the corner of the ring. Visit for more information Slightly sweating, feet shuffling and […]