South Central’s finest Meeko Taylor is out to grab everyone’s attention with her latest single ‘OH JESUS’. An instant hit that is an equal combination of quality and controversy. A club track that is carnal and catchy with slowed down 2 Live Crew era production mixed with a memorable bassline akin to classic Three6Mafia and Gangsta Boo territory. Meeko Taylor displays her intricate flow, clever punchlines and dynamic delivery while maintaining dominance with a hefty heated unholy hook. Creative cover art and visuals accompany this summer anthem giving all the more reason for everyone to keep their attention on Meeko Taylor.
Nicky Wattz latest single ‘Cautionary’ is an electrifying release. With heavy kicks and ambient crisps snares Nicky Wattz crafts a soundscape that is energetic and demanding. Stuttering electric guitars and pulsating keys buzz in and out before the track fully kicks off with spacious pads chiming in immediately accompanied by rapid fire lyrics. LindonMusic and Jacyn Joseph join in and all display their lyrical prowess with one liners, punchlines and palpable anger and energy. ‘Cautionary’ is truly a cautionary tale for any naive Hip-Hop artist daring to compete with the raw sound and “the wrath of a menace” that is Nicky Wattz most recent release.
Over haunting self produced production djWRCKS iT details the agony of being correct. Somber strings weave in and out while a dark piano loop remains steady as the percussion climbs to a climax when stuttering hi hats hit a rapid fire pattern and kicks and snares begin to knock. djWRCKS iT’s signature gritty vocals plead with the listener to see clearly about deep social issues with a lyrical subtlety. The dense music is met with equally vivid visuals directed and edited by @M1N6U5, black and white melancholy shots represent the harsh reality in djWRCKS iT’s lyrics. While being a triple threat in music, producing, DJing and rhyming, djWRCKS iT has fan’s eager to hear what’s next. Fans will remain locked in to his Youtube page -djWRCKS iT- as he has already hinted at huge news and releases to come later this summer.
UK artist Effy Lowan brings her signature sound of raw truthfulness with her latest single ‘Back To’. A somber reflective beautiful ballad that is sung over top lush chords and strings that have the air of distant ephemeral sonic landscapes. At times the production deconstructs to minimalism as a perfect backdrop to Effy’s candid and direct vocals delivering a redemptive message rooted in nostalgia. Effy Lowan’s raw redemptive pleas are a testament to her signature brutal honesty and ‘Back To’ is not only a memorable anthem but also a snapshot of a diary page from an artist who cherishes honesty.
Flynn Tanner is a sort of musical mastermind, with his breakout single ‘Let’s Talk About’ he captures the tangible energy of Summer fun. His ability to convey emotion and energy is immediately evident on ‘Let’s Talk About’ but where he shines is his ability to take that energy that everyone has experienced and musically evolve it into an electrifying expansive experience. With keen Pop sensibilities and an innate knack for song writing Flynn Tanner flawlessly flexes his amazing talents while writing, arranging, producing and engineering the entire song himself. He weaves an eclectic array of genres together with elements of Pop, Alternative, Surf Rock, Dance, World Music and Electronic. Playing every instrument himself allows ‘Let’s Talk About’ to constantly expand and morph into various forms of distinct but interconnected Summer anthems. The cohesiveness is a testament to a musical talent that is well aware of his own artistic expression, his personal vision, his audience, and also the ecstatic energy of an outstanding Summer single.