Reggae Ambassador, and member of the group Roots and Tings, WINSTRONG returns with his latest single ‘Terpenes’. A lush intoxicating instrumental with smooth ambient pads is accented by WINSTRONG’s flawless and effortless delivery. Accompanied by booming 808s and Trap hi-hats and drums WINSTRONG details his love and knowledge of cannabis while referencing the iconic catch phrase of Musical Youth and intertwining in original catchy and memorable hooks and flows. WINSTRONG states ‘One of the most fun aspects of being a cannabis consumer or patient is the ability to smell the array of fragrances that the plant’s flowers produce. Terpenes or Terpenoids, are the chemicals that give the cannabis its different types of scents. Terpenes are organic hydrocarbons found in the essential oils of plants.’ His knowledge of cannabis is equal to his knowledge of music and culture, crafting an unforgettable atmospheric anthem for whichever mind state a listener may be occupying.
Nicky Wattz Music returns along side Jacyn Joseph with ‘Tell About Who’. A hard hitting single with a early Rick Rubin-Def Jam era style beat that combines sharp electric guitar stabs heavy kick drums and syncopated homemade percussion. With braggadocio lyrics delivered to both boast and condemn unworthy competitors Nicky Wattz Music and Jacyn craft another amazing creation for the culture. In under 3 minutes they flawlessly prove that ‘when you first start, it’s 100% art.’ They continue their streak of untampered pure Hip-Hop.
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.