October 2, 2013

Meet: Thelonious Martin.

Age: 21 Location: Sometimes Chicago. Sometimes NYC. Releases: From Me To You, TWELVE, COLORS, 3 Piece Set w/ Curren$y What’s the meaning behind your name? My dad used to play lots of Thelonious Monk when I was little, so when it came to having an alias for music, I wanted to be as cool as the Monk […]

Meet: Jean Deaux.

Location: n/a Age: Immortal. Releases: RAW Series, Soular System (Coming Soon). What’s the meaning behind your name? I wanted to find my alter ego, I found a French girl (jean). Then I thought of Jean Deaux, everyone and no one. What other names have you had? I’d rather not say because they were pretty whack, hahah, but […]

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Meet: Oddyssey.

Location: Miami, Florida. Releases: I have a new project dropping very soon called Shadow Moses. What’s the meaning behind your name? I’d say the idea with the most meaning when it comes to my name has to be the simple definition of the word, ‘Odyssey’: A long wandering and testing journey. Life, I suppose. To […]

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Meet: Lili K.

Location: Chicago (Originally from Milwaukee) Age: 22 Releases: EPs – My Favorite Things, Metal Petals, A Prelude to Hello / Singles – Come In, Let Me Know, Hands of Time ft theWhoevers. What’s the meaning behind your name? My birth name is Lillianna Kryzanek, I’ve always gone by Lili. My last name, Kryzanek, looks crazy when written and […]

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Meet: Mars Jackson.

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania aka “New Pittsburgh” Age: 27 Releases: The Coffee Break Tape, Loft Music, and the newest Hype Chill dropped August 13, 2013. What’s the meaning behind your name? The meaning behind Mars Jackson came from two places, the first one is the root of my government name which is Marquel, and the second place is […]

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Meet: Isaac Danquah.

Location: Dalston, London Age: 19 Releases: Eclectic Perspective EP What’s the meaning behind your name? My stage name is actually my real name, when I decided to take music seriously I thought the best way to portray, display or showcase if you like, is deliver the real me without the need of a created moniker nickname […]

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Meet: Uzzee.

Meet: Uzzee Location: Notting Hill, London Age: 22 Releases: Evolution (Aug 13’) What’s the meaning behind your name? An Uzi is a submachine gun that fires 600 rounds per minute. Lord knows why my closest friends call me this. What other names have you had? Just Uzzee. Which song of yours would you first want people to […]

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Meet: Dopehead

Location:  Detroit , Mi Releases:  DOPEHEAD VOL.1, PLAID PALM TREES, SCION EP BRUISER BRIGADE 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? The meaning behind my name Dopehead is drugs. The fans named me that in my hood (Linwood) in 2009. 2. What other names have you had? Other names are: King Jooky. Fans gave me that […]

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Meet: Vic Spencer.

Location: Chicago, Illinois Age: 31 Releases: Vic’s Magorium, Hip-Hop Emporium, Go Louis, Vic Greenthumbs, Walk Away Music & Spence Ethic. 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? My name is Victor Spencer. It’s 2 first names, which is cool. My name sound like a iconic athlete. But Vic Spencer sounds like a elite MC name. Victor means […]

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Meet: Deniro Farrar

Location: Charlotte, NC Age: 25 Releases: Feel This (2010), Destiny Altered, (2011), Kill Or BE Killed (2012), Cliff Of Death (2012), The Patriarch (2013), The Patriarch II (June 18, 2013) 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? Deniro Farrar, there isn’t one. Farrar is my last name. 2. What other names have you had? None, […]

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Meet: Martin $ky.

Location: Chicago, IL Age: 18 Releases: timeLESS, which is coming out this summer. 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? Well, Martin is my actual name so I just put $ky behind it because it looks and sounds really, really cool. 2. What other names have you had? Ahahaa, I actually can’t tell you. 3. Which […]

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Meet: Tink.

  Location: Chicago Age: 18 Releases: Alter Ego, Winter’s Diary, Blunts & Ballads 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? Tink actually is just a childhood name and I stuck with it. It sounded dope on the track, like ‘Yo this is Tink’, it sounds hot. 2. What other names have you had? Tink, a lot of […]

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Meet: Remy Banks.

Location: Queens, NY Age: 24 Releases: Children of the Night: 100%, Where The Wild Things Are, Yes/No, Queens…Revisited.  World’s Fair:  ’96 Knicks, Company Fair, Suspect. Solo: 3Flips6 ft Zombie Jewice & A$AP Ant, GLDCHN ft Bodega BAMZ. 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? Me. It’s my real name. 2. What other names have you had? […]

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Meet: Denzel Curry.

Location: Miami, Florida (Carol City Zone 3/Black Land) Age: 18 Releases: King Remembered, King of the Mischievous South, Strictly 4 My R.V.I.D.X.R.Z. 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? Denzel Curry is my actual birth name I just decided to make it my stage name. It’s the name I was given by my parents, so it’s what […]

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