April 13, 2017

CLASH: Meet Five Women Pioneering Europe’s DIY Scene.

CLASH Magazine recently featured me in a piece titled: Meet Five Women Pioneering Europe’s DIY Scene. Read my profile below and the full article at clashmusic.com. Lily Mercer What started as a hip-hop blog turned into a career in internet radio: Lily is a leading international voice in progressive hip-hop via her show on Rinse […]

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Meet: Wifisfuneral.

Age: 19 Location: Palm Beach, Fl  Releases: When Hell Falls 1.What’s the meaning behind your name? It’s just how me and my best friend met. His best friend committed suicide and that’s how we became friends. I named myself ‘wifi’ because I wanted my music to be nationwide. 2. What other names have you had? […]

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Meet: Cas Jones.

Location: London Age: 23 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? Erm, I’m a ghost of my ancestors lol. 2. What other names have you had? Back in the day the mandem used to call me R1, that’s some old school shit. 3. Which song of yours would you first want people to hear? That’s […]

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Meet: Jace.

Location: Atlanta, USA Age: 27 Releases: Jace Tape 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? It’s short for Jaison. 2. What other names have you had? I used to call myself DFK (Da freestyle king). 3. Which song of yours would you first want people to hear? I want people to hear ‘Get It’ the most.  […]

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Meet: J.I.D.

Location: Atlanta, USA Age: 24 Releases: Dicaprio 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? My name came from a nickname my grandmother called me when I was a baby, Jittery or Jiddery, I just shortened it to J.I.D, the acronym is whatever I chose it to be at that moment. 
2. What other names have […]

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Meet: Jammz

Location: London, UK 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? Really it’s an abbreviation of my real name/old Alias. When I was in school I used to be called Jammin, but as time went on I discovered that there was another MC with the same name and at the time I wasn’t that known so […]

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Meet: I$O Indies.

Location: New York, USA Releases: IRIE and Reflections: Phife Tribute EP 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? I$O Indies represents isolation From all negativity and bringing unity to the world. 2. What other names have you had? S.S.M ( Swagg & Splash Movement) we started in high school and later became I$O Indies. 3. […]

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Meet: Via Rosa.

Location: Chicago, USA Age: 26 Releases: Cinderella “99 and Judge the Book 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? It’s short for “Lluvia Rosa Vela.” My friends back home in Cali just started calling me Via one day, it just kinda stuck… and my grandma’s name is Rosa so it was kinda like… by way of […]

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Meet: DP.

Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA Age: 22 Releases: Designer Casket 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? My initials, I couldn’t think of a cool enough name. 2. What other names have you had? Insubordinate, at risk, a threat, a hazard. names along those lines, lol. 3. Which song of yours would you first want […]

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Meet: Kari Faux.

Location: Los Angeles, USA Age: 23 Releases: LAUGH NOW, DIE LATER EP 1. What’s the meaning behind your name? Kari is my real first name. Faux means “fake or imitation” in French. I call myself “fake” as a disclaimer to anybody who meets me and expects shit from me. People will try to make you […]

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Meet: Sulaiman.

Location: from Chicago, currently living in LA. Age: 26 Releases: Planet Earth, The Disappointed Series, Local Nobodies What’s the meaning behind your name? Sulaiman is my birth name, it means “Man Of Peace” in Arabic. What other names have you had? Phrikshun, Akademically Adept, TheNativeSoul Which song of yours would you first want people to hear? Fuck […]

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