Top 5 Submissions For 4thWeek January 2018 • Word Is Bond

 

“Rearview Mirror” is an uplifting track that blends impassioned lyrics with a chill bass loop. The song explores YB’s spiritual awakening and the impact it’s had on his life. He begins the song rapping, “Let them see the pain, I don’t hide much, but let me explain.” This vulnerability carries throughout “Rearview Mirror” as YB reminisces about his past, the importance of family, and God.”

The lead single from the new album Thoughtwork, a collaborative album from veteran Canadian emcee/producer/dj Fraction and emcee/producer/dj Finsta (of the famed New York rap duo Finsta Bundy). Produced by Mr. Walt of Da Beatminerz. Hit the play button and feel the banging joint.

 

 

Sha delivers his first single “Dreaming with demons” from his debut EP ‘Hazy Vision’. It’s a jazzy triphop track which sets the tone for the rest of the project, comprising five songs in total. Sha is a 17 year old rapper and producer, and Aila is a 18 year old vocalist. They’re both from Hyderabad, India. The track was mixed by MookieFish.

 

 

 

 

Jus Alex‘s “The Truth Vol.1” provides an alternative message to listeners contrary to that of the status quo. In a world of music catered to misogyny, elicit drug use, and reckless living, the truth will set you free. based out of Fayetteville Ga, a small town just beyond the Metro-Atlanta outskirts, Jus Alex is influenced only by the good nature of the place he calls home.

Colorful would be an understatement. Based out of Pittsburgh, PA, My Favorite Color (MFC) has always been a strong lyricist. Using poetry as a creative outlet, MFC would watch his older brother rap, inspiring him to study the craft. By the age of 12 he was writing full songs, and recording them on his MP3 player over Lil Wayne instrumentals. It wasn’t until January of 2017, however, that MFC decided to focus all of his energy into establishing himself as an artist. With the help of production trio, One800, they set out to develop his craft. Throughout the entirety of 2017, they sat in a garage-turned home studio in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, writing and recording original songs.

 

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Author: Nick Norris

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