Discover Independent Musicians Breathing New Life into the Grooves of the Current Wave
It’s time to venture into the hip-hop world where maverick talents oscillate between the spoken ecstasies of rap, the smooth cadence of hip-hop, and the clever synth of sub-genres. Traverse the bustling music scene teeming with an assortment of music styles.
Eager to know more about these virtuosos? Have a look at each artist’s portfolio on our blog! Don’t forget to follow them on Spotify and tap your foot on our new playlists. So, get set, enjoy the drill of beats and let the rhymes fuel your imagination!
1) STOOP – Cratehead
Discover a new voice of Boom Bap and Hip-Hop, straight from the heart of the United States, Fort Collins. A scene newcomer, STOOP, is reshaping the US-based culture with his new album, ‘Cratehead.’ Shaping the best of Lofi’s hip-hop beats with old-school grooves, STOOP effortlessly interlaces nostalgic echoes with a super edgy twist, managing to present something genuinely refreshing. His sound is reminiscent of the soul and grit found in the vintage tunes by legends like J Dilla.
In his work, STOOP is successfully merging the world of beats in a mix that is both sonic and cinematic—yielding instrumental prowess into his male vocals. One of the whole album’s organic, flowing soundtracks, which can only be described as a banger, gets the listener affirming, “It’s chock-full of studying vibes that make you want to move and chill out at the same time.” It’s hard not to get caught in the psychedelic, relaxing melodies, a distinct component of his unique style.
Therefore, take a minute to explore STOOP’s sonic universe. You can find him on his website, Spotify, and YouTube under the name ‘STOOP.’ His relaxing and edgy touch to hip-hop is a reminder that music is an auditory journey, meant for exploration. So, be a part of this journey, give ‘Cratehead’ a listen, and brace yourself to be propelled into a world filled with colourful nostalgia and staggering talent. Don’t forget to like and listen to our curated playlist, featuring STOOP’s tracks alongside other up-and-coming independent artists.
2) WILL FRANCIS – Trick or Treat
Join us as we shine a spotlight on the incredible talent of up-and-coming hip-hop artist Will Francis. Operating out of North Carolina in the United States, his music draws heavily from the motifs of US-based culture. With a style sitting at the intersection of rap and gangsta rap, Will Francis’ latest single, “Trick or Treat,” shares a musical kinship with the works of eminent artists such as Nas and Ice Cube.
The unique flavour of Will Francis’ music is characterized by his super edgy male vocals performing evocative lyrics, including standout phrases like, “Step up to the mic and give ’em fright; ain’t no living without the Trick or Treat life.” Brimming with cutting-edge wordplay, his tracks serve as an exhilarating exploration of the US rap scene and beyond.
Step into the world of Will Francis by exploring his musical offerings on Spotify, X (formerly Twitter), SoundCloud, and YouTube. If you’re as captivated by his talent as we are, don’t hesitate to like and listen to our curated playlist featuring the finest examples of his genre. Will Francis is a true force to be reckoned with—don’t miss out on the chance to experience his unique sound.
3) JMS BRYNT – FIU
Imagine blending the intense energy of rap rock, with the subtly raw emotion of emo rap, and you’ll start to get an idea of the unique style of JMS Brynt. A trailblazer from the United States Spring Valley, he is a name you need to know, and ‘FIU’ is a single you need to hear. The tune, engagingly catchy on a first play, has the immersive power of the classic gangsta rap, yet it feels uniquely refreshing. The pleasantly raspy male vocals take the listener on a transcending journey through US-based culture.
“FIU is a metaphysical journey, audaciously traversing musical genres, deftly encapsulating emotions as diverse and gripping as the mumble rap itself,” asserts an industry insider. You get a sense of this precise sentiment the moment you experience this vibrant composition. JMS Brynt, with his sincere delivery, pays an intriguing homage to the pioneers of rap, modelling their rawness while gently infusing it with his singular charm.
You are earnestly invited to explore more of JMS Brynt’s exceptional work on his BandCamp page for a deeper immersion in his world of sound and passion. The catchy brilliance of ‘FIU’ deserves to be shared. If you appreciate the emotive power of US rap and hip-hop, don’t forget to support JMS Brynt by liking and listening to our curated playlist, where this enchanting single has secured its place.
4) BLACKSHAKESPEAR – No Need
Rising from the United States, Berkeley is an indomitable force known as BLACKSHAKESPEAR. This independent artist is striving to create waves within the contemporary R&B and hip-hop scene. Like a shimmering beacon of innovation, their single ‘No Need’ astounds listeners with its groundbreaking sounds. This promising maestro undoubtedly represents the spirit of modern US-based culture, drawing inspiration from the likes of Kanye West and Jay-Z in his synthesis of rap and R&B.
“No Need paints an image of BLACKSHAKESPEAR’s artistic brilliance so vividly; it’s like sparkling diamonds of sound illuminating a room.” Earning such fine compliments, he is inevitably the next big thing in the realm of male vocals. His tracks redefine the experience of listening to modern rap, a unique blend of awe-inspiring lyrics and intoxicating soundscapes, much like a startlingly refreshing gust of wind—invigorating and momentous.
Step into his world by checking out BLACKSHAKESPEAR on platforms like Spotify, Facebook, TikTok and SoundCloud. Immerse yourself in his atmospheric vibes, and dive into the soaring waves of his sound; a harmony that is refined, precise, and impeccably pieced together. And don’t forget to like and listen to our curated playlist, promoting the best of what US Rap has to offer. After all, how often does one encounter music that engraves itself onto the soul? You better catch the wave now before you miss it completely.
5) SUPER SAIYAN JAY – GC Presents An Unplanned Christmas
Lastly, independent artist Super Saiyan Jay from United States West Palm Beach has delivered an electrifying musical experience with his latest EP, ‘GC Presents An Unplanned Christmas.’ Propelled by his robust and expressive male vocals, this EP is much more than just holiday music. It’s a creative fusion of the nostalgic elements reminiscent of the early US-based culture with contemporary hip-hop. He and his music have drawn comparisons to established rap artists like Kendrick Lamar, echoing that distinct style in terms of lyricism.
The EP’s intimate choice of melodies resonates with the very essence of Christmas, intertwining heartwarming tunes with impassioned rap verses. The audacious experimentation of Super Saiyan Jay sets him apart. One enthusiastic listener was quoted saying, “This EP redefines holiday music, infuses rap with the nostalgia of Christmas, and feels like coming home.” His music comprises bold undertakings generating an ambiance that is both celebratory and energetic.
Before you go, don’t forget to check out Super Saiyan Jay on Spotify, Facebook, X, BandCamp, SoundCloud, and YouTube where you can enjoy more musical gems from this talented artist. Immerse yourself in his unique blend of US rap and holiday music, reminding you of the comforts of home yet pushing hip-hop boundaries. If you’re intrigued by what you hear, like and listen to our curated playlist to continue your exploration of the independent artist scene. Super Saiyan Jay’s music is a testament to the limitless capabilities of independent music artists.
6) DAX – Catch The Rain
DAX, the United States’ Wichita’s hip-hop prodigy, is reshaping the scenic landscape of emo rap, one beat at a time. His latest single, “Catch The Rain,” is an innovative combination of rap and soul that throws light upon DAX’s captivating artistry. Echoing the intensity of highly acclaimed artists like Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd, DAX’s polished male vocals do more than just make a statement- they redefine it.
“Catch The Rain” is a significant leap into commercial pop for DAX, signalling his seamless transition across genres with a splash of retro soul. As lauded by a prestigious music critic, “Each note he produces is drenched in feeling, an epic reel of music that resonates beyond the speakers.” This US-based artist takes his inspiration from spiritual themes, mirroring Christian narratives and the raw emotion they invoke.
Don’t miss out on the chance to follow DAX’s journey through his vibrant discography on major platforms such as his website, Facebook, Spotify, X (former Twitter), Soundcloud, and YouTube. Make sure to like and listen to our custom playlist where you can immerse in a curated choice of pop, rap, and beyond.