pÉRez is an artist coming out of Cincinnati, Ohio and his rugged sound is something that the rest of the city is lacking. In this chaotic motion visual, we see things that can't be explained but they match the wave of what pÉRez is saying. This animation was handled by Amy G. Fuentes and this off-the-wall type of creativity is needed in a world of music like this. This is strong collaboration from these two and a great introduction to the world for pÉRez. Stay tuned for more.
Ezri is one of Ohio's most talented artists and his musical prowess is being propelled farther with his every visual release. This single off of his EP be right back, is called Satellite and it shows and an encounter between the Cleveland creative and another world. Directed by Steven Caple Jr., these are quite the cinematic shots for a rap video. But that seems to be one of Ezri's main focuses with his music, that it's delivered well through all spectrums. Not only does this song slap, but these visuals are top-tier, enjoy the beauty.
Fijimacintosh drops off his imprint in a digitized world with these frames for "Wintertime Nights". Off of his debut album Satellite Crash, Fiji truly can sing in a world of pitch-corrected melodies. These vivid shots and edits are handled by Damien Aku, Osea.N, and Christoph Pettipas-Friedrich. Quite the team to deliver such a colorful backdrop, Aku's eye was only accented by this collaboration. Damien directed "Romeo & Juliet" for Trippie Redd, so it only makes sense that Fiji gets the same treatment. Fijimacintosh is going to make some noise this year, you better listen up.
Tronmusic is one of Ohio's premier DJ's at this point and his new mix "You Should Know This By Now" is delivering a wave of energy to its listeners. Tron is one of the few DJ's that can actually break records and scratch properly. He's able to take a normal show or event and turn it upside down with his commanding confidence and song choices. It's not just one genre that he lives in and you'll see that in this mix as well. You should know the majority of these songs by now, but if you don't then you have to thank Tron for keeping you up to speed. Seamless transitions are a regular thing for this Columbus-native. Featuring cuts from Lamb$, Yung Bans, Lil Skies and Sheck Wes to name a few, Tron brings it all toegther in one clean cut package. Tron really might be the best DJ in the state, and the world will soon know too.
Isai delivers these random drops pretty often nowadays and this one is a real treat for his fans. This laid-back style is what people come to Isai for, and on "Sane" he pairs with production from The Grinde to float upon. This is a personal favorite from Morales, he showcased how good he's truly getting. Isai's lucid layering of vocals entices all who hear it to dive in deeper. This kid is on some next level work, wake up.
Swaghollywood drops off a banging new single called "OLAY". With tag-team production from Take A Daytrip and Clibbo, these producers have curated a wondrous backdrop for Swag to drip on top off. This song has a vibrant bounce along with some incredible percussion that resembles some steel drums or keys. Whatever those sounds really are doesn't matter, Hollywood has something crazy on his hands here. Don't sleep on this flavor.
It's been 6 years since Pac Div had blessed the people with new music and a monumental moment is now upon us. "First Baptist" is produced by Alexander Spit and it's some incredibly calm pimp-like talk. You would think that a comeback would be over some heavy drums, but instead, these guys decided to come back on their own terms. Spit snapped on this retro sampling and each of these guys delivers greatness. Like starts things off followed by Mibbs and BeYoung. Good to see the div back in business, the game needed them.
Lil Loski returns to our pages with a new video for his cut "Thinkin About You". This track is produced by Airavate Beats and it's a sultry set of instrumentation for Loski to shine over. Loski isn't clean cut R&B, he possesses strong attitude and confidence. He can showcase a lighter side of things because of his songwriting ability. In these frames shot and directed by simply Blake, we see the Cincinnati-native on the rooftop and in hallways crooning away. This isn't a high-budget film, but it makes sure Lil Loski is the focus for two minutes. Loski has immense potential with the talent to match, he's gonna make some moves this year.
Okay, Ohio is really in the building! After delivering the incredible ode to his city with "The 6", the Columbus bred, LA located star in the making Rarri has bounced back with a brand new visual. This time bringing his cut "Faces" to life, Rarri gets some direction help from David Wept for the electric new video. Taking fans out of the country with him to British Columbia the new video has Rarri styling and wilding as he drops bars from the rooftops to the alleyways before giving us footage of him rocking a show. Rarri is really going from the Southside to worldwide, so join him on his journey above.
Philly has definitely got one with the up and coming rapper Zahsosaa. At the early age of 16, Zah is putting the city on his back and creating some incredible sounds, and his newest track "Envy" is definitely one of them. The new cut follows up visuals for "Caution" and "Check", and has Zah using his vocal abilities to harmonize with himself as he sauces through the near three minute track. Keep an eye out, because you'll be hearing his name a lot. Check this out.