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Writhmic Is Breathing Life In Golden Era Aesthetic

26-year-old Sunland (Los Angeles) rapper Writhmic is on a mission to not only be recognized as a lyracist, but help…

26-year-old Sunland (Los Angeles) rapper Writhmic is on a mission to not only be recognized as a lyracist, but help usher in a new golden era; some may argue such a thing is well overdue. “I’ve been inspired by all of the greats … but especially by the Wu-Tang Clan, Outkast, Nas, Black Thought, Mos Def, and Elzhi,” he tells AAHH. “I draw a lot of my lyrics out from everyday life experience or just when I want to practice how my syllables ride the beats.”

His catalog is quite eclectic, mostly adorning Boom Bap beats with his signature flow, he does step outside the box on songs like “Project X” and “Who Is He” — both of which are currently available via SoundCloud. “I’ve always liked the jazzier fusion hip-hop, so some producers like Nujabes, Kanye West, and J Dilla resonate with my art,” he says. There’s an unspoken raw edge to his music.

Give him a spin, below.

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Auidi (@auidimusic)- ‘Trifecta’

With claims to be the first independent artist to ever release a debut album with 30 songs, rapper Auidi drops his highly…

With claims to be the first independent artist to ever release a debut album with 30 songs, rapper Auidi drops his highly anticipated debut project Trifecta. 

Titled after Auidi’s ability to sing, rap and song-write, Auidi is truly a 3-in-1 talent with a range of sounds and abilities. 

To date Auidi has collaborated with Caskey, Malik Yusef, Fikshu and Lee England Jr to name a few, so new listeners of his music will find he is well rounded and skilled at his craft.  

Released on his birthday May 19th, this album is broken down into three sections of 10 songs,  and reinforces his claims to be the “epitome of versatility.”

“This album is the epitome of versatility. Trifecta literally means three great events occurring at once, and that is exactly what I feel I have done with this album,” Auidi explained. “I have created an album composed of three pillars or sections which contain 10 songs each. So the album contains 30 songs in total, that will deliver different vibes and shine a light on the 3 styles of music I create the most.”

Eager to deliver the project to all fans of his music, Auidi has made Trifecta available on a host of streaming providers like Apple Music, Spotify and Tidal. 

“I am making history with this album. I worked so hard on this project and I hope the world is ready to hear what my team and I have created,” Auidi said.  “I’m releasing my album on my birthday as a gift to all my fans. I’d be nothing without you guys. And for the first-time listeners, thank you for giving me a shot and please go follow me on IG @auidimusic.”

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Virginia Artist MASS Drops “Phase 1” EP

Since first appearing in a Complex Magazine spotlight on the bubbling Virginia Hip Hop scene, Old Dominion State-native MASS has…

Since first appearing in a Complex Magazine spotlight on the bubbling Virginia Hip Hop scene, Old Dominion State-native MASS has toured with massive acts like Chance The Rapper, D.R.A.M. (he also featured on 2$ off of his #1EpicEP) and Brick Squad honcho Waka Flocka Flame.

 

Following up his self-titled project — which premiered on XXL back in January of 2017 — MASS is back (and hungrier than ever) with a brand new project, Phase 1. The five-song EP features appearances by Surfwav.eatn, BKA Trip, Young Young Syrup, and of course D.R.A.M., whom appears on the latter two songs on the project, “O U LIT” and “ONLY GANG.”

Stream Mass’ impressive new project, Phase 1, below.

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Jayzon – “Bestie”

Today West Coast rapper JAYZON returns with his new music video for the song, “Bestie.” In just a few short…

Today West Coast rapper JAYZON returns with his new music video for the song, “Bestie.” In just a few short months the song has already earned over 180k plays on Spotify alone, solidifying the West Coast rapper’s spot on the LA scene. JAYZON penned track based on personal experiences, placing himself between two females in a drama filled love triangle.

“Bestie is my first real single and I’m putting a real push behind it. So far it’s been doing pretty good, and it’s about a guy that’s in love with his girl’s best friend. It’s the typical story that people go through everyday, but nobody wants to talk about it,” JAYZON said laughing. “I felt it would be a great record to push because people can relate to it and controversy sells.”

“Baby I’m in love with your bestie / Shouldn’t have never told her tried to test me
Even told how the good sex be / Now she on my back tryna stress me”

As a rapper JAYZON hasn’t had the most traditional path to becoming a success in the music industry. JAYZON got his break in music by focusing his efforts on producing, earning income with music licensing and working with a production team called The Neckbones. Working with the best of the best, producing on soundtracks and working primarily for television and movies, JAYZON was eventually encouraged by his business partner and management team to pursue his career as a rapper.

“I started off as a producer with The Neckbones production group. From there I produced music for Eve, WC, Beanie Sigel, Austin Powers Gold Member, the movie Biker Boys and that kind of just got me in the game,” JAYZON explained. “It’s an inside the box thing and it’s all about meeting the right people, once you’re in there it’s a wrap.”

Eventually JAYZON released two projects in 2017 titled, Tell the Truth and Love Songs which show fans the duality in JAYZON’s music, proving his ability to make songs for the streets and songs about love and relationships. When asked about what it was like to record with major artists like Eve and Young Jeezy who is featured on his Tell the Truth album, JAYZON explained he just wants to make good music.

“I still work with a lot of the artists from the past. It’s all about showing love, trying to unite and make some history. No matter who the music is with, as long as it’s dope and it’s good music, that’s all that matters to me,” JAYZON said.

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Bolo3k – “Trappin Memories”

Putting his whole North Philly hood on his back, Bolo3K launches his new music video for the song, “Trappin Memories.”…

Putting his whole North Philly hood on his back, Bolo3K launches his new music video for the song, “Trappin Memories.”

Picking up a microphone just 8 months ago, Bolo3K has been working at a furious pace having shot more than 15 music videos for his songs since he began rapping less than a year ago.

“Basically I started like 8 months ago, I went to the studio and started doing songs. I wanted to do videos for them so I found a camera man and I put everything together myself. Ever since then I got about 15 visuals in 8 months. I just been working and grinding and I enjoy doing it. It’s authentic – it’s all me,” Bolo3k said.

Hoping to make an impact on the Philly rap scene where artists like Meek Mill and Lil Uzi Vert have thrived over the past few years, Bolo3k understands he has some catching up to do as some rappers have been rapping their whole lives. But just this year alone, Bolo has released two projects, Rappers Dream and most recently Zone20, proving he has an uncanny work ethic that relates to the hood.

“The Philly rap scene has a lot of talent. Theres guys that have been doing it for years and it’s a tough city so nobody is cutting you any slack. You got a few guys that are the top artists in the world with guys like Uzi and Meek, so I’m just trying to keep pushing and earn my respect,” Bolo3k said.

Describing his music as confident, militant rap, Bolo3K is proud of the fact that he’s from the trenches and rough streets of North Philly.

“Its just me man, it’s confidence, it’s militant rap. It’s the story of a guy from the trenches. I’m not the guy with the colorful dreads and tats and all that,” Bolo3k explained. “But I got a real story and people from my hood are responding to the message, it’s amazing to see so many people respond.”

Gearing up for his homecoming show on June 22, Bolo3k is expecting a few major celebrities to show up and represent at the mixtape release party.

“I do it for the hood man, like Jeezy said. I’m just working hard and striving to be great. I’m putting all this energy into this rap music and I know it could work, so I do it for my people. I tell the story of the hood and I give my vision of the hood,” Bolo3k explained. “I’m on my way – I started my own little label, my clothing line and I’ve been on a few podcasts lately. I’m working everyday.”

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