A master of clipped cadences and memorable hooks, Jackboy has built a reputation as one of Florida’s best emcees. Taking advantage of his state’s pristine climate, Jackboy takes a boat out on Biscayne Bay in “Pack A Punch,” his latest video. Produced by SG Kid Hazel and Go Grizzly, “Pack A Punch” is a minimalist smack-talker, […]

Shaping his blunt-force witticisms into declarative bursts, Smokepurpp attracts crowds with his impish charm. Whetting fans’ appetites with a wild-eyed banger, Purpp shares “What I Please,” his latest single. Produced by KBeazy, Mike Hector, Quad Beats, and OJ, “What I Please” is a gleefully rude ode to self-actualization, as Purpp rattles off outlandish boasts and sneers […]

The new standard-bearer for melodic southern rap, Rod Wave bares his soul on every track. On his new track, “Fly,” Rod showcases his versatile and silky smooth singing voice, which switches from angelic falsetto to ferocious growls to reflect the emotional trauma and turbulence of his lyrics. Skating atop Drum Dummie’s piano-led production, Rod stresses the […]

Able to switch on a dime from doubletime raps to angelic falsettos to bluesy expressionism, Florida’s Rod Wave is one of the most talented vocalists in rap. Pledging allegiance to his community of St. Petersburg, Rod shares “PTSD,” his new slice-of-life music video. Defined by a plaintive piano melody from producer MacOnDaTrackk, “PTSD” finds Rod […]

By Jack Barnes Just nineteen-years-old but with the soul and voice of Delta bluesman, Florida’s Rod Wave makes inspirational and heartfelt street music. Coming through with a vivid morality play, Rod shares “Weight On My Shoulders,” his latest video. A bouncy single with a soaring chorus, “Weight On My Shoulders” depicts Rod’s struggle to […]

Fijimacintosh By Jack Barnes A prodigious young talent with a gift for spinning saccharine melodies, Canton, Ohio’s Fijimacintosh creates ear candy for rap’s new era. Preparing a new batch for his growing cult of adoring fans, Fijimacintosh announces Satellite Crash, his debut project. Featuring ten hard-hitting tracks that showcase the 16-year-old’s preternatural gift […]