Junior Pasare is more than just a recording artist. The uber-talented producer/singer/songwriter/rapper has been grinding his way through the Midwest music scene since the mid- 2000’s. Building his catalog and honing his craft along the way, Junior has become somewhat of a musical force in his hometown of Springfield, IL. Collaborating with a local who’s who, all while creating some of the areas most prolific sounds bring us to “Ten 28”.
The 6 track project boasts a Tupac (2pac) intro, and song named after the legend with poignant, well delivered, lyrics that even he would be proud of. Handling the bulk of the production on the release allows Pasare to showcase his skills both in front of the mic and behind the boards. With a sound that translates well with new wave fans and Hip Hop aficionados alike “Ten 28” may be the new grail for what Hip Hop is supposed to be.
All Good Plug wasn’t always all good. The talented emcee takes us on a walk through some of his darker days. Losing loved ones, never being financially stable, and living in a hotel room can have a serious effect on one’s psyche, but Plug kept his head up and found a way to make it all good.
Central Illinois is in the building when Corey Wyatt aka Prince Cash hits the scene. The young rapper holds it down for Jacksonville, IL on his new single “Two”. Knowing everything in life comes better in pairs, Cash links with Visual Paradise to give everyone the rundown on how to double up. Ready to make a major industry move after winning the Midwest Connectz hosted “Where Da Cash At?’ event Prince Cash isn’t a name to forget.
Illinois rapper, Homicide the Hooligan is known as a punchline rapper and his latest releases don’t do a single thing to change that narrative. On his “Timmy Turner Freestyle” he raps, “You either selling white or selling green/or a nightmare trying to sell a dream” and “Nobody” finds the young OG spewing street wisdom like, “Main motto/Fuck everybody, trust nobody/You caught a body leave no witness/No body”. If punches in bunches is what you’re used to look no further than these brand new singles.
Growth is a process. As Illinois rapper, Vinal’s journey through life continues, as does the maturation of his music. Taking a deeper look into his past and present and giving an honest account is what happens on his new single “Growing Pains”. Reflecting on everything from former friends to the image he portrays to his children, Vinal keeps it as real as it gets.
Midwest Hip Hop stalwart, Deezy Da Paperboy is back with his latest album “R.A.P.(Rhythm and Poetry)”. Known for his amazing range, and versatility Deezy shows out on the almost exclusively R&B release. With singles like “You Don’t” and the “Exist” remix featuring Jayy Wills anchoring the 10 track project Da Paperboy shows his softer side. Keeping the guest list to a minimum allows Deezy to flex his creativity and songwriting ability. “R.A.P” is yet another solid edition to the already outstanding catalog of Da Paperboy. The project is available for purchase on all major digital retailers and streaming now on YouTube.
Deezy Da Paperboy is on a mission for the “Krown”, and even a stint in jail isn’t stopping him. The multi-award winning artist recently found himself on the wrong side of the law but even that can’t stop his momentum. “UnderGroundKrown” made it’s debut Independence Day to rave reviews. The 9 track project is packed full of high energy production and street-certified hits like; “Turn Up The Stove”, “Telling Me Nothing”, and the Sheezy assisted “Not Me”. Taking a page right from the playbook of artists like Shyne, and Gucci Mane, releasing music while incarcerated only puts Da Paperboy that much closer to the throne.