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.
The future looks bright for Illinois rapper, Kash Rockn. With his debut mixtape, “Dope Money vol. 1”, hosted by Midwest Connectz affiliate DJ Juice Ortiz, making waves across the internet, Kash is set to take 2019 by storm. With singles and videos like “Big Factz and “Kash Shit” leading the way it’s easy to see an industry takeover beginning to form. Be on the lookout for more work from Kash Rockn and check out his latest video below.
Memphis recording artist, Miss Bypola’s ladies anthem “Do Me” is making waves across the country. Pushing heartbreak to the side, the southern raptress sets her sights on moving on to bigger and better things. Catch the video here and follow Miss Bypola on all of your favorite social media sites.
The Memphis Recipe is comprised of long time Memphis recording artists Byg Kurse and Mac Ramsey. After spending years involved in the underground scene as solo acts and parts of other groups the duo has come together to release their debut album “2 Late 2 Hate”. Anchored by the hard hitting “Ride Out” and “Get Buck With Me” The Recipe display their super southern roots and Tennessee slang on their new release. Through their new music The Recipe is hoping to parlay their new found success into helping others achieve their musical dreams.
Up and coming artist, FRN Jawni drops his debut project, “Da Bag Way”. Hosted by one half of the Midwest’s dynamic mixtape Dj duo, DA Midwest Connectz, DJ Juice Ortiz, Jawni has put together a combination of 12 of his hottest tracks pulling from his street appealing yet soulful catalog. Jawni looks to make waves and solidify his spot as the next big artist to pop out of Illinois. With street anthems such as “Finessin” and “Bandz” this mixtape will become an instant hood classic as he displays his love for his city and region with his “2-17” slogan being a recurring theme on the mixtape .
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.