I usually keep the Meet the Artist features and HEYGIRLHEY features separate, but this time around, the artists were way to bad ass to choose. The Pack A.D. is an East Vancouver Post-Utopic-Nihilist Rock duo that I want to tell you a little bit about. Here is their latest music video “Yes I Know.” Now … Continue reading
This month is Jack Daniel’s birth month. 150 years old to be exact. Last week, Jack Daniel brought a great taste of Tennessee to Flatiron (New York) with a pop-up general store in honor of it’s anniversary of the Lynchburg Distillery. The celebration went on from September 18th to September 24th. I was only able … Continue reading
Not too long ago on Genetically Impossible, I did a post on Lalin St. Juste of the Bay Area band The Seshen. Since then, Seshen has released the very glam with a r&b twist music video “Distant Heart.” Throughout the song, you hear great synths and addicting baselines.”Distant Heart” is off their upcoming album Flames … Continue reading
Superhuman Happiness (Dia Luna, Eric Biondo and Stuart Bogie) formed their multi-instrument, electronica, jazz infused trio in 2008. The Brooklyn trio’s influence comes from a long history of popular music around the world, performing arts as well as strong rich melodies and rhythms. Their sound is very groovy and it takes you into a … Continue reading
Brooklyn’s Rap Trio Flatbush Zombies is currently overseas and has been hitting many spots including the UK and France to promote their debut album 3001: A Laced Odyessey which debuted at No.10 on the Billboard 200 when it was originally released in March. It is also available on iTunes now. The Flashbush Zombies had stopped … Continue reading
“The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Here is another installment of my weekly music series #theOXYMORON. I post new tracks that I’ve come across every Tuesday. For all music inquiries, I only accept links to your Soundcloud, Bandcamp or Spotify. … Continue reading
Body Language can be described as a future-shocked blend of Soul and R&B who originally formed in Connecticut but are currently based in Brooklyn. The quartet consists on Angelica Bess, Matthew Young, Grant Wheeler and Ian Chang. Originally they (Young and Wheeler) started out doing remixes for a weekly party call Vegas Blvd in Hartford … Continue reading
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston S. Churchill For all music inquiries, I only accept links to your Soundcloud, Bandcamp, iTunes or Spotify, email me at email@example.com ENJOY.
Just this past Saturday, I attended the Essence Magazine 3rd Annual Street Style Block Party. I was honestly looking up things online to do and magically this event appeared. The wonders of the Internet! It was a free event at DUMBO in Brooklyn. It was a 6-hour free event where everyone came in their best … Continue reading
“Change is always scary territory but we feel that the Sister Crayon name is something that no longer represents who we are. This project has undeniably grown.” -Rituals of Mine The Sacramento duo Sister Crayon (Terra Lopez and Dani Fernandez) duo has made a great mark in the music industry in California with their amazing … Continue reading
It’s definitely been a long minute since I’ve checked out Boiler Room streams. It was always dope seeing what special guest(s) came through in what seem to be an over packed hole in the wall basement party (just the way I like it). The same week last month before A-Trak’s Fools Gold Day Off, A-Trak … Continue reading
“We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.” ― Veronica Roth, Divergent Cover Art By: Punziella ENJOY.
Due to copyright issues, a lot of my video coverage, I cannot post on YouTube -________________- So I am finding other ways via my blog and Facebook to post them. A few months back, I visited the iHeart Media station in San Francisco and got the opportunity to see Rick Lee spin live on-air! Follow Rick … Continue reading
Vince Staple has really grown as an artist since I first heard his music during my college radio days with Shyne Coldchain Vol.1. I love seeing growth in artists and seeing them develop and go through different stages to become who they are as a creative human. Staples has released an EP called Prima Donna … Continue reading
This week, TDE’s Isaiah Rashad releases his new album The Sun’s Tirade which is available via Apple Music and Spotify. You can catch artists like Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock and SZA on the album. Production work includes Al B. Smoove and Cam O’bri. Rashad has also released a new music video off his album called … Continue reading
The Seshen is a 7-piece R&B fusioned/Synthpop/Electronic band out of San Francisco. The band is lead by the lovely songstress Lalin St. Juste (The HEYGIRLHEY Featured Soul) and bassist/producer Akiyoshi Ehara. The collaboration of the band started back in 2012 with their self-titled album via Bandcamp. In 2014, under their label Tru Thoughts Records, they … Continue reading
“It has been a one of a kind experience working with BADBADNOTGOOD. A lot of the time they were just jamming and I was freestyling until we came across things we liked. I introduced the idea of covering TheSenseiBlue’s ‘On The Map,’ a viral hit from YouTube and the subsequent laughs and enjoyment ensued. It … Continue reading
Shay Plummer is a music producer and comic illustrator whose created a multimedia project called Magic Sword. Magic Sword is a combination of music and comics that tells a story of a weapon with infinite power left to be guarded by an enigmatic named The Keeper. The Keeper himself occasionally breaches the pages of these comics … Continue reading
Chicago artist Seb Torgus releases his latest music video “Sad Boy Anthem.” What caught my attention the most from this was the melancholy vibe that flows just right. It delivers that great Hip Hop beat with the happy medium of singing and rapping. “Sad Boy Anthem” was produced by BRUUS and directed by Jordan Williams. … Continue reading
When you come to a point where you no longer have the need to compare yourself to people is when your freedom begins. ENJOY.
Earlier this year, I posted a music video called “Getaway” by Schwarz Don’t Crack. Since then, the duo has toured with the likes of Flume, Chet Faker, Gold Link, Giraffage in the US, Canada and throughout Asia. Recently, Schwarz Don’t Crack released another music video for “Getaway” that was remixed by staRo. This is a must see … Continue reading
“While recording the “Free Spirit” EP, there was more of a sense of abandonment in the performances. We went back and forth on different versions of the songs, and in the end we chose the more live and raw sounding material that really seemed to have the rough edges that we liked.” – Fictionist … Continue reading
Scandi artist Teddybears have recently released their new music video off their hit single ‘The Best You Ever Had.” This features Gorilla Zoe (Boyz n da Hood, Joel Ortiz and Lupe Fiasco). “The Best You Ever Had” is off their latest project Rock On which will release in the US as well as Canada August … Continue reading
Yes that’s right. I’ve finally decided to create my YouTube page! I’m so excited to finally have it and I look forward in sharing all the show coverages and adventures I go on. It’s been a long thought on whether or not I wanted to do it. After a lot of talks and planning I decided … Continue reading
“Don’t lose hope now, you’ve made it this far. All your efforts will be paying off soon. ” -idillionaire Photo Credit: Henn Kim ENJOY.
Australian based songstress Starley releases a music video off her debut single “Call On Me.” Before the release of the music video, the track itself hit high in many charts. It peaked #3 on Hype Machine, over a million streams on Spotify, landed #4 on U.S Viral Chart, #9 on Netherlands Viral charts plus more! At … Continue reading
“Lyrically, this song is about the desire to not be overlooked/rather to be noticed by someone you’re attracted to. I think it’s a feeling that a lot of us have experienced at least once in our lives. be it a guy, or girl. Where you try to put your best foot forward hoping they’ll notice … Continue reading
Your words are powerful. Your thoughts are powerful. Use them to heal, grow, and manifest your greatest reality. -idillionaire ENJOY.
Just last week, CORBU just released their latest album Crayon Soul. Before the release, I took the time to connect with them on their thoughts on music in New York, the history of CORBU and the process of Crayon Soul. Bitersweet: Can you give us a history of your background as an artist individually and … Continue reading
Along with founding several bands including synthpop legends Freezepop and Rocococo in addition to Symbion Project (Kasson Crooker) is an accomplished composer and audio technologist. This Seattle-based Electronic music songwriter/producer has been featured in interactive music games like Amplitude and RockBand. He’s created spatial audio experiences for the Microsoft HoloLens, and is currently scoring the … Continue reading
In this world, 1.6 billion Muslims celebrate Ramadan. For 30 days, practicing adults and sometimes teenagers from Mecca to Michigan fast from dawn to dusk in commemoration of the moment at which God first delivered the Holy Quran to the Prophet Muhammad. The beautiful Malaysian R&B singer Yuna shares her love and also explains to … Continue reading
“Just believe. Don’t let doubt and worry block your blessings.”- @idillionaire ENJOY.
Earlier this year, Kendrick Lamar released a collaboration with Reebok. With the collaboration it includes numerous promos about shoes and now there’s a deeply personal promo on discussing writing at an early age (13), as well as a freestyle. This comes in a form of the Classic Leather “Perfect Split.” The video was directed Nabil. His … Continue reading
Raphaella is a North London-based singer, producer and songwriter to be featured on “Meet The Artist.” Her latest release (literally the yesterday) which she also written and produced is called “Alien.” It has a great dancey feel that makes you want to get out of your seat and groove to it. She has collaborated with … Continue reading
Synth Pop Artist Amy Guess releases a very 80s pop inspired music video called “10 Times Out of 10.” Love what you’re hearing and want more? Her music is currently available via iTunes. ENJOY.
“Make your heart the prettiest thing about you.”-idillionaire ENJOY.
St.Vincent (Annie Clark) joins Brooklyn based rock band The National to debut hit song “Prom Song 13th Century (Frankie & Johnny)”. The band is currently on tour to promote their upcoming album. ENJOY.
TDE’s Schoolboy Q is back with a dope new project Blank Face LP. Q just released a gritty new music video “John Muir” which was directed by aplus. Blank Face is the 4th studio project for the rapper. His latest LP features artists like Vince Staples (“Ride Out”) , SZA (“Neva CHange”), and Kanye West … Continue reading
LA Singer-Songwriter Ofelia K, delivers a beautiful tone in her voice and song that blends with a certain earnest and eternally young expression. She has vibe of Indie, Pop and if comfort could be a genre I would add that in as well. There’s certain artists when you hear their voice, it just makes you … Continue reading
Off their project 32 Levels, Clams Casino releases their 5th single “Ghost In A Kiss” music video. The track features the dark and echoing voice of Samuel T. Herring (the Future Islands front man). It follows Herring in a haunting and creepy way through his thoughts of young love. 32 Levels is their first album … Continue reading
I wanted to explore and talk honestly about the unresolved feelings at the end of a toxic relationship; hurt, longing, thoughts of revenge. The end of my relationship was one of the hardest times in my life, but one of the most illuminating. I think it’s important to let yourself go through the whole process, … Continue reading
About a month ago during an interview on Sway in the Morning, Rapper Vic Mensa mentioned a fan who he was in communications with was a huge fan of Sway and would be the only celebrity he would be star struck over. A month later, Mensa was back on the show and brought the fan! … Continue reading
Time changes everything. You might not notice it as it’s happening, but when you look back nothing is the same. @idillionaire Cover photo via http://prinsomnia.tumblr.com ENJOY.
One of my favorite artist M.I.A, just released her latest music video “Go Off” which is off her upcoming album A.I.M. It is said that this may possibly be her final album. The music video features Skrillex and Blaqstarr (who also produced it). The music video shows off a series of explosions in a deserted … Continue reading
For the longest time, I was trying to find a home for all my photos that I take. For the longest time, I held onto photos because either people will rip them and claim them as their own or credit me yet put crappy filters over it. So I just didn’t bother posting them. … Continue reading
As I’m up late at night listening to music in search for something which is a usual routine for me, I come across the beautiful voice of Siaira Shawn. Shawn is a singer, songwriter from San Francisco, CA but currently in Los Angeles. She has a very addictive and sultry tone in her spirit that … Continue reading
London’s 4-piece indie band Beach Baby’s just released their charming music video “U R.” The video was directed by Eoin Glaister (3x UK Music Video Awards nominee). They have also announced their World Wide Tour. They are set to hit cities that include San Francisco, Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Philly, Seattle, Chicago the UK and EU. Some of … Continue reading
Last month, Genetically Impossible featured Bloom Twins in HEYGIRLHEY! Now, the Bloom Twins released the sultry music video “Amnesia.” The music video was shot in black and white with the ladies in similar toned outfits that brought a beautiful minimalist feel to the shot. At one point, they abstract black body paint across their body … Continue reading
If you’re fans of the Gauze-and-Gossamer Electronic outfit duo Radar Cult, KC Maloney has re-created himself as a solo artist by the name of Adult Karate. Just recently, he debuted his track “So Low” from his forthcoming EP LXII. The melancholy beat and sweet vocals of Adaline won me over. He also shares another dope … Continue reading