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Exclusive | Brookewell Speaks on the Rebirth of R&B & Their New Single ‘Only One’

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Photo Credit: Brookewell

Recently we had a chance to sit down with Brookewell while they visited Atlanta. Brookewell is an R&B girl group put together by Latocha Scott (of Xscape) and her husband, industry executive Rocky Bivens. Continue reading

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A3C Hip Hop Festival 2016 | From The Eyes of MFD Intern Keandra Scott [Pics]

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Last year, we had the opportunity to cover the A3C Hip-Hop 2015 Festival and Conference which took place during the BET Hip-Hop Award Weekend.

The most recent A3C was nothing short of phenomenal. It seems as if each year the festival continues to surpass the expectation of one’s experience to an unfathomable altitude. Continue reading

Use Your Eyes | Sy Ari Da Kid ‘Q&A’

“Bae you need to get some act right /  And I don’t wanna talk about last night…”

We’ve been waiting, Sy! The singer/rapper’s highly anticipated studio album just dropped on iTunes last month.

Sy Ari Da Kid’s B4 The Heartbreak gives fans and those who are just tuning in to his music, a more modern sound over some heat. The Bronx-born, ATL-bred is right on time with his visual for “Q&A,” the third release from B4, subsequent to “Road to Heartbreak” and “5 Minutes Ago.” Continue reading

Fresh Music | Bishop3rd000 ‘Marsviewston’ LP, ‘Mama Say’ Video

This guy Bishop3rd000’s out here in the A grinding. The Houston-based lyricist took advantage of the MFD Goodie Bags out in Austin, TX during SXSW and now he is back with the release of his freshman album ‘Marsviewston.’ Bishop is not your average spitta, he is delivering bars with a twist of consciousness. Continue reading

Exclusive | Recap: Dynamicon ATL 2015

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Panelists Dynamic Producer aficionado Jeff Blackwell, producer GHStroud, Host/DJ Fort Knox, Kelby Cannick (owner of Makin’ It Magazine) and rapper Micxsic at Dynamicon 2015 Atlanta. Photo Credit: Keandra Scott

It started like this, in the words of A-T-L host extraordinaire Fort Knox, “Heavy! Heavy! Heavy!” — Dynamicon 2015 Atlanta was all of that. The 14th annual music conference was a meaty two-day experience with an intimate crowd of skillful producers, songwriters, industry judges and expert panelists. Dynamicon was not like any other festival I’ve ever been to, it was personable. Day 1, starving artists and industry platformers trickled in to one of Atlanta’s iconic music venues, The Basement. It was a musical feast! Continue reading

Fresh Music | Shy Glizzy & Ralo ‘Realest Out’

Shy Glizzy and Ralo dropped a joint called ‘Realest Out’ and with over 16, 000 plays on Audiomack, they’re sending a message to the streets. This track is where raw and chill meet.

We all need one of these songs to cruise and kick back to with the squad. Presented by Famerica and Glizzy Gang, this track was produced by Cardo Got Wings. Let these two tell it, we all have to start paying attention: “Don’t ask ya’ momma, we the realest n—– out…”

Check ‘Realest Out’ and let us know what you think.

Fresh Music | Anderson .Paak & Blended Babies ‘The Anderson .Paak EP’

There’s nothing like a dope collaboration. After the recent drop on Pigeons and Planes of “So Slow” featuring King Chip, Anderson .Paak & Blended Babies shared their The Anderson .Paak EP a couple months ago. Continue reading

A3C Hip Hop Festival 2015 | From the Eyes of MFD Intern Keandra Scott [Pics & Video]

Pastor Troy and His Belt Hit the A3C Main Stage. Photo credit: Nadine Graham

Pastor Troy and His Belt Hit the A3C Main Stage. Photo credit: Nadine Graham

It was more than just dope music circulating and grabbing free parking at Atlanta’s Loudermilk Center — it was about creating a movement. A3C celebrated their 11th year by bringing an expected continuation of some of the dopest film screenings, panels, performances, live art and a plethora of other things to get into. Continue reading

Fresh Music | ILA aka Big Brown ‘Pressure’

ILA aka ‘Big Brown’ went insane on his new single (produced by Mattastic) ‘Pressure.’ Continue reading

Use Your Eyes | Tommy Swisher ‘Falling’

Tommy Swisher is the latest indie artist to emerge from East St. Louis  bringing the world his new visual for the track ‘Falling.’ The song is from his latest EP, aptly named, Hi, I’m Tommy Swisher and it is theatrically cool. Different and deep. Continue reading