Interviews

 

TF: ‘We had to grow up at a young age’

TF: ‘We had to grow up at a young age’

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On Valentine’s Day afternoon, South Central-native rapper TF—an abbreviated version of ‘Team Force’— and I got on a call to talk about his debut album, his musical influences and his thoughts on the music today.

Person of the Month: Jeffrey “Deon” Chambers

Person of the Month: Jeffrey “Deon” Chambers

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In an interview prepared by Richardine Bartee, you’ll get to know more about Jeffrey ‘Deon’ Chambers, what inspires him, the kind of work he does, and what he finds to be beautiful.

Premiere: Neek shares “Let Her Go”, a raw indie pop song about separation

Premiere: Neek shares “Let Her Go”, a raw indie pop song about separation

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Over subtle indie pop production that carries the relatable lyrics of the song, Neek sings about wanting what she can’t have.

GRUNGECAKE presents ‘UNCUT’ featuring BVNGS (Rochester, NY)

GRUNGECAKE presents ‘UNCUT’ featuring BVNGS (Rochester, NY)

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BVNGS is a recording artist, who writes, raps, sings, and arranges music, from Upstate, New York.

GRUNGECAKE presents ‘UNCUT’ featuring Sade Wilkins (Atlanta, GA)

GRUNGECAKE presents ‘UNCUT’ featuring Sade Wilkins (Atlanta, GA)

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Sade Wilkins is a producer, writer and marketing expert from Queens, New York. She is now residing in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tarrus Riley: ‘I don’t look at myself anymore as a singer, alone. I’m an artist.’

Tarrus Riley: ‘I don’t look at myself anymore as a singer, alone. I’m an artist.’

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Tarrus Riley’s latest record “Grave Yard” is about the inevitable end of a fast lifestyle.

GRUNGECAKE presents ‘UNCUT’ featuring Olawumi (Maplewood, NJ)

GRUNGECAKE presents ‘UNCUT’ featuring Olawumi (Maplewood, NJ)

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Olawumi is a singer-songwriter and former clarinettist from the Maplewood area of New Jersey.

GRUNGECAKE presents ‘UNCUT’ featuring BXHXLD (Brooklyn, NY)

GRUNGECAKE presents ‘UNCUT’ featuring BXHXLD (Brooklyn, NY)

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Hailing from a “pre-gentrified Brooklyn” as he points out in his interview, Tony Tulloch AKA BXHXLD is a singer-songwriter from the Crown Heights area of Brooklyn, New York.

GRUNGECAKE presents ‘UNCUT’ featuring George Lee III (Hartford, CT)

GRUNGECAKE presents ‘UNCUT’ featuring George Lee III (Hartford, CT)

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George Lee III is a photographer originally from the Hartford area of Connecticut. When he isn’t shooting photos, he is filming and documenting life.

GRUNGECAKE presents ‘UNCUT’ featuring Zandra Kaye (Brooklyn, NY)

GRUNGECAKE presents ‘UNCUT’ featuring Zandra Kaye (Brooklyn, NY)

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Zandra Kaye is a new singer-songwriter from the Mill Basin area of Brooklyn, New York. Her voice doesn’t fit into one category of music.