Richmond, VA hip hop artists Alfred, AfroCat, Bien, Jake Barkley, Sha Shakusky, and MNLOV came to Rochester, NY last weekend to celebrate the release of Sha’s record RIP Ma’s & Pa’s. They spoke about a friend named Big Kahuna OG, a fellow Richmond rapper and hip hop producer. This record is absolutely fire – the flows and beats go together so well that many of my friends thought it was a big name rapper. Spread the love!
Philadelphia native Jamie Glisson formed a band named Cape Wrath, after her father. She enlisted the help of Joseph Getz, a drum professor, John Lattanzio, and Will Stichter, formerly of Saxon Shore. Glisson blends religious topics with indie chill music to create what is known as post-rock, and it’s brilliant.
A visit to Montreal in October 2016 deserves a mix. Montreal’s music scene is blooming, and has become more popular ever since Grimes moved in. With a trip to Ludovico Einaudi and Bob Moses concerts, here is mélange of things heard in Montreal while there!