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The current independent music scene is thriving off artists' ability to create and build fan bases through the internet. The fast-paced, high-volume nature of social media platforms goes hand in hand with the ridiculous frequency at which certain artists release their music. Even in this environment, genuine and honest works of art prove to be … Continue reading How Potty Mouth stayed the course en route to their self-empowering sophomore record
As I drive down a familiar street in my hometown, I can hear the bass of a heavy-hitting trap song outside my window. Whether it's from a house or a nearby car I can't tell, but the thought quickly slips my mind as I run over questions in my head. I park in a cul-de-sac … Continue reading How Soul Shake Down Studios is carving out their own lane in San Diego hip-hop