Articles by Derrius Edwards

Meet Slatt Zy, Rap’s Unrelenting Grinder

At just 18-years-old, Slatt Zy is slated to take over the music industry, one dolorous melody at a time. The Atlanta bred, Chattanooga raised emcee has a vocal texture that’s unhurried, supported by a brash…


Favorite

My Favorite Color is an Optimistic Pain Artist

My Favorite Color doesn’t make sad boi music, he’s just chasing self-realization. The 23-year-old’s debut album, Velma, dabbles between an altered state of consciousness and bouts of depression, exploring a range of emotion — the…


Cocoa Sarai

Cocoa Sarai is a Bellwether of Change

At this stage in her career, Cocoa Sarai’s music isn’t political, it’s personal. The Grammy-Award winning songstress has provided a new meaning to the term unapologetic, leaving no stone unturned in route to exposing an…


Steven Malcolm

Steven Malcolm Gives Grand Rapids’ Soundscape a Facelift

Steven Malcolm is Michigan’s best kept secret. Sonically, the Grand Rapids wordsmith’s tonal versatility is unmatched, spotlighting his affinity for uptempo production, while also reaffirming his Jamaican lineage with a reggae undertone. He has this…







DJ Gift

From Beyond The Turntables, Meet DJ Gift

DJ Gift, the self-described Rockstar DJ, is hellbent on making it out of The Gate City (Greensboro, NC) and making a name for himself, one venture at a time. The recent high school grad is…