Today’s Rapzilla Freshmen interview brings us to seni. aka smoovy. This young Polynesian rapper, producer, and singer had quite a 2019. Some felt he was worthy of the Freshmen nod last year, but we thought his 2019 would cement him – it did. One of his biggest moments was appearing on the 116 Summer Playlist track “Switches” with Joey Vantes and Jon Keith. Now, the humble and quiet artist spoke to Rapzilla about what’s going on. What are your thoughts about being a Rapzilla freshman this year? Man, it’s crazy. In high school, I remember going to Rapzilla. I think […]
Rapzilla connected with Reach Records artist Hulvey to ask him about the much anticipated EP BRKNHRT that was just released today. The young artist provided insight by giving a track play-by-play. Damascus “Damascus” is a song that discusses the journey I went on and how I dropped out of college to pursue what the Lord had for me. It is titled “Damascus” because of the lines, “I heard that when You shine it makes a man go blind but when You open up His eyes He sees for the 1st time and “In the distance, I can hear You calling […]
You’d be hard-pressed to find an artist who hasn’t worked with Xay Hill. The man has done hundreds of features and put out even more songs. The old rules of being a Rapzilla Freshmen indicated that he be disqualified. Well, this year, those rules were thrown out because streaming has changed the game! How does it feel to be a Rapzilla freshman? Yo, it’s crazy man! The thing is that last year I wasn’t able to be a freshman because pretty much I did too much work basically. Then when they dropped the nominees this year they were like “Xay […]
“.Who are you, who are you in your city, who are you on your street, who are you to the youth that are surrounding you? Who are you to the adults, who are you to your family? To your friends at your job? You know that’s what our minds should be on. How are we living examples?” – A.I. The Anomaly. A.I. the Anomaly is a 2020 Rapzilla Freshman, an exceptional storyteller with the gift of metaphor, a teacher to the youth in her community, a photographer, a filmmaker, an entrepreneur and an overall creative operating solely under one name – […]
It’s that time again. Derek Minor is doing something to shed a spotlight on the African Americans and the minorities of this nation. This year, for Black History Month, he kicked it up a notch with the phrase – OWNERSHIP IS THE NEW BLACK. So what exactly does that mean? The idea was sparked for Derek by author and speaker, Dr. Claud Anderson who speaks on the idea of PowerNomics. At the end of 1863 Black people owned half of one percent of the wealth in America. Now, nearly 150 years later, that rate is only at 1.5%. “At the […]
There are certain stories that tug on the heartstrings. As a father with a son a few months old, seeing Fee-lo and his wife go through an ordeal with their first son is tragic. Read the interview story below: After a year of marriage and my wife being told she wouldn’t be able to get pregnant and carry a baby, we learned two days prior to moving to Alabama from Orlando, Florida that we were expected a baby. The news changed the trajectory of our plans drastically but God was generous and faithful. It was scary, exciting, and difficult all […]
350 joins forces with CHH star, Parris Chariz and, upcoming artist AD3N to deliver an undeniably hype and energetic anthem. “Resonate” hits on all levels of bounce, vibes, heavy 808’s, hard-hitting lyrics and a wavy hook delivered by Parris. Listen to Resonate Below: Stream here.