Jonas takes us “4ward Fast To Future” with Live Concert Premiere

Dane singer, songwriter and producer Jonas Rendbo or Jonas as he’s commonly known, is yet another strong example of how major the influence of Black American music, in this case soul, has been and continues to be in other parts of the world. In his formative years, Jonas was hooked like legions of us by... Continue Reading →

Unkle Nephew and BD3 offer their look at “Paranoia”

From the burgeoning NYC collective of accomplished, multi-talented artists, Trew Culture, emerged last year a duo project from two of its founding members - sought after drummer/producer, Justin Swiney aka Unkle Nephew (UN) and highly regarded rap artist BD3. The project is called Sunnydale, named after the priced-right, sugary flavored elixir of choice for kids... Continue Reading →

There “Ain’t No Stoppin” Marlon McClain and BD3

"Ain't No Stoppin’ Now" is the latest release by acclaimed guitarist, songwriter and producer Marlon McClain featuring ace, Brooklyn - bred MC and lyricist, BD3. The fun and super funky uptempo track with the lyrical hip-hop flow marks the coming together of two different generations, but the seamlessness of this winning collab once again confirms... Continue Reading →

JSWISS and Michael Leonhart interpret Paulo Coelho’s meaning of “Solitude” on their latest

“Solitude is not the absence of company, but the moment when our soul is free to speak to us.” These words come from noted Brazilian author, Paulo Coelho’s book “Manuscript Found In Accra" and like the standout previous release, "Defeat", was the inspiration for the track "Solitude" from the duo of accomplished Rap artist JSWISS... Continue Reading →

JSWISS and Michael Leonhart offer stunning, “DEFEAT” as a soundtrack for triumph.

"Only he who gives up is defeated/ The defeated are those who never fail / You don’t take the opportunity to lose / You don’t get the opportunity to win.”  Accomplished rapper JSWISS passionately proclaims those words over the horn and string-driven climax of "Defeat", the single from he and Grammy-winning, producer, composer and trumpeter... Continue Reading →

Marlon Saunders sees things clearly on “Dark Day”

The belief or even assertion by many artists that their job is to speak to the times in which they live is being vehemently backed up and on display these days. Needless to say, there is much to say, challenge and chronicle in the face of the grand adversity 2020 has unearthed or unmasked, as... Continue Reading →

Michael Leonhart and JSWISS prompt a “BLACKOUT” and provide the “light” on their new single

Accomplished rapper and hip hop artist, JSWISS joins Grammy - winning trumpeter, producer, arranger and composer, Michael Leonhart to deliver “BLACKOUT,” the stellar first single from their upcoming duo project, "The Alchemy EP", dropping January 2021.  On the track, JSWISS continues to establish his place amongst the game’s elite lyricists as he delivers an inspiring... Continue Reading →

Tomás Doncker is a mirror to the times we live

“An artist’s main job is to reflect his or her time. That’s the job. With any luck we can actually, per chance, illuminate, shine a light, strike a match, curse the darkness. Thats if we’re lucky . . .” Those words came from Tomás Doncker just over three years ago during our interview with him... Continue Reading →

Songtress Chandanie ponders societal gender mores on “Make We Whole”

"What are the possibilities when we’re not confined by a little box called gender? What does that wholeness look like?” Maryland - born singer/songwriter Chandanie poses that question when talking about the inspiration for her new single, “Make We Whole,” which features long time collaborator and acclaimed emcee, JSWISS. She further submits about the ideology... Continue Reading →

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