Tha Beatsmith is a Nigerian self-taught music producer whose sound is well-seasoned with a meld of genres and influences. In this interview, he details his music production journey and the dynamic collaboration with Nigerian musician, Ogranya for their joint EP, “Vanity.”
Little Rock, Arkansas rapper and creative, K. Ray entered the world of raps and rhymes as a Hip-Hop connoisseur and connected with genres like Funk, Soul, and R&B—which can all be heard in his distinct sound. Read more to learn about K. Ray’s interesting road to rapping, his musical influences, navigating the music world as a newcomer, and a breakdown of his debut album, “The More You Know.”
Ayüü is a Nigerian singer and songwriter based in Abuja, Nigeria. With sounds from R&B, Pop, Funk, Hip-Hop, and Afrobeats as well as musical influences like Burna Boy, Michael Jackson, and SZA, one can’t help but appreciate his artistic range and genre fusing genius. Read more as Ayüü takes a no filter approach in discussing his artistry, the music industry, Nigeria’s social and political climate, and his 2019 mixtape that was revealed to him in a dream titled, “Ayüüniverse.”
There’s something special about a song or body of work that truly resonates with the listener. If you love music, this article is for you! Read more for the ten artists that need to be on your playlist.
+FreshFinds: London artist, Sully Gravity is set to release his debut EP, “epokhe” in 2019. He gives insight on his background and the thought process behind his upcoming project.
+FreshFinds: Arkansas Artist, Brittany releases her first EP, “Free Slimm” and discusses the EP and her goals as an up and coming artist.