Fireboy DML had a nimble rise to stardom and was well on his way to superstar status after the release of his albums, “Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps” and “APOLLO”. He is an agent of change, bridging the gap between Africa and the rest of the world through timeless music.
Q.G. The BlacKnight takes up space as an indie artist in Arkansas and is comfortable with who he has grown to become—”My goal isn’t trying to be the biggest cat in the room. I’m just trying to be one of the most well known.” Q.G.’s knowledge of self is admirable, as he is a champion for artist individuality and authentic self expression, which is what his album represents. Read more as Q.G. The BlacKnight peels back the layers of his musical journey as a southern independent artist, his musical influences, where Arkansas stands in the music industry, and a breakdown of his latest album, “The Blackprint”.
Demetris Ford is an entrepreneur with confidence that is so contagious. The Magnolia, Arkansas native and now Dallas, Texas resident flexes his versatility in various industries from fitness to roofing.
As the proud owner of 1SoundVibe Studios, one of the top ten studios in Houston, Lafayette Taylor’s love for music does include recording. This year he has released a string of singles including his biggest single to date, “FTSU.” He talks about his music, his studio, and working with 90’s R&B legends H-Town.
Long Island native, Anastassia Whitty is freelance photographer who tells stories through her work. Anastassia has captured moments for major brands and artists like SXSW, Curren$y, Complex News and The New York Times.
Verandah Maureen is a poet and educator from Gowanus/Downtown Brooklyn, New York. Her passion for writing began as a child, but as she grew into womanhood Verandah realized the power of her words.