Here are some Thoughts in my Mind after my first exposure to KumTheRapper.

An artists album title, when chosen consciously with care, typically serves to tell the listener what they’re generally in for. To that same thought, an artist’s name serves as the first true introduction to the artist and what they’re all about. While it doesn’t have to be outrightly explained, reading or hearing it automatically guides the listener to a specific direction.  So you can imagine … Continue reading Here are some Thoughts in my Mind after my first exposure to KumTheRapper.

Enter an Altered State with M. Aundre

All the way from Santa Cruz, California, today we’re pleased to feature “Altered State” by hip hop artist M. Aundre.  Produced by Sureet Sandhu of Digital Desi Productions, the track is an easy-listen carefree vibe that has no trouble holding your attention and guiding you into a loose meditative state. Topping the track is M. Aundre’s alluring casual rap rhythm that carries a unique quality … Continue reading Enter an Altered State with M. Aundre

Big Condo Records offers the comforts of home with a view to the U.K’s best indie

Construction finished on the panoramic penthouse suite in 2015, at the time catering to the local Liverpool hip-hip, soul and R&B artists that were seducing the patrons of the area’s lounge bars and live music venues, but it wasn’t long before Big Condo Records set its sights beyond the River Mersey and into the U.K’s bustling pop, folk and indie scenes. The next few years … Continue reading Big Condo Records offers the comforts of home with a view to the U.K’s best indie

CHOZE exemplifies self-empowerment with “D.I.Y”

From the depths of the London underground comes CHOZE, an unbridled rapper who’s prepared to set the hip hop world on fire. With the voracious tenacity only present in hungry overachieving indie artists, his 11-track debut album “D.I.Y” arrived July 2021 and if it set out to prove that CHOZE isn’t one to sleep on, then consider our beds made. “D.I.Y” kicks off with “BADDERZ” … Continue reading CHOZE exemplifies self-empowerment with “D.I.Y”

Crooked Forest’s Indie Music Round-Up: 2022 Edition

Showcasing what we believe are some of the best indie releases of 2022 as submitted by YOU to our twitter feed. Most submissions were Spotify links but some came through as Bandcamp – we’re running with what we were given. The lists are broken down by general genre so you can quickly jump to what you’re looking for. Let’s get to it! Light Rock/Easy-Listening/Pop RW … Continue reading Crooked Forest’s Indie Music Round-Up: 2022 Edition

New Music Release: Stun – “Lifestylez of the Fresh & Indigenous”

Released today Friday September 2nd, 2022, check out the latest record from Indigenous Canadian hip-hop artist Stun, “Lifestylez of the Fresh & Indigenous,” and their latest single “Highz & Lowz”. Listen to Lifestylez of the Fresh & Indigenous now! On The Record: “I wanted to create something more different than what I had previously created. I was a little skeptical on whether or not I … Continue reading New Music Release: Stun – “Lifestylez of the Fresh & Indigenous”

Spotlight On: 1Oak

Today on The Treehouse I’m pleased to feature the mighty 1Oak, an up and coming music producer based out of East Hammond, GA. If you’re looking for instrumentals in the hip-hip/rap/trap realm, you’ll want to give 1Oak’s tracks a spin. Check out their soundcloud for released work and read on for our interview below. When did you first become interested in learning how to produce … Continue reading Spotlight On: 1Oak

Spotlight On: SpenDoe

Today we’re turning the spotlight over to California-based rapper SpenDoe who recently released a new single called “To The Top” and it’s a total vibe. In our interview we asked SpenDoe who the first rapper they got into, what attracted them to their style, some of the challenges they’ve faced collaborating with other artists and what you can expect in their upcoming releases.  Give “To … Continue reading Spotlight On: SpenDoe

New Music Release: Ekelle – Be Free ft. Maia Davies

Hot off the tail of her first two EP’s, Toronto-based songwriter and rapper Ekelle is back with her debut full-length album “Let’s Get It”. Its lead single, “Be Free” featuring Maia Davies, is an energetic empowering anthem that sets out to encourage listeners to accept themselves for who they are. Check out the official music video for “Be Free” now. In case you missed it, … Continue reading New Music Release: Ekelle – Be Free ft. Maia Davies