POUYA- FIVE FIVE MUSIC REVIEW [VIDEO]

K evin Pouya is a 23-year-old Independent rapper from Miami, Florida. Pouya’s latest album “Five Five,” dropped on March 5th, 2018. The 12 track album produced almost entirely by Mikey The Magician, with the exception of the production on “Weighing On Me” who lists Chevali. This album only features one artist, Night Lovell. Check out…

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Mike Jones Concert Review [Video]

Mike Jones made his way to the Riot Room in Kansas City on Sunday, March 25th. He performed a 30 minute set, with classic hits like “Back Then”, and “Still Tippin’.” The venue was a perfect size for an intimate show. Setlist (approximate; please leave changes in the comments): Mr. Jones Still Tippin’ Back Then Flossin’…

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Lil Xan left Kansas fans with a sense of Déjà Vu last night at the Granada

One might be confused as to how someone with the name Lil Xan, could be promoting an anti-Xanax agenda. Lil Xan’s name stems from his previous addiction to Xanax, a popular drug frequently used in the hip-hop world. Xan, has since made a very public commitment to stop using the drug and helping advocate the…

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Yung Lean & SAD BOYS at The Granada

21-year-old Swedish rapper—Jonatan Leandoer known as Yung Lean performed at The Granada Theater, on Sunday night. Lawrence, KS was the 10th stop of his North America “Stranger” tour. Thaiboy Digital was Lean’s supporting act. Thaiboy Digital’s— lo-fi, auto-tuned sound was enough to get a crowd hyped up for the night. His set included old tunes…

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Paul Wall, The People’s Champ brought H-Town swag to Kansas City

Photo By IMWITHDABAND Thursday night, Paul Wall made a visit to Kansas City’s—Riot Room. Wall—The People’s Champ—Slab God had people leaning and rocking with his classic chopped and screwed H- Town sound. Paul Wall—Da Ice Man had a mouth full of diamonds, and his set threw us back to 2005—Where he started out blowing waves…

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Up Next Kansas City at The Roxy

PHOTO BY IMWITHDABAND The 4th edition of the, “Next Up” showcase presented by Mr. Perfect, began on a Wednesday night at The Roxy Bar. The original, Roxy Bar was an entertainment venue located in Overland park at 7230 W. 75th Street, with history dating back to the early 1970’s. The building owners ended up selling that…

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Rap Asylum XI

Its a Wednesday night and I’m entering a coffeehouse in Westport, alone. I find people enjoying their cup of joe, conversing or looking at their laptops. I can feel the vibrations of music coming from below. This coffee shop has more to offer, than just espresso. Behind the barista and through a hallway. You open a…

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Foyone, The Spanish Lizard King

After a trip abroad to Mexico City, last year. I was introduced to the music of an artist, by the name of Pedro Navarro better known as “Foyone” pronounced Foh-Yo-neh . Foyone, was a local graffiti artist from Málaga, Spain. Who, after some run-ins with the law. Fell into music as another creative outlet. Foyone,…

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Loogey, Swallow or Spit it Out.

Photo Via Michael Porter Photography What is a “Loogey”? Most people might think it’s that glob of snot that you produce when trying to clear your nose, often being such a big mass your only options are: swallow, or spit it out. Which is exactly what “Loogey,” an independent local rapper from Kansas City advises, in…

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Liquid Band-Aid

Have you ever felt lost? Not meaning physically lost, like when your GPS is taking you through an unknown path and all you keep hearing is, “ rerouting–rerouting.” But mentally lost? The kind of lost you feel in 11th grade when teachers are asking you if you’ve thought about where you’re going to college and…

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