We are still dedicated to showcasing the best tracks/videos from the underground by searching far and wide in order to bring you our weekly list. It’s a tough job as we sift through a ton of high-quality tracks just to settle for just 5 so we switched it up so now we curating the Top Submissions. Now that is what we call dedication, so sit back relax and get familiar with these acts. Remember, don’t forget to support them by sharing their works.
If you like this article check out our previous entries HERE



Ashley Deyj – “Duke of Diamonds”

Multi-talented musician Ashley Deyj opens up the list with the cinematic track titled “Duke of Diamonds.” Armed with a vivid lyrical style laced with insightful quips and fiery demeanor, she stands with ten toes down and shares her thoughts on a myriad of things. Get more info on her website here.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud


Bert L’z – “Love Is All We Need”

Jersey Shore raised, NYC based MC Bert L’z reflects on what life can be on his new single “Love Is All We Need.” A smooth soulful piece that sees him imploring listeners to show love in these trying times.



Malcolm DeWayne x Fashawn x Skyzoo – “Skyline”

Nashville lyricist Malcolm DeWayne links with Hip-Hop heavyweights Fashawn and Skyzoo for this bravado laced cut titled “Skyline.” Backed by a rumbling backdrop courtesy of producer Zen Buddah( with cuts from DJ Art), the trio bring that classic lyric fuelled hip-hop jam we all grew up on. For more information on Malcolm DeWayne, please visit here.
Get it on Apple Music//Bandcamp//Soundcloud//Audiomack



Malcolm Anthony – “Wicked”

Malcolm Anthony makes his return to our list with a thought-provoking cut titled “Wicked.” Backed by a cinematic/ominous backdrop, Anthony brings to the forefront the struggles of being black and how everything placed against us culminates in anger and the need to burst through the seams.
The visual really bring the movement to life with driving percussion, helicopter fly-bys, and images of protests from all over the country

Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Spotify



Maya Mae – “Breathe Me”


Dutch R&B singer/ songwriter Maya Mae is back another soul gripping cut titled “Breathe Me.” A heartfelt, sublime piece that dives into her deepest emotions and comes with a very creative visual.

Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Spotify


Yakul – “North & South”

Yakul‘s newest single “North & South” explores the silver lining in a dark cloud. The steely guitar-laden track details the frustration of a romantic pursuit when the object of affection can’t make up their mind. Its form echoes its emotional content, alternating between propulsive and purposeful grooves punctuated by moments of sparse instrumentation and resounding silence, which play out like the cat and mouse game of early-stage seduction and the insecurities of the game and both its players.

Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Spotify




Benjamin Elias – “Remedy”

Israeli hip-hop artist Benjamin Elias ‘s newest single “Remedy” is a collaboration between him and US-based artists TONYG and Anna Moore. The track which was recorded remotely due to the global lockdown and explores the negative effects of finding toxic solutions to problems and the over-reliance on self-medicating. Each artist shares their individual thoughts on the issue on their verses and opens up about their respective remedy.
“Remedy” is the fifth song from Elias’s debut album On the Way which is out now on all platforms.

Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Spotify//Youtube



TwoDee – “Depressed”

TwoDee‘s “Depressed” is a solemn reflective track that sees the emerging rapper sharing his own experiences dealing with depression and anxiety. The track has a sparse piano-driven backdrop that allows TwoDee to really channel his emotions and pains on wax. The track follows his slow dip into this delicate mental state and how everyone abandoned him besides a few friends.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud



Cedi – “Rooftop Freestyle”

Emerging rapper Cedi takes time to find some sort of positivity in these crazy times on his new single “Rooftop Freestyle.” Backed by a solemn moody backdrop, Cedi reflects on life and all the things that have could have positive effects on everyone.
The visuals of “Rooftop Freestyle” can be viewed as a metaphor where the artist looks down from above as he shares his thoughts on the world while also looking above and realizes how far he has to go.
The song is produced by 25 x LCS and visuals by Edgar Chan
Get it on Soundcloud:



SoundsByEYE – “Days Pass”

SF/LA raised emcee SoundsByEYE makes his way on our list with the hard-hitting gem titled “Days Pass.” Over a classic soul sample, SoundsByEYE delivers an insightful laced bravado filled performance and gives us a solid glimpse into his life and then some.
Besides being a recording artist SoundsByEYE is also a radio host/singer.
and he is currently working on his new project Great Minds Think Alike Vo. 1.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Youtube



Abel Meri – “Black Lives Matter”

Ethiopian-American rapper and songwriter Abel Meri gives his own perspective on his new release “Black Lives Matter.” Over Progression Music’s soulful, heartwarming backdrop, he gives an insight into the trials and tribulations of black folks in the US through various eras.
The visuals directed by Abe Unit is a blend of performance focus shots and clips from various protests around the country.
“Black Lives Matter” is a single from Abel Meri’s EP “#BLM” available everywhere.
Abel employs an unorthodox recording style of not writing down lyrics. His tracks are recorded organically in spontaneous streams of consciousness, when and wherever inspiration strikes.

Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud//Spotify



Still Greedy – “Floating”

UK emcee/singer Still Greedy goes for a moody hazy vibe on his new track titled “Floating.” Hazy resonance permeates the delicately constructed instrumental whilst Still Greedy paints an audible picture with anecdotal and animated lyricism.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud



Ashley Deyj – “Playing in Vain”

Ashley Deyj shows up once again on the dark synth-driven track titled “Playing in Vain.” The eclectic rapper makes use of the sparse backdrop on this one and delivers a fiery performance that we all can rock to. She sure knows her onions and doesn’t let anyone or anything discourage her from chasing or achieving her goals.

Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud



“SEASONS” is the lead video off of donSMITH‘s Dear Culture – EP. The track is a mellow, soulful cut that sees the emerging rapper in reflective mode. He brings the listener deep into the mix of things with his smooth flows and relatable lyrics.
Coming off of his first tour throughout the Northeast, donSMITH is thrilled to present his new EP, “Dear Culture”, for new and old fans. With 14 minutes of Hip Hop made for the culture, this EP is to prelude his upcoming album. donSMITH has dedicated the presales and donations from the EP, towards COVID relief in Washington Heights New York, via a non-profit named Fresh Youth Initiative. SEASONS is the lead video off of donSMITH’s “Dear Culture – EP”.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud//Spotify

Previous post

Awich breaks the mold with "Shook Shook" [VIDEO]

Next post

MXU's "Northern Reflektions" is a reflective beat perfect for a breezy weekend