Skip to content

Rob Mitchell is the creator, composer, music director and producer of the Abstract Orchestra. The Abstract Orchestra lives in the spirit of hip-hop culture and reimagines samples, and covers songs by producers like Madlib and J Dilla in the context of a live band. Mitchell and the Abstract Orchestra will be celebrating the 20th year…

Read More

Dwele is a musician who has the ability to cross cultures and genres via his breadth of skill. This Detroit native continues to deliver a soulful and highly relatable sound that is soothing to the ear. He has worked with everyone including the late J Dilla, Slum Village, and Kanye West. We spoke to him…

Read More

In an age where digestible content is becoming the norm, Detroit MC A-Minus, and Michigan super-producer DaG catered to the times with their six-track EP, Get Mama Rich. Both A-Minus and DaG have collaborated with top-tier talent (Slum Village, BJ The Chicago Kid, Guilty Simpson), and now they’ve joined forces for music’s sake. Soul music is…

Read More
Young-RJ

Detroit’s Young RJ is here to bless us with his new video for the single, “Motion.” The groovy track is on Young RJ’s new album, Blaq Royalty, alongside replay-worthy singles like, “Huh,” “Wait” and “Issues.” Black-and-white imagery and backdrops paint the picture for the video canvas. Young RJ and Joyner Lucas both break bread over bars,…

Read More
Courtesy of Mel Wonder

From birth, the stars aligned to create DJ Mel Wonder’s destiny. Born Melanie Marlena Jackson, her middle name comes from Marlena Shaw, a jazz singer who is often sampled in hip hop music. Jackson, who resembles Nina Simone, was raised around music, a history that made her future in the industry fate. Rolling out resumes our Fierce…

Read More