Ryan Lewis Opens Up on Beginnings with Macklemore & Entrepreneurship

The new interview series Prologue intends to to introduce ideas and provide support and inspiration for aspiring artists and entrepreneurs. As the series’s first guest, award-winning producer Ryan Lewis was invited. The growing success of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis in the last couple of years has been well documented. GRAMMY statues, sold-out shows around the globe and a high level of media attention has been somewhat synonymous with the duo from Washington. Arguably the most interesting part of their career is that the pair started out as an independent act. According to Prologue, Lewis seemed to be a great guest since he Continue reading

Youth Choir from Detroit Academy of Arts and Science Performs Pharrell’s “Happy”

Check out the video of a group of students from the Detroit Academy of Arts and Science perform their rendition of Pharrell William’s hit “Happy.”

D.O.S. – “Frat Boy” Promo video

The independent electro-hop group D.O.S. (Definition of Success) will be releasing their first single “Frat Boy” on April 8.  The single will be posted on HipsterKidz.com and available for purchase on itunes.  The group consists of two brothers from The Bronx, NY ( Young Nyse and Money McFly).  For more information check out their website http://www.welovedos.com

The “Most Hipster” Bands According to Science

These Are the "Most Hipster" Bands, According to Science

Have you been going through life concerned that the music you listen to just might not be cool enough? Well, wonder no more! The good people at Priceonomics have you covered.

To figure out which music is the “most hipster,” the company’s data scientists looked at two factors: critical acclaim and obscurity. The former metric was taken from reviews onhipster tastemaker Pitchfork, the latter based on Facebook likes of each review. Priceonomics analyzed all of Pitchfork’s “best new albums” for 2013 and 2014, establishing a “hipster music index” for critically acclaimed, obscure bands. They also provide a “beer me bro index” of great bands everyone has heard of. Without further ado, here are the ten musicians every hipster worth their salt should be name-dropping: Continue reading

Pusha T and Fly Union Tour

fly union tour

Check out Fly Union on tour with Pusha T for a four city run.  The tour begins in Pittsburg on March 6 and concludes March 9 in Atlanta, GA.   Be sure to download Fly Union’s Loose Releases EP.  Their Small Victories album is coming soon.  In the meantime, check out the video to their latest track “Flatline.”

 

Olamide Faison – “She’s Only Happy in the Sun” (Cover)

Guitarist Olamide Faison gives us an acoustic of “She’s Only Happy in the Sun.”  You may remember Olamide as the lead singer from the 90’s R&B group Imajin.  He’s also the younger brother of actor Donald Faison.  Not only has Olamide matured physically, but also musically.   His tracks sound nothing like the music he sung during his teenage years.  Be on the look out for more music from him in the near future.