Author: Derek Ehlert

BiG WiZ Laces Up For “Airmax Musik”

In honor of Nike’s Air Max Day, avowed sneaker head, BiG WiZ welcomed the holiday by releasing the title track from his upcoming collaborative album, “Airmax Musik.” Produced by Tek, the Minneapolis Hip Hop mayor honored the hallmark shoe with a charisma infused ballad over the befitting mix of roaring synths and snare claps. Detailing his…

Shrimpnose Steps Out In His Solo EP “Not Really”

Between producing for countless voices within the Minnesota Hip Hop community & organizing the beloved “Best Damn Beat Battles,” Minneapolis producer Shrimpnose has found time to expand your mind through his latest solo project, Not Really. With a rich complexity between galvanizing glitches, spacey synths and endearing samples that seem to melt into the sonic concoctions,…

eL.I.Be Represents for All The Refugees in “Come On”

While immigration remains a hot button topic in this very contentious & polarized political climate, Minneapolis MC eL.I.Be is out to remind and reaffirm the humanity behind the faceless talking points with his new song “Come On.” Featuring the soulful harmonies of Bryan Doe & Grammy Award winner Graydon Francis of Sounds of Blackness, the Liberian born MC preaches…