Author: Derek Ehlert

Brother Ali Basks In The Untamed Inner Glow in “Own Light”

After 5 years since the release of Morning In America, Dreaming In Color, Minneapolis MC Brother Ali triumphantly returns to continue with his underlying message of love in “Own Light (What Hearts Are For).” Reunited by his longtime partner in production, Ant, the legendary Rhymesayer weaves his warm wisdom over the dynamic guitar and sunny…

Unknown Creatures Embark On Their Own In “Travels”

After releasing a string of solo projects and supporting their talented friends, the Minneapolis collective Unknown Creatures is ready to venture into the next chapter with their new song “Travels.” Produced by Aquarius Minded and mixed/mastered by Spencer Joles, Francis Brown, Jakobi and Bijah B put on for the team with a transcendent fusion of raucous…

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,…