Taking A Musical Leap Of Faith With Denver’s Kid Snap

“Take the chance. I remember days researching how to get in touch with my favorite artist just hoping for the chance to send them a song or two. Just take the chance.” Check out the interview with Kid Snap exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Tell us...

Liltrell662 Takes It Upon Himself To Set An Example

“In a few more years rap music will probably be the most influential on our culture. A lot of the younger generation look up to us. We could either have a good or bad effect …” Check out the interview with...

50 Cent And Kendrick Lamar Dissed By Jay Electronica

And the disses continue. This time it's coming from Jay Electronica who dropped a diss-filled Periscope that leaked to YouTube on Friday. He takes shots at a number of today's premier artists including 50 Cent ...

Conceptz Puts In The Grind To Get Ahead Of The Game

“As far as the traveling aspect goes, our studio is about an hour and a half away from where we are. It can be arduous and tiring at times due to the fact that our sessions are usually early in the morning, but it's worth it every time.” Check out the int...

DoubleVisionRecords’ Tru Is The Bearer Of Many Hats

“For me, Tru, I would have to say my biggest challenge is getting everything done by myself. I have three artists and I produce, record, and mix all of their music.” Check out the interview with DoubleVisionRecords exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. ...

Breaking The Status Quo With Ben Desland

“The hardest thing is breaking from your previous ideas of music. There's always a template that you've carried that you depend on as a creative stimulus.” Check out the interview with Ben Desland exclusiv...

New Album In The Works By Fat Joe and Remy Ma

Fat Joe and Remy Ma are teaming up for a joint album. "Me and Remy just wrapped up a new album," Joe told Hip-Hop Wired. "Just me and Remy. I'm super excited about that. The album is ridiculous. So we've bee...

By Creating His Own Platform, 423 Soulja Will Open Doors

“That's when I started My Lane Ent. I felt that trying to please the masses would result in me becoming a trend and that's not me.” Check out the interview with 423 Soulja exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Skilly: How were you able to start your j...

The Roots Announce 9th Annual Picnic

The Roots announced the line-up and date for its ninth-annual Roots Picnic. Set for June 9 at Philadelphia's Festival Pier, the show will be headlined by Future, Usher (backed by The Roots), and Leon Bridges. ...

Eli Purks Stands Alone Amongst All The Trendy Styles

“I'm an artist that fuses genres together to make one genre. So what I do is I listen to different music, music from each generation and I incorporate genres together because artists like to just stick to one...

POP’KiDD Reflects On His Music And The Evolving Hip Hop Culture

“Most hip hop artists are migrating to dubstep/trap beats and that's crazy. I feel bitter sweet about it because it’s changing the culture. It’s turning it into something anybody and everybody can do, and that is where hip hop differs.” Check out the inte...

Off To Paradise With Notable Musician RC Manor

“I began writing my first song that night and started my journey of becoming RC Manor. Ever since then, the journey of becoming the artist that I am has been great. I am about to release my first EP album ent...

Appreciating Deutschland’s Musical Offerings With Munki

“Music is big in Germany, especially in Heidelberg. People love different sounds, discovering new artists, and dancing. It's so diverse. It's easy to mix different sounds because of all the different cultures that live in my area.” Check out the interview...

J.R. James Stays Pat When New Styles And Sounds Trend

“One of the greatest challenges today is probably all the new styles and sounds that come out every other week and I always feel I gotta keep up, but I've opened my eyes and realized I already have a unique s...

By Keeping Faith, Unique Will Subdue His Shortcomings

“By that I mean thinking you’re doing it right one day, but questioning your entire purpose the next. It gets tough, but I think my faith and courage will always overpower my insecurities and fears because I'm still here and I'm still getting better.” Che...

Cleatis Takes What Comes Naturally And Sets His Future

“Things like music just always came naturally to me and I love it. It’s my art and whether it’s good or bad I want to share it. And if I can get paid doing what I love, that’s dope too.” Check out the inte...

Meek Mill Disses Drake On 4/4 Pt. 2 Mixtape

As Drake was dropping Summer Sixteen on OVO Sound Radio, Meek Mill released the second installment of his 4/4 EP. 4/4 features four tracks and comes two weeks after Part 1 was released. It includes appearanc...

Tyga Says He Would “For Sure” Marry Kylie

On a recent episode of Kocktails With Khloe, Compton born Tyga was asked how serious he was about his girlfriend Kylie Jenner. Khloe's best friend Malika Haqq put him on the spot asking, "You might have thought you slipped this by us a second ago, but I kin...

Marsalis Davis Turns A Blind Eye Toward The Haters

“Nobody wants to give you a helping hand, people want to talk down on you and try to destroy your success. A lot of people in Passaic can get jealous real quick, but I don't really pay that no mind.” Check...

Starting A Business Has Pushed Rich Lowe Toward Success

“Partnering with my brother B.Sharpe and forming Foster Brothers Nation. The company has given me the push and the help I need to get my songs played on FM stations across the country.” Check out the interview with Rich Lowe exclusively on Skilly Magazine...

Mike Colin Taps Into Internet Radio For Promotion

“It is tough to get people to notice you. There is a lot of music out there. For my budget I have found Jango to be a lot more helpful in acquiring actual new fans/friends than say Facebook.” Check out the...

Mike Masch Goes Against The Grain To Keep It Fresh

“In my case, I've always wanted to create something different, fresh, and new. Something enlightening and inspirational instead of the egotistical and very predictable nature of today's music.” Check out t...

Enea Will be Flexing His Musical Muscle To Spread His Ideals

“I enjoy having fun with my music here and there but eventually I want to introduce a more positive style into the hip hop world. I want to spread love, not materialism. To do that, I need to become a mogul.” Check out the interview with Enea exclusively ...