Recently back from New York filming his new music video titled “LPNY”, directed by Diego Cruz and produced by Runaway Muzik. “LPNY” is a song about living life to the fullest, going places you’ve never been and chasing dreams. BIO: Born and raised in southwest Detroit Michigan music has always been a part of fausto’s Read More
After more than two years of work, Detroit hip-hop duo Passalacqua and genre-defying electro duo SYBLYNG (Seth and Jax Anderson of Flint Eastwood) are releasing their collaborative album, entitled “CHURCH”. CHURCH is Passalacqua’s first album release in three years, and it was produced entirely by SYBLYNG. Revival is the album release show, which highlighted their Read More
Since we are new in town, we decided not to do a traditional list, that being #1 is the best and #25 being the bottom. Instead we have compiled a list of 20 Artists/Bands that really made their mark in 2013, within in the city and our ears. Our list will include electronic artists, indie Read More
While only in his early thirties, Grammy Award nominee Brandon “B” Williams has been sharing music with us for a while. As a direct protégé of super producer Michael J. Powell, Brandon has lent his production skills to many artists: Janet Jackson, Pharoahe Monch, Bobby Creekwater, Vickie Winans, Jadakiss, Lin Rountree, Anita Baker, Jay Electronica, Jeymes Samuel, Read More
When Detroit Sounds Like This sat down with LaDarrel Johnson for an interview, one of the first things to happen was a show-and-tell about his instrument, custom made and engraved with his ‘Saxappeal’ emblem. A wealth of pride was evident on his face as he carefully handled his saxophone with loving attention and beamed with Read More
Happy October! This week we have a little hip hop for you with Passalacqua and their track “Been A Minute,” from their 2011 EP “Passalacqua.” To listen to more from their 2011 EP, click here! Stay dope Detroit.
Tiny Hearts, comprised of Waajeed (Detroit), Dede Reynolds (Wisconsin) and Tim K (Seattle, WA), formed within the inspirational confines of Brooklyn, return. The new EP “Stay” continues to bring us deep and edgy beats, intriguing melodic configurations, and angelic yet haunting vocals that resonate through it all. Director Aron Kantor has stepped to the plate Read More
One day away, friends! We’re up to the end of the week and that means tomorrow September 14 will be the event this has all been leading up to. St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival has landed on U.S. soil for the first time, and we as Michigan residents have to thank the festival organizers and promoters Read More
Hello Everyone. I know it may seem like I am on a hip hop craze lately, but no worries, Detroit Sounds Like This supports all genres. It just happens this week we were highly impressed with this sound. The local talent includes Richy Marciano and female hip hop artist Dej Loaf. Both of these artists Read More
In 1995 the hit single “Runnin” performed by The Pharcyde was produced by Detroit Hip Hop legend J Dilla. The song reached #55 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached spot #35 on the US R&B Chart. The song features heavy samples from Jazz Legend Stan Getz, with the predominant sample being from his hit Read More
This week’s track of the week goes to local hip hop group Nightmerica. Enjoy a great flow of rhymes over a nice soul sample. Enjoy Detroit.
Clear Soul Forces first hit my radar earlier this year after a buddy sent me a link to one of their videos. It seems like these days if you are in the hip hop game and aren’t talking about yourself…I’m interested. The group consists of four members: L.A.Z, Ilajide, E-Fav, & Noveliss. As a group, Read More