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Landon Wordswell ft Def-i (Prod. The Don Avelar) “Bruté”


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Fresh off a short run with the Legendary Hieroglyphics crew, Landon Wordswell is releasing a new single from his forthcoming album, New Flexico. The Santa Fe, NM resident is also in the midst of preparing for his national tour alongside Elzhi & Skyzoo and will present his new EP on the road. Landon’s first cut from the EP features the New Mexico favorite as well as one of the Sway in the Morning favorites, Def-i. This track along with the rest of the EP is produced fully by The Don Avelar.  

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/2rsfDAtujxZ4YK2vnLlKSV

Our Thoughts on the Project

I like how the beat starts on this track. Both artists spit straight fire on this track. The production of the song is top tier. The chorus is catchy and has the semblance of the story of Brute and Julius Caesar. If you remember the old tale, Brute was Caesar’s right hand until he betrayed him. The song is not only about the old tale but has it’s own twist and gives us a look into Landon’s story.

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If you want to stay up to date on Landon’s music and other projects, following one of these links:

 www.instagram.com/LandonWordswell

https://www.instagram.com/def_i/

www.instagram.com/thadonavelar

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Quentin Arispe I’m That Bitch


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What Does Melly Starz Think

I love how the beat starts, it reminds me of an old joint. It’s a very catchy and fun track that just makes me want to dance (even though I have two left feet). Meta adds his flavor while still keeping the song light and airy. This is definitely an empowering anthem. “I’m that bitch, watch me fuck it up”, is my new anthem. Quentin has a unique sound and I am looking forward to all the doors that will open due to creative efforts. The song encourages you to be yourself and I am all for it. Being yourself can be challenging for some and to have an anthem that you can connect to can make all the difference. Thank you Quentin Arispe for being yourself and encouraging us to do so as well.

Press Release: Quentin Arispe Releases New Single “I’m That Bitch” Ft. Meta With Tastemaker Americano Label

(Corpus Christi, TX) – Fast rising artist from Corpus Christi TX, Quentin Arispe is dropping their newest track “I’m That Bitch” today and it is fire! The self proclaimed genderless queen comments, “This single is an anthem for self identity; it’s a song that you can scream cry in your car at 4 am, twerk your life away at the club, learn in a dance class, or sing when your wife is at work. I’m not here to push my ideas and lifestyle on you, I’m here to help you understand and love yourself, ALL OF YOURSELF.” The new song will be available everywhere you stream music!

The new song was created earlier this summer at Americano Label’s studio. The song writing and creation process just hit and the collaboration flowed effortlessly between featured Americano Label Artist Meta, Quentin and Grammy award winning producer Mariano Herrera and El Dusty. The new song takes Quentin sonically in a new direction singing and rapping over fun and catchy trap beats but with a solid message, ““I’m that bitch” and that ANYONE can be too!” comments Quentin.

The new EP will be dropping with Americano Label, an imprint started by El Dusty, Latin Grammy nominated DJ and producer, with the mission to bring various Latin styles to the forefront of dance music. “We are super excited to work with our homie Quentin on this heater!  And the EP is loaded with amazing sh@*!!!” comments El Dusty, label owner and producer.

Reflecting back on his process and musical journey Quentin says, “Being a Queer artist of color, most times our music doesn’t reach a large community of people because of social issues and close minded individuals. My goal is to break that by creating a song and music that is digestible to anyone.” The new song is the first single off Quentin Arispe’s new EP ‘Garden’ due out this Fall with Americano Label.

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If you want to hear more from Quentin make sure to follow him on instragram @thequentinjourney and stay tuned for his upcoming EP release. Do you have an upcoming project you want featured on te best underground hip hop sites send your project over to mellystarzsubmissions@gmail.com or visit our contact page here.

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{New Video} JuztKP – School Supplies


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This is a beautiful video with a beautiful message. It’s in black and white and JuztKP is in his signature look. My favorite aspect of the video is the side-by-side scene where KP is holding up signs of encouragement. They may be meant for a certain someone but we can all relate to and gain encouragement from his written messages. The cinematography is great for this video and really helps bring life into the song. Some may find it simple but sometimes a simple setting can evoke a powerful meaning.

I keep talking about meanings and messages and I bet you’re wondering what in the world I’m talking about. For that let’s talk about the song because that’s why we’re really here isn’t it. He talks about life struggles. What kind of example are we setting for our kids and future generations? Instead of doing something and being part of the revolution everyone is too busy talking and complaining. Why aren’t we promoting college cred instead of street cred? This song comes during a time when the entire country is in turmoil. This is another positive song to make you reflect on your own contribution to the world. But why don’t you guys let me know what you think his message is??

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{EP Review} Lost In The Days EP by Nels


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Nels is originally from New York but has made  Miami a second home.He has been working towards the release of this particular project for about two years. His music is influenced by a wide variety of artists and genres from greats such as Nas, Kanye West, Mos Def, and The Roots to something more than just hip-hop with latin and rock being some of his favorite kinds of music.

SO let’s get right into my review.

2. The Joey Maddlove Interview: After the FM channel changer we finally found our station. This song is like an introduction to Nels. At first we hear the radio host talking about a giveaway to go see Nels this weekend. Then a smooth beat comes in and we finally hear Nels who comes in like a breathe of fresh air. It is a short song but you truly get to see what kind of artist Nels is and get to learn a little bit about him if you listen closely.

 

3. Do You: Her we have another smooth beat with a positive message. “You’re gonna shine if you want to.” He talks about how he wishes his family could see how far he’s come. Regardless of what struggles you’re going through you can make it through as long as you do you. I love the message in this song and feel like you become connected to Nels struggles through this song.

 

4. The Letter: This is a story about writing letters to his fam in jail. Nels updates him on everything happening on the outside. Each verse is a new letter, which brings about more updates. This is an unfortunately true story for so many people out there.

 

5. Not Gonna Change: In this song he uses some notable hip-hop references. The chorus throws me off a bit. I understand what he’s going for with the chorus but I am not sure it was properly executed, but I’ll let you be the judge.

 

6. Mic Check, Don’t Stop: This song makes me think of going to a block party and wildin out. My favorite line from the song is, “A party ain’t a party if you ain’t got hip hop music.”

 

7. D.R.E.A.M: Now we come to the final song off the EP. For the first verse I was wondering what D.R.E.A.M stands for and in the chorus I finally got my answer. Can you guess what it means??

 

Overall, you can see how much creativity went into the project.

 

Don’t believe me take a listen for yourself:

          DatPiff: http://bit.ly/1heXnk5

 

 

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