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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

August Roads - Highs And Lows (EP + Lyric Video)

Madison Jay says New album is "It was written" 2k20

The Carolinas are making alot of noise in todays Hiphop scene and soon it will be a flood gate of artists coming outta North & South Carolina. Madison Jay is one of the artist coming through the gate. Madison has been on extreme fire these past couple espically turning the heat up within this last year. His recent Project "Purple fried Chicken" which was released in July features a unique style of artistry. Now the Mc is Gearing up for his next Album release 'Diastema' Mark your calendars for November 1st! 

The New Album is described as a continuation of his critically acclaimed debut album ‘Return Of The Gap’ and the follow up to the summer release ‘Purple Fried Chicken’.

The 1st single from the project ‘Hot Shit’; produced by Clinton Place, has been circulating on radio and blogs nationwide all 2019 and will live on ‘DIASTEMA’ with a forthcoming video out Now!

Madison says “Diastema is what a gap is right? So now I gotta create a “gap” between me and other artists out here to separate myself. That’s why it’s called ‘DIASTEMA’. We back on the gap but now we see WHY there’s a gap there.” Madison compares this new album to 1996 Classic "It was written" Nas Album. quoted " I feel real Good about this Album this is "It was written" 2k20! Beginning to End Classic Story / Movie picture for the people! Cant wait for the world to hear this body of work"

‘DIASTEMA’ drops on Friday November 1st on all streaming platforms. Stay tuned!

Friday, October 4, 2019

Talika - For You

Philly Blocks - Average

@lilbossy_elise OUTSIDE THE LINES interview @jcrewsmusic

Where are you from and how was it growing up there?

I was born and raised in North Tulsa Oklahoma. Turley to be exact a neighborhood notorious for hard drugs and gang violence. Home life was good .We struggled with utilities being disconnected normal shit for that environment but my momma was wonder Woman god bless her soul through out all the turmoil she managed to pay off her home before my senior year!!

How would you describe your music in 3 words?


Which song by an artist other than yourself is your theme music right now?   

Victory lap by Nipsey hustle feat Stacey Barth  THE MARATHON CONTINUES

Many Rappers have rituals before getting creative in the studio, how do you set the mood before recording?

NO rituals really I go off the vibe no blunt smoke that's my worst enemy when recording lmao

What was the last rap album you actually streamed and why?

Blacc zacc : "trapping like zacc" i streamed his project because i can relate to some of the things he raps about and I love upcoming independent rappers especially from the south 

Where did your name J CREWS come from? 

First name Jamel last name crews lmao all the way real wit it!!

Can you break down your favorite 4 bars that you ever wrote and tell us the story behind them?

"Luv to c me fall off hate to see me make it 
we come out the same hood tell me why you hating 
that bullshyt ain't good that aint how they raised us 
open up eyes homie are you ain't gone make it" 
: p.a.n. from the J Crews Virgo ep 
These lyrics stem from a situation were I saw a childhood friend give the cold shoulder as soon as i got serious about my craft and my family life sometime people hate to see you grow if there not growing even the ones closest to you! Keep ya eyes open!

What are your top 5 albums? 

Rick Ross: port of Miami
Ugk: underground kings
Jadakiss: kiss the game goodbye 
Jay z: the blue print 1
50 cent:get rich or die trying 

Thank you for accepting our interview, do you have any new projects we should look out for?
 Yes I do, 2 new singles one feat classik musik ant the the other features PG two talented singers out of Dallas Tx  I am also dropping "heart of a hustler" in March 2020 
And check out my latest project VIRGO

Can you tell us what you consider to be essential attributes to make a rapper GREAT? Lyrics, delivery etc. we would love to know what your take on that is?

Delivery may be most important it's not what you say but how you say it. The beat has to have that vibe. And as a rapper you gotta be authentic what ever you rap about people have to see it in you or on you when they take there first glance perception is every thing,sadly these days lyrics come last SMH.
Who are your top 5 rappers DOA?

The jacka
Nipsey hussle 
Lil tunchi (lil wayne)

What are your thoughts on the current NFL deal with Jay- Z controversy? 

I feel that Jay z will make good of this agreement. I think people forget about roc nation as a sports agency, they represent a lot of players I believe with this new agreement the players and there demands will be heard and met but it will take  time it's not gonna  happen over night 

Do you have any words for up and coming artists getting into the music business?

Have money have heart and grind smart lotta scams out here!

Keep up WITH J CREWS and buy some dope merch💪