As a Milwaukee-based music blog, it is our obligation to not only bring Milwaukee to the world, but bring the world to Milwaukee, as well. Five To Watch submissions are handled exclusively through ReverbNation. Click here to submit music to be one of next month’s Five To Watch. Welcome to our initial edition of Five To Watch for August 2016!
Monthly Archives: July 2016
While new hip hop artists seem to pop up out of the woodwork constantly in Milwaukee, the number of new collectives that emerge are few and far between. Enter Dirty Rotten Socialists, a new group consisting of emcees Will Static, Sunny Lou, $moov, and McNasty McNu. “Ways” is the first track from their upcoming EP, and they’ve enlisted the help ofRead more
JV Harris is a newcomer to Breaking And Entering, but is a veteran musician in Milwaukee. The emcee has been around for the past seven years, but his latest release “The Unusual College Kid” is his introduction to Milwaukee on a larger scale. As Harris states on the project’s opener, “Open Up”, he’s “just a loner tryna’ open up”, andRead more
Milwaukee hip hop duo ZMBPCK (pronounced “Zombie Pack”) recently released the video for single “Mood” and they go straight up Office Space on their work space. With a pair of talented emcees, and some quality production, the group have a unique sound of their own. There’s elements of trap, but conventional hip hop prevails on this track, and ZMBPCK layRead more
In the sea of Milwaukee music, another name has emerged with a solid project. Rudy Cobb took a two year hiatus from releasing music, but is back with the “Chris Farley” EP. The EP gets its name not only because Farley was a fellow Wisconsinite, but also because it discusses the issues of drug abuse, anxiety, and depression, some ofRead more
Milwaukee’s favorite raspy voice emcee is back, as Lah-Kid recently released a new single, “I Got It”, featuring spitter Chevy Keyz. Backed by a trap-ready beat, Lah throws out bars with ease, in his signature sound and style that has become a fixture of north side Milwaukee rap. Both Lah-Kid and Chevy Keyz aren’t shy about their lives in theRead more
Sights from around the Milwaukee stop of the Vans Warped Tour, featuring Real Friends, Less Than Jake, Masked Intruder, Reel Big Fish, New Found Glory, Yellowcard, Sum 41, and more! Photography by Allen Halas and Lara Seeby.Read more