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A Conversation With Symone Royale

A Conversation With Symone Royale


Symone Royale is a soulful Pop artist originally from Houston, TX that now resides in Atlanta, GA. She began performing in church at a young age which allowed her to hone her skills as a vocalist, and those years of hard work have paid off tremendously. Now an adult, she's got a new project out called "Goin' Deep" that blends many genres and styles into an EP allowing Symone to dive further into her purpose as an artist and express herself freely. We had the opportunity to discuss with her how...


A Conversation with Jazzy Tha Rapper

A Conversation with Jazzy Tha Rapper

Jazzy Tha Rapper is a 21 year old Hip-Hop artist that seamlessly blends sounds of nostalgia with timeless subject matter, creating her own visions for tomorrow. Now residing in Atlanta, she was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Kennesaw, GA. With family roots in Guyana and Alabama, Jazzy utilizes her deep lineage to craft detailed timestamps of the events in her life. Her debut EP, “bbygirl” gives us a glimpse into her relationship with self, romantic partners, and the world itself. Transparent in her music, you...


One Music Fest presents At The Crib Digital Festival

One Music Fest presents At The Crib Digital Festival

With COVID-19 continuing to debilitate the Live Events business for the foreseeable future, it’s been refreshing to see certain brands making the necessary changes to adapt with the times. One Music Fest did their first iteration of the At The Crib fest back in April and they are already introducing the second installment on August 22nd.
They’ve locked in performances by Ari Lennox, Ro James, Jade Novah, Kenny Mason,  Lion Babe, Baby Tate, Ye Ali, Gemaine, and Chavis Flagg which is an eclectic bunch that should satisfy a...


R&B Songstress, Jori, Returns to Form | "Foolish"

R&B Songstress, Jori, Returns to Form | "Foolish"


Jori is an Atlanta bred R&B artist that accomplished a lot before many of today's artists were probably discovering their love for music. She's worked with Grammy award winner Anthony Dent, J. Valentine, Tank, Cainon Lamb (produced for the likes of Keyshia Cole, Jazmine Sullivan, Monica, Alicia Keys, and Beyonce), and we'd imagine many other collaborators that just haven't been mentioned for public consumption. 

Over the years, we've seen Jori build an impressive following on YouTube and other social media platforms with a great deal...


respect the artist.

respect the artist.


respect the artist.
You can't tell a genius how to express themselves, you can only appreciate the craft.

Fresh & Local was created in the Art Institute of Atlanta's recording studio back in 2013. Since that time we've evolved so much. From being early...