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LG Five Presents New Album "Creative Archive"

LG Five Presents New Album "Creative Archive"

New Orleans native LG is a promising lyricist that the Fresh & Local team has been following for quite some time. After bringing him out to At...
Bringing the Soul Back with Jane Handcock: Oakland's Best Kept Secret

Bringing the Soul Back with Jane Handcock: Oakland's Best Kept Secret

It's been awhile since we covered any new music on the site, and it's with great pleasure to come back with a hidden gem. Allow us to introduce y...
Synergy Chi: A Project Dedicated to Showcasing Women in Hip-Hop

Synergy Chi: A Project Dedicated to Showcasing Women in Hip-Hop

Synergy Chi is an ongoing album presentation based in Chicago that will be bringing women in Hip-Hop to the forefront. Founded by Jovan Landry (ta...
Feeling Burned Out in Your Local Music Scene: Small Crowds Matter

Feeling Burned Out in Your Local Music Scene: Small Crowds Matter

As an artist or anyone in a non-guaranteed career path, it's inevitable that you will feel burned out in your pursuits. Even once you become succ...
Singer/Songwriter Eli displays her 'Hustle' w/ New Single

Singer/Songwriter Eli displays her 'Hustle' w/ New Single

Singer/songwriter Eli (formerly known as Eli Beth) released her debut single with "Careless" last November featuring Fresh & Local's own J.No...
Small Crowds Matter: Using Analytics to Build Engagement

Small Crowds Matter: Using Analytics to Build Engagement

In episode 1 of Small Crowds Matter, we spoke about the potential that artists have in terms of D-I-Y concerts and pooling resources with your p...
Small Crowds Matter (Podcast, Episode 1)

Small Crowds Matter (Podcast, Episode 1)

Fresh & Local presents our new mini-podcast, Small Crowds Matter. Hosted by J.Nolan, this show will give insight into a variety of ways that...
Make Room for The Queendom

Make Room for The Queendom

It's with great pleasure that we're introducing THE QUEENDOM to our F&L viewers. The duo is comprised of AUDIADASOUND and Rocket Rhonnie and ...
Royce Da 5'9 Blacks Out on 10 Minute Funk Flex Freestyle

Royce Da 5'9 Blacks Out on 10 Minute Funk Flex Freestyle

2018 is looking like the return of real emcees dropping epic freestyles and let's just go ahead and salute Black Thought for bringing the energ...
James Lewis Releases New Video - Autumn

James Lewis Releases New Video - Autumn

One of our favorite rising artists from the Atlanta scene, James Lewis, has been making major waves with his 2017 album Layers. His music blends N...
Jay Atoms Presents His Memoirs of a 'Struggle Rapper' (New Mixtape)

Jay Atoms Presents His Memoirs of a 'Struggle Rapper' (New Mixtape)

<a href="http://jayatoms.bandcamp.com/album/struggle-rapper">Struggle Rapper by Jay Atoms</a>Jay Atoms is a very elusive artist and fr...
Fashawn: One of Hip-Hop's Unsung Heroes

Fashawn: One of Hip-Hop's Unsung Heroes

2018 looks to be another very promising year for Hip-Hop. Over the past 5 years or so, we've seen quite a few artists rise to prominence while foc...