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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...
New Music and Video from Bishop Nehru - Rooftops

New Music and Video from Bishop Nehru - Rooftops

So-called "underground Hip-Hop" fans probably remember Bishop Nehru from 2013 when he released his debut project Nehruvia at the age of 16, helpin...
Artist To Watch: Kemba - No You Ain't

Artist To Watch: Kemba - No You Ain't

Let's just go ahead and call a spade for what it is: the Bronx is definitely producing some of today's hottest artists. Whether you want to look a...
Rex Novi Releases 1st Single - Rigors of Life

Rex Novi Releases 1st Single - Rigors of Life

Those that are closely associated with the Fresh & Local family should be pretty familiar with Rex Novi. Since the inception of F&L he's p...
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...
Fresh & Local Blend Tape Vol. 5 - For The Culture

Fresh & Local Blend Tape Vol. 5 - For The Culture

It's been about a month since we released the last edition of our ongoing Fresh & Local Blend Tape series, so it's about time we unleash volum...
Entrepreneurship Tips from Benoni Tagoe, of Issa Rae Productions

Entrepreneurship Tips from Benoni Tagoe, of Issa Rae Productions

Fresh & Local family, meet Benoni Tagoe (@nonibizz)! For many of you, this may be your first time hearing or seeing this gentleman's name, but...
Monique Asks Fans to Boycott Netflix for Gender & Color Bias

Monique Asks Fans to Boycott Netflix for Gender & Color Bias

 In a recently released video, comedian/actress Mo'nique says that the executives at Netflix offered her a $500,000 deal to release a new comedy special through their platform. She compared the figures of the offer to other comedians that are partnering with Netflix (Amy Schumer - $13 million, Dave Chappelle & Chris Rock - $20 million).

When Mo'nique asked the executives why there was such a striking difference in the offer, given her resume, they allegedly said they're not going off of resumes and that they believe her particular special will generate around the margin of the half-million they put on the table. 
SoundBites: Atlanta's 1st Black Owned Food Truck Park

SoundBites: Atlanta's 1st Black Owned Food Truck Park

On August 13th, Atlanta Black Restaurant Week (which runs July 31 - Aug 13) will be presenting Atlanta's very first black owned food truck park! T...