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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...


Berklee Online Offering a Free Music Business Digital Handbook

Berklee Online Offering a Free Music Business Digital Handbook

As many of you know, one of the focal points of Fresh & Local is music business education. We’re very strong advocates for the independent music community and have dedicated most of our time and energy in this area. As advancements are made in the industry, we do our best to stay current and today we’d like to salute Berklee Online (a division of Berklee College of Music) for publishing a free digital handbook for artists to learn some introductory info about the music business.
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Joey Bada$$ Finds Inspiration on The Light Pack, His New EP

Joey Bada$$ Finds Inspiration on The Light Pack, His New EP



Joey Bada$$ is an interesting story in Hip-Hop circles. 8 years removed from his debut mixtape "1999," he's now a veteran emcee with 2 full-length albums under his belt and a world of experience from touring the world since the age of 17. We've watched him grow up and expand his horizons as an actor, businessman, and social justice advocate - but, we've also witnessed his inevitable growing pains in the process. He was immediately looked upon as the 2nd coming of Nas after 1999...


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...


Russ Drops Two New Songs After Leaving Columbia Records

Russ Drops Two New Songs After Leaving Columbia Records


Recording artist Russ recently took back the reigns of his career by opting to not renew his contract with Columbia Records. Those familiar with his story have seen how passionate he is about controlling his own narrative and minimizing reliance on outside sources. Since his departure from the label, he’s already released 2 new singles with what looks to be a return to his song per week format that gained him traction before his major label deal. Let us know what you think of...