Tag Archives: Virginia

Awon: Moon Beams

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In Hip-Hop we’re all hypocrites. We deride our favorites for stepping outside the box while at the same time criticizing them for sounding the same on every project. With the exception of Outkast, no other artist can recover from doing … Continue reading

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Tiff the Gift: It Gets Greater Later

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Virginia emcee Tiff the Gift released her debut solo album Cool, Calm, Chill in 2010, She followed that up in 2014 with her sophomore project, Better to Give. After a two and a half year wait Tiff has returned with … Continue reading

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Substantial: Present

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Substantial and Marcus D make up the group Bop Alloy. Originally from Maryland but now residing in Virginia, Substantial is the emcee of the group. A veteran artist, Substantial boasts one of the best voices in Hip-Hop with substantive lyrics … Continue reading

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Dephlow: Deph Threats

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Hampton, Virginia emcee Dephlow has spit verses on various tracks by Don’t Sleep Records founders Awon and Phoniks. In 2014 Deph and Awon joined forces for a collaborative album called Dephacation. Now Dephlow is going for dolo with 14-track album … Continue reading

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Awon & Phoniks: Knowledge of Self

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Two years after the release of their debut album, Return to the Golden Era, Awon & Phoniks are back with their sophomore release “Knowledge of Self”. Released on their Don’t Sleep record label, Knowledge of Self carries on Phoniks and … Continue reading

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