Charlie Eastern – Jalen Santoy

If you’ve never heard of Jalen Santoy before, don’t worry…most people haven’t. The young, LA-based rapper provides listeners with smooth flows, thoughtful lyrics, and hard-hitting beats. While remaining fairly quiet over the past few years, Santoy released Charlie Santoy in 2016 and has left us with a beautifully done album. Colossus isn’t always about covering what’s new and popular, sometimes we just have to write a … Continue reading Charlie Eastern – Jalen Santoy

Sit Down Series: FTK

FTK stands “For The Kulture” and that is exactly what ApeBaby a.k.a. JungleBoy, Deemo, and Kold Ka2e all are developing. Coming from their respective neighborhoods of New York City, they each bring their own sound and vibe to the table. A Different Path EP dropped on February 22nd of this year and shortly after, the trio sat down with Colossus Music’s Heff to discuss their influences, creativity, … Continue reading Sit Down Series: FTK

Future Hndrxx Presents: The WIZRD – Future

To be honest, part of the reason the content cycle at Colossus has been slow for #NewMusicMondays is that there hasn’t been an overwhelming amount of music dropped in the first two months of this year. Later this week I will be covering another new album as a gift to you loyal readers but for now, let’s take a look at what Fire Marshall Future … Continue reading Future Hndrxx Presents: The WIZRD – Future

Sit Down Series: B.A.D

B.A.D is a young up-and-coming rapper out of Boston’s growing hip-hop scene. By formulating his own sound, he has created some solid mixtapes that have generated more and more exposure. It won’t be long before he finally breaks through, especially with the team in Boston he has surrounded himself with. Last week, he found time between the studio and getting his new single “Come Thru” … Continue reading Sit Down Series: B.A.D

Sit Down Series: Rico Cocchi

Coming out of UMass Amherst, Rico Cocchi has the advantage of the party scene. From performing at UMass’s Oktoberfest to being involved in Greek life, he is creating party vibes with his smooth lyrics and vocals. Originally from Western Massachusetts, the up-and-coming rapper is starting to break into the scene with a huge 2019 planned. He has a concert in Boston this upcoming weekend as … Continue reading Sit Down Series: Rico Cocchi

i am > i was – 21 Savage

The title of 21 Savage’s latest drop really defines what this album means to him. He has come a long way from the “murder rap” he coined with his early 2015 mixtapes The Slaughter Tape and Slaughter King. Sure, he touches on those topics on a few tracks but for the most part, i am > i was feels like a self-reflective album of sorts. With the release … Continue reading i am > i was – 21 Savage

Sit Down Series: Danielle Martin

Danielle Martin is an up-and-coming singer-songwriter out of New Jersey. She recently released her first EP Wanderlust independently and is growing her following in the tri-state area. She is shaping her own genre which she calls “alternative soul”, a push away from the contemporary styles. Last week, Danielle took some time to sit down with Colossus for an interview! Colossus Music: Start off by telling us … Continue reading Sit Down Series: Danielle Martin

Being Human In Public – Jessie Reyez

Raw emotions and strained vocals almost always mean you are listening to Jessie Reyez. Her words are powerful as she brings us through her struggles with life and love. Being Human In Public is Reyez’s first full-length project following the release of a vast number of singles and an EP. I first discovered the Canadian singer from an interview she gave to 94.5 (Boston’s hip-hop station) … Continue reading Being Human In Public – Jessie Reyez