From Reno, Nevada and currently residing in Jackson, Mississippi is Ty Knight. The MC brings his own flavor on his latest EP Therapy Vs. Theory as he uses a mix of styles to both escape his own tribulations and help the listeners with theirs. 5 tracks round out the EP, which contains no features at all as Ty Knight ops to carry the load solo. Check it out below and look for more to come from Ty Knight in the future.
Bringing the feeling of old school boom-bap mixed with a certain progressive style of bass/synth heavy production is Jackson, Mississippi’s Mr. Fluid. Today he aims to bring change to the mundane day-to-day life that can be brought your way as you grow older in a society that pushes you towards to corporate world. Over the course of 15 tracks we get to hear him lyrically breakdown what he thinks the issues are in America and how they can be solved, bringing a unique perspective to it all. Check out “When Conformity Is Not Comfortable” in full below.
As the culture in rap continues to embrace different styles and sounds we get introduced to more unique rappers all the time. One of those who rising talents who stands out is Florida’s own YG Ivy. The West Orlando native takes us on a wild trip in the visual, which is filmed in a mansion fit for a rapper of his stature. The catchy single comes with production from Omar The Director. Check it out.
Delaware’s own Young Seda is here with a new visual directed by Bilal Ali Brown. It comes for his emotional single “ALONE”, produced by Relevant. The single see’s Seda in a tough position mentally as he aims to shake off a failed relationship in hopes of being fruitful to a new lady in his life. If you’ve ever been there then you know it can be very difficult to work through and he manages to convey that perfectly in the record. Peep it now.
Fred Nice brings his signature mix of R&B and Hip-Hop in full glory on his latest set “Nice & Slow”. The mixtape features brand new music, compiled alongside a few singles that we’ve been introduced to over the course of the past few months. It’s a moody set, with songs rooted in feelings of lust, love and heartbreak. The Oxford, MS native has a lot planned in the coming months so keep an eye out for it all by following him on social media @IAmFredNice.
Misssissippi riser Dev Maccc comes with his new single “Hidden Message”. The track is a strong effort, allowing Dev to vent lyrically on a bevy of topics including racism, self-doubt, family and much more. If you haven’t heard of him yet this is the perfect track to get an introduction on. Check it out.
Sometimes you have those sudden urges and the green light is all you want to act on them. For Oxford, Mississippi singer Fred Nice that is the case as he releases his latest video. The track itself is a rendition of Ro James’ “Permission” but I would argue he did a better job than the original single. Definitely one you can spin when you’re chilling with your lady. Check it out now and follow Fred Nice at @IAmFredNice to leave him some feedback.
Clarksdale, Mississippi representative MeLo makes his first appearence On The Dot with his latest mixtape “12:AM”. On it we get an introduction to the out of the box style of music MeLo provides. It’s a moody project, with the artist releasing his inner thoughts in a manner all his own. Helping him to craft the project are features from Zach Stewart, Reke The Freak and DEZ. Check it out in full now and be sure to let us know your thoughts!
40b comes from Orlando with a new 4-track EP “Trapped In The System”. The set features 40b showing a more rugged side in comparison to his previous project “Love Riot“. Here he gives street, yet poignant lyrics throughout with Luke Roswell handling production in full. Check it out below and be sure to purchase via iTunes.
Delaware’s Young Seda presents the follow-up to his “Utopia” project, “Dystopia”. The tape is the creative result of Seda’s bouts with depression. The moody sounds are formed in part by Shaypz, FleeZy, UNRTHDX and J Patterns on production. Stream it below and let us know your thoughts.