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Interview Season 2: ayashi!

NJ’s ayashi! has been making sprightly, dense productions for years now, and his ambition to release projects has only grown in this time. Very much deserving of bigger placements, he is an established producer with a recognisably unique sound. 1. Your production is extremely diverse, do you have any major influences or inspiration? My major influences are kind of whatever […]

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Interview Season 2: levitatingman

Not knowing levitatingman and his enormous contributions to the growth of the underground would be a grave oversight by any avid hip-hop fan. Responsible for some of the greatest production pieces of this decade, the producer’s history is littered with seminal works. 1. You’re truly a veteran of the underground, your work on Bandcamp stretches back a good five years. […]

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Interview Season 2: Dominus Excalibur

Another recent 108Mics discovery, Dominus Excalibur blends high-octane songwriting with thoughtful, moody lyricism. 1. Where are you from? Does your city have a major hip-hop scene? Originally I was born in Kalispel, Montana but I’ve lived in Tucson, Arizona since I was 5 years old. I wouldn’t say that my city has a major hip hop scene, there’s plenty of […]

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Interview Season 2: wtrflls

Scottish artist wtrflls is one of many great talents coming out of the UK, and I’m glad we tapped in for this eye-opening interview. 1. How long have you been producing for? Do you have a favourite song that you’ve worked on? I’ve been playing music since 2009/2010 in bands with my friends (usually guitar or bass) but it wasn’t […]

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Interview Season 2: Sxberblu

A recent discovery for the blog, Sxberblu has been a steadfast supporter of my work over the last couple of months. With deeply personal music making up the bulk of his output, the rapper is bettering himself with every drop. 1. You’ve dropped quite a few projects at this point, the latest being SKiZa. Which would you say you’re most […]

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Interview Season 2: Chop000

Canada’s brightest production star, Chop has a selective but undeniably fantastic discography that includes the work of some of the underground’s greatest artists. Far from a legend in the making (he reached that point a long time ago), Chop’s beats well and truly speak for themselves. 1. How long precisely have you been producing for? What motivated you to do […]

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Interview Season 2: pelo

A recent 108mics.com discovery, pelo deserves his shine as a producer, especially as he has so much insight on what it takes to be a dedicated maker of quality music. 1. How long have you been making beats for? Where do you draw inspiration when cooking up? ive been producing for about 3 & 1/2 years now, & most of […]

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Interview Season 2: Wavy Money Records

NY rapper/producer W$R is a proven champion of various underground hip-hop sub-genres, his musical excellence has been boundless across his various quality releases. Despite all this, I didn’t know much about the man himself and so this interview was an interesting insight. 1. You’re from New York, were you heavily inspired by the rappers your city has birthed while coming […]

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Interview Season 2: Loko Los

Dark trap king Loko Los needs absolutely no introduction. His work has shaped and inspired entire swathes of the underground over the last 3-4 years, and I have no doubt that it will continue to do so for a long time to come. 1. When did you first start producing? I started producing in middle school. Somewhere between 2004-2005 2. […]

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Interview Season 2: ITSREAPERX

Influenced by the sounds of alternative rock as much as hip-hop, ITSREAPERX is a talented singer, songwriter and producer. 1. Your new project 1996 – Feels Blue is pretty cool stuff. What inspired its creation? Thanks haha. Honestly, what inspired its creation was not too much. Like I am a very visual person and if I have an idea of […]

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Interview Season 2: Soulja Los

Houston producer/rapper Soulja Los has cropped up on many of the last two year’s best underground rap releases, he’s long in need of his credit as one of his state’s finest artists. 1. Alright mate! This is such a long overdue interview lmao. Firstly, I want to ask how you are and how life if in Houston? Is there still […]

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Interview Season 2: WHOISJACOL6Y

Undaworld rapper/producer Jacol6y is one of the underground’s rising stars. His music is dark, raw and formed from the mind of a creative perfectionist. 1. You were at first just a producer, and you recently started rapping, is that correct? Incorrect, i’ve been rapping since 2016. i dropped a tape before going to boot camp but once i got back […]

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Interview Season 2: Venom Pimp

One of the most evil-sounding rappers making music right now, Darth Mob member Venom Pimp is also a skilled producer, and is about to make a huge impact on the game in the coming months. 1. When did you first start making music? I started makin music back when I was in high school around sophomore year, at the time […]

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Interview Season 2: Zepeda

The Super 6 Club producer, established rapper, and melodic genius, Zepeda is in an echelon of his own when it comes to his artistry. It was a pleasure to talk to him about some of his favourite creations, the collaborations he’s done, and when we can expect new material from him. 1. Great to talk to you man, I’ve been […]

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Interview Season 2: YoungIceWater

Producer YoungIceWater is an exciting member of the underground music community whose unique beats add a new dimension to the much-impersonated Based/Splash motifs. Working in conjunction with Splish Splash, he has created truly memorable music and will undoubtedly continue to do so. 1. How long have you been making music, and who were your main inspirations when you first started? […]

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Interview Season 2: Flacko444

ATL rapper Flacko is one of the brightest hopes for the current wave of underground hip-hop, his music steadily becoming sharper and more infectious as the years go by. 1. How long have you been rapping for, and who were your influences when you first started out? I think it’ll hit two years in a few weeks or so actually […]