#IndyPolitikz: 4/21 With $1 J’R [Interview]

Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 10.28.05 PM.png$1 J’R. Macon, Ga. Rapper. The first word that comes to mind when describing his style? Versatile. From Pop to Trap to Hip-Hop, he’s able to get on any type of beat and still be himself. He can even hold a tune. [Lol] Anyway, I’ve been knowing J’R for a few years now and it’s been dope to watch him grow as an artist.  Continue reading

Teacup ‘Spills The Tea’ Via #IndyPolitikz

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Well guys it’s about that time for another #IndyPolitikz interview!  I’m excited that I get to share with you one of my favorite young adults, out here making an effort to help others. I met Teacup at The University of West Georgia through a mutual friend and it’s been an honor to watch her growth. If you aren’t hip, she runs a YouTube series titled #spilltheTEA, takes dope photos, and even runs a non-profit organization. Continue reading

#BackseatPoetry February 2016 [Part 1] | Pilot Jones Zo

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Pilot Jones Zo. Philly. I’ve been following Zo on Twitter for about 4 years now. It was one of those things where one of your followers actually becomes the homie. A while back, she sent me a few of her pieces and I kept the ones that I could relate to the most in my favorites. She doesn’t even know she’s part of why #BackseatPoetry exists. Continue reading

Indy Politikz: SandtronLeon Serves Up More Work [Interview]

Screen Shot 2016-01-31 at 3.32.05 PM.pngSandtronLeon. Lagrange, Ga. Artist. He’s one of few artists that I know that can take you through the entire creative process for every song he has.. and then he’ll break down the meaning bar for bar.. and it will go completely beyond what you could’ve thought it meant. I’ll say more one thing before we get to the interview, Sandtron has always had tunnel vision and his growth is apparent. Check it out below. We talked YNBG, his latest project More Work, and what to expect next from him. Continue reading

Indy Politikz: Samples of The Truth with Garrett! [Interview]

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Garrett! (formerly G. Dot). Originally from London, now in Atlanta. Christian artist. Graphic Designer. Videographer. He’s been rapping since he was 11, but didn’t start making projects until he was in the 11th grade. I’ll start this article by saying that I was at the studio a couple of weeks ago and Plewto Smith said to me, “Oh you know G. Dot? That’s a Southside legend!” With that being said, check out my interview with Garrett! below. We talked his latest project, Samples of the Truth, why he changed his name, his online series “Young & Christian,” and we’ll even be premiering a new record from him! Continue reading

Indy Politikz: Vapor Waves + With Wolf Paradise + [Interview]

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We’re kicking off the new wave of #IndyPolitikz with Wolf Paradise +. He’s a 24-year old producer from Atlanta, Ga. He describes his sound as being “4/20 friendly. So, the tracks are definitely trippy and chill, but it has that ATL-808 sound that makes you vibe with it.” I recently caught up with WP + to talk Vapor Waves, upcoming releases, inspirations, and more. Check out the interview below. Continue reading

#BackseatPoetry January 2016: Kiyya K [Part One]

kiyyakKiyya K. Writer. Activist. Passionate. Received a B.A. in Journalism from Georgia State University. You may remember her from being the first guest blogger to ever touch BSPZ, but now she’s back as the first feature for #BackseatPoetry. Today I’ll only be sharing one piece from her, but you will see more throughout the month of January.  Continue reading