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Meet our rising star artist ‘“Yxng Sanzu” released new single title “Tough $hit”

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Yxng Sanzu
Yxng Sanzu

Journalist : What is your name and what city do you rep? 

My real name is Anthony. But my artist name is “Yxng Sanzu” I was born in Passaic, New Jersey but I rep Harrison, New Jersey. 

Journalist : Tell us about your latest releases, what inspired you to create them? 

My latest release so far was “Tough $hit”. What inspired me to make “Tough $hit” is that I wanted to try out drill music while at the same time, integrating my own flow into it. I had inspiration from other drill artists such as Fivio Foreign and Pop Smoke when making the song. I also liked the beat pattern in drill music, so I thought I’d give it a try for myself to actually make a drill song so that’s how I made “Tough $hit”. 

Journalist : What is unique about you and your music? 

What is unique about me is that I like to integrate anime references into my music as well as making rhyme schemes that make perfect sense for the song. I tend to stay on flow as well as create my own flow for my music. The difference between me and other rappers is that I don’t go so much for a materialistic type of approach when I make songs. 

Journalist : When did you realize you were going to make music professionally? 

I realized I was going to make music professionally when I was only 17 years old believe it or not. At first, I started off making joke songs and I didn’t really take music seriously by then. I didn’t go to a studio until May 2021 when I recorded “Vibin”. I used to record on my phone and add reverb to my vocals whenever I’d record. But now in this day of age, I started to engineer my own music. I started using a program called “Cakewalk” and I had a mic with a pop filter already and started recording using that as well as using plugins to further enhance my vocals.  

Journalist : What type of music do you listen to? 

I tend to listen to rap for most of the time. I mostly listen to drill music since I really like the beat pattern in it. However, I do also listen to some Japanese music as well, mainly anime openings as I am a really big anime fan. Sometimes I also listen to Korean rap as well since I do like the flow in most of the songs.  

Journalist : What inspires you to write music? 

What inspired me to write music is the people who support me when writing music whether it’s my friends, family, other artists, etc. I also take into account with constructive criticism whenever I write music since it gives me inspiration to ultimately use that criticism to improve my songs. In the end, there’s always room for improvement no matter what anyone does. Not to mention, music is very subjective so not everyone is going to see music the same way others do. In other words, opinions are opinions, and those opinions motivate me to keep on going with my music career.  

Journalist : What do you do when you don’t do music (creative or otherwise) and that you are passionate about? 

Outside of music, I like to go out a lot and spend some time with my friends. I tend to go to NYC a lot and go shopping for recreational things such as clothes and figurines. I also like to post a lot in social media relating to my music and other things as well. I do take photos of scenery as well. I am a very outgoing person outside of music.  

Journalist : What do you wish you were told when you first started making music that you think would help artists just starting out? 

When I first started out making music, I wish I was told that I should go to a professional studio to record or mix it very consistently. I wish I was also told proper feedback about my music. Back when I first started, people would tend to gas me up and give me positive feedback even though the song never really deserved it. I just wish people were honest about their opinion on my music. I also wish that I was told to improve my flow and improve the quality of my songs when I first started. But to all the new artists out there, use the constructive criticism to improve your music, it will help you all in the long run.  

Journalist : Where do we find you music / music projects? 

I have a linktree where I put all of my music platforms into one website. But my platforms are also here as well.  

Linktr: https://www.linktr.ee/Yxng.Sanzu 

Tik Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@yxng.sanzu 

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/59WJou5vM2Oe5a1fidFtKI?si=kUp3S3iTTqus77wTqQ8hSA 

Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/yxng-sanzu/1591721164 

SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/yxng-sanzu 

Instagram: https://instagram.com/real.yxng._.sanzu 

YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/YxngSanzu21 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Earthworm Lean is a true definition of a hustler in the music industry

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Earthworm

Tell us a little about yourself?

My name Earthworm Lean coming out of Clayton County, GA. Making music always was a hobby for me. Telling on a beat how i do, a gift i refuse to let go to waste. We might can’t talk about it one on one but i for sure can put it in a perspective in a song.

How would you describe your latest single?

Step on you saying I’m not forcing my hand no more. Realizing how far I came in life and just valuing yourself. It’s okay to feel conceited.

How did you get started in the music business in the first  place?

Watching my Pops as a kid. Just being around him when I was young seeing it gave me the stride.

How did you come up with your artist name?

Playing spades and I got dealt a bad hand. In the midst of me celebrating cause i set who i was playing i said “I get it out the mudd like a earthworm. Im gone make something out of nothing everytime” And my name already Lean so I just threw Earthworm in front of it.

How long have you been in the music industry?

About 4 years

When can fans expect the visuals for the single?

Soon

Who are your inspirations in the music industry?

Everybody. From underground to mainstream everybody come up different. That’s that little piece of hope that kept me pushing this long.

How do you go about writing a song and what is your process?

I usually punch in. But if i am writing i can stick to the subject more. I can deliver a lot more punchlines

Any plans on touring to promote your latest single?

Yeah . Florida for sure. But a 90 day run.

What are must haves when your in the studio working?

Lemonade, my smoke. Just me and the engineer in the lab. A crowd distracts me.

What is the best piece of advice in this business you actually followed?

Keep going

Name an artist(s) that you would love to work with?

Dopeboy RA, Future, Lil Baby, Big Moochie Grape, RodWave, Yung Mal, and Ne-Yo

What’s your all-time favourite song?

How i been by NBA Youngboy

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YouTube.com/earthwormlean

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Fonz of Tha Mobb Fam is an on the rise recording artist. Writing poetry is what ultimately got him into music. After obtaining radio notoriety for one of his infamous remixes to Busta Rhymes “TOUCH IT” he knew that he wanted to pursue music wholeheartedly. Fonz of Tha Mobb has a very diverse and authentic sound. He meshes Rhythm and Street. He states “I’ve always been the type to paint a picture well with my words. So bringing a story that u can move to and relate to is always my aim”. 

 

When creating new records he focuses on his personal life experiences or solely from a topic that comes to his mind. Whatever he is in a vibe for at the moment and makes sense for the track he flows off of the vibe. Currently he is pushing his latest release which is his album ” PRODUCT OF MY HABITAT” which released 1/16/23/. This is his 4th album to date. Features songs like “MY CITY” painting a image of life in San Francisco. Songs like “HOLD UP” which it’s OFFICIAL VIDEO drops February 1st on all video platforms.

 

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TPP Ghost: Breakout Artist From The DMV Area Is Next Up

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TPP Ghost is an American recording artist from Virginia. Being an artist from Virginia he knows the state has a ton of talent. Artists such as Timberland, Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams, Missy Elliot and many others flourished from the commonwealth. Virginia produces legend status type of artists.

TPP Ghost plans to be the next breakout artist from the area. He has his own style and sticks to being authentic and raw. His music is his way to express his life and experiences through an artform. He has been tearing up the NOVA and whole DMV area with some of his most recent releases including “Ride With Me” and “Don’t Slip

Do not miss out on this sensational artist who has more than what it takes to be in the lane of all mainstream artists.

 

 

 

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