Putting our country on the map and bringing revolutionary synths to our local hip-hop community, these artists are disrupting the flow and making bigger waves in the streets of Manila with hard-hitting lyrics that sink into our skins. With a mix of both old and new, these bunch surely build the frame-work of an urban narrative through pressing pulses of R&B over an urgent percussion of change in the local scene. – CASA BIANCA
From bedroom beats to being crowned as king of the streets, King Puentespina continues to tear down the cardboard cut-out of electronic music as Jess Connelly’s producer and a maestro in his own right. Known to have beats that set the mood of the room, his lack of words doesn’t stop his music from narrating a story you won’t forget.
A notable beat-maker that fans the flames, Lustbass keeps us in a constant summer solstice with his compositions spun from fragmented phrases of everyday life in the Metro.
A novice in the scene, Asch proves to know the block well enough to kick the title of the new kid on the curb with his impactful trip-hop melodies and biting lyrics.
Pushing the limits to self-expression, Curtismith continues to dominate the charts with his confessional anthems that pass references to the candid and indelible narrative of the youth.