SKYLINE HOTEL’S CONNECTION SPARKS ACROSS THE D.C. AREA

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INTERVIEW BY JOE FITZPATRICK

PHOTOS BY KRYSTINA GABRIELLE AND JD KLINE 

It’s been said that brothers have a special connection, and they can almost communicate telepathically. Raised on a love for soulful music, brothers Jeff and Jon Lee have found that connection through their band SKYLINE HOTEL. Based in the Washington, D.C. metro area, the brothers have started to find their stride and are currently on the verge of releasing their sophomore EP.

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RYLI RELEASES DEBUT EP ON CAPITOL RECORDS

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INTERVIEW BY JOE FITZPATRICK

PHOTOS PROVIDED BY THE PURPLE AGENCY

Virginia native Reilly Stith is a double threat. In 2013, she performed as Odette on Netflix’s hit program “Orange is the New Black,” and she recently starred in a short film currently in post-production. Since then, she has been building a music career as RYLI, and she released her debut album ENTER on Capitol Records at the beginning of the summer. Combining a progressive, rhythmic sound with traditional R&B, RYLI is an artist that you need to hear. Continue Reading

NEWPORT NEWS R&B SINGER/RAPPER JAE PREPARES FOR RELEASE OF DEBUT EP, DEAD LUXURY, AND WILL PERFORM AT SHAGGFEST 2015 IN VIRGINIA BEACH THIS JUNE

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INTERVIEW BY JOE FITZPATRICK

PHOTOS PROVIDED BY BWARD PHOTOGRAPHY AND JASON COFFEY

Though he is relatively new to the Hampton Roads rap and R&B scene, vocalist Jason Coffey, who is also known as JAE, is a native of Newport News, Va. that has been making quite the splash. With two mixtapes self-released in 2014, and his debut EP scheduled to be released later this year, he has already set himself up in the local scene as a rising star.

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