With Paper Koi Magazine newly delivering visual interviews with upcoming creatives, Interviewer and Writer, G-Mentality, queried the fresh and colorful rap trio: Z.A.M. including Rasti, Goldi, and Mika sharing their scope on their craft and their ideas touching the music industry, and more! They shared their own detailed experience of making music, taking risks, and hopes on their journey within female rap. Continue reading Z.A.M. : Getting Into Female Rap’s New Power Trio
Each day Rapper, Aminé uses his astounding artistry to deconstruct the insipid depiction of his hometown Portland, Oregon, where black … Continue reading It’s Been a Whole Year My N*gga: A Brief Album Review on Aminé’s “Limbo”
We have always flourished under endless adversity, let us evoke our everlasting greatness with merited gratitude. Here on Paper Koi, we bring you The Black Effect Market highlighting the wondrous black businesses we have right here, right next to us. Continue reading Paper Koi Presents: The “BLACK EFFECT” Market
Enjoy a writing piece by Brooklynite, Mariah Neptune. Neptune writes a brain-diving piece on staying grounded which encourages us to keep the our gears turning. Continue reading Paper Koi Presents: “You’re Doing Fine Sweetie” by Mariah Neptune
Amidst the COVID-19 we sincerely hope everyone is doing everything to stay as safe as possible. Although, one silver-lining coming out of this gray time is that springtime has quickly inched its way towards us with puzzled but open arms. While the media is scaring us with constant abrupt news updates on this unstoppable virus, I had the chance to touch base with one of Boston’s talented artists, Bryson Rainey, also known as NEObyBryson. Continue reading Getting “Spring Ready” with NEObyBryson
Welcome to Paper Koi’s new music segment, “Artist 2 Watch”, which presents the work of fresh and vivid artists. Enjoy … Continue reading ARTIST 2 WATCH: KENDELL
A double album review on how two great artist were able to express the important theme of duality. The two different genre-based artist expressing two different sizes of themselves on two different projects. Continue reading How CHILOMBO & SUGA Expressed Duality: a double album review
Happy Women’s’ Month gals and girls! March is the great month for us to celebrate for literally being our magical selves. Oh, wait… you didn’t know that women are magical? Yes, we are. Trust me. It’s a proven fact—every day that we are alive. Continue reading Pu$$y Power.
Springfield, Massachusetts is a city home to about 29.2k black residents and about 67.7k latino residents— that’s really a lot of non-white folks! Some of us are trying to see what is there to do on a Saturday night– without any racial harm of course– with a candid list of venues, you can pick which place you’d like to pop up to! party safely and Happy Black History Month! Continue reading B*tch I’m T’d Up! In a Safe Place Tho!
I am very aware that artists go through growth periods within their careers, where they experiment with new directions and sounds, but I did not sense that in this project. This project was overly controlled by someone other than herself. If the album was a masterpiece to you, cool. Continue reading I Swear I’m Not Buggin: Summer Walker “Over It” Album Review