With trepidation, Paper Koi’s G-Mentality was able to interview a fascinating rapper by the name of, TaixChi (if you were not sure, the “x” is silent– strictly for name distinction). Hailing from the city of Springfield, Massachusetts, we were able to get a feel of who he is all while weigh in on his creations. The interview took an intriguing turn into his views on music and was warmly received with the rapper explaining that he wants to continue the magic of moving his audiences with his music. The interview radiates a wonderful aura of playfulness, fluidity, and a sense of rich familiarity. Continue reading TaiXChi: Sustaining the Art of Formlessness within Rap Music
For Paper Koi Magazine’s ARTIST 2 WATCH, we got a chance to reach out to R&B artist, Malik James, who released his song, “Midnight Dream” at midnight on September 29th. Malik James was able to share his experience and inspiration behind his latest single! Continue reading ARTIST 2 WATCH: MALIK JAMES
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!
Sharing the cookie love! 1597 Main St. Springfield, MA 01108 Monday: Closed — Tuesday: 11 am – 6 pm — Wednesday: 11 am – 6 pm — Thursday: 11 am – 6 pm — Friday: 11 am – 6 pm — Saturday: 1 pm- 6 pm — Sunday: Closed VIBE: Cozy cookie bakery where you could stop in for a surprising sweet snack. Owner of Hot Oven Cookies, … Continue reading #FeelTheField: Hot Oven Cookies