Review: Rhyme Time – Gnarly

Clever and often hilarious, “Gnarly” is filled with fantastic production and some of the best hip-hop to come from the local scene.   Earlier this month, Rhyme Time (formerly known as Atheist, real name Scott Knopf) of the local hip-hop collective, House of Lewis, released his latest album, Gnarly. This is his first release… Continue reading

News: Provo Artists Gear Up For Splash Fest 2016

Provo musicians will spend a day in the sun performing tomorrow at Seven Peaks Salt Lake.   Tomorrow, several Provo musicians will join national headliners Nico & Vinz for a day long music festival at Seven Peaks in Salt Lake City, UT. Provo artists include Mimi Knowles, Jamesthemormon, Jenn Blosil, and… Continue reading

Review: I’m Not a Rapper – Jamesthemormon

  Despite some lyrical issues that obscure his thematic statements, this is the strongest rap release out of Provo to date – and a fun listen.   There has been a lot of buzz lately about Jamesthemormon. Many know by now that his EP, I Am Not a Rapper, hit… Continue reading

News: NewConnection To Open For B.O.B.

Working hard at your craft has its perks – NewConnection to open for B.o.B. later this month.   Things are heating up for Utah based rappers NewConnection. Originally from the east coast, Brooklyn’s Ryan Isles and Baltimore’s Justin Cooper have been pursuing music since 2012. A musical tour de force, the… Continue reading

Exclusive: Jamesthemormon On His Breakthrough Success

“I guarantee you Heavenly Father has given you a talent. And he’s waiting for you to use whatever talent that he’s given.”   If you’ve been keeping up with Reach Provo the last week or so, you’re probably familiar with Jamesthemormon – a Provo rapper who made waves with his… Continue reading

News: “I’m Not a Rapper” Hits #1 On Billboard Chart

Jamesthemormon continues to represent the Provo Rap scene as he enters the Billboard Charts.   After a successful last week, Jamesthemormon’s sales momentum is continuing on into this week. As of today, May 3rd, Jamesthemormon’s I’m Not a Rapper is #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart. The Heatseekers Chart was… Continue reading

News: Jamesthemormon Climbs iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap Charts

Jamesthemormon’s unique blend of clean rap and contemporary production is quickly climbing the iTunes charts.   “Although I love rapping as a hobby, and as I mentioned before, it is extremely therapeutic for me to create, I’m am absolutely NOT pursuing rap as a career,” James Curran, otherwise known as Jamesthemormon, wrote… Continue reading

Exclusive: Na-G on Faith, Marriage, and The Provo Rap Scene

  Na-G’s influences are an impressive blend of rap, indie folk, pop, and literature.   Provo rapper Na-G released his debut album, Hey Na-G, on November 11th, 2015. We loved the album, so naturally we had to reach out to him and ask him about his music. See what he… Continue reading

News: Amber Lynn Releases Impressive New Video

  Amber Lynn releases a jaw-dropping live cover following her departure from American Idol.   Today, Amber Lynn released a live cover of Sia’s “Bird Set Free.” The video, shot by Nik Day, features Rashida Call on keys and background vocals, Ryan Margetts on guitar, Alex Vincent on bass, and Aaron… Continue reading

Review: Na-G’s “Hey Na-G”

Hey Na-G features 8 impressive songs that deliver more hits than misses. An excellent demonstration of what the Provo rap scene has to offer.   Anyone who has ever seen Na-G perform is familiar with his near inexhaustible store of energy. He never stays still for long, jumping up and down, side to side… Continue reading