We recently had the chance to attend a listening event for Shareen's "The Light" EP. The former major label employee turned pop princess made some time for us and granted the tribe our first interview of the year.

DMV soul singer Ari Lennox who has been rocking New York City stages and showcases this summer recently shot with the New York indy scene's favorite photographer ShotbyAndres. In between wardrobe and location changes Ari sat down for an acapella performance of "cascade" and a Q&A session sharing everything from her love of cocoa puffs and pornhub to her creative process.

On May 29th SOB's, New York's favorite music venue hosted Singersroom's Rhythm Effect showcase which featured Teedra Moses's NYC return after a year on the road. After her electric performance for a capacity crowd made up of loyal supporters Teedra sat down with us and spoke candidly about the mutual admiration between herself and her fans whom she considers friends.

On May 1st the New York City spring concert season got off to a proper start thanks to Melanie Fiona. The two time Grammy award winner packed the historic Sounds of Brazil to capacity and treated fans who live the "MFLife" to a rare acoustic performance followed by a 30 minute mostly acapella encore. After running through her catalogue of hits and fulfilling request from the crowd. Melanie sat down with us to recap her set and update us on the new music she has been working on.

One third of Master P's LV Mob and a marquee player in the resurgence of rap powerhouse No Limit, The District of Columbia's "number one Slutty Boy" Fat Trel sat down with us for the 7th installment of our Get Fresh or Die Tryin interview series.

On March 29, TDE's SchoolBoy Q. pulled double duty headlining two back to back shows at New York's favorite venue. In between his dual filled to capacity shows SchoolBoy Q sat down with us to talk about his love for New York , fruit platters and this year's XXL freshman class.