Vinal Luciano Brings His “Aquarius” Album To Life

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One of Midwest Hip Hop’s best-kept secrets, Vinal Luciano is back with his new album Aquarius. The album puts Vinal’s exceptional talent and creativity on full display. The album offers a unique blend of lyrical prowess and musical innovation. Short on run time at only 8 tracks, the project is packed with emotionally compelling and thought-provoking content.

VInal Luciano performing

“Aquarius” is more than just a collection of songs. It is a narrative that delves into various themes and deep feelings. From introspective tracks that offer a glimpse into Vinal Luciano’s personal experiences to socially conscious lyrics that address pertinent issues. Aquarius boasts stand-out tracks like “Monday Blues” and the lead single, “MIA” featuring Junior Pasare. Singles like these prove that Vinal has a penchant for creative songwriting and vivid storytelling.

To truly appreciate the Aquarius album, it’s essential to understand Vinal Luciano’s musical journey and the influences that have shaped his artistry. From his early beginnings to the development of his distinctive style, Vinal displays an immense amount of growth and comfortability with his craft that embodies how Hip Hop isn’t just something he creates but is a part of his makeup. Turning some of life’s biggest tragedies into some of his best music, Vinal leaves quite the impression with this first quarter release.

Check out the Aquarius album right here on and drop a line about your favorite song. AQUARIUS by Vinal Luciano on TIDAL.

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Jada Ali Walks a Tightrope With New Single


Flint, Michigan’s own Jada Ali isn’t just running the Midwest, she’s taking her career to the next level. The talented rapper recently released her latest album HARD TO LOVE to critical acclaim. The 15 track project features some of the game’s hottest including Detwan Love, YBG Travo and Velly Beretta. Detwan and Jada trade bars over a bouncy instrumental on 2 Goats. (Check that video out here.) The mood shifts back to reality rap on Tightrope.

Jada Ali

Clocking in under 2 minutes Ms. Ali wastes no time getting straight to it with lines like “So many thoughts on my mental I don’t know where to start/how did we let some hoe sh*t tear us apart” & “Bein’ with me ain’t simple/I’m a thug b*tch, but you knew that before you even fell in love b*tch. ” Keeping it real as real gets the SKE records signee holds no punches in her AiJae Blu directed music video.

Check it out right here on and let us know what you think. Is Jada Ali positioning herself as the new Midwest queen?

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