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Victoria Moorwood

About Victoria Moorwood

Victoria is a music journalist based in Cincinnati. She loves Lil Wayne, traveling and her golden doodle. For music articles and pictures of food, follow her at @vic_land.

PLAYING CINCY: Music Resource Center Brings Teen Musicians Together

The Music Resource Center of Cincinnati is a stable home for low-cost musical equipment and artistic guidance for Cincinnati's teens. Four times a year, the organization hosts a city-wide showcase where the public joins the Center as audience members and Cincinnati's youth can put their talents on display. "The showcases are a place for our students [...]

By |2019-05-16T14:00:39-04:00May 15th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

PREMIERE: Troi Irons “Lost Angels”

Photo by: Jessica Lehman Though she's not quite 25, Troi Irons has lived a lifetime of experience in the music industry already, having arrived in Los Angeles as a preteen and quickly getting caught in its clutches. Once signed to a major label, Irons is now fiercely independent, having released two EPs (Turbulence [...]

By |2019-05-10T13:03:44-04:00May 10th, 2019|FEATURES, Premieres|

PLAYING CINCY: Princess Tiana Remixes Ella Mai’s “Shot Clock” in New Video

Photo by Kayla Rogers Princess Tiana solidified her place in Cincinnati’s music scene earlier this year with her single "Trip." Since then, she's been dropping videos to tease her next release, a full-length project titled Going Places. The seven-track album follows 2017 EP Believe It, and although it took her two years to prepare [...]

By |2019-05-07T14:25:25-04:00May 7th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

PLAYING CINCY: Aziza Love Awakens Her Phoenix With “Views From The Cut”

Aziza Love, one-third of Cincinnati hip hop group TRIIIBE, released her debut solo project, Views From The Cut, earlier this month. Aziza gracefully balance rapping, singing, and spoken word - a style she's honed in her previous work with the group. Although brief, the four-song EP powerfully reverberates self-worth and makes an impact as an [...]

By |2019-04-24T02:21:15-04:00April 23rd, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

PLAYING CINCY: Dayo Gold Talks New Album, Soul Music & Nipsey Hussle

Cincinnati hip hop artist Dayo Gold is gearing up to release his 10-track album, EPSM - Essential Postive Soul Music. The Lima, Ohio rapper first hit the Cincinnati music scene in 2016 and has spent the last two years perfecting his craft. Currently being mixed by Devin Burgess, EPSM will follow his 2018 project, The [...]

By |2019-04-16T15:18:56-04:00April 16th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

PLAYING CINCY: Sarai The Artist Makes Impressive Debut With “No More Humble”

Sarai The Artist didn't come to play on her new album, No More Humble. Showcasing a diverse range from slowed-down vibey R&B-tinged singles to spitting ferociously at an intimidating energy and pace, Sarai debuts as a Cincinnati rapper with serious skills. She previously teased the album's release with No More Humble singles, "Switch Up" and [...]

By |2019-04-10T15:56:59-04:00April 9th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

PREMIERE: Montreal Hip Hop Artist Shades Lawrence Debuts “Turn My Head”

Shades Lawrence / Photo by Stacey Lee. We spoke to Montreal-based hip hop artist Shades Lawrence about her new single, "Turn My Head." The queer love track rocks '90s hip hop vibes and flips the heteronormative love song narrative. Shades channels her spoken word roots as she describes the butterflies surrounding a budding [...]

By |2019-04-05T12:06:55-04:00April 5th, 2019|FEATURES, Premieres|

PLAYING CINCY: Joness Releases Intoxicating New EP Sheep

Cincinnati-based artist Joness flexes her ability to jump back and forth from bouncy bars to hard-hitting vocal ranges as she intertwines classic hip hop sound with an R&B style on her new EP, Sheep. Joness first hit the scene with her debut EP, Rule Number 9, following it up last week with Sheep: An Extended Play. The EP [...]

By |2019-04-03T12:40:37-04:00April 2nd, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

PLAYING CINCY: Hip Hop Showcase Brings Out Cincinnati Talents

Dayo Flow at Urban Artifact in Cincinnati rounded up some of the city's top-rated hip hop acts. The evening showcased headliners Dayo Gold and Eb&Flow, singer Joness, Kelby Savage, Devin Burgess and more. Freestyling underway at Dayo Flow. Photos by Victoria Moorwood. The show started out with some playful freestyling, where rappers and artists [...]

By |2019-04-01T11:45:06-04:00March 26th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

PLAYING CINCY: Cash Daniel Tackles Suicide’s Aftermath with “Wonder Why” Video

Ohio rapper Cash Daniel dropped his music video for "Wonder Why" in conjunction with a Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) fundraiser in Cleveland. Daniel co-hosted the event, while remembering the four-year anniversary of his own brother's suicide. The video, produced by Dre Shot This and featuring Evan on the hook, asks the lingering questions [...]

By |2019-03-20T16:51:46-04:00March 19th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

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