Philly Finds Vol. 34

Philly Finds Vol. 34

Welcome to the latest edition of Philly Finds! If you're new here, this is a series where I highlight the things I'm loving around Philadelphia. You can check out past Philly Finds here. Also, if you enjoy pop culture takes, music, and personal writings, then I have a sneaking suspicion to might enjoy my newsletter. [...]

Seven Dreams with Braxton Hicks

Seven Dreams with Braxton Hicks

From the sleepy town of Dover, Delaware five musicians bonded over a shared love of melodic guitar-driven,  female-fronted indie rock music to form the band Braxton Hicks. Crediting influences such as Middle Kids, Echosmith, The Smiths, The Cure, Sleater-Kinney, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Dum Dum Girls, The Beths, The Pixies, The Police and U2, Braxton Hicks combine ear-candy guitar [...]

Interkon releases new single Half Past Noon

Interkon releases new single Half Past Noon

Philly-based pop-punk band Interkon released their second single and music video, titled Half Past Noon, which is all about making sacrifices with friends, family, and relationships to make music a full time career. Coming out of Philadelphia, the three band members, Shep, JOZIE, Kult on a mission to change the industry in a positive way. [...]

Person of Interest: Kidd Kenn

Person of Interest: Kidd Kenn

New EP PROBLEM CHILD IS OUT NOW “Nobody can stop me” - Kidd Kenn  At only 18-years-old, Chicago-born rapper Kidd Kenn is poised for greatness. He is unapologetically himself; his energy is infectious, and his confidence even more so. His new EP titled Problem Child, is out now, which features Rico Nasty, Delli Boe and [...]

Person of Interest: RUSHIL

Person of Interest: RUSHIL

Welcome Philly-based artist and current Temple University student RUSHIL to Positive Publicity. He is set to release his second single “Sanctuary,” which is collaboration with fellow Philly artist Esha, on June 18.   The single is an emotionally immersive Pop and R&B-influenced song about expectations we set for love.  RUSHIL’s debut single “Un1ty: An Anthem for [...]

FemFocused: Janell Wysock, Fashion and Textile Designer, owner of Janell Wysock Textiles

FemFocused: Janell Wysock, Fashion and Textile Designer, owner of Janell Wysock Textiles

It's always a pleasure to interview and feature a Philly designer here on ze blog. Today, we're welcoming textile designer Janell Wysock, who was recently named a 2021 Distinguished Alum of Moore College of Art and Design. She learned basic sewing from her Polish grandmother when she was a child. She would use scrap fabric [...]

your friendly neighborhood struggle rapper Tawobi returns

your friendly neighborhood struggle rapper Tawobi returns

After nearly one year since his first feature here on Positive Publicity, Tawobi is back. Over the span of just seven months, the self-proclaimed "friendly neighborhood struggle rapper" released two completely different albums. The first - a heavily conceptual peace titled F.A.T.E. which he wrote, produced a majority of, recorded and re-recorded from about 2015-2018. [...]