Hayward is back with a new release following up on his DIVINE INTERVENTION LP. His first release of the year produced in Ever Evolved Studios, USE is accompanied with a music video with an eye catching visual concept. Hayward traverses around Chicagos China town, wielding a baseball bat in an orange face mask beanie, lookin mischievous! The colors of the neon lights in contrast to Haywards Detroit bomber jacket and beanie in the video really pop out, keeping your eyes peeled as the chopped & layered visual edits work their magic. Short and sweet, Hayward keeps it mellow with this track, fit for a moody vibe, or a nice come down after a long night. He repeats “Tell me whats the use of that, I ain’t trying to get used to that,” in his chorus as he gets introspective on his verses. Get lost in your mind and wander with this beat!
T Honey is back with a couple of new singles this year and we are here for it. First hearing of T Honey at an Ever Evolved event at Subterranean, and got stuck on her since! Her voice is quite capturing, and we now we got some more records to play on repeat! Releasing HOW 2 MOVE first, it is a very dreamy, lo-fi beat introduced with a guitar melody, with a heavy reverb; something to get lost into! T Honey follows up with TIME PASSES, so you can fall in love with her voice all over again! TIME PASSES gets more action on the vocals, keeping the lo-fi energy of her previous release, but with more piano and bass this time. Something worthy of a Flume remix, if he ever gets a hold of this track, do your thing Universe! Her voice is wonderfully balanced with the melody in loop and the piano, like Chet Faker & Tove Lo had a baby. TIME PASSES will stand the test of time!
Hayward is back with an update on some new visuals! Cruisin’ off his LP DIVINE INTERVENTION, released early in the year, he decides to revisit one of his hit singles! Hayward picks on REGULAR to pair with a music video and give the song even more life! The video is just a spacey as the beat itself, with old static television picture, as old video cassettes and popcorn lie around an old school box television and camcorder; adding a retro ambiance to the video, or nostalgia, for the 90’s kids. Hayward contemplates deeply in his lyrics about what it is to be REGULAR. Jumping on the beat with, “I been going through some shit, then again who isn’t. What would ya’ll do if you was put in my position, ain’t regular I was put here on a mission. Man you gotta make decisions.” Seemingly at odds with and ultimately accepting his divine purpose as opposed to a regular path; every artist or individual may bear this responsibility at one point or another in their creative journeys!
The potential of human beings is only limited by their minds, and one in particular, Ryan Hayward Macmillan, is taking his to its limits! The Midwest artist from Michigan came to Chicago at the age of 20 to pursue his passions, which turns out to be a long list. The multi-talented artist takes it upon himself to perfect videography, directing, production, engineering, recording and even acting! Now that is a lot of potential.
Recently, Hayward finished a music project, produced by himself, with the help of Ignit Ronriguez on the single, DO ME LIKE THAT. Dubbed BLUES IN RHYTHM, the playlist runs through relaxed, Lo-fi production, with R&B influence; similar to the WEEKND. With lyrics expressing melancholic states of minds, many of the songs regard a relationship with someone significant. All ready for the release of a music video for TRYNNA DO, keep on the lookout for more projects by this Beat Box Entertainment mogul.