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Exclusive Interview With Standish, A Fast Rising Artist Who Is Paving His Way Up In The Music Industry

Christopher J. Standish JR popularly known as Standish is a fast-rising indie talent artist whose musical expression has defied categorization in the music industry. His striking lyrical abilities and all-encompassing sonics distinguish him among the 2022 class of independent stars-to-be. His hunger for success has been the battery pack to his excelling music career.

Standish has achieved a lot in the industry over the years, he has worked with names such as MTV, A&ETV, BravoTV, NFL, NASCAR, Mac Miller (RIP), DMC, Three 6 Mafia, and many more.


Hello Standish, welcome to HONK! Can you tell our readers about what really inspired you to write music?

Standish – What really inspired me to write music began with the place I was born in, Kansas City, Kansas. Surrounded by so much talent & music at such a young age, it definitely inspired me to write myself. Also, my father being from Cali, was always listening to that West Coast rap, that got me!!!

When did you realize you were going to make music professionally?

Standish – I honestly thought I’d never drop any music, but, with COVID hitting, it made me go crazy on another level. We are up now!!!

Tell us what is so unique about you and your music?

Standish – I’m different. It’s different. Give me an ear, I promise you’ll playlist me!

Can you tell us about your latest releases and what inspired you to create them?

Standish – My latest release is called “Early in the Morning” (Leave Like This)… I was inspired by many things at the time I wrote this, but this one was just different so I dropped it.

Can you give us a brief insight into your upcoming projects?

Standish – My upcoming projects are absolutely insane! A whole new single & album are on the way… I also have an icon/legend featured on them! Stay tuned!!!

What do you wish you were told when you first started making music that you think would help artists just starting out?

Standish – Sheesh… SO MANY THINGS. But first and foremost, MARKETING & PROMOTION IS EVERYTHING! Spend Money To Make Money! Period!!!

What do you do when you don’t do music (creative or otherwise) that you are passionate about?

Standish – I’m also an Entrepreneur with many different niches that flood income. I’m a graphic designer, label owner, marketing guru, published author, & more!

Any last piece of advice for those artists who just started making music?

Standish – KEEP PUSHING!!! Someone will recognize you, it only takes the right 1!!!!

How can our readers follow you online?

Standish – You can all follow me on Instagram – @standish913

For more visit me on my official website:


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M. Aundre drops his debut single “Altered State”!

M. Aundre

California-based artist M. Aundre has just released his debut single “Altered State”, and it is already gaining traction in the hip-hop scene. The young artist, known for his thought-provoking topics and fresh perspective, brings a refreshing take to the genre.

In “Altered State”, M. Aundre openly admits to living in a daze, embracing his flaws, and encourages others to do the same. He reminds us that imperfection is what makes us unique and urges us to embrace who we are. The track’s raw authenticity is refreshing, and it is a testament to the artist’s honesty and dedication to his craft.

M. Aundre’s “Altered State” is more than just a song. It is a message to the world to accept ourselves, our flaws, and all. The track is available on all major streaming platforms, including Spotify, and Apple Music.

The young artist is actively seeking blog, magazine, and social media music coverage to spread the word about his music and message. Stay tuned for more from M. Aundre as he continues to make his mark in the music industry.

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Foster the Prankster Releases New Song “Tie-Dye Skies”

Foster the Prankster

Foster the Prankster’s new single “Tie-Dye Skies” celebrates the American road trip experience and encourages young Black Americans to explore the beauty of our country. The alternative hip-hop artist draws from his own experiences to create an uplifting anthem that inspires listeners to seize opportunities for growth and empowerment.

With a catchy beat and infectious chorus, “Tie-Dye Skies” is a feel-good song that transports listeners on a journey through America’s winding roads and endless possibilities. Foster the Prankster’s distinctive voice and unique style make this track an instant classic.

“Growing up, I didn’t have many opportunities to explore beyond my immediate surroundings,” says Foster the Prankster. “But when I hit the road for the first time. I was blown away by the beauty and diversity of this country. I want other young Black Americans to experience that sense of wonder and possibility for themselves.”

“Tie-Dye Skies” is more than just a song; it’s a call to action. Foster the Prankster wants his fans to embrace their wanderlust and explore new horizons. Whether it’s a cross-country road trip or a weekend getaway, he believes that travel is essential for personal growth and empowerment.

“Music has the power to inspire and uplift, and I hope ‘Tie-Dye Skies’ does just that,” says Foster the Prankster. “I want young Black Americans to know that the world is theirs for the taking. Let’s hit the road and see where it takes us!”

“Tie-Dye Skies” is available now on all major streaming platforms. Don’t miss out on this uplifting anthem from one of alternative hip-hop’s rising stars.

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