HipStory House Party VII Aims to be Beyond Lit

This time around, we’ll be hosted by Artweek Boston.

Come thru. Good Music. Good Vibes. April 29th at 9pm.

RSVP Here.


Makalani Na’im

is a writer, musician, and educator hailing out of Atlanta, Georgia. His passion for creativity stems from a life-long struggle of trying to make sense of “it” all.

Makalani’s music style, one that is continuously under construction, is self-labeled as a fusion of hip-hop mixed with modern alternative and old school R&B. He credits his love for anything creative to his parents, two talented people that have always encouraged him to be firm and authentic in everything he does in life. During his time on Earth, he hopes to spread love and creativity as far as it can reach, and create platforms for any and everyone to thrive as their individual selves. Peace!

Insta: @imakalani

Facebook: Makalani

Soundcloud: Makalani Mack


The Sunset Kings

is a six-piece indie-rock band featuring vocals, guitar, bass, drums, violin, and saxophone. Their music represents a unique style of jazz-fusion drawing from elements of R&B, soul, blues, pop, gypsy-jazz, prog-rock, metal, strung together with soulfully expressive vocal work.  Frontman Allister Quilon’s use of poetry during performances has led many audiences to draw similarities between The Sunset Kings and The Doors.

The band just dropped their single “Rose-Tinted Raybans” on Soundcloud, Reverbnation, and Youtube .  Their debut album THE BALLAD OF BELLA FURY is in the works and will be available for streaming on September 28 later this year.

Website http://www.thesunsetkings.com/

Instagram @thesunsetkings

Soundcloud http://soundcloud.com/thesunsetkings

Facebook @TheSunsetKings


is back after much success from their last project, Monday Morning Music, with “Wild Style”, the first single from their new album. I recently got to sit with these guys and listen to their album in its entirety, and when I say that this record couldn’t have come at a better time, especially in our country’s current political climate, I really mean it. STL GLD, headed by 2016 Boston Music Award’s Producer of the Year and two-time BMA Hip Hop Artist of the Year, Moe Pope, create a fusion better than any that Sayain could have, and called that shit Torch Song. 

Two-time Boston Music Awards Hip Hop Artist of Year, Moe Pope has built the reputation for being one of Boston’s most exciting emerging Hip Hop artists. With a number of projects already under his belt, the seasoned emcee partnered with producer, The Arcitype (2016 Boston Music Awards Studio Producer of The Year) in 2014 to form a new duo; STL GLD (pronounced Still Gold). Their full length debut, ‘My Monday Morning Music’ (MMMM) received high praises, and helped solidify STL GLD as one of the more sought after acts in the Boston music scene.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKv8PG5DcGcPre-Order ‘Torch Song’ on iTunes: https://goo.gl/SC3eF0

Pre-Order ‘Torch Song’ on iTunes: https://goo.gl/SC3eF0
Purchase Limited Edition CD: https://goo.gl/xKV193
Follow STL GLD:
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/stlgld
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/stlgld


is a singer, writer, and photographer whose love of performing stems from southern roots and a musical family. With an ever-growing collection of sequins and a bright, colorful aesthetic, VQnC embodies the queenliness of the disco era with a soulful flair inspired by female singers like Erykah Badu, Sade, and Stevie Nicks.

VQnC uses music as a tool to process her own experiences, give emotions new life, and create a space where listeners can find their own meaning. Buoyed up by catchy bass lines and powerful melodies, VQnC embraces imperfection and sensuality and celebrates self-care and self-love.Currently, the lead singer of Boston’s funk-rock band Dr. Fidelity, VQnC has shared the stage with artists such as Busty and the Bass, Robert DeLong, WET, ExMag, Congo Sanchez, Kawehi, Snoh Allegra, and Quantic. This summer, VQnC is embarking on her first solo project with Hipstory, a feminist disco record.