Bri Steves stays loyal to the 215 in her new music video “Jealousy”


Bri Steves | photo by Kenneth St. George | via

If you don’t know about Philly’s own Bri Steves, you gon learn today. Bri has been breaking barriers for female MC’s all over since the age of 17. She has the flow of Camp Lo, the sensual voice of Ms. Lauryn Hill and storytelling skills of J. Cole.

From performing at warehouses to bars, the #TempleMade artist has been rising to the top at an unbelievable rate and just recently got signed to Atlantic Records. Along with that, Bri released a music video for her new song “Jealousy” which will be featured on her upcoming mixtape. The video was shot right in our backyard. In the video, in front of Max’s, you can see Bri just spittin’ some crazy bars and singing with such ease as she is walking with all that confidence and grace. Continue reading →


The Ultimate Summertime Jam: Watch Bri Steves salute DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince

Bri Steves | via Facebook

First things first: Bri Steves, if you didn’t know this already, is awesome.

The up-and-coming MC is a loud and proud Philadelphian, and you’ll often see her rocking the stage in either a Temple or Sixers jersey while she spits verses about the 215. She’s got a dynamic presence and a compelling delivery – pointed and strong, but with plenty of chill to balance the vibe out. Her set opening for Bahamadia at Johnny Brenda’s this spring was impressive, and I’m equally digging this latest throwback to her roots – “Summer’s Mine,” a song where she salutes DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince’s classic “Summertime” by incorporating it into her own anthem for the season.

The music video for the song, premiered yesterday on The Fader, is equally fun, re-creating many shots from the original video as she rides around town with DJ HVNlee. Continue reading →