Mizzie CA$H – “D’usse Love” (Prod. JTK)

By: Shamus Hill

Gracing the Graduation Music site once again is Mizzie CA$H, who recently blessed listeners with his first release of the year. Getting into the mood for Valentine’s Day, Mizzie’s “D’usse Love” reveals a different side to the Boston rapper that fans hadn’t previously been exposed to.

This heartfelt release allows for Mizzie CA$H’s versatility to be brought to the forefront, alluding to how much developmental progress he’s been making overall as an artist. He’s spent the last few months prepping his debut project, Mizziechusetts, and if this release tells us anything, it’s that Mizzie is slated to have his most successful year yet.

Listen to “D’usse Love” below:

Mizzie Cash – “Be Like That”

By: Seamus Fay

It’s a known fact within Boston by now that Mizzie Cash is steadily becoming the next star out of the city. Despite being one of the youngest upcoming artists in the area, Mizzie’s determination and ambitious mentality mark him as dead set on success, and right before our eyes, the hard work is starting to pay off. Today, this sentiment is continued with yet another new banger from the Boston native appropriately titled, “Be Like That”.

As the name entails, this song shows us Mizzie Cash’s unapologetic personality. He tells it like it is, he doesn’t sugarcoat the world around him, and such unwavering honesty has clearly done Mizzie a solid in making him the artist he is today. Only adding to the prowess on display here, “Be Like That” is also characterized by a soulful, piano-led instrumental that emphasizes the passion contained within Mizzie’s deliveries. He’s “gotta get it by any means”, and nothing is going to get in the way of that.

Follow Mizzie Cash on his way to the top and click play on “Be Like That” at the link provided below!

Mizzie Ca$h – “BOTJ” [Prod. Corey Lingo & iKnowShellz]

By: Seamus Fay

Anyone who has been following Graduation music for some time now clearly knows the name Mizzie Ca$h. This Boston native has taken over headlines many times with a consistent supply of memorable singles, and today, he’s here to make his presence known yet again with a brand new offering entitled “BOTJ”. It’s been a short minute since we last heard new music from the young talent, but with his latest, Mizzie informs us all that not only is he “back on the juug” as the title denotes, but he’s better than ever, with an arsenal of hits to back it up.

Produced by Corey Lingo and iKnowShellz, “BOTJ” hits the ground running from the very opening notes by way of ominous yet mesmerizing melodies and a drum pattern that demands listeners to nod their heads. Each successive repetition of the beat feels more infectious than the last, and complemented by Mizzie’s street-inspired lyricism and confident stature, there’s no reason not to keep this single on repeat. The summer is just getting started, and one of Boston’s youngest stars is here to take over.

Listen to “BOTJ” at the link below:

An Interview With Mizzie Cash

By: Seamus Fay

Staking claim to a spot in Boston’s rapidly-growing music community is no simple feat right now, and yet, by way of genuine hard work, a knack for crafting hits, and of course, an abundance of raw talent, Mizzie Cash has done so in an effortless manner. As one of the youngest talents coming out of the area, age seems to be ineffective in intimidating or limiting his ability – just one of the many factors that set him apart from the crowd without ever doing so in an ingenuine way.

Adding to this, Cash’s honest accounts of life and relentless professions of hustling are nothing to walk right over, as every verse is built on the foundation of uncompromised honesty. His flows and infectious choices of production only help out this cause, and deservedly so, Mizzie Cash might just be the next big name out of Boston for all of these reasons and more.

That being said, we here at Graduation Music had to get him on the site for an interview on Mizzie’s upbringing, Boston, his age, life goals, and much more. Read the conversation below.


Which part of Boston are you originally from and what was your childhood like?

[I’m from] Mattapan. My childhood was different, my mother raised me with help of my grandparents who lived in Milton.

How has growing up in Boston influenced your music, especially with the city’s current status as having a lesser known rap community?

I listen to a lot of Boston artists, currently. The streets have a culture, just no industry. My uncles rapped, my cousins, and etc, so Boston rap always been a thing to me.

I feel like we have our own sound, own lingo, and more. If you’re listening to the real artists, you’re gonna realize easily.

At what age did you become interested in music, and how / when did you start making music yourself?

8 to 9 years old. I started recording music very young, making my own studio with my lil cousin but it didn’t last too long. I always wrote music, though.

I just started making music in a serious mode ever since my bros got locked up, so about 2 years.

Your style seems to hold a heavy focus on the real-life situations that you face as well as the desire to get out of some of those situations and make it out of Boston. How do you go about turning your real life events into songs? What is the creative process like?

I try to make music for me and my friends, originally. Most of my raps are just memories or what I’m going through, but I make sure I don’t go too deep because I’m going through shit right now I can’t talk about & I probably won’t rap about until years later.

Who do you look up to as an artist?

I don’t look up to anyone, I’m only influenced by 2Pac, though, if that makes sense.

Currently, you’re one of the youngest artists coming out of the area in rap. How old are you and do you feel that your age affects your music at all?

I feel like Mass needs the youth – we gonna really speak what’s going on out here. Every other city got that youngin to speak for the youth.

What is your favorite movie?

Life, Blue Hill Ave, and Menace II Society.

DJ Nick has premiered a few of your releases. How did you originally link up with him and when did you two start working together?

That was through my manager Scoobz, shout out to him for that.

What are three of your life goals?

  1. Make it in rap
  2. Use rap to have a voice in the world
  3. Change the world

Lastly, what can fans expect from Mizzie Cash in the near future?

Expect for me to go harder because honestly, I didn’t even start yet.


Connect with Mizzie Cash on:

Twitter 

Instagram

SoundCloud

Mizzie Cash – “Problems” [Prod. CashMoneyAP]

By: Seamus Fay

We always know it’s going to be a great day when we receive new music from Mizzie Cash, and today definitely doesn’t stray from this hit-filled trend. Back with a vengeance, Cash is here on Graduation Music to unleash his newest, CashMoneyAP-produced single, “Problems”. And if there was ever any doubt that he’s one of Boston’s most promising young talents out right now, well, this song is here to settle the debate.

Looking back at past offerings in his catalog, Mizzie Cash has always struck a chord in me as an artist to watch because of the way that he relentlessly attacks any and every beat with equal or greater energy. Stick him behind production from just about anyone, and you’ll get a banger filled to the brim with acrobatic flows and Mizzie’s signature, ambitious mentality that he describes so well. “Problems” is the perfect example of this sentiment, as it touches on the obstacles in the young artist’s life as well as the way he dismisses them and keeps his eye on the goal – all done over hard-hitting kicks and an unforgiving, melodic touch to twist things in the right direction.

Determined as ever, Mizzie Cash isn’t here to play around and Boston needs to get ready for his take over in 2018. That being said, listen to “Problems” at the link below:

The Top 50 New England Songs of 2017

By: Seamus Fay

Looking back, 2017 was a year of immense growth for New England and specifically Massachusetts’ budding music scene. We were fortunate enough to see the rise of many new talents as well as watch some of the more established artists prosper in their own ways, and frankly, it was inspiring to us to see the work that the artists, the producers, the photographers, the graphic designers, the mixers, the managers, etc. have been putting in. Without all of these people playing their respective roles, our scene wouldn’t be where it is today.

Having said that, we here at Graduation Music collaborated with Fresh Out The Mint to compile a list of the “Top 50 New England Songs of 2017” (in our humble opinion). Below is the playlist of all the tracks – enjoy!

Thank you sincerely to everyone for supporting us throughout 2017 and making our first full year as a blog a successful one. We greatly appreciate all the love and can’t wait to show you what we have in store for 2018.  

  • Young Seuss – “123”
  • Big Leano – “Broke” [Prod. Tee-WaTT]
  • Vintage Lee – “Bless You” [Prod. Jew Paidro]
  • Millyz – “Lessons” [Prod. Achillies]
  • VALLEY – “Atari” [Prod. Stoop Kid]
  • Caliph & Jefe Replay – “The Mood” [Prod. Obeatz]
  • MyCompiledThoughts – “Romeo and Juliet”
  • Cousin Stizz – “Lambo”
  • DJ Lucas – “Doubt”
  • Lonny X – “Believe It” [Prod. Gravez]
  • Juxi – “Leave Me Alone” [Prod. Banbwoi]
  • Jiggz – “Excuses” [Prod. digitLIX]
  • KREW$ – “Dog Days” [Prod. DMND]
  • RAMS – “Disease!” [Prod. Maka]
  • Rothstein – “Jaded” ft. Supa Bwe [Prod. Shepard]
  • Patrick Michel – “Perfect” [Prod. GrandCruu]
  • Alejandro Blanco – “Give It To Her” [Prod. TFresh & SSB]
  • Jefe Replay – “Stay Ugly” [Prod. Humbeats]
  • Mizzie Cash – “Maneuvering” [Prod. Rob $urreal]
  • Lord Felix – “Power” ft. Marvelous Stefan [Prod. LoLoTheGod]
  • Plad Fine$$e – “Cheese” [Prod. 4oTo Roles]
  • Maye Star – “Adjacent” ft. CH!LD [Prod. Sevnth]
  • WHYTRI – “XURWIFI (Remix) ft. Lily Rayne [Prod. Cecil]
  • Stripes iii – “Henny Down” [Prod. K.C.B.]
  • Khary – “1-800-IDGAF” [Prod. Cloud Atrium]
  • SuperSmashBroz – “Replay Interlude” ft. Jefe Replay [Prod. LDG]
  • Michael Christmas – “Not The Only One” ft. Tobi Lou [Prod. Durkin]
  • $ean Wire – “Moonlight” [Prod. Tropicana Bwoy]
  • Pistola – “Jokes On You” [Prod. Stoop Kid]
  • CAVE – “Who’s Next” [Prod. Maka]
  • Maka & Durkin – “Waterworld”
  • Gio Dee – “Buzz Lightyear” [Prod. MLVN]
  • Humbeats – “Monday” ft. Austin Fair & TeaMarrr
  • StupidGenius – “Palm Trees” ft. Capito [Prod. Lil Rich & Gruca]
  • Garrett Merk – “Simple” [Prod. Frace]
  • Danny Diamonds – “Can’t Talk”
  • Gogo – “Cocaina”
  • Polo $ummers – “$ad Boi” [Prod. WaVe GoD]
  • SuperSmashBroz – “Still” ft. Big Leano & Vintage Lee [Prod. Tee-WaTT]
  • Haasan Barclay – “Live For You”
  • CHE – “Thii”
  • Avenue – “Ain’t Shit Funny” (Remix) ft. Prano, Millyz, Le$, Al-Doe & Chase N Cashe
  • Donald Grunge – “Shade” [Prod. Maka]
  • Boogie Da God – “Get Well Soon” ft. Jefe Replay
  • Marvelous Stefan – “Double Tap!” ft. Saint Lyor [Prod. Trevor Powers]
  • Black EL – “Another Dose” [Prod. Durkin]
  • $wooli – “Rainy Days” ft. Rachel Aiello
  • Rosewood Bape – “Miss Me” [Prod. Kin Rich]
  • TeaMarrr – “The One” [Prod. Ky Thompson & Keith Bell]
  • Michael Christmas – “Top Turnbuckle” ft. OG Swaggerdick

Mizzie CA$H – “Free Smoke”

By: Seamus Fay

To put it simply, Boston artist Mizzie Ca$h has consistently proven to stand out from the pack with his exceptional work ethic and consistent supply of thoughtful, money-minded releases. His music always paints a picture of flat-out hustle, and today, Ca$h is back on our pages to show that the hustle is starting to pay off with a DJ Nick-exclusive titled “Free Smoke”.

This track speaks to the outstanding ambition that marks Mizzie as a name to watch, decorated with memorable lyricism and abundance of bars including my personal favorite: “moving the pack while I’m writing a song”. Match that up with some hard-hitting percussion and an aggressive melody, and you’ve got a special release. Per usual, Mizzie Ca$h is here not just to play, but to win – and that, he does. Click play on “Free Smoke” below and see for yourself.

Mizzie Ca$H – “With Me” [OG.Domo Exclusive]

By: Seamus Fay

It’s no secret that Mizzie Ca$h absolutely cannot miss right now. In usual fashion, he’s back today with a wavy new single titled “With Me”, acting as an OG.Domo exclusive for the ages. Alongside the peaceful production via Kid Ocean, Ca$h finds his stride on this one with street-riddled verses detailing the unforgiving life that he has learned to live while simultaneously coming through with the same flex-worthy lyricism that we have to come to know and love him for.

By embracing an atmosphere of easygoing, relaxed melodies, “With Me” excels in its display of the effects of a stark contrast when executed correctly. Mizze is sure to speak to this by means of relentless, highly-memorable lines, and this track should only solidify his spot as one of Boston’s most promising up and comers to keep an eye on. OG.Domo has his chips in the right places and this cosign will only help Mizzie Ca$h in his rapid ascent to the top. Click play on “With Me” below.

“Can’t say Mizzie without the f*ckin’ cash!”

Mizzie Cash – “Maneuvering” [Prod. Rob $urreal]

By: Seamus Fay

At face value, Boston artist Mizzie Cash’s latest offering “Maneuvering” is a testament to his extensive array of intoxicating flows and endless cycle of standout lines that made me a fan in the first place. Not only does the rising talent’s choice of production (this time via Rob $urreal) never cease to impress, but his ability to complement it with such intricate and seamless lyricism is nearly unmatched.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Mizzie Cash has what it takes to get to the next level without a doubt. Between work ethic, raw skill, output, and overall style, there’s truly no stopping this young artist. As long as he can maintain this consistency, the stocks will keep rising. But don’t take my word for it, click play on “Maneuvering” below.