The journey of Fatherhood is different for everyone – an experience of learning and growth for each traveler. Every father has a story, and since launching this website, I’ve heard many tales spun by fellow “Rock Fathers” from all walks of life. Today comes the lyric video for “Sun” from MILTON J and the LEFTOVERS, a very DIY, and almost “handmade” love letter to Milton’s boy, set to a track from their new album, VAIN WISDOM (iTunes | Amazon).
“The track is about the love I have for my son Adrianno, and the perspective of a kid who walked the path of fatherhood at a young age. It was an attempt to explain with words why the responsibilities and struggles that come from being a parent are welcomed because of the bond you have with your child.” — MiltonJ
New Artist Profile – Milton J and the Leftovers:
Hailing from Frederick, Maryland, Milton J and The Leftovers have created a buzz in the Mid Atlantic. Rocking the stage from NY to NC the crew has had the opportunity to share the stage with a range of major artists including Redman, Rehab, Nappy Roots, Mayday, Ces Cru, Almost Kings, and Super Bob. Their dedication to the music is evident as they are currently finalists for best Rap/RnB act in the Maryland Music Awards, #1 on the ReverbNation charts in their city, and have an unmistakable face in the DMV music scene.
The crew’s sound is a mixture of Alternative Rock and Hip-hop developed into it’s own consciousness. MCs such as Mike Shinoda, Slug, Immortal Technique, Nas, and Eminem, along with bands like Deftones, Incubus, Sublime, Linkin Park, and Red Hot Chili Peppers are just a few of their many musical influences.
Milton J and The Leftovers have been making their mark on the industry since 2009. Starting out as a solo artist, Milton J formed the Leftovers with drummer Garret Hall, guitarist Kristina Hong, bassist Edward Hong, and DJ Silverio Montano along the way. The group name came from an inside joke Milton J had for a b-side album called “Leftovers”, because kitchen leftovers are the best just as the leftover tracks of an artist that make a b-side record. Members of the group liked the idea so much they adopted the name for the band.
The name has evolved from a simple inside joke to a movement made strong by their supporters. Their influence has spread past the DMV as they look to take over the industry.
VAIN WISDOM is out now via your favorite digital retailers. Connect with the band on Facebook.