[Interview] Artist Spotlight @LooseLogic

Southern California emcee Loose Logic presents the music video for “No Shame”, the new single from Reflections, his forthcoming album featuring JL of B.Hood. Loose is recipient of the All Access Magazine Music Award “Best Hip-Hop Artist of The Year”, the O.C. Music Awards’ “Best Urban Artist of the Year”, and was also named a “Top 100 Unsigned Artist” by Music Connection Magazine.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight @MilanHightower

Welcome to another edition of PoPolitickin Artist Spotlight. In this episode we politick with Charlotte, NC songwriter Milan Hightower.

[Interview] Artist Spotlight – Marcel P. Black | @MarcelPBlack

Baton Rouge, Louisiana emcee Marcel P. Black presents “#FreeBLKPPL”, the new J-Filly produced single from Seven, his new album featuring MegaRan and Victoria Cross. Supastition, Substantial, Tef Poe, and Mr. Franklin a.k.a Kamikaze from Crooked Lettaz appeared on his 2016 album Cry Freedom

[Interview] Artist Spotlight – Monk Mandino | @MonkMandino

California rapper and self-described “rap game Mark Twain” Monk Mandino presents his new single “If You Like It I Love It”. Produced by DamCold, the single is the duo’s introduction to a sub-genre they dub ‘HawaiI Bass’, which Monk calls “what you’d get if you mixed 2 Live Crew, Too Short and early Eminem”.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Mr 704 | @therealmr704

Marcus Frazier known to the Hip Hop Nation as Mr. 704 encompasses all things of his native Carolina. He has consistently served up a heavy dose of Southern Lyricism in the hip hop genre leading his city to become vastly known as a music contender.

Artist Spotlight – Mellah Nix | @mellahnix777

Born of a diverse background including Haitian, African Bantu, Chippewa, and Irish ancestry, Mellah Nix felt his true call to music at an early age, drawing influence from his blues-loving grandfather from Mississippi.

Artist Spotlight – Sir Hop | @sirhopatl

Born and raised in Atlanta, Sir Hop cut his teeth in rap music while attending Auburn University. During his six year stint in Alabama, he released two solo projects: Square One (2010) and Greed Or Ambition (2011).

[Interview] Artist Spotlight – Yung Villigan | @mbalencrime

Newport, Arkansas rapper and Adaman2m Entertainment artist Yung Villigan presents “Got Me On Go”, the Lexi Banks-produced single from his debut mixtape Dreams To Be The Man. Villigan recently released visuals for single “Live It Up”

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Endz | @endzlgc

Beyond better judgement, Orange, CA is the unlikely home for on-the-rise emcee, Endz (Alan Navarro). Endz’ versatility and storytelling abilities recreate moments of life that enamor the audiences through harmonious melodies and gripping lyrics. His armory of styles has substantially grown throughout the years.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Nick Weaver | @thenickweaver

Nick started in his early teen years, making mixtapes in the northwest while being raised on everything from Tchaikovsky to The Cure. As he grows and evolves as an artist, his interest in all types of music continues to guide his vision. When asked about his influences, Weaver cites long time favorite acts such as LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip, Helios, and Mogwai, as well as hip-hop legends like Nas, Royce Da 5’9″, Mobb Deep, and Eminem. Seeing the word “genre” as just a self-imposed boundary, Weaver treats each project as a way to further evolve his own art, one inspiration at a time.

[Podcast] Author Spotlight – Young Rick | @rwyoungrick

Welcome to another edition of PoPolitickin. In this episode, we politick with former pimp turned...

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Ms Proper | @MsProper

Ms Proper began writing at the age of eight under the influence of her poetic mother. After years of transforming her craft and exploring the recording process it wasn’t until 2005 that she began to take her career as a musician more seriously. With her heart into music, she created So Proper Entertainment and employed a roster of other talented artists in the Virginia area to whom she executive produced albums for.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Corina Corina | @getcorinacorina

Corina Corina was born in Oakland, CA and is the eldest child of political activists. Named after a classic Blues song, it seems her career path in music was set early on. Now with roots in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, Corina Corina brings a fresh and seamless synergy between 90s-style r&b, dark pop, lyrically driven hip hop and the blues and soul music she grew up on.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Free5ive | @Free5ivexxx

Growing up in inner city Portland, Free5ive’s passion for music started at an early age. He developed a love for many genres of music including hip hop, R&B , funk, classic rock, and country music. Although, while growing up his first love was basketball, he began to use music to express himself as he battled the impoverished gang infested environment that surrounded him.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight -Elete Wright | @StJoeLouis

Turning open studio sessions into the syndicate called Cloud Club and one member turning a warehouse rave into a genre bending event known as #Thread, it’s no wonder a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat, NJ , and LA have everything to do with each other in the eyes of the group St. Joe Louis.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Cool Nutz | @CoolNutz

In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Portland hip hop legend Cool Nutz.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – TOPE | @itsTOPE

Producer / Rapper TOPE is considered one of the top up and coming artists in the Northwest region and has been recently featured on XXL, The Source, 2DopeBoyz, Okayplayer, Jay-Z’s Life + Times, Hip Hop Wired, Hip Hop DX

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Mac Kitty | @themackitty

In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Bay Area artist Mac Kitty

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Deal The Villain | @Deal_TheVillain

Deal The Villain discusses is latest release titled, “Beards, Beats, & Kicks.” The EP is an ode to some of DTV’s favorite things and some essential elements in today’s Hip-Hop lexicon.

[Podcast] Self Help Spotlight – Jen Slay | @JenSlayvision

Jennifer Slay is a well respected Women’s Empowerment Life Coach, Counsellor, and the Creator of Finesse – a program created to transform the everyday woman into a woman of purpose, passion and incredible strength.

Artists, Submit your music for a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to perform at the VJC Reunion October 6-8 in Atlanta during A3C

Artists, Submit your music for a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to perform at the VJC Reunion October 6-8 in Atlanta during A3C

Global music platform WorldArts presents the VJC Reunion, a two-day music celebration October 6-8 in Atlanta, during this year’s A3C Festival. The VJC is a nationwide collective of artists, DJs and industry professionals. Thursday October 6 will be a showcase at official A3C venue 529 featuring performances from various members of the VJC including Atlanta psycho-hop group The Difference Machine, LA future-funk band The Milky Way, Atlanta emcee/producer Yamin Semali,

Gucci Mane – Everybody Looking (Album Review)

Gucci Mane – Everybody Looking (Album Review)

Guwop is Home!! After being released from prison on May 26, 2016. Gucci recorded Everybody Looking in less than six days. In 2008, I remember a co-worker telling me that Gucci Mane was his favorite rapper. He was telling me how Gucci was supertight and then start doing all Gucci’s ad libs. I remember thinking he was crazy for naming Gucci was his favorite rapper. Well, eight years later and I am know a believer in Gucci. I really been sleeping on Gucci but better late than never right?

Phillip Buchanon – New Money, Staying Rich

Phillip Buchanon – New Money, Staying Rich

Phillip Buchanon is an entrepreneur, board game developer,writer, and former American football cornerback that played in the National Football League (NFL). Phillip discusses his book, New Money: Staying Rich. New Money: Staying Rich dispenses valuable advice, taken from first-hand experiences, to aspiring professional athletes, entrepreneurs, and anyone fortunate enough to be the beneficiary of rapid wealth.

Dave Daley The Monster Motivator

Dave Daley The Monster Motivator

In this episode, we politick with Dave Daley The Monster Motivator. Dave is the President of Dave Daley Enterprises, helping executives and their companies, entrepreneurs, salespeople, and motivated individuals looking to take their professional career to the next level! Dave’s unique combination of real life applicable content backed up by 20 years of proven real life entrepreneurial experience

[Video] Supawave Osbourne – Feels Official | @TheSupaWave

[Video] Supawave Osbourne – Feels Official | @TheSupaWave

Brooklyn, New York emcee SupaWave Osbourne presents the TrifeDrew-directed music video for “Feels Official”, Osbourne’s new single produced by DJ Corbett. Representing Brooklyn’s Bushwick and Flatbush sections, SupaWave has collaborated with Copywrite, and has shared the stage with the likes of MF DOOM, Sean Price and Machine Gun Kelly

[Video] M-Dot – Chrissy prod. by Buckwild | @mdotboston

[Video] M-Dot – Chrissy prod. by Buckwild | @mdotboston

‘Chrissy’ is the 7th video released off of “EgO anD The EneMy” (Disc 1 of the 2 part release). The Albums’ feature production by Hi-Tek, Large Professor, Marley Marl, Buckwild, Khrysis, M-Phazes, Marco Polo, 7L, !llmind, G Koop, J Rawls, Da Beatminerz, Snowgoons and MANY more…

[Mixtape] Chow Mane – Mooncakes EP  | @largechowmane @jigfnn @fnncollective

[Mixtape] Chow Mane – Mooncakes EP | @largechowmane @jigfnn @fnncollective

Bay Area-based hip-hop artist Chow Mane makes his debut with the release of his 6-track EP, Mooncakes. Executive Produced by Jordan Garrett and released through Forever New Nation with production from Hongye. Chow Mane delivers banger after banger on Mooncakes, touching on his experiences of growing up a Chinese American in the Bay Area and much more.

[Audio]  Macntaj & Levitate – Lightwaves Remix ft Gunplay & Raz Simone | @itsmacntaj @levitate_music  @gunplaymmg @razsimone

[Audio] Macntaj & Levitate – Lightwaves Remix ft Gunplay & Raz Simone | @itsmacntaj @levitate_music @gunplaymmg @razsimone

New music from Macntaj and LEViT∆TE featuring Gunplay and Raz Simone. Both the worlds of rap and EDM are highly anticipating the release of OMNI, an upcoming collaborative EP from producer LEViT∆TE and vocalist Macntaj. Following the release of singles “War Ready” and “Pins & Needles,” the frequent Bassnectar-collaborators have now shared “Lightwaves Remix,” a track given a sharp rap edge courtesy of Maybach Music-signee Gunplay and Seattle’s Raz Simone.

[Video] Loose Logic – No Shame | @LooseLogic

[Video] Loose Logic – No Shame | @LooseLogic

Southern California emcee Loose Logic presents the music video for “No Shame”, the new single from Reflections, his forthcoming album featuring JL of B.Hood. Loose is recipient of the All Access Magazine Music Award “Best Hip-Hop Artist of The Year”, the O.C. Music Awards’ “Best Urban Artist of the Year”, and was also named a “Top 100 Unsigned Artist” by Music Connection Magazine. “No Shame” was produced by Soleternity, the beatsmith behind singles with Snoop Dogg and Tech N9ne.

[Video] Haddy Racks – All I Got | @haddyracks

[Video] Haddy Racks – All I Got | @haddyracks

Haddy Racks brings his own pain to “All I Got”, a re-imagining of the Ghostface Killah / Mary J. Blige classic “All That I Got Is You”. This song is a part of the Bronx native’s New York Gritty series, and will appear on the upcoming Live From the 718 mixtape.

[Audio] Marcel P. Black – FreeBLKPPL | @MarcelPBlack

[Audio] Marcel P. Black – FreeBLKPPL | @MarcelPBlack

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana emcee Marcel P. Black presents “#FreeBLKPPL”, the new J-Filly produced single from Seven, his new album featuring MegaRan and Victoria Cross. Supastition, Substantial, Tef Poe, and Mr. Franklin a.k.a Kamikaze from Crooked Lettaz appeared on his 2016 album Cry Freedom

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Ms Proper | @MsProper

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Ms Proper | @MsProper

Ms Proper began writing at the age of eight under the influence of her poetic mother. After years of transforming her craft and exploring the recording process it wasn’t until 2005 that she began to take her career as a musician more seriously. With her heart into music, she created So Proper Entertainment and employed a roster of other talented artists in the Virginia area to whom she executive produced albums for.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Corina Corina | @getcorinacorina

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Corina Corina | @getcorinacorina

Corina Corina was born in Oakland, CA and is the eldest child of political activists. Named after a classic Blues song, it seems her career path in music was set early on. Now with roots in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, Corina Corina brings a fresh and seamless synergy between 90s-style r&b, dark pop, lyrically driven hip hop and the blues and soul music she grew up on.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Free5ive | @Free5ivexxx

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Free5ive | @Free5ivexxx

Growing up in inner city Portland, Free5ive’s passion for music started at an early age. He developed a love for many genres of music including hip hop, R&B , funk, classic rock, and country music. Although, while growing up his first love was basketball, he began to use music to express himself as he battled the impoverished gang infested environment that surrounded him.