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NEW ARTIST…Jay Rozay

Meet up-and-coming Queensbridge rapper, JAY ROZAY.  For some new artists it takes many years to catch fire in the streets, but not this guy.  In less than 2 years his collection of  videos on YouTube have amassed more than 400,000 views! JAY has always loved music, especially Hip-Hop. He started spitting rhymes at only 13 […]

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new artist AMMO BAHITI

Meet new artist AMMO BAHITI from Canarsie, Brooklyn , N.Y. AMMO’s music is inspired by the things he goes through. “My life experiences inspire me to make music. I use music as a getaway.” He started taking music seriously when he was 13 years old. “I’ve been rapping since like 7 or 8 years but I […]

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FISH + BREAD = UnOrthaDox and Saint Deed

Queens, N.Y. is known for breeding deft lyricists, intelligent hoodlums and prolific narrators… Introducing new group FISH + BREAD = comprised of UnOrthaDox and Saint Deed. UnOrthaDox’s moniker describes his unconventional style of rap which sets him apart from other emcees. Saint Deed’s represents his pure desire to do the good deed of spreading messages […]

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The Ryan Show back-to-school drive

Meet the good people of The Ryan Show variety show and podcast: founder and host Ryan Verneuille, socialite and co-host Dave Hampton and Hip-Hop legend Mr. Cheeks of the Lost Boyz. They recently partnered up with Mike Dowd, star of the Netflix documentary, “The Seven Five” to organize a back-to-school drive to help the children […]

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TK KRAVITZ 2.0

Introducing yet another multi-talented artist out of Georgia, TK KRAVITZ. The rapper/singer/songwriter inked a solo deal with a 300 Entertainment after leaving the duo, TK-N-Cash. TK’s first solo release was a self-titled mixtape,”TK KRAVITZ”, a solid body of work that included appearances by Ty Dollar $ign, DeJ Loaf and YFN Lucci. His distinctive sound is […]

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ANGRY KIDS CLOTHING

Most people view anger as a negative action. August and Kyle, the creators of ANGRY KIDS Clothing, have a better idea. “We want to spread the message that people should use their anger as a motivator. Have you ever heard the phrase “Pressure bursts pipes”? Well that’s what happens when you suppress your anger, the […]

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new artist…Imaproblem

Introducing new artist Imaproblem from Queens, N.Y. Imaproblem always loved Hip-Hop music.  He began rapping at age 13, free-styling with his friends in the neighborhood.  When he stepped into a battle cypher his name said it all…the competition knew he was going to be a problem. He is a passionate artist who makes music from the […]

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peia alexander “Winning Season”

PEIA ALEXANDER was born in Chicago and raised in BedStuy, Brooklyn.  She grew up surrounded by music.  Her father ran the New York City night-life and her step-father was a DJ and a publicist.  She learned everything she could from her dads.  She even served as an assistant to them when she came of age. PEIA knew from a very young age that she […]

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“sense of success” angelo ellerbee

From an early age, ANGELO ELLERBEE possessed a keen eye for style, a sharp ear for hits and natural media savvy.  He parlayed his gifts into his own full-service publicity/marketing/management company…DOUBLEXXPOSURE MEDIA RELATIONS, INC. ANGELO built up his deep and diverse client roster from the bottom up, starting out with legends such as Roberta Flack and moving up on […]

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massage vibes

Please meet the lovely and talented MS. ELLASTINA GOSEIN, Professional Massage Therapist and founder and owner of MASSAGE VIBES. After graduating from the Swedish Institute of Massage Therapy, she worked in some of New York City’s top spas, including The Spa at Trump Soho, The Red Door, The Spa at Glenmere, and Bliss World. Ellastina […]

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daz dillinger & KI CAPONE “STARTENDER”

We expect nothing less than greatness when legends collaborate on a track and that’s exactly what happens when Queens meets Long Beach on “STARTENDER” by supreme producer DAZ DILLINGER and legendary emcee KI CAPONE. Oddly enough, DAZ and CAPONE started out as enemies on wax back in 1996 when Snoop Dogg, Tha Dogg Pound and the late Nate Dogg dropped the song […]

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“sincerely kyah”

Southside Jamaica Queens rapper KYAH BABY is blazin’ through the competition and quickly making her way to the top spot. She’s not just ‘good for a female emcee‘.  She will give your hardest spitter a run for his money and make you a believer. She’s already proved it by freestyling for some of the best […]

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NABATÉ ISLES

Meet prolific jazz musician and composer NABATÉ ISLES. NABATÉ was born and raised in New York City. He was introduced to jazz music by his father who was a radio host for WBAI Radio 99.5 FM. He would bring NABATÉ along to jazz concerts and other music events. Meeting all of these jazz musicians further […]

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CHINA MAC

CHINA MAC, born Raymond Yu, hails from Brooklyn, N.Y.  He is a shining example of how one can turn his life completely around and make his dreams come true. MAC, who once led a life of crime and violence, is now an up-and-coming rap artist, entrepreneur and owner of his very own record label, RED […]

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Boss Paasta got tha sauce

Hailing from the Soundview section of the Bronx, is multi-talented new artist BOSS PAASTA. PAASTA grew up surrounded by Hip-Hop. His father, two of his uncles and his Godfather were all DJs, so he was exposed to music at an early age. “I’ve always loved music and listened closely to other artists. Eventually I began […]

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new artist…Cass Noelle

Introducing CASS NOELLE new R&B/Soul songstress from Ontario, Canada. CASS’ inspiration for making music is her life and experiences.  “Life and everything I see around me inspires me. I like to observe whats going on around me, around the world and then reflect on my own life and experiences. I have so much to say and sometimes […]

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The Ryan Show

THE RYAN SHOW podcast is an awesome mix of an off-the-cuff comedy show and a late-nite talk show, complete with live performances and interviews from your favorite Hip-Hop Legends, comedians and up-and-coming artists. The podcast is hosted by the creator, Ryan Verneuille and co-hosted by socialite Hamptons Dave and Grammy award-winning rapper Mr. Cheeks of the Lost Boyz.  […]

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NEW R&B SENSATION…FRANK VOCALS

New R&B crooner FRANK VOCALS hails from Boston, M.A.  His music clearly fills a huge void in the male R&B/Soul category.  His songs boast honest, candid and explicit lyrics served over deep, melodic bass beats and soothing harmonies.  His music speaks for the grown man who wants to be allowed to express his feelings and be passionate […]

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N.O.R.E. ‘5E’

N.O.R.E. is back with a new album 21 years after Capone N Noreaga’s “The War Report” debuted in 1997. The new album is titled, “5E“, which holds a special meaning to him, as does the cover art, which is a picture of young N.O.R.E. with his late father. 5E is a solid body of work, complete with […]

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MARZ MUNNY “DEDICATED”

MARZ MUNNY a.k.a. “Mr. Chow” is an up-and- coming rap artist from Brooklyn. He’s been writing rhymes since he was 14 years old and accredits his love of music to his mom and dad. “There was always music playing in my house growing up. All different types, from the Isley Brothers and Earth Wind & […]

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Queens’ own…Giovanni Snow

apper/Song Writer,GIOVANNI SNOW, was raised in South Jamaica Houses in Queens.  He started writing rhymes in his early teens, inspired by his older cousin who was an emcee.  Rapping began as a hobby and developed into his passion and his way out of the projects. SNOW spent countless hours in the studio writing and recording music.  He […]

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NINABAND$$…sza/daniel caesar MashUp!

Introducing new singer/songwriter NINABAND$$ from Manhassett, N.Y. NINA was humming tunes before she could walk.  By the age of 11 she was belting out her favorite song, “Let Me Be Your Angel” by Stacey Lattisaw and anything by Ashanti. Her parents and siblings couldn’t believe how mature her voice was! Impressed with her voice and […]

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Sho B. new freestyle: “Boobie Miles”

SHO B. is back with some heat! Earlier known as Sho Ballotti of rap duo Final Chapter with Al Gado, his new freestyle, “BOOBIE MILES“, has the streets buzzin’! For 2:26 SHO B. surfs all over the Hip-Hop banger “N****z done started something” instrumental by DMX featuring THE LOX and Ma$e. Real Hip-Hop heads know that this beat never gets old.  SHO’s clever puns […]

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SisterLove Jewelry collaboration…Simone I. Smith x Mary J. Blige

SisterLove is a jewelry collaboration inspired by the friendship of Simone I. Smith and Mary J. Blige. It’s a collection of designs that symbolizes strength, edge, style, sassiness, and made in their support for each other and their love of statement pieces. SisterLove is based on the notion that ‘Queens Rek-A-Nize Queens because we are stronger together’. […]

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new artist…FUEGOBANDS

Introducing FUEGOBANDS, new artist from Queens, New York. FUEGO has always had an admiration for music. He grew up watching his father, Shotieboi, rap with his former group Coalition Cartel, who released two moderately successful albums in the 90’s. “My dad inspired me to make music. He was always writing music with his friends, going […]

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LYRA WILDER

Introducing new Rapper and Songwriter, LYRA WILDER. He is originally from East Orange, New Jersey, but he’s reppin’ his second home, Durham, North Carolina. Music was a huge part of LYRA WILDER’s upbringing. His mother regularly played old gospel hymns and urban contemporary gospel, exposing him to a different genre of music than what he […]

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Sleep in Peace XXXTENTACION

Jahseh Onfroy better known as rising rapper XXXTENTACION was shot and killed on Monday, June 18, 2018 in his native Florida. He was only 20 years old. XXXTENTACION released his first song on SoundCloud in June 2013, titled “News/Flock“. He gained instant popularity and his own fan base in the trap, lo-fi, emo rap scene. […]

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N A S I R

On June 15th, 2018 NAS released his 12th studio album, “NASIR“, proving he is still the King Of Queens and one of the best lyricists in Hip-Hop, more than capable of holding his own among the millennial. “NASIR” debuted at #5 on the BillBoard Charts and sold just under 100,000 copies in its first week!  The […]

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great new read: “DREAMS COME TRUE” by Jaquann & Jayce Holley

Meet Jaquann and Jayce Holley from Lefrak City, Queens, New York. This dope father/son duo took spending quality time to the next level and co-authored their first book, “DREAMS COME TRUE”. Jaquann and Jayce’s daily visits to the playground after school originally sparked the idea. Jaquann explains, “On our drives home from the park Jayce […]

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New Artist…NIKO BRIM

Meet talented artist and producer NIKO BRIM from Mount Vernon, New York. NIKO BRIM’s love for the arts and music was apparent very early in his life.  At age 6 he was writing poetry and he began playing the drums at age 10.  By the time he reached middle school he was writing raps and dabbling in music […]

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Phil Murphy aka Thrilla

Meet renaissance man, Philip Micheal Anthony Murphy a.k.a. Thrilla. This former basketball prodigy turned author, entertainer, artist and consultant was born in the Bronx, NY and raised in Queens. Thrilla’s elite basketball skills were known throughout NYC. He amazed crowds from the Kenny Anderson Classic in Queens to Rucker Park in Harlem! Phil graduated from […]

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New Jimi Hendrix compilation album “Both Sides of the Sky”

Legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix’s music continues to live on almost 50 years after his untimely death in 1970. The album, “Both Sides of the Sky“, is compiled of 13 songs, 10 which are previously unreleased studio outtakes recorded by Hendrix from 1968-1970 and include guest appearances from the great Stephen Stills of Crosby, Stills, Nash […]

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