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GasHOUSE SEED DROP 11/25/22

FELIX MURRY and KINGSTON, co-founders of the six-time Cannabis Cup-winning brand GAS HOUSE have a special black Friday gift for their customers. On November 25, 2022 GAS HOUSE is excited to present the PLUTO S1 seed for sale! In case you’re not familiar with this dynamic cannabis duo, FELIX and KINGSTON started out cultivating weed […]

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TERRENCIOO

TERRENCIOO, multi-talented song writer and producer, hails from Lefrak City, Queens, N.Y. His debut project “HOOD GRAMMYS” dropped in September. This album is wonderfully unpredictable! His well-tooled production merged beautifully with the underground’s hottest prospects…THAT GUY MARZ, JARICK, SUPERSTAR RAH, BIG BOSS MULAA, 90 WYSE, STONE HARDEN, MIGS718, MANNY WAVE and MIKEY POLO, who all […]

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LITTLE KINGS & QUEENS FUN PLACE

Businessman and entrepreneur, WALTER KING, comes from a bloodline of tenacious hustlers. He owns and operates three businesses, NY CONSOLE KINGS, his mobile video gaming truck business, LITTLE KINGS AND QUEENS PARTY PATROL and LITTLE KINGS & QUEENS FUN PLACE, an interactive family fun arcade center. WALTER knew early on that he wanted to be […]

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TOP LADY BALLER YAHMANI MCKAYLE

LeFRAK CITY, QUEENS, N.Y. has given the game of basketball NBA players, top-tier college players and noted street legends. Next up is 2022 City Champion, YAHMANI McKAYLE, one of the top lady ballers in N.Y.C. The 11th grade Point-God is an essential part of the unstoppable SouthShore High School Lady Vikings. Led by Coach Anwar […]

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new artist…LIL LEEK

Washington, D.C.’s hottest new artist is here, LIL LEEK! Check out his single, “THEY DON’T KNOW“, currently streaming on all major platforms. LIL LEEK was introduced to music by his dad, who is a label owner and executive in the industry. “I’m a music lover at heart and I’ve learned a lot from being in […]

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INTRODUCING…LSO LIL RENO

LSO LIL RENO is determined to put Vancouver, WA on the map and be the first artist from his city to go major. After moving to New York four years ago to pursue his music career, his hard work is paying off. His new single, “LAYDOWN” is heating up the airwaves on HOT 97 FM! […]

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KRAYZIE BONE AND NOMAD TALK NEW MUSIC

ShuBangaShow had the awesome opportunity to chop it up with legendary emcee, KRAYZIE BONE, of BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY, and super-producer NOMAD about the single, “POWER IN THE NAME“, by DIONNE WARWICK that they’re featured on. The song started out on the soundtrack of 2017 film “LET THERE BE LIGHT“, the story of an atheist who goes […]

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ROCK THE BELLS FESTIVAL

On August 6, 2022 iconic Rapper, LL COOL J, brought timeless Hip-Hop to Queens! Held at the Forest Hills Stadium, the ROCK THE BELLS FESTIVAL featured an awesome lineup of legendary Hip-Hop acts including LIL KIM, ICE CUBE, BUSTA RHYMES, SCARFACE and FAT JOE. On one of the hottest days of the summer in New […]

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Virgil Abloh X Nike AF1

VIRGIL ABLOH was an esteemed fashion designer and creative, Louis Vuitton Men’s Artistic Director and the CEO of his streetwear label Off-White. Sadly, he passed away in November of 2021 from cancer at the young age of 41, nevertheless his contribution to fashion lives on. Before his passing, VIRGIL created an imaginative collaboration for Louis […]

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New Artist…KoviNo

Introducing new artist and producer, KoviNo aka Big Kov, hailing from Southeast San Diego, C.A. His latest single, “CHECK”, dropped this month following up his recent hit, “30 in Racks”, featuring Harlem’s own, YEZO. KoviNo comes from a city that has no big radio station or magazine dedicated to exposing their local hidden talent. Artists […]

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MPRFLIGHTRISK

5ive7even Music Group proudly presents their newest artist MPRFLIGHTRISK. Born in Decatur, G.A. and raised in Compton California, MPR is turning his life story and struggles into strength and victory. MPR began making music 2016 while in a work release program. After being released from prison and losing his mother, it was time to elevate. […]

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New music from AR IMMORTAL “TGA”

The highly anticipated, debut album from explosive emcee AR IMMORTAL  is here! A native of QueensBridge Projects, AR is surrounded by inspiration from some of the world’s most talented rappers. A student of the game, he spent the last 2 years meticulously composing his crafty bars and planning his grand entrance. Fittingly dropping on 11/11, a number that […]

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BFM FUEGO “GHETTO RUMORS”

After dropping his debut project “NO WAY OUT” last year, BFM FUEGO is back with his sophomore release “GHETTO RUMORS“. “GHETTO RUMORS” is FUEGO’s rite of passage. In his own words he reveals the inspiration behind it. “The mixtape was built around various rumors and false claims that were made about me regarding different situations […]

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Pritti Shu

Introducing Dancehall Music’s super talented and most outlandish artist, PRITTI SHU, hailing from Huntley Castle, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica West Indies! PRITTI SHU’s love for music and the expression of thought drives his desire to create. He began his music career in 2012 when he recorded his first track, “High Roller” at DownSounds Records in Kingston, […]

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FLIP J HENDRIXS

FLIP J HENDRIXS already has the underground music scene in a chokehold, now he’s climbing out the manhole headed for the top spot! A rebel born in Harlem, USA (via 138th St. in Mitchell Projects) and raised in the South Bronx, FLIP has no problem standing up and standing out. His distinct musical sound is […]

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DON PRIVATE

Introducing Fayetteville, North Carolina’s hottest new artist, DON PRIVATE. DON PRIVATE is a prolific storyteller who paints vivid pictures with his pithy bars and distinctive voice. In 2020, he blessed us with his debut EP “1229“, introducing us to his signature style, a perfect blend of sharp, solid lyrics spilled over sturdy, hypnotic beats. ‘See […]

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Mr. Red Carpet

MR RED CARPET ain’t waiting on no lines, he’s walking straight up to the front. A native of Fayetteville, North Carolina MR RED CARPET came on the scene in 2020 and stole the show. While the pandemic had some of us held hostage, he was out grinding and building up momentum, releasing two EPs, “STAMPED […]

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DMX returned to the essence

ShuBangaShow is disheartened to report that after suffering a heart-attack that left him in a vegetative state for 5 days, legendary rapper/actor DMX has passed on. He is survived by his 15 children and a multitude of family and friends. The Hip-Hop community is devastated by this loss. After X’s hospitalization, WAAH DEAN, the CEO […]

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TIFANE

Meet Stephanie Sejour known to us as rising star, TIFANE. Her new single, “Un Automne” is already an international hit! TIFANE was born and raised in Petion-Ville, Haiti. She has been singing and composing music since she was seven years old. “I’ve always loved to sing! I used to put little shows together for family […]

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VY MOON

VY MOON is a man of God who uses his positions as a youth pastor and a musician to spread the beautiful word. His latest single, “GET IT TOGETHER“, featuring his son, YOUNG DAL, is a shining example of that. VY was introduced to music early in life. He was playing the keyboard and writing […]

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Karla Davis-Luster

Meet Chicago native KARLA DAVIS LUSTER, Author of novel, THE WOMAN TELLS“. KARLA is a woman of many talents. She is an entrepreneur and fashion designer who conquered corporate America and is now delving into the wonderful world of literature with her debut novel. KARLA did not dream of writing a book one day, the […]

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RUFF RYDERS 2 THE RESCUE

JOAQUIN “WAAH“ DEAN, trailblazing CEO of one of Hip-Hop’s most successful record labels, RUFF RYDERS, popped in on the ShuBangaShow to talk to me about his latest endeavor, RUFF RYDERS 2 THE RESCUE, a non-profit organization created to save our youth by bridging the gap between the streets, the music industry and politics. Over the […]

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KushFam

Meet YOUNG WONDER and COREY COOL from Philly, blood brothers and partners in rhyme. Together they are Rap duo KUSHFAM and their latest single, “YIKES“, has the underground on fire! Self-professed students of the game, KUSHFAM have a deeper undetstanding of the culture than your average newcomers. “We respect the roots of Hip-Hop. We listen […]

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Nina-Symone

Beautiful and talented R&B/Soul singer and songwriter, NINA-SYMONE, burst onto the music scene in 2019 with her first single. Now she’s back with her debut EP, “ECSTASY“. NINA-SYMONE has been singing since the cradle. “Some babies whined and cried…I hummed (She laughs). I was literally singing before I could talk. As I got older I […]

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Tonya Lewis Taylor

Meet TONYA LEWIS TAYLOR, songstress, author, former music industry executive and community leader…and her journey is not even close to being finished. For the past twenty years TONYA has mixed her experiences in the music industry with her passion for helping the youth in our Black communities flourish to create these programs, the Entertainers 4 […]

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David Meltzer

DAVID MELTZER is an affluent entrepreneur, best-selling author, Co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing, motivational speaker and host of The Playbook podcast. DAVID openly tells the remarkable story of how he came from very meager beginnings, growing up with his single mother (after his parents divorced) and five siblings, to becoming a multi-millionaire. As a child […]

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culpepperplus creative

Meet CHRIS CULPEPPER, owner and operator of CulpepperPlus Creative a boutique design firm centered in Raleigh-Durham, NC. CHRIS utilizes his unique ability to blend his love of animation with Graphic Design and programming. The name of his brand, CulpepperPlus Creative, is more than just his family name. “I wanted to use my family name in […]

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38 Spe$h

Rapper, Producer and Record Exec 38 SPE$H is controlling the wrecking ball that is crashing through Hip-Hop and demanding respect for the town of Rochester, N.Y. The rural suburb is home to approximately 1 million people and, until recently, was unchartered territory as far as Hip-Hop was concerned. 38 SPE$H is making damn sure noone […]

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TYREE GIBSON presents…

Meet TYREE “TY” GIBSON the brilliant producer and director of the gritty new Indie web-series, “THE PYRAMID…A Queensbridge Story“, an episodic tale about the happenings between two rival gangs competing for the top spot in the underworld of Queensbridge, the biggest housing project in North America. A native of Queensbridge, TY has seen and done […]

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ZY GUUWOP

Get familiar with super group G4L. LiL RAFE, Wavii BaBii, ZY Guuwop, RELLEO and SoDAN’s signature sound started a wave in Southside, Queens that is flooding the streets! Musical engineer turned rapper, ZY Guuwop, is the latest member of G4L (GUUWOP 4 Life) to release a solo project. “I started out making beats and producing […]

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KANI.VISIONS

Introducing KANI.VISIONS an inventive 3D Art and Web Design company owned and operated by young, brilliant entrepreneur KARL KANI Jr. KARL started off as a student athlete, receiving a full scholarship to play baseball at the University of Washington. He realized his passion for 3D Art after graduating college. “I have always had a love […]

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MAXI PRIEST “united state of mind”

I had the pleasure of conversing with the incomparable MAXI PRIEST about his latest project, “UNITED STATE OF MIND“, an album he composed alongside ROBIN TROWER and LIVINGSTONE BROWN. “This project is a musical journey, the title says it all. The world is hurting right now. We are dealing with racism, oppression and Covid-19. We […]

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CYPAQ

Introducing new artist CYPAQ from the beautiful town of Accra, Ghana in West Africa. He has been making music since he was a senior in High School and now he is ready to share his talents with the world.  His stage name is a short form of his full name Cyril Paakow Quansah (Cy, Pa, Q), although in school he […]

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CHEKX MUSIC

Welcome Reggae/DanceHall artist Joel Smith a.k.a. “Chekx” from Kingston, Jamaica. Chekx started doing music to speak about the many things he has seen and experienced throughout his travels and to express his feelings regarding ongoing situations in society. “Music is life. If I stop doing music, then I stop living.” Chekx started singing at the […]

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KJ OSAMA

Introducing new artist kJ Osama from the budding city of Charlotte, N.C.  He just started rapping one year ago, but the freestyles he’s dropping have the streets buzzing like a new Drake single! kJ always loved music and messed around with writing raps here and there but he had serious plans to obtain a degree […]

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LIFE TRAV

Peekskill, N.Y. is a small town with a big city feel. And like most other places there are a flock of artists fighting to be ‘King’ of their city. LifeTrav happens to hold the crown in his town. Peekskill is a small town in upstate New York with its own style and culture. “It’s a […]

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B.M.E. MEL

Instagram: b.m.e._mel Meet new artist B.M.E. MEL. His music paints a vivid picture of life for a young King in Queens, N.Y. His new single, “Gotta Get It“, featuring legendary rapper JUELZ SANTANA, has the underground buzzing! MEL has been on his grind since 2016, recording and perfecting his sound. He credits his family for […]

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the horrific murder of GEORGE FLOYD

GEORGE FLOYD was accused of using a counterfeit $20 bill to make a purchase at Cup Foods, where he was a regular customer not known to cause any problems. The teenaged cashier called 911 to report the alleged counterfeit bill. Officers responded to the scene only seven minutes after the 911 call was made. GEORGE FLOYD […]

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Rest In Peace Andre Harrell

On May 8, 2020 Hip-Hop lost a giant, ANDRE HARRELL, founder of UPTOWN RECORDS, former president/CEO of MOTOWN RECORDS and one half of Hip-Hop duo DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE. ANDRE was born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y. He was an ambitious young man, determined to be successful despite his humble beginnings. After graduating high school […]

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Sleep easy Kiing Shooter

  Today, May 5th, 2020, Hip-Hop lost a rising star, KiiNG SHOOTER. The Queensbridge rapper gained fame and popularity back in 2017 with his noxious freestyles. KiiNG’s paralyzing bars destroyed any track he featured on, while his unique voice and authentic style represented his projects to the fullest. His first single, “They Say“, was released […]

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TONE BRIM

TONE’s rhyme style is that of a teacher and a storyteller like the legends he admires. “I grew up listening to real N.Y. Hip-Hop, the NAS’ and JAY Z‘s and the underground rappers. They spit about struggle, pain, celebration…real life. They did it for real! Man, shoutout to all of the artists who are true […]

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Fat Panda Tuan

Introducing new artist FAT PANDA TUAN from Germantown, Maryland. TUAN hails from the 301 area, hometown of Rappers WALE, Philade, YBN Cordae, ShyGlizzy and Logic. His father was a musician, so TUAN was introduced to Jazz, ChaCha, Old School Pop and R&B music early in his life. “My dad played the keyboard and the guitar. […]

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SETH WRIGHT

Meet SETH WRIGHT, a promising new actor born and raised in South Pasadena, California.  He most recently starred in the amazing indie film, “NINETEEN SUMMERS”, directed by ROD S. SCOTT.  “I’ve lived in California my whole life.  It’s the ‘Sunshine State’ to some people, but there are some really rough areas here too.  When I […]

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new artist…lyrics

2020 is the beginning of a new decade where real Hip-Hop is returning and we are embracing lyricism and bars.  In other words, emcees with real talent are taking over.  No more bubblegum bars over hot beats! This is the perfect time to reintroduce LYRICS to the world.  Born and raised in Edison, New Jersey, […]

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