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[INTERVIEW] TREZFALSETTO: BLOW FT SWIFT

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Over the last couple of weeks I have had so much work to do I have forgotten to sleep. There is no complaining because all it means is that I am accomplishing some of these goals. Fleet Week was fantastic so check out my next post to hear all the goodies. During Fleet Week I met different artists which by the way was amazing but this particular artist caught my eye. Other than being just eye candy for some of us he was actually pulling the crowd in which I feel is a very important thing in the music industry when you are performing. I was mouthing lyrics to a song I didn’t even know just because I wanted to feel apart of the song (don’t judge me). The song itself brought back memories of Mario Winans. It was only right that I could seat down with the artist and find out more about it.

SO: TREZFALSETTO IT IS A PLEASURE TO MEET YOU, BUT JUMPING RIGHT INTO IT , WHAT IS YOUR DRIVE?

TREZ: PROVIDING FOR MY FAMILY, MY DAUGHTER, FOLLOWING A DREAM YOU KNOW.

SO: WHAT IS YOUR NUMBER 1 GOAL?

TREZ: BE THE BEST ARTIST I CAN BE. I WANT TO HAVE THE TOP SALES AND BE TOP OF THE BILLBOARDS.

SO: WHAT IS YOUR BACKGROUND, TELL ME WHO YOU ARE IN YOUR OWN WORDS?

TREZ:MY NAME IS QUANTRE I WAS BORN AND RAISED IN DURHAM NC AND MY PASSION WAS BASKETBALL AT FIRST. ALL I WANTED TO DO WAS PLAY THEN OF COURSE THAT DREAM WAS DEFFERRED DUE TO HEALTH PROBLEMS. I KNEW FROM YOUNG THAT I WAS SUPPOSE TO DO SOMETHING MORE , I KNEW I WAS SUPPOSE TO HAVE MY NAME MEAN SOMETHING SO I STARTED TAKING MUSIC MORE SERIOUSLY. IN MIDDLE SCHOOL I WAS APART OF A RAP GROUP AND THATS WHERE IT STARTED AND WHERE I GOT THE NAME TREZFALSETTO.

SO: WHO INSPIRE’S YOU ARTIST WISE?

TREZ:  CHRIS BROWN,USHER,MUSIC SOULCHILD, SMOKIE NORFUL TO NAME A FEW. THEY ARE ALL ARTIST I LOOK AT AND STUDY , I FEEL AS IF THERE VOICES HELP MOLD ME INTO WHO I AM AS A SINGER.

SO: WHATS SOMETHING YOU WOULDN’T WANT TO CHANGE AS A ARTIST ? ITS EASY TO SAY YOU WON’T BUT LETS BE HONEST PEOPLE CHANGE ITS OUR NATURE TO ADAPT.

TREZ: THE PEOPLE I HAVE AROUND ME. IF YOU STARTED OUT WITH ME AND HELP ME GET TO A CERTAIN PLACE IN LIFE THEY ARE THE ONES WHO WANT TO SEE ME SUCCEED. I HAVE A VERY STRONG TEAM BEHIND ME.

WHATS YOUR ADVICE TO THOSE JUST STARTING OUT?

TREZ : NEVER STOP GRINDING, YOU HAVE TO UNDERSTAND PEOPLE WASN’T GIVING ME A SHOT. I HAD WENT TO SO MANY THINGS AND PEOPLE LOOKING FOR THE OPPORTUNITY AND ONLY 1 PERSON GAVE ME A SHOT , HE OPEN THE DOORS FOR ME AND THAT OF COURSE WAS 5 STAR. WHEN YOU STOP GRINDING YOU ALLOW ME TO SAY “YUP I KNEW IT”. YOU ALSO HAVE TO INVEST IN YOURSELF. I WOULD PUT MY LAST INTO PRODUCING. YOU HAVE TO SACRIFICE THINGS YOU WANT FOR THIS BECAUSE IT IS A BUSINESS.

SO:DO YOU EVER GET NERVOUS?

TREZ: NERVOUS ? NO! ANXIOUS OF COURSE.

SO: WHAT IS NEXT FOR YOU?

TREZ: THE SINGLE DROPPED TUESDAY JULY 25,2017. ‘BLOW FEAT SWIFT. EP COMING SOON AND I CAN SEE A ALBUM IN THE FORECAST , NO RELEASE DATES JUST YET.

SO: TELL ME MORE ABOUT “BLOW”.

TREZ: SO BASICALLY I WANT TO KNOW IF YOU A REAL BECAUSE I’M ABOUT TO BLOW ( BLOW UP, GET KNOWN) AND OF COURSE ITS FEAT ANOTHER GREAT ARTIST SWIFT. WE HAVE BEEN FRIENDS FOR AWHILE AND DID SOME MUSIC IN HIS DADS BASEMENT. I SENT THE TRACK OVER TO HIM AND BOOM WE MADE ‘BLOW’.

 

Thank you so much to Trezfalsetto and his team , Make sure you all go ahead and download the single.

https://itun.es/us/OwNSkb

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[ MUSIC NEWS] R KELLY SEX CULT DO YOU BELIEVE THIS?

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It’s reported R. Kelly to be a beast who supposedly housed 6 ladies in Chicago and Atlanta and controlled their regular day to day existences, from when they can shower, eat and utilize the restroom to how they can dress and participate in sexual experiences. R. Kelly’s passionately denying hazardous charges that he’s the brains behind a harsh “faction” that subjects ladies to sex cult. Joycelyn Savage – the young girl that is 21 years of age whose father asserts she’s being held against her own will in R. Kelly Sex Cult, however, she has an immediate message for her family. TMZ posted a video with, Joycelyn letting her dad, Tim Savage, know she was unhappy with him for setting off to the media with his claims. She repeats she’s upbeat where she is, and furthermore emphatically indicates her dad knows her involvement with Recording Artist R. Kelly.
Joycelyn demands her father is humiliating her, and she can’t understand why he’s taken things this far. In spite of the fact that, Joycelyn was in the video below despite everything she won’t surrender her area – she says for “security reasons.” But if you notice when she was asked was she around roommate’s you can see a shadow in her shirt making gestures to not answer the question. She responded I will not answer that question. At first, I really thought it was false but when I saw that I had a second thought. Whats your opinion?

 

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Life Expectancy: Money, Health & Hip Hop by DJ Layne Luv

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How Can We Make A Healthy Lifestyle Cool In Hip Hop? 

In the United States, being a young & black guarantees a person born under those circumstances a significant amount of obstacle & struggle. Not only is the African American still inferior economically, the race’s environment has a high percentage of being subject to, poor diet, questionable healthcare (which means they can’t afford adequate treatment for disease), and violence (whether it be amongst each other or by the hands of law enforcement). Even in a time where the life expectance for the average human is 75, throughout time, a lower number has always been the case for the African American male. This is because the African American race has always had to survive under the most stressful conditions dating back to slavery. But my question is, why isn’t health and money for healthcare brought up more in the Hip-Hop community? How Can We Make A Healthy Lifestyle Cool In Hip Hop? Is it because it doesn’t weigh in on the “cool” factors to talk about? Is it because dying or the threat thereof  has become the ultimate badge of honor? Why are we still having to do fundraisers and benefits for disease treatment and funerals? What financial plans are in place for rappers, DJ’s and B-Boys when they get sick or expire?

These are tough questions, however most of these issues could be solved with the proper funding and education around the matter of Hip-Hop and Health. We just recently lost Prodigy of Mobb Deep who battled sickle cell all his life. Sean Price of the group Heltah Skeltah passed away in his sleep in 2015. Heavy D died from a blood clot in his lung but it was later found out he did in fact have heart disease. Big Pun actually died of cardiac arrest.

I’m from Columbus Ohio, so even though this is a national publication, I want to honor an iconic rapper from my city who was special to us in the #614 and recently passed away… Sheron “Neswordz” Colbert  #RIH

Now let’s stop for a second, because I don’t want to get into the rappers that died at the hands of violence because that’s not where I’m going with this blog.

This is my point:

Hip Hop will be 44 years old this year. This means that the pioneers of Hip Hop are either senior citizens or on their way to being senior citizens. This means (God forbid) we may be losing a lot more Hip Hop icons in the “hopefully” distant future. But I’m noticing the mortality rate decreasing in age within the culture and I wanted to bring awareness to it in this blog.

One thing I loved about our last presidential administration, Big Up Obamas!, is that the Hip Hop community put them in office and President Barack and First Lady Michelle made it their business to bring awareness to healthcare and education directly to the minority in America.

How Can We Make A Healthy Lifestyle Cool In Hip Hop? 

How can we make LIVING cool in Hip Hop? How do we celebrate Life instead of Death? And most important, how do we put Financial well-being and Health together in this culture?

It definitely takes money and good decisions to be healthy. And maybe that’s why a healthy lifestyle isn’t cool to most young adults. Because Hip Hop from the beginning was all about taking the risk. Living on the edge. The new Rock N Roll. While Jay Z’s new 4:44 album is a great album to raise consciousness, the radio still bellows “Percocet, Molly Percocet” in regular rotation. Twerking videos and Drug money to the ear still resonates among adolescence. I get it! A safe lifestyle is a boring lifestyle. But yet, after the facade is lifted, and something tragic happens, all of the sudden we see that the rapper with money to the ear doesn’t really have sustainable income to treat the calamity.

Here’s this…The hardbody has always been the thing in Hip Hop, but what you don’t realize is Will Smith, LL Cool J, 50 Cent, Fantasia and Ashanti live very healthy lifestyles. They don’t engage in Marijuana, Alcohol or any other recreational drugs. Rumor has it that rapper Future…lol….doesn’t drink Lean or pop pills…but he advertises it to the youth in his music. So from that standpoint, what’s being fed to the public may appear to be a cooler lifestyle, trust me, eating right and adding exercise to your lifestyle will increase your chances of living a long and productive life.

Am I the old head in the room? Probably. But that doesn’t mean I can’t put this On The Table (Pun Intended) If you are one those people that just so happens to want to pursue or are pursuing a career in Hip Hop. Please take your health seriously. Black N Milds look cool until you get lung cancer. Sleeping with Twerk video models are cool until you get HIV. Living reckless with a bunch of beefs looks cool until we have to bury you and someone has to pick up those expenses. Live for today but plan like you will live tomorrow. Put a financial plan in place so that if anything does happen, you have your family taken care of.

It’s a new day! Taking care of yourself and your family is the “New Gangsta”

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[NEW VIDEO] Manny Tha Sapper X Lil Kemo XxTra

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In anticipation of their upcoming collab project titled “Another One” – Nexx2None artist, Manny Tha Sapper is giving you a taste of what’s to come in 2K17 with his new debut entitled “XxTra” featuring Lil Kemo.
Booking information for Manny Tha Sapper is as follows – Email: Support@Nexx2none.com or Nexx2Noneent@gmail.com Call: 815-514-4625 Visit Website: www.Nexx2None.com

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[EVENT] Bo Dean Returns Strong and Vibrantly Get Hip W/ @DJ Mos Precious

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After a hiatus, Bo Dean returns with a once in a lifetime St. Louis stage show featuring a live band and a lot of musicial energy. Featuring acts like Miistro Freeyo and Sal Calhoon, and Poetiq x and The Poets will be taken over the Duck Room at one of the livest concert halls in the Loop area, Blueberry Hill.

As the city awaits FROAmerica, Bo Dean is cooking up one  of his best masterpieces til date. After losing his Father to cancer and re-balancing his career and life. This concert will be more of a reward to the growth within his life. I am personally asking the city and surrounding people to attend this event. I feel it will be a great night for St. Louis Music Scene with some of the top artists evolving on the Midwest caliber of waves.

 

As a special treat for being one of my readers is a an exclusive listen tp song collection here Bovember.com!!!

 

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[STRAIGHT UP] WHAT ARE YOUR LIMITS TO LOVE?

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A lot of times people try to avoid the entire “R” word. I know a lot of people are thinking “what is she talking about “,but hey you have to read on to find out. This Friday I went out with a very good friend of mines and I laughed so much that the rolls on my side started to hurt. As I’m wiping tears from my eyes I look over the crowd and noticed the different interracial relationships and it hit me how things have changed. Here I am coming up on a birthday and I felt out of place in real laid back environment. I have never dated outside my race. It has always been more of a conscious thing for me to keep it within my race and of course I always coming up with stupid questions like what will we talk about , or how will I act. Can I say the N word without looking extremely crazy or “blackish”. I mean I can’t be the only person that thinks this drastically. Will I be considered a racists if I just don’t ever deal with people outside my race? I was listening to the D.L. Hughley show and he ask a simple but very powerful question, Can you be a Christian and support the LGBT community? With that one question I proceeded to answer no but you should. Reason being that The creator made no mistakes in his creation no matter what. Then I started questioning myself , If a man or a woman can find love with the same sex , what is so difficult about finding love outside of your race? Culture? Religion? Honest answer : It’s not but many times we are so focused on others opinions about us that we forget the heart at times and focus on the thoughts or the views of others. Listen I get it some families won’t accept a Caucasian man dating a African American women or vice versa but the reason being is because they were taught to focus on what people say than the matters of the heart. I think my biggest fear when it comes to dating outside my race is that , the other person will not understand the way I was brought up. A good friend of mines loves when I tell a story about my mom when I was growing up. My mom use to have a Goro statue in the house as well as a knight. One particular night she thought it would be funny to scare her children so she had full gorilla costume and she waited until me and my sister was asleep just to jump from behind the door to scare us. Now to some people that story makes you cry tears of laughter and to others you are questioning why she would do that. How can I explain why my mom would such a thing or maybe those are just more reasons why I talk myself into not trying it out. Either way Mr.Owen brought a lot of things to my attention and whoever else that was at the show. Love has no color , no gender , and no boundaries so be daring, go out and stop letting the way people view you or judge you affect your life and how you live it because at the end of the day it’s about your happiness and that matters the most.

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[SPORTS] Jordan Horston: Livin’ My Life Like It’s Golden By DJ Layne Luv

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It’s one thing to represent your neighborhood, it’s also one thing to rep your city and even representing your state is remarkable, but representing your country on a world stage is nothing short of extraordinary. Ladies and Gentleman, meet Jordan Horston the 6’1 16 year old from Columbus Ohio currently attending Columbus Afrocentric Early College playing at point guard for The Lady Nubians and well on her way to becoming a basketball phenomenon. Horston left CMH for Buenos Aires Argentina June 7th and came back to Columbus a gold medalist competing in the 2017 FIBA Americas U16 Championship.

Whoever said “Don’t believe your own press” was not talking about Horston. You can look at her and tell she is not here for the hype but for the sheer love of the game. When asked how she is dealing with all the press she replied “I like it, but that’s not my focus. I actually deleted all of my apps because I knew all the attention I was getting. Once my goals were accomplished, I slowly started adding the apps back on my phone, but that was only to thank the supporters and fans for wishing me well.” Most of the people in her circle say that Jordan is the most humble person they know, you wouldn’t even know she is as great as she is by the way she carries herself. “Just a fun-loving and down-to-earth kid” her aunt Sabrina Whitney says.

As I recall, I met Jordan about 6 years ago and I don’t ever remember a ball not being in her hand at some point of the day. I’m also friends with her mother Malika Horston on Facebook and there was not a week that would go by that you wouldn’t see the proud mother videoing her daughter in their family driveway playing a pick-up game with her sibling Jazmin or even tougher competition with her father Leigh Horston. And in true father form, you would witness Leigh making the 11 year old work for all her buckets.

Leigh has been accredited for Jordan’s work ethic, coaching her since she was a small child. However, word is Malika Horston is the true task master when it comes to Jordan’s will to win. When asked by Malika’s friends how Mrs. Horston was as a sideline parent… they replied “Yeah you would hear it from Malika if Jordan did not put 110% in a game hahaha” Jordan says “It’s truly my family that keeps me grounded.”

The Lady Nubians themselves have a knack for winning. They’ve made many appearances at Value City Arena for the OHSAA Girls Basketball Tournament. I caught up with Head Coach William Mckinney to find out what their formula was. He stated “The Lady Nubians started out as a blue collar team. We go above and beyond to outwork everybody. We bring a high level of high energy every game. Everyone is held accountable to do their job. 

Jordan says her experience in Argentina was unforgettable. She states “The hardest part was getting over the nerves. Observing other countries, you could tell they spent a great deal of time and effort working on their skill. So from that point you have to determine you are the better team and that you deserve to be there. Surprisingly, The USA team gelled together pretty quickly as a family by looking out for one another, which in turn really helped win us the championship”….”No matter what stage you’re on….It’s just basketball at the end of the day”

Jordan says going into the 2017-2018 school year, she’s willing to step up as a leader and face the scrutiny of being put in the spotlight. She says “Of course, when you’re playing at this level, people are going to play you harder because they have something to prove. But while they’re resting, I’m working. I know what’s ahead of me so I just try my best to prepare myself mentally and physically.”

Expect great things from this future Lisa Leslie (By the way, rumor has is Jordan can dunk a basketball) Follow her on ESPN and USA Olympic Team websites. Jordan was one of two people from Ohio representing the American team. And we expect many more accolades to come from this awesome young lady. Let it be known….Columbus Ohio is #TEAMJORDAN

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Trey Gee and @Str8Official Mag Presents 10 Essential @RickRoss Tracks

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This week’s essential ten piece is courtesy of Official Trey Gee and YBEMG Media. Ricky Rozay is one of the most iconic rappers and businessmen currently in the industry. The Miami-Dade County rapper owns several franchises of Wing Stop as well as he founded the record label Maybach Music Group with nine albums under his belt, several mixtapes, and a tenth album Port of Miami 2: Born to Kill otw in 2018. Check out the 10 piece and tell us your favs.

 

 

 

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[VIDEO REVIEW] GAMERGAD- FLEX ON MY EX! – GET HIP W/DJ MOS PRECIOUS

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Creating  a quick collection of barz that can take people ears by storm is a true talent. Personally, I am honored to know this talented music mogul. From his top-notch content to his amazing eye for quality visuals, Gamergad is a true peice of art.

QUICK teaser [FLEX ON MY EX] released by North Carolina’s own Gamergad, one of my favors to blog about. Get Hip with DJ Mos Precious purposes to keep all readers entertained and wowed by the content featured.

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[FITNESS] Weight Lifting!

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Today, I’m touching on a subject that really needs to be talked about: Fitness. Let’s face it, many people today don’t think about how crucial staying in shape really is. Not only does working out keeps you looking sexy, it keeps away MANY avoidable health conditions. There are so many exercises you can do. You have  cardiovascular exercises,  body weight exercises, and my absolute favorite: weight lifting. A weight lifting regimen can vary from basic workouts to bodybuilding to Olympic lifting, CrossFit, and so forth.

Me personally, am bodybuilding along with strength training. If you’re a beginner, then this may be tough for you at 1st, but stick with it! if you’re experienced, then you know how much fun and rewarding this is! Depending on the intensity of the training, you can almost bet you will feel sore as a beginner and might wanna quit but Don’t. Proper form is key when exercises are performed.

If you want more aerobics along with your weight lifting or if bodybuilding is too monotonous, then CrossFit is for you. If you don’t know what CrossFit is, then I will keep it simple: you will be flipping tractor tires. No Seriously, along with other super fun things to that will keep your workout interesting. Oh yeah, dont forget proper form is key to success!

If you REALLY want a challenge, and  look cool at the same time, then Olympic lifting is for you. YOUR BODY MUST BE ON POINT BEFORE YOU BEGIN DOING THIS! TAKE HEED! I hope you’ve practiced your form with the previous 2 because proper form is VERY CRUCIAL with Olympic lifting IN ORDER TO PREVENT VERY SERIOUS INJURY TO YOURSELF AND THOSE AROUND YOU! Now that is out of the way, if you’re really ready, go for it!

That’s it for now. I will be posting health articles more often so make sure you follow me!

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