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Fleet DJs of Georgia Media Pass Ep. 5 Artist Bio: Kronic aka Yung Fresh

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The Fleet DJs of Georgia aired their monthly show The Media Pass Episode 5 on March 27th, 2018 that specially featured the upcoming rising star Kronic, aka Yung Fresh. He has a new single called “Suh (Sis)” that Fleet DJs Georgia will consistently promote.

Kronic, aka Yung Fresh, is an up-and-coming artist from hip hop’s notorious Dirty South. His name is derived from the Greek word chronikos, which means “lasting a long time.” Kronic plans to do exactly that in the world of hip hop. Hailing from Tunica, MS, a small town located on the Mississippi Delta, Kronic didn’t let his circumstances or post code deter from his grind. He’s been writing and rapping since the age of 15.
Kronic is inspired by rappers who came before him and from his impactful life experiences. He uses his music to connect to his listeners, assuring them that they are not alone in their daily struggles. Kronic has dealt with adversity himself. In 2002, he lost his mother to a car crash. The loss was devastating, but Kronic music has provided a creative outlet and platform to share the message that anything is possible with God, hard work and dedication.

Kronic has opened for numerous major artists such as Soulja Boy, Lil Wayne, Gucci Mane, Pretty Willie, Lil Boosie, and Plies. Kronic’s goal is to become a multiplatinum artist and to making “chronic” music. His latest project “Audio Diary,” hosted by Bigga Rankin, is available on MyMixtapez and Spinnilla. He is currently releasing videos from the mixtape and recording Audio Diary 2. Not only does chronic does “persisting for a long time” – it means constantly recurring and difficult to eradicate. Kronic is living up to his name and is here to stay.
Follow Kronic on Instagram @kronicyungfresh and stream his music at https://open.spotify.com/track/4aGEmjoIX5unQ6Oqrm4P2O?si=bVU8yGPIQq-dP-PVkGMhQw

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Fleet DJs of Georgia Media Pass Artist Bio: Da Foundation

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The Fleet DJs of Georgia aired their monthly show The Media Pass Episode 5 on March 27th, 2018 that specially featured the upcoming rising stars Da Foundation. They have a new single called “Ammo” feat. Future that Fleet DJs Georgia will consistently promote.
Da Foundation is a hip hop/rap duo comprised of brothers Mustaiin (“Mu”) and Malcom (“Casso”) Lawrence that formed in summer 2009. Mu considers himself a thinker, the quiet one with an uncanny militant streak that demands attention. Casso, on the other hand, is dynamic, active, and always ready for a challenge. But make no mistake – Casso is an amiable and approachable guy. The pair’s personalities complement each other brilliantly, creating a powerful energy that propels them toward success.

Mu and Casso were drawn to the art of hip hop, an enticing tableau of music, hustle and freedom from debts and destitution. In a matter of months, and with the collaboration of various booking agencies, Da Foundation went from performing on open mic nights to winning showcases to headlining their own shows. “We grind from a state of poverty so we give you our all. The people should know we took no shorts and never considered ourselves too big for any opportunity,” says the duo. The release of “Alleyway to Broadway” encapsulated the hustle and hype that defines their musical journey They moved up the hip hop charts with their award-winning single from the project, impacting radio with worldwide airplay and earning a spot on the Top 50 Independent Artists in the U.S.
Da Foundation released their EP entitled “MoneyNevaSleeps” on April 8, 2016, following the release with a self-funded promo tour of the same name. Despite their rapid rise in the music industry, the brothers remember that nothing came easy for them.

Dedication, faith, strength and talent have formed the rungs of the ladder to success. But one thing is clear: Da Foundation doesn’t care about the fame. They simply want to spread their inspiration.

Follow Da Foundation on Instagram @alleyway2broadway and stream their music at

https://l.instagram.com/?u=http%3A%2F%2Falleyway2broadway.com%2Frelease%2Fammo-ft-future%2F&e=ATP4sdccP9OngQDw70gKyWWTtyI73_01ZBCc90Nz1W6kAsnr6o_CPJKIQV1DNkQfAZwpA9dgRORlz0c .

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New Music: Denae Joi – Mis Fit (Full EP)

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Listen to singer-songwriter Denae Joi brand new EP “Mis Fit”Available for download now worldwide on iTunes & Spotify.  The EP which includes 6 tracks will take you on a memorable musical ride with a list of hit club records for a fun Friday night & slow jams for the lover in you.

 

The EP was also produced by DJ Nicki Nice and includes the break out record “Across The Room”  This is something that should be added to your playlist right now!  Check out Denae Joi full EP project below!

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[EP] TaiZautie – I’m Up! @TaiZautie

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Originally from Richmond VA, TaiZautie relocated to Atlanta, GA at an early age and became interested in music as a result of having a recording studio in their home. They were introduced to various artists and leading producers, such as Bizzie Made, Chris Beatz, and Renzy808, who they worked with on their debut album. These artists along with the founding members of Boca Entertainment Group, Michael Walcott, and Stefford Jackson encouraged Taizuatie to pursue their music career, and their music has since been influenced by a plethora of artists such as Rae Sremmurd, Migos, and Young Thug. Their debut project entitled “Secure the Bag” was released on June 5, 2017, and included features from BizzieMade, Kyyngg, Que and Yung Durty. They have already had the chance to perform in front of hundreds in Atlanta, and by popular demand are getting ready take their show on the road to colleges, high schools and numerous venues across the country. Their highly anticipated EP titled “I’M UP” was released on February 27th, 2018 and is currently streaming on all major platforms. It features their hit single “Bankroll” which was produced by Dun Deal and C4.

Listen now on SoundCloud
https://soundcloud.com/tai-zautie/sets/im-up

Stay Connected
https://www.twitter.com/TaiZautie
https://www.facebook.com/TaiZautie
https://www.instagram.com/TaiZautie
https://www.instagram.com/iamBocaMusic

BOOKINGS
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202-361-7463
678-644-2194

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Mixtape: Butta Niia “Set It Off: Frankie Story”

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A 22 year old aspiring female artist representing Brownsville, Brooklyn Buttah Niia has been writing music since the age of 13. In the last 3 years after joint a neighborhood collective called “BME” she has seen her career and talent rise to new levels. As the sole female in the collective she became a standout and spread her wings to the tune of having solo aspirations. Over the past year, Buttah has been diligent in pushing her personal brand hitting popular venues and shows such as SOBs for Faces in the Crowd and Hot 97 Tale It To The Street series at Aloha NYC with DJ Magic as she is featured on Vol 2 for her single Gotta. Her debut mixtape Set It off: Frankie Story patterned after the character portrayed by Vivica A. Fox in the classic motion picture Set It Off is currently available on soundcloud. Listen to it below:

 

 

 

 

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[Album] Kù Bryan – Go @lifeofcoolku

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BRAND NEW ALBUM

Kù Bryan – Go

Available now on iTunes
http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1336378786?ls=1&app=itunes

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A while ago those in power felt that the music business would be better off if all artists imitated the sounds and appearances of the must popular artists of any given genre of music as the smartest way to find success in the industry…  Problem is the game changing mc they call KÙ Bryan obviously didn’t get the message.  Ushering in a musical style and brand that is totally original along with paying homage to his diverse background is the magic that is… KÙ Bryan. Born Trimane Bryan aka KÙ Bryan in Guyana, South America he enjoyed a rather affluent up bring as the son of Guyanese and Chinese parents who owned a highly successful Goldmine is what provided him a life of luxury as a young lad. However, at the tender of nine years the artist who’s performance initials stands for Kool Universe was force into a harsh reality when his parent’s moved to New York located in the United States. Forced not only to adapt to life in the USA a young Kool Universe had to learn also how to survive in arguably the most crime ridden part of all America east New York’s notorious boroughs of… Brooklyn. Known nationwide for drugs, gangs, prostitution, robberies and murder Brooklyn coupled with a privileged childhood back in Guyana would help shape KÙ Bryan into the all around artist’s that many highly respected, bloggers and music publication are touting as the next cant miss international superstar. A true student of Hip Hop is most evident in KÙ Bryan’s top musical influences that include Rap heavyweights such as Big Daddy Kane, Slick Ricky, Outkast, Juelz Santana, Kendrick Lamar and Nipsey Hussle. Unapologetic in his steadfast mission to raise the bar of music excellent is the badge of honor so proudly woren by a once in a generation caliber talent destined to be the new voice of Hip Hop… Kool Universe. With more than a jaw dropping 250 show performances and counting already tucked away under his young but well traveled belt the sky is truly the limit for KÙ Byran’s breakout EP entitled “GO” that was produced by hit making producer Krazy Figz. Featuring the smash hits “Something Nice”, “So Kool”, “Smoke” and “Takeoff”. Setting the stage for an epic career and even greater individual whose indelible mindset is as follows “We are all our own universes and with proper knowledge of self we can all live in a beautiful kool world” —

Writtten by the: THE Voice T.P. FRAZIER for celebritywritings.com 2018 all rights reserved

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[EP] Young Kipp – Millionaire Dreams 2 @youngkipp

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Munie Gang Entertainment releases Young Kipp latest EP ” Millionaire Dreams 2 ” Available on iTunes and all platforms NOW. Be on the look-out for more new music from Young Kipp.

Stream on SoundCloud
https://soundcloud.com/muniegangkipp/sets/millionaire-dreams-2

Purchase on iTunes
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/millionaire-dreams-2/1331003772

Stay Connected
https://twitter.com/youngkipp
https://www.instagram.com/youngkipp/
https://soundcloud.com/muniegangkipp
https://www.facebook.com/MunieGangKipp21/
https://www.youtube.com/user/Thebestkp954/videos
https://open.spotify.com/artist/38cznMUkG3wMQipn3f2Kon
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/millionaire-dreams-2/1331003772

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Let’s Talk About Haven: Soul Singer Renee Dion speaks to DJ Layne Luv

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How do you really interpret being a fan of an artist you know personally? And how does one explain that fanship when you are involved in the inner circle of the artist movement within that city? Can one speak objectively without bias? I’ll try my best. I came to know of this female sultry soul singer by way of a poet I used to date. From her introduction, I grew to know of all of the players within that artsy scene from Wali Crowder (poet), to B Jazz and The Liquid Crystal Project to DJ Krate Digga (eclectic DJ) to Lawrence Lemon (dancer extraordinaire). But around 2011, Columbus Ohio was buzzing by the release of Eric Roberson’s Mr. Nice Guy. Of course the city of Columbus has an adoration for the grammy-nominated singer, but the talk was more that of his generosity, almost an ode if you will, to the place that continues to give him so much love. Roberson included most of the artist aforementioned on his project, and from there I started to hear more and more about the songstress they call Renee Dion who was also a feature on Mr. Nice Guy.

With each project released, with each live performance, I became more of a supporter of Dion’s movement. Even witnessing her sing the national anthem for our 44th president Barack Obama was nothing short of amazing. In 2014, she dropped her project Moonlight off at my radio show, and my crew at the time and I were blown away at the maturity of her sound. We played every track for the entire show. By that time Dion was gaining momentum on the music scene….then all of the sudden “POOF” she disappeared. For a year and a half I would see her appear at a few music events around town or see her with her students from my window at that bank I was working at. (she was a school teacher at a school next door). But still no spark of music until around the end of October 2017. I started hearing from her chief supporter (her husband) she had a project coming out. He showed up at the club passing out her project to all the DJ’s but I was on the set and by the time I got done, the project was sold out. I ended up having to wait for the release date to hear it, and believe you me it was worth the wait. Haven put me in a trance from the first track I played.

I’m the type of person that believes everyone has a path and I follow good energy, so when I heard that my long time friend Jonathan Baker helped out on a lot of the arrangements for Haven, it made perfect sense why I was drawn to this project. Baker is an extremely talented genuine guy. I also felt that Dion was coming from a personal place. She’s a private person, but if you follow her life on social media and in real life…you know she’s in love and she’s been in love for quite some time. A story that is very rare in this day and age. Dion and her husband Artist Eric Jefferson don’t do it for the vine either, their love story is real. Those that listen to Haven can feel that story in the songs. So if you are in love, looking to be in love , or you just simply have questions about it…you can use Haven as to what that looks like.

I caught up with the songstress and I wanted her to break down some key elements of this masterpiece. Without further adieu …..Renee Dion…..

SO: Hey Renee, considering I just interviewed a musician you know well Ill Poetic and him taking 10 years to finish his project, and knowing it took you a few years to complete Haven, explain how difficult the process is to bring about a project with the musicality both of your projects possess.

RD: Oooh wee! (laughs to self) well after Moonlight I sort of hit a brick wall and I had to ask myself the question all artist get to a point of asking. Do I want to keep doing this, or do I want to let this go and just stop? I then made a decision, and with my mouth I told my husband…”I’m done with music” and from there was an almost immediate shift in my life from health problems to personal relationships.. things were just off. Speaking to that, I learned that when we abandon our purpose and what God has given us to do, things will shift and things can change until we find that path again. So as I stated, I was going to walk away but something kept bringing me back to it, and more and more I began to  find inspiration. I was finding inspiration everywhere, from listening to my best friend T. Wong evolve to lyrics just coming to me out of no where…and I started thinking to myself like “Are we done?” So my husband and I turned one of our bedrooms into a recording studio and I began to tinker around, and from that, the creativity started flowing …like if you ever saw the movie with Bruce Leroy …I had the glow (we both crack up) but when I started to show these songs to Jonathan (Baker) …first of all this man is truly talented, but I truly love his musicianship, so when he began to add his musical flavor, that’s when Haven started coming to life.

SO: If I could give this album a positive critique, you sound the most confident on this album than your previous projects. Songs like Uno (I really like that song btw) have your signature sound, but you can also hear growth and confidence in these songs. What made the difference on you taking risk vocally on this project?

RD:  I would say, when you take ownership and responsibility from other people’s hands, no slight to any other producer I’ve worked with…but once I had to sit in this studio and hammer out these songs myself, and I had to figure out production nuances and truly trust myself to express what was coming from my heart, I would say the confidence to elevate happened organically from those experiences. If you really want to know who Renee Dion is…Listen to Haven. 

SO: Considering we’re saying goodbye to 2017…We had a number of bare-your-soul albums from music’s royal family The Carters. 4:44 setting the tone for truth in music. Listening to Haven you can hear these songs coming from a real place. Did your husband inspire those songs?

RD: Well, honestly speaking the entire album is about him. But it’s also about me, my relationship with God and my relationship with people. When it comes to my music, I’m attracted to really beautiful sounds, so sometimes the music can stand on it’s own and overshadow the lyrics based on the sounds I prefer. However on this project, if you stripped the production and listened to just the words, you’ll hear my vulnerability, my fears, my questions and me dealing with myself. I’m still continuing to learn how to be a wife, and my husband is still learning to be patient with me as I find my way, as I am with him and these thoughts are what come out in the music. Life is about continual self discovery.

SO: It seems like your songs speak to women in love or looking for love. In a time where trust in relationships is a rarity and often times scary, what would you say to those women looking for love in 2018?

RD: Wow that’s a deep question and loaded hahaha but I’ll try to answer. I’ll say this to my single women waiting for love. Don’t lose your affection, don’t lose your vulnerability by being guarded. What do they say, “you can’t receive a blessing with a closed fist”, so you have to remain open to love no matter how great the potential of you being hurt again. With each experience there is a lesson until you reach the destiny God has called you to reach. The problem lies for most people is that they look to all sorts of media like Facebook and Instagram and the wrong outlets for guides to relationships. However that is so far from the truth of what love really is.

Listen, people look at my husband and I funny because wherever they see me they see him and vice versa. If he has a showing I’m right there, if  I have a singing engagement he’s right there as my No. 1 supporter. And it’s not based on a level of insecurity. Our presence is a sense of protection in this crazy world. Furthermore, we enjoy each others company. I sometimes go to events and there are married women and men showing up to events by themselves and wonder why they get involved in single activities. Don’t get me wrong our marriage is still work but it’s less work when you work at it and stay in tune with your significant other. Recognizing and dealing with things when things are off are another way to build strong relationships. But people have to be willing to let go of pride and ego to accomplish that. Communication is Everything. Eric is my husband and I protect him and his art just like he does for me…that’s the best advice I can give Layne.

SO: Where can people purchase your music and what events do you have going on right now?

RD: So they can purchase the music on iTunes and we just did Healing Haven and The Black Infinity a few days ago but those events and more are the many things to come in 2018. Just follow me on Instagram and Twitter under @ReneeDionMusic and please visit my web page reneedion.com

SO: Thank you so much for spending the day with us. Haven is definitely a instant soul classic.

@DJLAYNELUV

@StraightOfficialMag

@FleetDJs

@StateOfHip_Hop

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[New EP] EhCee- “Trust” @ehceemusic

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Toronto continues to push out talent and EhCee is the latest example of the renaissance going on in the 6. EhCee is following up his latest single “Real Ones” with an EP that expands on a sound that he has clearly perfected. “TRusT” may be EhCee’s first solo effort, but these five tracks are far from amateur. The writing on this project is very polished and focused while the production reflects the same energy. This 15-minute emotional journey tackles angles from the perspective of someone who is dealing with a lot of pressure and frustration from his environment and those around him. The narrative of this project will resonate with anyone with ambition or in pursuit of their dreams. For those simply looking for quality flows, production, writing, melodies, cadences, and everything that makes for a good sonic presentation “TRusT” is the project for you.

Twitter: @ehceemusic

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