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[New Music] Spazz Vs Armani Kay Is Letting You Know To Wait On It

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Armani Kay vs Spazz is an artist from Chicago that is often mimicked but can’t be duplicated, she has that master key to the angelic harmony that she brings and also what we call the “Sauce”. She brings good music and enjoyable vibes when she hit the stage, a much very slept on artist in the city of Chicago. Being able to do further research on this artist, she has fans and supporters all over even in other countries.  Armani Kay has a trending song as a Single entitled wait on it and she basically letting everyone know that she is going and ready to set the game on fire and turn up just “Wait On It”. 

Born and Raised on the Westside of Chicago, specifically L-Town. Music has always been apart of Spazz’s life. From rapping with her brother friends at the age of 8, writing songs with her bestfriend at the age of 12 and recording for the first time at the age of 15. She knew she had a gift but wasn’t sure if she was ready for the world to hear her just yet. In 2013 she took her craft onto a professional level and start recording songs mixing singing and rapping creating this saucy sound.

Spazz dropped her first mixtape at the age of 24 titled, “No Apologies No Regrets” on March 10, 2015. The mixtape was base off real life situations that both genders can relate too. Spazz only son Laurell whom supports and motivates her was always around for the writing of each song. He even has a song dedicated to him on the mixtape titled, “For My Son”. She is very versatile and has a promising future in the music industry. She has the attitude, image and the gift that will soon be sought out.

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ARTIST Cartel Gash CURRENT SINGLE “Presidential” Is Heating Up

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Harlem native and Hip-Hop emcee Cartel Gash recently released his debut single entitled “Presidential ”  on February 10, 2018 and the single has quickly received recognition from DJs and Radio Stations. The song has impacted heavy worldwide (Social Media) and record pool alike and now the song has impacted on Internet Radio stations such as Platinum Radio , The Power 99 Jamz, The Zone 88.1 FM, and Hot 107 Jamz To Name a Few.   

“Presidential” is now available on iTunes, Amazon, GooglePlay, and other digital stores.

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Facebook: @CartelGash
Twitter: @CartelGash
Instagram: @CartelGash

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Alyze Elyse: First Black Independent Female Filmmaker to Have Generated Over 25 Million Streams on Amazon Prime

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Actress, writer, and film maker Alyze Elyse, from Greensboro, North Carolina, is considered the first Black female independent filmmaker with a proven number of over 25 million movie streams on Amazon Prime and counting. Her first break came with the release of her first independent film entitled “Innocent”. Since then she has broken barriers for females in the independent entertainment industry, both music and film alike nationwide, with theatrical release distributed through major platforms such as Netflix, Redbox, Walmart, iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and Video On Demand just to name a few.

Through her company, Soul City Films, Alyze has executive produced, wrote, and created a total of 7 film projects consisting of 5 Dramas, 2 Animation Comedies along side her long time partner, producer, and director, Jarrell Crump, and has sold thousands of her films all across the country direct to consumers at mall kiosks. Alyze says she wants to continue to grow and bring different stories that captivate her growing audience. Alyze explains why it mean so much to let people know her story,

“Like any other creator, I want the people to know the story that is sometimes untold. It’s a lot of great talent in the world that works just as hard as I do and I represent their existence. I’m a success story and I will continue to believe that I’m living the American dream in a time when people feel dreams are destroyed daily but I believe my journey to success will continue to inspire many to believe even when the odds are against them.”

In what always seems to be a male dominated business, Alyze Elyse is doing things her way and is an inspiration to all young women whom desire to “beat the odds.” Check out Alyze’s film releases on Amazon Prime.

 

LATEST RELEASE OUT NOW!!! [Available on Amazon Prime]

Titled Release “Flowers” Featured on Amazon Prime

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I Dream Of $ Jigi $ by DJ Layne Luv

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…And just like the Jeannie from the tv show her “image” caters to the fantasy of the male wishes (and some females too lol) but seriously that is not any of her concern. The true business woman from Dayton Ohio is focused on the check daily and very little else in the way of drama or negativity. Her name is Jigi Deniro as in Spanish currency. Her movement you ask? Pretty Pesos. The rest is self explanatory.

These days everybody says they’re about the check, but what caught my attention was Jigi’s consistency. It’s one thing to constantly flood a social media timeline, but to do it in a versatile way that shows your skills, grind, hustle, and doesn’t bore the audience…now that’s saying something. For example, early risers can catch her on Wright State University’s Hip Hop WakeUp Radio on 106.9fm bringing sunshine to her loyal listeners and informing them on all the latest happenings with Ohio Hip Hop artists. You might also see her at a fund raising event empowering the youth to stay in school. And for the people involved in the night life, Jigi heavily promotes Plush Adult Night Life ENT. 

Being that she was from Ohio, I wanted to do more than interview her, I wanted to be a part of the Jigi Deniro brand. So, I called her up one day and asked her if I could have the number to her manager and the information on who does all of her marketing and branding. She replied “You’re speaking to her. That would be me, me & me” LOL! I also asked her if she wouldn’t mind being a part of a worldwide organization that promotes a represents artist in every state (Fleet DJs). She said “Are you kidding me or what?…yeah I’m down.” After speaking with Aaron and presenting her artist press package, it was a go. Jigi became an official Fleet Artist. 

But please don’t judge her by what you see on the surface. Jigi is from good stock and receives love and support from her parents and the rest of her family. I asked her if her folks were ever uncomfortable about her promoting adult entertainment (dem skrippers) and she stated “Of course, any parent wants to protect their child from the pitfalls of this world, but they know that Jigi is grown at the end of the day, that means Jigi got her own bills to pay.” …she adds “But I receive so much love and support from my family, my mother especially”

What most may not know, is that even though Jigi is from Ohio she developed her HU$TLE down south at good ol Tennessee State University. She says “Attending school down there really opened me up to diversity and life outside of my Ohio bubble. When you’ve got all that talent in one area from New York, Chicago Atlanta, and California, different personalities are going to influence creativity and you give some and you take some, but it’s all there to develop what you’re trying to become.” I want to give a shout out to my HBCU family because I still carry those connections to this day….

She’s very witty. I asked how she feels when she thinks people might think she’s doing too much…and already speaking in third person she responds…“Jigi got a whole lotta Plan A’s “ I bust out laughing. “No for real…All my Plan A’s bring in some sort of revenue or income stream for me” 

She has a single out now entitled Y.E.S. being pushed by The Fleet DJ’s however, please go to her youtube channel and check out her other two hot songs “Lost Count” and “Lingo” ft D. Seanny 

Be sure to follow her on all of the social media sites because her star is rising and she shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

@DJLAYNELUV

@Jigi_Deniro

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King Bo Bandz: It’s Good To Be The King by DJ Layne Luv

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As The Notorious B.I.G. said, “If you don’t know, now you know nigga!” Big boys been running things in the rap game for a long time. But I’m not just talking about big in stature but also how they think. But you must admit there is something fascinating about rapper that just doesn’t give a f*ck about what limitations people have, their mission is to do one thing, Smash The Game. They know they are tight with the rhymes, and the game they spit is relatable. From the first time you saw Ricky Rozay walk on stage tatted up with no shirt on….you knew he was a star. Enter… King Bo Bandz. The Worldwide Fleet DJ’s had a conference call this week, and our job was to listen to his music and offer an effective critique. I always take these calls very seriously because from the calls, journalist and DJ’s can develop a professional relationship. So I did my research and found his video on Youtube Life of a King. From my first impression, I saw the usual rap starter pack. The thuggery, video shoot in Miami, strippers with big asses, Bentley Coup, and trap references, but even with the cliche’s the song was hard. As a journalist, I know there are certain things a rapper does for appeal, but it’s my job to look for the depth of the artist. Subsequently, I went to my email and low and behold there were two other tracks for review. The songs were called Underdog and Lifestyle. Underdog put me in a mind state of the 2018 turn-up kid in the club. I then put on Lifestyle and it reminded of that Beanie Sigel The Truth flow. Bandz versality was impressive. It compelled me to take a closer look at the rapper.

By the time we got on the call, I had a lot of feedback for the rapper from Jamaica Queens NY. As we chopped it up, I noticed he listened very carefully to the questions being asked. The answers he gave let me know that Bandz was not a fly-by-night-rapper. I could tell he’d been in the game for a while. This caused me to do further research, so I went to his website and sure enough when I saw his bio, all the answers were right there in front of me of why the rapper seemed so poised and in control. But what I also read was why Bandz seemed so focused at this time in his life. Bo came into the music industry with a gentleman by the name of Russ Blade. In 2015 Blade was killed. At a time, where most artists would lose focus because of the tragedy, this increased Bandz determination to carry on the legacy of his long time friend.

As The Fleet DJ’s talked with him that night, I could tell Bandz was a people person. He stayed on the line until all critiques were given and all questions were asked. But when it got to me, he took my journalism serious including the hard critique about what records would work, and what wouldn’t work in Ohio. That scored big points with me. Hence this 1 on 1 interview for Straight Official. So at this time, I would like to present to some and introduce to others King Bo Bandz…

SO: So I’ve kinda explained who you are, but walk me through your relationship with Russ Blade and how that effects your music today.

KBB: Well, we were together since we were kids. So him and the homie Freaky Neeky in North Carolina now, started me rapping when I was about 15, 16. They had already been rapping since elementary so I was kind of like the late bloomer. When Freak moved down south, we kept it moving with me and Blade up until he got killed. So now it’s just me and I’ve just got to keep it moving the best way I know how. I’ve got my team and we good.

SO: So you’re from Queens?

KBB: You know it.

SO: So Queens artists vary from a wide range of artistry. Billy Holiday lived in Queens, A Tribe Called Quest is from Queens Saint Albans….but Mobb Deep, Cormega, and Nas are from Queensbridge but so is Shan, Marley and Shante’. How is it so much artistry that comes out of Queens from such a high crime element?

KBB: You just described the whole world man. I mean come on man, people try to mystify the hood and it’s regular people in the hood. Everybody don’t sell drugs, but there are people who do. Everybody is not in a gang but there are people that are. It’s whole families here man. But there is one common thing about people in the ghetto…those that live there are always looking for a way out. Being black like like Hov said..it seems like all we have is sports and entertainment. The trap is that this shit looks easy…but this shit aint easy at all. In facts it’s harder than a 9 to 5 because everybody wants to do it. Everybody wants to be famous. But if I had a problem with any of it, it’s when those that get on don’t create opportunities so that there are other examples to follow. But if all the kids see is so-and-so going to the league, or MC so-and-so poppin bottles and rappin, that’s all these kids are going to want to do.

SO: My biggest peeve about hood rap has always been about the influence of the babies that don’t realize Trap Music is just entertainment. I was talking to Quavo a couple years ago and he said that “you are who you are period, and any rapper that’s worth something is only gonna talk about things he knows about” So my question is …is that true? and do we as an audience have a right to hold you rappers accountable to the things you put out that our babies will listen to?

KBB: First of all, let me say Quavo is right. You can’t can’t talk about nothin you don’t know about. Just like when these rappers get on these records talkin about how much money they got. When real people know by the things you’re talkin about if you’re really gettin to the money. People that are really gettin to the money rap in detail about things somebody broke just can’t. What I’m sayin is only your true self will come across to the masses of what’s in your heart. People aren’t stupid. They know when someone is frontin. But to hold someone accountable for what they say and do…Nah, everybody grown, and everybody has choices. The bad ones you either learn from it, or keep runnin into bullshit until you do. I can only do what’s best for Bo.

SO: When it comes to Kartel Gang how hard is it to keep everybody on the same page? I say this especially knowing that most rappers put they people on from the neighborhood as staff. How do you make sure people act accordingly so that the money doesn’t get fucked up?

KBB: Ok first let me say this because I don’t wanna disrespect nobody, this is just an example. You remember when you was little and ya parents gave you that talk. “Now when you get over to ya grandmothers house don’t be on no bullshit” Communication. If we’re going in an environment where everyone can be themselves..do you, but if it’s some shit where somebody’s actions might fuck up the money…the people that can’t bring it in…might have to sit this one out. Everything ain’t for everybody. But my people know..we all trynna get to the money so we have to act accordingly in certain situations.

SO: I’ve never seen a rapper market 3 singles at the same damn time. Who’s idea was that?

KBB: Man I got songs, and it’s like you said on the call, every song ain’t gonna work in every state so Lifestyle is for my Boom Bap niggas. Underdog is for them kids in the club that wanna turn up and Life of Da King is for the followers and the fans.

SO: Lastly, what do you want people to get from your music. You really seem to know how to brand yourself as an artist.

KBB: One thing about this business is that you can’t control when it’s your time to shine. You just have to keep working. I don’t focus on individual opinions of my music. I focus on the masses. Right now I’m in a really good space and I’ve got the right team Kartel Gang. I’ve been consistent and I’ve been working hard so God willing, these songs will open doors for even greater opportunity. But some key people fucking wit me. Flex, Kay Slay, DJ Chubbie Chubb so I’ve been getting some good looks. Can’t wait to come to Ohio and fuck witchall. I’m just a dude trynna come up and tell my story.

@DJLAYNELUV

@FLEETDJS

@KINGBOBANDZ

@StraightOfficialMag

 

 

 

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*Press Play: I Look Up/ Capital P album review by DJ Layne Luv

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“….so where’s he from?” …”Delaware”…”The State?” ….”haha nah bro the city, right there from your state Ohio” This is how Capital P was presented to me via a constant DM on IG through his business partners. I must admit that for a few months, I didn’t follow up as well as I could have. Being a music critic and state manager for all of Ohio with The Fleet DJ’s, I tend to get a lot of submissions regularly. However, after I had a phone conversation with Byrd and Jamezz Bonn (Divine Engineering), I instantly felt a connection. They insisted that Capital P was the one that was going to make noise from Ohio. So I invited him up to the studio to kick it wit us just to see how he vibed with my crew. So one Wednesday, he came up to the WTMH Studio and right there on the spot, we said we were going to premier his single on our live Workout Wednesday broadcast just to see how our audience felt about his work. The single they submitted was El Hombre. I will testify, from the very first note we heard from that song, we were believers in this man’s music.

Being in this business for a while, a DJ hears a lot of music, so it really takes something special to keep an artist’s body of work from going in the pile and moving on. If you listen to Capital P’s / El Hombre first, you will be fooled into thinking he’s just another trap rapper no matter how great the song is. But when you play his entire album of Capital P/I Look Up  you’ll bear witness to artistry coming from the Delaware city. It will actually blindside you of how good Capital P really is. One of my favorite songs of the project Tuck It In takes you into the mind of a person that has seen a lot of ups and downs and of someone just trying to make sense of the world. The live guitar on this songs helps the listener drift from a stressful day into a bliss of funkdefied melody. It may actually be one of my most favorable tracks on the project.

Throughout the album you can hear the pain in the rapper’s voice. It’s a beautiful pain like that of a Bob Marley meets the rap-from-the gut-flow like Tupac Shakur. Not to even try to compare the Delaware rapper to these Legendary figures, it’s just that you can hear the same determination to change the minds in his songs. The song Good is a perfect example of that determination. As he says in the song…“I’m a get it till I’m good” the listener can truly understand Capital P will not stop until he sees some success for his labor. Once again I have to go back to the erie guitar riffs that wail, to paint the picture of a rapper with a big gift trying to push this sound out of his small city.

State of Mind you can hear Cap P making a statement. He is getting the listener to understand that the happening that go on in big cities happen right there in the city of Delaware. He wants the audience to not underestimate the crime and violence that happen where he is proud to be from. As the heroin epidemic continues to stay on the rise in Ohio, he is sounding the horn the same way Grandmaster Flash did with “The Message” when he said, “It’s like a jungle sometimes it makes me wonder how I keep from going under” State Of Mind takes you on a day in Delaware where anything can and will happen.

Tell You What… I’m predicting will be a “ladies” summer song for 2018 in the Midwest. It’s a melodic song where the rapper tries on his vocal skills for size and delivers nicely. It’s always been a formula for rappers to come out with the radio song right before the summer. This is that song. When Cap P actually played that song for me on my radio show, I asked him “So when do you come in on the song?” they all laugh and he says “That is me through the whole song” I’m like “That you singing?”….and he grins . That was another time when I became a believer in his music.

Overall, I give this album a high rating because of the production and arrangement of all the songs. It’s a solid project! You can tell time was taken on the mixing and mastering of all the songs. When I listened to this entire album, it’s like reading a book. The content has to be just as exciting as the title. I Look Up is just that exciting to listen to.

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Out of 5 stars I would give it 4 based on production and lyrical content….5’s are given for classic albums and only the rest of the world can give him that. Let’s see if I Look Up is a game changer for OHIO.

-@DJLAYNELUV

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Kings of Crunk minus Lil Jon has come back to Reclaim their Position in Southern Hip Hop as Kings of Crunk with the Spring Anthem “Gettem”

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The Eastside Boyz have released the track “Gettem” that’s getting a lot of love and now becoming the spring anthem of Atlanta. With 264,000 streams and going, the single shows no sign of slowdown. The single features Bone Crusher, Don P and Lil LA from Trillville and has that classic sound of turnt up crunk music.

If you remember The EASTSIDE BOYZ aka Big Sam & Lil Bo started their music career with Lil Jon in 1996 and went straight up the charts with hits of their signature sound and hooks. From 2001 to 2005 they put out 4 albums: PUT YOUR HOOD UP (PLATINUM), KINGS OF CRUNK (2X PLATINUM), PART II, and CRUNK JUICE (3x PLATINUM).

The single is streaming on Spotify, SoundCloud & Apple Music. Make sure when you listen to the single you check out the Atlanta Falcons highlight video. If you’re into the Falcons, this will be that song that gets your pumped for the game.

Follow The East Side Boyz

Official Website: TheEastSideBoyz.com
Instagram: @TheRealEastSideBoyz
Facebook: @TheRealEastSideBoyz
Twitter: @EastSideBoyzATL

About The East Side Boyz

The EASTSIDE BOYZ aka Big Sam & Lil Bo started their music career with Lil Jon in 1996 with a song called “Who U Wit” that was wrote by Big Sam in 1993. The group then signed with Mirror Image Records in 1997 and recorded their first album called “Who U Wit Get Crunk” which went gold. Then they followed up in 1999 with “We Still Crunk Da Album” which also went gold. Then in 2001 Lil Jon & the EASTSIDE BOYZ signed a Indy/major deal with TVT Records. The group was on TVT Records from 2001-2005 which they put out 4 albums: “Put Your Hood Up” (Platinum),“King of Crunk” (2X Platinum), “Part II”, “Crunk Juice” (3x Platinum). Also countless Tv shows, movies (Soul Plane)!!as well as a couple of movies (Recognize). BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THE NEW EASTSIDE BOYZ ALBUM & BIG SAM ALBUM!!!

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Artist Anonamous Current Single “One Night” Impacting Heavy and Gaining Momentum

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Ohio native and Hip-Hop emcee Anonamous recently released his debut single entitled “One Night” featuring singer Rarebreed on January 15, 2018 and the single has quickly received recognition from DJs, Radio Stations, and even a couple of major labels. The song has impacted heavy in rotation on Internet Radio stations worldwide and record pool alike and now the song had started to impact FM radio stations such as Blazin’ 92.3, The Wiz 97.9, Choice FM, and WEUP 103.1

“One Night” is now available on iTunes, Amazon, GooglePlay, and other digital stores. For all DJ Pack requests, please Contact Us here and fill out our contact form.

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Facebook: @AnonamousLife
Twitter: @AnonamousLife
Instagram: @AnonamousLife

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Shmacks Releases “Free base 2”

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Dj Spins and Shmacks Is  with round two of the Free Base mixtape series featuring Nappy Boy Wayne. And introducing Q Dub, Jay Mack JE and Vocal G into the mix . Free Base 2 leaves a lasting impression and is fully loaded with a more confident rapper this time around,It Seems The more comfortable she gets, the more expansive her reach will be to win over her listeners. Shmacks seems to tap into her deeper self this go around and lyrically kills it allowing listeners to better understand her and her life story. This mixtape continues to prove her worth as a female rapper and may soon be among the greatest. No doubt Shmacks will dip into the mainstream music industry soon if She keeps releasing this type of Quality Content !  To stay up to date with the latest music and more you can follow Shmacks on Twitter and Instagram @shmacksofficial

Tapehustlers –>  http://bit.ly/FreeBase2

Audiomack –>  http://ow.ly/GyJX30gw5Ns

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