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[FEATURED ARTIST] Ray Pearson

     Hey What’s good yall! Meet Ray Pearson a Hip Hop recording artist  from “Da Boogie Down”
He just dropped his latest EP “Where It Started At”  on October 31st, which is also his birthday. The 6 Track EP is produced by New Jersey producer, Famine.
     Pearson sought to tell the latest chapter of his story after the rerelease of his project Kaged Muzik for its 8 year anniversary. The Bronx Native looked to take it back to give you the result of his reflection over the last few months while giving you a glimpse of the past. Where it Started At. The
interlude to his full length project set to release in 2021 and is paying homage to his roots and the people who influenced him. An independent music award winning HipHop recording artist originally from The Bronx, New York. Early on in his journey, Ray used battle rap as a way to build a local reputation while in high school as well as sneaking into open mics at the age of 13 years old to perform. Ray Pearson has opened for artists such as Joell Ortiz, Styles P, Jeru The Damaja, Sadat X, Jimmy Kang of Wu Tang Management/Protect Ya Neck Records and DJ Tony Touch. From gracing the cover of the local newspaper The Union City Reporter to being interviewed on New York’s Power 105.1 with EmEz , Ray Pearson continues to put in the work necessary to build his name worldwide!
Make sure yall follow him on all social media platforms and check out his latest joints! “Riots” along with “I’m Nice”
@itsraypearson
Here is some of my music:
“Where It Started At” EP

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Straight Official Sits Down With King Mexy

1. What is your Name? where you’re from and what first got you interested in the entertainment industry?

My Name Is King Mexy Im From Syracuse Ny But Right Now Me And My Team Getting Alot Of Love Out Of Buffalo Ny Wich Is Where We Reside At The Moment I Cant Really Say What Got Me In Entertainment industry particularly but just the fact i love to make music

2. Who and/or what inspires you to create?
just life it self things i went through one of my brothers vocero omar makes great music and he held his hand out and help create what is king mexy today
3. How would you describe your sound?
i would describe it versatile and melodic
4. What is your creative process like?
just really listen to the beat right what it makes me feel the song really just writes its self
5. What artist(s) would you like to collaborate with? lil durk benny the butcher toosi 2x micheal jackson mario many more
6. What is one message you would give to your supporters?
never quit go 100 % with what you love
7. What is the most talent/skill you have that most people don’t know about?
i would say jus wanting to try and understand different peoples perspectives
8. What would you be doing right now, if you weren’t doing music?
to be honest not trying to potray the street life but probably in jail
9. Who are some artists/people you admire and why?
lil durk bruno mars micheal jackson nipsey hussle conway the machine benny the butcjer and west side gun vocero omar
10. What is the best advice you’ve been given?
early bird gets the worm scared money dont make no money and you dont gotta be a gangsta
11. If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be? just more make it easier for indies artist to be able to get in contact with the people the need
12. What’s next for you, where would you like to see yourself in the next year?
hopefully a deal or maybe xxl freshman or being disovered
13. What is your social media? How can people get in contact with you?
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MC Tres Releases “The 3Mixtape Vol. 3”

St. Louis hip-hop artist MC Tres releases the third installment of his mixtape series, “The 3Mixtape Vol. 3”, exclusively on Audiomack. The 14- track mixtape includes original songs and remixes with guest appearances from A-Game, Marvell Cue, KV the Writer & RunItUpReg.

MC Tres is fresh off the release of his latest single, “Toast”, and winning SLUMFEST’s 2020 Video of The Year Award for his single “I Told You”. The mixtape serves as a preview for MC Tres’ upcoming EP, Late Night Flights, that will be released in October 2020.


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About MC Tres
St. Louis native, MC Tres was an extraordinary kid who found therapy and a love for expression through music and performing. Tres began composing raps in the 5th Grade and played tuba in concert and marching band furthering his knowledge of music.

In 2014, MC Tres signed to a college booking agency named Houla Entertainment and began touring nationally from bookings acquired through APCA ( Association for Promotions of College Activities), and from 2014-2016 Tres performed all over the United States. Tres has opened up for Ella Mai, Kodak Black, KYLE, Camron, Ludacris, Ying Yang Twins, Yung Joc, B.o.B, 2 Live Crew, Timeflies, Sammy Adams, SoMo and more.

In 2019, MC Tres released the self-titled EP, MC Tres’ The Autobiography via Sauce Records Global. The EP features five tracks produced by German producer Sugarboy with the bonus track being the lead single, “I Told You.”

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SO SPOTLIGHT! SHAROD STARKS

SHAROD STARKS
What Up SOM Fam! we recently got a chance to talk to Philly’s own Sharod Starks Check it out below!
SOM: Please tell us where you’re from and what first got you
interested in the entertainment industry?
SHAROD STARKS: I’m Sharod Starks, I was born in Perth Amboy, N.J. but I was raised in West Philadelphia. I was inspired by Jay-Z ‘s “Can I Live” to start rapping at a young age.
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SOM: Who and/or what inspires you to create?
SHAROD STARKS: Life’s experiences motivates me to create. A lot of times I can get inspiration from a certain conversation & before I know it I turn something I said into a song.
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SOM: How would you describe your sound?
SHAROD STARKS: Energetic, relatable, Music.
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SOM: What is your creative process like?
SHAROD STARKS: Sometimes I write my lyrics in my phone to make sure I don’t forget my thoughts. Other times I write in my head to create songs.
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SOM:What artist(s) would you like to collaborate with?
SHAROD STARKS: Kevin Gates, Tory Lanez,  or Mo3
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SOM:What is one message you would give to your supporters?
SHAROD STARKS: I would want to tell all of my supporters that I really appreciate each & everyone of them.
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SOM:What is the most useless talent you have?
SHAROD STARKS: I dont think I have a useless talent. Talent is generally something you’re really good at compared to other people’s ability to do the same thing. If I’m that good at something, I’m going to find a purpose for it
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SOM: What would you be doing right now, if you weren’t doing music?
SHAROD STARKS:  Doing something working with my hands like engineering or maintenance.
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SOM:Who are some artists you admire and why?
SHAROD STARKS: I admire Jay-Z because on top of being the best rapper, He knows how to reinvent himself time after time. Along with being a great businessman. I admire Kevin Gates for the fact that he bleeds on a record, meaning whatever he feels he says he doesn’t hold back.
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SOM:What is the best advice you’ve been given?
SHAROD STARKS: Keep God first & never give up.
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SOM: If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?
SHAROD STARKS: I would change the way artist get paid & try to create more ways of revenue especially for the starving artist.
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SOM: What’s next for you, where would you like to see yourself in the next year?
SHAROD STARKS: What’s next for me is to stay consistent. I would wanna see myself on the billboard charts next year.
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SOM: What is your social media? How can people get in contact with you?
SHAROD STARKS: @iamsharodstarks on Instagram & Twitter. I also have an website www.sharodstarks.com
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LISTEN NOW!!  Can’t Break Me
Thank you Sharod! for chopping it up with us and Special thanks to DJ No Phrillz for the link! Make sure you follow Sharod and keep up with everything Official.
-NIA BOOM

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Featured Artist: Sticky Fingaz

Hey what’s good yall it’s ya girl Dj Nia Boom with Straight Official Magazine! We recently caught up with the one and only Sticky Fingaz from the legendary group Onyx to talk about his sound, his creative process, upcoming projects and more! #StickyFingaz #Artist #Actor #Director #Onyx #Queens #Brooklyn #Film #Music #Hiphop #JMJ #DJNiaBoom #GetSOM

1.SO Magazine: What is your Stage Name? 

   Sticky Fingaz: My stage name is Sticky Fingaz but everyone including my mother calls me Sticky, so it’s just my name.

2.SO Magazine: Who and/or what inspires you to create? 

    Sticky Fingaz: What is inspires me to create is myself. I’m always trying out do myself.

3. SO Magazine: How would you describe your sound?
    Sticky Fingaz: I would describe my sound as energetic, hard, grimey, Hiphop.
4. SO Magazine: What is your creative process like?
     Sticky Fingaz: My creative process is a never ending process, I’m always creating even in mid conversation. Somebody might say something interesting and I’ll tell them no        publishing and use it in a song. Or I’m always using my Shazam APP to find new music samples when I’m out and about.
5. SO Magazine: What artist(s) would you like to collaborate with?
Sticky Fingaz: I would like to collaborate with artist that I’ve never worked with before, and I’ve worked with almost everybody.
6. SO Magazine: If you could open a show for any artist who would it be?
Sticky Fingaz: I don’t know who I would want to open a show for, because I usually close the show. I’m a hard act to follow.
7. SO Magazine: What is one message you would give to your supporters? 
Sticky Fingaz: I would like to tell my supporters the more you give the more you get because I put everything right back into the pot.
8. SO Magazine: What would you be doing right now, if you weren’t doing music?
Sticky Fingaz: If I wasn’t doing music I’d probably be filming my 94th movie or TV show.
9. SO Magazine: Who are some artists you admire and why?
Sticky Fingaz: I admire all artist.
10. SO Magazine: What is the best advice you’ve been given? 
Sticky Fingaz: The best advice I’ve been given is it takes a team even to be independent.
11.SO Magazine: If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?
Sticky Fingaz: I wouldn’t change anything about the industry I just learn to adapt.
12. SO Magazine: What’s next for you, where would you like to see yourself in the next year?
Sticky Fingaz: What’s next for me is to do it all again at a higher level fully independently.
. The best way to contact me is through my website stickyfingaz.com my IG @imstickyfingaz and my new mobile APP STICKY FINGAZ.
Thank You
Sticky Fingaz
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[La Bodega] New Reggaeton artist Jon JoHn drops smooth new single “Quiero Ver”

Jonathan Hart Jimenez AKA “Jon JoHn” is a recording artist and percussionist. A multi-talented artist, Jon JoHn first got his start in music at the age of 5 with his father’s band.

Influenced by artists like Jay Z, Snoop Dogg, and Pitbull, he soon caught the hip-hop bug and has been recording original music and performing in his current city of Costa Mesa, CA.“My goal in music is to be recognized as one of the greats”, he says. “I don’t just rap, I can sing, I can make songs of other genres and I am a percussionist musician.”

Jon JoHn released his first Reggaeton single “Quiero Ver” to digital stores worldwide today. Check the single below and Click Here (https://fanlink.to/QuieroVer) to stream on your favorite platform and Tune in to Latino Mundial Radio to hear the single in rotation! (Shout Out to the Latino Fleet DJs!)

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Latin Artist OX teams with Tory Lanez for New Hit “Shake”

Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Latin recording artist OX relocated to Houston,TX in 2005. The 23 year old sees himself as a young bull coming into the game inspired by the Spanish and Hip Hop culture. OX joins forces with hip-hop/R&B star Tory Lanez for his new single ‘SHAKE’ out now on TribalTun Records.

Listen to the video below and let us know what you think! Are you feeling Tory Lanez on this English/Spanish track? Is it a hit?

Check the single below and click here to stream on your favorite platform: https://fanlink.to/OXshake

Follow @OXofficial_ on social media

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What is HYPnosis? |Let Mezmerize introduce you

What is Hypnosis?

What is HYPnosis?

What is HYPnosis?
Produced by D.C. and video by Henry Lagrone

What is Hypnosis?  The question is usually answered with the standard  definition of “the induction of a state of consciousness in which a person apparently loses the power of voluntary action and is highly responsive to suggestion or direction.”   The artist known as Mezmerize says differently.  The answer you seek may be better answered when subdued by the melodic tone on “Come and get her” or the energetic upbeat groove of “Vibez”.

Meet the king of HYPnosis

Mezmerize hails from the richly talented state of Mississippi, Greenwood to be exact. He uses his unique voice to bring a once familiar sound of when r&b was in its golden days.  The proof that r&b never died and will once again take its place among music most popular genres can be heard through his music.  He credits his upbringing in music to his step father Danny Lee Boone.  His musical influences include Jaime Foxx, Usher, Boyz II Men, Tank, Chris Brown, and H-town.

What’s next for Mezmerize?

The e.p. titled HYPnosis is set to debut this winter and is sure to keep you and your significant other warm and cozy.  A video released titled Hypnosis will also follow the sure to be hit e.p.What is HYPnosis? release.  Mezmerize and Street Diamond Entertainment have also teamed up for a new shoe release called MYDH.  The shoe is made in Italy and is now available for pre-order worldwide.  You want to hear more Mezmerize check out his music here.  What is HYPnosis?  When you wake up you will have just experienced it.

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Cydnei Chyan: Fleet Djs Georgia [Media Pass]

Cydnei Chyan @CydneiChyan  is a singer/songwriter born January 15th in Indianapolis, Indiana and raised in Atlanta Ga.  Chyan’s takes her love for hip hop and her neo soul melodies and puts them together to create a unique sound of her own.
Falling in love with music was easy for Cydnei. She came up listening to hand picked classics from her mother and grandmother and started to put ink to paper. The energy of hip hop blended with the smooth vibes of R&B  from inspirations like  Aaliyah, Anita Baker and Erykah Badu has helped to create her vibe of feel good music in the realest way. Cydnei’s main objective is to give you her story in melodies and 808s that evokes emotion.

Chyan’s debut release of her EP, the BLUEP, came in early of 2018 and then followed another project titled FEELNGS that displays different emotions of love. Her recent single, Go For It, gives you summer time Afro beat vibes which was released on summer of 2019. 

https://tidal.com/track/112562800

https://tidal.com/album/87094172

https://music.apple.com/us/album/go-for-it-single/1471273780

#GetSOM via @MsBoomNYC @FleetDjsGeorgia

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