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Portland’s DJ O.G. One Represents for Rip City On & Off the Court

After a road to recovery year in 2017 following surgery complications, Portland’s favorite party starter David Jackson, better known as DJ O.G. One reminded Rip City why he is the ambassador in 2018. Official DJ for the NBA Portland Trailblazers, O.G. One controls the pace of the crowd and the heart of the city while its team fends off its opposites and attempt to secure the W every night. A position not taken lightly, the established DJ has earned not only the respect of the team but the city as well. Always keeping the energy and spirits up with crowd more »

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New @300 Signee @TheeStallion Sits Down With @NylaSymoneee On @Power1051 To Discuss New Music, “Tina Snow” And Her Influences

Two rising females on two completely different sides of the game have come together for quite an interview. If you haven’t heard of either Nyla Symone or Megan Thee Stallion we definitely suggest doing your research. Nyla Symone is some of the latest talent and energy over at New York’s power house radio station Power 105.1. Garnering co-signs from legendary DJs and voices such as Angie Martinez, Charlamagne and DJ Clue, Nyla Symone future is very promising as not only a DJ but a key player in the music scene. Splashing on to the scene in New York isn’t the more »

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New York’s Boaz BagBag Supports Autism Research with First Tree Center

Autism is common. More than 200,000 new cases discovered annually, primarily diagnosed at infancy. Common, the resources for the disease are limited and inconvenient. Manhattan’s Boaz BAGBAG provides Uptown with a premiere location as he opens a nursery for Autistic children in Manhattan. Known as the First Tree Center. The nursery will be available for all autistic children in the surrounding New York-area. Providing urgent assistance, classrooms, and rehabilitating day care for children between infants through 3-years-old. Reports have shown, currently, 16 diagnosed infants travel to nurseries outside New York-area while other remain home due to inability of convenient travel more »

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Stam Goody Recognized By The LA Film Festival For Thought-Provoking Visual, “Clutch”

Breakout artist, Stam Goody shared his depiction of what it means to be a black athlete in 2018 with the release of his thought-provoking, debut visual for “CLUTCH” this past June. Since it’s release, the music video has been praised for its storytelling, execution and timeliness, with features and mentions in High Snobiety, Hypebeast, OkayPlayer, Complex’s Everyday Struggle & selection as a VIMEO Staff Pick. Now, the film world is recognizing Stam’s talent & vision, as the visual has been officially selected to be a featured finalist in the debut of the Music Video category at this year’s LA Film more »

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QC DJs Hit The Road for Promo Tour

Too Official Promotions in conjunction with Ov’r Da Top Promotions and Industry Rollout have partnered together to bring us The Quality Control DJs Tour. Quality Control has its finger on the pulse of today’s hits with multiple hits by its roster of superstars including Migos, Lil Yacthy, and Lil Baby. Spearheaded by Too Official who is the marketing manager for Quality Control Music Group, the QC DJ’s 2018 Tour will start August 10, performing in 15 cities across Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, South Carolina, and St. Louis. The three artist that will be headlining this tour are Erica Blac , DurtyDu more »

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Laxcity and Lani Rose’s “Changing” is a Musical Metamorphosis

Parachuting into Spotify playlists and dropping hit remix after another, artist Laxcity is sending shockwaves throughout the industry. So far this year, the Zambia-born beatsmith has snowballed an impressive slate of singles that have garnered a salary-figure of plays on Spotify as well as Soundcloud. And Lax brings forth that amalgamation of sonically lavish ambience and multi-dimensioned soundscapes to his latest single “Changing” with budding singer Lani Rose. With subtle foley percs and drums, “Changing” is a metamorphosis that suspends the listener in its gravity. The hypnotic ambience and infectious vocals create an atmosphere for listeners to soak their ears more »

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The 5 Acts Your Ears Need to Hear at Bassrush Massive

Our hearts will always belong to the future of music. We strive to share what’s good and what’s next on the block with our friends to better this world through unique art. Though your particular taste may belong to one thing or another, there is always something new out there you haven’t heard yet. Thankfully the good people at Insomniac let Bassrush dip down into the talent pool for some gems. This is where we are going to show you a little bit about 5 different acts that you can’t miss at this years 2-day Bassrush Massive. #1 – Caspa more »

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CUNY Wants To Pay You For You Thoughts… About Sex Workers

It’s 2018, how do you view Sex Workers? Sex work is a term used to refer to sexual services or erotic entertainment (e.g. dancing, professional domination) provided in exchange for money or other goods. Well CUNY is conducting a study that researches the nation’s newfound infatuation for the champagne room. The purpose of this research is to investigate the general public’s knowledge, attitudes, regarding sex workers. At the completion of the survey, you can enter to win a $50 Visa gift card. Participants will be randomly selected to receive the gift card. You can access the survey at here. This more »

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Biggest hack in YouTube history?

As we are seeing now, Despacito has been taken down off of YouTube. Further info has shown has that the video post to this song has supposedly been hacked, by Kuroi’sh & Prosox, however information as to their motives is very little. “Free Palestine” among other comments were left under the video, and on top of this multiple other popular songs from the past two years have been hacked, most taken down already.   Tracks from Adele, Kaaris, Chris Brown, Katy Perry and more have all been affected as it seems, and of course, this is only the start.   more »

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South Carolina’s Curtis Lamonz Got Next As Super Producer

From VH1, MTV, XXL, to Hot New Hip Hop, this year, everyone is checking for fast rising South Carolina producer Curtis Lamonz. The RCA’s King Los go-to producer developed a most-sought after catalog of music that transcends genres. Rock, R&B, Classical, and of course Hip-Hop, Curtis Lamonz is an intriguing producer that today’s music is really excited to work with. Born 1988 in Anderson, South Carolina. the 28-year-old producer practice paino at seven, at 13, Curtis trained in Classical. Finding his passion for production at 16, Curtis has always pushed the envelop with his music thanks to his infusion of more »

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Why Meek Mill’s Appeal Matters.

On November 6th, 2017, Meek Mill (born Robert Rihmeek Williams) received a 2 to 4 year prison sentence for violating the terms of his probation with actions involving a motorcycle in Manhattan, an alleged altercation in a St. Louis Airport in addition to failing drug tests and violating travel restrictions. In April, Robert will appeal this sentence on the grounds that one of the officers who originally arrested him, Reginald Graham, is allegedly on a secret list of corrupt police compiled by the District Attorney’s Office of Philadelphia. Robert’s lawyer claims to have two police officers who will corroborate the more »

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5 & A Dime Creates Step-Controlled Sample Pad In New Video

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With 800K views in one day and counting, 5 & A Dime‘s performance of his mega mashup ‘Damn I Feel Amazing’, will leave your breathless. Music has come so far in it’s evolution, and there are really no boundaries at all to what we can do as humans in the realm of sound. He has created a mix of Dance Dance Revolution and a sample pad. I gotta say, the whole song was lit, but as soon as Kendrick’s voice came in, I was overtaken by the music. Not to take away from any of the other samples, because everything more »

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Cuban Doll Drops New Rap Hit, “Bankroll”

If you haven’t heard of Cuban Doll, you better start listening to her music because she’s next up. Hip-hop is changing right in front of us. The rise of Cardi B has given female rappers a legitimate platform in Hip-hop and Cuban Doll is taking the stage. At only 19 years old, Cuban Doll has amassed a huge social media following and fans are going crazy over her new song “Bankrupt.” The rap banger is trending on Soundcloud with over 1 million views. It’s no surprise this song went viral. Cuban Doll’s incredible flow has a cadence similar to Tee more »

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Life In Color Miami Recap

Thousands flocked to Mana Wynwood last Sunday to rage at the much anticipated Life In Color Miami Festival. With a stacked lineup and nice Miami breeze, the festival grounds were full of energy. This was Life In Color’s 11th annual concert in Miami. While the festival downsized since last year, the quantity of raging teens did not falter. The young and energetic crowd was excited to see some of the hottest artists. These include acts such as Lil Pump, Quix, Snails, 21 Savage, and Zedd. There were a few notable highlights of the night. Miami’s own, Lil Pump, put on a reckless more »

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