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A Conversation with Jazzy Tha Rapper

A Conversation with Jazzy Tha Rapper

Jazzy Tha Rapper is a 21 year old Hip-Hop artist that seamlessly blends sounds of nostalgia with timeless subject matter, creating her own visions for tomorrow. Now residing in Atlanta, she was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Kennesaw, GA. With family roots in Guyana and Alabama, Jazzy utilizes her deep lineage to craft detailed timestamps of the events in her life. Her debut EP, “bbygirl” gives us a glimpse into her relationship with self, romantic partners, and the world itself. Transparent in her music, you...


Jay CEO Looks to Add His Style Into Detroit’s Music Culture

Jay CEO Looks to Add His Style Into Detroit’s Music Culture

Written By: Derrick P. Mayes Jr.

 

Jay CEO is one of the newest artists out of Detroit, MI. He possesses a unique sound that’s different from the traditional Detroit style, which he aims to bring major recognition to the city’s rap game in many ways. Outside of rapping, Jay is also the CEO/Founder of X-Clusive Shoots Photography and TwistedXclusives, a video media company. Through his amazing capability Jay has shot music videos for some...


TikTok Partners With United Masters to Offer Music Distribution Through Their Platform

TikTok Partners With United Masters to Offer Music Distribution Through Their Platform

As the battle continues between the U.S. government (namely #45) and officials from TikTok, it seems that the company is not backing down whatsoever. As of today, TikTok has announced a new partnership with United Masters, the artist-friendly music distribution company started by former label executive, Steve Stoute. United Masters allows artists to place their music on DSP’s such as Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, and more while also having relationships with ESPN and the NBA to provide artists with potential licensing opportunities. 

This partnership between the two companies will give TikTok content creators and artists on the platform...


Jonathan Stewart Turns Heads With NEW Explosive Track ‘Rattatattattattat’”

Jonathan Stewart Turns Heads With NEW Explosive Track  ‘Rattatattattattat’”

 

By: Derrick P. Mayes Jr. 

 

Coming from the Westside of Chicago, IL Jonathan Stewart recently released one of the most head turning tracks of 2020 (“Rattatattattatta”). Delivering gut-wrenching bars over an impulsive classic Hip-Hop beat, the CEO of Billionaire Minds Build Brands Records definitely let everyone know he is not only here to stay but also to educate.

Jonathan’s track (Rat-tat) is 100% ether; through his explosive bars, Jonathan covers everything from the stock market to...


iHeartRadio Syndicates new show, Power Hour to support Indie Artists

iHeartRadio Syndicates new show, Power Hour to support Indie Artists



iHeartRadio is currently in the market for new content, podcasts, and radio shows. With this new sense of focus and urgency from the radio powerhouse, they've partnered with a rising radio show based out of South Minneapolis called the Power Hour. The show has been around for a few seasons on their own network, but now that they are syndicated through iHeart, they're ready to take things to the next level. In less than 2 months, they've started playing music from over 20 countries and are building a name for themselves...