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Baltimore rapper TestMe shows skill with “Party Time”

Baltimore rapper TestMe has definitely made a lot of headway in getting his name out there. Rapping since the early age of 12, he has already released a total of 4 mixtapes, as well as two singles “What It Is” and “Waiting On You” achieving some mainstream/radio success. He’s also been included in some impressive...

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The Board of Education joins the new hip hop movement

Hip hop duo The Board of Education takes cues from both the old school and the new school in their impressive track (and video) “Expectations”. Ryan Teodoro and Darryl Watson contribute to this up-and-coming project that seems to be overflowing with potential. DIY to it’s core, they’re releasing their art the way they want to, just like...

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DJ Black Panther Unleases Hip Hop Opus With “Soul Eater”

Black Panther is an example of an indie artist who has gained a massive following through (he has almost 11,000 Twitter fans) hard work, viral marketing and music worthy of any loud stereo system. His new release “Soul Eater” is an absolute opus of dark, conscious hip hop and soul music. A concept album, “Soul...

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Balliztic’s “Confessions” mixtape for fans of ASAP Rocky and Lil Wayne

A critical aspect of hip hop culture is mixtapes, which can launch an artist to success by virally spreading their music “free of charge”, the preferred modern method of distribution.  Juicy J, ASAP Rocky, Big Krit, Maffew Ragazino and Domo Genesis are just a few of the hip hop artists who have released mixtapes recently and...

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Kronstudios releases Drake-inspired hip hop anthem “Dream”

Hip hop/r & b trio Kronstudios, from Kingston, Washington, is truly a family affair. Made up of two brothers who go by the aliases Kron Ron and Brotherman, and their sister Gela, the project has been going strong since 1997. That takes a lot of dedication, smarts, or possibly insanity, and that’s exactly what I like...

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Rick Rollin Has Chuck Sheen Swag And So Can You – The Interview

I respect any artist who embraces the entrepreneurial spirit and puts effort into promoting themselves. Recently I had the chance to check out the catchy “Chuck Sheen Swag” by Green Thumb Project and was surprised at the number of Youtube views it had gained (over 100,000). Read my article on controversy in music marketing for...

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