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Top Artist of TopMics Atlanta

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TopMics artist showcase is a platform for indie artist to exhibit their talents. Their show in Atlanta brought out a few fresh faces and some known ones as well. The event was presented by DJ 3000 of 3000 Ent at Knockouts bar and lounge. The crowd was vibrant as the artist showed love to each other. The special invited guest of the night were DJ 7Thirty and Joe Rugby of Tape Hustlers and previous TopMic winner Golidlox. Salute to the artist of the night, some caught my attention but only a few captured it so I had to shine some light on these artist.

 

 

The name is Bob Whyte and I’m from little old Boynton Beach, FL. I have been writing music for as long as I can remember but,  I wish I pursued my music career sooner. Some might say I have a trap sound, but it’s hard to put me into a box. I have days where I want to make music for the block and other days where I want to sing like Adele. Some of my influences include: T.I., T-Pain, Future and Birdman. I learned a lot from dealing with multiple personalities but eventually like most greats, I decided it was time to turn into a one man army. I’ve performed from packed clubs as well as in front of nothing but tired bartenders and janitors. The quality of the work speaks for itself and five years from now I’ll be saying I told you so. Be on the lookout for my debut project titled “Whyte Power“. Follow me on social media @bobwhytebrand, Contact me at 561-414-2420. My music is available on SC, Spotify, Apple Music etc. I just want to tell anyone trying to better their lives or who are chasing their dreams to keep doing so no matter what. You will die alone so don’t live with regret, GO FOR IT and DO WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY!! S/O to Keedie’s Corner and Tape Hustlers!!

 

 

I’m GrittySound, hailing from Baltimore, Maryland, currently in North Carolina. I have had a love for music since the age of  3 years old, when I first started playing the drums. Later, I began working on my vocals in hopes of becoming a singer one day. Here is some of my music (click the link) to give you some insight to help you understand my style. Meanwhile, growing up I was also practicing other instruments such as violin, and piano, which I often plays in the background of some of my tracks. Striving for greatness and success everyday, I soon hopes to reach the top. Follow me on social media at; Facebook: Davon Mooring, Facebook Artist Page: @grittysound, Twitter: @GRITTYSOUND, Instagram: @GRITTYSOUNDMUSIC  and on Snapchat: @grittysound. Shoutout to all my Bmore and NC family and Keedie’s Corner for the opportunity. For all the artist out there just remember “faith without work is dead”.

My name is Iczey Kashmere most call me Kash, I am an aspiring singer. I was born in Winfield, AL and I moved to New Orleans around 12. I wrote my first full song at the age of 10. I started writing and it just took off from there. I loved to sing and writing was my passion. I moved to NYC at 18 to pursue a music career and I haven’t looked back since. I have been doing shows this year and I am loving it. I have so many musical influences. I grew up on oldies because my granny raised me. My mother was an 80s baby so my collection is from Al Green to Anita Baker to Beyonce. My first tape was Al Green’s greatest hits. I recently did a show in NYC and I’ll be in Florida next month at the Indie Music Festival. Check out my single “Good Life” and be on the lookout for more!

I want to thank Keedie’s Corner for everything and for showing me love. I want to shoutout my team for being supportive, Contact me at 504-428-9524. Follow me in social media at IG @IczeyKashmere and Twitter @Iczey. My words of advice is to always be inspired my inspiration. Let your creativity move you.
Other artist of the night were well worth mentioning, shout out to Natural Onxy, B Ford, OG Redd, Shania the Artist, King Redd and Re-ill. When I presented the opportunity, the featured artist promptly responded and I respect professionalism and hunger, so once again, salute to these artist in the spotlight.
By: Keidra Ponder

Company Review: NTM Group

Today we are reviewing a very promising management company called NTM Group. This company is dear to me because the owner is from my hometown of Daytona Beach, FL. I learned of the company through the talent they represent. I have personally watched some of the artist and models flourish under the direction of NTM Group. I feel this is a good start for anyone looking for a career in entertainment. I had to pleasure of speaking with S. Brown who is the Chief Executive Officer of Naturally Talented Management Group, this is her story.
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NTM Group stands for Naturally Talented Management Group, established in 2013. The company started by a mother that wanted to help her child. Her daughter would come home  from school everyday crying because kids made fun of her by calling her names and hitting on her. She felt as if she was ugly because the kids were so cruel. One day the fed up mom wanted to help her daughter with her self-esteem, so she googled modeling. Up came a site that promoted modeling and acting, so she registered her daughter. There was an amazing response from photographers and casting directors that wanted her daughter to model for them. The duo traveled from city to city modeling, she quickly became a hot commodity.
ntm1The mother noticed that her daughter was a natural and that’s where the name naturally talented came from. After a couple of years of guiding her daughter, the mother decided to mange other people, she began managing numerous people.  After the experience with her daughter, she wanted to help other children that were subjected to bullying, ridicule and low self-esteem. Those people included models, rappers and actors. NTM is a full service management company for models, actors, singers and more. We provide great, reliable customer service and talent representation. Our talent has appeared on shows like; The Glades on A & E, Disney commercials, and they have opened up for Artist such as R Kelly, Cody Simpson and Omarion. In an attempt to give back we donate to St. Jude’s Children’s hospital and during Christmas we buy toys for children that are less fortunate. We believe having a strong foundation will allow our clients shine in all they do.

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Pictured above is Jazz, the first model under NTM Group.
 
If you are interested in working with NTM Group please click the link for the company’s website NTM Group. To keep up with their movement follow them on social media via Facebook: facebook.com/ntmgrp , Twitter: @ntmgrp and  Instagram: @ntmgroup.
By: Keidra Ponder and S. Brown

Views From Da Booth: Small Wins, Big Rewards

Seems like last year we witnessed the sprouting of many new businesses and break out artists. Almost as if it was an explosion in creativity and testing the boundaries. For all of those watching, these ideas came out of nowhere, fully developed – but for those that know, understand the polished product went through many ups and downs until it was finally delivered to the public.

The first quarter of 2017, I want you to gather as many small wins as you can. First win should come from meeting and working with the best producer you can afford. Make a connection, decide on a single, and get it mixed and mastered. Seems simple enough, right? Let’s move to the next win.

The second win comes after you created the best song possible with the budget you have. Now you must find at least 5 DJs that will put your music on their mixtapes and play your song in the club. Meet these DJs in person, if possible and develop a real working relationship. Support the record by reposting their posts and showing up to the venues. Do all you can to support these DJs. It may seem small but it’s traction in the right direction.

The last win is to get your neighborhood or city behind you. You got the hot record, you can show your team you got at least 5 DJs rocking with you, now it’s time to get your numbers up. Start with 3 people, grow to 5, and then reach 10 people that will show up when you have an event.

Now let’s put all the steps together, you have a hot song that you can get buzzing in the streets, you got at least 5 DJs that’s spinning the record and putting it on their mixtapes and you have ten fans showing up supporting you at your shows. Sounds like a movement to me, sounds like you’re making waves in your city. Sounds like you’re one more small step from taking off and getting these paid shows. See you on the other side! #3000

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#ViewsFromDaBooth is an informative article for artist from the south’s newest record breaker, DJ 3000. DJ 3000 is creator of mixtape series Off Da Brick, Finesse Game Strong, Private Party Kush, and DJ or Die Tryin’. He currently DJs at various night clubs in the Atlanta area. Follow him on Instagram @3000_da_DJ.

 

Artist in the Spotlight: Projeck Bo

This is Mike of Keedie’s Corner and I’m bringing you an exclusive interview from the West Coast. I had the pleasure of speaking with East Los Angeles own Projeck Bo. It’s a pleasure to have you on The Corner, let the viewers out there know who Projeck Bo is.

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Projeck Bo is me of course! I’m one of the hottest rappers on the West right now, I’m just coming home from an eight year bid and now I’m back like I never left. If you need a visual, click the link to check out the video for my song “On Da Block” off my mixtape Projeck Muzik Vol.1. All in all I’m just out here trying to make it make sense.

The content of Projeck Muzik Vol. 1 has tough material and real lyrics. The irony of it all is that you’ve actually been incarcerated due to your ties to our neighborhood set. What is your take on individuals living that life for the props and acceptance? Would you say your music is a wake up call for the listeners that need to hear the harsh truth about the streets?

Yea man I did that time but I will never wish that on anyone. I was young and wild, I lived my life a totally different way before prison. Prison is not a place I would ever want to spend another day in, now that I’m out I’m in a better place in my life. I’m not the same person I used to be. It’s a lot of people out here still doing the things I was doing years ago that got me sent to prison. The only thing I can say to them is if you can find a better way to get money, try that way because your life can be taken away from you in mere seconds.

Is your music geared towards a particular crowd or do you reach various listeners with the message in your songs? Is it quote unquote “Gangster Music” or would you say it has a conscious feel?

My music is a mixture of things, I try not to just make music for one particular crowd. I make music for everyone and it’s more than just “gangster rap”. Although it may seem like it’s gangster music, my music is based on my life and things I have been through. Everyone has a story to tell, hopefully everyone can relate to mine.

Now let’s get into Projeck Muzik, can you give a basic description to the viewers about what’s going on from the first volume to the second up and coming volume you’re working on now. What’s the picture your painting with your lyrics? Is it a mixture of tracks put together to tell your story?

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Well Projeck Muzik Vol. 1 was an introduction of who Projeck Bo is, where he came from and what he’s been through. Now Vol.2 is a different story, it illustrates how my life changed after doing those eight years in prison. Projeck Muzik Vol. 2 is still about the life of Projeck Bo, it’s just now I have a new agenda.

What are your thoughts on this epidemic of the blood affiliation phenomenon across the country and even overseas? How do you feel about artist claiming sets and mixing gang affiliation with their music?

It’s exactly what I’m speaking on in my music. A lot of these artist are weak, just acting tough. I speak my mind when I see your actions don’t match the content in your songs. It’s a lot of rappers out that are claiming sets and say they’re banging but can’t even step foot in the hood they’re repping. They’re out here wearing their red flags on the right side, calling them bandannas, come on man!

What type of music influenced your upbringing in East LA? Do you have any intentions on stepping outside of California to network and push this Projeck living movement?

I grew up listening to groups like; Murder IV Hire, NWA, Ghetto Boys and artist like 2pac. I’m hitting the South real soon, I plan on going to Louisiana around Mardi Gras time. 2017 is my year to shine.

Do you consider yourself a leader in your community in East LA? Is your music setting the tone for your children, peers and others affiliated with you to follow? What message would you send to them? 

I’m trying to get my city straight, I’m on a positive movement right now. I’m trying to be a role model in this game, someone the kids can look up to. I want to show them it’s not all about where you from, it’s about living life, going to school and getting a career to make sure their families are straight. Let my life lessons be an example for you. As far as everyone else that ain’t kids, all I can say is better days are coming, focus on your money and leave it in God’s hands.

I would like you to finish this sentence 2017 will be Projeck Bo break out year because???

2017 will be my breakout year because I have a lot of doors to break down, I literally did 8 years in prison and I feel like it’s my time to tell my story, it might be the realest story you’ve ever encountered.

It’s been a pleasure chopping it up with you, any last words or shout outs you want to send out to any viewers prior to the conclusion of this interview???

I want to send praises to the most high, I want to thank all my supporters and I want to thank you guys at Keedie’s Corner for this opportunity.

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Anyone looking to work with Projeck Bo you can email him at 5kingbo4@gmail.com. If you want to keep up with his movement follow him on Instagram @kingprojeckbo54, Facebook @devion toy, Twitter @projeckbo and on Snapchat @projeckbo2.

“Trina” LIVE – Daytona Beach,FL – (Short Film)

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If you aren’t a Trina fan after you watch this you might just become one. This short film shows Trina entering the Axess Event Center building, getting settled and prepared in her V.I.P. section, her performance, and a short interview after her show. Trina definitely has an appreciation for her work and definitely her fans. We love you Trina!

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Artist in the Spotlight – SmokeandRide “Untitled (Music Video)

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This artist is more than typical when it comes to subject matter in his lyrics. Daytona’s own (now residing in Jacksonville,Fl) SmokeAndRide is definitely a force to be reckoned with.

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We got to witness a Photoshoot/Video shoot via Hustle Blood Films for his new single “Untitled”. I’m here to tell you now, if you don’t pay attention to every word you might just miss something.

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Check out his new music video below!

Download the single via Soundcloud as well

https://soundcloud.com/relaxnginginorbit/untitled-prod-by-basquiat

Artist in the Spotlight : Geechi Mouf

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  Geechi Mouf born in Deland, FL now residing in Orlando, FL is looking to spread his music to the world and his unique style is sure to be refreshing to the rap game.

We noticed GEECHI MOUF online because of his constant self promotion. He is definitely working hard!!! We saw him posting custom merch which was very unique and decided to see what was going on with the artist by the name of GEECHI MOUF. geechi mouf shirt

MUSIC AFFILIATION

HAV-NOT MUZIC GROUP, A MOUF FULL MANAGMENT, and COD (RAP GROUP HAV-NOT LOGO

INSPIRATION TO DO MUSIC

A local rapper “ALL ABOUT CHEESE (A.B.C.)” during incarceration.

IDOLS

Tupac, Master P, Diddy, Notorious B.I.G.

GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT

“Becoming an recording engineer”

WORST HARDSHIP IN THIS BUSINESS

“The first hardship I learned about the industry was not having enough capitol to obtain recognition to get the product out to the masses”

WORKS

GEECHI MOUF recently released his freshman mixtape “A MOUF FULL”

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Also featured on the “ON THE WAY” mixtape by GOLDEN BOY

WHAT CAN WE EXPECT?

“My fans can expect my sophomore project “LIVE ON CARVER” and a mixtape just for the ladies called “HOPELESS ROMANTIC”.

SHOUT OUTS

“Shout out to KEEDIES CORNER ONLINE MAGAZINE for the support and the whole HNMG & A MOUF FULL MANAGEMENT TEAM and I can’t forget the fans”

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Grand Hustle’s “Hustle Gang” member Doe B killed in Alabama

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Up-and-coming rapper Doe B, a member of Grand Hustle’s Hustle
Gang, was shot and killed in his home town of Montgomery, Ala. early Saturday. He was 22. His management confirmed the MC’s death on Twitter, though details of the shooting are still trickling in.

“On behalf of doe b’s management i would like to thank all of his fans and say Rest in Peace my brother Glenn thomas aka @CBMDOEB”

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Doe B — born Glenn Thomas — was fatally shot during an incident at the Centennial Bar and Grill on Highland Avenue in Montgomery. The shooting occurred at around 1:30 a.m. Local reports indicated a second person was also killed, though police have not released victims’ names because all families have not been notified.

According to Global Grind, which cites friends on Twitter, the second victim in the shooting was a young woman named Kim Johnson, who turned 21 this week and was a student at Troy University in nearby Troy, Ala.

The Centennial is in a small building that formerly housed the Rose Supper Club (see Google Map), which was the site of a shooting in December 2012 that left six people injured.

The young rapper specialized in the Trap style and was known for his relaxed delivery and signature eye patch — the result of another shooting three years ago.

He was signed to Atlanta-based label Grand Hustle Records by founder T.I. and made noise on the Hustle Gang’s “G.D.O.D. compilation, later releasing the buzz-grabbing mixtape “Baby Jesus” over the summer. In recent months he has dropped videos for tracks including “Let Me Find Out” featuring T.I. and Juicy J, “Trap Muzik” and “2 Many,” featuring Rich Homie Quan

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“RIP to my lil brother Doe B. We gon miss u my nigga. U’ll never be forgotten & U WILL NOT DIE IN VAIN. We Love U champ. Always.”

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Update: The Blueprint Group, the management firm to which Doe B was signed, has released a statement following the rapper’s death.

“Doe B was an amazing young man, in every sense of the word,” the statement reads. “A truly talented artist, a loving father and a dedicated member of the hip hop community at large, he touched the lives of the many people who had the privilege of knowing him. The Blueprint Group offers our condolences to our Doe B label partners Interscope / Hustle Gang, his management DJ Frank White and Brooklyn Knights, and most of all his family, friends and fans at this very difficult time. We ask that you remember him not by his untimely death, but by his love of life and the music he left behind.”