@Realdeal_lock 4th quarter overview

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Edited by: BlaqKharma and ATTICA LUNDY COOPER The 4th Quarter is a special time for the music industry. The elites release music for stamped cult-like fan bases. It is rare that an up-and-coming artist makes an impact. That kind of recognition says a lot about their work ethic and passion for their craft. Releasing the signature Real Deal mixtape Young Lock applies a grassroots approach to spread word throughout the…

@PhillyBlocks interviews @RealFilthyRich

Philly: Who is Filthy Rich and how did you become involved with music? Filthy: For everyone that don’t know, my name is Filthy Rich. I am a rapper from the South suburbs of Chicago. I fell in love with music when I was a shorty. That’s the only thing that I ever really wanted to be a part of. If I can pinpoint one thing, It would have to be…

EXCLUSIVE @DoughFromDaGo On The Rise to Becoming The Next Top Hustler

Independent and now rising major artist, promoters, A&Rs, etc are attending festivals and networking opportunities like A3C and SxSW along with other great chances to build connections and as well a fan base. This is more than familiar territory for Dough From Da Go, with his line of work catering to the indies now placing  him in the same conversation with the majors. Applying the same work ethic with the…

@OnTheRiseMag Exclusive: @DoughFromDaGo States: He is “the NEXT EXECUTIVE TO BREAK IN THE BUSINESS”

Everybody is aware the flavor and originality that Chicago brings culturally, musically, and business wise to the table. The Stack Or Starve brand has been a staple not only in Chicago but nationally as well reaching global status. This brand has provided the platform some of your favorite artists in the independent world. You can credit this man named Dough From Da Go, he built the Stack Or Starve empire…

@1CoolAmerika and @OfficialCoreDJ Meet & Greet in Louisville,KY. A #TeamRisen Exclusive by @PhillyBlocks

Who is Cool Amerika ??? The new hip hop duo from Atlanta should be familiar to the world with the #NoTaxes brand. Group members Bally & Stunt are picking up steam heavy with their new single, “Make Sum Shake” produced by the credit worthy Cassius Jay rotating heavy on airwaves and clubs. Cool Amerika has been on a heavy but rewarding promo tour with KingPin from Cool Runnings DJs and…

Future, Bankroll Fresh, and Young Dolph K.Y. Derby Takeover with @I65Nation @Startin5ive & FAO

Spring Time hits Louisville, Kentucky. The weather breaks along with The Kentucky Derby and with it brings so many festivities with top notch celebrities. But for most “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports ” doesn’t matter when FAO, I-65 Nation, and Startin5ive come together to present a full weekend of events. When “Starting off Friday night (Oaks Day) Club Live”(Formerly O’Malleys) debuts to be the stage and forefront, Freebandz…

Young Lock Rocks The Stage at Jim Porter’s in Louisville, KY

Unpredictable, an unattested style, and undeniably an artist who believes in following his own path. Real Deal Lock has been off the radar to many it seems, but with his grassroot approach to the industry, he attacks what most artists overlook- and that is building not only being a hot artist but also being a longstanding brand. Attacking Bowling Green, Chicago, and other areas around Louisville, The Real Deal 5…

Yung Gwapa & Mojo Kookin & Juggin Mixtape Review

I advise: before you read this review, if your not an avid fan of trap music, then this is not for you. Yung Gwapa, a native of Chicago’s notorious Englewood neighborhood and hailing from the infamous East Atlanta collaborate to present “Kookin & Juggin” Mixtape. These two upcoming independent heads team up with Dirty Fork DJs own MuzikFene, DJ Trap Official, and 3rdyBaby. With growing fan bases, these two manage…

Black Pope aka Cizzle Da Money Addict #MBG4Eva Review

The Black Pope known as Cizzle Da Money Addict is a name in Louisville,Kentucky that has been in conversations as being one of several artist that show consistency along with quality music. His #MBG4Eva brand definitely not an overnight story. Cizzle takes it up a few notches with his collaboration tape with Grammy Award winning producer Zaytoven. This 8 track tape is hosted by Dirty Fork DJs & Flight Skool…