A3C & CCI Relaunch A3C Action to Find and Support Ideas That Use Art, Music & Hip-Hop as a Vehicle for Social Change.


For Immediate Release May 16th, 2016   A3C & CCI Relaunch A3C Action to Find and Support Ideas That Use Art, Music & Hip-Hop as a Vehicle for Social Change. Atlanta, GA, – A3C is proud to relaunch its continued partnership with Atlanta’s Center for Civic Innovation (CCI) for A3C Action.  A3C Action is a national competition to find, support, and invest in new, innovative ideas that use art, music and hip-hop culture as a vehicle…



NEW PARTY SINGLE CALLED ‘SIP SIP’ OPENLY GAY HIP HOP ARTIST, RIPPARACHIE, HAS RELEASED A NEW CLUB SINGLE FOR ALL CROWDS Being that Ripparachie has been labeled “Gay Rapper” from World Star Hip Hop  it has been a challenge to crossover into the “traditional” fans of Hip Hop/Rap. With his new single, Sip Sip, he does just that. This is a song that anyone that likes to “turn up” would listen…

Hood Hard Hitmakers CEO Speaks On Record Breaker Wednesdays


With the growing popularity as a DJ, DJ Aaries has managed to be a part of BET’s “Rap City” multiple times and is one of the new faces of Rocawear with the “I Will Not Lose” campaign. DJ Aaries is the FOUNDER of the DJ crew HOOD HARD HITMAKERS which was started in 2006. Since starting the crew the numbers have grown to 150+ DJs all over the South East. DJ…

Plug Djs CEO DJ KuttThroat Joins Team Risen and On The Rise Radio Record Breaker Weds


International Tour/Club DJ and CEO of Plug Djs (I Love My Plug) has joined “Attica Lundy PRsents On The Rise Radio” as the newest Team Risen mentor. This means so much to me because it seems like the filling in of a missing puzzle piece.  Since taking over as the head of On The Rise Magazine, our ceo (my husband Rafael “Jesus” Cooper) has always wanted to include the rest…

What’s Poppin In Atlanta? #WildCardWednesdays at Royal South Central

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What to do? What to do? Atlanta is certifiably the city of stars! There’s lights, glitter, fame, and parties all throughout the city. There’s a party on every block and a friendly face at every party. Atlanta is known for the night life!   One of the biggest downfalls of partying in Atlanta is that most parties are exactly the same. There’s nothing that sets them apart from one another….

Fraud Alert On DJ Service – Beware of Credit Card Merchant Scam


I can laugh about it now. Little chuckles escape me when I think of how bad it could have all been and how the devil is indeed a liar.  And how my grandma didn’t raise a fool.  I wonder just how gullible people think I am at times when I can stare blankly at them in some way, form, or fashion and “see right through them”.  But then again, some…

Event Review: Lil Bankhead Hosts The #BestFriendTakeover at Metro Fun Center.


On last Monday February 15, 2016, if you were in Atlanta listening to the radio station, Streetz 94.5, there was no way you could have missed all the advertisements for “The Best Friend Takeover” Metro Fun Center on Metropolitan Pkwy. The ad encouraged kids from 12-17 to come hang out with one of the station’s personalities, local celebrity, Lil Bankhead. It was free for the first 250 kids to enter….

What Bio?


Hey there everyone! Thanks again for reading my articles here in your favorite mag! I pray that they’ve been informative and that you’ve been getting a lot out of them. I truly felt it on my heart to shed a little unbiased light to the On The Rise Community. It’s often difficult to get straight forward advise and information without a check, but again, this is On The Rise Magazine,…

ASCAP: The ins and outs of registering with this PRO.


Hello again! Boy it’s such a beautiful Thursday here in the A! I’ve missed you all! Hope that you’re taking notes on this series so you can keep up with what’s happening! So last week, we were discussing BMI. I told you about the benefits of registering with them. Seems pretty legit, if you ask me… And since you’re reading this, well, I guess you’re asking me! Remember, there are…

Gotsta be Official! A few more steps to pursuing the business of the music.


  Greetings good friends! I have really been enjoying bringing education to the nation about becoming a Real player in this Music Game. I know a lot of people just simply don’t have the tools or the ability to gain the knowledge on whats required in the Music Business, but once again, have no fear! On The Rise Mag is here to help you… because we care. I’ve been ranting on…