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Letter from the editors //

appy New Year !!!! 2008 is here and so are we….. In fact, 2008 marks 5 years of The Connex List being a full color magazine. The actual beginning of The Connex List dates back to 1999, but it was only one page back then. Another milestone for The Connex List is that we’ve reached our 25th issue…. So essentially, we have two reasons to celebrate!!! So that’s why you see our shinning faces on the cover!!! Hey, why not? Oprah does it on her magazine!!! Good lookin’ out to Phetus for the dope outfits… Ok, you already know that the cover looks fresh and fly…. So what’s inside? Randy Mason plucked the first pen off the desk and entered the entertainingly strange world of D-12’s own Bizarre. After that he kicked it with Strong Island’s own legendary spelling-bee champ, K-Solo, now known as Wolfgang… Next Mehka started throwin’ questions at Smiff-N-Wesson and then sat with Guru and his partner Solar. Yes, all you Gang Starr loyalists, there are plenty of answers on the infamous break-up. After that, Mehka took some money out of our petty cash drawer for some champagne and strawberries and headed down south to kick love poems to Trina. Oh, I think he asked a few questions about her new album too or something like that. Being that Katelyn is an incredible singer her damn self, it was a perfect match to have her sit with Keyshia Cole. Then she held her own in Ratchet City as she kicked it with Hurricane Chris. Tazz Daddy did his thing when he sat down with Akil, formerly of Jurrasic 5. As far as we’re concerned the break-up of that group was one of the biggest HipHop upsets within the last few years. Then it was back to the petty cash drawer again, so he too could get some pesos for some wining and dining with the incredibly beautiful, Jamie “Jazze’” Goodspeed. The final questions came from MJ. First she met with Ali Vegas to find out why he calls himself the Prince of New York. Next she flew down to the beaches of Puerto Rico and kicked up sand with Tego Calderon. On her way back to the U.S., she had a brief layover in Texas where she ran into Chamillionaire and then returned to NYC, to be greeted by Cormega… Wait… Where you goin’? There’s more my friend….. Ok, let’s continue… Young Kate is still spillin’ the beans on how to become a better writer in “Songwriting from A-Z”, while Capital X and First Be give tips on studio and video tricks in “Tech Talk” and of course DJ Soulero continues his tradition of finding some of the best classics of all time in “Top 10 Breaks to Catch”. Plus we’ve got the scoop on many new talents making their way into the game, so make sure you drop by “The Who Got Next Section”. Need new tunes? Well we got plenty of albums and mixtapes for you to check out in “That’s What’s Up”. Then pimp out your lifestyle with all the gadgets and stuff in “Key 8”, “The Good Life” and “Inspect da Gadgets”.

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The Krylon King, Phetus, is still here and still spraying you in the face with tags in “Vapor Harmful”. Are you a know-it-all or desire to be one? Well, let us help you get on your way by checking out “Pop’s Puzzles” so that you can brush up on your HipHop trivia and knowledge. And of course, we can’t forget where this whole magazine started from, “The Yellow Pages”….. There are plenty of new industry contacts in there for you to get ya politic on with!!!!!! Wow….. this is the 25th issue…. Its crazy how time files….We have seen many other publications come and go, so to still be here is a beautiful thing…. We couldn’t have done it without the support of everybody who says they love this magazine….. Oh my … I feel a tear coming on…. Yo turn the page son, I need a moment….

Until next time America… Take care of yourself… And… Your Mother. Enjoy...

-The Wonder TwinZ. - Founding Editors in Chief.

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Dee Vazquez // DeeVinc@Yahoo.com Tazz Daddy // TazzDaddy@Code-Blu.com David Medina // Medina_Ink@Yahoo.com RBI // Raw_Sounds@Yahoo.com

Music & DVD Reviews : The Wonder TwinZ // info@WonderTwinZ.com Tapemasta // Tapemasta2@Yahoo.com Marissa J. Lonardo a.k.a. MJ // MJL2280@AOL.com

Artistic Contributors :

Production :

Pops // info@WonderTwinZ.com The Wonder TwinZ // info@WonderTwinZ.com Musik G. of The U.G.A. // MusikG@Hotmail.com Marissa J. Lonardo a.k.a. MJ // MJL2280@AOL.com Katelyn Nudo // Katelyn.Nudo@GMail.com Davey D. // www.DaveyD.com Mehka // EdAndChief@GMail.com Bayo // AAOloRun@GMail.com Mr. Beatz // VerbalSaliva.com Tazz Daddy // TazzDaddy@Code-Blu.com

Alternate Contributors : Maximum Pressure // Raydiant3@Yahoo.com Dre aka Capital “X” // IGWTRecords@Hotmail.com DJ Soulero // Soulero2001@Yahoo.com First Be // PutTheWordOut@Yahoo.com

Legal Counsel : Michael O’Brien, Esq.

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DEPARTMENTS : We Got Mail :

pg. 14

Who Got Next ? :

pg. 44

The Owners :

pg. 48

Songwriting from A-Z :

pg. 48

Top 10 Breaks to Catch :

pg. 49

Where My Ladies At?

pg. 49

Class Is In Session :

pg. 98

- The Wonder TwinZ (pg.17): Photos by: Jay Brenner for Brenner Photo Studios Custom wardrobe designed by: Phetus : Phetus.com

Inspect Da Gadgets :

pg. 52

- The following page layout were designed by phetus from www.myspace.com/StrongIslandGraphics : 22,23,96,97

Key 8 :

8 Key products and tools for business.

pg. 54

The Good Life :

pg. 56

Senior Production Director : Christopher Gravagna Production Team Amy Beth Menendez Lonnie Feldman Melinda Bustillo Printed Exclusively at: OnDemand Color Group L.I.C.G.A.C / Long Island City Graphic Arts Center www.OnDemandColor.com

Phetus // Phetus1@OptOnline.net

Trivia Contributors :

The Wonder TwinZ ............................... pg. Jaime Goodspeed ................................ pg. The Awesome Two .............................. pg. Guru and Solar ..................................... pg. Trina ..................................................... pg. Keyshia Cole ........................................ pg. Akil ....................................................... pg. Smif-N-Wessun ..................................... pg. Cormega ............................................. pg. Ali Vegas .............................................. pg. Tego Calderon ..................................... pg. Bizarre ................................................. pg. Chamillionaire ..................................... pg. Hurricane Chris ................................... pg. Wolfgang aka K-Solo ........................... pg.

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Staff :

Executive Editor : Sonic aka Saul Gravy CONTACT US : Senior Design Director : Uncle MiC aka Lord Vader The ConneX List, Inc. Associate Design Editor : Wesley Weeds aka Concept P.O. BOX 2926 Huntington Station, Associate Design Editor : Frank DiMaria New York 11746 Custom Design Editor : Phetus 1-800-994-TwinZ Photography Director : Christopher Hough info@WonderTwinZ.com Editorial Assistant : Marissa J. Lonardo a.k.a. M.J. www.ConneXLiST.com Editorial Assistant : Katelyn Nudo Senior Editor : Pops Interviews : The Wonder TwinZ // info@WonderTwinZ.com Inspirational Director : Mama Dukes Capital G. // PoofProduxionz@Hotmail.com Promotional Director : Capital G - P.O.O.F. ProduXionZ Katelyn Nudo // Katelyn.Nudo@GMail.com Promotional Director : Maximum Pressure Mehka // EdAndChief@GMail.com Musik G & The Underground Army // MusikG@Hotmail.com Special Events Coordinator : David Barnes Marissa J. Lonardo a.k.a. MJ // MJL2280@AOL.com Special Events Coordinator : Gregory Barnes Randy Mason // Mason2185@Yahoo.com

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VOLUME # 25

Ego Trippin’ : Technology Killed The DJ :

pg. 43 pg. 64

Letters from our readers and mom.. Independent artist spotlight

ARTWORK :

Mini Graffiti Poster : Vapor Harmful :

Sha Rock & Roxanne Shante. pg. 22 pg. 96

Verse 5.

10 classic breaks for you to sample

Dee Vazquez talks with Beverly Bond - Front cover photography by: Jay Brenner for Brenner Photo

Technology Review.

A Glance at the finer things in life.

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words like this is bad for you.

Can you still read this???

mother still has a wooden leg with a kickstand... much free time on your hands.

Zubie Nubis Your My Hero !!!!!

Your epidermis is showing....

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DJ Finsta Baby

D.E.L.I Entertainment

“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”

info@stronghouserecords.com www.TheDJStrong.com Cali Untouchable DJs Southern California, CA

(Do Freestyles, Name Drops & Promos w/ your name & DJs info.)

WHATZ REALLY HOOD DVD Extreem 917-701-5207 /// 347-246-6565 WhatzReallyHoodOnline@ Yahoo.com www.MySpace.com/ WhatzReallyHoodDVD NYC

THE DJ STRONG

THE EVIL TWINZ DJ CREW

The Greatest DJ on Planet Earth!!! Have Skill, will Travel!!! NYC

718-316-1323 DJMoLuv@AOL.com www.myspace.com/djmoluv Queens, NY Indio 917-379-9023 EmailTheRemixKing@GMail.com www.MySpaceTheRemixKing.com Core DJ’s Finest Producer, Radio DJ, and Promoter! Somerset, N.J.

DJLaDDa@Yahoo.com www.MySpace.com/ DJLaDDa

“Limits exist only in the mind”

DJ MO LUV

The Remix King

Deejay La.D.Da 512-276-9473

Specialize in HipHop / Rap / Mash-Ups. Austin, Tx

DJ Talent /// 631-210-4335 DJTalentTMP3@Yahoo.com www.MySpace.com/DJTalent1 Ready to rock events, plus I got some ill mixtapes Atlanta, GA

DIRTY BASEMENT STUDIOS DJ Sincere 917-767-2893

DrtyBsmnt@AOL.com

Hot Mixtape DJ, also available for parties & sound system rentals. NYC

DJ Stain

DJStain_MIA@Yahoo.com Boulder, Co

RIOT LIFE RECORDS

BAD GUY Street A&R 646-361-6633 DJBadGuy@Tmail.com www.MySpace.com/DJBadGuy www.MySpace.com/RiotLifeMusic NYC

-Unknown. . 70 - The ConneX LiST

www.ConneXLiST.com - 71

ONLINE & DVD MAGAZINES

ONLINE & DVD MAGAZINES

sending your music for a review or write-up.

WHO?MAG DVD MAG.

MIXTAPE DJS

ONLINE & DVD MAGAZINES Ask these cats about


MIXTAPE DJS

DJ Ra-Vee 845-857-4596 DJRavee@AIM.com NewBurgh, NY

Dysfunctional Radio Junkees

Big-D /// 908-347-9822 BigDKid2003@Yahoo.com www.MySpace.com/ DysfunctionalRadioJunkees Elizabeth, NJ

TEEDUB

TeeDub5050@Yahoo.com www.myspace.com/teedub1 Vancouver, Canada

DJ MOR

DJMOR_UGA@Yahoo.com www.UnderGroundArmy.com Queens, NY

RATED X SQUAD DJS DJ 2tru /// 410-979-9855 TruDogg18@Yahoo.com www.myspace.com/dj2tru Washington, DC.

CO-STAR ENT.

DJ G$ Money djgmoneycostar@gmail.com djgmoney@tmail.com Available for all types of events, showcases & tours. Jamaica, NY

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Mix Stylz Ent.

DJ Stylz /// 412-758-5116 DJ_StylzPGH@Yahoo.com Pittsburgh, PA.

Knock Out Sounds DJ B Hallock 203-526-3554 DJBHallock@Yahoo.com Ansonia, CT.

dj Tiger

631-714-0481 FBE@DJayTiger.com www.DJayTiger.com Strong Island, NY

HOOD STRONG ENT.

DJ Leggs /// 401-632-5107 DJLeggs@TMail.com www.myspace.com/djleggs Providence, RI.

DJ WARRIOR

DJWarrior@Hotmail.com www.DJWarrior.biz Cali Untouchable DJs Southern California, CA

READY CEE

917-257-5136 TheReadyCeeShow@GMail.com www.DJReadyCee.com NYC

Da Elo Show

DJ Conscious

+6421542659 DJConsciousMusic@GMail.com www.MySpace.com/DJConscious Auckland, New Zealand

DJ Latin Assassin

Armando Armando_Widr@MSN.com www.MySpace.com/DJLatinAssassin Kalamazoo, Mi

Dj Wizz da WaxxKutta

Wizzology@GMail.com MySpace.com/TheRealDJWizz Smooth style of blendin hiphop r&b or whateva with a taste of cuttin and scratchin Rochester, N.Y.

DID YOU

KNOW ?

PHOTO GRAPHY CHADNY3

Chad Hogan 917-539-9228

ChadNY3@TMail.com www.ChadNY3.com/Flash

Creative Direction, Photography, Design. Ad campaigns, Album art, Mixtapes & everything else. Brooklyn, NY MattHEW Salacuse

646-418-1084 Matt@Salacuse.com www.Salacuse.com Will shoot for Cash... I shot the cover photos for The Connex List Vol.22 & 23!!! New York City

Visual Cocktail

David Hill /// 202-746-5259 David@VisualCocktail.com www.VisualCocktail.com Commercial, Glamour, Music, and Fashion Photography, Publicity Services Washington, D.C.

ARNOLD TURNER

310-800-0410 KodakJones@ca.rr.com www.MySpace.com/KodakJones Nobody photographs like I do. Los Angeles, CA.

ALEXIS WOLFE PHOTO

Alexis Wolfe /// 206-498-6644 Alexis@AlexisWolfePhoto.com www.AlexisWolfePhoto.com The camera is my tool and the music is my inspiration. Seattle, WA

LADY K- FEVER

LadyKFever@LadyKFever.com www.LadyKFever.com NYC / Toronto

Yo B Photography

Alma /// 718-216-0888 YOBPhotography@AOL.com www.MySpace.com/JoyForever Photo journalist, concerts, film, video, fashion, PR packages, etc Bronx, NY

“You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.” -Mahatma Gandhi. .

Big L got his big break when Lord Finesse first heard him rhyming in the street.

Maurice Williams DJElo@DaEloShow.com www.DaEloShow.com Evansville, IL

www.ConneXLiST.com - 73

MIXTAPE DJS

PHOTOGRAPHY

Elijah & Zariah Productions

516 -819-7563 DJ151ElNino@Hotmail.com Strong Island, NY

PHOTOGRAPHY

MIXTAPE DJs Continued...

DJ 151


Ask these cats about doing some recording or getting some beats.

Mad Large Music

Hassan Shareef 718-564-3681

HAScorp05@Yahoo.com www.MySpace.com/NobodySafe

Trackz with Fire!!!! Bronx, NY

BANGIN BEATS.com

Support@BanginBeats.com www.Bangin-Beats.com

The producer’s superstore! Stocking a full line of production DVDs, Sampler Memory, Classic Vinyl,Portable Turntables, The Banginest Drum Libraries & more!. Syracuse, NY

Hype Imaging Hollywood

www.HypeImaging.com Hollywood@HypeImaging.com

Custom Drops, Sweepers, Intros and Promos for Club, Radio and Mixtape DJs Fort Worth, Tx

Sol_Villa1@Hotmail.com www.Sol-Villa.com

The Best Beats On Earth!!! Indianapolis, in 74 - The ConneX LiST

info@WonderTwinZ.com www.WhoGotNext.biz

Are you looking for some really dope beats for your next project? If so, then visit our site TODAY to see profiles of various producers ready to work!!! Strong Island, NY

Jae.C Hustle 267-467-0984

THIGroup@Mac.com www.THIGroup.us

Grammy Award Winning Production Philadelphia, Pa

X3P: TRIPLE THREAT PROD. LeeBeatzz@X3P.CA www.X3P.CA

Mateo & DJ Elastic 317-506-1830

The Wonder TwinZ 1-800-994-8946

The Hustle Industry

Mr. Lee Beatz & Ms. Holly 403-241-7906 403-998-1817

Sol Villa Prod

Who Got Next Beat Campaign

Anything you want Lee makes. I blend in environmental sounds with up tempo drums 2 make your neck break. Jamaica, NY

Suga��� Shack Entertainment

Phil Anastasia

info@SugaShackEntertainment.net www.SugaShackEntertainment.net

Hip-Hop, R&B, Rock, Dancehall, Reggaeton and all types of production for artists, but specializing in licensing music to commercials or televison/film productions Staten Island, NY Atlanta, Ga.

GENERATOR PRODUCTIONS

Musik G. /// 917-863-0327 MusikG@HOTMAIL.com He fries up extra crispy beats. Great studio Pro Tools, Reason 3.0 Queens, NY

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PRODUCTION

PRODUCTION


PRODUCTION

WMS PRODUCTION

The Sultan 1-800-915-HITS WMSProductions@GMail.com www.WMSBeats.com Recent production credits: Joe Budden (Mood Music 3), Skyzoo, Drag-On. Boston, MA.

AXIOM ENTERTAINMENT

DJ Soulero Soulero2001@yahoo.com Staff@AxiomEntertainment.net If you like the sounds of Pete Rock, Premier or Beatminerz, You willl like Axiom Beats. Strong Island, NY

631 PRODUCTIONS

Young R SlimRockRims20@AOL.com www.MySpace.com/631Production Equipped with some of the best sounds on the island Strong Island, NY

GHETTO PENTHOUSE ENT.

DJ Rondevu /// 917-865-8178 DJRondevu@DJRondevu.com www.myspace.com/djrondevu Diversified production styles ranging from gutter to glossy. Brooklyn, NY

USLIPUDIE ENTERTAINMENT Don Casino /// 513-421-1241 Casino1503@YAHOO.COM Any ear can adapt to my music. Cincinatti, OH

PSI PRODUCTIONS

Excite OneExcite5@Yahoo.com Strong Island, NY

BOBBYSKILZ PRODUCTIONS Bobby /// 516-351-7746 BobbySkilz181@Yahoo.com www.Myspace.com/ BobbySkilzProductions www.bobbyskilz.com Dark & raw beats w/ breaks & stringed instruments. Strong Island, NY

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PIRANHA MUSIC INC.

Lockness /// 845-313-6490 Lock@PiranhaMusic.com www.PiranhaMusic.com Dark underground beats for Piranha rappers. Middletown, N.Y.

INASIRKL MUSIC GROUP

J Hatch /// 646-358-0548 JHatch@InASirkl.com jhatch@nextel.blackberry.net www.InASirkl.com Credits with Sadat X, AG, OC and Twin Gambino Bronx, NY

E.O.W

Jess Jamez info@EndOfTheWeak.com DOJO@EndOfTheWEAK.com Hit me for that underground heat Brooklyn, NY

DIME BEATZ PRODUCTIONS

Champagne Studio@Champagne-Music.net www.myspace.com/nancydjor Songwriter, Creates and Composes. Munich, Germany

Street banger prod

DJ Leggs DJLeggs@TMail.com www.MySpace.com/DJLeggs Contact us for beats, song writer services & recording. Providence, RI.

SYK SOUND ENTERTAINMENT

Otis Rivers /// 212-234-2610 Trax@SkySound.Biz www.SykSound.Biz If you need Rap & R&B tracks, beat CDs, holla. NYC

FAT NAPPA PROD.

Isfat IsfatORIG@Hotmail.com Fat Nappa is a production team. Isfat makes some of the illest beats. Strong Island, NY

TCM SWEET FINGERZ

Navisikllz /// 862-202-0820 navinav04@yahoo.com We promote singers, plus if you need beats, we got em for sale. Montclair, NJ

INDOE SMOKE BEAT PROZ.

Nday & Marcus 773-443-8326 NSBeatProz@comcast.net www.NSBeatproz.com HipHop, R&B and Dancehall. Chicago, IL

REDDOKTOBA PROD.

EL Blen & DJ Scandales ELBlen@ReddOktobA.com Scandales@ReddOktobA.com Wide range of tracks, no samples Brooklyn, NY

SCRAM JONES

ScramJones@yahoo.com BeastMusic@Gmail.com www.myspace.com/scramjonesmusic Tight beats for any style. NYC

GROUND ORIGINAL

DJ JS-1 -- 917-224-5956 DJJS1@aol.com www.DJJSI.com www.MySpace.com/ DJJS1GroundOriginal NYC

PRODUCTION Continued... 4533 media communications

King James DJKingJamesMusic@GMail.com www.MySpace.com/DJKingJamesNo1 DJ/Producer/Radio Host & Mixtape DJ. Woodridge, NY

NEVA SAY NEVA

Finsta or Primetime finsta_bundy@yahoo.com All styles of production Brooklyn, NY

IMAGINATION INC / THERMITE RECORDS

Mello-D /// 301-567-0252 Mello-D@ThermiteRecords.com www.LiveHipHopBand.com The godfather of the DC live hiphop band movement. Specializes in Hip-Hop beats with live instruments. Reggae and R&B beats. Oxon Hill, MD

DJ Mesta

mesta@motivo.it www.myspace.com/djmesta We got beats for every Emcee that spits hard!!! Standard Torino, Italy

BISHOP ENTERPRISES

Seth Nwosu /// 862-224-6790 Music@BishopEnterprises99.com www.BishopEnterprises99.com A production style that goes way beyond the norm. Newark, NJ

EastCoast Recordings

Son of Soul 908-838-8050 CEO@EastCoastRecords.net www.EastCoastRecords.net Music Production, Editing & Mastering. Elizabeth, NJ

The Commercial Kings

Milk Styles /// 786-264-1799 MilkStyles@GMail.com www.TheCommercialKings.com The hottest concert and club commercials in the world!! Miami, FL

Tristate Inventory

Tristate /// 518-441-1619 info@TriStateInventory.com www.TriStateInventory.com Production company providing beats, live band production, recording & label shopping. Bronx, NY

YZ Music, Inc.

Yuri Z. /// 212-228-7290 YZ@YZMusic.net www.YZMusic.net Full music production services: beats, songwriting, recording/ mixing. Pop/r&b/hip hop/dance NYC

The Analogy

646-322-8242 Analogy@TMail.com www.The-Analogy.com Universal - All genres of music! The man is fire. South Richmond Hill, NY

I.N.T.LX PRODUCTIONS LLC

Int / Amore /// 917-517-4593 Amore537@hotmail.com www.MySpace.com/IntLX Combo of an eclectic digger and classically trained musician, we are Music For The Mind, get with the movement! NYC

ICONOCLAST STUDIOS

JJ the Jenius & Sinsay Million 336-638-7597 DoubleJ@EdERuger.com www.iconoclaststudios.net Multiple beat battle championships & engineering degrees. Groundbreaking originality. Greensboro, NC

Utha Syde Productions Arcturus /// 206-890-4274 BillyDangerous@Hotmail.com www.Uthasyde.com Boisie, Id

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PRODUCTION

PRODUCTION Continued...


PROMOTIONS

PROMOTIONS Continued... SOUF N DIRTY

Angreemen Entertainment

WHO GOT NEXT MP3 pROMOTIONS THE WONDERTWINZ 800-994-TWINZ (8946)

info@WonderTwinZ.com www.WhoGotNext.BIZ

Let us send out your new MP3 single to our list of OVER 6,000 DJs Wordlwide!!! Our packages include: radio chart placement, interviews on radio/ print media and more!!! Strong Island, N.Y.

Bugzy /// 718-924-1294 AngreemenEnt@Yahoo.com www.MySpace.com/ AngreemenEntertainment

We at angreemen ent. are in the business of recording and promoting upcoming artists, so if you are hot holla Bronx , NY

sdc’s skittyous combo inc. Underlineum 646-463-1224

UnderLineum@Yahoo.com

Goldmic LLC Promo Dept. 917-519-5070

Staff@GoldMic.com www.GoldMic.com

Goldmic.com is a HIPHOP social network for MCs, Producers, DJs, Record Labels and Fans. It’s free to sign up. NYC

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Great introduction, connects are good, believes in the interest of everyone... No conflicts,so call me... Bronx, NY

P.O.O.F. PRODUXIONZ

Capital G & DJ Bone

CapitalG@HelloWorld.com www.MySpace.com/PoofProduxionz

Club/Party promotions & showcases, video solutions & web promos NYC / ATL / CSRA

MyMusicSite.com Brad

Help@MyMusicSite.com www.MyMusicSite.com

Independent artists: sell your songs, tracks, albums or have your fans, friends and family create instant ringtones of your music. NYC

Monte Cristo EntERTAINMENT Alvare 732-277-5276

Alvare@Alvare.biz www.Alvare.biz

Marketing / Promotions / Consulting Rahway, NJ

Stay Stim Music LA “Stay Stim” Timberlake 404-201-5796

Stimdem@AOL.com www.MySpace.com/StayStimMusic

Artist Consulting, Marketing & Mangement Brooklyn, NY

Mr. Lee /// 214-264-6564 SoufnDirty@Yahoo.com www.myspace.com/DaHitSqwadDJs Promoting your company in Eastern & Northern Texas. Dallas, TX

CODE OF THE CUTZ

Add.Verse (Jaime Wilkins) 323-216-6454 Adaverse@AOL.com www.MySpace.com/CodeOfTheCutz A tour production company in the U.S. & Canada. E. Lansing, MI.

BIGS PROMOTIONS

Bigs /// 718-687-9746 BigsPromo@aol.com www.myspace.com/bigspromo We Promote the streets, clubs, retail shops, college, mixshow radio, etc. Brooklyn, NY

epb media / robins banks pr

Nik Banks /// 646-515-5773 EPBMedia@GMail.com www.MySpace.com/EPBMedia public relations, product placement, marketing, event planning, consulting & media training Brooklyn, N.Y.

3G Enterprises

Dana Dane The Marketing Monster 321-331-7077 DanaDane0202@Yahoo.com www.MySpace.com/DanaDane02 Print and interactive advertising. Miami, FL

Goddess of Promotions Kreoliciouz 504-416-6794 Kreoliciouz@3G-Enterprises.com www.3G-Enterprises.com Artists & Music Marketing & Promotions, Street Team, Exposure Chicago, IL.

RADIO BUMS MARKETING

The Music Connect

SAY IT LOUD

Dent or DJ Chonz 720-373-0406 SaulGoodMusic@Yahoo.com DJChonz@RadioBums.net www.RadioBums.net Marketing/Promos accounts, Events Coordination, Record Pool and Radio show production. Denver, CO

Gameplan Promotions

Mr Lawson info@GamePlanPromotions.com www.GamePlanPromotions.com If you’re looking for exposure in the UK, Gameplan Promotions can work your release to press and radio. London, England

INSOMNIAC, INC.

212-629-1797 Insom@Mindspring.com Rescue1One@AOL.com www.InHipHop.com 10 year old HipHop related marketing and promotinos company. Including NATIONAL radio promotions and more. Orlando, FL.

Brennan Sayre /// 304-483-8496 Brennan.Sayre@TheMusicConnect.com www.TheMusicConnect.com Leaders in digital servicing & record promotion. Accounts with over 100 Radio Stations & 1,500 DJ’s Vienna, WV

HOOD STRONG ENT.

DJ Leggs /// 401-632-5107 djleggsmusic@yahoo.com www.myspace.com/djleggs An entertainment company & record label handling various artist promotional services Providence, RI

PHULLY INVOLVED ENT.

DJ Slash /// 504-884-9277 DJ_Slash_1026@yahoo.com SlashDaGreat@aim.com www.myspace.com/adjnamedslash Street Agent, Marketing & Promotions Waggaman, LA

THE AFTER HOURS CREW

Renada Romain /// 866-744-0668 hostin’ parties, showcases & events. NYC

PLAY MAKER MEDIA

PlayMaker /// 618-670-1176 PlayMaker1@tmail.com PlayMakerMedia@gmail.com We promote the streetz, clubs, retail, internet, college radio, mixtapes & DVDs St. Louis, MO

C.H.P MARKETING & PROMOTIONS

DJ_EFN /// 305-971-9921 crazyhood@gmail.com www.CrazyHood.com Miami, FL

Bar-Red Ent. Grp

B. Brown /// 770-912-8065 BREGBrown@Hotmail.com www.BREG1994.com Consulting/Internet / Street /Club / Radio / Video / Retail Promotions Atlanta, Ga

TAKE AXSHUN PROMOTIONS INC.

Redell Drakeford 773-955-1523 /// 773-504-8925 TakeAxshun@Ureach.com www.MySpace.com/TA9330 Independent Street Promoter as well as a mixtape & DVD Distributor Chicago, IL

STREET HEAT

Tee Info@StreetHeat.com www.StreetHeat.co.UK Hammersmith London ENGLAND

URBAN ELITE PRODUCTIONS

Scott /// +44 141 554 6475 UrbanElite@Aol.com www.myspace.com/urbanelitepr Release advice & linking artists with UK/EUROPEAN tastemakers/ reviewers. Glasgow, UK

SIN MESSIAH ENT.

Sin Messiah SinMessiahEnt@hotmail.com Multi-Media Press Kits, Radio, Bayonne, NJ

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PROMOTIONS

PROMOTIONS


RADIO SHOWS

Ask these radio shows about sending your music for airplay or a possible interview.

D Bei /// 516-521-9689 dukeese@yahoo.com www.myspace.com/streetfm WUSB 90.1 FM Mondays 12-3AM Strong Island, NY

THE FUSEBOX DJ Fusion 347-252-4032

Exit9HipHop@yahoo.com www.BlackRadioIsBack.com www.MySpace.com/FuseBoxRadio

THE WONDER TWINZ SHOW Sonic & Lord Vader 1-800-994-TwinZ (8946)

info@WonderTwinZ.com www.WonderTwinZ.com MySpace.com/TheWonderTwinZ

The Wonder TwinZ are syndicated on FM in 30 markets via SupeRadio, as well as Sirius Satellite Radio and AOL Radio... All B.D.S. son!!! The Official Tour DJs for Naughty By Nature NYC / Nationwide

Syndicated radio show bringing the BEST of HipHop & Soul Music from all over the world!! New Brunswick, NJ

Alchemy SBS Radio Kween G

Alchemy@SBS.com.au www.SBS.com.au/Alchemy

The Tipping Point is Alchemy’s HipHop show hosted by Kween G & DJ Jonah Sydney, Australia WMNX COAST 97.3

DJ Battle 910-232-1511 DJBattle25@YAHOO.com www.MySpace.com/BattleSound Wilmington, NC

BEATSAUCE

THE MIX CHRONICLES DJ Concept

BashBros@GMail.com

HipHop Nation / Sirius Satellite Radio Sunday Nights 12-2am ET. NYC / Nationwide 80 - The ConneX LiST

DJ Raw B 415-642-4878 DJRawB@HOTMAIL.com MySpace.com/BeatSauceRadio KUSF 90.3FM San Francisco , CA

TEAM ACE

DJ Ace /// 212-946-5227 ”NYC’s Original Crowd Motivator” RadioWatch2002@AOL.com www.MySpace.com/DJAce1 Sirius Satellite Radio NYC

THE WORLD FAMOUS AFTER HOURS SPOT

Renada Romain /// 866-744-0668 AfterHours@EMail.com Sirius Satellite Radio NYC

HEADWARMERS

Big Dre /// 2721-696-0183 BigDre@Hotmail.com Geto3000@Hotmail.com Cape Town, South Africa

Blackout Radio

Phat Phillie /// +385 91 503 0639 Blackout@Aquarius.hr www.MySpace.com/PhatPhillie Zagreb, Croatia

Beast Radio-WXDU 88.7FM DJ OS /// 919-235-2129 DJ.OS100@GMail.com www.WXDU.org Durham, N.C.

whrw 90.5fm

Dan Shores D_Shores@Hotmail.com 607-372-3395 www.MySpace.com/CCPMarketing Binghamton, N.Y.

the sunday mixdown

DJ Wizz Da WaxxKutta Wizzology@GMail.com www.MySpace.com/TheRealDJWizz Smooth style of blendin HipHop, R&B or whateva with a taste of cuttin and scratchin. Sundays 1pm to 5pm on WDKX Rochester, N.Y.

THE LOCAL SPIN

DJ Big Cal /// 718-791-3174 BigCALincorp@YAHOO.com www.FlowMusik.com 1240 AM Friday Nights Strong Island, NY

KHQT HOT 103

DJ SA /// 915-920-7248 SpanishAztec_OG@Yahoo.com www.HOT103.FM Las Cruces, NM

RADIO SHOWS

Continued...

PROMO RADIO

THE MIX DOWN

Scott “DJ Maz” Mazerall ScottMazerall@Hotmail.com www.MySpace.com/DJMaz007 CKTP 95.7 FM The Beat Fredericto, NB Canada

JOINT ONE RADIO SHOW UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

DJ 3D DJ3DMIXSHOW2@EARTHLINK.net 99.5 FM Saturday Nights. Call 12pm-7pm EST. ONLY NYC

THE HONEYCOMB HIDEOUT Nesto /// 757-620-3035 InTheCrates@gmail.com Norfolk, VA

ORIGINAL FLAVA

DJ Oli Dobolli aka Excel +385 91 5433 588 Oli@Hip-Hop.hr Croatia

THE ZONE RADIO

Origix & DC /// 313-845-9676 800-585-4322 x 9676 TheZoneDetroit@YAHOO.com www.WHFR.fm www.myspace.ccom/TheZoneRadio 89.3 WHFR.FM Detroit Detroit, MI

DJ 151

516-819-7563 DJ151ElNino@Hotmail.com Strong Island, NY

THE LOCKDOWN SHOW DJ Flash DJFlash05@HOTMAIL.com 88.3 FM - CJIQ Waterloo Ontario, Canada

WMHB 89.7 fm

Adam Lowenstein AMLowenstein@GMail.com www.WMHBHipHop.com HipHop Nation: the longest-running hip-hop show in Central Maine! Waterville, ME.

DJ Joey Slick & Shuzz TheShuzz@GMail.com JSlick@GMail.com www.MySpace.com/JointOne 76.1 Inter FM Tokyo, Japan

SOUNDCHECK SHOW

DJ Grouch ,Contagious Theory, Public and DJ Fingrprintz DJGrouch73@HOTMAIL.com www.YorkU.ca/chry CHRY 105.5 FM Thurs 10pm Toronto, Canada

“Whatever you hold in your mind will tend to occur in your life. If you continue to believe as you have always believed, you will continue to act as you have always acted. If you continue to act as you have always acted, you will continue to get what you have always gotten. If you want different results in your life or your work, all you have to do is change your mind.” -Unknown. .

Jessie Jess /// 917-355-3456 Mr. Raw /// 212-340-1118 PromoRadioNY@YAHOO.com NYC

IN REEL TIME

DJ BARRIE KING / 01144-7932-982-600 BKZON1@yahoo.co.uk www.SolarRadio.com Sky Digital Radio 879 United Kingdom

B-BOYS UNDERGROUND G-Fresh www.WAIF883.org GFresh@OrbitalHipHop.com WAIF 88.3 FM Cincinnati , OH

LYRIX TO GO

DJ Soulero Soulero2001@yahoo.com 90.3FM WHPC Friday Night’s Strong Island, NY

GHETTO CORPORATE ENTERTAINMENT

DeeJay DZ & Ezra D. HellaFella 978-804-2635 The_Block_Ent@Yahoo.com Boston, MA

UTOPIA PROGRAM

Mary-Anne KooriRadio@GMail.com Sydney Australia

CFUV 101.9 FM

DJ Stallion StallionEntertainment@Hotmail.com www.StallionEntertainment.net Victoria BC, Canada

DJ Cut Supreme

CutSupreme2007@Yahoo.com 631-766-2129 www.CutSupreme.com Holbrook, NY

Down Low Hip Hop Show DJ Noname DJNoName1@GMail.com www.MySpace.com/ DownLowHipHopShow Perth Amboy, NJ

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RADIO SHOWS

RADIO SHOWS

STREET FM


RADIO SHOWS ONLINE

RADIO SHOWS ONLINE

Ask these cats about sending your music for airplay or an interview.

THA LOCKDOWN DJ MJ & Nickslay, Eli W Sen, S. Whit & many more DJs. 516-299-2628

LockDownWCWP@Yahoo.com www.MySpace.com/DJMJ22

WCWP, LIU-CW Post Mon-Fri 10pm-1am ET Sat-Sun 7pm-10pm ET Strong Island, NY

Biz Zar Underground Radio DJ Zar /// 216-671-5763 DJZarRadio@Hotmail.com www.Biz-Zar.com

This Is Where Your Heard & Seen For The Underground Scene In Cleveland Ohio Cleveland, OH. Unda’Sound Inc.

Callie Ban aka Da’ Bonfiyah Callie@FutureFlavasOnline.com www.FutureFlavasOnline.com “ALTERNATIVE” HipHop (Underground) The best of the RAW, uncut and uncommercialized HipHop! NYC

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THE CYBERKRIP

Rhythm CoDarclar@Yahoo.com www.TheCyberKrip.com Karlsruhe, Germany.

IHHF - HIP HOP FUNDAMENTALZ

PrizMatiK www.IHHF.net Station@HipHopFundamentalz.com Long Island, NY

FUTURE FLAVAS ONLINE Crazy DJ Bazarro DJBazarro@Hotmail.com www.FutureFlavazOnline.com NYC

Bars DVD Radio

Amplafire /// 212-924-2977 AMP@BarsDVD.com www.MySpace.com/Amplafire Let us debut your new single to our worldwide audience TODAY!!! Harlem, NY

DEEP FLOW RADIO

Amotion /// 410-354-3456 Business@DeepFlowStudios.com www.DeepFlowRadio.com Baltimore, MD

ON THE GRIND RADIO

A.Rap /// 860-418-9603 OnTheGrindRadio@gmail.com www.OnTheGrindRadio.com The hottest HipHop Show on the Net. Get On Ya Grind!!! NYC

CRANKMOB

DJ Scuzzy / DJ Adam T 513-615-3266 djscuzzy@djscuzzy.com www.DJScuzzy.com Cincinnati, OH

DRAHMA REALITY RADIO

DJ G$Money djgmoneycostar@gmail.com www.myspace.com/drahmaradio Tune in and check out unsigned artists and up & coming entrepreneurs in the music industry Queens, NYC

NAN Radio

A.D. The General 718-415-6610 A_Team_Ent@Yahoo.com www.MySpace.com/ ADTheGeneral Brooklyn, NY

Illust Radio Show Illogik / Ty 1-800-987-8843 Brother1113@AOL.com www.VonfenceRadio.com NYC

preme-studio radio

G-Supreme 970-454-6167 GeeSupreme@Hotmail.com www.DreParker.com Brooklyn, NY

Tekmatrix Sounds

Lucien Wall Tekmatrix@Podomatic.com www.Tekmatrix.Podomatic.com Orlando, Fl

“Those who know, don’t tell and those who tell, don’t know.” -D.A. Mayor, 1989. .


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MBL Records

TY /// 347-262-2861

MBLRecords@Yahoo.com www.MySpace.com/ MBLRecords10

Home to a large list of diverse Emcee’s. Brooklyn, NY

THE B.U.R.N. U MOVEMENT

Get Doe Records

VISUALAKADNA.COM 770-262-1828

VisualDNA@GMail.com www.MySpace.com/ VISUALakaDNA www.VISUALakaDNA.com

Visual aka DNA represents HipHop. With his keen words and punchlines, he is guaranteed to catch any listener’s ear. Marietta, GA

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Phil Anastasia presents The Outfit Movement Vol.1 hosted by DJ LAZY K available now. Staten Island, NY

KQueenz@Hotmail.com www.MySpace.com/ KillarQueenz

Alvare@ComCast.net www.Alvare.biz

Emcee/Producer ready to work... Holla at me to make sick beats for any style of artist Roosevelt, NY

info@Philanastasia.net www.Philanastasia.net

Kween G

Alvare /// 732-277-5276

Service@VeltStatus.com MySpace.com/VeltStatus

Phil Anastasia

KillaQueenz

MONTE CRISTO ENT.

Arson

Who Got Next Artist Campaigns The Wonder TwinZ 1-800-994-8946

info@WonderTwinZ.com www.WhoGotNext.biz

LarueBX@AOL.com www.MySpace.com/ TheBurnUMovement

Real HipHop Musica for the Masses Mi Gente. Perth Amboy, NJ

PackFM@QN5.com www.PackFM.com www.QN5.com The definition of a modern MC. NYC

GetDoeRecords@Hotmail.com www.MySpace.com/ FreakeDonFD

Larue /// 917-578-2529

We’re bringing unity through HipHop. HOT 97 Promo master. Bronx, NY

PACKFM

Freake Don 718-427-1451

The word to describe Freake flow is UNIVERSAL. I can be conscious or we can go street doesn’t matter the flow is nasty and exciting. Brooklyn, NY

cristopolis 202-730-5012

HipHop@Cristopolis.com www.Cristopolis.com MySpace.com/Cristopolis

Tap into your greatest potential today! Trilingual emcee and founder of ‘Thinking Hip-hop’, I deliver personal development through rhymes. Washington DC

Utha Syde Productions 206-890-4274 www.Mad-Ro.com BillyDangerous@hotmail.com Original Hiphop. Boise, ID

Are you looking for Emcees and Singers to work with on some upcoming projects? If so, then visit our site TODAY to see profiles of various artists ready to work!!! Strong Island, NY

dred oktober 513-203-1037

ETheRealEmbassyMusic@ GMail.com www.myspace.com/ dredoktobermusic

MR. RECK AKA

SHAWN ARCHER 646-295-3562 GrungyMoney@aol.com www.myspace.com/mrreck This cat is a hustler. Brooklyn, NY

INT

917-517-4593 INT@INTLXproductions.com Mesmerizing ears with his wordplay; Painting pictures of stories never told. NYC

STORM THE UNPREDICTABLE

202-736-3788 Q.Storm@JUNO.com Versatile MC capable of imapcting your mind, body & soul. Oxon Hill, MD

The killaQueenz have solidified themselves as Sydney’s premier female HipHop duo. Sydney, Australia

Lyrically intense metaphoric wordplay with a feel for any style or region. real hiphop! Cincinnati, OH.

SUBSTANTIAL

O.L.O.R.U.N.

E-Mid

631 PRODUCTIONS

Bayo

OLORUNHipHop@Yahoo.com www.TheHipHopDrivenLife.com www.MySpace.com/ BayoAleo

Self-empowered awareness swagger, timeless rhymes, great live show, Author. NYC

973-223-8520

Emid@EmidMusic.com www.EMIDmusic.com www.MySpace.com/Emid1

Jersey Bred MC Newark, NJ

info@Substantial-Music.com www.Substantial-Music.com Conscious, witty & always soulful. Brooklyn, NY

MC R 631-473-3020 SlimRockRims20@AOL.com www.MySpace.com/631Production Spittin’ that powerful music that will make you think!! Strong Island, NY

JADE FOXX

www.Jade-Foxx.com JadeInfo@ ImperiumEntertainment.com Raps & sings with the best of them Ft Lauderdale, FL

COLLECTIVE FLOW

4RON /// 917-238-9659 Rapski@GMail.com www.MySpace.com/4Ron New album “The Pure Fire” coming soon. NYC

Evolving Media Enterprises Corp.

Sammy BE Remarkable2@msn.com 646-436-0608 www.cdbaby.com/sammybe Strong ability & skill in writing dynamic songs, verses, hooks, lyrics & bridges. NYC

Utha Syde Productions Arcturus /// 206-890-4274 billydangerous@hotmail.com www.uthasyde.com Boisie HipHop Boisie, ID

ED E. RUGER

336-210-0264 EdEruger@EdEruger.com www.EdEruger.com “The Southern Bull” madman with monster punchlines and wicked wordplay. Greensboro, NC

B.R.O.K.E

Rhane /// 917-884-0501 RhaneMeans@aol.com www.getbrokeoff.net Tribe + Outkast + Wu = B.R.O.K.E. Bronx, NY

AMPLAFIRE

Amp@BarsDVD.com www.BarsDVD.com Lyrics of fire, backed by determination that won’t quit. Harlem, NY

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EKKO MC

EkkoMC@HOTMAIL.com www.myspace.com/ekkomc Reps 4 the southern hemisphere. Sydney City, Australia

COOLE HIGH

www.coolehigh.com Verbal assaulting & lyrical wisdom brought to the table Brooklyn, NY .

!HANDZ_UP!_/ TURMIC RECORDS

CEE-ROCK “THE FURY” fury@stellarartist.com www.myspace.com/CeeRockTheFury Highly respected and international emcee from Queens (Q* Sector), New York. Queens, NY

VINUMOUS RECORDS

Liz Harnden 01131-630-126-619 Levi@TygerVinum.com www.TygerVinum.com Vinumous Records, one of the best independent labels in Europe. Amsterdam, NL

DELINQUENT SOUNDZ ENT.

Poet /// 201-889-9426 PsycheVisualz@Verizon.net www.DelinquentSoundz.com Don’t take my word, we’re dope find out yourself Kearny, NJ

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347-751-6240 RackLo@SpitFactoryOnline.com Skillionaire_Rep@Yahoo.com www.SpitFactoryOnline.com Skilled song writer, lo-life founder and author Brooklyn, NY

THIRSTIN HOWL III

718-930-6126 Skillionaire_Music@yahoo.com www.myspace.com/ ThirstinHowlthe3rd Serial Skiller, Skillosopher, Skillionaire, Skillitary, Polorican, Lo-life founder Brooklyn, NY

MIILKBONE

732-423-8553 Miilkbone4Lfe@AOL.com Gospel Rap for the Streets Perth Amboy, NJ

LEVI

917-776-4887 LeviMP3@Yahoo.com www.Levi-Online.com Upstate New York HipHop NYC

PROFESSIR X

973-418-0960 ProfessirX@AOL.com www.ProfessirX.com Mentor and Motivational Speaker on Paralysis and Violence Monclair, NJ.

ETERNIA

416-907-9540 Eternia@Hotmail.com www.myspace.com/eternia Canada’s Dopest Female Emcee Toronto, Canada

Lyrical Scoundrels

Disaster 315-283-3024 PoppaConna9@AOL.com www.MySpace.com/ LyricalScoundrels Hardcore hiphop bringing something new to the table from upstate NY Ithaca, N.Y.

The Skygod Fam!

LordRoc rinfinitim30@aol.com www.myspace.com/lordroc Available for Mixtapes and Features.... NYC

THE SKYGOD FAM!

Pat Rocco RInfinitiM30@AOL.com www.SkyGodEnt.com www.MySpace.com/SkyGodFamily Several MCs available to be featured on tracks NYC

PRETTY BLACK

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JO BROLIC

516-983-2447 JBrolic@Yahoo.com Street tales spit by a distinct voice thru a unique flow. Strong Island, NY

K. BANGER

732-991-8788 Contact@KBANGER.com A profound classic HipHop style lyricist.. New Jersey

SPECIAL ED

Still Got It Made... SpecialEd@SemiRecords.com www.SemiRecords.com Lyrical pinnacle Los Angeles, CA

DL INCOGNITO www.DLincognito.com DL@NinePlanetsHipHop.com Hiphop from the Soul Toronto, Canada

OKTOBER ZERO Oktober1978@aol.com You Art Molds Your Life, My Life Molds My Art South Bronx, NY

PERCEE-P PerceeP@Hotmail.com www.PerceeP.com Clever with the lyrics Bronx, NY

Soul on a Beat Ent. A.S.N. /// 617-935-26 20 www.SoulOnABeat.com ASNVerbal@Hotmail.com HipHop Artist / Poet / Lyricist Brookline, Ma

D Major Ent.

Bezo /// 347-992-6907 DMajor_45@Hotmail.com www.MySpace.com/ NarcGang Conscious / Hardcore HipHop Brooklyn, NY

Ambition Enterprises

Jerome /// 347-873-6419 Ambitious5852002@Yahoo. com www.MySpace.com/ AmbitionEnterprise Brooklyn, NY

Timothy Mission

TimothyMission@aol.com www.TimothyMission.com Thoughts for the masses, Sounds for the culture. Strong Island NY

Hypnautic

720-366-8080 The303TV@Yahoo.com #1 Rap artist also host of 303tv wit Fat Lee. Denver, CO.

Is Fat /// 631-387-2146 PrettyBlack910@Yahoo.com www.MySpace.com/PrettyBlack910 A HOT lyrical vixen... Whatever you want, she got! Fayetteville, NC

TAH PHRUM DUH BUSH

718-826-2240 TAH@FilthyClean.com www.TahOnline.com Best live, one-man stage show in NYC. Period. Book Tah, you won’t be sorry Brooklyn, NY

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RECORD POOLS

RECORD POOLS

KING GEORGE’S CLASSIC OLD SCHOOL RECORD POOL King George /// 917-701-7089 NYC

S.U.R.E. VINYL AND DIGITAL MUSIC POOL

Bobby Davis & Misty Castillo 718.904.0500 SureNYRecordPool@AOL.com www.surerecordpool.com Bronx, NY

B-SIDE mp3 CLUB

The Wonder TwinZ 1-800-994-TWINZ (8946)

RecordPool@WonderTwinZ.com www.BSideRecordPool.com

DJs become a member of our MP3 pool and receive 500 MP3s per month for ONLY $20. per month. Digital THE FRANCHISE MP3 RECORD POOL

Mr. Excitement or Tikke & FunkMaster Flex 347-449-5129 Excitement65@Hotmail.com FunkMasterFlex@ FranchiseRecordPool.com www.FranchiseRecordPool.com Bronx, NY

ONE METROPOLITAN DETROIT RECORD POOL DJ Radd 1 DJRadd1@Comcast.net www.MetroMixENT.com East Lansing, Mi

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CRAZY SOUND RECORD POOL

DJ EFN /// 305-971-9921 305-238-0111 Crzyh2@AOL.com www.CrazyHood.com Miami, FL

MOODSWING RECORD POOL

Mike Swing /// 512-658-3817 DJmSwing@aol.com www.MoodSwingOnline.com Austin, TX

STRONG PEOPLE’S RECORD POOL

D.J. SPECIAL K (AWESOME 2) 201-832-9607 K3411@NETZERO.com www.Awesome2.com Hackensack, NJ

WAX CUTTERS RECORD POOL

D.J. SLASH /// 504-884-WCRP DJ_Slash_1026@Yahoo.com DJSlash@TMail.com www.myspace.com/adjnamedslash Avondale, LA

JOINT ONE RECORD POOL

3RD FINGER RECORD POOL

STARFLEET MUSIC POOL

DID YOU

ShuzZ /// 323-708-0975 theshuzz@gmail.com www.myspace.com/Joint1 Los Angeles, CA

Ronnie Matthews /// 704-599-6645 RMatthews@StarFleetMusic.com www.StarFleetMusic.com Charlotte, NC

STALLION ENT.

DJ Stallion /// 250-721-8702 CFuvHipHip@yahoo.com StallionEntertainment@hotmail.com Victoria BC Canada

HEAVYWEIGHTS RECORD POOL

Truly Odd /// 323-864-5308 www.HeavyWeights.org HeavyWeightsEnt@AOL.com Rap / R&B / Dancehall Los Angeles, CA

G-Fresh /// 513-851-8260 GFresh@OrbitalHipHop.com www.OrbitalHipHop.com Cincinnati, OH

KNOW ?

Prodigy and Havoc were given new Porches as gifts from 50 Cent for signing to G-Unit Records.


RETAIL HIPHOP SHOPS

SHOPS

Ask about selling your music in their store or sending them promo material to give away.

FAT BEATS NY

Adam /// 212-673-3883

NYC

www.FatBeats.com

King George 917-701-7089 RecordKing224@OptOnline.net Bronx, NYC

PLANET BROOKLYN MUSIC Big Ty /// 718-743-8180 brooklynplan@yahoo.com Brooklyn, NY

DJ HUT

Chris Styles /// 202-659-2010 DJ.Hut@Verizon .net Washington, DC

MUSIC MANIA

FAT BEATS LA

Michael Bender /// 512-451-3361 MusicManiaAustin@CS.com Austin, TX

www.FatBeats.com fatbeatsla@gmail.com

SOUND OF MARKET / JAZ SOUND

Johnny // 323-655-8997

Los Angeles, CA

Darryl King /// 215-925-3150 JazSound@Earthlink.net www.jazsound.com Philadelphia PA

CUE RECORDS

Adam // 215-413-3525 adam@CueRecords.com www.CueRecords.com Philadelphia PA

newartistS online.com

Carlos “Los” Foster 215-696-0598

Carlos@NewArtistsOnline.com www.NewArtistsOnline.com

Online record store dedicated to featuring, showcasing and selling independent artists CD’s online. Philadelphia, PA

F G M Music Store Dellion 347-228-5667

FGM@GMail.com

Brooklyn, NY

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STACKS DA VINYL AUTHORITY

Icy Ice, C-los, Gabe Real 562-809-8560 info@StacksVinyl.com Cerritos, CA

BURKINA PURE HIPHOP Burkina /// 212-460-9348 burkinawear@aol.com www.BurkinaNYC.com L.E.S., N.Y.C.

CD DEPOT

Mic Check /// 219-985-0746 HomeJamz@AOL.com www.turnituprecords.com Gary IN

super soul RECORDS

King George 917-406-9478 RecordKing224@OptOnline.net Ft Lauderdale, FL

MUSIC CONNECTION

Jack /// 210-673-2850 MusicConnection@SBCGlobal.net San Antonio, TX

MUSIC MILLENNIUM

Terry Currier /// 503-231-8926 Earful@MusicMillenium.com Portland OR

RECORD TIME

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RECORD TIME

Lavell /// 586-775-1550 Record Time2@Hotmail.com www.RecordTime.com Roseville, MI

Harry /// 586-775-1550 Sales@RecordTime.com www.recordtime.com Roseville MI

HOT POOP

EASY STREET

Mike /// 509-525-9080 HotPoop@HotPoop.com Walla Walla, WA

EVERYBODY’S RECORDS

Woody /// 513-531-4500 EverybodysRecords@yahoo.com Cincinnati, OH

EARWAX RECORDS

Chuck Woo /// 404-557-9557 www.EarWaxRecords.com EarWax@EarWaxRecords.com Atlanta, GA

PARK AVENUE CDS

Peter /// 407-629-5293 Petey@ParkAveCDs.com www.ParkAveCDs.com Orlando, FL

EVERYDAY MUSIC

503-239-7610 www.EverydayMusic.com Portland OR

VITAL VINYL

Mike /// 612-874-8892 Mike@VitalVinyl.com www.vitalvinyl.com Minneapolis, MN

Tanya /// 206-691-3279 info@EasyStreetOnline.com www.easystreetonline.com Seattle , WA

MUSIC IS EVERYTHING John /// 732-758-9088 Hozak@MIERecords.com www.mierecords.com Red Bank, N.J

STRONGHOUSE RECORDS The DJ Strong info@stronghouserecords.com StrongHouseRecords.com/Store Los Angeles, CA

EAR X-TACY RECORDS

Sean Bailey /// 502-452-1799 EarXtc@AOL.com www.EarX-Tacy.com Louisville, KY

MUSIC TREASURE CHEST Noel /// 225-383-4637 Baton Rouge, LA.

RECYCLED SOUNDS

Stuart /// 402-476-8240 RecycledSounds@Hotmail.com Lincoln, NE

WP RECORDS

Ricardo V. /// 310-784-8884 WPRecord@MSN.com www.wprecords.com Lomita, CA.

UNIFIED GROOVE MERCHANTS

Tony /// 509-326-4842 BreezyBrown06@Yahoo.com Spokane, WA.

CENTRAL RECORDS

Lin /// 704-334-1788 Lin@CentralRecordsNC.com www.CentralRecordsNC.com Charlotte, N.C.

HIPHOP DVD STORE

info@HipHopDVDStore.com www.HipHopDVDStore.com Queens, N.Y.

I DJ NOW

Store Manager /// 718-762-0100 info@iDJNow.com www.iDJNow.com DJ Equipment, Production Software, Rentals, Lighting Fresh Meadows, NY

KANGAROO

CDS & TAPES Linda Bowen /// 401-353-5480 N. Providence, RI.

URBAN LIGHTS

Tim Wilson /// 651-647-9650 Saint Paul, MN.

RECORD REVOLUTION Rob /// 216-321-7661 Cleveland Heights, OH

WATERLOO RECORDS Mel /// 512-474-2500 mel@waterloorecords.com www.waterloorecords.com Austin, Tx

IN DA CUT MUSIC

KD /// 860-432-4421 indacutmusic@aol.com www.myspace.com/indacutmusic Manchester, Ct

GRAMAPHONE RECORDS

Joe Dale /// 773-472-3683 gramaphonerecords@sbcglobal.net www.gramaphonerecords.com Chicago, Il

SOUNDS-N-DA HOOD

“Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.” -Eleanor Roosevelt.

Jerome B. /// 770-484-7780 SoundsNDaHood@AOL.com www.SoundsNDaHood.com Lithonia, GA

EAR CANDY MUSIC

Aaron /// 406-542-5029 HenDawg@EarCandyMusic.nu www.EarCandyMusic.nu Missoula, MT.

THE COP SHOP

Eddy 631-360-9700 www.CopShopMusic.com www.myspace.com/ copshoprecords Smithtown, NY

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RETAIL HIPHOP

L.E.S. RECORDS


SHOWCASES

Ask these cats about performing at their showcases.

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PRO GHETTO ENT. Jason Spawn 917-749-4245

JSpawn@Nextel.Blackberry.net JasonSpawn2000@aol.com www.proghetto.com

NETWORK MONDAYS

The Wonder TwinZ, Underground Army & P.O.O.F. Produxionz 1-800-994-TwinZ

The most interactive showcase No hate here, everyone has a chance to shine. We have put artist in better situation NYC

THE C.U.T SHOWCASE

Illogik & Tystik 718-652-5960

IllogiKill@Yahoo.com Brother1113@AOL.com

NYC

WANE ENTERPRISES

888-WANE-ENT

info@WaneEnterprises.com www.WaneEnterprises.com www.MySpace.com/ WaneEnterprises

Our monthly showcases give exposure to the tri-state’s hottest artists. NYC

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LaRue 917-578-2529

LaRueBX@AOL.com www.TheBurnUMovement.com

NYC

Heart of The City

Jay /// 862-881-6692 Jay@SlickTalk.net www.SlickTalk.net Dj Envy, Murda Mamis and Slick Talk present the hottest Industry Showcase in the tri-state area Newark, N.J.

Training Camp

info@WonderTwinZ.com

The 1st Monday of each month at Rebel NYC. NYC

The B.U.R.N. U Takeover Showcase

African Essence Muniatu

AfroEssence@GMail.com www.MySpace.com/ AfricanEssence

Monthly event that happens in sydney Australia. The event is aimed to bring together all communites with the sound of music. Sydney, Australia BARMELODIC SYNDROME Saan /// 212-560-SHOW www.melodicsyndrome.com NYC

Mental Supreme /// 347-249-9441 MentalSupreme7@hotmail.com www.mentalsupreme.com NYC

END OF THE WEAK (E.O.W.) James Bong info@EndOfTheWeak.com www.EndOfTheWeak.com Sun. night. Longest-running open mic in NYC. NYC

SAHARA PRODUCTIONS Sahara /// 201-315-9212 Saharapro@yahoo.com NYC

UNDERGROUND KULTURE

888-712-5112 CureHipHop@hotmail.com www.TrueLionHeart.com Wed. @ 8pm MC battles, OpenMic, DJ Display, Breakin’ & Talk Forum. NYC

Jo-Ann Nina Info@Shocklee.com Events and Virtual Showcases NYC

S.P.P. WAXWORKS

STATE OF THE ART UNION

Gee /// 203-676-9771 stateoftheartunion@yahoo.com www.myspace.com/stateoftheartunion Ansonia, CT.

Storm /// 202-736-3788 Q.Storm@Juno.com Monthly HipHop showcase & open mic. Washington DC

Plugin’ U In

DOCTA SHOCK’S URBAN MUSIC BIZ WORKSHOP

721 Productions

Docta Shock UrbanMusicBiz@AOL.com www.UrbanBeatMovement.com A workshop for urban music peeps. Philadelphia, PA.

ELEGANT HOODNESS SHOWCASE

A.D. The General 718-415-6610 A_Team_Ent@Yahoo.com www.myspace.com/ElegantHoodness We Help Artist’s Create A Buzz. Brooklyn, N.Y.

Big Cal /// 718-791-3174 BigCalincorp@Yahoo.com Role2005@AOL.com N.Y.C.

SHOWCASES

SHOW CASES

SHOCKLEE ENTERTAINMENT

Mecca /// 516-425-8777 Registration721@Yahoo.com www.MySpace.com/ OpeningActs721 Merrick, N.Y.

Larue Records

George Larue /// 215-301-3646 laruerecordz@yahoo.com www.myspace.com/ TheHeatFromTheStreets Industry tuesday artist showcase Philadelphia, PA

TOWNZ SOUNDZ

Dee Vazquez Talent@TownzSoundz.com TownzSoundzDee@Yahoo.com NYC

BRICKFACE MUSIC

Black45 /// 973-494-4545 mtpjersey@aol.com www.mtpjersey.com Beats battles, emcee battles, showcases. Newark, NJ

PITCH CONTROL MUSIC Sev /// 518-542-9422 PCM518@gmail.com www.PitchControlMusic.net They host HipHop events Albany, NY

URBAN THRESHOLD MUSIC & FASHION SHOWCASES Jesse Jess // 917-355-3456 Mr Raw // 212-340-1118 PromoRadioNY@Yahoo.com NYC

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VIDEO SHOWS

Ask these cats about sending your video music for airplay or a possible interview

Timmy Grins Grins@itsHipHop.TV www.itsHipHop.TV The first online, all HipHop video show. Pittsburgh, PA.

ROOKIE FILMS CO.

Rookie /// 773-729-9976 info@RookieFilms.com www.RookieTV.com Chicago, IL

ARE YOU HIPHOP ? WonderTwinZ 1-800-994-TWINZ

info@WonderTwinZ.com www.AreYouHipHop.com

Send us your videos, taped interviews, car show clips, bikini contests & anything funny you’d watch on TV. Strong Island, NY

Mr.Bound /// 317-332-0952 317-652-5354 MrBound@WarBoundRadio.co www.BoundTV.net Hottest show in the Midwest. Indianapolis, IN

THE RARE GROOVE REVOLOUTION

DJ Soulero /// 516-263-1211 Soulero2001@yahoo.com Strong Island, NY

THE CRAZY AL CAYNE SHOW CrazyALShow@Yahoo.com www.myspace.com/ crazyalcayne2 www.crazyalcayne.com A hilarious variety show, send your videos. Now airing on Myspace NYC

Lyfe Sux TV

Graffic Audio Rookie 773-572-6614

info@RookieFilms.com GrafficAudio@GMail.com www.GrafficAudio.com

The best music video show on cable and the internet. Hit us up! Chicago, IL N.A.N. TV

A.D The General 718-415-6610 A_Team_Ent@Yahoo.com www.MySpace.com/ NotThingAssNiggaz NYC’s first underground variety show.Airs weekly Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Moke Gam or Jenn 888-LyfeSux LyfeSuxTV@AOL.com www.MySpace.com/LyfeSuxTV Entertainment Variety Show Promoting Signed and Unsigned Artists Rego Park, NY

MUSIC INNER CITY

Gordon Curvey /// 206-722-9160 gcurvey@yahoo.com www.musicinnercity.com Seattle, WA.

BACK TO TRACKS

Wildman Steve WildMnSt@OptOnline.net MySpace.com/DJWildmanSteve Cable video show. Long Island, NY

Ron Alexander /// 718-220-3594 Info@RonAlexanderTVShow.com NYC

KEEP IT MOVIN VIDEOS Big P BigPNo1@Yahoo.com NYC

VIDEO PRODUCTION Ask these cats about sending your video for airplay or a possible interview.

Mista Finguz /// 513-349-8858 BasementFlava@BasementFlava.com www.BasementFlava.com Cincinnati, OH

info@WonderTwinZ.com www.GottaDubIt.com

EN LA CASA TV

Tazzy Taz TazzyTaz@EnLaCasa.com North Bay Area of California

VIDEO EXPLOSION

Hollywood /// 212-629-2022 VideoEXPL@AOL.com NYC

BUCKTOWN USA TV BTU-TV

Cynical /// 718-254-0567 BTUTV@BuckTownUSA.com www.BuckTownUSA.com Brooklyn, NY

STUDIO 202

AliKat UndaPavement@Yahoo.com Strong Island, NY

DEEP FLOW TV

Amotion /// 410-354-3456 Business@DeepFlowStudios.com www.DeepFlowStudios.com www.DeepFlowTV.com Baltimore, MD

GOTTA DUB IT

The Wonder TwinZ 1-800-994-8946

BASEMENT FLAVA

Live Wire TV

Bruse Wane 1-888-WANE-ENT

BruseWane1@AOL.com info@WaneEnterprises.com www.MySpace.com/ WaneEnterprises

NYC

MIRROR IMAGE DUPLICATION

Brian /// 215-922-1870 Sales@MIDuplication.com www.MIDuplication.com CD/DVD duplication, Philadelphia, PA

CD / DVD duplication with thermal printing. Fast turn around time. CDs: .50 cents per copy DVDs: $1.00 per copy Only 100 piece minimum WE SHIP WORLDWIDE !!! Strong Island, NY NEXT LEVEL MEDI A

Sal G /// 631-920-0326 pricelessgrafx@yahoo.com Let us handle your commercial, video & all other editing needs Strong Island, NY

ELEVATION SUITE MUSIC Knowledge /// 888-8-ESUITE Mogul@ElevationSuite.com NYC

THI Group llc. Jae.C Hustle 267-467-0984

THIGroup@MAC.com www.THIGroup.US

Record BREAKING! VIdeo Production on Any Budget Philadelphia, Pa KINETIK CINEMATIX

Kristopher Lee Kris@KinetikCinematix.com www.myspace.com/subteranea Independent Films, Music Videos, Houston, TX.

3RD EYE UNLIMITED

First Be /// 508-910-2260 PutOutTheWord@Yahoo.com www.3rdEyeUnlimited.com High quality HipHop videos @ affordable prices/ New Bedford, Ma

VIDEO SHOWS

VIDEO PRODUCTION

DA NEXX 2 BLOW

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Find these words in the mess below... Words are hidden up, down, forward, backward, sideways & diagonal. AKIL ALI VEGAS AMERICAN GANGSTER

“WHERE I BELONG” - BY: MIMS

From the 2007 album “MUSIC IS MY SAVIOR” on Capitol Records

Imagine a place without drugs!!! Imagine a place without racism!!! Imagine a place without crime!!! Imagine a place without judging others before you get to know them!!! Everybody can create images of all of these evils in their minds. It’s this same mind that’s allowed all of those evils to exist in the first place. So it’s not a matter of imagining a place without these evils, because the place is here. It’s about imagining that every member of the human race understood and respected the true value of life.

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“DREAMS” - BY: SAIGON

From the 2007 album “RETURN OF THE YARDFATHER” on Abandoned Nation

Life throws obstacles at you everyday. It’s how you handle those obstacles that creates your path. Decisions are always easier to see more clearly when you’re looking back at them afterwards. Nobody has all the right answers at all the right times. Even when you make bad choices and it seems that you can’t turn things around, you can. Having dreams and aspirations are crucial in life. If there’s a goal in life that you dream of reaching, then you’re already half way to doing so. No matter what struggles you face, never give up on attempting to reach your dreams, because when you focus your mind, anything is possible.

“T.O.D.A.Y.” - BY: ROYCE DA 5’9”

From the 2004 album “DEATH IS CERTAIN” on Koch Records

Making it as an artist in the music business is tough. The amount of responsibility you’re expected to handle is more than enough to make anybody break down. When first coming into the business, artists may be easily sold on the hopes of making it as a huge superstar. Unfortunately, they’re usually not aware that only a small percentage of artists make it to that level. Even if you do, there’s no guarantee that you will stay on top. In fact, once you’re at that level, it’s only then that the real pressures of the business begin to surface.

“WHERE’D YA GO” - BY: FORT MINOR

From the 2005 album “THE RISING TIED” on Warner Brothers Records

Two of the most important elements in life are family and career. A family only needs good times and support of one another in order to be successful. A career requires sacrifices and lots of dedication to become established. Having a steady income can make family life easier, by eliminating stress that comes with financial struggles. Yet, the absence of your presence at pivotal family gatherings, due to work responsibilities can hinder the family bond. So where and how do you find the balance?

“LOVE & APPRECIATE” - BY: MURS

From the 2006 album “MURRAY’S REVENGE” on Record Collection Music What does it take to make a relationship last for much longer than one night? If the answer to that were simple, the divorce rate in this country wouldn’t be as high as it is. Usually most relationships fall apart because the individuals don’t have a full understanding of what’s really involved. For a relationship to survive the test of time, it really has to be based more on mental attraction, rather than physical attraction. While they are both important, the physical will fade in time. A mental attraction will allow you to understand your spouse’s needs and wants. It’s that understanding that’ll help guide the two of you through life’s basic obstacles together.

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Outkast’s album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below sold over 10 million copies.

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Snoop Dogg proclaimed that he was “worse than a Gremlin” in his sing “Microphone Fiend.

Nas’ newest “Greatest Hits” album was released on Def Jam. Mike Jones’ first single from his debut album, “Who is Mike Jones” was called “Trippin”.

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What was the name of the reality show starring ________ _____ that aired on ____ ? yhiakes leco teb

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22. Keyshia Cole, B.E.T., KEYSHIA COLE: THE WAY IT IS

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There were originally four members in the group “A Tribe Called Quest”.

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Chamillionaire’s hit single “HipHop Police” features a verse from Paul Wall.

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Ultramagnetic MCs Dr. Roxanne Shante Grand Wizzard Theodore Jimmy D and JoJo Queens Big Daddy Kane Kurtis Blow Tek and Steele Bizzy Bone

Rihanna is originally from Jamaica.

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Which member of Bone, Thugs N Harmony left the group and is now performing as a solo artist?

Who originally had a song called “If I Ruled The World” over a decade before Nas dropped his version in 1996 ?

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Whose vocal sample was used in the song “Words I Manifest” by Gang Starr ?

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Who are the two original founders of the Rock Steady Crew ? Which New York City borough was Styles P born in ?

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19. Don’t Give Up (Africa), A.I.D.S., AFRICA

What are the individual names of the two emcees from the group formerly known as the Cocoa Brovaz ?

“Needle dropping” is an ingenious DJing trick created by who ?

_____ started his independent label ______ _______ along with what producer?

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Which female rapper began her career at the age of 14 and now has a PhD in psychology ?

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17. Guru, Seven Grand, SOLAR

Which group’s members included Kool Keith, Ced Gee and DJ Moe Love ?

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– Barbados – Slick Rick

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The Wonder TwinZ are here to add their style to the world of HipHop. Their unique personalities definitely know how to move a crowd. These look-alike brothers were born to entertain. Growing up, The Wonder TwinZ turned their basement into a showcase, entertaining anyone who came downstairs.. They created a radio studio with milk crates and all the electronic equipment they could get their hands on…. a tape deck, CD player, microphone, even a record player. Anyone who came over was fair game for an interview! It was their inseperable bond and love of music that gave them the nickname, “The Wonder TwinZ”. They’ve gone everywhere together, and friends just started saying, “Here come The Wonder TwinZ”. The name stuck. After high school, they both took a shot at college. However, they noticed they were spending more time around music and DJ-ing and decided to pursue their real love... entertaining! While looking through the ads in The Village Voice, The Wonder TwinZ saw an opportunity to go out on the road and perform on the college circuit. They gave it a try and never looked back. Since 1997, these guys have toured the U.S. and DJ’d at hundereds of Universities across the country. They’ve performed in almost every major city and small town from Maine to Texas and Seattle to Florida. The Wonder TwinZ have also left their mark on the HipHop Kulture in dozens of other countries around the globe. They’re currently touring all over the world with Naughty By Nature holdin it down on stage as their tour DJ at each show. They’ve rocked packed crowds from 150 to 1,500 to 15,000 kids in Germany, Poland, Norway, Amsterdam, London, Switzerland, New Zealand, Australia, Moscow, Tokyo and of course New York City.

The TwinZ have also participated on radio panels for dozens of music conferences and educational events. In addition, they broadcasted their radio show on the FM dial in New York City for many years and despite the lack of permanent facilities, The Wonder TwinZ managed to be “On-The-Air” nightly. Since the summer of ‘97, The Wonder TwinZ have hosted their own radio program, cleverly titled... “The Wonder TwinZ Show”. They took this show from their mom’s bassment to Rockerfella Center and Beyond. In 2002 they were brought into the stellar DJ line-up of Sirius Satellite Radio and shortly after that, brought their world reknowned mixshow to AOL Radio’s “Mixtape” HipHop channel as well. In the spring of 2007, The Wonder TwinZ signed a non-exclusive syndication agreement with the radio network, SupeRadio. Through SupeRadio’s matrix of 2,500 radio stations The Wonder TwinZ’ infamous mixshow is broadcasted weekly on the FM dial in over 30 markets across the U.S. The Wonder TwinZ are extremely proud to have these broadcasting opportunities. “We truly believe in the power of the HipHop Kulture, its strength and how it can change society for the better. We want to build an empire that understands HipHop so we can give back to the community. We understand the responsibility involved as part of the next generation of HipHop”. As part of Jermaine Dupri’s “Def DJs” DJ Squad, these two Brothers from Long Island are excited about what the future holds for their long journey as The Wonder TwinZ. Family has always come first and even if they argue like brothers, they’ll always continue to spread their brotherly bond to the entire HipHop Nation... W O R L D W I D E.

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