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Who is Crunkatlanta? I am Eric aka Crunkatlanta & Promotewho.com - The Internet Promoter, the one that is in love with Hip Hop. Follow me on Twitter @crunkatlantaMag . Born and raised in Detroit, MI. Yep, I'm from Seven Mile Rd and GreenfieldWhuddup Doe!! My first inspiration to get involved in the industry was when I found out that nobody heard of any Detroit rappers outside of Detroit ( Michigan). My first gig was with a friend (“T”) that I assisted with promoting Cam’ron back when he was a lil chunky in 1997. From there I found what my purpose was supposed to be. My all time fantasy career was to become a quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons. Once that dream was cut short from not getting the response back from -tryouts and competition over the years. I became hooked on music and brand marketing. http://www.crunkatlanta.com ( Promo page )
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Describing his distinctive sound as “the new wave”, DJ Skroog MkDuk was named a “Top 100 Mixtape DJ in the World” in 2014 and is quickly becoming one of the most influential digital music artists today. Employing a masterful blend of pop, R&B, hiphop, Top 40, and Reggae, his mixtapes have explosive, crossover and international appeal and are enjoyed by listeners in countries around the world. “It’s not all about contemporary entertainers. It’s more important to give Indies and aspiring artists and musicians the opportunity to have their tracks heard by a global audience.” is owner and CEO of Trap 36 FM (trap36fm.com) and Mixtapes Spots (mixtapespots.com). He is the talent behind New Wave Radio Mix Show broadcast on over 13 online stations. He has over 3 million mixtape listens online and over 500,000 DVD views. Never to slow down, he has been featured on Vlad TV, Shot97, HipHopSince1987, Crunk Atlanta, Hype Magazine, Daddy's Hangout, Real Talk NY, Vibe, DatPiff Top 8, and more. Skroog MkDuk has made guest DJ appearances in Charlotte, Atlanta and San Antonio, and many more hosting private gatherings and thrilling party-goers with his gamechanging sounds.
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The rise of Def Machine started in Detroit, MI STAR DATE 2014... This DEFCON-1 crew consist of, Avery Sims, Craig "Mr. Groove" Lane. and Rondale Brazier, a tightly integrated production team. Together this bomb squad drops music/film productions with a THERMO-NUCLEAR blast ah thousand times harder than anyone else in the game covering various styles of music genres. A band was needed to back the artist being produced on Sims Entertainment/SEC Records so we added additional musicians, guitarist Joe Mazzola originally from the band Sponge and long time friend of bass player Avery Sims joined the ranks with drummer Mario Perry a good friend of keyboardist Craig Lane. Mario has also done session work for Sims Entertainment/SEC Records. Together this APOCALYPTIC BAND along with front man hip hop artist Diggidy form The kicka** DEF MACHINE.
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CRUNKATLANTA MAGAZINE Ghostbusters makes its long-awaited return, rebooted with a cast of new characters. Thirty years after the beloved original took the world by storm, director Paul Feig brings his take to the supernatural comedy, joined by Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth. This summer, they're here to save the world! Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment
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Bio: Mr. Jonez aka Nathan Jones began rapping at the young age of 11 when his cousin introduced him to the art of storytelling. As a child, he discovered his gifts as a lyricist, writer and rapper. Mr Jonez Became a local Celebrity with performances and Interview on Cincinnati local Tv station channel 9 news discussing about performing at some of the top most recognized Club Venues. This includes sold out Fundraising Concert for the victims of Hurricane Katrina hosted by NBA star, Brian Grant. Mr Jonez has picked up radio play and was named Artist of the Week on Cincinnati's own WIZF 101.1 which is a high rated station. Mr Jonez music has also been picked up and also was picked up in Cleveland, OH, Louisville, KY and was also featured on Music Choice and Ozone Magazine. In 2012 Mr Jonez dropped A hit single titled "Love Letta" which landed Mr Jonez on the charts (top 200 of national single releases). In 2012 - 2015 Mr Jonez dominated the entire college scene, taking three singles top four (singles "Addicted" and "Love Letta" were Top 5 charting on rap attack lives and Rap Network National Top 40 Charts). From performances local to global, co starring in movies featured on news, news papers and magazines Mr. Jonez has been on the move and sure to be seen and heard from alot more in the days weeks and months to come into the new generation. Mr. Jonez shares, “One of my main reasons why I entered into the entertainment industry, is because I wanted to organize a real solid platform to share the passion of love for music. Being able to spread a more positive message so our youth can see that you can be a Hip-hop artist or an artist period, and be yourself without following the trend of what others seem to do”. "I wanted to create a whole new style, trend, lane, swag, and brand. To share with the rest of the world...”~ Mr.Jonez www.jonezyboyent.com www.facebook.com/mrjonez1 Mr. Jonez 513-873-0302 email@example.com
Madoa Sankara, 1/2 of The Drop Squad Short Bio: Madoa Sankara is an American emcee and one half of the hip-hop group The Drop Squad. Madoa, raised in Newport News, VA, resides in Raleigh, NC. After forming The Drop Squad in the late 2000s, Madoa and Botti released their critically acclaimed mixtape, The Drop, in 2010.
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Song Info: Kentucky hip-hop artist, JoKen, releases his newest single, titled "Picture That" This song shows JoKen's transition to a more soulful sound with great production from Cannis Major. You can follow JoKen on Twitter and Instagram @ImNotJoKen for updates on his upcoming releases, as there will be many in 2016.
Envy Hunter Houston,Tx native Envy Hunter has released his first album of 2016 "Beautiful Imperfections" which is a full collaboration with Cleveland,OH Producer G.Cal. Available for stream and purchase on Itunes,Apple Music,Soundcloud,Spotify,Tidal and more. Beautiful Imperfections Album Stream Twitter/Insta:@Envyhunterr
Rollie Santana Rollie Santana | No Exchange (Bryson Tiller Exchange Remix) Rollie Santana (born Rhalexis Robinson: 19 October 1996 in Hattiesburg Mississippi) is a female rapper emerging as the new sound of hip hop. Growing up in she was surrounded by music of all genres, with her father being a popular local dj, which influenced her love for music. She was a very attentive student/athlete throughout her middle school and high school years, playing basketball and earning all A's and B's, but it was her love for language arts that led to her career choice. She began writing poems, short stories, and later the lyrics that would inspire her to freestyle and perform for her classmates who were in awe. With this new found inspiration she was set to begin her music career but things took a turn for the worse. Like so many other families in the Gulf regions, the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina forced her and family to move to Decatur, GA then later to Cartersville, GA where she finished her high school studies. What seemed like a tragedy was a blessing in disguise. Her Mississippi musical roots, merged with the diverse Atlanta sound, gave Rollie Santana a unique blend of hip hop that has allowed her to differentiate herself from other artist. Now as an independent artist Rollie is working non-stop to build her musical talents as well as her brand. Working to become a better songwriter, artist, and businesswoman is her main focus. By the looks of things she's well on her way
CRUNKATLANTA MAGAZINE I rep the West Coast, South Central Los Angeles to the fullest. I have so much love for my hometown and have mad respect for all of the greats who have laid the groundwork for me to even consider blessing the mic in this rap game” Such are the words of Darnell Biglow, known to those in the L.A. underground as simply BIGLOW. When asked what was his path to his first recording Biglow said the process was plain and simple: “Man, for as long as I can remember it has been about hip hop for me. I was just consumed by the beats, the music and the lyrics from the time I was little. Like so many kids in the ‘hood the music was all around me starting with Cube, Dre, Snoop, NWA, RUN DMC, Biggie. Eminem,Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lil wayne. I loved the Ol’ skool guys like Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap and so many others to the point that rhymin’ was such a part of my being that as a kid in school I drove my teachers crazy for when we were reading out loud in class I rapped the passage in the books always trying to find a way to present the words on the page in a rap context. They thought I was crazy, but man this rap shit had me, it was my passion, and as I look back the truth is it was always in me from the first time I heard it. I knew it was what I was destined to do, write lyrics and spit rhymes”
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Born Rashida Pope a.k.a Shida P/ Shida Pope on March 15th 1988 in Tacoma, WA. I was raised in the Bronx , NY to DMV's Woodbridge VA. Now an official Singer,Actress and Promo Model. I began my journey as a promotional model for a company called the Paperboys Ent. Within that company I did events, club flyers,and co hosting from time to time at places like Heaven and Hell Which is located in Adams Morgan, Washington,Dc. I soon realized that I loved modeling but I did not like the hosting aspect so told my management that I could sing. Once that was established from recording in local studios I received my first Interview introducing myself as a model and aspiring singer on Futures FREEBANDZRADIO on bliss FM. Which is located in Washington,DC as well. While being a promotional model I found myself doing drops in the studio with DJCRUSH GROOVEY for a local mixtape. A few months later I left Paperboys ENT for personal reasons. I decided to be a freelance promo model and it was working out great, I was constantly doing shoots as well as going in the studio working on my singing. In the midst of this I received a call from a company called We Crank ENt to make a long story short I was their promo model and I decided to leave because of personal reasons not that long into doing it. I felt a little upset that I had already been with two companies that just did not seem to be what I was looking for. Then one day CokeBoys management got into contact with me and asked me if I would like to do some promotional modeling for the coke boys, I said yes and every since have been an affiliated promo model for the coke boys. While still grinding I linked up with a high school friend of mine who happened to be a photographer. After a meeting we decided to work together and he agreed that he would be my personal photographer and we have been working ever since. A few months after that I was granted with a second interview on WBOK RADIO located inTennesse. I was introduced as an official singer and a promo model with a Single Called Fallen for you to be released soon after. Once I released the song to WBOKRADIO it recieved radioplay. A couple of months after I auditioned for an acting role with a company called ROosevelt Ent for a movie called life according to Rashida, which I landed the part as a character who was a hairdresser by the name of NeNe. I then landed an interview at Raised By The Game Radio at ListenVisionStudios located in Washington, Dc. While I was going back and forth from shooting my scenes and from the studio I was posting the song all over my social media websites such as SoundCloud and Reverbnation. All I was focused on even up untill now is pushing my music which landed me a spot on a local mixtape called DMV TRAFFIK MUSIC 6 which can be found on Spinrilla hosted by One Desert Storms Radio Hosts as DJ EL Kanobe with the song :Fallen For You. I was also featured on Thisis50.com's all female mixtape she's got next with the same single: Fallen For You. Months later I attended my movie Premiere was aired In October 2015 in MD at a theater as well as me being on the front cover of a magazine called MOTIVE in November this year. I have been accumulated fans from all over locally and continues to stay humble and determined non stop trend setter, I recently was featured in hip hop weekly magazine. Rudeboy magazine which is an overseas magazine and clothing line and been featured on a thisis50.com mixtape called clear the block. Currently working on mixtape CHERRY. Also had an article written on 2016. http://hiphopperiod.com/2016/06/15/shida-p-mary-jane/ http://www.hip-hopvibe.com/2016/06/15/shida-p-mary-jane/#more-217772
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