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West London finest and 2013’s biggest success story. HardBarzHarvey thought her life was over, kicked out of school with no qualifications and a drug addiction. Now 12 months on, she has toured with Eminem and signed with Aftermath Entertainment. Only OnPoint has the exclusive on her success.



e are sitting in a cafe, tucked out of view in one of London’s stylish backstreets. Not exactly a very urban setting but is said to be HardBarzHarvey’s favourite place to get food after a long day at the stuido.10am sees HardBarzHarvey walks in fashionably late with her vintage baseball jersey, snapback and her brand new jordan’s looking very OnPoint. We tuck in to her favourite breakfast of a full English with all the works;bacon, eggs, beans, mushrooms and endless amounts of tea. “I’m not about this whole size 6 image all the magazine talk about, eating salads and exercising 24/7 fuck that! .I love food way too much to be starving myself! “ As the public know Georgia is known for her outspoken opinions and she says “Just say it how it is or you’re not going to get anywhere in life”. Our researchers clearly found out that Georgia will not hold back on anything she believes in.

We get a deep and meaningful understanding of the hurdles that she had to overcome to get to the place she is today. When asking about her parents she tells us “whenever I get onto that topic it always ends up in tears or anger.” After a large chug of her tea she starts to tell us exclusively her traumatic experience. “My mum and dad both died when I was only 11years old. They were both in a horrific car crash on their way home. I was waiting for them at home for hours on end until my grandma called me hysterically crying on the phone telling me the news.” Through these tough times life was far from easy for Georgia, “I got kicked out of school and thought drugs would make me forget about it all.” Georgia reached the lowest point of her life. Spending all the money she earn on drugs, taking them day in day out quickly becoming addicted. “I don’t know at what point exactly it started to

“"I couldn’t believe that anybody could be naturally happy with their life without being on sOMETHING"

A lot of fans love the way she is, wishing they were just like her as her life seems to be perfect. As Georgia proves us wrong “I lived on a council estate in West London, YES of course I was one of those stereotypical ‘chavs’ who owned a Just do it bag, sleeked back hair and massive diamond hoops from Primark. I thought school wasn’t important and thought bunking school with my mates, hanging round on the streets and getting involved in all kind of shit was a good idea.” “My life was at such a low, I got kicked out of school when I was 14 with no qualifications, no job...nothing. I thought my life was over. Where was I supposed to go from here?” This was a surprising side to see of the hard and outspoken image Georgia has always portrayed. Everyone believes her life to be a fairy tale and by simply just posting a video on YouTube got to where she is now. This is far from the truth.


be a problem. I just remember liking it more and more,” she admits. “People tried to tell me that I had a problem, but I just didn’t listen “Ultimately, Georgia was hospitalized and on the brink of death. “Had I got to the hospital about two hours later, I would have died,” she says. “My organs were shutting down. My liver, kidneys, everything. They were gonna have to put me on dialysis. They didn’t think I was gonna make it. My bottom was gonna be death.” After a relapse and eventual detox, Georgia finally got her habit under control. “I had to regain motor skills, I had to regain talking skills. It’s been a learning process, I’m growing,” reveals the rapper. “I couldn’t believe that anybody could be naturally happy with their life without being on something. “Almost dying changed my life, I now realise that I have a purpose in life and that is music”. So I


would say to anybody, ‘It does get better, you just have to believe in yourself

During Georgia’s recovery she lived with her Grandmother, Margaret and Grandfather Thomas. “I guess that’s the reason why I am so close to them. They are the reason why I am here today. They did everything for me and actually believed I could make something out of myself. ” So how did Georgia become HardBarzHarvey? Georgia reveals that even though music has always been her passion in life, she never thought she was good enough to make it. However that all changed when she stumbled upon an Aftermath Entertainment competition. They wanted to find the next biggest worldwide rapper. “I thought to myself how sick would that be to win that competition, a record contract with none other than Dr Dre.” “…I just had to it”.

@Shannonxo : HardBarzHarvey is my idol! Her fashion and voice are OnPoint #AbsoluteLegend

The competition required a submitted video to YouTube of an original song or rap. Coming up with an original song was no problem for Georgia, “I‘ve always been writings raps, I have a whole book filled with them. It’s all I would do in class instead of actually working”. Within 2 weeks of submitting the video to YouTube, Georgia reached over one million views. “I couldn’t believe it. I was actually speechless”. Her video become popular all over the world, getting more and more views every hour. It was no surprise that Dr Dre declared Hard-

BarzHarvey the winner of the competition. He immediately gets Georgia on the first flight to LA to meet in his studio. “The first time I’ve ever even been on a plane is to go to meet Dr Dre in his studio. Madness!” “It was literally a dream. Meeting Dr Dre for the first time in the studio has to be one of the highlights of my life. It was as if we already

“"Almost dying changed my life, I now realise that I have a purpose in life and that is music”" @MichealMK:HardBarzHarvey is the female Eminem.


knew each other before. We connected immediately, we shared so many musical and general interests. I am so thankful for the success and platform he has given me” Georgia career has been reaching ultimate heights in just a short space of time. But as she reveals one of the most life changing experiences happened only just a few months later, “I was just in the studio, recording my new track Relapse and none other than the rap god that is Eminem walks in. I’vew never been so star struck in my life. I admire him so much from what he has overcome in his life. He is a lyrical genius plus he is extremely hot in person.” After Dr Dre introducing the pair, Eminem admits to truly admiring Georgia’s story of how she got to where she is now. After just a week of knowing each other, Eminem decides to feature in HardBarzHarvey track It Gets Betters. The track is truly mind-blowing, with deep meaningful lyrics and an old school hip hop feel to the song. OnPoint predict this track to be a worldwide success as it can relate to everyone. Not only did Eminem decide to feature on one of HardBarzHarvey’s tracks but also invites the rapper to support him round his Europe tour. “I was speechless. How could someone like me, who lives in a council flat in west London now been going for a two month tour… I have truly been blessed”. Before preparing for the Europe tour Georgia admits to us exclusively, she has never been to a concert before touring with Eminem “I would have loved to, but as if I could afford paying £40 for a ticket.” After revealing this to her team, Georgia is lucky enough to get front row and back stage passes to Kayne West Yeesus World tour, telling us it was “life changing”. Inspirations were the key reason why Georgia has her passion for music. Throughout her life she has grown up with the passion for R&B and rap music as it has always been around in any tough situation. “The legends Tupac and Biggie are the reason why rap is the way it is. They are never someone I would even try to mimic, I idolised they way too much.” “Of course I love Kayne West,Eminem,Jay Z Drake.. The list would never end but I truly do idolise female artists like Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, and Ciara as they have made such a big impact on females finally be accepted in the rap industry.” There’s no denying the fact that HardBarzHarvey is all that everyone is talking about right now. Her ups and downs are what have got her to where she is now. When asked if this is the “most insane year of her life so far”, the rapper states, “Everything is so chaotic and crazy right now and it’s so much all at once, but I’m living for it. I’m just having the best time ever and everything’s falling into place like it’s supposed to. Even people who want to hate on me, they can’t even shut down the fact that I’m literally what everyone is talking about. I don’t want to say that I’m on top right now – I feel like I’m kind of an underdog in a cool way.” “I don’t intend on selling dreams to young people or being a role model. My generation has it the worst; I swear life isn’t the big fairy tale that Disney makes it out to be or the image that the hip hop industry portrays that money, drugs and violence is so badass and cool-far from it. I learnt how hard life is but you know what, I’m tougher.”… “Cause when life puts you in tough situations don’t say, Why me? Just say Try me.”

deliver. So many of her fans and the public admire the rapper of the struggles she has overcome and the blessed talent she has. Her album Unbreakable is set to sell worldwide breaking records already set by the legends. HardBarzHarvey tell us “Instead of turning to drugs, I express all my experiences and problems into my raps. If any one of my songs can help anyone who is in a tough situation and ultimate low, I will be truly happily. I want my music to reflect how life is far from perfect, as my grandparents have always said to be, Remember that life is full of ups and down but without the downs, the ups would mean nothing.”

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Pull quote Tracklist: It Gets Better Relapse Insane Addiction Recovery If I Had That Beautiful Lier 999 UnderDog Yours Faithfully

Exclusively OnPoint has the full tracklist of HardBarzHarvey new album It Gets Better.The 10 tracks are set to break records all over the world as we predict the album to sell millions. Even though the album is very deep and explicit, as HardBarzHarvey raps in details the lows of her life as seen in Addiction and Recovery.The fans will truely love her honesty and HardBarzHarvey clearly doesn’t hold back. A clear favourite on the track is already top selling single It Gets Better. The song expresses her ultimate high and happiness on where she is now and hopefully “It gets better from here and out”. Your faithfully being the last track made on the album is set to shock many fans as it shows of HardbarzHarvey OnPoint vocals as she expresses the pain of losing her parents. Being the only slow song on the album,it will be able to appeal to a vast audience as it clearly shows HardBarzHarvey’s variation as a artist.

As Georgia is set to release her first album by the end of this year, expectations are high of what HardBarzHarvey has to

22 @Danieel99: Forever playing It Gets Better in my car on my way to work! #TUNE!

"I’'ve learnt how hard life is but you know what, i'm tougher.�"


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