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We at Street Motivation Magazine have taken on a new challenge by bringing the voice and skills of unsigned talent to the frontline, allowing unsigned artist to shine. We offer reasonable prices that distribute valuable information about talent from state to state and we strive to continue to do so through advertisement and show our viewers the true power of networking.

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contents

october 2009 street buzz 06 ❘ Kennedy’s Brain Big Breaks for the Band 07 ❘ TB tha Bizness Hard at work on his own 08 ❘ Young Dumm Making a wiser choice 10 ❘ CD Reviews Is your Album Ready? 11 ❘ Loyal Enemy 13 ❘ Lo’Key The YG What cha know about em? 17 ❘ R&B=daMC Self Contained & Everythang 20 ❘ TEK TEK is not afraid to experience new sounds

Columns 05 ❘ I Got Jacked By Tammy Hopkins 08 ❘ Hottest Unsigned Producer Stone Beatz 16 ❘ From Behind the Walls By Desean “j-Dee” cooper 23 ❘ Hot Producer List

Letters 14 ❘ Questions & Answers

Winter Motivational Candy Girl 09 ❘ Tehmeena AfzaL Motivated Inspiring Models 02 ❘ MiMi Model, Ballet, Hip Hop Dancer, Actress 04 ❘ Skyei Graffiti

11 LOYAL ENEMY

Photographers Credit TL Glam Enchanted Dreams Feliz Natal Jr. Red Box RDigital

After many years of hard work, and the arrival of Dave Garcia, LOYAL ENEMY has received tremendous feedback on their latest release Our Beautiful Death.

Inpirations G-Qcality Clothing Giant Lyfe Family Vestis Designs Jamal @ Conexxxions Magazine Source Magazine Myspace We thank all of you for believing in our Dream

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I GOT

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icasso Publications, Canada, published Wacky Woody by Tammy Hopkins (ISBN-10: 155279010X and ISBN-13: 9781552790106) in November 1999. The ninety page fiction paperback has sold worldwide on Amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com among other online sites, as well as, retail book outlets like Vroman’s bookstores. Thankfully, the novelette has drawn in noticeable swells of unconventional readers wanting to purchase innovative literature from emerging artists. Remarkably the book has not made best seller rating—yet—word of mouth and grass root marketing/promotion add personal niche to the entire literary process. Library of Congress copyright in order proves that I do have final control over intellectual property as the original creator. Unfortunately, Picasso Publications manipulated hopeful writers in the United States and abroad. Crucial to have the support of an attorney and/or agent from the beginning to avoid situations like this, I have learned the hard way what not to do. One day, Picasso Publication (formerly known as Commonwealth) will be held accountable to pay for their unscrupulous business practice and compensate contracted authors. I have been advised to serve Picasso Publications with legal notice to stop selling, however, they have vanished. Be warned that this Canadian publisher has breeched contract(s) left and right and have made no attempt to reconcile. Wacky Woody’s powerful appeal draws on generation gap highlighting intimate images to compel conversation between people/classmates regarding serious concern and challenge about random violence, sex/homosexuality, drinking and driving, gang life, war, adversity and cultural bias.

Founded on truth, the intense scenarios induce a calm forum complimented by peace and harmony. User friendly and non-pornographic schematics are carefully worded and add fascinating depth when it is least expected. Poetry intermissions like Horsy, By Way of Sex, and Liar cast thought provoking phrases and clauses to enhance the literary arch model cluing in children/young adults/grown ups who are usually not interested in reading a book for any length of time. Strong character(s) encourage positive connection. Synergy took flight then flew straight through mists of personal confusion I grasped the intuitive sparks born at Monrovia Adult School during a summer night course on “How to Get Published” totally unexpected. Felling helplessly into the creative writing flow by default one sentence began the journey of a lifetime: “Dallas, Texas in the late 1800s roared splendid with spunky saloons, trashy women, and the notorious Wacky Woody the craziest cowboy ever known.” The words evolved into complete paragraphs formatted properly the published manuscript has since sprouted wings and have since flown to Crenshaw High’s read-a-thon landing sound wisdom inside students at Carson High School senior class assembly. The pleasure continues in Pasadena, Los Angeles and surrounding communities as the ambitious troubleshooter, Wacky Woody, plans to eventually break into moving animation with every new exposure. Come enjoy the ride and confirm your direct order with Tammy Hopkins for the (self published) first edition of Wacky Woody to be re-released in the United States by the original author in September 2008. Email: wackywoodywaters2001@yahoo.com today. SM

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inger & guitarist Philip Elsinger and drummer Beny Beza played together since ’98 in the local underground scene of San

Pedro de Alcantara. Lead guitarist Joe Castillo joined the band in the early ‘00 after listening to a demo track produced by the singer called “Pump”. DJ Platys incorporation to the band was in the year ’01 and for a couple of years the last incorporation to it, together with Bass player Kris Castillo. After a couple of years and gigs, Kris decided to leave the band. After the band casted several bass players the bands lead guitarist Joe came up with the idea to call up an old mate Max G. Bohrn to play the bass in the band. The band changed its initial name from “FLIPTOP-BOX” to “KENNEDYS BRAIN”. The biggest break for the band reached when they won a national demo competition which brought several performances in the rest of Andalucia and Spain on roofs of Siroco Club, Barracudas, Sala Sol and much more after. A few years on the road KENNEDYS BRAIN is reaching out to get one of the most popular hard rock bands in Andalucía. KENNEY’S BRAIN is

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GOT MY SKINNY JEANS ON!! WES NYLE WES

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TB For more contact information, call (562) 607-7188 / (562) 382-5432 or Email: thinkbigent562@ gmail.com

Coming straight from the sunny state known as California, here comes a fresh new hip hop talent packed with positive energy, and the right amount of determination to fly his way to the top! This young hipster/trend setter goes by the name of Wes Nyle. Wes Nyle has been cooking up dope hip hop joints for about 4 years and it wasn’t long before he started to develop a fan base. Wes Nyle makes music for all ages but most of his music is made for what he calls the “cool kids” in high school. One of Nyle’s top ten goals in life is to bring positive thinking and motivation back to the world of hip hop. Wes Nyles is one of the most promising artist from the west coast with a new grad of “swagger” and is sure to make a positive impact in the hip hop industry. So stay tuned to get infected!

aka The Bizness Think Big Entertainment www . m ys p a c e . c o m / t h i n k b i g ent 5 6 2 N

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aka The Bizness (Terrance Brown) is a young, diverse and talented MC/ Producer. He was born in Inglewood, California and raised in South Central Los Angeles. As he entered his high school years he discovered his passion for music, as be began writing rhymes and producing beats. Now at the age of 21 he has become well versed in both of his crafts, and shows the potential and charisma to be a superstar. His first full-length release off of Think Big Entertainment was released on April 20, 2009 and is entitled “Think Big Vol. 1” The mixtape/street album was entirely produced by TB with the exception of one track. TB has much more to come this year and more years to follow, as he plans to release “Blastin M.C’s Vol. 2” in August. He also plans to follow that

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up with “Think Big Vol. 2” in October, and an untitled mixtape at the end of the year. In additional to being hard at work on his own projects, TB has been able to produce various projects for other local artists. LBG (lil Bob Gotti) has chosen TB to manage the production on his next project. TB has also produced several tracks for Krackrated Entertainment up coming project, including the first single titled “I’m On” featuring AV. In addition to producing for other artists, TB has been stepping up his performance game, appearing at local clubs throughout the Los Angeles area. This is the future of the New West and Hip Hop in general. His diversity and charismatic personality makes it clear that he will be a huge success in this industry. SM

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orn November 2, 1987. In The City of Long Beach (Eastside). Stone remained in Long Beach up until the age of three. His Family moved out toward the City of Buena Park. Stone got introduced to the game at the age of six, while watching his cousin rap freestyle while making beats at the same time. Since witnessing that day, Stone was Interested in the music industry. Stone then decided to pursue his dreams of becoming a talented producer. “The production side did not Kick in until the 7th Grade,” say’s Stone. At the age of 13, Stone began receiving positive responses from crowds of music Lover’s, which made him continue to elevate his education in music Stone began enrolling in classes to learn music Instruments, which helped him make the heat you hear blowing out your speakers. But to Stone, music wasn’t something to do just for money, It was so much more then that. Stone began using music to express himself and with that he began to further challenge himself and create new music. Music to Stone is one thing but, his goal is to take music and use it to branch off to other projects and expand to other business. His passion, desire and love for music shows in his work, when it comes to getting work complete he makes sure it gets done. From the first keyboard he touch, to the hits he has produce now, It has been HISTORY IN THA MAKIN!

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n many ways the ideal West Coast rapper, Young Dumm endured substantial obstacles throughout his young adult life before he was taken back to prison on a parole violation for 7 months for being shot 7 times in early 2003. One might expect an up and coming rapper to capitalize off the attempt on his life but Young Dumm wants his message to be clear “There’s no amount of money that will bring you back from death?. He continues, “I wasn’t in a coma and I didn’t walk out of the hospital. I rolled out of there in a wheelchair thanking God I was still alive”. The product of an unstable home and gang culture in Compton California makes him a man of the streets, intimately familiar with its codes and its violence. Born and raised on the infamous streets of Compton California he lived what many rappers write about but have never experienced. Young Dumm or Dumm Dumm will tell you that he acquired his name from a neighborhood confidant after being constantly told he was doing “too much” referring to his seemingly increasing run-ins with the law. While he openly admits not being proud of the choices that eventually landed him 3 years and 11 months in state correctional facilities he calls reliving these choices through rhyme music therapy. Afterall, It was in Chino state prison where he gave his first concert. “I was on central yard, east side sycamore, 3rd tier. It was Black’s late night which is on Saturday’s. I had the joint rockin”. “I figured if I could have a yard full of criminals from different hoods feeling my flow, I could duplicate that on the outs”. SM


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Tehmeena Afzal Age: 27 Home Town: QUEENS, NY Hobbies: PLAYING VIDEO GAMES, WATCHING BASEBALL Favorite Perfume: JEAN PAUL GAULTIER Favorite Color: RED Favorite Pick-Up Line: I DONT LIKE PICK UP LINES, THEY ARE ALL CORNY Any Tatoos: I HAVE 6, ONE ON EACH THIGH, ON MY BACK, LOWER STOMACH, SHOULDER AND BEHIND MY NECK Most sexiest Part of your body: MY FACE Favorite Drink: WOULD BE GREY GOOSE APPLE MARTINIS, NON ALCOHOL WOULD BE FUZE Type of men you like: I LIKE FUNNY, AMBITIOUS, GUYS. THEY HAVE TO HAVE A LITTLE MEAT ON EM, AND THEY HAVE TO DRESS GOOD. Favorite Photographer to work with: FELIX NATAL JR.

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2009 CD REVIEWS

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biography Mikki Nilsen

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Mikki N. has also worked in various fields of the TV and music industry aside form L.E, recording and producing other artist and appearing in commercials, music videos, and movies. He was the composer and singer for the song featured in the European “Peugeot Playstation”television ad, and was the model for the 3D animated character in that same commercial. Mikki Uses: PRS guitars, Mesa/ boogie, Marshall, Voodoo labs, TCelectronic

Hadrien Vicedo Hadrien V. has toured Europe as a solo and lead guitarist in several Rock bands before joining Loyal Enemy. In Fall 06, he then moved to Boston (MA) where he will graduate in Music Production & Engineering from the Berklee College of Music in December 08. “According to Hadrien”, he is the woman provider for the band... :P Hadrien Uses : PRS guitars, Mesa/ boogie

Dave Garcia Dave G. graduated from industrial engineering and worked in the field for some years, when decided he wanted to leave it aside for now to pursue his music career. Since then he has been playing music in Mexico, New York, and now with Loyal Enemy in Los Angeles, CA. Dave Uses: Lakland, Ashdown, Epiphany

David Rehmann David R. has been making music with Mikki since their beginnings and has been very loyal to the cause. He has had his escapes by working as a studio session musician for some very talented artists. David Uses: Tama, Zildjian, Roland Our Beautiful Death - CD Release Date: 4/20/2009 Label - Independent Produced by - Loyal Enemy s m -m a g . c o m

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miscellaneous LOYAL ENEMY - originated from a previous band called Zen. Two members of that first band, Mikki Nilsen (vocals/guitar) and David Rehmann (drums), have been playing together since the age 14, when they formed their first band. After the early years they changed bass player and sound, deciding it was also time for a name change. Not much later Hadrien Vicedo (lead guitar) got in touch with LOYAL ENEMY, showing his interest in joining the band. They immediately connected and Hadrien, became the fourth member proving to be a prefect fit. Throughout the first years Loyal Enemy focused on working at their recording studio. There they wrote, recorded and produced not only their music, but also music for TV and other bands. In two

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occasions the band was approached by filmmakers who wanted to work with them. That’s how the two video clips “Panic” (2006) and “One Last Breath” (2007) were filmed. After many years of hard work and putting together all the material necessary LOYAL ENEMY decided to make the final big move. In fall 2007 they moved to Los Angeles to promote their music. Once again they had to leave the bass player behind, but shortly after arriving in Los Angeles they found the missing link, Dave Garcia. Who is now a solid member, giving great input and sound to the Loyal Enemy Band. As soon as the band was complete again, they started playing many venues in and around the Los Angeles scene and have received great feedback! SM


lo’Key tha yg w w w . my s p a c e . c om / lokeythayg 2 0 0 9 Single A l b um titled “ Chu c c z & Corte z ” f t . M i z T a s ti & D irty K nu c kle z

YOU HEARD “THE GAME MENTION LO’KEY Now Check fo ya Self!!! Lo’key tha Y.G. De’Andre Brown born in Los Angeles, Calif. Well known to many fans, friends and family as Lo’key. Why the name Lo’key tha Y.G? The name Lo’Key came from being more of a listener than a speaker. Residing in the Inland Empire since the age of fifteen, Lo’key was a natural at Entertaining. From an early age Lo’key would study the work of different rap artists such as Kurupt & Daz Dillenger, Brotha Lynch, 2 pac, Mausburg, Jayo Felony, Ice Cube, Tray Dee, Young Lexo his cousin and female rap artist/ manager Miz Tasti his Mother, and was able to emulate great artist vocal and rap styles. It was inevitable that Lo’key would have a dream to seek a career as a rapper/songwriter and live performer. This edgy & insightful young man is clear on his views of life as a twenty-year-old, and staying real and in touch with what’s going on in the world, as well as his peers. Lo’key music and songwriting will confirm that he is the “real deal” and here to stay. His music can be found at: cdbaby.com/lokey / www. myspace.com/lokeythayg, soundclick. com/lokeythayg as well as WalMart.com, AOL Music, MSN Music, Amazon and Tower Records. Lokey tha Y.G.-Pushes all buttons with his single titled “Chuckz & Cortez” featuring “Miz.Tasti” & “Dirty Knuckle”. Now look for the 2010 album titled “Blessed Wit Game”, all deriving from the West Coast. This song “You

So Fly” and 12 other hot tracks mainly produced by various artist from Cali, The Album finds the Rap artist at both creative, and personal apex. This album sizzles with Lo’key realism trademark, but it is also buoyed by a sparkling personality. Lo’key songs are anchored by stunning vocal displays that rival this generation’s greatest voices. Lo’key is an exceptional lyricist, performing and recording artist, his intoxicating lyrics cannot be denied. Media- Lo’key has featured on MTV reality TV Show “Parental Control”, Southwest Movie tiled “The Label” where Lo’key plays as “Kidd 9” a rap artist trying to balance friends and the treacherous games of the Hip-Hop industry and a Cingular commercial with Forrest Witaker. Lo’key Performances Include: The Improv, Club Bliss, The Bar Fly, Cal State University, The Diamond Club, Gabah, Mixed Nuts Comedy Club, The Stone, Vault 350, Bloomington High, Washington High, The Rhythem Lounge, Pomona Civic Ctr., Anaheim Press Box, Cal State University, Riverside University, Club Bliss, The bar Fly, and more to come…. Lo’Key! The talented, hansom, and independent twenty year old has clearly set his sights on breaking new ground in music with his own songwriting and mature vocal ability. The world will know Lo’key the Y.G. Giantz Lyfe Entertainment is proud to present this new, refreshing musical talent, and is confident that all audiences will be cast under the spell of--Lo’key tha Y.G! SM

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from our readers

questions & Answers I am now 35 years old, would I be too old to try and get into the industry? - Feeling & Looking Young, Hollywood, CA. Dear Feeling & Looking Young, There are plenty of artist out there doing what they love no matter what their ages are, your age is only a number, it does not dictate how you feel or look these days.

I sent out my CD to various record labels, it’s been over one month and I haven’t heard anything back, what’s the point of sending them anything if they are not going to contact you back? - Big Stixz, Fullerton, CA Dear Big Stixz, It can be very frustrating at times and very costly for the unsigned artist to keep sending out packages and get no responses, but remember there are many artist sending packages out to the same label as you . Also, believe it or not a lot of unsigned artist have the tendency to spend so much time on the artwork, that they forget to add the contact information. Make sure you add contact information on everything that you send the label and make sure that you are sending them a professional package, ask the people down at Office Max or Kinko’s if your package looks professional enough before sending, they may be able to give you a few extra touch ups if needed., and remember to be patient.

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I have been writing song’s for years and I have always put them in an envelope and sent them back to myself without opening them, Is this the correct way to copyright my songs? - Nina Bell, Carson, CA. Dear Nina, sorry but this is not the correct way to copyright your songs, you need to visit www.copyright.gov, download a P.A. Form with the direction on how to fill out this form, Add your lyrics and a $45.00 check or money order along with the P.A. Form and send them to the address given on the form, you will receive the front of the P.A. Form back with a PAU number stamped on the form, this number can also be added into your BMI or ASCAP account when registering your songs. Note that there is a loop hole to save you money by turning your songs into a book format with a content added for a low price of just $45.00 or you can continue to send off one song at a time for $45.00. Also please remember that if you do decide to use the book format, make sure you keep a copy of all songs sent in that same order in case any legal action’s occur and you need to contact the copyright office, it’s easier to be able to tell them exactly where the lyrics are located as oppose to paying for each sheet later. It can become very costly for the unsigned artist.

I’ve never been signed to a record deal but I know that this is the route I want to go, should I seek a manager at this time? - Lady Sharaylia, Las Vegas, NV.

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Dear Lady Sharaylia, Yes, but remember to seek a manager or personal manager with knowledge of the Industry and make sure you gain knowledge about the Industry yourself, a lot of unsigned artist have the tendency to count on the manager to tell them everything when getting starting and this may become a problem for the artist later on. Your local libraries have plenty of music information as well as the receptionist at the record label your seeking to get signed to. Remember to interview a few manager’s before asking them to manage your career and ask plenty of questions such as who have they managed in the past? And why are they no longer working with certain artist? How long will their contract last and if it’s alright that you have an attorney look over the contract before signing?

What is the difference between performance royalties and mechanical royalties? - Thomas Grey, Downey, Ca. Dear Thomas; When you hear songs on the radio, television or even in restaurants, the songwriter receives royalties called “Performance Royalties”. When the record company presses up your CD and distribute copies for sale you receive “Mechanical royalty” and BMI, ASCAP or SESAC collects performance royalties, The Harry Fox Agency (HFA), AMRA and SGA are organizations that collect mechanical royalties from record companies.


Association of Independent Music Publishers Los Angeles: P.O. Box 69473, Los Angeles, CA. 90069. (818) 771-7301 Email: Lainfo@aimp.org www.aimp.org BMI 320 W. 8730 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, Ca. 90069 (310) 659-9109 Email: Losangeles@bmi.com California Lawyers for the Arts 1641 18th st. Santa Monica, CA. 90404 (310) 998-5590 email: usercla@aol. com / www.calawyersforthearts.org Film Music Network 5557 West Century Blvd. Suite 1550 Los Angeles, Ca. 90045 1-800-774-3700 or Email: info@ filmmusic.net www.filmmusicworld.com or www. filmmusic.net Lamn Los Angeles Music Network

P.O. Box 2446 Toluca Lake, Ca. 91610 (818) 769-6095 Email: info@lamn.com or www.lamn. com “Access to top professionals and promoting career development”

SGA- Song Writers Guild of America 6430 Sunset blvd. Suite 705 Hollywood, Ca. 90028 (323) 462-1108 / Email: la@ songwritersguild.com

The Las Vegas Songwriters Association P.O. Box 42683 Las Vegas, NV. 89116 (702) 223-7255 Email: Betty_Miller@McGraw-Hill.com or www.lasvegassongwriters.com “We help turn amateur writers into professionals”

Volunteer Lawyers For The Arts New York, N.Y. (212) 319-2787 M-F 9:3012 or 1-4pm Email: vlany@vlany.org / website: ww w.vlany.org

Musicians Contact P.O. Box 788 Woodland Hills, Ca. 91365 (818) 888-7879 Email: muscontact@aol.com / website: www.musicianscontact.com “The primary source for paying jobs for musicians and vocalist nationwide”

West Coast Song Writers 1724 Laurel St. Sutie 120 San Carlos, Ca. 94070 (650) 654-3966 / Email: ian@ westcoastsongwriters.org / www. westcoastsongwriters.org Goal- “To provide education and opportunities that will support writers”/ *There are dues for this program

Sesac 501 Santa Monica Blvd. Sutie 450 Santa Monica, Ca. 90401 / (310) 393-9761

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a message from behind the walls H Subject: UNTAPPED TALENT The Heat Behind The Walls!

as anyone of you Big Wigs ever thought about why so many rappers, singers, up and coming artist believe it’s necessary to have street credibility in order to sell units? Major and Indie labels know the value of an artist who has had a run-in with the law or has done a bid. The question I pose is this, why hasn’t anyone set up a system or agency that helps artist who are paroling to the streets and don’t have a clue how to get signed? The hottest and some of the brightest minds are languishing in the State Prison system. Artist who, in the writer’s opinion, make today’s talent look like amateurs. Instead of banking on an artist to get a bunch of prison time, why not help them get rich, maintain their finances by being responsible and stay out of prison. Truth is who are we proving to be real to? We’re all from the streets of “GHETTO U.S.A”, It’s not just Afro-Americans who listen to rap music, seventy-five percent of CD’s & downloads are purchased by young Caucasians.

Let’s get the heat out of the California Prison System from Sac to the Bay, L.A. and Diego, The West Coast is sitting on a gold and platinum mine and you labels are set-trippin! The west is not just about money, women, weed, and whips with switches. Long gone are the days of “Give me the pu**y, the money, the mic and I’m straight.”This is the begging of a NEW WEEEESSSTTT! This was just some heat from behind the wall. I’ll holla at y’all in a minute. Peace & Solidarity WESTCOAST LENCH MOB PAROLE SQUAD

For more info: Freejdee@battlecryofinnocence.com Or simply write J-Dee @ Mr. DaSean Cooper J52728 CMC East Room 3201 P.O. Box 8101 San Louis Obispo, CA. 93409

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= DaMC R&B

I’m an artist Man!!! Been in the game for a while, ran with Paperboy, Signed my 1st record deal in 95 with my group Me And My Cuz’n with Priority Records thru Hard To Oppose (Rhythm D. C.E.O.).. Hard To Oppose’s bizness was wack so we fell off... Priority was excellent!!! Anyways, We kept doing our thing, made an Underground E.P. called Talkshow, and started doing The Band Circuit in Downtown Long Beach and Orange County with a group of musicians called Delta Nove’.... 9 piece band, they were tight as fucc.... I luv making and performing music, so all of it was good exercise, and kept me motivated to still chase this shit down... Feel Me!!! Moving on, We ended up coming together with these 2 cats Dennis and G, thru some mutual Homies (3’s Up) and started making more music.... We recorded a shit load of songs with these cats, and made a project called Chronically Impaired, it was sicc from the Music to the Marketing, and the Artwork..... We circulated it thru a few hands, and ended up meeting Ditty (Puffy) on the strength of the project..... He flew out here and had 2 meetings wit us, pumped our heads and shit, and

nothin ever came of it... Again though, that was the ultimate in validation, for someone of his caliber to feel our shit.... Can’t even explain how I felt..... My Cuz’n kind of went to the bizness side of the game (KS Media) after that, and I kept recording joints, and tryin to breathe on any and everybody’s shit that came thru our lab... G, Dennis, and R&B (DNA Style)... Yeah its official DNA Style is 3 deep, meaning I produce my own stuff Pimpin, Self Contained and everythang.....I linked up with Sly Boogy thru his DJ/Manager at the time KMP, and started doin shows, hype man stuff U know!!! We clicced though, and had some amazing performance’s....Which brings us to present day....... I-Ebonics is my baby, from the concept, to the artwork, the music that was used, album format....EVERYTHANG!!!! With help of course... But its my baby, fa real though!!!I’m in a group called The P.B.G. with 2 of my favorite M.C’s, Sly and Dirty Bird, both them Niggas will rip an M.C’s neck off, TRUST!!! We will be the next West Coast Super Group..... Watch!!! Thats my history and my current in the game story, condensed for easy readin and shit....Hopefully this album thats about 2 happen will bring sum ol’ extra spice 2 the life. YA Know...SM

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album REVIEWS

LOOSE LOGIC

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“I’ve got a mission to prove myself to the people about how talented I really am,” Jayo says. “Not just about music, but with the movies I’m about to start doing and the business things I’m putting together. I will prove that I’m one of the best rappers that ever lived. I know for a fact that before it’s all said and done, I will be up in the Hip-Hop Hall Of Fame as one of the best. Period.”

Eastwood is a multitalented entertainer. He was inaugurated into the Hip-Hop culture by his peers after writing his first set of bars and flowing for a couple of friends in his neighborhood. A veteran with over 10 years of experience in the Rap/Hip-Hop industry, he has had associations with record labels including Dunn Deal Records, Death Row Records, Black Wall Street Records, and is currently signed with Jaded Entertainment.

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LEO JULY 23-AUG 22 Now This Sign Is a Piece of work, Great Lovers, Dominating and Will Fight Anyone That Crosses That Path, Entrepreneurs and out going, smart and good at what ever they get into, Hell to Basically Break It down Their Crazy, Sexy and Cool.

moving and moving fast, they don’t know how to stop stinging.

SAGITTARIUS NOV 23- DEC 21 Always working hard to perfect their craft in whatever they get into, most of them love music and would love to sing whether the talent is there or not.

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CAPRICORN

AUG 23- SEPT 22 Quiet, smooth and loves money, more like the lover not a fighter type. Basically they don’t like to talk about their money and will share it if needed, smooth in the bedroom and not tight with money, every women loves them.

DEC 22- JAN 19 Lovers and love children, lots of children, Entrepreneurs and very classy, loves to be on time for anything they do.

LIBRA SEPT 23- OCT 22 Loves to eat and crack jokes, work-a-holic type but won’t really move a muscle, got dreams but won’t act on em, got money but won’t invest in anything, basically they make money but won’t move weight. We need to get them motivated

SCORPIO

AQUARIUS JAN 20 - FEB 18 Needs to be motivated, great personality, creative, outgoing, loves to eat, but a bit of a follower.

PISCES FEB 19 - MARCH 20 Got your own thing going and can’t no one tell you anything, what you say is what goes, either everyone plays the game your way or don’t play at all, of course this strategy never get you too far

OCT 23 - NOV 22 Here’s another smooth one, sexy, quiet but won’t sting much with the one there into, but the one’s they don’t like, keep it

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ARIES MARCH 21 - APRIL 20 Makes too many excuses and would love for someone to hold their hand in all of there endeavors.

TAURUS APRIL 21 - MAY 20 Want’s to be the boss and the follower at the same time, got to choose one or the other, you can’t do them both.

GEMINI MAY 21 - JUNE 20 Come on now, make up your mind on what you want to do, we know you got tons of talent but don’t be the jack of all trades and master of none, make a choice and stick with it for longer than a week.

CANCER JUNE 21 - JULY 22 Stop being so smug, not everyone wants to be you or want what you have. Your creativity will take you a long way but you have to get the word out about your craft and stop analyzing everything and everyone.


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TEK

Instrumentation tek : lyricist/emcee/songwriter Discography organized rhyme :mixtape: 2005 the definition: mixtape: 2007 the lost muzik: mixtape 2008 radio play - www.blogtalkradio.com/yostreetradio

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Port Huron, Michigan. He loved all styles of music when he was young, but had a deep love for the “Motown” sound. He is currently working on his debut CD. He’s recording, mixing, mastering the entire project at Cherry Beach Studio. “I plan to bring hip hop back with feeling, meaning, and substance. I concentrate on making music that is true to me and reflects my life and experiences - songs that people can often relate to as if I read their mind. “ TEK utilizes the expertise of producers like Young Blaise, a.k.a. Beats Me, from Saskatchewan, Kosyne (Cosign) from UK and also Chysty from Chicago that understand Tek’s style. The techniques used are very creative with precise placement within the song that makes it so good. Sometimes you hear almost an entire string section of an orchestra - then it builds and goes right into rap. Very, very cool. TEK is not afraid to experiment with new sounds. It makes him unique in the hip hop/rap world. His new single, “NOT 2 DAY” is off of his new CD, “BLACK MARKET”. This single is sending out a message loud and clear - “Message to anybody trying to keep me down, judge me, or hold be back NOT 2 DAY”. This new CD will be out in August of 2009. This CD is very representative of who TEK truly is as an artist. It captures the direction that he is taking in his life and in his music career. He does have prior CD’s. “Organized Rhyme” in 2005, “The Definition” in 2007, “Lost Muzik” in 2008 and Vinyl Heaven” in 2008. He has performed at the Emerald Theater in Mt. Clemens in 2006 and also at The Metro Times Blowout in Hamtramck in 2006. This is also an announcement that Organized Rhyme Entertainment has recently been started, as an independent label. “If you want to listen to music with a meaning that you can relate to, listen to me. Hip Hop is not dead. It lives through every lyric I write. Thank You” No Shawn, it’s not dead. Bravo to you for bringing back a little of what hip hop used to be. SM

If you want more information on TEK, please go to www.arselect.com. You can also go to www.myspace.com/tekneekkotp

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hot producers list DAT BOI SHEED SMMAG: So what do they call you? I go by the name Dat Boi Sheed SMMAG: Where are you from? Im Originally from Lumberton, North Carolina but was rise all my life in Columbia SC in the metro area. SMMAG: How long have you been producing music? I’ve been producing beats for 7 years now. SMMAG: Who are some your musical influence we might hear in your tracks that you produce? Most of my beats are Hip Hop/Rap/Crunk, So I’ve been influenced by alot of rappers such as young jeezy, lupe fiasco, dipset, and people like that. But mostly people going to hear a lot of dirty south type of work.

industry artist, but i did work with alot of big time local artist here such as Talor Boy, Young Swagg, Gemstar da Goldenchild, Cody Swagg and a couple more. SMMAG: What type of equipment are you using? Im an oldschool type of guy, so i use fl studios stuffed up with all professional vsts. SMMAG: What is the cost to have a custom beat done? My rates are pretty cheap. I sell beats for 50, but for leasing it would be 10 to 25. SMMAG: What website can artist go and listen to your tracks at? They can check out my music at www. myspace.com/concretebeatz803 SMMAG: Before we wrap it up, is there any tips you can give fellow producers out there? Yeah, keep your music original. If you aint it, ou just aint it. feel me

SMMAG: What artist have you worked with and what artist would you like to work with? I haven’t yet work with any main stream

ROSCOE-T SMMAG: What do they call you? Roscoe T SMMAG: Where are you from? San Bernardino SMMAG: How long have you been producing? 4 years now SMMAG: Who are some of your musical influences? I came up listening to ja rule, eminem, tupac, bone thugs, mysitcal. SMMAG: Who have you worked with so far ? Various indie artist, vudu and lo’key tha Y.G.

SMMAG: Who would you like to work with? T- pain, Neyo, Eminem, Lil Wayne, Ja Rule, Jada Kiss, Chris Brown, SMMAG: What does your studio time cost? Get at me SMMAG: What is web-site? search me by my email address on myspace, sbhottestbeats@yahoo.com SMMAG: Any tips for young producers on tha rize? Yeah just, think outside the box, but keep it in between the lines, stay motivated! - ROSCOE -T SM

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