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CONTENTS

SHAWTY REDD 7 BAMBI 8 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 12 STREET QUEEN 20 TURNING LANE 28 HOT BOX 31

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amn I hate your car! I mean a fucking Buick!? What kinda of Dope man you posed to be? I mean we posed to be fucking balling over here” P.J. was coming down on Dorian for what seemed like the millionth time for his selection of car.” Dorian interjected “I don’t need extra attention at all. These mufukas already calling me killa out here in these streets”. P.J. tossed Dorian an half an ounce of cocaine as he continued his verbal assault as Dorian hadn’t even open his mouth “I mean look at you! You prolly about to go with them bitches you got and charge damn near double what I charge for the shit, to the country boys ain’t you?” Dorian laughed as he half inspected the coke and tossed P.J. a small stack of money, “I’ll be back in a minute” Dorian said smirking adding” Where yo hoes at?” Before walking out on P.J. closing the door as P.J. launched off the couch “Fuck you! I got bitches, plenty! ” P.J. sat back into the couch unfolding the money Dorian tossed him, pulling a huge stack of money from his pants combined the two as he said to himself “I don’t need a women noway, hell if I need one ill buy one!” half laughing -It had been weeks since he had heard from Chrystal or Tonya. The cops had been following Dorian ever since he turned off of Rock Street and onto the main street headed toward the highway. He had never seen the cops camped out like that before and he didn’t like it. Dorian had instructed everyone to stay calm, Rhonda was trying her best in the backseat as she lit up a cigarette blowing the smoke heavily, in the front Serena was the definition of cool, yet her eyes where filled with excitement. As Dorian was maintaining his lane trying to manage his nerves Serena lustfully says “give me the Yay” Dorian pulls the sack out of this left pocket sliding it across the seat as Serena quickly grabs it spreading her legs apart moving her panties to the side, sliding the dope inside herself letting out a slight breath as if she was beginning to have sex. Dorian normally the definition of focus and concentration had become distracted by Serena’s smuggling technique and swerved just a little causing the cops to instantly flash his light, blaring his horn, yelling over the loud speaker to “PULL THE CAR OVER”. Dorian and Serena shared a smirk, Dorian slightly shaking his head, in the back Rhonda let out a disgusted “Shit!” taking a big sack of weed out of her purse unzipping her pants stuffing it inside herself. Dorian shakes his head to himself looking into the rear-view mirror seeing Rhonda stuff her sack thinking to himself “Somebody taught them well”. “Super Cop” Officer Chase Clark is on the car in no-time exclaiming “Killa whatsup? Where are the drugs, guns and money at?” Dorian is in shock looking over at Serena quickly regaining his composure replying “My name is Dorian Daniels, here is my license and registration.” The officer snatches the papers and license out of Dorian’s hand while opening the car door at the same time “Outta the car, smart ass.” He grabs Dorian slamming him against the hood spreading his legs violently searching Dorian, quickly putting

him in handcuffs .Clarke pulls out money out of both of Dorian’s front pockets putting on top of Dorian’s head, as the money begins to fall off his head it causes Dorian to laugh, infuriating the police officer who slams his head into the hood angrily exclaiming “fucking drug dealers!” As he harasses Dorian another cop car pulls up and a female officers steps out calling Officer Clarke over to the car, Clarke leaves Dorian in the handcuffs spread over the hood. Dorian pulls himself up shaking his head. After a few minutes Officer Clarke comes back with a traffic citation, undoing the handcuffs, placing the traffic ticket on Dorian’s chest, then pressing it down with his index finger into Dorian’s chest intensely staring into Dorian’s face informing him to “Drive carefully”. “See what I mean, the got damn Police calling me Killa that shit ain’t cool”…Back on Rock Street Dorian and P.J. sat atop of Bessie’s porch in lawn chairs as Dorian recited the story over again for P.J. and Bessie. Serena and Rhonda were each rolling blunts, as Serena finished her blunt she lit it up and handed it Dorian who accepts the blunt inhaling in mid-sentence and continues the story. P.J. was looking and listening and he smiled to himself as he looked at Dorian and thought to himself “Look at Dorian he barely even smoked a couple weeks ago now, look at him” P.J. was proud of his semi- creation. As Dorian was finishing his story he and P.J. were engulfed in laughter a grey Chevy turned right on Rock Street and only Serena saw the bandana covered gunmen sitting on the passenger side door, holding two gigantic handguns coming down towards them. Serena yelled “GUN” grabbing Rhonda running behind the house as gun fire exploded from both guns. P.J. and Dorian retreated into the house, Dorian reaching behind the couch grabbing the 223 assault rifle and as he cocks it, he hears a bone-chilling shriek in the hail of gun-fire and he knows Bessie is shot outside. Dorian kicks the open, releasing the fully automatic weapon causing the car to explode from its crawl, speeding off so fast the gunmen is jerked violently and he drops both weapons as the cars back windows are shattered. Dorian stops shooting when Bessie grabs his foot and he looks down and sees blood coming from both legs. P.J. comes outside a second later holding a huge revolver, he stops in his tracks when he sees Dorian clutching Bessie like a baby, rubbing her head. The girls come around the house and rush to Bessie’s side. P.J. explodes “What the fuck!? Pick auntie up and put her in the back of my car, we ain’t got time for an ambulance.” They pick up Bessie which causes her to scream in agony “Oh Lawd, please don’t let me die! WAIT! Give me some liquor before we go!” Rhonda leaps into action running into the house, returning instantly with a huge bottle of liquor, Dorian is looking crazy to which Rhonda responds “Its eases the pain” As Bessie guzzles the liquor. Bessie is shot three times. P.J. instructs Dorian to stay and straightened up the scene, as sirens can be heard in a distance. Dorian goes into action immediately rushing into picking up shells putting the gun up as P.J. and the girls speed off up Rock Street around the corner P.J.’s screaming motor, tires, and music drowning out the sirens rapidly approaching.

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Super Producer Shawty Redd

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hawty Redd (born Demetrius Stewart) is an Atlanta-based, Grammy nominated record producer,[1] rapper, and songwriter. In November 2007, he gained fame when he produced “Sensual Seduction”, the first single from multiplatinum rapper Snoop Dogg’s Ego Trippin’. In addition to being a hit, it marked the official mainstream acceptance of this young producer’s return to a more complex Hip-Hop sound, one which borrows from other genres and utilizes a full spectrum of instrumentation. “In Atlanta, we were already known to do records like this, going back to the days of Kilo Ali and Raheem The Dream,” he explains “And everyone said that type of music wouldn’t come back in style. By Snoop doing it, he made it okay for everyone else to do it.” Prior to the West Coast co-sign, Shawty Redd, who always considered himself as much artist as producer, kept his more experimental tracks to himself. When Redd landed his first placement at age seventeen, his success had already been a long time in the making. Like many influential artists, Redd was first introduced to music through religion as a child. By the age of 6 he was playing multiple instruments, including the piano and drums. Already his life’s passion, music became his salvation. It wasn’t long before trouble found him and, when granted a second chance, Redd made a promise to his Grandmother that he

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would not need a third. His career in music began soon after, when he landed an internship with event promoters Twin Productions. In addition to learning the ins-and-outs of stage and sound set-up, the position allowed him to interact with some of the most successful southern artists of the time. In 2000, at the age of 17, Shawty Redd produced Atlanta artist Drama’s entire debut album, the RIAA-certified gold selling Causin’ Drama, which spawned the hit single “Left, Right, Left.” He parlayed his success with Drama into opportunities for his protégés the 404 Soldiers and a placement on the soundtrack to 2001’s Save The Last Dance. Soon thereafter, Redd forged a friendship with label owner turned reluctant rapper Young Jeezy. Driven by each other’s determination to attain success, the two opened a new chapter in Atlanta’s musical history.[citation needed] At a point when Redd felt he might be ready to abandon the business of music, Jeezy approached him with an offer to purchase some tracks. Those twelve track became Jeezy’s critically acclaimed mixtape, Streetz Iz Watchin’, which catapulted the rapper to mainstream attention and a deal with Def Jam Records. Redd’s signature sound became synonymous with “trap” or “dope boy music.” With production credits for artists like Gucci Mane and Maceo, as well as some of the most popular tracks on Jeezy’s


label debut Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101, including “Trap or Die,” “Air Forces,” and “Get Ya Mind Right,” it wasn’t long before he found his multi-layered, drumladen style imitated. His popularity in the South also led to placements with Pastor Troy, Eightball & MJG, and on Young Jeezy’s sophomore effort The Inspiration. By 2006, he found it necessary to expand his production repertoire to incorporate his musical upbringing, creating more melodious songs like Black Jak’s “Ride and Swerve.” and Big Kuntry King’s debut single “Da Baddest”. At the end of 2006, Shawty Redd met recording/mix engineer Seth Firkins at Hot Beats Studio in Atlanta GA. Firkins’ style with mixing blended seamlessly into Redd’s “Bass-Heavy” productions. Quickly, Firkins became Shawty Redd’s personal engineer, traveling from studio to studio while maintaining Redd’s reputation as the pre-eminent “Trap Producer”. Shawty Redd continues to celebrate milestones in his career. In addition to landing the second single on Kuntry’s album, My Turn to Eat’s “We Here,” Shawty Redd is the man behind Jeezy’s “Who Dat”, the third single from 2008’s The Recession. He has also been working with Ludacris, Lil Jon, The Clipse, Hurricane Chris, Yo Gotti, Kia Shine, Nina Sky and Shawty Putt on their latest projects. -Flyer Perry

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Interview by Aubrean Ellis

From Compton to Atlanta Bambi has taken Hip Hop to another level, by remaining cute yet lyrically talent enough to keep up with the fellas, and make them respect her hustle. This in return has gained her a suitable following, and secured radio spins. Upon releasing Bamlanta volume 1, the mixtape reviews have been quite impressive. She is what the game is currently missing, a female rap artist with finess and style yet a gangster persona that is expressed through her music. Her single”Look at Yo Body” Featuring Cap 1 has flooded the speakers throughout the clubs in Atlanta and beyond. The song was previously retired on Hot 107.9’s Battleground Radio for being voted #1 seven times in a row, as well as being in rotation at several radio stations throughout the Southeast and Westcoast regions. Keep your ears and eyes open, and pay attention to the Cheif of Lipstick Gang as she brings diversity to the everchanging world of Entertainment. Lipstick Gang is more than a support camp for Bambi’s music, it is a movement created to uplift and empower women with dreams and goals across the world.

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Who is Bambi? Who is Bambi? Hmm Bambi is a young woman that is motivated to be all that she can be, well I mean that I can be. Im focused on getting myself heard and being a positive role model for young women who sometimes need the extra push or feel like the need to stick up for themselves. Where did the name Bambi come from? The name came from my family and friends who think I resemble the cartoon (Bambi).(Laughs) with my gorgeous eyes and golden complexion don’t you think I kind of look like Bambi> How did lipstick gang come about? What is lipstick gang? The lipstickgang is a movement I started to empower women. In life and especially in the music business you have to stand for something or you will fall for it all. This is something I believe in and I wanted to add a positive on something we women all like, which is lipstick. Why did you choose the color pink? The pink bandanna is what we use year round to support breast cancer awareness. Really I chose the color because of its connection and this is something that I really wanted to support. While it effects women and men, a lot more women lose their lives to it. Although Breast Cancer awareness is only recognized one month out of the year we should be thinking of it year round. So when I see a pink bandana thats what I think about. What should we expect from you on this album/mixtape? My newest mixtape (Shimmer) has all features I’ve done with other artists so it shows my range. But I have another mixtape on DatPiff entitled BamLanta that was released over the summer. Its some of my earlier work but I put a lot in to my mixtapes and treat them all

the same. The difference is just the growth that you can see as I transition through stages. What sets Bambi apart from any other female rapper in the game? What sets me apart from a lot of other female rappers are that they are dependent on male artists to get them relevant, I’m not. Right now Im focused on my movement and my movement alone. While some opportunities may come along, Im more so focused on trying to put myself on. If that means working harder than most then thats what Im going to do. What/who inspired you to pursue this particular career? I became an artist to be the voice for independent women, this is only one of my many talents. But I think its very important for women to have a voice in music and in life. I dont back down from situations or go back on what I say to not hurt someone’s feelings. You have to stand for something and most times you standing helps the next person either begin to stand or stand taller. How does it feel to have your single played on the radio numerous of time and also in the club? It feels great to hear my song on the radio. I look forward to having more cuts on the radio. We’ve been in the studio for sometime now working on things here and there. So I have a lot more things coming. How has the transition of a model into a rapper been? I never considered myself a model, I just booked modeling jobs when I fit the look for a gig. It was never my dream to make a living off of it as a career. But its a nice thing to do every now and then. I like the process and playing to the camera. Its amazing sometimes how different you can look from make up and an outfit.

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How does it feel to be the reality to show Basketball Wives of LA &you’re not even a wife? I feel like I must be an amazing character with a lot of shimmer if I was offered a job and compensation for a tv show that’s about wives and I’m not one that means I must have something worth hearing. I think my personality is something a lot of people are drawn too. Im the same all the time. What’s the drama btw you and Brooke? Are you jealous of her accomplishments? Why so much hatred toward her? Would say that she is a hater and jealous of you? There is no drama between Brooke and I, her boyfriend bought me gifts, I accepted and she has gotten over it. I’m not sure as to what exactly she has going on that I would be able to fester up a jealous feeling about. I’m not sure if she’s a hater or jealous of me, I don’t care too much to look into it Would you ever consider being friends with Brooke ever? No, never How did you even get on the show? The show is about basketball wives, my best friend is a basketball wife and I’m a part of her life. So I’m on the show. Thats how it happened for the most part. Would you consider yourself a published model or just eye candy?

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I’ve been published several times. But I’m not a model. I think most people see my height and my stature and automatically think I am a model but I’m not by trade. Are you secretly dating anyone in the entertainment industry? Yes I am, secretly What do you love most about yourself? I love that I do whatever I want, whenever I want What advice or encouragement would you give to your fans who are trying to pursue their dreams? The best advice I can give is to go hard and don’t wait on anyone to do anything for you, you’ll be disappointed. If you have to be a one woman show then so be it. Nobody’s going to go hard for you like you would go for yourself. Its a blessing though to find good people around you. I have a great team with genuine friends that want to see me succeed. Also keep a strong foundation it will keep you rooted and focused when you need it most. What should we expect on this season of Basketball Wives of La? This season brings lots of drama and fakeness that will be exposed. Thats all I can say right now. So everybody has to make sure they tune in and watch every Monday. Also I know the reunion show is going to be good also.


What is hip hop to Bambi? Has hip hop lost it’s originality? HipHop is ever changing ... Its means a lot to many different people but I enjoy where it started and the evolution of it. Being an artist when it changes helps you change styles and keeps

you up on whats hot and new so you ca adjust and also have your fans grow as you grow. What celebrities would you like to collab with in the future? No one at this moment

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When we started seeing Dr. Dre’s nearly-ubiquitous Beats headphones on every Manhattan street corner, we figured it’d only be a matter of time before another hip-hop mogul released a rival version. Enter Ludacris, the man behind the almost equally successful line of Soul headphones. These SL300’s, we’re happy to report, are no cheap knockoffs—they produce rich, clear, high-definition sound, thunderous bass, and unlike the Beats we sampled, they also came with a noise-cancelling function that you’ll find to be a godsend on, say, a long, child-packed flight. Just bring an extra set of batteries. While the Beats didn’t require any extra juice, this line of Soul headphones will be rendered useless without the addition of two AAAs. $299

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Be Thankful For What You Got By Sandta (pronounced Sand Tay) Brooks “I’ve started to look at life differently. When you are thanking God for every little you-every meal, every time you wake up, every time you take a sip of water-you can’t help but be more thankful for life itself, for the unlikely and miraculous fact that you exist at all.” -A.J. Jacobs Life is merely a blessing that is something to be thankful for. When I wake up every morning, I thank God for life. I let Him know how thankful I am for the mercy He has on my soul. I thank Him for my family, my home, and the list could go on. Many of us do not appreciate the small blessings that God has bestowed upon us. We want to see the money, the cars, and the houses. The materialistic things that we feel make us as individuals. In actuality, if you already have everything that you want, what do you have to live for? In the Bible there’s a scripture that states, “But seek ye the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you” (Matthew 6:33). Of course we should be thankful for everything, but it’s the small things that add up to the big ones. You should be thankful for everything that you have, but you should also be thankful for the things that you went through to get what you have. It’s always easy to thank God and be happy during the good times, but the bad times are also worth being thankful for.

and leaves plenty of room for growth. I know being thankful for your troubles seems like an oxymoron, but your troubles will eventually turn into a blessing. Sometimes you are in the valley and cannot see the light, but instead of being down embrace the peace that is to come at the end. When you lose a job, your lights get cut off, or you lose a loved one do know that you should be thankful. Psalms 30:5 says, “For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor for a lifetime; Weeping may tarry for the night but joy comes in the morning”. The troubles that we endure are test from God. I know that it’s hard but you should thank God for the better job that’s to come, thank God that it was your lights and not your home, or even thank God that your loved one is no longer in this troubled world. I know that in the mist of it all, your vision is blurry, but the reward at the end is worth all the thanks.

Being thankful for what you already have is of high importance when you are hopeful of When you are tired and weary, it means that more things. Why should God bless you with you have given your all. How can you know a Mercedes when you are unappreciative of that you have arrived if you have never been your Honda? The thing is, do you know how through anything? Sacrifice and diligence many people are without a car? I remember are key factors in giving your all. You have going into Papa John’s to pick up a pizza and to give up something but at the same time this guy was talking about how he didn’t like you cannot give up on what you have set for his job and he was in such a hurry to get off yourself. I have set small goals for myself of work. I looked him dead in his face and that will eventually turn into things that are said, “You should be thankful that colossal. When I see my name on one of the you have a job.” I do a lot of little skyscraper in Athens I should be drained. I administrative task so that I can make money. will know at that point I have given my all There is nothing guaranteed so when and that I have arrived; and that is only in I see people complaining about the this life. When I arrive in heaven I should guaranteed income that they have I have to be tired as well because I have done all that let them know that they should have I could do to please God. I am thankful for an attitude for gratitude. I know firsthand every success, every failure, and everything in that my sincere gratitude for what I have is between because it teaches me to trust God the reason that my kids and I are

good. When God sees that the timing is right he is going to bless me with things that I feel are unimaginable. . Thanking God for what he has blessed you with allows Him continue to shed his grace and mercy upon you and bless you with more. More importantly, do not take credit for the works of God because all things belong to God. In the Bible, Chronicles 16:8 says, “Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; makes known his deeds among the people“. Always remember, that there is someone who is worse off than you and that alone is worth be appreciative for.

When you are tired and weary, it means that you have given your all. How can you know that you have arrived if you have never been through anything?

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“Southern Lights” by: A-Money

a series of serious measures good times we treasure bad times pester dont live life under pressure live life no regrets live life with pleasure no fear of mess-up you see i keep my distance yes the view is great more worried bout my life then a soul mate when im grindin im shining like some colgate i speak the truth i only can get more great gods made me to make me unstoppable nothing to prove nothings impossible climbing up the latter like its what i got to do climbing up the latter like its what i got to do im never coming down like a satellite keep my game up and the pattern right looks so sharp imma dagger right chop down the beat imam dagger right follow me @mrhustlemoney

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“Cash”

by: Tony B Riding round town 100k up in a duffie & im two wheeling but no its not a huffie bad bitch in my face & no its not buffie Watch how she shake it up then swing her hair up & down da pole cash everywhere YSL on my back Foams on my feet running to the cash like a track meet follow me @Infamous_TonyB


Interviewed by Flyer Perry

Q&A

What you listening to these days? I listen to a lot of local artists from from athens like Dictator, Young Dential, Everybody from Ga Pro And The Underground Scene in Athens But also some from Atlanta Like Swisha Man Slim And Trinidad James. Other Than That Im zoned in on Nothing But Ludacris Young Dro, Big K.R.I.T. B.o.B. and Variety Of RnB. If you had 3 wishes, what would you wish for? If i had 3 wishes The first would be for me, my friends, family and each and every person who have been going through this struggle with me to finally achieve the goal of breaking into the music and business industries so we can live right and make a living doing what we love. My second wish would be for me to be able to meet the great entertainers who passed such as Richard Prior, Tupac and Aaliyah, and witness them in there element. Third wish would be for me to know what i know now back when i was a child so i could help myself and others to not make the certain mistakes that we made. Whats your favorite color? I dont have just one but My favorite colors are and always have been blue black and purple.

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Interviewed by Flyer Perry

What Up homie? Lets Start this interview off right, What do you want for Christmas this year? Shit, bruh i already got everything i want. If i had to list it though, 5 Blunts of Kush, 4 Ciroc bottles, 3 Audemars, 2 Bad Bitches and a Lexus LF-A. I feel you homie, that Lexus on deck ain’t it? I know you stay hard at work in the booth, what have you been working on lately? I got a bunch of features I’ve been working on, just trying to get things right with the labels so we can release em. Down South Biggie my solo album drops January 2013. I took the south to Brooklyn with this one, plus i got a few mixtapes on the way so make sure y’all fuck with it! Already, so whats next for Young King Bean? The top. I got a few movie scripts i been playing with, you might see me on the screen soon (laughs). I’ve been writing for a few cats and my new label I just started called S.M.B. which stands for Self Made Billionaires is up and going. Check for the mixtape Funeral Muzik coming soon!!

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Thats whats up. You’ve been classified as the “Down South Biggie” with comparisons to the late great Notorious BIG. How do you expect to fill those shoes? With a lot of hard work! I feel like Biggie was the King Of New York so I’m the king of G.A.. T.I. already declared himself as King Of The South so I’ll let him keep that title right now, I give respect where its due. All the time.I Feel ya homie. The way he (Biggie Smalls) stepped in the booth and did his thang, is the same way i get down bruh, i murder the track. Meant Dat! So where do you see yourself next year this time? Shit Fly, I hope i’m living and still free on these streets. I wanna be on a beach overseas enjoying the winter (laughs) and still doing what i love, which is rapping. Thats some real shit. Well i appreciate your time big dawg its been real. - FLY


Interviewed by Flyer Perry What is Advisory Magazine all about, and when did it begin? I am the Ceo/Owner of Advisory Magazine. I been Grinding and Hustling since 06. Finding, Process. Striving and Planning.. Advisory Magazine will be one of the Hottest Gentleman’s Magazines here in Atlanta. I done seen you do it all from photo shoots to hair weaves, how many jobs do you actually have? (Laughs) I have 5 companies and a clothing line coming soon. ATLCHEAPHAIR.com, a gentlemen magazine called Advisory Magazine, a booking and entertainment agency, an adult entertainment company and etc.. I’m young and blessed. Who have you had the most pleasure working with? I just wanna thank everyone that worked with me, my list could go on for days but im looking forward to the future. Big shout to my Photographer Brian Phillips of Young Mogul Media

Group, Shout out to Samantha, Make-up Artist Lytrell Jacobs and also James Lewis Noire 3000, his work is amazing! All you want for Christmas is ____? Another day of blessed life, staying focused and Believing in GOD. Through him all things are possible. Amen. Your New Years Resolution is_______? To be in a better position and stand point than i am in today, struggle to success! Where can we find you? Right now you can find me on INSTAGRAM @MAJOR_CEO, @ATL_CHEAPHAIR & @ ATLADVISORYGIRLZ. @ Oddity_2012 I’d like to give THANKS to everyone I have come in contact with. Especially photographers, ceo’s, models, entertainers, stylists, artists, Designers and etc. And don’t forget to Support #YoungMogulMediaGroup.

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DJ DJ is ATLANTA’S NEWEST MUSICAL MOVEMENT HITTING THE AIRWAVES. THE 13 YEAR OLD ATLANTA NATIVE “DJDJ” SUPERSTAR SHAWTY, WITH HIT SINGLE “ SWAG HARD” AND FOLLOW UP TEEN ANTHEM “ ZOOM” DEFINITELY GIVES A NEW MEANING TO FUTURISTIC SWAG. DJ DJ HAS PERFORMED ON THE HISTORICAL BLACK COLLEGE TOUR, THE CAROLINA CLASSIC , THE CAPITAL CITY CLASSIC, MAGIC CITY CLASSIC, THE GULF COAST CLASSIC, MAKING THE NEXT HIT, METRO FRIENDS FAMILY AND FUN DAY, ALL AMERICAN SKATERS, CAROLINA COUNT DAY, TOYOTA SION CAR SHOW “ A DAY IN THE A “ MOVIE PREMIER, NUMEROUS NIGHT CLUBS AND MUCH MORE TO COME. THE

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#GASorPASS Mixtape Reviews by Quintin Smalls

Lil’ Wayne is doing pretty well for himself over this past year. YMCMB is making records; TRUKFIT is starting to make a name for its self and just recent, Tunechi just open a skate park in New Orleans. Now Lil Tunechi is trying to focus his attention to the skateboard instead of the studio, but not before doing a little project with DJ Drama. The mixtape is called Dedication 4 and you know that the cartoon portrayal of Lil Wayne was very funny. So, before you listen to this Tunechi project, read this review from someone who has listen to the entire

As the precedent mixtapes come and go, Lil Wayne used some of the top Hip-Hop heavyweight’s instrumentals and had put his own flow into it. Also, Tunechi brought in artists like Nicki Minaj, Young Jeezy, J. Cole, and Birdman to do a verse on the mixtape. Songs like “Same Damn Tune”, “So Dedicated”, and “Magic” gave Tunechi a chance to bring back some much needed fire into his arsenal. “No Worries” is shaping up to be another of Lil Wayne’s top hits due to the soft but sudden beat and random, but on point verses. Also, songs like “Burn”, “Get Smoked”, “No Lie”, and “Wish You Would” make this

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album worth downloadable. If you pay attention to Nicki Minaj’s verse on “Mercy” when she says “I’m a Republican voting for Mitt Romney”, that was a probable indication that she was going to vote for Mitt Romney in this year’s election. For her, that lost her fan base that was supporting President Barack Obama, but besides this, not that much was wrong with this mixtape. Well, in some parts of this mixtape, Tunechi acted flat, like he didn’t put 100 percent into this mixtape. Also, it seems like DJ Drama was trying to get through with this track because I guess he wanted to work

more on his new album “Quality Street Music” then with Wayne’s mixtape. If you look on DatPiff.com, Dedication 4 has reached over 1 million downloads. On LiveMixtapes.com, another mixtape website shows that Dedication 4 has over 17, 012 mixtape votes and 3,527,658 mixtape views, so this is a big get for all of the true Lil’ Wayne fans out there. Just listen to it and give your own opinion here. On a rating scale with 1 being the lowest and 10 being the highest, I would give Dedication 4 a 6.5 out of 10. #GAS


Gucci Mane had beef with Young Jeezy and because of that, it built the buzz to promote his new mixtape entitled, Trap God. Gucci, real name Radric Davis made his career on making hardcore mixtapes that appeal to the hoodrich individuals who love Gucci’s music. His latest mixtape isn’t backing down from that claim. Trap God is arguably one of the best mixtapes of 2012 and gave us the strong proof that Gucci is one of this generation legendary Southern rhymers. Gucci brought in MMG’s biggest weapons Meek Mill and Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, Kirko Bangz, and Future to rap in his mixtape. Gucci Mane is bringing Bricksquad 1017 to one of the top underrated groups in the rap game. Thanks to Waka Flocka Flame, Gucci Mane has gotten himself in the discussion as a Southern rap giant and that is why Trap God is for everyone who loves Gucci. Rating: 3 out of 5 stars #PASS

After listening to Triple F Life, Waka Flocka Flame seems like he has lost his edge. Now releasing his latest Mixtape Salute or Shoot Me 4 with help from DJ Holiday, Flame has made his presence felt as someone that the top names love to hate. There are three key elements that make a Waka Flocka Mixtape get rave reviews from others: trunk rattling beats, hard-hitting hooks, and features with savage sixteens. Waka’s music makes everyone fear him due to the form of hard-hitting hood music. By bringing in Gucci Mane, several new members of Bricksquad, Chief Keef, Wale, and Roscoe Dash, Waka Flocka got people jumping. Check out songs such as “50k”, “Death of Me”, “Randy Savage”, and “I Got Em”. Flocka has another great mixtape in the works and it is great his edge hasn’t skipped a beat. Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 stars #PASS

He may not be the biggest rapper out there, but Yo Gotti has the ability to work with the best of them. Several mixtapes and a failed solo album later, and this Memphis artist is feeling the pressure of hanging with the hip-hop heavyweights in the world today. With his newest mixtape CM7: The World is Yours, it brought back some of that fire that he was missing for many years. Songs like “Disqualified” ft Wale, “Bulletproof ”, and “CPR” shows his strengths. Yo Gotti still sticks with his formula for success and it shows. My advice for you, if you are a fan of that gang music, downloads this album. Yo Gotti may not be a Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Drake, or Meek Mill but he can run with the big dogs of Hip-Hop. Rating: 3 out of 5 stars #PASS

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k, it’s that time again. Bringing ya something fresh for the senses. Today I’m talking to S. West and Mazarati Redd. Now believe me when I say, if u don’t check em out, ya missing out!!! So I’ve been knowing about these two for a minute now and what u need to know is that they make quite the duo. They truly compliment each others style. Tatted up, looking good and sounding good too. What I wanna know is where’d it all begin? SWEST~ IT ALL BEGAN ABOUT FIVE YRS AGO. ONE DAY RED DECIDED THAT SHE WAS TIRED OF WATCHING ME DO WHAT SHE WAS BORN TO DO HERSELF. RED LOVES TO WRITE. ITS SOMETHING SHE’S BEEN DOING SINCE CHILDHOOD. HOWEVER, IT WAS POETRY, SHORT STORIES, AND SOME JOURNALISM. BEFORE

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THAT SHE HAD A CORPORATE JOB FOR TEN YEARS! I HAD ALREADY CONSIDERED MYSELF AN ARTIST ROUGHLY TEN YRS PRIOR TO THAT, AND HAD RELEASED SEVERAL MIXTAPES. CHART TOPPERS AT THAT, NAH I’M JOKING. SO WE DECIDED TO RECORD A SONG TOGETHER AND THERE WAS A CHEMISTRY THERE, WE FIT. WHICH WAS SOMETHING THAT CAME TO ME AS A SURPRISE OF SORTS, RED BEING MY WIFE AND THE FACT THAT SHE WAS NATURALLY GOOD AT IT! THE REST IS HISTORY. I have to say u got a sound in your voice, I like it. Type of shit I can sit back and just listen to when I’m chilling, type of music I can listen to when I wanna club. U tell me, What do u call it? If u had to sum it up...I’m not a fan of labels but it’s hard to sell yourself without one.


SWEST/ RED~ DON’T KNOW WHO THAT WAS DIRECTED TOWARDS, BUT PRECIATE IT. RED~ I WOULD CALL IT A FEW THINGS LIKE GOING HAM, TURNED UP, AND SWAGGED OUT. IF I HAD TO SUM IT UP I’D SAY WE ARE CONTROLLED CHAOS LOL! BUT WE DON’T LIKE TO PUT LABELS ON OUR BACKS. AS FAR AS BEING SIGNED TO A LABEL WE’LL JUST SAY WE ARE OUR OWN LABEL .WE CHOOSE TO BE UNDERGROUND ARTISTS. SELLING YOURSELF IS JUST THAT. SO WE PUT IN THE WORK! Ok now, u got a bad red bone on ya side... gotta say I l’m feelin her sound too. Was this ur dream, her dream or a team thang? SWEST~ INDEED I DO. WELL I HOPE YOU ARE FEELIN HER,WE ARE DEFINITELY TRYIN TO BRING SOMETHING DIFFERENT TO THE TABLE. I’LL LET HER ANSWER THAT. RED~ IT WAS MINE FOR SURE HE DIDNT EVEN KNOW THAT DEEP DOWN IT WAS A SECRET THAT I’D BEEN HIDING. ONCE THAT SHIT CAME OUT THE CLOSET WE BECAME THE TEAM WE ARE TODAY. Now that’s what’s up! A true team. That’s why I think I hear what I do. Ya’ll just mesh. It’s beautiful. I really like how u got it mixed on the tape. U, her, the both of ya. It’s clear that u vibe well. Are there ever any creative differences? RED~ NO BELIEVE IT OR NOT. WE REALLY HAVE ALOT OF RESPECT FOR ONE ANOTHER AS PARTNERS AND I RESPECT THE FACT THAT HE IS A VET WITH A DEGREE IN SOUND ENGINEERING TO BOOT. SO I JUST SAT BACK SOAKED IT ALL IN AND ALLOWED HIM TO HELP ME DEVELOP INTO AN ARTIST. I’ve been listening to Gunz up & double cupped, For now I’m gonna say that my 2 fav songs on the album are Trap time and club goin ham. I know this is ur baby so it’s hard to chose but Imma make ya. Personal favs, what are they? SW/RED~ I LIKE 4 EVA TRILL AND PIMP C TIBUTE. BEING FROM HOUSTON ITS APART OF OUR CULTURE IN TEXAS TO PAY OMAGE TO LEGENDS LIKE PIMPC DJ SCREW AND MANY MORE. TWO FAVS FOR ME WOULD BE PIMPC TRIBUTE OFF TOP AND BLOWIN ON DAT STRONG FOR OBVIOUS

REASONSÉJ/K IT FEATURES MY LIL BROTHER YUNG CRETE HES A BEAST.. WE HAVE LOTS OF FAVS! No doubt, it’s hard to narrow it down to just one or two. U def gotta lot of good jams layed out. Is there anyone ya’ll would like to collaborate with in the future? SW/RED~ WOW THERE ARE SO MANY DIFFERENT ARTISTS WE’D LIKE TO WORK WITH!! MAN, WAYNE, RICK ROSS, KAYNE WEST, GUDDA, TWO CHAINZ, MEEK MILLS, THIS COULD GO ON FOREVER. Damn, all good choices. Some major players in the industry. I could see it! I know this is a hard industry. Especially these days, everyone tryna get in the game. What sets u apart, what makes u different??? SW/RED~ LOOK AT US! WE ARE DIFFERENT IN THE EYES OF THE PUBLIC. FIRST WE’RE DIFFERENT RACE, MALE/ FEMALE DUO, MARRIED, AND NEITHER ONE OF US SOUND LIKE OR LOOK LIKE ANYONE OUT THERE RIGHT NOW. I always ask this, tell me something bout ya, the both of ya’s that we don’t know. Something that would suprise us, like West is a gormet cook and Redd crochets at the studio in her spare time, lol!!! Shock us! SWEST~ RED REALLY IS A GOURMET CHEF! SHE EVEN MAKES HOMEMADE TORTILLAS! AMAZINGÉ IM NOT BEING BIAS AT ALLÉ RED IS ONE OF THOSE WOMEN THAT IS REALLY GREAT AT WHATEVER SHE FINDS INTERESTING. RED~ WEST SHOULD HAVE BEEN A STANDUP COMEDIAN. HE IS THE FUNNIEST GUY I KNOW PERSONALLY, ESPECIALLY WHEN HES NOT TRYING TO BE AND HE LOVES LOVES LOVES CORNBREAD LIKE WITH ANY MEAL.. HE’S 6FT 5IN 230LBS SO IT GOES DOWN. OH AND HE CAN SHOP FOR ME LIKE NONE OTHER!! THE BEST AT PICKING OUT HEELS LOL See listen to that. Funny as hell. Yeah we know why he can pick them heels out...lol. He bought em for u to cook in. ;) Do either of u wanna branch off into any other aspects of the industry? SW/RED~ I’M A PRODUCER THAT IS MY PASSION SO I WILL ALWAYS CONTINUE TO KEEP DOING WHAT I LOVE.. I WOULD LIKE TO BE A DIRECTOR AND

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I’VE ALWAYS WANTED TO TRY ACTING.. I know u’ve been at this for a bit. Did u expect to be where u are today? SW/RED WE BOTH STRONGLY BELIEVE THAT WHAT YOU PUT IN IS WHAT COMES OUT. IF YOU ARE WILLING TO DO THE WORK ,AND CAN ACTUALLY VISUALIZE YOURSELF BEING EXACTLY WHERE YOU WANT TO BE, YOU WILL GET THERE..I DON’T MEAN TO BE SO CHEEZYÉ SO THE ANSWER IS YES WE DID EXPECT ITÉ WE ARE JUST GETTIN STARTED!! STAY TUNED! IT GETS GREATER LATER! True, true. I like the positivity. It takes work. Anything worth havin takes work. Haters, we all got em. They can really bring down a new comer in the game, get em off their square. Do u have any advice for the ones struggling to get their foot in? RED~ FIRST, KNOW THAT THIS IS SOMETHING YOU HAVE A PASSION FOR, HAVE A STRONG WORK ETHIC, AND TO ALWAYS DO YOU NO MATTER WHAT. I SAY F*UCK HATERS PAY ME LOL!!! Is there anything that u would change? SWEST~ NO THINGS ARE GOING REALLY WELL. HOWEVER, CHANGE IS GOOD SOMETIME. Is there anyone u’d like to give a shout out to? Give thanks to? Tell to f*ck off to? I’m just playin...we vegetarian, NO BEEF, keep it sweet! SW/RED - TO TRAPAHOLICS FOR ALL THE LOVE THEY HAVE SHOWN US . BRICK SQUAD MONOPOLY (BSM) THE FFLEET DJ’S WHO CONTINUE TO SHOW LOVE, DJ BUMZ FROM NORWAY, THATMIXTAPE.COM,FLATLINE, CGE GANG,OUR FAMILY, YOU AMIE HART, AND EVERYONE ELSE THAT HAS HELPED ALONG THE WAY. MOST OF ALL THE FANS! SHOUT OUT TO THA SOUTH!! Awww, thank ya, thank ya. As I’ve said before, I support what I believe in. I believe in u guys. I believe you got what it takes when it comes to talent and u damn sure got the drive! No doubt, ur special. Alright, well it’s been real. I appreciate ur time and for letting us take a glimpse into who u are. So thanks! So give it up!!! Tell the good people where they can get the mixtape, email & wot not. All the contact info. Put it right here, cuz I got a feeling after these peeps get wind of ya, ur gonna be hearin a lot more from em. So be blessed and as always stay street! Thanks a million. GET YOUR COPY AT THAT MIXTAPE.COM HIT US UP AT https://www.facebook.com/SWESTANDMAZERATIRED FOR BOOKINGÉ LIKE SHARE COMMENT DOWNLOAD OR JUST SAY WHAT IT DO! FOLLOW US ON TWITTER CASHGANGBANGBANG ONE WORD. BANG BANG GANG VOL 1 & 2 AS WELL AS GUNZ UP & DOUBLE CUPPED!!!

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