At the age of 7, under the supervision of her uncles, Brianna Perry made her first recording at the Poe Boy Music Group studios. Her frequent visits to the studio would accumulate the attention of rappers Trina and Trick Daddy, the former who would grant Perry a recording deal with Diva Records (Diva Enterprises/DP Entertainment). From there, Perry guest starred on BET's Rap City and made her rapping debut on Trina's Diamond Princess on the track "Kandi", which would attract the attention of Missy Elliott. Elliott would go on to sign Perry to her label, The Goldmind Inc., and feature the young rapper in various promotional concerts with her and Timbaland. Additionally, Perry would also make cameo appearances in a few of Elliott's work such as the music video to "Pass That Dutch" and her short-lived reality series, The Road to Stardom with Missy Elliott. In between cameo work, Perry would work extensively on an untitled debut album which tentatively comprised forty tracks and sole production from Elliott and Timbaland; however, the project was never released. In 2006, due to creative differences, Perry parted ways with Elliott on good terms.
In 2007, Perry readied a mixtape, Princess of Miami, with Slip-N-Slide recording affiliates and former mentor Missy Elliott. In 2008, Perry announced work on a debut album tentatively titled Girl Talk, alongside a film project with Malcolm in the Middle actor Frankie Muniz, however neither project was released. In 2009, Perry was shuffled to Flo Rida's label International Music Group, where she materialized a mixtape, The Graduation, and an underground single, "Boom Shacka", that failed to serve as a commercial release.
In 2011, Perry departed from Flo Rida's camp and went on to do further work with longtime family label, Poe Boy Music Group. That same year, Perry released the single, "Fly Kicks", alongside an accompanying music video. Its visual premiere on BET's 106 & Park would earn her a contract deal with Atlantic Records, and accumulate enough buzz to compose the mixtape Face Off. On December 20, 2011, Perry released the single "Marilyn Monroe", which featured production by frequent Missy Elliott co-producer, Cainon Lamb. The song would generally meet favorable reception from musical peers like Beyoncé, who featured the song on her official website. In 2012, Perry collaborated with SWV ("Do Ya"), Pusha T ("Red Cup"), and Victoria Monet ("Hate Ya Past"); the latter being featured on Perry's mixtape, Symphony No. 9: The B Collection. Additionally, Perry would go on to collaborate with Trina on a visual titled "Girl Talk".
In June 2014, Perry starred as a regular cast-member for the Oxygen reality series Sisterhood of Hip Hop, where a portion of her promotional material ("I'm That B.I.T.C.H.", "Since U Left") was previewed via various episodes. In 2016 she released T.O.B (Them Other Bitches)” that featured her co-star Lee Mazin, while she also featured in a series featuring Live Squad. In August 2016 she released the single Something To Live For that featured Stacy Barthe.
Born in Hawaii and raised in San Diego, CA, Jerome is a military progeny who has been blessed to travel the world and be exposed to diverse learning experiences and people. These experiences served as a perfect platform for preparing him to minister and relate to people from all over the world, which would later become an integral part of his purpose in life. Jerome has been a poet at heart and has had the gift of rhyme all of his life, but his serious commitment to writing and reciting began in 2009 after he clearly heard the voice of the Lord tell him, "I GAVE YOU A GIFT...USE IT!!!" From that moment forward, he has been dedicated to using his God-Given gifts as a scribe which include poetry, songwriting, and rapping. To date, Jerome has released several compilations. Why JSpeaks (2016), A Different Dynamic EP (2016), the single, God is Greater (2017) and Long Way ft. Urgency (2019) are a just few of his current top charting production. "Long Way" will be part of his upcoming album "YOU THINK YOU KNOW ME" coming in February.
Born and raised in North London, Shay D has been putting in the groundwork leading up to her long awaited debut album “A Figure of Speech” full of her charismatic personality, social commentary and honest storytelling, keeping it real to the true essence of Hip Hop.
Educating teens through her youth rap workshops, providing a platform for her fellow musical peers on her weekly live radio show, and running a two floor live hip hop and spoken word event specializing in Women in Hip Hop, Shay D embodies the graft of an independent artist to its fullest form. Charming, passionate and lyrically strong, the rapper and spoken word artist filled up urban clothing store Violated Lifestyle for her mixtape launch, collaborated with a live oil paint artist for EP launch at a West London art gallery and has propelled into bringing to life her new album.
Shay D headlined the Southbank Festival, featured in BBC3 Fresh and a Channel 4 documentary on the event she co runs all within a year. The recognition for her work with words landed her a BBC 1xtra Radio Live Lounge this year with Hip Hop blogs naming her one to watch.
Loving to be involved in her productions, from music to her videos, Shay D’s “A Figure of Speech” is different parts of her personality and a soundscape of her London living, collaborating with a range of producers and filmmakers. Songs tells stories of her life “Daddy Diaries”, the world around her “The Who, What, Why” and “Get Money”, motivating her listeners positively “keep Your Head Up High” and her feistiness in tongue in cheek songs like “F The Radio” and “I Love It”.
Winning people’s vote “Best UK Female Hip Hop Artist” and “Best UK Hip Hop Collective” at UK Unsigned Hype, Top 5 Female Rapper on Hip Hop Connection, Shay Ds debut album is set to bring a new fresh energy to the Hip Hop game.
Bub Styles, a Brooklyn-born and raised rapper, has been bubbling on the scene, drawing attention from some of the greats that came before him. In the birth place of hip hop, Bub establishes a sound that’s new and refreshing, while paying homage to the great NY rappers we all know and love. His latest project ‘Long Nights, Cold Winters’, unveils rugged vocals over booming sinister production that tips the hat to the dirty 90’s style NY rap is best known for.
Recognizing his talent and distinguished sound, Bub has caught the attention of 2DopeBoyz, NahRight, Team BackPack, Smoker’s Club, Hot 97, Shade45, and more. He has recently been featured on ‘Showoff Radio Freestyle w/ Statik Selektah’ as well as ‘The Hot Box w/ DJ Enuff’.
For a more intimate and in-depth look into Bub Styles, check out the Brooklyn native at his second home, Freshwater Studios, in this special segment of Dinnerland's 'Creative Cut'.
Greetings everyone, My name is Anthony Jones also known as GT3MP. I am a 32 year old Los Angeles rap artist. Music is definitely my passion and I wouldn’t rather do anything else.
I spent almost 12 years of my life behind bars due to decisions I made as a young adult. Since, I’ve truly buckled down and really started focusing on my music and honing in my craft.
I have music on all platforms as well as several videos on YouTube. Over the past year I’ve been working on my debut EP entitled “Under Oath & Tha Influence”, which is scheduled to be released earlier next year. This project is the epitome of where I come from, where I am now, and and where it is that I am going. My latest single “Dreamin bout Dollas ”continues to gain traction on all platforms with over 4,000 plays on Spotify alone.
As an artist I’ve continued to grow my fan base since I’ve gotten released from prison in 2018. I’ve been doing numerous features and continuing to grow as an artist.
Growing up I was always into music. I started off rapping at the tender age of 8 years young, and was introduced to the industry by two older cousins of mine. Since then, I pretty much haven’t looked back and continue to get better and better as not just an artist, but also as a man. Music truly inspires me to be better, to be the best version of my self. I feel like when it comes to being musically talented, it is my strong suit.
Outside of music, my passion is my family and God, and they both keep me both grounded and motivated. I don’t have many friends now days if any, just tons and tons of family, and I actually have a lot of family members that are industry and we all Feed off eacthother and motivate one another.
At one point in time I wanted to be a Gangster rapper. I compartentalized myself in a box for over 10 years, and once and I broke out of that, I started to grow as an artists. If I had one piece of advice to my fellow up and coming artists it would be, once as an artist, you recognize that there’s always room for improvement, then you will continue to improve. Never give up. I went to prison not long after my nineteenth birthday until I was almost 31 years old. When I first went off to prison, I thought my music career was over. Thankfully the game continues to evolve and I continue to evolve with it. Relevance is the key in this industry. For example, E-40, how has been able to keep up with the times? Relevance.
Goodz is a famous Rapper. He was born on September 21, 1983 and his birthplace is The Bronx, NY. Goodz is also well known as, Battle rapper renowned for competing in leagues like the Ultimate Rap League and LionzDenTV. He has frequently featured videos and recordings of his freestyle skills on his Goodz Da Animal YouTube channel and SoundCloud.Goodz is originated from United States. He has faced off against fellow battle rappers like Hitman Holla and Hollow Da Don with Rap Battle America and the Ultimate Rap League.
Why Los Angeles rapper ‘JMisJustMe' is destined for stardom.
JMisJustMe is one of the most creative and innovative artists, with a message that stands out from the rest. Spreading positivity. Music like that is definitely what the world needs at the moment and JM is certainly on the path to changing the rap game. His fanbase are one of the strongest underground bases around, each of them eagerly waiting for new music from the upcoming artist.
JM + Is +JustMe= Self-Love. JMisJustMe is an artist who believes that being true to yourself is the key to loving others.
Son of Los Angeles painter Louis Johnson. Former college basketball player turned artist, producer and web show host, JMisJustMe is no stranger to the struggle and hard-work. After his break up with longtime love and mother of his son along with the loss of his job and financial stability, most had counted JMisJustMe out. After 4 years and 100 songs, JMisJustMe has created a newer more quiet version of himself that focuses on self love and self awareness. Born and raised in Los Angeles Mid-City, JMisJustMe’s musical influence stretches from Miles Davis to Nipsey Hussle. JMisJustMe is driven by his passion to inspire and motivate the youth through stories of his trials and tribulations.
‘Same birthday as 2Pac, but they call me Big Poppa’ — JMisJustMe (You The One)
When talking to the artist, we discovered like most artists looking to go viral, JMisJustMe has similar goals, always looking to reach for the stars, and more often than not, achieving his goals.
1. 100,000,000 streams on Spotify & AppleMusic by 12/20/2022
2. Reach top 10 on the iTunes Charts by 6/16/2021
3. Have 5 videos with over 1,000,000 views 12/20/2022
4. Have 250k+ followers on Instagram 12/20/2022
JMisJustMe is an artist that is not going to be slept on for much longer, with the release of his new EP his fans already know what to expect. Listening to JustMe is an experience everyone should witness once in their lifetime. We believe its only a matter of time before JMisJustMe will be seen on your TV screens, talking about his come-up himself.
Brooklyn rap stalwart and M.O.P. affiliate Teflon shares the new video for his neck-snapping banger, “No Fake Love,” featuring DJ Eclipse on the cuts and Jazimoto on production. Right out of the gate, the video hits just as hard as the track itself thanks to that driving, drums-heavy instrumental from Jazimoto along with the mix courtesy of the legendary DJ Premier. And it sets the stage perfectly for Teflon’s attention-commanding voice, which he uses to proudly proclaim his success and shoot down any and all naysayers. Director Watsyn Filmz captures it all with high-energy visuals that center on the veteran emcee in his element with his Firing Squad crew—LIl Fame and Preemo—with his trusted canine right by his side.
The whole affair feels like a battle cry of sorts for Tef, who made waves on numerous tracks over the years, including M.O.P.’s high octane remix for “Ante Up” (featuring Busta Rhymes and Remy Ma) and “4 Alarm Blaze” (featuring Jay-Z). And it’s worth noting that Teflon and producer Jazimoto actually have more work in the can together, so here’s hoping we get to hear more of that soon.
Linwood Starling, better known by his stage name Teflon, is an American rapper from Brooklyn, New York. He began his career as an affiliate of M.O.P. in the mid-1990s. Starling released his debut album, My Will, on Relativity in 1997. He signed to Def Jam Recordings in 2001 with the assistance of DJ Premier but the situation soured when Def Jam president Kevin Liles, who handled Starling's project, left the label in 2004. Starling announced that he was working on a collaborative album with DJ Premier titled Contraband in 2005 that was to be released independently. He released the single "Showtime" on DJ Premier's label Works of Mart Entertainment in 2006 but the album was never released.
Numerous trailblazers call Ohio home. The state boasts a musical lineage that includes artists as diverse as The O'Jays, Bootsy Collins, Roger Troutman, Heatwave, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, and Kid Cudi, most recently. Hailing from the tiny Ohio town of Massillon, Stalley proudly upholds that tradition of artistic innovation on his aptly titled full-length debut, Ohio. [Maybach Music Group/Atlantic Records.
Growing up in a city of 30,000, the rapper gravitated towards music at a very young age, immersing himself in multiple genres. His grandmother would clean the house to country songs playing on Massillon's sole radio station, while he would spin everything from Nas and Outkast to Bruce Springsteen and Travis Tritt in his bedroom. As a result of those diverse influences, he developed an inimitable style.
"It's Intelligent Trunk Music," he proclaims. "It's got those big hooks and sounds that you can vibe to, but it's also very conceptual and lyrical. You can enjoy it in the car, in the club, or in your headphones. At the same time, I wanted to tell you a story and show you my life."
Stalley began independently releasing mixtapes in 2008 with Goin’ Ape and its 2009 follow-up MadStalley: The Autobiography, but his breakout tape was Lincoln Way Nights. From there, he personally touched down at hot spots all over the world including the 2010 Iron Mic Competition in Beijing, serving as a featured MC. BET named him a Music Matters artist, while his videos hit rotation on MTV Jams and106&Park. As buzz grew, Rick Ross personally reached out, inviting him to join the [Maybach Music Group/Atlantic Records].
"Ross had been watching me the whole time," he recalls. "He saw me putting in work throughout the mixtape and online circuits. He told me he wanted me to be a part of the team. It's been incredible working with him. Ross always says, 'Believe in yourself and no one or nothing can stop you. Be who you are.' That means a lot to me."
Embracing his own individuality, Stalley made show-stopping turns on all three installments of Maybach Music Group's chart-dominating Self Made compilation series. Moreover, his 2013 Honest Cowboy mixtape earned a nomination for "Best Mixtape" at the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards, while garnering a coveted "XL" rating fromXXL and countless other enthusiastic reviews. However, in January 2014, he holed up in Rick Ross's Atlanta home and began work on what would become Ohio. The album’s title speaks to the vision he aimed to achieve.
"Everything we do in Ohio is original from the funk to the soul in the area. I want to do the same thing with hip-hop. The goal was to create something you couldn't hear anywhere else." That's precisely what he does on the album's buzz record "Jackin' Chevys." Produced by Rashad, Stalley struts through a rhythmic beat punctuated by chanting and samples, while delivering a cinematic narrative with his smooth flow. Its unforgettable video first premiered on Spin in September 2014 and instantly turned heads.
"It references the passion we have in Ohio for muscle cars and that car culture in general," he goes on. "It's a metaphor though, and it's not meant to be taken literally. It just shows our passion is so strong we're liable to do anything for these cars!"
"One More Shot" [featuring Rick Ross and August Alsina] goes straight to the club with its irresistible hook from August Alsina and muscular rhymes courtesy of both Stalley and the Maybach Music Group C.E.O.
"I was actually in Miami, and I got in the studio with DJ Khaled," he explains. "He played me this beat from 1985, and I wrote to it immediately. It was a great record for a collaboration to happen on. It's one for the ladies. It shows a different and fun side of me." At the same time, he gets real on the Ty Dolla $ign-assisted "Always Into Something." It's where his narrative honesty truly shines brightly.
"That's how I observed life growing up," Stalley admits. "The homies would be out on the block posted up whether they were just hustling or hanging. They'd school the youth and try to keep them out of trouble. It deals with the loss and everything that would pop up in our neighborhood. We were always going to get into something."
Ultimately, what Stalley's getting into now is the big leagues. He's going to do his hometown proud with Ohio.
"I'm trying to paint a picture," he leaves off. "I want to give them more than songs. I want to give them a lifestyle. I want to give those dreamers out there the ability to feel like they can make it out of wherever they're from because I did."
Nitty Scott is an Afro-Latina recording artist, societal advocate and poet. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, she later moved to Florida and attended art school as a creative writing major before leaving to Brooklyn, New York at age 17. Scott first popped up on radars when a video of her freestyling over Kanye West’s track for "Monster" went viral. That led to an appearance at the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher. She released her debut project The Cassette Chronicles in 2011, followed by her EP The Boombox Diaries, Vol. 1 in 2012, and her debut album Art Of Chill in 2014.
In 2016, she contributed to the score for the Paramount Pictures film Zoolander 2, became an official SPRITE P.O.U.R. artist and the face of the Miller Lite Kickback Series. She later joined the Salaam Remi-produced collective No Panty with fellow spitters Joell Ortiz and Bodega Bamz. In 2017, she released her critically acclaimed love letter to her AfroLatina roots Creature!. Her track "Bby Grl" was chosen by Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson for their HBO comedy series 2 Dope Queens.
Nitty also lends her voice to activism and women's rights, guest speaking at The Ray of Hope Walk, the Sadie Nash Foundation and university panels, as well as performing at The United Nations Peace Day Concert. Her flair with phonetics has caught the attention of others in hip hop and led to collaborations and performances with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, Action Bronson, Zap Mama and Cardi B. Whether she's releasing her music solely independent, touring internationally or engaged in community outreach, Nitty's work continues to evolve and expand as a promising lyricist, performer and social justice advocate.
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