Dope Lyricist Beyond Belief

Dope Lyricist Beyond Belief
Beyond Belief is a 21 year-old artist from Rockaway, Queens working under the tutelage of Kwamé on his new indie imprint “Make Noise.”  Beyond Belief’s unprecedented style combines the witty lyricism of influences such as Kool G Rap, Big Pun, & Jay-Z with the energetic, party-driven sound of classic hip-hop acts like the Beastie Boys & RUN-DMC.  Beyond Belief seeks to bridge the gap between the conflicting commercial and underground Hip-Hop scene by creating his own, unique brand of music.  He is not trying to be any one or any thing other than himself.  He just is what he is…Beyond Belief.
 
Beyond Belief’s debut album “What About BOB?” (available for purchase on iTunes, Rhapsody, Amazon, and Napster ) is entirely produced by Kwamé.  The music video for the first single “Don’t Touch” has appeared nationally on Music Choice On Demand, HBO Zone, & in retail stores such as Foot Locker, Foot Action, Champs, and Steve Madden.
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Soul Sensation Glori

Soul Sensation Glori
Born in suburban Lake County, IL, Glori gained an inspiration for writing early on. She began writing poetry of love, and politics, which later turned into song during her high school years. Not so much influenced by popular music, but that of a more non commercial focus with artists such as Talib Kweli, Jill Scott, Common, Mos Def and others, Glori feels her ultimate goal is to connect with people, and garner them to understand and feel her point of views including love and life. Concluding her high school years, Glori connected with then local producer "Soundtrakk" of North Chicago, IL, and began her first set of studio recordings as a hobby, while unknowingly; both were perfecting a craft that would lead towards a path of success.
 
The completion of her latest single, "She Don’t Have To Know" since has reached over a million digital plays via social networking and digital radio/music/media sites, as well as being performed at Actress Lisa Raye's birthday bash, Navy Pier Chicago, Riverdale Marina, College of Lake County and more. In 2009, video for the hit single hit the web, under direction of local video guru Alvin "Scholar" Elmore, and to date, has reached heights of over 25k views via YouTube. With no commercial radio effort, "She Don’t Have To Know", a tale of love and controversy, has made its way to reach, connect, and inspire millions worldwide.
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Dope Lyricist Curtiss King

Dope Lyricist Curtiss King
Hailing out of Carson California, Curtiss King has pioneered a unique sound with Blog-Hop. Sprinkle in the pot  a blend of fresh song concepts, a BEASTLY delivery,  a flow smoother than suede on ice, and addictive choruses over arpeggio synthesizers, big drums, and samples from just about any genre…and you’ve got a Curtiss King serving of Blog-Hop. But don’t get it twisted, Blog-Hop is not a ploy for Curtiss King to say he pioneered something. This is rather his attempt to bring that 90’s atmosphere of togetherness back to modern day Hip-Hop, and it’s now even broader audience.
 
And who better than Curtiss to make that happen? From a multicultural background himself, Curtiss King has a reputation of rocking out with just about any and everybody from all walks of life. With a grassroots movement Curtiss King has just about plastered his name everywhere. Through his production company he’s been able to produce for West Coast Up and Comers such as Ab-Soul, Young Rook, Kandi Cole, Dana La Rock, Reign Major, & J-Smooth. Through his own negotiations he has also been able to get his music placed on TV with corporate giants such as MTV2, FUSE TV, and VANS inc.
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Soul Sensation Tracy Cruz

Soul Sensation Tracy Cruz
Her music hinges on heartless dissonance and jolting hope. Tracy Cruz’s music represents a vast, magnificent blend of polarities. We never get just one side of her; we get the kaleidoscope. Her song lyrics and production will unfailingly take you on a musical excursion, intended to resonate with all who experience it. As surely as it will crush your soul, it will also elate you.  A vocal powerhouse, one that can speak a universal language, can only back up this aural diversity. Tracy’s alluring voice is comprised of sounds old and new, resembling Jill Scott’s throaty moans and Sarah Vaughan’s lyrical accentuation, all while still managing to remain distinct
 
The evolution of Tracy Cruz’s music is a testament of the highs and lows of her life.  With warm welcoming, Tracy simply “lets us in.” Each album, each song, offers a glimpse into the different chapters in her life.  In 2005, her EP entitled, Illuminate Love, featured Kanetic Source, former emcee of Ozomatli, and accumulated national recognition. Tracy’s debut album, Feel’osophy (2008), was awarded three Muse’s Muse Awards for “Best R&B CD Project of 2008”, “Best Lyrics Female”, and “Best R&B Single Female.” Acclaim from Feel’osophy boosted Tracy's profile in the industry.  She was able to share the stage with Apl. de Ap of the Black Eyed Peas, Sy Smith, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Martin Luther, Jaguar Wright, Latoya London, Zion I, Pep Love, Living Legends, Breakestra, The Bangerz, and Crown City Rockers.
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Soul Sensation K'Jon

Soul Sensation K'Jon
K’Jon is best known for his #1 hit single “On the Ocean” from his 2009 debut full length major album “I Get Around”, which debuted at #1 on the R&B album charts! According to the New York Times, K’Jon’s album was “One of the years most promising albums, and also one of its least expected.” The album was so well received nationwide that K’Jon was nominated for the Best New Artist category at the 2010 NAACP Image Awards!
 
K’Jon’s smash single “On the Ocean” set a record for having the longest running single on Billboard’s Hot R&B /Hip Hop song which was 75 weeks, surpassing platinum selling artist Mary J Blige’s single “Be Without You”. With a compilation of soul infused ballads, this album is the epitome of class and passion which is why Billboard listed it as one of the Top 50 R&B albums of 2009…these are undoubtedly noteworthy accomplishments!
 
While K’Jon is in the works of completing his sophomore album due late summer, he is currently promoting his third mix tape “K’Jon Presents: Nick Speed and the Detroit Connect” which features local hip hop artists and singers from his hometown of Detroit.
 
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