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Independent Spotlight: AKA

By Yesenia Urena The South African rapper Kiernan Jarrid Forbes, better known as AKA, began his musical career in 2002, when he was part of a rap group named “Entity”, and gained popularity in 2005 when the rap group was

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INDEPENDENT SPOTLIGHT: MR SHEF CODES

  By Rachel W. Mr Shef Codes wanted to be a DJ since middle school. He made mixtapes and handed them out to friends for free. He played at parties and gigs as well as DJ competitions. In 2007 he

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Independent Spotlight: Cee Lo Green

Written By: Peter Huyhn Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Cee Lo Green is well-known as a singer and songwriter. He appeared on The Voice as a judge in 2011, and keeps coming back for several seasons. Cee Lo started

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Public Enemy to Play at ATP Iceland 2015-Center Stage

Written by: Carlos Reyes Public Enemy, an American hip hop group, has confirmed that they will be playing at the ATP Iceland Festival 2015. They will join Iggy Pop, Run the Jewels, and various other artists in this three day

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Joey Bada$$ – Independent Spotlight

Written By: Carlos Reyes The world of hip hop seems to show new, promising faces that will captivate audiences with well-thought lyrics and upbeat music. This independent hip hop artist born in Brooklyn, New York has the potential to become

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Now Booking Chino XL, Poison Pen and NEMS

CHINO XL When it comes to lyricism, few rappers have done as much for the craft as Chino XL. During the last 20 years, the Los Angeles-based rapper has redefined what it means to be a supreme wordsmith. He’s created

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INDEPENDENT SPOTLIGHT: NE’KIYA

    Written by: Maurice Woods Straight out of South Central Los Angeles Ms. Ne’Kiya brings more than hopes in the entertainment industry but a Belizean R&B approach. We all heard the Latina spice, the Puerto Rican princesses, the hip

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