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DJ Flipside: Independent Spotlight

Written by Marco Negrete   Vince Garcia is a hip-hop DJ from Chicago, Illinois but better known for his stage name DJ Flipside. He began making show tapes for talent shows in his Junior High. DJ Flipside began in the

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#DD63 Dear Derrick

ABOUT #DD63 Perspective leads to vision and vision leads to escape and from there on you acquire another perspective, and so the cycle goes…But they are hoes and fauxs (foes)…Their cycle is vertigo. – Dear Derrick On April 20, 1986 Michael

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Valley of the KXNGS EP: KXNG Crooked

    Written By Marco Negrete   Kxng Crooked’s new album “Valley Of The KXNGs EP” will be released in early October. The album is one of the two projects that Kxng Crooked has planned to release in the month

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Independent Spotlight: Emtee

By Yesenia Urena Emtee is a hip-hop musician and record producer from South Africa. Born as Mthembeni Ndevu in Matatiele, Eastern Cape, South Africa on September 15, 1992. Emtee first performed at the age of nine at school talent show.

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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: Gemma Griffiths

By: Yesenia Urena Gemma Griffiths, the indie singer songwriter from Cape Town, South Africa, is defined by her folk-like sound and soulful vocals. In Zimbabwe, where she has spent most of her life, Gemma won the national Eisteddfod vocal cup,

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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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