Self-Help meets Hip Hop
Artist Spotlight - Guru Goldie | @the_guruman
November 30, 2018 12:00 AM PST
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Guru Goldie.
Guru Goldie was born and raised on the Chicago’s South Side. He is the oldest of 8 children to a single mother and has a 3 year old son that means the world to him. The upcoming Chicago artist has gold teeth, dyed dreads, and a ton of tattoos; which a large portion he has done himself before he took on music. He started his music career, because he found himself surrounded by people that were into music and working in the Entertainment Industry. One day Guru Goldie decided to give it a try. He only has 2 years invested into music. In those 2 years he has learned so much about the music industry, accomplished a lot, and continues to grow as an artist and performer.
Guru Goldie has performed at over 30 shows all across the nation in Chicago, Dallas, and Denver. He has opened up for Famous Dex, A Boogie, PnB Rock and Future. Guru Goldie just headlined his first Chicago show in May 2017. Guru Goldie has been working closely with BenOne, JoJizzle, Vonmar, World Famous DJ Shon, SnapBackOnTheTrack, and many more. He has a lot of upcoming shows and a very highly successful mixtape “#RoadShyt” that was released in July of 2017. The mixtape is a collaboration with JoJizzle, features from BenOne, and produced by JBThePhilosophy and SnapBackOnTheTrack.
Guru Goldie is currently working on his solo EP. “Rose Goldie” which was released in May of 2018. Some of his hottest songs that he is pushing are, “Neva Had Shyt” which can be found on YouTube, iTunes,Spinrilla, and all major music stores, along with “The Man” and “Trap Boomin’.” Guru Goldie hopes to continue to grow and to make a huge impact on the Entertainment Industry.Artist Spotlight - devMaccc | @macccdev
November 28, 2018 12:00 AM PST
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with devMaccc.
Born and raised in the birthplace of America's music, Mississippi native devMaccc is an aspiring Hip-Hop artist with a completely different sound you wouldn't expect to hear.
Inspired by artists of various genres such as Frank Sinatra, John Coltrane, J. Cole, Logic, Lauryn Hill, Anthony Hamilton, and many more.
Raised by his single mother in the rural town of Florence, the southern teachings of his family that were instilled in him are somewhat expressed throughout his lyrics.
At the age of 7, he found an interest in music with the help of his father supplying him with multiple records by his childhood idol Bow Wow aka Shad Moss. Growing up , he began to appreciate the southern pioneers of hip hop which included his hometown hero David Banner, Lil Flip, T.I, and more.
Struggling with depression caused by his mother's battle with breast cancer, he began to find an outlet. Music. Performing in middle school, high school, & community talent shows, he began to get a buzz around his name. After the deaths of his grandparents and reoccurrence of his mother's cancer,
Maccc began to free his emotional self. He found himself writing less about materialistic items and more about family, ex-girlfriends, aspirations, and his spirit animal.. the wolf.
Throughout the years, he has paid close attention to the music that is displayed to the youth throughout his home state. His mission is not to drive the nicest car or have the baddest tea model, but to uplift the generation with conscious and relatable messages with substance. And he wants to do it all in Mississippi. Since releasing his debut project "Euphoria" in February of 2016, Maccc has been performing nonstop throughout Mississippi opening for various touring artists and traveling throughout the southern region performing at festivals such as A3C and Essence. With the new year approaching, Maccc is preparing for his first headlining tour and the release of Euphoria 2.Artist Spotlight - Lyric Michelle | @iAmLyric
November 25, 2018 06:43 PM PST
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Lyric Michelle.
Chicago bred and Houston raised, the music of Lyric Michelle pays homage to both; fusing southern charm, a touch of poetry and a blast of ferocious lyricism to deliver a sound that is uniquely her own.
A woman on a mission, for Lyric it’s not just about the music; it’s about opening doors for a new crop of female emcees intent on proving that when it comes to lyrical skill they can go toe to toe with any of their male peers in the game. And indeed she can, as proven after being selected as a Pop Montreal Festival Artist and repeated appearances as an official SXSW and A3C artist.
November 17, 2018 05:57 PM PST
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Rapper Big Pooh.
Pooh discussed his new album "Rapper Pooh Music", the latest on Little Brother, sports and more.Michelle Tulloch talks Anytime Tax Services Inc
November 12, 2018 07:37 PM PST
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Michelle Tulloch.
Michelle Tulloch is the CEO of Anytime Tax Services Inc. We specialize in tax preparation for individuals, small business and book keeping services for small business with a maximum of 5 employees. We also offer financial planning and credit repair services to our clients. At Anytime Tax Services Inc we focus on satisfying our customers, we strive to be the face of integrity, professionalism, honesty and accuracy. Mitchell obtained her Bachelors of Science in Auditing/Forensic Accounting from Kaplan University. She is an active member of The National Association of Collegiate Scholars, American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers, International Association of Professional Women. We are located at 1700 Pennsylvania Ave, Suite 212, McDonough Ga 30253. Phone: 470-488-9820Artist Spotlight - Manny P | @ItsMannyP
November 09, 2018 12:00 AM PST
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Manny P.
Manny P is a rapper and singer-songwriter best known for his catchy hooks and versatile style. That versatility allows him to create music many people can relate to. From conscious rap and club/upbeat tracks to island tunes and love songs, he’s got something just about everyone can vibe to.
He has worked with major artists and production powerhouses such as Plies, T-Pain, Grammy award-winning producer Zaytoven, and Cassius Jay while remaining humble and hungry for his opportunity to rise to the top.Artist Spotlight - Centric | @WhoIsCentric
November 07, 2018 12:00 AM PST
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Oakland, CA producer Centric.
Christopher Louray Mandujan (born August 28, 1983), better known by his stage name Centric, is a well known record producer for "FreeAtLastMusic" publishing. Centric has produced singles for a number of artists from 2003 to the present day. Centric became a prominent producer for underground hip-hop artists, collaborating with well known lyrisists such as Canibus, Wordsmith, Skillz & Kool G Rap. Since then Centric has produced for major artists earning him major production credits for various albums. He released his solo project in 2008 titled “StreetSoul The Compilation”, which contained a collection of various songs he produced from 2004 until 2008 and was hosted by Comedy Central's Patrice Oneal. His second compilation titled “The Alter Ego” is set to be released Dec 2010. www.freeatlastmusic.com
FreeAtLastMusic is a music company that provides music to all communities. It is also an independant record label. The music group consist of record producer "Centric", North Carolina mcee "Cyrano Sinatra", Portland's gospel mcee "Urban Truth", New York rapper "Jeanius", New Jersey's "Trife", West Coast mcee "C Keys", New York mcee "CuzOh" & Oakland CA's "DJ Rockstarrr". FreeAtLast artists and producers have collaborated with top notch mainstream and indie artists from around the world.Artist Spotlight - NikeBoi | @NikeBoiSwoosh
November 03, 2018 09:16 PM PDT
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with NikeBoi.
NikeBoi stands out amongst today's multi-faceted artists as a taste making hitmaker from the south side of Chicago. The young rapper has a proven track record of staying ahead of the curve, evolving his sound and style from his days on Vine.
Closely tied to names like Valee, Famous Dex, and Cole Bennett, among many other bright creatives from the Windy City, NikeBoi has proven his ability to operate across several mediums, all with an authentic personality that resonates with audiences and critics alike.
Since emerging from the wave that enveloped Chicago between 2012 and 2015, NikeBoi has forged a unique sound, which is evident in his new 2018 single "Scammers".
November 03, 2018 09:13 AM PDT
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with singer/songwriter Polly A.
You could say Polly A possesses more than one musical personality. The Milwaukee-bred and Harlem-based songstress zig-zags between R&B, reggae, alternative, and hip-hop with equal parts grace and gusto on her debut EP, Ghetto Gold Dream [222 Records/Interscope].
“When I sing, I approach the vocals like a soul singer,” she says. “When I write, I approach the lyrics like a rapper. When I’m thinking about music, I collaborate with others who draw from a large sonic palette. I spend a lot of time with my songs, and I really live with them. These are my words and thoughts.”
Growing up to the sounds of Bob Marley and Yellowman on mom’s stereo, Polly A—aka Meleni Smith—discovered her voice in a third grade music class. She’d spend high school performing in local productions and even with the Florentine Opera Company. Moving to New York City, the budding artist enrolled in Columbia University and began seriously recording (and hustling).Kenyatta Griggs talks Culture Vultures @hip_hop_motivator
October 28, 2018 11:55 AM PDT
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with the author of highly acclaimed book "Culture Vultures" Kenyatta Griggs.
Culture Vultures is an inside look at the creative and business genius behind some of America's greatest talents and fashion lines. Through a series of candid interviews over the span of 10 years, Kenyatta Griggs ask compelling and insightful questions that will help shed light on the music mogul, the father, and the man better known as Dame Dash.
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Founded in 2008, by Chris “Po” Porter, Po Politickin is a “hip hop meets psychology brand,” designed to give talented artists more exposure. Po Politickin accomplishes this through a global presence, which includes an online radio show, blog, and an online mixtape series. Focused on helping artists, no profits, authors, and others reach the masses, it’s a home for everything worth being discussed. “Po Politickin is deeper than music”, says Porter. “We view Po Politickin as a hip hop motivational brand. Our goals is for Po Politickin to help further the hip hop culture and educate our radio show’s listeners with content that is both entertaining and valuable. In every show, I attempt to leave at least one piece of knowledge that the listener could digest and use in their daily lives.” Nominated for best podcast series by The Black Weblog Awards, Po Politickin reaches listeners all over the United States, including California, Mississippi, Alabama, New Jersey, New York; their reach has also extended overseas in place like London and Netherlands. Having interviewed/featured well over a 150 guest, notable music related interviews include; MC Lyte, Dead Prez, Yo Gotti, Teedra Moses, Curren$y, Project Pat, B.G., Stat Quo, Glasses Malone, and Jody Breeze. Other non-music related notables include porn stars Sara Jay, Nina Mercedez, and Kelly Divine; and comedians Shang and Michael Coylar.
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