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Artist Spotlight - Nathaniel | @NathanielRnB
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January 05, 2019 10:06 PM PST
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In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Nathaniel.

Born in Brooklyn New York and raised in Fort Greene projects, R&B star Nathaniel is creating a new lane for NY music.

Nathaniel has already collaborated with industry heavy weights such as Wu-Tang Clan, French Montana, Jadakiss, Ludacris, Dj Khaled, Swizz Beatz, LL Cool J, Fat Joe + More! Along with his ability to play the forefront, Nathaniel has also displayed his songwriting ability in the DJ Absolut single "All We Know" that features Swizz Beatz, Ray J, Ace Hood, Bow Wow and Fat Joe. Nathaniel's work has been supported on MTV, BET, HOT 97, as well as mainstream radio worldwide. With a unique sound and undeniable talent, Nathaniel continues to solidify a well deserved spot in the music game.

Artist Spotlight - Scooty | @ScootyBootyHUH
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January 03, 2019 07:50 PM PST
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In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Scooty.

Hailing from Houston, TX and now residing in Portland, OR - up and coming R&B artist Scooty is set to make big waves in the music industry. With a unique and individual style, Scooty walks the line between a soul singer and a rapper, but it's her voice that will blow you away with one listen. On her latest single "The Difference" Scooty sounds right and home and perfectly in the pocket while breaking down everything that separates her from the average artist and woman. Produced by West Coast artist TOPE (Slum Village, Blu, Gift Of Gab) "The Difference" is gritty yet smooth all the same time, drenched with bass and well-placed guitar licks. Marking the first official single from their upcoming album, Scooty and TOPE give us just a taste of the possibilities of where this collaboration can go on "The Difference," leaving listeners hitting rewind by the time the track ends. With only a handful of releases under her belt, it's only a matter of time before Scooty in on the worldwide R&B radar.

Artist Spotlight - Spizal | @estabrec
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December 25, 2018 09:02 PM PST
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In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Spizal.

Spizal’s has been banging beats since 1986 releasing his first joint venture in 1990 entitled Tales From the Hard Side when he was the DJ in Just Hard. Through the years Spizal has sharpened his beat game, rhyming skills, and producing working with MC’s from New Mexico, California, and New York. For the past two years Spizal has exclusively worked with Murkx on his debut project Forget What You Heard. Spizal produced the entire project, directed, shot, and edited all the videos. He is currently working on a new project featuring Murkx and other MC’s taking his music production to another level and touching on multiple subjects including the politically hostile environment we are living in.

https://www.facebook.com/estabrecords

Artist Spotlight - Blacc Cuzz | @Blacc_Cuzzz
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December 23, 2018 12:40 PM PST
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In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Blacc Cuzz.

Hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, emerging artist Blacc Cuzz is looking to cement his place in the music world.

Blacc Cuzz is coming. I’m a real nigga, a real hustler, who has always had the odds stacked against me but I always push through. My music will give hope and energy to the streets while teaching people to deal with obstacles, no matter what they are, and to keep pushing.” via HipHopDx.com

Follow Blacc Cuzz on Social Media
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Artist Spotlight - Sir Jon Lee | @sirjonlee
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December 19, 2018 12:00 AM PST
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In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Sir Jon Lee.

Sir Jon Lee, is an up and coming Artist, Rapper and hip-hop based producer Born in Compton California, Sir Jon Lee has recently released two projects—"Melancholy," and "He Eats With Wolves". Sir Jon is known for his cinematic production, relatable and forward-thinking lyrics, and brash, yet laid back and in the pocket delivery, Sir Jon Lee has also worked alongside and produced records for Artists like El Prez, Ill Camile, F.Y.I, D’Rok The Menace, Daniel Curtis Lee, Keisha Renee, Kaye Fox and many other up and coming artist in the Southern California Scene.

https://soundcloud.com/sirjonlee

Artist Spotlight - Qumontae | @qumontae1
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December 17, 2018 12:00 AM PST
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In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Qumontae.

Cultivated from the roots of a small town in Virginia, Qumontae’s dreams exceed the magnitude of the universe. He was introduced to life through a crack addict mother and a kingpin imprisoned father. At 8 months old, circumstances led to Qumontae to be seized from his mother and was sent to live with an acquaintance of his father. Family values kicked in with his grandmother, and she piloted his blood family to win custody of him at 8 years old. Paralleled by militant parenting styles, Qumontae could not follow the house directives. Eventually his grandmother put him out at 17 years old for not abiding by the house rules. Forced into manhood to exist in the streets, Qumontae would secretly creep in and out of one of his friend’s house for asylum. Ultimately, he concluded to sleeping in his car for several months.

Popularity is a trait that Qumontae is known for in his home town. Playing a position as a social influencer, he fused a relationship with a studio owner by the name of Lil Mike. Qumontae rapidly familiarized himself with every position in the studio including engineering, recording, mixing, graphics, and film. Studio X became temporary residency for him and he was granted the reigns to manage the organization. This experience led Qumontae to be fascinated with the music industry and his vision ignited into existence.

http://drumsquad.com/qumontae/

Artist Spotlight - LeA Robinson | @TheLeARobinson
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December 15, 2018 01:47 PM PST
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In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with LeA Robinson.

Affectionately known as the Granddaughter of hip-hop, LeAnetta Robinson (a.k.a. LeA) is the granddaughter of musical legend Sylvia Robinson, founder of Sugarhill Records. With years of influence by her family's music, it was only a matter of time before she decided to enter into the music scene herself. LeA is an outgoing, ambitious, and eccentric singer, songwriter and dancer whom has performed at events such as NBA basketball games to The Waldorf Astoria to the United Nations International Year of Youth Conference. She is also passionate about giving back and at the age of 16, LeA partnered with the charity organization Comedy Cures and also became an Ambassador for the United Nations. Constantly inspired by her mother and grandmother to not only be a better artist, but to also be a better woman, LeA finds it fulfilling to share her stories with the world in a three-minute song. Planning to make her mark by staying true to God and her purpose, LeA is currently recording a much-anticipated EP, entitled S.A.Y. (Songs About You).

https://www.instagram.com/thelearobinson

Rap-A-Lot Records Founder J Prince defines The Art & Science of Respect | @jprincerespect
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December 02, 2018 09:19 PM PST
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In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with the one and only J Prince.

For decades, serial entrepreneur James Prince presided over Rap-A-Lot Records, one of the first and most successful independent rap labels. In his memoir, he explains how he earned his reputation as one of the most respected men in Hip Hop. By staying true to his three principles of heart, loyalty, and commitment, and an unwavering faith in God, he has defeated many adversaries. Whether battling the systemic cycle of poverty, record label executives, boxing promoters, or corrupt DEA agents, Prince has always emerged victorious. Respect isn't given, it's earned. In recounting his compelling life story, Prince analyzes the art and science of earning respect - and giving respect - and how to apply these principles to your own life.

Purchase The Art & Science of Respect on Amazon
https://www.amazon.com/Art-Science-Respect-Memoir-Prince/dp/0999837001

https://www.instagram.com/jprincerespect/
https://twitter.com/jprincerespect
https://www.facebook.com/rapalotrecords/

Artist Spotlight - Guru Goldie | @the_guruman
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November 30, 2018 12:00 AM PST
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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
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November 28, 2018 12:00 AM PST
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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.

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