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Nobody was truly prepared in 2020 when Covid-19 cases started to arise. Many lives have been lost, businesses have been shut down, and face to face interaction seems to be non-existence. All those to consider, Platinum Producer WayneOnABeat still managed to find ways to connect with Artists, Producers, Engineers, A&R’s, Managers and network his way into multiple placements. We caught up with WayneOnABeat via Instagram(WayneOnABeat) to get his feedback. He said, “Covid was a blessing for me selfishly. Most placements are locked in when the producer is invited to a session or has a chance to be in rooms with…

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When creating a company, an entrepreneur should have a full understanding of the industry. Being able to relate to the audience and understand the best decisions is vital in scaling a brand. For CEO Elle Ullmann, educating herself on a subject by embracing every part of it is how she’s lived her life. Elle is no stranger to different cultures and new practices. She applies this mindset to her companies, and it’s allowed her to become an expert in each industry, including apparel and clothing, entertainment, technology, and managing. Elle only began her entrepreneurial journey in 2014, but already runs…

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Reigning from the Capital of New York, Albany’s own Kushie Sunoco is a songwriter/artist who stays true to his roots. Kushie grew up listening to a wide variety of music including hip hop, R&B, pop and latin music. As a hobby Kushie started making freestyles over some of his favorite beats around 2015. His freestyle to Future’s “Stick Talk” raked in over 24,000 views on Youtube & 30,000 on Facebook within weeks attracting attention far beyond his circle of friends. From this moment, Kushie started making a true name for himself in Albany’s rap scene Ranking over 1,000,000 streams im…

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1. Where are you from?I’m originally from Brooklyn but I get up in Burlington Vt 2. What was growing up like? What inspired you to do what you do?Growing up in the foster care system was rough but a lot of my struggles and personal experience actually inspired me to write and produce the music I do 3. How long have you been in the music industry?Though I’ve been making music for years. I would say I that have honestly been apart of the music industry since 2018 4. Who are five people you look up to and why?Never really…

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Albany Lou is a recording artist from the capital of New York. Albany Lou has worked with such artists as Fred The Godson and most recently released Flatten Da Curve Feat. Uncle Murda! Early in his career he achieved a strong YouTube presence with his controversial single Dead Game and reached 2 million total streams overall! Albany Lou is currently in the studio working on an array of new projects toward his ever growing catalogBe on the look out for Flatten Da Curve Ft Uncle Murda https://open.spotify.com/artist/03ZReo8v88RJiDIBqbOWjx?si=AdA8FSmQT-WQwbr8T83A0w Follow Albany Lou www.instagram.com/albany_lou

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Marc Feinberg also known as Marcus432 born and raised in the Bay Area, always felt like he was living in the shadow of his brother until he found his passion for music. Since his music journey began, he has been on a mission to solidify himself as one of the most respectable and influential artists of his generation. Marc started making music when he was 18, performed for the first time when he was 22 and is now 23 years old with 5 major shows under his belt. Marcus432 is consistently working on his craft and building his connections in…

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TaeeFye is a talented rap artist who recently released a brand new studio single titled “Mood Swings.” The song will hit you with some timeless production aesthetics, as well as with an emotionally driven performance, which sets the bar higher in terms of passion and energy. There are so many amazing textures and some great production choices on this release, and everything seems to fall into place so seamlessly, giving this track a personal twist. What’s special about this release is definitely the fact that it combines excellent production aesthetics with one-of-a-kind features, such as the artist’s distinctive rap flow…

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Nico Hernandez, better known by his stage name DJ NiQ (“Neek”), is a self-made Mexican- American DJ, producer, and entrepreneur from Oakland, California.  NiQ first got introduced to DJing at the age of 15, when his Godfather saw his excitement with music and entrepreneurship. “He told me that there was a way I could create through music and make some money while doing so. This instantly grabbed my attention.” Through his Godfather, he got access to a full DJ set and after a few short sessions, NiQ was hooked. As early as 16, he found himself DJing for some of…

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Yola Ktwo has slowly but surely been building his brand in rap music for a little while now. He has an ear for the genre’s latest trends, but where he differentiates himself from the rest of the pack is how he employs other contemporary influences to create a brand new sound and style. With his hit song, “Tellin Ya,” Ktwo has not only come correct once again, but has also managed to refine his sound more than ever before, and the end result is one of his moodiest, most irresistible tracks to date. The atmospheric production is nocturnal and dark,…

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This week we caught up with Midwest up-and-comer, Highrise, to talk about making a career as an artist out of his rural state of Iowa. With bangers such as #ShowEmAll featuring Instagram model Angela Mazzanti, and Hunnit with Florida rapper Hi-Rez, to vibey and thought-provoking tracks like, “Not Friends”, and “Heaven’s Rejections”, we wanted to get a feel for the scene that brought up this versatile artist.“Iowa is a place where many different styles come together. I wouldn’t say the Hip Hop scene is strong there, but the artists we have are both incredibly talented and diverse. A lot of…

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