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News: Famous Kid Brick to Graduate from Local May 31

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Famous Kid Brick Reaches New Audiences with National Video Debut “Never Ever” and forthcoming Mixtape Graduated from Local

Famous Kid Brick’s song and video “Never Ever” debuts nationally on MTV Jams, mtvU, and Music Choice May 31. And he proclaims his new accomplishments with new mixtape Graduated from Local, due mid-summer.

Tampa, Fla.-For the past seven years, central Florida music mogul Famous Kid Brick has been one of the most influential rays of independent hip-hop to blast his way across the south east. Now he is set to take the rest of the world by storm with his latest video “Never Ever debuting nationwide on MTV Jams, mtvU, and Music Choice May 31. And Kid Brick toasts this new accomplishment with his highly anticipated forthcoming Hussch Boy Productions mixtape Graduated From Local, scheduled to drop mid-summer.

“The release of this song and video had so much anticipation behind it,” Brick confesses. “Just off of a 15 second Instagram clip I had DJs, industry executives, and fans’ hitting me up saying it was the one.”

“As soon as I heard “Never Ever” I called Brick to tell him he finally had that worldwide hit” explains DJ Winn – VP of Cool Running DJs. “He not only deserves it, but he is quite capable of running the race alongside the majors. I’ve said that from day one.”

The video was shot in Tarpon Springs at the Baumgart’s East Lake mega mansion by Justin Petrone & 12/12 Productions, directed by Randy Cabrera, shot and edited by PK Sellers. The mansion boasts the scene of a lavish lifestyle featuring exotic cars, beautiful women, and the avoidance of a THOT (slang for thirsty hoe over there). On the song, Brick sticks to his commitment to play the field over a slow-riding groove, deep bass line and a subtle electric guitar provided by West Coast producer MigL Beatz. (more…)


News: R&B Sensation Shyann Selected to Perform on the BET Rap-It-Up Campaign

Shyann Rap It Up

Shyann Rap It Up

 

Tampa Bay, Fla.- After spreading her wings through the Sunshine State like a sweet Southern breeze with her latest hit single “Shawty” featuring Famous Kid Brick, 18-year-old Tampa Bay native Shyann has been handpicked to perform on the nationally televised BET Rap-It-Up Campaign.

The campaign is an ongoing, multi-faceted national awareness and call-to-action campaign addressing HIV, AIDS and other health concerns affecting the African-American community while promoting safe sex through education. The show will be held at Clark Atlanta University on April 25 and hosted by St. Petersburg, Fla.-based 95.7 The Beat radio personality DJ Chase. The program will air on BET’s multiple platforms in 32 countries. (more…)


News: Good Times USA, LLC and Mr. Pay Attention to Launch New Show on DTF Radio

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Good Times Radio

Tampa, Fla.- After six years as CBS Radio assistant promotions director, The Good Times Hot 100 DJs’ own Mr. Pay Attention steps down from his post to launch The Good Times Radio Show on New York City’s DTF Radio.

Targeting the urban demographic between the ages of 18 and 35, the co-branding radio show will cross promote the nation’s hottest recording artists, djs, actors, models and promoters. The show kicks off Wednesday, January 22 and is scheduled to air each and every Wednesday from 3 to 5 pm.

With the ability to be heard anywhere in the world, The Good Times Radio Show will stream live from the DTF Radio website at www.DTFRadio.com, www.GoodTimesEverytime.com, and via the TuneIn smartphone app. (Search: DTF Radio) (more…)


News: 9th Annual Florida Ent. Summit Nov 21-24 [Orlando, FL]

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The 9th Annual Florida Entertainment Summit is heading to Orlando, FL “The City Beautiful” on November 21 – 24, 2013 during the famed Florida Classic weekend to produce Florida’s premier entertainment networking event for emerging talent. For the very first time, in its 9-year history, the Florida Entertainment Summit (FESummit) will be organized outside of Miami. FESummit is sponsored in part by leading Orlando based promotions company, Frontline Promotions and Marketing, Inc providing FESummit seamless integration into the Orlando market.

In addition to events surrounding the historic Florida Classic featuring college rivals Florida A&M University & Bethune Cookman University, FESummit will feature panel discussions, fashion showcases, meet & greet opportunities with film, music and television executives. Previous FESummit participants included International Mega Star Flo Rida, Grammy Award Winner John Legend, Film Producer Will Packer, Platinum Recording Artist Rick Ross, Playgigit.com’s founder John Acunto, Producer Jim Jonsin, Recording Star and Philanthropist Trina and a host of others. (more…)


News: R&B Sensation D.Wyte Releases Newest Bedroom Ballad “Body Talk”

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St. Pete, Fla.-Just when you thought that soul in R&B music was long lost and forgotten, multi – talented singer / songwriter / producer D.Wyte comes in the nick of time to put romance and maturity back into music with the release of his sultry lead single “Body Talk.”

A slow, grinding groove accented by D.Wyte pouring his heart out over a thumping 808 drum track, “Body Talk” adequately sets the mood for any romantic encounter. “Simply put, it’s where desire meets passion,” explains D.Wyte.

The steamy lead single is just a taste of what D.Wyte has to offer from his forthcoming Elitascend-released EP Stages of a Man set to be released this Fall. Featuring feel-good testaments like “Don’t Tell,” “Wait For Me,” “Friend Request” and “Proposal,” Stages of a Man boasts soul-stirring stories of men’s rites of passage to manhood and maturity. (more…)


News: Florida Rapper Robby Goode Tells of his Rise from the Bottom of the Gutter to Penthouse Partying on his EP From The Beach 2 Da Streetz

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West Palm Beach, Fla.- Everybody loves the story of the underdog who turns nothing into something with nothing but his wit and own blood, sweat and tears. When every dime is earned from getting your own hands dirty, respect is given to the grind.

South Florida’s newest sensation Robby Goode is the epitome of that Tony Montana mentality. From the bloody Florida streets to partying all night in Jacuzzi suites overlooking the Gulf, Goode gives up the sour and the sugar of his life on forthcoming EP From The Beach 2 Da Streetz.

Available for download on RobbyGoode.com Aug 7, the five-track EP is follow-up to his breakout single “Riding High” featuring MHG’s lethal weapon Compton Menace. It also boasts such simmering tracks as his debut single “Obama” earlier this year. Goode laced the hard, bass-driven track and heavy, synthesized melodies with in-your-face lyrics about personal life experiences. (more…)


News: Famous Kid Brick to Release Single “Who Dat”

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Who knew that after being leaked to a South Georgia DJ that Hussch Boy flagship artist Famous Kid Brick’s infectious single “Who Dat” would blow up like this?

But in only a few short weeks, the record has grown legs on its own and sprinted through the South like a track star on steroids. Now, because of the positive feedback and popular demand, “Who Dat” will release Tuesday July 30 to Brick’s eager fan base.

“Before we knew it, we we’re getting calls that people heard it on the radio and it was on a lot of different mixtapes,” says Brick.

And with good reason. Produced by musical maestro 22 Bitches, the record’s hypnotic synthesizers and harmonizing chimes over Brick’s boisterous rhymes of fast cash, fast cars and fast women have given the Tampa, Fla.-based independent heavyweight rapper another hit record to add to his long list of club bangers.

Visit www.FamousKidBrick.com July 30th to Download “Who Dat” for FREE.

Artwork after the jump.

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News: Central Florida Rapper Leegit Set to Release Mixtape Album 25/8

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Lakeland, Fla.- He officially put his Polk County, Fla. stomping grounds on the map with last year’s runaway single “Badd.” He exploded online with more than a million hits of YouTube music videos like the booty-bouncing “Bend N’ Get It.” And he has been selling out shows all across the Sunshine State.

Now, central Florida’s latest superstar rapper Leegit finally gives the people what they’ve been waiting for with the upcoming release of his long-awaited album 25/8 on independent label Xcluii Music Group.

“The album is geared towards fans of good music who also like to have fun, dance and party,” says Leegit. “It’s basically a diary of my experiences over the past year- covering everything from love to balling, even to snakes in the grass.” (more…)


News: Famous Kid Brick to Open for Bad Boy/Interscope artist MGK’s Raise The Flag Florida Tour July 25th – July 28th

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St. Petersburg, Fla.- Fresh off the Lace Up Tour and currently promoting his latest mixtape Black Flag, Bad Boy/Interscope recording artist Machine Gun Kelly is set to launch the biggest four-city tour the Sunshine State has ever seen on his highly publicized Raise the Flag Florida tour.

And there’s only one independent rapper in the state of Florida with a strong enough fan base and stage show so exhilarating to hold his own alongside MGK. That rapper’s name is Famous Kid Brick.

Sponsored VYBE Nation and AAA Entertainment, the tour kicks off at Jacksonville venue Brewster’s Roc Bar on July 25, resumes in Orlando at Firestone Live on July 26 and continues to Pompano on July 27 and Tampa on July 28. And Hussch Boy Productions flagship artist Famous Kid Brick will be the opening act for all Florida shows for the Billboard-topping rapper.

“We’re very excited to have Famous Kid Brick join the MGK ‘Raise The Flag’ Florida Tour,” says Neal Carter, CEO of Vybe Nation. “Brick has worked hard over the last few years, has a versatile fan base and an amazing show! He’ll fit right in!”

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News: Cristol’s “All Up N Thru There” Makes Radio Rotation on Wild 94.1

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Here’s another club banger from St.Petersburg artist Cristol who has had the clubs going crazy over the past year with a colossal movement centered around his last singles, #AssSoPhat and #WhoYouFinnaTry. This single definitely keeps the movement going and has now been officially added to rotation on Wild 94.1.


News: Tampa rapper P.Kumlawdi makes major plays with latest single “Touchdown”

P.Kumlawdi (Press 1) w BorderTampa, Fla.- Whether putting points on the board from major plays on the field or in the bedroom, Tampa, Fla. rapper P.Kumlawdi (pronounced cum laude) scores big with his latest crowd-pleasing single “Touchdown.”

Produced by musical mastermind Trakman, the up-tempo club jam boasts a catchy hook and sports/sex metaphors atop thumping kick drums, slapping snaps and even referee whistles. This is the perfect for any sports bar, club or house party.

“I make music to have fun and put out a message for people to relate to,” says P.Kumlawdi. “You can see my words as I say them. My words touch people. You can feel them when I play them.”

Born in Tampa’s infamous College Hill public housing projects, P. used sports as a way to escape his destitute situation. He landed a football scholarship to college and during his senior year, he began writing raps to pass the time. His roommate used to sing so one day, P asked him to write a song together. That one record turned into an entire mixtape.

Although the mixtape garnered much respect around campus, he had to put music to the side to concentrate on sports. He was eventually drafted into the NFL but still wrote rhymes in his spare time.

For three years straight, P perfected his craft and won several talent shows around town. In April 2012, he dropped his first official mixtape The Miseduction of P.Kumlawdi hosted by DJ Headbussa. The mixtape single “7 Grams” got a lot of good responses from a video posted on WorldStarHipHop.com. (more…)


News: Street Runnaz Clothing Launches Website and Summer Line-Up

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Street Runnaz Clothing is an independent fashion graphic brand that was spawned from a southern driven Mixtape Series that started in Summer of 2007.  Street Runnaz as a brand is trusted for bringing forth what is hot in current pop culture as well as being a voice in underground hip hop.  The main objective is to present designs in a unique fashion that caters to the esoteric groups of modern hip hop society.

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NEWS: Breakout Singer/Songwriter Nanu Kenzie Creates Her Own Lane in the Clubs with Runaway Single “Now or Later”

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Tampa, Fla.- It’s not hard to tell that Brooklyn-born bad girl Nanu Kenzie is just as bitter as she is sweet on her takeoff debut single “Now or Later” featuring Tampa rapper Tom G.

Tearing through nightspots across the Southeast with its infectious, up-tempo production, quirky synthesizers and Nanu’s hard-edged lyrics, the single is the perfect introduction for her forthcoming mixtape Welcome to Splitzville Vol. 1 due this summer.

“If you don’t have the clubs on lock, you got nothing,” Nanu protests. “‘Now and Later’ is cocky and confident and that’s the vibe I wanted everybody to feel.”

And she is sure to retain that same cocky and confident vibe throughout the Welcome to Splitzville Vol. 1. Case in point is the cut “99 Problems,” where she spits lyrics like “you make a b**ch wanna do voodoo.” It runs chills down your back and yet still leaves you wanting more.

Nanu also introduces her alter-ego “Evo L” (“love” spelled backwards). On “EvolLove,” she puts her own sinister spin on a remix of T. Rone’s popular single “Hello Love.” (more…)


News: Sneek Da PuppetMaster is Creeping on a Major Come-up with Brand New Single “Back in Power” and Forthcoming Debut Album

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Orlando, Fla.-After making a name for himself across the Southeast and Midwest with three successful mixtapes and an EP, Memphis-born, Orlando-based rapper Sneek Da PuppetMaster comes back like he never left with the spanking new single “Back in Power.”

Already beginning to make noise in the Southern region with the braggadocios single, Sneek is perfectly positioning himself for the July 4 release of his forthcoming debut album Sneek Is Da Name By Da Way.

“I plan to change the game and not just be in it,” says Sneek. “I’m here to evolve the culture, set some standards and write some new guidelines.” (more…)


News: Florida Rapper Robby Goode Releases Smashing New Single “Ridin High” featuring MHG’s Compton Menace, Awaits EP Release

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West Palm Beach, Fla.-It’s no wonder why south Florida’s newest sensation Robby Goode’s steamy hot breakout single “Riding High” featuring MHG’s lethal weapon Compton Menace is burning through the South like an inferno.

With its chest-throbbing bass line, hypnotic synthesizers and infectious, sing-along lyrics, there is no denying this Jay Run-produced masterpiece.

“I make music for myself. My words reflect how or what I am thinking at a specific time,” says Goode. “So if somebody connects with my music, then they connect with me. That’s the ultimate reward for an artist.”

In that case, then, Goode has been duly rewarded for his musical efforts since he first set fire to South Florida with his debut single “Obama” earlier this year. Goode laced the hard, bass-driven track and heavy, synthesized melodies with in-your-face lyrics about personal life experiences.

And that’s just the first of the many heat rocks that Robby Goode has to offer. He is set to bring that same firestorm of tight beats and lyrics to his much-anticipated EP From the Beach 2 Da Streetz: The Goode Life Series in June. It also features club-jumping highlight “Numb” featuring Miami-based Haitian rapper Black Dada (“I’m A Zoe”). (more…)


News: Florida Cyber Boutique Owner Definitely Desh Launches Hands-on Wardrobe Styling Group

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Definitely Desh (logo)

Tampa, Florida – Cyber Boutique owner launches elite, modern, hands-on fashion styling group. An easier more compact way for you to style yourself and your brand!

Searching for a look of the stars or a fashion mavon? Definitely Desh Styling is your connection to wardrobe styling, image branding, media styling, and personal shopping.

“While marketing my own boutique through the world wide web, I discovered myself being approached frequently regarding tips and questions from certain companies and entreprenuers regarding creating their brands.” Says Ms. Smith. “I realized that there was a void to be filled. I created and molded an outlet for models, artist, business women and men, to help them improve their and appearance to expand their business and brand within their budget.” -Founder (more…)

NEWS: Famous Kid Brick to Headline The Juice High School Tour in Central Fla April 19th – May 3rd

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The Juice High School Tour (web)

THE JUICE HIGH SCHOOL TOUR

“IS YOUR GLASS HALF EMPTY OR HALF FULL?”

April 19 – May 3

Orlando, FL (April 8, 2013)-  The Juice High School Tour; a mobile event promoting academics, confidence and community for high school students throughout Central Florida, will make its first stop on Friday, April 19, 2013 at Freedom High School.

Established by The Black Room Project; an Orlando project management company, the goal of The Juice High School Tour is to encourage and empower every student’s mindset; to help build self-confidence and inspire motivation in young adult lives.”

An academic initiative geared toward students between the ages of 14-18, in schools that have a high minority and economic disadvantage percentage, The Juice High School Tour will impact over 15,000 students this year. A portion of this tour’s proceeds benefit Strong Dollars For Scholars. (more…)


News: Check out today’s “Weekly Challenger” as Shyann Roberts was a featured performer in The Musical “A Night at the Cotton Club”

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Shyann - Weekly Challenger

Check out today’s “Weekly Challenger” as Shyann Roberts was a featured performer in The Musical, “A Night at the Cotton Club,” which took place at the Harbor Hall Ballroom USFSP in St. Pete last Friday. She did an amazing cover of Dorthy Dandridge’s “I Got Rhythm.”


News: Amber Craft (@UrbanAddiction) Wins Diamond Awards XIII Publicist of the Year and Best Website

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Amber and Dymnd

Amber and Dymnd

Jacksonville, Fla.-Duly recognized for faithful service to the urban entertainment industry of the Sunshine State, Amber Craft, CEO of Urban Addiction Entertainment Group, Inc., recently took home two awards during the Diamond Awards XIII in Jacksonville.

The Diamond Awards, founded in 2000 by legendary DJ Bigga Rankin, is platform to recognize artists, DJs and individuals working behind the scenes in the music industry.

Craft won the Elora Mason Publicist of the Year Award and Best Entertainment Website forFutureofFlorida.com, which she operates with much-respected record spinner DJ Smallz. Just a few months ago, Craft also won Best Entertainment Website at Best In Florida Awards in Miami late 2012 for FutureofFlorida.com.

“I’ve been working really, really hard and making many sacrifices and it feels good to be recognized by your peers,” says Craft of the recent awards. “I inspire myself everyday to stay motivated and keep on going. But winning the Elora Mason Award is extra special because she is someone who inspired me to reach for my goals.”

And celebrity publicist Elora Mason is thrilled for Craft to have won the award. “Congratulations to Amber for being the first publicist to win the award named in my honor,” says Mason.

Craft got her start in the entertainment industry in 2007 as an intern for a local central Florida public relations company. After learning the ropes, she launched Urban Addiction Entertainment Group two years later. Since, she has played a major a role in the career of highly praised Florida artist Famous Kid Brick and independent record label Hussch Boy Productions. She has also worked diligently with clients Tom G, Papa Duck, Splitta Squad and Young AJ to name a few. (more…)


News: Blackboi to Debut “Stripper Anthem Sampler” Tuesday Feb 12th

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News: Southern Songbird Shyann Releases Bubbly Lead Single “Shawty,” Awaits Video Debut

Shyann - Shawty (web)Tampa Bay, Fla.-Resonating an awe-inspiring alto with heavenly harmonies, 16-year-old songbird Shyann releases her infectious debut single “Shawty” featuring Hussch Boy Recordings artist Famous Kid Brick. On the up-tempo dance anthem, this sensuous songbird serenades the boy of her dreams over free-spirited production.

“Shawty” is Shyann’s breakthrough lead single from the early 2013 release of her forthcoming Edgestone Music Group independent debut EP I’m Just A Girl due to be released in Spring.

Soon over the horizon is the accompanying music video for “Shawty.” The video is directed by south Florida eagle eye Misfit HD and due to shake up national video outlets to start off the new year.

“I’m a fresh, new female singer with amazing talent and that’s what I bring to this record,” says Shyann. “It’s the kind of record that you just can’t deny…Hearing it is breathtaking but to see the video is an experience within itself.” (more…)


News: Nuk Grissle’s “Pretty Girl” to Debut on Bad Girls Club Tues Jan 29th

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Nuk Grissle’s “Pretty Girl” to Debut on Bad Girls Club Tues Jan 29th


News: Splitta Squad Comes Back with a Vengeance with New Album The Re-Creation

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Splitta Squad - The Re-Creation [500Front]

Tampa, Fla.-It’s been a seemingly long time coming since high-profile Central Florida super group Splitta Squad blessed the rap game with a brand new body of work. But now the wait is finally over as their long-overdue album The Re-Creation is here and hits the streets today.

 The LP is currently offered in two versions. A free version hosted by Terror Squad’s DJ Christion is available on datpiff.com and the original version is available for download via iTunes.

 Taking their time to construct a flawless masterpiece, group members Great and Chucky Boy return like they have something to prove and deliver a more modern-day approach to feel-good music.

 The LP is fueled by their latest single “Do It.” Produced by M.Rell (who also produced their last single “Superstar”), the sexually-charged track is a highly contagious strip club anthem that has been circulating through the South and heavily downloaded on Digiwaxx and GreenHitz.com since its release late last year. (more…)


News: Florida Rapper Talio Sets the Party off at Full Throttle with Hype Video “Get Crunkcoco”

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Tampa, Fla.-The world is the stage for St. Petersburg rambunctious rapper Talio. Since cashing in on the local news running the story of his chance encounter with Hollywood starlet Selena Gomez, he has gone from garnering fans mainly at his preparatory school to international attention.

Released on Christmas Eve, this crazy, animated video has racked up views around the world and has even been picked up by international TV stations Galavision (Spanish television) and Televisa Musica.

And he keeps the momentum turned up to the max with his latest Park Street Records/2 Crunk Entertainment-released breakout single and rowdy, club-shaking video “Get Crunkcoco” featuring insane internet phenomenon Crunkcoco.

Shot in the sunny city of Tampa and directed by highly talented Andres Yepes of Star Video Productions, the rowdy, up-tempo video features St. Petersburg insane entertainer Crunkcoco, who has already caught the attention of such notable celebrities as pop/rap superstar Nicki Minaj and basketball great Shaquille O’Neil.

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