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CMG signee, MoneyBagg Yo is set to release a new mixtape this week called Federal 3x. Following a joint tape with Yo Gotti and a solo project, Heartless, MoneyBagg Yo has built a major buzz for himself in the streets. He hosted a private listening party in Atlanta at DJ Drama and Don Cannon’s, Mean Street Studios.

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Rapper 21 Savage hosted the second annual “Issa Back to School Drive” in Atlanta.

The drive was held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Club Libra on Glenwood Avenue.

21 Savage partnered with Spotify to provide kids with school supplies, uniforms, shoes, free haircuts, and hair styles. READ MORE

New Rythm & Blues Native Long Beach, California artist Ria Rosae landed herself a artist development through Smokey Thomas aka “Smokey” who is the cousin of Charlie Wilson and Ronnie Wilson of “The Gap Band”. Under the tutelage of “The Gap Band for over 15 years Smokey learned everything there was to know through them. In 2014 Smokey decidedl to open up his own artist development company called “Smoke Bomb Entertainment making him the CEO of his company. Smokey discovered breakout artist Ria Rosae.

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Sarah (Craft Syndicate, Kofi the Bandit (Winner), Lil Durk, Kwan Prather) -Photo Credit Nappy JC

Last week was a major ground breaking event that took place all in the name of Hip Hop sponsored by Craft Syndicates. I would have to say it was more than just sponsorship dollars kicked out; there were true relationships formed and collaborations that took place which I could see were truly life changing situations. Craft Syndicate has got to be the advocate of the statements “if you want something done right then do it right the first time, go hard or go home and you are only as big as your last grand event.

​actor/producer/singer Stefon Washington, singer Marquo Lastrappe

​actor/producer/singer Stefon Washington, singer Marquo Lastrappe

I’m not sure if Craft Syndicates is going to come out with R & B programs but newcomers Stefon Washington and Marquo Lastrappe are definitely upcoming #upNext type of artists for any lable to take a look at. Craft Syndicate is the brand that definitely put their money where their mouth is and partnered with industry vets like producer Don Cannon and media mogal Munson Steed to produce what I call one of the best events of the year in Hip Hop History. I’m going to let Enchanted PR’s press release break down the details:

WHAT: The hip-hop elite, celebrities, and top influencers recently joined Don Cannon and Craft Syndicate by Dutch Masters to celebrate the culmination of his project with who he calls a stand-out music producer with a unique captivating sound. Craft Syndicate is a social platform for creatives to engage and learn; the key driving force being a mentor ship program. Dutch Masters identifies today’s masters in music, film, fashion and art, pairs them with an aspiring creative, and funds an collaboration.

On Monday, July 24th the legendary Stankonia Studios, birthplace for Organized Noize, the Dungeon Family, Outkast and Ceelo Greene was the perfect backdrop for Craft Syndicate by Dutch Masters. Hosted by Love and Hip Hop star Yung Joc, the event highlighted performances by Lil Nuke, Spotlight, Ra Ra, Joe Gifted, Big Bank Black, Pee Wee the Long-Way, and Money Man before welcoming award-winning producer Don Cannon to the stage to introduce Koji the Bandit who was awarded the opportunity to be mentored by Don Cannon.

Craft Syndicate by Dutch Masters judges DJ Mars, KP Prather, and OG Parker were unanimously impressed with Koji the Bandit citing his unique use of samples and instrumentation as progressively refreshing. The highlight of the evening was the performance of the Koji the Bandit and Don Cannon collaborative track titled, “No Fear” featuring trap artist Lil Durk. Guests enjoyed vegan cuisine sponsored by Da Vegan Guru and hospitality provided by the Dutch Master models.

“I was immediately excited about working with Craft Syndicate. It’s about mentoring the younger generation and leaving a legacy. This is exactly the type of work I want to be doing,” Don Cannon shared with a packed house before introducing Koji the Bandit.

“When I saw Craft Syndicate post on Cannon’s page I immediately sent over some tracks. I’d always wanted to work with Don Cannon and then when I learned Lil Durk was going to be the featured artist, I was tripping. I’m beyond thankful to Craft Syndicate for creating this platform; it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity.”

“I wasn’t sure what to expect from the collaboration but after I heard it, it was hot. I immediately wrote my verses, recorded it and sent it back to Cannon,” Lil Durk explained.

“Thank you to all of the artists, producers, DJs and Dutch Masters fans who came out to show their support for Craft Syndicate and Koji The Bandit,” said Sarah Krysalka, the marketing director for Dutch Masters. “I am grateful to have partners like Don Cannon, KP, DJ Mars and OG Parker who share the same vision as Dutch Masters, to share your craft and invest yourself in the masters of tomorrow. And a big thank you to Big Boi for welcoming us at Stankonia Studios, to Organized Noize and Big Gipp for their support, to Yung Joc who kept the energy going all night, to Lil Durk who killed the debut of ‘No Fear’ and to Big X, Funky and the rest of the Coalition DJs, Zoom Marketing Partners, Steed Media and Atmosphere Proximity who made the night happen.”

ATTENDEES: Big Boi (Outkast), Big Gipp (Goodie Mobb), Cory Mo, Organized Noize, actors Jamal “Gravy” Woodard and Stephon Washington (All Eyez on Me), Jason Reddick (Associate Director, ASCAP)
LOCATION: Stankonia Studios, Atlanta, GA

Link to Free Images – photo credit Steed Media
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Debonair DJ Pnut lands a spot in Sheen Magazine

DJ Pnut

Who is the Debonair “Dj Pnut” you may be asking? Well, if you live in Atlanta, GA then we know you listen to V103 Atlanta “The People’s Station.” DJ Pnut hosts the hottest midday mix show for the hottest midday host Ramona Debreaux. If you tune in at 12 noon DJ Pnut’s Debonair style & turn table skills is sure to change your day. That’s what caught the attention of Sheen Magazine to feature him in their Lifestyle section.

DJ Pnut featured in Sheen Magazine

In Sheen Magazine DJ Pnut speaks on his humble beginnings as a young boy growing up in Lansing, MI being introduced to music at a very early age landing his first DJ gig at the age of 14. Find out how DJ Pnut fell in and out of love with music and what was the gig that made him fall all in 1000% into music and not look back.

You can also enjoy the sounds of the Debonair DJ Pnut every Friday and Saturday at The Suite Lounge, Sunday’s brunch at Boogalou and the Sunday party at Cafe’ Circa. Serving as the Official DJ in 2016 for Gucci Mane, DJ Pnut is one of the most sought after DJ’s in the game. He’s graced the stage and shared the spotlight with some of the best in the business. From Kevin Hart, Nicki Minaj, Usher, Ludacris, Maxwell, Young Jeezy, 50 Cent, The Weekend, Future, 2 Chainz, Common, Trey Songz, Idris Elba, Yo Gotti, Meek Mill, Young Thug, Nas and more DJ Pnut always rocks out!

The best thing about the Debonair DJ Pnut is his diverse ability to appeal to any type of crowd. Hip-Hop, R&B, Old School, Reggae,Top 40’s and EDM are tools that have allowed him to accept diverse bookings. Visit his website and let him be your host DJ at your next event. www.djpnut.com

Daze, publicly known for his multi-tiered brand Scrilla Guerillaz Magazine is changing the game with a new inked deal with Amazon Fire TV.

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Just when you thought you had your fill of innuendo-heavy, food-related pop songs, Katy Perry’s “Bon Appetit” arrived on the scene to make you feel confused, hungry (in a confused way) and wondering how much she actually knows about the Michelin star system.

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[Video] Future – “Mask Off”

Future and Amber Rose cruise through an anarchic parallel world in the rapper’s new video for “Mask Off,” the single from his recent self-titled LP.
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