Magnetic began receiving some national attention in 2005 when he produced the Philly anthem "The Sound of Philadelphia" for Reef the Lost Cauze. The song would go on to air on ESPN Monday Night Countdown, during a 76ers game & was used in a British Documentary. In 2007, Magnetic began recording his 1st official iTunes release, “Everything's A Gamble Vol. One” which showcased his beat making and rhyming abilities equally. It consisted of songs from 2003 - 2006 & featured underground heavyweights such as: Channel Live, Sean Price, Edo G, Chino XL, Copywrite amongst others.
Blackout, M.O. Sound Group’s Captain takes his post very seriously. As head motivator, he has the steep charge of calling the latest plays. In this quarter, the airwaves are over-run with wanna-be-rappers, anthem songs, and monotonous clatter from anybody with a makeshift studio. Blackout knows it’s time for a full-court-press.
Also-known-as the “Grumpy Old Man”, one would think that being in the game for a minute might have worn him down, but Blackout and M.O. Sound Group, part of NJ’s percolating Hip Hop Movement, is warmed up and ready to go.
Godsville is a collaborative album between MC KRS-One and Show, from Showbiz and A.G.. The album was released digitally on February 15, 2011 via D.I.T.C. Records; it is planned for a physical release by March 8, 2011. It is the 21st album for KRS-One (including his work with Boogie Down Productions).
As part of the golden age MC-and-DJ tandem Kool G Rap & DJ Polo, the "Kool Genius of Rap" enjoyed a successful and, above all, influential run during the late '80s and early '90s before embarking on a fitful solo career.
Tywan M. Harris, the Musician/Song Writer, Business man, and Entrepreneur, known as Cashmere, has just begun to make his mark in the music industry. Starting out as many do battling he began to build recognition on the streets of East NY Brooklyn making appearances on mixtapes hosted by legendary dj’s. Amongst many, Dj Enuff was the first to believe in the potential and sound Cashmere had created in his home town. After hearing his remix to “Still Ray” by none other than Raphael Saddiq, Dj Enuff began to push Cashmere on NY’s premiere radio station, Hot 97.1.
Even though it's 2011, we're still litigating whether rap music in and of itself is a societal corrosive or an artistic expression that channels raw experience and expurgates emotions in the form of a catharsis. It's really the old Plato versus Aristotle rap battles over the artistic merits of tragedy -- at least we can dance to it, so there's that.