Royce da 5'9", is a Detroit rapper. He is known for his early association with Eminem and subsequent solo career, recording primarily with DJ Premier, Nottz and Carlos "6 July" Broady, as well as ghostwriting for the likes of P. Diddy and Dr. Dre. Royce is one half of the rap duo Bad Meets Evil with Eminem and also a member of hip hop group Slaughterhouse.
Success Is Certain is Royce fifth studio released album. Production for the album will come from DJ Premier, Mr. Porter, Eminem, Nottz, StreetRunner, The Futuristics andThe Alchemist among others. Guest appearances include Eminem, Joe Budden, Kid Vishis and Travis Barker.
Following the successful release of Bad Meets Evils with Eminem. Can Royce keep up his year of giving the listener quality music? Join us tonight @ 9 pm est/6 pm pst on the Cipher show and be the judge. Join the BKS1 Radio experience. Call in 646-929-1530 or chat live.
Special Guest: Big 7
C.E.O. of Newark illustrated LLC. And The Home of my daughter Miss Nana , Newark Illustrated idol & Ni-marketing.com The #1 online promotion & marketing company! President of Online Promotion Straight Stunin Magazine DJ Kay Slay James "Big Seven" Stokes is a native of Newark (Brick City), New Jersey.
Big Seven played an integral role in the development ofHip-Hop in the City of Newark, New Jersey. As a young lad, Big Seven (then called Lil' Seven), became a member of the historical Hip-Hop group called (Hard We're) Hassan & 7-11. James "Big 7" Stokes is the founder of Newark Illustrated which he started in 1998. Big 7 is no new jack to the music business. He started of as a breakdancer and then jumped on the mic with an old school school rap group.During this early 80s epoch, Seven became a renowned Break-dancer, who performed numerous times at the legendary Roxy. He was also a champion on the Star Search Television, Channel 5. In addition to break dancing, Seven cut a record with (Hard We're) Hassan& 7-11 called Sneakers, Homeboy Get a Pair.â Mr. Stokes was a developing young adolescent when the lyrically performed on the Hip-Hop track.
As Seven developed, he performed at noted shows all over the country. The Hip-Hop duel encompassed Hahz the Rippah (emcee), K-Mak (DJ), and Seven. (K-Mak later went on to develop Soul Diggaz Production Inc producing tracks for celebrities such as Mary J. Blidge, Tweet, Missy Elliott and many other noted celebrities.) Hard weâre eventually performed for Russell Simmons and Lyor Cohen. The group received demo deals from Def Jam Recordings and Jive Records.After losing a deal with Def-Jams now president Jay Z (rocafella). Big Seven realized he was able to learn something from the experience and start a label like Jay Z did. After putting out two ep's, Big 7 asked his daughter the infamous Miss Nana to record a greeting on his voicemail. Shortly after that Seven found his second artist to the Newark Illustrated Movement.
Big 7 has Put Down the Mic To pass the torch to his daughter. The pass 6 year Big 7 has been the nucleus and mastermind of every aspect of Miss Nana career from producing her song to structuring her stage show. " I feel like a proud father knowing that I was sincerely hold my girl down without any hidden agendas. "Big 7" is branching off in many endless road.Newark Illustrated is a Movement/Entertainment company. Its The Foundation of the Jersey Scene of Hip Hop. It is a label, a clothing company, a production company, and a Tv show. Newark Illy has there hands in some of everything. Newark Illustrated Consist of Ceo Big 7, Miss Nana ,Exit56,Streetz and more.
In addition, Seven developed a notable clothing line called 7 Flavaz. That was the major turning point in his career. He started selling T-shirts at his stand in the streets of Newark, NJ. The hype on his new shirts had spread all through the town. At that moment he filled his stands. The shirts were gone in minutes. Many people knew the shirts would be a success because of how unique it was. It was the perfect kind of urban style in this turning century and with the many logos it give a customer many options to choose from.
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Joseph Trawick played ss/2nd base for the Cleveland Buckeyes in 1950. He played and saw some of the great Negro League Players of all time. Join us as we go "In the Game" Retro-Style and talk about this historic league.
Nice and iLL produces music spanning across all genres. A strong diversity of musical background and style bring Jason Yarde aka J-Yard, Joey Jack and Christopher Mills aka Cee Mizz together to form an unbreakable artistic bond. Within the first six months of production the group released two mix tapes and an all original demo showcasing a new type of talent unheard of before in today’s music industry.
The group has taken an entrepreneurial approach to their success. Nice and iLL has become not only a popular hip hop group but a movement taking over the ears of anyone who will listen. By use of self promotion through online social networking, and YouTube they have created a wave of new music and reached thousands of listeners.
As one of New Jersey’s most anticipated rising artists, Chad B turns hiphop/hiphouse beats into fire spitting singles that keep clubs banging like his new club bangers”HIT IT” and “SWAG”. As well as the “HIt IT “ remix featuring Lumidee which are both currently aired on Hot 97.1, Power 105.1, Philly’s Power 99FM, Boston’s Hot 97, and Albany’s Jamz 96.3fm .
Chad B has become the striving force behind the new sound of Hip House music which correlates fast paced techno beats with street catchy lyrics. Because of his Eccentric look, humble soul, and repeated lyrical stamina Chad B has destined himself to be the long awaited representation for New Jersey and the national face of Hip House music.
The talented 24 year old was born and raised in Newark to a single mother and is the oldest of six. Friends from his local North 9th street and 4th Avenue neighborhood encouraged the youngster to hone his musical talents to make it out the streets. From the days of scribbling rhymes in his note pad at the age of 8, the young rapper is making something out of nothing by cashing in on his ability to write, rhyme and perform with the best.
By evoking the styles of influences such as Pac, Naughty by Nature, Jadakiss & Jay-Z, this charismatic musician represents the heart and soul of every chocolate city. The young artist has already opened up for artists such as Lil Wayne, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, Young Jeezy, D-Block, DJ Envy and many more. He’s more than ready to put New Jersey back on the map.
Chad B will also make his debut in the Movie World in the film 818 that will hit theaters near you with other cast members such as Arlen Escarpeta( Friday The 13th) Michael B. Jordan( The Wire, All My Children, HardBall) Jade Yorker( Gridiron Gang) And Many More! Continuing with his on-set plans he was also recently aired on episode 10 of CBS’s show “The Good Wife”
He has recently been on tour for the last 2-3 months performing at almost every tri-state club possible, situating his home base before moving on nationally. Chad B is extremely dedicated to what he is doing and has the passion and drive to make Great music for his Fans. He continues to build a larger fan base by strategically targeting the internet and the streets.