Art Director MC

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NEW ALBUM OUT NOW!!! The Promise

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The second studio album is here. All new focus, same lyricism, same love for the art. Thanks for listening. Available on all digital retailers!!

STREAM THE PROMISE


I want that #12 – Nike ACG 2 in 1 Technical Jacket

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NIKE has impressed me with their latest approach to the ACG collection. As far as fashion goes, I only voice my opinion from the standpoint of a consumer. I am a Recording Artist and an Art Director for Graphic Design, not Fashion Design. Every trade in this world deserves its respect and the experts in these fields should be heard before the voices of those who are just ranting on the internet.

with that said…

I don’t believe in this idea that we recognize the price of an article of clothing before we recognize its craftsmanship. This Technical Gore Tex jacket by NIKE demonstrates function before form. It is the same coat that NFL coaches wear to protect them in bad weather on the sidelines, but with reflective type branding the coat on the front and back that serves as reflective stamping to make you visible within the elements. I like that. Simple but there is dignity in simplicity and this hits the nail on the head. This coat is unavailable on retailers and is drawing a tag of $800 on Ebay. I still want it but I’m not purchasing this masterpiece second hand.

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Behind the scenes clips from A3C festival in Atlanta

These videos are from two panels I attended while at the A3C Hip Hop Festival in Atlanta. This was one of the best experiences I have ever had.

A five day festival with almost zero police presence. Just 24 hours of hip hop and knowledge all the time.

You wouldn’t believe how many artists I met on a person to person basis. The vibe was so relaxed and everyone was so accessible. I made a lot of friends in the game and I learned a lot. I will definitely be going back next year.

Above are two clips I actually captured when I wasn’t busy living the situation. There were moments I did not film because I’m just not walking around with my phone out to film…I was literally soaking in the vibe and enjoying every second of this. The clips are of Cardo talking about how he produced “Seen it All” for Jeezy and the events surrounding that. The second video is 9th Wonder being recorded live on an episode of the Combat Jack Show. Both are crazy you had the to be there moments.

Check out the videos and share them as much as you like. Peace.


I come in Peace

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The answer to our troubles is simple but complicated all at once, you have to unlearn everything and become new. I’m with you, you don’t have to do it alone.


Throwback Thursday #1




A freestyle about this one night I was hangin’ with my man 50 grand…Mike. #TBT

 


Cool Kids Never Die

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Dedicated to young urban youth everywhere.

RIP Trayvon and so many others like you. You will live forever.

– Fame


Stadium Red

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This past weekend I got the pleasure of making myself comfortable at Stadium Red Studio. My dude K Quick had an event for one of his Grand Staff artists named KepStar, it was a great event and I learned alot, here are a few pics from the listening session.

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Much love to Grand Staff.