Check out this quick interview with rising West Coast based emcee Rhyme Scheme!
1. What makes Rhyme Scheme different from most artists today?Rhyme Scheme is an artist who makes music that the world can related to. He is an innovator and revolutionary who expresses reality with raw emotions. As people, we all have an internal war. Rhyme Scheme's lyrics allow people to see light at the end of the tunnel.
2. How would you sum up Rhyme Scheme in just 3 words? Determine, Intelligent, and distinguished.
3. You have a single out by the name of "Four Letters", who did you work with for this single? I worked with producer KZR Beats from London and DJ J Green. The single was a great collaboration.
4. Where are you located? I'm based out of Los Angeles, California but originally from Detroit, Michigan
5. Where can fans and viewers check out you and your music? Fans can check me out on twitter and facebook under cobainearmoreddown. On twitter @omegasons or @cobaine2. They can also check me out on the following
If you have the album "A Dream Deferred" by Skyzoo then you are familiar with the track Range Rover Rhythm produced by Jahlil Beats. Well Skyzoo has provided some visuals for this Corner Store Anthem. Enjoy and hit the link to download the "A Dream Deferred" album.
Kanbeei Karlson will drop his latest music video "Peter Pan" tomorrow on all his social media networks! This song is a BANGER! Very Very lyrical with punchlines throughout 3 verses with the addition of a catchy chorus. To date, this is one of my favorite songs from Kanbeei Karlson. Do NOT miss out on this video and FREE download!
The following links will have his new music video and the option to download for FREE!
www.KanbeeiKarlson.com www.facebook.com/KanbeeiKarlson (Kanbeei's personal FaceBook page) www.facebook.com/KanbeeiKarlsonMusic (Kanbeei's Fan Page) www.soundcloud.com/kanbeei-karlson www.youtube.com/user/KanbeeiKarlson
"The Gift" is House Shoes' mixtape series in which he spotlights underrecognized producers and artists. Each volume is a collection of Bandcamp/Soundcloud cuts re-released to give them another chance to reach their full potential audience. "The Gift Volume Two" features DertBeats.
'Los Angeles based cat who actually produced an entire album for KRS-ONE a few years back. I have been beating the shit outta his flip of Pink Floyd's "Money" for like 4-5 years now...'
Earatik Statik drops the video for "Big Fire" off the mix CD "Still Feelin' Earatik." Seth Savoy shot and edited the visuals for a crazy dark video... that matches well with the grimy [Phil] Absurd Beats track and Earatik lyrics. The single is due out on iTunes on April 30, 2013; but you can pre-order it now.
Detroit doing it...again! "Beats x Rhymes x Life" (produced by Ilajide) is the first single off the upcoming "Gold PP7s" project from the Clear Soul Forces crew. They got it for cheap over at their Bandcamp page. Follow the link.
Nigerian-born, multi-talented recording artist Komo strikes with his first ever surefire hit single "African Woman" set to be released on the 26/04/2013 in the UK. Expect some catchy rhymes and fresh beats from his debut single, dripping with feel good summer vibes. This single is sure to blaze up the clubs and radio stations all over the world.
Record and instrumental production by Tunde Brown Captain (The same producer of Masquerade by Waray Ent ft Vibes Squad) with additional production, mix and mastering by T. Salih Turkish (Official Sways Dj) of Dcypha Productions.
Like his name 'Komo' - shortened from his surname Komolafe, meaning 'Teach Fashion' - he is full of energy and charisma, as he bears all about his interesting love-life and vibrant characteristics. Waving the flag for Africa, Komo is profoundly influenced by current artists such as D'Banj and Akon, as well as classic Nigerian artists King Sunny Adé and Fela Anikulapo Kuti.
With big performances and TV shows under his belt, a brilliantly ambitious Komo is confident about pursuing his dreams as a recording artist. "I am an entertainer from birth, give me the mic, a stage and watch me entertain you" says Komo. "The love and support I get from my family and friends is what keeps me going"
Being humble and staying true to his culture, Komo's first single "African Woman" aims to praise African women as the beauties that they are and make a name for Komo as a recognisable artist in the UK as well as Africa.
African Woman will be available for download on ITunes, Amazon MP3 and GooglePlay from the 26/04/2013.Click as Here is a preview
After performing and catching the eyes of major music scouts at a recent LA showcase, Kanbeei was invited to attend an exclusive music party in LA. Kanbeei met up with rappers, "E-40", "Dorrough" , mega producer "Hit-Boy", high ranking Sony Music representatives and more.
Kanbeei was presented a challenge by one of the music scouts to remix a club instrumental by the name of "Higher" produced by "Just Blaze" and "Baauer". His challenge was to make the track less lyrical but more "mainstream". kanbeei did just that and has submitted his remix for review. If the scout is impressed with his remix and believes that Kanbeei can adapt to the mainstream genre, big things can happen.
kanbeei told us, "The music industry is so difficult to even make a little noise. I feel really blessed and honored to have someone challenge me with an instrumental. I feel like this could be really big for me. If he (A&R Rep) likes what I did, Im sure he will put me in contact with other big players...I just gotta make this happen. Period."
In this "Behind The Beats" Interview, Just Some Guy Named Jay talks to Olatunji Mason, Olatunji Mason is a songwriter, producer, beatmaker that is most known for using international sounds and world music and blending them with golden age boom bap sounds. He's worked with artists such as Shabba Ranks, and Krumb Snatcha in the past, he also talks about working with Blaq Planet and speaking with Wayne Wonder about working on music with him in the future.
If you beatmakers are looking to get your beats out, you should surely do it with an e-mail blast or using their promotional service. You can e-mail them at TheGiantBlast@aol.com
Also mentioned in this post Chief Stephen, Osabebe, Bunny Mack, Donald Mason, Stacey Blackman, Ladybless, DJ Thunder, Da Badala Brown , DJ Squidly (Charlotte), DJ Under Taker(Charlotte), Wanye Wonder, Daddy Moose formally of Blaq Planet, Ston-city, kyabazingah, Ghette Fello, W.A.F (West African Family), Cat House, Shadowboxer, Kao Denero, Supa Laj, Vicki Forna, Salone Ishmeal, Dolo the Bandit, MPC2000XL MPC 2000 X
Kanbeei Karlson performed this past weekend and was very impressive. Major music industry scouts raved about Kanbeei and his performance. One rep said "Kanbeei had the most impact at the show with a great set". Going on to say, "He's a presence on stage. Standing at almost 7 feet-he takes over the stage. His energy and catchy songs are what the game is missing"
Kanbeei will visit LA this Sunday to meet up with major industry leaders such as "Hit Boy". "Hit-Boy is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from Fontana, California. He is currently signed to GOOD Music, and is the founder of Hits Since '87  He is best known for his production on ASAP Rocky's "Goldie", Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Niggas in Paris" and "Clique", the GOOD Music single which featured the two as well as Big Sean." (Wikipedia)
Stay tuned to see what connections Kanbeei will encounter this weekend and his rise in the Hip-hop world
This past weekend Kanbeei Karlson performed in Los Angeles, Ca and introduced his new song "Peter Pan", produced by "Jmyth" and engineered by "Anthony Arasi" at the famous outlet, "The Joint". JS Global Entertainment hosting an Indie music competition, where artist perform in front of the 3 largest radio stations in LA for a chance at getting airplay. Plus, Kanbeei was given the opportunity to showcase in front of major players in the music industry.
Kanbeei had a strong performance, starting with new hit "Peter Pan". Moving into, "Wild Boy" remix (Verse1), "Counterfeit Hearts" and "Assa-Hater".
Kanbeei connected with major music scouts and other artist after the show. He says, "I think it was a great set. This time I wanted to keep the energy at one level, that hype level. I think it might have paid off."
Tonight, Kanbeei Karlson will get another shot at national exposure. Kanbeei will perform at "The Joint" where JS Global Entertainment is hosting a live music showcase. Power house, LA urban radio stations such as "Power 106", "102.3 KJLH" and "93.5 KDAY" will be in attendance. The radio stations are in search of new talent and new songs to showcase on their radio stations.
Come support Kanbeei as he performs his new single "Peter Pan Punches" and a chance at national Exposure.
Doors open at 9:00PM Tickets are $10.00 For info contact KanbeeiKarlson@Gmail.co