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Making His Way Into The Music Industry: Jung Coasta

1. Tell us about where you are from and how you got to this position today.

I''m Jung Coasta from St. Louis, MO. I Grew up off pershing running around wellston and eastgate. Dedication and hardwork got me where I am today.

2. Tell us more about the current song you are promoting to everyone.

She said it is a commercial anthem, i think the ladies will like it. Thats just one of the songs im promoting off my mixtape #IMCOASTA that just released on datpiff earlier this month

3. Tell us about one of the hardest challenges you had to face in the industry?

Ive been rapping for a while but im just beginning as a new artist and that is a challenge in itself knowing the difference and finding yourself. Ex: what type of beats you like, to know when a song is finished, what you should change etc.. Just being a real artist. Its different from just being a rapper its more than just writing lyrics on paper.

4. What was one of the biggest set backs in your career and how did you bounce back?

Losing the #1 lady in my life my grandma in 2009 really slowed me down for a while but I knew she would want me to follow my dreams so I picked up the pace again and got even more seriouis.

5. What are some things artists need to be careful of?

Im still finding that out myself but mainly people just along for the ride, people that dont hold your true interest at heart

6. What suggestions do you have for other artists like yourself?

Never stop learning, don''t be afraid to fail

7. What is one of your favorite ways to promote yourself and your music?

All social media outlets, in the clubs and in the streets

8. Where can people visit you?

Twitter/IG - JungCoasta_TMF1
Twitter: @DeadEndMusik

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Q&A With Rapper D-Baptiste3


Q&A With Rapper D-Baptiste3

Q&A Interview

Tell us a little about DBaptiste3?

Im a gospel rapper, I love being with family, I got alot of friends thats from where im from, I just love having fun and hanging out with family and friends.

How do your music reflect the lifestyle you live?

Well first of all, I keep god first, and I go to church so I rap about God in most of my songs. But, also I am a lover, I fall in love easily, so I make music about my past relationships as well.

We have noticed you just dropped a new mixtape titled #23,can you tell us more about your mixtape and where fans can find your music?
Well this mixtape reflects on my faith with god, and its my first ever official mixtape, and fans can find it on datpiff.com, by searching D-Baptiste3 and then you'll find it...

We have heard your name going around the music industry in the last month reaching a lot of ears, can you tell us how you started and the motivation behind it?

Well I started first rapping when i was 15 years old, started rapping with my best friend joshua Douglas, co-owner of Terror Swagg, our lil group. He showed my a lot about the ropes to the music industry and how to make music, and i learned to love making music, now, its a lifestyle....

With all the artists in the industry, what makes you stand out more than others?
Well, I make my music about god, I put god first, and, Im trying to be the best rapper out by putting god in my music!!!

We noticed you are still unsigned, is their any record labels you are looking forward to signing with?
Im open to any record label out, Im open to my options...

Where can people contact you for booking and features?
Twitter, facebook, maybe instagram, but you could also contact my manager, but you could probably mainly contact me on twitter the most...

Is there any important events involving DBaptiste3?
I am going on tour in february...

Do you have any special shout outs to give?
Shout out to oakgrove, Gray, Bayou Blue, my family, friends, terror swagg, and all my fans who believe in me....


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Artist Name: GABE
Label: Brainwork Productions LLC




"GABE - The Memoirs" http://www.mediafire.com/download/whv2zp9jw40ja7f/GABE-+The+Memoirs+%282012%29.zip

Gabe Lustman, better known as GABE, born originally from New Orleans, LA, the birthplace of Jazz and a great mixture of music, but currently resides in Atlanta, GA.

Humming and singing melodies before he could talk, a sure indication of the direction his life was headed for.

Traveling around the world with his family gave GABE a great perspective to different cultures, rhythms and styles. The more he travel the more he learned. His late father was a career Navy man who loved the sounds of The Temptations, The Who and The Beatles, to name a few. GABE says, "Listening to the pioneers of Pop/ R&B/ Rock influences was captivating, uplifting and gave me a desire for expression."
During his elementary years, GABE was so intrigued with music that he joined the school choir to pursue further vocal training.

After performing in a 9th grade talent show, GABE decided to pursue a career in singing. He spent 6 hours a day in the bathroom with cassette tapes dubbed from his Dads CD's and Radio listening to The Temptations, The Backstreet Boys, N'Sync, Michael Jackson, Prince, 98 degrees and Usher.

During high school sporting events, GABE sang The National Anthem in front of student faculty and peers. In 2006 he had his first collaboration with Minneapolis Producer Ricky Oyaro and was introduced to studio recording.

GABE has been tagged as a genius at work. While pursuing his career he met Minneapolis Pop Group LS3. While rehearsing with GABE singing lead to one of LS3 songs acapella on the rooftop set of MTV's Top Pop Group, Craig Ferguson overheard them singing and sent his Executive Producer "Cole" out to ask them if they would be the musical guest to the Craig Ferguson Late Late Show on CBS.

From there this fantastic ride took him to collaborate with J.R. Rotem (Beluga Heights), Kay Gee (Divine Mill), Jai (Nextwun) at this point it was felt that GABE should be a solo artist, that's when the persona of GABE really appeared.

As a solo artist, GABE had gained a wide audience of listeners, spectators and attendees to attend his live shows and global appeal worldwide. This prolific artist has been on tour with Chris Brown, Trey Songz and Cherish.

GABE songs have been aired on radio in Minneapolis, Atlanta and Michigan.

GABE has appeared on internet radio stations here in America as well as France, London, Australia and many others stations.

GABE has performed at Georgia State University, First Ave (Minneapolis), Café 290 (Atlanta) and released a mix tape with the help of production team JDP Productions, recorded "The Take Off," (2010) selling 2000 copies independently in the first week and shortly after following up with "State Of Emergency" (2011) accumulating over 100,000 downloads in the first month of release. His most recent mix tape "The Memoirs" (2012) is currently circulating the web on varies Music Blogs & Youtube.

GABE brands all of his songs by writing all of his own lyrics and melodies. Working with him is a musicians dream.

*MTV Top Pop Group (2008)

*Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson (Music Guest For The Night)

*Scary Movie 5 (Feature Film Starring Charlie Sheen, Lindsey Lohan & Ashley Tisdale)

*Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Feature Film)

*The Getaway (Feature Film Starring Ethan Hawke & Selena Gomez)

*Ludacris "Jingalin" Music Video- http://po.st/9x71Xu (2:35 & 3:38)

*Necessary Roughness Season 2 & 3

*The Internship (Feature Film Starring Owen Wilson & Vince Vaughn- http://instagr.am/p/NngIIRS-Yz/)

*BET The Start Up (Feature Film Starring Diggy Simmons & Teyana Taylor)

*Last Vegas- Bartender (Feature Film Starring Robert Dinero & Morgan Freeman)

*BET Let's Stay Together (http://instagram.com/p/VUI1naS-V6/)

*BET The Game (instagr.am/p/VYDGE0y-We/)

*VH1 Single Ladies

*Let's Be Cops (Feature Film Starring Nina Dobrev, Jake Johnson & James D'Arcy)

*Million Dollar Arm - PoPo's Entourage - (Feature Film Starring Jon Hamm, Lake Bell & Bill Paxton

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