St.Louis hip hop veteran Rickey James literally made the competition nervous during #MWBX with his all black base ball bat that he carried as a prop for his set. With bat in hand Rickey let off a few minutes of hits to the diverse crowd at Studio 618. Winning isn’t everything as Mr.James still had a great time as he states, “It’s always a great Experiences with Phil Cleveland.. OnMe, WhoBetta?? #MWBX Contact me AnyTime 🎤💯.” Check out his Midwest Best Performance below.”
Check out some of his latest visuals below for the single “Dice Game.”
Young St.Louis artist Gme Peso definitely rocked the crowd at the final Midwest Best $1000 showcase. Although he might have came away empty handed that night his performance,sportsmanship, & modern hip hop sound landed him hos 1st headlining experience in central Illinois. Catch the Gme representer March 30th in Springfield,Illinois. Stay tuned on BetasBlock.com for further details.
As far Gme Peso as the runner up at #MWBX here is what he thought of the event ,” Great experience 💯 Nice crowd w/ good energy🤘🏾.” Catch part of his performance below as he performs on of his older singles “On Top Now,” & be sure to follow him everywhere @TherealGmepeso.
Check out the official video for “On Top Now” below, shot by Vickmont.
In whats being called the final Midwest Best $1000 showcase YFE Kweezie did his 1st ever performance during the iconic showcase at Studio 618 performing a few if his songs,#FREEGRANDPA,Kweezop, & YFE. Check out clips of his performance below & check out what he thought of #MWBX
“Man, that was my first show and i was running outta breath performing lowkey but it was the most fun i had since i been home in Estl. All the other artists did good too, everybody who got on stage was in they element.” – YFE Kweezie
Check out more music below from YFE Kweezie via Youtube & Sound Cloud.
#MWBX weekend was met with a great turn out with artist from different cities & states with many different stories, sounds & experiences. One constant at the final Midwest Best Showcase was the amount of Benji’s (not the $100 bills) present, with over 4 in the building hitting the stage.
Right now we will focus on Benji 2x who tag teamed the stage with fellow artist Kapone as the rocked the crowd with 3 records.
When asked about the showcase 1/2 of the duo Kapone said “It’s one of the best shows in the Midwest and it’s a great opportunity for people to come together.” Check out more music from Benji (which 1) Benji 2 Times below via sound cloud.
The 10th & final Midwest Best Showcase went down in history as we gave paid out another $1000 to deserving indie artist. Live from Studio 618, the room was filled with a melting pot of artist & fans from across the Midwest, South, & East Coast, with more then 200 people in attendance.
There were a lot of great things happening including 1st time ever performances from Springfield, Illinois artist Fly Rich, & R & B singer Zee from St.Louis, giveaways from Petty Cash Clothing, & of course we gave away a stack.
With the Midwest Best we have now 10 times rewarded artist for their ability to draw a crowd, with the person bringing the most people out that night walking away with at least $500. Also, now 10 times we have rewarded artist for bringing exceptional talent, uniqueness, & energy that stands out above the rest, by giving the best performance $500. With 15 plus people in the building Mz.Yay-yo walked away with $500 as her fans, supporters, & family went crazy. Standing alone with a dominating presence Cedes Cedes couldn’t be denied as demanded every listeners attention & respect with every word from her mouth, as she rocked the stage & crowd full of strangers her entire set as she earned the other $500.
Shout to all the artist that performed that night from near & far, for those who didn’t win don’t let that stop you, even Beyonce loses sometime! #MWBX #Midwestbestdone
Just releasing their new project “Unfinished Busniess” Ace & Wan have they eyes set on taking home $1000 January 26th at the Midwest Best 10th $1000 Showcase happening at Studio 618. Check out their latest project below via youtube.
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Stl artist Ezzy Babe hasn’t performed in a while but has announced 1 of his 1st shows of 2019 as he opens up the Midwest Best 10th & final showcase with a few songs. Admission is $10 so come out early. To hear a snippet of what to expect from Ezzy check out his “Location” freestyle below, currently at 6,000 views & counting on youtube.
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