@curt_or_ren wants you to know “I Really Did Take It This Far”.

Illinois native and Tennessee resident, Ren of the Co-Pilots provides some perspective on his new project. Titling the release I Really Did Take It This Far is fitting based on it’s overall tone and feel. Keeping it concise with 9 tracks including standouts “Kings and Queens” and “Or What” with The Co-Pilots compadre Money Green. Exemplifying both lyrical and Black excellence, Ren has no plans of ever falling off.

Keep your eyes open as the project will make it’s way to all of your favorite digital retailers in the coming weeks.

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@cornbread217 delivers a little “Craxplotation”.

Keeping up with Cornbread217 is becoming a bit of a challenge as the emcee/producer/songwriter continues to produce new content. “Craxploitation” serves are the new single from one of the Midwest’s best. The single serves as just a teaser for what Bread has cooking in 2019.
This single is available for streaming or purchase on all of your favorite digital retailers and streaming services.

Ricky James of @YHKMvisuals full #MWBX performance & event reaction

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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.”

Gme Peso Booked to headline in Central Illinois after #MWBX performance (@therealgmepeso)

GMEYoung 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.

YFE Kweezie #MWBX Performance videos & comments on the experience.

yfe.jpgIn 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.

Benji 2x & Kapone #MWBX performance video & overall experience

benji-photo.jpg#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.

Debut Music Video from 12 year old rapper J.Murphy “Can’t Turn it Down” watch now

J murphy.jpgJ.Murphy the youngest artist on St.Louis based label Triple A Ent, has taken the 1st steps in becoming a solidified artist, releasing his 1st project “The Beginning,” a 7 song playlist that includes features from Bo Dean Yung Skitz, Joel & others.

In the final months of 2018 he released his debut single & official music video “Turn It Up” which is number 6 on his project which features rap artist Da Wave & Triple A Front man Big Lou. Check out the single below, & find J.Murphy on all streaming platforms and follow his career on Facebook J.Murphy & Instagram J.Murphy Music.