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.
J.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.
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
Cornbread217’s resume speaks for itself. Boasting shows across the country and even his own weekly series of songs entitled “52 in 52”, where he dropped a new single every week for a year straight. The Illinois native is at it again with brand new material in the form of his latest single, “Blowin Trees”. Taking one of his favorite pastimes and explaining it, like only he can. The artist formerly known as Tha Coon turns the act of smoking weed into one of the world’s most lyrical experiences.
You can check out the brand new single here, but don’t forget to grab it from any one of your favorite digital retailers.
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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