St.Louis native & acclaimed Hip Hop artist ReaceYung is returning home September 4th, performing live at the Blank Space on Cherokee Street. With an assortment of collaborations, & cosigns Yung plans on establishing 1 more as Def Jam A & R Quincy Taylor better known in the music world as Big Heff will be in the building looking to be inspired by the middle of the map.
Admission to catch ReaceYung is $10 & doors open at 8:30 for more info or to perform text 3146296404. Follow me on twitter/Ig @Whobeta and follow Big Heff on Instagram @BigHeffmidwestfresh
Check out Reace Yung’s latest music video “Rain” below.
St.Louis has had its share of success rapper platinum rappers & producers like Nelly & Metro Boomin, and we are still making splashes in the industry with new comers Smino, XXL freshman Comethazine, & QC artist Layton Greene. Quincy Taylor better known at Def Jam and through out the industry as Big Heff will be in down town St.Louis listening to up & coming talent and bringing artist from across the Midwest to network with the Lou September 4th. For more info on how you can be apart of this opportunity text 3146296404 or Dm @Whobeta on Instagram, twitter, or Facebook.
Camden native, Hispanic hip hop new comer Papi D gives us a glimpse of that Jersey street life with the official music video to his trap anthem “Juggin” as he boast about his prices, the product, & the lifestyle he lives off working the pot, check it out below, and be on the look out for his debut album “Welcome to Centreville” coming late 2017/ early 2018.
St.Louis, March 3rd at Studio A is your chance to meet and greet the Vice President of the Nerve Djs. With over 11 years in the game working with labels such as E1 (Koch), Epic, Shady, he’s currently pressing buttons for Def Jam. He has helped several artist get major deals including Machine Gun Kelly’s Bad Boy Deal in 2011, Ray Jr deal with both Def Jam & E1, & other countless deals.
Does this mean he’s giving out record deals, more than likely not. Does this mean you can build a relationship and display your talents to somebody who could help you get in the industry yes.
March 3rd Big Heff will be at Studio A music academy in North St.Louis County from 8 pm to Midnight with special guest, M City J R newly signed to Atlantic Records & others. He will be inviting an artist to perform at his bi annual A & R Showdown in Brooklyn New York March 8th. For more info about performance options click here, or text 3146296404 for more info, including the current PayPal special.
Brian “Essince” Collins and Quincy “Big Heff” Taylor are two self-made music and media figures who have come together to share their experiences working with multi-platinum musicians, major record labels, and booking international tours to educate readers on how to Make It in the Midwest. Learn the basics of copyrights and royalties to advanced strategies on booking tours and generating income in the music industry from the Midwest all over the world and back. Quincy Taylor got his start promoting major artists in the early 2000’s and has since promoted some of the industry’s best with the iconic Def Jam Records. His street team, event and promotion acumen pair perfectly with Collins’ understanding of international tour booking and media facets of the music industry for a fun and knowledgeable look into the urban music industry.
For more info on where you can find this book head to the website http://www.makingitinthemidwest.com , or get it straight from Kindle here or iBooks here
In what can only be described as Tip Drill 2.0, Def Jam’s newest artist Trap Backham has girls doing things I didn’t know was allowed on Youtube, in the official video for his club approved record “Birthday Bi**H” which you can purchase on Itunes by clciking here. Check out the video below, “Warning” Ass & Titties.
A Cleveland rapper who blends the trappy sounds of the South and Midwest, Lil Cray born in 1997 was just 17 years old when his “Kyrie Irving” single passed 3 million listens on his soundcloud & began to gain national attention. Releasing his Mixtape/EP “TURNT LIKE REESE” let his fans know that he will be around the music game for a while. He is now gearing up to release his catchy single “Kyrie Irving” to the world via Major indie label E 1 (Formally Koch), working to provide a movement behind his music Lil Cray is determined to display the midwest culture. “Lil Cray embodies whats going on in young urban America, his music is based around that” say Quincy “Big Heff” Taylor. Be Sure to catch Lil Cray on the “Turnt Like Reese Tour” in St.Louis Feb. 11th (for more info contact @whobeta 3146296404) and at SXSW in March.
Cleveland artist “Noon” tells us what time it is with his new single “Country Thick” released by EMG check it out below via sound cloud and be sure to follow on