Nerve Djs @IamDjBall will be judging the #MWB9 $1000 Showcase Sept. 23rd @ Studio 618

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Nerve Djs, Dj Ball will be at 9th Midwest Best $1000 Showcase at Studio 618 September 23rd, with a couple surprise guest from the 216 (Cleveland, Ohio). Dj Ball is known & respected for keeping the hip hop scene of Cleveland alive with the Weekly hip hop event #UniteCle at the Atonomy in downtown Cleveland. Come link up with one of the biggest Djs in Ohio Sept. 23rd. To perform or for more info on the Midwest Best text #MWB9 to 3146296404.

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Def Jam & Nerve Djs Big Heff (@BigHeff) Ears will be open in St.Louis March 3rd

St.Louis.jpgSt.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.

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3D Natee (@3dNatee) Bodies Nerve Dj 13 Anniversary performance

3d-natWith the eyes of the industry in Cleveland over the weekend, the industries finest all came to out to be seen & heard, New Orleans native, & rising star 3D Natee did just that from fashion, to her performance, as she does every performance. Check out her performance at the Nerve Djs 13th anniversary conference at the Odeon, below, & for more on 3D Natee head to her official website  3dnatee.com

“Making It In the Midwest” A How to guide for music success by @BigHeff /@Essince


heffessmaking.jpgBrian “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

 

 

#NewMusic Noon (@WE_HERE216) “Country Thick”

ATT_1447521073821_print 1Cleveland 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

TWITTER: @WE_HERE216

INSTAGRAM: WE_HERE216_

MDK (@sweets_mdk) presents Day N Nyte (@DaynNyte330) – Bloody Murder “Official Video”

Ohio 1Mdk management presents a new group Day n Nyte coming from Lebron James Hometown of Akron Oh, with the ode to the women that killing the game right now “Bloody Murder”. This is the first single from the upcoming project ” High Dreams, Sober Realities”. The Rap and Sing group will be featured on the 5 Year Anniversary of the Big Heff Industry Tour This Winter.

Big Heff (@BigHeff) joins forces with City Music Deal (Official Press Release)

1979532_10204905322427227_6884960879749569733_nAs Cleveland is arguably one of the US’s most important music cities the great pleasure that Altavoz Entmt takes in launching this City Music Deal(TM)  ClevelandMusicDeal.com;  And, announcing Quincy “Big Heff” Taylor as the cities’ Ambassador. Both of these puts the Cleveland’s Independent artists bands and labels in the digital, physical, and global music distribution fast track.

“Having worked with Big Heff over the last 4 years and knowing his love of Cleveland and it’s music it was a natural fit to have him become the ClevelandMusicDeal.com ambassador and welcome his wisdom & vision as a partner to benefit the whole network for City Music Deal (TM)” Nelson Jacobsen, CEO

10494852_10204905312306974_186558291160043501_nThe CityMusicDeal.com will help to identify and expose emerging artists in the top music cities across the U.S.  This program is modeled after the Seattle Music Initiative that started in series of meetings held in Seattle back in  2007. It expresses a vision and development strategy for Seattle’s music industry and the larger community for the year 2020.   They identified that building bridges between the music, business and university communities ensured the future of Seattle that was tied to it’s music.

Cleveland Artists, Midwest Bands and Labels can choose to have any of the following deals which will included and extra one-half 1/2 percentage automatically added to your Splits and 3 months of Promotions, Retail Promotions, Radio Promotions, Record Servicing, Online Promotions, and 1 Week of Market Visits.

“ I am really excited to be joining forces with City Music Deal to provide both opportunity and revenue streams to upcoming artists to take their career to the next level”  – Quincy “Big Heff” Taylor

About Altavoz, Inc.

Altavoz is an independent, full-service entertainment distributor offering a wide range of physical and digital distribution, marketing and payment solutions.  Altavoz ensures that artists and producers have access to a unique array of traditional and out‐of-the‐box distribution solutions and are creatively promoted so they can build their presence, make their mark, and earn a living – all with a social conscience via  its social change arm, Help Earth Foundation  For more information, visit, http://altavoz.com. A Subsidiary of Max Media Group, Inc. (OTC-MXMI)

About Quincy “Big Heff” Taylor

1797565_10204905312546980_1440461393918674619_nWith a strong foundation in marketing and management Quincy started building brand awareness for companies like major consumer companies a decade ago.  Seeing the value of Music Quincy managed to land the job with E1 Music  working to establish himself as a leader in the world of touring and promotion.  By 2010 serving as Vice President of “ Nerve Djs”, Quincy worked to build relationships between artists, music, and djs. leading to  the Big Heff Industry Tour. “Big Heff ” currently also serving as Def Jam Records Midwest Region Representative For more information, visit, http://clevelandmusicdeal.com