The Midwest collides at the Blank Space in South St.Louis August 26th when Topeka based Stik Figa brings his “Still Aint Easy Being Skinny Tour” to town with added support from Detroit underground actor & artist Jackpot. Sponsored by stereoassault.com this event highlights potential future national acts from across the middle of the map with openers including King Solomon, Sleepy J Barksdale, & Khori. For more info on this event or to show your support head to the event page here. $7 presale and $10 at the door.
Hitman Holla apparently had a lot on his mind these last couple of weeks as he drops a new untitled freestyle with DVNworld.com . During the Freestyle of course he had bars but he had somethings to get off his chest including battle legend “Cassidy” rumored to have turned down $100,000 to go a few rounds with St.Louis’s own legend, & he also speaks on B.E.T black ball, Funk Flex, & more enough reading check out the video below.
In St.Louis anything is possible, & add the G Unit General anything gets pushed to the limits when a woman clearly 50 years or above attempts to ride with 50 and his entourage who are all much younger.
RCA recording artist Dee 1, will be performing at the Demo 4191 Manchester Feb. 8th, with openers Gee Watts, Mvstermind,Theboyillinois, and Markoe, with Dj Nappy Needles on the soundtrack. Doors open at 7pm show starts at 8p
Dee-1 has performed alongside nationally touring acts such as Lil Wayne, Lupe Fiasco, Drake, Trey Songz, Akon,Mýa, The Roots, The Clispe, Musiq Soulchild, Fat Joe, Lil Booise, Big Boi, Juvenile, and more. In October 2010, he was named Artist of the Year at the NOLA Underground Hip Hop Awards.
Check out his Single Against Us on Youtube and Vevo now.
One of my biggest moments of 2012 was one of the 1st. January 12th being able to say I helped bring Oscar winning, Hip Hop Icons 3 6 Mafia to the Gateway to the West and even more dope accidentally having them come on founding member Dj Paul’s Birthday.
The same day I meet the Mayor of East St.Louis Alvin Parks for the 1st time as well at city hall, and was able to hear a lot of advice and wisdom from Memphis Legend Dj Paul.
The concert it’s self was unpredictable tosay the least, just like the weather that day. Most of the winter of 2011/2012 was way above average and the day before the concert, the ratchets were wearing shorts, and the weirdo males were wearing flip flops. The evening of January 11th gave St.Louis its only real ( & out the blue) winter storm that season, with mixture of snow, ice, traffic jams, & head aches.
All in all the truest 3 6 Mafia fans came out, Juicy J’s addiction (ratchets) came out. And of course the most known unknowns were in the building. Juicy J, Dj Paul, &
A very big S/o to Clint Collins, entrepreneur and owner of Studio 618 for giving me the oppurtunity to work with him on such a unreal experience, while not knowing me from a can of paint. This was the 1st of many projects to come.