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.”
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.
Denver native,diva, & emcee Ms.Triggs has announced that her 1st performance of the new year will be at Studio 618 for the Final Midwest Best $1000 Showcase January 26th. She will be breaking the ice before the competition starts so get there early. To get hear a sample of what shes bring check out her music video “On the Go” below.
For more info on the showcase or to perform text 3146296404.
Ueno may be one of the best performers in the Midwest. Winner of Midwest Best 7, & recently Coast to Coast Miami top 20 artist, many people believe she has the sauce. Being a great performer, & former winner of the Midwest Best Showcase, instead of competing Little Rocks rising star offered to lend her ears to pick out the next Midwest Best Winner.check out her fan favorite record “Sauce” right here. It goes down September 23rd Studio 618, artist wishing to perform text #MWB9 to 3146296404
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.
Zamm 2 Turnt formally Hot Spitta was once a constant in the local hip hop scene winning showcases to open for Jody Breeze, Chevy Woods, & eventually the 1st Midwest Best $1000 Showcase @ Studio 618. With name change now permanent, Zamm is ready to take his 1st big step as a major artist, headlining his 1st show. September 9th @ Studio 618.
Through out the years
Hot Spitta Zamm has packed venues traveling with 30-50 people at a time, & with his continuous work as a tattoo artist, & engineer at Studio 618 his following may have grown bigger. For more info on this event disregard number on the flyer & reach him via Facebook by clicking here. Check out one of his latest vidoes “No Faking” below, & don’t forget Sept. 9th Studio 618 Zamm 2 Turnt in Concert.
Iowa based artist & dj Illanoize will be making his way from the 515 to Studio 618 September 23rd for the Midwest Best 9th $1000 showcase, performing his new record Bounce, check it out below.
To compete for $1000 or to perform at the Midwest Best $1000 showcase text #MWB9 to 3146296404.
Rappers, singers, dancers, Whobeta has officially announced the 9th installment of one of the biggest & consistent showcases in the Midwest,the Midwest Best will be making a return September 23rd at Studio 618 with artist returning from all parts of the Midwest, South & every city in the country is invited to attend, perform & compete. For more info text #MWB9 to 3146296404, & add Whobeta everywhere Facebook Dj Whobeta, Twitter/ Ig / Snap @Whobeta.
Midwest Best 6 Winners (QP of Dayton, Ohio & King Nation of Omaha, Nebraska)