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ART OFFICIAL “His Story of Hip Hop” Live Concert with One Be Lo and Friends

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One Be Lo hasn’t performed in Pontiac since 2015.  Born and raised in Pontiac, Mi as Raland Scruggs aka Rahlo and rapping since Highschool, here comes Nahshid Sulaiman aka One Be Lo, full circle.

 

After graduating from Pontiac Northern in 1994, Lo fell of track and ended up going to prison that same year for armed robbery.  This is when he changed his name to Nahshid, and change his mind to use Hip Hop as a tool for change, starting with himself, close friends and ultimately people across the world.

After being released from prison, he cofounded a Group called Binary Star and performed on parole all across Michigan while releasing music independently.  In 2000 he founded Subterraneous Records and more artists joined the crew.  Since then One Be Lo has released 4  i ray Star albums (Masters of the Universe, Water World 3, Lighty and Ears Apart), 1 compilation album (Subterraneous Records Presents Water World Too), 8 solo albums (Fetus, Sonogram, Rebirth, Labor, Kick Push, Original Born Ones, C Section, Baby), 2 live albums (DL7, 10 G.r.a.m.s), 6 mix tapes (Stillborn, Laborhood 1-5), and 5 audio books (The Looma part 1-5).

One June 12th, One Be Lo will present The Art Official His Story of Hip Hop show at the Flagstar Strand Theater, hosted by Uncle P. The performances will highlight songs from his catalog, which feature Pontiac artists like Binary Star, Decompoze, Kodac, Malaki, Bubby Ro Spit, Bubby Webb, Coko Buttafli, Binx Vader, Melanie Rutherford, Poopie Doo, Mic Phelps, Project Logic, Lon Won, Wil Black, The Tyrant, Jiggz; Detroit artists like T Calmese, Zhaoski, Guilty Simpson, Marvwon, Tate McBroom, Emily Rogers, Apollo Brown, Finale, Miz Korona, 87, A Minus, Journalist, Ron Dada; Flint artist Brenda Jae; Ann Arbor artist Buff1 of Athletic Mic League, Oak Park artist JBo Lean.

This Art Official event is a release party for One Be Lo’s latest album Baby, that features Ro Spit, T Calmese, Melanie Rutherford, Guilty Simpson, Black Milk, Royce da 5’9, Freeway, Devin the Dude, Phonte, Jean Grae and more.  To celebrate 20 years of hip hop, The Baby album is featured along with 14 other albums on a custom 16gb usb, inside of a Test Tube, with sign Birth Certificates.  The Art Official Test Tube Baby will be available at the show on June 12th.

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Three Stacks Festival Sept 18th in Lansing Michigan

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Three Stacks Music Fest in Lansing, Michigan. This inaugural music event will take place on Saturday September 18th, 2021| 12pm-10PM at the Adado Riverfront Park 201 e. Shiawasee St. in Downtown Lansing MI. For all ages 21+ drink(w/id)
“This is music that can touch the soul” says Jon Roehl CO-Promoter of the festival.

ARTIST LINE-UP:
Headliner Yelawolf, Jellyroll, with a slamming supporting artist lineup  DJ PAUL, TOMMY VEXT and Bad Wolves, RMR, Basic, Diamond Jones, CAM AIRBORNE, Joey OCHA, ANT G

TICKET OPTIONS:

GA Saturday- $50 Saturday tickets available for GA. This is a general entry and access to only Saturday featuring rap and hip-hop artists.

VIP- $100 .This is exclusive front viewing with a clear unobstructed viewing area. Tickets include a  laminate and more!

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www.threestacksmusicfest.com
RULES:
ALL AGES SHOW 21+ with valid ID to drink

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DETROIT INVADES GUADELOUPE SUN Festival Sept 3rd thru the 5th

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How can you be a artist and don’t enjoy rocking the stage? How can you get a “BUZZ” without leaving your city?

A huge thank you is in order for Hale Management’s Chuck “Luck” Riley. Chuck was a important part of this Festival taking place and making sure the city of Detroit was represented properly. The three day festival includes Rap, Hip Hop, R&B, Pop, Reggae, Techno, Dance as well as food and art. Guadeloupe a French overseas region, is an island group in the southern Caribbean Sea.

Artist catching the flight to perform include The World famous DJ Maestro, World P, King Renigad, Jass Mack, J Murk, Willie Devon, Kyle Simpson, and Dj Drummer B.

keep up to date with the fest by following ig: @guadeloupe_sunfestival

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RAP ROYAL RUMBLE! A sit down with Josef Coney Island

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So we just Recently had the “RAP ROYAL RUMBLE” a Rhymin Round Robin? What is this exactly?

     It was a night featuring 4 rappers going song for song for 8 rounds (8 songs a piece)  while SNTNCK mixed the set!  We were set up in a ring and instead of each performer doing a straight set of material we all went back and forth Iike a round robin!
How did you come up with thisRobin!
I love the vibe from cyphers and wanted to bring that feel to a showcase.  This is a perfect way to keep the crowd engaged, give the DJ something more to do than just press play,, and keep the rappers on their toes and at their best by putting them right after eachother.
Is this going to become a regular event?
Every 3 months we will do a RAP ROYAL RUMBLE!  Trading cards included
What went into choosing the artist and producer that participated?
I wanted to bring different talented acts that are sonically diverse and have fan bases that don’t really cross eachother but would like everyone on the bill.  We pretty much decided to do the show about 2 weeks before the event. I wanted to book Isaac Castor at the spot and I ran into him and foulmouth at the 37th Shield Library in Eastern Market (shouts to Lord Dru and Dj Psycho), from there I wanted to get Crimson Alchemist on the ticket and had done a couple shows this year already with Dango Forlaine so reaching out to them was real easy… in fact Crimson Alchemist was also at the record store while we were there.  The whole thing was booked in under 30 mins…
The graphic aspect was dope, how did that all come about?
I sat with my designer Kyi from Kyiros Media and explained the vibe I was looking for sent a few reference pics and let them take It from there… we are currently working out the rules for the RAP ROYAL RUMBLE trading card game.
What can we expect in the future from the creatives that put all this together?
First Fridays at the Co.Lab will feature hip-hop shows- release partys, open mic game shows, and of course the RAP ROYAL RUMBLE.  Every third Thursday will be the Cypher. And we have tons of electronic and other music throughout the month as well.  The Co.lab is located at the  Russell industrial center in building 1 room 135.
I forgot to ask, was there a winner? Who won?
Detroit rap won this one. We all killed it. But to give you a real answer I think Crimson Alchemist  had the edge, I mean she came with a bushido blade, and was the last emcee to spit so by the rules of the royal rumble I’d have to give her the Dub...

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