The Hip Hop gods blessed us when they put solo emcees Red Man and Method Man together. I truly feel that this duo is one of the most slept on in Hip Hop History. How fitting it was that on Michigan’s annual “HASH BASH” day that 2 of hip hops finest smokers hit town brought to you by the HOUSE OF DANK.
Much to our surprised the first act to hit the stage was one of our favorites OBA ROWLAND! Always a beast on the Mic Oba brings the same fun energy you hear on his recordings. Big shout out to his DJ LIMELIGHTZ! Even tho OBA opened the show his dj demanded the same respect as the headliners on that stage. He must have brought the record back 8 times waiting on the light tech to turn the lights down on stage! Thats how you stick together!!! I didnt get to hear “DREAMS” but his set slapped!
Just as much as we wanted to see Red & Meth this show was a MUST attend after seeing Royce Da 5’9 was on the bill! We dont get to shows to early but with Royce on the stage we didnt want to miss a thing. Ripping thru his set with brother Kid Vishiss, Royce gave the home town a little bit of everything running of several of his classic joints. Talked to alot of people walking up to the venue and when i mentioned that Royce was on the show attendees got even more excited. Great to see the Nickle Nine getting the respect he deserves.
By the time you get to your late 40’s i dont see to many people smiling about doing anything. Let alone WORK! For me thats what made this show even more entertaining. I witnessed two what many in hip hop standards would consider “OLD MEN” run circles around what a majority of these artist are doing in hip hop today. No rapping over they lyrics and you could hear EVERY word just like the records, even some light choreography “NO NOT THE NEW EDITION TYPE”. As animated as ever they made sure the crowd knew that the energy we gave them is what we would get in return. After playing for a good hour running the classics they have together, by themselves and even some guest appearances from members of the WU the night was one of a kind. We would like to thank PHRESHPICS84 for sharing her photography!
Viola celebrates Heartsgiving turkey giveaway event with Al Harrington, Kash Doll, Icewear Vezzo and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan
Photo Credit: Bre’Ann White
November 24 premium cannabis brand Viola, founded by NBA veteran Al Harrington hosted a Heartsgiving turkey giveaway event in partnership with The Detroit Rappers Organization owned by Icewear Vezzo of Motown Records.
Waves of Detroit locals flooded the historic Hart Plaza, where the quartet of hosts and 313 volunteers banded together to connect with the city’s attendees, while small bites and hot chocolate were served at Spirit Plaza across the street.
The turkey giveaway event precludes Viola’s first official flagship store coming to the city of Detroit, which officially opens today. The grand opening marks the beginning of Viola establishing a national retail footprint with two more retail locations in California set to open in the second quarter of 2020. A 40,000 sq. ft processing and distribution center inside the Viola Provision Center is set to debut the first quarter of 2020.
Angela Yee’s “LIP SERVICE” Stops in Detroit! By: Krissy
Written by: Krissy
Power 105.1’s Breakfast club host, ‘Angela Yee’ tours her podcast ‘Lip Service’, and brought the experience live, here in Detroit, this past weekend at the Garden Theater, located in midtown Detroit. From having A-list celebrities debut on the show, Yee gets to tour with her co hosts to connect with their fan base, radio show lovers, fellow media influencers, and sex enthusiasts. The live podcast/talk show starred co-hosts GiGi Maguire, Lore’l, and Stephanie Santiago, with special guests Kirby Gwen of WJLB, A’Real, and Chris Carsyn. The show also included Comic J. Will of The Weed Bar, podcast, and recording artists Sada Baby, and Motown signed, Icewear Vezzo.
Dressed down in their Detroit Vs. Everybody branded hoodies, Yee and her crew share laughs, Dusse’, girl talk, business advice, and candid relationship and sexual experiences. Special guests Sada Baby and Icewear Vezzo gifts Yee and her crew with a bottle of Champagne, and other personable items. Vezzo and Sada both share their personal opinions on how a healthy relationship should go, on top of humorous sexual preferences, in between Sada’s puffs of a backwood. Angela Yee’s Lip Service gave Detroit a live experience of our hip hop culture, and sexual appreciation all in one setting. With the Detroit’s favorite acts tastemakers, and Yee’s close knit relationship with the city, Lip Service was a huge success. Angela Yee’s Lip Service is streamed on Tidal, IHeartRadio, Soundcloud, and Youtube. Catch Lip Service live in a city near you!
Im the Rapper She’s the DJ Sat Oct 26th
I’m the Rapper, She’s the DJ
Rap is not an all-boys sport and never has been. Piper Carter of the Piper Carter
Podcast and We Found Hip-hop is bringing out a set of performances that will deliver an
all-woman hip-hop show you want to feel. We Found Hip-hop is the organization that is
grounded in offering the five elements of hip-hop for women using social justice and
equity as the platform to stand on.
Boog Brown, Frankie P, and Ideeyah headline the “I’m the Rapper, She’s the DJ”
showcase Saturday October 26, 2019 at 8pm at the Andy Arts. This event is part of the
inaugural Detroit is Different Festival which will highlight Detroit culture.
The performance will be anchored by Piper Carter who will be performing as DJ Peace
Pipe to keep the vibes flowing and a party going. Expect to hear it all from Rapsody to
Mc Lyte, Queen Latifah, and Jean Grae. Giving the audience a call to action to
experience an all-woman hip-hop show built in strength and creativity is an experience
that many never have witnessed.
Boog Brown and Frankie P are emcees that are wielding every mic they touch. The call
and response, bounce, and style of Boog Brown’s show is rich. Her soulful touch on hip-
hop captures the back-packer appeal with the intellect of a modern flow. Frankie P is an
electronic, soul, and experimental sound with beats that need to be heard. Her show is
an experience you don’t want to miss. I’m the Rapper, She’s the DJ will be headlined by
Ideeyah which is epic. There is no way to capture her music, flair, and appeal … but
witnessing the show is essential for all hip-hop fans.
Saturday October 26, 2019 @ 8pm witness I’m the Rapper, She’s the DJ
At the Andy Arts 3000 Fenkell Detroit MI 48238 for the Detroit is Different Festival
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“Mom’s & Pop’s” New video from Vstylez
“62” By Finale
ANDRES IV new project from DJ DEZ
Neisha Neshae – DMs
Jeff Skigh x BayBro – “Regardless”
PAPA FREE New Video from Fatt Father prod by Foul Mouth
Talented Hip Hop lyricist and producer Travis Slang releases his new single, “The Corner”
Top 10’s & Buff’s New video from Ketch P produced by Foulmouth
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