(Photos + Video) Day N’ Night Festival 2017 [Anaheim, CA]


Day N’ Night Festival was one of the dopest things I’ve ever done! I held down the backstage area with REVOLT, and did three days straight of interviewing damn near everyone! Honestly, it was like interview bootcamp and I loved every second!

Check out my chats with Khalid, Vic Mensa, Ant Beale, A Boogie and Zoey Dollaz below, as well as my rounds of ‘This or That’ with both Dave East and Sahbabii!
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(Photos) Hot 97 Summer Jam 2017


REVOLT flew me out to my old digs to cover Summer Jam, and it was so nice to see my family again while getting paid at the same damn time! LOL! The only pic I asked for that night was with Juelz, because, ya know – DIP SET FOREVER.

I also ran into Karolina Wong, the girl who got me into hip-hop back in middle school and basically changed my life. Haven’t seen her in over a decade so it was soooo dope to reunite!

Pics below.
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Mixtape: Dave East – Hate Me Now

Dave East x Hate Me Now

We named Dave East as one of our 7 artists to watch for 2015 at the top of this year, and he’s definitely living up to the hype!

For his first major release of the year, the Harlem spitter teams up with DJ Drama for a Gangsta Grillz version of Hate Me Now. The 20-track project features some of New York‘s elite, from OGs like Jadakiss and Styles P to of course his mentor/CEO Nas, as well as up-and-comers like Tray Pizzy and Makarel. Tomorrow, a no-DJ version will be available for purchase on iTunes.

New York‘s rap scene has had small “comeback” waves over recent years, but very few are true to that feeling Jay and Nas and Biggie brought back in the 90s. Dave East definitely brings that on Hate Me Now, and it’s only a matter of time before he makes that “Forbes List” he’s dreaming of. Stream and download the project below!
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LifeIsTremendez Presents: 7 Artists To Watch For In 2015

LifeIsTremendez 7 Artists to Watch in 2015

People send me their music links all day long on social media and in my email, but with a schedule like mine, it’s damn near impossible to ever sit there and listen to it…not to mention the fact that I really don’t care to. Being that I have no interest in being a manager or a publicist, I’m not really scouting for new talent like, ever.

However, there are times when I stumble across new things that I love. Working in music, I meet tons of artists all of the time – some already established, some working their way up. Of the latter, it’s more than just the music that tends to pique my interest, as I pay attention to their social media interaction, their personality, their style, the team they’ve put in place (because NO one can do this on their own,) and their overall brand. There are tons of songs I come across from upcoming artists that I do enjoy, but if the only thing they have going on for themselves is a good song or two, I’m not ready to commit as a “fan” just yet.

That being said, there are a handful of young, hungry artists I’ve met this year, and 7 in particular truly stood out to me. I love putting people on to new music, especially stuff that I am passionate about. Though I’m not an A&R, I do recognize the fact that I’m in a position to shed light on things, and I definitely need people to be checking for these guys! In NO order (though I do go from west to east,) check out our list below of who to watch for in 2015. Remember who told you!
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