Music Is My Therapy Interview

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MTTV: For those new to the name, who are you and what do you do?

KR: Kris Warren is the name. I’m a filmmaker, music artist, and a marketing professional. I’m basically just a regular middle-class guy living his dreams.

MTTV: You have an incredibly positive movement with ‘Music Is My Therapy’, how did you discover the necessity for this in the urban world and what was your creative approach to the overall project?

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SaddiqyTheNyeGuy – “The Weekend” (Prod. SoulWonda)

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The Weekend – noun. “The end of a week, especially the period of time between Friday evening and Monday morning.”

The Weekend is an amount of time, but what we do in that time is what makes it unique. It means something different to each and everyone of us and it’s no different for 23 year old, Houston, TX emcee, SaddiqyTheNyeGuy.

Watch the brand new video from Saddiqy, which includes a lot of skateboarding and Rita’s Water Ice.

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Rick Ross x Hip Hop Since 1987 – “Hood Billionaire Interview”

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MMG’s biggest boss, Rick Ross was in Atlanta recently promoting his upcoming LP Hood Billionaire. While in the city that he calls his second home, Ricky Rozay hosted a private event for some of Atlanta’s biggest tastemakers. Ross and Def Jam put together a listening session at Sweet Auburn Seafood on Auburn Avenue; Atlanta’s most historic streets for black owned businesses. HHS1987 was on the scene to check out the project and speak with Rick Ross for an exclusive interview.

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Tunji Ige – “Song Of The Night”

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Tungi Ige is definitely making some noise in the indie world, with his new joint “Song Of The Night”. Tungi’s music has definitely caught my eye on Sound Cloud. Listening to his music, I can really tell that he is definitely Frank Ocean and Kid Cudi inspired.

Stream “Song Of The Night” after the jump!

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B.J. The Chicago Kid – “The M.A.F.E. Project”

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The windy city native B.J. The Chicago Kid dropped an eleven track mixtape entitled The M.A.F.E. Project (Music Ain’t For Everybody). According to his website, B.J. dropped the mixtape via email as a free gift to his supporters. B.J. also dropped as a remake of Aaliyah’s “One In A Million” via video. The mixtape features artist such as Smoke DZA, Schoolboy Q, Kobe, Freddie Gibbs, and Sasha Go Hard.

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Louis Theroux – “Law and Disorder in Philadelphia” (Documentary)

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BBC journalist Louis Theroux spends some time with the Philadelphia Police Department in the North side of the city to see why the crime rate has skyrocketed. 60 Minute Documentary.

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Eminem f. Slaughterhouse & Yelawolf – “Psychopath Killer”

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Eminem teams up with Slaughterhouse & Yelawolf for “Psychopath Killer,” off of the Shady XV album.

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Adlib f. Madchild – “Beast Mode”

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“Beast Mode” featuring Madchild is produced by Rob the Viking (with cuts by DJ TMB) and appears on Adlib’s new album The HighWay available at http://smarturl.it/TheHighWayITunes

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Casey Veggies – “3AM In Cape Town”

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Inglewood’s own Casey Veggies, dropped a new visual for his latest joint “3AM In Cape Town (Swag Worth A Mill Pt. 3)”. The song was produced by Michigan based producer Sango.

Check out the video after the jump!

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City Spotlight: Houston, Texas (Already)

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Hip Hop moves in cycles and is mobile. The East-coast, West-coast, Dirty South and Mid West all have a unique sound, all while adding their own flavor to the Hip Hop recipe.

This week we put the spotlight on the Houston rap scene. Names like The Ghetto Boys, Paul Wall, Slim Thug, Chamillionaire and more instantly stick out. Houston has it’s own sound, developed it’s own superstars and impacted the culture tremendously over the years. No one can argue that.

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