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Last month, J2 gave the public one of the greatest albums of re-imagined hits titled “The Iconic Series Vol. 6”. Now, he is ready to emerge as a new artist by creating his own original music. With this new debut album, titled “Last Of The Warriors”, fans get a glimpse of J2 as a rising artist.

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This album is a collective of 13 songs featuring different vocalists and rappers where each song is a culmination of his cinematic signature sound.  It is one of the most creative pieces J2 has created and he is ready to let the world hear. J2 has recently built his own premium music library, “J2 Entertainment,” which is a one-stop shop for music in motion pictures and advertising. Companies and individuals can now also directly purchase music from his website. In one year alone, J2 has released over 20+ amazing singles that have landed in various blockbuster movies trailers and prime-time TV promos. J2 is completely independent and rebranded himself from the ‘King of Re-Imaginations’ we use to know him as to a new creative artist with a unique and stylistic sound. Fans can get a taste of J2’s flavor within each single in this album that is set to be released on October 26, 2017. 

This album will also feature songs heard in many movie trailers and prime-time TV promos such as  “Valor”,  “Ballers” season 3, and the recently released Bruce Lee movie “Birth Of The Dragon”. The trailer features J2’s  “We Are The Warriors” song which is a blend of high intense rap vocals with a huge anthemic chorus. This song gained J2 much success as the single alone received over 8.7 million views on YouTube and has truly been appreciated by fans around the globe.  After the success of that placement, J2 landed another one of his original songs titled “Adrenaline” on HBO’s hit show Ballers. From that moment, J2 started to acquire a lot of attention within the industry for his original songs and music. Many of the studios and production companies have been knocking on his door trying to gain another hit from this effervescent hitmaker.
 
 His most recent single from the album,  “Rise Up”, is more of a dramatic emotional rich blend with female vocals that will truly leave you with chills. The song is currently featured in the promo trailer in CW’s newest show ‘Valor’.  Nowadays, you can’t hear a trailer or see a promo without hearing one of J2’s songs. His music is always recognizable with his stirring unique sound.  He has the golden touch needed to make any trailer pop. Within his secret formula of producing hit after hit, he profoundly composes and arranges each song to grip audiences with suspenseful undertones. With each single in this album, J2 captivates listeners by taking them on an emotional roller coaster. The music will bring you up with high intensity and then take you back down to reality at each outro; leaving you breathless after watching the full trailer. For a full list of songs on J2’s album, you can listen to them first below.
https://open.spotify.com/user/12141012656/playlist/1R0iTskxAi8yEAYMtYnkKDK

01‌. Adrenaline Feat. Bryce Fox & Roger Will

02. We Are The Warriors Feat. Johnny Santoro & Roger Will [MAIN]
03. Money Feat. Trailerz & Ilza [MAIN]
04. Rise Up Feat. Keeley Bumford [MAIN]
05. Fight And Party Feat. JVZEL & Bryce Fox [MAIN]
06. Eye’s On The Prize Feat. Bryce Fox [MAIN]
07. Calling On Angels Feat. Natalie Major [MAIN]
08. Free Man Feat. Bryce Fox [MAIN]
09. Love Is War Feat. Racella [MAIN]
10. Redemption In The Air Feat. Johnny Santoro [MAIN]
11. Now Or Never Feat. JVZEL [MAIN]
12. War Feat. Roger Will [MAIN]
13. Power Feat. Roger Will [MAIN]
 
I have also attached artwork and more information on J2 for you to read upon. Please let me know if you would like to feature J2 and his album on your site for your readers to listen to before the release of his first new album which is set to be released on October 26th
 
“Last Of The Warriors” album can be found or purchased on iTunes and Spotify. For more information on J2; https://www.j2producer.com

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“I Said What I Said!” Top 5 Female MC’s Of All Time!

Trying to make a Top 5 all time list is nearly impossible, so don’t email me about your dissatisfaction. Know that I have reason for my selections and you can agree or disagree. For an artist to be on my list they need numbers, staying power, and that one thing that separates them from the rest. 

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Top 5 Female MC Hey Mikey ATL

Trying to make a Top 5 all time list is nearly impossible, so don’t email me about your dissatisfaction. Know that I have reason for my selections and you can agree or disagree. For an artist to be on my list they need numbers, staying power, and that one thing that separates them from the rest. 

5. Trina

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At number 5 we have the “Diamond Princess” aka Trina. I definitely have a soft spot for her being that I was born in Florida. If you know anyone from the sunshine state or have visited, YOU KNOW Trin-Bean is gospel. Might even make you twerk that thang at the alter if you know what I mean. She makes this list for multiple reasons! None more than her being introduced to us in 1998 and now its 2019! 20 years in the game is unheard of for a female mc. Not to mention can you do any better than Pull Over? I rest my case.

“Look Back At Me” feat. Killer Mike 

 

 

4. Iggy Azalea

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Coming in strong at number 4 is Iggy Azalea. I’ve already gotten so much push back for this selection but quite frankly IDGAF. Iggy is white and soooooo right. Lets be honest many can’t get with Iggy because she’s not black but momma is talented. (period) Her song Fancy charted at #1 on Billboard, not to mention she has 3 others that charted in the Top 10. Plus her music videos already have billions of views and are the best of any female of this new generation. From her natural beauty to new found dance moves, she’s iconic already.

“F*ck It Up” feat Kash Doll

3. Lil’ Kim

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At number 3 I have the blueprint, Lil Kim. The original Queen Bee is always number one in my heart but I’m still adjusting to her new sound post prison. As a young kid there was none better than Kim. She taught me what shade was and also solidified herself as a fashion icon. She is what I call the “Don Dada”. I still haven’t heard a female mc that can take me on a lyrical journey and also be raunchy at the same time. Just listen to Not Tonight Magic Stick, you’er welcome.

“Get Money” feat. The Notorious B.I.G

“Pray For Me” ft. Rick Ross & Musiq Soulchild

 

2. Nicki Minaj

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Nicki Minaj is my runner up at number 2. Minaj has to be Top 2 on any list for her resume alone. She is the most successful female mc of all time statistically. When everyone knows your lyrics to Itty Bitty Piggy and it’s before you drop an album, you are set. She is one of the most controversial woman in the game but she’s also one of the most talented mc’s to ever live. Pop, Rap, RnB … it doesn’t matter the genre. She slays everything!

“Massive Attack” feat. Sean Garrett

 

1.Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot

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Finally at numero uno, I have Missy Elliot. She is without question number one in my eyes. With 20+ years in the game and having touched so many careers … Ciara, Monica,Tweet, Aaliyah, Fantasia Jasmine Sullivan …she’s a lock at the pole position. Not to mention her iconic hits like The Rain to Work It, she’s in a class by herself. I mean did you not see her perform at the VMA’s? It was the best performance I’ve seen from a female mc in the last 5 years, at least. Hell I don’t know any men that have done more for music than Missy. From her one-of-a-kind dance routines to her outlandish music videos she is, THAT GIRL.

I rest my case.

VMA Performance 

 

Written By: Triston Devon @TheTristonDevon

 

 

 

 

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The SWAG! Josey Wellz (@officialjosey) is The REAL Deal!

Every artist doesn’t have to talk about selling drugs, popping bottles, or send subliminals to other artist to validate their own existence. Sometimes making good music is good enough. Josey Wellz has a catalog of songs to get you up and going!

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Every artist doesn’t have to talk about selling drugs, popping bottles, or send subliminals to other artist to validate their own existence. Sometimes making good music is good enough. Josey Wellz has a catalog of songs to get you up and going!

 

Josey Wellz Hey Mikey ATL

 

Josey Wellz is from Atlanta, Georgia and has been in the game for 2 years. Some might call him a rapper and others might call him a singer. He can do it all! Wellz has a very smooth demeanor that translates directly into his music. I can honestly say that all of the songs I’ve heard from him are uniquely made and created with a concept in mind. All of the songs are catchy anthems but what really sales his music for me are his music videos.

 

“You Know”

 

“You Know” is pretty much a shout-out to his girl that she’s EVERY-THANG. His sound in this one is very modern to what “the kids” are listening to these days. During the video Wells is desperately trying to let his girl know that he’s feeling her so he follows her to the community mailboxes all the way to the community pool. haha.. I love the idea of this one. Wish more up-and-coming artist would pay attention.

 

“Met You Yet”

 

“Met You Yet” is my favorite track from Wellz. Something about this song reminds me of the 90’s. I’m thinking Akon with a little bit of Sean Paul. This particular video was shot in Ghana … yes Africa and it definitely pays homage to the African culture. Every video I see of Josey I can tell you that he’s always thoroughly enjoying himself and it’s that much easier for me to enjoy it with him.

 

“Looking Like”

 

Wellz is showing more love to women in “Looking Like”. It’s hard not to like his music when he’s choosing to uplift women rather than tear them down. Now everybody don’t look good enough to be in a magazine but I obviously see where he’s going with this one. Its hard not to root for someone who’s positive and creative. We need more artist like Josey but in the meantime let’s just uplift who we have.

 

 

Written By: Triston Devon @TheTristonDevon

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“WeWereBorn” @WeWereBornMusic Is Breaking Barriers & Taking Names!

If you are born with any rhythm or sense “WeWereBorn” is a MUST listen. From one beautiful melodic chorus to another wig snatching hook this duo is ICONIC. “Ultrasound” their first full-length project is a hit and will instantly make you a fan. It’s an album you can play in your bedroom before bed, or on the way to the club. I know a lot of you have “Trust Issues” but seriously don’t read this and miss out!

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If you are born with any rhythm or sense “WeWereBorn” is a MUST listen. From one beautiful melodic chorus to another wig snatching hook this duo is ICONIC. “Ultrasound” their first full-length project is a hit and will instantly make you a fan. It’s an album you can play in your bedroom before bed, or on the way to the club. I know a lot of you have “Trust Issues” but seriously read this and don’t  miss out!

WeWereBorn Hey Mikey ATL

Speaking outside of my known love for music, this group is so innovative. The Duo, “WeWereBorn” consist of JeTwahn King and Berlin Naomi. JeTwahn and Berlin are some of most loving, down to earth, passionate artist you’ll ever see in the game. You know how you can turn on Adele’s “25” or Solange’s “A Seat at the Table” and listen to the whole album … they are that good.

“Trust Issues” – WeWereBorn

Trust Issues” is a smooth self reflecting RnB song that’s hard not to love. The video above also shows the creativity of the group and what to expect from them for the future.  I love the dynamics of this duo. JeTwahn always points me in the direction of the song and Berlin’s sexy verses always have me lusting for more.

 

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The thing that excites me the most about them is that they are so young in their careers. To be able to put out hits like “Candy” and bangerz like “Bowflexxx” in their first full project leaves no doubt that they belong.

BowFlexxx – WeWereBorn 

“Candy” – WeWereBorn

The Declaration (Interlude) – WeWereBorn

The sexy vocals on “The Declaration (Interlude)” sends chills down my spine. It definitely tickles my Brandy fancy. Just play any of the videos I’ve posted and tell me you aren’t impressed. The diversity of this group is endless. Ask yourself, do I want to be that one individual late to discovering the next musical sensation? Do yourself a favor and download “Ultrasound” now!

 

 

Written By: Triston Devon @TristonDevon

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