Street Money Worldwide, the indie label started by Bankroll Fresh with his parents Terisa Price and K-rich, is pleased to announce the release of In Bank We Trust, the first full-length project to be released since his death marking its fourth anniversary. In Bank We Trust is now available on all DSPs. Stream and download the project here.
To commemorate the release, Street Money Worldwide partnered with XXL to announce the coming of In Bank We Trust with a letter written and read by his mom and hosted a silent listening experience on Tuesday at Atlanta’s very own Trap Music Museum, where Bankroll is honored in the museum’s “Fallen Soldier” exhibit as well. At the end of the night Street Money Worldwide presented Fresh’s parents with a plaque which honoring the hot boy for having garnered 500 million streams on his projects Life of a Hot Boy, Life of a Hot Boy 2: Real Trapper and Bankroll Fresh.
Festivities were hosted by Bankroll’s close friend Trinidad James and featured a live mural painting performed by Raime Chapman, headphones provided by SoundOff, music by DJ Pretty Boy Tank, food catered by Chef Marlo, and libations sponsored by Bombay Sapphire. Fans, influencers and music industry tastemakers filled every wall of the museum as they listened intently to the highly anticipated project.
The silence was interrupted only by screams of STREEEEEET from time to time as listeners meditated on the lyrics by the fallen great. Fans walked away with their musical thirst quenched as well as their bellies as all feasted on King Cone’s waffle cone delicacies filled with bang bang shrimp, blackened chicken, and salmon chipotle complimented with Bombay Mules and Bombay sunrises. In attendance included Trouble, Bigga Rankin, Pretty Boy Tank, NuFace QuickTrip, Count Up JT, G Money, and many more.
The 12-track offering of In Bank We Trust gives us nothing short of the “hot boy” energy we’ve been missing. The project features production from hitmakersD.Rich, Drum Section, Shawty Fresh, G Money, and Jayell and guest appearances from Boosie, Street Money Boochie, Quicktrip, Persona, Quesand Bankroll’s cousin Countup JT.
Rising rap artist, Jitt alongside Grammy Award-winning rapper Yung Joc, hosted an exclusive listening experience for Jitt’s upcoming EP; Hotel Atlanta Vol. 1. The event, which was held at Boogalou Restaurant & Lounge, invited Atlanta’s top DJ’s, radio and music label execs, influencers and supporters to a private hotel experience. The venue was equipped with personalized hotel room keys upon entry, an open bar with a room service themed drink list, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, go-go dancers in sexy maid outfits and more.
DJ Tonee controlled the vibes for the night, playing some of Atlanta’s most notable hits throughout the years. For the last hour of the event, Jitt previewed his new anticipated project, introducing each song and explaining his thought process behind the 6-song debut from the Florida native. “I really appreciate everyone in the city coming out to support my first EP listening for ‘Hotel Atlanta vol. 1’. I’ve worked really hard to develop my sound and now it’s time for the world to hear my story”, Jitt stated. Hotel Atlanta is set for a spring release under Boogalou Music Group label.
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History will be made on March 15th as DaBaby headlines and performs live at his first Pay Per View concert. Muuzictyme Entertainment Network is officially unveiling their innovative new platform, which hosts Pay Per View Concerts, changing the way consumers enjoy and experience music. DaBaby, coined “2019’s Best Rapper Alive” by Complex, along with his surprise celebrity guests, will be headlining the exclusive concert on March 15, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan at the March Badness Concert Hosted by DJ Envy and Angela Yee of The Breakfast Club.
Muuzictyme Entertainment Network in collaboration with Promoters Yung Gooch Promotions and New Day Entertainment, are engineering a revolutionary era in music. This is the first of its kind in the Concert pay per view arena where Artists and Promoters are working together to bring LIVE Concert Entertainment to fans all around the world on all mobile and Smart TV devices.
DaBaby, Billion Dollar Baby Entertainment and Muuzictyme Entertainment Network have entered into an agreement to make Hip-Hop history & make DaBaby, the Rap Icon, the Mayweather of HIP-HOP Pay Per View. Tyler Perry’s production team ULTRA MOBILE, LLC, will be filming and livestreaming the concert.
Muuzictyme Entertainment Network is the number one black-owned independent Pay Per View Concert network globally. Muuzictyme’s vision is to create live PPV watch parties all over the world. Co-Owned and created by businessmen William H McKinney III, Delano Glass & Darryl Crawford, Muuzictyme is positioned to unveil all of the Concerts they have lined up for 2020. The trailblazing platform is slated to become the new Netflix of LIVE Music Concerts. Muuzictyme plans to showcase every genre of music on this unique platform.
Theconcertwill begin in the evening at 7:00 pm EST on location. The concert will include photo opportunities, performances and a live red carpet. For more information or to watch “MARCH BADNESS” on PAY PER VIEW MARCH 15th 7 pm EST for $29.99, visit www.ppvmuuzictyme.com.
Vermont musical collective 99 Neighbors will be hitting the road for performances throughout the U.S., including a string of headlining shows kicking off in Denver, CO on March 2nd with additional stops at BottleRock Napa, Governors Ball, Bonnaroo and more. Tickets go on sale HERE this Friday, February 28th at 9:00am PST / 12:00pm EST. See full dates below.
99 Neighbors have been creating major waves in music. 2019 marked their official signing to Nice Work, in partnership with Warner Records, as the group released their major label debut, Fake Pods. The streak continued with “Ripstick,” “Fuck No” feat. Brasstracks and Philosofie, “Thunder” and “19” as well as performances at Made In America and Rolling Loud. In addition, 99 Neighbors garnered attention from Billboard, Genius, Variety, Pigeons & Planes and more.
2/29 – Vail, CO – Burton US Open
3/2 – Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge*
4/25 – Virginia Beach, VA – Something In The Water
5/15 – Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Fest5/22 – Napa, CA – BottleRock Napa Valley
5/26 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo*
6/5 – Cambridge, MA – Middle East Upstairs*
6/7 – New York, NY – The Governors Ball Music Festival
6/9 – Washington, D.C. – Songbyrd*
6/11 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Music Festival
6/18-21 – Dover, DE – Firefly Music Festival
6/25 – Rothbury, MI – Electric Forest6/26 – Chicago, IL – Schubas*
The Trap Music Museum paid homage to the culture’s leading ladies with a new exhibit celebrating Cardi B and Nicki Minaj. Sponsored by Martell and Slim & Husky’s Pizza, the event was attended by hundreds of Atlanta’s tastemakers including, radio personality Headkrack, DJ Smallz, and media outlets that included representatives from CNN, Bossip, and Billboard.
In a culture where women are rarely rewarded, the new exhibit was created to commemorate two of Trap’s finest. The installation celebrates the musical and cultural impact of both Nicki Minaj and Cardi B, with an innovative collection of imagery and objects. The permanent exhibit includes a custom made “beez in the trap” doll house included in Nicki’s installation and a black and white checker-based stripper pole included in Cardi’s.
While Nicki made her come-up free-styling on DVDs and mixtapes, and reminded us in 2012 that you can catch her in the trap on her hit single, “Beez In The Trap.” Cardi B started recording music as a stripper in the Bronx giving herself the moniker Trap Selena…both leaving an indelible mark on the culture.
Visionary, artist, actor, mogul, art curator, Tip “T.I.” Harris shares his excitement, “Ever since the Trap Music Museum opened, one of the most common questions posed to us was ‘why aren’t there any exhibits showcasing women?’ We were always committed to honoring women who contributed to the culture, but finally found a way to truly elevate and celebrate two of the best. The Nikki Minaj and Cardi B exhibits lift two of the greatest to their rightful place within the Trap Muzik Universe.”
The additional unique works of art were done by artists Ryann Kelly, Jordan “JJ The Aritist” Jones, Tiffanie “The Pretty Artist” Anderson, Ismail “Calligrafist” Sayeed, Bria “Briartiste,” Brooks, Yo Rich Bizzarre, Ryann Kelly, Dizzy @sheisdizzy, Set By Sky @setbysky, Kai @kaiyennepepper, AK @akgotart and Geryn Harris @geryn_ round out the exhibit which will be a permanent fixture.
As catalyst of the culture a space honoring their achievements was long overdue.
KashDoll announced today her upcoming headlining North American ‘Dollhouse’
tour starting on March 23 and ending April 9. The 12-date tour will hit
major markets including New York, Los Angeles, Toronto and more.
Tickets are available
today at 10:00 AM local time here.
Prior to her official tour, she will perform in her home state of Michigan in Detroit and in Kalamazoo. On her tour, the
rapper will perform songs off her critically acclaimed debut album Stacked as well as previously released music. Rubi Rose and Jucee Froot will also be on the tour opening for the rapper.
Kash Doll had an amazing 2019 releasing her debut album
Stacked. She received a 2019 BET Award nomination for “Best Female Hip-Hop Artist,” toured the country with
MeekMill and received critical acclaim for her album from Billboard,
MTV, UPROXX, BET, Forbes and
native Kash Doll has impacted the music industry with a commanding
force, dropping street-earned truths with her throwback
wordplay and powerful bars. The one-two combination of spirit and sass
announced her as fiery female force in 2019 after quietly amassing 30
million-plus on-demand streams, garnering the BMI Social Star Award and “Issa Wave Award” at
the BET Social
Awards, securing a new management deal with Title 9 Productions and
inking a recording contract with Republic Records. An unbelievable story
brought her to this point. Losing her dad on just her first birthday,
she always held down multiple jobs to support
her mom and siblings. And at 18, she started investing in herself
eventually opening two beauty bars and funding her own music career. She
made waves on the 2014 independent debut mixtape, Keisha Vs. Kash Doll. Following 2016’s Trapped In The Dollhouse,
she developed a presence as a touring force and earned coveted co-signs
from Drake, Big Sean, Rick Ross, Remy Ma, and many more. The 2018 The Vault mixtape
captured #1 on multiple mixtape sites as her debut single for Republic
Records “Ice Me Out” and
its 2 Chainz-assisted official remix clocked 85 million-plus total
streams. Last year, Kash Doll also released a project solely for her
fans titled Brat Mail to thank them for all their continued support. The project garnered over 27 million global
streams and features the break out single “Check.” Shortly before Brat Mail,
Kash released one of her biggest singles to date, “For
Everybody,” which racked up over 101 million YouTube/VEVO
views independently. Outside of music, this boss runs Kash
Doll Enterprises and does charity work around her hometown. Her city
bestowed the “Spirit of Detroit” Award upon her.
“It’s Wale’s level of candor that makes ‘Wow…That’s Crazy’ such an intriguing listen.” –Billboard
On [Wale’s] ‘Wow…That’s Crazy,’ the intellectual clarity and well-defined intention required to excel at a higher level are present.” – The FADER
“’Wow…That’s Crazy’ lives up to its billing with a polished presentation that indulges Wale’s most engaging qualities.” – UPROXX
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, GRAMMY Award-nominated rapper Wale will be headlining at Believe Music Hall in Atlanta on Friday, February 14th. Following a series of sold-out shows on his 2019 Everything Is Fine fall headlining tour, Wale will be hitting the road again for his 2020 Wow… That’s Crazy Tour in support of his critically-acclaimed album of the same name. See full tour dates HERE. Wow…That’s Crazy bowed at #7 on the Billboard 200, making the new project his fourth Top 10 on the chart! Not to mention, the RIAA gold-certified lead single “On Chill” [feat. Jeremih] hit the #1 spot at both Urban and Rhythm Radio. Get the album HERE.
Earl Sweatshirt will host a one-on-one conversation with his mother and scholar, Professor Cheryl I. Harris [author of groundbreaking scholarship in the field of Critical Race Theory, including Whiteness as Property (Harvard Law Review)]. Professor Harris is also the Arthur Gilbert Foundation Chair in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at UCLA School of Law. The event, which is open to the public (first come, first serve), will commence on Saturday, December 7th at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Los Angeles at 1:00pm. Get more info HERE. MOCA members can RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The conversation between Earl and Professor Harris is an extension of a series of fan experiences Earl has been curating around Los Angeles, which included the Harun Gallery pop-up in Leimert Park around the release of his recent, critically-acclaimed project Feet of Clay via Tan Cressida / Warner Records. Additionally, the MOCA event will feature exclusive merch and the 9-foot statue of Nebuchadnezzar, erected from the Feet of Clay concept and imagery that has been making its way through Los Angeles at the earlier pop-ups, as well as on stage during Earl’s unforgettable performance at Camp Flog Gnaw. Don’t miss this exclusive discussion between mother and son this coming Saturday and listen to the riveting project Feet of Clay now.
PRESS ON FEET OF CLAY: “Earl Sweatshirt is a guide who gets you lost on the excellent ‘Feet of Clay.’” – ROLLING STONE “This new, rejuvenated Earl Sweatshirt sounds clear-eyed and empowered.” – GQ “[‘Feet Of Clay’ is] further proof that Earl Sweatshirt is a generational talent.” – NME “Earl Sweatshit [has] cemented a signature mood and production style unlike anyone else’s.” – CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND“‘Feet of Clay’ instantly brings to mind the sounds early jazz musicians created when embarking on their own journey, bucking trends and ignoring the norm.” – NME “[‘Feet of Clay’ is] a woozy, raw, magical, and extremely short album from hip-hop’s most tantalizingly inscrutable rapper.” – PITCHFORK
This past week A3C Festival & Conference celebrated their 15-year anniversary with a week of events, panel discussions, workshops, mentorship sessions, concerts and more by some of the top talent and respected industry pro’s nationwide. Prior to the festival and conference, A3C made the major announcement of their new ownership group – The Gathering Spot, Paul Judge Media Group and hip hop icon – 2 Chainz. The new team of owners then created the A3C Culture Creator Ownership Group, which is a new initiative composed of individuals that have impacted business, lifestyle, music, tech, film, sports and culture. This group of selected individuals have invested in A3C and thereby invested in Atlanta and the future of our culture. Kicking off the first day of the conference, reigning 3-time NBA 6th Man of the Year – Lou Williams, was announced as the inaugural member of the Culture Creator Ownership Group.
Tuesday night, A3C launched with a live performance honoring the 20th Anniversary of iconic rap artist Yasiin Bey’s,‘Black on Both Sides’ album, and opening act, Translee, of Grand Hustle. The Fader Fort, powered by Sprite, kicked off their R&B night, headlined by Pink Sweat$ and Lion Babe. Over 10 soul singers serenaded the stage, kicking off the first night of A3C. Following the Fader Fort, Atlanta United hosted the official A3C Kickoff Party at The Gathering Spot.
Wednesday, festival goers had the option to attend several dope shows and events, including ‘Mo’Nique and Friends Comedy Show’ featuring Donnell Rawlings, Just Nesh, Tone X and more. Over at The Fader Fort, guests gathered at Center Stage for their ‘Women in Hip Hop’ stage headed by Megan Thee Stallion, CHIKA and Tokyo Jetz. Fans crowded the venue to hear sounds from the best female mc’s in the game. Over at the Masquerade, Rakim and Big Daddy Kaneperformed at the Lyric and Rhymes stage alongside other emerging lyrical artists.
The conference portion of A3C kick-started on Thursday morning, held at the new hub, AmericasMart, a prominent convention center in downtown Atlanta. Over a thousand conference attendees came out to watch various panels powered by A3C, Toyota and Google for Startups, such as the ‘Blending the Entertainment and Entrepreneurship’ featuring guest speakers – NeNe Leakes, Rasheeda, Porsha Williams, Cynthia Bailey and Tanya Sam. Music Moguls – Cortez Bryant, Al Branch, Shawn Gee, Jean Nelson, Bryan Calhoun and Rodney Carmichael, spoke on the Building the Blueprint panel. The ballroom of conference center was over capacity as they hosted a keynote conversation with Gary Vee.
That evening, the Fader Fort concluded with the Atlanta show, headlined by Lil Keed and Lil GotIt. BJ The Chicago Kid also hosted a private show, as well as the ‘Get Hyphy with E-40 & Friends show, held at the Masquerade.
On Friday, attendees filled the convention center for the first ‘Women in Charge’ panel by Toyota featuring Jewel Burks Solomon, Ericka J. Coulter, Kahlana Barfield Brown and Vanessa Baden Kelly. Also, Kei Henderson, Omar Grant, Suzy Roo and Kevin Liles all sat down to discuss ‘Innovation in the Music Industry: A Look 5 Years Into the Future’. Tip “T.I.” Harris, Charlamagne Tha God and Shaka Senghorsat down to discuss ways the people can fix the criminal justice system. Legendary creative Lenny “Kodak Lens” Santiago sat down with Genius owner, Rob Markman, for a discussion surrounding art, photography, music and culture. Closing out Friday’s keynote panels,Amber Grimes moderated an intimate conversation with CMO of WME, Bozoma Saint John.
Friday evening, the west coast was in the building, at the West Coast Tribute stage featuring headliners YG, Buddy, G Perico and a special guest set by West Coast legend – DJ Quik.
On the closing day of the conference, Karen Civil joined B Dot Millerfor a fireside chat discussing mental health, being a woman in a male dominated industry, losing Nipsey Hussle and Mac Miller and more. J_ust Blaze, MikeWiLLMadeIt and Tricky Stewart spoke with Rob Markman on how to create moments and break an artist as a Producer. Tech Mavens Dr. Paul Judge, Kobie Fuller, Mark Buffington, Chris Lyons and Lo Toney talked about the Silicon Valley secrets on startups, talent and investing. Music management gurus – Terrence “Snake” Hawkins, Al Branch, Brooklyn Johnny and Ebonie Wardcame together in the Google for Startups room to chat with attendees on how to break an artist; as well as tips on what managers seek when finding talent. Wrapping up the main panel stage, fashion icon – Dapper Dan, sat with hip-hop star 2 Chainz_ for a keynote discussion diving into the deep history of the intersection of Hip Hop and fashion. “As we grow A3C to be the week and place to celebrate Atlanta’s culture and global impact, it was an honor to have Dapper Dan close out the conference”, said Dr. Paul Judge (Co-Owner of A3C). “Dapper’s role in Harlem’s legendary place in history is exactly the experience needed to help ensure we continue to build the future of Atlanta to be innovative and inclusive.”
Saturday night, A3C guests flooded the concert venue for the A3C ‘AfroBeats’ stage, featuring Koffee, Mr. Eazi and Afro B; as well as the grand finale after party with 2 Chainz at Compound nightclub.
“This year was absolutely amazing. The cultured shifted this week as we watched the music, tech, film, political and business community come together.” Ryan Wilson (Co-Owner of A3C) continues, “the conversations at the conference were engaging and music performances inspiring. I genuinely feel attendees left with new connections and new information. That’s what makes A3C special.” A3C Festival & Conference is the place where people can connect, while educating and inspiring the next-generation of innovators and entrepreneurs that are shaping the future.