Cobb County, Georgia representer, Robolu, sits down with #BEFORETHEFAME host Portia Terrae to tell us what it feels like to be known in other cities, what inspired him to start making music, and the inspiration behind his project, Boy Meets World.
The cypHER female rap series was created by The Progress Report as an opportunity for women with bars to showcase their originality and personality on the production of their choice. The Progress Report is a media platform for artists and creatives, mainstream and independent. We interview artists and entrepreneurs on our live podcast Wednesday nights in Atlanta and feature content on our website and during our show. The podcast is hosted by 3 women, Lalaa Shepard, DJ eXeL, and Boss Britt.
Meet the participants of our cypHER part 2 below and support their journeys to progression!
Atlanta native Kris J premieres his new single today for “Ya Dig” produced by DJ Iceberg on Sirius XM’s Gangsta Grillz Radio. “Ya Dig” is the feel good, get up and get it motivational anthem to kick off your day and is the first single from his upcoming collaborative project with DJ Iceberg titled “7 Days A Week.”
Known for his clever lyricism, “Ya Dig” delivers the stacked wordplay that his fans have come to expect from the up and coming artist. Listen below, and look out for Kris J’s project, “7 Days A Week” set to release June 7th.
“If you gone put in the work, you have to do it when nobody is watching”
LA’s own Dom Kennedy recently spoke to Lalaa Shepard of The Progress Report following his Win Or Lose concert in Atlanta about knowing his purpose, Mac Miller’s contributions to Hip Hop, reading list, favorite Anita Baker & Bobby Womack records, upcoming OPM compilation
In a recent interview with The Progress Report, Khujo of Goodie Mob speaks on coming up in Atlanta and the south influencing Hip Hop. Khujo details his extensive relationship with Outkast and states that Andre 3000 is planning to release new music soon. Khujo also speaks on the shift in the music business from the 90s, early 2000s, and now and appreciates rappers such as MoneyBagg Yo, Gunna Young Dolph, and Lil Yachty. Goodie Mob is approaching the 23rd year anniversary of their debut release, Soul Food and plan to go on tour next month with Erykah Badu. In addition to pushing out new music, Khujo is a father to 4 boys and is heavily involved with his community and commends Major Keisha Bottoms on her commitment to excellence in the city of Atlanta.
Social media sensation, LightSkinKeisha speaks about her come up as an artist and entertainer in a recent interview with The Progress Report. Born and raised in Decatur, GA, Keisha has been around music since she was young but didn’t take her career serious until recently. She currently works with LA Reid and has new music on the way with BlocBoy JB, Trina, and MoneyBagg Yo. During the interview, LightSkinKeisha speaks about balancing keeping her fans satisfied with content, love life, womanhood and offers tips for entrepreneurs.
Bases Loaded Records artist, Uno Savage AKA Demon Child recently stopped by The Progress Report to address his issues with Trippie Redd, defines the words “savage” and “progress”, Atlanta rappers influence on the culture and freestyles. Stay tuned for Uno Savage’s King Savage mixtape which is expected to release this Fall.
19-year-old Skott Visuals is a self-taught videographer and photographer from East Atlanta. He is known for his imagery with the new Atlanta artists such as BlueFaceBally, Hoodrich Pablo Juan Yung Mal, Lil Quill, Big35oz, Lotto Savage, Loso Loaded, Gunna, Young Thug, Lil Baby, and Trill Sammy. In a recent interview with The Progress Report, Scott Visuals discusses his tips for entrepreneurship, progression, and embracing constructive criticism.