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Vintage Imperial:Postive Song For All The Ladies

Posted by Ms.Tris On June - 26 - 2008

Vintage ImperialI was officially done posting today,but I had to come back one more again. AJ Rok Woodson hit me with an interesting email:

This email was inspired by what i saw last night on Hip Hop Vs America on BET.
We are quick to talk about and complain about what’s wrong with hip-hop, about the lyrics and images that are being force fed to out youth, to our young sisters.
We are quick to forward every email about R Kelly, Don Imus and anything else that negative, but rarely do we do anything about it. Conversation is good but its only a start.
I am doin promotions for a Atlanta based rap group called Vintage Imperial, they have a new record called GIRLS ROCK TOO!
Now I challenge everyone, especially my sistahs who are tired or the negative portrayal of females in hip-hop.
Listen to this records, if ya feel it, forward to all your people, post this track on your myspace pages, your blogs, your black planet pages, your websites, put in on ya mp3 player, burn to a cd and play in ya cars, play it for ya daughters and ya sons for that matter
Artists like these don’t receive love for commercial radio and entities like BET and MTV. These records don’t get written about in your major newspapers or magazines like Ebony, Jet, and Essence. So rarely do you know they exist. Today is your chance to change that.
So we are goin to by past the commercial radio stations, BET and other entities that
keep feeding our kids the poison, and go straight to the people. Enuf people feel this and talk about this and post this and play this, the radio must step up to the plate.
While this is not ya traditional way or working a record, traditional ways arent working anymore.

“When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way,

you will command the attention of the world.”

– Dr. George Washington Carver

Now I know this will not single-handedly change the face of hip-hop by itself, but neither does sitting around the water cooler or wherever complaining about it. But until we let the world know these kind of records exist, until we let them know there is real hip hop out there we cant expect people to play or request these songs. So I am on a mission to get the word out by any means necessary and the same way we forward emails with negative news to everyone in our address books, I challenge you to do the same with this email.
help spread the word. Lets stop saying what’s bad and show the world what’s good.
For more information, for drop request for your shows, your interview request
contact AJ Woodson/ Big Mouth Ntertainment at 678-548-9904 or bigmouthntertainment@gmail.com
You want a change, you want to hear something different, show the major corporations that control what you listen to and watch that you want more and
help me spread the word about this track and others like this.

“Girls Rock Too”

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Girl’s Rock Too (free download)

Vintage Imperial Myspace Page

Have A Blessed Day!!!!!
A.J. Woodson

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Feature Artist: Stress

Posted by Ms.Tris Beats On May - 16 - 2008

Part2:

Stress

Thanks to Prezidential Records for giving me the tip on artist with “Five Hots”… next up is Stress, an emcee straight outta Queens. If you are a fan of Fabolous, you’re gonna love Stress. On a rainy Friday morn his hit single ” Show Me” has the head nod factor off the meter! Having sold 10,000 copies of his album “Who Am I”, He’s using his indy hustle to reach the top.
“..Put ya hands up if you get money…” Stress definitely has that Big Swagg for the masses. He’s keeping the art of lyricism sparked with hot punch lines and clever metaphors. Another favorite about Stress is his choice of beats. Leaning towards tracks with an eastcoast bounce feel, he’s chosen the right back drop for his street certified lyrics….

“Show Me”

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Feature Artist: G Dash

Posted by Ms.Tris Beats On May - 15 - 2008

I know I know featured artist weren’t supposed to arrive until June…But, Prezidential Records gave me the up on 2 artist who are making power moves you need to know about like… yesterday…

In this crazy world of Hip Hop, independent labels are arriving on the scene in record numbers. Some are bad , some are good, then you have those considered Great! The labels which are great usually consist of “Five Hots”
1. Hot Artist, 2. Hot Production,3. Hot Songs 4. Hot Management, 5. Hot Promotion.

I know there is far more criteria, but in general these are extremely important. When all these consistantly come together..whaaaala! I’ll be promoting artist and labels that are utilizing the ” Five Hots”, and making power moves in the game. Lets learn from one another as we grow into greatness, always improving our ” Five Hots”…shine artist shine!

Prezidential Records inside scoop on Gdash and Stress a two part feature. Up 1st…

Gdash:

I was playing GDash’s single ” What Should I Do” while posting yesterday…..without even thinking…. I caught myself singing the Hook when it came in after the 2nd verse… ” What Should I Do”

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Ladies are gonna love this track!~ Be sure to tune in on BET

Gdash hits 106& Park On June 4th!

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Ab Rock’s ” Who Do You Think You Are”

Posted by Ms.Tris Beats On May - 15 - 2008

Check out the new video by Ab Rock, “Who Do You Think You Are” ft. Marc Evans, produced by yours truly Ms.Tris Beats, directed by Hilton Carter.

We had a blast doing this shoot. Ab and I have worked together on several tracks for his album. We’ll sit down with Ab this summer. Check out the video and always remember “Clicky Clicky the links”…..

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About AB-ROCK
Often described as what Hip-Hop would be, when it grows up, AbRock has been steadily rocking crowds in the MD/DC Mid Atlantic region for the last 5 years. A product of the late 90s Baltimore Hip hop scene, the Nigerian emcee burst into the spotlight with his 2003 debut album Declaration of Independence.

A well balanced lyricist, AbRock has competed in various local and national showcases such as The Source Unsigned Hype and Blaze1 Battle. He also recently won the StyleWarz Battle and took 2nd Place in the Okayplayers Foreign Exchange Remix competition couple months later. Having earned a reputation among his peers and fans as a strong performer with the ability to rock crowds, Ab has shared stages with independent and national heavyweights such as Fertile Ground, 5thL, Poemcees, Akrobatic, Zion I, Black Sheep, Sadat X, and others.

Influenced musically by hip hop contemporaries Jay-Z, Pharaoh Monch , Talib Kweli, Common, Nas etc. AbRock developed the perfect balance between battle and creative emcee. His in-depth understanding of songwriting allows for songs with strong hooks, attention grabbing lyrics, an topics often ranging from social commentary, introspective self reflections, all the way to feel good party anthems. A firm believer of music as a soundtrack to life, AbRock is currently promoting on his sophomore album aptly named the mid MidLife Crisis.

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