Savvy Sossa and Jah Free are two artists, rapper and singer respectively out of the Los Angeles area who are on the rise! They are currently touring the country promoting their single “Like I Mean It,”
They made a stop in Orlando, during The Juice Tour and I was able to chop it up with them about the single, their musical backgrounds, their plans for the future and MORE!
If you remember ego trip’s The (White) Rapper Show show back in 2007 you’ll remember $hamrock, since the Atlanta rapper won the whole show. After the show $hamrock moved to Orlando and myself and MK catch up with him to find out what he’s been up to since the show!
Miss Dew is a fresh face to the Orlando music scene, in her interview with Mean Jean and DJ MK she talks about competing in the Orlando Idol competition, which got her a golden ticket to the front of the line for her American Idol audition. She also talks about her two American Idol auditions, whether she’d audition for another TV singing competition, putting together he debut EP, how she came up with the name Miss Dew, and even sang a little Whitney for us.
DJ MK and Mean Jean sat down the Mic Madison, the commissioner of the Beautiful Ballers League as well as the owner of the Orlando Lady Cats. We talked about him the response that the summer league has gotten, adding a new winter league, as well as having to re-tool the roster for his team.
Blue Kimble went from the NFL gridiron to the set of some of the biggest productions in the movie industry, and believe it or not it was all an accident. Talking to Blue during this interview one thing stood out to me, he was an extremely humble and down to earth dude. He’s been acting for less than two years, and has already been a part of such productions such as; The Hunger Games, The Fast & The Furious 5, and BET’s Being Mary Jane. We talk about all that in our interview with him, in addition to “thuggin’ in the kitchen,” and what types of roles he prefers to do.
Follow Blue on Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram: @BlueKimble.
Myself and DJ MK had the opportunity to talk with Brandon* about his recently released Rainbow in the Dark album which was released on June 7th and can purchased on Bandcamp. We covered everything from the eclectic style of his music, to his influences, to artists he would like to work with in the future, and the feelings and emotions he wants people to get from his music.
The Orlando Lady Cats have officially kicked off their season winning their first home game in dominating fashion over the Miami Storm 48-26. Their next home game is this Saturday, June 22 at 3pm, against the New Orleans Darlings at the downtown rec center. Tickets can be purchased here. Myself and DJ MK had the opportunity to talk to them about everything from; their background in basketball, to who their rooting for in the NBA Finals, to their relationship status and A LOT of laughs were had.
Had the opportunity to interview New York rapper Rob Fresh; we talked about his Follow my Fresh campaign, “Jordan’s Gold Chain,” single and promo tour, him meeting Nas, and his upcoming untitled project.
A few weeks back Sean and Nate from 30H!3 stopped by my station, and I had the pleasure to chop it up with them. We talked about everything from their new album Omens, which drops on June 18th, as well as their new single “Back to Life,” (video posted below). They also told us about their new genre they created “Party Ballads,” as well as The Voice and what their first kiss with Ke$ha would be like (I’ll give you a hint, Jack Daniels and glitter.” You can purchase “Back to Life,” or anything else 3OH!3 on iTunes.
We’ve been telling you about the new Bikini Basketball Association and our local team here in Orlando, the Orlando Lady Cats. I had the chance to stop by one of their open tryouts a few weeks back. I had a chance to talk to the teams owner Michael Madison, their coach Harry Montalvo, as well as one of the young ladies who tried out for the team. We talked about what the team was looking in their players and what they would do to bring home the first championship to the city of Orlando.
Over the weekend I had the opportunity to speak with Pittsburgh native Ray Dawn, about a variety of different topics; such as his new project Last Sleep of Arthur, that you can download on 86Dreams.com, which was dedicated to his lat grandfather, his creative process, and being a law school dropout. He also talks about his RayC3 documentary which was shot during Atlanta’s Ac3 Hip Hop festival, he also gives his goals with music, and his thought on mainstream vs. underground music, and his dream collaboration.
Before the weekend I had a chance to speak with Orlando rapper Bezz Believe, and we got to talk about a lot of different topics. We started out talking about his #IBelieve mixtape, which you can stream/download on BezzBelieve.com, also why he thinks it’s important to support local artist, his thoughts on Orlando rapper Caskey signing to YMCMB, why he doesn’t want to be signed, his hustle, his dream collaboration, and why he calls himself the Lady Gaga of hip hop.
This past Friday Cody had a chance to talk to Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Kevin Elliott ahead of his first NFL regular season game. During the interview they talked about the process of finding out he made the team, his take on Adrian Peterson calling the offense terrible without Maurice Jones-Drew, the state of the team’s wide receiver core, the improvement of Blaine Gabbert, and much more.
As promised, after the video recap of The Come Up showcase here is the interview with the winner Anonomis. In the interview we talk to him about his style, being compared to Busta Rhymes and Twista. He also has some interesting answers to the questions about his dream collab and Top 5 all time.