(Los Angeles, CA) - Island Def Jam signed talent Khalil drops off his new visual for "Quality" that will appear on his upcoming EP Misunderstood. The project will also feature Fki (2 Chainz "Watch Out") and Rex Kudo (Post Malone "White Iverson") and Cashio. Khalil has a storybook tale of getting signed to a major label, as Khalil caught the attention of Def Jam as a young aspiring R&B artist in trying to be heard on YouTube. Khalil covered the oldies and from there learned about songwriting and making music. "I'm used to sing Stevie Wonder and Donny Hathaway as a kid. Growing up when I was singing on the YouTube I was singing Frankie Lyman, Stacy Lattisaw, Tevin Campbell and a bunch of old school stuff. It's definitely inspired my writing process," Khalil said of his love of old school music. While signed to Def Jam, Khalil would become good friends with soon-to-be international pop icon Justin Bieber, and the two began colla
BACKSTORY: Thursday, October 02, 2014, 9:22:18 PM I came home from some event wasted. Thus began the start of this mixtape. Over the next 2 years bits and pieces were added, DJ Jimmy Mac was brought on board to host and the artwork was designed. With the 20 year anniversary commemorating 2Pacs death coming up something inside me created this. Out of nowhere. Literally. Pac was always my favorite artist so this is dedicated to him. I'm not looking for fame or record deals, I just want to share with you my thoughts mixed with 2Pacs lyrics, if you like it, please share it along with this story. http://www.datpiff.com/2Pac-Crooks-Vs-Wallace-mixtape.803749.html 1. Intro 2. Obama 3. Broke As Me 4. Crooked Cop Killin Glock 5. Walk A Mile In My Shoes 6. Abortion 7. Crooks VS Wallace 8. Believe Me 9. Cleveland 10. Struggle Everyday 11. Sometimes It Hurts To Pray 12. Caged Beast 13. Interlude 14. I Was Raised This Way 15. Forgive Me For My Lies 16. A
(Grand Rapids, MI) - Bred in the hometown of legendary champion boxer Floyd Mayweather, a rapper by the name of A.N.T. has emerged via Trump Tight Music Group. Having toured on Big Heff's Street's Most Wanted Tourthroughout the midwest A.NT. (@ant_ttmg) is steadily building a fan base. "On my upcoming mixtape I'm giving my fans a different side of myself as an artist. New concepts and beats. Opening up on personal issues and topics I haven't touched on in the past. My first single "Do The Damn Thing" has a soulful feel with Jay Alexander complimenting the beat perfectly with his infectious hook," A.N.T. explained.