Since launching her blog in 2008, Ashley Outrageous has built a name for herself in the world of music. One of the most influential personalities in the US Hip Hop scene, Ashley has evolved from a blogger to an event producer and a marketing specialist. Ashley is well on her way to being a media mogul as she takes on new challenges in the ever-evolving world of entertainment.
Writer-photographer who's written for Billboard, Complex, Genius, MTV News, and Rap-Up. He’s interviewed people from Kendrick Lamar to Khloe Kardashian. “It's not often that you'll get a writer who's also a photographer, but L.A.'s Andres Tardio does both,” writes Pigeons & Planes. Revolt adds: “Andres Tardio is one of those people who has an eye for well-crafted photos and write-ups, a rare gift.”
Soren Baker has more than 3,500 articles published in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, XXL, and The Source. The Maryland native has penned liner notes for albums by 2Pac, N.W.A and others. Also has co-authored books with Game, Young Bleed and Murs. In 2016, he launched Unique Access Ent., which has logged more than 1.2 million YouTube views. Baker has interviewed N.W.A's MC Ren, G Perico, and MC Eiht. http://uniqueaccessent.com/
Emmy Award winner Jabee is a rapper from Oklahoma City whose music, according to Chuck D. from Public Enemy, “has the potential to change the world.” Jabee has toured with Run the Jewels (Killer Mike and El-P) and Murs, and has been featured on Sway in the Morning, MTV, XXL, Complex, The Source and Vibe. He has also performed at Kevin Durant’s celebrity basketball game and Russell Westbrook’s celebrity comedy show.
Dr. Alex Nava was born and raised in Tucson, AZ and received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He is currently Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Arizona, and author of "Wonder and Exile in the New World," Penn State, 2013, and "In Search of Soul: Hip Hop, Literature and Religion," UCalifornia, 2017. He is now working on a book on hip-hop in the U.S. and Latin America.
Hailing from Houston’s Third Ward, Fat Tony is a Nigerian-American rapper who has played an integral role in shaping the Houston rap scene. He has worked on groundbreaking collaborations with the likes of Das Racist and A$AP Rocky. https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/fat-tony/310745045
A Collective of a mc and 2 producers / Djs from Tucson, AZ and signed to Strange Famous records. They apply pieces of themselves in a creative way to Jive it. Believing in hard work, honesty in writing and sample based production can take their music to a new level. They are selflessly committed to producing something new and different while forever respecting the foundation on which it was built. https://youtu.be/MNIhSbFF_Yc
An artist with a tendency to merge styles from all different dialects of Hip Hop. The main goal is to have the listener actually enjoy themselves. The way good music was intended. There is no comparison when on stage the energy is unparalleled. To be a part of the show and to be the show or two different things. I want to be the show. https://open.spotify.com/track/6OLWHhsS2pDsdvuVhvix8F
YNot & FunkRow
YNot dropped his first solo album, Gifted Mind in early February 2017. From his foundation as a championed battle emcee, YNot has become one of the fastest rising Tucson artists, drawing on a variety of styles, techniques and ideas, blending stories from his own life. The 16-tracks on "Gifted Mind" celebrate his roots, artistic determination and the long road he's taken from dreamer to headlining performer.
very sad 17yrold boy who makes distorted wave n “trap” music. im in a group called paiingang with my brothers Luca Vasi and Chaiins. i enjoy walks with my gorgeous girl, i like 2 be cozy 24/7 and i like 2 delete a lot of thing soundcloud.com/user-180890570/butterfly-prod-garebear
Producer / Artist/ Label Executive for R Turn Ent. S.Beezy aka Beezy Beets is known for her unique and melodic instrumentals and catchy hooks. Born and raised in Tucson, Az she has adapted to her own Southwest Hip-Hop swag. Representing just a small fraction of the FEMALE hip-hop talent, this IS Beezy Beets.
Imagine Confucius and Shakespeare in the recording booth reciting ill 16's after consuming four Red Bulls. Ciphurphace represents the 13th & 3rd letter element with the devotion of a respected Hip-Hop pioneer and the hunger of an underground rhyme warlord. https://ciphurphace.bandcamp.com/
Local artist Incline is a member of the hip hop collective AZMP. His style is a cross of nerdy wittiness, and emotional relativity. www.soundcloud.com/carlos100
a local producer/rapper currently studying music integrated studies at The University of Arizona. I plan to showcase my skills as a promising new artist by using the music I produce as a hub for inspiration and future creativity. I am well-versed in Ableton Live and basic recording techniques. I primarily use synthesizers/sampling to create music that is both marketable and enjoyable. https://soundcloud.com/nat-gem/sets/nuthinnu
Mister Riot has been performing on stages on both coasts for the past twenty years. Thought provoking lyrics are his forte. He started as an emcee in Boston in 1996 and has called Arizona home since 2001. https://gladiatorpen.bandcamp.com/
Teddy Oso is a MC/Producer from Phoenix, AZ with a sound that reminds music lovers of ATCQ mixed in with a little of The Neptunes. In, 2014, his senior year of high school he released his first project and has continued to release new music ever since then. With the release of his most up to date album effort in 2016, Sky Cafe, he was able to gain more local exposure. As of September 2017, Teddy has had the opportunity to perform at well-known Arizona venues such as Club Red and the Crescent Ballroom. https://soundcloud.com/teddyxoso
J Lugo Miller
Tucson Beat Maker who has quickly become a crowd favorite with his unorthodox, multi-genre beats, and frequent performances at Pushing Buttons: A Monthly Producer Get down.
The lyrical duo, consisting of Puritan and Simple Wizdom, set the stage ablaze with lyrical prowess and unrivaled energy. The blend of new school sound with an old school vibe truly makes every FATED performance upper echelon. For All Those Everyday Downers.
I've been making music since I was 12 years old. I'm currently working on an EP, no due date yet but it'll be out real soon. Before 2017 is over for sure. My goal as an artist is to reach out to people, let them know that everyone has a voice, that anything is possible if you set your mind to it. Soundcloud.com/OfficialR3D
Well Krafted is a new Tucson local rap group that has actually been making music together for over 10 years and is just now realesing music that is great for the culture of the Tucson HipHop community. Always has been a short term goal to be able to showcase our music to Tucson at the Tucson HipHop Festival. New music and videos will be out soon as well. https://m.soundcloud.com/wellkrafted
Tucson Arizona Collective 'Kings Over Squares' is here to solidify their ground in a quickly rising Arizona Music Scene. The duos original musical style is a combination of Street Anthems, Motivation Music, and Hope. All a creation of original techniques & self engineered sounds.
Brothers from Tucson, We have been working together for three years. We hit the live show scene in 2016 and have been rockin stages ever since. We currently have one EP (DEVIANCE) and one full length album (Rooftop Stories) released.