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Mr. 44 Nominated as “Lyricist of the Year” at 2012 Ohio Hip Hop Awards

(CelebNMusic247) Mr. 44 Nominated as “Lyricist of the Year” at 2012 Ohio Hip Hop Awards.

Much buzzed and talented Midwest rhyme-spitter Mr. 44 has been nominated for the prestigious an
d popular 2012 Ohio Hip Hop Awards (OHHA) in the category “Lyricist Of The Year”. The voting is now open to the public!

The conscious rapper is proud to be nominated in such an important, but often overlooked, category that highlights the lyrical arsenal of a rapper, which is the most important tool for a Hip-Hop artist, according to Mr. 44.

“In today’s Hip-Hop game where money, drugs, cars, and women are more important that the true essence of Hip-Hop…the lyrics… it feels great to be acknowledged for my in-depth lyrical work,” says the Youngstown, Ohio native.

The Ohio Hip Hop Awards are dedicated to bringing recognition to the state’s hard-working Hip Hop artists and associated entertainment entities. The mission is to recognize and reward those who are making a positive and impactful difference in the scene, while simultaneously educating participants on the best practices towards success.

The 2012 Ohio Hip Hop Awards ceremony will be held at the Alladin Shrine Auditorium, 3850 Steltzer Road, Columbus, OH 43219 — tickets are on sale now.

Most recently, Mr. 44 has also been awarded with a nomination for the reputable 2012 Underground Music Awards (UMA) in the category “Song Of The Year” with his hit single “Hip-Hop Raised Me” (results to be announced).

Vote now for Mr. 44 in the category “Lyricist Of The Year”!




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HIPHOP101:The Definition of True Artistry Event

(CelebNMusic247) I Love Hip Hop Blog – & presentsHipHop101:The Definition of True ARTistry.

10 Hip Hop Indie Artists in ATL performing live on one stage. The artists were hand selected based on their lyrical skills, consistency in their craft and representation of Hip Hop. Follow the event on twitter@hiphop101atl to stay updated on event details.

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Go DJ’S Jumpstart Texas Hip Hop Market with R.A.P. (Regional Artist Preparation)

(CelebNMusic247) Over the years the state of Texas has contributed a wealth of Hip Hop and R&B household names to the music industry.

Labels like Rap-A-Lot and Swishahouse once dominated the independent southern Hip Hop landscape.

Houston alone has brought us legends like Destiny’s Child, Geto Boys and UGK.

Next came successes like Lil Flip, Slim Thug, Mike Jones, Paul Wall and Chamillionaire kept the momentum of the Texas music market going.

But then what?

What are this generation’s ranks of wannabes doing, or not doing, about keeping Texas on the musical map?

In an attempt to answer that question and offer guidance and direction to the latest crop of up-and-coming Texas music artists, Houston’s Go DJ’s have gathered together with a group of music industry veterans to present R.A.P. (Regional Artist Preparation), an evening of informative panels, Q&A’s and artist showcases, hoping to jump start the current sluggish Texas music market.

On Monday, August 27th at renowned Roxy nightclub (5351 W. Alabama @ Rice) beginning at 7PM, the Go DJ’s, along with a selection of A&R’s, program directors and celebrity guests will educate and interact with the event’s registrants, with a view towards giving them a better understanding of launching and maintaining a successful music career in today’s marketplace.

Topics will include:

Music production

The duties of a good manager and how to go about finding one

How to generate relationships with DJ’s

Everything you need to know about radio

Effective artist promotion

The do’s and don’ts of social media

The importance of return on investment (ROI)

All laid bare by people with a proven track record of success in their field.

Registrants will have one on one access to names like Go DJ Hi C, Go DJ’s J Que, GT and Michael ‘5000’ Watts from 97.9 The Box, regional reps from labels like Interscope and Atlantic, artists like Dorrough and Lil O and a host of surprise celebrity guests, each sharing their knowledge and expertise.

Artist showcase performances will take place throughout the evening. The theme of the evening is ‘getting Texas back on track: an A-Z.”

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