Once again the Philly music scene is poppin with lots of talent and excitement. In recent years the city of brotherly love has been blessing the hiphop world with a swarm of new and veteran artist. Artist like Meek Mill, who currently has the #3 album in the country ‘ Wins & Losses. Also artist like Lil Uzi, Pnb Rock, Kur, Lee Mazin and AR AB are also keeping the Philly music scene poppin. And word on the streets is Beanie Siegel and Freeway are both working on new projects. This past week Remy Ma performed to a sold out show at the live Nation venue TLA. On the streets AR AB , Reco Havoc, PnB Meen and Former Rockefella artists Young Chris and Oschino mixtapes are being talked about in every barbershop and neighborhood block. This year Oschino has already independently sold over 25000 copies of his popular Appetizers 7mixtape. The top studios in Philly where most artist record or hang out and network are Batcave and Heat Factory Studio.
New artist on the rise are Reco Havoc, PnB Meen, Poundside Pop, Celebrity Flash, Chattaboyz, Flex Squad, YOG.JP, Summer Valentine and a few others. Look for Philly legend Gillie da Kid playing the lead character in the new feature film Blood Brotha.
On the rap battle scene, Philly battle champ K. Walker has been undefeated so far this year with three straight victories. Top urban novels , check out Bestselling author Jimmy Dasaint’s, King part 2 and ‘The 21 lessons of life’ both available on Amazon.com. The biggest upcoming hiphop concerts is the LITTY in the CITY and the Philly Summerfest 2017 concerts promoted by Jimmy Dasaint & UCM. On the DJ scene Boom 103.9 fm’s DJ Amir has been holding down the Philly air waves. Dj 2 short, Dj No Phrillz, Dj Dellz and Dj Alamo keep the clubs and streets rocking. The top club in the city is Ridge Capital, Promoters North Philly Meech and Shae just had one of the biggest parties the city has ever seen hosted by TV personality Tammy Rivera.
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Philly Report by Jimmy Dasaint @JimmyDasaint1
Twice a month FLOSS Magazine will have staff writer Jimmy Dasaint bring you all the exclusive hip-hop news from Philly.