Who: Armando “Mandobeats” Colon
What: Launchcode Entertainment
Why: Launchcode Entertainment is the brainchild of Super Producer Armando “Mandobeats” Colon. Best known for his hard hitting beats and innovative approach to musical genres. Mando knows how to make hit records. He has been in the music industry for over 15 years, proving his staying power. Classically trained at the tender age of 5, Mando studied the piano and many other instruments. He toured with various artists and groups for several years, honing his skills as keyboard player and programmer. Tireless in his work ethic, he is now a 3 X Grammy Award nominee for Producer/Songwriter. Mando has established himself as a fearless musical force with a trail of outstanding accomplishments. Read more…
Listen Up!! – Daily Word September 6, 2011
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Good morning my great people! Today’s Daily Word is dedicated to listening! Growing up in the inner-city you have access to many lessons and teachings from guys who are really about the street life. One of my brothers who has always been a street dude used to always tell me that silence was golden. Read more…
By DR. IVOR HORN
All the ladies who have put off a workout for the sake of the ‘do raise your hand. I know mine is raised high. But I’ve never wanted that for my daughter. Instead, I’ve worked hard to make it so that she has the freedom to focus on her health rather than her hair.
This started out as a tricky proposition. At the ripe age of four, my daughter asked to have her long, below the shoulder curls cut to chin length. I could hear my mother’s voice in my head: “Don’t you cut that baby’s hair!” And my first instinct was to stop it dead in its tracks. But before I moved to try to convince my daughter to not cut it, I asked her why she wanted to in the first place. Her response was simple: “It makes my neck hot!” It was summer. Made sense to me. So off to the hairdresser we went.
I thought the hairdresser was going to refuse when I told her what we wanted. The look on her face said it all. The other stylists in the shop, no longer able to keep silent, asked, “Are you going to cut off all her beautiful hair?” My response: “It will grow back.” I wanted her to be free! Read more…
Statik Selektah feat. Action Bronson, Chace Infinite, Wais P, Termanology, Scram Jones, Push! Montana & Freddie Gibbs “Labor Day”
The ink is dry and it’s all official! Las Vegas most popular and favorite rapper and Shiekh Music Artist, Dizzy Wright has officially signed a multi-album deal with Independent Label Bluestar Records. The label best known for the success of platinum selling group Pretty Ricky is out of Miami, Florida.
After releasing four mix-tapes on his own since he began his solo career in 2009, a name change, over a million views of all his independent video releases via YouTube, the birth of his first daughter, countless offers from both major and independent record labels and his graduation from high school, not all necessarily in that order, Dizzy Wright admits that he is glad to finally be able to say he is signed. The deal itself is very much worth talking about although neither Dizzy nor the label is giving up much on the details other than to say it is an extremely lucrative deal and everyone is very, very happy. Dizzy has lots of creative freedom and that was one of the most important elements that he was looking for in a label. Read more…