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Calid B.’s Newest Afrobanger Celebrates Umoja as a Lifestyle

  Today’s Kwanzaa: Calid B.’s Newest Afrobanger Celebrates Umoja as a Lifestyle Interview between Lauren Ash and Producer/Emcee Calid B. Now that it’s officially wintertime in Chicago, Chicago-based, Columbus...
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Peoti Visions

  Why Peoti Visions? Peyote is a psychoactive plant that was used by Native Americans as a way to transcend and talk to the gods. It was also used in the men’s right of passage into manhood. As young men seeking trut...
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Marcus Boyd

  Marcus Boyd is a brand new Christian hip-hop artist from Youngstown, Ohio. He believes in putting god first and spreading his words and gods love through soulful hip-hop beats. Marcus does conscious gospel, which is wher...
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Caine Casanova

  19 years old Amir Clayton Powell, Jr. better known as Caine Casanova is an American rapper, producer and songwriter. Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio; Caine embarked his passion for music at a very young age. Growing up...
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John Jo

  John Jo is a up tempo, exciting rapper emerging from the streets of South Nashville. Employing an ambush style of lyricism, while also displaying multiple techniques of keen business savvy. The music speaks for itself w...
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